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Squirrel Box Derby Seeks Entries, Volunteers


May 17, 2018

Ken Voltz

Photo finishes have become the rule at the Squirrel Box Derby, where 2017 youth winner Josh Dalrymple nudged out the Dugan's-Next Venture Outdoors car at the finish line.

Even with no engines, there may still be sparks flying at the Squirrel Box Derby with old rivalries set to reignite on Jailhouse Hill in Brevard. Downhill on North Broad is the place to be Saturday, May 26, as gravity racers square off during the White Squirrel Festival.

Starting immediately after the Memorial Day parade, Transylvania County Schools will proudly present the Eleventh Annual Squirrel Box Derby (rain date, May 27, at 9 a.m.). The derby is made possible in 2018 through the partnership of the Heart of Brevard and Brevard High School Band Association.

Drivers enter gravity-powe...

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