In issue No. 9 of CLT, we're giving you a chance to win one of the week's hottest tickets. Here's what's up for grabs:
Hard Rock Park
Gas prices make the 350-mile round trip from here to Myrtle Beach no small expense, but how's this for an incentive: a family four-pack of tickets to check out Hard Rock Park, which opened this spring with 55 acres of rides, shows, eateries and shops fun for the entire family.
We'll be giving away a family four-pack to the park every Friday between now and Aug. 1. Here's how: Each week, we'll pose a series of trivia questions related to bands that have rides named for them at the park. Answer them all correctly, and we'll enter you into the drawing for the prize.
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Today, we're focusing on Led Zeppelin. Good luck!
1. Who are the four original band members?
2. What was the nickname of the private jetliner that Led Zeppelin traveled in?
3. Robert Plant recorded the vocals for “Whole Lotta Love” in how many takes?
Send answers in an e-mail to wintickets@charlotte observer .com; subject line must read “Hard Rock Park.” Include your name and a daytime number. The deadline is 9 a.m. Monday. Answers will be published in this space next Friday, July 18.
WWE Smackdown & ECW
One pair of tickets to the professional wrestling event at Time Warner Cable Arena at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. To enter, send an e-mail to wintickets@charlotte observer .com with “WWE” in the subject line. Attach a photo in JPEG format that demonstrates your pro-wrestling pride; include a caption in the body of the e-mail, along with your name and a daytime number. The deadline is 9 a.m. Monday.
‘A Day in Pompeii'
One four-pack of tickets to Discovery Place's limited-engagement exhibition featuring artifacts from the ancient Greek city. To enter, send an e-mail to wintickets@charlotte observer .com with “Pompeii” in the subject line. In the body of the e-mail, tell us what your favorite Charlotte-area restaurant is and (briefly) why. Include your name and a daytime number. The deadline is 3 p.m. today.