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More than 1,000 expected for fifth PDI Reunion

Laurel residents and visitors from across the country enjoy the 2014 PDI Reunion. Laurel residents and visitors from across the country enjoy the 2014 PDI Reunion.
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

Nearly 1,500 people are expected to gather in downtown Laurel Saturday night to celebrate seven decades of drive-in burgers, hot rods and classic rock and roll.  

The fifth annual PDI Reunion & Car Show will feature live music, dozens of decades-old autos and plenty of hamburgers, fries and onion rings.

The event focuses on the cultural and culinary impact of Phillip's Drive-In. It is one of the oldest restaurants of its kind in the Pine Belt.

It opened back in 1948.

The cars line up at 4 p.m. and the music begins at 5 p.m. 

This year's reunion is honoring the late Allen Ray Jones, who originally came up with the idea for the event. 

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