A new month has arrived, which means a whole new onslaught of events at Fairplex! Keep reading for some of our favorite upcoming events in the merry month of May:
Cinco de Mayo 5k: Kick off the new month by joining in this fun celebration of Cinco de Mayo. The Cinco de Mayo 5k encourages healthy lifestyles in the Hispanic community and the community at large. Come for the endorphins and stay for the Cinco de Mayo festival after the race! Awards will be given to teams with the most creative costumes and team name. For more information, click here
48th District Schools’ Agriculture & Nutrition Fair: As we continue to invest in our agriculture programs at Fairplex, we welcome the 48th annual Agriculture & Nutrition Fair to our grounds. This week-long event (May 13 – 17) features hundreds of student exhibits on art, photography, birds, insects, crafts, horticulture, hydroponics, paintings, quilts, gardens, terrariums and trout-in-the-classroom projects. Come celebrate the achievements of local students and teachers and learn about the importance of agriculture and nutrition in California. For more information, click here.
NMCA West Street Car Nationals: The third annual NMCA West Street Car Nationals brings racers back to the historic Auto Club Raceway at Fairplex (May 15-18.) Drivers compete in 11 classes including the six-second 240 mph Garrett Turbo Pro Mod Cars in hopes of gaining points towards the World Champion prize at the end of the year. A car show, food, drinks and more will be featured at the event. For more information, click here.
CTEC Art Exhibit: The Career & Technical Education Center (CTEC) presents its final 2014 exhibit, featuring art work by first-year students and selected art work from talented alumni in a special exhibition at the Millard Sheets Art Center. The exhibit is open to the public for it’s grand opening on May 22 (6 – 8 p.m.) and on Thursdays from May 29 – June 26. For more information, click here. CTEC is a part of The Learning Centers at Fairplex.
For more information on these and other Fairplex events, visit www.fairplex.com.