Hooves and Fists This Weekend

fight Hooves and Fists This WeekendThere will be plenty of screaming at Finish Line Sports Grill this Saturday. That’s because the Kentucky Derby and the Mosley-Mayweather fight will both be playing on more than 70 flat screens. Add in some tasty food and a variety of drinks and you have one testosterone-filled sporting event. 

The day begins bright and early, at 7 a.m., for those wanting to wager and get a good seat for the 136th running of the most exciting two minutes in sports. Try a mint julep and sing your own version of “My Old Kentucky Home” before the race begins.

Pomona’s own Shane Mosley steps into the ring with Floyd Mayweather for the welterweight title, which Finish Line will show live from Las Vegas. Boxing action begins at 6 p.m. There is a $15 cover charge for the fight.

What a great sporting Saturday. Get more details at Finish Line’s Web site. See you there!

Handcrafted Cars Coming to Fairplex

lambo 2 Handcrafted Cars Coming to FairplexA new car show comes to Fairplex this Saturday and it’s sure to be a hit. The Association of Handcrafted Automobiles’ 31st annual Fun Under the Sun Car Show will be held in the parking lot of the NHRA Museum. AHA is a group of car enthusiasts who enjoy creating, driving and displaying their own automobiles.

The show spent the last 30 years at Knott’s Berry Farm. AHA is hoping to take advantage of the car-centric culture of Fairplex along with the world famous Pomona Auto Swap Meet on Sunday.

AHA members are dedicated to promoting technical assistance and family recreational activities for owners, prospective owners and builders of any sort of handcrafted automobile such as: Replica, Kit Car, Pro Retro Kit Car, Street Rod Reproduction, Cobra Reproduction, Neoclassic, and One-of-a-kind. Come out and see what they have.

The show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free!

Ag-xctly!

ag Ag xctly!The Schools’ Agriculture and Nutrition Fair begins this week, meaning you can come out to Fairplex and learn about hydroponics, beneficial insects, farming  and how food gets from seeds to the supper table.

Thousands of individual students and collective classrooms have submitted projects for the fair. The purpose of the Fair is to teach students the importance of agriculture and nutrition. The 48th District Agriculture Association is open year-round to provide teachers with information to use in their classroom.

This year special guest Trent Loos will visit the fair on Wednesday. Loos is a real cowboy/farmer who travels the country advocating for agriculture. He also has his own satellite television show and radio program.

Bring the kids out and discover the world of agriculture. Check our Web site for times.

Why, Yes, I Would Like to RV Across America

rv Why, Yes, I Would Like to RV Across AmericaWouldn’t we all! What a great adventure to drive out on the open road with everything I needed right there with me. And if you don’t have an RV, come to the Pomona Spring RV Show at Fairplex beginning this Friday (and continuing through April 25) to find the perfect RV for your family.

The Pomona Spring RV Show has hundreds of RVs to choose from, and priced for every budget. The show features special factory buy-backs and huge retail incentives.

The show is in the Fairplex White Avenue parking lot. Park at gate 9 and find your dream on wheels! Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Putting the Spotlight on Agriculture

More than a thousand students will make their way to Fairplex next trent Putting the Spotlight on Agricultureweek to celebrate all things Agriculture for the Schools’ Agriculture and Nutrition Fair, April 20-24. Students have entered projects on hydroponics, quilting, paintings, birdhouses, terrariums, horticulture, mission models and more. They will compete in a spelling bee and other activities while they are here. Special guest is Trent Loos, a true American cowboy and farmer who advocates for agriculture and farming through his satellite show and radio program.

This event attracts students, families, educators and community members to celebrate the achievements of local students (pre-K through high school) and teachers, and to educate the attendees about the importance of agriculture and nutrition to California. It is sponsored by the state of California’s 48th District Agricultural Association.

It’s open to the public so stop by and check out all the great entries and displays. We need to remember what an important role agriculture plays in California. The hours of the Ag and Nutrition Fair are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Hops on Over to Sudzapalooza

Sudz Hops on Over to SudzapaloozaHey all you beer connoisseurs, do you have your tickets to Sudzapalooza? Better hurry. The inaugural beer festival at Finish Line Sports Grill is this Friday, 6-9 p.m. This is what we have on tap for you (literally and figuratively!): more than 150 imported and micro brews. I am sure there are some new brews you haven’t tried before. How about Stone Brewing Co., Lindemans, Pyramid Breweries, Wyder’s Cider, Firestone Walker? And of course all-time faves Samuel Adams and Guinness.

Oh yeah, and there’s food! Oven-roasted organic pizza, chicken wellington, mini pulled pork and cole slaw sandwiches, and mini Texas brisket sliders.

Brews and food for only $35! Wow. And a portion of the proceeds benefit the Career and Technical Education Center at Fairplex. CTEC is a great program offering hands-on work experience for students looking to move into a career right out of high school.

Tickets to Sudzapalooza can be purchased online or by calling Wendy Wright at (909) 865-4207. If you think you’d like to stay the night, the Sheraton Fairplex is offering a special Sudz rate for only $119, including breakfast. To reserve a room call (888) 627-8074 – be sure to ask for the SUDZ rate.

Sudzapalooza is for guests 21 years of age and older. And we’ll be checking! See you Friday!

Dance Crews Battle it out at Fairplex

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Team Millennia - Appeared on ABDC

If you like to watch shows like America’s Best Dance Crew, So You think You Can Dance and America’s Got Talent, then you’ll love World of Dance Tour this Saturday, April 10.  It all comes together at the largest urban dance competition in the west coast featuring groups from all over the world battling-it-out, a fashion expo and performances from some of the most popular crews in the industry including Poreotics in the finale of this season’s ABDC, Hype 5-0, Blended Projekt and Royal Flush.

Cheer on local talent as they dance their hearts out to win their claim-to-fame and of course, the $1,500 grand prize.  Representing Southern California’s urban dance culture you’ll see Barkada Modern (Cal Poly Pomona), 909 (UC Riverside) and ACA (UCLA) and many more.

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Poreotics - ABDC

While your here check out the latest in street wear from independant labels to top brands at the fashion expo.

World of Dance – Buy Tickets Online

Saturday, April 10
1101 W McKinley Ave. Pomona CA 91768
3 p.m. – Midnight
All ages welcome – but the little ones might have a bedtime.