Goodbye October and Hello November (aka Holiday Season)

Greetings, fellow Fairplex Insider readers!

I hope everyone enjoyed the sugar intake this Halloween weekend. If you have kids, remember that for every candy they get, you get TWO! icon smile Goodbye October and Hello November (aka Holiday Season)

Here is what’s going down at Fairplex this month:

3973 1makercon Goodbye October and Hello November (aka Holiday Season)SoCal Maker Con (Nov. 7): SoCal Maker Con celebrates innovation, inventive minds and creativity in Southern California. Robot wars, drone demonstrations and all kinds of really interesting inventions will be at Fairplex this Saturday, including sessions with some of the top entrepreneurial minds in the region. You cannot miss this one-day event! For more information, visit www.socalmakercon.com

4006 1NHRAFinals Goodbye October and Hello November (aka Holiday Season)NHRA Finals (Nov 12-15): Put your ear muffs on because things are about to get really loud in Pomona! The season concludes where it began with an event traditionally laced with drama. The historic racetrack typically enjoys seasonably cool ­temperatures that translate into perfect racing conditions and a spectacular, no-holds-barred battle for the prestigious NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships. Tickets available at www.nhra.com/tickets

3975 1TwilightCruise Goodbye October and Hello November (aka Holiday Season)Prolong Twilight Cruise (Nov 19): Enjoy hundreds of hot rods, classic cars and vintage race cars on display at Fairplex. Admission to Prolong Twilight Cruise is FREE and admission to the historic Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum is $5 from 5 p.m. until closing on cruise nights. Click HERE for more information.

4024 1EverybodysBirdMart Goodbye October and Hello November (aka Holiday Season)Everybody’s Birdmart (Nov 29): Everyone’s favorite bird show is back on Sunday, March 22. So, be sure to not make plans for the weekend that do not include shopping for birds of all shapes, breeds and sizes along with cages, seed, feeders, vitamins, toys, perches, vitamins and much more! Adult admission is $9, children aged 11 or younger can explore for free! For more information visit: www.everybodysbirdmart.com

Other events happening at Fairplex in November include: Bushiroad USA (Nov 7-8), Garden Railroad at Fairplex (Nov 8), ITEX Holiday Barter Fair (Nov 8), and RailGiants Train Museum (Nov 14-15).

Which events are you coming out to this November?

Celebrating Dads and Cars

It’s Father’s Day weekend and that means the annual L.A. Roadsters Show is here. A 48-year tradition, the Roadsters Show offers two days full of fun for the car-loving dad in your house (or mom!). Check out our web page for tickets and hours, www.fairplex.com, and don’t miss the Dad’s Backyard BBQ at the Longboard Bar on Sunday. To whet your appetite, here is some eye candy from the show:

 

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!