This weekend in Santa Clarita brought to you by our friends at Facey Medical Center
Taste of the Town
Skyhawks Charity Football
Eleven hours of music from the best-of-the-best tribute bands all right here at Central Park. Saturday’s Tributefest honors The Beatles, Dave Matthews Band, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Queen and more. Half price tickets available at KHTS. There will also be dozens of food vendors, including award winning barbeque, and 30 craft beers on tap. Saturday from 11a.m. to 10p.m.
Pet Expo -
Pet Expo, Saturday and Sunday, brings us Pit Boss, Shorty Rossi, from Animal Planet; Lassie; and Tilman and Tank, the skateboarding bulldogs. Pet Expo showcases 80 vendors with the latest and greatest in pet care and safety. Bring your pets for free micro-chipping and rabies vaccines. Donate a dog bed or a new or used blanket for a chance at winning prizes.
Taste of the Town -
The Child and Family Center’s premier event features many of Santa Clarita’s outstanding food and beverage establishments. Admission gets you all-you-can-eat food, wine, beer, live entertainment, chef demonstrations., and so much more. Entertainment from the 70’s iconic pop band, Ambrosia, and last year’s crowd-pleaser, Mark LeVang and Friends. Sunday from 1-5p.m. at Mann Biomedical Park.
Rotary Luau -
Saturday’s Rotary Luau is serving up a whole roast pig, cocktails, jambalaya, live band and silent auction at a private Sand Canyon home. To be part of this Luau, call Chris Ball at 310-8115.
Skyhawks Charity Football -
Skyhawks, Santa Clarita’s own semi-pro football team, plays spirited tackle football to raise awareness and money for children’s cancer. Support your hometown team Saturday at Canyon High. Proceeds benefit the Michael Hoefflin Foundation. Gates open at 6:00p.m. Santa Clarita Skyhawks versus San Diego Thunder. Pre-sale tickets are $8; at the gate, $10. Children 10 and under are free. Snack bar available.
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Mark Your Calendars: A Look At Upcoming Events
Man & Woman of the Year
When: May 7
Where: Hyatt Regency-ValenciaAbout: Organizations or individuals submit names of nominees who have shown long-time community commitment. Selection criteria is based on number of years of volunteerism, the impact on the community, and the number of organizations involved.
Learn More: scvmanandwomanoftheyear.com
When: May 16
Where: Six Flags Magic Mountain
About: The Arthritis Walk is the signature fundraiser of the Arthritis Foundation. Participants from across the country join together to raise funds in the fight against arthritis. Join as an individual, form a new team, or join an existing team.
Relay for Life
When: May 22 and 23
Where: Central Park
About: Fun-filled overnight event designed to celebrate survivorship and to raise money for research and programs of the American Cancer Society.
Learn More: scvrelay.org