Sunday, May 29, 2016     Volume: 17, Issue: 12
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Steel wings

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE AIRPOWER HISTORY TOUR

Steel wings

The CAF Airpower History Tour comes to the Santa Maria Airport on May 27 from 2 to 6 p.m. and May 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., featuring the FIFI this year, the only flying B-29 Superfortress in the world (pictured). The event includes tours and rides on the FIFI, the B-29, P-51, C-45, SNJ, and Pt-19 at the airport, 3455 Skyway Dr., Santa Maria. Attendance is $10, $5 for kids. More info: airpowertour.org.

Winning whiskers

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Winning whiskers

The Santa Maria Elks Lodge is getting ready for the rodeo, and a beloved event is the annual Beard-A-Reno and Miss Wrangler contest happening May 28. Men compete in several categories of facial hair growth while the women compete in their Wrangler jeans. The ceremony starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1309 N. Bradley Road, Santa Maria. More info: 925-4125.

Cruisin' for a cause

PHOTO COURTESY OF WEST COAST KUSTOMS

Cruisin' for a cause

The annual Labor Day Weekend tradition comes to Santa Maria again with shiny roadsters and customized American-made cars. West Coast Kustoms presents the 37th annual Cruisin’ Nationals including a classic car show, swap meet, live music, and an appearance from the original Batmobile May 27 through 29 at the Santa Maria Fairpark, 937 S. Thornburg St., Santa Maria. More info: (951) 488-0413.