Santa Maria Sun / Hot Stuff
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE AIRPOWER HISTORY TOUR
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.
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.
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.
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