Deadline for business award nominations is looming

December 12, 2016 by  

The deadline to nominate local businesses for the Excellence in Placentia Awards is coming up in the next few days.

To be nominated, these businesses must be active in [Read more]

Traditional festival returns to Placentia

November 28, 2016 by  

The 22nd annual Tamale Festival and Las Posadas is taking place next month. It is presented by the City of Placentia and the Placita Santa Fe Merchants Association.

This is a [Read more]

Annual festival returning to Placentia

October 25, 2016 by  

The annual Tamale Festival and Las Posadas returns to Placentia in December. The festival features entertainment for the entire family and is referred to as a homecoming by past attendees, who use the event to reunite for [Read more]

Festival celebrates the history of Placentia

September 21, 2016 by  

The 52nd annual Heritage Day Festival is taking place next month in Placentia. It is a presentation of the Community Services Department and the theme is ‘Taking Placentia to New Heights’.

The day will start off with a [Read more]

Annual car show to pay remembrance

August 24, 2016 by  

The 7th annual La Habra Highlander Car Show is taking place next month. It is a presentation of Band Boosters of La Habra High School, which raises funds for the marching band.

The day is set to feature a remembrance ceremony for the events of 9/11 and Patriots Day. There will also be a drumline and color guard parade, a marching band, and bagpipes. There will be musical entertainment, raffles and food and drink for purchase.

Over 60 vendors are expected to be on hand to sell food and merchandise. Spaces are still available and cost $55 for a 10 x 10-foot booth. For the kids, there will be carnival games and police vehicle and fire truck displays.

Of course, the main draw of the day is the car show. The registration fee is $30 and participants will receive a dash plaque, a T-shirt, and the goodie bag. All types of cars are welcome and they will be competing for prizes in 18 categories, including Best of Show, Best Ford, Best Paint, and Best Hot Rod.

Flyers will likely be distributed around the area, including to nearby Placentia, to attract visitors to this fundraising event.

The La Habra Highlander Car Show will be held at Whittier Blvd. and Idaho Street on September 10 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. For more information, visit the event website.

Summer reading program to end with festivities

July 23, 2016 by  

The Summer Reading Celebration is taking place next month in Placentia, and is a presentation of the Placentia Library Friends Foundation.

The Placentia Public Library is [Read more]

Park concerts return for the summer

June 26, 2016 by  

The Concert in the Park series is returning to Placentia next month and will continue into August.

The events will take place every Thursday evening at 6:30 PM and admission is free of charge. Food vendors will be on hand to sell a variety of dishes.

The kick-off concert will be on [Read more]

City set to host annual Rotary fundraiser

May 25, 2016 by  

The 8th annual Cowabunga BBQ-Brews-Bands celebration is taking place next month in Placentia. It is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of the city.

Ticket holders will be [Read more]

Annual festival celebrates all things Scottish

April 22, 2016 by  

The 84th annual Scottish Fest USA is taking place next month in Orange County.

The festival is celebrating Scottish culture and [Read more]

Upcoming event celebrates literature in Orange County

March 30, 2016 by  

The 10th annual Literary Orange event is taking place next month. It is described as “a celebration of authors, readers, and libraries” and is hosted by OC Public Libraries.

The day will start off with a [Read more]

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