• April 27, 2015

White Mountain Independent

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What's happening…Enjoy Show Low Days, Pow Wow in the Pines this weekend

One of Show Low's premier summer events happens this weekend with Show Low Days 2010, a joint effort between the City of Show Low and the Show Low Chamber of Commerce.Beginning today and continuing through Sunday, visitors can take part in five different events under the Show Low Days banner. The highlights are the "Still Cruisin'" Car Show, presented by the Rim Country Cruisers, and the arts and crafts festival, organized by the chamber of commerce.
There is also a scramble golf tournament and the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual fly-in breakfast at the Show Low Regional Airport Saturday morning. New this year, however, is a business expo, hosted by the chamber of commerce, which will highlight various local businesses.
Show Low Days starts with the arts and crafts festival at the Show Low City Park, located at 1100 W. Deuce of Clubs, beginning at 9 a.m. each day. Around 80 different vendors are expected to show up and show off their wares, varying from arts and crafts to food and drink. The arts and crafts festival runs until 5 p.m. all three days.
The business expo also begins at 9 a.m. each day and runs until 5 p.m. Taking place under a large tent on the Ponderosa Field at the park, businesses at the expo will have the chance to reach out to customers, new and regular alike, by selling their products, advertising their services and more. Local entertainment will also perform for the crowd during this time.
The "Still Cruisin'" Car Show kicks off today at 4 p.m., as the car show entrants will Cruise the Deuce. In a parade-like fashion, the classic cars will drive down the Deuce of Clubs to White Mountain Road. The cars will continue down White Mountain Road to Lowe's, then come back to Double D Furniture for an ice cream social.
Fans of classic cars are encouraged to line up along the route and cheer for the cars as they drive by.
The car show officially starts tomorrow at 9 a.m. at the park, where people can come and see the various cars on display. The car show ends at 5 p.m., but continues Sunday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday is when various awards will be handed out for the different classes of cars, and awards from various city dignitaries.
The scramble golf tournament takes place at 8 a.m. Hosted by the White Mountain Base of Submarine Veterans, the tournament is held at the Silver Creek Golf Course in White Mountain Lake.The fly-in breakfast at the Show Low Regional Airport begins at 7 a.m. and runs until 11 a.m. The local Experimental Aircraft Association chapter is providing an all-you-can-eat breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage and drinks. The breakfast will be free to anyone in a military uniform.
Another highlight of the fly-in breakfast is free Young Eagle flights to youth ages 8 to 17. Those interested must bring a parent or guardian before they can take to the skies.
Show Low Days is sponsored by Cable One, Cellular One, Summit Healthcare, Frontier Communications, National Bank of Arizona, Don Stier and Maplegate Technologies, Licano's, Show Low Ford, Hon-Dah Casino, Hatch Motors, Larson Waste, the Cart Barn, Tate's Nissan, Pointe and more.

* Reach the reporter at sdieterich@wmicentral.com


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