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A La Car & Art Classic Car Show Rolls Into Mountain View
Laf A Lots Car Club, Corsa Club, Nor-Cal Chevelle Caminos and Hot San
||May 21-22, 2011. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
||15th Annual A La Carte & Art. The Bay Area's popular outdoor
festival season officially kicks-off in Mountain View at this vibrant
springtime celebration of the arts featuring stellar live music with
headliners The Megatones, Drive!,The Cocktail Monkeys and The Groove
Kings, a juried arts and crafts show with 200 of the west coast's top
artists showing their latest handcrafted wares, artisan specialty
food purveyors, health and wellness displays, an organic and green
products showcase, home and garden exhibits, festive food and drink
with premium wine, microbrews, margaritas and mojitos, a farmers'
market with fresh seasonal produce, a classic car show, and exciting
kids' amusements in the Tons of Fun Zone. Admission is free.
||On Castro Street, Mountain View, California; between Church
Street and Evelyn Avenue
||650-964-3395 or A La Carte & Art
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (May 11, 2011) -- Fans of classic, custom
and exotic cars will be thrilled to hear that "A La Car & Art" will
kick things up a notch with its return to A La Carte & Art, Mountain
View's popular spring festival of the arts, May 21-22 from 10 am to 6
pm on Castro Street.
Saturday's car show (May 21) will be hosted by the San
Francisco-based Laf A Lots car club and the Silicon Valley Corsa Club
Sunday's car show (May 22) will be hosted by Hot San Jose Nights and
the Nor-Cal Chevelle Camino Club.
Their passionate, car-loving members will be showing an incredible
array of custom hot rods, macho muscle cars, sleek sports cars, and
super cool low riders -- just a sampling of the cars expected to be
The Corsa Club display will feature the vaunted three Cs -- an
incredible array of cherry-condition Corvairs, Corvettes and Camaros.
Laf A Lots amazing arsenal of autos includes Big Dave's 1965 Chevy
Malibu with small block engine, custom paint with ghost flames and
custom interior, Robert Ortiz' 1946 Mercury with original paint and
original flathead, and Rio J's 1956 Chevy 210 Wagon.
The Laf A Lots hold three events a year -- "The Last Laf" which
closes down one lane of Bayshore Boulevard, "Laf A Lots Get Together"
which brings together friends, family and car enthusiasts for a day
in The City, and the "Laf A Lots Toy Drive" at the Bayview Boat Club
in San Francisco.
Members of the Nor-Cal Chevelle Camino Club look forward to showing
and sharing their world-class collection of Chevelles and El Caminos,
legendary machines of American car culture.
Hot San Jose Nights is a family fun classic car event featuring an
Autorama, Show-n-Shine, Collector Car Auction, Swap Meet, Cruises,
the Drive-In and lots more. It will be held July 6-10 at the Santa
Clara County Fairgounds. "We're excited to bring a taste of Hot San
Jose Nights to Mountain View for A La Car & Art" said Mike Hennessy,
producer of Hot San Jose Nights. For information, visit
A La Car & Art promises to be a lively atmosphere filling a full city
block on Castro Street between Church and Mercy Streets.
"A La Car & Art" is an "open event", so anyone can show their car.
Any year, make, or model is welcome. Space is limited to fifty cars.
There is no registration fee
The car show is one of many attractions drawing visitors to A La
Carte & Art, a two-day extravaganza of art, music, food and fun that
kicks off the Bay Area's summer festival season.
The festival will be held on Castro Street between Church Street and
Evelyn Avenue in Mountain View, California. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. both days. Admission and parking are free. For festival
information, call 650-964-3395 or visit