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3rd Annual Hot Rods For Kids Car Show and Raffle

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2012
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What: 3rd Annual Hot Rods For Kids Car Show and Raffle
Proceeds benefit children and teen’s programming at the Walnut Avenue Women's Center
Location: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
2601 East Lake Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
Registration: $35 pre-registration per vehicle, $40 at gate
Includes goodie bag and commemorative hat

People’s Choice Award, Goodie Bags, Raffles, Live Music and Food $35 pre-registration per vehicle, $40 at gate

Check-In and Day of Event Registration is 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Judging is “People’s Choice” and winners will be announced at 4:30 p.m. Hoods Up optional.

Santa Cruz's Third Annual Hot Rods for Kids will be held Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Ave. in Watsonville from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Professional photo packages from Mockingbird Photography will be available to purchase as well as commemorative t-shirts and posters designed by Shaun Logan.

Hot Rods for Kids is a car show open to all classes of cars that was started in 2010 by Pamela Whittington and her team at Classic Cleaners as a way to raise awareness and much-needed funds for organizations serving children and youth in Santa Cruz County.

This remarkable event will feature a wide assortment of cars that will impress and attract any automotive lover. While strolling amongst the magnificent array of cars, enjoy food, live music, raffle prizes a kids’ zone and more!

Live Music provided by Fascinating Creatures of the Deep, Los High Tops, Almost Chaos, Blackwood Drifters, Jackie Rocks Band, Dressed in Roses and Be Natural Music.

Go to for details on raffle prizes as they are added. Grand prizes will include accommodations in Mexico, Wine Country and Santa Cruz.

Proceeds from “Hot Rods for Kids” will benefit children and teen’s programming of the Walnut Avenue Women's Center, a strength-based family resource center providing support and services so women, children, teens and their families have the opportunities and skills to thrive.

More information about Walnut Avenue Women’s Center can be found at For more info, contact Pamela Whittington (831) 247-1559, or Cita Rasul (831) 426-3062,