9th Annual Bluegrass on the Beach Music Festival

Date(s):  3/3/17-3/5/17 @ 10am-6:30pm (Fri/Sat); 10am-5pm (Sun) 
Venue: Lake Havasu State Park, Lot 4 
Admission: See description for details
Website: www.bluegrassonthebeach.com
Contact: Larry Baker  -  rodedog52@gmail.com    209-480-4693 
Description: Virtuosic bluegrass super-pickers take listeners on a magical musical ride to the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains!Come on out to The 2017 Bluegrass on the Beach Festival and mingle with bluegrass veterans and newcomers alike. There are jam sessions on and off stage, so don't be shy about bringing your favorite instrument and joining in. Events include workshops, arts and crafts, great food and beer, kids zone and more. Shuttle service within the festival available. 
Ticket gate open 8:30am daily (location).
Friday & Sunday Tickets: $20 adults; $10 teens 13-17
Saturday Tickets: $25 adults; $10 teens 13-17
3-Day Pass: $90 pre-sale or $95 at the gate (3-day passes are per person and include dry camping Fri-Sun)
Children 12 and under are free all days
Larry Stephenson Band
Bluegrass ETC
Wayne Taylor and Appaloosa
Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass
The Bluegrass Brothers
The Boxcars
The Po’ Ramblin Boys
The Kevin Prater Band
Marty Warburton & Home Girls
The U.S. Navy Bluegrass Band County Current
All inclusive packages are available which include tickets to the 3-day event and camping within Lake Havasu State Park. 
$90 advanced purchase; $95 at gate (3 days, per person)
Advanced reservations REQUIRED for handicapped campers by Feb. 1 (placard number required)
Access road to free parking for the day is located next to Knights of Columbus. Please bring your lawn/beach chairs and blankets for grass seating. No outside coolers allowed. Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator or check event website to verify information.

Inaugural Pickleball Tournament

Date(s):  March 3, 2017 @ 8am-4:30pm
Venue: Dick Samp Park 
Admission: Free to spectators and participants
Website: www.lakehavasupickleball.com
Contact: David Rossing  -  dvdrossing@yahoo.com    509-787-5650 
Description: All are welcome to the inaugural Pickleball Competition at the new courts at Dick Samp Park!
The Lake Havasu City Pickleball Association is hosting its first pickleball tournament at the new courts at Dick Samp Park. This is the inaugural event for the newly opened courts built by the city.
Men's doubles will take place on Friday, March 3. Women's doubles will take place on Saturday, March 4. Mixed doubles will take place on Sunday, March 5. All are welcome to attend and play.
Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information.    

Lake Havasu Brews & Brats Festival

Date(s):  March 4, 2017 @ 12-4pm
Venue: Springberg-McAndrew Park 
Admission: $25 per person
Website: www.lakehavasubrewsandbrats.com
Contact: Wayne LeGrand  -  lhcsunriserotary@gmail.com    928-486-9050 
Description: Enjoy great food and drink at the Inaugural Brews & Brats Festival! Lake Havasu Sunrise Rotary is introducing its inaugural Lake Havasu Brews & Brats Festival, showcasing some of the finest beers from the top brewers in tri-state area. This event is a can't miss opportunity to enjoy the perfect combination of weather, live music by Kevin Jaxson & the Midnight Sun, food, brews, and of course friends to share it all with. 
Event proceeds will go to support Lake Havasu K-12 Foundation, Western Arizona Humane Society, Milemarkers Therapy and The Norona Effect.
As event date gets closer ticket locations will become available. Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information.

Havasu Deuces '32 Ford Show

Date(s):  March 4, 2017 @ 8am-5pm
Venue: Rotary Community Park Ballfields 
Admission: See description for details
Website: www.havasudeuces.com
Contact: info@havasudeuces.com   
Description: Spend a day on the grass with your '32 Ford friends.  This is Havasu Deuces Annual 1932 Ford car show with special space for 1957's and earlier. Both stock and rods are welcome. Music and food vendors available. There will be a 40' x 120' open tent with tables and chairs to sit and relax. All proceeds go to the Lake Havasu High School Athletic Program. 
2pm-8pm. All registered vehicles for Saturday's show will convene on McCulloch Boulevard for Deuce Night. Free to spectators, so come on down and check out some great classics!
McCulloch Bl. will be closed from Querio Dr. to Smoketree Ave. an hour before and after the show. There is plenty of free parking along Mesquite Ave. and Swanson Ave. Local watering holes will be open for business as usual.
8am-5pm (awards 3pm). Fords will line up on the ballfields of Rotary Park for a day of fun.
1932 Fords: $30 (second vehicle free)
1957 and earlier Fords: $30 (second vehicle $15)
After February 1, 2016: $40 all models (no refunds after February 1)
No dogs allowed in Rotary Park. As this is a fundraiser for the school, please buy your drinks at the show. Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information.

Western Arizona Humane Society Woof, Wag & Wine Event

Date(s):  March 4, 2017 @ 7pm
Venue: London Bridge Resort Convention Center 
Admission: $30/person
Website: www.westernarizonahumane.org
Contact: stevej@westernarizonahumane.org    928-855-5083 
Description: Woof Wag & Wine you way into the evening! Western Arizona Humane Society is hosting Woof Wag & Wine - with the biggest WALL OF WINE and the best dance floor for miles! Dancing, drinks, Hor d'oeuvres throughout the evening, prizes and giveaways. Tickets on sale at the Western Arizona Humane Society.
There will be a large wall of wine bottles, all individually wrapped and concealed, hiding the maker, vintage and brand. Purchase tickets for a chance to choose a bottle off the wall according to your ticket number drawn. Some bottle may be very high dollar bottles and some may be average table wines - the mystery is in the pick you make! Tickets to play on the Wall of Wine are $25 per bottle or $100 for five bottles.
Sponsored by London Bridge Resort. All proceeds benefiting the Arizona Western Humane Society. Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information

American Legion Riders Annual Poker Run

Date(s):  March 4, 2017 @ 9am-5pm
Venue: American Legion Post 81 
Admission: $15/rider and $10/passenger donation
Website: www.azlegion-post81.org
Contact: Kathleen Norton  -  kmmorrow64@yahoo.com    928-230-9310 
Description: An 'all wheels' event - cars, trucks bikes, trikes are all welcome to the American Legion Riders Annual Poker Run. The American Legion Riders, Post 81, is hosting its Annual Poker Run and this event is open to all vehicles. Five stops + a mystery stop. Run starts and stops at the American Legion Riders Post 81 (181 Paseo Del Sol). 
Live Music with Crosscut
Live Auction
50/50 & Raffle Drawings
High Hand $400, Low Hand $200
Desert Thunder Motorcycle Shop
R Bar & Grill
London Bridge Harley Davidson
Topock 66
V.F.W. Golden Shores
Mystery Stop
Includes BBQ pork sandwich, baked beans, cole slaw. Also breakfast burritos available.
American Legion (181 Paseo del Sol, Lake Havasu City)
V.F. W. Golden Shores (12858 S. Hwy 95, Topock)
Last vehicle must be in by 3pm. Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information.

P.E.O.'s Fashion Show & Luncheon

Date(s):  March 4, 2017 @ Doors open 10:30am; Lunch 11:30am
Venue: Shugrue's Bridgeview Room 
Admission: $20 (advanced ticket purchase only)
Website: www.peointernational.org
Contact: Donna O'Connor  -  dloconnor@suddenlink.net    928-302-3222 
Description: Come to a spectacular Fashion Show sponsored by P.E.O. Chapter DJ (Philanthropic Educational Organization).  Come to a spectacular Fashion Show sponsored by P.E.O. Chapter DJ (Philanthropic Educational Organization). Food, fashions, and raffle! This year's theme: "Garden Party." Beautiful gift baskets to bid on, a delicious lunch, and P.E.O. members modeling clothes from local Lake Havasu City stores. No-host bar.
$20/ticket with a limit of 200 tickets available. Tickets will not be sold at the door, so please buy your tickets in advance. Contact Jeanne (928-680-1670) or Donna (928-302-3222) for tickets.
Doors open 10:30am
Lunch served 11:30am
Fashion Show to follow
Please note: Advanced ticket sales only - no tickets will be sold at the door.

Havasu 95 Speedway "Stock Car Showdown" Race Season 2016-17

Date(s):  March 4, 2017 @ Racing starts 6pm (gates open 2 hours prior)
Venue: Havasu 95 Speedway @ SARA Park 
Admission: See description for details
Website: www.havasu95speedway.com
Contact: Shelly Keirns  -  h95speedway@gmail.com    928-230-5215 
Description: Calling all RACE FANS -- Get to the Havasu 95 Speedway for some great race action!

Arizona Walk MS 2017-Lake Havasu City

Date(s):  March 4, 2017 @ 10am
Venue: Island Trail 
Admission: Free, but fundraising efforts appreciated
Website: www.walkmsarizona.org
Contact: Lynette Hoyt  -  lynette.hoyt@nmss.org    480-455-3962 
Description: Join Walk MS for food, fun, vendors and music! Walk MS is a rallying point, a time and a place to stand together and to be together -- to help raise critical funds that support cutting edge research, drive change through advocacy, facilitate professional education, and provide programs and services to help people with MS move their lives forward.
All are welcome to participate in this 3.6 mile walk (shorter route is available) to help raise funds and awareness for MS. Walk begins at the corner of Beachcomber & McCulloch Boulevards and will include the Island Trail that is a paved 3.6 mile loop that runs around the interior of the island.

5th Annual "The Car Door Show"

Date(s):  March 5, 2017 @ 4-8pm
Venue: SARA Park Rodeo Grounds 
Admission: $10; kids under 12 free; $10 artist entry fee
Website: www.facebook.com/events/155729918253255/
Contact: thecardoorshow@gmail.com    949-813-3073 
Description: Otterbach and the K12 Foundation host the 5th Annual "The Car Door Show Fundraiser," where car doors are turned into works of art through painting and sculpturing and auctioned off.Since 2013 Otterbach's The Car Door Show has raised nearly $20,000 for music and arts in the Lake Havasu City area benefiting Havasu for Youth and the Allied Arts Council.
What is Car Door Art? Paint or sculpture on a car door and submit your art to be entered for auction. Both adults and kids are welcome to submit artwork. 
The event is held in partnership with Otterbach and the K12 Foundation, with music from DJ Eschaton and live music by The Borrowers. Food, beer, and wine will be available. There will also be a live and silent auction, as well as online voting and an online auction. All artwork must be submitted by March 1. 
Contact Karen Oliphint for info (949-813-3073) or to enter your car door; $10 artist entry fee and application/concept required. Contact Dustin Otterbach (d@otterbachart.com) for assistance in obtaining car doors.