Are you ready to fiesta?

Mila Besich-Lira

This weekend the members and volunteers for the St. Francis of Assisi church will host their annual Fiesta Patrias event. The annual event which features a car show, parade, game booths, queen coronation, entertainment and not to mention tons of authentic Mexican Food begins Sat., Sept. 15 at 9:00 a.m.

Local residents in the area will begin experiencing some traffic modifications around 7:00 a.m. when the car show participants begin to set up on Main St. near the Catholic Church.

The parade line up will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. on Magma Avenue. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m.

This year the grand marshal is Steve Lopez. Those interested in participating in the parade should contact the church office prior to the parade however, day of signups will be allowed.

The food booths will open at 9:00 a.m. on the church property. Game, bounce castles and craft booths will open at 12:00 p.m.

The car show will open at 11:00 a.m. the car show award winners will be announced at 4:00 p.m. All booths will close at 5:00 p.m. for the evening mass and crowning of the Fiesta Queen. The booths and entertainment re-open at 6:00 p.m.

On the stage this year is Los Changitos Feo’s an annual treat as well as performances by Baile Folklorico Alma de Superior. Saturday evening entertainment will also feature performances by Burgandy Hip Hop Group, Eric Smith and Nortenio Band.

On Sunday the food booths will reopen at 9:00 a.m., game booths will open at 12:00 p.m. and the cake walk will open at 3:00 p.m. There will be a mariachi performance at 5:00 p.m. followed by Baile Folklorico and other local entertainment until 10:00 p.m. on Sun.

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