Allied Gardens (April 29, 2009) – Spring Fest, one of East County's favorite community parties kicks off Friday night, May 1st at 6 p.m. with a concert by Rockola. Bring your dancing shoes! Enjoy classic rock ‘n’ roll music as well as food, a beer garden, and more. Known for their Beatles tributes, Rockola has concert clips you can view and listen to here: http://www.rockola.com/music_samples.html. Concerts by other bands, a parade, carnival rides for kids and more are also part of the two-day fun fest celebration in Allied Gardens Park.
On Saturday, May 2, a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. benefits the Patrick Henry Band, which will be on hand to perform. The Kiwanis club hosts the Allied Gardens Parade, with Judy McCarty and Sally Madaffer as Grand Marshalls, starting at 10:30 a.m. on Greenbriar Ave. Bring lawn chairs so you can sit along the road and watch the parade in comfort. Windmill Farms stage will include more musical entertainment throughout the day, while a Demonstration Stage will showcase martial arts, dancers and other entertainers.
Kids of all ages will enjoy the carnival, pony rides, inflatables, rock climbing wall and dunk tank. Booths featuring displays by local civic and commercial groups will offer diversions for all, and mouthwatering food will be available to satisfy your hunger. With three stages to choose from, there will be live performances featuring local musical talent during the day along with other demonstrations throughout the park. Also on Saturday, Pullman Standard will perform on the main stage at 10 am, followed by the Corvettes at 12 noon and the Legends at 2:30 p.m.
For long-term residents as well as newcomers, a New History Booth presented by Kaiser Hospital is guaranteed to have something of interest for everyone. A display of photographs and historical documents highlights the history of the community.
Saturday will also feature Rock It Science at Lewis Middle School from 12 to 12:45 pm, Faded Natives classic rock at 1 pm, School of Rock at 3 pm, and more.
The park is located at 5155 Greenbriar Ave. in the Allied Gardens neighborhood of San Diego.
For details, visit: http://www.navajoevents.com/SpringFest/tabid/55/Default.aspx