Culver City Historical Society e vents during the Fiesta L a Ballona 2013

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Join the Costume Competition

The Culver City Historical

Society is sponsoring a Costume

Contest during the Fiesta La

Ballona to commemorate Culver

City’s early California heritage.

The competition, which

will be held on Sunday, August

25, at 10:30 a.m. near the Entertainment

Tent in Veterans Park,

encourages contestants to dress

as Native Americans, Spanish

colonials, rancheros, or pioneers.

Costumes will be judged

on authenticity, creativity, and

representation of the period,

and winners in all divisions will

be awarded prizes.

The competition categories

include:

• Boys 12 years old and

under

• Girls 12 years old and under

• Men

• Women

Visit the Archives and

Resource Center

The Archives and Resource

Center (ARC) located behind

the Veterans Memorial Building,

will be open Saturday, August 24

and Sunday, August 25 from 12-4

p.m.

Here are 5 good reasons to

visit the ARC:

1. Visit with City Historian

Julie Lugo Cerra who will be

signing her new book, “Chronicles

of Culver City” from 2-4

p.m. Saturday, August 24. Bring

your questions!

2. See the debut of the new

Culver City Historical Society

Merchandise shop space and

purchase unique gifts.

3. Check out the wonderful

display of historical Fiesta

memorabilia.

4. Take a look at the colorful

costume worn by Jimmy

Durante when he played “Pop

Wonder” in Billy Rose’s Jumbo,

filmed by MGM in 1962.

5. it’s air conditioned!

For information about any of

these activities, please call (310)

253-6941 or send your questions

by e-mail to info@CulverCityHistoricalSociety.

org.