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Special Events

Special Events

Thursday May 5, 2016
4:00 PMFullerton Market

The popular Fullerton Market starts back up in April! Don’t miss the first month for a special band series, and the NEW 2016 Beer Mug! Enjoy fresh produce, handcrafted vendor items, food vendors, kids’ activities, a beer and wine garden, live entertainment from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM and more! For more information, call the Fullerton Museum Center at 714-738-6545.

5:30 PMDistinguished Speaker: Lis Leyson at the Library

Lis Leyson, the widow of Holocaust survivor and author Leon Leyson, will be featured as a Fullerton Public Library “Distinguished Speaker” on Thursday, May 5, at 5:30 p.m.

Leyson shared his experiences as the youngest survivor saved by Oskar Schindler in his 2013 memoir, “The Boy on the Wooden Box.” Mrs. Leyson will share stories from her husband’s book and relay personal accounts as his widow at the event. She will also be available to sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase.

Mrs. Leyson is a resident of Fullerton and retired educator, as well as the late Leon Leyson, who taught high school industrial arts for 39 years in Huntington Park.

For more information, please call (714) 738-6326. Persons requiring special accommodations are asked to notify Library staff prior to March 24.

Saturday May 7, 2016
All Day EventOrange Empire Chorus Presents "A Fistful of Spaghetti Western" Dinner-Theater Show

Saturday, May 7 - Seatings at 12:30 PM & 7:00 PM
$35 (Group rates are available)
All ages are welcome – parking is FREE!

A family event created by the Orange Empire Chorus. This is an original scripted musical/mystery lunch or dinner theater show. The audience is invited to participate in the Western Musical during the event. For additional information, call 714-871-7675 or visit www.oechorus.org.


9:00 AME-Waste Recycling Drive and Paper Shredding Event

The City of Fullerton, in partnership with Beachside Recycling, will host a free electronics recycling drive and paper shredding event on Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Fullerton Maintenance Yard, 1580 W. Commonwealth Ave.

Acceptable electronics that may be recycled include televisions, monitors, computers, printers, cell phones, telephones, laptops, cameras, video games and more. There is no limit to the amount of paper that may be brought for shredding.

For more information or a full list of acceptable e-waste products, please contact Carlos Ramirez at (714) 738-6377 or CarlorsR2@cityoffullerton.com.

10:00 AMAirport Day!

Excitement is building for Fullerton’s Airport Day on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The annual event will feature displays of vintage and modern aircraft, classic automobiles, aviation-related exhibits, aircraft fly-bys, booths and vendors, and activities for children and adults. Admission and parking are free; airplane and helicopter rides will be available for a donation.

“We are really excited to present Airport Day,” explained Airport Manager Brendan O’Reilly. “In the past year, our lobby has undergone a complete renovation, and Wing’s Café has opened, much to the delight of the community. All are invited to come and enjoy a day on the tarmac and learn more about the only municipal airport in Orange County.”

Similar to years past, Airport Day will be in conjunction with the “Trains, Planes, & Automobiles,” a celebration of transportation in Fullerton. This trio of successive weekends begins with Railroad Days at the Fullerton Transportation Center running April 30-May 1, continuing with Airport Day on May 7, and concluding with the Muckenthaler Car Festival at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center May 14-15.

Airport Day is expected to bring thousands of visitorsto the airport, with local aviation businesses and others in attendance. Members of the Fullerton Police and Fire Departments will be present, along with representatives from Anaheim Police Department and the California Highway Patrol. Airport Day provides an opportunity to showcase this Fullerton asset and the role it plays supporting the Southern California region.

The Fullerton Municipal Airport is located at 4011 W. Commonwealth Ave. The Fullerton Transportation Center is located at the southeast corner of Harbor Blvd. and Commonwealth Ave. The Muckenthaler Cultural Center is located at 1201 W. Malvern Ave.

For more information, please contact the Fullerton Municipal Airport at (714) 738-6323.

Wednesday May 11, 2016
10:00 AMCommunity Center Hosts Low Vision Seminar

Few things in life are as valuable as your eyesight, and the care of your eyes should be just as important to your eye care professional as well.

On Wednesday, May 11, The Fullerton Community Center will host a consortium from Marshall B. Ketchum University Eye Center, to describe the University’s programs and services, low vision rehabilitation and technology for active seniors. Speakers for the free seminar, which will begin at 10 a.m., will feature eye care professionals Wayne Heidle, Mitch Grogan and Dr. Patrick Yoshinaga, OD, MPH. Attendees will learn more about the MBKU Eye Center and how its services can make a difference.

To attend, attendees are asked to pre-register at the Community Center or call (714) 738-6305. The Fullerton Community Center is located at 340 W. Commonwealth Ave. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend are asked to notify the Center prior to May 11.

Thursday May 12, 2016
4:00 PMFullerton Market

The popular Fullerton Market starts back up in April! Don’t miss the first month for a special band series, and the NEW 2016 Beer Mug! Enjoy fresh produce, handcrafted vendor items, food vendors, kids’ activities, a beer and wine garden, live entertainment from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM and more! For more information, call the Fullerton Museum Center at 714-738-6545.

Saturday May 14, 2016
8:00 AMMuckenthaler Motor Car Festival

Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Hot Rods!

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

$5 admission, kids under 12 free

Tickets sold day of event.

Info: MuckCarShow.org

Sunday May 15, 2016
10:00 AMMuckenthaler Motor Car Festival

Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Councours d'Elegance

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

$10 admission, kids under 12 free

Tickets sold day of event.

Info: MuckCarShow.org

Thursday May 19, 2016
4:00 PMFullerton Market

The popular Fullerton Market starts back up in April! Don’t miss the first month for a special band series, and the NEW 2016 Beer Mug! Enjoy fresh produce, handcrafted vendor items, food vendors, kids’ activities, a beer and wine garden, live entertainment from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM and more! For more information, call the Fullerton Museum Center at 714-738-6545.