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Published by The Bee News

May 10, 2024

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Coming soon! Thank you, Katie Barthlow from the Kingman Office of Tourism for these updates about Kingman area events.

May 10 – Roaring into the 20s Gala – Join us for a fun night of dueling pianos, amazing food, beautiful views and good company. This event will take place at the Hualapai Mountain Resort. Events starts at 6pm. This will be a black-tie event. 1920’s attire is encouraged but not required. We are excited to come together as a community to support Cornerstone Mission. While it is unfortunate we must raise funds under these circumstances, we are excited to once again see our wonderful community come together to support such a great cause and to have a great time doing it! All tickets include entrance to dueling piano performance, dinner, and dessert bar. There will be a cash bar and silent auction. If you have a silent auction item you would like to donate, please reach out to Leah at leah@mohavehomes.net.  ​

May 10 – Kingman Concert Band “Disney in Concert” 25th Anniversary Performance – The Kingman Concert Band proudly presents the “Disney in Concert” 25th Anniversary Performance on Friday, May 10, 2024 6:00 P.M. at Mohave County Library – Kingman Branch (3269 N. Burbank Street). Current and alumni members of the community band will perform a variety of Disney favorites. The performance is free and open to the public. Celebrating 25 years of community music, the Kingman Concert Band is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to sharing free musical performances throughout the greater Kingman area. The Band is dependent upon financial contributions for the continued growth of the group, its music library, rehearsal space and other performance factors. Please consider making a charitable donation to the Kingman Concert Band, Inc. For further information, visit the Kingman Concert Band’s website at www.kingmanconcertband.com or contact KCB Conductor Julie Gragg at conductor@kingmanconcertband.com or 928.853.3846. 

May 11 – Mary Chan’s Race for Hospice – The KRMC Foundation will host its annual Mary Chan’s Route 66 Race for Hospice on Saturday, May 11. The first race will begin promptly at 7:15 a.m. Proceeds from this event will help fund the ongoing operating expenses of the Joan & Diana Hospice Home in Kingman. The hospice home provides end-of-life care to individuals and offers respite services to their families. In addition to the 10k and 5k races, the event includes a 1k race on Route 66 for juniors (age twelve and under) and a 5k walk for anyone of any age. An awards ceremony will follow the race, with awards presented to the top three race finishers in each age group by gender. Racers and walkers can sign up online at www.active.com. All participants will receive a custom t-shirt. Participants can pick up race packets on Friday, May 10, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Dambar & Steakhouse, located at 1960 E Andy Devine Avenue in Kingman.

May 11 – Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

  1. Your local US Postal Service Mail Carrier will leave a donation bag at your home.
  2. Please fill the bag with canned food, cereal, dry food, and pasta.
  3. Mail Carriers will pick up the bag from your front door on Saturday, 11 May 2024.
  4. There will be drop off locations on 11 May if that is better for you.
  5. Donated food will go to the Kingman Area Food Bank and other local charities.

Each year, letter carriers across the country head out on their routes on the second Saturday in May to collect donations of non-perishable food items to benefit local food pantries. Since launching in 1993, the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive has grown into the nation’s largest one-day food drive, helping to fill the shelves of food banks in cities and towns throughout the United States. 

May 11 & 12 – 46th Annual Kingman Festival of the Arts – FREE ADMISSION! Local artisans will display their creations including paintings, ceramics, photography and jewelry. This year we’re introducing The Marketplace where you can shop for fun and exciting merchandise, gifts and decor. Also featuring food, beer, mimosas, and live music and entertainment provided by Leonard Interior, Casey Frank, KP Studio, AZ Blue Rayz, GoodHeart, and BAHIRA/Hot Hips Belly Dancers. The festival is presented by Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club Foundation, with net proceeds going towards Rotary local and international service projects. For further information contact Tina Greenwood at 801.979.7123 or email her at rt66rotaryforms@gmail.com Saturday, May 11: 10am – 5pm Sunday, May 12: 10am – 4pm Metcalfe Park, 315 W Beale St Locomotive Park, 310 W Beale St

May 11, 18, 25 – Kingman’s Market in the Park – Join us for Kingman’s Market in the Park! Located at Lewis Kingman Park, 2201 E Andy Devine Ave. Here you’ll find an array of products including baked goods, local produce, clothing, hand-made arts & crafts, and so much more! 8am to 12pm.

May 11, 18, 25 – Kingman Farmers Market at Thunder-Rode – We have been providing our community with fresh, local seasonal produce and supporting Kingman’s local artists and craftspeople through every season for several years. We also support our local bands who are known to entertain the market crowds. The Kingman Farmers Market, located in the Thunder-Rode Event Center, 102 E Beale St. The Kingman Farmers Market will take place every Saturday in the Thunder-Rode Event Center as long as weather is permitting. Spring, Fall, and Winter hours are 9am-1pm. Summer hours are 8am-Noon. 

May 17 – Mohave Pride Fantassance Gayla – Join us for the official Mohave Pride Fantassance Gayla, our kick-off event! We will be joined by special entertainment, community leaders, and have our Royalty competition to crown the 2024 Mohave Pride Royalty! Seating is limited to advance tickets are highly recommended! General Admission: $15, or $20 at the door VIP Admission: $25, or $30 at the door. (Vip includes front row seatting, extra swag, and special attention! As well as discounted drinks from the bar) Purchase tickets at https://app.promotix.com/events/details/Mohave-Pride–Fantassance-Gayla-tickets

May 17 – 19 – Kingman Route 66 Street Drags – The Kingman Route 66 Street Drags are the largest legal street races in the world! We will be closing down Rt 66/Andy Devine in the middle of Kingman, AZ! We will hold the 1/8 mile drag race right down the middle of Ol’ 66! Taking place on May 17th through the 19th, get ready to witness some of the most powerful and high-performance vehicles as they race down Route 66 right in Kingman. The races will feature various categories, from muscle cars to motorcycles, ensuring that every gearhead will find something to enjoy. The three-day event will also feature dozens of food and craft and exhibition vendors situated behind the starting line on Route 66. Spectators can expect to see burnouts and have photo-ops with the famous Street Drags Trophy Girls. General Admission is $20, children 6 and under are free with a paying adult. Spectator parking will be available at the Mohave County Fairgrounds with a trolley ferrying spectators to and from the West gate entrance. The North entry gate will be at Airfield and Andy Devine Ave, a convenient walk from several hotels on Route 66. Visit https://www.kingmanrt66streetdrags.com for more information.

May 18 – Chillin’ on Beale – Bring your car down for a fun time. Classics, customs, creatives, motorcycles, EVs, you name it! Cruise on down to Beale Street for music, good food, and down-home Kingman atmosphere! Free and open to the public – vehicle spots open. May’s theme is Tribute to the Military. 3pm to 6pm. Call Gene Kirkham at 714.488.1843 for more information.

May 18 – Fantassance Drag N’ Slay After Party – Join us for the official Mohave Pride Fantassance Drag N’ Slay, our official Adults Only After Party! Drag N’ Slay is our legendary after party!! With fun entertainers, loud music and so much fun! Seating is extremely limited so advance tickets are highly recommended! General Admission: $15, or $20 at the door VIP Admission: $25, or $30 at the door. (Vip includes front row seating, extra swag, and special attention! As well as discounted drinks from the bar) Purchase tickets at https://app.promotix.com/events/details/Mohave-Pride–Fantassance-Drag-N–Slay—Official-After-Party-tickets

 May 18 & 19 – Mohave Pride Fantassance Fair – Gay in May 2 Days & 2 Nights of Fantassance Fun! Mohave Pride is now Mohave Pride Fantassance! A Storybook Fantasy Pride Experience for the whole family! Join us on the weekend of May the Eighteenth – May the Nineteenth for merriment galore! Celebrate love, fellowship and each other in a safe and cordial place! We bid you welcome once more! The Fantassance Festival is a free, family friendly event! PRIDE IS FOR FAMILY! Both the Family you’re born with that supports you and the Family you choose when the one you’re born with doesn’t! Mohave Pride is now, and will always be a FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT! NO EXCEPTIONS! 

May 18 & 19 – Pioneer Country Gun & Knife Show – Gun & Knife, Coins & Collectibles Show College Park Community Center, 1990 Jagerson Ave & Van Nuys Saturday, 9am – 5pm. Sunday, 9am – 2pm. PUBLIC INVITED! ADMISSION $7. 2-Day Pass $12. Kids 16 & under FREE with ADULT paid admission. For more information call Lon at 928.692.0937 or 928.279.4775 Food available provided by Olympus Diner. PioneerCountryEvents@gmail.com www.PioneerCountryEvents.com

May 19 – Mohave Pride Royal Diamond Brunch – Join us for the Royal Diamond Brunch! A brunch with live entertainment, drag queens, mimosas and more! Admission includes 3 champagne pours for our Mimosa juice bar, brunch, and access to a wonderful show! (Extra drink tokens available) Brunch provided by RED Bistro! This has an extremely limited seating, ADVANCE TICKET only. Purchase tickets at https://app.promotix.com/events/details/Mohave-Pride–Fantassance–Royal-Diamond-Brunch-tickets

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