Project Grad

Seniors from Canyon Del Oro High School posed last week with the classic 1984 Corvette being raffled this weekend during the second annual Project Grad Extreme Car show & Craft Fair.

courtesy of Creative Exposures Photography

Events to help fund next year’s Project Graduation events will kick off this Saturday with the second annual Project Grad Extreme Car Show and Craft Fair. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 25 W. Calle Concordia in Oro Valley. Admission is $5, and free for kids 18 and under with a paid adult.

The car event will showcase 320 custom cars, trucks, muscle and antique automobiles, while the craft show will feature close to 70 artists.

Registration for the car show is $25 for the first vehicle and $10 for each additional vehicle. The fee includes a T-shirt, goodie bag and dashboard plaque.

Awarded will be nine specialty trophies, 63 category trophies and four Best Of trophies. The latter include a $100 prize.

A highlight of the day is a raffle for a classic 1984 Corvette. Tickets are $5.

In addition, there will be a kids carnival, music and food.

The event is being presented by Project Graduation and Oro Valley Fraternal Order of Police No. 53.

For more information, visit or

Project Graduation promotes safe and sober events for graduating seniors. Proceeds from the car show and craft fair will benefit graduation events for the Class of 2012 from the following Amphitheater Public Schools high schools: Amphitheater, Canyon Del Oro and Ironwood Ridge.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.