(THROUGH AUG. 24) The Queen's Cup - Soap Box Derby Races Comes to Long Beach. The first All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD) and CA Family Soap Box Derby Association (CFSBDA) sanctioned rally race in Long Beach makes its formal racing debut, Aug 23-24 at the Queen Mary. Racers can compete in three divisions, attracting first time builders, veteran racers and youngsters from area clubs/associations. All entrants are welcome- Free for first time racers to compete. Family activities and spectating FREE. Visit website for rules and information - http://www.Queenmary.com/derby. Complete Derby, rule information can be found on the All-American Soap Box Derby website at www.aasbd.com.
1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, CA 90802
(THROUGH SEPT. 1) Make Labor Day Weekend a 1930's one with total immersion into Art Deco's architecture, design, music, art, fashion, parties and more on the Queen Mary. Drink, dine, dance, learn and discover the opulence of this by-gone era through lectures, tours, parties, music, tastings and dancing. One of the greatest Maritime Monarchs in history also boasts one of the largest collections of Art Deco in the World. The 10th Annual Art Deco Festival is presented by the Queen Mary in association with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles. Tickets from $25+. Overnight packages available. For full schedule and details visit: http://www.queenmary.com/events/art-deco-festival/