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The La Mesa Classic Car & Bike Shows Opening Night

Well it's in the books and the City's new community event, "Motoring La Mesa" Classic Cars & Bike Shows, started off with a "Packed House". With the show cancelled last year due to construction with the Street Scape renovation, it is apparent everybody loves this show. By 4:00Pm all the spots were filled with a record number of cars, and Motorcycles. As the show manager and being involved for over 23 years this was an "Opening Night" to remember!! Aside from our two veteran police…

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Added by Jack Leary on July 8, 2016 at 3:06am — No Comments

La Mesa Village News

Car Show Ends Its 12-Week Run Thursday

LA MESA -- Here it comes folks....the LAST "Back To The 50's Classic Car & Bike Show" of the season.

This Thursday, August 28th, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. the La Mesa Village Merchants will…

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Added by Jack Leary on August 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Back To The '50s Car Show

The Big Wait Is Over

LA MESA -- That's right, this Thursday June 19th at 5:00 p.m. the La Mesa Village Merchants Association's TWENTY THIRD YEAR of "Back To The 50's Classic Cars & Bike Shows" begin.

The beautiful tree lined streets of "The Village" will start showing off all those…

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Added by Jack Leary on June 17, 2014 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

La Mesa Oktoberfest - What A Hoot!!!

This was my first year "out on the street" at Oktoberfest, being stationed at the corner of La Mesa & Palm.

I have to admit, It was so much fun for me as I have been located in the beer garden area and never got to see what happens on the streets. I loved seeing all the people passing by and as I played music from the 50's thru the 90's as well as German music everyone seemed to enjoy this. I could see people walking by and suddenly start "movin' & groovin'" to the music was a…

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Added by Jack Leary on October 9, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Jump'n Jack Flash at Oktoberfest

Helloooo La Mesa...Jump'n Jack Flash will be out in the street at La Mesa Blvd. & Palm Ave. this year at Oktoberfest. I will be playing all your favorite tunes as well as German music for the crowds this year. Stop by and say "hi". We love this event!!!

Added by Jack Leary on October 3, 2013 at 9:04am — No Comments

Back To The 50's First Night Event

I would say the car community responded to opening night with a VERY LOUD "this is what we've been waiting for"!!!!

The streets were full of Classic cars & Hot rods, and Motorcycles. The spectators were delighted with all the different eating establishments who were staffed and ready to go.…

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Added by Jack Leary on July 12, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Village News

The Car Show Is Back!

LA MESA -- This Thursday Night the La Mesa Village Merchants Association will be opening the doors to the Village for their 22nd year with the Back To The 50's Classic Cars & Bikes Show.

There will be three areas of entertainment this year starting across the…

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Added by Jack Leary on July 10, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Jump'n Jack Flash gets "Key" to Village

I would like to share my appreciation to the La Mesa Village Merchants Association for their presentation to me at the Christmas in the Village Christmas Parade.

After 20 years as the featured "D J " at the Back To The 50's Classic Car & Bike Shows each summer I'm not sure if I'm ready to "retire" or not.

I started with a great man, George Felix, who ran the…

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Added by Jack Leary on December 22, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Octoberfest a Smash

Well, after three great days of Octoberfesting the shows this year were great! I again "hosted" the main stage in the beer garden for the Chamber and all went very very well.

It's always fun to see so many good people come out in their "German" outfits and have a great time. Our German bands were excellent during the day, and those "Cartoon Dogs" just rocked the house on Friday & Saturday nights.

It appears that when I go on stage with the band on Friday & Saturday…

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Added by Jack Leary on October 8, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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