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‘Celebrate UCI’ Trades Rain for Blue Skies and Good Times

Overcast weather the day before raised speculations that the annual Wayzgoose Medieval Faire, an annual Earth Day celebration held in Aldrich Park since 1972, would be canceled. Fortunately, the weather cleared up on Saturday, April 21 and, like every year at 9:30 a.m., booths were pitched, stages set and ponies saddled. Ethnic foods were prepared for the day-long cook-off and the UC Irvine Police Department arranged its ninth-annual Car Show on the Green, displaying more than $1 million worth of classic cars.
‘[Wayzgoose is] like welcome week all over again,’ commented second-year civil engineering major Rafael Piamonte. ‘It was pretty cool to see the Nintendo Wii booth