The Great Hand-Car Regatta is a celebration of art, science, and plain old American ingenuity.The event is in historic Railroad Square in Santa Rosa. Visit the website for more information, or check out their MySpace page.
The public is encouraged to form teams of up to four creative people to build and race your own rail-bound, human-powered contraption in timed trials against other teams!
The Great Hand-Car Regatta
If you're going to be in Northern California in September, check this out! From the brochure: