Downtown Santa Cruz is going to be even more weird than usual on Saturday when dozens — maybe hundreds — maybe thousands, who knows? — bewigged wackos descend on Pacific Avenue.
A local businessman named Virgil Robinson is trying to set a world record for the most Afros in one place at one time — that’s real Afros and multi-colored wigs. All those with an Afro wig at home are requested, nay commanded, to show up on Pacific Avenue, near Church Street, on Saturday afternoon to make history. The photo takes place at 3 p.m.
Hey, it’s going to be a lot easier to participate in than Robinson’s next world-record attempt.
Here’s some vid of Virg: