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August 2015
$20-$25

Youth Basic Engine Class

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
California Automobile Museum,
2200 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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This is a hands-on 3 hour class aimed at students 4th grade and up.  Students learn how an engine works by taking apart a Briggs and Stratton one cylinder engine to see how the solids, liquids and gases interact to make it run.  Students also get to fire up several different types of engines to see how each gets their specific job done. The cost for this class is $20 per pair (guardian and student) for museum members, $25 per…

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Second Saturday Tour Series: What’s in a Name?

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
California Automobile Museum,
2200 Front Street
Sacrmento, CA 95818 United States
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The Museum offers special tours every Second Saturday of the month at 2pm. A new topic is featured every month! Free with Museum Admission. The tour on August 8th will feature What’s in a Name: A History of Automotive Branding. Learn about the evolution of how automobile manufacturers transformed their products into pop culture icon through modern advertising techniques. All major manufacturers will be discussed along with some of their popular and not-so-popular models. The tour will be led by the…

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$675

Day Trip – Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

August 16 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Once each year in August about 200 of the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world roll onto the fairway of what is often called the best finishing hole in golf — the famed eighteenth at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Tire meets turf and transformation occurs: the stage is set for one of the most competitive events in the automotive world. The occasion is the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

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ARTomotive Photography Class

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
California Automobile Museum,
2200 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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Artomotive Photography Class California Automobile Museum

Cameras and cars seem to go together, don’t they?  Whether it’s aiding a sale, documenting restoration, or simply capturing the beautiful design of a vehicle; photography plays an important role in the automotive hobby. In this workshop you will learn tips and techniques for enhancing your automotive photographs.  This class is oriented toward digital photography and will include demonstrations on how to use Adobe Photoshop to enhance your photography.  And you’ll get a unique opportunity that rarely presents itself at…

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September 2015
55-45

Model A Basics and Driving

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
California Automobile Museum,
2200 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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Model A Driving class at the california automobile museum

Study with our local experts and learn the history and inner-workings of a Model A, then take it for a spin!

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Model T Basics and Driving Class

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
California Automobile Museum,
2200 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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Model T Class California Automobile Museum

Learn how to drive a piece of automotive history; the car that changed it all, Henry Ford’s revolutionary Model T! This class is divided into two components.  First, students will have a session in the classroom/on the museum floor, where they will get a brief overview on the Model T, it’s mechanical workings, and some interesting history.  Then, thanks to our friends at Sacramento Valley Model T Club, you will have the chance to get behind the wheel and DRIVE!…

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October 2015
$15-$20

Pre-K Clay Modeling

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
California Automobile Museum,
2200 Front Street
Sacramento, 95818
Pre-k Clay Modeling

Automakers have designed masterpieces from everyday modeling clay, and this class, open to children ages 3-7, shows how to make model cars like the pros!

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$15-$20

Future Engineers Clay Modeling

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
California Automobile Museum,
2200 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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Sign-up your child age 7-13 for the this fun, hands-on Future Engineers Clay Modeling Class! Kids will gain the opportunity to create a model car out of clay just like they do it today and peak their interest in the engineering field! Of course, participants also get to keep the model as a souvenir!

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Cuba’s Classic Cars 2.0

October 10 @ 8:00 am - October 17 @ 5:00 pm
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With the improving diplomatic relationship with Cuba, now is an ideal time to travel to this unique Caribbean location. You can now purchase up to $100 in Cuban cigars and rum, and it’s likely that, within just a few years, the extraordinary car culture (and likely everything else) in Cuba will undoubtedly change. Join us during this window of time as we journey to a land set back in time.

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$20 / free for spectators

Tuner Car Show

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
California Automobile Museum,
2200 Front Street
Sacramento, 95818
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California Automobile Museum is breaking into the world of modern cars and modern modifications. In partnership with local car clubs, NorCalSTclub and NorCal S2K, the real world of the tuners will be on show!  All registered cars will be eligible to win in one of the following categories. Judging will be done by ballot, with trophies presented, and prize money available for Best In Show and the Runner Up! Click on the orange button below to register. Best In Show…

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