Calendar of Events

May 23, 2014

Peking-to-Paris Discussion

36 Airflow Peking to Paris California Automobile Museum

Phil Putnam of Orland, California will discuss his experience as a finishing participant in 2013′s Peking to Paris rally at the California Automobile Museum. Phil prepared a 1936 Chrysler C10 Airflow for the rally and served as the Airflow’s mechanic on the journey. This Airflow will be driven to the museum to be on display during the discussion; the mud and dirt from the rally is still on the Airflow!

Start: May 23, 2014 1:30 pm
End: May 23, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: California Automobile Museum

May 15, 2014

Third Thursday: “Who Killed The Electric Car?”

Who Killed The Electric Car California Automobile Museum

We will be showing the movie “Who Killed The Electric Car” to encourage discussion about the electric vehicle industry as highlighted in our current exhibit. Plus, the movie discusses GM’s EV1 which you will be able to look at in person at the Museum! Beer and wine will be sold at happy hour prices. This is a great event for car enthusiasts of all ages. Free with general admission.

Start: May 15, 2014 6:00 pm
End: May 15, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: California Automobile Museum
Phone: 9164426802
Address:
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, 95818

May 14, 2014

Tour Italy 2014

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This Italy trip with the California Automobile Museum will focus on Northern Italy’s automotive and cultural icons. The tour will start and end in Milan, Northern Italy’s center for design.

Date: May 14, 2014
Phone: 9164426802
Address:
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, 95818
Cost: $4000-4600

May 10, 2014

Second Saturday Tour Series – Top 10 Cars

The Museum offers special tours every Second Saturday of the month at 2pm. A new topic is featured every month! Free with Museum Admission.

“Top 10 Museum Cars: One Docent’s View” is the topic for May 2014. The experienced Museum docent leading this tour has given countless tours, is an indispensable guide for our school groups, and is an active volunteer in our library. You may not agree with his Top 10 list of historically significant cars on display at the Museum, but you will certainly want to hear what it is!

Start: May 10, 2014 2:00 pm
End: May 10, 2014 3:15 pm
Venue: California Automobile Museum
Cost: Free

Model T Basics & Driving

Model T Class California Automobile Museum

Learn the ins and outs of a Ford Model T, then take that puppy out for a spin!

Start: May 10, 2014 9:00 am
End: May 10, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: California Automobile Museum
Phone: 9164426802
Address:
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA, 95818, United States
Cost: $75-$85

May 6, 2014

Big Day of Giving!

Day of Giving - California Automobile Museum

Give Local Now is THE Foundation for donating to your favorite nonprofit organization, a.k.a. the California Automobile Museum – obviously.

Start: May 6, 2014 12:00 am
End: May 6, 2014 12:00 pm

May 4, 2014

Founders Day – 27 Years and Still Growing!

Founders day - california automobile museum

Our 2014 Founders Day will be held on Sunday, May 4 to celebrate 27 years since the Museum opened.

Start: May 4, 2014 11:00 am
End: May 4, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: California Automobile Museum
Phone: 9164426802
Address:
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, 95818
Cost: Free with admission

April 26, 2014

ARTomotive Photography Workshop

Artomotive Photography Class California Automobile Museum

Cameras and cars seem to go together, don’t they? If it’s aiding a sale, documenting restoration, or simply capturing the beautiful design of a vehicle; photography plays an important role to the automotive hobby.

Start: April 26, 2014 9:00 am
End: April 26, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: California Automobile Museum
Phone: 9164426802
Address:
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA, 95818, United States
Cost: $35-$45

April 26, 2014 – April 27, 2014

2nd Annual Capitol Carrera

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Speed is not the Object, the Journey is the Challenge. The 2nd Annual Capitol Carrera is a touring rally organized by classic car enthusiasts and supporters of the California Automobile Museum.

Start: April 26, 2014
End: April 27, 2014
Venue: California Automobile Museum
Phone: 9164426802
Address:
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA, 95818, United States
Cost: $350

April 19, 2014

Youth Basic Engine Class

Youth Basic engine Calss at the California Automobile Museum

This is a hands-on 3 hour class aimed at students 4th grade and up. This second date was opened by popular demand… Sign up soon!

Start: April 19, 2014 12:30 pm
End: April 19, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: California Automobile Museum
Phone: 9164426802
Address:
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, 95818
Cost: $20-$25