Shaken, Not Stirred

Annual Fundraiser

We are proud to present Shaken, Not Stirred, A James Bond Event as our annual Gala event to be held on Saturday, November 9th, 2019 at 5:30 pm.  


Please join us at the Museum for this very special evening featuring casino tables, farm-to-fork dinner, cocktails, guest speaker, musical entertainment, and a fabulous one of a kind auction offering unique experiences and items.  The proceeds will go to support the California Vehicle Foundation – a 501c3 charitable organization.


Tickets are $75 members of the museum, and $85 for the general public. 

Last day for ticket sales is Thursday 11/7! Sales end Thursday night at midnight (Friday morning).

Call the museum to see
if tickets are still available!


Our guest speaker for the evening is Ronald Ahrens.  Ronald is a freelance journalist with a passion for automotive stories. He has written for Automobile Magazine, New York Times, Motor Trend, Hagerty Classic Cars Magazine, and writes about Detroit history for the business journal DBusiness.


Play our James Bond casino tables and have a chance to win a Week stay in Florida with tickets to go to the Revs Institute in Naples, Florida.


Diane Wilkinson Catering is providing our cuisine for the evening.  Diane and team have over 14 years of experience located here in Sacramento region. She specializes in fine foods as well as green catering, local foods, and organic sources.


Enjoy music provided be the Good Time Show with DJ Roy Kinji. He loves cars, music, and this museum so you can guarantee a good time with his decades of DJ and radio experience.


Our signature drink for the evening is a James Bond's Deep Eddy Vodka Martini, sponsored by Deep Eddy Vodka.


Warsteiner and Heretic Brewing Company are our beers for the evening. Warsteiner is a popular German beer and Heretic is a local top-rated craft brewery from Fairfield, California.

Check out the James Bond cars on display and take advantage of photo opportunities with the Deep Eddy Bond Girls.  Enjoy the fantastic collection of cars within the Museum, and enjoy our rotating exhibit The Great British Motoring Exhibit.  Photography by D.W. Hansen Photography -- get your glamour shots with our Bond Cars, Bond Girls, and our Bond Guy - event Emcee Dann Shively!

And an extra thanks to Comstock's Magazine,  the Greater Sacramento New Car Dealers Association, and Garick Air Conditioning for sponsoring this event!

News Flash -- Check Out Our Live Auction Items


  • Capital Carrera Rally

Enjoy a weekend of back road driving and camaraderie with other classic and special interest car enthusiasts on the 2020 Capitol Carrera Rally.  This cruise-style rally takes you on an overnight back-roads adventure to parts unknown and includes lodging, dinner, breakfast, and more.  Topping this off is your very own Enterprise Exotics weekend rental!  Tentative date = May 16/17, 2020.

  • Wine Not?!

Gather friends and family for a group tour with the Amador Country Luxury Wine Bus, Take a six-hour tour in a luxury coach of like-minded wine enthusiasts!  This traveling party will be full of fun.  Our guided tour provided by David Sobon includes Shenandoah Vineyards and the Sobon Estate, a catered picnic lunch, and a group choice winery. Date is TBA

  • It’s a Wonderful Night

Receive a Main Stage Subscription for two to our local B Street Theatre.  Then choose one night from your subscription (on a mutually agreed to date) to have your personal chauffeur pick you and your special guest up in a classic car and take you to arrive in style to see the production at the Theatre.  When your car pulls up, oh the paparazzi will be buzzing!

  • Dinner with the Director

You and your group (up to 8 total) will join our Executive Director, Mark Steigerwald for dinner amongst a collection of beautiful Porsche’s.  Bring your friends and see this amazing private collection of sports cars, memorabilia and cars in restoration. Enjoy food prepared by Chef Karen Holmes and her team, enjoy beverages, and perhaps some music on a date to be agreed upon.

  • Sports Car Drive in Style

Join Board Member, Mike Tatro and 4 other couples for an all-day drive with stops and lunch in the Gold Country where each couple will have the opportunity to drive a different car and get to experience them first hand. Driver must be able to drive stick shift vehicles and hold a valid California drivers license and insurance card on their own personal vehicle. Date TBA

  • Lexus Performance Driving School Experience

Experience Amazing as a participant in the May 2020 Lexus Performance Driving School at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca!  Your personal driving coach/instructor will be legendary race driver Scott Pruett. This exhilarating, full day experience with world-class driving instructors puts you behind the wheel to build your skills and confidence as a driver both on and off the track.  Pair this with (2) nights stay in a Monterey Peninsula Hotel and it's a fantastic weekend 

  • Craft Brew Hop

Secure a seat on our private luxury bus for you and your friends for a day of craft beer tasting!  Enjoy a day of sampling the best of Sacramento’s growing craft beer scene and leave the driving to us.  The guided tour, lasting up to 6 hours, will include stops at some of the regions award winning and best-known breweries and includes lunch along the way. Date TBA

  • Tahoe Getaway

Pack your bags and hit the road.  Enjoy a weekend getaway with an overnight stay at the Harveys Resort Lake Tahoe including tickets to an improv show, ski passes and a visit to the National Automobile Museum in Reno round out this weekend of Tahoe fun.  Date TBA

  • Florida Fling

Enjoy 6 nights in Fort Myers, Florida in a 2-bedroom, 2-bath Condo with tickets to the Revs Institute in nearby Naples, Florida. Air fare not included. Condo is fully equipped with a beautiful Lanai overlooking a community lake, a fishing pier, inside laundry, community pool and you can enjoy nearby white sand beaches.  Visit the incredible Revs Institute – one of North America’s finest automobile collections.  Experience the Everglades, the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, and a variety of other local attractions and experiences. Dates to be agreed upon.

Win Big in the Casino

Our Casino Games will feature some very special raffle prizes.  The more chips you hold at the end will increase your odds of winning the Grand Prize of a 6 night stay in a Luxury Fort Myers, Florida condo with tickets to the Revs Institute -- one of the most special car collections in North America, if not the world! 

Buy in for $50.00 and have the option to buy up through the gaming time of the evening.

Limited seating available!