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October 2016
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If Cars Could Talk – Classic Brightwork

October 4 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Each month, our speaker will pick a car and offer a fascinating peek into its history. Join us the first Tuesday of each month, and explore the story of cars with Museum curators, staff, or local personalities over lunch. Back by popular demand, Doug McDonnell will discuss the art of automotive “brightwork” such as chrome designs, emblems, hood…

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$5 - $10

Race Night at ACM

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Put your racing skills to the test every second Thursday of the month in the Speed Zone at ACM! Our CXC racing simulators are linked together to provide a realistic racing experience against other drivers. Compete on famous tracks such as: Darlington, Daytona, Dover and more!

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Free

Cruise-In at ACM

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 13, 2016
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Cruise into ACM on the second Thursday of each month April through October, rain or shine on ACM’s Haub Family Field! Cruise-Ins at ACM are FREE, family-friendly and no pre-registration is required! Enjoy music by DJ Fred, BBQ by Gravediggers, popcorn by Queen of Pop, free coffee and cookies, and enter to win a door prize and/or People’s Choice award!

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Free

Educator Night at the Museum

October 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tacoma Art Museum,
1701 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Every year, Tacoma area museums come together to host Educator Night at the Museum, an exciting opportunity for area educators to relax and mingle while learning more about the resources and programs offered by prominent organizations in the Puget Sound area. Educators are invited to discover engaging, innovative, standards-based ways to bring the arts, social studies, science and other subjects into their classrooms or opportunities to bring their students out into the community! Register online to attend.

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Free

Family STEM Day – Automotive Design & Engineering

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Design, build, tinker, and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, and math. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone. Meet members of the University of Washington’s Formula Motorsports team and check out their new T27 car on display. Be inspired by their passion for automotive design and engineering.…

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November 2016

If Cars Could Talk – Charles Chayne

November 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Each month, our speaker will pick a car and offer a fascinating peek into its history. Join us the first Tuesday of each month, and explore the story of cars with Museum curators, staff, or local personalities over lunch. ACM Docent Doug Wolford will speak on Charles Chayne’s accomplishments as Buick’s Chief Engineer from 1936-1951.  Joining the program…

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$5 - $10

Race Night at ACM

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s) with no end date
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Put your racing skills to the test every second Thursday of the month in the Speed Zone at ACM! Our CXC racing simulators are linked together to provide a realistic racing experience against other drivers. Compete on famous tracks such as: Darlington, Daytona, Dover and more! Race Nights are open to members, friends and the general public! Teams are also welcome to join in on the fun. $5 Museum members; $10 non-members. All ages welcome* *Young children may be too…

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Free

Family STEM Day: 3D Printing and Automobiles

November 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Design, build, tinker, and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, and math. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone. FabLab, a local prototyping and technology workshop, will demonstrate how the automotive field is impacted by the use of 3D printers. Watch a 3D printer in action and learn…

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December 2016
Free

If Cars Could Talk

December 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s) with no end date,
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There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Each month, our speaker will pick a car and offer a fascinating peek into its history. Join us the first Tuesday of each month, and explore the story of cars with Museum curators, staff, or local personalities over lunch. Free, with Museum admission. Bring a lunch, or enjoy a meal from Classics by Pacific Grill.  

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$5 - $10

Race Night at ACM

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s) with no end date
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Put your racing skills to the test every second Thursday of the month in the Speed Zone at ACM! Our CXC racing simulators are linked together to provide a realistic racing experience against other drivers. Compete on famous tracks such as: Darlington, Daytona, Dover and more! Race Nights are open to members, friends and the general public! Teams are also welcome to join in on the fun. $5 Museum members; $10 non-members. All ages welcome* *Young children may be too…

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