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August 2015

If Cars Could Talk: Route 66 Journey in a 1956 Ford Ranch Wagon

August 4 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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. Join Dave Robertson as he shares the unique story of his 1956 Ford Ranch Wagon.  Dave restored his wagon and…

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Member “Show Off” Driving Tour – Club Auto Colorado Chapter

August 8

Contact the National Club Auto Director for more details on this event. National Club Auto Director – dominic@americascarmuseum.org  |  253.779.8490

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DRIVE-IN MOVIE SERIES

August 8 @ 4:30 pm

Cars 2 Join us for drive-in movies on the Haub Family Showfield where the cars are the stars! Watch in your car or from a blanket or chair on the ACM lawn. Either option will give you a great view of the 40-foot outdoor screen! Select Saturdays this summer, join us for car-themed movies on the Haub Family Showfield. Parking for the show starts 4:30 PM, with showtime at dusk (around 9 PM). This event is FREE to the public,…

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Take A Spin

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Summer just isn’t as fun without ACM’s Take A Spin events! Rides in vehicles from the ACM Collection will be presented for guests to experience history in motion!  Vehicles will vary and may be a selection from Antiques and pre-war Classics to from the Fabulous Fifties, perhaps a fire truck may make a special appearance!

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Cruise-Ins

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month on the second Thursday until October 8, 2015

Every second Thursday we will feature cool cars on the Anderson plaza, April through October, rain or shine! Mix and mingle with other car enthusiasts while listening to music, vote on the People’s Choice Award and enter to win the raffle drawing. ACM is open until 8pm for Cruise-Ins, so be sure to explore the Museum and check out the new Vintage Station Wagon display in the Route 66 gallery! Normal admission rates apply to Museum access. NEW THIS YEAR! GRAVEDIGGER’S…

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Race Night at ACM

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month on the second Thursday

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.

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Family STEM Day – Design for Speed

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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. Explore many ways that cars are designed for the purpose of speed. Build your own toy race car to take home.

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Vintage Motorcycle Festival

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

      More than 2,500 classic motorcycle enthusiasts will gather on America’s Car Museum’s Haub Family Field for this unique event featuring hundreds of vintage motorcycles and scooters ranging from 1910 to 1990, including rare Triumphs, Ducatis, BMWs and more. Virtually every brand in the history of motorcycling will be represented from owners across the U.S. and Canada. A used bike corral, food trucks, free seminars, and vendor booths, plus restoration and touring services make this any motorcycle enthusiast’s dream come true.…

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Take A Spin

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Summer just isn’t as fun without ACM’s Take A Spin events! Rides in vehicles from the ACM Collection will be presented for guests to experience history in motion!  Vehicles will vary and may be a selection from Antiques and pre-war Classics to from the Fabulous Fifties, perhaps a fire truck may make a special appearance!

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Insider Talk: Lucky’s Garage

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

A look inside Lucky’s Garage, Harold LeMay’s Passion for Saving History.

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