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Cephalopod Celebration!

Explore the exciting world of octopus and more!

Join us as we celebrate the wonderful world of cephalopods. Squid, octopus, cuttlefish, and their cousins have been around since before the dinosaurs and have shaped the oceans we know and love today. Dive into the world of cephalopods with hands-on activities, crafts, scientists, authors and more! 

October 20-21: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Included with Birch Aquarium admission.
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Don't miss these other special Cephalopod Celebration events: 
Henry Herz Book Readings and Signings 
Squid Empire Lecture and Book Signing 

Neighborhood: La Jolla

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA 92093-0207

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Contact Info

(858) 534-7336

Date & Time

Oct 20 - Oct 21, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Included with admission.


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Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2019

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Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, or nature lover, the SDMC has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest.

Take advantage of the program to visit both old favorites and new attractions you have never even heard of!


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Day Tour: Submerged Prehistory

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Submerged Prehistory
San Diego’s First Peoples Tour Series 2019

Saturday, March 2, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Multiple Locations
The San Diego Archaeological Center announces Submerged Prehistory,the second tour in the San Diego’s First Peoplesseries, on Saturday, March 2, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The event will start at the parking lot of La Jolla Shores Beach and features a visit to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  This event will take place regardless of the weather. Space is limited to 25 people.  Registration for this tour only is $25, $20 for members. Please register at



Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2019

Mission Federal ArtWalk

Apr 27 - Apr 28, 2019

SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 9 - Apr 28, 2019

Day Tour: Submerged Prehistory

Mar 2, 2019

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