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Gold Rush

California Gold!

It is in our human nature to have an obsession with GOLD. The value we have put on it captivates, motivates and drives people to do incredible things.

Take a step back in time and experience what life was like for many individuals who risked everything to try and make it rich quick once the news spread that gold was found and how the lure of gold changed and shaped California.

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Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Mar 12, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Price

$9-$17

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Art Alive

Apr 27 - Apr 30, 2017

Spring in San Diego means Art Alive at The San Diego Museum of Art. A loved and eagerly anticipated tradition, Art Alive 2017 celebrates it's 36th year and the stunning works of art on display in the Museum with more than 100 floral interpretations created by top local and national designers. This year marks the return of three-time Rotunda Designer Carlos Franco of Green Fresh Florals who will use his spectacular inventiveness to transform the John M. and Sally B. Thornton Rotunda into a botanical masterpiece.

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Green Flash Concert Series: JOHNNYSWIM

May 17, 2017

Every summer Birch Aquarium at Scripps transforms its Tide Pool Plaza into an outdoor music venue unlike any other for the Green Flash Concert Series. These lively concerts provide the ultimate Southern California music experience and panoramic ocean views with JOHNNYSWIM - an American folk, soul, blues, and pop music duo consisting of singer-songwriters Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez.

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Kanban

Apr 15 - ongoing

A fusion of art, design and commerce, kanban refers to traditional signs that Japanese merchants displayed to advertise and give identity and expression to their shops. From carved scenes of carp climbing waterfalls to images of seductive courtesans with painted faces, "Kanban" provides a rare opportunity to figuratively walk and shop the streets of Japan.

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Ghosts of the Gaslamp Walking Tour

Jan 30, 2017 - ongoing

Take a stroll through the Gaslamp's haunted history. Visit hotels, saloons, brothels and a long-ago funeral parlor, and end your tour inside the Gaslamp's most haunted edifice - the Davis-Horton House.

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Art Alive

Apr 27 - Apr 30, 2017
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Green Flash Concert Series: JOHNNYSWIM

May 17, 2017
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Kanban

Apr 15 - ongoing
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Ghosts of the Gaslamp Walking Tour

Jan 30, 2017 - ongoing
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