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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

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$9-$17

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Legacy Week

May 27 - May 29, 2017

The USS Midway Museum is the heart and soul of Memorial Day celebration in San Diego. The Memorial Day lineup of activities aboard the Midway honors and remembers our heroes as it celebrates our military heritage. Weekend activities and events offer the community an affordable and inspiring way to kick off summer in San Diego. Click on the Tabs below for more information on the events.

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Mt. Soledad's Memorial Day Ceremony

May 29, 2017

This Memorial Day, the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial commemoration ceremony will include a special salute to our nation's Gold Star families.

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Festival of the Bells

Jul 15 - Jul 16, 2017

A weekend celebrating the anniversary of Mission San Diego de Alcalá, California's first Mission, with the blessing and ringing of all five Mission bells.

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Sounds Like San Diego VIII

Jul 8, 2017

The eighth edition of Sounds Like San Diego, will once again feature some of today's top local artists performing their takes on songs made famous by artists from San Diego from 1960 to today. Curated and hosted by music historian Bart Mendoza, the evening also includes appearances by some of the original musicians, performing their classics. Song selections will include music from Iron Butterfly, The Cascades, Switchfoot, Jack Tempchin, David Gates, JJ Cale, Ratt and more!

There will be three themes running through the fast paced show - singer-songwriters, musical pioneers and sixties soul. This year's performers include soul singer Jesse Davis, The Dinettes, Wayne Riker, Johnny "V" Vernazza, True Stories, Pony Death Ride, Nina Francis, Peter Hall, Marie Haddad, Scott Mathiasen and more!

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Legacy Week

May 27 - May 29, 2017
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Mt. Soledad's Memorial Day Ceremony

May 29, 2017
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Festival of the Bells

Jul 15 - Jul 16, 2017
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Sounds Like San Diego VIII

Jul 8, 2017
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