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The Plank Road

Picture yourself back in 1918 trying to cross the burning desert of Imperial County. You reach the treacherous Imperial Sand Dunes and face the challenge of a seamless ocean of sand. With relief and anxiety you begin to ascend the first dune on the Plank Road. The heat, swirling sand, and jarring ride across the rough planks makes you nauseous, but you are grateful since this new route offers safety and cuts many hours off the adventurous trip across the desert.

 

Neighborhood: Downtown

San Diego Automotive Museum
2080 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Mar 15, 2018 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Apr 27 - Apr 28, 2019

On April 27-28, 2019, the Mission Federal ArtWalk will celebrate its 35th annual event in the streets of Little Italy. Featuring more than 300 artists filling 17 square blocks of the iconic urban neighborhood with art, craftsmanship and beautiful goods, this event attracts artists from across the globe. More than just an art event, the festival is a family-friendly opportunity to participate in interactive art installations and features live and features live music and dance performances.

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Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Jan 7 - ongoing

Swift Boats at War in Vietnam is a compilation of thirty-eight firsthand accounts of sailors and officers who fought on the Patrol Craft Fast (PCF). These are their stories of heroism, humor and heartbreak, told in first-hand accounts and photos by the men who were there, 50 years ago.

Based on the book Swift Boats at War in Vietnam, this immersive new exhibit lets you experience their courage under fire. Weekend bay tours on a real Swift Boat are available for an additional charge.

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Meet Huxley the Harris' Hawk

May 5, 2019

Meet Huxley the Harris's Hawk and his handler, Canyoneer Bob Gordon.
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BLOOM BASH 2019

Apr 12, 2019

BLOOM BASH is the high voltage celebration to kick off Art Alive 2019—attracting the community’s trendsetters & late-night revelers. With food & cocktails, art installations & performers, BLOOM BASH attendees love to dance the night away.

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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Apr 27 - Apr 28, 2019
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Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Jan 7 - ongoing
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Meet Huxley the Harris' Hawk

May 5, 2019
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BLOOM BASH 2019

Apr 12, 2019
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