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Vision vs Reality

Dreams are hard to bring to life. The original vision is almost always different from the final reality. Taking a delicate and dramatic design and fashioning that vision info a functional vehicle requires numerous adjustments, refinements, and compromises. Some for the better, some for the worse. It is fascinating to see the original vision side-by-side with its ultimate reality.

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

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Jun 8 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Standard Entrance Prices

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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Nov 7 - Nov 8, 2020

On November 7-8, 2020, the Mission Fed ArtWalk will celebrate its 36th 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 music and dance performances.

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Living Room Lecture: Amelia Earhart Archaeology

Nov 12, 2020

Aviation pioneers Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan vanished over the Pacific in 1937. Since 1988 The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) has been doing archaeology on Nikumaroro, a remote, uninhabited island where evidence suggests Earhart and Noonan may have landed and died. Tom King, who served as TIGHAR’s senior archaeologist until 2018, describes their work and the evidence uncovered to date. This virtual event will be held on Zoom and is limited to 100 participants.

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Regional Artists Market

Jun 4 - ongoing

An online marketplace for functional contemporary art created by regional artists.

A curated online market full of items from selected regional artists, tailored to be reflective of the moment. We are starting small and focusing for now entirely on functional items meant to comfort and inspire. A core part of RAM is supporting artists, and we do this through microgrants to empower artists to make functional items that build their capacity for earned income and economic resilience. RAM artists receive a full 60% of every sale. This means, when you purchase from RAM, you are directly supporting artists and vibrant creative communities.

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Drive-Thru Scream Zone: Road Kill

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2020

San Diego's favorite fright fest, the Scream Zone, is taking the scares to the streets in Drive-Thru Scream Zone: Road Kill, Oct. 1-31 at the Del Mar 'Scaregrounds'.

The Scream Zone has been tempting terror-lovers for the past 23 years, but the 2020 event will take a whole new spin. To comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, guests will experience the frights from the dis-comfort of their own automobile. Vehicles will weave through a mile-long course transformed into scenes from classic horror films and the demented minds of the Scream Zone’s imaginative creators.

At the Drive-Thru Scream Zone: Road Kill, the only roadside assistance coming to your aid is a triple threat of zombies, serial killers, and killer clowns.

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Events

Mission Federal ArtWalk

Nov 7 - Nov 8, 2020
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Living Room Lecture: Amelia Earhart Archaeology

Nov 12, 2020
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Regional Artists Market

Jun 4 - ongoing
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Drive-Thru Scream Zone: Road Kill

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2020
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