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Living the Impossible

Living the Impossible commemorates the 100th anniversary of the completion of the San Diego & Arizona Railway. This exhibit features photographs, artifacts, and model trains retelling the stories of the people who persevered in building this impossible railroad.

Neighborhood: Downtown

San Diego Model Railroad Museum
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Jun 7 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Recurs every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Price

$6 - $11.50

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Join us at the San Diego History Center for History Happy Hour most Fridays through September 27th during Balboa Park’s Food Truck Fridays.

Grab some food. Have a drink. Sit down and relax. Experience San Diego History!

Beer, wine, & soft drinks available for purchase, plenty of seating, and fun activities.

1st drink free for San Diego History Center members!*
*Members please check-in at the front desk.
Must be 21 or over to consume alcohol.

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Superpower Dogs

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Pilot Talk: Flying the F/A-18 "Hornet"

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Join Colonel Stephen “Fozzy” Acosta, commanding officer of VMFAT 101, as he shares some of his missions and experiences as an F/A- 18 “Hornet ” pilot.  Kids and adults will enjoy his demonstration some of the equipment USMC pilots use and his explanation of the unique capabilities of the Hornet.   

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum has 31 historical aircraft on display as well as hundreds of artifacts from the earliest days of aviation to the present day. Open Cockpit Days are held on select weekends from May-September. Check the website at www.flyingleathernecks.org for more information.

Free admission and parking.

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Summertime Sailor Days

Jul 8 - Sep 2, 2019

Summertime Sailor Days returns to the Maritime Museum of San Diego for a limited time! 

Museum visitors will experience firsthand traditional sailor activities including knot-tying, plus maritime arts and crafts activities. Explore a host of amazing historic vessels including tall ships, submarines and fascinating below-deck exhibits. Children can also participate in a fun scavenger hunt throughout the Maritime Museum to learn about history and choose a special prize from the Gift Shop treasure chest.

Available weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., July 8 – September 2. Boatloads of fun await and best of all, the extra treats are included with general admission ticket purchase.

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History Happy Hour

Jun 7 - ongoing
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Superpower Dogs

Mar 15, 2019 - ongoing
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Pilot Talk: Flying the F/A-18 "Hornet"

Aug 24, 2019
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Summertime Sailor Days

Jul 8 - Sep 2, 2019
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