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The Tijuana and Tecate Railroad, Summer Exhibit

at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Tijuana and Tecate is the San Diego Model Railroad Museum’s Summer Exhibit, opening June 11, 2024. Explore the history and construction of the Tijuana and Tecate Railroad, the section of the San Diego and Arizona Eastern Railroad located across the Mexican Border. This exhibit walks visitors through the difficulties John D. Spreckels faced as he funded the construction and the aftermath of the railroad in the Mexican cities the trains passed through.

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

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Date & Time

Jun 11 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Recurs every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Price

Included in admission

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Curtis Taylor Quintet

Jul 6, 2024

Award-winning trumpeter Curtis Taylor’s lyrical and melodic improvisational style displays a level of maturity far beyond his years. His unique blend of soulfulness, harmonic sensibilities and rhythm melt together for an unforgettable sound that directly connects with the soul of the listener. According to Taylor, “When played honestly, music is the ultimate conveyor of truth and beauty.”

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Californian Tall Ship Adventure.

Apr 1 - ongoing

The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to join us for Tall Ship adventure sailing! This is a four-hour adventure history sail aboard the schooner Californian.
The Californian is a replica of a gold rush era revenue cutter and the Official Tall Ship of the State of California.

Arrive early to take in your general admission visit to the entire fleet and exhibits, then set sail! 

Join the crew in sailing a traditionally rigged tall ship! Passengers will be invited to haul a line, man the helm and watch the crew as they scamper up and down the rigging to set and furl the sails. Listen as the Californian’s crew relates the history of sailing and exploration in San Diego, tales of whaling and sea otter trade, local sea battles, the art of ship’s gunnery, life at sea and more.

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July 4 BBQ Dinner and Fireworks Viewing

Jul 4, 2024

Enjoy a BBQ Dinner and spectacular fireworks viewing from the McKinney Deck of the 1898 Berkeley, a national and state historic landmark, or the waterfront barge to the rear of the Berkeley.

Maritime Museum of San Diego hosts this annual favorite every year welcoming locals and visitors for a front row seat to the Big Bay Boom. Adult BBQ dinners include pulled pork sandwich, potato salad, chips, and cookie. Child BBQ dinners includes hot dog, potato salad, chips, and cookie. Plant-based vegetarian pulled pork or hot dog options will be available upon request. Additional snacks including cookies or chips may be purchased too. Tickets for the dinner must be purchased online in advance. Seating is first come first serve.

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Make Music Day

Jun 21, 2024

Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 1,000 cities in 120 countries.

The Museum of Making Music joins the celebration with a variety of fun, free activities, hands-on music-making, performances, and more!

 

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Curtis Taylor Quintet

Jul 6, 2024
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Californian Tall Ship Adventure.

Apr 1 - ongoing
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July 4 BBQ Dinner and Fireworks Viewing

Jul 4, 2024
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Make Music Day

Jun 21, 2024
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