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Summer Family Mural Project

Join us during "Food Truck Fridays" in Balboa Park! The Family Mural Project provides participants new and exciting ways to experience art.  Help paint a large mural in front of the Timken, then go inside for an art treasure hunt.  Each date has a unique activity, highlighting different paintings in the museum. Everyone in the family can be an artist and a detective, and discover the wonders within the Timken! Open to all ages; registration not required; admission is always free.

Summer 2018 Dates: June 8; July 6; August 3; September 7

Neighborhood: Downtown

Timken Museum of Art
1500 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Sep 7, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Admission is Free

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Macy's Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2019

Macy’s Museum Month ended February 28, 2018, but don’t fret, the program will return next February.

During the promotion, San Diegans and tourists are invited to enjoy half-off admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council (SDMC) member museums the entire month.

Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, or nature lover, the SDMC has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest. And with these special savings that are only offered once a year, it’s a great time to visit both old favorites and new attractions you have never even heard of. See below for the full roster of participating organizations.

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Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Nov 3 - Dec 29, 2018

Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 21st incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “Santa for a Day,” “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” and “Welcome, Christmas (Fah Who Doraze),” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash.

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Ugly Sweater Holiday Cocktail Cruise

Dec 22, 2018

Come aboard the only floating holiday happy hour in San Diego! Join special hosts Tati and Frankie from JAM'N 95.7, as well as STAR 94.1 and Channel 93.3 for the ultimate ugly sweater party on the water. The cruise includes a boarding holiday cocktail and a cash bar with plenty of drink specials on beer, wine and Hornblower cocktails along with light appetizers. This is the perfect excursion on San Diego Bay or a great way to kick off a night downtown. Let's get ugly together!

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The Venice Christmas Show

Dec 19, 2018

Come on out for Venice's special Christmas celebration with their special blend of rock!

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Macy's Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2019
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Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Nov 3 - Dec 29, 2018
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Ugly Sweater Holiday Cocktail Cruise

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Dec 19, 2018
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