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Hershey Gardens: A Tour of History & Horticulture

Saturday, June 13 at 10 a.m. at Hershey Gardens  Join us for this 45-minute tour of Hershey Gardens, given by Horticulture Specialist Barbara Whitcraft, as she shares Hershey Gardens’ rich history and horticultural excellence. Hershey Gardens was created in 1937, when Mr. Hershey was approached to sponsor a national rosarium in Washington, D.C. Instead, he decided to create a garden in Hershey where he and the community could enjoy it. The original 3 1/2 acre rose...

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The Grand Ascent

The Grand Ascent A Vintage Hill Climb Saturday, June 13, 2015 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Day Two! Located on the challenging Hershey Hill Climb Course behind the historic Hotel Hershey, The Grand Ascent is a two day vintage hill climb exhibition sanctioned by the Vintage Sports Car Club of America (VSCCA). This exciting hill climb expedition appeals to enthusiasts and curious spectators alike. Stop by to shop our vendor’s midway, see special car exhibits, ride in a vintage race car...

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The Elegance at Hershey

June 12-14, 2015 June 12-14, 2015 The Elegance at Hershey is a Concours d ‘Elegance and three day weekend of automotive events held annually in June at The Hotel Hershey for the benefit of JDRF. The Elegance celebrates a bygone era when the automobile stirred our imaginations and quickened our hearts. Festivities include The Grand Ascent, the Elegance 5k Challenge,The Concorso Bizarro, The Celebration and The Elegance Concours d ‘Elegance. The Elegance was created by a...

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Museum of Bus Transportation Spring Fling

Date: June 6 Times:  9:00 am to 3:00 pm The Museum of Bus Transportation invites you to their annual Spring Fling where visitors have the ability to see the largest collection of antique buses on display in the United States. Displays are located inside the AACA Museum and outside the Museum on the grounds. View a variety of modes of bus transportation – intercity, transit, school bus, motor coach conversions. A shuttle bus will run every hour between the AACA Museum...

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Late Night First Thursdays – Station Wagon Special Progam

  First Thursday Program Station Wagon Presentation Date: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 The first Thursday of this month is here! That means the Museum will be keeping its doors open late for guests. We will be open until the extended time of 9:00 P.M. You can learn more about the Station Wagons this First Thursday from docent Warren Erb, as he presents a special program at 7:00 P.M. We look forward to serving our visitors who are not able to join us during normal daytime hours...

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AACA Museum Summer Exhibits Opening Reception

Date:  May 22, 2015 Time:  6 PM – 9 PM Join us as we unveil our new summer exhibits A Family Affair: Station Wagons and Automotive Jewelry by Michael Furman along with the recently opened Motorbikes for the Masses. You’re chance to mix and mingle with other enthusiasts and vehicle owners for these exhibits! The theme of the night will be a 50’s style picnic – think tailgating-  fried chicken, sandwiches, soft pretzels, deviled eggs and more.  Urban...

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