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Late Night First Thursday Program “A Tour of Cuba: the People, the Culture & The Cars”

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Late Night First Thursday Program “A Tour of Cuba: the People, the Culture & The Cars”

  Date: Thursday, September 3 Time: 6:30 p.m. Be transported to another land with tales of AACA Museum Cuba trips past and future! This First Thursday’s topic is, “A Tour of Cuba: the People, the Culture & The Cars”. Presenter Toni Rothman will share her experiences gained from the spring Cuba trip and what to expect on the next trip in the fall. Learn about the sights, sounds, and vehicles of Cuba!   The overwhelming success of the Museum’s first spring trip to Cuba has inspired another trip this fall, October 29 – November 6, 2015. For more information, visit AACA Museum Cuba Trip page. The Museum is open late the First Thursday of each month through November, from 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. We look forward to serving our visitors who are not able to join us during normal daytime hours and we’ll provide special speakers or special programs...

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Corvair Days – Central Pennsylvania Corvair Club Show

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Corvair Days – Central Pennsylvania Corvair Club Show

Date: Saturday, September 12 Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.   View a unique part of American history at the Corvair Days Event . This Corvair-only show is hosted by the Central PA Corvair Club on the AACA Museum grounds. Attendees can enjoy an assortment of outdoor vendors, a Road Rally, Model Car Display, and a Scavenger Hunt. Tickets for 50/50 raffle will be sold throughout the day and announced during the awards presentation. A raffle of a $100.00 gift card will also take place; you do not need to be present to win. Awards will be given according to the votes of the people! The People’s Choice Award is voted on by the attendees of the show. Preregistration is $12.00 per vehicle and ends August 31st. Day of show registration is $14.00 per vehicle. Museum admission is $12.00 for adults, $11.00 for seniors, and $9.00 for children (age 4-14). Three and younger...

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PAWS Fast and Furriest Car Show

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PAWS Fast and Furriest Car Show

Date: September 20, 2015 Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM; registration from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  The Society for Preservation of Animal Welfare & Safety (PAWS ) is pleased to announce a Car and Motorcycle show for the direct benefit of its animals. PAWS is a 100% volunteer organization so all proceeds will be used for the welfare, support of programs, and facilities operations for their animal rescue activities in Central Pennsylvania. This event will be held on the beautiful grounds of the AACA Museum in Hershey, PA. This is an open car, truck, and motorcycle show; all owners are encouraged to bring out their vehicles for this benefit! The event will feature 35 different classes for cars, trucks, and motorcycles, trophies, and dash plaques to the first 200 cars registered. Preregistration and day of registration is $20.00 per vehicle entered. The show hosts numerous show, custom, classic, and exhibition vehicles, a DJ, food...

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Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

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Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

Date: September 26, 2015 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., regular Museum operating hours The AACA Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 26 as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution. The Museum Day Live! ticket will be available to download at www.smithsonianmag.com. Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues for one day only. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. For more information about Museum Day Live! and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please visit...

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Matchbox Car Show

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Matchbox Car Show

Date: Sunday, September 27 Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM A Matchbox Toy show will again be held in Hershey!  The Die cast Toy Exchange is sponsoring this Matchbox Toy show here at the AACA Museum on Sunday, September 27th from 9AM – 4 PM.  Admission to the Museum on this day will be just $7.00 per person for ages 4 and older, with children 3 and under FREE. This is a great chance for you to enjoy some miniature cars and full size cars on the same day at a terrific price! Interested in being a vendor?  For more information contact Wayne at 717-318-4073 or Ron at 717-880-1772 or via e-mail at diecasttoyexchange@hotmail.com. Enjoy this Motor Week television segment filmed during the 2014...

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Late Night First Thursday Program “Autos in Acrylics”

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Late Night First Thursday Program “Autos in Acrylics”

Date: Thursday, October 1 Time: 6:30 p.m. Artist Dan Reed discusses his upcoming exhibit to be featured in the Museum, “Autos in Acrylics”. As automotive enthusiasts many of us have automobile related art hanging on the walls of our home, office or garage. Have you ever wondered how your favorite piece of art came to be? How an artist with tubes of paint and a little imagination turn a blank canvas into a work of art? What tools and techniques are applied to that blank, white space transforming it into something brilliant, colorful, textured and seemingly 3-dimensional? Automotive artist Dan Reed will explain how its done Thursday evening October 1st at 6:30 PM. Reed will be having a display of his work here at the AACA Museum throughout the fall including during AACA Hershey Fall Meet Week when we have thousands of enthusiasts visit the Museum. http://www.danreedillustration.com/ The Museum is open...

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Wagonfest – GM Longroof Forum Car Show

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Wagonfest – GM Longroof Forum Car Show

Saturday, October 3rd 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Gotta love the nostalgia of those vintage station wagons!  The GM Long roof forum group invites you to show your wagon or just come out to see those on view for this show of longroof wagons here at the AACA Museum. The GM Longroof Forum focuses on GM station wagons from 1991 – 1996 but all makes, models and years are welcome to join in for the day. For more information on registering your vehicle for the show, you can contact Tim at Swinker2@msn.com...

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AACA Eastern Division National Fall Meet

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AACA Eastern Division National Fall Meet

Wednesday, October 7 – Saturday, October 10, 2015 View the 2015 Fall Meet Brochure The largest flea market and show of its kind in the world. There is so much happening during Fall Meet Week – so don’t miss out! The Eastern Division AACA National Fall Meet takes place each year during the 1st full week in October. The Hershey Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) began hosting the show in 1955 and has done so each year since then. The meet is located in beautiful Hershey, PA on the ground and parking lots surrounding Hersheypark and The Giant Center. Hershey is considered one of the largest antique automobile shows and flea markets in the United States. It consists of over 9,000 flea market spaces, over 1,000 car corral spaces, and approximately 1,500 show cars. Each year, the show attracts visitors from all over the United States...

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Test Drive a Tesla Model S

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Test Drive a Tesla Model S

Test Drive Model S here at the AACA Museum! Fri. Oct. 23- Sun. Oct. 25, 2015 10am – 6pm Tesla’s award winning Model S, now with Autopilot features, is an evolution in automobile engineering. Our advanced electric drivetrain will propel you from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 2.8 seconds, without hesitation and without a drop of gasoline. With the highest safety rating in America and up to 270 miles of highway range, Model S redefines performance driving. Test Drive appointments are available to experience the award winning Model S. Your driving session will be 15 minutes long over a predetermined route designed to highlight the capabilities of Model S. A Tesla Product Specialist will accompany all drives to ensure you optimize your time in Model S. You may bring up to three guests to ride in the back seat during your drive. Sign Up Now Location:...

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Trunk or Treat

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Trunk or Treat

Date: Saturday, October 24 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Gather up your miniature ghosts and goblins and head over to the AACA Museum in Hershey for a bit of Halloween fun! All visitors 12 and under will be eligible to participate in the AACA Museum’s “Trunk or Treat” program included with museum admission. We will offer a special $7 admission price for everyone on October 24th. The first stop will be craft tables to decorate their own Treat bags using various car and Halloween stamps, stickers, markers and more. Once they’ve personalized their own treat bag, the hunt will begin to locate a variety of “trunk or treat” spots within the main and lower levels of the Museum. Treats will be given to each child 12 and under at each of these treat locations throughout the museum provided by The Hershey Company. Halloween themed videos will be played...

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