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AACA Museum Summer Exhibits Opening Reception

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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 Churn will be here with homemade ice cream – Vanilla, Chocolate,...

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Museum of Bus Transportation Spring Fling

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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 and the Museum of Bus Transportation George Sage collection annex for...

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The Elegance at Hershey

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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 small group of automotive enthusiasts as an independent, non-profit...

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Hershey Gardens: A Tour of History & Horticulture

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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 garden opened to the public in 1937. By 1942, Hershey Gardens expanded to...

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Three Complimentary Seminars

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Three Complimentary Seminars

Saturday, June 13 – These seminars will be conducted in the Terrace Room at the Hotel Hershey® One Man’s Vision: Milton S. Hershey (1-1:45 p.m.) Explore Milton Hershey’s life from his early impoverished beginnings to his ultimate success with the Hershey Chocolate Company. His belief in sharing his wealth and using it to benefit others led him to build a modern chocolate factory and a model industrial town for his workers.   Developing the town and establishing a school for orphan children was Milton Hershey’s enduring...

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The Elegance: Concours d’Elegance

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The Elegance: Concours d’Elegance

Sunday, June 14, 2015 The Elegance Concours d’Elegance 9 am to 4 pm photo credit: Mark Usciak A Concours d’Elegance garden party featuring 65 of the world’s finest collector cars at The Hotel Hershey. These rare and beautiful vehicles are artfully arranged in The Hotel Hershey’s classically manicured formal gardens. The Hotel Hershey provides an ideal location for this day of mutual admiration and relaxed camaraderie. The Elegance also features wine tastings, live music, fine jewelry displays and sponsor exhibitions...

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Historic Hershey Driving Tour

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Historic Hershey Driving Tour

Sunday morning, June 14 at 10:30 a.m – The Hotel Hershey – Garden Terrace Room The last of our new events for the 2015 Elegance at Hershey is the guided tour of downtown Hershey and surroundings led by Ms. Amy Bischof. This tour will take visitors to the beautiful Derry Presbyterian Church, along with its original 1732 log construction session house and pastor’s study. Visit the grounds of Milton and Catherine Hershey’s home, High Point, and see the nearby mansions on Chocolate Avenue built between 1909 and 1916. Continuing...

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20th Annual Museum CARnival Car Show

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20th Annual Museum CARnival Car Show

Saturday, June 20, 2015 9 am to 3 pm (Vehicle Registration 8 am to 12 noon) As summer approaches, we are looking forward to our 20th Annual Museum CARnival Car Show on June 20, 2015 from 9 AM to 3 PM here on the beautiful grounds of the AACA Museum in Hershey, PA.   Join us for this fun filled day with all makes, models, and years of vehicles in our Car Show, featuring a special area in front of the Museum for Station Wagons in honor of our Featured Exhibit in the Museum this summer. The Car Show will also include tailgating on the lawn, a...

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Old Fashioned July 4th

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Old Fashioned July 4th

July 4th, 2015 5 pm to 9 pm We’re keeping the Museum open late on July 4th! Tour the Museum from 5 to 9 pm for just $7.00 per person. Don’t forget your blankets and chairs to enjoy an old-fashioned picnic on the grass while you await the fireworks by Hersheypark. Perched up on the hill overlooking the town of Hershey, this is the perfect place to stay and watch the fireworks! We currently have an ice cream and beverage vendor that is scheduled to be with us or feel free to bring your own snacks. No alcoholic beverages...

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Tall Cedars 27th Anniversary Car Show

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Tall Cedars 27th Anniversary Car Show

August 9, 2015 9 am to 4 pm Tall Cedars 27th Anniversary Car Show invites you to join us on August 9th, 2015 at the AACA Museum in Hershey, PA. Our show will take place on the museum grounds grass area from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Check back for more details soon! All vehicles welcome, including Trucks, 4-wheel drive vehicles and Motorcycles. Bring along your vehicle or come experience a unique show for a cause. Spectators are free to attend the show! Cost to tour the AACA Museum is $12 for adults, $9 for children, $11 for seniors, children 3...

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