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1978 Lotus Type 79 Championship winning Formula 1 car announced for Lotus: The Art of Lightness Exhibit

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The Antique Automobile Club of America(AACA) Museum is thrilled to announce the addition of a 1978 Lotus Type 79 Championship winning Formula 1 car to their Lotus: The Art of Lightness Exhibit opening to the public on January 24, 2015 with an opening reception planned for January 23rd.

The Type 79 was a ground breaking Formula 1 design featuring aerodynamic “ground effects” that catapulted Team Lotus to their 7th Formula 1 Constructors Championship and Mario Andretti to the 1978 Formula 1 Driver’s Championship. Throughout Team Lotus’ history they had a reputation for technical innovation that literally reset Formula 1 car design standards. The Type 79’s “ground effect” aerodynamics continued that trend and sent all other competitors back to the drawing board. Resplendent it its John Player Special livery, and affectionately referred to as “Black Beauty” the Type 79 ranks among the most important race car designs ever.

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Elegance at Hershey presents checks totaling $125,000

Hershey, PA - In celebration of its 2014 success, The Elegance at Hershey Board of Directors and Executive Director Kara Lang were pleased to present checks totaling $125,000 to JDRF, the AACA Museum and the AACA Library & Research Center on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at The Hotel Hershey. Organizers presented $75,000 to Theresa F. Read More »

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Lotus: The Art of Lightness

The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum presents Lotus: The Art of Lightness from January 24-April 26 2015. This compelling exhibit will offer a selection of Lotus road cars and racing cars throughout their 66 year history covering over 15 models from a 1956 Mark VI to the 2014 Evora and will also include representative examples of Lotus engineered vehicles.

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“This Christmastide” with The Hershey Community Chorus

“This Christmastide” holiday concert presented by The Hershey Community Chorus

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December 7, 2014

Two Shows: 3:00 PM and 7:30 PM

This years concert will have a mixture of sacred Christmas music along with secular selections performed acapella and accompanied by flute and harp.
Two concerts will be held that day with the first starting at 3:00 PM. A second concert will be held at 7:30 PM with an option of having a full holiday buffet dinner prior to the concert starting at 6:00 PM.

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Polar Express Pajama Party

Polar Express Pajama Party new for this year!

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Visitors will be greeted at the door by a railroad conductor who stamps their golden ticket and they are free to enjoy a tour of the AACA Museum including the Polar Express model train display along with several other train displays and dozens of holiday trees, specialty vehicles and more in our holiday wonderland. Pajamas, pillows, blankets and stuffed animals are encouraged!

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