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En Route - July 2015
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AMERICAN MUSCLE:
RIVALS TO THE END

Exhibit Opens Saturday, July 11
The muscle cars are roaring into ACM for our newest exhibit, American Muscle: Rivals to the End, featuring a number of coveted cars from this beloved era including a 1969 427 Yenko Camaro, 1970 Dodge Super Bee and a 1970 Buick GSX.

American Muscle will boast an astonishing 20 cars, all of which have a unique place in American motoring history. Regardless if you are a Chevy, Chrysler or Ford fan, this unique display will take you back in time to when these cars tore up the countryside and the drag strip.

EXCLUSIVE MEMBER PREVIEW  | JULY 10
ACM members are invited to the American Muscle: Rivals to the End Exclusive Member Preview. ACM Members, RSVP by July 2 on the ACM Website or call 253.779.8490.  Not a member? Join now, at the level that fits you best, and plan to attend this fun membership event!
 
CARS & CIGARS
Saturday, August 1  |  6:30 - 8 pm
ACM and El Gaucho Tacoma present the third annual Cars & Cigars. Enjoy El Gaucho signature appetizers, local spirits, wines and brews, Montecristo cigars, BMW displays and live music outdoors on the Anderson Plaza at America's Car Museum!
 
CRUISE-IN AT ACM
Thursday, July 9  |  5 - 8 pm
NEW LOCATION - Haub Family Field at ACM
Cruise-Ins at ACM have outgrown the Anderson Plaza! Our next Cruise-In, on July 9 from 5-8 pm, will be on the Haub Family Field. Registrants and spectators will enter from the D Street Entrance and our wonderful volunteers will be available to show you the way. 

We will have lots of space for car clubs! Contact Laurie at membership@americascarmuseum.org or 253-779-8490 to reserve a space for your club in advance. The car club with the most cars in attendance will win a prize!

Congratulations to June’s Cruise-In winners:

People’s Choice:    Bill & Judy Schwalbe      1958 Chevy Impala
Best Paint Job:       Jim and Loree Pickett     1937 Master Cabriolet Chevy
Best Interior:           Cliff Markuson                 1937 Chevrolet Town Sedan

View photos from the June Cruise-In 

Cruise-Ins at ACM are the second Thursday of each month, April through October, rain or shine. These events are free and pre-registration is not required. Show off your ride, visit with other car enthusiasts, enjoy music offered by DJ Fred Granados, vote for People’s Choice, Best Interior and Best Paint Job. You may win a prize! Everyone goes home with a dash plaque featuring a vehicle from ACM’s collection. Delicious BBQ is provided by Gravediggers BBQ.
UPCOMING EVENTS
July 07 - If Cars Could Talk: American Spirit - Fire Truck Road Trip
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July 11 - Insider Talk: American Muscle
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July 11 - Drive-In Movie Series: Wild Hogs
Join us for drive-in movies on the Haub Family Field where the cars are the stars! Watch in your car or from a blanket or chair on the lawn. Either option will give you a great view of the 40-foot outdoor screen! Parking for the show starts at 4:30 PM, with showtime at dusk (around 9 PM).

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July 18 - Family STEM Day
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July 19 - Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance
Stroll around the beautiful campus of Pacific University and enjoy more than 300 vintage, sports and collector cars, including ACM's 1963 Ford Thunderbird Sports Roadster.
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July 21 - Take A Spin
Summer just isn’t as fun without ACM’s Take A Spin events! Rides in vehicles from the ACM Collection will be presented for guests to experience history in motion!  Vehicles will vary and may be a selection from Antiques and pre-war Classics to from the Fabulous Fifties, perhaps a fire truck may make a special appearance!

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July 24 - Show Your Ticket & Save

Show your Mötley Crüe - The Final Tour tickets at ACM and receive $2 off regular adult admission.

All bad things must come to an end! The Final Tour with Special Guest Alice Cooper comes to the Tacoma Dome July 24th. Get your tickets now!




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Every Second Thursday - Race Night at ACM
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FEATURED AUTO
1969 Dodge Super Bee

The original Dodge Super Bee was based on the Dodge Coronet, designed as a two-door coupe. Produced from 1968 until 1970, it was the company's low-priced, powerful muscle car, created in response to the success of the Plymouth Road Runner. The origin of the name "Super Bee" is a play on the "B" platform designation given to Chrysler's mid-sized cars of the era, including the Road Runner and Charger.

The Super Bee was also the car that won the Hemmings Motor News social media poll for which car would be featured on the exhibit poster for American Muscle, Rivals to the End.

This Super Bee, on loan from Wes and Linda Konsmo, will be featured in the exhibit.
Motorcycle Registration is open and includes admission to the festival! Click here to register your motorcycle to be included in one of the following classes:
  • Antique American – Pre 1940
  • Classic European
  • Classic American – Post WWII
  • Vintage British – Other
  • Vintage BSA
  • Vintage Norton
  • Vintage Triumph
  • Vintage German
  • Vintage Italian
  • Vintage Japanese – Other
  • Vintage Honda
  • Vintage Yamaha
  • Motocross Pre 1974 & Earlier
  • Motocross Post 1975 Evo – MX
  • Best Café Racer
  • Vintage Competition
  • Custom Bobber/Chopper
  • Classic Powered Bike/Scooter
Learn more about this year’s event, purchase tickets or sign up for the Sunday ride at vintagemotorcyclefestival.com.
Wine & Wheels Tour: Vail, CO
Colorado Chapter - July 9 - 12

WikiSpeed Driving Tour
Kirkland Chapter - July 11

Kart Racing at Pacific Grand Prix
Tacoma Chapter - July 18

Member Meeting
Tacoma Chapter - July 29

Car Swap Cruise
Tacoma Chapter - August 1
HEPpennings
Click here for the latest news from the Hagerty Education Program at America's Car Museum, including the first ever HEPpy Hour, scholarship recipients and intern spotlights.
SUMMER BLOWOUT SALE!

We need to make space for the new American Muscle gear, so the ACM Store is having a huge sale! Save big on almost everything in stock including all our current Ford F-Series products and this Chevy Bel-Air line.

Shop online or drop in while you visit the Museum.
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