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August 2018

Get Up Close to Leopard Sharks On Snorkeling Adventures with Birch!

August 1 - August 31
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 1, 2018

Birch Aquarium at Scripps, 2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Join aquarium naturalists and visit leopard sharks in their underwater home off the La Jolla Coast with Birch Aquarium at Scripps starting in July-August 2018. Pick up snorkel tips as you discover the abundant variety of animals that make their homes among the kelp, sandy bottom, and rocks. Intermediate swimming ability is required and previous snorkeling experience is recommended. Participants must supply their own gear. Ages 10 + (minors must also be accompanied by a paid adult). Call (858) 534-7336 or purchase tickets…

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Fleet Science Center Presents ‘MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition’

August 1 - September 3
Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Have you ever wondered if toast always lands butter-side down? What keeps you drier: running in the rain or walking through it? Can you really pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? The Fleet Science Center's latest exhibition, “MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition,” puts these myths to the test, just as the team from the popular "MythBusters" TV show has done for years! This clever, interactive exhibition uses scientific observations and your own curiosity to…

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‘Steampunk With a Retro Twist’ Opens at San Diego Automotive Museum!

August 1 - October 7
San Diego Automotive Museum, 2080 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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The San Diego Automotive Museumin Balboa Park presents "Steampunk with a Retro Twist" starting Friday, June 8. Vehicles and concepts illustrate Steampunk’s retro evolution and come from makers, artists, and builders with variable and viable visions of the future. Their visions are diverse and thought-provoking with a good dash of humor. The exhibit also includes original historical fiction works and props from famed Steampunk inspired films, and even a time machine. The opening reception will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21. $10 for members and $15 for…

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Museum of Making Music Presents ‘Listening Through the Lens: The Music Photography of Henry Diltz’

August 1 - October 29
Museum of Making Music, 5970 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, 92008
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Can photographs capture music? Can they become part of the music? And is it possible to capture musical photographs? If you’ve never thought about these questions before, the photography of Henry Diltz can help you come up with a few answers. A musician himself, Diltz’s images shape the way we see—and hear—musical icons like Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, the Doors, and Crosby, Stills & Nash. “Listening Through the Lens: The Music Photography of Henry Diltz” presents a collection of Diltz’s…

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San Diego Archaeological Center’s Summer Sale Is On Now!

August 1 - August 31
San Diego Archaeological Center, 16666 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92027 United States
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Don't miss the San Diego Archaeological Center's Summer Sale now on through August 31, 2018. Recycled Knowledge Books and Journals will be 50 percent off. This sale will include Recycled Knowledge books priced over $10. Center Members, did you miss the Center's Books-by-the-Bag Sale? Present your membership card to receive the same deal. Purchase a Paper Bag for $10 or a SDAC Tote Bag for $25. Take Home All the Recycled Knowledge Books* You Can Fit in Your Bag! *Recycled…

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Experience Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum!

August 18 - August 19
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, 4203 Anderson Avenue
San Diego, CA 92145-0316 United States
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Little kids and big kids will love 2018 Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, the only museum in the world dedicated to United States Marine Corps aviation. Sit in the cockpits of fighter jets and in the cargo area of a helicopter, and visit the museum on Facebook to post your future aviator piloting an F/A 18! “Open Cockpit Days” run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on select weekends through Sept. 1-2. On select dates from 11 a.m. to noon,…

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Discover Summer Secrets at the San Diego Museum of Man’s After-Hours Party!

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - August 26 @ 9:00 pm
San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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This summer, explore the secrets that connect us all at an immersive after-hours party inspired by the PostSecret exhibit at the San Diego Museum of Man in Balboa Park. You'll take unexpected turns to discover rarely-seen parts of the museum, uncover a speakeasy bar inspired by our city's past, and more. At Summer Secrets, you’ll have exciting adventures, including: • Learning the secret language of hand fans and making your very own fan to take home • Watching stellar performances…

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September 2018

Enjoy Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum!

September 1 - September 2
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, 4203 Anderson Avenue
San Diego, CA 92145-0316 United States
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Little kids and big kids will love 2018 Open Cockpit Days at the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, the only museum in the world dedicated to United States Marine Corps aviation. Sit in the cockpits of fighter jets and in the cargo area of a helicopter, and visit the museum on Facebook to post your future aviator piloting an F/A 18! “Open Cockpit Days” run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on select weekends through Sept. 1-2. On select dates from 11 a.m. to noon,…

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