Trunk-or-Treat this weekend

Trunk-or-Treat this weekend

Halloween candy will be shared on Saturday at the AACA Museum and October 30 at the California Automobile Museum and the America on Wheels museum.

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Children in costumes Trunk-or-Treating at museum | AACA photo

Halloween candy will be shared on Saturday at the AACA Museum and October 30 at the California Automobile Museum and the America on Wheels museum.

The World of Speed Museum in Allentown, Pennsylvania, holds Trunk-or-Treating during the museum’s Spooktacular Halloween Celebration on Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m. The event includes a costume parade and a pumpkin race.

The NCM Motorsports Park holds a Trunk or Treat car show on October 25, from 4 to 6 p.m.

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum will host Trick-or-Treat on October 30 from 1 to 3 p.m. for kids 12 and younger.

Trick or Street in the streets of the National Automobile Museum will be held October 31 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Car shows (with and without coffee):

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Tomb for Two” created by Mike Forbes | ACM photo

This Saturday the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, California, will be hosting the 26th Annual All British Motor Show presented by The Mini Owners of America San Francisco Chapter in the Museum and Plaza parking areas. The show is set to display 150 British cars along with motorcycles.

The museum holds Cars and Coffee on November 6.

Muscle Car City in Punta Gorda, Florida, holds their monthly auto Flea Market and Car Corral from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 30.

November 3, the National Corvette Museum and its motorsports park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, will play host to members of the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion. The day — Vets ’n Vettes —  will include rides in Corvettes at the track, museum and plant tours, and a lunch presented by a Chevrolet dealer from Somerset, Kentucky, as part of the celebration. Other activities planned during the weekend include a “meet n’ greet,” road tours, seminars and participation in the Bowling Green Veterans’ Day Parade. Online registration is $20 and open until October 24 at 8 a.m.

And it’s not just cars:

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“Twisted Evil” motorcycle | ACM photo

On Friday and Saturday, the Simeone Museum hosts Corvette Racing program manager Doug Fehan and two-time Le Mans-winning driver Tommy Milner for a two-day celebration of Corvette Racing. Highlights include dinner, a meet and greet, Demo Day, memorabilia auction and autograph session.

The Seal Cove Auto Museum in Maine holds a masquerade ball on Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m.

The World of Speed Museum in Wilsonville, Oregon, holds the “simulator race series” on October 27 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

On November 3, the Blackhawk Museum will host the East Bay Leadership Council’s annual Philanthropy Awards Breakfast to honor exemplary community-minded leaders, businesses, and service organizations that make the community more vibrant.

The museum will host the One Hundred Club of Contra Costa County 32nd Annual Dinner on November 3 to honor the families of peace officers and firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty in Contra Costa County.

The California Automobile Museum in Sacramento holds its annual Art of the Car benefit November 4, starring artist and car enthusiast David Garibaldi. The dinner supports the museum’s mission to preserve, exhibit and teach the story of the automobile and its influence on our lives.

Educational Opportunities:

National Sprint Car Hall of Famer, Lynn Paxton, will present tales from her time as an open wheel racer this Saturday at the National Packard Museum as part of the Coffee and Donut lecture.

The autumn series of lectures at the National Motor Museum in England starts with Mac Hulbert on Saturday who will discuss his passion for historic cars which led to his collection of race cars from the ERA R4D from 2001 to 2015. Following Hulbert is Sarah Cofts on November 19 discussing Women in Motorsport, then on December 3, the museum’s Chief Engineer, Doug Hill, discusses Under the Bonnet Again.

Set for October 24, the Curator at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angles presents “the Art of Bugatti” at 7 p.m. The lecture is free but does not include full access to the museum gallery or parking.

The Kansas City Automotive Museum will explain basic car maintenance during the back-to-basics workshop, set for October 30 from 1 to 4 p.m.

November 1 the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, California, hosts “A Day of Racing,” featuring Derek Hill who will speak about his experience driving the ERA.

The Blackhawk Museum continues its Fall Speaker series on November 5 with author and barn-find hunter Tom Cotter followed by Bobby Rahal, the 1986 Indy 500 winner, on November 12. The speaker series continues with Vic Elford on December 3, followed December 10by designer Raffi Minasian, who will discuss “The Autonomous Vehicular Future.”

America on Wheels Museum in Allentown, Pennsylvania invites all educators to the museum’s Teacher Preview Day on November 6. Set to run 1 to 3 p.m., the day will showcase the museum’s newest educational programs and summer camps.

From 10 a.m. to noon on November 26 and December 17, the AACA Museum holds a two-hour Build-A-T Workshop for children 8-12 years old. Advance registration is required.

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