Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Drive down memory lane to 1968 at California Automobile Museum - Sacramento Bee (blog)

Where were you in 1968? And what we're you driving?

The California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front St., Sacramento, will take a detailed look at the tumultuous year - and the cars that were part of it - in its "1968" centerpiece exhibit, kicking off Sept. 22 and running through May 12, 2013.

Sponsored by Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, the showcase includes colorful walls with information and photos of cars of the era, automotive magazines, popular culture of the times and a timeline of key 1968 events, many of which occurred in the Golden State. A revolving display of 1968 cars will be the center of attention.

A "Mod Preview Party" of the exhibit (wear your best 1960s clothes), is open to the public from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 21, featuring guest speaker Stan Atkinson, retired reporter/anchorman for Sacramento TV station Channel 3 (KCRA).

More info: Call (916) 442-6802 or visit www.calautomuseum.org.

Bee Staff

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