Women with Wheels and more at National Auto Museum
What: Women with Wheels car seminar
When: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. June 17
Become an empowered woman with basic car maintenance tips, presented by Theresa’s Garage. Enjoy light appetizers and refreshments, learn about the “check engine light,” fluids and air pressure and participate in a brief Museum mystery hunt. Tickets: $20. Registration deadline: June 10.
What: Women with Wheels car show
When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. June 18
Experience the museum's first car show for women, presented by Teresa’s Garage. Entrants showcase their favorite collector automobile, judged by local car experts and a people's choice panel. Guests enjoy a silent auction, raffle drawings, nostalgic music, food and beverages. Tickets: $35 (entry fee per car). Free to attend. Registration deadline: June 3.
When: June 17 - ongoing
Shortly after motor cars emerged, people became fascinated with speed, endurance and pushing the limits. See cars that competed from Indy to the treacherous roads of Mexico, enjoy stories of rivers and teams, and learn how innovations from this sport influenced the cars we drive today. View fascinating photos of European racing from 1903 to 1925 produced from the glass plate negatives of Henri Louis Meurisse.
What: Hemmings Motor News Great Race
When: 4 - 8 p.m. June 19
Established in 1983 by Curtis Graf and Tom McRae, the Great Race showcases 120 international, collector automobiles as they race from San Rafael, California to Moline, Illinois.