SoCal Cars Calendar
Southern California loves cars
Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport St., El Segundo. The museum boasts a rotating collection of 130 classic, antique and vintage automobiles. Guests are also given the opportunity on Sundays to ride in one of the museum’s historic collector vehicles. Main building is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and rides are available from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Info: automobile drivingmuseum.org or (310) 909-0950. California Route 66 Museum, 16825 S. D St., Victorville. Historic and contemporary exhibits explore the Mother Road and its impact on architecture, the arts, community development and commerce. Admission is free. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, and Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Open Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment. Info: (760) 951-0436. Justice Brothers Racing Museum, 2734 E. Huntington Drive, Duarte. The museum is a tribute to racing brothers Ed, Gus and Zeke Justice and the world of American racing. Housed next to Justice Brothers, Inc., the museum features more than 200 cars and racing memorabilia. Admission is free. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: (626) 359-9174. Marconi Automotive Museum, 1302 Industrial Drive, Tustin. The museum features a vast collection of historical, exotic and classic cars, as well as highperformance street cars and race cars. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Info: (714) 258-3001 and marconimuseum.org. The Mullin Automotive Museum, 1421 Emerson Ave., Oxnard. Art Deco museum featuring French coach-built automobiles. Currently featuring carriages and brass era cars built by famous French coachbuilders. Museum is typically open second and fourth Saturdays of the month, in addition to semi-private tours at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays. Other weekdays available by
request. Reservations required, (805) 385-5400 or mullinautomotive museum.com. NHRA Motorsports Museum, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. Presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California, the museum’s mission is to celebrate the impact of motorsports on the Southern California culture. Vintage and historical racing vehicles are on display, as well as photographs, trophies and other memorabilia. Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, except Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Information: (909) 622-2133 and www.museum.nhra.com. The Nethercutt Museum and
Collection, 15151 and 15200 Bledsoe St., Sylmar. More than 130 antique, vintage and classic cars are displayed, including classic cars dating back to the early 1900s. Admission is free. Selfguided tours of the Nethercutt Museum are available from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The Nethercutt Collection is available to view by guided tours only, with advanced reservations. 10 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Information: (818) 364-6464. Nethercuttcollection.org. Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. With constantly rotating exhibit spaces, the museum’s mission is to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture, using Los Angeles as a prime example. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Info: (323) 930-2277.
CRUISE INs and MEETINGS
Balboa Car Show at
the Fun Zone, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., Sundays, 607 E. Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach. The weekly event is open to all vintage cars and motorcycles, and features free raffle prizes and doughnuts. Info: (949) 887-0236 or BalboaCarShow.com. Classic Cruisers Association, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays, Bob’s Big Boy Broiler, 7447 Firestone Blvd., Downey.
The weekly event includes trophies, raffle and 50/50. Information: (323) 387-1672 or (310) 292-1533. Conejo Valley Cars
& Coffee, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., first and third Saturdays, Bean Crazy Coffee, 140 W. Hillcrest Drive, 121, Thousand Oaks. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Early Rodders, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. every Saturday, United Artist Theater, 1919 Verdugo Blvd., La Canada. The Early Rodders are focused on hot rods and muscle cars. Info: earlyrodders@ gmail.com. East Pasadena Car Culture Cruise-In, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays, 3807 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena. Information: facebook.com/EastPasadena CarCulture. Under Oath Car Club, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., third Saturdays, Spring Street Parking Lot Parade, Straw Hat Pizza, 6522 E. Spring St., Long Beach. Information: underoathcarclub.com. Lowrider – DUB – Pedal Car Show Cruise Nights, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., third Saturdays, Tom’s Jr., 1725 N. Long Beach Blvd., Compton. The evenings feature live music, 50/50 raffle, free giveaways and trophies. Info: (323) 667-6659. Malibu Cars and
Coffee, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., second and fourth Sunday, Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Organized by the city of Malibu and Exclusive Motorcars, automobile enthusiasts enjoy a beautiful drive along the coast and meet for coffee in Malibu. Information: (310) 317-1364, malibucarsandcoffee.com. Vintage Corvettes of Southern California meets at noon the first Saturday of the month at the Junkyard Café, 2585 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Meetings are followed by an event and dinner. Information: Vintagecorvettessocal.com. Wheels & Waves Malibu, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., every third Sunday, Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu. Info: malibucountrymart.com or fireballtim.com.