30th Anniversary Gala and Fundraiser *AT CAPACITY*

30th Ann. Gala

30th Anniversary Gala and Fundraiser *AT CAPACITY*

We are at capacity! Please call Sally (619.398.0301) for information and ticket availability.

Happy Birthday to us! You are cordially invited to our annual fundraising gala on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 6 pm - 9 pm. This year's celebration is in honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Automotive Museum. Please join us for glitz, glamour, delicious food, and exciting silent and live auctions! Early Bird ticket prices (until Sept 1st) are $80 per person, $120 per couple, $525 for a table (eight seats). R.S.V.P. to Sally at 619-398-0301 by September 28th, or purchase below.


We will be closed to the public the day of the Gala so we may prepare for the evening.


Here's a list of items that will be in our auction. (Must attend to bid on these, so get your tickets now!)

Live Auction Items:

  • 1963 Oldsmobile Jetfire
  • 1952 Crosley Station Wagon
  • Private two-person tour of Jay Leno’s Garage
  • VIP visit to the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, WI, 2 leather jackets, 2 1-hour rides on a Harley Davidson motorcycle, coffee table book The Harley Century
  • Del Mar Thoroughbred Club 2018-2019 Run-of-the-Season Clubhouse Pass
  • 2 Tickets to the San Diego Zoo/Safari Park
  • Old Globe Theatre: 2 tickets to any production w/pre-show and Intermission admission to the VIP suite
  • Sycuan Resort:  Two night’s stay, dinner for two in the Sycuan Café & Grill, one round of golf for two
  • Custom auto detailing by Scott Stocklin
  • 4 admissions to the Blackhawk Museum, 4 admissions to the De Young Museum and 2 admissions to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • 4 admissions to The Petersen Museum & The La Brea Tar Pits/L.A. Natural History Museum
  • BWM one day Teen Driving Class
  • Party at the San Diego Auto Museum
  • Fruit Tart and a bottle of Champagne (an SDAM tradition)

Silent Auction Items:

  1. Two San Diego Mercedes Benz Club Jackets & Mounted Vintage Mercedes Benz Grille
  2. Brad Boyle Motorsports leather jacket
  3. Crate & Barrel 5 Piece Chip-and-Dip Set
  4. 14k Gold Cadillac Symbol Cufflinks
  5. Glass & Sterling Silver Necklace & Earring Set designed by Carol Brown
  6. 14k Gold Necklace designed by Helen Powell
  7. At-home wine tasting package #1
  8. At-home wine tasting package #1
  9. Autographed copy of NY Times Bestseller Duel to the Death by J.A. Jance
  10. I Love Lucy California Here We Come collectible cookie jar & Bewitched collectible mug
  11. Hot Wheels 1998 Treasure Hunt Series IV Limited Edition (5000) Set of 12 Cars
  12. Vintage 1/24 Model Racing Car 427 Cobra Body, Lola T-70 Body, Tiger Chassis
  13. Complete, mint boxed set of U.S. Statehood Quarters  
  14. 2 Framed Drawings by Artist Ken Willers -  Bodie & Randsburg
  15. The Cell”- Framed Art by Albert Powell
  16. 3 Unframed Oil-On-Canvas paintings By La Jolla Artist Lee Rushall
  17. 3-D Skull Grille Sculpture by Metal Artist Ken Whitney
  18. Framed SDAM 2008 Ferrari Exhibit Poster, A Bottle of Exhibit-Themed Wine, and a Ferrari Dino 246GT Model
  19. Framed SDAM 2007 Exhibit Poster Datsun/Nissan & A Framed, Signed Z-Car Concept Drawing by Yutaka Katayama
Gala Tickets

You'd love to show support for the museum, but can't attend the gala? Make a donation.






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