SD&A Centennial Calendar of Events

The following list of SD&A Railway Centennial-related or Centennial-honoring events will be updated periodically.  (current as of April 20, 2019)

C100! (Celebrate100!) slide shows are approximately 30 minutes and present brief histories of early railroading in San Diego and the SD&A(E) Railway and include information about 2019’s SD&A Centennial celebration and PSRM. Other slide shows are approximately one hour long.  Some talks may be accompanied by an SD&A Centennial traveling exhibit. All will have an opportunity for Q&A.

Please note that dates and details may change, so please check back close to the event date to confirm.

If you know of a group or organization that would like to host a presentation, program, or exhibit as part of the year-long SD&A Centennial Celebration, please contact us here.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

4/24  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Julian Historical Society in Julian, CA, in the Witch Creek Schoolhouse just behind the town hall, across from the Rongbranch Saloon  www.julianhistoricalsociety.org

4/27  OPEN HOUSE, San Diego Motor Transport Museum in Campo, CA www.motortransportmuseum.org

5/16  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Alpine Library

5/25-5/27  10 am-5 pm  EXHIBIT – Early San Diego Railroad/Marine History and SD&A Centennial, Maritime Museum (fee), 1492 N. Harbor Drive,
San Diego, CA 92101, 619-234-9153 Ext 101   sdmaritime.org

Early June to mid-November (dates TBD)  EXHIBIT – SD&A Centennial, San Diego Model Railroad Museum in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA  sdmrm.org

6/1  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Spring Valley Historical Society in Spring Valley, CA  svhistoricalsociety.org

6/1  TALK, Poly Photo Club in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA  polyphotoclub.com

6/8  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, San Diego Archaeological Center in Escondido, CA  sandiegoarchaeology.org

6/18  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Downtown Lion’s Club in San Diego, CA

6/26  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, El Cajon Library in El Cajon, CA

6/29  TRAIN RIDE AND LUNCH – Tijuana to Garcia to Tijuana in Baja CA, Mexico (fee)  psrm.org

7/6  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Imperial Beach Library in Imperial Beach, CA

7/11  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, Oasis (fee), St. Paul’s Plaza in Chula Vista, CA  oasisnet.org/San-Diego-CA

7/12  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Coronado Historical Association (fee) in Coronado, CA  coronadohistory.org

7/13  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, South Bay Historical Society in Chula Vista, CA  southbayhistoricalsociety.org/

7/18  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, El Cajon Historical Society in El Cajon, Celcajonhistory.org

7/18 SLIDE SHOW and DINNER – C100!, Horseless Carriage Club of America, San Diego Region.

8/2  SLIDE SHOW – Hiking the tracks to the Goat Canyon Trestle – legally!, Sierra Club (no charge) in San Diego, CA  sandiegosierraclub.org

8/8  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, La Mesa Historical Society in La Mesa, Clamesahistory.com

8/17  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Santee Historical Society in Santee, CA santeehistoricalsociety.org

8/31  SD&A SILENT MOVIE NIGHT ACCOMPANIED BY ORGAN, San Diego International Organ Festival Finale, Spreckels Organ Society (no charge) in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA  spreckelsorgan.org

9/5  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Lemon Grove Historical Society  www.lghistorical.org

9/7  SD&A GROUNDBREAKING FESTIVAL, Campo Railroad Park and Museum in  Campo, CA  psrm.org

9/15  POWAY TRAIN SONG FESTIVAL, in Poway, CA

9/27  SLIDE SHOW – C100!,  Imperial Valley Historical Society in Imperial, CA  www.pioneersmuseum.net

10/10  6:30 pm  HAPPY HALF-HOUR  and  SLIDE SHOW – Hiking the tracks to the  Goat Canyon Trestle – legally!,  A16 (no charge), 4620 Alvarado Canyon Rd., San Diego, CA 92120, 619-283-2374    www.adventure16.com

10/11  1-2 pm  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, LIFE at MiraCosta College (fee), One Barnard Drive (Building 1000, Room 1068), Oceanside, CA 92056, 760-757-2121 x6972   www.miracosta.edu

10/15  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Ramona Historical Society in Ramona, CA  woodwardmuseum.net/

10/17  6:30 – approx. 9 pm  DINNER and SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Kensington Talmadge Community Association (fee for dinner only), Kensington Community Church, 4773 Marlborough Drive, San Diego, CA 92116   kental.org

10/26  EVENT (details TBD), Imperial Valley Desert Museum in Ocotillo, CA  ivdesertmuseum.org

11/12  1-2 pm   SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, San Diego History Center (free) 1649 El Prado in Balboa Park, Suite 3,  San Diego, CA 92101, 619-232-6203   sandiegohistory.org   

11/16  SD&A CENTENNIAL DAY, Campo Railroad Park and Museum, Campo, CA  psrm.org/centennial-day

 

SD&A CENTENNIAL EVENTS ALREADY PASSED

2018
11/3  HIKE – China Camp, Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association
12/14  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, Coachella Valley Archaeological Society in Palm Desert, CA
2019
1/5  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association in Borrego Springs, CA
1/6  OFF-ROAD TOUR – Dos Cabezas mine, Dos Cabezas RR station, Dos Cabezas spring, Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association
1/28  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, Oasis, Grossmont Learning Center in La Mesa, CA
2/12  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of California San Diego in La Jolla, CA
2/23  SLIDE SHOW – Why and how SD&A’s Goat Canyon Trestle was built, Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association in Borrego Springs, CA
2/24  HIKE – China Camp, Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association 
3/29  SLIDE SHOW – November 15, 1919: With the driving of a golden spike, a neighborhood railroad became part of a transcontinental giant, Congress of History Conference in San Diego, CA
4/10, SLIDE SHOW – C100!, La Mesa Rotary in La Mesa
4/12  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Chula Vista Rotary in Chula Vista, CA

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