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Throwback Thursday Happy Hour at the San Diego History Center

A vintage happy hour with fun-filled nostalgia, hosted bites and beverages

The San Diego History Center and San Diego Magazine have teamed up for a series of  "Throwback Thursday" themed happy hours at the San Diego History Center starting May 7, 2015. What to expect?  A 21 & up centennial themed happy hour celebration and lecture in Balboa Park. Guests will learn various aspects of the 1915 Panama-Canal Exposition, while sipping cocktails and enjoying light bites.  Take a peek at Vintage cars, watch reenactors dressed up in period costume, play games, and so much more!

Tickets for the event are: $25, general admission and $20 for History Center members and can be purchased at: www.sandiegohistory.org/tbthappyhour.

Please & Thank You, a coveted local mixologist company, will be on scene pouring delicious signature drinks and more! 

Light bites from Coast Catering & Eco Cater will serve local, sustainable, organic bites that won't disappoint! Rita's Ice will also be serving up delicious cold desserts.

Enjoy a DJ spinning turn-of-the-20th century tunes, remixed to modern beats as well as games, a Tweet wall, and fabulous networking.

 The educational portion of the event will include a lecture from noted historian, Dr. Iris Engstrand, and curator of the current History Center exhibition San Diego Invites the World, the exhibit showcasing the 1915 Panama-California Exposition prompted the building of Balboa Park and put San Diego on the world map. Attendees will also receive free admission access to the History Center’s two Exposition-oriented exhibitions: Masterworks: Art of the Exposition Era and San Diego Invites the World.


"Throwback Thursday" Happy Hours at the San Diego History Center
Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 6-8pm (next events: Aug. 13 and Nov. 12)
The San Diego History Center in Balboa Park

A little note about the History Center: The History Center was founded in 1928 and is one of the oldest and largest historical organizations in California. It is one of only a handful of institutions nationwide that is dedicated to celebrating the heritage of a major American city. For more information please visit sandiegohistory.org.

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