3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville California 94506
925-736-2277 Fax 925-736-4818
Located 45 minutes southeast of San Francisco
near scenic Mount Diablo
in Danville, the Blackhawk Museum is the world s foremost automotive museum that presents the car as a work of art. The Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and is currently exhibiting three significant Smithsonian cars: 1948 Tucker Model 48 Torpedo 4-Door Sedan (number 39 of 51 built), c. 1880 Long Steam Tricycle (oldest self-propelled car in the Smithsonian s collection) and a 1893 1894 Duryea (America s first manufactured gasoline-powered car).
This 100,000-square-foot multi-level glass-and-granite architectural masterpiece showcases an ever-changing exhibition of over 100 of the world s greatest autos dating from the 1890s.
An Automobile Research Library is available for research and study with new materials arriving on a regular basis.
Other Sports and Sporting Events nearby:
(Richmond) Barbarian Sportfishing
(Sunnyvale) Bay Area Sportfishers
(San Mateo) Bay Meadows Race Track
(Danville) Blackhawk Museum
(San Francisco) Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals
(Inverness) Blue Waters Kayaking
Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.
12/13 Coming to The Danville area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
Santa Cruz Baroque Festival Santa Cruz CA April13-May11 A festival of baroque music.
Oakland Greek Festival Oakland CA May17-19 Wonderful aromas of Souklavia and Loukoumades waft through the air and the sounds of traditional Greek music and shouts of OPA! resonate in the hills of Oakland.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
Bach Festival Carmel CA July13-27 Multiple performances of works by Bach.
Midsummer Mozart Festival San Francisco CA July18-28 Organized in 1974, the Festival is the only music festival in North America dedicated exclusively to Mozart.