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Petersen Museum Ultimate Garage Sale

Enthusiasts become part of the attraction at the Petersen Automotive Museum

Andy Bolig - October 07, 2011 08:28 AM

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Learn the proper techniques to detail and preserve the finish on your automobile by attending the free detailing demonstrations by Griot's Garage throughout the day.

If you are looking for that hard to find part, a unique Christmas gift for the car enthusiast in your life, or you need to clear out your garage of parts, books, literature, and automobilia, come to the Third Annual Petersen Automotive Museum Garage Sale and Swap Meet on Saturday, December 3, 2011. Filling the second and third floors of the Petersen Museum's parking structure, the event will feature a mix of items from the Museum, along with a car sale corral and vendor area for those looking to sell vehicles and automobile or motorcycle items.

Bring your automobiles, motorcycles, and related parts, books, literature & ephemera to sell! Vendor booths are just $40 for a 15' x 30', and $30 for a 10' x 20' booth (sizes are approximate) with the majority of the vendor spaces being covered. Due to space availability, only automotive and motorcycle related items will be allowed. Table, chair, and power rental is available for an additional fee. For those wishing to sell their car, truck, van, race car, project vehicle, motorcycle, or other wheeled vehicle, spaces are available in the car corral for $30 per car or truck, and $20 per motorcycle. Any year, make, or model is welcome.

Vendors will receive one free admission to the Petersen Automotive Museum for December 4, and complimentary parking. Standard museum admission rates apply for guests who wish to visit the museum, but admission into the Garage Sale and Swap Meet is free! Standard parking rates apply. The Swap Meet and Car Corral runs from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.For more information, visit the calendar at www.petersen.org or contact Rob at: (323) 964-6338 or rblum@petersen.org.

Learn the proper techniques to detail and preserve the finish on your automobile by attending the free detailing demonstrations by Griot's Garage throughout the day. Detailing professionals from Griot's Garage will be on hand to solve your car care problems. Griot's Garage is the Official Car Care Product Provider of The Petersen Automotive Museum. Griot's Garage products are locally available only in the Petersen Automotive Museum Store.

Bring the whole family because there is something for everyone during the 6th Annual CARnival Family Fun Day, also at The Petersen on December 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Join us in the 3rd floor Discovery Center for a family fun day full of arts and crafts, face painting, games, prizes and museum exploration! For more information regarding children and family programs, contact Lorianne at 323-964-6308 or lsalazar@petersen.org.

The Petersen Automotive Museum is located at 6060 Wilshire Boulevard (at Fairfax) in Los Angeles. Admission prices are $10 for general admission adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for military and students with ID, and $3 for children ages 5 to 12. Museum members and children under five are admitted free. Covered parking is available for $2 per half hour with an $8 maximum for Museum visitors. Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 6pm. For general Museum information, call 323/930-CARS or visit the Museum’s Web site at: www.petersen.org.

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