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Palm Springs Air Museum’s 4th Annual Chili Cook Off & Antique Car Show Offers Fun for the Whole Fa

Palm Springs, CA; October 13, 2011:  The 4th Annual Chili Cook Off  & Car Rally at the Palm Springs Air Museum on Saturday October 22, 2011 from 10 am ‘til 4 pm offers fun for the whole family. You will be excited by the different kinds of cars outside and thrilled as you get up close to the dozens of vintage WWII era aircraft inside. And your taste buds can get a work out by tasting the different kinds of chili made by museum docents, volunteers and staff.
In addition to cars organized and sponsored by the Sun n’ Sand Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America and the Desert Classic Car Association, an additional sponsor is the Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association.
The Car Rally is included with regular museum admission which ranges from $7 - $15, with a special family rate of $30 for 1-2 adults and 3 children age 12 and under. There will be several different kinds of Chili that museum visitors can “taste” at $1 each or six tastes for $5, after paying admission to the Museum. All funds raised from the Tastings benefit the Palm Springs Air Museum Volunteers.
In addition to Chili Tastings, raffle tickets are now on sale at the Palm Springs Air Museum’s gift shop for chances to win Stearman rides and a hotel / restaurant package donated by Aqua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa.  Tom Ackland, pilot-owner of Palm Springs Plane Rides.com is donating two thirty minute Stearman Rides and Agua Caliente Casino, Resort & Spa is donating an overnight stay with dinner for 2 at the famous “Steakhouse”.   Raffle tickets are $3 each or two for $5.  All drawings will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the Palm Springs Air Museum, winner need not be present.  Proceeds benefit the Palm Springs Air Museum’s Volunteer Squadron. 

            The Palm Springs Air Museum is an educational non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and honor our veterans while educating future generations. One of the largest collections of flying WWII aircraft, vintage cars, 8,500 volume Library, flight simulators and tours through a flyable B-17 and C-47 are housed in 65,000 square feet of climate controlled exhibit space.   Movies show in the Buddy Rogers Theatre continuously after 11 am.  Open daily, 10 am – 5 PM, admission ranges from $7 to $15, free for children under 6 and for active military with ID.  760-778-6262.                   

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