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Monday and Tuesday, Friday and Saturday: Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 3190 Lionshead Ave., Carlsbad. More than 250 miniature, working internal combustion engines and more than 150 steam and Sterling engines. model airplanes, ships, tools, construction equipment, dollhouses and miniature guns by the world’s finest craftsmen are also on display. Free. Info: (760) 727-9492 and

Thursdays through Sundays: National City Depot Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 922 W. 23rd St., National City (Mile of Cars exit from I-5). Free, donations accepted. Old street cars on display, large model railroad, pristine museum exhibits and more. The building is a state historic landmark, the former general offices of the California Southern Railroad. Info: (619) 474-4400 and

Wednesday-Saturday: San Diego Police Museum, 4710 College Ave., noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. There are features on heroes, history, mysteries and more. Admission is free but donations are gratefully accepted. Info:

March 4: Nissan/Datsun Z Car Club, 7 p.m. first Tuesdays, Denny’s, 4280 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard meeting room.

March 5: Palomar Model A Ford Club meeting, 6 p.m. first Wednesdays, Palomar Estates East Clubhouse, 650 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., San Marcos. Topics of discussion will include club tours, activities and technical advice. Model A owners or aficionados welcome. (619) 425-3241 or email

March 5: SunSet San Diego, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, On the Border restaurant, in the Parkway Plaza Mall, 103 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon. The club is for modified late-model pickups.

March 7-8: Temecula Rod Run, Old Town Front Street, Temecula. More than 500 entries expected, 1974 and older. Free to view. Show registration $40. Friday cruising 5-8 p.m. (featuring 1970 and older vehicles). Saturday show 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info:

March 8: Mustangs vs. the World VII, 10 a.m., Barona Eighth-Mile Drags, Wildcat Canyon Road, Lakeside. Hosted by Wicked Stangs Nationwide Mustang Club, the racing will have two classes: open competition and Street Challenge; tech inspection 9 a.m. $50 for racers; $10 spectators. Info: and

March 8: Classic Malt Shop Cruise, 3 p.m. second Saturdays, 3625 Midway Drive, Loma Portal. Open to all cars and trucks. Food discounts, music, opportunity drawings. Info: (619) 226-1600.

March 8: C’Bad Cars, 7 to 9 a.m. Saturdays, Carlsbad Premium Outlets, 5620 Paseo Del Norte, south end of parking lot. Open to all makes and models; free. Info:

March 8: Dunkers Clunkers donut run, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays, 4414 Bonita Road (Von’s Center). South Bay Cruisers (619) 426-1882.

March 8: Fallbrook Rods and Relics, 7 to 9 a.m. Saturdays, Sunrize Cafe, River Village, state Route 76 at Mission Road, Bonsall. (760) 723-4020.

March 9: Coffee and Cars on the Mesa, dawn-10 a.m., second Sundays, JBA Performance Center, 5675 Kearny Villa Road. Info:

March 9: Ramona cruise, 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays in the Albertson’s parking lot, 1459 Main St. (state Route 67), Ramona, 92065. Info: Jim Signorelli (619) 987-4089.

March 11: North County Corvette Club meeting, 7 p.m. second Tuesdays, The Well Church meeting room, 13604 Midland Road, Poway. Info:

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