“Ride the Classics” gives you the opportunity to take a ride in cars right out of the museum’s collection! Typically available most Wednesdays, Thursdays and select weekend dates throughout the summer, weather permitting.
Tickets for “Ride the Classics” can be purchased at the museum admission’s counter from 9 am-2 pm on the day of each ride. After purchasing tickets, riders must sign up for the vehicle(s) of their choice and 15 minute time slot for their ride, which must take place between 10 am – 3 pm.
Tickets stop being sold at 2 pm. Ticket pricing is in addition to general admission and will be as follows:
Leila Arboretum’s outdoor Fantasy Forest Rustic Stage will come alive again Thursday evenings this August with a series of four FREE concerts. These concerts will feature an exciting range of musical talents and audience interests. Each concert will run from 7:00-8:30pm and refreshments, soft drinks, and beer will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go to charity. Thursday, August 1st features “Barefoot Blonde” – a powerhouse female vocalist with a tight rock & roll back-up band. Charitable beneficiary is Sprout Urban Farms. Thursday, August 8th will feature “Bobby Holly and Sonny Holley’s Motown Band” – a “Chuck Berry” style rock & roll show with five back-up musicians. Charitable beneficiary is Kingman Museum of Natural History and Science. Thursday, August 15th features a popular country and western band, “Lipstick & Whiskey”. Charitable beneficiary is Leila Arboretum Society. Thursday, August 22nd will feature “Cereal City Concert Band” – a 50-member community band for over 30 years who performs big band, patriotic, and both traditional and contemporary band music. Charitable beneficiary is Leila Arboretum Society. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, sit back and enjoy these great musicians! Individuals interested in donating to support the series or would like to volunteer on one of these evenings, please contact Jerry Tilmann at 269-924-6951.