Past Events

TWA Hotel Hard Hat Tour: Oct. 30, 2018

TWA Hotel Hard Hat Tour: Oct. 30, 2018

On October 30, 2018, the SCA hosted an exclusive members only pop-up hard hat tour of the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport in Jamaica, NY. The hotel’s lobby is the original TWA Terminal, designed in 1962 by Eero Saarinen (of St. Louis Arch fame), faithfully restored. The new hotel will include 50,000 square feet of first-class event
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2018 SCA @ Blobfest

2018 SCA @ Blobfest

In 2018, SCA members and guests traveled to the Philadelphia area for a terrifyingly terrific tour! We joined the crowd at Blobfest, an annual festival that celebrates the original 1958 camp classic, THE BLOB. We then headed west along the historic Lincoln Highway through Amish Country to the quirky Haines Shoe House.
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2017 – Cincinnati: Queen City Crusade

In October of 2017, members and friends of the SCA were welcomed to Cincinnati and its environs for our 40th Anniversary event.
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2015 - North Jersey Diner Tour and More

2015 – North Jersey Diner Tour and More

Our 2015 mini-tour involved a fantastic tour of famous northern New Jersey Diners followed by a day at New York's Coney Island as well as Flushing Meadows, site of the 1939 and 1964 World's fairs.
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2014 - St. Petersburg: Fun in the Sunshine City

2014 – St. Petersburg: Fun in the Sunshine City

From the beginning the growth of St. Petersburg depended on selling the city as a destination. In relying on natural and recreational amenities, the city boomed first in the 1920s and then again after World War II.
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2012 - Wildwood, NJ: Wildwood Daze

2012 – Wildwood, NJ: Wildwood Daze

Our doo wop wonderful 2012 event was presented with generous support from the Doo Wop Preservation League, the Morey Organization, and the Shalimar Resort and Conference Center. We toured The Wildwoods, New Jersey— including Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, and North Wildwood!
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2011 - South Jersey Diner Tour and More

2011 – South Jersey Diner Tour and More

Diner fans from around the country convened in southern New Jersey on September 17, for a dawn-to-dusk bus tour of nearly 20 diners and other roadside attractions in the region.
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2010 - Arkansas: Odyssey in the Ozarks

2010 – Arkansas: Odyssey in the Ozarks

The conference gave attendees the opportunity to explore how the area’s natural environment has affected tourism and the roadside’s built environment throughout the late 19th and 20th Centuries. The conference was headquartered in Fayetteville, a vibrant college town that is home to the University of Arkansas.
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