I am participating in a Disney related event in September which includes the most advanced animatronic figures that you will ever see. Ride vehicles from the vintage Disney era will be there for you to see. Full scale animatronics from the park to see up close. I am also trying to get an R2 unit or 2 to participate also in the event. So don't miss out and follow the link below for the greatest time you will ever have and also get to meet Disney legends all in one place. See Ya There!!! Brian Marvelous Mechanized Magic?A Once-in-a-lifetime event will celebrate animatronics mechanical magic, from the shores of the jungle cruise to monorail beams, pirate ships, and beyond!??This September 18th 2010, Ape Pen Publishing and the 1313 Club will host a dinner gala celebrating the marvelous mechanical story of the animated figures which populate such beloved places as The Disneyland Resort and themed venues around the world. Beginning with simple motorized figures and leading to the development of Audio-Animatronics that revolutionized the industry, this event will celebrate these marvels and the history of their development. We?ll present the Walt Disney Company?s incredible mechanical achievements by spotlighting attractions, characters, and memorable devices created for their theme parks worldwide. Disney Legends including; Bob Gurr, Alice Davis, and Xavier Atencio, (some of whom worked at the innovative MAPO division of WED/Walt Disney Imagineering) will be on hand to share their stories. Presenting rare images, video, and authentic props and animatronics, guests will gain insight into the fascinating MAPO division and world of animatronics as never before. Renowned audio animatronics creator Garner Holt of Garner Holt Productions will shed light on this little known but highly intriguing aspect of theme park history as he shares some of the most advanced AA figures in the world today. This once in a lifetime evening will honor the Disneyland Resort as one of the world?s premiere storytelling environments, with special emphasis on its technological wonders. Combining history, entertainment, and lots of surprises, it?s an event not to be missed by any Disney or audio animatronics enthusiast! Special guest appearances include: The voice of Walt Disney?s original Alice In Wonderland; Kathryn Beaumont, Disney animator Floyd Norman, former Imagineering AA figure programmer; Darin Hughes, The Doom Buggies, Kirk Wall, the original Golden Horseshoe Review Can Can girls and many others! Plus special performances by Disneyland Resort entertainers, displays, ride vehicles, a silent auction, limited edition merchandise, and the premiere of the world?s most advanced audio animatronics figure! For additional information and tickets: http://www.the1313club.com/Events.html (This event is an independent production, not connected with the Walt Disney Company. Appearances of guests and performers subject to change.) Our lowest seat is $88.00 Dont miss out you will never have another chance seeing Bob Gurr drive a 5/8 scale monorail!