Calendar of Events

Events at the Charles M. Schulz Museum give our visitors opportunities to: meet professional cartoonists; view some of Schulz’s favorite movies; create hands-on crafts; learn about different cartooning techniques; and attend Members-Only parties. In addition to our special events listed below, be sure to check out what happens at the Museum EVERY DAY!

Events are included in the price of admission, unless otherwise noted.

Please also note that events listed below are subject to change; check back here for the most up-to-date information.

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Museum Events

2014

November

Date & Time Subject

28

Friday

Family Fun Weekend • November 28 and 29

Join cartoonist and storyteller Joe Wos for live performances and cartoon workshops throughout the day!
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events  Family Programming  

December

Date & Time Subject

1

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

7

Sunday

10:00 AM

Comic Artist Workshop for Girl Scout Cadettes • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Earn your Comic Artist badge in this special, hands-on workshop just for Girl Scout Cadettes. Work with a professional cartoonist to develop stories and characters and create your own four-panel comic strip from beginning to end. Cadettes will receive their Comic Artist badge upon workshop completion. For fees and reservations visit the Girl Scouts of Northern California website or call (707) 544-5472.
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Classes and Camps Topics: Cartooning and comic art instruction  Fine Arts  Master Classes  Scout Days and Home School Days  
Ages: Grades 5 and above    

8

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

13

Saturday

Gingerbread Doghouse Workshops • December 13 and 14

Assemble and decorate Snoopy’s doghouse out of gingerbread complete with a marshmallow Snoopy on top. Register online from the Classes & Camps Calendar.

Museum Events: Youth programming

13

Saturday

1:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Greg Beda • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to cartoonist Greg Beda who has been publishing his cartoons for 30 years. Beda is the creator of Zeke & Goulash, Rosewood, and Postmodern Romance. He self-publishes Postmodern AnXst, a comic book anthology of his work.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

15

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

20

Saturday

1:00 PM

Holiday Gift-Making • 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Make a variety of hand-made holiday gifts including fleece scarves, snowball soap, and several special ornaments.

Advance reservations required by registering online or calling (707) 284-1272.

Fee(s): $25.00 for Member, $32.00 for Non-member
Place: Schulz Museum Education Annex, 1835 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, Ca, 95403
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Classes and Camps Topics: Arts and Crafts  Cooking  
Ages: Grades 1-6    

22

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

22

Monday

Winter Classes Begin • December 22

Holiday fun, hands-on science, cartooning, art, animation and more!
Museum Events: Youth programming

29

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

31

Wednesday

10:00 AM

Happy New Year, Charlie Brown! • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ring in the New Year with Snoopy, a Balloon Drop, and a Root Beer toast at Noon and 3:00 pm. Enjoy hands-on activities for kids! Featuring Santa Rosa's only Up-Down and Baby Balloon Drops at Noon. The Museum opens at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 31.
Museum Events: Family Programming

2015

January

Date & Time Subject

5

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

10

Saturday

1:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Gabriel Moore-Topazio • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to San Francisco-based comic artist Gabriel Moore-Topazio. Moore-Topazio  began self-publishing as Wrought Comics in 2013, whose flagship title, "Asylum" explores themes of psychosis, identity, subversion and social power through the lens of dark fantasy. His first published work was a short comic called Committed which was illustrated by artist Ven Yann for the horror anthology "Psychosis! #3" in 2006.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

12

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

19

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

24

Saturday

10:00 AM

Linocut Master Class • 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Spend two days learning to draw and carve linoleum to make your own prints. Design and cut your own Valentine’s cards or other art with linocut artist Anita Dime. Make two lino cuts to take home along with your own starter kit. Recommended for adults 18 and over. Class fee includes a $20 materials fee. Advance reservations required by registering online or calling (707) 84-1263.
Fee(s): $100.00 for Member, $120.00 for Non-member
Place: Schulz Museum Education Annex, 1835 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, Ca, 95403
Museum Events: Adult programming and classes    
Classes and Camps Topics: Arts and Crafts  Master Classes  
Ages: Adults (18 years and older)    

24

Saturday

1:00 PM

Ghosting Schulz • 1:00 pm

Schulz proudly wrote, drew, and lettered every Peanuts strip. He did, however, employ cartoonists who assisted him with other cartoon endeavors such as his sports-related comic strip It’s Only a Game and Peanuts comic books. Meet the artists and writers of the newest PEANUTS monthly comic books as they discuss Schulz's legacy and the challenge of
adapting his stories for a modern audience. Presented in conjunction with the Ghosting Schulz exhibition which opens January 7, 2015.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

25

Sunday

3:00 PM

Alice's Adventures in Film • 3:00 pm

Join us on the last Sunday of the month for a different film adaptation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This Sunday, watch the 1933 live action Alice in Wonderland movie starring Cary Grant, WC Fields, and Gary Cooper. Cost: Free for members/$5 for public includes popcorn and candy.
Museum Events: Exhibition-related programs  Films  

26

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

31

Saturday

2:00 PM

Stinky Cecil in Operation Pond Rescue Book Release • 2:00 pm

Author and cartoonist Paige Braddock, Creative Director for Creative Associates, will read from and introduce her first graphic novel for children, Stinky Cecil, the hilarious tale of a group of amphibians (and one free-range hamster) who set out to save their tiny pond home from one very large steamroller. Braddock will read from, talk about creating comics, and sign her new book.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

31

Saturday

5:30 PM

Art and Adventure Sleepover with Snoopy • Saturday, Jan 31, 5:30 pm - Sunday, Feb 1, 9:00 am

Brownies are invited to spend a night at the Schulz Museum. Sleep over at the Museum and design your own stamp and letterbox. Then search the Museum for clues left by other troops to complete all of the Letterboxer badge requirements. Experience art, cartooning, animation and all the Schulz Museum has to offer after dark and get ready for a surprise visit by a special guest! Dinner and continental breakfast included. Advance reservations required. For fees and reservations visit the Girls Scouts of Northern California website or call (707) 544-5472.
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Classes and Camps Topics: Arts and Crafts  Cartooning and comic art instruction  Ice Skating  Scout Days and Home School Days  
Ages: Grades 1-6  Grades 5 and above  

February

Date & Time Subject

2

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

6

Friday

7:00 PM

First Friday Film Series • 7:00 pm

The First Friday Film Series returns with Academy-award winning classics on the big screen. Watch From Here to Eternity (1953), winner of 8 Academy Awards, starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, and Donna Reed.
Cost: Free for members/$5 for public. Sponsored by Craig Schulz.
Museum Events: Films

7

Saturday

1:00 PM

Frozen: The Character of Cold • 1:00 pm

How do you make the idea of cold come alive? Join Ian Coony and Dan Lund, Effects Animators, as they share how the visual development art of Disney’s award-winning animated movie, Frozen, challenged the entire team to bring the idea of cold to reality in new ways. From ice to windblown ice, snow, freezing water and a glistening palace of ice, bringing the character of cold to life was a brisk journey of art and innovation.

Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

9

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

14

Saturday

10:00 AM

Mad Hatter Valentine's Tea Party • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with hands-on crafts and Valentine’s Day fun! Make your own Cheshire cat smile, mad hatter hats, cute caterpillars, and more.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Youth programming  

14

Saturday

1:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Ben Zaehringer • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to Ben Zaehringer, cartoonist and creator of the online comic Berkeley Mews.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

16

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

19

Thursday

10:00 AM

Home School Day • 10:00 am - Noon

Celebrate the curious world of creatures like those Alice meets on her adventures in Wonderland. Dissect a flower, make a terrarium to take home, create art with nature items, and meet some live animals, too. Also ice skate at Snoopy’s Home ice after your Museum visit. Cost: $6 per child before February 13; chaperones are free. Ice skating is an additional $5 per person. Advance reservations required by registering online or calling (707) 284-1272.
Fee(s): $6.00 for Student in Advance, Free for Chaperones
Place: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, Ca, 95403
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Classes and Camps Topics: Arts and Crafts  Hands-on Science  Ice Skating  Scout Days and Home School Days  
Ages: Grades 1-6    

21

Saturday

5:00 PM

Kids Night at the Museum • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Drop your kids off for after-hours fun at the Schulz Museum. Kids will have the Museum all to themselves for dinner, games, art, crafts, and cartooning. Discount of $5 off for siblings. Advance reservations required by registering online or calling (707) 284-1272.
Fee(s): $25.00 for Member, $32.00 for Non-member, $20.00 for Sibling Discount Member, $27.00 for Sibling Discount Non-member
Place: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, Ca, 95403
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Classes and Camps Topics: Arts and Crafts  Cartooning and comic art instruction  
Ages: Grades 1-6    

22

Sunday

3:00 PM

Alice's Adventures in Film • 3:00 pm

Join us on the last Sunday of the month for a different film adaptation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This Sunday, watch Disney’s animated Alice in Wonderland (1951) on the big screen with popcorn and candy. Cost: Free for members/$5 for public.
Museum Events: Exhibition-related programs  Films  

23

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games every Monday through February 23. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

28

Saturday

11:00 AM

Day Through the Looking Glass • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Take a trip through the looking glass to the world of invention and innovation. Use a 3D printer and laser cutter. Make, create, and explore a variety of hands-on projects with local designers, educators, and artists including Chimera Arts and Maker Space, Folding Bones Press, and fused glass artists Nancy and Brian Roberts, among others.
Museum Events: Adult programming and classes  Exhibition-related programs  

March

Date & Time Subject

6

Friday

7:00 PM

First Friday Film Series • 7:00 pm

Natalie Wood stars as Maria in West Side Story (1961), the tragic musical based on Romeo and Juliet that won 10 Academy awards, including best picture.
Cost: Free for members/$5 for public. Sponsored by Craig Schulz.
Museum Events: Films

7

Saturday

10:00 AM

FREE Day • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. At 1:00 pm, join cartoon historian Craig Yoe; Mark Burstein, president emeritus of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America; and Malcolm Whyte and Andrew Farago of the Cartoon Art Museum for a panel discussion of Lewis Carroll as a precursor to the comics and the numerous appearances of his characters in comic books and strips.
Museum Events: Exhibition-related programs  Free Days  

14

Saturday

1:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Lela Downing • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to cartoonist Lela Downing, whose work appears in our current exhibition Peanuts in Wonderland. Downing has worked in comics for Eclipse and Marvel, done book illustration, cartooning for Bee Culture magazine and award winning editorial cartoons for The Novato Advance newspaper. She has also done 2D animation for LucasArts' Maniac Mansion, Day of the Tentacle and Sam and Max Hit the Road games, character design for Big Ape Entertainment’s Celebrity Death Match game, and avatar design for Yahoo!’s instant messaging service, among other things.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

23

Monday

Spring Break Classes for Kids • March 23 - 27

Learn cartooning, animation, and art. Call for a complete schedule at 707-284-1272.
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Ages: Grades 1-6    

29

Sunday

3:00 PM

Alice's Adventures in Film • 3:00 pm

Join us on the last Sunday of the month for a different film adaptation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This Sunday, Johnny Depp stars in Tim Burton’s colorful, live action adaptation, Alice in Wonderland (2010), which won two Academy awards. Cost: Free for members/$5 for public includes popcorn and candy.
Museum Events: Exhibition-related programs  Films  

30

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games on the last Monday of the month. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

April

Date & Time Subject

3

Friday

7:00 PM

First Friday Film Series • 7:00 pm

Oliver! (1968), the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic, won five Academy awards including best director, best music, and best picture.
Cost: Free for members/$5 for public. Sponsored by Craig Schulz.
Museum Events: Films

4

Saturday

10:00 AM

Kids FREE Day • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate spring and white rabbits with hands-on crafts and free admission for kids!
Museum Events: Free Days  Youth programming  

11

Saturday

1:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Frank Roberson • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to cartoonist Frank Roberson, creator of the comic strip Maximus, which can be found on Gocomics.com.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

12

Sunday

10:00 AM

Girl Scout Day • 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Alice in Wonderland with the Peanuts Gang and explore the magical world of flower friends, bugs, and trees. Build a bug house, meet live bugs, make a treat to eat, and create crafts using flowers and trees, plus much more. Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes will work toward their Naturalist badge requirements and Daisies will get started on a flower friends journey. Also ice skate at Snoopy’s Home ice and earn a Schulz Museum fun patch. Advance reservations required. For fees and reservations visit the Girls Scouts of Northern California website or call (707) 544-5472.
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Classes and Camps Topics: Arts and Crafts  Ice Skating  Scout Days and Home School Days  
Ages: Grades 1-6  Grades 5 and above  

18

Saturday

5:00 PM

Kids Night at the Museum • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Drop your kids off for after-hours fun at the Schulz Museum. Kids will have the Museum all to themselves for dinner, games, art, crafts, and cartooning. Discount of $5 off for siblings. Advance reservations required by registering online or calling (707) 284-1272.
Fee(s): $25.00 for Member, $32.00 for Non-member, $20.00 for Sibling Discount Member, $27.00 for Sibling Discount Non-member
Place: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, Ca, 95403
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Classes and Camps Topics: Arts and Crafts  Cartooning and comic art instruction  
Ages: Grades 1-6    

27

Monday

10:00 AM

Museum Mondays for Little Ones • 10:00 am - Noon

Enjoy stories, arts and crafts activities, and movement games on the last Monday of the month. Activities are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum admission applies.
Museum Events: Family Programming  Museum Mondays  

May

Date & Time Subject

1

Friday

7:00 PM

First Friday Film Series • 7:00 pm

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), the film adaptation of the Harper
Lee novel, stars Gregory Peck as an attorney in the South. The film won 3
Academy awards, including best actor.
Cost: Free for members/$5 for public. Sponsored by Craig Schulz.
Museum Events: Films

9

Saturday

10:00 AM

Comic Artist Workshop for Girl Scout Cadettes • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Earn your Comic Artist badge in this special, hands-on workshop just for Girl Scout Cadettes. Work with a professional cartoonist to develop stories and characters and create your own four-panel comic strip from beginning to end. Cadettes will receive their Comic Artist badge upon workshop completion. For fees and reservations visit the Girl Scouts of Northern California website or call (707) 544-5472.
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Classes and Camps Topics: Cartooning and comic art instruction  Fine Arts  Master Classes  Scout Days and Home School Days  
Ages: Grades 5 and above