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

2015

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

1:00 PM

Meet Camille Rose Garcia • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to Camille Rose Garcia, who is celebrating the release of her new monograph Mirror Black Mirror. Garcia is one of Last Gasp's most popular artists. She's a New York Times Best-seller (for The Illustrated Alice In Wonderland, Harper Collins) and has had solo exhibitions at the Walt Disney Family Museum, LACMA, San Jose Museum of Art, and many galleries worldwide.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

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    

9

Saturday

1:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Brett Grunig • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to artist and printmaker Brett Grunig who is also the colorist for the serial comic Princeless. Comics and cartooning exert a clear influence on Grunig’s work, which includes illustration, watercolors, and printmaking.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

16

Saturday

10:00 AM

Boy Scout Day: Art and Animation • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Complete the requirements for the Art merit badge, belt loop, and academic pin in a fun, hands-on environment. Get messy experimenting with watercolor, sculpture, collage, and paper-making. Also, use iPads to explore the art of photography and animation for the Photography merit badge, belt loop, and academic pin. Earn a Schulz Museum fun patch and add ice skating at Snoopy’s Home Ice to your day from 12:30 – 4:30pm! Advance reservations are required--register online or call (707) 546-8137.
Place: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, Ca, 95403
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Classes and Camps Topics: Scout Days and Home School Days    

16

Saturday

10:00 AM

Special Appearance of the Stanley Cup® • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come see the Stanley Cup®, the most revered trophy in all professional sports, in conjunction with our Peanuts in the Penalty Box exhibition and the start of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April15.
Museum Events: Exhibition-related programs

25

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 through September. 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  

30

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    

June

Date & Time Subject

6

Saturday

4:00 PM

A Conversation with Robert Williams • 4:00 pm

Enjoy a live and lively conversation with underground cartoonist Robert Williams who was an early contributor to Zap Comix and went on to found Juxtapoz Magazine. Williams will be interviewed on stage by Last Gasp publishers Ron Turner and Colin Turner. Presented in conjunction with the Sonoma County Museum where Williams’ work will be on display.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

13

Saturday

1:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Izzy Ehnes • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to Izzy Ehnes an up and coming 15-year-old cartoonist who creates and self-publishes her gag comic The Best Medicine, which can be found online at www.thebestmedicine.com.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

20

Saturday

1:00 PM

Learn to Draw your Favorite Comic Characters • 1:00 pm

Join cartoonist Robert Pope as he shares his experiences with the Peanuts gang, Scooby-Doo, Batman, and many others.  Robert will discuss his work processes and instruct step-by-step how to cartoon some of your favorite characters!
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

20

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 pizza dinner, games, art, crafts, and cartooning. Different activities are offered for each unique Kids’ Night event! Discount of $5 off for siblings. Advance reservations required--register online by clicking on the class title above or call (707) 284-1272.
Fee(s): $25.00 for Member, $32.00 for Non-member, $20.00 for Sibling Member Discount, $27.00 for Sibling Non-member Discount
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    

21

Sunday

2:00 PM

Meet Cartoonist Nathan Hale • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Cartoonist Nathan Hale will talk about his work and share an exclusive and hazardous tale from his graphic novel series Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales. Hale is the illustrator of the graphic novel Rapunzel’s Revenge, which was an Al Roker Book Club for Kids selection, an ALA Notable Book, and a YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens. Hale will sign books after his talk.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

26

Friday

5:00 PM

FREE Night • 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Celebrate the Museum’s new Animating Comics exhibition with Lee Mendelson, the producer of the award-winning Peanuts animated specials. Mendelson will speak at 5:30 and meet with visitors and sign books after his talk.
Museum Events: Exhibition-related programs  Free Days  

29

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 through September. 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  

July

Date & Time Subject

11

Saturday

1:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Robinson Edgar • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to Bay Area- based cartoonist and illustrator Robinson Edgar. His work has been featured in the works of online magazine 'Thünk (A)' and the performances of multimedia dance group Kinetech.  He is also the creator of a short series of comedic animations, featured on his Youtube channel.  His previous comic creations include Eyeball Jones and The City. You can find more of his work at: www.robinsonedgar.com.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

16

Thursday

9:00 AM

How to 'Toon with Joe Wos • July 16 and 17

Take half-day cartoon classes with cartoonist and storyteller Joe Wos. Advance reservations are required. View classes and register online at the Class Calendar on the Museum website or call (707) 284-1272 for fees and reservations.
Ages: Grades 1 - 6.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events  Youth programming  

17

Friday

5:30 PM

Star Gazing Family Sleepover • 5:30 pm - 9:00 am

Blast off into hands-on fun and sleep overnight at the Schulz Museum! Experience the wonders of the night sky with an evening of star gazing through high powered telescopes with Sonoma County Astronomical Society. Make your own portable planetarium and galactic goo, among other fun hands-on activities. Dinner and continental breakfast included. Advance reservations required--register online by clicking on class title above or call (707) 284-1272.
Fee(s): $40.00 for Member Child, $50.00 for Non-member Child, $40.00 for Member Adult, $50.00 for Non-member Adult, $25.00 for Member Child/Adult Star Gazing only (5:30 - 9pm), $32.00 for Non-member Child/Adult Star Gazing only (5:30 - 9pm)
Place: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, Ca, 95403
Museum Events: Youth programming    
Classes and Camps Topics: Hands-on Science    

18

Saturday

11:30 AM

Live Storytelling with Joe Wos • 11:30 am

Enjoy a live storytelling and cartoon performance with cartoonist Joe Wos.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events  Youth programming  

18

Saturday

1:00 PM

Pet Caricatures with Joe Wos • 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Bring your pet to the Museum and cartoonist Joe Wos will capture the funny, cute, or catty personality of your favorite best friend. Dog, cat and other pet caricatures will be available for a suggested donation of $5 or more in front of the Museum.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

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 through September. 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  

August

Date & Time Subject

31

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 through September. 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