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

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 Dowling • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to cartoonist Lela Dowling, whose work appears in our current exhibition Peanuts in Wonderland. Dowling 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 - 28

Learn cartooning, animation, and art. View all classes on our Classes & Camps Calendar, or call for a complete schedule at 707-284-1272.
Museum Events: Youth programming

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    

June

Date & Time Subject

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    

July

Date & Time Subject

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