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

September

Date & Time Subject

27

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, cartooning, and crafts. Discount of $5 off for siblings. Advance reservations required by registering online or calling (707) 284-1263.

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    

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  

October

Date & Time Subject

6

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  

11

Saturday

1:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Maia Kobabe • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to Maia Kobabe, the author and illustrator of the all-ages medieval fantasy adventure comic The Thief’s Tale. Her comics can be found online at thiefs-tale.smackjeeves.com.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

12

Sunday

11:00 AM

Editorial Cartooning Today • 11:00 am

What does the future hold for editorial cartooning, given the fact that everyone is an opinion-maker on Facebook and Twitter? Join today’s top editorial cartoonists as they talk about the challenges of the new media landscape. Steve Benson of the Arizona Republic, Kal of The Economistnationally syndicated cartoonist Jen Sorensen, and Tom Tomorrow of This Modern World will also share and sign their work and answer questions from visitors. This discussion is moderated by Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist Mark Fiorewho specializes in animated editorial cartoons.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

13

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  

18

Saturday

1:00 PM

Social Commentary in The Simpsons • 1:00 pm

Join writers and producers Matt Selman, Tim Long, Mike Price, Tom Gammill and Max Pross as they share stories about working on The Simpsons, and discuss how social commentary often slips into an episode. Writing for the longest-running scripted show in television history, they've seen politically incorrect jokes become correct, and then incorrect again. The group will answer questions and claim credit for things they probably didn't come up with themselves.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events  Exhibition-related programs  

19

Sunday

10:00 AM

Girl Scout Day • 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Art abounds at the Schulz Museum with hands-on activities focused on the Girl Scout Artist badges. Brownies will paint with sticks and twigs and use color in new ways. Juniors will experiment with different materials, techniques, and perspectives. Cadettes will work on their comic artist badge and Daisies will get started on their Inspired by Animals Journey. Also meet live artists and cartoonists, 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  

20

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  

27

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  

November

Date & Time Subject

1

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    

3

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  

8

Saturday

1:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Rachel Ann Millar • 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meet, watch, and talk to illustrator and cartoonist Rachel Ann Millar. Her self-published comics include Jerk Water Drones and Xtra Large Gal and can be found on her web site www.rachelannmillar.com.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events

10

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  

15

Saturday

1:00 PM

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Celebration • 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Celebrate giving thanks with Snoopy! Enjoy a recreation of Snoopy’s Thanksgiving meal of toast, popcorn, and jelly beans from the classic television holiday special, along with hands-on crafts, and other fun family activities. Bring two cans of food to donate to the Redwood Empire Food Bank in exchange for one free child's admission.
Museum Events: Family Programming

17

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

Wednesday

10:00 AM

Home School Day • 10:00 am - Noon

Take a trip through the looking glass for a celebration of the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland. Explore optical illusions by designing spinning tops and thaumatropes. Have fun making your own books and just so you’re not too late, make clocks with sand and water. Also ice skate at Snoopy’s Home ice after your Museum visit. Cost: $6 per child before November12; 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    

23

Sunday

10:00 AM

FREE Day • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy free admission to the Museum! From 1:00 – 3:00 pm meet guest cartoonist Attaboy whose latest book, The Book Of Hugs, is an illustrated guide to a diverse range of hilariously uncomfortable embraces, as well as tips on Who to Hug, How to Hug, When to Hug, plus the very important Who NOT to Hug. In addition to his previous books and toys, Attaboy is the co-editor of the wildly popular contemporary art magazine, Hi-Fructose.
Museum Events: Cartoonist Events  Free Days  

24

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

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  

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.

Museum Events: Youth programming    
Ages: Grades 1-6  Pre-K and Kindergarten  

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

Holiday Gift-Making Workshops • December 20

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

Museum Events: Youth programming

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    
Ages: Grades 1-6  Pre-K and Kindergarten  

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, hands-on crafts for kids, and Santa Rosa’s only Up-Down and Baby Balloon Drops at noon, and root beer toasts at noon and 3:00 pm! The Museum opens at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 31.
Museum Events: Family Programming

2015

January

Date & Time Subject

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  

April

Date & Time Subject

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  

May

Date & Time Subject

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