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SEPTEMBER EVENTS

Saturday, September 23, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Schulz Museum at Toy Con
Visit the Charles M. Schulz Museum’s booth at Toy Con at the Santa Rosa Fairgrounds for Museum giveaways!


Monday, September 25, 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities and a movie 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.


Saturday, September 30, 10:30 am and 1:30 pm

Dav Pilkey’s Epic Event
Meet Dav Pilkey, author of the bestselling Captain Underpants and Dog Man series! Join us for an epic family fun event featuring a presentation and live drawing by Dav Pilkey at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm followed by a book signing. Create your own cartoons, take a selfie with Dog Man and Captain Underpants, and enjoy activities and giveaways! Dav Pilkey has written and illustrated numerous popular, award-winning books for children including Dog Breath, winner of the California Young Reader Medal; and The Paperboy, a Caldecott Honor Book. Limited tickets for both presentations will be available online and in person at the Schulz Museum starting Wednesday, September 20, at 11:00 am. Standing room and simulcast tickets will be available at the Schulz Museum starting at 10:00 am on the day of the event. Tickets are NOT required for Mr. Pilkey’s book signings, which are scheduled for 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.


OCTOBER EVENTS

Monday, October 2, 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities EVERY 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.


Monday, October 9, 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities EVERY 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.


Wednesday, October 11, 10:00 am – Noon

Home School Day: Mud Pies and Jelly Beans
Snoopy loves pizza and chocolate chip cookies while Charlie Brown hates coconut. Have fun with food all morning by making edible mud, mixing your own lemonade, and learning about local agriculture. Also, ice skate at Snoopy’s Home Ice from Noon – 2:00 pm. Cost: $6 per child by October 5; $8 per child after October 5; chaperones are free. Ice skating is an additional $5 per person. Advance reservations required—register online or call (707) 284-1272.


Saturday, October 14, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Michelle McNeil
Meet, watch, and talk to designer and illustrator Michelle McNeil. Her cartoony and humorous work has been featured in everything from rock show posters to an ad campaign for the UCSF Library. She currently works as a graphic artist for the San Francisco Public Library.


Monday, October 16, 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities EVERY 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.


Saturday, October 21, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Comic Artist Workshop for Cadettes
Earn your Comic Artist badge in this special, hands-on workshop just for Girl Scout Cadettes. 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. Discounted ice skating available at Snoopy’s Home ice after workshop. For fees and reservations call (707) 544-5472 or visit the Girl Scouts of Northern California website.


Saturday, October 21, 1:00 pm

Dork Diaries 12: Tales From A Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe
Celebrate the release of Dork Diaries Book 12: Tales From A Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe with author and creator Rachel Renee Russell and her daughter, illustrator Nikki. Russell will discuss both of her New York Times bestselling books series, Dork Diaries and The Misadventures of Max Crumbly. Get your favorite books signed, including Dork Diaries Book 12 to be released on October 17! Plus FREE giveaways of posters, bookmarks, and stickers! Free tickets will be available starting at 10:00 am on the day of the event. Seating is limited and tickets will be given away on a first come, first serve basis.


Monday, October 23, 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities EVERY 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.


Saturday, October 28, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

North Bay Science Discovery Day
Visit the Schulz Museum booth and learn the science behind animation at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds!


Monday, October 30, 10:00 am – Noon

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities EVERY 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.


NOVEMBER EVENTS

Sunday, November 5, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Girl Scout Day: Mud Pies and Jelly Beans
Get started on the Girl Scout Cook badges. Learn about healthy foods and make sweet and savory treats, including ice cream in a bag. Ice skate at Snoopy’s Home Ice and earn a Schulz Museum patch. For fees and reservations, visit the Girl Scouts of Northern California website call (707) 544-5472.


Mondays, November 6, 13, 20, and 27, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Museum Mondays is held EVERY Monday from October – February. Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular Museum admission applies.


Saturday, November 11, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Shannon May
Meet, watch, and talk to illustrator Shannon May, who currently works at Google. She has illustrated for the San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Times, McSweeney’s, and Family Circle.


Sunday, November 12, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free Day with The Complete Peanuts Family Album
Celebrate Veteran’s Day and Charles Schulz’s birthday with free Museum admission. At 1:00 pm, meet Andrew Farago, creator of The Complete Peanuts Family Album, the first comprehensive collection of Peanuts characters.


Saturday, November 18, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Thanksgiving Feast with Snoopy
Enjoy and help prepare a re-creation of Snoopy’s Thanksgiving meal of toast, popcorn, and jelly beans from the classic television holiday special, along with hands-on crafts, and eggnog from Clover Sonoma! Jelly Beans provided by the Sweet Factory.


Friday and Saturday, November 24 and 25

Family Fun Weekend
Join cartoonist and storyteller Joe Wos for live performances and cartoon workshops.


DECEMBER EVENTS

Saturday, December 2, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Comic Artist Workshop
Earn your Comic Artist badge in this special, hands-on workshop just for Girl Scout Cadettes. For fees and reservations, visit the Girl Scouts of Northern California website or call (707) 544-5472.


Sunday, December 3, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Brick Palooza
Visit the Schulz Museum at Brick Palooza at the Veteran’s Building and experiment with LEGO Animation.


Monday, December 4, 11, and 18, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Museum Mondays is held EVERY Monday from October – February. Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular Museum admission applies.


Saturday, December 9, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Meredith Scheff-King
Meet, watch, and talk to Meredith Scheff-King, cartoonist, artist, and writer. Meredith’s work has been shown in The New York Times, Make Magazine, SFMoMA, and The Exploratorium.


Saturday and Sunday, December 16 and 17

Gingerbread Doghouse Workshops
Assemble and decorate Snoopy’s doghouse out of gingerbread. Cost: $25 for members; $32 for non-members. Advance reservations required—register online or call (707) 284-1272.


Saturday, December 16, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kid’s Night at the Museum
Get your holiday shopping done while your kids enjoy after-hours fun at the Schulz Museum.
Cost: $25 for Member, $32 for Non-member, $20 for Sibling Member Discount, $27 for Sibling Non-member Discount. Advance reservations required—register online or call (707) 284-1272.


Friday, December 22 – January 6, 2017

Winter Classes for Kids
Spend your winter break at the Schulz Museum. Take classes in art, cartooning, animation, hands-on science, and more! View classes and register online from the Classes and Camps calendar.


Sunday, December 31, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Happy New Year, Charlie Brown!
Ring in the New Year with hands-on crafts for kids and Santa Rosa’s only Up-Down and Baby Balloon Drops at Noon. Root beer toasts will be at Noon and 3:00 pm!