Theater Schedule

April 2017 • Regular Theater Schedule


Daily screenings listed below – please note that Theater showings before 11:00 am are on weekends only. Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are available for all movies. Please ask at the Museum cashier’s desk.

This film schedule is subject to change to accommodate special events. Please call the Museum at (707) 579-4452 to confirm a specific showing on a specific date if viewing one of these films is essential to your Schulz Museum visit.

The regular schedule below is NOT in effect for Saturday, April 29.
Click here to view special schedule for April 29.

10:15 am • It’s Arbor Day, Charlie Brown

While researching a report on Arbor Day, Sally enlists the gang to turn Charlie Brown’s ball field into a garden and orchard, complete with a tree on the pitcher’s mound and scarecrow in the outfield. During the first game of the season against Peppermint Patty’s team, the plants turn out to be an unexpected advantage.
(originally aired March 16, 1976 ● 30 minutes)

10:45 am • It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown

Spring training in the snow?! To improve his team’s moral, Charlie Brown has found a sponsor who will buy them new uniforms, but they must win their first game of the season. With their newest teammate, Leland, Charlie Brown has hope for his hapless group, but can they actually win?
(originally released on video in January 1996 ● 30 minutes)

Why Charlie Brown, Why?

11:15 am • Why, Charlie Brown, Why?

Charlie Brown and Linus become concerned when their friend, Janice, develops leukemia and has to go to the hospital. This very poignant special discusses the treatment of leukemia and how other children might feel when a friend becomes seriously ill.
(originally aired March 16, 1990 ● 30 minutes)

11:45 am • It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

In this Emmy Award-nominated special, the whole Gang is preparing for Easter! Peppermint Patty and Marcie make several (failed) attempts to dye eggs and Lucy plans to have her own private Easter egg hunt, but Linus assures them that their efforts are a waste of time because the Easter Beagle will take care of everything. Just when everyone thought Easter wasn’t all that it’s cracked up to be, the Easter Beagle makes an appearance and joyfully hands out eggs to everyone. Everyone, that is, except for Charlie Brown!
(originally aired April 9, 1974 ● 30 minutes)

Charles Schulz and Charlie Rose

12:15 pm • The Charlie Rose Show

In this interview with Charlie Rose, Charles Schulz discusses his personal history, the history of Peanuts, and the strip’s upcoming 50th anniversary (in 2000). Schulz also reveals that his own personality is the inspiration for Charlie Brown.
(originally aired May 9, 1997 • 40 minutes)

CharlesSchulzAndCharlieBrown

1:00 pm • Charles Schulz: A Charlie Brown Life

Overview of Schulz’s life and career—part of the A&E’s Biography series. With interviews with Schulz’s son and daughter, cartoonists Lynn Johnston (For Better or For Worse) and Cathy Guisewite (Cathy), coworkers, and even the woman who inspired the Little Red-Haired Girl.
(originally aired December 25, 1995 ● 45 minutes)

1:45 pm • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

An animated mini-musical based on the Tony® award-winning hit.
(originally aired 1985 ● 60 minutes)

2:45 pm • It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

In this Emmy Award-nominated special, the whole Gang is preparing for Easter! Peppermint Patty and Marcie make several (failed) attempts to dye eggs and Lucy plans to have her own private Easter egg hunt, but Linus assures them that their efforts are a waste of time because the Easter Beagle will take care of everything. Just when everyone thought Easter wasn’t all that it’s cracked up to be, the Easter Beagle makes an appearance and joyfully hands out eggs to everyone. Everyone, that is, except for Charlie Brown!
(originally aired April 9, 1974 ● 30 minutes)

3:15 pm • Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown

It’s not easy managing a baseball team…especially when your team has lost 900 games in a row. But when manager Charlie Brown has the opportunity to trade his worst player, Lucy, he thinks his fortunes might finally change. Will Lucy’s replacement, Marcie, lead the team to victory…or is Charlie Brown doomed to suffer another season of defeat?
(originally aired August 29, 2003 ● 30 minutes)

3:45 pm • It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

In this Emmy Award-nominated special, the whole Gang is preparing for Easter! Peppermint Patty and Marcie make several (failed) attempts to dye eggs and Lucy plans to have her own private Easter egg hunt, but Linus assures them that their efforts are a waste of time because the Easter Beagle will take care of everything. Just when everyone thought Easter wasn’t all that it’s cracked up to be, the Easter Beagle makes an appearance and joyfully hands out eggs to everyone. Everyone, that is, except for Charlie Brown!
(originally aired April 9, 1974 ● 30 minutes)

4:15 pm • The Charlie Rose Show

In this interview with Charlie Rose, Charles Schulz discusses his personal history, the history of Peanuts, and the strip’s upcoming 50th anniversary (in 2000). Schulz also reveals that his own personality is the inspiration for Charlie Brown.
(originally aired May 9, 1997 • 40 minutes)