5) Charles M. Schulz Museum
Address: 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
Contact Phone: (707) 579-4452
Normal opening hours: week days 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM and weekends 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Hours open on October 5th: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (museum) and 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (archives)
Offering on October 5th: Original illustrated correspondence from Mr. Schulz’s time in the Army during WWII, calendars used by Mr. Schulz, and one of the earliest comic books in which Mr. Schulz was published will be shown in the archives. The second edition of “Peace, Love, and Woodstock,” “Abracadabra! Magic in Peanuts,” “Peanuts Goes to Camp,” and the newest “Fall Classics” display will all be open.
6) Museum of Sonoma County
Address: 425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
Phone: (707) 579-1500
Normal opening hours: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday through Sunday
Hours open on October 5th: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM (museum) and 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (archives)
Offering on October 5th: Highlights from the Song Wong Bourbeau Collection (Santa Rosa’s Chinatown, now lost to time, in photographs, documents and objects), the Fountaingrove Collection (photos, maps, and documents of Sonoma County’s first utopian community established in 1875), the Sonoma County Historical Society Collection (early photographs, documents, and items from Sonoma County) will be on view in the archives. The exhibitions “Santa Rosa History” and “Día de los Muertos” will be on display in the museum.
7) Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library
Address: 725 3rd Street, Santa Rosa
Phone: (707) 308-3212
Hours: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
There will be pop-up exhibits featuring recent donations, as well as a local history quiz and scavenger hunt. Staff will be on hand to discuss preservation issues, how to teach with primary resources and offer research tips and tricks.
8) West County Museum
Address: 261 South Main Street, Sebastopol
Contact Phone: (707) 829-6711
Normal opening hours: Thursday through Sunday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hours open on October 5th: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Offering on October 5th: The library geared toward western Sonoma County will be open for research along with collections of artifacts, photos/negatives, and newspapers. The exhibit “Seats of History” will be on display.
9) Cotati Museum and Historical Society
Address: 201 West Sierra Avenue, Cotati
Phone: (707) 794-0305
Normal opening hours: Saturdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, second Tuesday of each month from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hours open on October 5th: Noon to 4:00 PM
Offering on October 5th: The exhibit “WA: Harmony, Peace and things Japanese, Japanese in Cotati” will be on display. Other highlights include the Jim Boggio archives and Cotati Accordion Festival Poster archives.
10) The Sitting Room Community Library
Address: 2025 Curtis Drive, Penngrove
Phone: (707) 795-9028
Normal opening hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Saturday
Hours open on October 5th: 9:00 AM to 6 :00 PM
Offering on October 5th: Over 300 individual files on women writers from Diane Ackerman to Nell Zink will be available to browse, plus files on women writers in each century since the 13th and women writers in different regions, from Africa to Vietnam. Tea and scones will be served.