Family Five: weekend events for Nov 19-20

Take a walk near Spring Lake this weekend

Whether you’re looking for some outdoor fun, or something to fun inside, there are some exciting things happening in our county for families.  Here’s my pick for five best happenings this weekend.  Where will you be?

Aircraft Display Day
Sat Nov 19, 10a-3p
Petaluma Municipal Airport (601 Skyranch Rd, Petaluma)
Get up close and personal with a wide range of airplanes, including several that are flown in specifically to be shown at this event. Pilots will be on hand to answer questions at this free event.

Thanksgiving Cooking Class for Kids
Sat Nov 19, 10a-12p
G&G Market (1211 W College Ave, Santa Rosa)
Let the kids help with the Thanksgiving menu through a class designed to teach them several Turkey day treats and gifts. On the agenda is mini pecan tarts, harvest bark, and cranberry sauce. This event will also allow a friend to come for free. Geared towards kids ages 6-9 years old. Must register at website to attend.

Playmobil Day
Sat Nov 19, 10a-6p
Hobbytown (171 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma)
Come play with Hobbytown’s collection of Playmobil toys. They will be passing out free Playmobil keychains while supplies last, and you’ll also get a chance to win a free Playmobil set. !0% off all Playmobil toys throughout the day.

Charles Schulz Museum
Sun Nov 20, 10a-5p
2301 Hardies Ln, Santa Rosa
The museum is hosting a birthday celebration for Charles Schulz on Sunday. Everyone gets in free all day long! Come see all the interesting exhibits and get a glimpse into the life of our hometown hero, Charles Schulz.

Family Hike at Spring Lake
Sat Nov 19, 1pm and 3pm
Environmental Discovery Center (Violetti Rd, Santa Rosa)
Kids will have fun learning about wildlife on 1 hour naturalist-led hikes on the Shady Oaks Nature Trail near Spring Lake. All ages are welcome, though everyone should be walkers or easily carried in a backpack. $5 per family, $6 for parking (or included with annual parks membership)

Looking for more events, or wish to submit your own?  Visit our events page at, or the 707 entertainment events page at

Crissi Dillon


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