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Chico Museum

History of Chico for the education and enjoyment of the community.

Calendar Events

FUTURE EVENTS - DATES AND DETAILS TBD recently updated

  • Fall Lecture Series August to December 2017
  • Fall Lecture Series - Lecture: The Morehead Family - Date TBD
  • Fall Lecture Series - Lecture and presentation by Michelle Shover - Date TBD
  • Fall Lecture Series - Lecture: Road to Cherokee with Ron Womack - Date TBD
  • Fall Lecture Series - Lecture: The West Branch Mill of the Sierra Lumber Company: Early Logging in Northeastern California with author Andy Mark - Date TBD
  • Fall Lecture Series - Lecture: Rancho Chico and Chico Vecino with Marge Maddox - Date TBD
  • Fall Lecture Series - Lecture: Walk a Block and Talk, a walk of Downtown Chico with Randy Taylor and David Nopel - Date TBD
  • Fall Family Festival September 2017
  • Holiday Family Festival December 2017
  • WWI Commemoration Event March 2018
  • Booth Events (Schedule will publicize when and where Chico Museum booth is located.)
  • Field Trip Events (Schedule will publicize what Chico Community group is visiting Chico Museum on a date.)

EVENTS / EXHIBITS FOR May, 2017

EVENTS / EXHIBITS FOR June, 2017

Title
Country Supper: Summer Lovin’: A 50’s Picnic
When
Sunday, June 4, 2017 5PM to 8PM
Where
Patrick Ranch, 10381 Midway, Durham, CA
Cost

Cost: $45 / person, reservation deadline is Wednesday, May 31.
Purchase Tickets

Details

The Chico Museum is bringing back the Country Supper. This year's theme is sure to be fun "Summer Lovin': A 50's Picnic." Make a short journey back into a quieter summer fun-loving' time at the beautiful Patrick Ranch. Listen to The Loki Miller Band play 50's music while enjoying great barbecued ribs and chicken, picnic sides, and a scrumptious cupcake and sweets bar. A no host bar with 50’s inspired cocktails beer and wine is offered. See a 50's motorcycle display offered by Bud Schwab of Campus Cycle. A great basket raffle will round out the evening. Reservation deadline is Wednesday, May 31. See flier below.

Title
2nd Annual Antique Appraisal
When
Saturday, June 24, 2017 11AM to 3PM
Where
Chico Museum at 141 Salem (Corner of 2nd ST and Salem)
Cost
$8.00 per item evaluated. (A matched set counts as one item.)
Details

If you have treasures hiding in your attic, closets, garage, under the bed, or just sitting in the parlor, bring them in to the Chico Museum to discover the “real” value. Nine expert appraisers will be present to assess and value your items. Bring in what you can carry. Bring in pictures for large items.

EVENTS / EXHIBITS FOR July, 2017

Title
Summer Family Fun Day
When
Saturday, July 29, 2017 11AM to 3PM
Where
Chico Museum at 141 Salem (corner of 2nd ST and Salem)
Cost
Suggested donation: $5 for adults and $3 for students/seniors and children 5-14
Details

Join us once again for some summer fun at the Chico Museum! Handicrafts and games will on the venue as well as chances to win prizes. All children will get a balloon. Enjoy all of the Chico Museum Historical Exhibits including a new exhibit about the Grand Hotels of Chico and the other Chico through Time displays. It is sure to be a great amusement for children of all ages. More details to follow.

EVENTS / EXHIBITS FOR September, 2017

Title
Chico Museum Garage Sale
When
Saturday, September 9, 2017 (Time to be determined)
Where
Chico Museum at 141 Salem (corner of 2nd ST and Salem)
Cost
Free
Details

Chico Museum is Spring Cleaning in the Fall. Come help us clean out the basement and support the Museum by purchasing used items such as good wood remnants, old Museum exhibit supplies, good paint, old office equipment, and other similar type items. You pay for what you buy. A more detailed listing will be provided soon.

EVENTS / EXHIBITS FOR November, 2017

Title
Museum Night Out (MNO)
When
Friday, November 3, 2017
Where
Butte Creek Country Club (175 Estates Dr, Chico, CA 95928)
Cost
$75 per person (Ticket sales, reservation info including meal selection and event timetable will soon be at this website)
Details

Check back for more information about making reservations, the Event theme, raffle, and live and silent auctions and how to be a sponsor. Put a hold on the date now for this great Chico Museum Annual Event.