The Natural History Museum hosts 4 special events each year. Below is a list of upcoming events and previous fundraising events. If you have any questions about becoming a vendor, sponsorship information for any of our upcoming events please do not hesitate to contact us! Contact us here.

List of upcoming special events:

 

September 11th Board Meeting

October 16th Board Meeting

October 28th Monster Mash

November 13th Board Meeting

December 11th Board Meeting

December 16th 3rd Annual Holiday Night at the Museum

PREVIOUS EVENTS:

Summer Solstice Festival:

Please join us for the 3rd annual Summer Solstice Festival at the Natural History Museum of Santa Maria on Saturday, June 17th from 11am to 4pm. We’re located at 412 S McClelland St. near the Town Center Mall. Come help us kick off the start of Summer at this fun family friendly community event.

There will be vendor booths along with games, raffle prizes and entertainment. Take a tour around our Native Garden and listen to our guest speaker presentations. Experience the thrill of the 4D Seat Shaking Home Theater Entertainment System Trailer from Smith’s Alarms. Join the Hula Hooping Contest with HoopWorks.

Please bring your spare change to help us launch the 2017/2018 Penny Project. Our goal is to raise $10,000. with your support, we can continue to grow the Natural History Museum’s educational outreach programs and provide much needed signage for our beautiful Native Garden.

Refreshments will also be available for those who attend. As always, there is FREE admission.

 3rd Annual Summer Solstice Festival
 

Earth Day Celebration:

Come enjoy the fun at the 17th annual Earth Day Celebration at the Natural History Museum of Santa Maria on Saturday, April 22nd from 11am to 4pm. We’re located at 412 S McClelland St. near the Town Center Mall. Help us honor Mother Earth and raise awareness for our community and the planet. As always, there is FREE admission.

 
There will be vendor booths along with games and entertainment for the entire family. Be sure to visit the animal exhibits from Zoo to You. For your entertainment pleasure come enjoy Mr. Bigger’s Ukulele Band, Theater Arts from Pyjama Drama, Exercise fun with HoopWorks, get your pictures taken in QRC Sprint Carts from Smith’s Alarms, and be entertained by DJ from A Class Act. Food and refreshments will also be available for those who attend.
 
Bring your spare change to help us launch the 2017/2018 Penny Project. Our goal is to raise $10,000. with your support, we can continue to grow the Natural History Museum’s educational outreach programs and provide much needed signage for our beautiful Native Garden.
 
The event is generously supported by our major sponsors:

Community Bank of Santa Maria, CIO Solutions, Utility Telecom, Smith’s Alarms & Electronics, O’Connor Pest Control, Leadership Fumigation, Kiwanis (night time club) of Santa Maria, Norwex, All Things Green Living, Kohl’s, Rabobank, CenCal Web Design, the City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Dept. and Utilities Dept., Starbucks, Local Copies, etc., Mega 97.1, Noble Productions, and a Class Act Entertainment.

17th Annual Earth Day Celebration

 

Please come follow us on Facebook!