Peanuts…Naturally at the History Center | Eye on Orlando

Peanuts…Naturally at the History Center


  “Try not to have a good time…this is supposed to be educational.”
—Charles M. Schulz

How many suns? Is the Earth flat? Explore the “web of life” through the Peanuts comic strips, didactic materials, and fun interactives. Kids of all ages will enjoy Charles Schulz’s interpretation of the natural world through more than 65 Peanuts comic strips and interactives that explain the weather, encourage recycling, identify North American birds by their songs, and offer lessons in drawing Peanuts characters. Visit the 12-foot kite-eating tree inspired by Peanuts and see birdhouses built for Woodstock by History Center summer campers. Included in regular admission.

Trick or Treat Safe Zone
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Young ghouls and goblins enjoy three floors of trick or treating and pumpkin decorating in Linus’ pumpkin patch along with creepy crafts, candy, and a scavenger hunt. Chocolate milk mustaches provided by the Florida Dairy Association will be available for a special photo opportunity in honor of chocolate milk being named the official drink of Halloween. Free for ages 12 and under; must be accompanied by an adult. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Snoopy’s K-9 Friends
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Enjoy a dog fair in Heritage Square park in partnership with SPCA. Learn special tips and tricks about caring for dogs. Get discounted shots, training tips, and information about breeds, behavior, and doggie daycare. Free in Heritage Square; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; regular museum admission to see exhibition.

EcoCamp-In with Snoopy and Friends
Friday, November 30-Saturday, December 1, 2012
Bring the whole family to the History Center for a night of environmentally friendly fun as you explore the Peanuts…Naturally exhibition. Play games, make a flip book cartoon, create a terrarium from recycled materials, and watch a movie. Learn how we can all help preserve the environment! Evening snack and breakfast included. Bring sleeping bag and pillow. 6 p.m.-8 a.m.

Members: $10 per person; non-members: $15 per person.