Museum Events

The San Bernardino County Museum offers a wide range of seasonal, one-time, and annual events to share the discoveries and stories of the rich diversity and unique environment of our region.

Winter Wonderland Workshop

December 9, 2023 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
San Bernardino County Museum
2024 Orange Tree Lane
Redlands, CA 92374 United States
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Get crafty and make gingerbread houses and snowflakes for the winter holidays this year at the San Bernardino County Museum Winter Wonderland Workshop. The museum will be bustling with fun holiday craft activities for the whole family. Kids can create one-of-a-kind hand-made gingerbread houses and snowflakes to decorate their homes....

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Second Saturdays

December 9, 2023 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Victor Valley Museum
11873 Apple Valley Road
Apple Valley, CA 92308 United States
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Join us on Dec. 9 for Second Saturdays with Christmas Carols that celebrate the spirit, the songs, and the stories of the season! The holiday season is a time of joy, reflection, and togetherness and what better way to express the spirit of the holidays than through the art of...

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Winter Storytime

December 5, 2023 11:00 am-12:00 pm
San Bernardino County Museum
2024 Orange Tree Lane
Redlands, CA 92374 United States
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Join us for a very special winter storytime! The San Bernardino County Museum is partnering with the San Bernardino County Library to bring live music, reading, crafts, and more! Perfect for pre-k through 1st graders. While you're here, explore the museum for while enjoying familiar favorites! Museum galleries will be...

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Second Saturdays

November 18, 2023 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Victor Valley Museum
11873 Apple Valley Road
Apple Valley, CA 92308 United States
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Join us on Nov. 18 for Second Saturdays with Slime Time! Museum staff are passionate about activating their visitors’ senses with a physical product, like slime, to keep them mesmerized with this unforgettable (and slimy) experience with their family! Families can enjoy on-site themed art projects every month through Second Saturdays at...

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Gift a Kid a Book Community Fair – Cancelled

November 18, 2023 9:00 am-2:00 pm
San Bernardino County Museum
2024 Orange Tree Lane
Redlands, CA 92374 United States
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Update: Due to the anticipated rain this weekend, the First 5 San Bernardino Gift a Kid a Book Community Fair at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands has been cancelled. Stay safe and we hope to see you soon at another First 5 San Bernardino event! Come join us...

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Cosmic Nights – Cancelled

November 17, 2023 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
San Bernardino County Museum
2024 Orange Tree Lane
Redlands, CA 92374 United States
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Update: Due to the inclement weather forecasted this weekend, we must cancel Cosmic Nights for this Friday, Nov. 17th at the San Bernardino County Museum. News dates will be announced shortly! Join us for Cosmic Nights with our partner, the Riverside Astronomical Society, featuring telescope viewing starting at 8pm. The...

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Trowel or Treat: The Science of Breaking Ground

October 28, 2023 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Victor Valley Museum
11873 Apple Valley Road
Apple Valley, CA 92308 United States
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Come learn about the sciences that literally work in dirt, archaeology and paleontology, to increase science literacy and promote the scientific understanding of how and why they “break” ground plus come in costume to receive special treats too! Museum will be open, regular admission applies. General admission is $10 (adult),...

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Whispering Winds of Apple Valley Trunk or Treat

October 26, 2023 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Whispering Winds of Apple Valley
11825 Apple Valley Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308 United States
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Join the Victor Valley Museum staff for a frightful family night of trick-or-treating in the parking lot, fun and games, plus food and drinks. Hope to see you there if you dare!

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The Great Shake(Out) or Treat Earthquake & Emergency Preparedness Fair

October 21, 2023 11:00 am-4:00 pm
San Bernardino County Museum
2024 Orange Tree Lane
Redlands, CA 92374 United States
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Come by in your costume to receive special treats plus have the opportunity to learn earthquake and emergency preparedness safety from our partners! From earthquakes to wildfires, we want you to be prepared for any disaster situation. By participating in preparedness training programs and learning about emergency management, we’ll help...

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Second Saturdays

October 14, 2023 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Victor Valley Museum
11873 Apple Valley Road
Apple Valley, CA 92308 United States
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Join us on Oct. 14th for Second Saturdays with Homemade Bookmarks. The themes change each month, so be sure to visit the website for current details. If you are new to Second Saturdays, it is a day that offers hands-on art workshops for the entire family.

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Gift a Kid a Book Community Fair

October 14, 2023 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Victor Valley Museum
11873 Apple Valley Road
Apple Valley, CA 92308 United States
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Come join us for FREE books, face painting, balloon creations, photo ops with Potter the Otter, a performance by Twinkle Time and Friends and more at the Victor Valley Museum on Saturday, Oct. 14th from 9am-2pm for the Gift a Kid a Book Community Fair! We have partnered with First...

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Cosmic Nights

September 23, 2023 7:00 pm-10:00 pm
San Bernardino County Museum
2024 Orange Tree Lane
Redlands, CA 92374 United States
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Join us for Cosmic Nights with our partner, the San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers (SBVAA), featuring telescope viewing starting at 8pm. The event takes place outdoors, weather permitting, and guests are advised to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Museum galleries will be open during the event. General admission is $10...

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