Lets capture the spirit of the season by sketching at Schulz’s Redwood Empire Ice Arena in Santa Rosa!
Saturday December 13 (between 10am-1pm), we’ll meet at 10am in front of the ice rink. We’ll share our days sketches at 1pm.
Schulz’s Redwood Empire Ice Arena, situated across the street from the Peanuts Museum, opened 28 April, 1969 with a grand opening ceremony starring Peggy Fleming and the Vince Guaraldi Trio. The building mimics an Alpine village with faithful reproductions of Swiss chalet facades and giant redwood trees that tower over the property. Located in the same building as the ice skating rink, the Warm Puppy Cafe affords a panoramic view of the ice skaters and is the spot where Charles Schulz regularly ate breakfast and lunch. His table sits between the front door and the fireplace with a reserved sign and flowers honoring his memory.
Sketching indoors or out, there’s lots to draw!
Two skating sessions will be going on while we are there. Parents & Puppy Practice 10:30a – 12:00p and Public Skate 12:30p – 4:30p. Although most people are likely to be sketching indoors, the ice rink is cold so dress warmly. Sketching the skaters is free (unless, of course, you want to skate then admission is $9). Afterward, those of us who are hungry (and who isn’t hungry after a morning of sketching!) will have lunch in the Warm Puppy Cafe located at the Snoopy Ice skating rink.
After sketching, if you are interested in visiting the museum, there is a $10 charge.
All you need to join us is something to draw on and something to draw with. No experience necessary!
Hope to see you there!
And again, please dress warmly as it will be cold inside and out of the ice rink!