Here’s the latest newsletter from our friends at Rancho Obi-Wan with new lower pricing and schedule for their upcoming Deep Dive Tours that feature Star Wars, BBQ & wine alongside some quality time.
Deep Dive Wine & BBQ Tours
This fall, come see Star Wars memorabilia rarely shown in an intimate, relaxed atmosphere. Proceeds from these tours keep the museum operational for the fall.Come spend some quality time with us–get tickets now!
• Each tour is limited to a maximum of 20 attendees. Adults only, 21 years and older. This is high quality time!
• Start with a glass of wine from Skywalker Vineyards, local brew, or sparkling water.
• Proceed with a full museum tour led by Steve Sansweet! Steve will share stories about his collection and his history as a journalist, a collector, Head of Fan Relations at Lucasfilm and President of Rancho Obi-Wan.
• Enjoy a special presentation on the theme which is not normally covered on regular tours. See below for subject schedule.
• Relax with a beverage while playing video games or having a casual discussion with the presenters.
• Be entertained by video clips culled from the depths of the collection.
• Sit down to dinner featuring Annie’s TexaCali BBQ straight from our R2-BQ smoker. Texas brisket, pulled pork, vegetarian sides and salads, decedent dessert and coffee.
• Take home a special souvenir.
• Receive a tax-deductible donation receipt for $150.00 (half of your $299 ticket price is a donation which supports the continued operation of the museum). Many thanks!
Saturday, September 28th, 4pm – Posters with Pete Vilmur
Pete is co-author of The Star Wars Poster Book and has spent years meticulously researching the history of vintage posters. We will take a look at some of the more interesting, rare, beautiful, silly and bizarre posters from the depths of the flat files.
Saturday, October 12th, 4pm – LEGO® with Marc Morita and Caleb Raff
Marc is one of our resident docents, and an expert on all things LEGO. Caleb owns the Brick Hutt in Rohnert Park. We will talk about the history and impact of LEGO on Star Wars collecting, view some MOCs (my own creations) and the rarer items from the vault.
Saturday, November 2nd, 4pm – Vintage Kenner with Dwayne Smith and Marc Huber
Dwayne is one of our resident docents, and an expert on vintage Kenner. Marc Huber is an expert on POTF coins. We will rummage behind the racks for vintage goodies from around the world including action figures, vehicles, and Micro Collection.
Saturday, November 9th, 4pm – Comic Books with Brian Christensen
Brian is owner of Brian’s Comics in Petaluma and was a nominee for the 2019 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award. We will pull a load of significant comics from the secret stash for discussion.
Reminder! Star Wars Day at the Park
Come see us at the San Francisco Giants Star Wars Day at the Park, Sunday, September 15, 2019. We will have a small exhibit of helmets at the VIP Experience in Triples Alley that starts at 10:35am. Those attending the VIP event get 3 Giants Star Wars collector’s items! Special tickets are required.
Support Rancho Obi-Wan, and take the link below to book your Deep Dive Tours now.