Calendar of Events

Friday, December 6, 2019
First Fridays at the Museum
Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


This month's First Fridays at the Museum is considered the kick-off to the Holiday Season! The evening features a Museum Store Sale, a visit from a special guest and more! Stay tuned for additional details.

First Fridays at the Museum provide an opportunity to explore the museum's galleries, digital theater, open-air plazas and shop in the Museum Store after dark. German beer, domestic beer, wine, soda and water will be available for purchase.

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Friday, December 13, 2019
Catalina Classic Film Club
"Royal Wedding" (1951)
Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building
6:00 pm
Only 24 seats available. Tickets sold at the door only. First-come, first served. 


The Catalina Classic Film Club meets quarterly to bring together enthusiasts looking for an opportunity to enjoy films of yesteryear in an intimate setting. Tickets to the 24-seat venue are available on a first-come, first served basis with ticket sales beginning at 6:00 pm on the night of the performance. Refreshments will be available for sale. 

Join us for a screening of the film Royal Wedding starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell. The story is set in London in 1947 and highlights the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten. Astaire and Powell are a brother and sister dance act who encounter challenges and romance as they travel to London to perform. This film also features the famous scenes of Astaire dancing on the walls and ceiling of his hotel room. 

Sunday, December 29, 2019
Islander Day
Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Islander Day program offers island residents an opportunity to visit the museum's exhibition galleries and digital theater free of charge. Free admission is offered to the first 150 residents (with proof of residency) through the door. Four Islander Days are offered each year.

Saturday, May 16, 2020
33rd Annual Silent Film - Blood and Sand
Avalon Casino Theatre
1:00 pm
Members $20 (After May 1, 2020: $25)
Non-Members $23 (After May 1, 2020: $28)
Children (3-15) $10
All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Recognized as one of the world’s longest running annual celebrations of Silent Film. This annual event is held in the historic Avalon Casino Theatre, William Wrigley Jr.’s 1929 Art Deco Movie Palace. Attendees will enjoy an authentic 1920s cinematic experience with the screening of the 1922 film, Blood and Sand starring Rudolph Valentino as a young matador with live musical accompaniment.  This event will also celebrate what would have been Valentino's 125th birthday.

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