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Friday the 1st

6:00 pm till 8:00 pm – Gadgets Galore! Exhibit Reception

Friday the 8th

Pizza @ 5:30 pm, Movie @ 6:00 pm – Kids' Movie Night: The Brave Little Toaster

Thursday the 21st

5:30 pm till 7:00 pm – Sutter County Museum Speaker Series: Peace Pole Dedication

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Thursday the 19th

5:30 pm till 7:30 pm – Black History of Yuba-Sutter Exhibit Open House

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Friday the 10th through Sunday the 12th

Swan Festival: Kid’s Zone


Trees & Traditions: The Nutcracker

December 1, 2023 from 6:00 - 9:00pm

Trees & Traditions 2023 Save the Date

Join us for an evening filled with delicious hors d'oeuvres, festive drinks, live music, and, of course, holiday trees and traditions. A raffle, silent auction, and live auction will benefit the Community Memorial Museum Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Purchase your tickets to Trees & Traditions: The Nutcracker


Gadgets Galore! Exhibit Reception
Friday September 1st, 6-8pm

Join us for a free reception to celebrate the Gadgets Galore! Transforming the American Household exhibit at the Sutter County Museum! Celebrate the exhibit, explore the variety of objects on display, and enjoy light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres.

Sutter County Museum Speaker Series: Peace Pole Dedication
Thursday September 21st, 5:30-7pm

Join us for a special event for the International Day of Peace to honor Rueben "Boy" Lopez (1984-2011), Private First Class, U.S. Army. Enjoy a speaking program from Army Retired Major Reneé Marie, followed by refreshments and an opportunity to explore the Museum's gardens and grounds.

Black History of Yuba-Sutter Exhibit Open House
Thursday October 19th, 5:30-7:30pm

Join us for a free open house for the future exhibit on local Black history at the Sutter County Museum! Enjoy free appetizers and drinks as you share your stories about local history of African Americans, offer ideas and insight, see objects planned for the future exhibit, ask questions, and learn more! Museum staff will also provide demonstrations and advice on how you can preserve your personal and family history.

Sutter County Museum Speaker Series: Fiat Lux! The History of Gas and Electricity in Yuba and Sutter Counties
Thursday October 26th, 5:45-7pm
Doors open at 5:30pm

Join Matthew Archer of Orion Solar and Electric to learn how the Marysville Coal Gas Company, the Yuba Power Company, and ultimately PG&E helped transform Yuba and Sutter Counties into a thriving hub of economic growth.

Children's Programs

Our children's programs are educational in nature, with a lot of fun thrown in! Many feature local presenters, instructional time, and a craft or activity related to the topic. Regular programs include family movie nights, storytimes, and outdoor art and nature activities in the Artisan Community Garden.

Kids' Movie Night
Friday Setptember 8th, Pizza @ 5:30, Movie @ 6:00

We'll be watching The Brave Little Toaster.
Join us for pizza and a movie! Bring a blanket, wear your jammies, and get cozy in the Museum. Pre-registration is required, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, so register here to reserve your spot today or call 530.822.7141 for questions!

Event sponsored by the Early Risers Kiwanis Club- Yuba City

Swan Festival: Kid’s Zone
Friday November 10th through Sunday the 12th

The Sutter County Museum will be serving as the Kid's Zone for California Swan Festival in November! Visit their website for a full list of family-friendly activities that will be hosted at the Museum and around Yuba-Sutter!


The Sutter County Museum provides several opportunities for free educational visits and presentations! We offer field trips tailored to your grade level(s), tours for community groups and adult organizations, and offsite presentations. All educational programs are provided free of charge and include a trained and experienced educator to lead your visit or presentation.

Please complete the Educational Program Request Form (below) to schedule your group visit. You are welcome to call the Museum at 530.822.7141 if you have questions about educational programs or need additional information before completing the Educational Program Request Form.

School Field Trips

If you are a teacher and would like to bring your class to the Museum, please contact us at least 2 weeks in advance. We may not be able to accommodate requests made on shorter notice, and space can fill up quickly!

School Field Trip

Trained Museum educators can tailor tours to your students' grade level(s) and focus on topics that meet state educational standards. These include local history, Native Californians (Nisenan), agriculture, John Sutter, the Gold Rush, and Yuba-Sutter's multicultural communities. Please note any special requests on the Educational Program Request Form.

School tours are available Tuesdays-Thursdays between 9am-1pm from March-May & September-November. A maximum of 2 classes per day is recommended for the best educational experience at the Sutter County Museum.

Group Tours (non-school groups)

Our experienced educators can provide free 30-minute to 1-hour guided tours of the Museum. Tours can be tailored to fit your group's interests. Please fill out the Educational Program Request Form and note any special requests or focus that you would like for your group tour.

Offsite Presentations

Museum staff members are available for offsite presentations. Many requestors are community groups and service clubs. Presentations can be tailored to fit your group's interests, and please complete the Educational Program Request Form one month in advance of the event date. There is no charge for this service.