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Hardcore Natural History Series — “The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty That Transformed a State”

Join the Museum as we sit down with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Miriam Pawel to discuss her book, The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty That Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation. The book begins with Brown’s great-grandfather, Prussian immigrant August Schuckman, who crossed the Plains in 1852 and settled on a northern California ranch. Over a century later, Jerry Brown became the youngest governor in modern times — then returned three decades later as the oldest. Through the story of this political family, we will explore the history of California itself.

$5 Members Online$10 Non-members Online • $15 At The Door

Price includes a glass of wine from our Winery Partner, Pierce Vineyards.

Enjoy dinner before or after the event and receive a complimentary appetizer with the order of an entrée.

Available before, beginning at 4:30p

Available after, beginning at 7:30p

Earlier Event: February 6
New Volunteer Training begins
Later Event: February 23
Animal Athletes – Science Saturday