We are proud to bring you an exciting lineup of programs, events and exhibits intended to engage your thinking, stimulate your creativity and encourage interaction and enjoyment among friends, family and the community. Check our calendar to see what’s coming up…And be sure to mark yours!

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Happening This Month

Date/Time Event
Jun 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
12:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Business of Apricots

Smith House Exhibit | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

The Business of Apricots appearing in the J. Gilbert Smith House, noon-4pm Thursdays-Sundays, June 21 to September 30, 2018. Read more

Jul 05, 2018 - Oct 07, 2018
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Paint the Town II: Echoes of our Past

Exhibit | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Appearing in the Museum’s Main Gallery, noon-4pm, Thursdays-Sundays July 5-October 7, 2018. Read more

Sep 06, 2018
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Volunteer Open House

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Become a volunteer at the Los Altos History Museum! Whether it's caring for our beautiful gardens or leading tours in the historic J. Gilbert Smith House, we have volunteer opportunities... Read more

Sep 08, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Colored Pencil Drawing Class by artist Denise Howard

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Colored Pencil Drawing Class by artist Denise Howard at the Museum. A materials fee may also apply, payable day of the class. This program is in support of the exhibition... Read more

Sep 08, 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Orchard Heritage Walk

Event | Los Altos Library, Los Altos, CA

Take a stroll through history as Robin Chapman, author of "California Apricots: The Lost Orchards of Silicon Valley," leads heritage walks through the Los Altos Civic Center Orchard Saturdays, September... Read more

Sep 15, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Train Days

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Model Railroads Galore! Train Days returns to the Los Altos History Museum for two days of train-filled fun celebrating the joy and wonder of model railroading. Elaborate layouts, intricate scenery,... Read more

Sep 15, 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Orchard Heritage Walk

Event | Los Altos Library, Los Altos, CA

Take a stroll through history as Robin Chapman, author of "California Apricots: The Lost Orchards of Silicon Valley," leads heritage walks through the Los Altos Civic Center Orchard Saturdays, September... Read more

Sep 16, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Train Days

Event | Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos CA

Model Railroads Galore! Train Days returns to the Los Altos History Museum for two days of train-filled fun celebrating the joy and wonder of model railroading. Elaborate layouts, intricate scenery,... Read more

Sep 22, 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Orchard Heritage Walk

Event | Los Altos Library, Los Altos, CA

Take a stroll through history as Robin Chapman, author of "California Apricots: The Lost Orchards of Silicon Valley," leads heritage walks through the Los Altos Civic Center Orchard Saturdays, September... Read more

Sep 29, 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Orchard Heritage Walk

Event | Los Altos Library, Los Altos, CA

Take a stroll through history as Robin Chapman, author of "California Apricots: The Lost Orchards of Silicon Valley," leads heritage walks through the Los Altos Civic Center Orchard Saturdays, September... Read more