The first of the Rancho Obi-Wan Deep Dive tours kicks off on Saturday 28th September, allowing you to see items from the collection not normally shown, talk with experts in the theme, tour the museum with Steve Sansweet and the docent team, taste wine from Skywalker Vineyards, beer from Petaluma’s Hen House Brewery, and dine on genuine Texas barbecue straight from Rancho’s R2-BQ smoker.
Here’s what you can expect if you are one of the lucky 20 people attending.
Saturday, November 23rd, 4pm – Trading Cards with Rich Smolen
Rich is owner of Rich’s Cards, and has been a trading card enthusiast for much of his life. We will break out uncut sheets and binders and take a look at old and new series’, sketch cards, international editions, rarities and more.
Each tour is limited to a maximum of 20 attendees. Adults only, 21 years and older. Start with a glass of wine from Skywalker Vineyards, local brew, or sparkling water, then proceed with a 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, relax with a beverage while playing video games or have a casual discussion with the presenters. Be entertained by video clips culled from the depths of the collection, and then sit down to dinner featuring Annie’s TexaCali BBQ straight from our R2-BQ smoker. Texas brisket, pulled pork, vegetarian sides and salads, decadent dessert and coffee.
Take home a special souvenir and receive a tax-deductible donation receipt for $150.00 (half of your ticket price is a donation which supports the continued operation of the museum).