Special programs, such as the Rancho Day each September, are held at the Sanchez Adobe to educate visitors and students about its colorful past. Demonstrations such as brick making and corn grinding are scheduled. The San Mateo Historical Association has a popular school field trip program at the Sanchez Adobe. Scheduling for the following school year opens April 15 for all San Mateo county schools. School requests are made via the form on the the San Mateo Historical Association web site.