AHO recently celebrated its fifth anniversary with an Open House Benefit to launch its Drop In Center for Youth. Guests enjoyed a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new center and noshed on appetizers provided by Frantoio and P.F. Chang's.
Guide Dogs for the Blind held its annual fun day, which celebrates the hundreds of volunteers who help raise guide dog puppies in preparation for their formal guide work training. Volunteers, staff and 500 dogs and puppies attended the event on the nonprofit campus.
Professional stylist Stephanie Lange appeared at San Anselmo’s new home and garden store Studiolo, for an event meant to empower women to look and feel their best. Taking inspiration from the unique Studiolo products, the event focused on helping women develop their own personal style.
Cin Cin to Italian wine. Tiburon Italian wine bar, Prima Palate, recently hosted its Mysterious Wines of Italy event. Five wines from Allegrini were the spotlight, while mezzo-soprano singer, Meghan Schielbel entertained with five arias.
The opening-night gala for the MarinScapes Art Exhibit was held at Escalle Winery in Larkspur, where guests dined under the stars with a Tuscan theme. The exhibit featured works rendering Marin's landscapes by more than 60 artists.
Marin Magazine, Main Street Research and Saks Fifth Avenue teamed up for a private screening of The Tillman Story and a cocktail party at the second annual Sausalito Film Festival. The event, held at Cavallo Point, also celebrated the launch of The Marin Store’s wine club.
The Dipsea Race Foundation honored the 100th running of the famed Dipsea Race with a dinner program attended by a number of dignitaries at the Mill Valley Community Center. The Dipsea Trail was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places in August.
This spring, Zero Breast Cancer hosted its 11th annual Honor Thy Healer breast cancer awards program at the Mill Valley Community Center. All proceeds will support ZBC's research and education programs.
At the recent Kapalua Food and Wine Festival in Hawaii, locals Elizabeth and Branton Cole flew to Maui for a quick weekend getaway to enjoy the festival's Grand Seafood Tasting at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua. The event featured food from the area's top restaurants, including Banyan Tree, Kai Sushi Bar, Merriman's Kapalua and the Plantation House Restaurant, along with wine tastings from around the world. The four-day culinary festival, which includes celebrity chefs and America's top sommeliers, celebrates its 30th anniversary next June.