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Calendar of Events

August 2015

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated television star of such favorites as Taxi and Who's the Boss? Tony Danza makes his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with "Standards & Stories" following a...

Cost: 80.00-95.00

Where:
Feinstein's At The Nikko
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »


Telephone: 1-866-777-8932
Website »

More information

WHAT:                          USTA League Tennis is open in Marin County. Summer is a great time to get out the racquet, shoes and balls and head to a local tennis court...

Cost: varies

Where:
Marin County, CA

More information

It is summertime and we are having a HOT sale!!! During the month of August we will be offering a 10-40% discount on all merchandise in the studio. Please visit us soon and check out all of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kathlee Dughi Jeweler
11 Bernard Street
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »

More information

Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, presents Embodiment, an exhibition of eight figurative artists including Claire Burbridge, Melinda Cootsona, Chris Gwaltney, Dennis Hare, Devorah Jacoby, Gretchen...

Cost: free

Where:
Seager Gray Gallery
108 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Telephone: 415-384-8288
Contact Name: Donna Seager
Website »

More information

Exhibition: YOUNGER THAN GEORGE
12 Painters in their 20s and 30s
Dates: July 22 - September 5, 2015
Reception and birthday party: Wednesday, July 22, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Hours: Tuesday -...

Cost: 0

Where:
George Lawson Gallery
315 Potrero Ave.
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »

More information

Gallery Route One’s 17th Annual BOX SHOW™ Is Closing Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live Auction at 3 PM   This year’s boxes are truly amazing and the bidding has...

Cost: free

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Sdtation, CA  94956
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415.663.1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Sonoma Food, Wine & Historical Walking Tour The Sonoma Food Tour experience takes guests on a guided journey of 6 eateries, all within the quaint walking environment of the Sonoma Plaza. You’ll...

Cost: $85

Where:
Sonoma Plaza
#1 The Plaza
Sonoma, CA  95476
View map »


Sponsor: Sonoma Food Tour
Telephone: 707 292-5658
Contact Name: Mia
Website »

More information

July 24 - September 13, 2015 Opening Reception: Sunday, July 26, from 3-5 PM Box Stories: Saturdays, August 8 and August 29, from 3-4 PM Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Celebrating the summer season and Marin’s love for the outdoors  Town Center Corte Madera will host its annual Summer Music Series each Sunday June through September with a great lineup of music...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Town Center
100 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA
View map »


Sponsor: Town Center Corte Madera
Telephone: 415-924-2961
Contact Name: Town Center
Website »

More information

What do you do when you’ve got three girlfriends, all your friends are married, and it’s your birthday? Find out in Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical comedy. It’s today in...

Cost: $20-120

Where:
San Francisco Playhouse
450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated television star of such favorites as Taxi and Who's the Boss? Tony Danza makes his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with "Standards & Stories" following a...

Cost: 80.00-95.00

Where:
Feinstein's At The Nikko
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »


Telephone: 1-866-777-8932
Website »

More information

WHAT:                          USTA League Tennis is open in Marin County. Summer is a great time to get out the racquet, shoes and balls and head to a local tennis court...

Cost: varies

Where:
Marin County, CA

More information

Now Recruiting For Class of 2016! Applications now being accepted. Do you love gardening? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with others? Do you like volunteering in the community? BECOME...

Cost: $325 on acceptance

Where:
College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus
1800 Ignacio Blvd.
Novato, CA  94949
View map »


Sponsor: UC Marin Master Gardeners
Telephone: 415 473-4204
Contact Name: Help Desk
Website »

More information

It is summertime and we are having a HOT sale!!! During the month of August we will be offering a 10-40% discount on all merchandise in the studio. Please visit us soon and check out all of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kathlee Dughi Jeweler
11 Bernard Street
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »

More information

Gallery Route One’s 17th Annual BOX SHOW™ Is Closing Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live Auction at 3 PM   This year’s boxes are truly amazing and the bidding has...

Cost: free

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Sdtation, CA  94956
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415.663.1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, presents Embodiment, an exhibition of eight figurative artists including Claire Burbridge, Melinda Cootsona, Chris Gwaltney, Dennis Hare, Devorah Jacoby, Gretchen...

Cost: free

Where:
Seager Gray Gallery
108 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Telephone: 415-384-8288
Contact Name: Donna Seager
Website »

More information

July 24 - September 13, 2015 Opening Reception: Sunday, July 26, from 3-5 PM Box Stories: Saturdays, August 8 and August 29, from 3-4 PM Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Sonoma Food, Wine & Historical Walking Tour The Sonoma Food Tour experience takes guests on a guided journey of 6 eateries, all within the quaint walking environment of the Sonoma Plaza. You’ll...

Cost: $85

Where:
Sonoma Plaza
#1 The Plaza
Sonoma, CA  95476
View map »


Sponsor: Sonoma Food Tour
Telephone: 707 292-5658
Contact Name: Mia
Website »

More information

Exhibition: YOUNGER THAN GEORGE
12 Painters in their 20s and 30s
Dates: July 22 - September 5, 2015
Reception and birthday party: Wednesday, July 22, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Hours: Tuesday -...

Cost: 0

Where:
George Lawson Gallery
315 Potrero Ave.
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »

More information

Vladimir Nabokov, who came to America fleeing the Nazis, viewed his time here as the richest of his life. In Nabokov in America, Robert Roper fills in this period in the writer’s life with charm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

Verdi’s swift-moving tragedy, Luisa Miller, a masterful depiction of intimate emotions, explores the forbidden passion between a peasant girl and a nobleman and the ruthless men determined to...

Cost: $10

Where:
Villa Marin
100 Thorndale Drive
San Rafael, CA  94903
View map »


Sponsor: Marin Chapter, San Francisco Opera Guild
Telephone: 415 457-1118
Contact Name: Tenki Davis
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated television star of such favorites as Taxi and Who's the Boss? Tony Danza makes his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with "Standards & Stories" following a...

Cost: 80.00-95.00

Where:
Feinstein's At The Nikko
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »


Telephone: 1-866-777-8932
Website »

More information

WHAT:                          USTA League Tennis is open in Marin County. Summer is a great time to get out the racquet, shoes and balls and head to a local tennis court...

Cost: varies

Where:
Marin County, CA

More information

Now Recruiting For Class of 2016! Applications now being accepted. Do you love gardening? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with others? Do you like volunteering in the community? BECOME...

Cost: $325 on acceptance

Where:
College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus
1800 Ignacio Blvd.
Novato, CA  94949
View map »


Sponsor: UC Marin Master Gardeners
Telephone: 415 473-4204
Contact Name: Help Desk
Website »

More information

TRX at Body By X  Created by a Navy SEAL, TRX is a full-body strength suspension workout that utilizes a person’s own body weight. It's beginner-friendly and you determine how hard or how easy...

Cost: $20 drop-in

Where:
Body By X
5768 Paradise Drive
Suite J
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Body By X
Telephone: 415-945-9778
Contact Name: Nadia McClinton
Website »

More information

As Janis Selby Jones walks along the beach, she collects litter that has washed up with the waves or was swept out with the run-off. Single-use water bottles, plastic bags, balloons, toys, cell...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
Website »

More information

Heidi Segedin, Instructor Tamalpais Valley Community Center  203 Marin Ave., Mill Valley   Every Tues. & Thurs.   8:30 AM-9:45 AM Ages: 18+   Fee: $98 for 8 classes $15 drop-in  ...

Cost: $98/8 classes or $15 Drop-in

Where:
Tamalpais Valley Community Center
203 Marin Avenue
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: Tamalpais Community Services District
Telephone: 415-388-6393
Contact Name: TCSD
Website »

More information

Gallery Route One’s 17th Annual BOX SHOW™ Is Closing Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live Auction at 3 PM   This year’s boxes are truly amazing and the bidding has...

Cost: free

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Sdtation, CA  94956
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415.663.1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Exhibition: YOUNGER THAN GEORGE
12 Painters in their 20s and 30s
Dates: July 22 - September 5, 2015
Reception and birthday party: Wednesday, July 22, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Hours: Tuesday -...

Cost: 0

Where:
George Lawson Gallery
315 Potrero Ave.
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »

More information

July 24 - September 13, 2015 Opening Reception: Sunday, July 26, from 3-5 PM Box Stories: Saturdays, August 8 and August 29, from 3-4 PM Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Sonoma Food, Wine & Historical Walking Tour The Sonoma Food Tour experience takes guests on a guided journey of 6 eateries, all within the quaint walking environment of the Sonoma Plaza. You’ll...

Cost: $85

Where:
Sonoma Plaza
#1 The Plaza
Sonoma, CA  95476
View map »


Sponsor: Sonoma Food Tour
Telephone: 707 292-5658
Contact Name: Mia
Website »

More information

FARMERS MARKET EXPERIENCE   ​A LIVELY SYNERGY TAKES PLACE BETWEEN NEIGHBORS, FRIENDS, FAMILIES AND OUR REGION’S FOOD PRODUCERS WHO DISPLAY THEIR COLORFUL AGRICULTURAL BOUNTY AND CULINARY...

Cost: Free

Where:
Shoreline Shopping Center
219 Shoreline Hwy
(Shoreline Shopping Center)
Tam Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: Marin Community Farmers Markets
Telephone: 415-382-7846
Contact Name: Lynn Bagley
Website »

More information

Qualifies for 1.5 SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDC's) / HRCI Recertification Credits Registration: NCHRA Members $0 / General $35 Summary Much of the work we do in teams, as members of a...

Cost: NCHRA Members $0 / General $35.

Where:
Redwood Credit Union
3033 Cleveland Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA  95403
View map »


Sponsor: Northern California Human Resources Association
Telephone: 415-291-1992
Contact Name: Denise Granados
Website »

More information

In Conversation with Tom Barbash. Purity is a grand story of youthful idealism, extreme fidelity, and murder. Jonathan Franzen has imagined a world of vividly original characters, Californians and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

What do you do when you’ve got three girlfriends, all your friends are married, and it’s your birthday? Find out in Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical comedy. It’s today in...

Cost: $20-120

Where:
San Francisco Playhouse
450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated television star of such favorites as Taxi and Who's the Boss? Tony Danza makes his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with "Standards & Stories" following a...

Cost: 80.00-95.00

Where:
Feinstein's At The Nikko
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »


Telephone: 1-866-777-8932
Website »

More information

Explore the Bay Area Discovery Museum the first Wednesday of each month for a full day of creative and fun experiences for all.

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Area Discovery Museum
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA  94965
View map »


Sponsor: ScholarShare 529 College Savings Plan
Telephone: 415-339-3900
Contact Name: Crystal Taylor
Website »

More information

WHAT:                          USTA League Tennis is open in Marin County. Summer is a great time to get out the racquet, shoes and balls and head to a local tennis court...

Cost: varies

Where:
Marin County, CA

More information

Now Recruiting For Class of 2016! Applications now being accepted. Do you love gardening? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with others? Do you like volunteering in the community? BECOME...

Cost: $325 on acceptance

Where:
College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus
1800 Ignacio Blvd.
Novato, CA  94949
View map »


Sponsor: UC Marin Master Gardeners
Telephone: 415 473-4204
Contact Name: Help Desk
Website »

More information

As Janis Selby Jones walks along the beach, she collects litter that has washed up with the waves or was swept out with the run-off. Single-use water bottles, plastic bags, balloons, toys, cell...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
Website »

More information

July 24 - September 13, 2015 Opening Reception: Sunday, July 26, from 3-5 PM Box Stories: Saturdays, August 8 and August 29, from 3-4 PM Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Exhibition: YOUNGER THAN GEORGE
12 Painters in their 20s and 30s
Dates: July 22 - September 5, 2015
Reception and birthday party: Wednesday, July 22, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Hours: Tuesday -...

Cost: 0

Where:
George Lawson Gallery
315 Potrero Ave.
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »

More information

Sonoma Food, Wine & Historical Walking Tour The Sonoma Food Tour experience takes guests on a guided journey of 6 eateries, all within the quaint walking environment of the Sonoma Plaza. You’ll...

Cost: $85

Where:
Sonoma Plaza
#1 The Plaza
Sonoma, CA  95476
View map »


Sponsor: Sonoma Food Tour
Telephone: 707 292-5658
Contact Name: Mia
Website »

More information

Gallery Route One’s 17th Annual BOX SHOW™ Is Closing Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live Auction at 3 PM   This year’s boxes are truly amazing and the bidding has...

Cost: free

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Sdtation, CA  94956
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415.663.1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

FARMERS MARKET EXPERIENCE   ​A LIVELY SYNERGY TAKES PLACE BETWEEN NEIGHBORS, FRIENDS, FAMILIES AND OUR REGION’S FOOD PRODUCERS WHO DISPLAY THEIR COLORFUL AGRICULTURAL BOUNTY AND CULINARY...

Cost: Free

Where:
Corte Madera Town Center
100 Corte Madera Town Center
(Town Center Courtyard)
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Marin Community Farmers Market
Telephone: 415-382-7846
Contact Name: Lynn Bagley
Website »

More information

A special exhibit featuring rarely seen original portraits, photos and stories of Marin County's founders and notable residents past and present.   In addition to the historical portraits, the...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Boyd Gate House
1125 B Street
San Rafael, CA  94901
View map »


Sponsor: Marin History Museum
Telephone: 415-454-8538
Contact Name: Abigail
Website »

More information

May 6 through October 7 5pm – 8pm A free monthly event featuring themed beverages for all ages Join us on the first Wednesday of each month from May through October for our new First Wednesday...

Cost: free

Where:
Bon Air Center
302 Bon Air Center
Greenbrae, CA  94904
View map »


Sponsor: Bon Air Center
Website »

More information

With her thirtieth birthday looming, Liz Kroft is heading for the hills, literally, but a three-week trek promises the solitude she craves at least until her boyfriend, Dante, decides to tag along....

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage at the Ferry Building
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA  94111
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-835-1020
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

As a video editor, do you sometimes feel like you're working in a vacuum?  Is your video project speaking clearly to your intended audience?  Will it engage your viewers? Works-in-Progress...

Cost: Free

Where:
Community Media Center of Marin
819 A Street
San Rafael, CA  94901
View map »


Sponsor: Community Media Center of Marin
Telephone: 415.721.0636 x15
Contact Name: Jill
Website »

More information

What do you do when you’ve got three girlfriends, all your friends are married, and it’s your birthday? Find out in Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical comedy. It’s today in...

Cost: $20-120

Where:
San Francisco Playhouse
450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »

More information

When the National Park Service informed The Drakes Bay Oyster Company that their 40-year lease would not be renewed past 2012, the owener vowed to keep the farm in business even if it meant taking...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated television star of such favorites as Taxi and Who's the Boss? Tony Danza makes his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with "Standards & Stories" following a...

Cost: 80.00-95.00

Where:
Feinstein's At The Nikko
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »


Telephone: 1-866-777-8932
Website »

More information

TRX at Body By X  Created by a Navy SEAL, TRX is a full-body strength suspension workout that utilizes a person’s own body weight. It's beginner-friendly and you determine how hard or how easy...

Cost: $20 drop-in

Where:
Body By X
5768 Paradise Drive
Suite J
Corte Madera, CA  94925
View map »


Sponsor: Body By X
Telephone: 415-945-9778
Contact Name: Nadia McClinton
Website »

More information

Now Recruiting For Class of 2016! Applications now being accepted. Do you love gardening? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with others? Do you like volunteering in the community? BECOME...

Cost: $325 on acceptance

Where:
College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus
1800 Ignacio Blvd.
Novato, CA  94949
View map »


Sponsor: UC Marin Master Gardeners
Telephone: 415 473-4204
Contact Name: Help Desk
Website »

More information

WHAT:                          USTA League Tennis is open in Marin County. Summer is a great time to get out the racquet, shoes and balls and head to a local tennis court...

Cost: varies

Where:
Marin County, CA

More information

As Janis Selby Jones walks along the beach, she collects litter that has washed up with the waves or was swept out with the run-off. Single-use water bottles, plastic bags, balloons, toys, cell...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
View map »


Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
Website »

More information

Heidi Segedin, Instructor Tamalpais Valley Community Center  203 Marin Ave., Mill Valley   Every Tues. & Thurs.   8:30 AM-9:45 AM Ages: 18+   Fee: $98 for 8 classes $15 drop-in  ...

Cost: $98/8 classes or $15 Drop-in

Where:
Tamalpais Valley Community Center
203 Marin Avenue
Mill Valley, CA  94941
View map »


Sponsor: Tamalpais Community Services District
Telephone: 415-388-6393
Contact Name: TCSD
Website »

More information

Gallery Route One’s 17th Annual BOX SHOW™ Is Closing Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live Auction at 3 PM   This year’s boxes are truly amazing and the bidding has...

Cost: free

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Sdtation, CA  94956
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415.663.1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Exhibition: YOUNGER THAN GEORGE
12 Painters in their 20s and 30s
Dates: July 22 - September 5, 2015
Reception and birthday party: Wednesday, July 22, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Hours: Tuesday -...

Cost: 0

Where:
George Lawson Gallery
315 Potrero Ave.
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »

More information

Sonoma Food, Wine & Historical Walking Tour The Sonoma Food Tour experience takes guests on a guided journey of 6 eateries, all within the quaint walking environment of the Sonoma Plaza. You’ll...

Cost: $85

Where:
Sonoma Plaza
#1 The Plaza
Sonoma, CA  95476
View map »


Sponsor: Sonoma Food Tour
Telephone: 707 292-5658
Contact Name: Mia
Website »

More information

July 24 - September 13, 2015 Opening Reception: Sunday, July 26, from 3-5 PM Box Stories: Saturdays, August 8 and August 29, from 3-4 PM Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956
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Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
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A special exhibit featuring rarely seen original portraits, photos and stories of Marin County's founders and notable residents past and present.   In addition to the historical portraits, the...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Boyd Gate House
1125 B Street
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: Marin History Museum
Telephone: 415-454-8538
Contact Name: Abigail
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This summer Martinelli Winery & Vineyards, located at 3360 River Road in Windsor, CA, will host a series of events pairing small-lot Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast wines poured straight from...

Cost: $25 per person

Where:
3360 River Road
Windsor, CA  95492
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Sponsor: Martinelli Winery & Vineyards
Telephone: 7075251017 x304
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Priest Ranch Winery’s “Thursday Night Live” summer concert series welcomes the Sean Carscadden Trio who play a blend of roots, rock, funk, folk, and blues. The evening features Priest Ranch...

Cost: Tickets are free

Where:
Priest Ranch Winery
6490 Washington St.
Yountville, CA  94599
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Sponsor: Priest Ranch Winery
Telephone: 707.944.8200
Contact Name: Melissa
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When ninety-year-old Bubbles receives a letter from Mexico City asking her to pick up her mother’s ashes after its disappearance for seventy years, she hatches a plan. A woman with a mission,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Book Passage
Telephone: 415-927-0960
Contact Name: webmaster
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Enjoy the sizzle of festive Latin dance parties this summer at Bay Street! Dubbed “Catch the Fever,” Bay Street will sizzle Thursday evenings with FREE Latin dance lessons. Two-time Latin Dance...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street
5616 bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Telephone: 510-655-4002
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What do you do when you’ve got three girlfriends, all your friends are married, and it’s your birthday? Find out in Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical comedy. It’s today in...

Cost: $20-120

Where:
San Francisco Playhouse
450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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When their radical parents are imprisoned for domestic terrorism, sisters 1, 2, and 3 are sent to live with different foster families. 1 loses herself in history, 2 dances, and 3 captures all of...

Cost: $10 and up

Where:
Tides Theatre
533 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Sponsor: San Francisco Playhouse
Telephone: 415) 677-9596
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Emmy and Golden Globe nominated television star of such favorites as Taxi and Who's the Boss? Tony Danza makes his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with "Standards & Stories" following a...

Cost: 80.00-95.00

Where:
Feinstein's At The Nikko
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Telephone: 1-866-777-8932
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WHAT:                          USTA League Tennis is open in Marin County. Summer is a great time to get out the racquet, shoes and balls and head to a local tennis court...

Cost: varies

Where:
Marin County, CA

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Now Recruiting For Class of 2016! Applications now being accepted. Do you love gardening? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with others? Do you like volunteering in the community? BECOME...

Cost: $325 on acceptance

Where:
College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus
1800 Ignacio Blvd.
Novato, CA  94949
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Sponsor: UC Marin Master Gardeners
Telephone: 415 473-4204
Contact Name: Help Desk
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FARMERS MARKET EXPERIENCE   ​A LIVELY SYNERGY TAKES PLACE BETWEEN NEIGHBORS, FRIENDS, FAMILIES AND OUR REGION’S FOOD PRODUCERS WHO DISPLAY THEIR COLORFUL AGRICULTURAL BOUNTY AND CULINARY...

Cost: Free

Where:
Alto Shopping Center
759 E. Blithdale Ave
(CVS Parking Lot)
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Sponsor: Marin Community Farmers Market
Telephone: 415-382-7846
Contact Name: Lynn Bagley
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Be a part of our native plant nursery team and help us germinate seeds, plant seedlings and cuttings, transplant mature plants, and learn what it takes to care for thousands of native plants....

Cost: 0

Where:
Turtle Island Native Plant Nursery
9255 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Olema, CA  94950
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Sponsor: SPAWN
Contact Name: Preston Brown
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Be a part of our native plant nursery team and help us germinate seeds, plant seedlings and cuttings, transplant mature plants, and learn what it takes to care for thousands of native plants....

Cost: Free

Where:
Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN) HQ
9255 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Olema, CA  94950
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Sponsor: SPAWN
Telephone: 415-663-8590
Contact Name: Preston Brown
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As Janis Selby Jones walks along the beach, she collects litter that has washed up with the waves or was swept out with the run-off. Single-use water bottles, plastic bags, balloons, toys, cell...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Gallery Route One’s 17th Annual BOX SHOW™ Is Closing Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live Auction at 3 PM   This year’s boxes are truly amazing and the bidding has...

Cost: free

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Sdtation, CA  94956
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Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415.663.1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
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Sonoma Food, Wine & Historical Walking Tour The Sonoma Food Tour experience takes guests on a guided journey of 6 eateries, all within the quaint walking environment of the Sonoma Plaza. You’ll...

Cost: $85

Where:
Sonoma Plaza
#1 The Plaza
Sonoma, CA  95476
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Sponsor: Sonoma Food Tour
Telephone: 707 292-5658
Contact Name: Mia
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Exhibition: YOUNGER THAN GEORGE
12 Painters in their 20s and 30s
Dates: July 22 - September 5, 2015
Reception and birthday party: Wednesday, July 22, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Hours: Tuesday -...

Cost: 0

Where:
George Lawson Gallery
315 Potrero Ave.
San Francisco, CA  94103
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July 24 - September 13, 2015 Opening Reception: Sunday, July 26, from 3-5 PM Box Stories: Saturdays, August 8 and August 29, from 3-4 PM Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956
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Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
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A special exhibit featuring rarely seen original portraits, photos and stories of Marin County's founders and notable residents past and present.   In addition to the historical portraits, the...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Boyd Gate House
1125 B Street
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: Marin History Museum
Telephone: 415-454-8538
Contact Name: Abigail
Website »

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THE FARMERS MARKET EXPERIENCE WHERE PRODUCERS WHO DISPLAY THEIR COLORFUL AGRICULTURAL BOUNTY AND CULINARY CREATIONS AT OUR FARMERS’MARKETS. ​ A SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND WELL BEING IS EVIDENT....

Cost: Free

Where:
Elan Fitness Center Parking Lot
230 Geenfield Ave
(corner of Redhill Ave & Sequoia)
San Anselmo, CA  94960
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Sponsor: Marin Community Farmers Market
Telephone: 415-382-7846
Contact Name: Lynn Bagley
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Sept 4, 2015-Sept 20, 2015, Fri & Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm Winner of six Tony Awards, Coleman's masterpiece is that rarest of musical comedies: loaded with music and written in the contemporary jazz...

Cost: $25 - $35.

Where:
Cinnabar Theater
3333 Petaluma Blvd N
Petaluma, CA  94952
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Sponsor: Cinnabar Theater
Telephone: 707-763-8920
Contact Name: Stephen Hamilton
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Marin Shakespeare Company presents.... WHAT:   "Richard III" By William Shakespeare Directed by Robert Currier Marin Shakespeare Company, Marin County's professional, awarding-winning outdoor...

Cost: $10 to $35

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphtheatre
890 Belle Avenue
Dominican University of California
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: Marin Shakespeare Company
Telephone: 415-499-4488
Contact Name: Box Office
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When their radical parents are imprisoned for domestic terrorism, sisters 1, 2, and 3 are sent to live with different foster families. 1 loses herself in history, 2 dances, and 3 captures all of...

Cost: $10 and up

Where:
Tides Theatre
533 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Sponsor: San Francisco Playhouse
Telephone: 415) 677-9596
Website »

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What do you do when you’ve got three girlfriends, all your friends are married, and it’s your birthday? Find out in Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical comedy. It’s today in...

Cost: $20-120

Where:
San Francisco Playhouse
450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Miles Ahead Group is a 7 piece psychedelic jazz group focused on Miles' late-sixties/early-­seventies musical explorations.  The band will play selections from Miles' In A Silent Way, On The...

Cost: $10

Where:
Smiley's Schooner Saloon & Hotel
41 Wharf Rd
Bolinas, CA
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Telephone: (415) 868-1311
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        Join us for this two day clinical and experiential workshop that will introduce you to compassion-focused therapy (CFT), an evidence-based psychotherapy that makes the compassion...

Cost: $175-$345

Where:
Embassy Suites San Rafael
101 McInnis Parkway
San Rafael, CA  94903
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Sponsor: Praxis Continuing Education and Training
Telephone: 510-594-6157
Contact Name: Ivette Torres
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Emmy and Golden Globe nominated television star of such favorites as Taxi and Who's the Boss? Tony Danza makes his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with "Standards & Stories" following a...

Cost: 80.00-95.00

Where:
Feinstein's At The Nikko
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Telephone: 1-866-777-8932
Website »

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WHAT:                          USTA League Tennis is open in Marin County. Summer is a great time to get out the racquet, shoes and balls and head to a local tennis court...

Cost: varies

Where:
Marin County, CA

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The Marin Open Garden Project invites you to bring the excess from your garden to exchange with other gardeners every Saturday in Novato!  Now in our 7th Season of exchanging seeds, starts, fruit,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Novato Veggie Exchange
428 School Road
Novato, CA  94945
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Sponsor: Marin Open Garden Project
Telephone: 415-419-4941
Contact Name: Julie Hanft
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The Marin Open Garden Project invites you to bring the excess from your garden to exchange with other gardeners every Saturday in San Rafael!  Now in our 7th Season of exchanging seeds, starts,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pueblo Park
Hacienda Way
San Rafael, CA  94903
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Sponsor: Marin Open Garden Project
Telephone: 415-419-4941
Contact Name: Julie Hanft
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The Marin Open Garden Project invites you to bring the excess from your garden to exchange with other gardeners every Saturday in Novato!  Now in our 7th Season of exchanging seeds, starts, fruit,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Novato Veggie Exchange
Ferris Drive & Nova Lane
Novato, CA  94945
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Sponsor: Marin Open Garden Project
Telephone: 415-419-4941
Contact Name: Julie Hanft
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The Marin Open Garden Project invites you to bring the excess from your garden to exchange with other gardeners every Saturday in Tam Valley!  Now in our 7th Season of exchanging seeds, starts,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tam Valley Veggie Exchange
427 Marin Avenue
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Sponsor: Marin Open Garden Project
Telephone: 415-419-4941
Contact Name: Julie Hanft
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Be part of a growing effort to improve the health of our Lagunitas Creek Watershed through trail upgrades that reduce sediment pollution into local waterways. Join our habitat restoration team for...

Cost: Free

Where:
Woodacre Post Office
183 San Geronimo Valley Dr
Woodacre, CA
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Sponsor: SPAWN
Telephone: 415-663-8590
Contact Name: Preston Brown
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The 63rd Annual Sausalito Art Festival, one of the oldest and most prestigious art events in the country, will take place Saturday through Monday, September 5th  – 7th.  Fine art, music, food,...

Cost: $5 - $25

Where:
Marinship Park
Sausalito, CA  94965


Sponsor: Sausalito Art Festival
Telephone: 415-332-3555
Contact Name: Sausalito Art Festival
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The Marin Open Garden Project invites you to bring the excess from your garden to exchange with other gardeners every Saturday in Mill Valley!  Now in our 7th Season of exchanging seeds, starts,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mill Valley Library
375 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA  94941
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Sponsor: Marin Open Garden Project
Telephone: 415-419-4941
Contact Name: Julie Hanft
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As Janis Selby Jones walks along the beach, she collects litter that has washed up with the waves or was swept out with the run-off. Single-use water bottles, plastic bags, balloons, toys, cell...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Model Visitor Center
2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA  94965
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Sponsor: Bay Model Visitor Center
Telephone: 415-332-3871
Contact Name: Bay Model Visitor Center
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Barnes & Noble Corte Madera Announces September Free Children’s Storytimes Highlights Include Barnes & Noble’s Picture Book of the Month, Bug in a Vacuum, and Max the Brave, Celebrating...

Cost: free

Where:
Barnes & Noble
313 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA  94925
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble
Telephone: 415-927-9016
Contact Name: Laurel Kidd, Community Business Development Mngr.
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Gallery Route One’s 17th Annual BOX SHOW™ Is Closing Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live Auction at 3 PM   This year’s boxes are truly amazing and the bidding has...

Cost: free

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Sdtation, CA  94956
View map »


Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415.663.1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
Website »

More information

Exhibition: YOUNGER THAN GEORGE
12 Painters in their 20s and 30s
Dates: July 22 - September 5, 2015
Reception and birthday party: Wednesday, July 22, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Hours: Tuesday -...

Cost: 0

Where:
George Lawson Gallery
315 Potrero Ave.
San Francisco, CA  94103
View map »

More information

Sonoma Food, Wine & Historical Walking Tour The Sonoma Food Tour experience takes guests on a guided journey of 6 eateries, all within the quaint walking environment of the Sonoma Plaza. You’ll...

Cost: $85

Where:
Sonoma Plaza
#1 The Plaza
Sonoma, CA  95476
View map »


Sponsor: Sonoma Food Tour
Telephone: 707 292-5658
Contact Name: Mia
Website »

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July 24 - September 13, 2015 Opening Reception: Sunday, July 26, from 3-5 PM Box Stories: Saturdays, August 8 and August 29, from 3-4 PM Closing Party: Sunday, September 13, from 2-3 PM Live...

Cost: Free for all

Where:
Gallery Route One
11101 Highway One
Point Reyes Station, CA  94956
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Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Telephone: 415-663-1347
Contact Name: Vickisa
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Are you interested in modeling or know some one that is? Come meet the Stars Model Mgmt team on Saturday September 5th at the Santa Rosa Plaza Mall 12pm to 2:30pm. Visit www.starsmodels.com and...

Cost: No cost

Where:
Santa Rosa Plaza
1071 Santa Rosa Plaza
Santa Rosa, CA  95401
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A special exhibit featuring rarely seen original portraits, photos and stories of Marin County's founders and notable residents past and present.   In addition to the historical portraits, the...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Boyd Gate House
1125 B Street
San Rafael, CA  94901
View map »


Sponsor: Marin History Museum
Telephone: 415-454-8538
Contact Name: Abigail
Website »

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This mixed media class is for those who wish to discover a window into your inner life and free your creative voice. Play with an assortment of water-based art materials, collage and writing...

Cost: Fee: $92.00 EC/GC Members: $72.00 Plus Materials Fee: $10.00

Where:
College of Marin
835 College Avenue
Kentfield, CA  94904
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Sponsor: College of Marin, Community Education
Telephone: (415) 302-4542
Contact Name: Annie Danberg
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What do you do when you’ve got three girlfriends, all your friends are married, and it’s your birthday? Find out in Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical comedy. It’s today in...

Cost: $20-120

Where:
San Francisco Playhouse
450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »

More information

When their radical parents are imprisoned for domestic terrorism, sisters 1, 2, and 3 are sent to live with different foster families. 1 loses herself in history, 2 dances, and 3 captures all of...

Cost: $10 and up

Where:
Tides Theatre
533 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Playhouse
Telephone: 415) 677-9596
Website »

More information

The Marin Open Garden Project invites you to bring the excess from your garden to exchange with other gardeners every Saturday in San Anselmo!  Now in our 7th Season of exchanging seeds, starts,...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Anselmo Town Hall Lawn
525 San Anselmo Avenue
San Anselmo, CA  94960
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Sponsor: Marin Open Garden Project
Telephone: 415-419-4941
Contact Name: Julie Hanft
Website »

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Marin Shakespeare Company presents.... WHAT:   "Richard III" By William Shakespeare Directed by Robert Currier Marin Shakespeare Company, Marin County's professional, awarding-winning outdoor...

Cost: $10 to $35

Where:
Forest Meadows Amphtheatre
890 Belle Avenue
Dominican University of California
San Rafael, CA  94901
View map »


Sponsor: Marin Shakespeare Company
Telephone: 415-499-4488
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

Sept 4, 2015-Sept 20, 2015, Fri & Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm Winner of six Tony Awards, Coleman's masterpiece is that rarest of musical comedies: loaded with music and written in the contemporary jazz...

Cost: $25 - $35.

Where:
Cinnabar Theater
3333 Petaluma Blvd N
Petaluma, CA  94952
View map »


Sponsor: Cinnabar Theater
Telephone: 707-763-8920
Contact Name: Stephen Hamilton
Website »

More information

When their radical parents are imprisoned for domestic terrorism, sisters 1, 2, and 3 are sent to live with different foster families. 1 loses herself in history, 2 dances, and 3 captures all of...

Cost: $10 and up

Where:
Tides Theatre
533 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Playhouse
Telephone: 415) 677-9596
Website »

More information

What do you do when you’ve got three girlfriends, all your friends are married, and it’s your birthday? Find out in Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical comedy. It’s today in...

Cost: $20-120

Where:
San Francisco Playhouse
450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
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Summer Guide 2015

Get to Know Marin

Kasia Pawlowska has your Get to Know Marin geography lesson.

Marin to Go

Summer in Marin means slow SPF days and long sweater-weather nights, each filled with friends, family and enviable scenery. Lucky for us, much of what you need to embrace the season can be found right in the county, crafted by the neighborhood businesses that make Marin unique. Here's a curated array of items ideal to bring home as a souvenir or to a dinner party as a hostess gift.

Ferry to Marin

You’ve escaped San Francisco and landed in beautiful Marin. Now what?

Ferry to San Francisco

Now that you’ve made it to the city by the bay, what should you do?

Let the Good Times Roll

Whether you have a road bike, a mountain bike or one with pink ribbons on the handlebars, we’ve got your perfect ride.

Boots on the Ground

If you’re looking for bipedal adventure, we’ve got a trail to fit anyone’s needs.

Angel Island

Explore Angel Island. Here is some information you should know.

Hot Summer Nights

Marin’s got the music. Here are seven venues that will rock your socks off.

Summer Eats

Here in Marin, sunscreen and sun hats are required when you dine. We present delicious options for takeout or outside tables.

Get on the Water

Get on the water this summer. Here are some tips from water sport aficionado Geoff James.

Day on the Green

Thirteen nearby golf courses sure to be a hole in one.
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