Marin Magazine - October 2010

Guide Dogs for the Blind Annual Fun Day

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.

Mysterious Wines of Italy

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.

2010 MarinScapes Art Exhibit

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.

ArtWorks Downtown

San Rafael’s ArtWorks Downtown held the opening reception of artists Phyllis Thelen’s and Barbara Andino-Stevenson’s collaborative exhibit, Realm of Dreams.

Sausalito Film Festival

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.

First Look at Chance

Julia Leach a former creative director at Kate Spade, debuted her new fashion brand Chance at San Francisco’s Terrior. Guests enjoyed browsing the trunk show and sipping Terrior’s wines.

100th Dipsea Race

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.