Weekend Fun For Everyone (January 26-28)

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EVENT LISTINGS ARE CHECKED AT THE TIME OF POSTING BUT SCHEDULES MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. LINKS ARE AVAILABLE BELOW TO ALL VENUES FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. PLEASE CONFIRM INFORMATION WITH THE WEBSITE.

Friday, January 26

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Good Shepherd Lutheran School presents, Disney’s Alice In Wonderland Jr., 5pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Little Mermaid, 7pm, A delightful update to the classic Hans Christian Andersen story, designed especially for young performers, brought to you by 23 Elephants, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.


Saturday, January 27

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show

Whalefest, live entertainment, face painting, educational exhibits, historic walking tours, chalk art and much more, Monterey.

Back to Bahia, 9am – 12pm, ages 5+, We’re back to Bahia at Rush Creek Preserve to wipe out the remaining invasive French broom. The great news is that after 13 years of hard work we are nearing complete eradication. All skill levels are welcome and no previous experience is necessary.

Marin Waldorf School Open House, 10 am–1 pm, Come learn more at Marin Waldorf's Open House, where the FLUID format allows you to drop in anytime to tour the classrooms, meet the teachers and check out presentations on Waldorf education, San Rafael.

Waterbird Festival, 10am-4pm, for naturalist-led bird walks, exclusive field trips, and fun bird-themed activities. Bring a pair of binoculars or use our spotting scopes to see the waterbirds that call Richardson Bay home, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Tiburon.

Fort Point Living History Day, 10am-5pm, Experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War from live re-enactors, through infantry and artillery demonstrations, medicine in the 1800's, music, Victorian dance, and exhibits displaying the lives of men, women, and children of days past, Fort Point, San Francisco.

Oakland A's FanFest, 10am-2pm, Admission is free, as well as many of the activities, including autograph and photo sessions, Jack London Square, Oakland.

LumaCon, 10am-4pm, Petaluma’s fourth annual comic festival!

Tu’Bishvat Celebration of the Trees, 10:30am-2:00pm, Celebrate the Birthday of the Trees with an ecological birthday party and tree-hugging activities. Everyone will receive admission to the Discovery Museum and may stay to explore after our event, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

Creative Family Fun - Lunar Eclipse Experiments, Presidio, San Francisco.

SMMC Maker Faire, 1-4pm, ages 5+,  hands-on activities to build a spinning robot, create digital art and animation, make slime, sew, build a fidget spinner, make glass art, learn about coding, identify computer parts, play in your own Minecraft world with Microsoft and more! Corte Madera Community Center.

Little Mermaid, 7pm, A delightful update to the classic Hans Christian Andersen story, designed especially for young performers, brought to you by 23 Elephants, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Pete the Cat Preschool Party, 1pm, Preschoolers will have fun with all things Pete the Cat! Come for groovy crafts, cool songs, awesome snacks, and a celebration of reading, Mill Valley Library.

Good Shepherd Lutheran School presents, Disney’s Alice In Wonderland Jr., 1pm & 6pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Kids LEGO, 1-2pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Special Children's Event: Ian Lendler, 2pm, meet author of Little Sid, a heart-warming account of the childhood of the Buddha, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Hairspray Junior, 2pm & 6pm, a family-friendly musical piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs, Skyline College Theatere, San Bruno.

"THE MYSTERY MOUSE OF CHINA CAMP",  4-5pm, ages 5 to 12, Meet a special mouse that lives only in the San Francisco Bay Area what makes it so special and why it is threatened with extinction, Space is limited and reservations are required. To reserve, send email to: chinacamp.programs@gmail.com or call 415.488.5161. China Camp Village Museum, San Rafael.

Presidio Stargazing Party, 7-10pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Oceans A Glow: Family Night Hike and Campfire, 5:30-8pm, hike out to Rodeo Beach and explore the sands for twinkling plankton, Sausalito.

Marin Horizon School Presents: Little Shop of Horrors, 6:30pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Animal Film Festival, 7-9pm, Marin Humane Society, Novato.

Winter Nights: LATIN DANCE PARTY - LOS PINGUOUS, 7:40pm Salsa class from Santa Rosa Salsa, 8:00pm Live Music & Dancing, brings multicultural flavors, movement, live music and fun indoors, The Kanbar Center, San Rafael.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Peking Acrobats, 2pm & 8pm, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.


Sunday, January 28, Grammy Awards

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show

Indoor Triathlon, 6am-12pm, Participants will compete based upon distance completed within an allotted time frame, competing against athletes of all ages for overall placement, Marin Y, San Rafael.

Family Connections Presents: Tu B' Shevat - Celebrate Trees, 9:30am, Enjoy holiday art, music & healthy snacks! Tiburon.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Animals of the Arctic, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito. 

Whalefest, live entertainment, face painting, educational exhibits, historic walking tours, chalk art and much more, Monterey.

Pop Up Studio: Illustrated Maps, 10am, grade 5+, hands-on workshop teaches you how to develop an imaginary land of your own and how to illustrate its accompanying map, Walt Disney Museum.

Family ArtBash Sundays: Enchant, 10am–3pm, a day-long celebration accessible for all families filled with art-making, music, live storytelling, and a family dance party, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Discover Plankton, 10am & 1pm, ages 4-10, exciting exploration of the weird and wonderful world of plankton in the waters just off Crissy Field. Contact Jean Alupay @ jean.alupay@noaa.gov

Songs & Stories with Megan, 10:30am, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Mill Valley LiVE, 11am-12pm, The Bubble Lady delights her audiences with bubble space ships, bubble trumpets,baby bubbles, bubbles inside of bubbles, volunteers inside of really BIG bubbles…you get the idea, Mill Valley Community Center.

Beautiful Oops! BACT Berkeley Center.

SF Sketchfest, 11am, Mo Willems & Friends: Don’t Let the Comedians Do Storytime!, Marines Memorial Theatre, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun - Lunar Eclipse Experiments, Presidio, San Francisco.

Reaching Out With Robotics, 12:30-2:30pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Little Mermaid, 7pm, A delightful update to the classic Hans Christian Andersen story, designed especially for young performers, brought to you by 23 Elephants, The Playhouse, San Anselmo.

Tu B'Shevat in the Park, 2pm, Live Musical Performances and Special Programming to Include: Paula Frazer, Zach Rogue and more, Heroes Grove in Golden Gate Park (Located between Fulton Street and John F Kennedy Drive).

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the Farm, the 6 mo-3 years, Old MacDonald surprises Duck with a special birthday party, BACT Berkeley Center.

Peking Acrobats, 3pm, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.