Weekend Fun For Everyone (January 27-29)

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

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

Friday, January 27

Marin Horizon School Presents: The Wiz, 6:30pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Good Shepherd Lutheran School presents Disney’s Peter Pan Jr., 7:30pm, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.

Saturday, January 28, New Moon, Chinese New Year

Art Party, 9am-5pm, Experience the joys of art! Meet local artists, view a diverse set of artwork, participate in hands-on arts programming, and see famed artist Patrick Dougherty’s new large-scale willow sculpture in Lookout Cove, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito. 

Complimentary Yoga & Meditation Group Exercise Class, 9am, free, Mill Valley Community Center.

Los Vaqueros, 10am, the story of the first American cowboys is told by Ranger Al Blank on an easy stroll through Ft. Baker. Remember the days of wanting to be a cowboy and throw a lariat? Find out the real story! Reservations required; please call (415) 331-1540. 

Living History Day, 10am-5pm, free, 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.

Vietnamese Tet Festival (Ban Tổ Chức), 10am-10pm, Vietnamese New Year filled with live entertainment, great food, games, and much more, San Jose Fairgrounds.

Pippi Longstocking, 10:30am & 1:30pm, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Aladdin And His Wonderful, Magical Lamp, 10:30am & 1pm, Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco. 

Beads, Baubles, and Found Treasures, 11am – 3pm, bring your creativity and a “found treasure” (sea shell, souvenir stone, bead, etc.) and learn the ancient Viking skill of Nalbinding, a technique similar to knitting or crocheting. You’ll be able to use your found treasure in creating a pendant that you’ll be proud to wear! Paradise Beach Park, Tiburon.

Chinese Lion Dancers, 11-11:30am, Town Hall Lawn, San Anselmo.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage, registration not required, but preferred, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

SF Sketchfest, 11am, Story Pirates, Marines Memorial Theatre, San Francisco.

Lunar New Year Celebrations, 11am-3pm, celebrate the Year of the Rooster with traditional Chinese lion and folk dancing, and much more, San Francisco Zoo.

Oakland A's FanFest, 11am-2pm, free, Oakland.

Alison Faith Levy and the Tot Rock Band, 1-1:15pm, singer- songwriter and educator that plays sophisticated pop songs for kids. Her music inspires kids with themes of self-expression, self-empowerment, and self-acceptance, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

Marin Horizon School Presents: The Wiz, 1pm & 6:30pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley. 

Afternoon Art, 1-4pm, Lion Head Puppets, Randall Museum, San Francisco.

Latin American Concert, 2pm, a musical journey through the works of some of our favorite Latin American composers, San Francisco Symphony.

Good Shepherd Lutheran School presents Disney’s Peter Pan Jr., 5pm, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

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

African Dance Party, 7pm, multicultural flavors, movement, live music and fun celebrating West African Highlife Music and Dance. Come get get out on the dance floor and shake off those winter blues! Osher Marin JCC San Rafael.

Sunday, January 29

Vietnamese Tet Festival (Ban Tổ Chức), 10am-10pm, Vietnamese New Year filled with live entertainment, great food, games, and much more, San Jose Fairgrounds.

Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Rooster, 10:30am-4pm, Roll in the Year of the Rooster with talented dancers and musicians at the Asian Art Museum’s annual Lunar New Year Celebration. Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.

Pippi Longstocking, 10:30am & 1:30pm, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Chinese Brush Painting, 11am-12:15pm, ages 8-12, Celebrating the Year of the Rooster, Point Reyes Library.

Lunar New Year Celebrations, 11am-3pm, celebrate the Year of the Rooster with traditional Chinese lion and folk dancing, and much more, San Francisco Zoo.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage, registration not required, but preferred, Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco.

SF Sketchfest, 11am, Story Pirates, Marines Memorial Theatre, San Francisco.

Raffi Concert, 1pm & 4pm, Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco.

Llama Llama Pajama Party, 1:30-3pm, stories, crafts, and theater games with the Marin Theatre Company to celebrate these wonderful books, Mill Valley Library.

Orch’apalooza! Marin Symphony Youth Programs, 3pm, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.

Comfy Concerts, 3pm, ages 4-11, Acclaimed recording artists and chamber musicians Ann Moss, soprano and Hillary Nordwell, piano perform a program of American Art Song, RSVP reservations@comfyconcerts.com Berkeley Methodist United Church, Berkeley.

Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

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