What's Happening This Weekend (January 29-31)

  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 29

Sing and Dance with Miss Kitty, 10:30am, ages 8 and under, space is limited, free tickets on first come basis, San Rafael Library.

Once Upon A Mattress, 7:30 pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.


Saturday, January 30

Maker Space Community Celebration, 10am-2pm, 931 C Street, Hamilton Field, Novato.

SPAWN Coho Salmon Creek Walk Tour, 10am-1pm, naturalists led walk to explore and learn about the ecology of our endangered native population of Coho salmon, native plants and animals, the natural history of the watershed, RSVP required, for questions contact: Education Specialist Catie Clune, email: catie@spawnusa.org  phone: (415) 663-8590.

New Year of the Trees Celebration! 10am-1:30pm, all ages, join in an experiential Tu Bishvat brunch, explore tree ecology and tracking skills with our environmental educators, and enjoy a morning of community in the outdoors together, Stafford Lake Park in Novato, RSVP contact elana@makormarin.org.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 5–13, Apple Snacks!, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Labyrinth, 10am, Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours, Lark Theatre.

Living History Day, 10am-5pm, free, Fort Point is called to action once again! 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. 

Flower Market Fair, 10am-8pm, Chinatown, San Francisco.

Charles M. Schulz Museum at LumaCON • 10am - 4pm Visit the Schulz Museum at LumaCon, Petaluma’s second annual comic festival! 

Alice in Wonderland's Mad Tea Party, 11am-12pm, Ages 6-12. The Mad Hatter and the March Hare cordially invite you to tea. Enjoy a madcap tea party, create your own paper crown, and listen to the story of Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Tea Party by Lewis Carroll. Advanced registration required, Ahayley@townofsananselmo.org, San Anselmo Library. 

STEM Superhero Series, Extreme Water: Super Solving for Drought, Storms & Floods, new STEM Superhero Series invites young visitors to use their STEM superpowers to solve real world challenges. All STEM Superheroes will receive capes to adorn with badges earned at each event; attend all four to complete the mission! Events include special facilitated programs for all ages and performances, all free with admission, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

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

Super Bowl City Grand Opening, 11am-10pm, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Learn to Freshwater Fish, 12 – 2pm, McInnis Park, San Rafael.

Kidgits Family Tailgate Event, 1-3pm, face painting, a football toss station, arts and crafts, exclusive retailer discounts, Kidgits football-themed treat bags, and a super prize pack drawing! Great Mall, Milpitas.

Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Nā Hulu Ali‘i Community Day, 2:30-3pm, free, Tahitian dance and hula performance by Te Mau Tamari'i A Tiare / Nā Kamali'i a Kiele, deYoung Museum, San Francisco.

Once Upon A Mattress, 7:30 pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Bay Area International Children's Film Festival, Bring the whole family for an amazing weekend of films and workshops, Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland.

Bad Kitty On Stage, straight from the pages of the wildly popular Bad Kitty comic book series, here she sprawls, in solitary splendor, until one day . . . (loud hissing) PUPPY! Uh oh.  And then . . . (hair on back standing on end) MOUSE! And then. . . well, let’s just say life gets complicated.  A world premiere. Recommended for age 4 and up. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

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

Russian Festival


Sunday, January 31

Flower Market Fair, 9am-6pm, Chinatown, San Francisco.

Nature for Kids: Exploring Indian Valley, 10am-1pm, look for winter-active wildlife, including frogs, toads, and salamanders, College of Marin Indian Valley Campus, 1800 Ignacio Blvd, Novato. 

Lunar New Year Celebration: The Year of the Monkey, 10:30am-4pm, storytelling, activities, calligraphy, martial arts, dancers, musicians, stilt walkers, and author Oliver Chin’s story about Chinese zodiac animals’ characteristics and discover something new about yourself, Asian Art Museum.

Sausalito Herring Festival, 11am-3pm, Gabrielson Park, in case of rain the festival will be at the Bay Model, Sausalito. 

Creative Family Fun: Scaly Sidekicks11am-4pm, at  Drop in for imaginative craft-making based on the Presidio’s natural and cultural heritage. Registration not required, but preferred. Presidio Officers’ Club.

Circus Bella, 11am & 2pm, non-stop kaleidoscope of thrilling feats of balance and strength, elegant demonstrations of grace and poise, outrageous humor and slapstick antics, JCC, San Francisco.

Super Bowl City, 11am-9pm, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Labyrinth, 1pm, Fifteen-year-old Sarah accidentally wishes her baby half-brother, Toby, away to the Goblin King Jareth who will keep Toby if Sarah does not complete his Labyrinth in thirteen hours, Lark Theatre.

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

Bay Area International Children's Film Festival, Bring the whole family for an amazing weekend of films and workshops, Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland.

Bad Kitty On Stage, straight from the pages of the wildly popular Bad Kitty comic book series, here she sprawls, in solitary splendor, until one day . . . (loud hissing) PUPPY! Uh oh.  And then . . . (hair on back standing on end) MOUSE! And then. . . well, let’s just say life gets complicated.  A world premiere. Recommended for age 4 and up. Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.