Weekend Fun For Everyone (October 7-10)

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CHECK OUT RONNIE'S AWESOME HALLOWEEN FOMO GUIDE. 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, October 7

Fleet Week

Litquake, San Rafael.

Market Street Prototyping Festival, San Francisco.

Ohlone Big Time Gathering, three days of family fun filled with food, dancing, a singing competition, hand games, story telling and more, Rob Hill Campground, San Francisco.

Friday Fun Days, 5-5:30pm, South Novato Library.

Kids' Pajama Party with Eda Kaban!, 5-6pm, diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Mill Valley Film Festival, Family Films, Kepler's Dream, Lark Theater, Larkspur.

Creatures of the Night, 5pm, $60 per/adult and $40 per/child, includes catered dinner, We will be focusing on the animals that set the stage at night: the raccoons, owls, foxes, bobcats, and coyotes. Upon arrival, help feed our goats and sheep, put the chickens to bed, make a mask to wear of your favorite nocturnal creature, and embrace your inner animal in fun nature awareness games. Enjoy a catered dinner overlooking the ocean and finish the  evening off with a guided night hike or howl at the moon with us at the Campfire Circle, Slide Ranch, Muir Beach.

BBK Wizard of Oz, 7pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.


Saturday, October 8

Dipsea Hike for Zero Breast Cancer

Fleet Week

Litquake, San Rafael.

Market Street Prototyping Festival, San Francisco.

World Veg Festival, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.

Costume Sale, 9am-12pm, kids costumes, free activities, crafts, pumpkin soup, goodies and more! The Children's Cottage Co-Op, Larkspur.

San Domenico Garden Faire, 10am-1pm, music, organic food, games, and treats made in the garden, San Anselmo.

Junior Chef Classes, 10am, ages 8-13, Haunted House Decorating, Williams-Sonoma, Corte Madera.

Ohlone Big Time Gathering, three days of family fun filled with food, dancing, a singing competition, hand games, story telling and more, Rob Hill Campground, San Francisco.

Bon Air Invitational Car Show, 10am-4pm, More Than 100 Pristine Classic Cars, Music, Food and Children’s Entertainment, Greenbrae.

Indigenous Peoples Day, 10am-6pm, free, traditional dancing, music, crafts, food and more, Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park, Berkeley.

Story Craft, 10a-10:30am, ages 2-8, South Novato Library.

Conscious Family Festival, 10am-5pm, spiritual practices, tools, and wisdom from many traditions that can support parents, caregivers and children in creating consistently loving, nurturing, and non-violent environments for child-raising, Finley Community Center, Santa Rosa.

Star Wars Trilogy, A New Hope 11am, The Empire Strikes Back 2:30pm, Return of the Jedi 6:30pm, to commemorate the final days of the Century Cinema at Corte Madera.

Learn to Weave with the Action Weaver, 11am-12pm, Ages 8+, learn to weave on a simple backstrap loom with Actionweaver Travis Meinholf. Bring some yarn, your hands, and a little patience – soon you’ll be weaving your own unique strip of cloth! Make a scarf, a mojo bag, or perhaps a wall hanging... the finished product is limited only by your time and imagination! San Anselmo Public Library.

The Big Draw Festival, 11am-4pm, free, The Walt Disney Family Museum, Presidio, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Officers Club, Presidio, San Francisco.

Mill Valley Film Festival, Family Films, Oddball, Rafael Theater, San Rafael.

Mill Valley Film Festival, Family Films, 5@5, Sequoia, Mill Valley.

Mill Valley Film Festival, Family Films, Miss Hokusai (Sarusuberi), Lark Theater, Larkspur.

Oktoberfest, 12-5pm, music, food and kids activities, Old Corte Madera Square, Corte Madera.

Star Party on Mt. Tam, 7:30p, Mill Valley.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.


Sunday, October 9

Final Pancake Breakfast, 9am-1pm, Enjoy your morning breakfast with breathtaking mountaintop views of San Francisco, West Point Inn.

Fleet Week

Italian Heritage Parade & Festival, San Francisco.

World Veg Festival, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.

Litquake, San Rafael.

Children's Faire, 10am-4pm, legendary games, crafts, puppet shows and more, Marin Waldorf School, San Rafael.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, takes a look at Creatures of the Deep. Join us for classroom presentations, Docent-led tours, and more! Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Novato Fire District Open House, 10a-1p, See the fire engine in action! Demonstration using the Jaws of Life! Watch the fire truck extend the ladder! Take pictures with firefighters! See details and locations on website.

MCBC Family Biking Workshop, 10am-12pm, learn how to safely navigate the streets with fun activities, including an optional group ride (parents are encouraged to join in!) after the kids-only instruction, Tiburon to Tiburon Town Hall.

Mill Valley Film Festival, Family Films, Molly Monster, Lark Theater, Larkspur.

Poetry in Parks at Mountain Theater, 11am-5pm, free, shuttle is also free but reservations required.

Camping Activity Book for Families with Linda Hamilton, 11am, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Officers Club, Presidio, San Francisco.

Mill Valley Film Festival, Family Films, The 3D Sideshow, Rafael Theater, San Rafael.

Fun Treasure Hunt, 1-3pm, Find the answers to clues about Sausalito history. Have the chance to win prizes and have fun with family, friends & neighbors, Sausalito Historical Society, 3rd floor of City Hall at 420 Litho St.

BBK Wizard of Oz, 2pm & 5pm, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Ohlone Big Time Gathering, three days of family fun filled with food, dancing, a singing competition, hand games, story telling and more, Rob Hill Campground, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.


Monday, October 10, Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day

Fleet Week

Litquake, San Rafael.

Museum Monday for Little Ones, 10am-Noon, Schultz Museum.

Mill Valley Film Festival, Family Films, 5@5, Rafael Theater, San Rafael.

The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting, 7pm, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera.

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival