Weekend Fun For Everyone (December 9-11)

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.

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, December 9

Victorian Holiday Tea3-5pm, Haas-Lilienthal House, San Francisco

Winter Fest, 5-7pm, photos with Santa, music, arts & crafts, face painting, bouncy house and more, Marinwood Community Center.

Winterfest, Lighted Boat Parade, Jingle Run, Fireworks, and children's activities, and more, Sausalito waterfront.

Kids' Pajama Party with Bob Shea! 6pm, bring your pjs and teddy to the store for a bedtime story, Diesel, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

S.T.E.A.M. 6-9pm, Experiment with laser lights, sculpt with foil and view the micro-world with a “scope-on-a-rope.” Make polyhedra with Stacy Speyer, author of “Cubes and Things.” Discover Chigiri-e, a Japanese art form using torn paper, with Bay Area artist Joyce Nojima. Explore weaving on a loom with local yarn bombers from Knits for Life. Meld science and art with Museum of Craft + Design, observe live demos from the Bay Area Garden Railway Society, form tiny foil sculptures + more! CuriOdyssey.

Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball , 7pm, Dress like your favorite Harry Potter Character, wear your holiday best, or come as you are for dancing, music, activities, and giveaways, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera. #BNHP #MagicalHolidayBall

Holiday Jazz with Pamela Rose, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Ballet Folklórico De Sacramento Posada Navideña, 7pm, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa.

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Saturday, December 10

Winterfest, Lighted Boat Parade, Jingle Run, Fireworks, and children's activities, and more, Sausalito waterfront.

Tam Valley Winter Magic, 9:30am-4pm, snow, games, music, food and more, Tamalpias Community Center, Mill Valley.

Parol Lantern Festival, 5-9p, Yerba Buena Gardens.

Sunrise Hike at Deer Island, 7 – 9am, Hike the 2 mile deer island loop trail with a ranger and watch the sunrise, Deer Island Ln in Novato.

Fort Baker History Walk, 10am-12pm, Sausalito.

Grand Opening + Free Holiday Gift Making for Families, 10am-1pm, Holiday make-and-take art activities and gift making, Some of our favorite rug time activities for the little ones, A chance to meet the teachers and explore our space, Refreshments, ARTifcat, Corte Madera.

Dream Circle, 10:30-11:15am & 11:45am-12:30p, featuring Tim Cain, Miss Kitty, Cindy Cohen, and Christopher Smith. Sing and dance along to songs about Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, and Chinese New Year, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

Wreath Making Workshop, 11am – 1pm, Join rangers at McNears Beach for a day of sipping hot chocolate, listening to holiday tunes, and creating your own natural wreath to take home, McNears Beach Park, San Rafael.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Light up the night with paper lanterns, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Kids LEGO Club, 1-2pm, ages 5+, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Cirque de Bohème presents Somewhere, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Gingerbread Dog House, Assemble and decorate Snoopy’s doghouse out of gingerbread complete with a marshmallow Snoopy on top, Advance reservations required--register online or call (707) 284-1272, Schultz Museum, Santa Rosa.

Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Grand Opening + Free Holiday Gift Making for Families, 10am-1pm, Holiday make-and-take art activities and gift making, Some of our favorite rug time activities for the little ones, A chance to meet the teachers and explore our space, Refreshments, ARTifcat, Corte Madera.

Wreath Making Workshop, 11am – 1pm, Join rangers at McNears Beach for a day of sipping hot chocolate, listening to holiday tunes, and creating your own natural wreath to take home, McNears Beach Park, San Rafael.

Holiday Bake Sale & Photos with Santa, 1-2pm, face painting, cookie decorating, and more! Pixie Park, Ross.

Celebrations at Sea, 1-4:45pm, a festive event aboard the 1886 historic sailing ship Balclutha featuring live music, refreshments, ornament making, a free puppet show, storybook reading, a ranger talk on historic seagoing holiday traditions, and a visit from a nautical Santa Claus, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco.

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Sunday, December 11

Festival of Lights, 11:30am-2pm, food, music and Hanukkah fun, Other Marin JCC, San Rafael.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Seal and Sea Lion Superstars, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Infant and Child CPR, 10am-12:30p, Parents Place, San Rafael. 

Super Fun Sundays: Breath in and Boogie with Charity Kahn and Friends, 10-11:30am, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Juice and Jelly, 10:30-11:15am & 11:30am-12:15pm, dance along to winter-themed songs by this San Francisco-based band, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

Children's Advent Celebration, 10:30am, Mt. Tamalpias United Methodist Church, Mill Valley.

Family Access Day, 11am-1pm, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Light up the night with paper lanterns, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Peter and the Wolf, 11am, San Francisco Symphony.

Holiday Brass, 3pm, San Francisco Symphony.

A Merri-achi Christmas, 8pm, San Francisco Symphony.

Cirque de Bohème presents Somewhere, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Gingerbread Dog House, Assemble and decorate Snoopy’s doghouse out of gingerbread complete with a marshmallow Snoopy on top, Advance reservations required--register online or call (707) 284-1272, Schultz Museum, Santa Rosa.

Great Dickens Christmas Fair, Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Holiday Brass, 3pm, San Francisco Symphony.

A Merri-achi Christmas, 8pm, San Francisco Symphony.

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