What's Happening This Week (December 4-6)

  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 4

Craft Sales:

Parades & Festivals:

Theater:

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

Kids' Pajama Party with Jim Averback! 6pm, bring your pjs and teddy to the store for a bedtime story from author Jim Averback, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Happy Birthday Walt, 10am-6pm, free admission, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Children's Concerts: Making Music! 10am & 11:30am, K-3 grade, San Francisco Symphony, Davis Hall, San Francisco.

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony, 8pm, San Francisco Symphony performs iconic scores from your favorite Looney Tunes while the animated shorts appear on the big screen such as What's Opera, Doc? and The Rabbit of Seville, plus scores of new additions, including the cutting-edge 3D cartoons Rabid Rider and Coyote Falls. Join Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a hilarious night at the Symphony. 

Fairy Winterland celebrates the winter holidays of many cultures: Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Diwali, and Chinese New Year. Join us for stories, crafts, a festival of lights, and a visit from Santa. Children's Fairyland. 


Saturday, December 5

Breakfast With Santa:

Craft Sales:

Nutcracker:

Parades & Festivals:

Theater:

Tree Lighting:

Free Saturday Morning Yoga, 9-10am, Old Mill Park, Mill Valley.

Jingle and Jog, 9am, Strawberry Village, Mill Valley

Build Holiday Holiday Stacking Blocks, 9am-12pm, Home Depot, San Rafael.

Wreath Making Workshop, 9am-12pm & 1-4pm, San Francisco Botanical Garden.

Makor Marin, 9:30am, ages 0-7, music and singing, nature arts & crafts for Chanukah, Creekside discovery walk and snacksOld Mill Park, Mill Valley.

Brave the Bay, Santa's Triathlon - Santa Walk & Fun Run, Santa Plunge in the Bay and/or Santa Cable Car Pull, Aquatic Park, San Francisco.

Santa Venetia Marsh Stroll, 10am – 1pm, all ages,  low-intensity, one mile hike is a great introduction to exercise for all ages, water and healthy snacks provided, dog friendly dog, Contact Ranger Luke Bishop at (415) 473-2816.

Stress-Free Wanderland, 11am-12:30pm, Point Bonita YMCA, Sausalito.

Reading & Booksigning: Celebrating Local Children’s Book Authors, 11am. Features the following books: “The Wolf Who Ate the Sky” by Anna Isabel Rauh & Mary Daniel Hobson; “Ouch Moments, When Words Are Used in Hurtful Ways” by Michael Gerhart; “Grandma Wants to Eat My Baby Sister” and “Eat Your Breakfast or Else” by Jackie Broad; and “Phoebe Pope and the Year of Four” by Nya Jade (Young Adult Author), Depot Bookstore & Cafe, Mill Valley.

Meet the Author, 11am, Gianna Marino, Night Animals, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

STEAM Saturdays, 11:45am, ages 3-6, Nighttime, RSVP required 415-485-3322, San Rafael Library.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Hovering Hawk Hand Puppets, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People, 2-4pm, nature walks start with a body warm-up, followed by a guided walk on the Mill Valley-Sausalito multi-purpose path where we will learn some fun facts about local ecology, see an abundance of shorebirds, and enjoy views of the bay, contact Lisa McHenry with any questions at lmchenry@cityofmillvalley.org.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People, 2-4pm, RSVP, call (415) 561-4323, Presidio, San Francisco.

Music for Families with the San Francisco Symphony, 2pm, San Francisco.

Jewelry Making for Middle Schoolers, 2:30-4pm, Mill Valley Library.

Marin Country Mart and Farmers' Market, 5-8pm, holiday treats, music, glass-blowing demos, Elf Show + Workshop at 4pm, and more, Larkspur.

Headlands Nightlife: Family Night Hike & Campfire, 5:30-8pm, explore the mysterious lifestyle of nocturnal animals, NaturesBridge, Sausalito.

Le Petit Cirque de Noël, 6-7:15pm, Big Tent, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Performing Arts Academy go Marin Holiday Spectacular, 7pm, featuring performers ages 6 to 14, classic melodies, dynamic choreography, and a reimagined presentation of PAAM’s original production:A Scarf in Union Square, Showcase Theater, San Rafael. 

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony, 8pm, San Francisco Symphony performs iconic scores from your favorite Looney Tunes while the animated shorts appear on the big screen such as What's Opera, Doc? and The Rabbit of Seville, plus scores of new additions, including the cutting-edge 3D cartoons Rabid Rider and Coyote Falls. Join Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a hilarious night at the Symphony. 

Candlelight Tour, 6:30-8pm, ages 10+, Reservations are required; please call (415) 556-1693, Fort Point, San Francisco.

Fairy Winterland Children's Fairyland. 


Sunday, December 6

Breakfast with Santa:

Craft Sales:

Menorah Lightings:

Music:

Nutcracker:

Parades & Festivals:

Theater:

Menorah Building Workshop, 10-11:30am, Home Depot, San Rafael.

Exploratorium Free Day, 10am-5pm

Children's Story Time, 10:30am, Animal House, San Francisco Botanical Society.

Classics on the Big Screen, 11am, A Christmas Story, Lark Theatre, Larkspur.

Hanukkah in Puppets with Jen Miriam Altman, 11:30am-12pm, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

Hanukkah Hut, complimentary latkes with organic toppings, Marin County Mart, Larkspur.

Sunday Special: Musician Randy Kaplan, 11-11:45am, Mill Valley Library.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Hovering Hawk Hand Puppets, Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Stories on Stage, 12-1pm, enjoy folktales from Asia with Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo, Walt Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Fairy Winterland Children's Fairyland. 

Performing Arts Academy go Marin Holiday Spectacular, 2pm, featuring performers ages 6 to 14, classic melodies, dynamic choreography, and a reimagined presentation of PAAM’s original production:A Scarf in Union Square, Showcase Theater, San Rafael. 

Chanukah on Ice, 6-9pm, Jewish music, food, menorah lighting, Northgate Mall, San Rafael.