Weekend Fun For Everyone This Memorial Day (May 26-29)

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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 MAY 26, Ramadan starts

Outdoor Movie Night - The Princess Diaries, 8:30pm, PIER 39, San Francisco.

Marin Greek Festival, Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Christian Church, 1110 Highland Drive, Novato; 883-1998.

Beauty and the Beast, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

American Crown Circus, 1:30pm & 4pm, St. Vincent's Grounds, San Rafael.

Kiddo! Carnival, 4-10pm, Mill Valley Middle School.

Katia & Co Presents: Disney’s the Lion King Experience!, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.

Friday Nights on Main, 6-9pm, music, food, kids activities and more, Tiburon.

Beauty and the Beast, 7:30pm, Throckmorton Youth Performers, Mill Valley.


SATURDAY MAY 27

Carnaval, 9:30am the Grand Parade kicks–off at the corner of 24th and Bryant Streets, “¡Viva La Madre Tierra!”, celebrates Mother Earth's prevalence in many cultures worldwide as the manifestation of the natural world. She is the life giver and the sustainer of life; from her womb she gave origin to all the plants, animals, and people, Mission District, San Francisco.

Toddler Day, 9am-12pm, Slide Ranch, Muir Beach.

Marin Greek Festival, Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Christian Church, 1110 Highland Drive, Novato; 883-1998.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Storytime with Belle, 11am, Meet Chelsea Holifield, starring as Belle in the Mountain Play's Beauty & the Beast, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera.

Family Matinee: Michel Camilo, 11am, pianist blending classical music with jazz and pan-Caribbean styles, delivering spellbinding solo piano performances of standard and original works, SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco.

Kiddo! Carnival, 12-10pm, Mill Valley Middle School.

Kayak Voyage to Santa Margarita Island, 1 – 3pm, Join Rangers on a kayak voyage exploring the beautiful wetlands of Las Gallinas Creek. Our voyage will take us to Santa Margarita Island where we will attempt to land and then explore this wonderful preserve. Bring your own kayak and life vest. Snacks and water provided. McInnis Park, San Rafael. 

Yerba Buena Garden Festival, 1-2:30pm, Richard Howell & Sudden ChangesSan Francisco.

Beauty and the Beast, 2pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

American Crown Circus, 1:30 pm 4:00 pm & 6:30 pm, St. Vincent's Grounds, San Rafael.

Katia & Co Presents: Disney’s the Lion King Experience!, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.

Astronomy Nights on Mt. Tamalpias, 8:30pm, with Thomas Targett, Asst. Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Sonoma State University, Popular Myths of Astronomy.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.


SUNDAY MAY 28

Carnaval, 9:30am the Grand Parade kicks–off at the corner of 24th and Bryant Streets, “¡Viva La Madre Tierra!”, celebrates Mother Earth's prevalence in many cultures worldwide as the manifestation of the natural world. She is the life giver and the sustainer of life; from her womb she gave origin to all the plants, animals, and people, Mission District, San Francisco.

Mill Valley History Walk40th Annual “Walk into History” – Mill Valley Days, Small Town Heros, The Outdoor Art Club, Mill Valley.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, Back from the Brink: Saving Species, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Birds and History at Rush Creek, 10am – 12pm, Meet a ranger for a hike at Rush Creek Preserve. We’ll learn about the birds and animals that live in the area as well as some of the colorful history of the preserve. This event is ideal for all ages. Degree of difficulty: Easy. Wear comfortable athletic clothing and sturdy shoes. Don’t forget to bring water and snacks. Meet at the Pinheiro Fire Rd gate on Binford Rd in Novato.

Fly Guy, The Musical, 10:30am & 1:30pm, ages 4+, Children's Creativity Museum Theater, San Francisco.

Marin Greek Festival, Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Christian Church, 1110 Highland Drive, Novato; 883-1998.

Kiddo! Carnival, 12-10pm, Mill Valley Middle School.

Muir Beach Firemen's BBQ, 12-5pm, dancing, food, and fun for the whole family, Santos Meadow on Muir Road.

Presidio Picnic, San Francisco.

Beauty and the Beast, 1pm, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

American Crown Circus, 1:30 pm 4:00 pm & 6:30 pm, St. Vincent's Grounds, San Rafael.

Free Family Volunteer Day, 2-4pm, ages 5+, Urban Adamah, Berkeley.

Mountain Play, Beauty and the Beast

Katia & Co Presents: Disney’s the Lion King Experience!, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Treasure Island Flea


MONDAY MAY 29, Memorial Day

Mill Valley Volunteer Firefighters Pancake Breakfast, 7-10am

Mill Valley Memorial Day Parade

Marin Memorial Day Races

Memorial Day Service, Civic Center, San Rafael.

Nature for Kids: Indian Valley, 10am – 1pm, We’ll start the day looking for bugs and lizards, and if we’re lucky we might even find young frogs or toads that are looking for a cool, moist place to hide for the summer. After that we’ll head into the forest which is also a good place to find wildlife. Remember to bring lunch. Meet at the College of Marin Indian Valley Campus in Novato, parking lot 6 (1800 Ignacio Blvd).

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

Memorial Day Commemoration, 10:30am-1pm, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Kiddo! Carnival, 12-10pm, Mill Valley Middle School.

Memorial Day BBQ, 1-7pm, free, live music, spend the day with Vets who have served our country, Log Cabin Dugout Bar, San Anselmo.

American Crown Circus, 1:30 pm & 4:00 pm, St. Vincent's Grounds, San Rafael.

Memorial Day at the Hall, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.