Weekend Fun For Everyone (September 1-4)

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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, September 1, New Moon

Picnics on the Plaza, 5-8pm, San Anselmo Town Plaza.

Kids' Pajama Party with Bethanie Murguia! 6-6:30pm, Get cozy, listen to a story or two, have some milk and cookies and get your books signed. DIESEL, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a magical stage rendition of Eric Carle’s beloved stories about sea horses, fireflies, and, of course, that lovable Lepidoptera himself, brought to life in vibrant color with puppets galore! BACT Berkeley Center.

Teddy Bears' Picnic, age 6 mo. to 3 years old, Bring your own Bear, if you'd like, and join our Teddy Bear as she packs a picnic and scampers off for an adventure in the forest, Oakland Children's Fairyland.

Saturday, September 2

Sausalito Art Festival

Free Access to all Parks "Measure A Days", 7am – 7pm includes Blackpoint Boat Launch, McInnis Park, McNears Beach Park, Miller Boat Launch, Paradise Beach Park and Stafford Lake Park.

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

Back to School Pencil Box, 9am-12pm, ages 5-12, Home Depot, San Rafael.

Zumba at McInnis Park, 9:30 – 10:30am, ideal for all ages, Wear comfortable athletic clothing and sturdy shoes. Don’t forget to bring water. McInnis Park, 310 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael, CA

ROYAL CROWNSDesign and make a one-of-a-kind crown to help you rule the new school year, Randall Museum, San Francisco.

Scottish Highland Gathering & Games offers athletic games, a grandstand show, sheepdog trials, Scottish dance, food, music, and historical demonstrations, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton.

Belmont Greek Festival, enjoy Greek food, music, dancing, a mythology play, and a kids’ area, Greek Orthodox Church, Belmont. 

Gold Rush Days, 9am-4pm, turn back the clock to Sacramento’s historic district to 1850s. Costumed performers portray historical figures, personalities and just plain folks, bringing history to life while old-timey musicians perform on multiple stages, evoking the vivid tunes and sounds of the times, Sacramento.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8-13, $30/kid, Fall Donut Party Benefiting No Kid Hungry, includes a donut pan, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Presidio Family-Friendly Bike Ride, 10am-11:30am, Presidio, San Francisco.

Aloha Poly Fest, 11am-6pm, fun day filled with live entertainment, island-style crafts, Hawaiian-influenced food plates and snacks to fill your tummy. Kids' Korner welcome the young ones to learn about Polynesian cultures through FREE make & take crafts projects, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun - Bendy Bicycles, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

Kid’s Succulent Window Box Build, 12 – 2pm, ages 5 -12, create a handmade, hardy succulent windowsill garden, with a variety of fun and personalized decorations for kids, All materials will be provided, Paradise Beach Park, Tiburon.

GGRO Hawk Talk & Raptor Release, 12-2pm, Hawk Hill.

The Miser, pre-show 1:40pm, show starts at 2pm, Molière's comedy, Old Mill Park Amphitheater, Mill Valley.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, Hamlet, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship, 8pm, sing-along of sea chanteys and sailor songs aboard a historic ship at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a magical stage rendition of Eric Carle’s beloved stories about sea horses, fireflies, and, of course, that lovable Lepidoptera himself, brought to life in vibrant color with puppets galore! BACT Berkeley Center.

Teddy Bears' Picnic, age 6 mo. to 3 years old, Bring your own Bear, if you'd like, and join our Teddy Bear as she packs a picnic and scampers off for an adventure in the forest, Oakland Children's Fairyland.

Sunday, September 3

Sausalito Art Festival

Learn to Ride at Stafford Lake Bike Park, 9 – 11am, A limited amount of bicycles and helmets will be available on a first come, first-served basis. All skill levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Wear comfortable athletic clothing and sturdy shoes, Novato.

Gold Rush Days, 9am-4pm, turn back the clock to Sacramento’s historic district to 1850s. Costumed performers portray historical figures, personalities and just plain folks, bringing history to life while old-timey musicians perform on multiple stages, evoking the vivid tunes and sounds of the times, Sacramento.

Green Gulch Farm Sunday Children’s Program, 10am, After a short talk, the children leave the zendo to participate in their own special programs. Activities include crafts, seasonal projects on the farm and garden, yoga, and ritual. Please check in before the program at the table near the southwest side entrance of the zendo.

Scottish Highland Gathering & Games offers athletic games, a grandstand show, sheepdog trials, Scottish dance, food, music, and historical demonstrations, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton.

SF Bay Brazilian Day & Lavagem Festival, 10am-7pm, Brazilian Music & Dance Lavagem & Procession, Children's Village Food & Craft Vendor Booths, Beer & Caipirinha Gardens and more, BrasArte, Berkeley.

Belmont Greek Festival, enjoy Greek food, music, dancing, a mythology play, and a kids’ area, Greek Orthodox Church, Belmont. 

Presidio Picnic, 11am-4pm, Main Parade Grounds, Presidio, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun - Bendy Bicycles, 11am-4pm, Presidio, San Francisco.

YBike Learn To Ride Program, 11am, Presidio, San Francisco.

GGRO Hawk Talk & Raptor Release, 12-2pm, Hawk Hill.

Belvedere Tiburon Labor Day Parade, 1pm, old-fashioned, home town parade starts at the corner of Tiburon Boulevard and Lagoon and continues down Main St. and Beach Rd. ending just prior to Belvedere Park for the final Concert in the Park Event of the summer.

The Miser, pre-show 1:40pm, show starts at 2pm, Molière's comedy, Old Mill Park Amphitheater, Mill Valley.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, Hamlet, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Golden Gate Park Band, Spreckels Temple of Music, Golden Gate Park.

Concerts-in-the-Park, Belvedere Park.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a magical stage rendition of Eric Carle’s beloved stories about sea horses, fireflies, and, of course, that lovable Lepidoptera himself, brought to life in vibrant color with puppets galore! BACT Berkeley Center.

Teddy Bears' Picnic, age 6 mo. to 3 years old, Bring your own Bear, if you'd like, and join our Teddy Bear as she packs a picnic and scampers off for an adventure in the forest, Oakland Children's Fairyland.

Monday, September 4, Labor Day

Sausalito Art Festival

Gold Rush Days, 9am-4pm, turn back the clock to Sacramento’s historic district to 1850s. Costumed performers portray historical figures, personalities and just plain folks, bringing history to life while old-timey musicians perform on multiple stages, evoking the vivid tunes and sounds of the times, Sacramento.

Soccerfest, 10am-5pm, free, food and fun, drinks, music and mahem, and some fancy footwork for all ages, Mill Valley Community Center.

Belmont Greek Festival, enjoy Greek food, music, dancing, a mythology play, and a kids’ area, Greek Orthodox Church, Belmont. 

Labor Day Street Party, 12-6pm, two stages of live dancing music, A Silent Auction, delicious BBQ foods, homemade desserts, Beer & Wine and a Kids Corner in the Plaza, Bolinas Community Center.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, Hamlet, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Golden Gate Park Band, Spreckels Temple of Music, Golden Gate Park.

The Miser, pre-show 1:40pm, show starts at 2pm, Molière's comedy, Old Mill Park Amphitheater, Mill Valley.