What's Happening This Weekend (October 2-4)

  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, October 2

Preschool Discovery Lab, 11a-12p, ages 3-6, South Novato Library.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Speedway Meadow in Golden Gate Park.

Sonoma County Harvest Fair, 4-9pm.


Saturday, October 3

Celebrate Tam at Bothin Marsh, 9a-12p, Marin Parks.

Celebrate Tam, Multiple times and locations.

Color Dash, benefitting Rotary Club of Ignacio Foundation, College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus, 1800 Ignacio Blvd, Novato.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8–13, Chucks Best Recipes for Kids, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Concert for Kids, 10:30am,  Playland Music Class Instructor Nichole Forester, Robin Sweeny Park. Bring your family, a blanket and enjoy FREE concerts.

Get Out and Play Date, 11a-4p, pop-up skate park, yoga, spin class, massage chairs, soccer clinic, and more, Town Center, Corte Madera.

Extraordinary Estuary, 11:30a-2:30p, Bay Model, Sausalito.

Hawk Talk & Banding Demo, 12-2pm, Hawk Hill, Sausalito.

Build a Fire Truck, 9am-12pm, ages 5-12, build a fire rescue plane, Home Depot.

Library Bike Tour, 10a-12:30p, learn safe riding tips, then ride bikes from Fairfax Library to the San Anselmo Library, Fairfax Library.

Learn to Skimboard, 10am – 12pm, age 10+, learn the basics of skimboarding through demonstration and practice. No experience is necessary and all skill levels are welcome. Meet at the beach near the north parking lot at Stinson Beach.

Ranger Led Dog Walk, 10am – 12pm, Join Ranger Christin Lopez and her dog Merle on this fun and informative walk in beautiful Baltimore Canyon. Meet at the gate at the end of Crown Rd in Kent Woodlands.

Yoga in the Park, 10am – 2pm, begin with service projects that will focus on beach clean-up, landscape maintenance, and habitat restoration. At noon we’ll switch gears and enjoy a 45 minute yoga class on a flat grassy area beside the bay. McNears Beach Park, 201, Cantera Way, San Rafael.

Squid Dissection10-11:30am or 1-2:30pm, ages 4-8, dissect and learn about Humboldt squid adaptations through our naturalist led programContact Mark Oates at (321) 332-2399 or mark.oates@noaa.gov to reserve a spot! 991 Marine Drive, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Tuesday Tucks Me In, 11a-12p, A Loyal Bond Between a Soldier and His Service Dog, South Novato Library.

Marin Symphony Waterfront Pops, Classical Mystery Tour, A Beatles Tribute, gates open at 3pm, Lagoon Park, San Rafael.

Karen Benke - Write Back Soon! Release Party for Educators and Parents, 3:30pm, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

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.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Speedway Meadow in Golden Gate Park.

Sonoma County Harvest Fair, 4-9pm.

Fandango, 10-4, welcome autumn’s arrival as they did in 1840′s by experiencing the dance and music of a “Fandango”, Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park, 3325 Adobe Road.

TarantulaFest & Barbecue, 10am-6pm, food, games, contests, entertainment, and enlightenment including a leisurely nature walk with a volunteer naturalist and search for tarantulas on the move, Henry Coe State Park.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.


Sunday, October 4

Celebrate Tam, 10am – 2pm, family-friendly fun featuring Mt. Tam-themed music, food, games, and crafts, as well as history, recreation, youth, and volunteer exhibitors at the Mill Valley Community Center.

Celebrate Tam, Multiple times and locations.

Novato Fire District Open House, 10a-4p, 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.

Green Gulch Farm Sunday Children’s Program, 10am, the beginning of the lecture is especially for children. After this short talk, children leave the zendo to participate in their own program. Activities include seasonal farm projects, mindfulness, yoga, contemplative handwork and ritual. Suggested donation $20.

Tour for the Stewards, 10a-1p, Muir Woods.

Story Time & Family Walk, 10:30am, ages 4-8, Cloud Forests and Conservation, San Francisco Botanical Garden.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Speedway Meadow in Golden Gate Park.

Foods of the Americas Family Day, 10am-3pm, Crafts, Food, Talks, Docent Tours, Corn Husk Dolls and Food tastings and Demos, UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley.

Sonoma County Harvest Fair, 4-9pm.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.