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MUSEUMS CLOSURE: Children's Creativity Museum, November 5-9

Wednesday, November 1, Day of the Dead

Día de los Muertos Community Celebration, 6-8pm, Everyone is welcome to bring photos to place on the altar, Maloney Memorial Waterwise Garden, Sonoma.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Thursday, November 2, Day of the Dead

Let The Big Kids Play! Día de los muertos Evening Mixer, When's the last time you played with playdough, painted a sugar skull, or even your face? Habitot Children's Museum, Berkeley.

Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos, 3:30-4:30pm, Celebrate with us! Paper crafts and treats for kids of all ages! / ¡Celebra con nosotros! Artesanías de papel y aperitivos para niños de todas las edades! Bolinas Library.

San Francisco Day of the Dead, Procession and Festival of Altars, 4-11pm, art, music, performances and a walking procession, which help us contemplate our existence and mortality -- a moment to remember deceased friends and family, and our connections beyond our immediate concerns, Garfield Park, 26th & Harrison Streets.

Dìa de los Muertos Celebration, Build a Community Altar 5-10PM
Candle Light Procession 9PM, crafts, skeletal painting, food trucks, music and more, Downtown Berkeley (Kittredge & Harold Way).

Board Game & Pizza Night, 6-8pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Russian Grand Ballet Swan Lake, 7:30pm, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Friday, November 3

Union Square Rink's 10th Birthday Party + Free Skating! 10-11:30am, To commemorate ten years of outdoor skating at the quintessential San Francisco location, Willy Bietak Productions invites residents and visitors of San Francisco to an all-day celebration featuring free ice skating, performances and birthday treats!

Fort Point History Tour, 11 am-Noon, Learn about the soldiers' lives at Fort Point, the Fort's unique architecture, the defenses of the Golden Gate, and lots more, Presidio of San Francisco, Fort Point.

Day of the Dead, 12-10pm, free, You are invited to the celebration of a traditional Latin American holiday that combines pre-Colombian festivals and indigenous traditions with European rituals for honoring the dead. It is celebrated every year at this same time as Halloween and the Christian holy days of All Saints Day and All Souls Day, Bolinas Community Center.

Meet a Veteran at the Library! 2 – 4pm, Join us at the library to meet a Veteran as they share stories and memorabilia from their service to our country, Fairfax Library.

California Indian Market , 3-9pm, featuring jewelry, baskets, prints and more, Oakland Museum.

Día de los Muertos Altar Making, 3:30-5:30pm, Age 5+, Advance sign-up required, create a shoebox altar to honor a loved one, bring a shoebox and a photo of a loved one if you wish, Mill Valley Public Library.

Sunset/Full Moon Walk to the Point Bonita Lighthouse, 5-6:30 pm, Come watch the sunset on the Pacific Ocean and the moon rise over the Golden Gate Bridge from the dramatic landscape of Point Bonita in the Marin Headlands.

Luna Mexicana, 6pm, family friendly performance is filled with festive dancing, colorful costumes, and vibrant music including traditional Mexican folk music and witty electronic fusions. Audience members are encouraged to attend in Day of the Dead attire, Oakland Ballet.

The Night Fairy, 7pm, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Saturday, November 4, Full Moon, Taurids Meteor Shower

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.

Build a Military Appreciation Humvee, 9am-12pm, Home Depot. 

Octo Lab, 10am & 1 pm, discover one of the oceans most intelligent creatures- the octopus! Teams will measure, weigh, study, touch, examine, and squish their way through the lab using their own defrosted octopus specimen. As the grand finale, we will create octopus stop motion videos as well as octopus prints for you to take home as keep-sakes. RSVP Contact Courtney Buel.

Presidio Family-Friendly Bike Ride, 10-11:30 AM At Presidio Visitor Center, San Francisco.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8-13, $30, Thanksgiving Helper: Pumpkin Pie, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

California Indian Market , 10am-4pm, featuring jewelry, baskets, prints and more, Oakland Museum.

History of the Headlands Hike, 10:30am-12pm, Explore the natural and cultural history of the Marin Headlands on an engaging naturalist led hike! Learn about the plants, animals, minerals and people that have inhabited this national park. Fun for all ages and fitness levels. Point Bonita YMCA, Sausalito.

Biketoberfest, 11am-5pm, is a “Rain or Shine” event and we’re looking forward to a great day this Saturday. Forecast has some chance of showers, but that should not dampen anyone’s spirits!

Venetia Valley School Fall Carnival and Supply Drive, 11am-3pm, games and kids’ activities including jumpies; live, local entertainment; face painting, henna tattoos and a cake walk and more, 177 N. San Pedro Rd., San Rafael.

Michael Genhart - Books for Nourishing Friendships, 11am, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

38Makers Pinterest & SFMade Holiday Gift Fair, 11am-4pm, 651 Brannan Street, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun - Yarn Birds, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers' Club, San Francisco.

Día de los Muertos Community Concert, 11am, 2pm, & 8pm, Arrive an hour early for refreshments, live music and dancing, colorful altars, traditional crafts, and more, San Francisco Symphony.

Meet Us on Miller for MillerFest! 12 to 4pm,  ribbon cutting ceremony, live performances, walking and bike tours, music and lots of fun for the whole family, 411 Miller Ave – across from Whole Foods.

Roy's Redwoods Walk and Talk, 1-3:30pm, meet at At trailhead on Nicasio Valley Rd. (approximately 0.5 mile from Sir Francis Drake Blvd.)

Science Discovery Day, 1-4pm, ages 4-13, Featuring community booths from UC Berkeley’s Society of Women Engineers, Cal’s Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and more, The Academy, Berkeley.

Meet & Greet: Wolves and Roses With Author Christina Bauer, 3pm, signs your copy of her new YA urban fantasy Wolves and Roses, a fresh story that mixes fairy tales, shifters, and Midtown Manhattan. Plus, the first 25 attendees to the event that buy a book will receive a gift bag complete with a t-shirt and more -- that's a $25 value! Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera.

Dia de los Muertos, 4-9pm, alters, art, face painting, parade, music, and more! Albert J. Boro Community Center, 50 Canal Street, San Rafael.

Film of the Month, 4pm, Sword & the Stone, Walt Disney Museum.

Kids Movie Night, 5-7pm, ages 8+, Kids and up can join us for pizza and a movie, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Coyote Full Moon Hike, 5-8 pm, Watch a spectacular Pacific sunset while listening for our local coyotes greeting a rising full moon! Reservations required; 415-331-1540, Tennessee Valley, Mill Valley.

Family Fun Performance Nights! 6pm, FREE! Musical Robot! songs, story telling, and out of this world dance moves, to provide an opportunity for kids to engage in fun and frolic. Equipped with catchy tunes and a contagious sense of wonder and enthusiasm, Musical Robot always brings the fun! Margaret Todd Senior Center, 1560 Hill Road, Novato.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

San Francisco Ski & Snowboard Festival, 10am-6pm, Fort Mason, San Francisco.


Sunday, November 5, Daylight Savings, Taurids Meteor Shower

Explore what you eat, 9am-1pm, do you know about the biology, chemistry, physics and even math of your food? Get hands-on with science to find out! Join Cal scientists for some fun, food-related investigations, Temescal Farmers Market , Berkeley.

Green Gulch Farm Sunday Children’s Program, 9:45 – 11:45 am, Mindfulness of Gratitude, 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.

Octo Lab, 10am & 1 pm, 11am & 1:30 pm, discover one of the oceans most intelligent creatures- the octopus! Teams will measure, weigh, study, touch, examine, and squish their way through the lab using their own defrosted octopus specimen. As the grand finale, we will create octopus stop motion videos as well as octopus prints for you to take home as keep-sakes. RSVP Contact Courtney Buel.

Storytelling with Alan Scofield, 11am-12pm, Well-known Kiddo dance teacher and beloved voice of The Story Home, will share his original fairytale "Prince Muddyboots" in a storytelling performance for all ages. Come gather to soar upon a winged dragon to an enchanted realm.

YBike Learn To Ride Program, 11am-2pm, Main Post, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun - Yarn Birds, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers' Club, San Francisco.

Free Family Day, 11am-4pm, a day of spooky and wildly fun performances. The artists of Whoop Dee Doo team up with local collaborators to present a ghoulish variety show for audiences of all ages, SFMOMA, San Francisco.

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Guy Fawkes' celebration at the Pelican Inn, bagpipe procession, bonfire on the beach.


Monday, November 6

Day of the Dead, 5pm, music, kids activities, traditional food, vendors and altars contest at the San Mateo County History Museum. Procession, music and  crafts will be FREE activities for children, Downtown Redwood City.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Tuesday, November 7, Election Day

Author Annie Barrows presents "Nothing," 7-8:30pm, Bestselling author Annie Barrows will talk about her first book for teens, Nothing. In it, high school sophomore Charlotte complains that YA books are ridiculously unrealistic. “Obviously, you can’t write a book about what really happens. What really happens is nothing. No one would write a book about that.” Mill Valley Library.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Wednesday, November 8

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Crazy Science, 4-5pm, Fairfax Library.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Thursday, November 9

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

The Village Craft Market, 1:30pm, Outdoor Art Club, Mill Valley

Taste of Science: Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie, 7-9pm, Celebrate Marie Curie’s 150th Birthday with an immersive science film (plus edible elements birthday cake!) Monument House, San Francisco.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Friday, November 10

Holly Fair, San Geronimo Community Presbyterian Church

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Legally Blonde, The Musical, The San Anselmo Playhouse.

Annie, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Annie, Berkeley Playhouse.

The Night Fairy, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Saturday, November 11, Veterans' Day

Presidio Bird Walks, 8:30am-10:30am, Presidio Visitor Center

Holly Fair, San Geronimo Community Presbyterian Church

Green Expo, 12-6pm, Pier 35, San Francisco.

Mt. Tam Day of Thanks, 9-1pm, help pull French broom, pizza and drinks included, Families and all-ages are welcome! Meet at the entrance gate across from address 49 Lomita Dr. Mill Valley.

Discovery Day at AT&T Park, 9:30am-4pm, Families with kids 0-14, meet local scientists and engineers, and plenty of fun and educational entertainment. The entire ballpark is packed to the rafters with science content: on the field, at every entry/exit, and every level of the ballpark. Get ready to unleash your inner scientist, San Francisco.

Learn to Skate - Free Clinic, 10am – 12pm, McInnis Skatepark, 310 Smith Ranch Rd, San Rafael. CANCELLED

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8-13, Thanksgiving Helper: Side Dishes, Tie on your apron and whip up some delicious side dishes for the holiday meal. Your family and friends will be begging for seconds (and thirds)! Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Crabbing at Fort Baker Pier, 10 am-Noon, Learn about the bounties of San Francisco Bay. See what you can catch! Fort Baker, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun: Art Celebrating Our Veterans, 10 am–1 pm Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

STEAM Saturdays, 11am, ages 3-6, explore science, technology, engineering, art and math at the library with STEAM powered stories, rhymes, songs, crafts, experiments, and sensory experiences for preschool children and their caregivers, San Rafael Library.

The Renegade Craft Fair, 11am-6pm, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco.

Sand Globing at the Sand Castle Classic on Ocean Beach, 11am-3:30pm (arrive anytime)
Ocean Beach at Balboa Street, San Francisco.

LOCAL ARTISAN CRAFT FAIR, 2-5pm, Twin Cities Community Preschool, 56 Mohawk Drive, Corte Madera

Helen McMahon discusses and signs "ReWritten" 2-3pm, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Film of the Month, 4pm, Sword & the Stone, Walt Disney Museum.

Lanternfest & Parade, 5:30pm, with the German tradition of songs and brightly-colored lanterns to celebrate Martin's Tag! at Pioneer Park, Novato.

Oceans A Glow: Family Night Hike and Campfire, 5:30pm-8pm, Join NatureBridge Golden Gate as we discover one of the most amazing natural phenomenon, bioluminescence, Sausalito.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the FarmChildren's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

Legally Blonde, The Musical, The San Anselmo Playhouse.

Annie, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Annie, Berkeley Playhouse.

The Night Fairy, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

FOR VETERAN'S DAY:

Veterans' Day Service, 9:30am, Honor those who have served our country. Marin’s Veterans’ Day program will begin in the Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium with music, military exercises and a brief address. It will continue in front of the World War I, World War II and Korean, Vietnam and Merchant Marine Memorials on the Avenue of the Flags. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony in the Redwood Foyer, Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael.

Marin City Veteran's Day Parade, 10-11am, Featuring  a Liberty Ship Float, a 1940's Greyhound bus, the Oakland Cowboy Association, and original Marinship workers as Grand Marshalls. 

Veteran's Day Cruise on San Francisco Bay, 11am, A two and 1/2 hour cruise on San Francisco Bay featuring the Alameda Naval Station, USS Hornet, Jeremiah O'Brien and the submarine Pampanito. Complimentary coffee, tea and water will be available.

Interfaith Service of Remembrance, 11:00 am, at the Main Post Chapel of the The Interfaith Center at the Presidio, 130 Fisher Loop, San Francisco. Come honor American veterans of all wars in prayer, meditation and music. 

San Jose Veteran's Day Parade, 10am, memorial ceremony at Plaza de Cesar Chavez on Market Street. The colorful parade steps off at 11am from Delmas Street, continuing east along Santa Clara to Market Street, then ending at San Carlos Street.

Petaluma Veterans Day Parade, includes music, parade, and more, check website for details, Petaluma.


Sunday, November 12

Beginning Birding, 9:30-11:30 am, Explore the shore of Rodeo Lagoon with docent Jane Haley and enjoy the winter birds, Rodeo Lagoon/Valley, Marin County, Marin Headlands.

Marine Science Sunday: An Ocean Feast, 10am-5pm, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Birth & Baby Fair, 10am-4pm, showcasing local businesses and resources as well as independent designers with the aim to educate and expose new & expecting parents and young families to unique & beneficial products & services, Golden Gate Club, Presidio, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun: Art Celebrating Our Veterans, 10 am–1 pm Presidio Officers Club, San Francisco.

Second Sunday Stories: Bethanie Murguia - The Too-Scary Story, 11am, Book Passage, Sausalito.

The Renegade Craft Fair, 11am-6pm, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco.

Green Expo, 12-6pm, Pier 35, San Francisco.

Albany Beach Cleanup and Free Sand Globe Workshop, 1pm - 3pm.

Laternenfest/Lantern Festival & Parade, 2-6pm, crafts, lantern making, food & drinks and a lantern parade through the Presidio, San Francisco.

Paper Art Greeting Cards, 2-4pm, free, ages 12+, Outside of their work at the Studios, many of Walt’s artists used their individual creative talents to make original, personalized greeting cards for their families and loved-ones. Using paper art, make your own unique greeting card for that special person during the holiday season with guest artist Ryan Riller, Walt Disney Museum.

Film of the Month, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the FarmChildren's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

Legally Blonde, The Musical, The San Anselmo Playhouse.

Annie, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Annie, Berkeley Playhouse.

The Night Fairy, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Monday, November 13, Venus and Jupiter will be visible in the evening sky

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.


Tuesday, November 14

Disney’s MOANA SING-ALONG, 7pm, Castro Theatre, San Francisco.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Wednesday, November 15

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Picture Book Club: David Shannon - Bizzy Mizz Lizzie, 4pm, Lizzie is the busiest, buzziest bee in Hivetown David Shannon's vivid artwork and Lizzie's endearing efforts to "do it all" will make children laugh aloud at her frantic antics as she juggles school, multiple sports, dance, violin, and art. With charm and determination, she longs to impress the Queen by winning a spelling contest, but she studies to the point of exhaustion, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Parent Lab: Relaxed with Polly Ely, LMFT, 6:30-8:30pm, free, Learn how to lean back and trust yourself as a Leader (even when the wheels are falling off the bus!) Greenwood School, Mill Valley.

Mark Day School Presents Zanies, 4th–8th graders leap into slapstick comedy with three madcap sketches, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Thursday, November 16

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Holiday Crafts Workshop | GoGo-Craft, 3-5pm, ages 8+, Learn how to light up your craft projects with GoGo Craft. We'll take you step by step through the process of making and adding LEDs to gorgeous ornaments that you can keep or give as gifts, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Muir Woods After Hours, 4-6 pm, Hike through Muir Woods after dark! Reservations required.

Mark Day School Presents Zanies, 4th–8th graders leap into slapstick comedy with three madcap sketches, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Friday, November 17, Leonids Meteor Shower

International Hip Hop DanceFest, San Francisco.

Teen Craft: Slime, 3–4:30 pm, 6th-12th grades only, Civic Center Library, San Rafael.

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Building Lighting Ceremony at Embarcadero Center, 4-7pm, free, family fun Carnival followed by the Building Lighting Ceremony, San Francisco.

Tam Valley Arts & Crafts Fair, Tamalpias Valley Community Center, Mill Valley

Old MacDonald: Beyond the FarmChildren's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

Mark Day School Presents Zanies, 4th–8th graders leap into slapstick comedy with three madcap sketches, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Legally Blonde, The Musical, The San Anselmo Playhouse.

Annie, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Annie, Berkeley Playhouse.

The Night Fairy, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Saturday, November 18, New Moon, Leonids Meteor Shower, Family Volunteer Day

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

Girl Power & Zumba Morning, 9-10am, brain games, arts & crafts, raffle and Q&A with the Co-Author of "Geek Girl Rising," Samantha Walravens aimed at inspiring the next generation of female engineers, Athleta Corte Madera Town Center.

The Great Dicken's Fair, 10am-7pm, Resounding laughter, mirth and merriment abound. You are invited to join the dance, mingle with over 800 lively performers, and revel in hearty food and drink! Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Caulbridge School Open House, 10-11:30am, San Rafael.

International Hip Hop DanceFest, San Francisco.

60th Annual International Auto Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Tam Valley Arts & Crafts Fair, Tamalpias Valley Community Center, Mill Valley

Mediterranean Holiday Bazaar, Nativity Of Christ Greek Orthodox Christian Church, 1110 Highland Drive, Novato

Holiday Craft and Gift Fair, The Institute for Sufi Studies, 14 Commercial Blvd., #101 in Novato

Habitat Restoration at Creekside Marsh, 9am-12pm, meet across from Marin General Hospital at Hal Brown Park at Creekside.

Open Cockpit Weekend: Acemaker Weekend, 10am–4pm, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa.

Maxine Rose Schur and Jeanne de Sainte Marie read and sign "Marielle in Paris", 11am, DIESEL, a Bookstore, Larkspur.

Hippity Hop: Play Songs & Root Music, 11am, SFJAZZ, San Francisco.

'Where’s Rodney?' Book Launch and Signing at the Presidio Visitor Center, 11-11:30am, Presidio Visitor Center.

Creative Family Fun - Creative Columns, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers' Club, San Francisco.

Holiday Wreath Making Workshop, 1-3pm, Join us for an afternoon of crafting with the beautiful and pleasant smelling evergreen branches and make holiday decorations for your home. All tools and supplies are provided, RSVP to volunteerprogram@marinwater.org for location details.

Honey B and the Pollinators in Concert, 3 – 4pm, Enjoy a lively blend of swing, jump/jive, and jazz standards from the ‘20s, ‘30s and ‘40s. Good humor and great music! For all ages, Corte Madera Library.

Film of the Month, 4pm, Sword & the Stone, Walt Disney Museum.

The Ranch Event - Magic: The Gathering Tournament, 10am-5pm, grades 4-8, Dairy Knoll, Tiburon.

Lighting of the Historic Sonoma Plaza, 5-8pm, Enjoy 8-acres of 100,000+ sparkling lights + music + holiday treats!

Old MacDonald: Beyond the FarmChildren's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

Mark Day School Presents Zanies, 4th–8th graders leap into slapstick comedy with three madcap sketches, Showcase Theater, San Rafael.

Legally Blonde, The Musical, The San Anselmo Playhouse.

Annie, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Annie, Berkeley Playhouse.

The Night Fairy, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Sunday, November 19

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

The Great Dicken's Fair, 10am-7pm, Resounding laughter, mirth and merriment abound. You are invited to join the dance, mingle with over 800 lively performers, and revel in hearty food and drink! Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Thanksgiving Floral Arrangement Workshop, 10am – 12pm, ages 7+, Bring your creativity to this holiday festivity! Join ranger staff in making your own mini pumpkin floral centerpiece for the Thanksgiving Day table. RSVP advance, as this event is limited to 15 participants, McNears Beach Park, 201 Cantera Way, San Rafael.

Open Cockpit Weekend: Acemaker Weekend, 10 am–4 pm, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa.

Treasure Hunt, 11am, join local author Steve Rubin for a treasure hunt and reading from his book Drake's Plate, Depot Bookstore, Mill Valley.

Creative Family Fun - Creative Columns, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officers' Club, San Francisco.

International Hip Hop DanceFest, San Francisco.

60th Annual International Auto Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Nutcracker Let’s Dance Family Workshop, 1-2pm & 3-4pm, ages 5-10, see website for details, San Francisco Ballet.

A Holiday Nutcracker event with The Marin Ballet! 2-3pm, unique telling of the holiday classic will feature a costumed visit by some of the characters from the ballet’s cast, DIESEL, A Bookstore, Larkspur.

Just Dance Academy Winter Performance, 2pm, enjoy an abbreviated production of the classic holiday ballet The Nutcracker including all the classic characters such as Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, Rose Queen and more! Following will be performances by the junior and senior jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary and bollywood dance programs! A fun, highly entertaining family event! Marin Civic Center, San Rafael.

PIER 39 Tree Lighting Celebration, 12–6:30 pm, San Francisco

Film of the Month, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the FarmChildren's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

Legally Blonde, The Musical, The San Anselmo Playhouse.

Annie, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Annie, Berkeley Playhouse.

The Night Fairy, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Monday, November 20

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

60th Annual International Auto Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, 2:30pm, Mill Valley Library.


Tuesday, November 21

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

60th Annual International Auto Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Nature for Kids: Stafford Lake, 10am – 1pm, take an easy walk at this beautiful park looking for cold weather creatures. We'll look for millipedes and beetles under logs and maybe, if we've had some rain, we'll even find a newt or two wandering along the trail, Stafford Lake Park, 3549 Novato Blvd., Novato.

Cars 3, 2:30pm, Mill Valley Public Library.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Wednesday, November 22

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

Tis the Season for Science , 8:30am-5pm, OPENS TODAY, Live reindeer, indoor snow flurries, the Snowman Theater, merry programs and performances, and more, California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

60th Annual International Auto Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

LEGO Play Day, 2:30pm, Mill Valley Public Library.

AFTERNOON MOVIE: Born in China, 3pm, Sausalito Library.

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Sing Along (Animated Version), 7pm, Castro Theatre, San Francisco.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Thursday, November 23

Tiburon Turkey Trot, 8pm, Blackie's Pasture.

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

San Francisco Botanical Garden, Free, Golden Gate Park,

60th Annual International Auto Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Tis the Season for Science , 8:30am-5pm, OPENS TODAY, Live reindeer, indoor snow flurries, the Snowman Theater, merry programs and performances, and more, California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Illuminate SF Festival of Light, runs Thanksgiving through New Year's Day.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco. 


Friday, November 24

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

The Great Dicken's Fair, 10am-7pm, Resounding laughter, mirth and merriment abound. You are invited to join the dance, mingle with over 800 lively performers, and revel in hearty food and drink! Cow Palace, San Francisco.

60th Annual International Auto Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Tis the Season for Science, 8:30am-5pm, reindeer, indoor snow flurries, the Snowman Theater, merry programs and performances, and more, California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

The San Rafael Annual Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland, 4:30pm, snow sledding, marketplace, parade, 4th Street, San Rafael.

Candlelit Labyrinth Night & Festival of Light, 4:30pm, Baker Beach

Union Square Tree Lighting Ceremony, Macy's 24th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5:30pm, San Francisco.

Union Square Tree Lighting Ceremony, November 24

Tree Lighting Ceremony, Ghirardelli Square, November 24

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Sing Along (Animated Version), 7pm, Castro Theatre, San Francisco.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the FarmChildren's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Osher Studio, Berkeley.

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are in a Play!", Children's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

James and the Giant Peach: The Musical, Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma.

Annie, Berkeley Playhouse.

The Night Fairy, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Cirque de Bohème presents Freedom, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Imago Theatre, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.


Saturday, November 25

Winter Walk SF, runs Nov. 25 - Dec. 31, a one of a kind holiday pop-up plaza in the heart of Union Square, San Francisco.

The San Rafael Annual Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland, 4:30pm, snow sledding, marketplace, parade, 4th Street, San Rafael.

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

The Great Dicken's Fair, 10am-7pm, Resounding laughter, mirth and merriment abound. You are invited to join the dance, mingle with over 800 lively performers, and revel in hearty food and drink! Cow Palace, San Francisco.

Los Vaqueros, 10 am-Noon, Join Ranger Al Blank on an easy walk through Fort Baker and hear the story of the true first American cowboys!

60th Annual International Auto Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Tis the Season for Science, 8:30am-5pm, reindeer, indoor snow flurries, the Snowman Theater, merry programs and performances, and more, California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Black Friday Picture Frame Ornament, 9am-12pm, Home Depot, San Rafael.

Great Train Show, 10am-4pm, hundreds of tables of trains and accessories for sale, huge operating exhibits, activities for kids, and more. All aboard! Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton.

SF Etsy Indie Holiday Emporium, 12-6pm, The Embarcadero, San Francisco.

Children's Creativity Museum, 4-7pm, Celebrate the lighting of the LeRoy King Carousel at the Children’s Creativity Museum and festivities in the Yerba Buena Children’s Garden!

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the FarmChildren's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Osher Studio, Berkeley.

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are in a Play!", Children's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

James and the Giant Peach: The Musical, Cinnabar Theater, Petaluma.

Annie, Berkeley Playhouse.

The Night Fairy, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Cirque de Bohème presents Freedom, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Imago Theatre, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.


Sunday, November 26

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

Marine Science Sunday: An Ocean Feast, 10am-5pm, Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

The Great Dicken's Fair, 10am-7pm, Resounding laughter, mirth and merriment abound. You are invited to join the dance, mingle with over 800 lively performers, and revel in hearty food and drink! Cow Palace, San Francisco.

60th Annual International Auto Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 12pm, Tumble down the rabbit hole with The Royal Ballet's exuberant ballet based on Lewis Carroll’s beloved book, The Rafael, San Rafael.

Tis the Season for Science, 8:30am-5pm, reindeer, indoor snow flurries, the Snowman Theater, merry programs and performances, and more, California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

SF Etsy Indie Holiday Emporium, 11am-5pm, The Embarcadero, San Francisco.

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Old MacDonald: Beyond the FarmChildren's Creativity Museum, San Francisco.

Annie, Berkeley Playhouse.

The Night Fairy, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Cirque de Bohème presents Freedom, Cornerstone Gardens, Sonoma.

Imago Theatre, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley.


Monday, November 27

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

Tis the Season for Science , 8:30am-5pm, reindeer, indoor snow flurries, the Snowman Theater, merry programs and performances, and more, California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.


Tuesday, November 28

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

Tis the Season for Science, 8:30am-5pm, reindeer, indoor snow flurries, the Snowman Theater, merry programs and performances, and more, California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Youth Concerts: Music of San Francisco, Music of the World! 11:30am, Grades 4-9, San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall.

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Marin Ballet - Nutcracker Story Time, 4pm, enjoy this unique telling of the holiday classic will feature a costumed visit by some of the characters from the ballet’s cast, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Wednesday, November 29

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

Tis the Season for Science , 8:30am-5pm, reindeer, indoor snow flurries, the Snowman Theater, merry programs and performances, and more, California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Youth Concerts: Music of San Francisco, Music of the World! 10am & 1:30am, Grades 4-9, San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall.

Film of the Month, 1pm, Sword & the Stone, That Darn Cat, 3pm, Walt Disney Museum.

Park Ranger Family Program, 5:30 – 6:30pm, age 4+, Novato Library.

555 California Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, 6-9pm, San Francisco.

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Sing Along (Animated Version), 2:30pm & 7pm, Castro Theatre, San Francisco.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.


Thursday, November 30

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

Tis the Season for Science , 8:30am-5pm, reindeer, indoor snow flurries, the Snowman Theater, merry programs and performances, and more, California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Youth Concerts: Music of San Francisco, Music of the World! 10am & 11:30am, Grades 4-9, San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall.

Lego menorah making and Hanukkah "Give Light" keychain craft, 10am-6pm, Hanukkah Pop-up Shop. 2670 Harrison St, San Francisco.

Picture Book Club: Chitra Soundar - Pattan's Pumpkin, ages 4-8, Frane Lessac's brilliantly hued artwork is a feast for the eyes, while Chitra Soundar's thoughtful retelling is a fascinating example of the kinds of stories told the world over -- and the differences that make each version unique, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Annie, Berkeley Playhouse.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.