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Museum Closures:

Thursday, September 1, New Moon

Board Game & Pizza Night, 6-8pm, ages 5+, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Film of the Month, 10:30am, 1:30pm & 4pm, Pinocchio, The Disney Museum, San Francisco.

Friday, September 2

Sing and Dance With Ms. Kitty, 10:30-11:15am, age 0-8, San Rafael Public Library Front Lawn.

Friday Fun Days, 3-4pm, South Novato Library.

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.

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.

Saturday, September 3

Sausalito Art Festival

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

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

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8+, $10/kid, Fall Baking for Hungry Kids, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

The Lizard Lady, 10:15-10:45am, 11:15am-12pm, & 1:15-1:45pm, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

A Year with Frog and Toad, 10:30am, 1:30pm, ages 3+, celebrate friendship in glorious song, as our heroes, Frog and Toad, hop through a season of comic adventures with their animal friends., Berkeley.

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.

GGRO Hawk Talk & Banding, 12-2pm, Sausalito.

Comedy of Errors, pre-show 1:40pm, show starts at 2pm, Old Mill Park Amphitheater, Mill Valley.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People Walks, 2-4pm, Free Guided Walks, Mill Valley Community Center.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People Walks, 2-4pm, Free Guided Walks, Presidio, San Francisco.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, The Winter's Tale, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Ransom Riggs - Tales of the Peculiar, 4:30pm, Just in time for the film release, the fantastic and peculiar book of tales featured in the #1 international bestselling Miss Peregrine series is brought to life in this beautifully illustrated new book, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Movie in the Park, 7:30pm, Ms. Doubtfire, Belvedere Park.

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.

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.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday, September 4

Sausalito Art Festival

Homestead Music Festival, 11am-6:30pm, free, donations greatly accepted, 315 Monford Ave, Mill Valley.

Point Reyes Sand Sculpture Contest, 9am-3:30pm, Drakes Beach.

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.

Create-With-Nature Zone for Art Break Day, free, 10am-4:30pm, Claudia Chapline Galler,  Stinson Beach.

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.

A Year with Frog and Toad, 10:30am, 1:30pm, ages 3+, celebrate friendship in glorious song, as our heroes, Frog and Toad, hop through a season of comic adventures with their animal friends., Berkeley.

GGRO Hawk Talk & Banding, 12-2pm, Sausalito.

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.

Meet & Greet: Erich Hicks' Mary Fields aka Stagecoach Mary, 1pm, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera.

Comedy of Errors, pre-show 1:40pm, show starts at 2pm, Old Mill Park Amphitheater, Mill Valley.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, The Winter's Tale, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Concerts in the Park, 4pm, Pride & Joy, Belvedere Park.

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.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, September 5, Labor Day

Sausalito Art Festival

Soccerfest, 9am-5pm, free, food and fun, drinks, music and mahem, and some fancy footwork for all ages, Mill Valley Community Center.

Comedy of Errors, pre-show 1:40pm, show starts at 2pm, Old Mill Park Amphitheater, Mill Valley.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, The Winter's Tale, The Presidio, San Francisco.

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.

Tuesday, September 6

Nature for Kids: Spiders at Lake Lagunitas, 10am – 1pm, Spiders are everywhere, and this is the perfect time of year to see spiders of every shape, size, and color. We’ll learn how they hunt, how they make their webs, and how to identify many common species. Parking fee is $8. Remember to bring lunch, Meet at the Lake Lagunitas parking area.  

Wednesday, September 7

Presidio Shuttle Tour, 10:30am-12pm, PresidiGo shuttle and travel through time as you hear stories spanning the centuries. Reservations required, Presidio, San Francisco.

Make & Create / Hacer & Crear, 5:30pm, Bilingual evening family hang-out time featuring arts & crafts! All ages welcome. / Tardes de familia para escuchar un cuento, y hacer una anualidad, Novato Library.

Bar Car Serving up FREE Happy Hour, 5-7pm, enjoy a summer-themed cocktail, (or a kids beverage), Bon Air Center. Greenbrae. 

Thursday, September 8

Crazy Science Club, 3:30-4:30pm, Point Reyes Library.

Circus Vargas, 7:30pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

Friday, September 9

Friday Fun Days, 3-4pm, South Novato Library.

Circus Vargas, 4:30pm & 7:30pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

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

Stars & Blankets, 6:30pm, picnic and movie, School of Rock, Nicasio Square.

Saturday, September 10

Marincello Walk, 10am-12pm, Could you imagine living in Tennessee Valley? Think about the trails we walk and hike could have been filled with cars and homes.

Story Craft, 10-10:30am, ages 2-8, South Novato Library.

Sandcastle Building 101, 10am-1pm, free but RSVP required, Ocean Beach, San Francisco.

A Year with Frog and Toad, 10:30am, 1:30pm, ages 3+, celebrate friendship in glorious song, as our heroes, Frog and Toad, hop through a season of comic adventures with their animal friends., Berkeley.

Katrina Goldsaito - The Sound of Silence, 11am, Yoshio delights in the everyday sounds of Tokyo, but when a musician tells him that her favorite sound is ma, the Japanese word for silence, Yoshio sets out to hear this sound for himself among the hustle and bustle of the city, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Autumn Moon Festival, 11am-6pm, entertainment, food, dragon parades, cultural events, kids activities, and more, Grant Avenue, San Francisco.

GGRO Hawk Talk & Banding, 12-2pm, Sausalito.

Tools to Table, 12-5pm, fiery performances, exciting demos, and explore the creativity of The Crucible artist community as it relates to tools and utensils, The Crucible, Oakland.

Princess Cassie and Sparkie, Her Electric Dragon, 1-2pm, an afternoon of princess engineers, electrical dragons, 3D printing, and learning basic circuitry, Marin City Library.

Circus Vargas, 1pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

Comedy of Errors, pre-show 1:40pm, show starts at 2pm, Old Mill Park Amphitheater, Mill Valley.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, The Winter's Tale, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China Shanghai Nights, 2pm & 8pm, Special Offer: Buy Two Adult Tickets, Get Two Child Tickets Free! Price sections 2–6 Use Promo Code ACROFAMILY, experience this dazzling, world-famous troupe, direct from Shanghai. This vivid new spectacle celebrates their colorful, kinetic hometown heritage with trampoline somersaults, hoop-diving dragons, juggling, aerial silk ribbon dances and more! Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus.

Ocean Riders of Marin Annual Fundraiser, 3-8pm, Golden Gate Dairy Stables, live music and dancing, delicious food and drinks, a hay bale lounge, silent and live auction, plus a special horse demonstration that will illustrate the powerful bond that is possible between human and horse.  Funds raised will help build an arena to support year-round outreach programs offering underserved youth outdoor educational experiences interacting with horses and nature, Muir Beach.

Chocolate Festival, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco.

Film Night in the Plaza, Norm of the North, San Anselmo.

Mount Tamalpias Astronomy Programs, 8pm, bring a chair and picnic, stargaze and learn about “Shining Light on the Dark Side with Lasers and Atoms” with Dr. Holger Müller at the Mountain Theatre.

North Bay Mobile Drive-In! 8:30pm, Who Framed the Drive-In: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Old Hamilton Theater Building, Novato.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday, September 11, Grandparents' Day

Giant Race SF, 7am-12pm, Half Marathon segment and to celebrate with all participants in our Presidio booth at the finish line at AT+T Park.

Fairfax Car Show, 8:30am-4:30pm, Downtown Fairfax Broadway near Bolinas Road and the Parkade Lot.

Sunday Streets, Western Addition, Open Streets and Free Activities Fill Fillmore, Fulton, and Baker Street, San Francisco.

King of the Mountain, 10am-1pm, 3.3 mile loop hike offers a variety of plant life that thrives on the flanks of King Mountain, and trails travel through shaded mixed woodland, sunny patches of grassland and chaparral, and redwood, tanoak, and California bay canyons.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, takes a look at Top Predators: Sharks and Orcas. Join us for classroom presentations, Docent-led tours, and more! Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Southern Marin Mother's Club: Community Open House, 10:30am-12pm, entertainment, food and drinks, a bouncy house, Music with Megan and a chance to meet new friends and learn about the perks of being a member, Piper Park, Larkspur.

A Year with Frog and Toad, 10:30am, 1:30pm, ages 3+, celebrate friendship in glorious song, as our heroes, Frog and Toad, hop through a season of comic adventures with their animal friends., Berkeley.

Sunday Special: The Not-It's, 11-11:45am, a Seattle-based band that plays original rock/pop music for young children, Mill Valley Library.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Autumn Moon Festival, 11am-6pm, entertainment, food, dragon parades, cultural events, kids activities, and more, Grant Avenue, San Francisco.

GGRO Hawk Talk & Banding, 12-2pm, Sausalito.

Opera in the Park, 1:30pm, free, Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park.

Comedy of Errors, pre-show 1:40pm, show starts at 2pm, Old Mill Park Amphitheater, Mill Valley.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, The Winter's Tale, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Circus Vargas, 7pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

Chocolate Festival, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, September 12

Circus Vargas, 7pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

Tuesday, September 13

No Fear Watercolor, 10-11:30am, $20 suggested donation, no registration required, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Tiburon.

Meet & Greet: The Empress of Tempra Author Alex Dolan, 1pm, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera.

Circus Vargas, 7pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

Wednesday, September 14

Raina Telgemeier - Ghosts, creator of Smile and Sisters, which are both graphic memoirs based on her childhood, Hall Middle School, Larkspur.

Make & Create / Hacer & Crear, 5:30pm, Bilingual evening family hang-out time featuring arts & crafts! All ages welcome. / Tardes de familia para escuchar un cuento, y hacer una anualidad, Novato Library.

Circus Vargas, 7pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

Thursday, September 15

Circus Vargas, 7:30pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

Coloma Gold Rush Live

Friday, September 16, Full Moon

Friday Fun Days, 3-4pm, South Novato Library.

Circus Vargas, 4:30pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

Robin Yardi - The Midnight War of Mateo Martinez, 6pm, life is confusing for Mateo Martinez. He and Johnny Ramirez don't hang out anymore, even though they used to be best friends. He and his new friend Ashwin try to act like brave, old-time knights, but it only gets them in trouble. His parents keep telling him to hold his sister's hand when crossing busy streets, even though she's the one who always runs ahead. And last night, two skunks stole Mateo's old trike, Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Full Moon Hike at White Hill, 7 – 9pm, We’ll discuss nocturnal animals and things that go bump in the night! Don’t forget to bring a flashlight. Meet at the roadside parking area near the top of White Hill Grade on Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

Muir Woods After Hours, 6-8pm, ages 8+, bring flashlights, Muir Woods.

Film Night in the Plaza, Pan, San Anselmo.

Shakespeare by the River, 7pm, free, As You Like It, Foundry Wharf 2nd & H Street, Petaluma. 

Coloma Gold Rush Live

Saturday, September 17, California Coastal Cleanup Day

California Coastal Cleanup Day, 9am – 12pm, focused on preserving the marine environment and its watersheds including the Mill Valley/Sausalito Multiuse Pathway, McInnis Park, McNears Beach Park, Hal Brown Park at Creekside, Kent Island, and Aramburu Island. 

California Coastal Cleanup Day at Aramburu Island, 9am – 1pm, Following the clean-up, a free BBQ lunch will be provided at the Bay Model in Sausalito. Meet at 36 Harbor Cove Way (near the Strawberry Public Dock).

California Coastal Cleanup Day at Kent Island, 9am – 12pm, Meet at the public dock on Wharf Rd in Bolinas (across from the College of Marin biology lab).

Rodeo Beach Cleanup, hosted by The Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Coastal Cleanup with NaturesBridge, 9am-12pm, Rodeo Lagoon, Sausalito.

Golden Gate Beach Clean Up

California Coastal Cleanup Day

Saturday Morning Zumba, 9-10am, free, Mill Valley Community Center.

Marin Country Mart Farmers Market & Pie Baking Competition, 9am-2pm, In addition, Apple Pie demonstration, plus samples, live music, and kids’ activities featuring Scott the Storyteller, Larkspur Landing.

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, 10am-5pm, artists from around the country display their creative wears, live music and children’s programs, Old Mill Park, Mill Valley. 

Father Goose's Tales, 10am, 12:30pm, 3pm, Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley.

Film Screening of The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia, 10am, The film will be followed by a panel discussion of parents and specialists including Kristen Krieger, Learning Specialist, Novato Library.

Junior Chef Class, 10am, ages 8+, $40/kid, American Girl Doll Pancake Party, Williams-Sonoma, The Village at Corte Madera.

Story Craft, 10-10:30am, ages 2-8, South Novato Library.

Korean Day Cultural Festival, 10am-4pm, live Korean performances, food and cultural experiences, Union Square, San Francisco.

A Year with Frog and Toad, 10:30am, 1:30pm, ages 3+, celebrate friendship in glorious song, as our heroes, Frog and Toad, hop through a season of comic adventures with their animal friends., Berkeley.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Peace in the Park, Festival of Spirit, 11am-6pm, Golden Gate Park.

Family Open House, 11am, free, performances and activities for folks, kids, and folks with kids. In addition to two concert sets (Asheba at 11:15am and Rudy Trubitt & Hiram Bell at 1:00pm) there will be a musical instrument petting zoo and a children’s song circle upstairs, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley.

Circus Vargas, 1pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

Batman Day, 2pm, Barnes & Noble, Corte Madera.

Shakespeare by the River, 2pm, free, As You Like It, Foundry Wharf 2nd & H Street, Petaluma. 

Monthly Game Night, 3-4:30pm, Marin City Library.

GGRO Hawk Talk & Banding, 12-2pm, Sausalito.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, The Winter's Tale, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Dragonboat Festival, 10am-5pm, free, dragon boat racing, cultural performances, food, and kid-friendly activities, Lake Merritt, Oakland.

Bow Wow Film Festival, 5-10pm, enjoy a family & doggy-friendly night under the stars, at a unique Film Festival that is all about dogs & the people they love, all proceeds benefit the Kern Project, Creek Park, San Anselmo.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Coloma Gold Rush Live

Sunday, September 18

Learn to Ride, 9 – 11am, Stafford Lake Park, Novato.

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, 10am-5pm, artists from around the country display their creative wears, live music and children’s programs, Old Mill Park, Mill Valley. 

Hike the Headlands, 10am-2pm, music, family activities, beer tasting, food, and more, Registration Required, NatureBridge, Sausalito.

Mountainfilm: Kidz Kino Family Fun, age 6-12,  compilation of shorts, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Father Goose's Tales, 10am, 12:30pm, Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley.

Dragonboat Festival, 10am-5pm, free, dragon boat racing, cultural performances, food, and kid-friendly activities, Lake Merritt, Oakland.

A Year with Frog and Toad, 10:30am, 1:30pm, ages 3+, celebrate friendship in glorious song, as our heroes, Frog and Toad, hop through a season of comic adventures with their animal friends., Berkeley.

Kids Fair, 11am-2pm, free jumpies, petting zoo and more, Peace Lutheran Church, Mill Valley.

Learn to Make Friendship Bracelets, 11am – 3pm, we will provide supplies, smocks, and healthy snacks. Paradise Beach Park, Tiburon.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Kinderfest, 12-6pm, tickets on sale now, great event for the entire family. In addition to all the fun, food, drink, live music, and dancing of Oktoberfest, Nature Friends Tourist Club, 30 Ridge Avenue, Mill Valley.

GGRO Hawk Talk & Banding, 12-2pm, Sausalito.

Town Picnic on the Ballfield, 12-5pm, food, games, and fun! Fairfax.

Comedy Day, 12-5pm, 1 Stage, 5 Hours, 30+ Comedians, A Million Laughs! Organizers say “…it’d be rated PG-13. We ask our performers to “keep it clean,” but occasionally an “off-color” word or topic will pop up. So, please use discretion.” Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.

Sunday Sampler, 1pm, sampling the wide variety of programming offered at the Berkeley Rep School of Theatre, Berkeley.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, The Winter's Tale, The Presidio, San Francisco.

Shakespeare by the River, 4pm, free, As You Like It, Foundry Wharf 2nd & H Street, Petaluma. 

Class Dismissed, 5-7pm, FREE online screening and live Q&A with director, Jeremy Stuart.

Beyond Measure, 6:30pm, film and post screening discussion, hosted by IPSO School, Lincoln Hill Community Church, San Rafael.

Circus Vargas, 7pm, an array of world-class performers that captivate with aerial feats, acrobatics, clowning and more, Village at Corte Madera.

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, September 19, Talk-Like-A-Pirate-Day

International Talk-like-a-Pirate Day, 3-4:30pm, 5- 8yr olds, Ahoy mateys! Come aboard the Dread Ship Library if you dare. We'll set sail in search of doubloons (treasure) with our hardtack (snacks) and tattoos (temporary). Dress like a pirate for extra adventure, Dread Ship Library (Edgewater Room), Sausalito Library.

Tuesday, September 20

Pajama Rama! 6:30pm, Fairfax Library.

Wednesday, September 21

Four Year Anniversary Class & Celebration, 9:15 am-12pm, FREE, Come help us celebrate 4 years of helping empower moms through fitness & community! We will start off the morning with a free Stroller Strides Class followed by our celebration party including , Facepainting, a Magical Fairy, Refreshments, Prizes and More! Class starts at 9:30 am at Hauke Park in Mill Valley. The first 20 people to signs up and arrive early receives a gift.

The Berkeley Old Time Music Festival

Thursday, September 22, Autumnal Equinox

Caterpillar Puppets Ready, Set, Go - the tortoise and the hare, 4-4:30pm, Belvedere Tiburon Library.

Dog Appreciation Day and Coyote Talk, 5 – 6:30pm, Bring your pooch out to McInnis Park and feast on a hot dog BBQ with other snacks and have a chance to win in our raffle give away. Mcinnes Park, 310 Smith Ranch Rd, San Rafael.

TedXSausalito, 5:30-7pm, Why Creativity? Creativity is a catalyst for change. Speakers at TEDxSausalito will address the how and the why of creativity, and share fresh approaches to our society’s biggest challenges in education, technology, business, and policy, Bay Area Discovery Museum.

Wild Kratts Live! 7pm, all-new theatrical stage show is based on the hit animated television series Wild Kratts, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

The Berkeley Old Time Music Festival

Friday, September 23

Movies in the Park - Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, 7-10pm, Old Mill Park, Mill Valley.

Shakespeare by the River, 7pm, free, As You Like It, Foundry Wharf 2nd & H Street, Petaluma. 

The Berkeley Old Time Music Festival

Saturday, September 24

Blackie's Hay Day, an old fashioned country fair for the whole community, pony rides, a petting zoo, toy tractor rides, carnival games, jumpies and a climbing wall, as well as wonderful entertainment and food, Blackies Pasture, Tiburon.

CLIF Bar CykelScramble, 8am-7pm, a bike relay race, but let’s be honest, it’s not just about the bike. We’ve got a super-sweet band, food trucks, a beer garden, and lots of other fun stuff in the works. And it’s 200% free to attend!

Tiburon Challenge: USTA FREE Kids Day, 9am-11am, age 6-12, RSVP required, This unique event will feature a special Exhibition Performance, intimate “Courtside Conversations” with some of the featured players and lots of fun games and activities on court! Soft serve ice-cream cones will be provided by Tiburon Peninsula Club on the café patio, Tiburon Peninsula Club.

Father Goose's Tales, 10am, 12:30pm, 3pm, Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley.

Fort Baker History Walk, 10am-12pm, Sausalito.

A Year with Frog and Toad, 10:30am, 1:30pm, ages 3+, celebrate friendship in glorious song, as our heroes, Frog and Toad, hop through a season of comic adventures with their animal friends., Berkeley.

Mindfulness for Kids, 11am, free, all ages, students learn to understand and navigate their feelings, emotions, thoughts and life experiences which enables new, wiser responses that improve attention, learning, emotional regulation, empathy, and conflict resolution. Introducing these concepts creates a foundation of self-control and self-esteem at an early age, upon which children can build and make positive life choices, Marin Country Mart, Larkspur.

Family Matinee: Christian McBride, 11am, plus family workshop, SFJazz Center, San Francisco.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Chili Cook-Off, 11:30am-4pm, Dunphy Park, Sausalito.

CLIF® Bar CykelScramble™, 11:30am-7:30pm, a One-of-a-Kind Bike Relay Race and Festival featuring bikes, food, music, and fun, Marin County Fairgrounds, San Rafael.

GGRO Hawk Talk & Banding, 12-2pm, Sausalito.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, The Winter's Tale, Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, McLaren Park, San Francisco.

Shakespeare by the River, 2pm, free, As You Like It, Foundry Wharf 2nd & H Street, Petaluma. 

Oktoberfest, Tam Valley Community Center, Mill Valley.

ToyCon, Santa Rosa Fairgrounds.

The Berkeley Old Time Music Festival

Much Ado About Sebastopol, get transported to the Heart of the English countryside in 1578 and the feast of St. Michael (Michaelmas) - when rents are due, wages are paid, and the crops have been gathered and stored for the coming Winter, Ives Park, Sebastopol.

Weekend Along The Farm Trails 2016, most stops free, Explore Sonoma County's vibrant agricultural community. County farmers will open their gates and barn doors to offer a behind-the-scenes peek at life on the farm.

Wings Over Wine Country, Schultz-Sonoma Airport.

Bay Area Blues Festival, Martinez

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Sunday, September 25

San Anselmo's Country Fair Day, 7-11am pancake breakfast, 10am-3pm community street fair, 11am parade, 12-3pm Creek Park Fest.

CandyPalooza,9am-5pm, Candy Sampling, Art and Craft Vendors, Carnival Rides, Midway Games, Wine and Chocolate Experience, Pony Rides and much more! FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING, FREE TOURS, Jelly Belly Visitor Center, Fairfield.

Marine Science Sunday, 10am-5pm, takes a look at Top Predators: Sharks and Orcas. Join us for classroom presentations, Docent-led tours, and more! Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito.

Father Goose's Tales, 10am, 12:30pm, Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley.

Family Fun Day, 10am-2pm, air bungee, rock wall, jumpies, karaoke, carnival games, face painting, and more, Bacich Elementary School, Kentfiel

Shofar Factory, 10am, create and learn about the Shofar, Chabad Jewish Center, Novato.

A Year with Frog and Toad, 10:30am, 1:30pm, ages 3+, celebrate friendship in glorious song, as our heroes, Frog and Toad, hop through a season of comic adventures with their animal friends., Berkeley.

Creative Family Fun, 11am-4pm, Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.

Mill Valley Block Party, 1-5:30pm, benefit for KIDDO! Free Concert, Dancing, Fashion Show, Beer Garden, Food, Kids Games Music by The Jamie Clark Band, Mad Jaffe, and Soul Ska, plus Special Guests, Throckmorton Ave. between Bernard St. and Corte Madera Ave.

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social, 1-4pm, enjoy a special Lappert's ice cream, cookies, popcorn, and more, Menke Park, Corte Madera.

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, The Winter's Tale, Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, McLaren Park, San Francisco.

Fairy Day, 3-4:30pm, 5- 8yr olds, Do you believe in fairies? We do! Join us in the Fairy Garden for a magical fairy party. We'll make fairy houses and each enchanted snacks.Wear your best fairy clothes for magic! Sausalito Library.

Shakespeare by the River, 4pm, free, As You Like It, Foundry Wharf 2nd & H Street, Petaluma. 

Nature for Kids: Evening at Roy’s Redwoods, 5:30 – 8pm, look and listen for a few different species of owls, bring a flashlight and dinner, Meet at the Roy’s Redwoods Loop trailhead on Nicasio Valley Rd in San Geronimo. CANCELED.

The Berkeley Old Time Music Festival

Much Ado About Sebastopol, get transported to the Heart of the English countryside in 1578 and the feast of St. Michael (Michaelmas) - when rents are due, wages are paid, and the crops have been gathered and stored for the coming Winter, Ives Park, Sebastopol.

Weekend Along The Farm Trails 2016, most stops free, Explore Sonoma County's vibrant agricultural community. County farmers will open their gates and barn doors to offer a behind-the-scenes peek at life on the farm.

Wings Over Wine Country, Schultz-Sonoma Airport.

Bay Area Blues Festival, Martinez

Children’s Fairyland, Oakland.

Monday, September 26

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

Tuesday, September 27

Wednesday, September 28

Meet Author Scott Westerfeld, 6pm, author of the Leviathan trilogy talks about the release of the much anticipated sequel to Zeros "Swarm", Book Passage, Corte Madera.

Thursday, September 29

Marin Private School Fair, 6:30-8:30p, free but please RSVP, hosted by the Southern Marin Mother's Club, Brandeis Marin School, San Rafael.

Friday, September 30

Shakespeare in the Park, 2pm, Free, The Winter's Tale, Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, McLaren Park, San Francisco.

Design Paper Circuits, 4-5pm, grades 5+, explore design and learn how to run electric current through a piece of paper, San Anselmo Library.

Friday Nights on Main, 6-9pm, Annual Fireman’s Ball, Main Street, Tiburon.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Speedway Meadow in Golden Gate Park.

Sonoma County Harvest Fair, 4-9pm.

Shakespeare by the River, 7pm, free, As You Like It, Foundry Wharf 2nd & H Street, Petaluma.