Weekend Fun For Everyone this Weekend

Celebrate the end of summer with this list of awesomeness!

Friday, August 16, 2019

Dholrhythms Dance Company

  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens (map)

There’s no reason kids can’t dance like they’re in a Bollywood epic.

End-Of-The-Summer Party

  • 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Mill Valley Library (map)

Celebrate the end of summer with your friends and Library staff under the redwood trees. Crafts, bubbles, face painting, and ice cream provided. No registration required.

Those Dancin' Feet

  • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Jack London State Historic Park (map)

Your feet won’t let you stay still as you rejoice in this festive celebration of what Transcendence does best… dance! 

Summers On Main

  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Downtown Tiburon (map)

Date Night! Drinks with Friends! Music! Have an evening out from 5-8pm in Downtown Tiburon. Main Street will be closed to traffic so that you can relax and enjoy.

Picnics On The Plaza

  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • San Anselmo (map)

Come enjoy some live local music on the Town Hall lawn! Bring a picnic blanket or chairs, your family and friends, and come enjoy a beautiful evening in downtown San Anselmo.

Concert Under The Oak

  • 6:00 PM  8:00 PM

  • Northgate Mall (map)

Live music series, now in its 10th year, features fun music and is free to the public. Concerts held on Oak Plaza, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. 

Friday Night Jazz

  • 6:00 PM - 8:59 PM

  • Marin Country Mart (map)

Every Friday night, meet us at Marin Country Mart to enjoy some jazzy tunes in the courtyard! Grab some snacks & a drink and settle in for a new musical adventure every week.

Pacheco Plaza Summer Music Series - Top Shelf Classics

  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Pacheco Plaza (map)

Come to Pacheco Plaza for LIVE MUSIC on July 19 & August 16 featuring the Bay Area’s top musicians playing danceable Cajun, Zydeco, Funk and R&B. Dine al fresco, grab a bite to-go from one of our tasty eateries or bring a picnic and enjoy a music-filled evening under the stars.

Jazz And Blues By The Bay

  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Gabrielson Park (map)

Jazz and Blues by the Bay is back! This summertime concert series is famous for great music, stunning views and is a great time to spend with family and friends.

Santa Rosa: Wonder Park

  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Land of Imagination Playground (map)

This fun-loving event series is back in Howarth Park for another season! Bring the family, a picnic and a blanket for a lovely evening of film-enjoyment under the stars in our park!

Benicia: Movie Night Under The Stars

  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • City Park (map)

Bring pillows, blankets and low-back chairs, then sit back and enjoy the entertainment with FREE admission and FREE popcorn during the movie.


Saturday, August 17, 2019

Marin County Bicycle Coalition Dirt Fondo

  • 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Sausalito (map)

We think the best way to honor Marin’s miles of bike legal trails is to ride them! The Dirt Fondo series lets you experience the beautiful variety of terrain in a low-key social ride atmosphere, with all the perks of tech support and planned routes.

Creekside Restoration Project 

  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Hal Brown Park, Kentfield (map)

MycoMarin is proud to support Marin County Parks and One Tam on their Creekside Restoration Project August 17 and September 14.

Cotati Accordion Festival

  • 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM

  • La Plaza Park, Cotati (map)

Mark your calendars for the 29th annual Cotati Accordion Festival.

Bark (And Meow) Around The Block

  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Berkeley Humane (map)

Berkeley Humane’s biggest adopt-a-thon and street fair of the year.

Fort Point Living History Day

  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Fort Point (map)

Experience first-hand the momentous era of the American Civil War from live re-enactors through infantry and artillery demonstrations, medicine in the 1800's, music, Victorian dance and exhibits displaying the lives of men, women, and children of days past. 

Llama Llama, Live

  • 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Children's Creativity Museum (map)

Our original, world-premiere musical will have everyone doing the Bedtime Dance!

Gravenstein Apple Fair 

  • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Sebastopol (map)

There’s something for everyone: live music on two stages, arts & crafts vendors, excellent local food, cider, microbrews & wine, contests & activities, Children’s Corner, Chef’s Tent, Artisan Tasting Lounge, Do-It-Yourself Arena, Life on the Farm Arena and of course our famous heirloom Gravenstein apples.

Open Cockpit: Vietnam War Weekend

  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa (map)

On August 17 and 18, take a close look at some of the planes that fought the Vietnam War: the F-4C Phantom II, F-105 Thunderchief, A-4 Skyhawk, F-5 Tiger, EA-6B Prowler, A-6E Intruder, C-1A Trader, UH-1 Huey, H-34 Choctaw, RF-8 Cockpit, A-26 Invader, and HU-16 Albatross.

Fairfax Makers Market: A Summer Indie Craft Fair In West Marin

  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • The Indie Alley (map)

Make the the Fairfax Makers Market part of your summer weekends.

Aloha Poly Fest

  • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Marina Green West Park (map)

Are you ready for a Celebration in the City...Island-Style?

The Music Of The Beatles For Kids

  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Sweetwater Music Hall (map)

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). 

Presidio Bike & Book Fest

  • 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

  • Presidio Visitor Center (map)

Celebrate the culmination of the San Francisco Public Library Summer Stride Series in YOUR National Park! Join us for a day celebrating bikes, books, and our parks. Enjoy family friendly Ranger-led bike rides, participate in bike crafts with Scraper Bike Team, read the Bikes for Sale StoryWalk with author Carter Higgins, practice putting your bike on the front of a bus, raffle with prizes, and much more!

Merry Wives Of Windsor

  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Old Mill Park Amphitheatre, Mill Valley (map)

In The Merry Wives of Windsor, fat, disreputable Sir John Falstaff pursues two housewives, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, who outwit and humiliate him instead. Meanwhile, three suitors seek the hand of Anne Page, Mistress Page's daughter.

Kidstock

  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael (map)

A kid-inspired Woodstock Celebration!

Angel Island Live

  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Tiburon (map)

The Cantina is THE place for festive fun on Angel Island. June-October the deck hosts “Angel Island Live” a series of live music performers sponsored by Lagunitas Brewing Company.

Concerts On The Green

  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Novato Civic Green (map)

Gather your friends, family, lawn chairs, and a picnic dinner and join Novato Parks & Recreation for this FREE outdoor concert series held on our beautiful Civic Green, just outside our historic City Hall!

Those Dancin' Feet

  • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Jack London State Historic Park (map)

Your feet won’t let you stay still as you rejoice in this festive celebration of what Transcendence does best… dance! 

Children’s Storytime With The Author! Yao Bai And The Egg Pirates

  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • China Camp Village Museum, China Camp State Park (map)

Bring the kids to China Camp for a night of local history, storytelling and fun!

Creek Park: The Wizard Of Oz

  • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  • Creek Park (map)

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) to earn his help.

North Bay Mobile Drive-In

  • 7:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Hamilton Theater (map)

We're enthusiasts and patrons of the projected arts determined to resurrect drive-up outdoor cinerama!

Campfire Program At The Petaluma Adobe

  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Petaluma Adobe (map)

Experience this historic adobe by campfire! Enjoy a short educational talk, great songs, and a tasty marshmallow roast. All ages welcome, free of charge. Park in the main lot, and then walk over bridge and along paved path to the courtyard.

Cafe Verde Cinema Paradiso

  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Town Park Plaza (map)

Outdoor movie every Saturday at 8pm. Don’t forget your blanket.


Sunday, August 18, 2019

Cotati Accordion Festival

  • 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM

  • La Plaza Park, Cotati (map)

Mark your calendars for the 29th annual Cotati Accordion Festival.

Gravenstein Apple Fair 

  • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Sebastopol (map)

There’s something for everyone: live music on two stages, arts & crafts vendors, excellent local food, cider, microbrews & wine, contests & activities, Children’s Corner, Chef’s Tent, Artisan Tasting Lounge, Do-It-Yourself Arena, Life on the Farm Arena and of course our famous heirloom Gravenstein apples.

Open Cockpit: Vietnam War Weekend

  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Pacific Coast Air Museum, Santa Rosa (map)

On August 17 and 18, take a close look at some of the planes that fought the Vietnam War: the F-4C Phantom II, F-105 Thunderchief, A-4 Skyhawk, F-5 Tiger, EA-6B Prowler, A-6E Intruder, C-1A Trader, UH-1 Huey, H-34 Choctaw, RF-8 Cockpit, A-26 Invader, and HU-16 Albatross.

Llama Llama, Live

  • 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Children's Creativity Museum (map)

Our original, world-premiere musical will have everyone doing the Bedtime Dance!

Sunday Streets

  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • San Francisco (map)

Sunday Streets is excited to return to its newest route in SoMa this August, spanning Folsom Street from Essex to 10th Street to and creating 1.3 miles of temporary open space for the community to enjoy.

Presidio Picnic

  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Main Parade Ground (map)

Multi-cultural community celebration unveils new mobile food creators and cultural dance groups at San Francisco’s Presidio National Park.

Sunday Streets: SoMa

  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • San Francisco (map)

Sunday Streets is excited to return to its newest route in SoMa this August, spanning Folsom Street from Essex to 10th Street to and creating 1.3 miles of temporary open space for the community to enjoy.

Kidchella 2019

  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Courthouse Square, Redwood City (map)

Live music concerts on Sundays throughout the summer will be MCd by Andy-Z, the Master of Music and Play, bringing his high energy to Courthouse Square for the joy of kids and adults alike.

Town Center Summer Music Series

  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Corte Madera Town Center (map)

Enjoy live music throughout the summer at the Town Center.

Folkish Festival 

  • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Marin Country Mart (map)

Live folkish tunes at the Marin Country Mart every Sunday evening are perfect family fun. Don't forget your dancing shoes! 

Merry Wives Of Windsor

  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Old Mill Park Amphitheatre, Mill Valley (map)

In The Merry Wives of Windsor, fat, disreputable Sir John Falstaff pursues two housewives, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, who outwit and humiliate him instead. Meanwhile, three suitors seek the hand of Anne Page, Mistress Page's daughter.

Concerts On The Plaza

  • 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Downtown Mill Valley (map)

FREE outdoor concerts on the Mill Valley Downtown Plaza on each Sunday in August with 2 bands performing from 2-3:30pm & 4-5:30pm surrounded by local retail shops and restaurants. 

Stern Grove Festival - The Big Picnic With The Isley Brothers

  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Stern Grove Festival (map)

Stern Grove Festival Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is to make live musical experiences accessible to all.

Angel Island Live

  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Tiburon (map)

The Cantina is THE place for festive fun on Angel Island. June-October the deck hosts “Angel Island Live” a series of live music performers sponsored by Lagunitas Brewing Company.

Those Dancin' Feet

  • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Jack London State Historic Park (map)

Your feet won’t let you stay still as you rejoice in this festive celebration of what Transcendence does best… dance! 

Summer Sunday Concerts At Piccolo Pavilion

  • Sunday, August 18, 2019

  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

  • Menke Park (map)

The Foundation’s free Summer Sunday Concerts at Piccolo Pavilion in Old Corte Madera Square begin on June 9, 2019, and continue on Sundays through August 25, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm.

Campfire Program

  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Paradise Beach Park (map)

Join rangers for an evening of fun with local lore, legends, and campfire tales.

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