Marin County Weekend Guide November 16 and 17

Marin is a great place to spend weekends. Apart from taking advantage of the great outdoors, there are also a number of events for your entertainment! See what we have in store for you this weekend!

Music of Queen for Kids

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 11:30 AM

Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941

Don’t miss this family concert series as they bring the music of Queen to Sweetwater Music Hall! The Rock and Roll Playhouse allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Performing songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, the band offers its core audience of families with children age ten and under games, movement, stories and an opportunity to rock out in an effort to educate children and explore their creativity. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is an early and often first introduction to a child’s lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll. See you at the show!

Sealabrate Sausalito Cocktail & Dance Party

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Spinnaker Restaurant, 100 Spinnaker Drive, Sausalito, CA 94965

Get ready for a unique cocktail party! Sealabrate Sausalito is a cocktail party benefiting The Marine Mammal Center and Sausalito Chamber of Commerce. It’s going to be an evening of food, dancing and entertainment along with a “Special Sausalito Welcome Cocktail”, Salty Sausalito and wine, along with over the top hors d’oeuvres and desserts, a beautiful bay view and much more! A silent and live auction will be available to all with some interesting, fun loving and unique items. Mayor Joe Burns will serve as the MC for the evening, and proceeds from the event will go to The Marine Mammal Center rescue and teaching programs and the Sausalito Chamber to continue their program of work on behalf of local business and the community.

Richmond-San Rafael Pathway Opening Celebration

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM

The New Wheel Electric Bikes, 14 East Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Larkspur, CA 94939

Join Marin County Bicycle Coalition in celebrating the historic, long-awaited opening of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Pathway! People of all ages and abilities are invited to attend this casual, no-drop ride of approximately 15 miles round trip. The bridge pathway is protected from traffic, but the rides to and from the bridge are not. There will be free coffee courtesy of Equator Coffees and light breakfast courtesy of The New Wheel. After the ride and return to Marin, Join Mike’s Bikes at Marin Brewing Company for drinks and food.

Family Farm Day: Give Thanks for Food

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Slide Ranch, 2025 Shoreline Highway, Muir Beach, CA 94965

Celebrate the glory and gift of food with a special day connecting with where our food comes from at Slide Ranch. Together, join the Slide Ranch team and prepare and enjoy a farm-to-table lunch including Slide Ranch turkey, cranberry-rhubarb sauce, cornbread made with cornmeal we will grind ourselves, garden greens, and winter squash pie. You will also explore the food traditions of Native California in honor of the indigenous Coast Miwok people. In addition to harvesting, cooking and feasting, you get to experience milking the goats, go and visit the chickens, ducks and turkeys and hike spectacular coastal trails.

Medicine Path Presents: The Good News Revival

Sunday, November 17, 2019 – 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Homestead Valley Community Association, 315 Monford Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941

Feel good this weekend and join The Good News Revival! This is a celebration of our lives -An experience focused on our joy, our love, our happiness and our many dreams/wants. The good news is all around us in the air we breathe, in the water drink, in our families, in our work and in the beauty all around us. You are in for a real treat. The people gathering to host this event are exceptional artists, singers, and teachers. Come and learn how to make a clear and simple prayer for your life. To celebrate the good news of your life, to feel happy and to welcome in more good news!

Young Women Social Entrepreneurs 2019 Retreat

Friday, November 15, to Sunday, November 17, 2019 – 5:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, 1033 Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito, CA 94965

It’s a wild world out there and building community and momentum around positive social change is more critical than ever. Join Young Women Social Entrepreneurs this weekend for a retreat with the theme “Conscious Community Now: Social Change in a Turbulent Climate”, which focuses on supporting each person to clarify their authentic life purpose, and allowing that purpose to fuel community building as a means to make social impact. While not overtly political, this theme conjures the image of what’s needed during this politically charged time – from building partnerships and conquering indecision, to self-care and connecting with personal mission. An incredible agenda is planned, complete with a stellar line-up of speakers and facilitators, a yoga class, guided hikes, and unstructured chill-time.

Marin Arts and Crafts Show

Friday, November 15, to Sunday, November 17, 2019 – 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Marin Center Box Office, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903

It’s going to be one creative weekend at the Marin Arts & Crafts Show! The show brings handcraft of design –200 artisan exhibits, interactive atelier workshops, complimentary food, wine, door prizes, music, handcraft demonstrations and more! The Marin Arts & Crafts Show celebrates great handcraft makers of our time –with a nod to a past when Arts & Crafts artisans revived lost styles, materials, and techniques. The 3-day event includes the complete range of handcraft media –jewelry, clothing, woodwork, fine art, ceramics, paper arts, specialty foods, antiquities, and objets d’art –all designed and made by independent artisans, studio artists, and small production workshops. You will also have an opportunity to take part in atelier workshops, explore handcraft skills such as jewelry making, painting, fabric work, Venetian mask making, and mixed media.

Oceans Aglow: Family Night Hike and Campfire

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

NatureBridge Golden Gate, 1033 Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito, CA 94965

Join NatureBridge Golden Gate and we discover one of the most amazing natural phenomenon, bioluminescence. Hike out to Rodeo Beach and explore the sands for twinkling plankton. Where did they come from? Why are they blinking? Are they here all the time? NatureBridge will try and answer all these and other questions, then end the evening around the campfire, singing songs and telling stories.

Crossroads Music School Free Concert at Sweetwater

Sunday, November 17, 2019 -11:00 AM

Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941

Spend a wonderful Sunday in Mill Valley as Sweetwater Music Hall presents a free concert from Crossroads Music School! The school has been bringing music out of folks in Marin for over 11 years, with over 20 classes a semester. They are most famous for their band and vocal class workshops. They are local Mill Valley grown and are the largest music school in Marin by far.

Mother of the Maid at Marin Theatre

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Marin Theatre Company, 397 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941

Don’t miss the West Coast premiere of Mother of the Maid by Jane Anderson! Directed by Jasson Minadakis, Marin Theatre Company presents this reimagining of Joan of Arc’s epic tale through the eyes of her mother! Isabelle Arc is a sensible, hard-working, God-fearing woman. Her headstrong daughter, on the other hand, communes with Saint Catherine, dons men’s clothing and prepares to lead the French army into battle. Motherhood in the fifteenth century is not easy. Isabelle follows the baffling journey of her odd and extraordinary daughter with a mother’s loving persistence—facing her own fears and upended faith along the way.