Marin County Weekend Guide October 19 and 20

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!

Goblin Jamboree Festival Fundraiser 2019

Saturday, October 19, to Sunday, October 20, 2019 – 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Bay Area Discovery Museum, 557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965

Kick-start your family’s Halloween celebrations with hands-on themed programs, festive activities, and more! Don’t forget your costume! It will be a fun afternoon with pony rides, face painting, and musical performances, plus Farm Animal Meet-and-Greet. There will also be spooky-themed programs all day, like a Spooky Dance Studio, Slime Banquet, Underwater Adventures, and more!

37th Annual Sea Trek Regatta and ETC Benefit Opportunity Drawing

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Sea Trek Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board Center, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965

The annual Sea Trek Regatta is a chance for the Bay Area paddling community to share in a fun and challenging day of paddling on San Francisco Bay. Come join the fun on Saturday, a ticket gets you one opportunity for the drawing 37th Annual Sea Trek Regatta and Environmental Traveling Companions Benefit. It’s the West Coast’s largest, most popular, and definitely most fun sea kayaking event of the year! The Regatta is open to people of all abilities, sea kayakers, stand-up paddlers, outriggers, and other paddling crafts.

Sing the Beatles to LIVE Music!

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Osher Marin JCC, 200 North San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903

Bring your family & friends to “Pub J” for a fabulous and fun night of singing along to Beatles songs, accompanied by live music from The Quarry Persons! The Quarry Persons have led standing room only “Sing the Beatles” events for the SF Free Folk Festival, rocked the Kensington Circus Pub for many a Saturday Night, and most recently led sold-out audiences at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.

Sing along to your favorite Beatles songs with all of those memorable lyrics projected onto the Hoytt screen. It’s an evening of fun for all ages!

Eco-Sail to the Marin Headlands

Sunday, October 6, 2019 – 4:15 PM to 6:30 PM

Schooner Freda B – Slip 465, 100 Bay Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

Liven up your Sunday and join the captain and crew of the Schooner Freda B for an ecology-themed tour of the Marin Headlands! This signature sail, boarding in Sausalito, will take you under the Golden Gate Bridge and all the way out to Point Bonita Lighthouse. This is a prime area for wildlife, since it’s only viewable from the water, and we’ll have a naturalist on-board to guide you through the whole experience. You’ll learn about the diverse ecosystems of the San Francisco Bay, with frequent wildlife sightings, and then return in time for brunch at one of Sausalito’s many delicious restaurants!

Iron Springs turns 15!

Saturday, October 19, 2019 – 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Iron Springs Pub & Brewery, 765 Center Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930

Iron Springs is turning fifteen, and they would like to celebrate their anniversary with you! Soul Ska will be headlining the night, and get a chance to win at the Prize Wheel spinning all night long. There will also be 15 hand curated beers on tap including a special Anniversary Fest Beer as well as some special barrel aged beers, 15 Golden Tickets for 15 free meals, and $15 fantastic over the top specials, so don’t miss it!

2019 Marin Ski and Snowboard Swap

Saturday, October 19, to Sunday, October 20, 2019 – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Demo Sport, 1101 Francisco Boulevard East, San Rafael, CA 94901

It’s time for the Bay Area’s largest new and used ski and snowboard event! Now on its 55th year, get a headstart on your winter gear with over 2000 items of new and used winter sports equipment: Snowskis, snowboards, winter apparel, and accessories! You will also get expert ski, snowboard, helmet and bootfitting assistance, as well as onsite manufacturer’s representatives and representatives from Sierra ski resorts, ski clubs and ski/snowboard tour operators.

Celebrating The Arts Festival Finale

Sunday, October 20, 2019 – 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 3 Bayview Avenue, Belvedere, CA 94920

Celebrate the Festival Finale of Musica Marin with a concert and closing party. KDFC’s Rik Malone will emcee the finale, and opening the concert will be Alex Taite, a tenor from Oakland performing African American Spirituals. From Berlin, world-renowned lyric baritone Marco Vassalli will perform a selection of works by Leonard Bernstein and Franz Schubert. Marco will then join the Festival String Quartet in an original work for baritone and string quartet by Composer in Residence Clint Borzoni. The Festival weekend concert concludes with Hans Liviabella & Ani Bukujian violins, Ruth Kahn, viola, Tanya Tomkins, cello and Eric Zivian piano performing Robert Schumann’s magnicifient Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44. The closing party presents the a capella quartet Simple Harmonic Motion singing barbershop, pop and jazz tunes. Bay Area Top Chefs Rogelio Garcia of Spruce, Melissa Perfit of Ayla  and Bay Area’s best BBQ chef Jacob Kwan-Rosenbush will share classic and modern dishes paired with select delicious wines. While enjoying the cutting edge cuisine, guests will hear American jazz performed by the versatile two-time GRAMMY®-Award winning violinist Mads Tolling and Friends.

Celestial Navigation Voyage on Schooner Seaward

Saturday, October 19, to Monday, October 21, 2019 – 6:00 PM

US Army Corps of Engineers Bay Model Pier, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito, CA 94965

Come sailing on the Schooner Seaward and learn how to do celestial navigation! On this 3 day, 2 night course you will get experience with using sextants on the water to determine our position outside of San Francisco Bay in the Pacific Ocean. Learn some great skills from this educational program, including the use of a sextant to obtain altitudes of celestial bodies, performing necessary corrections to get observed altitude from sextant altitude, calculating the time of meridian passage, sunrise, sunset, nautical and civil twilight at a particular position using a nautical almanac, and more! You will also enjoy your own private berth onboard as well as six prepared meals and snacks!

Cacao Medicine Journey

Sunday, October 20, 2019 – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

VIBE: Reiki & Meditation Center, 300 Valley Street, Sausalito, CA 94965

Cacao medicine journeys are a deeply somatic, dreamlike experience that connect mind-body-spirit-soul, while facilitating an inner sense of calm and renewal, clarity, and inner reconnection. After you drink the cacao, which is pure ceremonial cacao from Guatemala, hand selected and blessed by a shaman for its energetic properties, and sweetened with honey and spices, you deepen into the experience through guided visual meditation, shamanic drumming, Reiki healing and sacred music. Sharing with the group post ceremony, deepens that connection and creates a sense of relationship and community. This gentle healing journey inspires creativity and improves mental clarity, supports inner healing and clears emotional blocks, allows access to inner guidance and wisdom and facilitates a sense of wholeness and oneness.

The Quebe Sisters

Sunday, October 20, 2019 – 7:00 PM

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

Have another fun evening at Sweetwater Music Hall with the Quebe Sisters. With over fifteen years of touring to date, The Quebe Sisters have delivered their authentic triple fiddle and three-part harmony sound to the concert halls and festivals of North America, Europe, and Russia. Grace, Sophia, and Hulda Quebe front an innovative Progressive Western Swing band of archtop guitar, upright bass, fiddles and sibling harmony. The Dallas-based five-piece presents a unique Americana blend of Western Swing, Jazz-influenced Swing, Country, Texas-Style Fiddling, and Western music.