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Sunday, September 25

2016 Candypalooza: Free Tastings, Tours & Candy Samples | Jelly Belly Factory
Sunday, September 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jelly Belly Candy Company
2016 Candypalooza: Free Tastings, Tours & Candy Samples | Jelly Belly Factory

The annual Candypalooza at the Jelly Belly Factory is a free festival of all things sweet featuring free tastings, live music and free tours of the factory. Enjoy local musical acts, craft vendors from all over Solano County and beyond, and carnival attractions, rides and midway games for kids ...

2016 Weekend Along the Farm Trails | Sonoma County
2016 Weekend Along the Farm Trails | Sonoma County

Dozens of local farmers and artisan producers throughout Sonoma County, from Healdsburg to Petaluma, will open their doors to tell the behind-the-scenes story of local food during Weekend Along the Farm Trails. Join local farmers for a weekend of tours, artisan foods, wine tasting, hands-on ...

Monday, September 26

Final “Live at Lagunitas” Free Outdoor Psych-Soul Concert | Petaluma
Monday, September 26 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Final
Formed in 2013, Con Brio is the offspring of seven musicians with diverse backgrounds but a shared love for the vibrant Bay Area funk and psychedelic-soul sound pioneered by groups like Sly & the Family Stone. By 2015, when the band self-produced their debut EP, Kiss ...

Saturday, October 1

Healthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands
Saturday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Point Bonita YMCA
Healthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands

On First Saturday, from 11 am to 12:30 pm every month, Point Bonita YMCA will be hosting a free program that promotes health and different dimensions of wellness including environmental, physical, intellectual, occupational, emotional, spiritual and social wellness. All ages are welcome and they encourage you ...

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, October 1 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...

Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: Addams Family | North Bay
Saturday, October 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: Addams Family | North Bay
They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky. They’re altogether ooky, come and meet the Addams Family.

Sunday, October 2

Massive Outdoor DJ Dance Party: “Sunset vs. Honey Soundsystem” Season Closer | North Bay
Massive Outdoor DJ Dance Party:
Drawing from the spirit of the Jamaican sound system culture, Sunset Sound System has produced over 150 free outdoor dance parties from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, and this Sunday, they’re celebrating 22 years of epic parties at the annual Season Closer at ...

Tuesday, October 4

Nerd Nite North Bay | Novato
Tuesday, October 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Hopmonk Tavern (Novato)
Nerd Nite North Bay | Novato

Hang out with smart people and learn some stuff while drinking beer at the Nerd Nite North Bay held on the first Tuesday of the month at Hopmonk Tavern in Novato.

Wednesday, October 5

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Bay Area Discovery Museum (Fort Baker)
Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor children’s museum at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Museum is the only children’s museum in the U.S. to be located in a national park and is known for its emphasis on creativity through ...

Sunday, October 9

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, October 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marine Mammal Center
Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito

Join the Marine Mammal Center for Marine Science Sunday – a free engaging ocean-inspired classroom series for kids and adults from the center’s education experts taking place from 10 am to 5 pm on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. The center offers educational programs ...

Tuesday, October 11

Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, October 11 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael

At Marin Green Drinks, green is the reason, and drinks are the excuse. Relax, mingle and network with local sustainability enthusiasts who are living and working as green as they can. Every second Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 pm, Marin Green Drinks meet for conversation and complimentary ...

Friday, October 14

Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday, October 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Rafael
Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael

Discover art, wine, entertainment, and more every second Friday of the month on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael. From 5-8 pm (with some venues open later), the Second Fridays Art Walk connects dozens of venues in downtown San Rafael with the public, who can enjoy different ...

Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, October 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Vallejo
Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays

The monthly Vallejo Art Walk showcases a variety of nationally accomplished and upcoming local creatives in the historic downtown Vallejo arts district from 5-10 pm on the second Friday of every month, on Georgia, Marin, and Virginia streets. Explore over 25 participating galleries and shops, and ...

Saturday, October 15

2016 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon: Saturday | San Rafael
Saturday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marin Center Fairgrounds
2016 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon: Saturday | San Rafael

The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet Fair features more than 70 California pet rescues and shelters in attendance, with over 1,000 adoptable dogs, cats & small animals. It is the largest pet adoption fair in the state. 2016 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon ...

Sunday, October 16

2016 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon: Sunday | San Rafael
Sunday, October 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marin Center Fairgrounds
2016 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon: Sunday | San Rafael

The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet Fair features more than 70 California pet rescues and shelters in attendance, with over 1,000 adoptable dogs, cats & small animals. It is the largest pet adoption fair in the state. 2016 Bay Area Pet Fair & Adoptathon ...

Tuesday, November 1

Nerd Nite North Bay | Novato
Tuesday, November 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Hopmonk Tavern (Novato)
Nerd Nite North Bay | Novato

Hang out with smart people and learn some stuff while drinking beer at the Nerd Nite North Bay held on the first Tuesday of the month at Hopmonk Tavern in Novato.

Saturday, November 5

Healthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands
Saturday, November 5 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated.
| Point Bonita YMCA
Healthy & Free First Saturdays | Marin Headlands

On First Saturday, from 11 am to 12:30 pm every month, Point Bonita YMCA will be hosting a free program that promotes health and different dimensions of wellness including environmental, physical, intellectual, occupational, emotional, spiritual and social wellness. All ages are welcome and they encourage you ...

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, November 5 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...

Friday, November 11

Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday, November 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Rafael
Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael

Discover art, wine, entertainment, and more every second Friday of the month on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael. From 5-8 pm (with some venues open later), the Second Fridays Art Walk connects dozens of venues in downtown San Rafael with the public, who can enjoy different ...

Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, November 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Vallejo
Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays

The monthly Vallejo Art Walk showcases a variety of nationally accomplished and upcoming local creatives in the historic downtown Vallejo arts district from 5-10 pm on the second Friday of every month, on Georgia, Marin, and Virginia streets. Explore over 25 participating galleries and shops, and ...

Sunday, November 13

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, November 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Marine Mammal Center
Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito

Join the Marine Mammal Center for Marine Science Sunday – a free engaging ocean-inspired classroom series for kids and adults from the center’s education experts taking place from 10 am to 5 pm on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. The center offers educational programs ...

Tuesday, December 6

Nerd Nite North Bay | Novato
Tuesday, December 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Hopmonk Tavern (Novato)
Nerd Nite North Bay | Novato

Hang out with smart people and learn some stuff while drinking beer at the Nerd Nite North Bay held on the first Tuesday of the month at Hopmonk Tavern in Novato.

Friday, December 9

Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday, December 9 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown San Rafael
Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael

Discover art, wine, entertainment, and more every second Friday of the month on Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael. From 5-8 pm (with some venues open later), the Second Fridays Art Walk connects dozens of venues in downtown San Rafael with the public, who can enjoy different ...