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Friday, October 24

2014 Fairfax Irish Music Festival: Opening Night | North Bay
Friday, October 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Sleeping Lady Café
2014 Fairfax Irish Music Festival: Opening Night | North Bay

The small town of Fairfax, situated 22 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge, will once again resemble a town in Ireland during the 4th annual Irish Music Festival with jigs, reels and singing voices coming from pubs, restaurants, and cafés including The Sleeping Lady, Iron Springs Brew Pub, 19 ...

Saturday, October 25

2014 Halloween Fest: Costume Swap, Fancy Pumpkin Carving & Pup Parade | Marin
Saturday, October 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
2014 Halloween Fest: Costume Swap, Fancy Pumpkin Carving & Pup Parade | Marin

Come to the Marin Country Mart Farmers’ Market to celebrate the spookiest day of the year with a Halloween Festival on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Take part in the bring-one-get-one costume swap from 9 am to 1 pm. From 11-11:30 am, dress up your pooch for a Costumed …

2014 Bay Area Science Fest Halloween Bash: Candy Delivery Contraption | North Bay
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but canned food donations benefit the Marin Food Bank.
| Bon Air Center
2014 Bay Area Science Fest Halloween Bash: Candy Delivery Contraption | North Bay

The 2014 Halloween Bash at the Bon Air Center is a mashup of Halloween and makers, celebrating community-made arcade games, with free trick-or-treating and a food drive – all an official part of the Bay Area Science Festival.
Marin maker groups will create large game/activities for …

2014 Fairfax Irish Music & Dance Festival | North Bay
Saturday, October 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Sleeping Lady Café
2014 Fairfax Irish Music & Dance Festival | North Bay

The small town of Fairfax, situated 22 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge, will once again resemble a town in Ireland during the 4th annual Irish Music Festival with jigs, reels and singing voices coming from pubs, restaurants, and cafés including The Sleeping Lady, Iron Springs Brew Pub, 19 ...

“Space Tourism” Astronomy Lecture, Photo Showcase & Star Party | Mt. Tam
Saturday, October 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre

Where will Bill Gates’ Great-Granddaughter go on her honeymoon? Using spectacular space photos Andrew Fraknoi of Foothill College will explore “The Top Tourist Sights of the Solar System” the most intriguing future “tourist destinations” among the planets and moons in our cosmic neighborhood
Co-produced with Wonderfest-part of Bay Area Science …

Sunday, October 26

Bay Area Science Festival 2014: Free Events | Sunday, Oct. 26
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Science Festival 2014: Free Events | Sunday, Oct. 26

Free Events on Sunday, October 26, 2014

9 am: Wright Canyon Hike - Clayton
9 am: Science @ Farmers Markets - Oakland
10 am: BioBlitzing at Muir Woods -  Mill Valley
10 am: Wetland Tour - Alviso
Noon: Hawk Talk & Banding Demo - Sausalito
Noon: Marin Headland’s Native Plants - Sausalito
1:30 pm: Invented in San Francisco …

2014 Fairfax Irish Music & Dance Festival: Sunday | North Bay
Sunday, October 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Sleeping Lady Café
2014 Fairfax Irish Music & Dance Festival: Sunday | North Bay

The small town of Fairfax, situated 22 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge, will once again resemble a town in Ireland during the 4th annual Irish Music Festival with jigs, reels and singing voices coming from pubs, restaurants, and cafés including The Sleeping Lady, Iron Springs Brew Pub, 19 ...

Friday, October 31

2014 Jelly Belly Halloween Haunted House Tour | Fairfield
Friday, October 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Jelly Belly Candy Company
2014 Jelly Belly Halloween Haunted House Tour | Fairfield

The Jelly Belly Factory in Fairfield sets up its annual Haunted House, a fun and kid-friendly seasonal addition to their free daily tours from 9 am to 4 pm, Thursday, October 20 through Friday, October 31, 2014. Tours detour through a decorated haven of Halloween delights. Learn ...

Saturday, November 1

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Bay Area Science Fest 2014: Exhibits, Experiments & Games | North Bay
Saturday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Sonoma County Fairgrounds
Bay Area Science Fest 2014: Exhibits, Experiments & Games | North Bay

Discovery Day – North Bay at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa will be a hands-on science extravaganza full of fun activities for all ages from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Over 10,000 people are expected to attend this North …

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, November 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 ...

Tuesday, November 4

Nerd Nite North Bay | Novato
Tuesday, November 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, November 5

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, November 5 – 9:00 am | 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, November 9

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, November 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, November 11

Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, November 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, November 14

Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, November 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 ...

Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday, November 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 ...

Tuesday, December 2

Nerd Nite North Bay | Novato
Tuesday, December 2 – 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, December 3

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, December 3 – 9:00 am | 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 ...

Saturday, December 6

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, December 6 – 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 ...

Tuesday, December 9

Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, December 9 – 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, December 12

Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday, December 12 – 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, December 12 – 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, December 14

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, December 14 – 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 ...