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Sunday, January 20

Likely Canceled: January Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
Likely Canceled: January Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Muir Woods is Closed as of 1/7/19 – Please note due to the government shutdown, Muir Woods remains closed – Learn More Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is ...

Napa Valley Restaurant Week | January 20-27
Napa Valley Restaurant Week | January 20-27

From Michelin-rated restaurants to mom-and-pop farmhouse favorites, the Napa Valley food scene is the stuff of gourmet dreams. During Napa Valley Restaurant Week, Jan. 20–27, 2019, you can eat (and drink) in luxury for a fraction of the normal cost. Limited-time-only experiences include a three-course ...

Napa Lighted Art Festival 2019 | Final Night
Sunday, January 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Napa
Napa Lighted Art Festival 2019 | Final Night

Napa does Art After Dark. Iconic architecture becomes the painting in this unique lighted art walk. Original artwork created by local and international artists will be installed at approximately 16 locations in Downtown Napa, the Oxbow District and other places within the City of Napa. ...

Napa’s “Night Bloom” After Dark Hot Air Balloons | Final Night of 2019
Sunday, January 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oxbow Commons
Napa's "Night Bloom" After Dark Hot Air Balloons | Final Night of 2019

Napa does Art After Dark. Iconic architecture becomes the painting in this unique lighted art walk. Original artwork created by local and international artists will be installed at approximately 16 locations in Downtown Napa, the Oxbow District and other places within the City of Napa. ...

Rare Super Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse Over SF
Sunday, January 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Rare Super Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse Over SF
It’s the year’s first supermoon, meaning the moon is nearly at its closest to Earth for this month, plus there will be lunar eclipse as well. This will be the last total lunar eclipse to grace Earth’s sky until May 26, 2021. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the ...

Monday, January 21

Likely Cancelled: Free National Parks Day | MLK Jr. Day 2019
Likely Cancelled: Free National Parks Day | MLK Jr. Day 2019
Please note, this is likely cancelled due to the government shutdown. Some national parks may remain accessible to visitors; however, access may change without notice. Some parks are closed completely. Some visitor services may be available when provided by concessioners or other entities. For most parks, there ...
Golden Gate Freedom Ferry: Free Commemorative Service | MLK 2019
Monday, January 21 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
| Golden Gate Ferry
Golden Gate Freedom Ferry: Free Commemorative Service | MLK 2019
Take the MLK2019 Golden Gate Freedom Ferry service to the MLK2019 celebration events in San Francisco on January 21 and honor the life and legacy of Dr. King through exciting activities for all. This free commemorative service is a program of the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation, in partnership ...

Saturday, January 26

Sports Basement’s “Get Fit Fest” | Santa Rosa
Saturday, January 26 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Sports Basement (Santa Rosa)
Sports Basement's "Get Fit Fest" | Santa Rosa

Stay motivated and fill up your yearly race calendar at the 2nd Annual Fit Fest. The discounted race registration event is back and bigger than ever. You’ll get discounted registration on all kinds of events and races that are happening all over the Bay Area ...

Sunday, January 27

Napa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day
Napa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day

From Michelin-rated restaurants to mom-and-pop farmhouse favorites, the Napa Valley food scene is the stuff of gourmet dreams. During Napa Valley Restaurant Week, Jan. 20–27, 2019, you can eat (and drink) in luxury for a fraction of the normal cost. Limited-time-only experiences include a three-course ...

Thursday, January 31

Applebee’s $2 Captain & Cola Month | Final Day
Thursday, January 31 – All Day | Cost: $1 | Applebee's (Participating Locations)
Applebee's $2 Captain & Cola Month | Final Day

Enjoyeth a crisp, refreshing Captain & Cola Drink. Loyal followers of the kingdom of Applebee’s, the new January Neighborhood Drink of the Month is the $2 Captain & Cola. The new January Neighborhood Drink of the Month is the $2 Captain and Cola, mixed with Captain ...

Friday, February 1

SF Beer Week 2019 | February 1-10
Friday, February 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
SF Beer Week 2019 | February 1-10
SF Beer Week is a ten day celebration that showcases the Bay Area’s brewing heritage and contemporary craft beer scene. Have a pint, or a few at over 600 events in San Francisco and the Bay Area from February 1-10, 2019. There are beer dinners, food and ...

Saturday, February 2

“Hands on Tam” Winter Workday | Mt. Tamalpais
Saturday, February 2 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required for each project.
| Muir Woods National Monument
"Hands on Tam" Winter Workday | Mt. Tamalpais
Grab your friends and family for a day of service on our beloved mountain – work to improve trails, care for natural landscapes, and improve habitat for birds and other wildlife. The projects provide a wonderful opportunity for hands-on learning and many are family-friendly and open to ...
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF
Saturday, February 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Tax Aid: Free Professional Tax Help | SF

It’s still early in the tax season, but if you file early, not only will the IRS love you and send you flowers (not really), but you’ll get your refund early. The volunteers of Tax Aid will help you file your tax return, so long ...

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 seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor and Oakland Museum of California. Bank ...Monthly

“Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area
Saturday, February 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Healthy Parks Healthy People": Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area

Enjoy a free, monthly outdoor walk on the first Saturday of every month as part of the “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” program. First Saturday Programs are introductory walking/physical activity programs that occur on the first Saturday of each month throughout the Bay Area. Please note that ...Monthly

Measure A Days: Free Access to all Parks | All Over Marin County
Saturday, February 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over Marin County
Measure A Days: Free Access to all Parks | All Over Marin County

Come to the “Measure A Days” free access to all parks on the first Saturday of the month. The name is because of the loss in fee revenues will be offset by the Measure A funds approved by voters in 2012. Measure A Days Every ...Monthly

6th Annual Waterbird Festival: Free Family Friendly Community Festival | Tiburon
Saturday, February 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is requested. Some talks/tours require registration and/or small registration fee.
| Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary
6th Annual Waterbird Festival: Free Family Friendly Community Festival | Tiburon
Celebrate scaups, scoters, cormorants and more! Visit Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary for naturalist-led bird walks, exclusive field trips, live music, great food, and fun bird-themed activities. Bring a pair of binoculars or use our spotting scopes to see the waterbirds that call Richardson ...
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, February 2 – 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 ...Monthly

Sunday, February 3

February Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay
February Sunrise Tour of Muir Woods | North Bay

Muir Woods is Closed as of 1/7/19 – Please note due to the government shutdown, Muir Woods remains closed – Learn More Attend a sunrise guided tour through Muir Woods National Monument. While the early hour may seem uncivilized, if not down-right obscene, sunrise is ...

Wednesday, February 6

Bay Area Discovery Museum | Free Admission Day
Wednesday, February 6 – 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 ...Monthly

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

Friday, February 8

Second Fridays Art Walk | San Rafael
Friday, February 8 – 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 ...Monthly

Vallejo Art Walk | Second Fridays
Friday, February 8 – 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 ...Monthly

Sunday, February 10

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sausalito
Sunday, February 10 – 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 ...Monthly

Tuesday, February 12

Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael
Tuesday, February 12 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Lotus Cuisine of India
Marin Green Drinks & Free Appetizers | San Rafael

Green is the topic. Drinks the excuse. The San Francisco North Bay comes to this mixer to network with local business folks living and working as green as they can. Check the calendar for their high caliber guest speakers. You’ll love the incredible selection of ...Monthly