Musician and puppet artist Sean Powers has performed in over 60 different schools, libraries and theatres throughout northern California. He has created ten different shadow plays based on stories from around the world. Friday, he brings his magical shadow puppet show, Why Rat is First, a story from China, to the San Anselmo Town Hall. Come out and check out this mesmerizing show.
If you go: The free show is at noon at the , 525 San Anselmo Ave. in San Anselmo.
Bring a picnic or get your meal to-go at one of the downtown restaurants, and enjoy the company of friends and neighbors on the Town Hall lawn. This week's picnic is hosted by the Ross Valley Rotary Club.
If you go: The weekly picnic is from 5 to 8 p.m. on the Lawn, 525 San Anselmo Ave.
Conceived & Directed by Gideon Bendile (cofounder Zulu Spear), the Kalahari Experience features exceptional vocalists, acoustic musicians and dancers who bring the vibrant and infectious music of South Africa to life! The Kalahari Experience is composed entirely of seasoned entertainers, who are also members of influential world music/Afro-pop legends, Zulu Spear Band. The event raises funds for The San Geronimo Valley Community Center food bank, youth center, senior lunch and other programs.
If you go: Tickets are $16 in advance and $20 at the door. Advance tickets can be bought by clicking here. The event is from 8 to 10 p.m. at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center, 6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. in San Geronimo.
Music in the Park continues with Lonestar Retrobates serving up authentic West Coast Cowjazz. If Jazz is America’s musical taproot, then this roadhouse-swing fusion is its west-facing branch. From hot swing and five part harmonies, to trick yodeling, the Lonestar Retrobates sashay comfortably from hot swing to honky tonk. Come on over and join the fun.
If you go: The music flows from 1 to 4 p.m. at , at Sir Francis Drake and Center Boulevards in San Anselmo.
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