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Noon, Marin Civic Center, Board of Supervisors, Room 330, San Rafael
Jessica Wasserman of the Marin Master Gardeners will discuss the origin of succulents and how to incorporate these beauties into your garden. These camels of the plant world are timely additions to everyone’s plant lists because of their versatility and sustainability. Find out how to grow and propagate them in the garden and containers, and how to keep them alive over our wet and frosty winters.
Second Fridays "(Almost) Midnight in Paris" & Poodle Parade
5 p.m., downtown San Rafael
Downtown San Rafael will take on a bit of Parisian flair with street musicians, entertainment, artists and French inspired food on Friday October 11, from 5 -8 pm, during the Second Fridays "(Almost) Midnight in Paris" event.
Friday Night Jazz! Free at the Marin Country Mart
6 p.m., Marin Country Mart, Larkspur
Come to the Marin Country Mart on Friday, October 11, to hear free live jazz! Robby Elfman Trio will be playing from 6 - 9 pm in the courtyard.
The Laramie Project
7 p.m., 27 Kensington Rd., San Anselmo
"Please join us for San Francisco Theological Seminary's 2nd annual dramatic reading of The Laramie Project, which documents the reactions of the residents of Laramie, WY to the 1998 murder of gay student Matthew Shepard."
SaturdayFall Festival at Hidden Valley Elementary
10 a.m., Hidden Valley Elementary School, 46 Green Valley Court, San Anselmo
“Hidden Valley Elementary School will host its first annual Fall Festival event and fundraiser on Saturday, October 12th. To be enjoyed by families with kids of all ages, the Fall Festival will feature a variety of games with fun prizes, bouncy houses and structures, a Super Slide, face painting and hair spray, cake walk and treats, a haunted house, live music and food trucks. Join the Hidden Valley Hawk community from 10 am to 4 pm.”
Marin Against Monsanto Demonstration
1 p.m., Red Hill Shopping Center, San Anselmo
Marin County will stand with the world against Monsanto and its poisons on October 12 as part of the global March Against Monsanto. Join us!
Interactive Art Festival
1:30 p.m., San Rafael
“Join us for an afternoon of performance art, curated art exhibit by local artists, feet painting, chair massage, music jam (bring your instruments!), food, beverages and fun.”
Community Garage Sale at Marinwood Community Farmers' Market
9 a.m., Marinwood Plaza 101 Marinwood Ave San Rafael
“Find a new purpose for something by coming to our community garage sale. There will be vendors selling things old and new.”
11 a.m., FairAnselm Plaza, 765 Center Blvd. Fairfax
“It's bikes, beer and fun when the Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Access4Bikes presents Biketoberfest-Marin 2013, a festival, bike expo and brew fest in downtown Fairfax, Calif., the future home of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame.”
Lob Cabin Fund Raiser
6 p.m., 20 Veterans Place, San Anselmo
The Log Cabin, a venerable meeting place for almost 80 years, is in need of some TLC. American Legion Post 179, and the Women’s Auxiliary Unit 179, which calls the Log Cabin home, are holding a fundraiser Oct. 12 from 6-10 p.m. to make repairs. The event will feature live music, food, silent auction and a screening of a film showing the building of the Log Cabin. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased online at Eventbrite / Log Cabin Fundraiser.
SundayMarin County Pride - Football Try-Outs
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Novato
Must be 18 and over to Participate. Please wear a plain WHITE T-Shirt and Navy or Red Shorts ONLY to ALL try-outs. Must wear cleats.
Marin Waldorf School Children's Faire
10 a.m., 755 Idylberry Road San Rafael
“Marin Waldorf School's Annual Children's Faire will be held on Sunday, October 13th from 10am-4pm.
“Bring the entire family for a day of magical games, puppet shows, crafts, organic food, and unique vendors. Admission is free and we offer a free shuttle throughout the day! Pick up the shuttle at the Hwy 101/Lucas Valley Park & Ride.”