Marin Weekend Family Fun for November 18-20
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair opens for the season this Saturday, November 19, at the Cow Palace in Daly City.
Here are our picks for great events and activities for children and families this Weekend. Find more events for the whole week in Marin and beyond in our Family Events Calendar.
- Get a head start on the holidays at West End Nursery's amazing Christmas House in San Rafael, Friday & Saturday, 8:30 am–5 pm, Sunday, 9 am–4 pm.
- Go skating at Union Square's holiday ice rink in San Francisco, Friday–Sunday, 10 am–11 pm.
- Skate on the iceless skating rink at the Bay Area Discovery Museum. Saturday & Sunday, 9 am–4 pm
- Visit Victorian London at the Great Dickens Christmas Fair at the Cow Palace, Saturday & Sunday, 10 am–6 pm.
- Meet Santa at Sonoma's Santa Soiree at Songbird Parlour in Glen Ellen, Saturday & Sunday, 11 am–3 pm.
Friday, November 18
- Join Iris for an outdoor storytime with books, songs and movement at the Corte Madera Library, 10–10:45 am.
- Marin Country Mart presents a free screening of Pixar's Ratatouille under the Big Tent, Friday, 6 pm.
- Visit Embarcadero Center for its holiday building lighting ceremony and a fun family carnival, Friday, 4 pm.
Saturday, November 19
- Enjoy coffee or juice with a Marin Parks ranger at Terra Linda Preserve, Saturday, 8–10 pm.
- Make a turkey suncatcher at Pini Hardware in Novato, Saturday, 10 am–2 pm.
- Join Mill Valley Library for Family Storytime in the Children's Room, Saturday, 3–3:30 pm.
- Celebrate the lighting of Sonoma's historic Plaza with performances, food trucks, and more, Saturday, 5–8 pm.
- Roast marshmallows and sing along at the pre-Thanksgiving campfire program at the Sonoma Barracks, Saturday, 6 pm.
Sunday, November 20
- Shop for fresh produce and locally made foods and enjoy live music at the Marin Civic Center farmer's market in San Rafael, Sunday, 8 am–1 pm.
- Learn about yoga and mindfulness at Marin Country Mart in Larkspur, Sunday, 10:30–11:15 am.
- Join Just Dance Academy for their annual winter performance at Marin Center in San Rafael, Sunday, 2 pm.
- Gather 'round the campfire at Presidio Tunnel Tops for an NPS ranger talk, Sunday, 4 pm.
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