Check out some of the things on the San Rafael Calendar and see if there's something for you.
San Rafael Young Performers and present A Chorus Line. Over 40 Youth Performers ages 7 to 18 years of age have been rehearsing since the start of summer, under the direction of Sharon Boucher, with musical direction by Daniel Savio and choreography by Haley Clair. Audiences are in for a treat as the talented young performers enthusiastically bring this musical classic to life on stage.
If you go: Tickets run between $15 to $20 Thursday and Friday’s shows begin at 7:30 p.m., Saturday’s show is at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday’s shows are at 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available at www.cityofsanrafael.org or by calling 415-485-3333. Opening night includes special cabaret-like setting for audience. All shows take place at the located at 618 B Street in San Rafael.
Join us for our third "Art Yard Sale.” Find unique and affordable works of art, art supplies, art materials and more. Artists will be selling paintings, sketches, studies, pottery, photographs, jewelry, T-shirts, handmade purses, prints, photographs, sculptures, mixed media pieces, giclées, cards, gifts, painting supplies, drawing supplies, ceramic supplies, photographic supplies, jewelry supplies, beads, frames, magnets, excess art materials, used art furniture, overstock paper, art books and more, all at bargain prices!
If you go: The sale is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Susan Kirby Place garden behind the building at the main gallery on 1337 Fourth St. in San Rafael.
Join us for the Paw Prints Dog Walk at in San Rafael. Paw Prints is a great way for you and your canine companions to help raise funds—and awareness—for the Marin Humane Society shelter animals.
If you go: The registration fee is $25 and begins at 9 a.m. From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. participants will take a leisurely walk around scenic McInnis Park. Choose from a 1.7 mile walk or take the shorter route of just over one mile. Hang out after the walk to watch agility demos and visit vendors with fun stuff for you and your canine companions. McInnis Park is at 310 Smith Ranch Road in San Rafael.
Saturday: –Balkan Romani Music with the Brass Menažeri.
Whether you bring the family or make it a date night, bring your own picnic or buy some delicious Middle Eastern food from , dance or just want to kick back, tonight’s concert features Balkan Romani music. Enjoy Serbian, Macedonian, Greek and Rajasthani Roma music with its wild rhythms, soulful vocals and sizzling improvisations with The Brass Menažeri. Get there early, throw a blanket on the ground or bring a low chair and settle in for a great summer evening of music.
If you go: Tickets at the door are $25 public / $20 JCC members, children 6–17: $5, and children 5 and under are free. Advance tickets are $20 and can be bought by clicking here. The show starts at 7 p.m. (with doors opening at 6:15 p.m.) to 10 p.m. at the , 200 N. San Pedro Road in San Rafael.
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Instrument experts from all over the world will be here, along with dealers, artists, collectors, foreign buyers, authors and celebrities. The show will also feature exhibits of old, rare, celebrity-owned, new and used guitars, amps, banjos, effects, memorabilia and equipment. Previous attendees include Carlos Santana, Joe Satriani, Billy Gibbons, Neil Young, Huey Lewis, John Fogerty, Axl Rose, Albert Lee and Green Day. Participants are encouraged to bring items to sell, trade or to have appraised.
If you go: Adult admission is $15, Children under 12 are free if accompanied by an adult. The show starts at 10 a.m. at the Marin Civic Center Exhibit Hall, 10 Avenue of the Flags in San Rafael.
The Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Whole Foods Market present Tour de Marin. Join all classes of cyclists on a 40-mile ride through scenic Marin and then watch the final stage of the Tour de France (Champs-Élysées) in the afternoon. There will be great food all along the ride, including fine gourmet cuisine from Marin artisan cheese and bread makers. You'll ride past Big Rock, see redwood groves and horse stables, and take in a feast at the Nicasio energizer station.
If you go: Tour de Marin registration is $40 with all proceeds going to MCBC's efforts to open the Alto Tunnel to bicycles, which will complete Marin's North/South Bicycle Greenway. The registration fee includes an organic cotton ride t-shirt to first 200 riders, pre-race breakfast treats at , a well stocked energizer station at Nicasio Valley Cheese Company, a swag bag featuring Whole Foods Market vendors and bike stuff and support and SAG wagon The 40-mile benefit ride will start and end at Whole Foods Market’s San Rafael Store. After the ride, cyclists are encouraged to head to Pizza Orgasmica to watch the final stage of the Tour de France on the large screen. All ride levels welcome, no one is left behind. The ride will be supported with ride leaders, sweepers and course marshals from the Marin Cyclists and a SAG (support and gear) wagon courtesy of Mike's Bikes. To register click here.
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