The Weekender: Jewish Film Festival Comes to the Smith Rafael

Check out what's happening in San Rafael this weekend.

When: Friday, Aug. 3

Where: Oak Plaza next to Kohl’s

Time: 6 p.m.

Cost: Free

Contino is a unique blues/americana quintet that has just finished recording a new CD at world famous Studio D, in Sausalito, Calif., with Joel Jaffe producing. Featuring Maria Muldaur, the CD is slated for a late summer release.  The band has al Tours in Europe and the west coast. Contino also has a dozen (or more), original songs to follow up the 11 currently on “Sausalito Sessions."  will be selling select menu items andwill have their signature beer on tap.

When: Saturday, Aug. 4 through Monday, Aug. 6

Where: , 1118 Fourth St 

Time: All day

Cost: $12

The 32nd San Francisco Jewish Film Festival screens over 65 compelling glimpses of the Jewish experience from around the world. July 19 through Aug. 6 in Bay Area theaters in Palo Alto, San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland and San Rafael. Find information about tickets, schedule, special guests, events and more at www.sfjff.org.

When: Saturday, Aug. 4

Where: , 200 N San Pedro Rd.

Time: 7 p.m.

Cost: $5

The 2012 Summer Nights Festival is a series of five celebrations for all ages presented by The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts. Each celebration brings in hundreds of all ages for an evening under summer skies in the heart of Marin County. Guests are encouraged to create an evening to suit their lifestyle, whether they bring the kids or a date, dance or sit back and enjoy the music, bring a picnic or purchase a dinner on site from either Roadside BBQ or Sol Food.

When: Saturday, Aug. 4

Where: 101 Marinwood Ave,

Time: 9 a.m.

Cost: Free

Marinwood Community Farmers Market is putting on a summer carnival, complete with games, prizes, jumpies, ponies, crafts and good ol' fashioned fun. There will also be a kids open mic hour from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. with Ian Franklin, a music therapist and local musician. 

Looking for more to do this weekend? Check out all the events listed for the weekend on our calendar.

Do you have an event going that is not in our calendar? Well, our calendar is open for everyone to post your own events and have them go live on the site right away.

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