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The Weekender: Pacific Pinball Expo Comes to Marin Civic Center

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

Pacific Pinball Exposition

When: Friday, Sept. 21

Where: Civic Center Lagoon Park, Civic Center Dr & Memorial Dr,

Time: 10 a.m.

Cost: $15

The Pacific Pinball Museum of Alameda is sponsoring its 6th annual Pacific Pinball Exposition at the Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall in San Rafael. It will have a huge variety of pinball and other games spanning the last 80 years from the museum's collection as well as historic displays, unique artwork and science exhibits from other pinball collectors and enthusiasts.

All machines will be set to free play so you can step back in time and play a game on a historic "woodrail" from the 1950s or try to beat the high score on one of the many newer games produced in the last decade.

West End Village Culture Crawl 2

When: Friday, Sept. 21

Where: West End Village

Time: 6 p.m.

Cost: Free

Join the West End Village for a showcase of local businesses. Three blocks of shops show off their stuff with discounts, sales, entertainment, art, live music and food.

Stop by Bananas At Large for free live music by The Herrings. They'll be playing their own brand of Neo-Folk from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.

You Did What To My Comics?

When: Sept. 9  to Nov. 30

Where: Bernard Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N San Pedro Rd.

Time: 4 p.m.

Cost: Free

From afar, these papercuts might remind you of a Chagall window. But up close, the magic is revealed: artist Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik layers meaning into his work by meticulously positioning cut-up pieces of comic books, maps and holy books destined for ritual burial beneath delicately sliced paper.

The result is visual biblical commentary that uses the dialog and imagery of familiar comic books (think Iron Man, the Hulk, etc.) to tell another story. Filtered through the twin lenses of traditional paper cutting and contemporary graphic storytelling, his work visually reinterprets popular bible stories such as the burning bush, the parting of the Red Sea, the orbits of the planets and Noah and the ark.

Bocce Tournament Fundraiser

When: Sunday, Sept. 23

Where: Marin Bocce Federation, 550 B St.

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Cost: $65 for individual/$250 for a team

Come one come all and join in the fun at the Bocce ball fundraiser. The master of ceremonies will be Bill Hamm. Registration starts at 9:30 .m. and the tournament begins at 10:30. The silent auction closes at 2:00!

Questions? Call Mary at 415-472-0211 or click here info@warmwishes.org

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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