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The Weekender: Tony Saunders Band at George's and More

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

When: Friday, Aug. 31

Where: , 842 Fourth St.

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $16


Son of legendary musician Merl Saunders, Tony Saunders's life has been a musical adventure that would be impossible to duplicate. As a child, he was taught piano by Herbie Hancock and for his tenth birthday received an electric organ as a gift from Sly Stone.

Saunders and the Romancing the Bass Band can guarantee a fantastic good time, incredible energy and the highest level of music which will have you feeling the love that only the bass can deliver.

When: Saturday, Sept. 1

Where: , Solano St & California Ave.

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Bring your excess fruit and veggies to exchange with other gardeners this weekend at an exchange sponsored by the Marin Open Garden Project. This event will continue through October.

When: Friday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 23

Where: , 890 Belle Ave.

Time: 8 p.m. (4 p.m. for matinees)

Cost: $20

Robert Currier directs this saucy, fast-paced romantic romp about a charming, young man who is a pathological liar. Featuring rhyming couplets, high energy and comic timing, playwright David Ives' clever adaptation of Pierre Corneille's 17th-century French farce was heralded as "a true comic gem" when commissioned and presented by Washington D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre in 2010.

"It's neither exactly a translation nor an adaptation," David Ives said in a 2010 Playbill article. "It's what I call a translaptation...The play is partly a social satire about how lies work within a society, within love, how lies are woven into the fabric of things. It shows how lies can feed love and actually create happiness."

When: Monday, Sept. 3

Where: 129 Carlos Dr.

Time: 8 p.m.

Cost: $25

Come to CirqueFly Marin, to get a bite-sized taste of the beautiful cirque-inspired art form, that’s also a kick-butt sculpting and toning workout for everybody and every body. This unique program was developed by award-winning cirque performer and coach Cypher Zero.

Absolute beginners are welcome, and everyone gets into the air on day one. Classes for adults and kids 8 and up are available, starting at $25, at times that fit your busy schedule. Hurry, enrollment is limited. First come, first fly! Register now.

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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