Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. www.bookpassage.com 11/01: Alison Owings Owings discusses â€œIndian Voices: Listening to Native Americans.â€? 7pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. www.bookpassage.com 11/02: Christie Nelson Nelson reads from her novel â€œDreaming Mill Valley.â€? 7pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. www.bookpassage.com
Film Events 10/27: 2012 Marin Italian Film Festival Six new, award-winning Italian feature films. 5:309:15pm. $14 single film, $78 all six Showcase Theatre, Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. 473-6800. www.italianfilm.com
10/27: Lark Theater presents Live at the Met: Verdiâ€™sâ€˜Otelloâ€™ Verdiâ€™s Shakespearean masterpiece returns to the Met with Johan Botha in the title role opposite the acclaimed Desdemona of star soprano RenĂŠe Fleming. Semyon Bychkov conducts. 10am1:30pm. $30. Lark Theater, 549 Magnolia, Larkspur. 924-5111. www.larktheater.net
Community Events (Misc.) 10/26-28: International Vintage Poster Fair Thousands of posters dated from the 1890s1980s will be on display and available for purchase throughout the weekend. 5-6pm. $15 for a weekend pass, Free admission for showgoers under the age of 25 Fort Mason Center, Conference Center Building A, S.F.. (800) 856-8069. www.posterfair.com 10/27: Back In Time Step back in time to about 18,000 years ago and watch as the sea level rises to form one of the largest natural estuaries in the world called the SF Bay Estuary. 9-10am. Free. Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalto. 332-3871. www.spn.usace.army.mil/bmvc
10/27: History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Join Ranger Bill to learn about the â€œWhen/ Where/Why/What/How,â€? the diverse, complex, many faceted missions, goals and objectives of the USACEâ€™s â€œBirthâ€? in 1775 under General George Washington. 2-3pm. Free. Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalto. 332-3871. www.spn.usace.army.mil/bmvc 10/27: Marin Singles Halloween Party Meet new friends. Admission includes a costume contest, plus dancing. 8-11:45pm. $10. Embassy Suites Hotel, 101 McInnis Pkwy., San Rafael. 507-9962. www.thepartyhotline.com 10/27: Practice SAT Test Free Practice SAT tests offered under the direction of Adam Piacente of Marin SAT Prep. 10am-2pm. Free. San Rafael Public Library, 1100 E St., San Rafael. 485-3321.
10/28: Sunday Morning Meditative Hike Easy walk around Lake Lagunitas. Meet at the Fairfax Community Church at 8am for carpooling or at 8:20am in the Lake Lagunitas parking lot at the animal postings board. 8-10am. Free. Fairfax Community Church, 2398 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax. 10/30: Brainstormers Pub Trivia Join quizmaster Rick Tosh for a fun and friendly team trivia competition. 8-10:30pm. Free. Finneganâ€™s Marin, 877 Grant Ave., Novato. 899-1516. www.finnegansmarin.com 10/31: Classic Hikes of North America Adventure journalist and photographer Peter Potterfield showcases his latest wilderness adventures including some breathtaking backpacking trips, featured in his just-released â€œClassic Hikes of North America.â€? 7-8:30pm. Free. Corte Madera Town Center TEMPORARY Community Room, 411 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera. 927-1938. www.rei.com/cortemadera
10/31: Mountain Lions and Coyotes in Marin Join Chief Park Ranger Rob Ruiz at the White House Pool in Inverness on Halloween afternoon to discuss the natural history of Marinâ€™s two largest carnivores: the mountain lion and the coyote.
1-2pm. Free - visit website for directions. White House Pool Park, Sir Francis Drake, Inverness. 473-4045. www.marincountyparks.org
11/01: An Introduction to Tibetan Medicine Learn the history of the origins of Tibetan medicinal theory from a renowned physician Dr. Tsering Chozom, on a rare visit to the states. 6:30-9pm. $35 suggested donation. Gathering Thyme, 226 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo. 524-8693. www.gatheringthyme.com/events.html#tsering 11/01: Coyotes in our Midst Camilla Fox, founding Executive Director of Project Coyote and Wildlife Consultant will reveal the complex world of this resourceful native predator and strategies for human coyote coexistence. 1-2:30pm. Free. Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club, One West Blithedate, Mill Valley. 388-8445. www.projectcoyote.org
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10/27: Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower Smithsonian Folkways recording artist performs for a Harvest Festival benefiting the Waldorf-Inspired Program at Lagunitas School. 11am-4pm. $8 adults, $5 kids (4-12) Lagunitas School , 1 Lagunitas School Road, San Geronimo. www.lagunitaswi.org
10/27: Grand Opening ofâ€˜Justice and Judgmentâ€™ Exhibition Bring the whole family to the opening of the newest exhibition. There will be a vintage police car on display from the Novato Police Department and crafts for the kids. 11am-4pm. Free. Marin History Museum, 1125 B St., San Rafael. 454-8538. www.marinhistory.org 10/27: Halloween Hijinks with Andy Z â€œThe Grand Scream of Thingsâ€? CD release performance. 10am $5-14. Bay Area Discovery Museum, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito. 339-3900. www.badm.org 10/27: Pirate Party at Falkirk Mansion Calling at Scallywags. Put on your best pirate gear, gather your crew and report to your Captain. Be entertained by pirates, share grog and a feast and search for buried treasure. Noon. $18. Falkirk Mansion, 1408 Mission Ave., San Rafael. 485-3328. www.falkikrculturalcenter.org 10/27: WildCare Family Adventures Halloween at Deer Park. Take a short hike in Deer Park looking for signs of autumn. Bring a snack and gather under the â€œHalloween Treeâ€? for stories. All ages welcome. 10am-noon. Free. Deer Park, end of Porteous Ave., Fairfax. 453-1000, ext.17. www.wildcarebayarea.org 10/27:Halloween Family Farm Day Activities will include simple costume making with recycled materials, a spooky tour of the garden and worm compost plus warm treats from the kitchen. Costumes encouraged. 10am-2pm $30-95, under 2 free. Slide Ranch, 2025 Shoreline Hwy. , Muir Beach. 3816155. ww.slideranch.org
10/28: Town Center Annual Trick-or-Treat Day Children of all ages will have the exciting opportunity to fill up their bags with treats and goodies from all participating Town Center merchants. Noon-3pm. Free. Town Center, 100 Corte
TUESDAY NIGHT COMEDY MARK PITTA & FRIENDS
PACIFIC GUITAR ENSEMBLE
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The Best in Stand Up Comedy
10/26-28: Zombie Wasteland Haunted House 2:30-4:30pm for not scary; 5-6:30pm for
ers will perform their quirky jangle-pop for kids & families. www.hipwaders.net 4-7:30pm. $8 general admission, with children 3 and under free. Mill Valley Golf Course Clubhouse, 267 Buena Vista Ave., Mill Valley. www.cityofmillvalley.org 10/26: Nature for Kids: Stafford Lake Visit a pond, a permanent creek and a marsh then talk about the animals that live in these wet habitats. 10am-1pm. Park entrance fee waived for participants. Stafford Lake Park, 3549 Novato Blvd., Novato. 893-9508. www.marincountyparks.org
Original music, fresh arrangements of great composers
BILL KIRCHEN WITH AUSTIN DE LONE & SPECIAL GUEST HEIDI CLARE
FRI OCT 26 8PM
GRAMMY-nominated guitarist & sensational American Roots Band
SAT OCT 27 8PM
HOUSE OF FLOYD
The music of Pink Floyd mesmerizing audiences for over 4 decades!
MARIAH PARKERâ€™S SUN INDO LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE OCT 28 First-Class World Music Mixing Latin Jazz with East Indian Influences...
MY SON THE WAITER A JEWISH TRAGEDY
Part standup/part theater A one-man show featuring Brad Zimmerman
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Dinner Jazz at Nourish Grill James Moseley Band R&B, Dance, Funk & Soul 7PM/NO COVER TAM FAMILY Celebrate Rocktoberfest with Greg Loiacono (The Mother Hips) Scott Thunes (Frank Zappa, The Mother Hips), Kenny Blacklock & Jeff Miller (Tea Leaf Green) 6:30PM/$17 COVER w/drink ticket Connie Ducey Jazz to Torch Songs with vibrant danceable energy 7PM/NO COVER Dinner Jazz at Nourish Grill with Michael Bello & the band Dinner Jazz & Dancing 7PM/NO COVER
classical & jazz guitar
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