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Summer is officially in the air here in Marin and that means plenty of trips to the pool, double scoop ice cream cones and outdoor movies in the park! Grab your blankets, pack a picnic dinner (complete with a nice bottle of rosé, of course) and head to the fun. Official start times for this is generally “when it’s dark enough to see the movie.” So, get there with enough time to secure prime real estate on the grass and settle in for some good family fun.

Arrive Marin’s Guide to 2018 Outdoor Movies in the Park:

San Anselmo | Creek Park | Saturday Evenings | More information HERE

June 2: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
June 9: Indiana Jones and The Raiders of the Lost Ark
June 16: La La Land
June 23: Frozen (sing along night!)
June 30: Angels in the Outfield
July 7: Secret Life of Pets
July 14: Ratatouille
July 21: NO MOVIE, 17th Annual Beatles Tribute with live music
July 28: Casablanca
August 4: The Incredibles
August 11: The Goonies
August 18: Top Gun
August 25: Grease
September 1: Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 1
September 8: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
September 15: A View to a Kill
September 22: Star Wars, The Last Jedi
September 29: The Karate Kid
October 6: Happy Feet
October 13: E.T.
October 20: Pirates of the Caribbean, Curse of the Black Pearl
October 27: Ghostbusters

Mill Valley | Old Mill ParkFriday Evenings | More information HERE

June 8: Grease
July 6: The Last Jedi
August 3: The Incredibles
September 7: The Lion King
October 5: Zootopia

Fairfax | Contratti Park Baseball Field |  Friday | More information HERE

June 8: Moana

Larkspur | Marin Country Mart | Wednesday Evenings @ 6 pm | More information HERE

June 20: Wizard of Oz
June 27: Winnie the Pooh
July 11: Mary Poppins
July 18: A Bug’s Life
August 1: Paddington

Mt Tam | Cushing Memorial Amphitheater | Saturday @ 7:30 pm | More information HERE

July 28: Apollo 13

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With a long weekend in front of us and perfect weather in the forecast, there’s nothing better than a staycation right here in Marin. We think picture-perfect Sausalito is the ideal place to spend a day. In typical Marin style, we’d like to offer up a work hard/play hard kind of itinerary. Ok, so the “work” we are referring to is a beautiful hike with breathtaking views of The Bay but hey, that’s our kind of day!

One Perfect Day in Sausalito

Hike: Morning Sun Trail to SCA Trail

This gorgeous trail is known for beautiful sunrise vistas, sweeping Pacific Ocean views that include the Golden Gate Bridge and Angel Island and wildflowers throughout.

The hike: about 4.8 miles round-trip, intermediate in difficulty
Getting there: Hwy 101, exit 443 at Spencer Avenue, the trailhead is on the right, 300 feet from the off-ramp
Parking: free on the service road or in Park & Ride lot

Indulge: Cavallo Point Spa

After that scenic hike (did we mention that it starts with 200 steps up to the trail?) you deserve a little relaxation. Head to our favorite Marin spa, Cavallo Point.

Arrive Marin favorites: Himalayan Salt Stone Massage & the Cavallo Signature Facial
Reservations: a must, book your appointment here
Nothing but time: bring the newspaper and lounge post-treatment by the heated outdoor meditation pool

Dine & Drink: Farley Bar, Cavallo Point

We can’t think of a better way to end this day than with a great meal and a holiday weekend cocktail (or two). We are crazy about the vibe on the outdoor deck at Farley Bar.

What to eat: small plates to share is our favorite way to go at this hotspot. We love Farley Bar’s comfort food such as the sake-braised short rib sliders, smoked trout deviled eggs and the roasted onion truffle dip with housemade potato chips.
What to drink: if there was ever the perfect time and place to sit and sip a bottle of champagne, this is it! Farley Bar is also known for some of the best artisanal cocktails such as the ginger snapper (whiskey, rosé wine & ginger liqeur) and the spicy paloma (jalapeño tequila, lime & grapefruit).
Insider tip: if that NorCal fog starts to roll in, ask for one of the hotel’s warm wool blankets to get cozy and stay awhile. Heck, book a room and stay all night at this fabulous hotel!

 

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One of the Bay Area’s premier wine events, the Tiburon Wine Festival, is this weekend on May 19.  Set along The Bay in stunning downtown Tiburon, this is a fabulous opportunity to taste wines from both established and small production wineries as well as a chance to meet the winemakers.  The day is set to be spectacular with delicious food from local purveyors, live music and a silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind wine experiences. As an added bonus, the weather on Saturday is set to be spectacular! Tickets can only be purchased in advance so get them now and here.

THE DETAILS

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Location: Point Tiburon Plaza

Tickets: Advance only, $80 for unlimited food and wine tasting!

The Fine Print: You must be 21 to attend, no infants, strollers or animals allowed on event grounds

 

 

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