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  • Far West Fest stays true her roots
    Far West Fest 2014 an exceptional blend of music, food, and community
    Far West Fest (FWF) in Marin County’s picturesque Pt. Reyes Station is so much more than an amazing music festival, so much more than a delectable attraction for local-vores and foodies; it’s a celebration of community, a participation...
  • MSP's "As You Like It" delivers humor and charm to Dominican's outdoor stage
    MSC's "As You Like It" delivers humor and charm to Dominican's outdoor stage
    The Marin Shakespeare Company (MSC) kicks off its Silver Anniversary season with a rousing rendition of the Bard’s well-loved comic romp “As You Like It,” rife with one-of-a-kind portrayals of some of Shakespeare’s most...
  • Sausalito waterfront
    Sausalito attracts celebrities, and launch of SF's oldest ship
    The village of Sausalito is popular with celebrities like Robert Downey, Jr. (video) who hosted his wife's birthday there last fall. Just last week, it was the site of a rebirth as California's oldest ship, the sloop Freda B., hit the...
  • Field to Fork: Marin's Farmers' Markets and Farm Stands
    Field to Fork: Marin's Farmers' Markets and Farm Stands
    Looking for farm fresh kale or fresh artisan cheeses? Organic raspberries or stone fruit? Fresh chard or fresh-pressed olive oil?You will find this—and much more— presented in delightful seasonal bounty direct from the producers at...
  • Chocolate Easter bunnies
    Easter in Marin
    Easter is upon us (April 20th this year) and Easter egg hunts, photos and breakfast with the Easter Bunny and other special events are starting to happen throughout Marin. Here's where to find fun Easter egg hunts and other Easter events for...
  • Wildflowers color the hills of Marin
    Wildflower Walks In Marin
    Spring brings a dazzling wildflower show to the hills and valleys of Marin. Starting in February and peaking in mid-April, the county's park and open space lands are speckled in white, red, pink, orange, yellow and purple blooms. Hundreds of...
  • Marin's Dog Parks: Something to Bark About
    Marin's Dog Parks: Something to Bark About
    Scenic Marin County, just north of San Francisco, is a great place to be a dog. Fresh air, sunshine, beaches, trails, and lots of aromatic wafts to whiff. There's also an abundance of pooch-friendly parks where your dog can run free and be,...
  • Northern California microbrews showcased at the Fairfax Brewfest
    Suds aplenty come to the Fairfax Brewfest
    On Saturday, March 15, the annual rite of spring known as the Fairfax Brewfest will soak the small North Bay town's historic Pavilion in suds, music and frivolity. A record twenty-three brewers are on board this year (this is the 19th annual...
  • Bay Area has America's most expensive housing 2014
    Bay Area has America's most expensive housing 2014
    As if you didn't already think it was so, Forbes Magazine has crunched the data and -- the San Francisco area is #1 on the list. Whether it's the Facebook millionaires or the exodus of wealthy Chinese buyers seeking world-class real estate...
  • Cataract Falls Hiking, Marin County, California
    Marin’s Top Waterfall Hikes
    The rainy season has finally hit Marin and the county’s highest peak—Mount Tamalpais—recorded a whopping 20 inches of precipitation from the first big storm of the season. For nature-lovers, the big rainfall means great waterfall...
  • Romantic views from Marin's headlands
    Romantic Escapes in Marin County
    Valentine's Day is Friday, February 14 and there’s no better place in the San Francisco Bay area to celebrate romance than in scenic Marin County.Romantic DiningFrom steak houses to fine Italian trattoria, Marin offers an abundance of...
  • The rocky coast near Marin's Drakes Bay
    Tale of A Fateful Ship: "The San Agustín: California Shipwreck" Airs January 22
    Over 400 years ago, in November, 1595, a Spanish galleon, the San Agustín, was journeying along Marin's rocky coastllne in stormy weather, and sank off Point Reyes near Drake's Bay.The ship was one of the fabled Manila Galleons that sailed...
  • Point Reyes Lighthouse
    Oysters, Whales and a Lighthouse in Marin
    What do fresh oysters, whales and a historic lighthouse have in common? They are all found along the coastline of West Marin on the bucolic Point Reyes peninsula.Built in 1870, the Point Reyes lighthouse is a lonely outpost set on the cliffs of...
  • West Marin's Heidrun Meadery
    Barrels of Fun at Marin's Tasting Rooms
    Marin has very modest wine-producing production when compared to neighboring Napa and Sonoma counties. But the lack of quantity is made up by Marin vintners' uniqueness and quality. Two local producers of fine fermented drinks, Trek Winery and...
  • Holiday shopping in dowtown San Rafael
    Civilized shopping in Marin's historic town centers
    Holiday shopping has reached a frenzied pitch and the Bay Area's big box malls are bursting at the seams. It's a fine time to explore the more peaceful shopping opportunities just across the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin, where historic,...