March 2009 Fun Things To Do Throughout The San Francisco Bay Area, Marin County and the Wine Country

Wow!  You can tell that the mild weather that we all enjoy so much is upon us as the local events calendars are bursting with great things to do.  Many of these events are at no cost, or at a small cost – which we are all surely grateful for these days.  Here are a few things to choose from:

 

March through August – Pupping Season for Harbor Seals at Goat Rock Beach

 

March 1 – Tattoos and Blues Arts Festival at the Flamingo Resort in Santa Rosa

 

March 3 – Mark Pitta and Friends Stand Up Comedy at the Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley

 

March 4 – Corte Madera Town Center Farmer’s Market 12:00noon until 5:00pm

 

March 5 – Blue Blanket Bust-Up Bay Area Comedy Improv at 50 Mason Lounge

 

March 5 – Marin County Civic Center Farmer’s Market 8:00am until 1:00pm

 

March 6 – Sonoma Valley Farmer’s Market at Depot Park

 

March 7 – Naked Comedy at San Francisco Comedy College Club House

 

March 7 – Dweezil Zappa at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa

 

March 7 – Russian River Valley Winegrowers Crab and Fennel Fest (starts at 5:30pm)

 

March 7 & 8 – Russian River Wine Road Barrel Tasting Weekend

 

March 8 – Marin County Civic Center Farmer’s Market 8:00am until 1:00pm

 

March 8 – Marin Hunger Walk in downtown San Rafael

 

March 10 – Mark Pitta and Friends Stand Up Comedy at the Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley

 

March 10 – Foxtail Couples Golf and Dinner (if you can put you can play!)

 

March 11 – FULL MOON TONIGHT!  You may want to head out to Stinson Beach or up to Mount Tamalpais or the Headlands or Sugarloaf Ridge or …

 

March 11 – Corte Madera Town Center Farmer’s Market 12:00noon until 5:00pm

 

March 12 – Marin County Civic Center Farmer’s Market 8:00am until 1:00pm

 

March 13 – “Second Friday” Art Walk in downtown San Rafael

 

March 14 – The 158th Annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration

 

March 14 – Naked Comedy at San Francisco Comedy  College Club House

 

March 14 – Landmark Vineyards St. Patrick’s Shindig (in honor of their wine dog, Finnegan)

 

March 14 – Sonoma County Bluegrass and Folk Festival in Sebastopol

 

March 14 – Ladysmith Black Mambazo at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa

 

March 14 & 15 – Russian River Wine Road Barrel Tasting Weekend

 

March 15 – Marin County Civic Center Farmer’s Market 8:00am until 1:00pm

 

March 16 – Learn about the Night Sky at the Robert Ferguson Observatory in the Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Sonoma (starts at 7:30pm)

 

March 17 – Mark Pitta and Friends Stand Up Comedy at the Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley

 

March 17 – Traditional Irish St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Murphy’s Irish Pub on the Plaza in Sonoma

 

March 18 – Corte Madera Town Center Farmer’s Market 12:00noon until 5:00pm

 

March 19 – Socialize, sip wine and support downtown Larkspur businesses at the “Sip N Shop Economic Stimulus Soiree” from 5-8pm, sponsored by the Larkspur Office of Pacific Union Real Estate

 

March 19 – Marin County Civic Center Farmer’s Market 8:00am until 1:00pm

 

March 20 – First Day of Spring!

 

March 20 & 21 – “Pigs and Pinot” at Hotel Healdsburg

 

March 21 – Naked Comedy at San Francisco Comedy  College Club House

March 21 – Public Solar Observing from the Robert Ferguson Observatory at the Sugarloaf Ridge State Park (In 1996, Sugarloaf Ridge State Park became the home of the largest observatory in the western United States which is completely dedicated to public viewing and education. For public viewing schedule, see the Parks Walk Schedule.)

March 21 – Ray Mazarek and Robby Krieger of The Doors at the Napa Valley Opera House

 

March 21 & 22 – “Savor Sonoma Valley” Barrel Tasting at 18 Wineries

 

March 22 – Marin County Civic Center Farmer’s Market 8:00am until 1:00pm

 

March 23 – Learn about the Night Sky at the Robert Ferguson Observatory in the Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Sonoma  (starts at 7:30pm)

 

March 24 – Mark Pitta and Friends Stand Up Comedy at the Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley

 

March 25 – Corte Madera Town Center Farmer’s Market 12:00noon until 5:00pm

 

March 26 – Marin County Civic Center Farmer’s Market 8:00am until 1:00pm

 

March 27 – Lily Tomlin at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa

 

March 28 – Naked Comedy at San Francisco Comedy  College Club House

 

March 28 – “Creation” a Reggae Dance Party at the Mill Valley Masonic Lodge

 

March 28 – EcoTour Hike with wine tasting and lunch at Kunde Family Estate Winery in Kenwood featuring sustainable winegrowing practices

 

March 28 – “From Funk to Feminism” at the di Rosa Preserve from 10am until 12:30pm

 

March 29 – Marin County Civic Center Farmer’s Market 8:00am until 1:00pm

 

March 31 – Mark Pitta and Friends Stand Up Comedy at the Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley

 

 

If you are interested in relocating to the area, or purchasing a home to make this great place a permanent part of your life, visit my website or contact me directly.

 

 

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