Here are some of the highlights happening around the Larkspur and Corte Madera Twin Cities area Oct. 17-18:
Hey everyone, today is Wednesday, so that means it is time to head over to the Corte Madera Town Center Farmers Market.
Check out everything the vendors have to offer -- fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and berries, as well as oils, breads and Mexican and Indian cuisine -- then come back and tell everyone what your favorites are.
The Corte Madera Farmers Market runs from noon-5 p.m., so head on out and grab some cool stuff. And don't forget to check out the Marin Country Mart Farmers Market every Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Wine And Mushrooms: Celebrated vintner Merry Edwards will bring her wine expertise and an impressive selection of wines to the Tavern at Lark Creek on Wednesday for a gourmet evening. She'll pair wines with a special menu featuring wild mushrooms crafted by Chef Aaron Wright. The six-course menu may either be ordered as a prix fixe chef’s menu ($60), or á la carte. Pairings will also be available as a prix fixe program ($55), or by the glass.
“An Evening with Merry Edwards” is a part of The Tavern at lark Creek’s Wild Mushroom and Pinot Noir celebration, happening throughout the month of October 2012.The celebration starts at 5:30 p.m.
• Literary Lunch: Max Byrd sets his latest historical thriller The Paris Deadline against the lively Jazz scene in France. He'll bring a taste of Paris to the Book Passage in Corte Madera on Thursday at 7 p.m. as he shares a tale of love, passion and destruction.
• Adventure Tales: REI's Ron and Joan Breuch explored Machu Picchu and now they're back to share their adventures in a digital presentation of their recent journey with REI Adventures to this magnificent archeological site. The free presentation is Wednesday, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the temporary Community Room in the Corte Madera Town Center.
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