The Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD continues for its fifth season. Don’t miss the chance to experience the Met live at the Lark Theater. Patricia Racette sings the title role in Anthony Minghella’s stunning production of Madama Butterfly, a new classic of the Met repertory, opposite Marcello Giordani.
If you go: Tickets are $15 and the show is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the, 549 Magnolia Avenue in Larkspur.
Marin County Parks celebrate the renovation and reopening of . The event includes interpretive walks hosted by the Friends of Corte Madera Creek, fun activities for kids, petanque demonstrations, and healthy snacks.
If you go: This free event is from 2-4 p.m. at Hal Brown Park, at Creekside, across from in Kentfield.
Come and enjoy an outdoor style BBQ while watching a baseball game on the big screen, Giants vs. Oakland A's. There will be a hamburger and hot dog bar provided as well as soft drinks and game day style goodies.
If you go: Dads cost $10 and sons are $8. At the , 498 Tamalpais Drive in Corte Madera. Call 415-927-5072 to reserve your space.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
This Father’s Day weekend, the First Base Foundation continues its highly competitive 19 and under, wood-bat tournament to honor Johnnie Baker, father of Cincinnati Reds Manager Dusty Baker. First Base Foundation is a grassroots organization devoted to supporting student athletes both on and off the baseball field. This event showcases the skills of a large group of talented, young athletes from around the Bay Area as well as 11 other teams from the greater Western US. With scouts present at many of the games, this Father’s Day Tournament provides an important opportunity for players to be seen and get recognized. The tournament takes place in five different field locations: Marin Catholic in Kentfield; in Corte Madera; Drake High School in San Anselmo; Campolindo High School in Orinda; and College of Marin in Kentfield. Take the family to see a free tournament featuring the highest level of competitive baseball in the Bay Area.
If you go: The free tournament schedule can be found here.
Saturday and Sunday:
The Marin Art Festival is our county’s lawn party for the arts and “one of the most beautiful out door art festivals in the nation.” The event now in its 15th year, features work from over 250 artists from across the globe who are eager to share their work and discuss their creative process. The festival will host an artist preview and silent auction as well as continue it popular hourly raffle for “art bucks”, $100 towards the purchase of art with participating artists. The festival is full of color and surprise and offers a unique line up of entertainment including whimsical stilt walkers, hands-on art projects for children, live music featuring some of the best Bay Area bands and fresh delicious oysters from Drakes Bay Oysters. As is tradition, Taiko drumming starts off the festival each morning. Back by popular demand will be the Marin Dance Showcase Stage featuring many dance styles from Hula to Hip Hop! This year's Master Artist is Tom Killion of West Marin. His woodcut prints of California and the Sierras are internationally celebrated.
If you go: Admission is $10.00. Children 14 and under are free. The festival is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Civic Center Lagoon Park, Civic Center Dr. & Memorial Dr. in San Rafael.
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