Telli Entertainment & Activities
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Tiburon, CA 94920
Halloween's going to be different this year, but it's still going to be fun with lots of creative activities to choose from for both kids and adults.
Blue Moon San Francisco Bay Sail
Sail aboard the Freda B on a moonrise sail that celebrates the moon rising during sunset and the upcoming blue moon on Halloween. Boarding is at 4:45 p.m. for the two-hour cruise on San Francisco Bay. $125. Space is limited.
Schooner Freda B, Slip 465, 100 Bay St., Sausalito
Scarecrows, socially-distanced treats for kids, fall-themed cocktails for grownups and a chance for photo ops in the gardens are all part of the fun at Cornerstone, noon to 5 p.m., Friday, October 30, and Saturday, October 31. Entry is free, but registration to reserve an entrance time is required.
Noon to 5 p.m., Fri., Oct. 30, and Sat., Oct. 31
23570 Arnold Drive, Sonoma
Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos, San Rafael
Art and cooking workshops, altar-making demonstrations and dance are among the events offered virtually for San Rafael’s 32nd Annual Dia de los Muertos.
Various dates through Sun., Nov. 1
Trick or Treat
Pini Hardware in Novato offers a free drive-through Trick or Treat, 2 to 4:30 p.m., behind the store. Kids, who are encouraged to wear spooky masks, will get pre-packaged goodie bags and Halloween crafts to take home.
15354 South Novato Blvd., Novato
Trick or Treat
Novato Theater Company celebrates Halloween with Fright Night, a Night of Magic, Music and Mayhem, a fundraiser that features local singers with horror-themed songs and two award-winning performers to amaze the audience with magical tricks and tale tales. An online auction featuring a range of items from handmade jigsaw puzzles to live crabs will be open through October 28.
Streamed live on You Tube
7 p.m., Sat., Oct. 24
The Bay Area Discovery Museum has planned a series of themed activities leading up to Halloween, and they require reservations for specific timeslots. Space is limited, and some days are sold out. The sponsor breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m., Sat., Oct. 24, starts at $275 for a family of four.
557 McReynolds Rd., Sausalito
Halloween at Home
The Town of San Anselmo offers a week’s worth of activities including pumpkin carving, costume, story and drawing competitions, as well as Scary Film Friday. All events are virtual.
Lark Drive-in Movie Under the Stars
Get spooked at the Lark Theatre's special series of seasonal drive-in movies. $30 per car.
7:30 p.m., Wed., Oct. 28: National Theatre Live Frankenstein
6:15 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 29: Ghostbusters
8:45 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 29: What We Do in the Shadows
6:30 p.m., Fri., Oct. 30, Beetlejuice
8:45 p.m., Fri., Oct. 30, Shaun of the Dead
6:15 p.m., Sat., Oct. 31, Young Frankenstein
9 p.m., Sat., Oct. 31, The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Village at Corte Madera, 1557 Redwood Highway, Corte Madera
Marin Center Halloween Fair Food Drive-Thru Spooktakular
Drive to the Marin Center in costume and get spooked with family-friendly activities and Halloween surprises that you can enjoy from your car. Fair food, such as black and orange cotton candy, churros and funnel cake will also be available. $10 per car.
Fri., Oct. 23 to Sun., Nov. 1
4 to 9 p.m., weekdays
11 a.m. to 9 p.m., weekends
Marin Theatre Company
MTC offers a storytelling workshop with a Halloween theme on Saturday, October 31, on Zoom. Chidlren in first through fifth grade and their families will experience the joy of bringing together the worlds of storytelling and theatre together through creative play, games, crafts and their own imaginations. Registration is required by Thursday, October 29.
Pumpkin Patch at Marin Country Mart
Marin Country Mart’s pumpkin patch is open every day in October and is on a honor system. Prices are set for small, medium and large pumpkins, and buys put their payment in a designated box.
2257 Larkspur Landing Circle
Mystery, Magic & the Macabre
Murphy Productions hosts a special edition of their regular Saturday Salon to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve, Día de los Muertos, Samhain, Harvest and Autumn. Get into costume, show off pumpkin art and enjoy the festivities. Registration is required. $5 to $20. Proceeds benefit programs at the O’Hanlon Center for the Arts in Mill Valley.
6 to 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 31, on Zoom
Nicasio Pumpkin Patch
Pick a pumpkin, enjoy food from Big Jim’s BBQ and dress in costume for a chance to win a free pumpkin.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon. to Fri.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. & Sun.
5300 Nicasio Valley Rd., Nicasio
Nicasio Valley Cheese Company
Nick’s Cove Pumpkins on Pikes Carve
Carve a pumpkin and put your creation on a pike along the water’s edge or pier.
11a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun., Oct. 25
23240 Highway 1, Marshall
Nick’s Cove & Cottages
Night of the Living Dead
San Jose Theatre Company reimagines the Zombie favorite Night of the Living Dead in a virtual presentation that's a hybrid of theater, film and classic radio. Screenings, on Zoom, are $40.
Wed., Oct. 28 to Sat., Oct. 31.
Night of the Living Dead
Peter Pumpkin Patch
Go into the field to pick a pumpkin and cut it fresh from the vine and experience the fall harvest. Go on a hayride, make your way through a corn maze, dig potatoes, groove to live music, and enjoy fresh pumpkin ice cream. Through Oct. 31. Dogs are welcome but must be on leash.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon. to Fri.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat. & Sun.
4235 Spring Hill Rd., Petaluma
Peter Pumpkin Patch
Pronzini Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Village
Pick your own pumpkin, visit with the animals and take a walk along a haunted nature trail every day through Halloween. Pony rides for kids and barbecue items at the Cowgirl Café are available on Saturday and Sunday.
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.
10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Fri. and Sat.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun., October 31
3795 Adobe Road, Petaluma
Sounds of Halloween
The Berkeley Advanced Media Institute recommends free spooky and horror sound effects for Halloween, including a witch's cackle, a creaking haunted house and swamp sounds from freesoundeffects.com.
San Rafael Recreation and San Rafael Library present A Virtual Halloween with photos of Spooktacular Houses and a Halloween Pet Parade and activities that include Twisted Trivia Tuesday on Zoom on Tuesday, October 27, and Boo-Tacular Bingo on Zoom on Wednesday, October 28. Look for announcements and photos on their instagram and Facebook pages. You'll also find crafts, activities and the locations of Halloween drive-throughs.
Virtual Magic Show
Magician Mike Della Penna appears in a free virtual Halloween Show, courtesy of Novato Parks & Recreation. Preregistration is required.
6 to 5:30 p.m., Mon., Oct. 26