Calendar

Thursday, September 25

Journalist Shane Bauer, a Mesa Refuge resident, speaks at 5 p.m. on KWMR’s Epicenter. Tune in to 90.5 FM in Point Reyes Station, 89.9 FM in Bolinas, 92.3 FM in the Valley or stream it at kwmr.org.

The Valley Emergency Readiness Group presents a fun and fast-paced community disaster training from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wilderness Way Classroom, in San Geronimo. Includes hands-on practice in the portable radio network serving the Valley. For information email sgvdisastergroup@yahoo.com or call Jim Fazackerley at (415) 300.7170. 

A music documentary shows at 7 p.m. at the Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center, presented by West Marin School music teacher David Whitney. Free, but donations are appreciated and will benefit the school music program. Popcorn provided; bring your own beverages or snacks.

Karmen Kimball and Alex Lasner play at 9 p.m. at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. 

 

Friday, September 26

Elizabeth Barnet teaches yoga from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Fridays at the Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center. $15 drop-in fee, or $65 for five classes. A gentle yoga class follows from 10:45 a.m. to noon.

Three new exhibits open today at Gallery Route One: Painter Candace Loheed’s “orangeland,” Annalisa Vobis’s multimedia installation, “*pH 8.1 – Denatured Conditions*,” in the Project Space and “This Is Just To Say,” paintings by Will Thoms, in the Annex. A reception will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28 and the exhibit closes with a salon on Sunday, Nov. 2. The Point Reyes Station gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day but Tuesday.

No Place Like Home, a free brunch hosted by minister Bob Grove, takes place from 11 a.m. to noon every fourth Friday of the month at the Bolinas Community Center.  

A farm tour and casual cheese tasting takes place at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays at Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company, north of Point Reyes Station. Learn about the farm’s history, diversification and award-winning conservation practices, including its methane digester and composting program. $20. For reservations visit pointreyescheese.com or call (800) 591.6878.

“Nationalist China (1927 – 1949): The Dream That Became a Nightmare,” a six-week course for seniors presented by the University of California, Berkeley’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, starts today from 1:30 to 3:15 p.m. and continues on Fridays at the Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center. $120, plus a $25 membership fee. For information and registration visit olli.berkeley.edu.

A training for volunteers, caregivers and family members of challenging individuals and couples age 65 and older takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Point Reyes Library. Presented by Dr. Julia Chu and sponsored by the Marin County Free Library. Free.

The Point Reyes Lighthouse is open from 2:30 to 4 p.m. every Friday through Monday, with a ranger in the lens room. Be prepared for a strenuous descent and ascent on the 308 stairs. Hazardous winds and weather will close stairs; for information call (415) 669.1534.

A coastal Marin fiber extravaganza is taking place at Black Mountain Artisans in downtown Point Reyes Station now through Oct. 10, with a reception today from 3 to 6 p.m., featuring Bolinas fiber artists Charmaine Krieger, Patricia Briceno and Marlie de Swart. Woven, felted and knitted garments and accessories, made with locally sourced materials and dyes, are on display and for sale. The shop is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. 

A community apple pressing takes place from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Point Reyes Station town commons. Bring apples (even pears), clean containers and an interest in helping. Donations to the West Marin Commons will be appreciated.

Gan HaLev hosts a Tashlich Friday service at 4 p.m. in Samuel P. Taylor State Park. For information, call (415) 488.4524 or email shalom@ganhalev.org.

Ink + Drink, a musicians’ social, takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. at Ink Paper Plate, in Point Reyes Station. Bring beer and snacks and learn how to print your own letterpress and screenprint posters, CD and LP sleeves and T-shirts. For more information, call (415) 873.6008 or email info@inkpaperplate.com.

Mark Taylor and Joelle Goncalves play flamenco from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tony’s Seafood Restaurant, in Marshall.

Black Mountain Circle Film Series presents “The Overnighters,” an award-winning 2014 documentary, with filmmaker Jesse Moss in attendance at 7:30 p.m. at the Point Reyes Presbyterian Church. $10 tickets available in advance at Point Reyes Books and at the door.

King and Ace play original music at 8 p.m. at Rancho Nicasio. No cover.

Matt Pomo plays at 9 p.m. at the Old Western Saloon, in Point Reyes Station.

The Tom Finch Group plays at 9 p.m. at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. 

 

Saturday, September 27

A class in diaspora dance with Amber Hines takes place from 9 to 10:15 a.m. on Saturdays at the Bolinas Community Center. Adults only; donations appreciated.

The Point Reyes Farmers Market features classical guitar by Zachary Ponce from 9 to 10 a.m. and by the Tomales Bay String Band from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; a chef’s demonstration of handmade tortillas by Sheera and Joaquin of Tortillas de la Tierra at 10 a.m.; and local organic produce and artisan foods and goods sold from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside Toby’s Feed Barn, in Point Reyes Station. The Kids Zone offers bilingual reading time at 11 a.m. 

A Natural History of Point Reyes Birds, a field seminar with birder David Lukas, takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Point Reyes National Seashore. $40 for members of the Point Reyes National Seashore Association, or $50 for others. For information and registration, call (415) 663.1200 or visit ptreyes.org.

A one-hour walking history tour of Point Reyes Station, today led by Dewey Livingston and Hiroki Coyle, begins at 10 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce kiosk next to the Grandi Building. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis for a $10 donation and are available at a table near the post office (children under age 16 are free). Sponsored by the Jack Mason Museum for West Marin History, the Tomales Bay Youth Center and the Chamber of Commerce.

Ernesto Sanchez hosts a free Day of the Dead art workshop—making paper skeletons and flowers, along with other projects—from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and every Saturday through Oct. 25 at his studio, in Point Reyes Station. The artworks will be part of a community altar and procession for a Dia de los Muertos celebration culminating at the Dance Palace. For information call (415) 852.2572 or email ernestostudio@gmail.com.

Discover tule elk and their territory with expert Frank Binney from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Point Reyes National Seashore. $40 for members of the Point Reyes National Seashore Association, or $50 for others. Also open to youth age 15 and up with parental attendance. For information and registration, call (415) 663.1200 or visit ptreyes.org.

A weekend ranger program at the Point Reyes National Seashore starts at 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through Memorial Day weekend, at the Bear Valley Visitor Center. For a schedule of featured topics, call (415) 464.5100.

Ballet for teens and adults with Erika Townsend takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at the Bolinas Community Center. $60 for five classes, or $15 to drop in.

A demonstration class and book-signing with chef John Ash, the author of “Culinary Birds,” starts with a walking tour at 10:30 a.m. at the Fork at Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company, north of Point Reyes Station. Includes a four-course lunch and focused cheese tasting. $120. For information and registration, call (800) 591.6878 or visit pointreyescheese.com.

Tule elk docents are present from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends and holidays through October at the Tomales Point trailhead in the Point Reyes National Seashore, with binoculars and spotting scopes for visitors to glimpse rutting behavior. 

An open ranch day in celebration of National Alpaca Farm Days takes place from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Alpacas of Marin (11660 Point Reyes-Petaluma Rd.) in Nicasio, which has 43 alpacas, including three babies. Dress for walking in livestock paddocks and bring sun protection; children are welcome, but leave dogs at home. The ranch will be open by appointment on Sunday, Sept. 28. For information, email info@alpacasofmarin.com.

New exhibitions inspired by the wonders of the oceans and the impact human consumerism has on them open at the Bolinas Museum today, including “Nudibranchia: Butterflies of the Sea,” paintings by Isabella Kirkland; “Midway: A Message from the Gyre,” photographs by Chris Jordan; and “Like Diamonds, Plastic is Forever,” wearable art by Judith Selby Lang. A preview exhibition with the artists and curators starts at 2 p.m. and a reception takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibits show through Jan. 4. The museum is open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Fridays and from noon to 5 p.m. on weekends. 

The first annual pie contest benefitting Sam’s House, a care facility, starts with pie drop-off at 2 p.m. at the Bolinas Community Center kitchen; judging begins at 3 p.m. and an auction and raffle will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Refreshments served. $10 donation, free for participants. For information call (415) 868.2866.

A graywater and rainwater harvesting workshop with Patrick Picard takes place from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center. Sponsored by the Community Land Trust Association of West Marin; $20 for members, or $25 for others. For information and registration call (415) 663.1005 or visit clam-ptreyes.org.

The San Geronimo Valley Community Center’s annual Heart of the Valley Gala starts at 5 p.m. at the center, featuring top local fare and live music by Howie’s Persuasion and honoring Grace and Chuck Tolson. $135; proceeds benefit the community center’s programs and services. For information and advance tickets (which are recommended), visit sgvcc.org. 

Ron Thompson and the Resisters play blues, R&B and rock at 8:30 p.m. at Rancho Nicasio. $12 in advance, or $15 at the door.

Void Where Prohibited plays 60s and 70s classic rock at 9 p.m. at the Old Western Saloon, in Point Reyes Station.

The Jenny Kerr Band plays at 9 p.m. at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas.

 

Sunday, September 28

A habitat restoration day in the Point Reyes National Seashore, today focusing on removing iceplant patches near the lighthouse, takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., meeting at the Bear Valley Visitor Center to carpool to the lighthouse. Bring lunch and water and wear sturdy shoes and layers. RSVP required by Sept. 25 to Ellen at Ellen_hamingson@nps.gov or (415) 464.5196.

Celebrate Tomales Bay State Park in a workday at Heart’s Desire Beach, featuring an all-day cleanup, a bird seminar from 9 to 10 a.m., a kayak class from 10 a.m. to noon (ages 18 and up only), a biologist from Bodega Marine Lab available for questions from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., goggle-viewing of “eelgrass critter” from 11 a.m. to noon (children welcome) and a kayak safety course from noon to 1 p.m. Sponsored by California State Parks. Free admission; $8 parking fee.

Alpacas of Marin is open by appointment in celebration of National Alpaca Farm Days at 11660 Point Reyes-Petaluma Rd., in Nicasio. See Saturday’s listing for details; for appointments, email info@alpacasofmarin.org.

Ecstatic Dance, a freestyle dance facilitated by Taira Restar, takes place from 10 a.m. to noon on Sundays at the Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center. $15; free for children.

A West Marin contact improvisation jam takes place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center. Hosted by Maica Felch and Cory vanGelder. $7 to $20 sliding scale; some experience is recommended.

Learn about moss and lichen and make a moss garden to take home in a free workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Stafford Lake Park, outside Novato. Ages 5 and up welcome; sponsored by Marin County Parks. Pre-registration required by emailing staffordpark@marincounty.org.

A live auction and party benefitting Art Contemporary Marin—the nonprofit’s first fundraiser—takes place from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the Claudia Chapline Gallery, in Stinson Beach. 

Windrush Farm presents Paul Knight & Friends at 4 p.m. at 2263 Chileno Valley Rd., outside Petaluma. Wood-fired pizza, wine and beer for purchase; Arann Harris opens. $20; kids under 12 free. Gates open at 3 p.m. For information and tickets visit windrushfarm.wordpress.com.

An opening reception for three new exhibits at Gallery Route One in Point Reyes Station—painter Candace Loheed’s “orangeland,” Annalisa  Vobis’s multimedia installation “*pH 8.1 – Denatured Conditions*” in the Project Space and “This Is Just To Say,” paintings by Will Thoms, in the Annex—takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibit closes with a salon on Nov. 2. 

A new session of Tim Weed and Debbie Daly’s Common Voice Choir starts today from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and continues on Sundays through Nov. 16 at the Bolinas Community Center (participants can make up classes in a concurrent group at the Dance Palace on Tuesdays). $180 by Sept. 25, or $200 after; scholarships available. To hear music samples and to register, visit singwestmarin.org.

John Allair plays rock from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Station House Café, in Point Reyes Station. 

 

Monday, September 29

Bo Babies takes place from 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays at the Bolinas Community Center. Free.

Learn relaxing qigong with Vivienne Vernon-Roe from 10 a.m. to noon, in Bolinas. Free. For location and information call (415) 868.2241 or email yesvivienne@gmail.com.

A gentle yoga class with Christy Brown takes place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Stinson Beach Community Center.

Senior Lunch starts at noon on Thursdays at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center. Reservations required; call Suzanne at (415) 488.8888 ext. 251. $3 suggested donation for seniors age 60 and over, $6 for guests. Food provided by Good Earth Natural Foods. A computer lab for seniors with Heather Richardson follows at 1 p.m.

Learn Passage Meditation with the Point Reyes satsang of Blue Mountain Meditation Center at 4 p.m. at 11557 Highway One, in Point Reyes Station.

Sheep ranchers Marcia Barinaga and Corey Goodman speak with Jamison Watts of the Marin Agricultural Land Trust at 5 p.m. on KWMR’s Epicenter. Tune in to 90.5 FM in Point Reyes Station, 89.9 FM in Bolinas, 92.3 FM in the Valley or stream it at kwmr.org.

Ultimate Frisbee starts at 6 p.m. every Monday at Love Field, in Point Reyes Station. 

An evening of short films and photographs about Bolinas, presented by George Tamarelle and Curly Rigg, takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bolinas Library. Free; all ages welcome.

Marin Municipal Water District holds a public scoping meeting and open house focused on its proposed water storage improvement project (with replacement tanks serving San Rafael and the Ross Valley) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Marin Art and Garden Center (30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.), in Ross. The 30-day scoping period for the project ends Oct. 8; to learn more about it, visit marinwater.org.

Monday Night Live starts at 8:30 p.m. at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas.

 

Tuesday, September 30

Hike the San Geronimo ridge with Marin County Parks naturalist David Herlocker, meeting at 9 a.m. at the gate on Redwood Canyon Drive in San Geronimo to be back by 2 p.m. The eight-mile round-trip guided hike with an elevation gain of 1,000 feet will include a walk through a pygmy Sargent cypress forest and lunch under redwoods. Bring food and water; leave pets at home. Open to ages 15 and up. Free.

Baby Gym takes place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Dance Palace Community Center, in Point Reyes Station. 

Valley Rainbow Playgroup takes place from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 1 at the San Geronimo School’s Upper Campus. Free.

The West Marin Coalition for Healthy Kids meets from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center’s West Room. For information, call Suzanne Sadowsky at (415) 488.8888 ext. 251.

Ragtag Sullivan plays from 6 to 9 p.m. at Nick’s Cove, in Marshall. A $25 prix-fixe locals’ menu includes an entrée, salad and wine.  

A new session of Tim Weed and Debbie Daly’s Common Voice Choir starts today from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and continues on Sundays through Nov. 18 at the Dance Palace Community Center (participants can make up classes in a concurrent group at the Bolinas Community Center on Sundays). $200; scholarships available. To hear music samples and to register, visit singwestmarin.org. 

An introduction to the I Ching with Dr. Anthony Wright takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Point Reyes Library, the first of a two-part workshop. Advance registration required by calling (415) 721.9977 or emailing info@attunement.biz.

Jesse’s Grand Pool Tourney starts at 7 p.m. at Smiley’s, in Bolinas. $5 buy-in; cash prizes.

 

Wednesday, October 1

Floating Island Sangha meets for a 40-minute meditation followed by a dharma talk and discussion from 7 to 8 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Dance Palace Community Center.

The Marin County Family Violence Prevention Summit—featuring representatives from numerous county agencies, strategy-sharing and a keynote presentation by Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, the dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Social Welfare—takes place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, in San Rafael. $25; for information and registration, call the probation department at (415) 473.6599.

A free yoga class with Jamieson Prevoznak starts at 5 p.m. every Wednesday at the San Geronimo Community Church. Bring a mat and water; donations will benefit youth programs.

Julie Monson of the Marin League of Women Voters speaks at 5 p.m. on KWMR’s Epicenter. Tune in to 90.5 FM in Point Reyes Station, 89.9 FM in Bolinas, 92.3 FM in the Valley or stream it at kwmr.org.

Wine Wednesdays at Nick’s Cove in Marshall features half off all bottles of wine. For information and reservations, call (415) 663.1033.  

Midnight on the Water plays Irish music and celebrates September birthdays with free cake from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. Larry’s Karaoke follows.

 

Thursday, October 2

Elephant Mountain Sangha meets at 8 a.m. at the Point Reyes Presbyterian Church.

A beginning English class led by Brian Kirven, with instruction in reading, writing and speaking, takes place from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursdays at the Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center. Free textbooks, educational materials and childcare; co-sponsored by West Marin Literacy Program, Marin Head Start, Marin County Free Library and the Dance Palace. For information call (415) 663.1849.

Baby Gym takes place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center, in Point Reyes Station. 

A training in integrative cancer care for health care professionals and cancer advocates, presented by Dr. Donald Abrams and Commonweal Healing Circles, takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The New School at Commonweal, in Bolinas. Free, but donations appreciated and reservations required by calling (415) 868.0970 or emailing thenewschool@commonweal.org

Valley Rainbow Playgroup takes place from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 1 at the San Geronimo School’s Upper Campus. Free.

“Coastal Resources Management in the Context of Climate Change:  A Landscape Perspective,” a presentation by Rachel Kamman of Kamman Hydrology & Engineering, Inc., starts at noon in the Red Barn Classroom at Point Reyes National Seashore headquarters. Part of the Fall Lunchtime Science Talks series hosted by the Pacific Coast Science and Learning Center. Free.

A Community Lunch sponsored by West Marin Senior Services takes place every Thursday at noon, with food served at 12:15 p.m., at the Dance Palace Community Center. Please reserve a seat by calling (415) 663.8148 before 2 p.m. on Tuesday. $2 for seniors, $6 for guests.

Senior Lunch starts at noon on Thursdays at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center, followed by ping pong in the community gym at 1 p.m. and music by a jazz sextet in the Valley Room at 1:30 p.m. Reservations required; call Suzanne at (415) 488.8888 ext. 251. $3 suggested donation for seniors age 60 and over, $6 for guests. Food provided by Good Earth. 

A pickup softball game starts at 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Mesa Park, in Bolinas. 

A West Marin reading and writing group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at 13 Cypress Road, in Point Reyes Station (note the change in time and location). Read a poem, short story, essay, journal entry or other piece of writing; listening encouraged, critiquing discouraged. Snacks provided.

A book release party celebrating Peter Barnes’s “With Liberty and Dividends For All” takes place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Mesa Refuge (11 Los Reyes Drive), in Point Reyes Station. Books available for purchase and signing; light refreshments served. Please RSVP to Terra at tmfuller@mesarefuge.org.

 

Friday, October 3

A farm tour and casual cheese tasting takes place at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays at Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company, north of Point Reyes Station. Learn about the farm’s history, diversification and award-winning conservation practices, including its methane digester and composting program. $20. For reservations visit pointreyescheese.com or call (800) 591.6878.

The Point Reyes Lighthouse is open from 2:30 to 4 p.m. every Friday through Monday, with a ranger in the lens room. Be prepared for a strenuous descent and ascent on the 308 stairs. Hazardous winds and weather will close stairs; for information call (415) 669.1534.

Zachary Siefert-Ponce plays classical guitar from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tony’s, in Marshall.

Gan HaLev hosts a Kol Nidre service at 7 p.m. at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center. For information, call (415) 488.4524 or email shalom@ganhalev.org

Brindl performs with special guests at 8 p.m. in the Dance Palace Church Space, in Point Reyes Station. $10 suggested donation at the door. Part of the Local Music Restoration Project, with all proceeds benefitting the artists. 

Bear’s Belly plays Americana at 8 p.m. at Rancho Nicasio. No cover.

 

Saturday, October 4

The Environmental Action Committee’s annual Litter Bugs Me roadside cleanup takes place from 8 a.m. to noon around Point Reyes Station, Olema and the west shore of Tomales Bay. Meet at 8 a.m. at White House Pool for coffee and doughnuts; bags, gloves and orange safety vests provided. For information call Amy Trainer at (415) 663.9312 or email amy@eacmarin.org.

A Spanish-language Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training starts today from 8:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Al Boro Center (50 Canal St.), in San Rafael and continues during the same hours on Oct. 18. For information and registration call (650) 701.6914 or email coordinator@marincountycert.org.

The Point Reyes Farmers Market features Caribbean steel drum music by Harry Best from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; a chef’s demonstration by Tanya Holland, who will present recipes from her cookbook, “Brown Sugar Kitchen: New-Style Down-Home Recipes from Sweet West Oakland,” at 10 a.m.; and local organic produce and artisan foods and goods sold from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside Toby’s Feed Barn, in Point Reyes Station. The Kids Zone offers bilingual reading time at 11 a.m. 

Saturday Morning Church: Yoga with Katie Jay takes place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays in the Dance Palace Church Space, in Point Reyes Station. $15 drop-in fee.

A one-hour walking history tour of Point Reyes Station begins at 10 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce kiosk next to the Grandi Building. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis for a $10 donation and are available at a table near the post office (children under age 16 are free). Sponsored by the Jack Mason Museum for West Marin History, the Tomales Bay Youth Center and the Chamber of Commerce.

Gan HaLev hosts a Yom Kippur service at 10 a.m. at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center, with Yizkor at noon, followed by Ne’ilah at 6 p.m. For information, call (415) 488.4524 or email shalom@ganhalev.org

Ernesto Sanchez hosts a free Day of the Dead art workshop—making paper skeletons and flowers, along with other projects—from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and every Saturday through Oct. 25 at his studio, in Point Reyes Station. The artworks will be part of a community altar and procession for a Dia de los Muertos celebration culminating at the Dance Palace. For information call (415) 852.2572 or email ernestostudio@gmail.com.

Tule elk docents are present from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends and holidays through October at the Tomales Point trailhead in the Point Reyes National Seashore, with binoculars and spotting scopes for visitors to glimpse rutting behavior. 

An opening reception for “West X Southwest,” an exhibit of works by Mesa Broek and Karen Sexton, takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Bolinas Gallery.

A neighborhood farm party at Table Top Farm takes place from 3 to 9 p.m. at 37 Cypress Road, in Point Reyes Station. Bring musical instruments, and enjoy roasting treats over a campfire. Park along the road and enter through the farm stand door; all welcome.

A hands-on training in coupon shopping with Bolinas resident and self-described expert coupon maven Breeze Nakooka takes place at 5 p.m. at the Bolinas Library. Learn how to clip, organize and effectively use your coupons to reduce your monthly grocery spending by half. Free; bring coupons if you have them.

A talk and video presentation on the theme "If the Christ or Buddha Returned Today, Would You Recognize Him?" starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center. Free. 

Fogdub plays at 9 p.m. at the Old Western Saloon, in Point Reyes Station.

 

Sunday, October 5

Drawings and paintings by Amie Clute show at the Claudia Chapline Gallery in Stinson Beach today through Nov. 2, with an artist’s reception today from 3 to 5 p.m. 

Pianist Sarah Cahill performs with violinist Stuart Canin and cellist Gianna Abondolo at 4 p.m. at the Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center, in Point Reyes Station. $24, or $22 for seniors and $11 for teens and kids. Tickets available in advance at dancepalace.org and at the door.

The first annual Mount Tam Oak Ceremony, led by Constance Washburn and Jolie Elan and featuring a ritual and “council of all beings,” acorn-processing demonstrations, live music and treats, takes place from 1 to 5 p.m. Meet at the Madrone Picnic Area in Mount Tamalpais State Park; sponsored by the Go Wild Institute. RSVP requested at https://oak-celebration.eventbrite.com/.

Guitarist Doug Adamz celebrates the release of his new album, National Steel, at 5 p.m. at Rancho Nicasio. No cover.

Kevin Russell & His So-Called Friends play from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Station House Café, in Point Reyes Station.