August On the Scene

Out on the town this August? Here are some of the most fun and fabulous local galas, fundraisers, celebrations and other events to see and be seen at this month around Marin County—including our own party of the year, Best of the County!

August 9 Marin Magazine’s Best of the County Party

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It’s time to celebrate the best of the best at the event of the summer! Marin Magazine staff, along with hundreds of winners from the annual Best of the County issue, gather to recognize all the awesomeness found throughout our county. Expect waterfront views, great food, great drinks (open bar!), dancing under the stars and rubbing elbows with the best of the county. Even better, a portion of the proceeds from all ticket sales will benefit the San Francisco/Marin Food Bank. Photos by Steven Gregory Photography.

August 8-18 Home Plate Dinnerware Exchange Benefitting Families in Need

Looking for a new home for your old dish ware? From August 8 to 18, Heath Ceramics, along with Urban Angel SF, is collecting gently used plates and bowls to pass on to families in need. Simply drop off the dishes at Heath Ceramics in Sausalito or at their location in San Francisco, and receive a 20% off coupon towards a new set. Donated dishes (again, plates and bowls only) need to be gently used and free of cracks and chips.

Aug 28 Rotary Club of Marin Wine Tasting and Tour Fundraiser at Heidrun Meadery

Join the Rotary Club of Marin for a fun-filled day at Heidrun Meaderybenefitting West Marin Senior Services. Take a guided tour of the facilities and learn about the art of mead-making. Afterward, indulge in a tasting session to can sample a variety of delicious meads and a boxed lunch. The beneficiary, West Marin Senior Services, ensures that seniors and people with disabilities enjoy successful lives by staying in their homes in West Marin and are supported by the community.


Give Back When You Go Out: Volunteer

Looking for more ways to give back to our community by volunteering your time? Here’s a list of Marin County nonprofits supporting a variety of causes — ranging from helping our most vulnerable residents to keeping our environment healthy — where your assistance can really make a difference.