5 Things You Can Do Now

Try: Climbing Hill 88

As an incentive for one of our Marin Decathlon adventures  — this is the last week to participate! — we are taking a closer look at the historical and one might say stunning Hill 88 site in the Marin Headlands. Natural beauty aside, the “stun” factor can apply to the array of concrete buildings decorated with impressive graffiti. The Nike site SF-88 was built to deploy the Nike Hercules missiles that had a range of 87 miles. Obviously, they were never used, but remain today as a reminder of the fearful days of the Cold War.

Make: Salted Caramel Apple Pie

At Posie in Larkspur, everything from cookies to biscuits to the cobbler added to ice cream bases is organic and made in-house. The bases are also pasteurized on site. “Pasteurizing is time-consuming and tedious, but doing it in the shop allows a lot of creative control to adjust the base for every flavor,” says owner Kyle Caporicci. Here, he shares a recipe that’s perfect year-round — salted caramel apple pie, topped with ice cream of course.

Get: Lark Drive-In Tickets

Get your tickets now! The Lark Theater’s Movies Under the Stars screenings at the Village in Corte Madera are unfortunately already sold out for this weekend, but there are other showings on the calendar. Popcorn will be available soon to order in advance when ordering your tickets and the Village restaurants will be preparing special take-out menus for dinner or snacks in the car. 

Listen: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Livestream

Chicano rock band Los Lobos performs during the “In Performance at the White House: Fiesta Latina” concert, celebrating Hispanic musical heritage, on the South Lawn of the White House, Oct. 13, 2009.

This livestream with Los Lobos will include a discussion on what Hardly Strictly Bluegrass has in store for fans and the music community this October, along with a live performance and a Q&A where the band will be sharing some of their favorite memories from HSB and taking questions from fans. 

Watch: TTC Fantastical Family Night

Get ready to fly through the sky on this phenomenal ride of song and dance. Starring a cast of some of the best and brightest young people in Sonoma County performing alongside your Broadway Under the Stars favorites. You and your entire family will enjoy songs from Mary Poppins, The Wizard of Oz, Sound of Music, and some of your favorite Disney classics.


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Kasia PawlowskaKasia Pawlowska loves words. A native of Poland, Kasia moved to the States when she was seven. The San Francisco State University creative writing graduate went on to write for publications like the San Francisco Bay Guardian and KQED Arts among others prior to joining the Marin Magazine staff. Topics Kasia has covered include travel, trends, mushroom hunting, an award-winning series on social media addiction, and loads of other random things. When she’s not busy blogging or researching and writing articles, she’s either at home writing postcards and reading or going to shows. Recently, Kasia has been trying to branch out and diversify, ie: use different emojis. Her quest for the perfect chip is a never-ending endeavor.