Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in the North Bay? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated the top events the start the New Year off with a smile! Less researching and more having fun. Enjoy!
Featured Photo: Courtesy of Sweetwater Music Hall
Live Music at Sweetwater Music Hall
January 1 — 30
The revamped and newly reopened iconic Sweetwater Music Hall in downtown Mill Valley will offer live music throughout the year. Starting with Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, performances by Pink Talking Fish — a hybrid tribute fusion act of Pink Floyd, Talking Heads and Phish — as well as singer-songwriter Molly Tuttle & the Golden Highway, the rapper Lyrics Born, and more will fill out the end of each week in January. Some shows are ages 21 and up.
More info: sweetwatermusichall.com
Mushroom Walk with a Mycologist
The last of the series, enjoy an identification walk and learn mushroom lore with Naturalist and Mycologist, Mario Abreu, at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Registration is limited to 14 participants per walk.
More info: gardenbythesea.org
Re-mounting a show cut short after just one preview performance in March 2020, The Who’s rock opera welcomes back Tyler Marques in the lead role accompanied by Pete Townsend’s music and lyrics to tell the story of “that deaf, dumb and blind boy,” at Novato Theater Company through February 6.
More info: novatotheatercompany.org
The Russian pianist stops by Mill Valley to play Haydn’s Sonata in D major, Beethoven’s Sonata No 17, “Tempest,” Alexandr Scriabin’s Nocturne for the Left Hand, and Prokofiev’s Piano Sonata No. 7.
More info: chambermusicmillvalley.org
Everyday profanities turn into poetic and humorous riffs, illuminating the spirit and smack talk of Moses and Kitch, two young men looking for a way out in Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s new play. That is, until a stranger disrupts their plans, through February 20 at Marin Theatre Company.
More info: marintheatre.org