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EntertainmentMarin County Arts & Entertainment

Art and theater enthusiasts will appreciate the impressive collective of live music and off-Broadway entertainment available to them in Marin County. From private screenings of the latest indie films to mountaintop musicals produced in outdoor amphitheaters, you’ll find it all here.

Terrapin Crossroads

100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael, CA 94901 | (415) 524-2773

Founded by Grateful Dead member Phil Lesh, this restaurant and live music venue offers farm-to-table fare and years worth of iconic performances. Checkout their upcoming music schedule and try to catch a show while you’re in town.

Sweetwater Music Hall & Cafe

19 Corte Madera Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941 | (415) 388-3850

After renovating the first floor of a historical Masonic Lodge, Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead, and friends, created an intimate venue for roots, folk and rock music, with an attached cafe and courtyard. The club is designed to be a neighborhood hangout as well as a world-class entertainment destination; presenting nationally recognized acts and providing a comfortable home venue for local and emerging talent to experiment and perform.

Century Cinema

41 Tamal Vista, Corte Madera, CA 94925 | (415) 924-6505

Century Cinema is a single-screen, 800-seat cinema that shows the latest films and re-releases on special occasions. Fun fact: George Lucas rents out the theater from time to time for private screenings with his LucasArts and Industrial Light & Magic staff.

Rancho Nicasio

1 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio, CA 94946 | (415) 662-2219

This West Marin County roadhouse is a spring and summer hot spot for blues and barbecue. Owned by the manager of Huey Lewis and the News, it’s a historic Marin landmark.

Marin Theater Company

397 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941 | (415) 388-5200

The Marin Theatre Company is a professional, regional theatre that produces classic and contemporary plays. The productions are complemented by a Performing Arts Conservatory offering classes for children and adults.

Mountain Play

1556 4th St Suite B, San Rafael, CA 94901 | (415) 383-1100

For nearly a century, the Mountain Play has been a treasured community tradition, presenting award-winning, large scale Broadway musicals in a stunning 4,000 seat amphitheater atop Mount Tamalpais each May and June.

Marin Symphony

4340 Redwood Highway, Suite 409C. San Rafael, CA 94903 | (415) 479-8100

Marin Symphony performances feature guest soloists of international renown, and a range of a carefully selected works, from time-honored favorites to today's most fresh and innovative compositions. Concerts are held in Marin Center during the Symphony season, October-May.

Art Works Downtown, Inc.

1337 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901 | (415) 451-8119

Formal and informal galleries house exhibitions by local and Bay Area artists. Lectures, special demonstrations, and shows provide opportunities for art education and appreciation. Studios are open for the public to interact with the artists and purchase their jewelry, ceramics, and varied artwork.

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