Community Heritage & History Day: Celebrate the vibrant history of Kentfield, Greenbrae and Marin County with this free, festive outdoor community event, Saturday May 4, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., along Bon Air’s promenade. The day showcases more than 40 service organizations and includes live music, hands-on children’s activities, small bites and beverages, Woodland’s Pet Food & Treats pet adoptions and more. Presented by the Kentfield/Greenbrae Historical Society (KGHS) and Bon Air, this fun-filled, annual event brings together community and civic organizations, schools and scouts, among others, to share the extraordinary services and programs they provide for Marin. Local school projects will be on display, KGHS will screen “Marin Nostalgia” slide show and “Visions of Marin: George Demont Otis, American Impressionist,” guests can talk with local elected officials about their dreams and desires for Marin County and the Kentfield Fire Department features their newest and oldest fire engines. Box lunches will be available for sale from Bon Air restaurants, to be enjoyed at charming tables shaded with umbrellas, near the lovely water features or in comfy, fireside Adirondack chairs.
Marin Rose Society’s Annual Rose & Photography Show: A beautiful, fragrant exhibit of more than 41 categories of expertly grown roses will be on display to the public, May 11, 11a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The public can enter roses and rose photography from 7-10 a.m. The show opens at 11 a.m. with speakers, demonstrations and displays. American Rose Society certified judges will award honors to rose entries. Eleven awards are given for photography. The annual, one-day-only event takes place at the northwest end of Bon Air, adjacent to Wells Fargo Bank. It offers educational opportunities for aspiring and expert gardeners.
Just in time for Mother’s Day, the family-friendly event features a children’s table where volunteers will assist kids of all ages in creating a beautiful bouquet for Mom at no cost. At 3 p.m., after judging is complete, cut roses are available for purchase at $1 each, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting the Center for Domestic Peace.
Spring Fair: Bon Air blooms during its annual Spring Fair & Market, a free, family-friendly day of fun along the promenade, Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy locally grown and produced snacks, sips and desserts, chef demonstrations, live music, sidewalk sales and specials, prizes, giveaways, children’s entertainment and more. Meet the people behind the products from nearby farms, food producers and businesses. More than 70 food and beverage purveyors, curated by Mollie Stone’s Markets, will share delicious bites and refreshing beverages.