California Girl Jewelry, which specializes in rare, colored gemstone fine jewelry and is located within the Strawberry Village shopping center, is hosting a holiday party on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 12-6pm. The boutique will be serving cocktails and food. The shop,...
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If you’re hoping to find something unexpected and delightful, you’ll need to go to the little local shops that have survived in the age of online shopping by being quirky and brave, and by knowing their customers well enough to say, ‘I think you would love this.’”
The decision marks the end of a lengthy period of artistic continuity for an organization that has drawn plaudits throughout the Bay Area for rivaling in quality much larger production companies in the region.
With the holiday shopping season fully upon us, the folks at the Mill Valley Lumber Yard are launching their first annual Holiday Faire.
The event, which will feature live music, warm drinks, an array of holiday shopping opportunities, visits with Santa and his elf, various themed workshops hosted by MVLY retail and food tenants.
On Dec. 11, the organization gets back to one of its longstanding performances, its much-loved winter concert. Entitled ’43° and Overcast, Alleluia: A Celebration of Winter in Marin,’ the performance features medieval chants and Sami folk music as well as classic holiday favorites and a piece from Disney’s Frozen.
Johanna Becker’s Moonstruck Fine Jewelry on Bernard Street in downtown Mill Valley is three years old, and she’s taking a trio of moments – the anniversary, the peak of the holiday shopping season and the Mill Valley Arts Commission’s monthly First Tuesday Artwalk on Dec. 6 – to celebrate.
The Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center is located in the historic Depot building, right on the downtown Plaza. Painting courtesy of Linda Rosso Studio.
Nestled at the foot of Mount Tamalpais and extending to the marshland surrounding Richardson Bay, Mill Valley has the charm of a small European village that’s an equal draw for hikers and runners, musicians and artists, foodies and fashionistas, and moms and dads with strollers.
Mill Valley hosts a range of cultural activities such as the internationally recognized Mill Valley Film Festival, which brings in leading filmmakers and movie aficionados from across the country. Locals throughout the Bay Area come for the annual events, including Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting, the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival and Winterfest. They also enjoy Mill Valley’s nightlife, with live theatre, music and comic venues, where famous guest artists are known to “drop in” for an evening to entertain.
Mill Valley’s vibrant business districts offer a variety of shopping delights, from one-of-a-kind boutique clothing shops, salons and yoga studios to pet stores. Mill Valley has the best selection of restaurants per square mile in Marin — you can find everything from top-rated chops, to local craft beer, artisan coffee, handmade pizzas, freshly baked bread, gourmet burgers and more!
Whether you plan to enjoy Mill Valley for an afternoon, a weekend or a lifetime, its small-town ambiance, unique cultural activities and lush natural scenery are sure to delight your senses.