Of the dozens of parade entries awarded for Best Car, Best Float, Best Dog, Best Music, Best Novelty, Best Business, Best Community Spirit and Best Overall, the big winner was the Tim Ryan Family Float, a visually dazzling pickup truck float that asked a simple question: “What are you grateful for?” and encouraged attendees to “Have Unprotected Gratitude.”
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Relentless and innovative, longtime Mill Valley resident and Ambatalia owner Molly de Vries is nearing a long-sought goal of creating a pilot program in Mill Valley that seeks to reduce the prevalence of single-use coffee cups.
On June 18th from 11am-3pm on the Depot Plaza, the City of Mill Valley’s Recreation Dept., along with the Mill Valley Force for Racial Equity & Empowerment (MVFREE), which includes many members of the city’s former Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force, are stepping up to host the inaugural Juneteenth Freedom Festival. The event is free to all.
On June 18-19, they’re hosting acclaimed California photographer Lindsey Ross, who will be making 8×10 inch tintype and ambrotype portraits at Fez from 11am-5pm. Ross primarily works with large format photography and the 19th century process of wet-plate collodion.
These markets are free and open to the public and take place surrounded by the beautiful boutiques and eateries of ‘the Yard,’ offering the opportunity to stroll around the gorgeous MVLY with great food and drinks from Watershed Mill Valley, Eddy Bar & Bottle, Millie’s Crepe et Creme and Flour Craft Bakery Mill Valley.
The Two Gentlemen of Verona is considered by some to be Shakespeare’s first play, one that jostles with themes and motifs with which he would later deal in more detail. The play deals with the themes of friendship and infidelity, the conflict between friendship and love, and the foolish behavior of people in love.
There will also be tasty food and beverages for all ages from local vendors available for purchase. That includes beer from East Brother Beer Company and Lagunitas, as well as Salt Point canned cocktails, wine, BBQ, Vegan, Pizza, Mexican and Dim Sum! All proceeds to benefit Mill Valley Schools Community Foundation.