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    • Marin Country Mart Invites You to Show Off Your Culinary Skills at the 6th Annual Pie Baking Contest
      August 31/2016

      Bakers, start your ovens! Do friends and family say you make the best-tasting, award-winning pies? If so, come show us how you roll!  Details >>

    • Bring Your Valentine and Come Share the Love at Marin Country Mart
      February 04/2016

      Marin Country Mart is for Lovers – So Enjoy Special Valentine Activities and Offerings at Leading Boutiques and Artisanal Eateries. Details >>

    • Celebrate the Season! Come Share the Holiday Season at Marin Country Mart
      November 23/2015

      Join the festivities! Shop the Holiday Fancy Flea, take the family to the circus, learn about the IO Spa, enjoy the Farmers' Market Holiday Celebration, and savor seasonal treats. The Holiday Fancy Flea markets and circus are on December 5, 12 & 19. Details >>

    • Calling All Bakers! For the 5th Annual Pie Baking Contest
      September 02/2015

      Bakers are invited to bring their best pie to the Farmers' Market on September 19 for its most popular event -- the Annual Pie Baking Contest. New this year, a youth category has been added for bakers age 13 and under. And Three Babes Bakeshop provides an apple pie demonstration -- and free samples! Details >>>

    • Enjoy Marin Country Mart's Summer Series of Entertainment
      June 10/2015

      Marin Country Mart's three popular Summer Series have just been announced for 2015, offering great fun for kids and adults. Enjoy Movie Night on the Green on Wednesday, Friday Night Jazz and Folkish Festival on Sundays. These complimentary events continue thru October 23.  Details >>>

    • Don't Miss the Remodelista & Gardenista Markets
      May 09/2015

      Just in time for Mother's Day, Marin Country Mart invites you to a special shopping event on May 9. The Remodelista and Gardenista Markets feature a curated collection of about 40 specialty retailers offering sustainable design and artful local goods. Details>>>

    • Hop to It! Join the Easter Festivities at Marin Country Mart
      April 04/2015

      Come celebrate spring with great family fun, including special activities, seasonal treats and new offerings. Enjoy our annual Easter Egg Hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny, the Easter Celebration and much more!  Details>>>

    • Valentine Milonga Tango Party & More!
      February 03/2015

      Marin Country Mart is for Lovers. Adults and families are invited to come enjoy a delightful range of activities, dance, music and treats to celebrate Valentine's Day -- featuring the Valentine Milonga Tango Party on February 14.  More>>>

    • At Farmshop, A Special Wedding Event -- 'Engaging Ideas'
      January 24/2015

      Farmshop and Little Blue Box Weddings invite you to a complimentary special event -- 'Engaging Ideas: Expert Tips to Help Jumpstart Your Wedding Planning.' Enjoy sparkling wine, canapes, cake and great advice from a top Bay Area wedding planner.  More>>>

    • 4th Annual Pie Baking Contest
      September 13/2014

      All bakers are invited to bring their best pie to the Farmers' Market on September 13 for the 4th Annual Pie Baking Contest.  There's also a pie demonstration by Three Babes Bakeshop, live music and Scott the Sotryteller for kids.  More >>>

    • Moonlight Concert - Flying with Dragons: Special Event
      July 12/2014

      Moonlight Concert - Flying with Dragons. Celebrate the full moon & join us for this complimentary musical event from 6 - 9 pm. The silent auction features an electric guitar signed by Carlos Santana!  More >>>

    • "Slow is Fast:" A Special Fundraiser for Marin Organic
      June 21/2014

      Marin Country Mart is pleased to host "Slow is Fast," a special fundraiser for Marin Organic, featuring Dan Malloy -- surfer, farmer and Patagonia Ambassador. Tickets are available at the event and in advance on Brown Paper Tickets.   More >>

    • Enjoy Great Entertainment for Summer & Fall -- All Complimentary!
      June 05/2014

      Marin Country Mart announces three series of exceptional entertainment for families and adults this summer and fall. Featured are Friday Night Jazz, Folkish Festival on Sunday afternoons, and Movies on the Green on Wednesday nights.  More>>

    • It's June,Glorious June at Marin Country Mart
      June 01/2014

      Join us for a wonderful start to summer! Take a look at an inviting month of special offers and events for families and adults, including movies, music, celebrations for Father's Day and much more.

    • At Poppy Store, an Alice in Wonderland Tea Party
      March 23/2014
      Poppy Store invites you to an Alice in Wonderland Tea Party on March 23 from 11:30 am - 1 pm, featuring the Princess Ensemble "Once Upon a Song."  Come along and meet Alice, Snow White, Jasmine and Cinderella!
    • Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Rustic Bakery
      March 17/2014

      At Rustic Bakery, reserve in advance your choice of traditional soda bread, sweet or savory, for St. Patrick's Day. On March 17, enjoy traditional Beef & Vegetable Stew, seved with savory soda bread.

    • Marin Country Mart Features a Valentine Milonga and More
      February 14/2014

      Come tango! Put on your dancing shoes and join the Valentine Milonga (tango party) from 5:30-11 pm, including a complimentary tango lesson. Other lovely Valentine special promotions and music make this a day to remember.

    • At DIESEL, Barbara Stauffacher Solomon Discusses & Signs Her Books
      January 26/2014

      Barbara Stauffacher Solomon is an influential graphic designer who made significant contributions to architecture during the 1970s. She pioneered the use of Supergraphics. Renowned for her work at The Sea Ranch, her graphic designs were also commissioned for Marin Country Mart.

    • The Holidays Are a Treat at Marin Country Mart
      November 29/2013

      Come Share the Holiday Spirit! Celebrate a month of festivities for families & adults, enjoy over 100 special events & complimentary treats, shop at leading boutiques and dine at artisanal eateries.  More>>

    • Erica Tanov Hosts Trunk Show and Artists Reception
      November 08/2013

      This special event at Erica Tanov features a preview and trunk show by Pippa Small, an acclaimed London-based jewelry designer, and an artist’s opening reception of new photographic works by Hardie Cobbs, exploring patterns in man-made environments. 

    • Diesel, A Bookstore, Hosts Publication Party for Perry Ellis: An American Original
      November 03/2013

      The event showcases the first complete monograph on designer Perry Ellis, including works by brilliant photographer and special guest Erica Lennard. Free and open to the public, the event also features discussion, book-signing and refreshments.

    • Calypso Think Pink - Support Breast Cancer Awareness
      October 14/2013

      Calypso St. Barth supports Breast Cancer Research. Others can too, when they buy a pair of pink Tkees at Calypso during October – 50% of all sales proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

    • Discover a New World at Marin Country Mart Beginning October 14, 2013
      October 14/2013

      A Special Offer for Our San Francisco Friends & Neighbors:  Marin Country Mart and Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry Invite San Francisco Riders for a Complimentary Cruise to Discover a New World of Artisan Merchants, Beginning Columbus Day, October 14.  More >>

    • Using the Whole Vegetable Cooking Demo & Signing
      September 21/2013

      Find out how to use the parts of plants that are usually considered food waste when Tara Duggan visits the Farmers' Market at 10:30 am on September 21. Tara is the author of Root-to-Stalk Cooking: The Art of Using the Whole Vegetable, and will sign copies of her cookbook.

    • 3rd Annual Pie Baking Competition at the Farmers’ Market
      September 14/2013

      The Farmers’ Market hosts its 3rd Annual Pie Baking Competition on Saturday, September 14. Bakers are invited to show off their skills by bringing their best pie to the big Farmers’ Market tent by 10:00 am. Besides dough to roll, there’s dough to be made:  the winner receives $200 cash. More>>

    • “Best Lunch Box Ever” Demo & Book Signing
      August 24/2013

      Moms can tempt kids with better goodies. Katie Sullivan Morford shows how at the Farmers’ Market on Saturday, August 24, at 10:30 am. She demonstrates how to make a lunch box using fresh farmers’ market ingredients, and then signs copies of her new cookbook, Best Lunch Box Ever. More>>

    • Marin Country Mart & Larkspur Ferry Partner on Free Cruise in August
      August 01/2013

      Throughout August, Marin Country Mart and Golden Gate Ferry offer a special promotion – a free ride between San Francisco and Larkspur during qualified times. It’s a great way for San Francisco residents and visitors to discover inviting new shops & eateries – and enjoy a scenic ferry ride. More>>

    • Free Folkish Festival Every Sunday Afternoon
      July 31/2013

      New this year, Marin Country Mart’s Folkish Festival offers free live performances in the courtyard every Sunday from 12:30 – 2:30 pm. The series continues through September 29, and features both established and up-and-coming folk musicians. It’s a great place to soak up the music and the sun. More>>

    • Complimentary Friday Night Jazz in the Courtyard
      July 31/2013

      Marin Country Mart’s Friday Night Jazz series is held in the courtyard from 6 – 9 pm through September 27. Upcoming performances by talented artists include the Lorca Hart Trio, Tim Gill Trio, and Katie Thiroux Duo. Locals enjoy a great start to the weekend as they come for dinner and stay for the music. More>>

    • Fresh-Grown Local Produce Offered at the Farmers’ Market
      July 30/2013

      The Farmers’ Market at Marin Country Mart is held every Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm, rain or shine. Purchase succulent locally and organically grown farm-fresh produce, seafood, meat, dairy products, artisan foods and more. Great activities for kids include pony rides, a petting zoo and arts & crafts. Live music too.

    • Savor Mobile Food Trucks at Off the Grid
      July 30/2013

      Marin Country Mart hosts Off the Grid every Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm. Eight mobile food trucks cruise in to offer a variety of gourmet meals to eat onsite or take home. Off the Grid is complemented by live music and beautiful views of the bay and Mount Tam.

    • Diesel Bookstore Opens at Marin Country Mart
      July 05/2013

      Shoppers can now find a local, independent bookstore at Marin Country Mart with the opening of Diesel Bookstore. Diesel features a fascinating selection of titles, stunning author events, enthusiastically diverse staff, and urban California aesthetic. It is a community gathering spot that emphasizes buying local and supporting small businesses.

    • Celebrate Fathers' Day at Marin Country Mart
      June 16/2013

      The Marin Country Mart will be celebrating Fathers' Day all weekend long. The Piro Patton Trio will be playing jazz in the courtyard on Friday night, and the farmers' market will host a Fathers' Day BBQ the following morning. Come on Sunday to enjoy Off the Grid food trucks and the weekly Folkish Festival, this Sunday featuring David Correa and Cascada. More>>

    • SoulCycle Opens at Marin Country Mart
      June 08/2013

      SoulCycle, a full-body indoor cycling studio, is coming to northern California at the Marin Country Mart. Offering classes with cycling and weights accompanied by club dance music, SoulCycle is already wildly popular in both LA and New York. Reservations can be booked on their website, and they offer a discount for first-time riders.

    • Celebrate Mothers' Day at Marin Country Mart
      May 12/2013

      Celebrate Mothers' Day all weekend long at the Marin Country Mart. On Saturday, the Farmers' Market offers cupcake decorating and tea for moms and kids, and Poppy Store gives moms potted violets. Come back Sunday to enjoy Off the Grid food trucks and "Mimosas for Moms" at Rustic Bakery. More>>

    • Farmshop Opens at Marin Country Mart
      May 06/2013

      Farmshop, already an LA favorite, has opened in Northern California to rave reviews. Both a restaurant and bar, Farmshop sources its ingredients locally in Marin County and from farmers' markets throughout the North Bay. Acclaimed chef/owner Jeff Cerciello is a veteran of the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group.

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Press Contacts:

Marin Country Mart:  Jill Turner, 415-346-7300
MCM Farmers' Market:  Diana Rodgers, 415-461-5715