Category: Kids

Labor Day Sand Sculpture Contest at Drake’s Beach

Want to be inspired by other people’s sand sculptures and sand castles?  Better yet, want to give it a try yourself? Every year on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, the National Park Service hosts at Drake Beach a Sand Sculpture Contest.  It is really fun.  If you want to give it a go, I would…



Kids – Relive The Summer Again!

For many in the Bay Area, the first day of school has already happened, but you can relive the summer this weekend as the Point Reyes Farmers Market has its first ever Kids & Families Day. This Saturday, August 29, head to Point Reyes Station for the freshest and most local produce as well as…



Point Reyes for Kids

Many outdoor adventures friends of mine slow down a bit when they have kids. And they don’t get to places like Point Reyes as often. But they’re missing out. There’s a lot to do here with kids; I’ve taken my child all around the peninsula. Yes, long hikes and mountain biking don’t work so well,…



Western Weekend – June 7 & 8, 2008

[Note: Click for latest Western Weekend info] Western Weekend takes the ranching history of the area and adds a bit of the quirkiness of the residents of the area. Take a look at my previous post on Western Weekend. Head to the parade, which will start at noon on Sunday, June 8th. The schedule is…



Lovely Trip to Audubon Canyon Ranch

Twice already this year, we have taken trips to Audubon Canyon Ranch. In the mix were boys between the ages of 6 and 8. During the spring and summer seasons, the highlight is watching the snowy egrets and great blue herons nest high up in the trees. Photo by Michael Harrold The birds are a…



Get a Taste of West Marin at Western Weekend

[Note: the 2009 Western Weekend is scheduled for the weekend of June 6 / 7.] Western Weekend Parade, Pt Reyes Station, originally uploaded by CommandZed. Western Weekend is a great time to get a taste of the local scene in West Marin, especially the parade the goes through Point Reyes Station. In 2007, the parade…