Harvest Festival

Saturday, November 8
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free with Museum admission 


Celebrate the turn of the season with a harvest festival featuring a joyous outdoor performance and hands-on activities for the whole family.

Schedule of Events

9:30 - 10 a.m.

  • Toddler Circle Time. This is an opportunity for our youngest visitors to practice language, movement, and making new friends.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Agricultural Institute of Marin Farmer’s Market display. Take a stroll through our mini Farmer’s Market tabled by the Agricultural Institute of Marin, a local institution dedicated to educating the public about the benefits of local food.

11 a.m.

  • Outdoor performance by Blues Whale. Come enjoy an outdoor performance by a funky jam band from the Marin Headlands.

11 - 11:30 a.m.

  • Research Toys. Participate in an interactive activity with your young child for a chance to learn more about intriguing child development research studies.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Harvest Lab: Science of Seeds. Take a deeper look at the insides of organic produce! Feel, squish, and experiment with the guts and seeds of over a dozen different fruits and vegetables.

1 p.m.

  • Indoor performance by The Banana Slug String Band. Our favorite folk environmental educators are back and ready to jam. Get your garden groove on and celebrate the harvest with the Banana Slug String Band!

3 p.m.

  • Special Storytime performance by local Miwok storyteller, Alicia Retes. Experience an Eastern Woodlands version of "The Three Sisters" illustrated with corn husk dolls plus local Miwok stories!  

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

  • Harvest Lab: Science of Seeds. Take a deeper look at the insides of organic produce! Feel, squish, and experiment with the guts and seeds of over a dozen different fruits and vegetables.
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