If you are looking for a reason to head up north across the Golden Gate, look no further. Here are a few fun happenings going on outside of the city this weekend.
Curious about cleanses? Have a juicer tucked away that you have never dusted off? Living Juices is one of the Bay Area's first raw juice and cleanse delivery services in the Bay Area. Learn about why juices are more than just a fad. The class is $45 and is Saturday from 1-3 @ Cavallo Point Cooking School, 601 Murray Circle, Sausalito
Author Amy Stewart knows the fun side of plants. A New York Times bestselling author whose works include Wicked Plants and The Drunken Botanist, Stewart knows what is really in your drinks, and is going to tell you all about it. Listen to her speak at Book Passage in Corte Madera. Sign up online. The reception starts at 5:30 on Sunday @ 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera
Big brass is swinging in to Marin, New Orleans-style. Sit back and soak in the thundering sounds of this jazz quintet as it offers a night of sweet, soulful American music. Kermit Ruffins is sure to knock you back in your seat and keep your toes tapping in time. Tickets are $20 here. Doors open on Sunday at 7 pm @ Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley