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Provided by Pure Prairie League

Country rock band Pure Prairie League will play at the Whistlestock festival on Sept. 24 at the Marin Civic Center. The group is best known for the single 'Aime.'

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Whistlestock

The annual Whistlestock benefit festival runs from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Marin Center Lagoon, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. This year features a Summer of Love theme, including a costume contest, with live music from Jesse Colin Young, formerly of The Youngbloods, whose hit "Get Together" is a Summer of Love anthem, and country rockers Pure Prairie League. Food and drink will be available from gourmet food trucks. Whistlestock benefits Whistlestop, the San Rafael-based nonprofit that provides resources, food delivery, social services and transportation for seniors. Bring blankets or low seating. Tickets are $69-$99. Info: 415-499-6800 or marincenter.org.

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New library exhibit features artist's Japanese-paper collages
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Enjoy Blackie's Hay Day country fair

Blackie's Hay Day, Tiburon's annual country-style fair, runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at Blackie's Pasture. Kids can enjoy a petting zoo, pony rides, carnival games, a bounce house, air bungee, an Old West town and cowboy stories and rope tricks by Lariat Larry, or bake a dessert to enter in the kids' baking contest. There will also be food trucks and a beer and wine tent for the grown-ups. The fair benefits children's and teen programs at the Belvedere-Tiburon Library. Admission is $15, free for children under 2. Activity tickets are $1 each or $50 for an unlimited activity bracelet. Info: blackieshayday.com.

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Sample beer at
Tiburon Taps

The fourth annual Tiburon Taps beer festival returns to Shoreline Park, along the first block of Paradise Drive in downtown Tiburon, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 23. Thirty-one breweries from across California and Oregon will be offering unlimited tastings of craft beer. There will also be some purveyors of small-label coffee, cider and kombucha, along with food from local eateries. Live music will be provided by party band Neon Velvet. The festival is a fundraiser for the youth scholarship program at Belvedere-Tiburon Recreation, also known as The Ranch. Tickets are $45 general admission, $20 for designated drivers. Info: 415-435-4355 or tiburontaps.org.

 

 

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