On Friday, catch a comedy show at Novato's Trek Winery. This week, comedian Mark Pitta, who's made appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and and the Johnny Carson Show. Special Guest Larry "Bubbles" Brown. 8pm. Tickets $20 each.
On Saturday, take a walk through the Rush Creek Open Space and learn about the plants and animals that live there. The outing will be led by Juan Carlos Solis, Director of Education at WildCare. The walk will pass a beautiful oak forest and a marsh filled with ducks and other beautiful birds. 10am.
On Sunday, the Novato Art Center hosts Open Studios. More than 40 artists will offer unique holiday gifts and art in their studios as well as a treasure hunt. 11am-4pm. 500 Palm Dr.
Also on Sunday, Hopmonk Novato celebrates its first anniversary with a five-course dinner inspired by the proprietor's love of brew. The anniversary "Beer Dinner" will feature six Ninkasi Brewing Company beers alongside a menu prepared by Executive Chef Billy Reid. Dinner starts at 6pm and reservations are required. $58.