Novato News & Events

There are plenty of things to do in Novato. Check in regularly with Shop Local Novato for the latest Novato news & events.


Ten Great Places to Wine and Dine in Novato this Valentine’s Day

Ten Great Places to Wine and Dine in Novato this Valentine’s Day

Still wondering what to do for Valentine’s? It’s not too late to book a table for two and show your love for local Novato eateries at the same time. Whether
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A Sweet Spotlight on Novato’s Flour Chylde Bakery

A Sweet Spotlight on Novato’s Flour Chylde Bakery

February 14th is Valentine’s Day. It’s a special day dedicated to expressions of love, and it’s rapidly approaching. The fear of not finding the perfect gift can be a little
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Super Bowl Special: The 9ers are Going to Miami!

Super Bowl Special: The 9ers are Going to Miami!

Football fans across the Bay Area are getting set for the most anticipated SuperBowl in a long time, with the San Francisco 49ers set to take on the Kansas City
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Live Music & Comedy Shows Coming Up in Novato

Live Music & Comedy Shows Coming Up in Novato

Say hello to 2020, Novato! To kick-off the new year, get your fill of live music and comedy shows in popular venues right here in Novato. Here’s a shortlist of
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Shop Local this Small Business Saturday

Shop Local this Small Business Saturday

With Thanksgiving over, the holiday season kicks up a gear or two and this weekend and there’s a shopping day that’s near and dear to our Shop Local hearts. We’re
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Shop Local, for Thanksgiving 2019

Shop Local, for Thanksgiving 2019

Thanksgiving in Novato is a fun and vibrant time. Whether you’re heading out for the Bank of Marin Turkey Trot, busy roasting a turkey at home or opting for a
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A Haunted Novato Halloween

A Haunted Novato Halloween

Halloween is here again, Jack O’Lanterns are out in force, and many of Novato’s traditional Halloween events take place the weekend before. So check out our Spooky Schedule and don’t
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Happy 12th Birthday, Studio 4 Art. Fostering Creativity in Novato.

Happy 12th Birthday, Studio 4 Art. Fostering Creativity in Novato.

Studio 4 Art, the go-to place for creative expression in Novato, turns 12 this month. Artists of all ages and levels of experience have found the tools, materials and encouragement
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However You Slice It, Novato’s Got Plenty o’ Pizza

However You Slice It, Novato’s Got Plenty o’ Pizza

Pizza lovers like nothing better than comparing the merits of slices and pies consumed on the quest for perfection. Whether you’re on your own personal pizza quest or simply someone
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Back to School Rules with Shop Local Novato

Back to School Rules with Shop Local Novato

It’s that time again! Preparing your child for the upcoming school year can be as exciting for you as it is for them, and our local stores are here to
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5 Best Places for Wine Wednesday in Novato

5 Best Places for Wine Wednesday in Novato

Are you looking for a little something to spice up your hump-day? Then click no further, Novato is fast becoming the best place to indulge in Wine Wednesday! From upscale
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Beauty Heroes Opens Flagship Store on Grant Avenue, Novato

Beauty Heroes Opens Flagship Store on Grant Avenue, Novato

Grant Avenue is about to get an exciting new beauty spot with the opening of Beauty Heroes on August 25th, 2019. Beauty Heroes is a popular online beauty store and
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6 Best Places to Get Tacos in Novato

6 Best Places to Get Tacos in Novato

What’s delicious and wrapped in a tortilla? Tacos! Novato has many great places to get tacos, but we’ve narrowed it down to the best of the best. From eclectic restaurants
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SLN Sits Down With Local Novato Band The Happys

SLN Sits Down With Local Novato Band The Happys

Shop Local Novato recently sat down with local alternative-rock band The Happys to take a deep-dive into Novato’s music scene. They told us which venues they like to play and namechecked
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Make Summer With Your Kids Special in Novato

Make Summer With Your Kids Special in Novato

As the school year ends, an exciting summer vacation begins. When you live in a town like Novato, you don’t always need to take your kids on an exotic, summer
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Make Father’s Day Meaningful in Novato

Make Father’s Day Meaningful in Novato

Father’s Day is almost here! If you haven’t already made plans, there’s no time to waste. Fortunately, Novato’s full of fun stuff to do with dad. With a little planning,
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