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.


Pick of the Week: Woodlands Pet Food & Treats

Pick of the Week: Woodlands Pet Food & Treats

Got pets? Cruise over to Woodlands Pet Food & Treats at 474 Ignacio Boulevard in Pacheco Plaza where pets rule (and they don’t mind drool). Customers will find an impressive
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Pick of the Week: Teeny Cake

Pick of the Week: Teeny Cake

Craving a sweet treat? Stop in at teeny cake boutique bakery where small bites equal big taste. For the past five years, owner and self-taught baker Michelle Mahoney has been
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Bella Notte Linens Honored by Martha Stewart

Bella Notte Linens Honored by Martha Stewart

Novato’s Bella Notte Linens has been honored as a Finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards, in the Textile Design Category. Launched by designer Kathleen McCoy out of
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Pick of the Week: Oneiric Boutique

Pick of the Week: Oneiric Boutique

Get your groove on at Oneiric Boutique in downtown Novato where affordable fashion is always in style. You’ll find “a little bit of everything” at this chic retail store–from accents
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2014 Labor Day Auto Sale

2014 Labor Day Auto Sale

Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to score big bargains on new automobiles, and Novato dealerships are gearing up to offer customers great incentives over their Labor Day Auto
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Back to School

Back to School

It’s back to school at Target! Getting ready for the new school year? Find everything to outfit your student in style from head to toe at Target–Novato’s one-stop store for
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The Sounds of Summer 2014

The Sounds of Summer 2014

Get your groove on and enjoy the Sounds of Summer from some of the best Bay Area bands at Pacheco Plaza’s annual outdoor music concert series. Starting in June, these free monthly
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Here’s the Scoop…

Here’s the Scoop…

Grab a bowl and spoon! July is National Ice Cream Month which means there is still plenty of time to celebrate America’s favorite frozen dessert. Luckily, there are lots of great
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Pick of the Week: Hilltop 1892

Pick of the Week: Hilltop 1892

Perched on a beautiful hilltop with stunning views of downtown Novato, Hilltop 1892 is a long-time favorite among locals for its Sunday brunch menu. Executive Chef Todd Davies delivers his
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Pick of the Week: Alice Becker

Pick of the Week: Alice Becker

Nobody knows women’s apparel like Alice Becker. For 29 years, this family-owned business has drawn customers from across the North Bay to downtown Novato in search of quality, designer label women’s
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Pick of the Week: John & Jill’s Cheesecake

Pick of the Week: John & Jill’s Cheesecake

Have you been dreaming about rich, creamy cheesecake? A visit to John & Jill’s Cheesecake at 4 Commercial Boulevard (Suite 2) in Novato is sure to cure the craving! For nineteen
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Pick of the Week: Steve’s Auto Care

Pick of the Week: Steve’s Auto Care

Steve’s Auto Care, at 879 Sweetser in downtown Novato, is an independently-owned business that specializes in maintenance and light duty repair on all models of Honda, Acura, Toyota, Lexus, Nissan,
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Pick of the Week: Studio 4 Art

Pick of the Week: Studio 4 Art

Express your inner artist and let your creativity flow at Studio 4 Art in Old Town Novato. Owner Kebby McInroy’s shop is the perfect venue for novice and seasoned artists of all
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Pick of the Week: Pini Ace Hardware

Pick of the Week: Pini Ace Hardware

Home projects beckoning? Whether you’re in the market for plumbing, electrical, housewares, paint, lawn & garden supplies and more, a trip to Pini Ace Hardware will ensure you have everything you need
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Pick of the Week: Rousseau’s Fine Art Framing

Pick of the Week: Rousseau’s Fine Art Framing

Rousseau’s Fine Art Framing in downtown Novato is the place to go for all your custom matting and framing needs. Owner Kathie Rousseau and her knowledgeable staff have a reputation
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Pick of the Week: Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop

Pick of the Week: Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop

Attract more feathered friends to your yard all year long by visiting Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in Novato’s Vintage Oaks Shopping Center. This independently-owned franchise features specialty products designed
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