September Fun on the Peninsula

Step out this September and enjoy the best of Peninsula life. Grab a few friends and neighbors and dig into our local list of events to fill your calendar with block parties and brew fests,  family-friendly shenanigans, magic lantern 3D shows, creative workshops, wine walks, and lots more!

Head to Redwood City for Music on the Square. September 1: Pride and Joy.

Share an evening of California inspired food and wine during the Silver Oak Wine Dinner in San Mateo on September 1.

Enjoy free admission at the History Museum in Redwood City on the first Friday of every month on September 1.

Grab a neighbor, meet other parents and enjoy FREE shenanigans on Mondays at Paddock Park. Mondays will feature an outstanding family-friendly lineup curated by the Bay Meadows team. Sep 4: Boswick The Clown, Sep 11: Happy Bright Kids, Sep 18: Scribble Me Happy, Sep 25: Mister Q.

Twilight Tails: Join us every Thursday with your pooch from 5-6pm for a special hour celebrating our furry friends and the local community that caters to them! Twilight Tails First Thursday Line Up! returns with all your favorite local Pooch People on September 7. Every first Thursday, Bay Meadows lines up local pet businesses that cater to your best-friend for you to meet, mix and mingle.

Make your way to the San Mateo County History Museum and check out the all new Magic Lantern 3-D Show in honor of Redwood City’s 150th anniversary. September 5 and September 12.

Uncover facts about dinosaurs and fossils at Hillsdale Shopping Center’s Kid’s Club on Sept 7 from 4-5pm! Explorers of all ages are invited to go on an adventure, traveling back millions of years through story, exhibits and hands on discovery. Kids can dig for fossils to take home, and meet and take photos with “Ralph”, the fun-loving 12-foot T-Rex, too. It’s a free event for the entire family. Program presented by Maker Playhouse. For more information, visit or call the Concierge at 650-571-1029.

Paint and Sip Night at Andra Norris Gallery on September 9. Located in the hub of Burlingame’s dynamic shopping and dining district, Andra Norris Gallery is Burlingame’s newest and most exciting art venue.

Enjoy the world’s most beloved opera arias and ensembles from beloved master composers like Verdi, Puccini, Bizet, Gounod, Mozart, and Mascagni on September 10: Classical on the Square – Bay Shore Lyric Opera

Chalk the Block Party in Foster City on September 10. Draw alongside PJCC artist-in-residence Siona Benjamin and sip mango lychee at this one-of-a-kind block party.

Paints+Pints at Freewheel Brewing Co. in Burlingame on September 10.

Watch Zootopia during Movies in the Park at Coyote Point in San Mateo on September 16.

Art and Science of Succulents in San Carlos on September 16. This presentation will take a look at succulents in nature and in cultivation.

Natural Soap + Facial/Body Scrub Workshop in San Mateo on September 16. Each person will receive a mini set of hand made soaps in a curated box of goodies.

Sept 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day at the Foster City Library. Kids age 3 – 12 are welcome to attend this special Storytime event at 4pm and are invited to wear their pirate costumes if they wish. Enjoy pirate stories, sing pirate songs, and treasure hunt for special pirate prizes.

Enjoy a family-friendly flick under the stars! Moana is playing in Beresford Park, San Mateo on September 22. Food and drinks will be on sale by Fletch’s and the movie will start at dusk (~7pm).

Summer Wine Walk! In Belmont on September 22. Carlmont Village merchants transform their stores into “tasting rooms” featuring your favorite local wineries… and breweries!

Calling all bacon and craft lovers! The 5th Annual Bacon and Brew Fest returns to San Mateo on September 23rd from 11am-7pm and it will be held in the Central Mall at the Event Center – just next door to Bay Meadows!

Dig It: The Fall and Winter Garden on September 23. Don’t give up on your garden this coming winter! Learn what to grow, how to harvest, and common pests to watch for this winter.

Generation Walk and Autumn Moon Festival on September 24. Join the mile walk in San Mateo’s Central Park to celebrate healthy living for all generations. Bring grandparents, parents, children, friends and caregivers.

Learn about The Evolving Silicon Valley Workplace on September 26 from 5:30-7:30pm. As the Bay Area addresses how to grow more efficiently and sustainably, companies, design firms and the public sector are forging new paths to shape the modern workplace for a more balanced lifestyle. Join us for a tour of Bay Meadows’ own take on the corporate campus and a discussion about Silicon Valley’s evolving workplace, followed by beverages and bites at Fieldwork Brewing Company’s beer garden. Co-presented by SPUR and The Registry. Space is Limited. RSVP today!

Airport Day at the San Carlos Airport on September 30 includes small planes on display, exhibitors, vendors, an aviation-themed scavenger hunt, food, helicopter rides, and free airplane rides.

Experience Midurban life. Bay Meadows is a family-friendly neighborhood with lots of open space to enjoy all year long. Whether it’s growing your own vegetables in a gorgeous community garden with expert guidance, playing a game of pick-up basketball after work, team building over bocce, picnicking with family on warm summer nights or getting fit with pop-up fitness and yoga classes curated just for you, there’s no shortage of green space to explore. If you have little ones, don’t miss Momdays on Mondays in Paddock Park! Check out life out and about at Bay Meadows by following us on Instagram.