Hello October!

Looking for some fall fun this October at Bay Meadows and just beyond? Dig into our local list of events and fill your calendar with Oktoberfest events, Night hikes, dessert pop-ups, stylish Bloody Mary bar tips, collaborative painting workshops,  family-friendly shenanigans, and lots more!

Nail  those cycling fundamentals before you bike the Bay Trail from Bay Meadows! Bike Skills 101 – Fundamental Bike Handling Skills at Savvy Bike in Redwood City on October 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. Oct 2 Daffy Dave, Oct 9 Happy Bright Kids, Oct 16 Mr. SHAP Balloon Artist – Magician, Oct 23 Boswick The Clown, Oct 30 #HappyFace

Catch the BraveTart Dessert Pop-Up & Book Signing on October 2 at KitchenTown in San Mateo.

Create a Collaborative Canvas at Open Paint by CATA at Cyclismo Café in Redwood City on October 5. Community Advocacy Through Art provides paint, brushes, vinyl sheets for painting, and a few large “fill-in-the-blank” collaborative canvases designed by local artists every First Thursday. Join the Facebook Event to keep in touch. .

Say hello to a Casino Night that benefits Grateful Garments at Chips For Charity on October 6 at Domenico Winery in San Carlos.

Enjoy Beats By The Bay Dandiya – 2017 on October 6 at the San Mateo Event Center.

What’s new in history? Catch free admission day October 6 at the History Museum in Redwood City on the first Friday of every month.

Don’t miss the Grand Opening: Davey Glen Park in Belmont on October 7.

Ready for a fresh perspective? Get Drone Day Build-a-Thon on October 10 at the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos on your calendars.

The Zoppé Italian Family Circus is coming to Redwood City from October 13-29, with spectacular performances.

Prost! Catch Peninsula Oktoberfest 2017  (at night) on October 14 at the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos.

Watch Hip Hop Cinderella (Sweet!) at Peninsula Ballet Theatre in San Mateo on October 14.

Enjoy an elegant celebration of all things chocolate at Silicon Valley’s favorite annual chocolate event, Chocolate Fest 2017 in Belmont on October 20-21.

It’s frighfully fun this season at the Halloween Spooktakular in Redwood City on October

Resident Gardeners – Dig It: Winter Meeting with Resident Gardeners (specialty closed event for residents only)  on October

Join one of our favorite Paddock Park entertainers, the Alphabet Rockers, for a hip hop concert at the Foster City Library on October 25.

Grab your flashlights and go! Enjoy this special Night Hike at Edgewood Park at Edgewood Park in Redwood City on October 27. Learn about various nocturnal animals in the area and spot your favorite constellations!

Planning some seasonal entertaining? Don’t miss Diane Mina’s Bloody Mary Bar at Williams Sonoma Hillsdale in San Mateo on October 28.

Watch for PBT’s Halloween Festival at the Peninsula Ballet Theatre in San Mateo on October 28.

San Mateo County Parks invites you to a cultural and  educational event: The Dias de los Muertos Celebration  at Friendship Park in Redwood City on October 28.

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. October 3, 10, 17, 31.

Nachoria Family Mondays! Visit Nachoria in Burlingame every Monday where kids eat for 1/2 off.

Oct 31st be sure to bring your kids 12 and under to Hillsdale Mall at 4pm for some oozy gooey fun and treats, then trick or treat at the annually decorated row of  “Spooktacular Stooptacular Bay Meadows” homes!

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.