Cozy Up to These November Events

Pack your November calendar with festive fun at Bay Meadows and beyond! San Mateo County is overflowing with activities including Dias de los Muertos events, harvest festivals, board game marathons, nightclub themed yoga and much, much more.  Explore our roundup and plan your month to enjoy the best of San Francisco Bay’s Mid-Peninsula.

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Join the History Museum in Redwood City for Free First Friday on November 2. Explore the museum, enjoy Playing in the Past and a General Tour.

YOGOHANA’s DJ Yoga is so much more than just a class – it’s a nightclub-themed evening of movement, music, and socializing. Experience 90 minutes of yoga, partner movement, and dance to a live DJ set and stunning visuals on November 2 in San Mateo.

Shop from 200 vendors of fine antiques and decorative arts ranging from the 17th century to modern day at the Hillsborough Antiques + Art + Design Show at San Mateo Event Center on November 2-4.

Celebrate Dias de los Muertos for a fun family oriented, educational event to learn about the traditional culture in Redwood City on November 3.

Join the 7th Annual Celebration of Day of the Dead – Dia de los Muertos on Redwood City’s Courthouse Square on November 4. There will be music, dancing, food court, vendors, as well as free activities for children.

The Zoppé Family Circus welcomes guests into the intimate 500 seat tent in Red Morton Park in Redwood City through November 4. This one-ring circus honors the best history of the Old-World Italian tradition and stars Nino the clown, along with many other thrilling acts.

Bring home your new furry friend during the Cat and Kitten Adoption Fair at Pet Club in San Mateo on November 4.

Meenakshi’s International Cooking with Kids on November 7 in San Mateo will include songs, stories, and delicious vegetarian, kid-friendly, easy-to-make recipes from a different part of the world.

Shop from 200 vendors of handmade arts and crafts at the San Mateo Harvest Festival, with entertainment and a food court at San Mateo County Event Center on November 9-11.

Glide into the holidays and join us for ice skating in Central Park – San Mateo! The San Mateo on Ice Holiday Rink offers the quintessential winter activity in the heart of beautiful downtown San Mateo. Open daily starting November 10 until January 13th, 2019, you’ll want to visit this magical winter wonderland.

Come to Redwood City Courthouse Square to honor our Veterans during the Veterans Day Celebration on November 11 with refreshments, Veteran recognition and more.

ART on the Square Holiday Show on November 17 in Redwood City. Wonderful gifts abound for everyone on your list by over 20 talented artisans.

Sample and buy products from vendors at Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo, and take classes at San Mateo County Event Center on November 17-18.

Author, Nicole Miyuki Santo, will guide kids during an hour long workshop in San Carlos to give them the tools to tap into their creativity and personalize their own letters on November 18.

GobbleCon Game Con in Burlingame hosts over 52 hours of board games, roleplaying, miniatures and CCG’s over Thanksgiving Weekend on November 23-25.

InterGem Jewelry Show on November 23-25 in San Mateo. Shop directly from designers, wholesalers and manufacturers for the largest selection at the lowest prices!

Head to Draegers Cooking School for The Holiday Family Meal on November 26. Learn Satsuma Salad with Chicories, Winter Squash and Potato Gratin, Chocolate Pudding Cakes and more.

Learn how to bring a picture of your pet to life through paint during Paint Your Pet Night at the Belmont library on November 28. Bring a photo of them that inspires you and create an acrylic masterpiece.

The 10th annual Save The Waves Film Festival brings its west coast tour to San Mateo headquarters with an epic evening of live music and international surf films at GoPro headquarters on November 29.


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