May is full of Makers and Markets at Bay Meadows

Enjoy the warm weather and explore Bay Meadows and beyond! Pack your month of May with hiking, Open Studios, Farmers Market Bay Meadows’ Opening Day Fiesta, San Mateo’s Maker Faire just next door and much, much more.  Explore our roundup and plan your month.

May 1, Spring Training begins at LIFT San Mateo! 30 days of fitness fun with a tribe to support you! Discover the details here.

May 2, Hello Yappy Hour! Bring Fido for a romp in the park and meet your match. Twilight Tails First Thursday specialty San Mateo vendor fair returns to cater to your canines from 6-7pm at Bay Meadows Landing Green Park. Residents and neighbors are encouraged to plan their own romp in the park with pups in tow every Thursday 6-7pm weekly (May 9, 16, 23 and 30), as Bay Meadows has set aside a special reserved hour at Landing Green Park to burn off that energy!

May 2, Succulent Arrangement Class. Join Hillsdale’s Blossoms Flower Shop to learn how to create, grow and care for succulent plans and come away with a lovely arrangement.

May 3, First Friday Family Night. On the first Friday of every month, from 5pm until 8pm, parents and kids relax and celebrate the weekend together at CuriOdyssey.

May 3, First Friday: Zine Fest! Head to Burlingame and enjoy zine artists, many with themes that revolve around civic action, and Live Music.

May 3, Free First Friday. Explore the History Museum in Redwood City museum, enjoy Playing in the Past and a General Tour.

May 4, Open Paint 2.0. Redwood City Courthouse Square will be filled with long tables where participants can sit to paint with friends, family, and neighbors.

May 4, Trail Hiking Basics. Join Belmont Parks and Recreation staff and trek into the basics of trail hiking. This class will cover route selection, gear and much more.

May 4, Pinewood Derby Finals. Miniature cars from local Cub Scout packs will race for the championship at Hillsdale!

May 4, Knit Rope Basket Workshop. Assemble a knitted swatch into a sturdy basket that is perfect for storing books, craft supplies, toys, or other household items.

May 4-5, Silicon Valley Open Studios. 29 studio artists open their doors and share their expertise with visitors at the PMA.

May 5 Opening Day Fiesta! >> HERE + May 12, 19, 26, Farmers Market Bay Meadows. The Sunday Farmers Market at Bay Meadows on the corner of E. 31st and Delaware Streets in San Mateo returns Sunday, May 5th! Join us on Opening Day, the first 100 to visit the Welcome Booth will receive a FREE MARKET BAG! Join us @FarmersMarketBayMeadows on Facebook and @FarmersMarketBayMeadows on Instagram to discover which food trucks, growers, makers and Pop-ups will be joining the line-up each week.

May 5, Yoga and Mindfulness Class. Learn smart and accessible yoga and mindfulness you can do at the office to support your best work and life.

May 5, Old Woodside Store Day. Experience life in the 1880s. This free family day will focus on the history of the Woodside Store and the redwood logging activities of the area.

May 9, Bike to Work Day Bay Area.

May 11, Family Fun Ride and Bike Rodeo. Bring your bike and enjoy a morning of exciting activities.

May 11, Mommy & Me Magical Unicorn Breakfast. Celebrate Mom’s special day with a yummy breakfast prepared by Andersen Bakery and a rainbow of sweet treats.

May 11, Hungarian Heritage Festival 2019. Experience the tastes, sights, and sounds of Hungary.

May 11, Open Cockpit Day. Gain a pilot’s eye perspective on many of the Hiller Aviation Museum’s aircraft during Open Cockpit Day in San Carlos.

May 11, San Mateo PAL and Stride for Awareness’ Annual 5k Run/Walk. Spend your Saturday making a difference at Coyote Point.

May 16, “Mamma Mia!”. Hillbarn Theatre – Foster City

May 16, Shut Up and Write! Join other writers in a supportive and social group for writers of all kinds every Thursday evening at the San Mateo library.

May 17-18, Maker Faire. See exhibits about science, creativity, innovation, and art, and meet the people of all ages who made them at the Maker Faire at San Mateo County Event Center.

May 18-19, Burlingame Art Society’s 26th Annual Art Exhibit. exhibit will feature original artwork with oils, watercolors, acrylics and pastels.

May 21, Matthiasson Wines Farm Dinner. A special, five (+) course dinner at Pizzeria Delfina Burlingame accompanies by delicious wines from winemakers Steve and Jill Matthiason.

May 22, Salt & Straw Ice Cream Pop Up at Hillsdale. Join Salt & Straw Co-Founder and Head Ice Cream Maker, Tyler Malek for an exciting live ice cream demonstration and tasting.

May 24, Friends of the Friday Night Concerts 2019 Fundraiser. This is a fun kick-off fundraising event to support the Redwood City Friday Night Concert series!

May 25, CuriOdyssey’s Science in Action. See an up-close science experiment with a CuriOdyssey educator.

May 28, Parisian Macaron Workshop. Draeger’s Market hosts Cooking School where you can learn to bake, fill and decorate this French delicacy!

May 31, Music on the Square. Redwood City is well known for its events, but Friday night’s Music on the Square is one of the most treasured nights of summer! Fridays 6:00-8:00pm, May 31 through August 30.

Conveniently located between San Francisco and Palo Alto in San Mateo, Bay Meadows offers new homes for sale and for rent within walking distance of Caltrain. Ease of transportation is only one reason you’ll fall in love with Bay Meadows. Smartly-designed, high-quality new homes sit among 18 acres of open space, which includes parks, a community garden, public art, ball fields, bocce and basketball courts and a new playground. All this just a walk from Whole Foods, Blue Bottle Coffee, Fieldwork Brewing Co., LIFT Fitness, Tin Pot Creamery, ROAM Artisan Burgers, Hillsdale Shopping Center and more. Learn more about what Midurban life offers by following our Facebook page.