Can you believe that this weekend kicks off the month of June? That means that it is outdoor music, movies and festival seasons. See what’s in store for the weekend below!
photo: Joel Wade Photography/Redwood City Music on the Square
Dive into the universe of you and spark great conversations at this bold yet playful all-ages exhibition at The Exploratorium. Whether you find yourself, lose yourself, or reinvent yourself, become part of the experiment. Fri.-Sun. Event details.
Family Fun Day at the Asian Art Museum
Discover artworks in the museum’s vast collection with self-guided gallery activities. Art Adventure Packs and Art Cards provide materials for looking, learning and doing. Explore and sketch in the galleries with the whole family. Sun. Event details.
Rockridge Ice Cream & Gelato Tour
Satisfy your sweet tooth with the Rockridge Ice Cream Tour! This one-hour guided walking tour takes kids of all ages through Oakland’s Rockridge area to explore a variety of ice cream desserts—along with a little history as to how we came to enjoy them. Sun. Event details.
Model Train Show
The Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society (WCMRS) operates the Diablo Valley Lines (DVL) model railroad, one of the most mountainous and one of the largest exclusively HO scale model railroads in the United States. This model railroad features standard gauge, narrow gauge and interurban (overhead electric) freight and trolley lines. Fri. Event details.
Biggest Little Airshow
Big things come in small packages in an amazing aerial display at the Hiller Aviation Museum. Radio control model aircraft will be on display and on demonstration in the morning. Sat. Event details.
Music on the Square
With top-quality local and national musical performers—from rock and pop, to reggae and much more—music fans of all ages will be thrilled to discover and enjoy this free summer concert series. Courthouse Square is the Community’s “Living Room” and the weather can’t be beat. Come down and spend Fridays with in Redwood City. Fri. Event details.
For the seventeenth consecutive year, Santa Clara County Parks and South Bay Folks team up to bring you free, family-friendly concerts in support of Second Harvest Food Bank. Located in a pleasant outdoor setting overlooking Vasona Lake and Los Gatos Creek, the Vasona Vibrations Concert Series features local artists performing a wide variety of acoustic genres from Americana to zydeco. Sat. Event details.
Redwood Mountain Faire
The annual Redwood Mountain Faire brings together a wide range of music styles on two stages, with juried fine art and crafts, exciting children’s activities and excellent food and beverages, including local micro-brews and wines. Appearing in the kids area both days is The Banana Slug String Band Duo and Friends. Sat.-Sun. Event details.
Visit the Martin Griffin Preserve
Visit Martin Griffin Preserve throughout the summer, with Nature Guide-led walks, activities, or materials to open your eyes to this lovely preserve in a different way each week. Visitors are also welcome to hike the trails on their own, scoop up a newt at the ponds, peer at birds in Bolinas Lagoon through the scopes, enjoy a picnic under the redwoods and more. Sat. Event details.