Find out what's on in San Carlos this month

It’s the beautiful month of May in San Carlos California and the wild flowers are in bloom. Over the next two weekends, we will be celebrating Mother’s Day and Hometown Days. Other interesting events in and around San Carlos include the Silicon Valley Open Studios event by Art Bias, the Caltrain Electric Train Tour, Classical Music in the Wild (live at Filoli) and various events related to AAPI Month and Mother’s Day.

Hometown Days

Hometown Days

The Exciting Hometown Days Parade 2024

Time: May 18 @ 9:45 am – May 18 @ 11:30 pm

Join us! The Hometown Days Parade on Laurel Street is on Saturday morning and begins at 9:45 a.m. from Central Middle School, throughout Laurel Street. Contingents include antique vehicles, floats, fire and sheriff vehicles, marching bands, dance troupes, local organizations and more!

No Foolin Foot Race 2024 San Carlos CA

San Carlos Hometown Days 2024: Your Ultimate Guide

Time: May 17 @ 8:00 am – May 19 @ 5:00 pm

“Family fun since 1979!” – Hometown Days is a weekend where people of San Carlos come together to celebrate each other, and the happenings during the year.

Silicon Valley Open Studios

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Silicon Valley Open Studios: Featuring Amazing Artists at Art Bias

Time: May 11 @ 8:00 am – May 11 @ 5:00 pm

Art Bias is the largest community of artists on the Peninsula, making their destination a ‘must see’! Art lovers of all ages are welcome. Refreshments will be available.

Visit our Instagram page @artbias.1700 for sneak previews from our participating artists.

*With regrets, access to the second floor is stair-only.

This year’s exhibiting artists include:

This year’s exhibiting artists include:

  • Fred Aron

  • Renata Aryanti

  • John Barrows

  • Zdenka Bleile

  • Liz Broekhuyse

  • Ellen Brook

  • Shari Bryant

  • Natalie Ciccoricco

  • Karen Cox

  • Michael Endicott

  • Alan Hart

  • Doriane Heyman

  • Lindsay Hogue

  • Yelena Joy

  • Annette Legallet

  • June Levin

  • Linda Manes Goodwin

  • Coleen Mirassou

  • Neil Murphy

  • Amy Rattner

  • Teresa Ruzzo

  • Terry Sand

  • Yucali Seki

  • Deborah Shea

  • Amber Smith

  • Greta Waterman

  • Danielle Weber

  • Nanette Wylde

  • Inna Zatulovsky

  • Sophie Zhu

Highlights for May

April in Paris Filoli gardens Concert

In a Landscape : Classical Music in the Wild at Filoli

Time: May 20 @ 5:30 pm – May 20 @ 8:00 pm

In a Landscape features Classical Music in the Wild at Filoli. Classical Music in the Wild™ is an outdoor concert series where America’s most stunning landscapes replace the traditional concert hall. Guests explore the surrounding environment while listening to the music through wireless headphones, creating an immersive experience that fosters a connection with the music, nature, and with one another.

Caltrain Electric Train Tour

Exciting Caltrain Electric Train Tour & 160th Anniversary Celebration

Time: May 11 @ 10:30 am – May 11 @ 2:30 pm

Be among the pioneers to step aboard Caltrain’s cutting-edge electric trains as we unveil the next chapter of our service in the Caltrain Electric Train Tour. Immerse yourself in the airy interiors, discover exciting new amenities, and catch a glimpse of the Caltrain experience in 2024.

Mothers Day Luncheon ACC Friends of the ACC

The Wonderful Mothers Day Luncheon at the ACC

Time: May 10 @ 12:00 pm – May 10 @ 1:30 pm

Each Special Event Monthly Luncheon – this time the Mothers Day Luncheon – features a delicious meal, including dessert, a glass of wine or cider, and live entertainment.

Community Blood Drive 2024 San Carlos CA

Bleed for a Cause: San Carlos Community Blood Drive 2024

Time: May 11 @ 10:00 am – May 11 @ 3:00 pm

Become a hero in your community by making a lifesaving impact! We’re thrilled to extend a warm invitation to you for our upcoming Community Blood Drive, a significant series of events proudly partnered with the esteemed Stanford Blood Center.

Curated Singles Party SC Noodle House San Carlos CA Speed Dating

On May 11th, SC Noodle House is working with Chemeya Dating to host their first singles event! It’s a Curated Singles Party with Speed Dating at SC Noodle House.

National BBQ Day Alexandria San Carlos

It’s National BBQ Day at the Beautiful Alexandria

Time: May 16 @ 4:00 pm – May 16 @ 7:00 pm

Soak up the sun outside at The Generator Bar for a BBQ at National BBQ Day in the Alexandria! Offering BOGO on all beers, bring out your competitive side for outdoor games, and enjoy some delightful music!

Peninsula Ukulele Group

1st Great Annual AAPI Festival at the Reading Bug

Time: May 18 @ 10:00 am – May 19 @ 5:00 pm

The Reading Bug is thrilled to welcome more than a dozen authors and illustrators as well as special guest performance troops and vendors throughout the weekend! This will be the first AAPI Festival at the Reading Bug – stay tuned for details! 

Scout Day Hiller Aviation Museum

High-Flyin’ Adventures: Scout Day 2024 at Hiller Aviation!

Time: May 19 @ 10:00 am – May 19 @ 5:00 pm

Embark on a Skyward Journey: BSA Scouts and Girl Scouts in uniform enjoy complimentary admission on Scout Day at the Hiller Aviation Museum!

Cars and Cabernet

Cars and Cabernet by Auto Vino: Rare Car Show in San Carlos

Time: May 19 @ 11:30 am – May 19 @ 5:00 pm

“Cars and Cabernet” at Auto Vino is an informal meeting of exotic and rare cars that draws together car owners and spectators who share a passion for the roar of powerful engines.

Boba Break The Alexandria San Carlos AAPI Month

Get a Boba Break at the Alexandria for AAPI Heritage Month

Time: May 23 @ 11:00 am – May 23 @ 2:00 pm

Boba Break: On-Campus Treats. Stop by for a refreshing drink from Kiss My Boba Truck, enjoy special lunch offerings, and goodies to celebrate AAPI Heritage Month!

Life Drawing Sessions Art Bias San Carlos

Life Drawing Sessions by Matthew Lipson at Art Bias

Time: May 23 @ 7:00 pm – May 23 @ 9:30 pm

Join us on the last Thursday of each month at the Art Bias for ongoing Life Drawing sessions organized by Matthew Lipson.

San Carlos Library

The San Carlos Library holds tons of free events – music, arts and crafts, gaming events – every month. Here are some!

Mothers Day Luncheon ACC Friends of the ACC

San Carlos Book Sale : Great Books at Very Cheap Prices

Time: May 19 @ 8:00 am – May 19 @ 5:00 pm

San Carlos Book Sale by the San Carlos Friends of the Library offers you a diverse selection of books, CDs, DVDs, and more, all in excellent condition. Items come at affordable prices, ranging from 25 cents to $2. Don’t miss our unique collection of rare books, each priced individually.

Community Blood Drive 2024 San Carlos CA

Magic Mushi Forest

Time: May 8 @ 11:00 am – May 8 @ 12:30 pm

Create a Magic Mushi Forest with Artist Malisa at San Carlos Library this May

Peninsula Ukulele Group

Join the Amazing Peninsula Ukulele Group

Time: May 22 @ 5:30 pm – May 22 @ 7:30 pm

Peninsula Ukulele Group, a group of enthusiastic ukulele players, will now be meeting at the San Carlos Library on the 4th Wednesday of the month beginning March 2024.

Melody Yan Fusion Music San Carlos Library

The Beautiful Melody Yan Fusion Music Performance

Time: May 10 @ 2:00 pm – May 10 @ 3:00 pm

Melody Yan’s Fusion Music is an incorporation of Western music with Chinese traditional musical instruments, such as Guzheng.

Spring League Games for Adults

The Spring Basketball Games and the Cornhole Competition continue on for May

Spring Cornhole Games San Carlos CA 2024
Adult Basketball League San Carlos Spring 2024

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