By Tianna Nguy, Communications Intern

Gilroy Garlic Festival: From July 28 to 30, enjoy three full days of incredible food, beverages, arts & crafts, live entertainment, and cooking competitions. The Gilroy Garlic Festival will surely bring a variety of items that will cater to your garlic needs! Skip the long drive to Gilroy and take Caltrain as we’re running a special Gilroy Garlic Festival train that will leave San Jose Diridon at 10 a.m. and will depart Gilroy at 5 p.m.

San Mateo Central Park Music Series: San Mateo will be hosting a Central Park Music Series every Thursday until August 17 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with live music from a variety of artists lined up all summer long. Urban Outlaws will be performing live this Thursday, July 27, delivering old, new, and in between country music with high energy and fun. Spend some time with the family and dance the night away, so take Caltrain to the San Mateo Caltrain Station and ride SamTrans 250 to South San Mateo Drive & East 4th Avenue and walk towards Central Park on East 5th Avenue.

Choose the New Seats on Caltrain: We need your input on the new seat design of Caltrain’s electric train cars. Vote for your favorite seat color before the poll closes at midnight on July 28. Be sure to share this with your friends and check back afterwards for the results. Let us know what you’re thinking on Twitter @gocaltrain and #ElectroCaltrain.

Caltrain will also conduct public outreach and see the seats in person before polling at the following stations:

  • San Mateo Station, 385 First Ave., San Mateo on Tuesday, July 25, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
  • San Jose Diridon Station, 65 Cahill St., San Jose on Friday, July 28, from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.



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