By Mahala Herron, @MahalaHerron

Beer Friday: Grab a cold one on Friday, August 31, at Devil’s Canyon Brewery’s Beer Friday in San Carlos. This free event will feature an award winning selection of sustainable handcrafted beer and root beer, as well as music, food trucks, and a family party. Kids and well-behaved dogs are welcome.

SamTrans Routes ECR, 95, 295, 73 and 398 and a brisk 5-10 minute walk will get you to the event.

Lebanese Street Festival: Lebanese if you please? Join a great atmosphere on Saturday, September 1, at Courthouse Square in Redwood City and learn more about Lebanese culture. The street festival will include games, music, dance and other entertainment for the whole family.

Courthouse Square is down the street from the Redwood Caltrain City Station.

The 48th Annual Millbrae Art and Wine Festival:  The 48th Annual Millbrae Art and Wine Festival is this Saturday and Sunday, September 1 and 2. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., this is the Bay Area’s biggest Labor Day event, and we’ll be celebrating with Mardi Gras-style fun. There will be 250 craft makers showing their handcrafted wares, premium wines, microbrews and more. There will also be performers including Rock Steady SF, Petty Theft, and Bob Clubertson who will be rocking the house down. The kids will love the carnival rides and games, so don’t miss out.

Take Caltrain to the Millbrae Station and the event is a brisk 5-minute walk.

Millbrae Art & Wine Festival is happening this weekend, Sept. 1 & 2.

2018 Civic Center Commons Block Party: Nothing says end of summer like a block party. On Sunday, September 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., bring your family to the Civic Center Plaza to enjoy street soccer, a Lego build center, brunch food and drinks from off the grid, a DJ and an open-air bazaar. With free DIY craft activities for the kids, this is a must-go event.

Take Caltrain or ECR to the Millbrae Station then from there, take BART to the Civic Center and walk 5 minutes to the event.


Mahala Herron is one of the San Mateo County Transit District’s summer interns. She studies at UCLA and is from Oakland. She is interning in the District’s communications department.

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