Teen Film Festival, Talk of Bigfoot, Doctor Oz Highlight Peninsula Weekend

What will you be doing this weekend? Here are some suggestions if you need some things to consider. As usual, there's lots going on in our backyard.


(Editor's Note: The following rundown is provided by various San Mateo County venues and reprinted here for your weekend enjoyment! More information can be found by following the links provided in the headlines.)

Saturday @ 6:30 p.m. in Pacifica

The 4th Annual Coastside Teen Film Festival will be held at the Pacifica Sharp Park Library. Come and support creative teen filmmakers! We include teens from Pacifica, Half Moon Bay, Pescadero and all the towns in between. This festival is for the youth of the Coastside to not only express their creativity, but be recognized publicly for their work.

Bay Area Bigfoot Research

Sunday @ 4 p.m. in San Mateo

Round Table Pizza, 61 43rd St., San Mateo. Free admission, all are welcome. Join the discussion about research and sightings of bigfoot and sasquatch in California and elsewhere. For more information call Tom 925-858-9711.

Body Mind and Spirit

Saturday @ 8:30 a.m. in Redwood City

The San Francisco Peninsula Lions Club present a women’s symposium headlined Body Mind and Spirit. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Mehmet Oz in person for a book signing and photo opportunities. Tickets must be purchased online.

San Francisco Airline Memorabilia Show

Saturday @ 9 a.m. in South San Francisco

Reportedly one of the longest running airline collectible shows in the United States. China/Glassware, Timetables, Playing cards, Wings, etc.

Antique Toys, 1870 - 1930

Saturday, Sunday @ 11 a.m. in Palo Alto 

A showcase of exquisite and rare toys from local collectors. The Victorian Age was one of the most prolific periods of invention and technological development. Most early Victorian-age children played with home-made toys: Rag or peg dolls, hoops, wooden tops, tin or wood whistles, stick horses, or whatever came to hand. By the end of the era, children had access to manufactured toys, many of very high quality. Come revisit the adolescence of an industry and its creations that amused, delighted and educated our parents and grandparents.

Just Between Friends of San Mateo

Saturday, Sunday @ 10 a.m. in San Mateo

Just Between Friends is a semi-annual baby, kid's and maternity consignment sale held at the San Mateo Expo Center every spring & fall. Shop the sale and enjoy 50 - 90% off retail prices on gently used kids' toys, shoes, clothes, furniture, strollers, car seats and more! Sell your gently-used, outgrown baby and children's items and earn 60% automatically on all sales. If you can volunteer a few hours of your time, you earn 65%.

We Built It for the Birds

Saturday @ 10:00 a.m in Menlo Park

Docent Jane Moss will lead you on a 1-mile walk through the ever-changing panoramas surrounding a former salt pond. Learn about the exciting ways this area is being reshaped as newly created wildlife habitat. Trail is easy and level. All ages and abilities welcome.

Looking Glass Land

Saturday @ 1 p.m. & 7 p.m., Sunday @ 1 p.m. in Belmont

This wild adaptation of Lewis Carroll's original Through the Looking Glass highlights the pure fun of the story with a huge helping of unabashed silliness!

A romp through Alice's looking glass land retains all of the familiar characters and introduces dozens of new ones: a baseball team, a gospel group called The Responsibilities, a train conductor, a peanut salesman, detectives, a Miss America pageant, star-struck tourists, plastic light saber wielding knights and more.


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