The endless summer is a California myth, of course. So, this is the week to celebrate the changing of the seasons with Half Moon Bay’s “Summer’s End Music Festival.”
The city is sponsoring the event from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday at Carter Park in Stone Pine Plaza. It promises an afternoon of music, free activities and lots of things to keep the kids occupied. Beer and wine will be on sale for mom and dad.
Musical acts include the Stone Foxes, Coast Tribe, Crooked Branches Band and Afrolicious.
Food and drink is on sale, but most of the fun is free. Learn more by searching “Summer’s End Music Festival” on Facebook.
THURSDAY: Coastside author and scholar Brigid O’Farrell will discuss the New Deal and its continued relevance to the San Mateo County coast during an informative talk at the Odd Fellows Hall, 526 Main St., Half Moon Bay. The discussion begins at 7 p.m. Learn more.
SATURDAY and SUNDAY: The Northern California Horseshoe Pitchers Association holds its doubles championship tournament at Smith Field this weekend. It is one of the most prestigious events to be held at the local horseshoe facility. Details.
SATURDAY: The California Coastal Commission sponsors its fall Coastal Cleanup Day. More than 60,000 volunteers are expected to participate across the state. There are six sites identified for cleanup on the Coastside. Learn more about locations and times here. All you need to know.
SUNDAY: The Montara Art and Music Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. near the corner of 5th Street and East Avenue in Montara. This is a neighborhood gathering and the music will be nonstop and food available for purchase. Before you go.
SUNDAY: Puente’s Fall Harvest Celebration is set from 3 to 6 p.m. at La Honda Gardens, 8865 La Honda Road. The community event brings together volunteers, donors, farmworkers and others around a food-laden table. The scoop.