Plan Ahead and Go Fly A Kite This Weekend

Menlo Park and Atherton residents can celebrate art at the Blue Rock House Studio, explore a deep nature garden and/or do a little wine tasting at AutoVino.

The weekend is approaching fast and you want to make every moment count after the long work week. Menlo Park-Atherton Patch brings you a round-up of the events going on this weekend. 

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To add your own weekend events, visit menlopark-atherton.patch.com/events.

Friday, May 3

Menlo School presents Monty Python's Spamalot

8 pm; Menlo School, 50 Valparaiso Ave, Atherton

Menlo Upper School’s drama department presents Spamalot as its annual Outdoor Spring Musical this year. More than fifty Upper School Menlo students comprise the cast and crew for this hilarious Broadway hit musical.

“This is purely comical insanity!” declared Elizabeth Orr, Menlo’s Drama teacher and the Director of the show. “We’ve been having a lot of fun rehearsing it, even though the audience will never know how much work the cast and crew put in to learn all of the songs and dances, set up the stage and lights, gather the props and costumes.”

Also plays Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $8 for students, $10 for adults. For more information, visit http://­www.­menlo­school.­org.


Saturday, May 4

Kite Day at Bedwell Bayfront Park

Noon; Bedwell Bayfront Park, US Hwy 101 & State Hwy 84, Menlo Park

Bring your kite and a picnic lunch or buy a kite and food at the event for $6. For more information, visit https://­www.­facebook.­com/­bedwell.­bayfront.­park?­ref=­hl


Art Celebration 2013

11:00 am; Blue Rock House Studio, 791 Stanford Ave, Menlo Park

Gwen Fuller's Vivid, High-Def, Indoor-Outdoor Images on Metal will be on display until 5:00 pm. Enjoy art, music, cookies and champagne. For information, visit http://­www.­gwenfuller.­com. Also rtuns Sunday and next weekend.


Introduction to Deep Nature Garden and Enclosed Eco-Systems

Noon; 675 Roble Ave Apt 4, Menlo Park

Visit a local deep nature garden and talk about what it is and how it works. Feel free to bring pictures or vids of your own garden.We'll also talk about what an enclosed eco-farm is and how it works. As part of this topic, we'll have a look at a small composting system that is suitable for use inside such an eco-farm. There will be lots of time for group discussion and questions. For more information visit http://­www.­meetup.­com/­Central-­Peninsula-­deep-­nature-­gardens-­and-­eco-­farming/­events/­114855582/­


Weekend Wine Tasting

11:00 am; Autovino, 205 Constitution Dr, Menlo Park

A tasting room unlike any other you've experienced is open to the public on weekends. Please join us, and enjoy Woodside Vineyards wines, every Saturday and Sunday 11am-4pm. For more information, visit http://­www.­auto-­vino.­org


Family History Seminar with Josh Taylor

9 am; Menlo Park LDS Church, 1105 Valparaiso Ave, Menlo Park

The San Mateo County Genealogical Society, working with the Menlo Park Family History Center, will present a four-class seminar with Josh Taylor, an internationally recognized genealogy researcher, speaker, and featured expert on NBC's " Who Do You Think You Are?". This full day event from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. will focus on teaching and expanding family history search techniques for the general public and family history enthusiasts of all levels. $42 advance purchase, $48 on the day of the event. For information, visit http://­www.­smcgs.­org


Sunday, May 5

Menlo Park Farmers Market

9:00 am; Chestnut St & Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park

Farmers Market in downtown Menlo Park on Chestnut Street, between Menlo Ave. and Santa Cruz Ave.  A year-around market!


Need more ideas for the weekend?

 In Menlo Park:
1, Patent Bar Study Group
2, Kuk Sool Won of Menlo Park

Nearby Garage Sales:
1, Palo Alto
2, Atherton -- Designer Clothing Sale
3, Palo Alto

Open Houses (Saturday and Sunday)

Looking to try a New Restaurant?


More information available:

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