Best Things to Do in the South Bay This September

Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in the South Bay? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated five of the top events this month so you don’t have to. Less researching and more enjoying your time in the area. Enjoy!

Featured Photo: Shoreline Amphitheatre
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Photo: Courtesy of Donna Pomeroy

Beginner Bird Walk

September 4

Join Sequoia Audubon Society at Bedwell Bayfront Park in Menlo Park and learn how to spot and identify shorebirds and waterfall with the help of a naturalist guide. The group will be hosting two other field trips in September at Coyote Point and Pillar Point Harbor.

More info: sequoia-audubon.org

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Ziggy Marley

September 10

Saratogas Mountain Winery hosts eight-time Grammy winner and Emmy winner, Ziggy Marley — son of Bob — who plans a musical tribute to his father.

More info: mountainwinery.com

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Artisan Faire

September 11

Santana Row goes 100% local in a day-long affair with over 60 local makers of handcrafted jewelry, CBD products, apparel, home goods and more.

More info: makersmarket.us

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Photo: Anuradha Sridhar and Srikanth Chary —Violin and Veena, Shriram Brahmanandam — Mridangam, Nyantara Narasimhan — Taalam, Shriya Anand — Tambura

Music in the Park

September 18

Bring a blanket and a snack to a Palo Alto park to enjoy an Indian musical duo — Srikanth Chary on veena (a plucked string instrument from the Indian subcontinent) and Anuradha Sridhar on violin — playing Carnatic music, a classical music style native to South India.

More info: swaralahari.org

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Kings of Leon

September 23

Perhaps best known for their Grammy-winning hit, Use Somebody,” the brothers and cousin Followill who make up this American rock band bring their sound to Mountain Views Shoreline Amphitheater. 

More info: mountainviewamphitheater.com

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The Mosaic Festival

September 25

Come as you are and show up authentically to experience and co-create art and photography corners, dance, chant, eat and generally express yourself as Silicon Valley celebrates its many communities through art in downtown San Jose.

More info: mosaicamerica.org

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