San Mateo Event Center: OCTOBER EVENTS

Posted on October 1, 2012


October 2 and 16 –, Sequoia Hall

The largest foreclosed home auctions, trustee sale foreclosure auctions, luxury home auctions, commercial property auctions, note auctions & land auctions.

Dates and Time:  October 2 and 16 —  Registration, 12pm; Auction begins 1pm

What to bring:  Cash or cash equivalent (permitted forms of checks should be made payable to yourself or, LLC) required on auction day.  Government-issued identification required on auction day.

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

October 3, 10, 17  – San Mateo Night Market – Parking Lot, 2495 S. Delaware St.

The San Mateo Night Market rounds up every Wednesday!   Join us for this gourmet Food Truck event with live music!  Parking is free!   RSVP Here and follow us on Twitter to find the truck line up!/smeventcenter 

*  Service Announcement:  The Night Market will continue with gourmet food trucks each Wednesday until further notice.  The farmers market vendors have closed for the season and will return again in the spring!

Dates and Time:  October 3, 10 and 17 , 5:00 — 8:00pm

Parking:  FREE!

October 5 – 7:  Just Between Friends Kids and Maternity Consignment Sale, Redwood Hall

Just Between Friends is the largest children’s and maternity consignment sales event on the Peninsula and was just voted “Family Favorite for Best Place to Buy Children’s Resale” by Bay Area Parent Magazine!  You’ll find amazing deals on over 30,000 items including baby and kids gear, clothing, toys, furniture and more! Shop and save 50-90% off retail. Sell and earn up to 65% on your items. Volunteer & shop first!  For more information, please visit

Dates and Time:  October 5 and 6,  9:00 am – 6:00pm / October 7,  9:00am – 3:00pm

Admission:  Friday, $2; Saturday and Sunday, FREE!

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

October 6 – 7: The Ultimate Women’s Expo, Expo Hall 

Relax and rejuvenate, explore a new interest, purchase a great find, connect with inspiring Keynote Speakers Wynonna JuddDeidre Hall and Meredith Baxter, and re-ignite your inner you. Hundreds of shopping pavilions, perfect for unique holiday gift ideas for every member of your family – and that all important “You”. Indulge yourself with the very best the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer in shopping, fashion, food, entertainment, cosmetics and travel. Spend a relaxing day being pampered with spa treatments, massages and retail therapy. Endless shopping, samples and more at the Ultimate Women’s Expo.  Visit:

Dates and Time: October 6 and 7 from 10:00 am until 5:00pm

Event Admission:  $5 per person (online) and $10 per person (at the door)

Parking fee: $10, cash per vehicle

October 10 — MPSF Speaker Series, Fiesta Hall

Time:  8pm

The MPSF Speaker Series has twice been voted “Best Lecture Series in the Nation” by the International Platform Association, and provides 3 separate speakers series locations.  Past speakers have included President Jimmy Carter, Bill Moyers, Lesley Stahl, Ann Richard and Carl Sagan.

Speaker scheduled for October 10:  Lisa Ling.

For tickets and more information, visit:
Date and Time:  October 10, 8:00pm – 9:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)
Parking:  $5.00, cash per vehicle

October 12 – 14:  Bead Show, Fiesta Hall

A Subsidiary of the “Original” Classic International Gem & Jewelry Show,  the Bead Show returns to AMAZING BEADING WORKSHOPS & A CAN’T MISS BEAD SELECTION!!! With the most dazzling array of loose beads, finished beaded jewelry and beading supplies ever seen under one roof, this is a shopping event you just can’t miss! The quality selection, along with special show pricing direct from worldwide designers and manufacturers, make this a “must-see” show for the public.

Dates and Times:  October 12, 2012, 12:00pm – 6:00pm / October 13, 2012, 10:00am – 6:00pm / October 14, 2012, 11:00am – 5:00pm

Admission:  $8 per person (Children 8 and under are not permitted to the event)

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

October 16:  Job Hunters Boot Camp, Fiesta Hall

This will be the 9th workshop for jobseekers that offers access to local employers and one-on-one resume and interview sessions. Presenters will share job search strategies and tools designed to help you land a job and keep your spirits up during the job search.

Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 16 10am – 2pm

Admission:  FREE, with registration.  Sign up at:

October 20-21:  Combots, Fiesta Hall

ComBots returns for ComBots Cup VII – the biggest cash prize purse in robot combat! At last year’s two-day championship event, Original Sin managed a three-peat by beating the best 220-pound robots from around the world for dominance, cash, and the glory that is the ComBots Cup – 100 pounds of trophy-shaped awesome!

Dates and Times:  October 20 and 21,  2:00pm – 7:00pm

Admission: $25, per day (weekend passes available, visit

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

October 24:  Showcase Party Celebrating the Newly Renovated Event Pavilion — Casino-style!

Networking, Libations, Food and Casino Gaming with Prizes!

The renovated 6,500 sq ft Event Pavilion featuring new carpeting, wonderful palette of warm colors, specialty drape and lighting…perfect for holiday parties, banquets, meetings, wedding receptions, birthdays and more.  Register Now by clicking HERE, or send your regrets.  Thank you to our sponsors, Ovations Catering for the food and beverages; and to 21 Fun for the casino entertainment!

Date and Time:  Wednesday, October 24, 5:30- 7:30pm

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle


October 24:  San Mateo Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, Fiesta Hall

It’s San Mateo County’s largest business networking event!  Open to all businesses and trade professions.  Don’t miss The Marketing Opportunity of the Year!   Register for your booth today!

Date and Time:  October 24, 4:30pm – 7:30pm

Admission:  FREE with your business card!  If you’d like a booth at the Expo, please visit for registration and booth information

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

October 26, 27:  National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, Fiesta Hall

Exam venue for the NCEES PE Exams & FE/FS (EIT/LSIT) Exams.

NCEES is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing professional licensure for engineers and surveyors. It develops, administers, and scores the examinations used for engineering and surveying licensure in the United States.  For more information, please visit:

Dates and Times:  October 26, 2012, 7:00am – 10:00pm / October 27, 2012, 10:00am – 8:00pm

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

October 26 – 28:  Western Institute of Legal Medicine, Derby Room in Jockey Club

The American College of Legal Medicine and the Western Institute of Legal Medicine are non-profit organizations dedicated to the education of professionals in Medicine and the Law.  These seminars are comprehensive courses for health care professionals:  The Record Keeping and Prescribing courses are accepted by the Medical Board of California as meeting the course work required as part of probation.  The American Board of Legal Medicine and The American Board of Medical Malpractice recommend these courses as board review preparation for their board examinations.  Please visit their website for information and seminar fees and registration:

Dates and Times:  October 26-28  Registration  8:00am  Lecture 8:30am / October 29-30, Registration 7:30am & Lecture 8:00am

Admission:  Please visit:

Parking:  No Charge for Parking.

October 27 – 29: Golden Gate Apparel Show – Expo Hall

Celebrating fifty years as Northern California′s marketplace of choice for contemporary apparel and accessories buyers, the Fashion Market Northern California offers the largest open-booth venue on the West Coast. Our spacious and easy to shop format creates a vibrant and inviting experience that consistently attracts a diverse and loyal attendance of exhibitors and buyers.

With five shows a year and 2,000 inspired ready-to-wear collections, the Fashion Market Northern California caters to buyers by showcasing the widest range of domestic and imported contemporary fashions and accessories.

Dates and Time:  October 27 and 28, 9am – 6pm / October 29, 9am – 5pm

Admission:  Please visit their website to show information and registration

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

October 29:  Man Cave Monday, San Mateo Event Center Sports Facility — Jockey Club

San Mateo Event Center,  Sporting Facility – Jockey Club has teamed up with Man-Cave Memorabilia to give you once a month unforgettable MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL.   All you can eat buffet by Ovations Catering, for $15, plus, overnight parking if you have a little too much fun!  Other, surprises to be announced…  21+ and over, please.

Date and Time:  Monday,  October 29th, 2012  San Francisco vs Arizona,   Doors @ 5:00 pm Game starts at 5:30pm

Admission:  please go to for ticketing  $15 – All you can eat buffet;  $5 General Admission.  RSVP in advance online and avoid the Admission Fee.

Parking:  No Charge, Delaware Street lot