San Mateo Event Center: Remaining November Events

Posted on November 15, 2012


November 20 through 28 — there’s a LOT going on here at the San Mateo County Event Center!

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November 20 – December 25:  Dee John’s Christmas Tree Sales, West Parking Lot, Redwood Hall

Dee John’s Christmas Tree Sales include Noble Fir, Douglas Fir, Silver Tip, and Grand Fir ranging in size from 2 feet to 14 feet. Taller trees are available upon request by ordering in advance. Call the farm for advance orders: 503-210-5480.  State licensed to apply fire retardant to trees for business and flock trees.  ***Open at 8:00am on Thanksgiving Day!!***  Special Coupon! $5 off for 6-foot trees or taller.  Print out from website:

Date(s) and Time(s):  Tuesday, November 20 through December 24 **Or Until SOLD OUT**  9am – 9pm Daily.

Parking:  FREE!

November 23, 24 and 25:  International Gem and Jewelry Show, Expo Hall

This is the most dazzling display of gems, jewelry, beads, accessories and minerals you’ll ever see under one roof. For more than 44 years, the acclaimed International Gem and Jewelry Show has been bringing the largest selection of jewelry at the lowest prices to locations across the country — and now the show is back in town. You can expect to find colored gemstones, exquisite fine jewelry, gold and silver earrings, necklaces and bracelets, beads and crystals, ethnic jewelry, classic pearls, vintage estate jewelry, engagement rings and wedding bands, designer watches and one-of-a-kind seasonal pieces. With a huge selection and special show pricing direct from worldwide designers and manufacturers, this show is perfect for gem enthusiasts, jewelry lovers and those of us looking for unique new accessories at a great price.
Date(s) and Time(s):  Fri, November 23  12pm – 6pm / Sat, November 24 10am – 6pm / Sun, November 25 11am – 5pm

Admission:  $8, good for all three days. Purchase advance DISCOUNTED tickets [$6.00] at!

Ticketing and Information:

New Show Policy: Children 8 & under are not permitted.

Parking: $10, cash per vehicle

November 27:, Sequoia Hall

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

Dates and Time: November 13 and 27 —  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

November 28: MPSF Speaker Series — An Evening of Satire, Fiesta Hall

MPSF Speaker Series welcomes Mo Rocca, PJ O’Rourke and Peter Grosz to the Bay Area for a pre-holiday evening program of satire and stories on current events. Though best known to public radio listeners for their appearances on Chicago Public Radio’s Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me!, Mo Rocca, PJ O’Rourke and Peter Grosz are forces of wit and wisdom in their own rights, having sold millions of books and appeared on television and stage. Each offers an entirely unique perspective on what’s happening in your world, whether you know about it or not.

For tickets and more information, visit

Date and Time:  Wednesday, November 28, 8pm – 9:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

Parking:  $5, cash per vehicle

About the San Mateo County Event Center:

San Mateo Event Center is the Bay Area’s top destination for events, meetings, promotions, and special events – from 6,000 to 35 people. Offering expansive space, lush landscaping, and flexible amenities conveniently located 20 minutes from all major cities. Call us today! 650-574-3247