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Thursday, April 18

1906 San Francisco Earthquake & Fire Anniversary Ceremony (2024)
Thursday, April 18 – 4:45 am - Ends at 5:30 am | Cost: FREE | Lotta's Fountain
1906 San Francisco Earthquake & Fire Anniversary Ceremony (2024)
When the earthquake hit on April 18, 1906, it did so in the wee hours at 5:12 am. The cast iron Lotta’s Fountain on Market Street became a crucial meeting point and is now known as SF’s oldest surviving monument. Every year since, city officials (and ...
2024 “Golden Fire Hydrant” Painting Ceremony in Dolores Park (SF)
Thursday, April 18 – 5:50 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Fire Hydrant
2024 "Golden Fire Hydrant" Painting Ceremony in Dolores Park (SF)
One lonely working fire hydrant in the Mission District helped saved the city’s churches after the 1906 Earthquake. Every year on the anniversary of the quake, the hydrant receives a fresh coat of gold paint in tribute. This annual celebration takes place on Thursday, April 18, ...

Friday, May 3

History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)
Friday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. The History Museum is ...Monthly

Friday, June 7

History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)
Friday, June 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. The History Museum is ...Monthly