Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Fun at the San Mateo County Fair, June 8 through 16, 2013

Only 6 days remain, today and 5 more days.  

San Mateo County Fair June 8 through 16
San Mateo County Times/Aaron Kinney, 6/8/13. "San Mateo County Fair highlights include Frisbee-throwing robot."

The San Mateo County Fair's mission to embrace innovation has reached a new apogee: a robot that throws Frisbees."San Mateo County Fair highlights including Frisbee throwing robot."

....  "It's nice to have a whole gamut of technology from woodworking up to computer
programming," said Gabriel Colaluca, the fair's new director of technology and industrial arts."   Read article,  includes short videos, and photographs.

Related -  Pacifica Tribune/Jean Bartlett, Correspondent, 6/4/13. "Annual fair comes to San Mateo County, Pacifica writers celebrate words."  "The San Mateo County Fair, June 8-16, offers a lot to investigate.  .... There are youth exhibits, technology and industrial arts, horticulture and flowers, youth livestock and more. Plus a long list of culinary booths nearly impossible to fathom.  ...  Some local folks are members of the Juggers Racing Team, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The club will showcase several race cars and show cars and describe its Bay Area drag racing history in an exhibit at the fair. ...In addition, a number of Pacifica writers will mark their return to the California Writers Club Literary Stage in the Fine Arts Galleria. ...."    San Mateo Patch, 6/9/12, one year ago. The 2012 theme was "Where Tradition Meets Innovation". San Mateo County Fair,  Yelp reviews, includes the above photograph, # 37, photographer unknown.

Reference -  San Mateo County Fair, June 8 through 16, website. "2013 Fair Hours:  Saturday, June 8 - 11:00am – 10:00pm, Sunday, June 9 - 11:00am – 10:00pm, Monday, June 10 - 12:00pm – 10:00pm, Tuesday, June 11- 11:00am – 10:00pm, Wednesday, June 12  - 12:00pm – 10:00pm, Thursday, June 13 - 12:00pm – 10:00pm, Friday, June 14 - 12:00pm – 10:00pm, Saturday, June 15 - 11:00am-10:00pm, Sunday, June 16 - 11:00am –10:00pm.  Carnival closes 1 hour later each night. All Main Stage Concerts begin at 7:30PM, doors open at 6:30PM. Limited seating available; first come, first serve."

Posted by Kathy Meeh


Anonymous said...

I saw in the Advertiser paper they had free tickets to the Fair. I pickup up two free tickets yesterday. I think they had more.

Hutch said...

I saw Tower of Power last night. Great show. And Rick Stevens showed up fresh out of prison. He sang You're Still a Young Man. Great show.