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Food and DrinkFriday Farmers Market
The Oshman Family JCC is now home to its own weekly certified farmers market. Local food trucks are in attendance each week. Fridays, year-round, noon-5 p.m. Free. Oshman Family JCC, Jessica Lynn Saal Town Square, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.
Food and DrinkArts & Olive Festival
The 17th annual Arts & Olive Festival will be held at Canada College and feature olive, tapenade and olive oil tastings; live blues music; arts and crafts vendors; a children's area; and more. Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission and parking; $5 requested donation. Canada College, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Woodside.
Food and DrinkOktoberfest
For the second year, Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant and partners will hold an Oktoberfest event with dozens of beers available, German food from local vendors, and live music and entertainment. Oct. 4 and 5, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Prices vary. Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant, 895 Villa St., Mountain View.
Food and DrinkGarden Fresh Luncheon
This recurring Gamble Garden event will offer lunch in a beautiful setting, followed by a docent-led garden tour. 60 percent of the price is a donation. Oct. 8, noon-1:30 p.m. $20 members; $25 nonmembers. Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
Food and DrinkOktoberfest Redwood City
Oktoberfest Redwood City will a create a traditional German Oktoberfest setting with plenty of family-style bench seating, music, dancing, contests, cold beer, food and more. The entrance fee for those over 21 includes a commemorative stein and one drink ticket. Oct. 11, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. $15 general; $10 child or designated driver. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City.
Food and DrinkWoodside Farmers' Market
The weekly market features organic fruits and vegetables, farm eggs, nuts, dried fruits, honey, olive oil, local seafood, oysters, handmade sausages, vegetarian salads and entrees, organic pasta and sauces, nut butters, vegan cheeses, jams and pickles, bakery and crafts. Sundays, April 6-Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Woodside Farmers' Market, 3195 Woodside Road, Woodside.
Food and DrinkPortola Valley Farmers' Market
The farmers' market at the Portola Valley Town Center features organic fruit and vegetables, free range eggs, fair trade coffee, wild and local seafood, hot free range rotisserie chickens, local honey, organic olive oil, gluten-free baked goods, nuts and nut butters, pickles, jerky, artisan breads, flowers, crafts and music. Thursdays, year-round, 3-7 p.m. Portola Valley Farmers' Market, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
Food and Drink520 Chef's Table
At this monthly event, the Garden Court Hotel will offer a six course pre fixe menu with cocktails and wine pairings. The chef will speak about each course, sharing his ideas and resources. Third Thursday of the month, July-December, 7-9:30 p.m. $155 per guest, approximately (includes tax). Garden Court Hotel, 520 Cowper St., Palo Alto.
Food and DrinkTied House NFL 2014 Season
To celebrate the San Francisco 49ers football season, on Sundays Tied House will offer beer and drink specials, including 49-cent half pints and its signature Bloody "Hail" Mary. Sundays, Sept. 7-Dec. 28, 9:30 p.m. Prices vary. Tied House Microbrewery and Cafe, 954 Villa St., Mountain View.