The San Mateo County History Museum offers free admission on the first Friday of each month. The next one will be Friday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At 11 a.m. preschool children will be invited to learn about growing plants for food. They will create their own vegetable prints and take their artwork home. The staff will present a special program in the Nature's Bounty exhibit, which features displays about farming. At 2 p.m., museum docents will lead tours for adults.
The museum is located at 2200 Broadway, within the 102-year-old "Old Courthouse" in Redwood City.