We want to remember one of our own, a true friend of the environment and of this Town. Long time Woodside resident Marion Timmy Gallagher passed away at the age of 99 last month. She was a horticulturist and wildflower expert. Mrs. Gallagher moved to Woodside in 1941, fell in love with California and all its natural beauty. She was determined to share her extensive horticultural knowledge and the expertise with us.
On Labor Day weekend, August 31, September 1 & 2nd 10AM – 5PM, Kings Mountain Art Fair, which is one of our favorite annual events, takes place here in Woodside. This is the 56th year for the Fair. It is ranked as one of the top 3 finest art fairs in California, based upon artists’ responses to the Art Fair SourceBook.
The Fair benefits the Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Brigade and other community activities, including the Kings Mountain Elementary School. It is staffed completely by volunteers. It is located in a beautiful setting to spend a wonderful day.
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This year, the 20th annual Reigning By the Bay Event will be held July 22nd – 28th! The competition was held for the first time at our Woodside Horse Park in 1999. It is a horse lover’s dream. The competition is fierce. The love of and passion for the horses is evident. The event attracts participants and spectators from all over the US and Canada, Brazil and Mexico! It is an official National Horse Reining Association (NHRA) event with many exhibitors and trainers as well.
The NHRA defines reining as Reining as “a judged event designed to show the athletic …
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