Special programs are often held at the Woodside Store to educate visitors and students about its colorful past. On the first Sunday in May, step into the past during Old Woodside Store Day featuring demonstrations and hands-on activities for families. The San Mateo County Historical Association has a popular school fieldtrip program at the Store. Scheduling for the following school year opens April 15 for all San Mateo county schools. Requests for field trips are made via the form on the San Mateo County History Museum web site.

Scheduling for school fieldtrips for the next school year starts April 15 for San Mateo County schools and May 15 for all other schools. Requests for field trips are made via the form on the San Mateo County History Museum web site. Other large groups are requested to phone the Store at (650) 851-7615 for reservations. Reservations are not needed for family or individual visitors, who are served on a first-come, first-served basis.