Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival, June 4-5, 2011

37th Annual Sunnyvale Art & Wine FestivalPicture
June 4 and 5
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Located in downtown Sunnyvale at Murphy Avenue and surrounding streets.
Come the one of the largest Art & Wine festivals in the Bay Area. Featuring 10 great bands, margaritas, sangria, champagne, wine, and desinger beers. Also a new kids area with carnival rides.


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Monday, May 30, 2011

Lemos Farm, Half Moon Bay California


Lemos Farm is a great little getaway in the Half Moon Bay and has train rides through a little ghost town, petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses, laser tag and a few other play areas. The peak time is definitely Halloween where they have the entire farm decorated with pumpkins and have hay rides. You can get unlimited day passes for the kids for $15 and $5 for adults, or buy individual passes for each ride anywhere from $1 to $10
Thursday & Friday 11AM - 4PM
Saturday & Sunday 9AM - 5PM
(Weekday hours subject to change.
We will be closed Aug. 12-13.)


650 726-2342
Open Saturday & Sunday year round
and DAILY from September 16th
through Halloween
9AM - 5PM

We are conveniently located in beautiful Half Moon Bay right on Hwy. 92. We’re 6 1/2 miles from Interstate 280 and and if you come from Highway 1, we're just 1 1/2 miles East up Hwy. 92.
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Day Passes (unlimited rides)
Kids (14 mos. old and up to 70 lbs)$15.00
Adults$5.00
Single Ticket Prices
Laser Tag (20 min. game)$10.00
Pony Ride$5.00
Playtown$5.00
Train Ride$3.00
Ghost Train Ride$3.00
Hay Ride$3.00
Haunted House$3.00
Dig Zone$2.00
Petting Zoo$1.00

Thursday, May 26, 2011

San Francisco Carnaval Festival and Grand Parade, May 28-29, 2011

Festival Location: Harrison Street between 23rd Street & 16th Street in the Mission District, accessible by BARTand Muni.

The Festival draws hundreds of thousands of people for two days of dancing Salsa, Samba, Reggae, Tango, Hip- Hop, Merengue, Calypso, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia, and Mambo into the evening. Food vendors offer traditional delicacies, while others sell crafts native to the Carnaval countries of their heritage. Giant stages sparkle with continuous entertainment. The 2011 Festival will take place on Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29, 2011
The Festival will feature the following:
  • Dance Pavilion – musicians & dancers teach salsa, samba & much more
  • Health Pavilion – providing extensive information, referrals & health screening
  • Drum Grove – learn to play from professional drummers
  • Niñolandia – games, break dancing, scholarships to face painting
  • Food Pavilion
  • Stages of Live Entertainment – non stop entertainment
  • Soccer Pavilion
  • Zona Verde (Green Zone) – eco friendly products and exhibits

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Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras Festival, May 28-29, 2011


The Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras Festival, now in its 32nd year of turning Memorial Day weekend into a celebration of the mushroom, has big plans for the free May 28-29 event in downtown Morgan Hill, California.
The two-day festival of family-fun includes live entertainment on two stages, arts and crafts, gourmet offerings, mushroom education, strolling musicians, street performers, and several city blocks of unique booths. For children, Munchkinland captivates kids with rides, games and continuous entertainment.
The festival raises funds for educational scholarships, which are granted annually and provides an opportunity for many local non-profit organizations, clubs and schools to create awareness of their cause.
Mushrooms, the region’s predominant local crop, are the stars of the festival with opportunities for guests to taste fresh, locally grown mushrooms and learn about their important health benefits.
Downtown Morgan Hill
Outdoor Community Center Amphitheater and Surrounding area
FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING
Memorial Day Weekend: May 28-29, 2011


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Memorial Day Weekend, San Jose Giants and the SaberCats, May 28-30, 2011

For ONLY $15 you receive a package to the May 28 SaberCats game and either the May 29 or May 30 San Jose Giants Game.
San Jose SaberCats vs. Georgia Force Saturday, May 28 7:30 PM HP Pavilion
Option 1: San Jose Giants vs. Stockton Ports Game: Sunday, May 29 5:00 PM Municipal Stadium
Option 2: Monday, May 30 2:00 PM Municipal Stadium
To order your San Jose Memorial Day Weekend Sports Fan Package, click here or call 408-673-3400 x31210


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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Music in the Park, Plaza de César Chávez, San Jose Ca, June 2 – Aug 25, 2011


2011 Concerts will be each Thursday June 2-Aug 25
 FREE CONCERTS
5:30 p.m. EACH THURSDAY, JUNE-AUGUST.
Plaza de Cesar Chavez
(Market Street between San Fernando and San Carlos streets) 

2011 Lineup
June 2:  Greg Kihn Band with The Houserockers.  Classic Rock KFOX 98.5 / 102.1
June 9: The Original Stone City Band (Funk / R&B – Rick James’ original band).   Sponsored by KBLX 102.9FM.
June 16: Freddie McGregor (Reggae).  Sponsored by Alice @ 97.3
June 23:  White Album Ensemble (Beatles tribute).  Sponsored by 94.5 KBAY.
June 30:  Natural Vibrations (Hawaiian Reggae / Rock / Soul).  Sponsored by LIVE 105.
July 7:  Led Zepagain (Led Zepplin Tribute).  Sponsored by Classic Rock KFOX 98.5 / 102.1.
July 14:  Special artist to be announced June 5. Sponsored by Mix 106.5 and S*ALT.
July 21: English Beat (Ska/New Wave). Sponsored by S*ALT and Alice @ 97.3
July 28:  Cracker (Alternative Rock / Americana.  Sponsored by KFOG 97.7 SJ / 104.5 SF and S*ALT
August 4:  Dredg (Alternative Rock).  Sponsored by LIVE 105
August 11:  Marcia Griffiths (Reggae).  Sponsored by 997 NOW
August 18: Sergent Garcia (World / Latin / Reggae).  Sponsored by 93.3 LaRaza.
August 25: Pete Escovedo Orchestra (Latin/Jazz).  Sponsored by 98.1 KISS FM

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Alex Ramon and his Feats of Illusion, San Jose Ca, July 23, 2011

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Superstar Magician Alex Ramon Dazzles San Jose With Wonderous Feats of Illusion
San Jose Repertory Theatre
101 Paseo de San Antonio San Jose CA 95113
408-367-7255
Saturday July 23 / 3:00pm
In this all-new production, Alex Ramon Magic promises family-friendly entertainment that will harken back to the wonder years of magic, and also nod its head to today’s hi-tech modern age. Among his amazing feats, Alex Ramon will astonish his audience with unbelievable levitation, prodigious prestidigitation, disappearing items, and borrowed cell phones which summon surprising calls.
Alex’s magic is approachable and family friendly. The kids, parents and grandparents can watch and be mesmerized together. His theatricality allows him to introduce the world of magic, all of its most incredible marvels, and some of its newest miracles, to the latest generation of audiences. You will see a fresh approach on magic by a modern showman.
A ticket is required for all attendees regardless of age

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Monday, May 23, 2011

The Woodside Store, Woodside Ca

Photograph taken at the Woodside Store Historic Site

3300 Tripp Road, Woodside. Built in 1854 by Dr. R.O. Tripp as a country store, it also served as a post office and community center until 1909. The store has been restored to its appearance in the 1880s and offers hands-on displays and an educational slide show available to pre-arranged groups. Free admission. It is operated by the San Mateo County Historical Association. Tours available. Hours: Tue, Thu 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat-Sun noon-4 p.m.. Call 650-851-7615.

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Sunset Magazine Garden, Menlo Park Ca



Sunset Magazine Garden
80 Willow Road, Menlo Park
650-324-5400
http://www.sunset.com/garden/landscaping-design/sunset-garden-tour-00400000015024/


If you are the home-gardening type, you won't want to miss a visit to the famous Sunset Magazine Garden. Located at Sunset Magazine's headquarters in nearby Menlo Park, the display garden offers a glimpse of architecture and foliage from the major climate zones of the West. The garden contains a 1.2-acre lawn, four designated areas representing the Northwest, Northern California, Central California, and the Southwest Desert and Southern California regions, and a 3,000-square-foot test area. The test garden is full of the latest plants and garden projects the magazine is evaluating, and over 50% of the magazine's garden photography is taken in this area. The garden also contains a majestic oak tree coined 'The Old Man' because of its age and lopsided growth. The entire display garden is open for free, self-guided tours. With its different climate areas and constantly changing test garden, the Sunset Magazine Garden offers a unique and beautiful experience no matter what season it is!

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Filoli Center, Woodside Ca

Garden House and Walled GardenFiloli Center, Woodside, CAJune 2010
Situated on the eastern slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains and southern end of Crystal Springs Lake, the Filoli estate encompasses 16 acres of gardens.
86 Canada Road, Woodside. A 654-acre historic country estate that includes a 43-room mansion and 16 acres of European-inspired gardens. Filoli is open from early February through October, except for the annual week-long holiday event scheduled for the week following Thanksgiving. Hours: Docent-led tours Tue-Sun by advance reservation only. Self-guided tours, which do not require reservation, Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Guided nature hikes by reservation only. Call 650-364-8300. .

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Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden center, Palo Alto Ca

 

Gamble Garden is a non-profit community horticultural foundation. Located in Palo Alto, south of San Francisco, our 2.5 acre property includes an historic home, a carriage and tea house, and formal and demonstration gardens. We are open to the public every day of the year ~ for free!

 

Gamble Garden Mission Statement

The Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden is dedicated to preserving this 1902 Edwardian estate as an oasis of beauty and tranquility, providing a community resource for horticultural education, enjoyment and inspiration for people of all ages.
Core Values
The organization has core values and guiding principles that built it to this point and will lead it in the future.
Gamble Garden values the:
  • Preservation and appreciation of our historical heritage with a sensitivity to our environment and natural resources
  • Opportunity to learn and to educate by providing quality and relevant horticultural programs within a welcoming atmosphere
  • Integrity, dedication, and enthusiasm of talented volunteers and staff
  • Participation and support of people of all ages
  • Adherence to a sound and disciplined financial model
In order to achieve its purpose:
  • Offer the garden to the public at no charge every day of the year as an effective educational tool, an enjoyable aesthetic experience and as a place of historical significance.
  • Offer educational programs targeted to meet the needs of a diverse group of constituents including: children, adults, individuals with disabilities or special needs, gardeners, college students and horticultural professionals. Whenever possible, we seek to extend the reach and impact of our programs by collaborating with partners whose strengths are complementary.
  • Act as good stewards of the Gamble home and gardens, always seeking to implement best practices and to foster a climate of mutual trust and respect.

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Hours
Gardens: Open every day during daylight hours
Office: Open weekdays 9AM to noon
Admission: Free
Disabled access: Yes

Address and Contact Information
1431 Waverley Street Palo Alto, CA 94301
Tel: (650) 329-1356
Fax: (650) 329-1688
Email: admin@gamblegarden.org or to contact the Board President: President@gamblegarden.org

CuriOdyssey (formerly Coyote Point Museum), Menlo Park Ca

What is CuriOdyssey? What does it mean?CuriOdyssey is an invented word that we believe reflects the journey a child experiences as he/she explores the natural world. At CuriOdyssey, we provide the tools and environment for children to engage with the natural world at their own pace and draw their own conclusions about how the world works. Fundamentally, engagement with the natural world requires curiosity – something that comes naturally to children. We allow children’s curiosity to take them to new understanding of the world around them. We allow children to direct their own learning journey.

Hours

Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 5pm
Closed Monday

Holiday Hours

CuriOdyssey is closed on the following holidays:
  • Thanksgiving Day (November 25)
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (December 24 and 25)
  • New Year's Day (January 1)
CuriOdyssey is open on the following select holidays from 12pm – 5pm:
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • President's Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving

Admission Fees

$8 Adults
$6 Seniors (62+)
$6 Students (13-17)
$4 Children (2-12)
Free Under 2
Members always receive free admission.
The first Sunday of every month is free to the community – come join us!
Teachers are always free with a valid Teacher ID.
Please note that parking in Coyote Point Recreation Area is $5 per car. Museum members receive free parking with a current membership card.
The museum is accessible by wheelchair and stroller. Handicapped parking is available adjacent to the building.
Address
CuriOdyssey
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401
Main Number
Phone: (650) 342-7755
Fax: (650) 342-7853
Info(at)CuriOdyssey.org


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Allied Arts Guild, Menlo Park Ca



75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. A favorite spot for visitors, Allied Arts has Spanish Colonial-style buildings in a garden setting with fountains and flower-lined walkways, studio artists, paintings, pottery, sculpture and woodwork, all in a beautiful garden setting. All profits donated to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Hours: Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. Call 650-322-2405.


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Stanford University trail opens May 20, 2011


A new trail along Page Mill Road and crossing south through the foothills will open to the public in the coming weeks. It was built by Stanford University as a condition of its general-use permit with Santa Clara County. Photo by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Online.


A long-awaited public hiking trail that has been a decade in the making will open Friday, May 20.

The new trail, called the Matadero Trail, is the "S1" route in the Santa Clara Countywide Trails Master Plan. The trail runs on Stanford University land from the south corner of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway and alongside Page Mill to Deer Creek Road. It crests over a ridge and winds down to where Arastradero Road crosses under Interstate 280.

The path over the ridge is designed for pedestrians. Separate lanes planned for bicyclists will continue along Deer Creek Road. At the high point of the trail, hikers will have views of the San Francisco skyline, bridges across the bay, Mt. Diablo and Mt. Hamilton.

"This trail was a long time coming. It is beautiful, and we are pleased that the public can now enjoy it," Larry Horton, senior associate vice president for public affairs at Stanford, said.

Stanford Director of Land Use and Environmental Planning Charles Carter, who oversaw the trail's development, praised the county Parks and Recreation Department for its collaboration in designing and building the trail.

"This isn't a nature trail per se, but it crosses a variety of landscapes where one can see native oak trees, riparian communities, grasslands and wildflowers, birds and other wildlife. I hope people enjoy it and recognize how Stanford's stewardship of its land resources yields public benefits."

Hikers should plan to walk or bicycle to the trail since the area offers no public parking. The trail is open from sunrise to sunset, Stanford officials said. Although maintained by Stanford, the trail will come under the auspices of Santa Clara County. Stanford has granted a land-use easement to the county.

"I walked the lower part of the trail two weeks ago myself and enjoyed it a lot. It's a great addition to our recreational opportunities," Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss said.


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Jazz on the Plazz, Los Gatos, Ca, Wednesdays, June 22-August 24, 2011

Jazz on the Plazz (Los Gatos free musical concert series)

Wednesday evenings 6:30 to 8:30pm, June 22nd through August 24th. (No blankets on the lawns.) The Los Gatos Town Plaza is on West Main Street and Santa Cruz Avenue near the post office in downtown Los Gatos.  Schedule of who's playing what:  http://www.jazzontheplazz.com/jazz_artists.asp Referenced in the list below as JP.

Schedule of performers, where and when in chronological order for the free musical concert series in Los Gatos:





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DateDaySeriesTimePerformer & link (to performer's website)
4-JunSatVV5PM-7PMScott T. Miller and the Old Shoes Blues Band
11-JunSatVV5PM-7PM10th Avenue Band
18-JunSatVV5PM-7PMTip of the Top
19-JunSunMIP5PM-7PMLivin' in the USA - A Cross-Country Music Trip
22-JunWedJP6:30-8:30PMSpencer Day
25-JunSatVV5PM-7PMGolden State Ramblers
26-JunSunMIP5PM-7PMForeverland
29-JunWedJP6:30-8:30PMPamela Rose
2-JulSatVV5PM-7PMKitchen Help
3-JulSunMIP5PM-7PMBruce Gwynn & Big Rain
6-JulWedJP6:30-8:30PMClaudia Villela
9-JulSatVV5PM-7PMRed Hot Chachkas
10-JulSunMIP5PM-7PMAja Vu
13-JulWedJP6:30-8:30PMNellie McKay
16-JulSatVV5PM-7PMThe Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine
17-JulSunMIP5PM-7PMThe Best Intentions
20-JulWedJP6:30-8:30PMKendra Shank
23-JulSatVV5PM-7PMJessica Johnson
24-JulSunMIP5PM-7PMTake 2
27-JulWedJP6:30-8:30PMBarbara Morris
30-JulSatVV5PM-7PMCeltic Heart
31-JulSunMIP5PM-7PMPetty Theft
3-AugWedJP6:30-8:30PMBlue Wednesday featuring John Németh
7-AugSunMIP5PM-7PMThe Shanks
10-AugWedJP6:30-8:30PMGiacomo Gates
13-AugSatMIP5PM-7PMKiwanis Club of Los Gatos "Fiesta de Artes"
14-AugSunMIP5PM-7PMKiwanis Club of Los Gatos "Fiesta de Artes"
17-AugWedJP6:30-8:30PMMonterey Jazz Festival High School All Stars
21-AugSunMIP5PM-7PMJukebox Heroes
24-AugWedJP6:30-8:30PMJack Jones
28-AugSunMIP5PM-7PMJourney Unauthorized

Raging Waters, San Jose, CA, Opens Season May 22, 2011


Tully Road off Capitol Expressway
2333 South White Road, San Jose, CA 95148
  • +1 909 802 2200, +1 408 238 9900
  • Raging Waters, San Jose: Opens for the season Sunday, May 22. Inside Lake Cunningham Regional Park. The city of San Jose charges a parking fee of $6 per car. Season pass special: $42.99 when you buy 2 or more passes (regularly $52.99). Single admission is $33.99. Juniors and seniors $22.99
My favorite ride in the whole park is the Dragon’s Den – you and your partner ride down on a double tube and after a downhill slide, you end up in a big bowl, where you go round and round, until it shoots you out the bottom. The kids love Shotgun Falls, the long green slide with the big drop at the bottom. For the kids needing a little less excitement, the Pirate’s Cove is a great place to splash and climb.
Safety is always a major concern at a water park, and I must say, the life guards and staff at the park did an admirable job of keeping things safe and under control. This did lead to long lines, but I felt a lot more comfortable letting my kids go off and enjoy the park without constant supervision. And all kids under 48″ are required to wear life jackets in the wave pool
CLICK HERE FOR THERE WEBSITE.



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Friday, May 20, 2011

Vintage Vehicle & Family Festival, Palo Alto Ca, May 22, 2011

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Redwood City Pet Parade, Redwood City Ca, May 21, 2011


Experience the happiest event of the year!
Saturday, May 21, 2011

Parade starts at 12:00pm
Location: Courthouse Square
Download Contest Entry Form ( 140K)
or scroll down and print form below.
Entry forms can also be turned in to the Community Activities Building, by  fax: 650.364.3165 or on the Day of Event.
If you are entering the Pet Parade the day of the Event please do so by 11:30am. There is no charge just to participate in the Parade.
• Parade is FREE
• $5 Per Contest Entry
• Pet costumes are encouraged...you too!
• Awards for contest winners.
• Photos with you and your pet
• Awards for contest winners.
• Rescue Groups
• Pet related businesses
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San Carlos Hometown Days, San Carlos Ca, May 20-22, 2011





Satuday May 21


Stage 1 Blacktop

10:45am to 12:15pm      San Francisco Bay Jazz
12:15pm to 12:30pm      Veterans
12:30pm to 12.45pm      Jr. Grand Marshall
1:15pm to 3:30pm          High and Tight
4:30pm to 5:00pm          Andy Z

Stage 2 Grass
11:30am to 12:00pm   Children's Art Awards
12:00pm to 12:30pm   Dance Mode Studio
12:30pm to 1:00pm     Mecca Fitness
1:00pm to 1:45pm       Community Street Jam
2:15pm to 3:00pm       Hannah McDonald with Ryan and Sean Johnson
3:00pm to 4:00pm       Pig
6:00pm to 9:00pm       Livewire

The Youth Center
12:00pm   Children's Magic Show Starring Magic Dan


Sunday May 22nd


Stage 1  Blacktop


11:30pm to 12:30pm    West Bay Community Band
1:00pm to 2:00pm        Kids Alive! and Lumina Choir
2:30pm to 3:30pm        Jim Stevens and Friends
4:00pm to 5:00pm        Hudson Street Band

Stage 2 Grass


10:30pm to 12:00pm    Jazz Down Low
12:30pm to 1:00pm      Pet Parade Awards
2:00pm to 4:15pm        3rd Annual High School Battle of the Bands

The Youth Center
12:00pm   Nick Barone Puppets Presents The Mermaid Princess


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Silicon Valley Jewish Music Festival, Los Gatos Ca, May 22, 2011



Elana Jagoda site

SVJMF is an all day, outdoor, free music festival in Los Gatos on the Koret field of the Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center.
Featuring:
  • San Franciscan Elana Jagoda
  • Los Angeles’s Craig Taubman and Company
  • The David Grisman and Andy Statman Quartet
  • J-dub Records children’s recording artists The Macaroons
  • Food and Arts venders. Huge kids zone. Bring your picnic blanket and grab yourself a spot
  • Headliners David Grisman and Andy Statman Quartet take the stage in the evening. Grisman is an American bluegrass/newgrass mandolin composer who has played with Peter Rowan, Bonnie Raitt and Jerry Garcia. Statman is an American klezmer, avant-garde jazz mandolinist and clarinetist who has played with jazz and bluegrass greats. This festival is sure to be a fun way for the entire community to get together and appreciate great food, great art and great music! Silicon Valley Jewish Music Festival Sunday, May 22. 1-8pm. FREE. 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos.

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Saratoga's Heritage Day, Saratoga Ca, May 21, 2011



Heritage Day May 21—Learn a Little History and Have a lot of Fun!
Saratoga will celebrate Heritage Day on Saturday May 21 with music, costumed historic Saratoga characters, and classic cars on Big Basin Way and at the Saratoga History Museum. The event will start at noon in Blaney Plaza as over 50 costumed Saratoga historic characters will gather to be introduced. Visitors can then stroll Big Basin Way to see classic cars, music, a petting zoo and meet costumed historic Saratoga characters. Costumed characters will also be at the Saratoga History Museum. A free souvenir autograph book will be handed out so you can get each character’s autograph.


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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Dancin’ on the Avenue, Willow Glen, San Jose Ca, June 25, 2011


The Willow Glen Business Association is proud to announce the 16th annual Dancin' on the Avenue in Willow Glen to be held on June 25th, 2010 from 4pm to 9pm. Bust out the dancing shoes, call your friends and neighbors, and come to Downtown Willow Glen's annual street party featuring a showcase of Willow Glen's finest eateries, live music stages, dancing, a kids' activities, and lots of happy feet. This event draws around 35,000 residents and guests every year who come to enjoy the best that Willow Glen has to offer.
Seeya on the Ave... Lincoln Ave!
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Porsches and Police, History Park, San Jose Ca, June 26, 2011



Porsches & Police
Event Save the Date Flyer
Sunday, June 26 - Noon until 6 P.M. San Jose History Park at Kelley Park, 1650 Senter Road, San Jose, CA
All makes and models of Porsche are welcome to participate in what is sure to be the biggest car show in LPR history! We need 70 Porsches, shined-up and ready to show off. Police agencies from around the county and state will join us for this first-ever, spectacular event.
This is not a Concours; there will be no judging, just many beautiful Porsches on display in a gorgeous, treelined park setting.
There will be entertainment for the entire family including live music and an abundance of food vendors. All of the restored, historical buildings andhomes from the turn of the 20th century will be open for tours and exploration.
To display your Porsche, contact event registrars; Chris and RenaSchaut; 408-772-0725 or email rcs1031@att.net. Registration is now open through June 16. To assure a place for your Porsche in the display of the magnifi cent 70, register ASAP.
There will be a tax deductible donation of $20 per displayed car collected on the day of the event. Limited trailer is parking available. General public admission is $3 adult, children under 8 yrs. admitted free. Tell your family. Tell your friends. Porsches and Police - a festival of fun for everyone.
All proceeds from this event will benefit eighteen local and county nonprofits. Save the date and participate
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Tapistry Arts Labor Day Festival, Sept 3-4, 2011




History Park San Jose at Kelley Park1650 Senter RoadSan Jose, CA 95112        Download Tapestry Arts Festival Labor Day FlyerHistory Park Phone (408) 287-2290
Tapestry Arts Phone (408) 521-5016

Tapestry is excited to announce our first Tapestry Arts Festival at our new location. Tapestry Arts Festival will feature the nations best artist presenting their award winning and latest pieces. Tapestry will also have food, beverages (kid and adult), interactive kids learning experiences, top entertainment and a whole lot of fun.
One of the featured kids entertainer and educator will be Andy Z. Andy Z has been featured in The Mercury News and San Francisco Chronicle for his engaging and educating performances for kids. It is truly and interactive expericed that will enrich, educate and excit your kids. Get more information at or http://www.andyz.com/ or http://www.youtube.com/AndyInAndyland

Tapestry Arts Festival will be held at the beautiful and history, San Jose History Park. Adjacent to Kelley Park, the San Jose History Park will place you back in time where San Jose was a small, quaint town. Historic buildings including the first fire station adorn the grounds. Pedestrian only streets weave through the park with a central square which is highlighted by fountain and a restored locomotive.

The History Park is the ideal location for San Jose longest running event and we are sure you will have an experience like no other.
If you are a non profit and would like to have a booth, please fill out the non profit application. We will contact you to discuss your needs and how we can best work together. Click here for the Non-Profit Application.


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Palo Alto Festival Of The Arts, Palo Alto Ca, August 27-28, 2011


August 27 & 28, 2011
10 am - 6 pm

Mark your calendars for this August and celebrate this premier art and wine event in the Silicon Valley Area with the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts produced by MLA Productions. Renown for its high quality art and fine crafts, Italian street painting, three stages of entertainment, Kids' Art Studio, gourmet food, fine wines & microbrews. Sponsored by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce they will celebrate their 30th annual event in downtown Palo Alto. This upscale community is located 35 miles south of San Francisco and attracts over 150,000 people annually.

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Fiesta de Artes, Art & Wine Festival, Los Gatos Ca, August 13-14, 2011


Join 35,000 of your friends at the 40th annual Fiesta de Artes at the Los Gatos Civic Center grounds on Saturday and Sunday, August 13-14, 2011. Don't miss the town's one and only art and wine festival. The 2011 Fiesta will be the 15th event sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Gatos. Enjoy 150 artists, food wine and beer, and live music. Celebrate with visitors from all over the San Francisco Bay Area. We extend a special invitation to participants in the Los Gatos Dammit Run Saturday to make us their after-the-run celebration site.

This isn't your routine festival food. Instead of the fare you find at most art and wine festivals in the Bay Area, we present the offerings of local Los Gatos restaurants. You'll be reminded of the renowned dining experience of Los Gatos instead of a burger joint. You can choose larger meals or smaller samples, letting you savor the town's flavor variety. The food area benefits The Teen Center. Teens from this center are also the volunter servers.

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Music In The Park, Los Gatos Ca, June to August, 2011



Music in the Park  Los Gatos Civic Center campus lawn Sundays 5-7 pm from June 19 - Aug 28, 2011

JUNE 19, 2011
Livin' in the USA - A Cross-Country Music Trip
A tour de force of the music legends of country and rock

JUNE 26, 2011
Foreverland
An electrifying 14-piece tribute to Michael Jackson


July 3, 2011
Bruce Gwynn & Big RainAja Vu
Rock, country, blues, crossover and more!

July 10, 2011
Aja Vu

July 17, 2011
The Best IntentionsPetty Theft

July 24, 2011
Take 2
Rock, pop, R&B, country, funk, hip-hop

July 31, 2011
Petty Theft
The ultimate tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

August 7, 2011
The Shanks
Premiere classic rock covers from the KFOX "Last Band Standing" winners

August 13-14, 2011
Join 35,000 of your friends at the 40th annual Fiesta de Artes at the Los Gatos Civic Center grounds on Saturday and Sunday, August 13-14, 2011. Don't miss the town's one and only art and wine festival.

August 21, 2011
Jukebox Heroes
Contemporary pop-rock dance band

August 28, 2011
Journey Unauthorized
A tribute to the 1980's Journey
Original Motown classics
Recreating the rock and jazzy blues of Steely Dan
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