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Wednesday, September 28

The Swings: Amazing Interactive Musical Installation | San Jose
Wednesday, September 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
The Swings: Amazing Interactive Musical Installation | San Jose

For two months, The Swings installation will be activated in the heart of downtown San José at Plaza de César Chavez. Created by Montréal-based interaction design studio Daily tous les jours, The Swings is a free interactive art installation in which each swing emits the ...

Saturday, October 1

Middle Eastern Food Festival | SF
Saturday, October 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
Middle Eastern Food Festival | SF

For the past 20 years Saint Nicholas Church has provided the San Francisco Bay Area at large entertainment during their two day annual Middle Eastern Food Festival. Their Middle Eastern Food festival showcases the different flavors of the Middle East. All food prepared is home made, fresh …

Sunday, October 2

11th Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon & Free Rogue Wave Concert | San Jose
Sunday, October 2 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
11th Annual Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon & Free Rogue Wave Concert | San Jose

Cheer on thousands of runners from all over the world as they tackle the streets of San Jose set to a live soundtrack in the 2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon.
Music makes up the heart and “sole” of this event. Runners will enjoy a variety of …

Last Day to Enjoy The Swings: Interactive Musical Installation | San Jose
Sunday, October 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Last Day to Enjoy The Swings: Interactive Musical Installation | San Jose

For two months, The Swings installation will be activated in the heart of downtown San José at Plaza de César Chavez. Created by Montréal-based interaction design studio Daily tous les jours, The Swings is a free interactive art installation in which each swing emits the ...

Monday, October 3

2016 Christmas Cantata: Festive Theater Production | San Jose
Monday, October 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but ticket registration is required.
| City National Civic of San Jose
2016 Christmas Cantata: Festive Theater Production | San Jose

The Gracias Christmas Cantata U.S. tour is a unique and dynamic music event that offers something special for everyone, from cherished carols and Christmas classics to original pieces composed by Gracias Choir.
In the Bay Area, the Christmas Cantata comes to the San Jose Civic with heartfelt …

Friday, October 7

Glass Pumpkin Patch: Live Glassblowing Demos | San Jose
Friday, October 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*The demos are free to view however items for sale begin at $35.
| Santana Row
Glass Pumpkin Patch: Live Glassblowing Demos | San Jose

October 7-9th, the Bay Area Glass Institute (BAGI) will transform Santana Row Central Park into a fantasy garden of hand-crafted glass pumpkins made by local, and nationally-recognized glass artists. This is the second year for this new BAGI fall tradition.
This year they have added live …

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, October 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

First Friday Fiesta: Free, Educational & Engaging Performances | San Jose
Friday, October 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
First Friday Fiesta: Free, Educational & Engaging Performances | San Jose

The notable First Friday Fiesta Series at MACLA brings several of the Bay Area’s most prominent Latin American music and dance companies to MACLA’s Castellano Playhouse in the heart of Downtown San José for an evening of free, educational, and engaging performances. The series is ...

Saturday, October 15

2016 Bacon Festival of America | San Jose
Saturday, October 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Single day tickets are $10 adv, $15 door. Bring cash for food purchase.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2016 Bacon Festival of America | San Jose

Celebrate Labor Day weekend and your right to eat lots and lots of bacon at the San Jose Bacon Festival of America on October 15-16, 2016. Previously taking place on July 4th, the festival is now rebooted for Labor Day Weekend with thousands of people enjoying bacon on ...

Sunday, October 16

2016 Bacon Festival of America | San Jose
Sunday, October 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Single day tickets are $10 adv, $15 door. Bring cash for food purchase.
| Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2016 Bacon Festival of America | San Jose

Celebrate Labor Day weekend and your right to eat lots and lots of bacon at the San Jose Bacon Festival of America on October 15-16, 2016. Previously taking place on July 4th, the festival is now rebooted for Labor Day Weekend with thousands of people enjoying bacon on ...

Friday, October 21

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, October 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Friday, November 4

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, November 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

First Friday Fiesta: Free, Educational & Engaging Performances | San Jose
Friday, November 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
First Friday Fiesta: Free, Educational & Engaging Performances | San Jose

The notable First Friday Fiesta Series at MACLA brings several of the Bay Area’s most prominent Latin American music and dance companies to MACLA’s Castellano Playhouse in the heart of Downtown San José for an evening of free, educational, and engaging performances. The series is ...

Friday, November 18

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, November 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Friday, December 2

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, December 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Join an eclectic evening of arts and culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district (and beyond) every first Friday of the month. Come check out nearly 20 galleries, shops, bars and even a yoga studio  — all venues participating in South First Fridays, a free ...

Friday, December 16

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, December 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...