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Wednesday, August 31

Energy Boosting Breakfast Ideas Demos | San Jose
Wednesday, August 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Jose Clubhouse
Energy Boosting Breakfast Ideas Demos | San Jose

Are you tired of feeling tired? Learn energy boosting breakfast ideas from certified nutritionist Linnea Peterson to start off your day right.
Learn easy and simple recipes to stay away from sugar and fat laden fast foods and prepared meals. You’ll have more energy, feel healthy …

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Jurassic Park” | San Jose
Wednesday, August 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Free Outdoor Movie Night:

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2016. The films, picked from suggestions made by downtown’s Facebook fans, promise evenings of family-friendly fun. All movies are free and begin at dusk in the park. As part of the city’s Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood ...

Friday, September 2

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, September 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 ...

Win Tix: Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey’s “Out of This World” Circus | SAP Center

Are you ready for a circus for the 21st century? Forget the usual acrobatics and peanuts, this is a whole new experience. Join the Circus Space Fleet as they travel to the ends of the galaxy, on an epic adventure of good vs evil.
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First Friday Fiesta: Free, Educational & Engaging Performances | San Jose
Friday, September 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
First Friday Fiesta: Free, Educational & Engaging Performances | San Jose

Gabriel Navia & Sulkary emanate passion and soul in their music.

Gabriel Navia is a Latin Grammy nominated guitarist, composer and producer whose stylistic range is breathtaking from latin-based Carlos Santana and Alejandro Sanz to jazz-flamenco world-fusion pioneers Al di Meola, John McLaughlin, Paco de Lucia, …

Jai Ho Black & Gold Bollywood Party | San Jose
Friday, September 2 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*First 200 passes are free till 11 PM with pre-registration with Eventbrite.
| Aura Nightclub
Jai Ho Black & Gold Bollywood Party | San Jose

Come dressed in Gold & Black to party hard one last time this summer at the beautiful indoor-outdoor venue, Aura Nightclub in Bay Area.
First 200 passes are free till 11 PM  with pre-registration with eventbrite.

Monday, September 5

The Swings: Amazing Interactive Musical Installation | San Jose
Monday, September 5 – 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, September 10

10th American Indian Heritage Celebration | San Jose
Saturday, September 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but parking is $5.
| Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
10th American Indian Heritage Celebration | San Jose

The American Indian Alliance presents the 10th American Indian Heritage Celebration, a day of Native American food, crafts, culture and traditions.
10th American Indian Heritage Celebration
Saturday, September 10, 2016 | 12 pm
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Road, San Jose
FREE
The 10th American Indian Heritage Celebration featuring traditional Big Time, …

San Jose State First Football Game | Spartan Stadium
Saturday, September 10 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San José State University
San Jose State First Football Game | Spartan Stadium

SJSU invites you to their first football game on Saturday, September 10 at 1:30 pm.
CommUniverCity is collaborating with Athletics, but it will not be like last year. This year, the game is open to the public.

Sunday, September 11

2016 Fiestas Patrias “El Grito” Mexican Independence Day Festival | San Jose
Sunday, September 11 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Guadalupe River Park
2016 Fiestas Patrias

The outdoor Fiestas Patrias “El Grito” Festival brings families and friends together to enjoy a fun-filled day in San Jose celebrating Mexican Independence Day from 12:30- 9:00 pm on Sunday, September 11, 2016. 
The Festival features live music and entertainment, multi-cultural food vendors, as well as cultural, local community service and …

Wednesday, September 14

Homemade Card Marking Class | San Jose
Wednesday, September 14 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Jose Clubhouse
Homemade Card Marking Class | San Jose

Join them in learning to make handmade craft greeting cards which are then given to Blue Star moms to be given to active military and chaplains.
They also are looking for people to write poems or letters of gratitude to insert in the care packages. Don’t worry about not …

Friday, September 16

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, September 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 ...

Tuesday, September 20

The Swings: Amazing Interactive Musical Installation | San Jose
Tuesday, September 20 – 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 ...

Wednesday, September 21

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Beetlejuice” | San Jose
Wednesday, September 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Free Outdoor Movie Night:

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2016. The films, picked from suggestions made by downtown’s Facebook fans, promise evenings of family-friendly fun. All movies are free and begin at dusk in the park. As part of the city’s Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood ...

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 ...

Sunday, October 2

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 ...

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

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 ...