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Wednesday, September 26

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, September 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 5 to ...

Friday, September 28

Screen on the Green: Outdoor “Hotel Transylvania” Movie Night | Los Gatos
Friday, September 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oak Meadow Park
Screen on the Green: Outdoor "Hotel Transylvania" Movie Night | Los Gatos
Join the Los Gatos community at Oak Meadow Park for an evening of family fun and movie time on a giant 25′ inflatable movie screen featuring Hotel Transylvania. The fun will begin at 6:00 pm with children’s activities followed by showtime at approximately 7:30 pm when the ...

Saturday, September 29

2018 Thunderbirds on the Wharf: 1955-66 Classic Car Show | Santa Cruz
Saturday, September 29 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Wharf
2018 Thunderbirds on the Wharf: 1955-66 Classic Car Show | Santa Cruz
Come down to Santa Cruz for the 21st annual Thunderbirds on the Wharf from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, September 29, 2018. A collection of classic 1955-1957, the 1958-1965 vintage and the retro, 2002-2005 Thunderbirds will be displayed by owners from central and northern California.

Wednesday, October 3

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, October 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 5 to ...

Friday, October 5

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, October 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Monthly Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...

South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose
Friday, October 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk | San Jose

Monthly 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 ...

Saturday, October 6

13th Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon | San Jose
Saturday, October 6 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for spectators
| Downtown San Jose
13th Annual Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon | San Jose
Cheer on thousands of runners from all over the world as they tackle the streets of San Jose in the 2018 Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. 13th Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon Saturday, October 6, 2018 | 8 am to approximately 2 pm Downtown San Jose FREE ...
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Monthly Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

2018 Oktoberfest: German Beers, Beer Belly Contests & Live Music | Mountain View
Saturday, October 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Steins Beer Garden
2018 Oktoberfest: German Beers, Beer Belly Contests & Live Music | Mountain View

Steins Beer Garden and the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, is bringing an authentic German experience to Mountain View’s annual Oktoberfest celebration. The huge 7000 sq. ft. Oktoberfest beer tent will keep you shaded while you enjoy a variety of German Beers and socialize with ...

Sunday, October 7

2018 Day on the Bay: Free Kayak Rides, Food & Pumpkins | South Bay
Sunday, October 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alviso Marina County Park
2018 Day on the Bay: Free Kayak Rides, Food & Pumpkins | South Bay
Join Supervisor Dave Cortese and the Santa Clara County Parks Department for a Multicultural Festival celebrating our county’s diversity while promoting health among residents. Over 10,000 South Bay residents attend this multicultural festival which features fun activities for all ages, including free food, pumpkins, kayak rides, ...
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Monthly Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

2018 Oktoberfest: German Beers, Beer Belly Contests & Live Music | Mountain View
Sunday, October 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Steins Beer Garden
2018 Oktoberfest: German Beers, Beer Belly Contests & Live Music | Mountain View

Steins Beer Garden and the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, is bringing an authentic German experience to Mountain View’s annual Oktoberfest celebration. The huge 7000 sq. ft. Oktoberfest beer tent will keep you shaded while you enjoy a variety of German Beers and socialize with ...

Monday, October 8

2018 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off | Half Moon Bay
Monday, October 8 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | I.D.E.S. Grounds (Half Moon Bay)
2018 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off | Half Moon Bay
Want to see a pumpkin that weighs almost as much as a Smart Car? World Pumpkin Capital Half Moon Bay will present their 45th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. The Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off is offering a special $30,000 mega-prize for the world record breaking ...

Sunday, October 14

“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View
Sunday, October 14 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Masonic Lodge
"Sunday Assembly" Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View

Monthly “Live Better, Help Often, Wonder More” is the motto for Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley (SASV), an international community movement that celebrates life. The radically inclusive SASV is a secular and service nonprofit that celebrates life, welcomes all people and supports everyone fulfilling their potential. It aims ...

Wednesday, October 17

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, October 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 5 to ...

Friday, October 19

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, October 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

Monthly 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 ...

Saturday, October 20

2018 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival | East Bay
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but parking is $5 (cash only)
| Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness
2018 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival | East Bay
Come celebrate the cowboy and ranching heritage to some good old-fashioned foot stompin’, hand clappin’ blue grass music in the grassy meadow at the Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness. 2018 Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness, 1895 Geary Rd, Sunol, CA FREE, but ...
2018 Día de los Muertos Festival: Live Mariachi, Dancing, Sugar Skulls & Lucha Libre | San José
Saturday, October 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2018 Día de los Muertos Festival: Live Mariachi, Dancing, Sugar Skulls & Lucha Libre | San José
Come enjoy 9th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival filled with live music, food, local artists, over 100 vendors, and even Lucha Libre wrestling. 2018 Día de los Muertes Festival Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 11 am to 6 pm Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park, 194 South Market St., San Jose FREE View 2018 Music ...

Sunday, October 21

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, October 21 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Monthly Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...

Wednesday, October 24

Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose
Wednesday, October 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adira Dance & Costume
Free Michael Jackson Thriller Dance Classes | San Jose

In preparation for their attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World, Adira Dance & Costume will be offering free Thriller dance classes at their dance studio in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood from 7-8 pm every Wednesday from September 5 to ...

Friday, October 26

Thrill The World 2018: World Record Thriller Dance-Off | San Jose
Friday, October 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Campbell
Thrill The World 2018: World Record Thriller Dance-Off | San Jose
Adira Dance & Costume in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood will once again attempt to set the Guinness World Record with their version of Thrill the World at 3 pm sharp on October 26, 2018. Thrill The World is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson’s ...

Saturday, October 27

2018 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetery | San José
Saturday, October 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Calvary Catholic Cemetery
2018 Día de Los Muertos at the Cemetery | San José
The 2018 Día de Los Muertos celebration at Calvary Catholic Cemetery will take place from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Día de Los Muertos is one of Mexico’s traditional holidays reuniting and honoring beloved ancestors, family, and friends. It is an ...

Friday, November 2

Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Friday, November 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Free Admission Day | Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Monthly Connect with nature at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, a place for learning, exploration and building community located in a beautiful building right on the beach in Santa Cruz. Permanent exhibits include wildlife and habitat displays, artifacts and cultural exhibits of the Ohlone, a ...

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

Monthly 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 ...

Saturday, November 3

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Monthly Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

Sunday, November 4

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Monthly Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...

Sunday, November 11

“Sunday Assembly” Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View
Sunday, November 11 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Masonic Lodge
"Sunday Assembly" Silicon Valley Community Gathering | Mountain View

Monthly “Live Better, Help Often, Wonder More” is the motto for Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley (SASV), an international community movement that celebrates life. The radically inclusive SASV is a secular and service nonprofit that celebrates life, welcomes all people and supports everyone fulfilling their potential. It aims ...

Sunday, November 18

Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford
Sunday, November 18 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford

Monthly Stanford University’s distinguished outdoor art collection includes nearly 100 sculptures and features important figurative and abstract works in a variety of media by artists of the late 19th century to the present. This tour begins in front of the Cantor Arts Center with marble statues, ...

Friday, November 23

2018 Christmas in the Park Kick Off | San Jose
Friday, November 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
2018 Christmas in the Park Kick Off | San Jose
After a day of feasting with family and friends, come to downtown San Jose to enjoy the opening of Christmas in the Park and the lighting of the Community Giving Tree. 2018 Christmas in the Park Opening Friday, November 23, 2018 | 6 pm Plaza de Cesar Chavez, San Jose FREE The ...

Saturday, December 1

Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend

Monthly Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to seven Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first full weekend each month. This includes the de Young, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Oakland Museum ...