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Silicon Valley is packed year-round with exciting events! Find an event going on while you are visiting Silicon Valley to complete your trip and have some fun. Whether it’s the Gilroy Garlic Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival, or a concert or sporting event at Levi’s Stadium, stay up to date with what’s on the Silicon Valley event calendar here. Find special events that can only be found in some of our beautiful Silicon Valley cities for a unique and exciting experience. Visit our Calendar of Events for a complete listing of Silicon Valley events!

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Skate Rink in Downtown Sunnyvale

Winter Ice Rink in Downtown Sunnyvale

This holiday-themed ice rink under the redwood trees is presented by CityLine Sunnyvale, in partnership with Google and the City of Sunnyvale. Tickets are $18 for general admission and $13 for children eight years or younger for a one-hour skate session. Rental of figure or hockey skates is included in the cost of admission. Tickets can be purchased visiting the rink ticket window at the intersection of Murphy Ave and McKinley Ave in downtown Sunnyvale. Proceeds will go to Sunnyvale Community Se...
Sunnyvale
Nov 22, 2019 to Jan 20, 2020
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM when school is out, 11:00am - 9:30 PM when school is in session
Redwood Square, 250 S. Murphy Avenue Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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UPSTART: SILICON VALLEY AND KANSAS CITY STARTUP STORIES

Meet the upstarts: risk-takers, visionaries, disruptors, founders, and builders. What makes these people tick and where can they thrive? UpStart is a prototype traveling exhibit about entrepreneurial people, companies, and communities. First up - Kansas City and Silicon Valley....
Mountain View
Dec 18, 2019 to Feb 28, 2020
Thursday - Monday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Closed Tuesday & Wednesday
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. Mountain View
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Live Jazz at Hedley Club

Live jazz performances every Friday and Saturday night at San Jose's historic Hedley Club at Hotel De Anza....
San Jose
Jan 03, 2020 to Dec 31, 2020
8:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Hedley Club at Hotel De Anza
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Monthly Walking Tours

If you would like to know about Gilroy's history, theses tours will not disappoint. Meet in front of the Gilroy Museum, 195 Fifth Street, unless otherwise specified below. January 4 tour - MONTEREY STREET / February 1 tour - BUNGALOWS / March 7 tour - WOMEN'S HISTORY TOUR / April 4 tour - OLD GILROY 1 (Railroad and Alexander Streets / May 2 tour - OLD GILROY II (Forest and Chestnut Streets / June 6 - GAVILAN HILLS MEMORIAL PARK CEMETARY (Meet at cemetary) / August 1 - FIFTH ...
Gilroy
Jan 04, 2020 to Nov 07, 2020
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Gilroy Museum, 195 Fifth St.
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Sunnyvale Farmers Market

Year-round Farmers Market. Enjoy fresh fruits, vegetables and arts and crafts from from local growers and artisans.      ...
Sunnyvale
Jan 05, 2020 to Dec 27, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Murphy Ave. at Washington Ave.
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Campbell Farmer's Market

Open-air mart with streetside stalls for local fruits & vegetables, plus flowers & handmade goods....
Campbell
Jan 05, 2020 to Dec 27, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
East Campbell Ave., Downtown Campbell
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Intel Museum

Go behind the scenes in the high-tech world of California's famed Silicon Valley. See what it’s like inside an ultra-clean, highly automated silicon chip factory, and connect with technologies that give us new ways to work, learn, play, and communicate. The Intel Museum is 10,000 square feet of fun, interactive learning for children and adults....
Santa Clara
Jan 06, 2020 to Dec 31, 2020
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT.
2200 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara
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Brendan Schaub Headlines the San Jose Improv

Brendan Schaub is an American stand-up comic, podcast host and TV personality based out of Los Angeles, California. He currently cohosts two hit podcasts with his best friends/fellow comedians. He began his podcast career with the hit show The Fighter and the Kid alongside Mad TV's very own Bryan Callen. Together they created a hit show that garners over 10 million downloads a month....
San Jose
Jan 17, 2020 to Jan 19, 2020
Fri. 7:30PM & 9:45PM / Sat. 7:00PM & 9:30PM / Sun. 7:00PM
The San Jose Improv, 62 South 2nd St., San Jose, CA 95113
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Taylor Tomlinson Headlines the San Jose Improv

Taylor Tomlinson has been featured on Conan, MTV's Safe Word, Comedy Central's Adam Devine's House Party, was a top ten finalist on season 9 of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and her stand-up special is currently streaming on Netflix. Taylor was recently honored as a Top 10 Comedian To Watch at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival. Taylor started doing stand-up at just 16 years old and has been letting stand-up slowly ruin her life ever since. She is one of the country's youngest currently to...
San Jose
Jan 23, 2020 to Jan 26, 2020
Thurs. 8:00PM / Fri. 7:30PM & 9:45PM / Sat. 7:00PM & 9:30PM / Sun. 7:00PM
San Jose Improv, 62 South 2nd St., San Jose, CA 95113
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San Jose Sharks at SAP Center

San Jose Sharks compete in the National Hockey League (NHL). Visit website to see upcoming home game schedule....
San Jose
Jan 27, 2020 to Apr 04, 2020
Check website for times
SAP Center
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Pablo Francisco Headlines the San Jose Improv

Pablo Francisco will rock the house with screams of laughter at the Improv January 31st - February 2nd in San Jose, CA. Pablo is one of the most popular touring comedians worldwide. He has earned a reputation for his unique talent to weave together his one of a kind arsenal of off the wall characters and spot-on impressions. Francisco draws his audience into his vivid imagination and takes them on a wild ride as they experience his spontaneous outbursts, clever insights and some of the funniest ...
San Jose
Jan 31, 2020 to Feb 02, 2020
Fri. 7:30PM & 9:45PM / Sat. 7:00PM & 9:30PM / Sun. 7:00PM
San Jose Improv
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Valentine's Day Dinner

Love is in the air! Bring your loved one and enjoy a 4-course prix-fixe dinner at Il Vigneto with wine pairing options available. Call 408-695-4500 for reservations....
Surrounding Bay Area
Feb 14, 2020 to Feb 15, 2020
5:00-9:00pm
Rosewood CordeValle, 1 Cordevalle Club Drive, San Martin, CA
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Foghat

Foghat's live performances show why the band is still around today and why they will be able to keep on rockin' as long as they want. This band truly is timeless. Constant touring is part of their DNA and the band just loves to play. Their live show is as intense as ever with the incredible energy and musicianship that one would expect and hope for from a seasoned band with such a long musical history and they are bringing their fans along for the ride....
Campbell
Feb 20, 2020 to Feb 20, 2020
8:00 p.m.
Heritage Theater - Campbell Community Center
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The Medium is the Message: Art since 1950

Using works created since 1950, this exhibition explores the relationship between subject, content, and the materials that informed each object's production. The exhibition is divided into three broad categories that explore the notion of "medium" in its various contexts: a means of communication, the materials from which an art object is created, and a mediating apparatus between objects and subjects. "In the Abstract" explores how paint, metal, and fabric can be used as means of abstract...
Palo Alto
Feb 23, 2020 to Jan 21, 2021
Cantor Arts Center: Open Wed-Mon, 11am - 5pm, Thurs until 8pm. CLOSED TUES
Cantor Arts Center
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Cultures of the World - Japan

Cultures of the World is a free monthly program where children ages 4-12 learn about different cultures throughout the world. Every month will feature a different culture where children will explore what makes that culture unique.  ...
Cupertino
Mar 12, 2020 to Mar 12, 2020
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Quinlan Community Center - 10185 N. Stelling Rd., Cupertino
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California's Great America 2020 Opening Date

View our up-to-date calendar of operating hours so you can plan your next visit! California's Great America reopens on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Check website for additional operating dates and times....
Santa Clara
Mar 21, 2020 to Dec 31, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara
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Monster Jam

Monster Jam returns to Levi's Stadium on Saturday, April 4, 2020, for a night of adrenaline-packed family entertainment by some of the most recognizable Monster Jam trucks including Grave Digger, Max-D and many more. Don't miss these world-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits!...
Santa Clara
Apr 04, 2020 to Apr 04, 2020
Visit website for event time(s)
Levi's Stadium
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57th Downtown Los Altos Easter Egg Hunt

Join the merchants of Downtown Los Altos for the 57th Annual Downtown Los Altos Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 10am-Noon. Free for children ages 1-10. Thousands of candy and prize-filled eggs on Main and State Streets. Head to Veterans Community Plaza to meet the Easter Bunny and take pictures! Fun crafts, face painting and more! Limit 5 eggs per child. Please bring your own Easter basket. Presented by the Los Altos Village Association. ...
Los Altos
Apr 04, 2020 to Apr 04, 2020
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Downtown Los Altos - Main and State Streets
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Earth & Arbor Day Festival

Cupertino's Annual Earth & Arbor Day Festival is an interactive event that invites community members of all ages to learn about environmental issues and solutions in a family-friendly, interactive atmosphere. Consistently attracting over 5,000 attendees and 75 partner organizations, the festival features hands-on activities, live entertainment, electric vehicle demos, and delicious food served by local food trucks.  ...
Cupertino
Apr 18, 2020 to Apr 18, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cupertino Community Hall - 10350 Torre Ave.
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45th Mike's Bikes Cat's Hill Classic Bicycle

The mile-long course starts at Tait and Nicholson Avenues near Mike's Bikes, rounds to Bean, Massol, then features a 23% grade up Nicholson Avenue, goes around Bachman Park, followed by a fast downhill (at 50 mph!) and right turn, back to the start/finish on Tait Avenue. Some racers climb up Nicholson as many as 40 times during their race. FREE to spectators....
Los Gatos
Apr 25, 2020 to Jan 25, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Start: Tait and Nicholson Avenues
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"Annie" - Milpitas Community Theatre

See the iconic "Annie" performed live at the Milpitas Community Theatre. Check website for ticket prices and performance times....
Milpitas
Apr 26, 2020 to May 30, 2020
To be determined
457 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas
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Stanford Baroque Soloists: Music of Henry Purcell

The Stanford Baroque Soloists, under the direction of Anthony Martin, presents their Spring program "Music of Henry Purcell" in collarboration with the choral ensemble Convivium, directed by Eric Tuan....
Palo Alto
Jun 05, 2020 to Jun 05, 2020
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Memorial Church - Stanford University
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Sunnyvale Arts & Wine Festival

Kick off the summer with everyone's favorite 46th annual Art & Wine Festival in Downtown Sunnyvale. This is a two day event starting Saturday, June 6th at 10:00 am through Sunday, June 7th at 6:00pm. Be sure to keep the good feeling and comradarie buzzing at a local downtown spot.  ...
Sunnyvale
Jun 06, 2020 to Jun 07, 2020
Check website for times.
Downtown Sunnyvale
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Andrea Bocelli

Fresh off the heels of his 2020 GRAMMY nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Si, Andrea Bocelli is coming to SAP Center in San Jose on June 13. As one of the most recognizable and romantic voices in the world, Andrea Bocelli has been thrilling audiences for over 20 years, counting more than 90 million records sold worldwide. In October 2018, Bocelli released his first studio album in over 14 years titled, Si which debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart which featured arti...
San Jose
Jun 13, 2020 to Jun 13, 2020
8:00 p.m.
SAP Center
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Summer Concert Series

The Campbell Summer Concert series is brought to you by the City of Campbell and Kaiser Permanente. The series starts in mid-June and continues for eight weeks with a different band playing each week. Concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and last until 8 p.m. So bring a lawn chair and support the Campbell Museum Foundation by purchasing food and drinks at the event. Concerts take place on the Orchard City Green located right in front of the historic Ainsley House and adjacent to Campbell City Hall. &n...
Campbell
Jun 18, 2020 to Aug 06, 2020
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Ainsley House - Downtown Campbell
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Morgan Hill Freedom Fest

Freedom Fest is truly a hometown celebration dedicated to preserving our national and local heritage and most important, celebrating our freedom as citizens of the United States of America. We are the largest annual event in Morgan Hill, put on entirely by volunteers. The award-winning parade alone is the largest privately organized parade in Northern California and the official 4th of July Parade of Santa Clara County. Morgan Hill, with continuous July 4th celebrations since 1876 remains o...
Morgan Hill
Jul 03, 2020 to Jul 04, 2020
Check website for times.
Downtown Morgan Hill
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Independence Day Activities

Come relax and enjoy the fun and family friendly activities in Oak Meadow Park. Celebrating the 4th of July as a community!...
Los Gatos
Jul 04, 2020 to Jul 04, 2020
Check website for event times.
Oak Meadow Park
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Red, White & BOOM! Fireworks and Concert

Celebrate America's independence at Red, White & BOOM! at the Milpitas Sports Center.    ...
Milpitas
Jul 04, 2020 to Jul 04, 2020
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Milpitas Sports Center
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Los Altos Art & Wine Festival

On the second weekend of July, downtown Los Altos transforms into the largest two-day mid-summer event in the Bay Area! Join us on Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12 from 10am to 6pm for the highly-rated Arts & Wine Festival showcasing the distinctive handcrafted works of 300 artists and craftspeople from over a dozen states. The Festival also features select vintages by the glass from local wineries as well as a wide variety of foods including Thai, Chinese, Mexican, All American favorites...
Los Altos
Jul 11, 2020 to Jul 12, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. both days.
Downtown Los Altos Village on Main and State Sts. between First and Edith
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Gilroy Garlic Festival

Come to the 2020 Gilroy Garlic Festival for great garlicky food, live entertainment, exciting cooking competitions, and more! The heart of the Gilroy Garlic Festival is Gourmet Alley, the gigantic outdoor kitchen where the world-famous "Pyro Chefs" put on a spectacular flame-up show while preparing garlic-laced calamari and scampi in huge iron skillets. Other Festival favorites include pepper steak sandwiches, pasta con pesto, and fried calamari, as well as Gilroy garlic fries and garlic brea...
Gilroy
Jul 24, 2020 to Jul 26, 2020
Check website for times
Follow the signs to Gilroy and watch for traffic control officers on roadways.
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San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2020

Summer Fest celebrates its 31st year with 12 stages of international stars and rising artists serving up jazz, blues, Latin, R&B, Salsa, New Orleans and more. It's more than music. It's the perfect summer weekend with great food, drink and friends. Tickets go on sale March 2020!      ...
San Jose
Aug 07, 2020 to Aug 09, 2020
Check website for times
Downtown San Jose
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Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts! For two days, Downtown University Avenue becomes home to 300 fine art and contemporary craft displays, Italian street painting, kids' art studio, sculpture plaza, stage and street entertainment. A diverse array of juried artists come from all over the country as well as the greater Bay Area, bringing hundreds of one-of-a-kind art pieces and artisan crafts presented in an awe-inspiring display of talent and c...
Palo Alto
Aug 22, 2020 to Aug 23, 2020
Visit website for times.
Downtown University Avenue
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Harry Styles

Harry Styles has announced a 2020 world tour, "Love On Tour," in support of his upcoming album Fine Line. Joining Harry is singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis.  ...
San Jose
Aug 25, 2020 to Aug 25, 2020
8:00 p.m.
SAP Center
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Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival

Local family and community art and wine festival, takes place in the 52-acre Central Park. Over 160 art vendors, 25+ food groups, 3 entertainment stages, large children's area. All proceeds go to local non-profit organizations....
Santa Clara
Sep 12, 2020 to Sep 13, 2020
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ; Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Central Park at Kiely and Homestead
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49th Annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival

The vibrant, magnificent city of Mountain View has evolved in a big way over the last 49 years. A population boom. The arrival of Shoreline Amphitheater as a major concert venue. The amazing growth of Silicon Valley and Mountain View's emergence as its epicenter. The transformation of a vibrant downtown district with restaurants, shops, cafes, bookstores and performing arts center. And, last but not least, the Art & Wine Festival's rise to become one of America's premier art festivals. &n...
Mountain View
Sep 12, 2020 to Sep 13, 2020
Saturday: 11: a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Castro Street, Downtown Mountain View
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The Doobie Brothers - 50th Anniversary Tour

The Doobie's Brothers celebrate their 50th Anniversary. See them reunited with Michael McDonald and perform live at Shoreline Amphitheater....
Mountain View
Sep 12, 2020 to Sep 12, 2020
7:30 p.m.
Shoreline Amphitheater
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Los Gatos Art & Wine Festival

49th Annual Art & Wine Festival in beautiful downtown Los Gatos - taking place on Saturday and Sunday, Sept 20-21, from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Featuring live music from the hottest local bands around, as well as wine from local wineries (Testarossa, Cooper-Garrod & J Lohr), beer from Gordon Biersch, artists galore and food trucks! Super fun and not to be missed!...
Los Gatos
Sep 20, 2020 to Sep 21, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. both days.
Downtown Los Gatos
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Day in the Country at Kirigin Cellars

Join the Gilroy Foundation at Kirigin Cellars for a Day in the Country. You will enjoy delicious food catered by Fire 4 Hire and of course amazing wine....
Gilroy
Sep 26, 2020 to Sep 26, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Kirigin Cellars
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7th Annual Fall Bike Fest

The 7th Annual Fall Bike Fest will feature two guided bike rides, a bike rodeo, free bike checks, local bike vendors, bicycle clinics, contests, a food truck, and other fun activities. We will have two bike rides at the festival, a short route for families with younger children, and a longer route for older, more experienced cyclists. Both rides are open to families of all ages; however, riders under the age of 18 will need a waiver from an adult. The bike rides are chaperoned by experienced ...
Cupertino
Sep 26, 2020 to Sep 26, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cupertino City Hall - 10300 Torre Ave.
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Taste of Morgan Hill

Arts & Crafts, Gourmet food booths, Local wine & beer garden, entertainment bands, commercial vendors, custom classic car show, quilt show & kids zone. Saturday Street Dance 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m....
Morgan Hill
Sep 26, 2020 to Sep 27, 2020
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ; Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Historic Downtown
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Global Workplace Wellness Summit 2020

Early Bird Tickets Available for Limited Time Only! Join us at the Global Workplace Wellness Summit 2020 on November 12-13, 2020 where we simplify the process of implementing an integrated workplace wellness program that meets the needs of today's rapidly changing, diverse and globalized workforce. The GWWS brings together a network of the people and companies influencing and shaping how we stay healthy, happy, productive, and thriving in the workplace.  It is the foremost gathering of global...
Surrounding Bay Area
Nov 12, 2020 to Nov 13, 2020
7.30am-4.30pm each day
College of San Mateo, 1700 W. Hillsdale Boulevard, San Mateo, CA 94402
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History at the House

Community members who have an experience level, a range of knowledge, and a willingness to share their perspectives about our local history and landscapes to join in the conversation. Meetings are on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Each month features a different speaker. Please RSVP to info@morganhillhistoricalsociety.com...
Morgan Hill
Nov 21, 2020 to Nov 21, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Hiram Morgan Hill House at Villa Mira Monte - 17860 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill
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Santa Clara Historic Home Tour

The Santa Clara Historic Home Tour is viewed by many as a Santa Clara tradition. The tour is sponsored by the Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara with the assistance of the Old Quad Residents' Association. Dozens of volunteers work long hours each year to bring you this event, please join our volunteer ranks if you are able to do so. Proceeds from the sale of tickets benefit non-profit groups in Santa Clara and historic preservation projects such as the Santa Clara Senior Center Histori...
Santa Clara
Dec 04, 2020 to Dec 05, 2020
Check website for event times.
To be announced
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"Elf" - Milpitas Community Theater

See the Christmas play "Elf" at the Milpitas Community Theater....
Milpitas
Dec 06, 2020 to Dec 13, 2020
To be determined
Milpitas Community Center Auditorium
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Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

Come ring in the holiday season with entertainment, loads of holiday cheer and a photo with Santa Claus! Fun for the entire family. Located on the historic Murphy Avenue in downtown Sunnyvale. Presented by the Sunnyvale Downtown Association.  ...
Sunnyvale
Dec 06, 2020 to Dec 06, 2020
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Murphy Ave. - Downtown Sunnyvale
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New Year's Day Fun Run

Taking place on New Year's Day, this Los Altos tradition is FUN, non-competitive and FREE! A 5K (3.1 miles) walk, run or roll (strollers or wheelchairs). Participate in the "run" or cheer on your family and friends. It's a great way to welcome 2021. Meet up at the corner of State and Main Streets by 9: 00 a.m. to start your New Year out on the right foot. Day of registration is required....
Los Altos
Jan 01, 2021 to Jan 01, 2021
9:00 a.m.
State and Main Streets
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