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In the Valley this Week: October 3 – 9

The following is a list of events happening in Santa Clara and throughout the Silicon Valley. Want to share an event to be featured? Please email the details to info@svvoice.com for consideration.

 

Thursday, October 3

  • Arias in the Office – Opera San José: Library Program Room — 665 W. Olive Ave., Sunnyvale. 3 – 4 p.m. Join Opera San José in the library with professional opera artists singing favorite arias from Opera San José’s 2019 – 2020 season. All ages welcome. www.operasj.org
  • Callejon Community Meeting: Don Callejon School, Multipurpose Room. 6 – 7 p.m. An informational meeting about the Agnews campus project delays and implications for the Don Callejon School K-8 transition.
  • Fall Exhibitions Reception: de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Free event.
  • Hammer Theatre Center presents the National Theatre Live screening of Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch: Hammer Theatre Center — 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. Oct. 3 – 6. Tickets: $13 – $20 www.hammertheatre.com or call (408) 924-8501.
  • Halloween Costume Swap Collection: Columbia Neighborhood Center — 785 Morse Ave., Sunnyvale. Oct. 1 – 15. M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Second drop-off location – Sunnyvale Community Services — 725 Kifer Rd., M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Accepting clean, gently used children’s costumes and accessories.
  • Homecoming – Art by Mission College Alumni: Vargas Art Gallery — 3000 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara. Through Oct. 5, every day except Sundays.
  • Expressions of Divinity – Contemporary Sikh Art Exhibit: Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara. Through Nov. 3, every day except Mondays.
  • The Stage Presents The Rocky Horror Show: San Jose Stage Company — 490 South 1st St., San Jose. Oct. 2 – Nov. 3. Tickets: $22 – $60 www.thestage.org
  • Sunnyvale Community Players present Jekyll & Hyde: Sunnyvale Theatre — 550 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale. Sept. 14 – Oct. 6. Tickets: $32 – $38 sunnyvaleplayers.org

 

Friday, October 4

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  • Farm Food Showcase: The SCUSD Farm — 1055 Dunford Way, Sunnyvale. 4 – 6 p.m.  Meet the farmer, sample current and future menu items, enjoy a farm tour and meet the chefs, and stop by the pumpkin patch. For questions call 408-423-2083 or email snielsen@scusd.net.
  • Monty Python – The Sing-Along/Quote Along: 3Below Theaters & Lounge, 288 S. Second St., San Jose. Oct. 4 – 5. Tickets: $15 – $17 www.3Belowtheaters.com or 408-0404-7711
  • Glass Pumpkin Festival: Santana Row Park, San Jose. Oct. 4 – 6. Free event. More info.
  • Unbound – The Art of Deterioration: Santa Clara University’s de Saisset Museum. Oct. 4 – Dec. 6 with interruptions.
  • Making an Impression – Printmaking Possibilities: Santa Clara University’s de Saisset Museum. Oct. 4 – June 13 with interruptions.
  • Halloween Haunt: California’s Great America, Santa Clara. Select Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from Sept. 27 – Nov. 2, including Halloween Night. www.cagreatamerica.com

 

Saturday, October 5

  • Cemetery Maintenance Day: 420 N. Winchester Blvd., Santa Clara. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Volunteers ages 15+ are welcome. Questions: 408-615-3740.
  • Landscape Workshop: Rainwater Harvesting: Sunnyvale Senior Center, Laurel Room. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Register to learn how to harvest rainwater, assemble and maintain rain barrels. For more information, contact Peri Newby, green@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-7717.
  • Firehouse Family Fair: Training Center — 1900 Walsh Ave., Santa Clara. 9 a.m.  – 1 p.m.
  • How We Got the Bible Museum Event: Church of Christ of Santa Clara — 850 Pomeroy Ave., Santa Clara. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free event, RSVP on Eventbrite.
  • CorePower Yoga by the Pool: Santa Clara Marriott — 2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Guests are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat and swimsuit. Afterward, enjoy bottomless mimosas. The event is open to guests 21+ with a valid ID. Complimentary self-parking is available and parking will be validated. Tickets: $15, 408-988-1500. Register on Eventbrite.
  • Manhattan Short Film Festival: Central Park Library, Santa Clara. 3 – 5 p.m. A screening of 10 short films for the 22nd Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival.
  • Faculty Recital featuring Hans Boepple: Santa Clara University Music Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12 – $22 scupresents.org
  • Symphony Silicon Valley presents Peacock Variations & Tchaikovsky: California Theatre — 345 S. First St., San Jose. Oct. 5 & 6. Tickets: $50 – $98 www.symphonysiliconvalley.org or 408-286-2600
  • Hairspray – The Sing Along: Theaters & Lounge, 288 S. Second St., San Jose. Oct. 5 – 6. Tickets: $15 – $17 www.3Belowtheaters.com or 408-0404-7711

 

Sunday, October 6

  • Unlock Inspiration with Starting Arts: Corinthian Grand Ballroom — 196 N. 3rd St., San Jose. 3 – 6 p.m. Tickets: $150 UnlockSA.eventbrite.com  
  • Winchester Orchestra presents A Music Lover’s Feast: Lincoln Glen Church — 2700 Booksin Ave., San Jose. 7 – 9 p.m. Tickets: $10 – $20 www.lincolnglen.org
  • Saratoga Symphony Concert presents “Kids Rule”: McAfee Center — 20300 Herriman Ave., Saratoga. 3 p.m. FREE concert, with donations appreciated. No tickets are needed,  open seating  www.saratogasymphony.com

 

Monday, October 7

  • Cinema in the 1960s: Central Park Library, Santa Clara. 7 – 8 p.m. Register on Eventbrite.

 

Tuesday, October 8

  • Yom Kippur evening: Mariani’s Inn, Santa Clara. 6:23 p.m. Questions: Call 408-718-9074
  • Sunnyvale City Council Meeting: City Hall. 6 p.m.
  • Santa Clara City Council Meeting: City Hall Council Chambers. 7 p.m.
  • Ayurveda – Food as Medicine: Library Program Room — 665 W. Olive Ave., Sunnyvale. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Join Health Counselor Neha Kabra, from the California College of Ayurveda, for a presentation on the healing properties of food.

 

Wednesday, October 9

  • Yom Kippur Day: Mariani’s Inn, Santa Clara. 10 a.m. Questions: Call 408-718-9074
  • Music@Noon – Outcalls: Music Recital Hall. 12 p.m. Free event.
  • Senator Wieckowski Office Hours: Central Park Library. 3 – 5 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended and can be made by calling 510-794-3900 or by e-mailing senator.wieckowski@senate.ca.gov.
  • Santa Clara Planning Commission Meeting: City Hall Council Chambers. 6 p.m.
  • Native Species and their Habitats in our Open Spaces: Library Program Room — 665 W. Olive Ave., Sunnyvale. 7 – 8 p.m. Join Elena Wolff, from the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, for a presentation on protecting our native California flora and fauna.

 

More Events:

  • Thursday, October 10 – Rush Hour Concert featuring Tony Rivera: Santa Clara University Music Recital Hall 5:30 p.m. Free event. http://scupresents.org/
  • Friday, October 11 – Hammer Theatre Center presents Joshua Radin and The Weepies on their Sirius XM Coffee House Tour: Hammer Theatre Center — 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $25 – $35 www.hammertheatre.com or call (408) 924-8501.
  • Saturday, October 12 – Library Comic Con: Central Park Library, Santa Clara. 10 a.m.
  • Sunday, October 13 – First Impressions: Santa Clara University Recital Hall — 952 Franklin St., Santa Clara. 7 p.m. Tickets $10 – $70 https://sjco.org/concerts-events/
  • Monday, October 14 – Sunnyvale Rotary Golf Tournament: Spring Valley Golf Course — 3441 Calaveras Rd., Milpitas. 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Cost: $150 per person is until Sept. 25, then increase to $200 per person, includes golf, cart, lunch, and banquet. Golfer online registration: sunnyvalerotary.org. Money raised benefits Sunnyvale Community Services, Sunnyvale Homeless Shelters, and the literacy programs at Sunnyvale School District schools.
  • Wednesday, October 16 – Roll Red Roll Film Screening: Music Recital Hall, Santa Clara University. 7:30 p.m. Free. More info.
  • Thursday, October 17 – Charter Review Committee Public Input Session – Northside Branch Library, Community Room — 695 Moreland Way, Santa Clara. 7 p.m. The meeting will be livestreamed on the City Facebook page and YouTube channel.
  • October 17 – November 10 – Guggenheim Entertainment presents Nine: 3Below Theaters & Lounge — 288 South 2nd St., San Jose. Tickets: $36 – $54 www.3Belowtheaters.com or 408-404-7711.
  • Friday, October 18 – The Halloween Costume Swap: San Miguel Family Resource Center, Room K-5 — 777 San Miguel Ave., Sunnyvale. 2 – 4:30 p.m. Children’s costumes only. First come, first served while supplies last. Limit one per child. For more information, contact 408-730-7800.
  • Friday, October 18 – Santa Clara Chorale presents Invocation and Dance: Santa Clara Mission. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12 – $39 https://www.scc.org/concerts.html
  • October 18 & 19 – SJCO with sjDANCEco: California Theatre — 345 South First St., San Jose. 8 p.m. Tickets $10 – $70 https://sjco.org/concerts-events/
  • October 18 – November 10 – Pear Theatre Presents SWEAT by Lynn Nottage: Pear Theatre — 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets: $35 www.thepear.org or 650-254-1148.
  • Saturday, October 19 – KITKA Women’s Vocal Ensemble presents Kitka & Hasmik Harutyunyan / Gorani – Love Songs to Lost Homelands: Hammer Theatre Center — 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Tickets: Free & $5 parking. https://hammertheatre.com/event/kitka-womens-vocal-ensemble-hasmik-harutyunyan/
  • Saturday, October 19 – Rebuilding Day: Volunteer sign-ups are now open for Fall Rebuilding Day. No experience is necessary. Follow this link to volunteer.
  • October 22 – 27 – Jesus Christ Superstar: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: $43+ broadwaysanjose.com
  • October 25 – November 16 – The Santa Clara Players Present The Odd Couple (Female Version) Tickets: TBD santaclaraplayers.org
  • October 26 – 27 – 3rd Annual Trick or Treat Trail: Winchester Mystery House, San Jose. 12 – 4 p.m. More details TBD. https://winchestermysteryhouse.com/annual_events/
  • October 26 – November 10 – Sunnyvale Community Players present Urinetown The Musical: Sunnyvale Theatre — 550 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale. Tickets: TBD https://sunnyvaleplayers.org/
  • Sunday, October 27 – Sunnyvale Pet Parade and Halloween Family Event: Historic Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dress up your kids and pets for a festive parade. Proceeds from the Pet Parade will go towards funding a K-9 memorial dedicated to Jax, who was killed in the line of duty. This event is free but registration is required: www.sunnyvalepetparade.com
  • November 1 – 3 – Blue Man Group: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: $48+ broadwaysanjose.com
  • Sunday, November 3 – Cellissimi: San José City Hall Rotunda — 200 E. Santa Clara St., San José. Tickets $10 – $70 https://sjco.org/concerts-events/
  • November 12 – 17 – Miss Saigon: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: $38+ broadwaysanjose.com
  • November 20 – December 15 – The San Jose Stage Company Presents The Humans: 490 S. 1st St., San Jose. Tickets: TBD www.thestage.org

 

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