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In the Valley this Week: October 31 – November 6

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 31

  • Early Bird Holiday Home Tour Ticket Window: Last day to order discounted Early Bird Holiday Home Tour tickets. www.sc-hometour.com
  • Halloween Costume Parade & Creepy Crawly Crafts: Central Park Library. 10:30 – 11 a.m. A costume parade around the library and then make some Halloween-themed arts and crafts. More info.
  • Halloween Baby Parade and Tummytime: Sunnyvale Library. 10:30 – 11 a.m. Caregivers and their babies (0-12 months) are invited. Halloween costumes are strongly encouraged and a special parade is planned just for babies.
  • Senior Center Halloween BBQ: Santa Clara Senior Center. 12 – 1 p.m. Tickets: $6. More info.
  • Day of the Dead Celebration: Mission College Campus Center, Saints Cafe. 12:30 – 2 p.m. This free annual celebration features a community altar, presentations, art activities and free food.
  • Children’s Halloween Party: Youth Activity Center, Santa Clara. 3 – 6 p.m. For all families and K-5th grade trick or treaters. The event is free for all attendees and will feature carnival games, a pumpkin walk, live entertainment, inflatable jumpers, arts and crafts, food and drinks. Kids are encouraged to dress up and enter the Annual Halloween Costume Contest. More Info.
  • Halloween Concert – Stanford Wind Symphony and Stanford Symphony Orchestra: Department of Music Stanford University, 541 Lasuen Mall, Stanford. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $13 – $18 at music.stanford.edu.
  • Sunnyvale Community Players present Urinetown The Musical: Sunnyvale Theatre — 550 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale. Oct. 26 – Nov. 10. Tickets: $32 – $38 at https://sunnyvaleplayers.org/
  • Guggenheim Entertainment presents Nine: 3Below Theaters & Lounge — 288 South 2nd St., San Jose. Oct. 17 – Nov. 10. Tickets: $36 – $54 at www.3Belowtheaters.com or 408-404-7711.
  • Mission Impressions – Art by Printmaking Students: Mission College — Gillmor Center, Vargas Gallery. Oct. 15 to Nov. 9. vargas.missioncollege.edu
  • Expressions of Divinity – Contemporary Sikh Art Exhibit: Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara. Through Nov. 3, every day except Mondays.
  • 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.
  • The Stage Presents The Rocky Horror Show: San Jose Stage Company — 490 South 1st St., San Jose. Oct. 2 – Nov. 3. Tickets: $22 – $60 at www.thestage.org

 

Friday, November 1

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  • Ken Gonzales-Day Show Reception: Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building, Santa Clara University. 5 – 6:45 p.m. Artist Talk: 7 p.m. at de Saisset Museum, Auditorium. The exhibit runs Nov. 1 – Jan. 24 with interruptions.
  • Blue Man Group: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Nov. 1 – 3. Tickets: $48+ at broadwaysanjose.com
  • The Santa Clara Players Present The Odd Couple (Female Version). Oct. 25 – Nov. 16. Tickets: $10 – $22 at santaclaraplayers.org
  • Peninsula Youth Theatre presents Flora and Ulysses: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Nov. 1 – 2. Tickets: $10 – $12 at mvcpa.com or 650-903-6000.
  • Silicon Valley Asian Pacific Filmfest: CinéArts @ Santana Row, San Jose. Nov. 1 – 3. Festival Pass: $75 www.svapfilmfest.com
  • 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, November 2

  • Bryan Osborne Nature Area 50th Anniversary Celebration: 1380 Rosalia Ave., Sunnyvale. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free event. Come enjoy a scavenger hunt, craft activities, catching fish from our marsh with dipnets, and more. More info.
  • Día de los Muertos Rumpelstiltskin Puppet Show: Northside Branch Library, Santa Clara. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Eventbrite registration is required.
  • Holiday Makers Market in the Park: Santana Row, San Jose. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Expressions of Divinity Art Finale and Guru Nanak Awards: Triton Museum of Art — 1505 Warburton Ave., Santa Clara. 2 – 5 p.m. Free event. Eventbrite registration required.
  • Mission City Community Fund Charity Auction Dinner & Dance: Santa Clara Convention Center. 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $160 at www.missioncityfund.org.
  • Mother Nature Speaks: Hammer Theatre Center, San Jose. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 – $25 at http://www.missionchamber.org/events-tickets/
  • Clinique #Skinnovation Pop-Up: Nordstrom, Westfield Valley Fair. Nov. 2 – 3.

 

Sunday, November 3

  • Cycle of Hope, Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley: 3000 Hanover St., in Palo Alto. First riders leave at 7 a.m. Cycle of Hope has a route for every cyclist, with distances ranging from a 12-mile Beginner Course up to a full 100-Mile Century. Register: PWCross@HabitatEBSV.org
  • Repair Cafe: Central Park Library, Santa Clara. 12 – 4 p.m. The line will start at 11:30 a.m., first come first served. More info.
  • Music & Auction at the Vineyard: Guglielmo Winery — 1480 E Main Ave., Morgan Hill. 1 – 4 p.m. Tickets: $49 at www.lyrictheatre.org or 408-986-1455.
  • New Children’s Artwork and Community Art Exhibition: Northside Branch Library, Santa Clara. 2 – 3 p.m.
  • Journey Through Jazz, with Andy Lagunoff & Friends: Triton Museum of Art — 1505 Warburton Ave., Santa Clara. 3 p.m.  Admission is free, donations welcome.
  • Cellissimi: San José City Hall Rotunda — 200 E. Santa Clara St., San José. Tickets $10 – $70 https://sjco.org/concerts-events/

 

Monday, November 4

  • Dolores Huerta – A Mother’s Determination: Corinthian Grand Ballroom — 196 N 3rd St., San Jose. Proceeds will support Valley Verde. Tickets: $150 on Eventbrite.

 

Tuesday, November 5

  • An Afternoon in Vienna – Beethoven and Schubert: Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall (Bldg F) — 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 1 – 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 at https://www.paloaltojcc.org/tuesdays
  • Santa Clara Stadium Authority Meeting: City Hall Council Chambers — 1500 Warburton Ave., Santa Clara 6 p.m.

 

Wednesday, November 6

  • Santa Clara Adult Education Job and Resource Fair: 1840 Benton St., Santa Clara. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more information, call (408) 423-3500.
  • Music@Noon – American Ostinato: Santa Clara University Music Recital Hall. 12 p.m. Free event. More info.
  • Bowers Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Community Engagement Meeting on Sunnyvale Affordable Housing Site: St. Thomas Episcopal Church — 231 Sunset Ave., Sunnyvale. 6 p.m.
  • Community Meeting for the 2300 Calle De Luna Development Proposal: Northside Branch Library, Santa Clara. 6 – 7 p.m. More info.
  • Interfaith in Mountain View – Shared Values Among Faiths: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. 6:30 p.m. Free event. Eventbrite registration required. 650-903-6000.

 

More Events:

  • Thursday, November 7 – Rush Hour Concert with Tony Rivera: Music Recital Hall. 5:30 p.m.
  • November 8 – 16 – Eurydice: Santa Clara University’s Louis B. Mayer Theatre. Nov. 8 – 16. Tickets: $12 – $22 at scupresents.org
  • Saturday, November 9 – Mission College Symphony presents “Hidden Gems”: Mission Santa Clara Church. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $0 – $20 at missioncollege.edu
  • Saturday, November 9 – Peninsula Symphony Chamber Players present The Hidden Gem Series: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. 3 p.m. Tickets: $20 – $27 at mvcpa.com or 650-903-6000.
  • Saturday, November 9 – Fall Bake Sale: First Presbyterian Church of Santa Clara — 2499 Homestead Rd., Santa Clara. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. All proceeds go towards financing the 2020 Little Sprouts Summer Garden Camp.
  • November 9 & 10 – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in Concert: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts — 255 S. Almaden Blvd, San Jose. Nov. 9 – 10. Tickets: $50 – $100 at www.symphonysiliconvalley.org or 408-286-2600 ext. 23.
  • November 9 – 17 – Peninsula Youth Theatre presents Peter Pan: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Nov. 9 – 17. Tickets: $15 – $28 at mvcpa.com or 650-903-6000.
  • Sunday, November 10 – From Beethoven to Broadway – Music for Horn and Piano: Santa Clara City Library — 2635 Homestead Rd., Santa Clara. 3 p.m. Free event.
  • Tuesday, November 12 – Melissa Etheridge’s The Medicine Tour: Campbell’s historic Heritage Theatre — 1 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell. 8 p.m. Tickets: $88.50+ at HeritageTheatre.org or 408-866-2700.
  • November 12 – 17 – Miss Saigon: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: $38+ broadwaysanjose.com
  • November 15 & 16 – Pear Theatre Presents “Fresh Produce”: Pear Theatre — 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Nov. 15 & 16 Tickets: $15 per reading, or $20 for both at www.thepear.org or 650-254-1148.
  • November 15 – 17 – The Young Actors’ Theatre Camp Presents Original Musical “Hell on Earth”: The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, SecondStage — 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Nov. 15, 16, 17. Tickets: $28-38 at mvcpa.com or (650) 903-6000
  • Saturday, November 16 – SCU Orchestra – Global Warming: Mission Santa Clara. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12 – $22 at scupresents.org
  • Saturday, November 16 – Duo Melis, Classical Guitar Duo: First United Methodist Church — 24 N 5th St., San Jose. Tickets: $25 – $35 at http://sbgs.org/event/duomelis/
  • November 16 – 24 – Bay Area Children’s Theatre presents “Construction Site on Christmas Night”: Sunnyvale Community Center — 550 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale. Nov. 16 – 24. Tickets:  $18 – $30 at www.bactheatre.org  or call (510) 296-4433  
  • Wednesday, November 20 – Jazz Band & Combos: Santa Clara University’s Music Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12 – $22 at scupresents.org
  • November 20 – December 15 – The San Jose Stage Company Presents The Humans: 490 S. 1st St., San Jose. Tickets: TBD www.thestage.org
  • Thursday, November 21 – Sunnyvale Community Services’ Annual Holiday Auction: The Elks Lodge — 375 Pastoria Ave., Sunnyvale. 5 – 7:30 p.m.  Admission is free, but SCS suggests bringing a $25 gift card, which will be distributed to families in need during the annual SCS Holiday Center in early December. The Holiday Center is expected to serve 1,200 low-income Sunnyvale families this year. www.svcommunityservices.org.
  • Thursday, November 21 – SCU Wind Ensemble & US Air Force Band of the Golden West: Mission Santa Clara. 7:30 p.m. Free event. scupresents.org
  • November 22 – January 20 – Winter Ice Rink: Downtown Sunnyvale.
  • Saturday, November 23 – Starting Arts’ Toys-For-Tots Holiday Open House: 525 Parrott St., San Jose. 12 – 2 p.m. Collecting new, unwrapped toys. Food, drink, and 1 raffle ticket for every toy you donate. RSVP: Michelle@startingarts.com
  • December 6 – 15 – San Jose Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker: San Jose Center for the Performing Arts — 255 S. Almaden Blvd., San Jose. Dec. 6 – 8 & Dec. 13 – 15. Tickets: $40 – $95 at www.sjnutcracker.com 408-286-990
  • December 7 – January 4 – TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents a new musical, Pride and Prejudice: Lucie Stern Theatre — 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Dec. 7 – Jan. 4.  Tickets: $30 – $100 at theatreworks.org or 650- 463-1960.
  • December 13 & 15 – Santa Clara Chorale presents Resounding Joy: Santa Clara Mission. Tickets: $12 – $39 https://www.scc.org/concerts.html
  • December 17 – 22 – Broadway San Jose presents Waitress: San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts — 255 S. Almaden Blvd., San Jose. Dec. 17 – 22. Tickets: $43–$153 at broadwaysanjose.com or 800-982-ARTS (2787).
  • Saturday, December 21 – Winter’s Gifts – Spirit: First United Methodist Church — 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. Tickets $10 – $70 https://sjco.org/concerts-events/
  • Sunday, December 22 – Winter’s Gifts – Spirit: Mission Santa Clara at Santa Clara University — 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. Tickets $10 – $70 https://sjco.org/concerts-events/

 

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