The Pacific International Quilt Festival- October 13-16th, Thurs-Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 10am-4pm: The Pacific International Quilt Festival held at the Santa Clara Convention Center October 13-16, 2016, explores advances in techniques, cultural diversity and the rise of artistic expression. Admission is $15, includes re-admission, Sunday admission is $13 and children under 16 are free. Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara.
Hula Celebration: Friday, October 14th, 7:30pm: A Hula celebration featuring dance & live music by Halau Napuaokamokihanahoha. Sponsored by the Cultural Commission. S.E.S. Hall 1375 Lafayette Street, Santa Clara. Doors open at 7pm. RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/672259976275337/.
Cal Arte Ensemble Chamber Concert: October 16, Sunday, 3 pm, Triton Museum of Art, featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Tamami Honma. Ludwig Von Beethoven’s (1770-1827) bold C minor Trio that allegedly caused Haydn to advise against publication because he thought the audience was not ready for such a provocative work, and Anton Arensky’s (1861-1906) beautiful and emotionally-charged Piano Trio No 1. Free, $10 donation suggested. www.tritonmuseum.org.