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Santa Clara Around Town 9/14-9/21

Movie Night at Harris Lass Museum – Friday, September 16th, 6:30pm: In the 1867 era Barn on the Harris Lass Museum Preserve, 1889 Market Street (off Winchester), the Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara is sponsoring its annual ‘Movie Night.’ Million Dollar Dirt, a 20-minute documentary on how the Santa Clara area transformed from an agricultural economy to the world hub of technology, will be shown. The movie was made in 2004 by college student Craig vonWaaden at a time when the sale of farm land hit $1 million/acre. The first showing will be at 6:30pm with subsequent showings at 7, 7:30, and 8pm. Admission is free and free popcorn and cider will be served. RSVP to Leo at (408) 985-5384 with the time you would like to attend. Film is suitable for ages 13 and up. For more information call the Museum message line at (408) 249-7905 or visit:

Northside Barbie Bash – Saturday, September 17th, 2-5pm: The first Barbie Bash was a huge hit, so the library decided to do it again. This time, they will have: 2-3pm – Barbie Craft 3:30-4:15pm – Barbie Starlight Adventure Movie (Length: 75 minutes)

Movie Description: Barbie and her devoted pet sidekick, Pupcorn, fly high on fun hoverboarding adventures across a beautiful, far-off planet. One day, everything changes when the twinkling galaxy stars start to dim and slow their dance in the sky. Although nervous about leaving her home, Barbieâ„¢ travels to Capital Planet to join a special rescue team on a mission to save the stars. Once there, she meets galactic hoverboard champion Sal-lee and a team of talented new friends. Barbie™ soon discovers that if she listens to her heart, and with the help of her friends, she might be the leader the whole universe has been waiting for. Northside Branch Library 695 Moreland Way, Santa Clara.


36th Annual Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival – Saturday & Sunday, September 17th (10am – 6pm) & 18th (10am – 5pm): The City of Santa Clara will host the 36th annual Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival, in Central Park, 909 Kiely Blvd., in Santa Clara. The family event features over 160 artists and craft vendors, a Kids Kingdom, awesome live entertainment on three stages, international food, premium wines and new shaded craft beer garden. Visit City Hall Central to receive your Passport to City Services and receive your first official stamp. Then, visit the remaining City booths to learn about current projects, job opportunities, community development, utility services, and many other programs that make Santa Clara The Center of What’s Possible. Collect all 12 stamps in your passport and return to City Hall Central to collect a souvenir. For further information, call the Community Recreation Center at (408) 615-3140 or visit:


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