After 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with some very exclusive company atop the light of all-time greats. The tour will feature his well known kits as well as some deep album cuts with some of Lightfoot’s own behind the scenes stories and personal anecdotes about his historic 50-year musical career.
Doors open at 7pm.
Berkeley Art Museum FREE First Thursdays
Thursday, October 03rd, 2013 ~11:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum
Pacific Film Archive
2626 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720
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Contact: Berkeley Art Museum
Gallery admission to the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is free the first Thursday of every month. Gallery Hours; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
San Jose Taiko concludes its 40th Anniversary Season with a concert performance that includes fan-favorite SJT classic arrangements as well as some world-premiere compositions. Special guest artists Abhinaya Dance Company of San Jose join SJT on stage for a portion of this program. Also, witness the debut performance of one of the largest taiko in North America.
21st Annual INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY POW WOW & Indian Market
Saturday, October 05th, 2013~10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
Cost – FREE
Civic Center Park
Allston Way @ MLK Jr. Way
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Contact: John Curl
This year’s pow wow marks the 21st anniversary of the new holiday. The first Indigenous Peoples Day in Berkeley took place on October 12, 1992, on the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the struggle of the Indigenous People of the Americas to retain their culture and identity under the extremely difficult conditions of European colonization.
Celebrate with us in honor of all our ancestors, the people continuing the spirit today, and future generations.
Produced by the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy, this great family event is a celebration of the environment, the Guadalupe River, and the fall harvest season. Features include: Giant Pumpkin Patch, Costume Parade, Scarecrow Row, Fresh Apple Cider, Guadalupe River Education, Lots of Free Kid’s Activities, Children’s Concert.
The Mud Blast is a trail and obstacle course event, designed for runners to have fun in the mud and enjoy the beauty of the San Joaquin River. It’s a 5k course for runners .This event is a fundraiser for River Partners, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration and conservation of California’s rivers and floodplains. Register & read more at mudblast.org
Munchkin Masquerade Parade at Jelly Belly
Come in costume and join the fun at Jelly Belly. Kids 10 and under parade through Jelly Belly (open to the first 300 children in costume). Parade begins at Jelly Belly Visitor Center at 10:30 a.m. and marches through the Haunted House on the candy factory tour. Face painting, clowns and treats. Free.
Free candy factory tours daily, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at One Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield. For more information (800) 953-5592 or visit http://www.JellyBelly.com.
Eat Drink and be Scary at the Opera House
Eat, Drink and be Scary at the Vacaville Opera House Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 26. Special guest, Whiskey & Honey. Doors open at 8 pm. 21 and over. Ghoulish snacks by Merchant and Main.
Support the San Jose Parks foundation by joining Sigma Nu and Dream Team Events at the “Run with the Zombies” 5k Fun Run at Kelley Park in San Jose. Come as a Zombie, or as a Runner as everyone runs side by side through the city streets and beautiful Kelley Park!
The Merced Zoological Society will be hosting the annual Zoo Boo at Applegate Park Zoo on Friday and Saturday, October 27th & 28th, from 6 -8:30 PM. Bring a bag or container to collect candy! Read More