SPECIAL EVENTS p.14 MUSIC & DANCE p.20 THEATER p.28 LECTURES p.30
KIDS STUFF p.31 SPORTS p.32 MUSEUMS p.32 ONGOING EXHIBITS p.34
GALLERIES p.35 TOURS p.36 COMEDY p.36 NIGHTLIFE p.38 FARMERS MARKETS p.39
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Santa Clara County Fair. Through
Aug. 3-6, times vary. Santa Clara
County’s beloved fair returns with
fun for the whole family. Expect lots
of livestock, rides, live music, roller
derby, food, children’s entertainment
and more. Tickets $5-$8, free for children
under 5. Santa Clara County Fairgrounds,
344 Tully Road, San Jose.
Vans Warped Tour. Aug. 4, doors
open at 11 a.m. Rock out with some of
the most popular alternative rock bands
of our era. See Hawthorne Heights,
Jule Vera, Dance Gavin Dance, Save
Ferris, Blessthefall, Barb Wire Dolls
and many more. Shoreline Amphitheater,
1 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain
Koret Young Performers Concert.
Aug. 5, 1 p.m. Music@Menlo presents
performance by Chamber Music
Institute students ages 9 to 18. With
its early afternoon time, this event
works perfectly for young audiences.
Free. The Center for Performing Arts
at Menlo-Atherton, 555 Middlefield
Road, Atherton. 650/330-2030.
Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic
Festival. Aug. 5-6, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The popular festival brings the music,
dance and athletic events of Scotland
and Ireland to Monterey County
each year. Tickets $12-$20. Monterey
County Fair and Event Center,
2004 Fairground Road, Monterey.
Aloha Festival. Aug. 5-6, 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. If you can’t travel to
Hawaii, this two-day festival is
the next best thing. Take in Pacific
Islander music, Polynesian dance
and island cuisine during the event
that features arts and crafts vendors,
educational exhibits and a
special Ohana Korner for kids.
Free. San Mateo County Event
Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San
San Jose Renaissance Faire.
Aug. 5-6, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Rub elbows with nobility
and knights during this
800 costumed performers,
dancing, jesters, Shakespearean
battles and storytelling
for children. Tickets
$8-$18, free for children
under 6. Discovery
Meadow Park, 180
Woz Way, San Jose.
Cinema at Sundown.
Aug. 11, 18 and 25, 8:15
p.m. Gather the family, pack
a blanket and take in a movie under
the stars. This year’s lineup includes
Gloria Trevi, Sep. 9, Oracle Arena, Oakland