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Lauryn Hill, Oct. 7, Shoreline Amphitheatre,
Santa Cruz. 831/429-1964.
Pinocchio. Nov. 3–4, times vary. Based on
the beloved book by Carlo Collodi, the classic
tale of a little wooden puppet who yearns
to become a real boy comes here via Peninsula
Youth Theatre. The heartwarming story
springs to life in this charming stage adaptation
by Will Huddleston. Tickets $8–$10.
Mountain View Center for the Performing
Arts, 500 Castro St., 650/903-6000.
dren who have a Steam Train ticket get to pick
out a free pumpkin from Harvest Pumpkin
Patch on Bear Mountain. Free. Roaring Camp
Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton.
Kidrageous Golden Gallop. Oct. 8, 11 a.m.
to 4 p.m. The fourth annual Kidrageous Golden
Gallop along the gorgeous Pacific Coast
Recreation Trail in Monterey is a 5K race;
afterward, stay for a special Golden Celebration
honoring local pediatric cancer warriors
and their families. You’ll enjoy live music, a
costume contest, costumed characters, fun
activities, bounce houses, food trucks and
more. Custom House Plaza, Monterey.
Creepy Carrots. Oct. 13–14, times vary.
What happens when you start to suspect
that the veggies you love to eat might be following
you? Find out in this stage adaptation
of the book by Aaron Reynolds for Peninsula
Youth Theater. It’s a world premiere and
bound to get our young bunnies in the Halloween
spirit. Tickets $8–$10. Mountain View
Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro
Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair. Oct. 14, 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. The Bay Area has a rich history
of writers, illustrators and world-renowned
technological advances, all of which will be
featured at the fair. Families can expect storytelling
and visits with favorite characters such
as Pete the Cat and Clifford the Big Red Dog.
The first 200 families get a free goody bag.
Free. Fremont High School, 1279 Sunnyvale-
Saratoga Road, Sunnyvale.
Thomas and Percy’s Halloween Party. Oct.
14–15, 22, 28, times vary. Dress up for Halloween
with favorites Thoma and Percy for
a 20-minute train ride, entertainment and
fun-filled activities for the entire family. Activities
include temporary tattoos, face painting,
storytelling, videos, train play tables,
pick a pumpkin (small pumpkins for little
ones), cookie decorating and photos with Sir
Topham Hatt. Tickets $24. Roaring Camp
Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton.
Mommy & Me Kids Club, Halloween
Family Fun Fest. Oct.
25, 10 a.m. to noon. Trick-or-treat
around Santana Row and enjoy pumpkin
decorating, live music, interactive games,
educational activities and other kid-friendly
activities. This event is great for kids preschool
age or younger. Free. Park Valencia, 377 Santana
Row, San Jose. 408/551-4611.
Ballooniverse. Nov. 1–19. Balloons are more
than just a colorful toy. They can spread joy
and laughter all over the world. Featuring
self-taught balloon twister and artist extraordinaire
Addi Somekh, this exhibit will showcase
changing installations made entirely out
of balloons and photographs from the Balloon
Hat Experience. Tickets $8–$10. Santa Cruz
Museum of Art and History, 705 Front St.,
Oakland Raiders. National Football
League. Game times vary. Baltimore,
Oct. 8; Los Angeles, Oct. 15; Kansas
City, Oct. 19; Denver, Nov. 26.
Ticket prices vary. Oakland Coliseum,
7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland.
San Jose Earthquakes. California
League Baseball. Game times vary.
Minnesota United, Oct. 22. Ticket
prices vary. San Jose Municipal Stadium,
588 E. Alma Ave., San Jose.
San Francisco 49ers. National
Football League. Game times vary.
Dallas, Oct. 22; Arizona, Nov. 5;
New York, Nov. 12; Seattle, Nov.
26. Ticket prices vary. Levi’s Stadium,
4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way,
Santa Clara. 415/464-9377.
San Jose State Spartans Soccer. College Soccer.
Game times vary. UNLV, Oct. 6; Grand
Canyon, Oct. 8; Air Force, Oct. 27; UMKC,
Oct. 29; CSU Bakersfield, Nov. 3. Ticket prices
vary. SJSU Soccer Field, San Jose State University,
San Jose. 408/924-7589.
San Jose State Spartans Water Polo. College
Water Polo. Game times vary. Cal Baptist,
Oct. 21; Harvard, Oct. 21; Wagner, Oct.
22; Loyola Marymount, Oct. 22; Long Beach
State, Nov. 3; UCLA, Nov. 5; Pacific, Nov. 10.
Ticket prices vary. Saratoga. 408/924-7589.
19th Annual Botanical Art Exhibit. Oct.
1–22. The Botanical Art Exhibit has long been
an essential part of the Filoli mission to interpret
and preserve a historically significant art
form. Many beautiful and accurate plant portraits
by artists international and local will be
on display in the Visitor and Education Center.
Open Tuesday through Sunday, times vary.
Free with admission. Filoli, 86 Cañada Road,
Woodside. 650/364-8300, ext. 507.
Intermezzi: Max Klinger’s Staged Interruptions.
Oct. 1–22. This installation features six
prints from Klinger’s 1881 portfolio “Intermezzi,
Opus IV,” in which the artist presents
scenes from multiple story lines in 13
plates. Open Wednesday through Monday,
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday 11
a.m. to 8 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center,
Lomita Drive at Museum Way, Stanford.
Julie Hughes. Oct. 1–29. Enter the
magical environments of Julie Hughes,
artist and professor of art at Santa Clara
University. Hughes creates intricate and
ephemeral installations that evoke both the
wonder and beauty of nature, while at the
same time calling on us to consider the tran-
Ana Gabriel, Nov. 10,
Oracle Arena, Oakland