Saturday, April 17, 2010

Spring Events in Los Gatos

Spring marks the start of a new season of community events in this busy town.  Here's a calendar to entice you.

Farmer's Market every Sunday 8:30am to 1:00pm in the Los Gatos Town Plaza Park.  This is one of the best farmer's markets in the Bay Area.

Sunday, April 25th, The 33rd Annual Great Race begins in Saratoga at 9am and ends in Downtown Los Gatos.  Sponsored by the Los Gatos Rotary Club.

The week of April 26th to May 1st the First Annual Celebrate Wine, Food and Fashion showcase in Los Gatos.  Los Gatos restaurants, Santa Cruz Mountain wineries and village merchants will help you celebrate all week long.

Saturday, May 1st, is the annual Cat's Hill Bicycle Race up in the Almond Grove District.  Fun to participate or watch.

Saturday, May 1st, is also the Children's Fantasy Faire on the front lawn of the Los Gatos High School on East Main Street.  This event is hosted by the Los Gatos Parent Nursery.

Sunday, May 2nd, is the 53rd Annual Saratoga Rotary Art Show with Wine Tasting held at West Valley College.  This show features fine Artists and Craftsmen from around the country at what is recognized as "the largest one day juried fine Art Show in the West".

Saturday, May 8th, Ohlone Ways Campfire Program at Vasona County Park, 6:30-8:30pm. Join park staff around an old fashioned campfire to learn about people who truly appreciated and respected nature and lived "green" long before it was popular. Explore lifestyles and traditions of the Ohlone People through games and food.  Reservations required (408) 354-2608.

Saturday, June 5th, Los Gatos Plein Air Art Show and Auction at the Old Town Shopping Center. This juried event brings nationally recognized Plein Air artists to Los Gatos to paint  "en plein air" which refers to the 19th century style of painting "in the open air" on location. 

Sunday, June 13th, is the fun-filled Silicon Valley Duck Race at Vasona Park.  Enjoy the  carnival, food and games at 11am. The Duck Race begins at 1pm.  Proceeds benefit Jewish Family Services.

For a more complete calendar, visit the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce Community Events page or the Town of Los Gatos website for Things to do in Los Gatos.

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