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Farmers Market – Open All Year Round!

January 02, 2016 - December 24, 2016


The Downtown Santa Clara Farmers Market is now open ALL YEAR ROUND! The market opens every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The popular activity is on Jackson Street between Benton and Homestead. This market is certified, meaning the participants only sell food items they have produced themselves. The “Growers Certificate” hanging at the farmer’s stand is issued by the County Agriculture Commissioner authorizing the farmer to sell only the certain crops listed and grown by them.



“Susan Parker – Color, Form and Memory” at Triton Museum of Art

August 20, 2016 - October 30, 2016


Memories of familiar places and phenomena such as being on the water, observation of atmospheric and tidal conditions, the natural landscape, aerial views, and archeological sites all inform the eerie and tranquil abstractions of Susan Parker.

At the Triton Museum.



Francisco “ Pancho” Jimenez Exhibit – Triton Museum of Art

August 20, 2016 - October 30, 2016


Francisco “Pancho” Jimenez is intrigued by the mystery of meaning that he finds in ancient art, much of it in ruins, found in Mexico and other places in the world. Jimenez attempts to capture that mystery, that “eternal presence” of ancient art forms, which elicit emotions that may be universal and timeless.

At the Triton Museum.



Wendy Red Star Exhibit – Triton Museum of Art

August 27, 2016 - October 30, 2016


Native American artist Wendy Red Star is one of the most celebrated young artists on the art scene today. Her humorous approach and use of Native American images from traditional media draw the viewer into her work, while also confronting romanticized representations.

At the Triton Museum.



“Elaine Heron – Polorscapes: Sculpted by Wind and Water” – Triton Museum of Art

August 27, 2016 - October 30, 2016


Elaine Heron has been interested in photography since an early age, but did not have much time to work on it during her career with various companies that made tools for drug discovery and scientific research.

Her main interest is photographing things that are changing rapidly or will never look the same again. She am currently working on a portfolio of icebergs, which change in the short term–often they will change drastically over night–flip over or disappear.

At the Triton Museum.



“Crossing Cultures: Belle Yang, A Story of Immigration” – de Saisset Museum

September 23, 2016 - December 04, 2016


Belle Yang traces her path through vibrant paintings, illustrations and graphic novels about her experience as a Chinese American immigrant in Santa Cruz county. 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. For more information, give us a call.



“Halloween Haunt” at California’s Great America

September 23, 2016 - October 30, 2016


California’s Great America Halloween Haunt, the Bay Area’s premier Halloween spectacular begins terrifying guests Sept. 23. Scares take place Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through Oct. 30 (guests 13 & older only). This year’s Haunt features Fear VR: 5150 virtual experience, 9 Haunted Attractions, 5 Skeleton Key Rooms, 3 Scare Zones, & 4 Live Shows!



Opening Reception of Fall Exhibitions – de Saisset Museum

September 29, 2016 - September 29, 2016


A free event hosted by de Saisset Museum to showcase their upcoming Fall Exhibitions.

6:00-7:00 p.m. – Members-Only: Meet artists Bruce Beasley and Belle Yang, and guest curator Dr. Hilarie Faberman
7:00-8:30 p.m. – Public Opening Reception


“Bruce Beasley Recent Work: Coriolis and Torqueri” – de Saisset Museum

September 30, 2016 - December 04, 2016


The Coriolis and Torqueri works, created during the last three years, developed from the artist’s desire to give expression and meaning to twisting and bending shapes that were impossible to realize through conventional processes of sculptural production. The term “Coriolis” refers to the effects of the earth’s rotation on the movement of air in the atmosphere and water in the oceans. “Torqueri” derived from a Latin root, refers to the action of twisting, bending, or distorting. FREE Admission at de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara.



“Crossing Cultures: Belle Yang, A Story of Immigration” – de Saisset Museum

September 30, 2016 - December 04, 2016


Born in Taiwan and now living in Santa Cruz County, artist Belle Yang shares the story of her family’s journey from China to America through vibrant paintings, illustrations, and graphic novels. Told with a mix of insight, humor, and wit, Yang’s story of immigration is at once uniquely personal and universal. Crossing Cultures: Belle Yang, A Story of Immigration was developed by the Bakersfield Museum of Art, in collaboration with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, California, and toured by International Art & Artists, Washington, D.C.



NFL Football – 49ers vs. Dallas Cowboys

October 02, 2016 - October 02, 2016


The 49ers vs. the Dallas Cowboys at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 1:25 p.m.



Music @Noon at Santa Clara University

October 05, 2016 - June 07, 2017


Add a little midday inspiration and enjoyment with a 50-minute array of the world’s finest musicians and high-profile Bay Area performers. Experience Blues to Celtic Harp, and Jazz Masters to Opera Divas. Take a lunch break and relax at these FREE, public concerts. Everyone is welcome. Every Wednesday at 12 p.m.

The concerts are taking place at the Recital Hall, 952 Franklin Street, Santa Clara.



NFL Football – 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals

October 06, 2016 - October 06, 2016


The 49ers vs. NFL West rivals the Arizona Cardinals at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.  Kick-off is at 5:25 p.m.



Community Block Party – Hosted by the Santa Clara Vanguard

October 06, 2016 - October 06, 2016


Join the Santa Clara Vanguard for an evening of food, drink, music, and fun from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Meet Santa Clara business owners and community, enjoy prize drawings and games for kids, and live music provided by Vanguard Community Arts. Event location: 1795 Space Park Drive, Santa Clara.



Family Day 2016 – de Saisset Museum

October 08, 2016 - October 08, 2016


Visit Santa Clara’s de Saisset Museum for a free Family Day Festival celebrating the power of sharing individual and cultural histories through the arts. Festivities include hands-on artmaking activities, storytelling, music performances, a photo booth, an art scavenger hunt, and more! Come and go as you please, but don’t miss the chance to see what the arts at Santa Clara University have to offer.



2016 USA Cheerleading & Dance Competition at California’s Great America

October 09, 2016 - October 09, 2016


California’s Great America, together with Adventures America and United Spirit Association, will host its 30th Annual Cheerleading & Dance Competition in the Redwood Amphitheater on Sunday, October 9, 2016.

All tickets will be ordered electronically this year, through our partners from Adventures America, who will send out all tickets via email to customers.

Lastly, Adventures America is an all-inclusive travel company that can assist your teams, with hotel accommodations, bus or air transportation, admission to other attractions in the Bay Area, etc.

For more information about travel packages or purchasing tickets please call 866-656-6105 or email Gretchen Noack at Gretchen@adventuresamerica.com. For questions about the competition, please call United Spirit Association at
800-866-4USA



“Rumors” by Neil Simon – Triton Museum of Art

October 21, 2016 - November 12, 2016


October 21, 23, 28, 29,30, 2016
Nov. 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 2016
At a large, tastefully appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for their tenth wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken and wife Chris must get “the story” straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and mis-communications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity. Triton Museum – Hall Pavilion. Warburton & Don, Santa Clara. Oct.21, 28, 29, Nov. 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 2016 at 8 P.M. Oct. 23 30, Nov 6 at 2:30 P.M. (408) 248-7993
http://www.scplayers.org/seasons/2016-2017/Rumors/index.htm



NFL Football – 49ers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

October 23, 2016 - October 23, 2016


The 49ers vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 1:05 p.m.



Fall Train Show

November 05, 2016 - November 06, 2016


November 5, 2016 – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

November 6, 2016 – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Adults 18 and older $5.00

At the Santa Clara Depot.

1005 Railroad Avenue, Santa Clara 95050



NFL Football – 49ers vs. New Orleans Saints

November 06, 2016 - November 06, 2016


The 49ers vs. the New Orleans Saints at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off is at 1:05 p.m.



50th Annual Cable Car Classic – NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball: Santa Clara vs. Northern Arizona

November 11, 2016 - November 11, 2016


50th Annual Cable Car Classic tips off with Santa Clara vs. Northern Arizona. Tip off time TBA at Leavey Center on the campus of Santa Clara University.



50th Annual Cable Car Classic – NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball: Santa Clara vs. UC Davis

November 12, 2016 - November 12, 2016


The 50th Annual Cable Car Classic continues to Santa Clara vs. UC Davis at Leavey Center on the campus of Santa Clara University. Tip off time TBA.



“Katherine Levin-Lau” – Triton Museum of Art

November 12, 2016 - February 12, 2017


Katherine Levin-Lau has one of the notable South Bay portraitists for the past 20 years, often intriguing viewers with enigmatic settings that seem to be both alien and strikingly familiar. In her latest body of work she has turned her view outward, to the vast array of nature and the curious beings that inhabit it. Insects and ocupi, among others, are lavishly rendered in monotypes, as can only be executed by a master printmaker such as Levin-Lau. FREE Admission. Triton Museum of Art, 505 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara.



“Stephanie Lam” – Triton Museum of Art’s 2015 2D Competition and Exhibition Winner

November 12, 2016 - February 05, 2017


Best of Show winner in the Triton Museum of Art’s 2015 Statewide 2D Competition and Exhibition, Stephanie Lam stunned the judges with her searing and sensitive portraits of youth. The artist, having won a solo show at the Triton, has subsequently traveled the world documenting the people she has encountered. FREE Admission at Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara.



50th Annual Cable Car Classic – NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball: Santa Clara vs. Tennessee St.

November 13, 2016 - November 13, 2016


The 50th Annual Cable Car Classic concludes with Santa Clara vs. Tennessee St. at Leavey Center on the campus of Santa Clara University. Tip off time TBA.



NFL Football – 49ers vs. New England Patroits

November 20, 2016 - November 20, 2016


The 49ers vs. the New England Patroits at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off at 1:25 p.m.



Holiday Ice Rink at Santa Clara Central Park

November 21, 2016 - January 16, 2017


The Holiday Ice Rink at Santa Clara Central Park is back for season two this November! Open skate dates are Monday, November 21, 2016 through Monday January 16, 2017.



California’s Great America “Winterfest”

November 25, 2016 - December 30, 2016


“Winterfest,” a spectacular larger than life holiday event, will transform the Park into a winter wonderland where guests can ice skate in front of the iconic Carousel Columbia, admire magnificent displays of lights and decor, view spectacular live holiday shows, experience 18 rides and attractions, see Santa’s workshop and Mrs. Claus’ kitchen, and enjoy scrumptious holiday fare at numerous food locations. Five-week Winterfest runs weekends, except for daily operation Dec. 19-23 and Dec. 26-30.



Pac-12 Football Championship Game

December 02, 2016 - December 02, 2016


The Pac 12 Football Championship Game will be played in Santa Clara at Levi’s Stadium. Kick off is at 6:00 p.m. For tickets and information, visit www.LevisStadium.com



Santa Clara Historic Home Tour

December 02, 2016 - December 03, 2016


A tour of Private Homes & The Harris Lass House Museum & The Santa Clara Mission Branch Library Photo Exhibit. Beginning October 1st 2016 tickets will be available at: City Lights Espresso (on Jackson St. between Homestead Rd. and Benton St.) Antiques Colony, 1881 W. San Carlos St., San Jose.

Tickets may also be purchased online at our website. For more information, please call (408) 249-7905 or visit our website.



Holiday Tree Lighting at Central Park

December 02, 2016 - December 02, 2016


Join us this year for our annual Holiday Tree Lighting in Central Park, located at 969 Kiely Boulevard Santa Clara, CA.

The City of Santa Clara will celebrate its annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December 2nd 2016 from 5:00-9:00pm.



The Firehouse Run

December 04, 2016 - December 04, 2016


The Firehouse Run is a Santa Clara community 5k family walk or run, and 10k running event established by the Santa Clara Firefighters Foundation to support Santa Clara Unified schools.

Runners are recommended to be at the start line at 8:00 am at the Stevens Stadium, Buck Shaw Field – Santa Clara University. Race will promptly begin at 8:30 am.



“An Evening of Lessons and Carols” at Mission Santa Clara de Asis

December 09, 2016 - December 11, 2016


12/9/16
Time: 8:00 p.m. at the Mission Santa Clara.
12/11/16
Time: 4:00 p.m. at the Mission Santa Clara.

500 El Camino Real. (408) 883-4722
http://www.scc.org/concerts.html



NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball – Santa Clara vs. Cal State East Bay

December 10, 2016 - December 10, 2016


Santa Clara vs. Cal State East Bay in a non-conference game at Leavey Center on the campus of Santa Clara University. Tip off time TBA.



NFL Football – 49ers vs. New York Jets

December 11, 2016 - December 11, 2016


The 49ers vs. the New York Jets at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off at 1:05 p.m.



NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball – Santa Clara vs. UC Riverside

December 13, 2016 - December 13, 2016


Santa Clara vs. UC Riverside in a non-conference game at Leavey Center on the campus of Santa Clara University. Tip off time TBA.



2016 Foster Farms Bowl

December 28, 2016 - December 28, 2016


The 2016 Foster Farms Bowl will mark the 15th anniversary of the Bay Area’s college football bowl game, which annually features teams from the Pac-12 and Big Ten Conferences. Levi’s Stadium will host the matchup on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016, with a 5:30 p.m. PT kickoff . For tickets and more information, visit http://www.fosterfarmsbowl.com/

 

 



NFL Football – 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks

January 01, 2017 - January 01, 2017


The 49ers vs. NFL West rival Seattle Seahawks at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Kick-off at 1:25 p.m.



“Virgin Landscape: Representations of Women and the American West” – de Saisset Museum

January 20, 2017 - March 19, 2017


“Virgin Landscape: Representations of Women and the American West” illuminates the intersectionality of gender and the environment in the American West. Referring to land as virgin is a centuries old phrase used to perpetuate notions of ownership over pure, untouched territories ripe with opportunity. This exhibition juxtaposes the scope of virgin lands with the rise of women in the American West.FREE admission at de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara.



Bay Area Travel and Adventure Show

February 11, 2017 - February 12, 2017


The annual Bay Area Travel and Adventure show is at the Santa Clara Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday. Expected speakers include Rick Steves, Samantha Brown, Pauline Frommer, and others. Visit website for more information.



“7-10 Split” by Michael Wilmot – Triton Museum of Art

February 24, 2017 - March 18, 2017


Feb. 24, 26, 2017
Mar. 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 2017
Since his aspirations to be a pro bowler went off the rails, Earl has tried one get rich quick scheme after another. This time, things are different and a rich Count from the internet has offered him money to help save his fortune. What could possibly gone wrong? Triton Museum – Hall Pavilion. Warburton & Don, Santa Clara. Feb. 24, March 3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 2017 at 8 P.M. Feb. 26, March 5, 12 at 2:30 P.M. (408) 248-7993
http://www.scplayers.org/seasons/2016-2017/7-10/index.htm



14th Annual World Congress of Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics (SBMT)

March 30, 2017 - April 01, 2017


The prestigious 14th Annual World Congress of Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) comes to the Santa Clara Convention Center and Silicon Valley for three-days, March 30 – April 1. SMBT is breaking boundaries in Science, Technology, Medicine, Art & Healthcare Policy. To register, visit: www.worldbrainmapping.org/



“Things My Mother Taught Me” by Katherine DiSavino – Triton Museum of Art

May 12, 2017 - June 03, 2017


Olivia and Gabe are moving into their first apartment together. They’ve just packed up all of their belongings and driven halfway across the country, to start a new life together in Chicago. Their moving day doesn’t go exactly as planned, though, and things become slightly more complicated when all of their parents show up to help! Can a two bedroom apartment contain all of the love, laughs, worry and wisdom that’s about to happen? This brand new comedy takes a generational look at relationships, and how sometimes parents are passing their best lessons on to their children without even meaning to. Funny and touching, this one will make you laugh out loud and fall in love all over again. Triton Museum – Hall Pavilion. Warburton & Don, Santa Clara. May 12, 19, 20, 26, 27, June 1, 2, 3, 2017 at 8 P.M. May 14, 21, 28 at 2:30 P.M. (408) 248-7993
http://www.scplayers.org/seasons/2016-2017/My%20Mother/index.htm