Around Gilroy: Top 5 things to do Nov. 6-7

Around Gilroy: Top 5 things to do Nov. 6-7

The Gilroy Dispatch presents its picks for the five local things
to do for the weekend warrior. Music, food, or fun, South Valley
has it all. Have another event in mind? Feel free to comment to
tell your fellow Gilroyans what’s going on. Here are some
interesting options for the Nov. 6-7 weekend.
The Gilroy Dispatch presents its picks for the five local things to do for the weekend warrior. Music, food, or fun, South Valley has it all. Have another event in mind? Feel free to comment to tell your fellow Gilroyans what’s going on. Here are some interesting options for the Oct. 30-31 weekend.

On the run: Morgan Hill will host the Morgan Hill Marathon & Half to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. It begins with a lifestyle expo from noon to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. A Kids Fun Run will also be held Saturday, beginning at 2 p.m., along with the two-day Marathon Art and Wine Festival with live music from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festivities continue Sunday with the start of the marathon and half marathon at 7 a.m. For details, click here.

Kiddie time: Gilroy Gardens Harvest Fest runs through Thanksgiving weekend. Enjoy a fall scavenger hunt, kiddie hay maze and cornstalk houses. Groups who are chosen to decorate receive 50 complimentary tickets to Gilroy Gardens for their organization. The park is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 28. Details, click here.

Getting the band back together The City of Gilroy Community Services Department and the Gilroy Children’s Musical Theater present John Bisceglie’s “Big Band Bash!” Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. from Friday to Nov. 21 at the Gilroy Wheeler Community Center, 250 W. Sixth St. Cost: $13. Details: 846-0449 or click here.

Prune Bowl: The premise to this year’s high school football saga is simple: The San Benito Hayalers are fighting for postseason position and a possible share of the Tri-County Athletic League crown, while the Gilroy Mustangs are playing for pride to salvage a sub-par season. Kickoff for the 54th annual Prune Bowl is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at GHS. For more, click here.

Wine Stroll Part 2: Gilroy’s was the weekend before, Morgan Hill’s is now. Don’t miss the city’s last downtown wine stroll of the year, from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. The stroll begins at the Granada Theater, 17440 Monterey Road. Tickets are $25 each, and include wine glass, all tastes and a reusable tote bag. Tickets are available at the Morgan Hill Downtown Association office, BookSmart, Rosy’s at the Beach and Bubbles Wine Bar. Tickets are limited and will not be sold the day of the event. For details, click here.

For a full list of calendar items, click here.

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