Around Gilroy: Top 5 things to do Nov. 12-14

Top 5 things to do around Gilroy

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. 12-14 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 Nov. 12-14 weekend.

Severance Bowl: Undeniable emotion will sweep through Garcia-Elder Sports Complex as the Gilroy High Mustangs and Christopher Cougars encounter one another for the first time on the gridiron at the varsity level in the inaugural Severance Bowl. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. For more, click here.

Three weekends left for Harvest Fest: 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.

Band 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.

Take a short break for short films: This weekend, movie fans will see some of this year’s best short films at Morgan Hill’s seventh annual Poppy Jasper Short Film Festival. All 47 short films films can be viewed today, Saturday, and Sunday at CineLux Tennant Station Stadium 11, 750 Tennant Avenue, Morgan Hill. Tickets can be purchased at poppyjasperfilmfest.org, or at the BookSmart at 82 East Second St. in Morgan Hill or at the Garlic City Bookstore at 7490 Monterey St. in downtown Gilroy. Details: 782-8087. For this year’s can’t miss movies, click here.

Wine time: Solis Winery, 3920 Hecker Pass Highway, will hold its Fall Wine & Cheese Classic from noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Cost: $15. Free for Solis Wine club members. No reservations required. Details: 847-6306 or soliswinery.com.

For a full list of calendar items, click here.

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