Around Gilroy: Top 5 things to do Nov. 19-21

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. 20-21 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. 20-21 weekend.

CCS field hockey showdown: The Gilroy High field hockey team will take its shot at destiny at 11 a.m. Saturday at Del Mar High School in San Jose. On Tuesday, the No. 2 Mustangs toppled No. 3 Archbishop Mitty 1-0 in an edge-of-your-seat CCS semifinals for a shot at the crown. The victory sends the Mustangs into the CCS finals for the first time in 25 years and marks the fifth finals appearance in program history. The Mustangs are 1-3 in championship games, winning it all in 1983 with a 1-0 triumph over Lynbrook.

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Gilroy groove: The Gaslighter Theater, 7430 Monterey St., Gilroy, hosts a night of music and fun as Equipto and Opio (of Hieroglyphics) hit the stage to perform at this hip hop event at 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets are limited. For details, click here.

Last chance to bash: The City of Gilroy Community Services Department and the Gilroy Children’s Musical Theater present John Bisceglie’s “Big Band Bash!” Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Gilroy Wheeler Community Center, 250 W. Sixth St. This interactive theater event will encourage the audience to get up and dance. Cost: $13. Details: 846-0449 or gilroychildrensmusicaltheater.com. or click here.

Harvest Fest countdown: 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.

Time for a cause: The Gilroy Senior Center, 7371 Hanna St., will hold a spaghetti fundraiser to benefit activities at the center from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are available for $7 at the center office. Children 5 and under eat for free. Take-out orders are available. Details: 846-0414.

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