Top 5 things to do around Gilroy: Memorial Day weekend

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 Memorial Day 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 Memorial Day weekend.

Memorial Day remembrance and parade

The Gilroy American Legion Post No. 217 will hold a Memorial Day remembrance ceremony to honor those who have died to protect our freedom at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Cemetery on First Street. A parade will march down 10th and Monterey streets following the ceremony. There will family fun events all day at Christmas Hill Park.

– 9 a.m.: Remembrance ceremony, St. Mary’s Cemetery

– 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Central Coast Muscle Cars & Classic Club Car Show begins at Christmas Hill Park

– 11 a.m.: Parade begins at train station parking lot on Monterey Road, heads south then proceeds west on 10th Street toward Gilroy High School

– 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Family Fun Day begins at Christmas Hill Park

– 3 p.m.: Moment of silence following by playing of “Taps”

Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras

The Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras Festival offers two days of free family fun, including live entertainment, arts and crafts, food and unique booths from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Downtown Morgan Hill. Details: (408) 778-1786 or mhmushroommardigras.com.

Acoustic Grooves at Sue’s Coffee

Acoustic Grooves will perform from noon to 1:45 p.m. Saturday at Sue’s Coffee Roasting Company, 7501 Monterey St. Details: [email protected] gmail.com or sonicbids.com/FunkyTim.

‘Godspell’ comes to Morgan Hill church

Marc Northcott directs a cast of nine local high school students in a performance of “Godspell” at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Advent Lutheran Church, 16870 Murphy Ave, Morgan Hill. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. both nights. Cost: $5. Details: 779-3551 or [email protected]

advent-lutheran.org.

All-you-can eat at Gilroy Gardens

Gilroy Gardens will host a special all-you-can-eat barbecue in the Events Plaza from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday through Monday. The park is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All military personnel can bring a military ID for complimentary admission during the weekend. Details: 840-7100 or www.gilroygardens.org.

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