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 July 9-10 weekend. Full article
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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 July 9-10 weekend.
Model Aircraft Skypark Airshow
Watch things fly that you’ve never dreamed possible at the Santa Clara County Model Aircraft Skypark Airshow from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Santa Clara County Model Aircraft Skypark, located on Monterey Road near Cochrane Avenue in Morgan Hill. The event is free. See radio-controlled WWII fighters, amazing helicopter demonstrations, racing aircraft and turbine jets. Watch breathtaking aerobatics and even try your hand at flying a radio-controlled airplane with the help of an instructor. Lunch and refreshments are available. Limited shade and seating available. Details: 292-1212 or sccmas.org/airshow.htm.
Free concerts for seniors at Village Green
The Village Green of Gilroy invites all seniors 62 and older to their second annual Concert Series at 7600 Isabella Way. Concerts include Ken Sosa (sounds from Frank Sinatra) from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday; Rita Beach (country music) from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 and Bill Martin (’60-80s music) Sept. 10. Concerts are free and refreshments will be served. Details: 842-0113, [email protected] villagegreengilroy.com or visit villagegreengilroy.com.
‘Norman, Is That You?’ – last show
Limelight Actors Theater presents the final weekend of “Norman, Is That You?”, a hysterical two-act comedy written by Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick. Performances are at 8 p.m. today and Saturday at the Center for the Arts, 7341 Monterey St. People are encouraged to bring their own dinner or wine. Wine is also available for purchase. Tickets are $18. Details: 472-3292 or [email protected]
Gilroy Kids Triathlon celebrates life
Children ages 5 to 13 can swim, bike and run during the Gilroy Kids Triathlon from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Gilroy High School, 750 W. Tenth St. The event features several activities children can compete in. Cost: $30 for residents and $35 for nonresidents. Details: 846-0460.
Corduroy Jim comes to 9Lives
Corduroy Jim, Alli Battaglia & the Musical Brewing Company and High Beamz (acoustic/rock/funk) will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at 9Lives, 7430 Monterey St. Cost: $10. 21+. Details: 337-1799 or ninelivesclub.com.
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