Top 5 things to do around Gilroy

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 July 23-24 weekend.
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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 23-24 weekend.

Wine, Dine & Equine DreamPower fundraiser

DreamPower will hold its only fundraiser of the year “Wine, Dine & Equine” from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Satori Cellars, 2100 Buena Vista Ave.. The fundraiser dinner will have live music by The 4 of Hearts, barbecue tri-tip, a silent auction and several chances at raffle prizes. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children. All proceeds benefit the DreamPower therapeutic horsemanship program. Details and tickets: Terri at 209-5991 or [email protected] or visit dreampower horsemanship.org.

Thrive! comes to 9Lives

Thrive! and Dino Planet (funk /reggae) will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at 9Lives, 7430 Monterey St. Cost: $10. 18+. Details: 337-1799 or ninelivesclub.com.

A batty trip at Calero County Park

Take a ride to the Calero Bat Inn from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 5 to 7 a.m. Aug 13 and 5:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Aug. 27 at Calero County Park. Learn some batty bat facts and discover why these creatures are so important. Bring a small beach chair or blanket, closedtoe shoes, bug spray, layered clothing and flashlight. Meet at the Calero Park office. Reservations are required. Details: 268-3883.

Fresh produce at Farmers’ Market

Enjoy organic fresh picked produce, entertainment and cooking demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Sunday through Nov. 20 during the Farmers’ Market at Monterey and Seventh streets.

Free public ewaste drive fundraiser

The Gilroy Prep School is holding an ewaste collection fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Walgreens parking lot, 770 First St. Earthcare Recycling will donate 50 percent of the proceeds from all electronic waste collected in Gilroy to GPS. Details: 943-9943 or earthcarerecycling.com.

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