Top 5 things to do Aug. 27-28

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 Aug. 27 and 28 weekend. Top 5 things to
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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 Aug. 27 and 28 weekend.

Final weekend to catch ‘Inherit the Wind’

South Valley Civic Theater presents the final weekend of “Inherit the Wind at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at the Community Playhouse, 17090 Monterey Road. Cost: $18 for general and $14 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased at the door or at the Gilroy Visitors Bureau, 7780 Monterey St. Details: 846-9100 or svct.org.

Auditions for the movie musical ‘Gleeful’

The City of Gilroy Recreation Department and Director John Bisceglie will hold auditions for the movie musical “Gleeful” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Gilroy Senior Center. 7371 Hanna St. They are open for ages 5 to 25. There will be 12 Saturday rehearsals between Sept. 3 and Nov. 19. The movie will be presented in January or February of 2012. Details: gilroychildrens musicaltheater.com.

Growing cool season vegetables

Join Master Gardener Joan Cloutier for a free talk on growing cool season vegetables from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 27 at St. Louise Regional Hospital, 9400 No Name Uno, Gilroy. The first hour will cover selection of easy to grow vegetable varieties, best vegetables for containers, cultural requirements and growing tips. The second hour will be spent in the garden discussing good garden practices during the cooler growing season. Details: [email protected]

Discover wildlife around Uvas Reservoir

Take an easy walk around Uvas Reservoir with a park ranger to explore some of the wildlife that make this place home from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Meet at the reservoir parking lot. Details: 842-2341.

Cigars under the Stars at Solis Winery

Solis Winery will hold its annual Cigars under the Stars event from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the winery, 3920 Hecker Pass Highway. Cost: $30. Details: 847-6306 or soliswinery.com.

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