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Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” – November 19, 2016
Shakespeare’s heartfelt comedy “Twelfth Night” follows the journeys of castaway twins who are separated in an unfamiliar land full of antics, love triangles, and dangerous duels.
The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival will perform an abbreviated, family-friendly version of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. In this beloved, gender-bending play, twins are separated by a shipwreck, everyone falls in love with the wrong person…at first. And a pompous man, “a trout that must be caught with tickling,” has his ego deservedly punctured.
What: San Francisco Shakespeare Company’s “Twelfth Night”
Where: Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Ave., Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
When: Saturday, November 19, 2016, at 3:30 p.m.
For more information, visit http://www.sfshakes.org/programs/shakespeare-on-tour/twelfth-night-2016-17 or call (415) 558-0888.
Artifactory Holiday Fair – December 3, 2016
Come do your holiday shopping at a wonderful collection of handmade items by local artists.
What: Artifactory Holiday Fair
Where: At the Lou Henry Hoover House (the Girl Scout House, behind Lucie Stern Theater). 1120 Hopkins Avenue, Palo Alto 94301.
When: Saturday, December 3, 2016, from at 10:00 a.m.
For more information, visit http://www.artifactoryholidayfair.com/
McMoons Exhibition – January 7, 2017
The McMoons exhibition’s mission is twofold: to shine a light on the 50th
anniversary of NASA’s (1967-68) Lunar Orbiter Project that collected lunar images integral to the safe landing on the first Apollo landing on the moon, and to tell the little-known story of the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP) that began in 2008 to recover the original NASA Lunar Orbiter images.
The exhibition includes original prints from the Lunar Orbiter Project and digitized prints of the original film including a wall-sized reproduction of the first
restored image – the Earth rising. Visitors can also see and touch the original film
canisters and tapes and listen to original audio recordings from the Lunar Orbiter
Project. Also on view are prints and video of the LOIRP Project still underway at
the McDonalds “lab” on the NASA campus.
What: McMoons: How a Band of Scientists Saved Lunar Image History
Where: New Museum Los Gatos, 106 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030.
When: Saturday, January 7, 2017. Meet at entrance at 11:00 a.m.
Admission: General Admission – $10 / Seniors, military and students – $6 (with
valid ID) / FREE for members and visitors under 18 years of age
For more information, visit http://www.numulosgatos.org/ or call 408-354-2646.
Audubon Nature Shop and Library – February 4, 2017
They say “love is for the birds.” People talk about “the birds and the bees.” What
better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day and the month of love than with a visit to
the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society!
At the Nature Shop, pick up a gift for someone you know or love. The shop features field guides and other books, feeders, bird houses, clothing, and other gifts with a Nature theme.
The SCVAS Library contains over 1,300 donated books related to birds and birding, plus many current bird-related periodicals.
If the weather is nice, exercise your birding skills on a walk along the preserve’s
What: Audubon Nature Shop and Library
Where: McClellan Ranch Preserve, 22221 McClellan Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014.
When: Saturday, February 4, 2017. Meet at entrance at 10:00 a.m.
For more information, visit http://www.scvas.org/ or call 408-252-3747.