This weekend's events (Sept. 11-12)


■ Community: Art & Wine Festival

On Saturday (Sept. 11) and Sunday (Sept. 12) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., downtown Mountain View hosts an art and wine festival on Castro Street between El Camino Real and Evelyn Avenue. The event features arts and crafts including ceramics, photography, leather items, and wind chimes. There's also live music, food and drink, and children's activities. For details, call 650-968-8378 or go to miramarevents.com.

■ Theater: 'Dead Man's Cell Phone'

Palo Alto Players opens its production of the Sarah Ruhl play "Dead Man's Cell Phone" at 8 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 11) after a Friday-night preview. The story follows Jean (Mary Waterfield), a woman who answers (you guessed it) a dead man's ringing cell phone and then gets entangled with his brother, widow and mistress. Shows are at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, Thursday through Sunday through Sept. 26. (Sunday matinees are at 2:30 p.m.; other shows are at 8.) Tickets are $21 for the preview, $32 for opening night and $30 on other days, with a $4 discount for seniors and students on Thursdays and Sundays. Call 650-329-0891 or go to paplayers.org.

■ Talk: Joe Marchi

On Sunday (Sept. 12) from 3 to 4 p.m., Canada College teacher Joe Marchi gives a free talk on choreography in American musicals. Film clips will give samples of the work of Jerome Robbins, Bob Fosse and others. The event is at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Call 650-223-8618 or go to paloaltojcc.org.


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

The Oft-Unseen Fruits of End-of-Life Care
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 1,636 views

Global Warming Diet
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 1,166 views

He said – she said – who is lying? Justice Brett Kavanaugh or PA resident Christine Ford
By Diana Diamond | 19 comments | 1,052 views

Couples: "Taming Your Gremlin" by Richard Carson
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,009 views

Preparing for kindergarten
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 553 views


Pre-registration ends tomorrow!

​On Friday, September 21, join us at the Palo Alto Baylands for a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run, or—for the first time—half marathon! All proceeds benefit local nonprofits serving children and families.

Learn More