■ Talk: Juan Andres Fontaine
Juan Andres Fontaine, Chile's minister of economy, will give a free public talk today (Sept. 22) at 4:30 p.m. at Stanford University's NVIDIA Auditorium at the Huang Engineering Center, 475 Via Ortega. He'll speak as part of the Entrepreneurial Thought weekly-speaker series. Go to events.stanford.edu.
■ Community: Wednesday Farmers Market
Today (Sept. 22) from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., the Wednesday Farmers Market happens at Lytton Plaza at the corner of University Avenue and Emerson Street in downtown Palo Alto. Live music is scheduled, with organic, local fruits and vegetables, flowers, honey and other items for sale. For more information, go to paloaltofarmshop.org.