This weekend's events (Oct. 9-10)


■ Community: Fall plant sale

Foothill College's Environmental Horticulture & Design Program hosts its annual fall plant sale on Saturday (Oct. 9) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bamboos, shrubs, trees, vegetables, decorative grasses and other plants will be on sale at the campus nursery and greenhouse facilities, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Admission is free, with a $2 cost for parking. Call 650-949-7402 or go to foothill.edu.

■ Music: Garett Brennan

Portland singer-songwriter Garett Brennan brings his Americana music to the Stanford University Coho this Saturday (Oct. 9) for a free 8 p.m. concert. The Coho is at 459 Lagunita No. 1 on campus. Brennan often performs with his band the Great Salt Licks, and runs his own label, Three Pin Records. For more information about Brennan and the Stanford gig, go to myspace.com.

■ Community: 'To Life!'

On Sunday (Oct. 10) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Palo Alto's California Avenue hosts the "To Life!" Jewish street fair. The free event includes Judaica and fine art for sale, family activities, live music and dance, food, and tables staffed by community organizations. Go to oshmanjcc.org.

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