■ Technology: Stanford Solar Car Project
Today (Aug. 11) at 5 p.m., the members of the Stanford Solar Car Project will have a free public unveiling of their 10th car, Xenith. They will speak and take questions at the event, which is in the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Lab (Automotive Innovation Facility) at 473 Oak Road at Stanford University. The undergrads have been creating the car for two years, and plan to have it compete in the World Solar Challenge race in the Australian Outback. For more, go to events.stanford.edu.
■ Music: Hot Kugel
The band Hot Kugel, which mixes traditional klezmer music with folk, jazz, theater and rock, will play a free show tonight (Aug. 11) from 5 to 11 p.m. The musicians are performing at Morocco's Restaurant at 873 Castro St. in Mountain View. Go to moroccosrestaurant.com.