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Weekend on Tap: Country, Jazz, Shakespeare

Get started Thursday at Farmers Market, stop by the corner of Third Street to meet local Assemblyman Rich Gordon, pick up some food, and head over to Hillview for Bell Brothers country music...That's just the beginning.

 

1. 

Where/When: State Street, between 2nd and Main streets, Los Altos / 4 to 8 p.m. 

Why Go: Fresh fruit, veggies, fabulous food truck delights await you at this small, but quality stand market. The added bonus: Meet your local representative! , at 3rd and State streets, 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the market, so drop by and tell him what's on your mind, and what he can do for his constituency. 

Price: Free

 

2.  

Where/When: Hillview Soccer Field, Los Altos / Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m.

Why Go: Get your country on, with the easy-going Bell Brothers. This week, the Los Altos Recreation Department's free Tunes Under the Trees concert is near downtown, so get some vittles at the Farmers Market and head over.

Price: Free 

 

FRIDAY, July 27

3. CHILDREN'S THEATER IN THE PARK

Where/When: Park Stage, Pioneer Park, Mountain View / Friday, 6:30 p.m.

Hansel & Gretel overcome adversity and find their way home. How? It's the last program of the Peninsula Youth Theatre's "Theatre in the Park" summer camp program, which produces different fairy tales and other children's stories each week a 45-minute production each week performed by the children in camp. Bring a picnic dinner for informal lawn seating. Information: 650-903-6000

Price: Free

4. EARLY BIRD JAZZ FOR KIDS CONCERTS

Where/When: Stanford University, in five venues Dinkelspiel, Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Rehearsal Hall, CoHo, Tresidder Plaza / Friday, 6 p.m.

Why Go: The Jazz Showcase is an event that shows kids what they can do spread out among several concert halls. Bring the whole family to the Jazz Camp and Jazz Residency and cruise them all for inspirational evening of jazz performed by young artists, and learn about jazz camp, if you're musically inspired. This week and next week are the last of the free kids concerts. 

Price: Free

 

SATURDAY 

5.  (Henry V)

Why Go: Get your Bard fix either Saturday or Sunday, as the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents Henry V for two nights this weekend. The festival describes it as "an exciting tale about the rise of a young king and the glories and costs of war," and the young king "struggles with self-doubt, sagging morale, cruel treachery, and the crazy antics of his old friends Nym and Pisto!"

Price: Free 

 

SUNDAY 

6.  (Henry V)

Why Go: Get your Bard fix either Saturday or Sunday, as the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents Henry V for two nights this weekend. The festival describes it as "an exciting tale about the rise of a young king and the glories and costs of war," and the young king "struggles with self-doubt, sagging morale, cruel treachery, and the crazy antics of his old friends Nym and Pisto!"

Price: Free 

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