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Get Out, Los Altos: Bike Tour, Tomato Bash

Welcome to our weekend planner, giving you the best weekend activities for Los Altos and surrounding cities.

It’s Thursday, and if you have no idea what you’ll do for the weekend, Patch is coming to the rescue.

We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for the best summer activities to hit.

1.

Where/When: , 97 Hillview Ave, Los Altos; Saturday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Why go: Join GreenTown Los Altos in a biking (4 stops) and walking (2 stops) tour of sustainable sites near downtown Los Altos. Sites include Packard Foundation building, Almond School's Living Classroom Garden, Los Altos High School's solar panels, and an early, hands-on peek at the Riveropolis exhibit, an interactive 30-foot long, kinetic “social sculpture” and waterway installation at the History Museum that is part of the "Shaped By Water" exhibition that opens Oct. 15. Register at http://bit.ly/mp924.

Price: Free

2. 'REMEMBER RADIO'

Where/When: , 1040 Border Road, Los Altos; Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Why go: Experience old-time radio broadcast radio favorites from the 1950s and 1960s at the Peninsula Harmony Chorus' presentation of: "Remember Radio: A celebration of music and shows from the Golden Age of Radio."

Price: $15 in advance, $18 at door

3.

Where/When: 13100 Montebello Rd, Cupertino; Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Why go: Give your taste buds a kick at the organic heirloom tomato tasting party under the oak trees at Picchetti Winery this weekend. The winery will be presenting more than 50 varities of heirloom tomatoes for tasting from local farms and gardens, from Green Zebras to Cherokee Purples. Yum!

Price: $15-$58, kids under 7 free

4. STARCRAFT 2 TOURNAMENT

Where/When: Hacker Dojo, 140-A South Whisman Road, Mountain View; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Why go: Let your inner-geek reign and join Hardwired Gaming in their Starcraft II Open LAN Tournament. Winners get up to $600! 

Price: Free

5.

Where/When: , 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos, CA. Friday, Saturday 8-10 p.m. and Sunday 3-5 p.m.

Why Go: Five colorful gals come of age in this upbeat musical set in 1960s England. Groove, dance and sing along to one of the many '60s classics used in the show. 

Pricing: $26-$32

Gary Hedden September 22, 2011 at 03:38 PM
Regarding the Moving Planet Sustainability Tour - the walkers will have 3 stops, not just 2, missing only the Living Classroom stop. Had to be that way - bikers can cover more ground than walkers.
L.A. Chung (Editor) September 23, 2011 at 05:53 PM
Whoops! Thanks for the correction, Gary. Hope to see lots of people out on the tour on Saturday afternoon!

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