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Get Out, Los Altos: Roaring 20s, Art & Hiking

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 activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.

1. 'ROARING 20'S GALA'

Where/When: Stonebrook Court, Los Altos Hills; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Why Go: Don your 1920s regalia and head to the "Roaring 20's Gala" for a night of extravagant fun including casino play and a silent auction. Hosted by the , Event begins with a cocktail reception and follows with a sit-down dinner, music and dancing. Proceeds will support LACF's mission to build community through grants to local programs that address community needs.

Price: Bids are $175 per person; table for 10 is $1750; email mdavis@losaltoscf.org for tickets

2. 

Where/When: Los Altos Library, Community Room, 13 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos; Saturday, 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Why go: Get up to snuff on the latest developments of solar electricity in your home with this informational class on solar rebates, tax credits, solar installation issues, photovoltaic technologies and economic considerations for homeowners considering solar power.

Price: Free

3. RENGSTORFF ARTS FESTIVAL

Where/When: Rengstorff House at Shoreline, 3070 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Why go: Check out the work of local artists and students from the "Art4Schools" program at the Community School of Music and Arts at this fine art weekend fair.

Price: Free

4.

Where/When: , 26870 Moody Rd, Los Altos Hills; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Why go: Celebrate the end of summer with a free day at , a 1,600-acre organic farm, woodland open space and educational center in Los Altos Hills. Pack a picnic and plan a hike, or tour the organic garden and beautiful historic Duveneck House! Find your free parking pass here: www.hiddenvilla.org/calendar9.php

Price: Free

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Where/When:  on Stanford's campus at 328 Lomita Drive, Saturday and Sunday, 1-2 p.m.

Why Go: Head north for some culture this weekend at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center, a great place for a family outing, unique date, or just some alone time. These docent-lead introductory tours change from week to week, featuring objects from a variety of cultures and historic periods. Check out the museum's website for more info on current exhibits, such as "The Art of the Book in California: Five Contemporary Presses," which closes Sunday.

Pricing: Free

Hank Drew August 25, 2011 at 09:16 PM
http://losaltoscf.org/calendar/2011-gala/ Thanks for the write up.

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