Get ready to move and grove when the blues-rock band Blues Cadillac performs from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at Fiesta Vallerta Mexican Restaurant, 301 State St., Los Altos. For details, call 650-559-5871.
Free samples, a bounce house, pumpkin painting, music, pet adoptions (noon – 2 p.m.) and more. Whole Foods, 4800 El Camino Real Los Altos.
The Foothill College Environmental Horticulture & Design Department presents its popular fall plant sale, with a spotlight on drought-tolerant and native plants, and hard-to-find greenery. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Class of 2014 is holding a garage and bake sale to benefit charity starting at 8 a.m., 943 Manor Way, Los Altos.
Reading Buddies is a special program for children in grades K to 5th to encourage reading by reading to a dog. 11 a.m. Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Rd., Los Altos.
See prehistoric teenager Eep who is tired of hiding out in a cave all day. One night she sneaks out and meets a boy who changes everything. 2 p.m. Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Rd., Los Altos.
Local author Jane Feldman-Nieves will read from her book, Kea The Reading Dog. It’s a true story based on her experiences in the classroom with her dog Kea and the students they taught. 4 p.m., Linden Tree Books, 265 State Street, Los Altos.
Recover from Saturday.
Get your classical music fix at the beautiful Los Altos United Methodist Church. Oct. 20, 2:30 p.m. Hear works by Ravel, Mozart and Beethoven. Conducted by David Ramadanoff. $15-$25.
Mark your calendars and get the kids ready to dress in their Halloween costumes for a day of trick or treating at downtown Los Altos merchants from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. Merchants along State and Main streets displaying an orange pumpkin will be participating in the event which also will include a children’s fun and games station at State and Second streets. Free. For details, call 650-949-5282.
Look for more upcoming events, or post your own on the Patch Event Guide.