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Harry Potter, Star Wars, Disney, Marvel, Lord of the Rings & Gam
A huge exhibit of Harry Potter, Star Wars, Marvel, DC Comics, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones & Alice in Wonderland art on di
Every day (Feb 22-Feb 24) from 6:00am to 9:00pm
Location: Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown, 282 Almaden Blvd, San Jose Map

(0 A February 2019) HarryPotterStreet.jpgFree Harry Potter, Star Wars, Disney, Marvel, Lord of the Rings & Game of Thrones Art Event featuring Nationally Recognized Fine Artists Christopher Clark Art & Kat Tatz at Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown 282 Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95113.


3 DAYS ONLY: Friday February 22nd 6 pm to 9 pm & Saturday & Sunday Noon to 7 pm. RSVP by clicking the "GOING" button & then just show up with any number in your party on any of the days. Please Share this event with your friends.


FREE Admission & Attending Muggles, Witches & Wizards will receive a FREE 9" x 11" Harry Potter print (Limit 1 per 2 attendees). Artists will sign & add paint highlights/embellishments to purchased artwork making each piece unique & one of a kind.

 

There will be a huge exhibit of Harry Potter, Star Wars, Marvel, DC Comics, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones & Alice in Wonderland art on display & available to purchase along with Show Specials. Original oil on canvas paintings will also be available for purchase. Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown will be serving specialty themed drinks during the event.

 

Event is Kid Friendly. Attendees are encouraged to dress as brilliant Witches & Wizards or in boring Muggle attire.


PARKING OPTIONS: There are meters throughout the area. The Hotel charges $10 an hour. $7 day parking located 2 blocks away at 180 Woz Way. $5 Parking located 3 blocks away at 280 S Second St . The Convention Center across the street from the hotel charges $20 flat rate parking. Rates are subject to change. Visit https://parksj.org/parking-map/ for further information.

 

For more information about this event, please call 800-771-9501 or email info@IncredibleArtGallery.com. Note, this same event is listed multiple times on our events page for Harry Potter, Star Wars, etc. These are all the same event. Please Click "Going" to only one of these events. Thank you.

 

Learn about Christopher Clark & his art by clicking here: https://incredibleartgallery.com/christopher-clark-bio/

 

Learn about Kat Tatz & her art by clicking here: https://incredibleartgallery.com/kat-tatz-bio/

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Monterey Bay Farmers Markets
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Monterey Bay Farmers Markets
You will find an unmatched selection of locally grown fresh produce, flowers & artisan products.
Date: Every Su, Tues, Fri and Sa
Ages: All Admission Fees: Free

Monterey Bay Certified Farmers Markets, Serving the Central Coast for over 36 years!


Locals, chefs and tourists love to shop at our four markets in Aptos, Monterey, and Carmel - the premier farmers markets on the Central Coast.

 

You'll appreciate the unmatched selection of top quality produce, flowers, specialty foods, and the opportunity to connect with the people who produce our food. Our farmers markets are ranked in the top ten farmers markets in California. Meet old friends and make new acquaintances - come to the markets and become a part of our friendly community!

 

Aptos Farmers Market  Saturdays, 8am - 12pm, Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos Year-round

Upbeat and relaxed atmosphere, a great way to start your weekend! 80 farmers and vendors and many special events.


Monterey Farmers Market   Fridays, 10am - 2pm  Monterey Peninsula College, 930 Fremont St, Monterey   Year-round

A bustling market with a bountiful selection of produce and specialty items, flowers and plants.


Carmel Farmers Market  Tuesdays, 9 am - 1 pm The Barnyard Shopping Village, Carmel  May - September

Take a scenic drive to this intimate market nestled in the charming Barnyard Shopping Village just off Hwy 1


Del Monte Farmers Market   Sundays 8 am - 12 pm The Del Monte Shopping Center, 1410 Del Monte Center, Monterey  May through October

Enjoy the easy relaxed pace of this friendly Sunday market - feast your eyes on beautiful produce, flowers, and plants and...


Location: Cabrillo College , 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos Map
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Wilder Ranch Farm Animal Program Volunteers Needed
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State Park Wilder Ranch
We're looking for volunteers to help feed and tend to the resident animals. Families are welcome!
Date: Every day


Wilder Ranch Farm Animal Program Volunteers Needed!

Do you love Wilder Ranch and have a big heart for animals? Then do we have the opportunity for you! The Wilder Ranch Farm Animal Program is looking for volunteers to help feed and tend to the resident animals.

  Families are welcome! Children between the ages of 6-18 are encouraged to volunteer as long as they are accompanied by a parent or guardian while volunteering.

This is a long term volunteer position as the animals grow very fond of their caretakers, with the minimum commitment being 6 months. There are several shifts available with morning and afternoon feedings.

Prior animal experience is a plus, but you will be thoroughly trained by Animal Program Coordinator Sunny Schacher on your duties as a caretaker, and introduced to the goats, sheep, chickens and other animals that reside on the ranch.

 

For more information, please contact Sunny at the
Wilder Ranch Visitor Center at (831) 426-0505.

If there is nobody available to pick up the phone, please leave a message for Sunny and she will return your call as soon as she is able.

 


Location: Hwy 1, Santa Cruz Map
Phone: (831) 426-0505 •website Santa Cruz West Sidecreate a direct event link
Steinbeck Festival
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Steinbeck Festival
The 33rd Annual Steinbeck Festival is Old Home Week for Steinbeck lovers from across the world and down the street.
Date: Every day (May 3-May 5)


33rd Annual Steinbeck Festival - Theme is "HOME"

The 33rd Annual Steinbeck Festival is Old Home Week for Steinbeck lovers from across the world and down the street.

Join the National Steinbeck Center to celebrate its 33rd Annual Steinbeck Festival. The Festival Committee has declared “Home” as this year’s theme.

 

We will explore Steinbeck’s home – including Salinas, Cannery Row and the Pastures of Heaven. The Festival will feature talks, tours, films, food and the visual and performing arts.

 

"Houses and children and graves, that's home, Tom. Those are the things that hold a man down," said Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath.

 

John Steinbeck was born, raised and buried in the town of Salinas, California that is now home to the National Steinbeck Center. This home was a constant inspiration to him throughout his career as a writer and was the setting for many of his books and short stories.

 

The National Steinbeck Center presents its 33rd Annual Steinbeck Festival with tours and activities in locations that inspired John Steinbeck’s writing.  The festival is ‘Old Home Week’ for Steinbeck lovers from across the world and down the street, making it a a great opportunity for all to celebrate the communities of Salinas and beyond. This year's festival will include tours of Oldtown Salinas, the Salinas Rodeo and Ed Ricketts' lab on Cannery Row,as well as talks from various scholars. On Sunday, May 5, the Steinbeck Young Authors Awards Ceremony and a Community Free Day will take place at the National Steinbeck Center.

 

This is a great opportunity for all to celebrate the communities of Salinas and beyond. The 2013 Steinbeck Festival highlights those stories that can turn a row of houses into a Home.

 

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Location: One Main Street, Salinas Map
Phone: 831.775.4726 •website Salinas create a direct event link
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