In 1848 James W. Marshall discovered gold on the South Fork of the American River. It was one of the most significant discoveries in history. It led to the most significant mass emigration of people in the Western Hemisphere. And, it was the catalyst that launched the rapid and remarkable growth of the West.
The Morgan Hill-based Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center (WERC) will teach us about local wildlife and how to peacefully coexist and appreciate what our wild neighbors do for us and the environment. Education Coordinator Anna Pascual guide us through the work of WERC and help us see that animals, that live all around us are not a nuisance and are actually are beneficial.
John Mascali, Captain, USNR Retired, will share the history of Moffett Field since its beginning in 1930 with the building of the historic Hangar One, which dominates the skyline in the South Bay, and the arrival of one of the largest airships ever built, the USS Macon.
This year's 15th annual Spooky Night will run from 2 to 6 PM on Friday, October 27th. All of the museum's exhibits will be open for trick-or-treating, Halloween games, arts and crafts, music and family-friendly crafts. Costumes are encouraged!
Join vocalist Amy Dabalos, guitarist Mason Razavi, and a rhythm section of top Bay Area players for a program of jazz standards by celebrated composers Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, George and Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern, and others arranged by Razavi. The Great American Song Book at its finest!
Join guitarist Chris Shahin as he performs an eclectic instrumental mix of guitar styles drawing from jazz, blues, country and classical. Shahin will be performing some classic songs mixed with his original compositions. He will be joined by bassist Perry Thoorsell and powerhouse drummer Jemal Ramirez.
Come see the special exhibits at the Ainsley House before they go! Exhibits close October 30th. "Agents of Decay" is hands-on fun where you use your detective skills to solve why our artifacts are falling part. "Then and Now" is...
The Campbell Historical Museum and Ainsley House presents History Happy Hour! Tonight, we'll hear from Opera San Jose's General Director, Larry Hancock, who will speak on the history of the company and take us through the choices a director must make in selecting composers, talent, costuming, and more. Admission is $15 per person and includes snacks and two drink tickets. Ages 21 and older. Register now online.