September 30, 2009 > California Arts Day Calendar
California Arts Day Calendar
Submitted By Margaret Thornberry
Friday, October 2nd, 7:30 p.m., Music at the Mudpuddle, an evening of informal folk music in an intimate setting. Open to the public, no cover charge, donations are agreeable. 34733 Niles Blvd, Fremont CA. For more information, contact Michael McNevin at (510) 794-9935 or email MudpuddleMusic@aol.com. More information about the artist can be found at http://www.michaelmcnevin.com/
Saturday, October 3rd, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mission San Jose Olive Festival, an annual celebration featuring food, live music, wine tasting, arts & crafts, entertainment, kids games, drawings, prizes and much more in a beautiful setting just behind the Historic Old Mission San Jose Museum, 43300 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA. For more information, see the Mission San Jose Chamber of Commerce website at http://www.msjcha.m.ber.org/ or contact co-chair Bob Tavares at (510) 651-0600.
Saturday October 3, 7:30 p.m., silent movies at the Essanay Silent Film Museum, 37417 Niles Blvd., Fremont, CA, featuring The Home Stretch, a 1921 silent filmed in Pleasanton, along with shorts Seeing Stars (1923) with Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin and The Grocery Clerk (1919) starring Larry Semon. Accompanying music will be provided by Jon Mirsalis on the piano. A donation of $5 per person is suggested. For more information see the Essanay website at http://www.nilesfilmmuseum.org or call (510) 494-1411
Saturday, October 3rd, 9:00 p.m., blues guitar legend Ron Thompson will be playing at The Florence, 37349 Niles Blvd, Fremont CA (510) 792-5522. No cover charge or reservations required for this show. More information about the well-regarded local artist can be found at http://www.rtblues.com/ SF mayor Gavin Newsome proclaimed Sept. 5, 2007 as 'Ron Thompson Day' in San Francisco.
Sunday, October 4th, 5:00 p.m., blues guitar legend Ron Thompson will be playing at The Florence, 37349 Niles Blvd, Fremont (510) 792-5522. No cover charge or reservations required for this show. The Florence will be serving up a moderately priced steak barbecue during this afternoon show. More information about this local artist can be found at http://www.rtblues.com/