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Los Altos, Los Altos Hills artists open doors for annual Silicon Valley Open Studios tour

Now in its 30th year, Silicon Valley Open Studios offers the opportunity to observe artists at work. Artists from Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View are scheduled to open their studios to the public 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22.

More than 380 artists in 150 locations will display their art. The artists work in a variety of visual media, including painting, fiber arts, printmaking, mixed media, jewelry, photography, sculpture and ceramics.

More Morning Forum speakers scheduled

The 66th annual Morning Forum of Los Altos lecture series runs through June. Presentations are scheduled 10:15 a.m. at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Upcoming speakers and their topics:

Museum's spring gala showcases historical home

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled its Spring Fundraising Gala at the 1920s estate of Nan and Chuck Geschke 4:30-7:30 p.m. May 7.

Guests will get a rare glimpse of the gardens of the historical Los Altos home. The garden party will feature wine and hors d’oeuvres, a classic-car display, plein-air artists, a garden boutique, chamber music and self-guided tours of the gardens.

Community Briefs

Authors discuss book on Silicon Valley

Venture capitalist Jonathan C. Baer and entrepreneur Michelle E. Messina are scheduled to discuss their new book, “Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider’s Guide,” 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Linden Tree Books, 265 State St., Los Altos.

Baer and Messina will share their tips for navigating the local high-tech landscape and sign copies of their book.

LAUMC sponsors rummage sale

Los Altos United Methodist Church has scheduled its annual rummage sale 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 13 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14 at the church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Garden party at Geschke estate benefits museum

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled its Spring Fundraising Gala at the 1920s estate of Nan and Chuck Geschke 4:30-7:30 p.m. May 7.

Guests will get a rare glimpse of the gardens of the historical Los Altos home. The garden party will feature wine and hors d’oeuvres, a classic-car display, plein-air artists, a garden boutique, chamber music and self-guided tours of the gardens.


 

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