- Published on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 09:25
- Written by Ellie Van Houtte
Whether you stop by the Los Altos History Museum for Train Days, dust your car off for the corvette show or take the whole family to a free movie screening of Last Call at the Oasis, weekend activities abound.
Los Altos Art & Bike Charity
6 p.m. Sept. 21, The Bike Shop (359 State St., Los Altos), free fundraiser
The event includes live pro bassoon and acoustic music by Michael Goldman and Secret Sidewalk, sketch artists, painting, drinks, gallery exhibits, raffles for live artwork, and a silent auction for all sorts of local products and services. 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit World Bicycle Relief.
See more information at the event's Facebook page.
Silicon Valley Watershed Summit
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Smithwick Theater at Foothill College (12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills), $10 (includes lunch)
The Silicon Valley Watershed Summit will plan the protection and enhancement of the waters and surrounding lands — the watersheds — of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. The Summit will build sustainability by identifying opportunities for on-going collaboration among agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals that takes advantage of our region's considerable human and biological resources.
Movie Screening: Last Call at the Oasis
2:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Smithwick Theater at Foothill College (12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills), free
Sponsored by the Los Altos Hills Water Conservation Committee Developed, financed and executive produced by Participant Media, the company responsible for An Inconvenient Truth, Food, Inc., Waiting for "Superman," Last Call at the Oasis "presents a powerful argument for why the global water crisis will be the central issue facing our world this century."
Train Days at the Los Altos History Museum
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 - 23, Los Altos History Museum (51 S. San Antonio Road), suggested donation is $10 per family or $5 per individual, free for museum members.
Elaborate track layouts, intricate scenery and scaled renditions of engines and whimsical theme cars, complete with steam, lights and sound, will speed along rails for train enthusiasts of all ages. A station featuring train-themed activities for young children will be available throughout the two-day event.
Los Altos Corvette Spectacular
8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 23, Main Street, Los Altos, free
Organized by Santa Clara Corvettes, this event is billed as one of the largest Corvette shows on the West Coast. Approximately 200 new, classic and racing Corvettes are expected to line both sides of Main Street. In addition to the Corvettes, the show will feature a live band, raffle prizes and vendors.