38th annual Corvette Spectacular. Sponsored by Santa Clara Corvettes. Sept. 21. Main Street, Los Altos. Registration at 8 a.m.; awards at 3:30 p.m. Live band, vendors, raffle prizes. Free for spectators. www.sscorvettes.org or www.wscc.ws. Redwood City Salsa Festival. Noon-8 p.m. Sept. 27. Live music, amateur and professional salsa chefs, tequila tasting, art projects, children’s play area. Free admission. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City. 650-780-7340 or www.redwoodcity.org/events/salsafest.html.
White said that the community has embraced “Jazz at the Lesher Center” and the caliber of the performances that promises to be a regular offering for years to come, Grammy-nominated singer and pianist Karrin Allyson will kick off the series on July 12, followed by acclaimed jazz guitarist and vocalist John Pizzarelli chocolate brown python ballet flats on Aug, 9, The Clayton Brothers Quintet will perform on Aug, 16, and multi-Grammy-winning trumpeter Roy Hargrove wraps up the series on Aug, 23, Allyson, who grew up in the Midwest, moved to the Bay Area, living in Oakland during her senior year at Holy Names High School, where she got involved in musical theater..
McKinney, 51, is a successful real estate agent these days, but she continues to help groom the next generation of Squaw Valley ski racers, including Francesca, her engaging teenage daughter, and their friend Bryce Bennett. Tamara and Francesca live above Olympic Valley, where they can see the first hint of snow along the ragged ridges of Squaw Valley’s slopes. Tamara points out some of her favorite runs as we climb through Shirley Canyon on another one of those spectacular Tahoe day hikes.
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• • • • •. Hooray for Hanukkah. Children’s Discovery Museum, 180 Woz Way, San Jose. While at the museum, enjoy Hanukkah activities and crafts such as a dreidel game and candle making. There will also be food tastings and performances. From noon to 4 p.m. $13. 408.298.5437 or cdm.org. Holiday Open House and Food Drive, Santana Row, 377 Santana Row, San Jose. Give to those in need and do your holiday shopping during Santana Row’s Holiday Open House, a benefit for Second Harvest Food Bank. Purchase a $40 ticket for food and wine tastings in shops and restaurants and a signature wine glass. Get $5 off the ticket with a canned food item. Tickets on site and at santanarow.com.