- 43rd Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, "The World Pumpkin Capital Celebrates the Great Gourd" -- Saturday and Sunday. The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates its bountiful fall harvest and autumn splendor with heavyweight pumpkins, smashing entertainment, the Great Pumpkin Parade with six-time Gold Glove winner and all-time San Francisco Giants fan favorite J.T. Snow as Grand Marshal, plus a bone-chilling Haunted House, harvest-inspired crafts, homestyle foods and more.
- Book Arts Jam. Saturday at Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. The Book Arts Jam is a one-day celebration of book, print & paper arts. Book Arts Jam 2013 will feature demonstrations and projects for children and adults, a gallery of Bay Area Book Artists’ work, artists’ talks, an exhibitors’ showcase with works for sale, and a continuous letterpress demonstration by the San Jose Printers Guild. The event is free. Food will be available for purchase from MoBowl and Treatbot.
- Eddie Madril, Native American Music and Dance. Eddie Madril, a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, delights the audience with the rich dance traditions of the Native American Plains Indians, building awareness and appreciation for Native American culture both past and present. Sunday 2 p.m. at Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.
- Grand Opening of Village Green...and Dog Party! The Village at San Antonio Center is hosting a free day-in-the-park event to open its
Village Green Park and dog-walking park. Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Village at San Antonio Center, San Antonio Road off of Fayette, Mountain View