Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in the South Bay? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated five of the top events this month so you don’t have to. Less researching and more enjoying your time in the area. Enjoy!
Featured Photo: Andrii Ganzevych
All About Bats
Yes, they are considered spooky during the season of ghouls but bats are much more than their caricatures and this interactive learning experience at Palo Alto’s EcoCenter will explain exactly why bats are so lovable (hint: they eat lots of bugs).
More info: evols.org
The joust may be a favorite highlight of an event in Hollister dedicated to life in Europe from 1300-1700 A.D., but the theme over the Oct 9-10 weekend is dedicated to German mercenaries and their ilk as they ring in the harvest season with ale and delights from the Alamanni, Teutons and Goth tribes.
More info: norcalrenfaire.com
The Doobie Brothers
The big-hearted and wildly famous blend of flamenco, rumba, salsa and pop that pours from the Reyes and Baliardo families knows no cultural bounds, with rock harpist Mikaela Davis leading off the fun.
More info: axs.com
Hallowe’en Block Party
Downtown Palo Alto celebrates All Hallows Eve with trick-or-treating, a haunted alley, a costume contest and an after party, accompanied by live music from John Henry’s Farm.
More info: addisonblockparty.com