Woohoo, Summer weather is still here, a favorite time of the year for us!
It’s still time to wear our shorts & sandals, absorb the beautiful Bay Area sun, and chill with friends and family.
And … let’s not forget the wine and beer to pair with those fabulous foods! Excerpt: San Jose Mercury news
Life is Living Festival: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 12, deFremery Park, 1651 Adeline St., Oakland.
Live music, dance, theater performances, art installations, food, kids zone and more. Free admission. https://youthspeaks.org/lifeisliving/
Silicon Valley Jazz Festival: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.. Oct. 12-13. Fremont Park, Santa Cruz Ave. and University Drive, Menlo Park.
Event features local school groups, Bay Area musicians and national headliners. Beer, wine and food trucks. Free. www.svjazzfest.com/
GLOW — A Festival of Fire and Light: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 12, The MAH, 705 Front St., Santa Cruz.
The festival features fire and digital artists along with performances by flamethrowers, flaming sculptures, fire-breathing instruments and an electrified museum. $10-$25. https://santacruzmah.org/glow
Bethel Island Heart of the Delta Festival: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19, 3090 Ranch Lane, Bethel Island.
Live music featuring the Billy Martini Show, food, beer and wine, arts and crafts, 5K run/walk, Queen of Bethel Island contest, duckie races, car show, kids zone and more. Free admission. https://bit.ly/2odbMgi
Croatian Heritage Festival: Noon-8 p.m. Oct. 27, Croatian American Cultural Center, 60 Onondaga Ave., San Francisco.
Performances by Sinovi Tamburitza Orchestra, the Slavonian Traveling Band, Sidro Tamburitza Orchestra, and Koraci Croatian Folklore Ensemble. Plus Croatian kolo dancing and singing workshops, and traditional Croatian food. $10-$15. www.CroatianAmericanWeb.org