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Halloween Haunt at California's Great America
California's Great America

Halloween Haunt at California's Great America

California's Great America
4701 Great America Parkway Santa Clara CA 95054

Halloween Haunt: Thrills & Chills at California's Great America Theme Park

Buy Tickets $30 $49

Get your thrills and your chills on at Halloween Haunt at Northern California's premier theme park, California's Great America. When the sun goes down, the ghoulies come out, roaming amidst the hulking skeletons of roller coasters. Monsters and other unsavory creatures hide in the shadows of mazes and scare zones, waiting to pounce. Zombies defy gravity with their mind-blowing aerial and trampoline skills in stage shows like Nytewalkers and moan and groan as they search for their meal in the hallowed halls of Zombie High. Once a place where dreams were made is now a place where nightmares come true, as the maniacal factory workers are manufacturing a variety of disturbing new items in Toy Factory. And that's not all that will make you scream; park rides like the incredible suspended jet coaster Flight Deck, and Gold Striker -- the tallest, fastest wooden roller coaster in the Northwest -- will find you gripping the handrail in fear... and having the time of your life.

September 22-24, 29-30 or October 1, 6-8, 13, 13-15, 20-22 or 27-29, 2017

San Francisco Bay Cruise Adventure
SF Bay Cruise Adventure

San Francisco Bay Cruise Adventure

SF Bay Cruise Adventure
Pier 39 at Embarcadero Street San Francisco CA 94133

San Francisco Bay Cruise Adventure

Buy Tickets COMP - $16 $31 - $32

Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and along the San Francisco Bay's historic waterfront on Blue & Gold Fleet's Bay Cruise Adventure. This fully narrated one-hour tour features information and history on city landmarks and plenty of opportunities for taking pictures of the unobstructed views of the San Francisco skyline. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available, so you can experience the sights and sounds from out on deck or take it all in from the warmth and comfort of an interior seat -- either experience makes for a truly great San Francisco adventure.

Sunday October 22, 2017 / Various Times Monday October 23, 2017 / Various Times Tuesday October 24, 2017 / Various Times Wednesday October 25, 2017 / Various Times Thursday October 26, 2017 / Various Times Friday October 27, 2017 / Various Times Saturday October 28, 2017 / Various Times Sunday October 29, 2017 / Various Times

"Kaleidoscope!"
Hammer Theatre Center

"Kaleidoscope!"

Hammer Theatre Center
101 Paseo De San Antonio Walk San Jose CA 95112

Music & Dance Collide in SJSU's Kaleidoscope!

Buy Tickets COMP $20

The aptly titled Kaleidoscope! brings to the stage a dazzling array of musical genres and dances in one spectacular show. San Jose State University's always-popular annual performance features a cast of over 350, including both faculty and students, and has something for just about any taste. Catch tomorrow's stars of music and dance in this showcase of award-winning performances at the Hammer Theatre Center.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:00pm

"Halloween Spooktacular"
Made Up Theatre

"Halloween Spooktacular"

Made Up Theatre
3392 Seldon Ct Fremont CA 94539

Eerily Entertaining Halloween-Themed Improv Comedy

Buy Tickets COMP - $7.50 $15

The off-the-cuff comedy specialists at Fremont's Made Up Theatre celebrate the season with a special improv salute to Halloween, featuring two scary-funny shows in one. The first half features spooky improv games inspired by audience suggestions. Some folks in the crowd might even get asked to participate in the Halloween fun. The second half features the Wheel of Scary Genres and showcases the players' long-form skills as they make up an improvised movie on the spot. Will it be a teen slasher? A ghost story? A psychological thriller? There's only one way to find out.

Friday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 8:00pm

"The Prince of Egypt"
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - Main Stage

"The Prince of Egypt"

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - Main Stage
500 Castro Street Mountain View CA 94041

The Prince of Egypt: Inspiring Musical

Buy Tickets Sold Out $35 - $40

Be there when this inspiring musical sees its world premiere with this TheatreWorks production, as The Prince of Egypt begins its international journey towards a debut in Denmark next year. This soaring celebration of the human spirit features a dazzling and diverse cast in one of the greatest stories ever told -- the saga of Moses and his Pharaoh brother, Ramses. Inspired by the 1998 animated film and featuring a score that includes the Oscar-winning "When You Believe" by the composer of Wicked, this transcendent journey of faith and family can be enjoyed on the Main Stage of the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts in San Jose.

Wednesday October 25, 2017 / 2:00pm Wednesday October 25, 2017 / 7:30pm Thursday October 26, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 2:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 8:00pm Sunday October 29, 2017 / 2:00pm Sunday October 29, 2017 / 7:00pm

"The Rocky Horror Show"
Victoria Theatre

"The Rocky Horror Show"

The Rocky Horror Show

Victoria Theatre
2961 16th Street San Francisco CA 94103

The Rocky Horror Show: See the Campy Cult Musical Live

Buy Tickets $20 - $40 $30 - $40

This cult classic horror/sci-fi parody -- which inspired the 1975 long-running midnight movie beloved by millions -- takes place on a dark and stormy night, as clean-cut sweethearts Brad and Janet find themselves stranded on a lonely road. The innocent couple seeks refuge at the castle of gender-bending mad scientist Dr. Frank N. Furter. Once inside, they have their eyes opened to a whole new world of sex, science -- and maybe even love. Come dance the "Time Warp," and hear all your favorite Rocky Horror hits. It's the perfect way to celebrate the Halloween season at the Victoria Theatre.

Thursday October 26, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 7:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 11:00pm Tuesday October 31, 2017 / 8:00pm Wednesday November 1, 2017 / 8:00pm Thursday November 2, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday November 3, 2017 / 8:00pm

"The Speakeasy"
The Speakeasy

"The Speakeasy"

The Speakeasy
A discreet location near the intersection of North Beach and Chinatown San Francisco CA 94133

The Speakeasy: Interactive Theater Installation Travels Back to 1920s San Francisco

Buy Tickets $65 - $135 $65 - $135

Behind a secret door near the intersection of North Beach and Chinatown lies a dimly lit subterranean realm teeming with colorful characters and overlapping storylines. This is The Speakeasy, an interactive theatrical experience that will transport you to a 1920s San Francisco watering hole full of bootleggers, bouncers, war veterans and barflies. As you wander throughout the multi-room environment, sipping cocktails, playing casino games, or simply observing, you'll stumble across all manner of conversations and interactions as a complex narrative web unfolds. Never the same thing twice, The Speakeasy is a meta-theatrical event you'll want to see again and again.

Saturday October 28, 2017 / 7:30pm Thursday November 2, 2017 / 7:30pm Friday November 3, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday November 4, 2017 / 7:30pm Thursday November 9, 2017 / 7:30pm Friday November 10, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday November 11, 2017 / 7:30pm Thursday November 16, 2017 / 7:30pm

Kirk Franklin & Ledisi
Paramount Theatre

Kirk Franklin & Ledisi

Kirk Franklin Ledisi

Paramount Theatre
2025 Broadway Oakland CA 94612

Kirk Franklin & Ledisi: A Night of R&B and Gospel

Buy Tickets $41 - $45 $72.85 - $78.50

Souls will be stirred and spirits lifted as Grammy-winning gospel superstar Kirk Franklin and R&B powerhouse Ledisi bring their soaring vocals to Oakland's Paramount Theatre as part of the The Rebel, The Soul & The Saint Tour. Credited for helping bring gospel to the mainstream, Franklin is a 10-time Grammy winner whose faith-based music and dashing demeanor unites audiences across the genres of hip-hop, pop and R&B. The multi-platinum-selling artist is the host of BET's Sunday Best show, and he recently collaborated with Kanye West on the rap maestro's The Life of Pablo. Jazz and R&B artist Ledisi has been making critically acclaimed, Grammy-nominated recordings for years (The Truth, Pieces of Me), but she made her biggest waves in 2014 with her stirring performance as the gospel legend Mahalia Jackson in the Oscar-nominated film Selma. Her rendition of "Take My Hand, Precious Lord" on the movie's soundtrack proves that she's one of the most soulful singers working today. The two will cook up an amazing show that's sure to touch your heart, body and soul. You'll hear fan favorites, as well as songs from Franklin's most recent release Losing My Religion and Ledisi's newest album Let Love Rule. R&B singer-songwriter -- and former Maroon 5 member -- PJ Morton opens up the night. This is one concert that's sure to have you feeling #blessed.

Wednesday October 25, 2017 / 7:30pm

Halloween Fright Night
The Mountain Winery

Halloween Fright Night

The Mountain Winery
14831 Pierce Road Saratoga CA 95070

Halloween Drinks, Food & Games at Mountain Winery

Buy Tickets $15 $25

Celebrate Halloween at The Mountain Winery in Saratoga with this spooky and spectacular night of food, drinks and games.

Friday October 27, 2017 / 7:00pm-11:00pm

Final Home Game: San Francisco Deltas vs. Jacksonville Armada FC
Kezar Stadium

Final Home Game: San Francisco Deltas vs. Jacksonville Armada FC

San Francisco Deltas

Kezar Stadium
755 Stanyan Street San Francisco CA 94117

Final Pro Soccer Home Game: SF Deltas

Buy Tickets COMP $7

It's the final home game of the regular season for the city's pro soccer team, the San Francisco Deltas, and you couldn't ask for a better place to watch soccer than the field at Kezar Stadium, which has been renovated, with seats recovered from Candlestick Park and local food trucks serving up your favorite snacks. Cheer on the team as they take on Jacksonville Armada FC. The original home of the 49ers, Kezar Stadium is located in Golden Gate Park, within walking distance of the Haight.

Saturday October 28, 2017 / 5:00pm

"Young Frankenstein" and Anderson & Roe
Davies Symphony Hall

"Young Frankenstein" and Anderson & Roe

Anderson & Roe

Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness San Francisco CA 94102

Fun, Sexy, Exciting: Halloween With Anderson & Roe

Buy Tickets $20 - $30 $35 - $49

When you're trying to plan an exciting night out, seeing a pair of classical pianists in concert is probably pretty far from the top of your list. Pianists Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe know that, which is why their concerts routinely leave critics breathless: "These classical rock stars are charismatic, fun, sexy and wildly talented," raves the Rochester City Newspaper, while Arts Saginaw's concert review noted that "The audience cheered like it was a football game." By infusing their performances with fiery rock 'n' roll showmanship, Anderson & Roe aim to make classical music relevant again by making it a total blast. Just look at the setlist for this concert at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco: Sure, there's some Ravel and Stravinsky, but they'll also be playing their own arrangements of Radiohead and Michael Jackson -- and we haven't even mentioned the screening of Mel Brooks' hysterical Halloween comedy Young Frankenstein yet. Prepare yourself for an abby-normal amount of thrills when this pair of classical pianists take the stage.

Sunday October 29, 2017 / 7:00pm

"Cat Videos Live!"
The Regency Ballroom

"Cat Videos Live!"

The Regency Ballroom
1300 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco CA 94109

Cat Videos Live!: Feline Film Fest

Buy Tickets $19.99 $40.91

Not just for YouTube anymore, feline follies have grown into their own niche cinematic genre. And at Cat Videos Live!, you can celebrate clever kitties and talented tabbies as they star in this feline film festival, cat comedy event and social gathering for all ages. Hosted by comedienne Carla Rhodes, this event provides a genuine atmosphere for animal lovers to experience the cat video phenomenon -- together. Cat Videos Live! and CatVideos.com have partnered to bring exclusive content to the big screen and act as a forum for cat video creators to showcase their cats.

Thursday October 26, 2017 / 8:00pm

"La Muerte Baila"
Mexican Heritage Plaza

"La Muerte Baila"

Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Avenue San Jose CA 95116

Musical Comedy La Muerte Baila

Buy Tickets $10 $20

In this hilarious, musical take on the afterlife, the dead can't wait to get back to earth on Día de los Muertos -- and Death can't wait to finally have a day to relax! But when one soul isn't ready to go back, everyone's holiday is in danger. Don't miss Rebecca Martinez and the Milagro Ensemble's La Muerte Baila, produced by Teatro Visión, at Mexican Heritage Plaza in San Jose.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 8:00pm Sunday October 22, 2017 / 2:00pm

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer Live!"
Oasis

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer Live!"

Oasis
298 11th Street San Francisco CA 94103

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Live!: A Drag Send-Up

Buy Tickets $12.50 - $31.50 $25 - $35

In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Live! is back and this time, the hilarious drag parody of the beloved sci-fi television series has new episodes queued up. San Francisco drag star D'Arcy Drollinger once again steps into Buffy's boots for the latest send-up of the '90s supernatural series. Watch this hilarious set of psuedo-Scoobies save the world from evil at the Oasis.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:00pm Thursday October 26, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday October 27, 2017 / 7:00pm

"Annie"
Carlmont Performing Arts Center

"Annie"

Carlmont Performing Arts Center
1400 Alameda de las Pulgas Belmont CA 94002

Annie The Musical

Buy Tickets $11 $22

Bay Area Educational Theater Company is proud to present their 40th Mainstage production, Annie! Join them at Belmont's Carlmont Performing Arts Center for this classic musical about an orphan who never gives up finding her parents.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 2:00pm Sunday October 22, 2017 / 2:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 2:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday October 29, 2017 / 2:00pm

Kat Robichaud's Misfit Cabaret Presents: "Horror Show"
Great Star Theater

Kat Robichaud's Misfit Cabaret Presents: "Horror Show"

Great Star Theater
636 Jackson Street San Francisco CA 94133

Kat Robichaud's Halloween Cabaret

Buy Tickets $10 - $25 $20 - $50

Singer Kat Robichaud (NBC's The Voice) brings her band, The Darling Misfits, to San Francisco's Great Star Theater for Misfit Cabaret's spooky Halloween extravaganza. This pop culture variety show blends rock 'n' roll, vaudeville and all your favorite horror films, rolled into one sexy, funny, musical show in a haunted Chinatown theater. Robichaud and her band create a night of decadence, bawdiness and horror, complete with everything from burlesque to drag to circus to magic and even a spooky costume contest. Don't miss this super fun show.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 10:30pm

Santa Clara Ski & Snowboard Festival
Santa Clara Convention Center

Santa Clara Ski & Snowboard Festival

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway Santa Clara CA 95054

Ski and Snowboard Festival

Buy Tickets FREE - $12.50 COMP - $25

It's that time of year: the air is turning colder, the days are growing shorter, and the mountains are beginning to call to you. And come that first snow, you'll be hitting those slopes. But first, you've got to gear up. Luckily, there's the SnowBomb Santa Clara Ski & Snowboard Festival. This two-day extravaganza will feature great deals on pretty much anything you can take in the snow (probably no sled dogs, though). The actual mountains will most likely have ski lifts, but just in case, you can bone up on your mountaineering skills on the Bear Valley climbing wall. There will also be a BMX and skate ramp show, opportunities to win prizes and more. And if you nab a Powder Pass, you'll get three lift tickets. Winter is coming ... so make like Jon Snow and get ready at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Saturday October 28, 2017 / Noon-8:00pm Sunday October 29, 2017 / 10:00am-6:00pm

Comedian Amir K
San Jose Improv

Comedian Amir K

Amir K

San Jose Improv
62 S. Second St. San Jose CA 95150

Comedian Amir K (Argo) at the San Jose Improv

Buy Tickets $10 $20

Amir K's impressions are so scary good, he might be possessed -- then again, even demons can't be this diabolically funny. Currently on the MTV prank show, Jerks with Cameras, Amir made his big screen debut in the Best Picture-winning Argo. But he's also making his mark on the comedy club scene, racking up wins in the Ultimate Laff-Down, OC's Funniest and Tommy T's stand-up competitions. Born in Tehran, Iran and raised in Southern California, Amir is an American original: His comedy is a melting pot of character work, storytelling and improvisation shaped by a multi-cultural upbringing. This is a guy who can make anything funny -- even calling the cable company. Find out how when he headlines the San Jose Improv.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:00pm Saturday October 21, 2017 / 9:30pm

Rafting on the Russian River
Russian River Adventures

Rafting on the Russian River

Russian River Adventures
20 Healdsburg Ave Healdsburg CA 95448

Russian River Adventures: Paddle-Canoe Rafting Trip

Buy Tickets $5 - $35 $10 - $60

Russian River Adventures' inflatable canoe trips offer a refreshing alternative to exploring gorgeous Sonoma County by car. Whether you're a couple looking for a relaxing getaway, a family or a group of friends looking for a fun activity, paddling along in Russian River Adventures' bright blue inflatable canoes is just the ticket. During this nine-mile full-day excursion, you'll navigate through gentle currents for four to six hours while enjoying the best that nature has to offer. If you're so inclined, you can even stop for a picnic or cool off in a refreshing swimming hole. Every member of the family is sure to have a blast on these self-guided tours... even the family dog! Check the event description below for more details.

Sunday October 22, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Starts at 9:30am) Monday October 23, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Begins at 9:30am) Tuesday October 24, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Begins at 9:30am) Wednesday October 25, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Begins at 9:30am) Thursday October 26, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Begins at 9:30am) Friday October 27, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Begins at 9:30am) Saturday October 28, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Starts at 9:30am) Sunday October 29, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Starts at 9:30am)

Café Pink House
Cafe Pink House

Café Pink House

Cafe Pink House
14577 Big Basin Way Saratoga CA 95070

Live Jazz and Blues at Café Pink House

Buy Tickets $7.50 - $10 $15 - $20

An enticing lineup of musicians, an intimate atmosphere and a premium selection of beer, wine and small plates add up to the perfect place to see some jazz in the heart of Silicon Valley. Café Pink House has all these elements in spades, not to mention two stages across which local and national jazz and blues artists play four nights a week. Enjoy some of the sweetest grooves in Saratoga, along with a selection of desserts for purchase at this inviting neighborhood club.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:30pm (Manuel Valera) Monday October 23, 2017 / 7:30pm (Emmet Cohen) Thursday October 26, 2017 / 7:30pm (Aaron Schultz Trio) Friday October 27, 2017 / 7:30pm (Lewis Jordan and Music at Large) Saturday October 28, 2017 / 7:30pm (Nebula) Saturday November 4, 2017 / 7:30pm (Dave Potter Group) Thursday November 9, 2017 / 7:30pm (Razavi/Vichev) Friday November 10, 2017 / 7:30pm (Scared of Spiders)

"Norma"
Lucie Stern Theatre

"Norma"

Lucie Stern Theatre
1305 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto CA 94301

Norma: Bellini's Opera of Forbidden Love

Buy Tickets $39 - $42.50 $78 - $85

A clandestine love affair sets the stage for a battle full of fury and anguish in West Bay Opera's production of Norma. The epitome of the bel canto opera style, Vincenzo Bellini's masterpiece has been a vehicle for supremely talented sopranos since its debut in 1831. Set during the Gallic-Roman wars, the story focuses on the awe-inspiring Druid high priestess, whose role demands a strict vow of celibacy. But she's violated that code by falling in love with the leader of the occupying army, and leads a double life to conceal her secret. Don't miss this tragic story brought to life by Bellini's fiery score at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 8:00pm Sunday October 22, 2017 / 2:00pm

"An Enemy of the People"
Pear Theatre

"An Enemy of the People"

Pear Theatre
1110 La Avenida Street Mountain View CA 94043

Scandal & Politics: An Enemy of the People

Buy Tickets $16 $32

Ibsen's 1882 drama is all too timely as it delves into a political firestorm over poisoned water and the courage it takes to fight it. When Dr. Stockman discovers that the medicinal baths that have made his town a travel destination may in fact be poisoned, he faces off against the mayor -- who also happens to be his brother. As the siblings go head-to-head, political and ethical issues rise to the surface with shocking consequences for everyone. Mountain View's Pear Theatre stages a new production of An Enemy of the People from the recent Broadway revival, adapted by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 8:00pm Sunday October 22, 2017 / 2:00pm Thursday October 26, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 8:00pm Sunday October 29, 2017 / 2:00pm Thursday November 2, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday November 3, 2017 / 8:00pm

Comedian Steve Trevino
San Jose Improv

Comedian Steve Trevino

Steve Trevino

San Jose Improv
62 S. Second St. San Jose CA 95150

Comedian Steve Trevino (Mind of Mencia) at San Jose Improv

Buy Tickets COMP $15 - $17

Steve Trevino was a writer and cast member on Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia, and he's completed several national tours with the show's star, Carlos Mencia. Many of his jokes center around his hilarious stories about his childhood in Texas. In 2013, he starred in his first Showtime special, Steve Trevino: Grandpa Joe's Son, and he's also appeared on BET's ComicView, SiTV's Latino Laugh Festival, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and many more TV shows. His latest comedy special Relatable aired on NUVOtv and he's currently developing a series about his life.

Thursday October 26, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday October 27, 2017 / 7:30pm Friday October 27, 2017 / 9:45pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 7:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 9:30pm Sunday October 29, 2017 / 7:00pm

Spend an Hour With the Cats at The Dancing Cat
The Dancing Cat

Spend an Hour With the Cats at The Dancing Cat

The Dancing Cat
702 E Julian Street San Jose CA 95112

The Cats Are Holding a Social Hour at The Dancing Cat, and You're Invited

Buy Tickets COMP - $5 $5 - $10

This is your chance to, quite literally, hang out with the coolest cats in town. San Jose's The Dancing Cat is a creative space for people, and sometimes adoptable cats are able to get in on the human interaction. The space provides a living room-like ambiance where anywhere between seven and 11 lucky cats can wander and play in a cage-free environment. Visitors go there to meet friends, read, study or simply lounge with adoptable cats under a ceiling of colorful paper lanterns. Whether you're looking to adopt or just like to soak up the cool cat vibe and maybe scratch behind a few furry ears, this is one hour of your time that won't be wasted.

Wednesday October 25, 2017 / Noon Wednesday October 25, 2017 / 1:00pm Wednesday October 25, 2017 / 2:00pm Thursday October 26, 2017 / Noon Thursday October 26, 2017 / 1:00pm Thursday October 26, 2017 / 2:00pm Friday October 27, 2017 / Noon Friday October 27, 2017 / 1:00pm

"Wait Until Dark"
Coastal Repertory Theatre

"Wait Until Dark"

Coastal Repertory Theatre
1167 Main St Half Moon Bay CA 94019

Thrilling Cat-and-Mouse Classic Wait Until Dark

Buy Tickets $11 - $15 $22 - $30

A band of criminals is about to meet their match. They have traced the location of a mysterious doll, which they are much interested in, to the Greenwich Village apartment of Sam Hendrix and his blind wife, Susy. Utilizing her unique abilities, Susy's able to level the playing field with the help of a young neighbor, devising an ingenious game of cat-and-mouse that unfolds in the dark of night and has been thrilling audiences for decades. Originally produced on Broadway in 1966 and made into the classic Audrey Hepburn film a year later, Wait Until Dark is an electrifying thriller by Frederick Knott, the playwright behind Dial M for Murder. Now you can enjoy all the pulse-pounding tension of Wait Until Dark at Coastal Repertory Theatre in Half Moon Bay ... but be prepared to spend the finale propped precariously on the edge of your seat.

Friday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pm

"The Foreigner"
Hillbarn Theatre

"The Foreigner"

Hillbarn Theatre
1285 East Hillsdale Blvd. Foster City CA 94404

Modern Comedy The Foreigner at Hillbarn Theatre

Buy Tickets $26 $52

Set in a rural Georgia fishing lodge, this award-winning comic farce follows Charlie, an Englishman too shy to engage with other vacationers. Charlie is seemingly rescued by his friend Froggy, who suggests to the others that he's a foreigner who doesn't speak English. But when his cabin-mates begin to unleash a torrent of their deepest secrets and devious -- and possibly dangerous -- scandals to him, Charlie discovers an adventurous streak he never knew he had. Written by Larry Shue (The Nerd), The Foreigner won two Obie Awards and two Outer Critics Circle Awards as Best New American Play and Best Off-Broadway Production. See this play, which is more relevant than ever, at San Jose's Hillbarn Theatre.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 2:00pm

Magic and Dinner Show With Dan Chan, Master Magician
Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

Magic and Dinner Show With Dan Chan, Master Magician

Dan Chan

Dynasty Seafood Restaurant
10123 North Wolfe Rd. Cupertino CA 95014

Intimate Magic & Dinner Show With Dan Chan, Magician to the Stars of Silicon Valley

Buy Tickets $15 - $60 $30 - $75

Thrill to a one-of-a-kind dinner and stage show with Dan Chan, Master Magician. Weaving feats of mentalism, perception and improv comedy with sleight-of-hand showmanship and jaw-dropping illusions, Chan has performed for tech titans and international billionaires. You can catch his latest show at Cupertino's intimate Dynasty Seafood, where his astonishing feats of deception, including hacking into your iPhone and other smartphone tricks, will no doubt astound you. Enjoy a multi-course meal with your ticket, as you behold a showman who Buzzfeed called "Silicon Valley's Favorite Magician ... able to fool the most skeptical of audiences." VIP guests will be treated to an extended, even closer-up show by Dan as well as additional dinner offerings.

Monday October 23, 2017 / 6:30pm (Chinese Acrobatics, Foot Juggling and Variety Show with Dan Chan Presents!)

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu: "Perfect Fifths"
San Mateo Performing Arts Center

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu: "Perfect Fifths"

San Mateo Performing Arts Center
600 North Delaware St San Mateo CA 94401

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu: Perfect Fifths

Buy Tickets $20 $40

The Peninsula Symphony welcomes back pianist Jon Nakamatsu for a performance dubbed Perfect Fifths, which is set to include Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 ("Emperor") and Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony. Nakamatsu is a San Jose native who burst onto the scene in 1997, when he won the prestigious Van Cliburn Piano Competition -- the first American to do so in more than a decade. He's since performed all over the world, in recital, with chamber ensembles and orchestras, at festivals -- and even at the White House, along with releasing almost a dozen CDs. The Chicago Tribune raves, "Besides being an astounding technician, Nakamatsu shows impeccable taste; he puts a high gloss on anything he plays." Come early for a pre-concert talk at the San Mateo Performing Arts Center.

Friday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pm

"Spark"
Cubberley Community Center

"Spark"

Cubberley Community Center
4000 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto CA 94303

Celebrate Culture and Community at Spark

Buy Tickets $25 $50

Guru Shraddha and Mosaic Silicon Valley present Spark! A Multi-Cultural Artistic Exchange. This event at Cubberley Community Theater in Palo Alto features collaborations between modern contemporary, Odissi, Chinese music, Kuchipudi, Flamenco, Kathak, Folklorico and Indian folk.

Sunday October 22, 2017 / 4:00pm

"The Dinner Detective" Murder Mystery -- San Jose
Hilton San Jose

"The Dinner Detective" Murder Mystery -- San Jose

The Dinner Detective

Hilton San Jose
300 Almaden Blvd San Jose CA 95110

The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show -- Everyone's a Suspect!

Buy Tickets $63.99 $98.99

A favorite across the country, The Dinner Detective serves up a tasty whodunit along with a seated four-course dinner. And since this popular comic murder mystery is set in the present day, you'll never know whether someone at your table is one of the talented cast of improvisers. In fact, everyone's a suspect -- including you! The event starts out with a reception featuring tray-passed hors d'oeuvres followed by the meal, which includes salad, an entrée and dessert. Between courses you can expect plenty of murder, mayhem and hidden clues coming to light as you puzzle through the crime. Everyone gets a commemorative mug, and the top sleuth wins a prize package -- and some serious bragging rights -- at the end of the evening.

Saturday October 28, 2017 / 6:00pm Saturday November 11, 2017 / 6:00pm Saturday November 25, 2017 / 6:00pm

Matthew Walker: "Why We Sleep"
Cubberley Community Center

Matthew Walker: "Why We Sleep"

Cubberley Community Center
4000 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto CA 94303

Neuroscientist Matt Walker on Why We Sleep

Buy Tickets $11 $22

UC Berkeley neuroscience professor Matt Walker sits down at the Cubberley Community Center in Palo Alto to discuss his new book Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. The director of the Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory will give you a new understanding of sleep and how it affects our ability to learn, memorize and make logical decisions. He'll also answer questions about dreaming, sleep patterns, aging and disease prevention.

Thursday October 26, 2017 / 7:00pm

"Genre Play"
Made Up Theatre

"Genre Play"

Made Up Theatre
3392 Seldon Ct Fremont CA 94539

Genre Play: Audience Helps Decide the Improv Story

Buy Tickets COMP $5

Each month, Fremont's Made Up Theatre hosts Genre Play, a fully improvised "movie" based on an audience-suggested title. Each performance is unique, whether it's a nail-biter of a thriller, a sentimental coming-of-age chronicle, an exuberant musical or the twisted plot of a mystery. You decide which direction each night's story will take.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 10:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 10:00pm

Comedian Joe List
Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club

Comedian Joe List

Joe List

Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club
157 West El Camino Real Sunnyvale CA 94087

Comedian Joe List (Late Show with David Letterman)

Buy Tickets COMP - $11.50 $15 - $23

Joe List got his start as a comedian in Boston in the year 2000, when the fresh-faced young comic was just weeks out of high school. Since then he's appeared on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, The Artie Lange Show, been a semifinalist on Last Comic Standing, and last year List made his network television debut on the beloved Late Show with David Letterman. He's also performed at some of the industry's finest festivals, including Montreal's Just for Laughs and the Oslo Comedy Festival, as well as released an album of original material called So Far No Good. Now you can laugh along to all of his hilariously deadpan self-deprecation when he headlines Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club in Sunnyvale.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:00pm Saturday October 21, 2017 / 9:30pm Sunday October 22, 2017 / 7:00pm

Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!"
San Jose City College Theater

Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!"

San Jose City College Theater
2100 Moorpark Avenue San Jose CA 95128

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!

Buy Tickets $18.50 $37

Oklahoma! was the first of many successful musicals written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. In 1943, it ran for over 2,200 performances on Broadway. An innovative musical without stars, gags, or chorus girls in flimsy attire, Oklahoma! integrated songs and American style folk dances into a heartfelt story. See this Lyric Theatre production at San Jose City College Theater.

Saturday October 21, 2017 / 8:00pm

Fall One-Act Festival
Louis B. Mayer Theatre - Fess Parker Studio Theatre

Fall One-Act Festival

Louis B. Mayer Theatre - Fess Parker Studio Theatre
500 El Camino Real Santa Clara CA 95053

Fall One-Act Theater Festival Showcases SCU's Finest

Buy Tickets COMP $7

With a theater program that breeds actors for alumni like Shemar Moore and Kurtwood Smith (That '70s Show), you never know what future rising star might take the stage of Santa Clara University's Louis B. Mayer Theatre. For this Fall One-Act Festival, the school's theater students tackle the feat of producing their own one-act plays that they're both directing AND acting in -- Try juggling that on top of your classes and extracurriculars. Be prepared to encounter an eclectic journey of characters and genres at the Fess Parker Studio Theatre.

Sunday October 22, 2017 / 2:00pm

"Mom's Gift"
Theatre on San Pedro Square

"Mom's Gift"

Theatre on San Pedro Square
29 North San Pedro Street San Jose CA 95110

Mom's Gift: A Heart-Warming, Death-Defying Comedy

Buy Tickets $16 $32

Inspired by It's a Wonderful Life, Mom's Gift is the story of a ghost on a mission to earn her wings to heaven. How she'll get those wings exactly is a mystery. When she shows up (in the "spirited flesh" at her husband's birthday party, her daughter is the only person who can actually hear her -- who's only present because her anger management program requested it. Family secrets will unfold is this comedy with heart at the Theatre on San Pedro Square in San Jose.

Friday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday November 3, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday November 4, 2017 / 8:00pm Thursday November 9, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday November 10, 2017 / 8:00pm Thursday November 16, 2017 / 8:00pm

Comedian Ron White
Vina Robles Amphitheatre

Comedian Ron White

Ron White

Vina Robles Amphitheatre
3800 Mill Road Paso Robles CA 93446

Grammy-Nominated Comedian Ron White (Blue Collar Comedy Tour)

Buy Tickets $22.50 $45

They call him Tater Salad. Ron White, one of the charter members of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, is a legend of stand-up, and now he's coming to Vina Robles Amphitheatre. Like his Blue Collar cohorts Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy and Bill Engvall, White has released acclaimed comedy albums and appeared in successful films and TV shows. You've seen him in Reno 911! and Horrible Bosses, and his live record, A Little Unprofessional, was nominated for a Grammy. He's even a published author -- his book, cheekily titled I Had the Right to Remain Silent ... But I Didn't Have the Ability, was a New York Times best-seller. Nothing beats his live performance, though, so don't miss one of the masters of the craft show off his stuff.

Friday October 27, 2017 / 7:30pm

San Francisco Peninsula Singles Halloween Party
Doubletree - SFO

San Francisco Peninsula Singles Halloween Party

Doubletree - SFO
835 Airport Blvd Burlingame CA 94010

San Francisco Peninsula Singles Halloween Party

Buy Tickets $7.50 $15

Halloween is always the best party theme, giving everyone license to be friendly and drop their inhibitions. Celebrate in the large hotel ballroom of Burlingame's Doubletree with a costume contest and prizes, plus dancing to your favorite hits. Adults of all ages are welcome to come, costumed or otherwise, mingle and have a great time.

Saturday October 28, 2017 / 8:00pm

J. Stalin
Back Bar SoFa

J. Stalin

J. Stalin

Back Bar SoFa
418 South Market Street San Jose CA 95113

J. Stalin Back on Stage for I Don't Sell Dope No Moe Tour

Buy Tickets $10 $20

Rapper, recording artist and label owner J. Stalin hits the stage at Back Bar San Jose in support of his latest smash record, I Don't Sell Dope No Moe. Born Jovan Smith in West Oakland's Cypress Village housing project, J. Stalin overcame a rough-and-tumble beginning to break through in 2006 with a series of well-received mix tapes and his debut album On Behalf of the Streets, which helped launch the city's new gritty-sounding "Go" musical movement. He's since released a dozen more albums, and heads up the group Livewire Da Gang.

Sunday October 29, 2017 / 8:30pm

American Improv Theatre Players
Black Cat Licorice Theater

American Improv Theatre Players

Black Cat Licorice Theater
260 McEvoy Street San Jose CA 95126

American Improv Theatre Players: Spontaneous Comedy, Instant Laughs

Buy Tickets $5 $1 - $10

Improv is comedy without a net, where daredevil performers depend not only on the audience for suggestions, but also on their fellow performers for support and Lady Luck for inspiration. Done right, it's not just hilarious -- it's astonishing. The American Improv Theatre (AIT) Players do it right. Come laugh and marvel as the Players spin entire scenes from suggestions. The show begins with some silly, quick-moving improv games (Think Whose Line Is It Anyway?). Then the Players raise the stakes with longer, more connected scenes so good they seem scripted. But they're not: Everything that happens at Black Cat Licorice Theater is discovered in the moment.

Friday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday November 3, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday November 10, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday November 17, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday December 1, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday December 8, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday December 15, 2017 / 8:00pm

Silicon Valley Halloween Party
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

Silicon Valley Halloween Party

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara CA 95054

Silicon Valley Halloween Party

Buy Tickets $15 $30

Come and boogie with your favorite bands displayed on huge screens by awesome VJ Nick Senadenos! Take a break from dancing and sit back, enjoy your favorite drink while taking in the stunning Halloween costumes. You don't have to wear a costume, but prizes will be awarded for the funniest, sexiest and most creative costumes. Don't miss this Halloween party at Hyatt Regency Santa Clara.

Saturday October 28, 2017 / 8:00pm

Comedian Dan Gabriel
Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club

Comedian Dan Gabriel

Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club
157 West El Camino Real Sunnyvale CA 94087

Comedian Dan Gabriel (Premium Blend, The Late Late Show)

Buy Tickets COMP - $11 $14 - $22

Dan Gabriel grew up going to comedy clubs in the Bay Area and spent most of his childhood dreaming of being on the stage himself. Now a veteran stand-up comedian, Gabriel has appeared on The Late Late Show, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, CBS's Star Search and NBC's Late Friday. He was an award-winning writer for Thugs on Film on BBC America and the winner of the L.A. Take Out comedy competition. He went on to share his comedic p.o.v. on his podcast, The Best Medicine and his two critically acclaimed comedy albums, Giant Robot and Baby For Sale. Catch him performing live at Rooster T. Feathers in Sunnyvale.

Thursday October 26, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday October 27, 2017 / 9:00pm Saturday October 28, 2017 / 8:00pm Sunday October 29, 2017 / 7:00pm