calendar: November 2015

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  • Hector Mendoza, BEGINNING FRI, SEPTEMBER 25 (Project Space Gallery)
    Botanica Poetica: New Work by Lucas Artist Fellows

    Home to formal gardens, oak and redwood forests, and various exotic plantings, Montalvo's horticultural diversity serves as inspiration for a series of new works created by Lucas Artist Fellows Kija Lucas, Monica Lundy, Hector Dionicio Mendoza, and Fieldworks Collaborative (Trena Noval and Ann Wettrich). Identifying, collecting, and documenting varied specimens of plant life discovered while exploring Montalvo's 175-acre public park, these artists have ...

  •  BEGINNING SUN, NOVEMBER 8 (Solarium)
    Floral Design
    Fall Flowers and Foliage

    CLASS SCHEDULE:
    Sunday, November 8, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. || 
    SOLD OUT!

  • Educators work on creative activities at a professional development workshop BEGINNING WED, NOVEMBER 18 (Barn Art Studio)
    Recycled Toy Chest
    Professional Development Workshop for Educators

    CLASS SCHEDULE:
    Wednesday, November 18, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. || 

  • Handbuilt Clay Forms BEGINNING MON, NOVEMBER 2 (Creekside Studios)
    Hand Built Ceramics

    CLASS SCHEDULE:
    Monday, November 2, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||  Monday, November 9, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||  Monday, November 16, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||  Monday, November 23, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || 

EVENTS

  •  SUN NOVEMBER 1, 2015 4 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Andy Weir
    in conversation with Katherine Maxfield

    Author Katherine Maxfield will chat with novelist Andy Weir about his work The Martian, and the book's meteoric rise to success: from a self-published ebook, to a New York Times best-seller, to a film adaptation directed by Ridley Scott ...
    SOLD OUT!

  • Jeff Daniels THU NOVEMBER 5, 2015 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Jeff Daniels
    and the Ben Daniels Band

    “Tuneful, funny, honest, and true, filled with laugh-out-loud humor and poignancy” — Broadway.comThough he may be best known for his performances on TV shows like The Newsroom and films like Dumb and Dumber and Pleasantville, Daniels is a revelation as ...
    SOLD OUT!

  • Hector Mendoza, FRI NOVEMBER 6, 2015 6 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Open Access
    Hector Mendoza and Day of the Dead

    Lucas Artist Fellow Hector Dionicio Mendoza discusses the role of flora in his new body of work. The artist also introduces the Mexican holiday el dia de los muertos (the Day of the Dead) and explores the role the holiday ...

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  •  SUN NOVEMBER 8, 2015 4:30 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Mary Lou Taylor

    “We float through moments formative or formidable, touching or frightful, but all...lit with generous spirit and a graceful love of language” —Harry Lafnear, Editor of the Willow Glen Poetry ProjectPlease join us for a special reading by Mary Lou ...

  • Artists Connect TUE NOVEMBER 10, 2015 4 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Artists Connect

    Join us for wine and light refreshments as we network and share ideas with artists and fellow educators in an open and casual setting. Montalvo's Education Department will host moderated conversation topics ranging from current trends in education, pedagogical ...

  • Rockapella THU NOVEMBER 12, 2015 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Rockapella

    “Sophisticated and enticing… with time-tested vocal synchronization and harmonization” — Grand Rapids PressIn this era of Pitch Perfect and NBC’s The Sing-Off, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more influential a capella group than Rockapella. Since they first achieved ...

  • The Nutcracker SUN NOVEMBER 15, 2015 11 A.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    San Jose Dance Theatre presents
    50 Years of The Nutcracker

    A fabulous way to get your family into the festive holiday spirit! San José Dance Theatre comes to Montalvo to present excerpts from their beloved production of The Nutcracker. Featuring local youth dancers in gorgeous costumes, the performance demonstrates how ...

  • Saint Michael Trio SUN NOVEMBER 15, 2015 3 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    The Saint Michael Trio
    Purely Classical

    The trio opens their season with a tribute to their classical roots: Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven. How did one set the scene for the next? Saint Mike will show you how, approaching these musical pieces with signature freshness.
    SOLD OUT!

  • Morning Tea at the Villa FRI NOVEMBER 20, 2015 10 A.M. (Historic Villa)
    Home is Where the Heart Is
    Yuletide Morning Tea

    Join us for a morning tea! There will be musical entertainment and a holiday shopping boutique before, during, and after tea is served.Menu includes Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Sandwich; Cucumber & Cream Cheese Sandwich; Croissant with Ham, English Cheddar, & Fig ...

  • Santa Claus SAT NOVEMBER 21, 2015 10 A.M. (Historic Villa)
    Home is Where the Heart Is
    Yuletide Children's Tea with Santa

    Children and their parents will be served tea, have a chance to frost and decorate gingerbread cookies, sit with Santa, and enjoy a storytime reading of the book Mr. Willowby's Perfect Christmas Tree. There will also be musical entertainment ...

  • Yuletide Champagne High Tea SAT NOVEMBER 21, 2015 2 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Home is Where the Heart Is
    Champagne High Tea

    A holiday tradition! Enjoy a Holiday Tea with champagne, tea, and sweet & savory bites in the charming historic Villa. There will be musical entertainment as well as a small holiday shopping boutique during and after the tea.Menu includes: Apple ...

  • Santa Claus SUN NOVEMBER 22, 2015 10 A.M. (Historic Villa)
    Home is Where the Heart Is
    Yuletide Children's Tea with Santa

    Children and their parents will be served tea, have a chance to frost and decorate gingerbread cookies, sit with Santa, and enjoy a storytime reading of the book Mr. Willowby's Perfect Christmas Tree. There will also be musical entertainment ...

  • Summer Luncheon at the Villa SUN NOVEMBER 22, 2015 2 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Home is Where the Heart Is
    Champagne High Tea

    A holiday tradition! Enjoy a Holiday Tea with champagne, tea, and sweet & savory bites in the charming historic Villa. There will be musical entertainment as well as a small holiday shopping boutique during and after the tea.Menu includes: Apple ...

  • Kayhan Kalhor SUN NOVEMBER 22, 2015 7 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Opus 3 Artists presents
    Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan

    “A master of the kamancheh” — The New York TimesFour-time Grammy Award nominee Kayhan Kalhor is a legendary musician in the classical Persian tradition, with devoted fans that span the globe. Together with Turkish baglama player Erdal Erzincan, he will explore ...

  • Cascada de Flores: MON NOVEMBER 2, 2015 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Cascada de Flores presents
    The Tree and the Donkey Who Loved to Sing

    “I recommend these incredible artists and educators to any music program!” Amy Cowan, Sea Crest School, Half Moon BayThe Tree and the Donkey who loved to sing (AKA el Abuelo) is a bilingual, participatory story exploding with the song, ancient ...

  • The Nutcracker THU NOVEMBER 19, 2015 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    San Jose Dance Theatre presents
    50 Years of The Nutcracker

    San Jose Dance Theatre will present excerpts from their traditional The Nutcracker. Featuring local youth dancers, this performance will demonstrate how the production has evolved over time. Students at the show have the opportunity to perceive and analyze artistic work ...




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