San Mateo County History Museum. Charles Parsons’ “Ships of the World Gallery.” Opens March 16 with a family day with free admission. 24 model ships created by Charles Parsons, with murals painted by Fred Sinclair, interactive stations for children, and photos and videos depicting South San Francisco shipbuilding, San Mateo County Coastside shipwrecks and the Port of Redwood City. 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. www.historysmc.org or 650-299-0104. Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands. 7:30 p.m. March 15. Presented by Redwood Bluegrass Associates. First Presbyterian Church of Mountain View, 1667 Miramonte Ave. (at Cuesta Drive), Mountain View. $20-$25 (discounts available). www.laurielewis.com.
The display, featuring the beloved Happy Hollow mascot as a gift-laden sleigh carrying Santa Claus (and dubbed the “Dragon Sleigher”), was built by the great Tom Trafton, Though he’s officially retired from the city now, Trafton has either created or refurbished many of the features of both Christmas in the Park and Happy Hollow, making him the perfect mind to design a collaboration between the two San Jose institutions, Heather Lerner, executive director of the Happy ballet flats jeans Hollow Foundation, said she and Christmas in the Park Executive Director Jason Minsky loved the idea of a partnership, Trafton came up with the concept and transformed Danny’s “body double” into the sleigh display that graces the park’s western edge..
PITTSBURG — The California Theatre presents the classic film series featuring “The Wiz.”. The film follows the adventures of Dorothy, a shy Harlem, N.Y. teacher, as she tries to seek an audience with the mysterious Wiz, who they say has power to take her home. Sing along with the great show songs, including “The Feeling That We Had,” “Can I Go On,” “Tornado,” “Here’s the Wizard” and “Believe in Yourself,” among others. Bring your voice and be part of the fun.
It’s hard to see what Reno sees in young broker Billy Crocker, who’s on the bland side ballet flats jeans as portrayed by Tim Wagner, but he does have an entertaining penchant for ludicrous disguises, courtesy of costumer Margaret daSilva, But of course Billy has eyes only for Amy Franklin Leonards’ listless Hope Harcourt, a blank and unresponsive society type who we’re led to believe loves him too under all that propriety, Artistic director David Judson gives the comedy a spirited staging, with a few lively big dance numbers choreographed by Suzanne Brandt, The small orchestra under the direction of Brett Strader does a fine job with Porter’s delightful songs, and so do the singers..
If you can contribute lemons to the 15th annual event, which is being held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at Piedmont Community Park, please contact Festival Chairman Jerry Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 510-547-8894. For more details about the 2013 festival, please visit www.piedmontharvestfestival.org. The auditions are by appointment only with times available beginning at 9:30 a.m. The choir offers a program of vocal training and music education ranging from kindergarten level and advancing to teen performance-level choirs. Children learn about creativity, expression, poise and cultural exchange through touring and choral competitions.