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Morgan Hill Historical Society Community Picnic 58 This year the Morgan Hill Historical Society included square dancing at its Community Picnic at Villa Mira Monte, with Mavis McGaugh calling the dances. The Morgan Hillbillies, Mike Withrow and Chuck Musich provided some good ole country music. Grinds Vines and Automobilia (GVA) set up a tent where folks could order up some great BBQ. Beverages and ice cream were provided by The Candy Parlour. GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015 Planned to coincide with the Downtown Association Staycation, the day highlighted summer activities for kids, with an antique fire engine photo-op and fire hats for all (Jim Xavier), vintage games and activities like using a mortar and pestle to grind corn as the Native Americans did to make a meal from corn and acorns. Docent led tours of the Hiram Morgan Hill House and the Museum provided a history lesson for the day.”