June Events Through June 16th Santa Clara Valley Parks Photo Exhibit 28 Evening With The Boss Put on your dancing boots and be prepared to dance the night away with music by the Patty Kistner Band. Evening includes a chuck wagon dinner, drinks and an old-fashioned hayride. Held at Coyote Ranch in Coyote from 6-10 pm. Tickets available at pradofoundationgala. eventbrite.com. The Gallery Show Committee of the Morgan Hill Photography Club in cooperation with the Morgan Hill House-Villa Mira Monte presents a photography exhibit featuring 29 photographs from 20 artists, at 17860 Monterey Street, Morgan Hill. Additional information: morganhillphotographyclub.org This Summer 23 Morgan Hill Historical Society Train Ride at Gilroy Gardens Prohibition Party Celebrating their fourth annual fundraising event at historic Villa Mira Monte by turning the property into a Speakeasy for the night. The fun evening includes with dinner, live entertainment featuring Janet Klein and her Parlour Boys, a popular LA based band that specializes in music from the Prohibition era, and dancing. speakeasyparty.com. July Concours at Kirigin Valley Experience a wonderful day full of aromatic wines, delicious food and beautiful classic cars on display across ten acres of cricket lawns at Kirigin Cellars! $99 admission includes vehicle display, admission for 2, 2 BBQ meals, 2 glasses of wine, and 2 specially-selected bottles of Kirigin Cellars wine. Hours are 11 am to 4 pm. kirigincellars.com. 29 Summer Movie Series Enjoy a beautiful evening under the stars with family and friends at the Gilroy Presbyterian Church (6000 Miller Avenue). Free popcorn and a playground for the kids. Movies start at dusk. Bring your own beach chairs and settle in for a fun night out. Fridays: June 29 (Wreck-It Ralph), July 13 (Hook) and August 10 (Brave). 10 Leadership Morgan Hill Excellence Awards 3-4 Tribute dinner and benefi t honoring Bob Foster for his vision that has advanced the spirit of community and charity. Held at Guglielmo Winery in Morgan Hill. Event includes a cocktail reception, silent auc- tion, dinner and a recognition- program. Info and tickets at: leadershipmorganhill.org. Morgan Hill Freedom Fest This year's theme is "Happy Birthday America”— fes- tivities begin with the Patriotic Sing on Tuesday, July 3 and conclude with an amazing fi reworks display the evening of Wednesday, July 4. See a complete list of activities on page 90-91. 7 24 21 History & Wine Offered every other Saturday of the month, California Pass- port provides transportation for eight to enjoy handcrafted fi ne wines in beautiful settings along the Redwood Retreat Road, Gilroy and at the Villa Mira Monte of Morgan Hill. Group departs from Ladera Grill in Morgan Hill at 11:30 am with stops at Fernwood Cellars, Martin Ranch Winery, Historic Villa Mira Monte where Mann Cellars and Paradise Valley Vineyards help in a celebration of California's First Premium Wine Growing Region. More info at: visitgilroy.com. Johnathan Spencer 14 Johnathan's Dreams This is the Ninth Annual-Fight to Cure NP-C event in honor of Johnathan Spencer. He was diagnosed with Niemann-Pick Disease in 2010. Event includes music, dinner, auctions, raffl e, photo booth and more. Held at Fortino Winery from 3-8 pm. Information and tickets available online at johnathansdreams. eventbrite.com. 21 Rebekah Children's Services The Squeeze Dust off your cowboy boots and come enjoy live music, beer, wine, and food. Take your chance on the mechanical bull. This second annual event will be held at Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Patch in San Martin. Proceeds benefi t programs at Rebekah Chidren's Services. Information and tickets available online at: rcskids.org. GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN JUNE/JULY 2018 Concert Series Morgan Hill Beginning on June 1st—the 2018 free Friday Night Music Series will run 12-consecutive nights at the Morgan hill Downtown Amphitheater from 6 pm – 9:30 pm. See pages 80-81. Gilroy Concert Series Fifth Street Live is held in Downtown Gilroy every Thursday evening. Check the Gilroy Downtown Business Association website for days and times. 27-29 Gilroy Garlic Festival The Festival celebrates its 40th year of family fun by turning back the calendar to 1979 to infuse a fun, funky vintage vibe throughout the entire event. Local residents are invited to save $5 on admission on Friday or purchase a three-day pass for just $30. All you need is a valid photo ID with a Gilroy, Morgan Hill, or San Martin address. They also have VIP ticket packages for groups of 2,4, or 12. Held always on the last full weekend in July. Visit gilroygarlicfestival.com for more information about this year's event. gmhtoday.com Gilroy Gardens It's an exciting time for sum- mer fun at the gardens. The Water Oasis is now double the size, with bigger slides for bigger kids plus: features big twisty water slides, 90 new water jets and play features, a giant tipping bucked and new comfy cabanas for mom and dad. See pages 94-95. Other great things include rides, gardens, circus trees and special events like a Father's Day BBQ and 4th of July BBQ and family meal deals. More information, and tickets at gilroygardens.org.