Bay Area’s historic houses get decked out for the holidays

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By STEVEN WAYNE YVASKA | steve.yvaska@sbcglobal.net | Mercury News It’s time to shop, mingle, sip tea and ogle the decorations — all for good causes. These fundraising festivities not only put you in a holiday frame of mind, but they also help preserve the Bay Area’s historic homes, fund museum programs and support countless charities. Reminder: Early reservations are a…

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I Want the Wide American Earth in SF/Arts Monthly

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See what SF/Arts curator Christian L. Frock had to say about I Want the Wide American Earth: “Organized and traveled by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, this exhibition considers how Asian Pacific Americans have participated in and been cultivated by this country’s history, from a variety of historical vantage points, including the California Gold Rush, the development of the…

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Catch the Spirit – The Holidays are Coming!

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Los Altos, CA – October 9, 2017– The Los Altos History Museum invites the community to start this year’s holiday season with “Catch the Spirit” on Wednesday, November 15, noon to 4:00pm, with a special event at the J. Gilbert Smith House, located on one of the last active apricot orchards in Santa Clara Valley. Thriving among the buildings of the…

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Los Altos History Museum Rolls out Slate of Six Speaker Programs to Support New Exhibition

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Los Altos, CA – October 2, 2017– The Los Altos History Museum announced its speaker series slate designed to encourage community dialogue and discussion of themes presented in its upcoming exhibition: “I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story”. The exhibit will run from October 19, 2017 – January 7, 2018. Guest speaker, Rowena Chow kicks-off the series…

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J. Gilbert Smith House Hosts Exhibit: “Celebrating 40 Years and Counting…”

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The exhibition celebrates the Museum’s 40th anniversary as a community organization and recognizes the many volunteers, exhibits, programs and fundraisers that have made the Los Altos History Museum a unique and welcoming community resource. It looks back at the Museum’s beginnings, explores the many stories created over the years and provides a peek into plans for its future. Documents, photographs…

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