Silicon Valley Wanderings
By Robert Haugh
The 4th of July has passed. Summer is in full swing. We hope everyone enjoyed their Independence Day.
There’s a number of great events coming up in and around the Mission City. Here’s a few:
9th Annual Hot San Jose Nights Presents Airport Day and S.T.E.A.M.
Saturday, July 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Reid-Hillview Airport, 2500 Cunningham Drive, San Jose 95148
An array of classic cars from vintage custom hot rods, muscle cars, sleek sports cars, new special interest cars, & new cars from the dealerships will be featured, as well as airplanes, live music & food all day! S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Aviation & Math) Festival is happening for the kids with booths filled with fun hands on things to do. Free Admission.
North American Bengali Conference
Friday, July 7 to Sunday, July 9
Santa Clara Convention Center
NABC 2017 Silicon Valley is all about indulging in Bangaliyana 2.0 by blending Bengali tradition, heritage, and modernity. swathe in various shades of bangaliyana––mouthwatering Bengali delicacies, soulful music, literature, dance, drama, films, ethnic shopping and more.
Thursday, July 13, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Harris-Lass Historic Museum, 1889 Market Street, Santa Clara
$25 per ticket – limited to 50 guests. Guests will be served a box lunch in the museum gardens. Each guest may bring ONE item to be appraised by a team of local experts familiar with antiques and collectibles.
Summer Splash 2017
Friday, July 14
California’s Great America, concert at 5 p.m.
99.7 NOW! and California’s Great America present the sixth-annual Summer Splash concert headlined by triple platinum recording artist Jason Derulo, who has been nominated for numerous Teen Choice and MTV awards and is currently up for CMT’s performance of the year (with Luke Bryan).
Other performers include Noah Cyrus, the sister of Miley and Radio Disney’s best new artist for 2017; Cheat Codes, the rising DJ trio who reached number 15 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100; Madison Beer, who became instantly famous thanks to Justin Bieber promoting her video; and Derek King.