Loading Events
Find Events

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

January 2016
Free

The Wireless Age: Electronics Entrepreneurs Before Silicon Valley Exhibit

January 1 @ 8:00 am - October 27 @ 4:00 pm
Arbuckle Gallery at the Pacific Hotel,
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
+ Google Map

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11:00 am to 4:30 pm Everyone is familiar with the local garage stories of Wozniak and Jobs, Hewlett and Packard, and the big semiconductor pioneers — Noyce, Fairchild and Shockley — that gave today’s Silicon Valley its name. It is the earlier electronics pioneers of the Bay Area, however, who produced some of the most revolutionary communication devices, laying the foundation for what is today’s high-tech corridor. The individuals responsible for the early growth of communications technology in…

Find out more »
March 2016
Free

Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California’s History Exhibit

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - December 31 @ 4:00 pm
McKay Gallery at the Pasetta House,
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
+ Google Map
tattooed and tenacious exhibit

Saturday & Sunday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm March 20 – December 31, 2016 Today, more women than men have tattoos. But what about the first California women to get tattooed? Who were they, and why did they get inked? Discover the fascinating and largely unknown history of the the foremothers of modern tattooing prior to WWII. Curator Amy Cohen originally created this exhibit at the Hayward Area Historical Society, exploring not only Native American women's tattoos as an important…

Find out more »
May 2016

Scout-o-Rama

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
History Park,
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
+ Google Map

Scout-O-Rama is a large outdoor event where Scouting groups in our local community showcase games, crafts, activities, skills and more. All-in-all there are typically over 200 booths or activities at the yearly event, which amazes over 6,000 visitors. Imagine thousands of scouts from all four counties coming together to show off the best of what Scouting has to offer to the community! Scout leaders will leave Scout-O-Rama with months of activity ideas for their Troops, Crews or Packs. Scouts will…

Find out more »
Free

Spring Cleaning and Auction

May 14 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
History Park,
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
+ Google Map
north warehouse shelf

Come out to History Park on Saturday, May 14 starting at 8:30am for History San José’s Spring Cleaning and Auction, where “deaccessioned” items from the History San José Collection will be available for purchase by the public. Proceeds from the sale will directly benefit the History San José Collection. Items for sale span over 100 years of San Jose history and include furniture, hand tools, vintage advertising, art, arms memorabilia, pianos, rare books from the 19th and early 20th centuries,…

Find out more »

Silicon Valley Bikes Festival

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
History Park,
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
+ Google Map

A collaboration between History San José, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, the Mineta Transportation Institute, Gooseneck Bicycles, Cycle California! Magazine and Santa Clara Valley Brewing Admission to the public is $5, kids two and under are free and $5 per show bike. Come join our Valley’s racing, road, recumbent, mountain, BMX, cargo biking, custom, cruiser, fixed gear, low rider, recreation and bike polo playing communities, clubs, riding groups and their families for a day of celebrating cycling and its history, family…

Find out more »

History San José Volunteer Ice Cream Social

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
History Park,
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
+ Google Map

A social gathering for all History San José volunteers to thank them for their service.

Find out more »

Bombs United Car Show

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
History Park,
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
+ Google Map

Bombs United 10th annual picnic is here again. Open to the public. $5 a person, $25 per vehicle from 1959 and older.

Find out more »

Taco Festival of Innovation

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
History Park,
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
+ Google Map

This feast day is filled with great eats, local shopping, and a bunch of exciting performances. Moveable Feast curates a selection of 30 of the best taco trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco. All plates are $6.00 or less with a selection of short rib tacos, nacho tacos, Vietnamese shrimp tacos, and even ice cream tacos -- just to name a few. Everyone's favorite tacos are judged by a celebrity panel! If…

Find out more »

History San José Closed for Holiday

May 30
History Park,
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States

All History San José sites will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Find out more »
June 2016

San Jose Giants Race

June 4 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am

The fifth edition of the San Jose Giant Race 5 Mile & 5k takes place on June 4, 2016, winding its way through Kelley Park and surrounding area. Registration opens in February, 2016.

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events
Original copyright 2011+ History San José | All rights reserved