Sunday, February 2
Super Bowl party
at the Summit House Beer Garden and Grill,
3 p.m.

Thursday, February 6
The Goat Hill Girls play
at the Summit House Beer Garden and Grill,
from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, February 7
Summit Sisters sing
at The Summit House Beer Garden and Grill,
from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 8
Julian Guthrie will speak about her best-selling book,
Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts
Who Took On Silicon Valley’s Male Culture
and Made the Deals of a Lifetime
at the Grand Reading Room in the Los Gatos Library, at 2 p.m.

Sunday, February 9
Building Blocks Preschool
hosts an open house from 10 a.m. to noon.
Meet teachers and Building Blocks families,
and enjoy coffee and bagels while children play.
For more information, email, or

Thursday, February 13
The Wildcat Mountain Ramblers play
at the Summit House Beer Garden and Grill, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, February 14
Steak and lobster Valentine's Day dinner
at the Summit House Beer Garden and Grill. Live music.

Friday, February 14 through
Sunday, February 16

Theatre in the Mountains
presents the middle-school production
of The Addams Family.
Tickets at

Thursday, February 20
AJ Lee and Blue Summit perform
at the Summit House Beer Garden and Grill,
from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, February 21
Soup Night (the sequel) at Mountain Hang Out,
Skyland Church, 5 to 8 p.m.
Soup, salad, and beverages on the house.
Invite your friends and neighbors,
come for dinner, and stay for conversation.

Wednesday, February 26
Home-hardening workshop
at the Las Cumbres Community Center,
18260 Las Cumbres Road, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Register in advance at

Thursday, February 27
The Stoney Mountain Ramblers
perform at the Summit House Beer Garden and Grill,
from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, February 28
Film screening and discussion of
Leaning into the Wind,
at Skyland Church, from noon to 3 p.m


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