Well, that was quick. The last weekend of August signals back to school season and the unofficial end of summer, but there is no shortage of things to do as some of the biggest street parties and events of the year arrive this weekend.

Wondering what to do in San Jose? We have you covered:

Friday: Music in the Park
The Music in the Park finale arrives with Los Lonely Boys.

Friday: San Jose Earthquakes vs. LA Galaxy
The Earthquakes are back at Avaya Stadium to face rival LA Galaxy.

Saturday and Sunday: Italian Family Festa
A two-day celebration of all things Italian with a grape-stomping contest, wine and live entertainment.

Saturday and Sunday: Super Toy and Comic Show
Actor Edward James Olmos of Battlestar Galactica fame (not to mention numerous films) is the guest of honor as 200 pop-culture vendors setup shop for two days.

Saturday: Santana Row Wine Stroll
Santana Row hosts and end-of-summer wine stroll to benefit the Bill Wilson center.

Sunday: Silicon Valley Pride
San Jose hosts its first pride parade in seven years followed by a street party.

NIGHTLIFE:

Friday to Sunday: Bill Bellamy (Comedy)

Friday: Sunset 2015 (EDM)

Friday: Husalah of The Mob Figaz (Rap)

Saturday: Jinx Jones Band (Blues)

Saturday: DJ CLA (EDM in Sunnyvale)

 

NEWS OF NOTE:

-Plan ahead with Metro’s Fall Arts Guide, at news stands throughout Silicon Valley this week.

-San Jose Made and friends are introducing a new market place and arts event called First Saturdays on The Alameda.

-British Airways announced plans to introduce a nonstop flight from San Jose to London in 2016.

-A new report confirms what many of us already know: San Jose’s car commute is awful.

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