San Jose is in for a wild weekend with a wealth of high art, pop culture and parties.

The first week of Broadway hit The Lion King is under way at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts and Opera San Jose debuts its latest production, Tosca, at California Theatre.

The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, gets an update at The Ritz with 14-piece band Foreverland before SoFA Street Fair brings the ultimate #SundayFunday party with 85 bands on 15 stages.

Sports fans have plenty of options with Stanford Football, the San Jose Earthquakes and San Jose Sharks Fan Fest all taking over local sports venues. Also, be sure to keep an eye on evening commute traffic on Monday when the first-ever weeknight 49ers game at Levi’s Stadium for Monday Night Football.

Antique Autos showcases some seriously old-school rides (we’re talking 1940s and earlier) at History Park. Meanwhile, Star Chefs and the Wines and Spirits They Love brings local culinary stars and their fans together for an evening of food and booze and Mountain View hosts the 44th Mountain View Art & Wine Festival.


Friday: ZZ Top at The Mountain Winery
Saturday: In My Life at Montgomery Theatre
Saturday: Hoot & Howl Party fundraiser
Saturday: Eddie Izzard at The Mountain Winery


San Jose’s Best Boba Tea and Dessert Drinks
Boba, pearl, tapioca, bubble tea—whatever you may call these chewy, ball-shaped desserts found at the bottom of tea drinks, they are becoming increasingly popular in San Jose.

Hoot & Howl: A Party More or Less Guaranteed to be a Zoo
Admit it, sometimes the bar scene feels a little tired. Well, in steps Happy Hollow Foundation’s Hoot & Howl, a party more or less guaranteed to be a zoo.

Antique Autos Brings Classic Cars to History Park
They don’t make ’em like they used to. That’s for sure. However, this Sunday, at the 15th annual Antique Autos show in San Jose’s History Park, you’ll at least be able to see how it used to be done.

Find more things to do with the Events Calendar.