We have the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and ways to get involved this upcoming three-day weekend.
ICC’s Dandiya Dhamaka
When/Where: Friday at 8 p.m., India Community Center, 525 Los Coches St, Milpitas
Why Go: ICC in partnership with Rhythm Master Dimple Patel presents 'ICC's Dandiya Dhamaka', a colorful Indian folk dance. Enjoy also your favorite Bollywood songs in a night of non-stop dancing. Come back for the ICC’s Diwali Celebration on Oct. 27.
Cost: $8 for members, $10 for non-members
The Festival of Lights
When/Where: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Memorial Park, Stevens Creek Blvd & Mary Ave, Cupertino
Why Go: Colorful saris will adorn the trees in Cupertino’s Memorial Park on Saturday as the Festival of Light gets underway with merriment, food, ponies and more.
Dog Adoption Showcase
When/Where: Saturday, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Humane Society Silicon Valley, 901 Ames Ave
What: Pet and play with dogs of all sizes and breeds in person. Get "insider’s information" from foster parents who are currently taking care of them in their homes.
Cost: Free to browse
Milpitas Farmers’ Market
When/Where: Sunday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., India Community Center, 525 Los Coches St, Milpitas
What: The Milpitas Farmers' Market features incredible fruits, vegetables and prepared foods every Sunday! The partnership and support of the India Community Center allows the farmers' market to operate and serve the Milpitas community.
Japantown Farmers Market
Where/When: Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Jackson Street between Sixth and Seventh Street, San Jose
What: Find a selection of fresh, and unique, produce such as sweet potatoes, kale and brussel sprouts on a stem.