Before the carved pumpkins show up on the front porch, the hand-blown glass versions decorate homes throughout the Bay Area.
LOS GATOS: The Magical Glass Pumpkin Patch returns to the front lawn of Los Gatos High School the weekend of Sept. 21-22. Proceeds support arts and English programs at the school. Details: Free admission. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. 20 High School Court, Los Gatos. www.magicalglasspumpkinpatch.com
PALO ALTO: More than 10,000 glass gourds will be featured at the Great Glass Pumpkin Patch at the Palo Alto Center on the weekend of Sept. 28-29. Glass-blowing demos are planned for both days, and local vendors will sell food and drink. Proceeds from pumpkin art at this 24th annual sale will benefit arts groups on the Peninsula and throughout the Bay Area. Details: Free admission. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto. www.greatglasspumpkinpatch.com
DANVILLE: The Danville Fall Festival will feature an exhibit and sale of 1,000 glass pumpkins along with a full festival lineup of children’s costume parade, live music, classic car show, food and drink booths and 150 arts and crafts booths. Details: Free admission. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19-20, Hartz Avenue. www.danvillefallfest.com
Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment