In This Issue

“The Music Man”

How does a man, with no musical talent, sell band instruments to naïve Iowan townsfolk and still wind up with the girl? Only in the award-winning musical comedy, The Music Man. When Professor Harold Hill comes to town chaos ensues and as the saying goes, there is ‘Trouble in River City”. The show starts on Oct. 15 through Oct. 23 with 2pm and 8pm shows, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $11 to $37 at the Montgomery Theater on 271 South Market St. Visit

Pumpkin People

They’re back! Keep your eyes open for the Gilroy Pumpkin People celebrating the autumn harvest in the most unexpected places. If you didn’t get a chance to build your own, you can still participate by getting out and voting for your favorite scene. A map of all contestants will be available from the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce for a self-guided tour through the city. Get ready to cast your vote starting Saturday, Oct. 15 through Monday, Oct. 31 or depending on how long the pumpkins hold out.

Red Ribbon 3K

Raise awareness of the dangers of drugs and alcohol in while benefiting drug prevention efforts in local schools during the Annual Red Ribbon Run, Walk, Glow. Basic $20 package gets a shirt, bib, 3 glow bracelets, smoothie and Finisher Medal. The $35 package includes a VIP T-shirt, LED shades and glow sticks. Movie begins after the run. Families are encouraged to come out and have fun on Oct. 22 beginning 7pm at Dunne Park on 600 West St. in Hollister. Register at