Update: The 9th Annual North Beach Jazz Festival in SF will be held from July 30 to August 3. I got the facts and their website!
Now through August 3, the San Jose Repetory Theatre presents “Cookin’ At The Cookery“, a musical celebration of the late blues legend Alberta Hunter.
Jazz guitarist Jonathan Butler will be one of the featured performers at the Oakland Jazz Festival on Sunday, July 27 on the grounds of the Dunsmuir Historic Estate in Oakland.
Update: Singer Erykah Badu will headline the festival which will benefit the Castlemont High School and Elmhurst Middle School music programs.
Cold Stone Creamery will host their second annual World’s Largest Ice Cream Social at participating locations nationwide, a special night to join together and share the simple pleasures of life with FREE ice cream, family activities and good-natured fun. On July 24th from 5:00 – 8:00pm, guests will be treated to a regular size “Make-A-Wish® Creation™*.” In exchange for the free Creation™, customers are encouraged to make donations to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation®.
The 24th Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival will be held July 25-27 in Gilroy, Ca. I went for the first time last year and had a great time. Be sure to try the garlic ice cream. It really was quite tasty.