Entries by Therese Swan

Holiday Events at Almaden Community Center

The holidays are just around the corner, and so are a couple of Almaden’s favorite family holiday events at Almaden Community Center – Breakfast with Santa and the North Pole Party! Breakfast with Santa The Breakfast with Santa event at the Almaden Community Center is an annual tradition where families can meet and take photos […]

Run Turkey Run 2019

It’s time for Run Turkey Run 2019! Run Turkey Run, Almaden’s popular annual turkey run event, will be held on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 28, from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Run Turkey Run is a family fun event that supports Bret Harte Middle School’s Booster Club. There are two runs available for runners to […]

Halloween in Almaden Valley

It’s time again for Halloween in Almaden Valley! Carving Jack-o-lanterns, turning your yard into a graveyard, trick-or-treating with kids, enjoying a costume party – whichever way you choose to celebrate, it is time to dress in your spookiest best and hop out to stir the cauldrons. And Almaden Valley is certainly a spooky place to […]

Almaden Quicksilver County Park – October 2019 Events

If you enjoy nature and are interested in knowing first-hand the history of Almaden Valley, this is a great time to head to the Almaden Quicksilver County Park. Starting this weekend, there are some interesting events organized by the New Almaden Quicksilver County Park Association (NAQCPA) in partnership with the Santa County Parks Department. Here’s […]

San Jose Water Lantern Festival October 2019

San Jose Water Lantern Festival October 2019 – It’s a visual splendor that evokes hope, love, peace, and dreams. The San Jose Water Lantern Festival is being held again in Almaden Valley, for the second time this year. Following the huge success of the spring event, this beautiful festival of floating lanterns is back for […]

Almaden Valley Art and Wine Festival 2019

Almaden Valley is buzzing with excitement. One of the community’s biggest events, the 43rd Annual Almaden Valley Art and Wine Festival 2019 unfolds this weekend. On Sunday, September 15th, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the serenely beautiful Almaden Lake Park will be a beehive of activity, buzzing with families, performers, artists and wine […]

Almaden Graffiti Night Classic Car Show-N-Shine

If you are a classic car enthusiast, Almaden Graffiti Night is a must do. On Friday, September 6th, 2019, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, Almaden Lake Park will host its 4th Annual Graffiti Night Classic Car Show-N-Shine with a bevy of beauties from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. On display will be about 100 classic and […]

Basketball and Swim Teams Registrations Open

With the new school year in full swing and kids back into routine, it’s now time for sports registrations. Currently, registrations are underway for basketball and swim teams in Almaden. Basketball The Almaden NJB Youth Basketball League 2019-2020 registrations are now open. The Almaden NJB offers an exciting opportunity for both girls and boys to […]

June 2019 Almaden Valley Real Estate Market Update

The June 2019 Almaden Valley real estate numbers showed growth from May. The number of single family homes that sold increased a healthy 36% from the previous month (34 versus 25), while the number of such homes on the market increased a bit over 23% (58 versus 47). The average price per square foot increased […]

4th of July 2019 at Almaden Lake Park

If you are in the South Bay this 4th of July 2019, head over to Almaden Lake Park for a dazzling display of fireworks. The 6th Annual Family Fun Festival and Fireworks show at Almaden Lake Park continues to grow in fervor, with a host of family friendly activities culminating in a fabulous fireworks show […]