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Arts & Entertainment - November 29, 2019

A&E briefs

Holiday events

The busy holiday season gets a whole lot busier when you factor in the many Midpeninsula events, from performances and parades to festive displays and exhibits. We've collected some highlights of the coming week.

Ernie's trains

What: John Bianco is continuing his late father's tradition of putting on a holiday model-train display. When: Weather permitting, five tracks will run trains every evening (except Mondays) through Dec. 25 from 6:30-9 p.m.

Where: 2387 Adele Ave., Mountain View.

'Miracle on 34th Street'

What: Los Altos Stage Company presents the classic Santa story performed in the style of a live 1940s era radio broadcast.

When: Through Dec. 22.

Where: 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

More information: losaltosstage.org/miracle-on-34th/.

'The Christmas Ballet'

What: Smuin presents its Christmas-themed performance, incorporating classical ballet and contemporary dance into a two-act show ("Classical Christmas," featuring traditional carols, followed by "Cool Christmas," featuring pop favorites).

Where: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View.

When: Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. More information: smuinballet.org/2019-20-season/christmasballet.

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade

What: Downtown Los Altos' annual Festival of Lights Parade features floats, marching bands and more.

Where: Downtown Los Altos.

When: Dec. 1, 6-8 p.m.

More information: Downtown Los Altos will also hold a tree-lighting celebration on Dec. 6, 6-8 p.m. losaltosparade.org; downtownlosaltos.org.

'Gypsy Soul Holiday Experience'

What: Eclectic jazz-pop duo Gypsy Soul puts its own spin on holiday music.

Where: Club Fox, 2209 Broadway St., Redwood City.

When: Dec. 1, 7 p.m

More information: clubfoxrwc.com/e/gypsy-soul-holiday-experience-72183273113/.

—Karla Kane

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