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Thursday, November 26, 2015

The original matchmaker

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is reviving Jane Austen's "Emma," the musical it debuted to rave reviews in 2006. Lianne Marie Dobbs will reprise her title role.

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Sweet on nostalgia

With its collection of old-fashioned candies, strange soda flavors, vintage gag gifts and toys, Rocket Fizz aims to stoke feelings of childhood nostalgia.

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A November 'Nutcracker'

The Pacific Ballet Academy celebrates its 25th year of the "Nutcracker" with performances through the Thanksgiving weekend.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Invites for all

Stationery and invite experts share tips and tricks for holiday party invitations this season, such as what to include on invites, how to dress up snail mail, and how to use mail apps and digital invites.

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Holiday highlights

Before or after your stroll down the streets to gaze at Christmas lights, the Midpeninsula has more holiday events and traditions to offer from "The Nutcracker" ballets to comedy shows.

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Menlo Park celebrates the holidays

Lots of events will be held in Menlo Park from Dec. 4 through 6 to celebrate the holidays, including a tree-light ceremony, breakfast with Santa, a model railroad display and the full-sized Caltrain Holiday Train.

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Saturday: 'Indies First Day' at Kepler's Books

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for your bookwormy loved ones? Kepler's Books in Menlo Park is inviting holiday shoppers to drop by on "Small Business Saturday," Nov. 28, when it'll host an "Indies First Day" celebration from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Nov. 27-Dec. 5: 'Holiday Traditions' at Filoli estate in Woodside

Filoli, the historic estate in Woodside, will hold its annual Holiday Tradition event from Nov. 27 through Dec. 5, with holiday music and decorations and merchandise at the Holiday Boutique.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Dec. 5: Menlo Park debuts holiday wine walk

The first "Taste of the Mountains Wine Walk" in downtown Menlo Park will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. The event is part of a holiday weekend that includes a Friday night tree lighting and a Saturday morning breakfast with Santa.

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Saturday: M-A big band dance

The Menlo-Atherton High School Big Band dance will be held Saturday night, Nov. 21, in the Ayers (the old) Gym on the school's campus.

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Monday, November 16, 2015

C'est magnifique

Mademoiselle Colette, the elegant French patisserie that opened in Menlo Park last month, has quickly proven popular.

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