Support the Friends of the Library & get a great deal at the Gilroy Library book sale! The sale is held on the second Saturday of every month. All ages are welcome to browse and find a great deal! All purchases go toward supporting the collection and programs at the Gilroy Library.
The Castro family came here in Spanish times, but they built their adobe just as California was becoming our 31st state. Their legacies remain today, but the Castros’ heyday began with the Mexican land grant of Rancho San Andrés and the height of cattle ranching in the Pájaro Valley. Enjoy guided tours of the hacienda, fresh tortilla making in our restored cocina, and crafts and games for the kids. Join us for a unique opportunity to view our newest State Historic Park. Active construction site, open only during scheduled events. Free event. Limited parking; carpooling encouraged. For more information, call (831) 226-9669.
Celebrate the past, present, and future of Ohlone culture at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park’s annual Ohlone Day. Ohlone demonstrators will share traditional basketry, dances, songs, stories, tools, musical instruments, language, and history. During this family-friendly event, visitors can throw an atlatl, play Ohlone games, discover how to cook with hot rocks, and much more! Event held at Group Picnic Area 1. Free event. Vehicle day-use fee is $10. For more information, call (831) 335-7077.