The PAC*SJ is hosting a great event for anyone that is interested in San Jose's history. They will be screening several films showcasing San Jose in the 50's, along with an era-appropriate pot luck (think Vahl's Restaurant in Alviso) and costume contest. All of the details are below:
The Preservation Action Council of San Jose (PAC*SJ) will be hosting their traditional Movie Night on November 14, 2013 to celebrate San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley.
The event will be held at:
San Jose Woman’s Club
75 South 11th Street, San Jose
The doors will open at 6:15. This event begins with a potluck of 1950’s dishes contributed by the guests, who are encouraged to wear vintage outfits from the 1930’s - 1950's.
The movies will include promotional films about Dole canning and downtown San Jose in the 1950’s, old commercials, views of the spring blossoms and Moffett Field, and very early movies from the Edison Studio of the Hotel Vendome and Lick Observatory.
In addition to the great food and entertainment, there will be a silent auction and a Holiday Boutique table with period items.
There will be prizes for the best recipes and costumes.
The event is free to the public. Many streets in the area offer free parking after 6:00, but guests may choose to park in the SJSU parking garage on 10th Street for $5.00.