For some people, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day involves downing a drink — sometimes a beer with a green hue — and maybe seeking out some Irish-style culinary fare. But for a couple thousand people gathered in downtown San Jose early Sunday morning, the 17th of March started with a run, jog or walk along the route of the inaugural Shamrock Run 5 kilometer and 10 kilometer races. Avid runners and weekend warriors alike wore green race-themed shirts that came with their registration fee, featuring a shamrock on the chest, while others brought their own stylings to the road race, with green headbands, armbands, shorts and knee-high socks.
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Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14-15. Huge pumpkins, pumpkin carving, fine art, live music, good, entertainment. Main Street between Mill and Spruce streets, Half Moon Bay. Free. http://www.miramarevents.com or 650-726-9652. 38th annual Harvest Craft Faire: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14. Hand-crafted items made by more than 40 artisans. Gourmet and garden shops, a DIY succulent garden and a beekeeping demo. Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave. (at Foothill Expressway), Los Altos. Free. https://www.facebook.com/HarvestCraftFaire or 408-257-8640.
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The Watershed Project will have free refreshments and provide gloves and tools for volunteers. “If you have your own pair of gloves and a bucket, please bring them so everyone gets a chance to pitch in,” say organizers. Participants should also bring their own reusable water bottle and wear comfortable clothing and sturdy closed-toe shoes. Preregistration, though not required, is preferred so that organizers can plan for the correct number of participants. To register for the event from 9 a.m. to noon at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, 5532 Giant Highway off the Richmond Parkway, visit bit.ly/1xCvmyk.