Things To Do In Stanford

40% Off Pacific Coast Power-Glider Flight

Palo Alto

$200 $120

Take in breathtaking aerial views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Monterey Bay, and the coast from a whisper-quiet glider

Up to 74% Off Yoga Classes at Be Yoga

Downtown North

$140 $49

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Stretch and build strength in energizing yoga classes

62% Off at My Gym Children's Fitness Center

Palo Alto

$154 $59

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Experienced, energetic instructors build strength and esteem for kids from 6 weeks to 13 years old with music, dance, and gymnastics

Up to 51% Off Vaganova Ballet Classes

Palo Alto

$70 $35

Professional instructor guides students through routines that teach the fundamentals of classical Vaganova ballet

Up to 57% Off Piano or Guitar Lessons

Multiple Locations

$70 $32

Talented instructors tailor lesson plans to each student's tastes and skill level during private or group music lessons

Up to 72% Off at Ananda Yoga

Palo Alto

$65 $25

Classes accommodate all skill and fitness levels with sessions that primarily focus on meditation, healing, and inner peace

Up to 84% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Multiple Locations

$200 $35

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Certified personal trainers push students through a series of functional exercises that change daily

Half Off Flight Experiences

Palo Alto

$119 $59

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Gain experience in a Redbird FMX-1000 simulator or strap into a real aircraft for a 35-minute flight in a Cessna Skyhawk

92% Off Fat-Blast Program

Multiple Locations

$485 $39

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28-day program helps women jump-start their New Year’s resolutions with cardio-resistance core-training sessions and nutritional guidance

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to Half Off at Hiking Yoga

Multiple Locations

$20 $9.99

Outdoor hiking and yoga combine for 90 minutes of cardio and strength work in a natural setting, and groups can take private hikes

44% Off Pizza and Wine Packages at Woodside Vineyards

Menlo Park

$80 $45

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Sip on five varietals of locally-crafted wine made from grapes harvested off vines that have thrived in Woodside for nearly 130 years

Up to 87% Off Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$175 $25

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Certified trainer Brien Shamp leads creative, constantly varied workouts and provides students with nutritional advice

Up to 77% Off Boot-Camp Lite Classes

Menlo Park

$75 $25

Designed for beginners, low-intensity, outdoor boot-camp classes push clients for a full hour in an energetic, social environment

Up to 61% Off Stroller Fitness Classes

Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve

$100 $50

Each 60-minute Strollfit class combines strength, cardio, stretching & ab routines with workouts for mothers that incorporate strollers

Up to 63% Off at Evolve Classical Pilates

North Los Altos

$160 $65

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Reformers and towers let students practice Pilates the way it was originally devised, increasing core engagement and supporting joints

Up to 66% Off Western Ballet's "La Fille Mal Gardée"

Foothill College-Smithwick Theatre

$50 $17

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Classic comedic ballet follows two lovers as the maiden's mother attempts to keep them apart

Rascal Flatts and Sheryl Crow – Up to 48% Off

Shoreline Amphitheatre

$37 $20

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Country hitmakers Rascal Flatts, Sheryl Crow, and Gloriana bring their award-winning stylings to an outdoor venue

Up to 52% Off Computer History Museum Visit

Mountain View

$30 $15

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History museum showcases the evolution of computing from ancient artifacts to contemporary mobile devices with interactive exhibits

Half Off Month of Dance Classes

Address

$60 $30

Weekly schedule packed with various styles of dance for kids, teens, and adults

Up to 92% Off Boot Camp from Fit For Life Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$235.25 $22

Indoor boot-camp slim clients down using cardio, resistance training, and core work; health assessment and nutrition program enhance results

Up to 67% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$139 $49

Martial-arts instructors lead all ages and skill levels in classes that teach self-defense, grappling, dynamic kicks, and boxing

Half Off Toddler-Parent Dance Classes

Mountain View

$70 $35

Bring your tot to high-energy 45-minute Little Feet classes to introduce them to rhythm, dance, and music

Up to 65% Off Music Classes for Toddlers

Mountain View

$126 $59

Children explore sounds through singing, moving, listening & playing instruments, as well as verbalization & visualization of musical ideas

71% Off at Yoga Belly

Multiple Locations

$140 $40.99

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Yoga Belly classes cater to beginners, while Power Yoga classes aim to challenge more advanced students; sessions held seven days a week

Up to 69% Off Training at Kaizen Fitness

Mountain View

$90 $29

A certified personal trainer customizes workouts for up to 8 students per class, leading a medley of strength and conditioning drills

Up to 86% Off at Dynamic Personalized Training

Redwood City

$170 $29

Personal trainers help exercisers of all levels increase their flexibility, endurance, and strength and achieve their fitness goals

Up to 53% Off Lunch at Angelica's

Centennial

$48 $25.25

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Chefs craft dishes such as vegetarian ravioli with house marinara, beer-battered fish and chips, and salmon with mango relish

50% Off Personal Training at Infinity Fitness

Redwood City

$139 $69

Personal trainer designs a fitness program that matches the client's goals, skills, and lifestyle during one-on-one coaching sessions

Up to 80% Off MFP Performance Training Classes

Redwood City

$150 $39

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MFP classes meet at 6 a.m., 9 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 6 p.m. to help clients get into shape with a variety of exercises and drills

Up to 84% Off Yoga Classes from Yog-V 

Redwood Village

$150 $39

In small-group yoga sessions, an instructor guides yogis through a fluid series of poses

Up to Half Off Flight Tour or Lesson

San Carlos

$400 $199

FAA-certified pilots fly passengers over the scenic Bay Area or turn over the controls to students for flight instruction

45% Off Personal Training

San Carlos

$510 $281

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 60% Off Intro Flight Tour from Fly Bay Area

San Carlos

$393 $159

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Pilots guide private planes over forests and mountains and give passengers time with the controls during laid-back flight lessons

51% Off at Peninsula Fencing Academy

San Carlos

$80 $39

Positive approach to teaching helps fencers of all ages and skill levels learn essential footwork, blade work, and bouting technique

59% Off Singing Workshop from Singingbelt

Multiple Locations

$69.99 $29

Workshop lessons use the Singingbelt to help students learn about breath support and the mechanics of singing

Up to 78% Off at Core Total Fitness

San Carlos

$180 $39

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Hybrid classes combine multiple forms of exercise, such as biking and TRX, in one session; 1,200 sq. ft. personal-training studio

Up to 52% Off at the Biggest Little Airshow

San Carlos

$28 $14

Stunt pilot Carl Liepold and his full-sized Yak-55 join realistic jet- and propeller-powered model planes, helicopters, and rockets

Up to 78% Off at Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club

Heritage District

$40 $12

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Variety of comedians who've appeared on late-night talk shows and comedy specials entertain audiences in the intimate club

Up to 81% Off Boot-Camp Classes or Personal Training

Sunnyvale

$150 $29

Intense boot-camp classes whip participants into shape; one-on-one sessions with a personal trainer tailor a workout specifically to you

Half Off Martial-Arts Classes for Adults

Heritage District

$100 $50

Adult classes focus on self-defense techniques and might incorporate breathing exercises or practice with wooden swords

45% Off Martial Arts

Sunnyvale

$110 $61

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Five-Day Girls' Summer Art Adventure Camp

Belmont

$555 $275

Fun and educational art camps for girls combine creative opportunities with the chance to learn about business and culinary skills

Up to 79% Off Fitness Classes

Belmont

$95 $25

Exercisers burn calories and sculpt muscle during a variety of group fitness classes

Up to 55% Off Rides and Games at Gama Ride

Belmont

$20 $10

After taking a ride on a 3D or 6D roller coaster, friends take their tokens and compete in air-hockey or races with super bikes and cars

Up to 63% Off Pilates Classes

Belmont

$160 $65

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Hour-long mat or Universal Reformer classes limber up spines and tone cores; one-on-one sessions focus on the client's personal goals

51% Off Kids' Introductory Fencing Classes

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

Experienced coaches teach foil and epee techniques to kids ages 7–16, with an emphasis on precise skills and fun

Up to 50% Off Lessons at American Swim Academy

Multiple Locations

$72 $36

Certified instructors impart swim basics in classes kept to a small student-to-teacher ratio for optimum safety and learning

Up to 69% Off at Tri City Aikido

Newark

$160 $59

Instructor with more than 25 years of experience teaches students the graceful movements and flowing take-downs that characterize aikido

Up to 86% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Newark

$125 $19

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Muay thai, Brazilian jujitsu, and mixed-martial-arts classes in a gym with full-size boxing rings and octagonal cages

Up to 51% Off Archery Lesson

Newark

$60 $30

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Learn how to sling arrows with compound and recurve bows before practicing with friends; all necessary equipment is provided

Up to 65% Off Zumba Classes at Studio Z Fitness

Newark

$50 $19

Dance and have fun while burning calories and toning muscles in these Zumba classes

Up to 57% Off Personal Training at Motivation By Walker

Newark/Fremont

$80 $39

NASM-certified personal trainer can target sessions toward weight-loss, building lean muscle mass, and boosting stamina

Up to 43% Off Dinner and Variety Show

Multiple Locations

$100 $60

Magician Dan Chan leads a cast of comedians and illusionists during a dinner and variety show

Up to 80% Off Boot-Camp Classes at 2B Fit

Cupertino

$150 $39

Certified trainer helps jump-start weight loss through a high-intensity blend of cardio, resistance training, and team training

Up to 48% Off Movie Package for Two

Cupertino

$36.50 $19

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Orville Redenbacher’s popcorn feeds movie fans during second-run flicks projected in theaters with DTS and Dolby surround sound

50% Off Santa Clara Coin and Collectibles Show

Santa Clara

$12 $6

Coin and collectibles show featuring U.S. and international coins and currencies, precious metals, and other collectibles

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 48% Off Krav-Maga Classes

Santa Clara

$95 $49

Students learn fearsome strikes, kicks, and defensive moves through the real-world combat of krav maga

Up to 69% Off Private Lessons at GolfSmarts

Santa Clara

$125 $39

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Instructor evaluates pupils’ swing with video-analysis software before coaching them on form during a recorded session

Up to 81% Off Yoga or Wellness Workshop

Multiple Locations

$200 $39

Daily yoga classes and weekly informational workshops to promote holistic well-being

55% Off

Santa Clara

$245 $110

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

65% Off Personal Training

Santa Clara

$300 $105

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

55% Off Boot Camp

Santa Clara

$160 $72

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 81% Off Martial-Arts Classes at Tojokan Dojo

Santa Clara

$100 $29

Shinkendo teaches swordsmanship rooted in samurai techniques and philosophies, whereas Aikibujitsu blends and redirects attackers' energy

Up to 75% Off Meditation Classes

Santa Clara

$60 $20

Guided meditation sessions strive to help students increase their well-being and improve their quality of life

44% Off Vin12 Wine Event

Multiple Locations

$70 $39

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Sacramento event highlights pinot noir and zinfandel, Santa Clara spotlights pinot noir—both feature 15+ wineries and 40+ wines to sample

Made Up Theatre – Up to 57% Off Improv

Grimmer

$28 $12

Alternating teams perform long- and short-form improv fueled by audience suggestions

Up to 60% Off Golf Lessons

Fremont Park Golf & Practice Center

$125 $59

PGA professional Ren Chang incorporates 20+ years of golf prowess to enhance swing mechanics and lower scores

Up to 67% Off at Nicolana Dance

Fremont

$75 $29

Dance instructors help students tone and isolate muscles; classes for serious dance students to those looking for better nightclub moves

Up to 62% Off Table-Tennis Lessons

Fremont

$60 $29

Adults and children learn table-tennis skills during group lessons led by elite instructors

65% Off Tennis Lessons

Fremont

$120 $42

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

70% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Fremont

$135 $41

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 66% Off Fitness and Yoga Classes

Fremont

$150 $59

BodyPump classes provide a full-body barbell workout, while Vinyasa-flow yoga sessions help build core strength and flexibility

Half Off Private Golf Lesson Packages

Country Drives

$159 $79

An instructor brings three decades of golf experience to relaxed lessons that hone the skills of students of all skill levels

50% Off Table Tennis

East Industrial

$60 $30

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 84% Off at Martial Arts America

Multiple Locations

$149 $39

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Kids' program builds confidence and self-defense skills through tae kwon do strikes, jujitsu rolls, and eskrima stick exercises

Learn About 3D Printing and Watch a 3D Printer in Action

San Mateo

$45 $19

The team from HoneyPoint3D explains 3D printing technology and gives you an up-close view of a 3D printer in action; refreshments available

Up to 53% Off Drum Lessons

San Mateo

$80 $39

Seasoned drum instructor teaches fundamentals in styles including pop, rock, jazz and fusion

Select Local Merchants

A charter member of the MLS, the San Jose Earthquakes played their first four seasons as the Clash before claiming the MLS Cup in 2001 and 2003. Though the team moved to Houston in '05, the franchise was reinstated in '08, bringing professional soccer back to the Bay Area. Buck Shaw Stadium serves as the team's current home, though a new stadium will shoot skyward in 2014, complete with luxury suites for fans and exhausted referees alike.

150 San McDonald Rd.
Stanford,
CA
US

The knowledgeable, friendly staff at the The Fogarty Winery Tasting Room will help amateur ambrosialists and experienced grape sniffers select five vintage fermentations to sample from the wine list. The 2006 Langley Hill Vineyard SCM Estate Chardonnay stays true to its mountainous roots, packing a steely mineral punch, as hints of fruit usher in a soothing, refreshing finish. Only 94 cases of this nectar were produced and bottles are available for $48. Pamper your scarlet palate with a 2005 Lexington Santa Cruz Mountains Meritage. Poor weather patterns and surprise alien crop circles aside, 2005 produced a perfectly ripened yield. This cabernet-merlot blend is apt to drop flavor bombs of black fruit, spice and toasty oak, with lingering chords of cassis, plum, and loam. Only 447 cases were captured in the wild and you can walk your own bottle home for $45.

19501 Skyline Blvd
Redwood City,
CA
US

Stanford Lively Arts curates experiences that engage artists’ and audiences’ imagination, creativity, and sense of adventure.

Founded in 1969 at Stanford University, we produce and present music, theater, dance, spoken word, and multi-media events.

551 Serra Mall
Stanford,
CA
US

Amid the mythical landscapes and thrilling martial-arts battles in the film Mortal Kombat, you might see Richard Branden performing swift punches and mighty kicks as an outland warrior. Richard’s role in Mortal Kombat is just one of his many motion-picture credits, which include a stunt-double role in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and the Yin-Yang Man in WMAC Masters. The internationally renowned warrior has been practicing in martial arts since 1976, earning more than 35 international titles and six gold medals in chinese kung fu. A firm believer in the practice’s ability to enhance discipline and focus, as well as strength and agility, Branden opened Studio Kicks Palo Alto to help students of all ages reap martial arts’ many benefits.

Bright red and blue mats sweep across the floor of the expansive studio, where Branden and his staff conduct a variety of combat-centric classes. The trainers lead energetic circuit-training routines and kickboxing combinations in adult fitness classes, helping students improve form and technique as they work toward sliming their physiques and toning their muscles. Youngsters and adults alike can enroll in the martial-arts program, where instructors guide students through movements, techniques, and training exercises that aim to boost power, flexibility, and strength. In addition to improving physical fitness, the program’s curriculum seeks to bolster self-confidence, much like an Armani blazer with the padded shoulders and biceps already sown in.

796 San Antonio Rd.
Palo Alto,
CA
US

First conceived nearly 50 years ago, the dream of the Oshman Family JCC officially came to fruition in 2009 as a sprawling, 45,000-square-foot campus that welcomes people of all backgrounds. The Richard & Rhoda Goldman Sports & Wellness Complex hosts more than 90 group fitness classes per week, complementing these sessions with basketball and volleyball games. An outdoor, 81-degree pool supplies six lanes for swimming laps and connects with a sun deck that's ideal for relaxing with a good book or identifying barbell-shaped cloud formations. But the center focuses on enriching people's lives through other means as well. It supports families via kid-friendly camps, activities, and early-childhood education programs. It also hosts cultural events in the Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, spotlighting the works of renowned artists, musicians, and authors.

3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto,
CA
US

Darryl Kalthof of Bay Area Flying Lessons holds an FAA certificate as an airline transport pilot and ratings as an advanced ground instructor, honors earned over a distinguished two-decade career as a certified flight instructor. Today, he oversees a fleet of Cessna and Piper airplanes that act as airborne classrooms for his pupils, who range from 10-year-olds taking their first mechanical flights to advanced pilots earning certificates in commercial, multi-engine, and tail-wheel aviation. Lessons make use of the airspace surrounding San Francisco Bay, yielding panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean as well as many notable landmarks, including Dumbarton Bridge’s low ribbon of road and Stanford Stadium’s 70-foot animatronic statue of Bill Walsh.

1901 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto,
CA
US