Quality Inn & Suites At NASA Ames
5 Fairchild Drive
Mountain View, CA 94043
Phone: (650) 934-0155
Fax: (650) 968-9562
Hacker Dojo is a favorite with all the Silicon Valley techies. This is the place where they can meet and interact with like minded people, share ideas, and probably come up with some new ones. The ideas for many new companies were conceptualized here, and hence this place is flocked by many. You can just sit on your laptop and enjoy the free Wi-Fi, or head to the kitchen and make yourself a coffee. They also have several rooms available for meetings and conferences.
You can expect to see some very unique, experimental and out-of-the-box plays at The Pear Avenue Theatre. Opened in 2002 and run by a group of theater artists themselves, the management here encourages artistic experimentation. Besides plays, the place also stages musical performances.
Dancing with the Stars alum and two-time champion Cheryl Burke has opened up her own dance studio in Mountain View which serves the Bay Area's dance enthusiasts. The studio has an abundance of qualified instructors and dancers to help even beginners learn their salsa chops. The environment here is very clean and always lively with eager dancers wanting to learn more. You can take classes with your friends or family members and enjoy yourself while learning something new. Offering a wide variety of styles and levels, please check the website for details.
Built in 1934, the Mountain View Adobe or the Historic Adobe Building was originally constructed as a meeting space. Over the years however, the building has served numerous purpose including being a veterans' club as well as a community center hosting social events. Nestled in a picturesque garden, the building was constructed in the Spanish Revival style of architecture. Today, the property is an eclectic space for hosting private events.
Showcasing all the big blockbuster films with state-of-the-art sound and picture quality, this Mountain View cinema is a great place to spend a night out with a special date or a group of friends. The movie going experience is greatly enhanced due to the cozy and spacious seats. Don't forget to indulge in some sweet snacks and popcorn from the full concession booths.
SecondStage is one of the venues in the state-of-the-art Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. This octagon-shaped theater features flexible seats and risers and is used for experimental theater, cabaret and concerts.
The Mountain View Center for Performing Arts is designed to host culturally diverse forms of entertainment. In addition to its performance space, works by local artists are on display on rotation in the Center's lobby. From music and dance to theater and lectures, the Mountain View Center is a community gem that is definitely worth checking out. This center has played a pivotal role in aiding the development of local artists, regional theater and adding to the cultural scene of Mountain View.
This 60-acre (24-hectare), 25,000-seat outdoor amphitheater stages concerts by the hottest names in popular music. Owned by the city of Mountain View and the legendary Bill Graham Productions, the pie-shaped amphitheater consists of 6,500 fixed seats close to the stage and an expansive lawn on a sloped hillside for concert aficionados. The view is great and the atmosphere is both laid-back and party-like so you are bound to have a terrific time. Do remember to bring a blanket and extra clothing. Tickets are available at the box office or through Ticketmaster and credit card acceptance varies by show. Call ahead for prices and show timings.
Set in the lovely Rengstorff Park and Pool, the Mountain View Community Center Auditorium is nestled in its beautiful Community Center. This venue can be used for various events ranging from corporate, private and fund raising functions.
If you are looking for an entertainment package, nothing can be better than the Bay Area Palladium; this place houses a nightclub, restaurant, bar and a concert hall inside it. You can fill yourself on the delicious fare at the restaurant and then head to the bar or the nightclub to get a taste of their amazing live events or dance to the tunes of the DJ. If music is your preference, this place also has several concerts held here regularly. To know more, check the website.
The Gateway Neighborhood Center is managed by the Trinity Church of Sunnyvale and functions as a center for sports, fitness and dance. It provides membership for activities such as boxing, powerlifting, volleyball, futsal, zumba and capoeira for both children and adults. The Second Harvest Food Bank also conducts its Brown Bag Program at this center to distributes food to the needy. This venue has four sports courts, a weight room, a dance and wrestling floor and a boxing area, all of which can be rented for private use.
Located in the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto, the Albert & Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall is a multi-use space that is ideal for a number of events. With a seating capacity of 400, the hall is good for a dance or music performance, a drama, as well as recitals, conferences and conventions. Several art exhibitions are also held here from time to time. Check their website for details.