| Saint Mary's College plans 'Gaelebration'
Saint Mary's College of California is celebrating — "Gaelebrating" — its 150th anniversary. The school will mark the "Year of the Gael" with a free public festival and open house from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 6. The college is at 1928 St. Mary's Road, Moraga. Details at: www.yearofthegael.com
The Gaelebration will include a campus carnival featuring children's rides and attractions — including a seven-story Ferris wheel — campus tours and interactive programs from various academic departments. Afternoon entertainment features performances by California acoustic soul band Alma Desnuda and the college's music, theater and dance departments, along with athletic demonstrations, live bands and great food.