Art Night with Joel Zirbes will kick off at The Bank Club, 44 South Almaden Ave. in San Jose at 8 p.m. The show will feature works photomanipulation and digial paint. Entry is free.
Or you could find out how teddy bears are made at a tour of the Basic Brown Bear Factory, 2801 Leavenworth St., in San Francisco. Your trip will begin by learning how the stuffed animal got its name to watching one being sewn.