Valley Springs – Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 6:30pm – Music in the Park
FREE! Calaveras Arts Council’s Music in the Park featuring – !Akimbo: Uplifting, a harmonious and rhythmic ensemble. Bring a picnic and own chairs. Valley Springs Ball Field, Valley Springs, CA
Sacramento – Wednesday, June 23, 2010 – Sam Bams Comedy Jam
At the Punch Line, 2100 Arden Way – www.punchlinecomedyclub.com
Join the Fun! at this years Solano County Fair with non-stop live entertainment, carnival rides & games, nightly fireworks, and a full schedule of family fun! All entertainment, including concerts, free with admission (carnival priced separately). Performers: June 23: Night Ranger, June 24: Point of Grace, June 25: The Spinners, June 26: The Ohio Players, June 27: Banda Los Lagos and Banda Estrellas de Sinaloa, Venue: Solano County Fairgrounds, Directions: Located in Vallejo at the junction of Interstate 80 and Highway 37. Admission & Parking: Adult: $8, Seniors & Children (6-12years): $4, Children 5 & under: Free, Parking: $6, Pre-sale discounts available.
Oakdale – Thursday, June 24, 2010 – Farmer’s Market
New produce vendors this year include Windy Hill Farms of Waterford and Hickman Chicks. A number of community groups will once again have displays, and other businesses will also have booths with their goods. Another first time offering will include artists displaying their work at the market. And entertainment will be featured each week.
Downtown Lodi – School Street – Time: 5 p.m. The Downtown Certified Farmers Market is the family friendly market held every Thursday evening beginning in June throughout the end of September. Over 25 certified farmers offer an array of fresh produce, wine and flowers. 50 homemade and commercial arts and craft vendors line the streets of downtown attracting over 5,000 attendees each week. An upscale beer and wine garden which showcases local breweries and wineries is located adjacent from the entertainment stage.
Fairfield – Thursday, June 24, 2010 – Farmers Market
The Fairfield Certified Farmers Market is Here! Every Thursday, May 7th to October 1st, 2009, 4:00 – 8:00pm. Downtown Fairfield on Jefferson Street and Texas Street adjacent to the Solano County Government Center Plaza. WEEKLY FEATURES; Fresh Produce, Tree Ripened, Fruits FREE Children’s Arts & Crafts, Shaved Ice, Kettle Korn, Bar-B-Q, and Weekly Musical Entertainment
Dixon – Thursday, June 24, 2010 – Farmers Market
Celebrate the Bounty! The Downtown Dixon Business Association with the help of the City of Dixon brings the Pacific Coast Certified Organic Farmer’s Market to downtown every Thursday starting Thursday, May 20 through mid-September 2010, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Women’s Improvement Club Park next to the Dixon Public Library on the corner of North First and East C Streets.
Modesto – Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 8:00pm-10:00pm– Concert in the Park
Every Thursday evening beginning in June join Moband for Concert in the Park at Graceada park. Come early and bring your picnic dinner, lay out your blankets and enjoy the music. Concerts are June 10-July 15. For more information
visit http://www.modestoband.org .
At the Punch Line, 2100 Arden, Sacramento – www.punchlinecomedyclub.com
Clovis –Friday, June 25, 2010 at 5:30-9:00pm – Farmer’s Market
Friday Night Farmer’s Market is in full swing in the heart of Old Town Clovis. Sample fresh, delicious fruits and vegetables, grown here in the nation’s finest agricultural region, each in the peak of season!
Oakdale – Friday-Saturday, June 25th-26th – “Sherlock Holmes’ Great Grandson goes Hollywood”
Descendant of Sherlock Holmes solves murders in Hollywood among the weird and beautiful. Presented by the summer youth theatre. Call for times, Hutton’s Hamlet Performing Arts Center, 132 W. G Street, Oakdale, CA $8 for adults & $4 for children ages 12 and under. For more info call – (209)848-1216.
Sonora – June 25th through August 15th – “The Marvelous Wonderettes”
A high-energy musical blast from the 1950’s and 1960’s. Sierra Repetory Theatre-East Sonora Theatre, 13891 Mono Way, Sonora. $18-$28. Call for times at (209)532-3120. www.sierrarep.org.
Modesto – Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 7pm – “It’s Showtime” at Gallo Center for the Arts
The Dance Academy presents “It’s Showtime” dance production. Proceeds to benefit Sierra Vista Child and Family Services. $15-$20, call (209)522-6879.
Lodi – Saturday June 26, 2010 – Run on the Square
5K or 10K 5k – 2loop course, 10k – 4 loop course run through the historic neighborhoods of Lodi and downtown. All roads are paved and closed to traffic. $30 if registered by June 22. Add $5 for race day registration. Online registration is available at http://www.active.com (online closes June 23rd 11:59 PST). Fees include commemorative t-shirt, refreshments and free entry into the Art on the Square festival. Located at Hutchens Street Square, 125 S. Hutchens Street, Lodi, Ca
Lodi – Saturday June 26, 2010, 10am – Art on the Square
The 8th annual Art on the Square is the Lodi Arts Commission’s signature event. Held at Hutchins Street Square Performing Arts Center, the Festival will be staged on the grass and walkway areas with easy access for set-up and parking. Interior booths are also available. This judged and juried event provides artists the promotional opportunity to meet with an audience of serious buyers at a premier venue located in the heart of, 125 S. Hutchens Street, Lodi, CA. (209) 333-5550.
Modesto – Saturday & Sunday, June 26th-27th at 7pm – Rock of Ages, A Musical and Dance Extravaganza at the State Theatre
Strut Dance Studio’s performance to the sounds of Bo Diddley, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Elton John, Michael Jackson and a host of others. $15.00. State Theatre of Modesto – 1307 “J” Street, Modesto, CA call for more info-(209)527-4697.
Turlock – Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 8am-11am – VFW Breakfast
All you can eat breakfast fund-raiser. Proceeds benefit disabled veterans. Located at Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1405 E. Linwood Ave. $6.00, kids under 6 for free. Call (209)668-9710.
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