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Weekend events in valley sure to draw crowds

Throughout San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, plenty of events will help people forget about the looming triple-digit weather.

The Stanislaus County Fair in Turlock promises to be continuous fun for all. The popular event runs for 10 days from July 14 to 23. It’s located at 900 N. Broadway Ave., in Turlock.

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Legends of the Cruise

Legends of the Cruise

Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route Walk of Fame 2017 InducteesCelebration

June 7, 2016, 6:30  pm - 10th St Plaza Modesto

The spirit of “American Graffiti” endures today on 10th & 11th Streets in Downtown Modesto on the Historic Cruise Route, where the people of the true cruising route inspired George Lucas’ film.  People across America and all over the world are invited to have a rockin’ good time as the “Walk of Fame” Class of ’17  is unveiled on the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route on Wednesday, June 7, on 10th Street between J and K Streets in conjunction with the Mid-Valley Chevy Club’s Park ‘n Shine that hosts approximately 300 classic cars and hot rods.

 

May the Force Be With You (Star Wars day Modesto)

May the Force Be With You (Star Wars day Modesto)

May the 4th Be With You!
This is a special day here in Modesto USA!
This year is the 40th Anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars. May 25, 1977, was the day that changed modern film forever. From the opening theme and the rolling script, the world had a new lexicon of interstellar characters, starships and even speed measurements.

The Cosies at StocktonCon

The Cosies at StocktonCon

The Cosies, California's only Red Carpet Cosplay Award Show at StocktonCon

Valley tech talent on display in hackathon

MODESTO — The Central Valley doesn’t have a reputation as a technology mecca, but there are a lot of local individuals who are technologically skilled. The upcoming Valley Hackathon was organized to showcase their talents.

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Beat Happy! Music 30 Years of D.I.Y. promoting

Beat Happy! Music 30 Years of D.I.Y. promoting

I have been booking and promoting Live Entertainment of all sorts for 30 years in the greater 209. Started out in Modesto as St Christopher Promotions later as Poison Free Promotions in Stockton and for the last 20 or so years as Beat Happy! Music

On December 9th you are all invited to come and celebrate this milestone at the Portal 1324 Coldwell Ave Modesto CA. Along with live music by Imminent Waves, there will be a special screening of  Nate Bergs' FLORADORA an independent film documenting the D.I.Y. Music of the San Joaquin Valley focused around a Fugazi show 25 years ago at a Knights of Columbus Hall. 

Mixed with found-VHS footage of Fugazi, Plaid Retina and Sharon Tate  along with new interviews from those who were at the epicentre, this production is something unique to not just this area but secondary markets all over the US. 

Stockton hopes to score with NCAA event

STOCKTON — March Madness is coming to Stockton. The city’s downtown arena will host the 2017 regionals of the NCAA’s Division I women’s basketball tournament.

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