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Benefit/Fundraiser, Auction, Holiday
"A Night in Narnia" Christmas Tree Auction
The Templeton Chamber of Commerce brings a fresh spin to their annual community awards. On December 8, 2018 the beautiful Templeton Tennis Ranch transforms into Narnia, to raise money for local non-profits. The live Christmas tree auction will benefit: Fig@Courtney’s House, CASA of San Luis Obispo County, ECHO (El Camino Homeless Organization), Tolosa Children’s Dental Center, Paso Robles Youth Arts Foundation, and the Templeton Fire Department. Guests will enjoy live music by Nashville recording artists, Roxan, and dance to the tunes of DJ Speakeasy Entertainment. The night will also include a plated dinner, silent auction benefiting the chamber, presentation of the 2018 Community Impact Awards, and introduction of the 2019 board members. Formal event for the 21 and over. Tickets available soon!
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event
#SagesNotCages | Insight Garden Fundraiser
Join us at Gazebo Gardens to celebrate the transformative work our Central Valley Community has provided to people in prison through reconnection to nature. Come share food, drinks, and live music with a community that stands at the intersection of environmental, social, and criminal justice reform. Please join us for a fun night together! - Inspiring Speakers - Food by Tree Of Life Fresno - Beer & Wine Garden - Live Music by The Excursions Band - Silent Auction - And More! We’re supporting people, communities, and society coming together to grow our collective wisdom as sages - rather than building more cages! What we do now together will define the world we create for generations to come. Insight Garden Program intentionally and simultaneously addresses racial inequity, economic disparity, and environmental degradation. We transform systems, policies, practices and people working at the intersection of multiple injustices to create a more interconnected, resilient, and healthy world. About Insight Garden Program: Grounded in the belief that access to nature is a human right, Insight Garden’s evidence-based and nationally recognized program empowers people in prison to become food justice leaders, sustainable agriculture advocates, environmental stewards, urban gardeners, community educators, and racial and criminal justice reform advocates within prison and in the communities to which they return.
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General, Talks/Lectures
11th Hour Paranormal Research Society
This presentation by the 11th Hour Paranormal Research Society is one not to be missed. This Central Valley group will present the equipment they use in ghost / paranormal investigations, talk about the process, share with you some pieces of evidence and the sites they've visited. A question and answer session will follow. This event is recommended for adults.
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Jazz, Swing, Orchestral
1940s Battle of the Big Bands: Glenn Miller vs. Harry James
Gary Vecchiarelli Productions of Las Vegas presents 30 musicians and two Big Bands on stage playing 1930s and 1940s most Popular Music. Sounds of Glenn Miller and Harry James competing for the "VOTE" of the audience at Show climax. Featured vocalist Bill A. Jones from TV Series "GLEE" and "DAYS OF OUR LIVES" and vocalist Nancy Osborne with her captivating voice and engaging personality, from Los Angeles. Special Guests "The Satin Dollz."
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting
The 19th Annual Men Who Cook and Some Who Don't
Men Who Cook is one of Fresno’s most unique dining experiences. It was started as a fundraiser nearly twenty years ago by the Fresno Art Museum’s Women’s League to raise funds to support the Museum’s exhibitions and programs and to provide the community with a fun, engaging, and artful event. This year, we are trying a new time, a new day, and a new season! Hundreds of guests attend and savor tastes of over 75 dishes, sip local wines and craft beers, and visit with other guests and chefs. At the same time guests can explore the Museum’s current art exhibitions, have an opportunity to interact with local visual artists, and enjoy musical entertainment provided by TNT DJ Fresno.
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Gallery, Art Show, Art Talk, Design, Jewelry/Gems, Painting, Mixed Media, Textiles, Ceramics/Pottery, Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum
1st Saturday in Three Rivers
Every 1st Saturday, the artists, restaurants and merchants of Three Rivers, California, open their doors and invite you to join in a town-wide celebration from 11 to 5 o’clock unless stated on Blog and Map. You can pick up a map and schedule at Anne Lang's Emporium or the Three Rivers Historical Museum – the map shows all participating venues, art to see, locations and times for special events. A different theme each month flavors the paintings, decorations and edible treats. Every month is different – the best way to keep informed is to visit the website It is updated monthly. If you are an artist and would like to show your work at the event, the cost is only $10 to participate and the deadline to enter is always the 15th of the previous month. For information contact Shirley Keller at 559-561-3463 or email
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Auto Show
2018 Rods on the Bluff (October 2018)
The Central Valley's hottest new hot rod tradition is back for 2018. Hot Rod Coalition is proud to present "Rods on the Bluff" at the Park Place Shopping Center at Palm and Nees. This picturesque venue offers beautiful sunsets, cool breezes on triple-digit days, an inviting park, maturing shade trees, first-class dining, shopping, and much more. "Rods on the Bluff" brings out more than 3,500 people, 30+ vendors, and 500+ of the Valley's best hot rods and customs. Bring the friends & family out for these memory-making evenings! We'll be out there the first Friday of each month April - October (excluding July & August). Contact: Anthony Granata, 559-825-6808
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2018 The Big Tell Showcase
The Big Tell Showcase celebrates the Central Valley with five-minute mini-documentaries by 10 local filmmakers about the incredible people and places that make this region so amazing. Special appearance by Emmy-nominated documentarian Sascha Rice. This is a free, all-ages event. Walk the red carpet, and discover ten incredible, untold stories from California's great Central Valley. The Big Tell Showcase, presented by Bank of America For more information or to see last year's films, visit
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Auto Show
2018 Valley Nationals, Reliability Run & Swap Meet
This event will be jam-packed with activities for the seasoned gear head, women, the grandkids, the music groupies, and most specifically, the next generation of hot rodders. Join us for 500+ hot rods, a huge swap meet, reliability run (on Oct. 14), indoor car show, live music, pinstripers lounge, vendors, vintage racing display, fabrication demo, and more. Contact: Anthony Granata; 559-825-6808. Website:
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Special Event,Americana/Roots,Fair/Festival
20th Annual Monterey Cowboy Festival
We have several award winning musicians, local restaurants, and California craft breweries coming together. On the Arena Stage: Jon Pardi, Midland, Corb Lund, Waddie Mitchell, Paul Zarzyski. Garden Stage: Ernie Sites, Cow Bop, Mike Beck, Juni Fisher, Andy Hedges, Tom Swearingen, The Carolyn Sills Combo, Joni Harms, Almeda Bradshaw, The Hasslers. For more information, visit
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