May 10 –Tomorrow’s Art Leaders Today workshop with Erik Gonzalez,the Urbanists and Center for Cultural Innovation at the Arts Consortium from 6 to 8 p.m. Check out the brief synopsis and RSVP on the Urbanists’ web site for this informative workshop. Visit www.artsconsortium.org for more info.
May 11-12 – Valley Oak Quilt Guild will meet at Tulare Community Church, 1820 N Gem, in Tulare at 10 a.m. Sandra Bruce, www.sandrabruce.com will present a trunk show. On Friday, she will teach a class, “Sew Ready.” For info, call Diane at 733-8536 or visit ww.valleyoakqg.org. There will be a $5 fee for guests.
May 11-21 – The Tulare Historical Museum, 444 W. Tulare in Tulare, hosts Tulare Palette Club’s Annual Spring Art Show through May 21. Open Thursdays-Saturdays 10-4. Call 686-2074 or visit www.tularehistoricalmuseum.org for more info.
May 12 – Tulare County Office of Education presents Slick Rock Student Film Festival, a competition for middle and high school students in Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced and Tulare counties. Event is free and show starts at 9 a.m. at the Fox Theatre. For more info, contact Slick Rock staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 12 – Create change in Tulare County by supporting and attending the 2017 Power of the Purse, a morning of mimosas, breakfast with your besties, and dozens of brand-new designer purses from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Visalia Convention Center. Proceeds from the event fund The Literacy Project of the United Way of Tulare County. Entry is $50 per person. For more info, visit www.visalia.city/depts/convention_center.
May 12 – Rumba 32 featured at the Cellar Door. Admission $10 for 21 and older. Doors open at 8 p.m., 9 p.m. show. For more info, visit www.cellardoor101.com.
May 12 – 23rd Annual Once Upon A Dream, a fundraising event to support volunteer advocacy for the abused and neglected children of Tulare County.Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres. $150 per ticket. Dinner provided by The Vintage Press. No host bar. Silent & live auction. Semi-formal (black tie optional). For tickets or sponsorship info call 559-625-4007 or www.casatulareco.org.
May 12-20 – Encore Theatre Company presents: “Pippin.” The ensemble cast tells the story a young prince who longs to find passion and adventure in his life. Multiple dates: 12,13,14,18,19 and 20. For more info, contact Encore Theatre Company at 686-1300.
May 13 – The Exeter Chamber of Commerce’s 14th Annual Exeter Garden Walk. Refreshments will be hosted by “By the Water Tower Antiques,” 141 S. B Street, Exeter at 9 a.m. For more information, call the Exeter Chamber at 592-2919.
May 13 – Mother’s Day Mad Hatter Tea Party for moms and their kids (aged 4-12) at Memorial Park, 1580 W. Main St. in Visalia from 10 a.m. to noon. Celebrate mom on her special day. Wear your best hat and join Alice at this party filled with tea, laughter and fun. Registration is $20 per person. For more details, visit www.liveandplayvisalia.com.
May 13 – The Exeter FFA presents the Foothill Farm Run on Saturday at the Exeter High School Football Stadium with a 5K, kids dash & agricultural festival, kids games, interactive booths and more. Online registration availalbe at www.active.com.
May 13 – The Exeter Eagles invites the community to join in on their annual Golf Tournament at the Exeter Golf Course (510 W. Visalia Road in Exeter). The format will be four player scramble, and tee-off time will be at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start. Cost is $60 per player, and the price includes green fees, Longest Drive, Closest to the Hole and dinner at the Eagles Lodge (located directly across the street from the golf course. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Exeter Eagles Lodge Scholarship fund. Entries are due by May 5, and entry forms can be obtained by emailing email@example.com. For tournament questions, please contact Tournament Chairmen Eric Jones at 731-6567 or Randy Griffin at 967-0560.
May 13 – The Lindsay Community Theatre presents Richard Glazier in Concert Tribute to Hal Munter at 7:30 p.m. For more info, visit www.lindsaycommunitytheater.com.
May 13 – The Exeter Chamber of Commerce hosts their 14th annual Garden Walk, “Full Bloom.” Gourmet tea party and refreshments by Water Tower Antiques will be included in the fun. Event time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tickets $20 in advance or $25 day of event. For more info, contact Exeter Chamber of Commerce at 592-2919.
May 13-14 – 43rd Annual Redbud Arts & Crafts Festival at the Three Rivers Memorial Building. The event will include an Art Quilt Show, an outstanding “Redbud Cafe” menu to enjoy and engaging kids’ activities so families can shop while youngsters explore their creative side. Saturday, 5/13 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 5/14 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more details, visit www.artsalliancethreerivers.org.
May 14 – Wyndham Visalia Hotel will be hosting its 28th Annual Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch Buffet.Come enjoy delicious food in Café California located inside the hotel. Seniors: $26, Adults: $28 & Kids $15. Contact Vanessa Collins or Tanja Renzi for any questions or would like to make your reservations 651-5000 Ext. 2617 or Ext. 2314.
May 18 – Step-Up Youth Challenge, a Red Carpet themed awards event will take place at Visalia’s Fox Theater. This event will recognize schools, in both middle school and high school categories, whose projects exemplified excellence in the impact, Community collaboration, meeting a need and sustainability categories. There will also be an award for best overall middle school and high school projects. Up to $30,000 in grant funding will be awarded. Event starts at 7 p.m. For more info, visit www.foxvisalia.org.
May 19 – Perico Productions presents Carlos Mencia at the Visalia Fox Theatre. Show starts at 8p.m. and tickets cost $35-$45. For more info, visit www.foxvisalia.org.
May 19 – Blues, Brews & BBQ – Enjoy live music, dancing, brews and food at Garden Street Plaza (at Main Street, Visalia) from 6-10 p.m. Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers Tribute to ZZ Top.
May 20 – Beer Fest and Wine Tasting at Sweet Briar Plaza in Downtown Lindsay from 6-10 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $30 at the door. For more info, contact Lindsay Chamber of Commerce at 562-4929 or Virginal Loya at 333-1994.
May 20 – 29th Annual Visalia Downtown Car Show and Visalia Fox Theatre Open House. Show starts at 11a.m. and event ends at 2p.m. Admission is free.
May 20-21 – Exeter’s Relay for Life will be held at Monarch Stadium, 505 Rocky Hill Drive in Exeter. For more information, call 559-594-9919 ext. 6504 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 22 – Exeter Union High School Music Department hosts their Annual Outdoor Festival, Concert and Silent Auction at the EUHS Auditorium. Outdoor festival from 5:30-7 p.m. including jazz band, silent auction and choir and symphonic band concert 7-9p.m. For more info, contact 429-5142 or email@example.com.
May 23 – Free Shoulder Pain Seminar presented by Josh Vance at Vance Physical Therapy and Wellness in Exeter. Lecture/discussion and refreshments from 6p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Event is FREE. Reservations and info available at www.VancePT.com/events or call 592-7117.