August 3 – The California Map Art Company invites you to an Exeter Map Wrap Party at Cafe Lafayette, 151 S. E St. Ste. A, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Come collect your Exeter maps.
August 5 – The Visalia Convention center will host performers Los Traileros Del Norte, Control Los Reyes De La Cumbia, Poderoso, Relampaguitos, Eliseo Robles and Tiranos Del Norte. VIP tables are available. Go to www.visaliatix.showare.com.
August 5 & 6 – The Annual Mountain Festival at Camp Nelson Meadow beginning at 10 a.m. Free admission includes games for kids, a bounce house, horseshoe tournament, live music, food, Forest Service log sawing, Smokey the Bear and more.
August 8 – Ribbon cutting for the K-6th grade Global Learning Charter School at 1051 W. Robin Dr. in Visalia starting at 4 p.m.
August 9 – Ribbon cutting for Riverway Elementary School at 1341 W. Glendale Ave. in Visalia at 4 p.m.
August 12 – The Hell of a Half Marathon from 7 to 11 a.m. The 13.1-mile run begins at Exeter Veterans Memorial Park, 324 N. Kaweah Ave. in Exeter. Proceeds benefit the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation. Entry is $85. To register and for more info, go to www.hellofahalf.com.
August 17-27 – Paul Evert’s RV Show, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Visalia Convention Center. Free entry. For more info, visit www.rvcountry.com.
August 26 – The Visalia Mighty Oaks Chorus’ 2nd Annual Western Round Up at the Ritchie Barn from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include a full tri-tip BBQ dinner, live choral entertainment and a silent auction. For more info, go to visaliamightyoakchorus.org, or call 901-4615.
September 13-17 – The Tulare County Fair will be “Celebrating the Bounty of Our County.” Visit www.tcfair.org for all the details.
September 29 – Visalia Chamber’s Oktoberfest celebration 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Vossler Farms Pumpkin Patch, 26773 S. Mooney Blvd. in Visalia. Samplings from various restaurants, beer tasting from local breweries, and incredible live entertainment. Tickets are $35-$40. Visit www.visaliachamber.org/oktoberfest.
September 30 – The Visalia High School annual picnic reunion for the classes of 1948 through 1954 will take place at Mooney Grove. The event starts at 11 a.m. and lunch begins at 12 p.m. at arbors 14, 15 and 16. Attendees should bring their own table, beverage and food.