Community Calendar for October 2019
October 3 – Exeter Chamber’s ribbon-cutting and open house for The Sun-Gazette’s new office location at 402 S. F St. in Exeter at 10:30 a.m.
October 3 – Visalia Fox Theatre presents Throwback Thursdays’ screening of Ghostbusters (1984) at 6:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St. in Visalia. Admission is $5 at eventbrite.com.
October 4 – Senior Toolbox Event from 8 a.m. to noon at Christ Lutheran Church, 3830 W. Tulare Ave. in Visalia. A free educational workshop geared toward helping the senior population, family caregivers, healthcare professionals, and those interested in planning for the future. To register call 559-737-7443.
October 5 – Arts Consortium presents 1st Saturday in Three Rivers from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Art studios, restaurants and merchants open their doors and invite all for a town-wide celebration. Go to the Three Rivers Historical Museum,
October 7 – Miss Exeter Coronation and Dinner, 6 p.m. at the Faith Tabernacle Family Center, 515 S. Filbert in Exeter. Advance tickets required, available at the Exeter Chamber of Commerce, 101 W. Pine St. in Exeter, 559-592-2919 or email email@example.com.
October 8 – The Exeter chapter of Helping One Woman is having a Girls’ Night Out honoring Luz Maria Calderon at 6 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 324 N. Kaweah Ave. in Exeter. Dinner is $11 per person open seating plus $10 minimum recipient gift. RSVP by Oct. 4 at mysosevent.com.
October 9 – The Sun-Gazette’s Fall Festival giveaway event “Paper & Pastries.” From 7 a.m. to noon, morning commuters and the public are welcome to swing by the Sun-Gazette’s new office at F and Cedar in Exeter for free coffee supplied by Exeter Coffee Company, free pastries and free newspaper while supplies last.
October 9 – Family Fun Night and Pumpkin Carving Contest from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mixter Park, corner of Pine and E streets in Exeter, for more info, call 559-592-2919 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 10 – An Evening with Los Lobos at the Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St. in Visalia. Tickets are $35-$45 at eventbrite.com.
October 11 – The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra performs at the Visalia Fox, 300 W. Main St. at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $38-$68 at ticketfly.com.
October 12 – Exeter’s 106th annual Fall Festival at City Park, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fall Festival Parade downtown along E. Pine St. begins at 10 a.m. Fall Festival Car Show centered at E. Maple and S. E streets, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All are free public events. For more info, contact the Exeter Chamber of Commerce at 559-592-2919 or email email@example.com.
October 12 – Can you survive the zombies? Dead at Night Zombie Walk/Run at Kaweah Oaks Preserve, 29979 Rd. 182 in Exeter, between 5 and 10 p.m. with food, music and festivities. Sign up is $25-$30 at runsignup.com. Spooky fun for families, recommended 12 years and older.
October 12 – La Chupitos is coming to the Visalia Fox Theatre. Comedienne Liliana Arriaga will take the stage at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30-$40 at eventbrite.com or call 559-625-1369.
October 12 – EUHS Class of 1988’s thirty-plus-one-year reunion at Rocky Hill Brewing, 20147 Ave. 306 in Exeter. Live music by Green Machine will play at 7 p.m. For more info, visit the Facebook group.
October 13 – The opening reception for Equine Dreams at the Exeter Courthouse Gallery, 125 S. B St. in Exeter, will be from 2 to 4 p.m., featuring paintings by Claudia Fletcher and Brent Hudspeth, assemblage by Myrna Axt, and photography by Lori Sortino. The exhibit will show from Oct. 5 to Nov. 30.
October 16 – Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Quail Park on Cypress, 4520 W. Cypress Ave. in Visalia. Meets every third Wednesday. For more info, call 559-624-3503.
October 16-21 – Visalia-Sequoia AAUW’s Semi-Annual Book Sale at Sequoia Mall in Visalia. Hardbacks are $3, paperbacks are $2, children’s and romance are $1, and audiobooks are $3.
October 18-19 – Sequoia Symphony Orchestra’s movie highlight show: a complete performance of the film “Raiders of the Lost Ark” with a live score played during the movie by our orchestra at the Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St. in Visalia from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Sept. 14 at sequoiasymphonyorchestra.com or call 559-732-8600.
October 19 – Quail Park on Cypress Annual Harvest Festival from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at 4520 W. Cypress Ave. in Visalia. Family fun, car show, valve cover racing, craft vendors, petting zoo, food court, and more.
October 19 – Dress a Girl Around the World sewing event from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Quail Park on Cypress, 2540 W. Cypress Ave. in Visalia. Call 559-624-3500 for more information and to sign-up for the event.
October 19-20 – 39th annual Springville Apple Festival with food, gifts and crafts vendor booths, pancake breakfast, Apple Run on Saturday, and Fat Tire Classic Race on Sunday. For more information, visit springvilleapplefestival.com.
October 24-26 – The Enchanted Playhouse Theatre Company will perform Prince Caspian on stage at the Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St. in Visalia at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6-$10 at foxvisalia.org.
October 25 – Family Night at Visalia Adventure Park, Hwy 198 and Akers St., 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. $18 wristband gets you unlimited access to go karts, bumper boats, mini golf, batting cages, and laser tag. Karaoke mic will be available, too. For more info, visit adventurepark.com/family-fun.
October 30 – Visalia Fox Theatre presents Wayback Wednesdays’ screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller Psycho (1960) at 6:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St. in Visalia. Admission is $5 at eventbrite.com.