Porterville Parks & Leisure Offers Free Pickleball Lessons

Considered one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, pickleball now has an outdoor facility in Porterville.  One of the two tennis courts at Zalud Park was converted to accommodate pickleball, with open play taking place on Saturdays or by appointment. Haven’t played the sport yet?  No problem!  A local pickleball enthusiast has […]

Homegrown Harvest Fun at the 104th Annual Exeter Fall Festival

This year’s Exeter Fall Festival will continue many fun traditions from the past 104 years – games, contests, arts & craft, food and entertainment that is guaranteed to be fun for the whole family. October 1 – 31st Exeter Scarecrow Contest. The Exeter Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that Scarecrows are Returning to Exeter […]

Kings Art Center to Open Two New Exhibits

The Kings Art Center is celebrating its 25 year anniversary this month with a “Past to Present” exhibit open from September 23 to November 11 in the center’s Marcellus Gallery. In the Members Gallery, the center will exhibit “Internment 1942,” the 75th anniversary of the Japanese-American Internment with the work of Henry Sugimoto, a Hanford […]

Symphony Kicks Off Season with Pops in Tulare

The newly named Sequoia Symphony Orchestra (formerly the Tulare County Symphony) will kick off its 2017-18 season with its traditional “Pops in the Park” in Zumwalt Park in Tulare on Saturday, September 9. Begun in Tulare in 1960, the symphony changed its name this summer to better reflect its artistic growth and regional appeal. The […]

Hanford’s Storybook Set to Open Phase 1

Volunteers have been working with fervor to complete as much as possible of the Children’s Storybook Garden and Farm History Museum Phase 1, prior to its soft opening on September 23. Located at the corner of Harris and Tenth in downtown Hanford, Storybook was the brainstorm of Judy Wait, a retired Hanford teacher. She combined […]

Photography Exhibit to Open at Heritage Art Gallery

The opening reception of “Ginny Wilson…A Blue Ridge Photography Retrospective” will take place on Thursday, September 14 at the Tulare Historical Museum’s Heritage Art Gallery from 5-7pm. Coming off the heels of her farewell photography show, Lindsay/Visalia artist Ginny Wilson returns one final time with this very special career retrospective. Born and raised in Michigan, […]

COS CHAP Hosts Mariachi-Pop-Opera Event Tuesday

College of the Sequoias’ Cultural Historical Awareness Program (CHAP) is proud to host a Mariachi-Pop-Opera night, Tuesday, August 29, 7pm. in the Visalia campus Theater. Admission and parking are free; donations to CHAP are welcome. Headliners are Jenny Ponce and Rosalinda Verde with the Crawdads and Mariachi Jalisciense. Also performing will be guest performer Jacob […]

Mighty Oaks Chorus to hold Second Annual Western Round Up at Ritchie Barn

Yee Haw! Enjoy a fun evening of Western Round Up entertainment and dining at the popular Ritchie Barn near Ivanhoe on Saturday, August 26. The evening will get underway with a full barbeque tri-tip steak dinner including special A&W Root Beer floats for dessert. Throughout the evening, One Nation will perform country music songs in the […]