July and August Events

July 19-27:Read all about it! Paper Mill Playhouse presents Newsies

  1. J. Williams Theater, 1001 W. Main St. in Visalia. Tickets are $8-$20. For more information, visit tcoe.org.

July 19: Peña Planetarium  CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA putting a man on the moon at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. CAPCOM GO! is an immersive, historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the moon. TCOE Planetarium & Science Center at 11535 Avenue 264 in Visalia. Tickets are only available for purchase on the day of the show through the box office, which opens at 5:00 pm. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for children 11 and under. For more information, call (559) 733-6433.

July 20: Tulare-Kings Writers

Meeting at the library in Visalia (on Oak St.) in the Blue Room this coming Saturday at 10 AM. Tips for self-editing will be our subject. We’ll discuss the stumbling blocks and have a couple useful handouts to take home. Contact, Marilyn Meredith aka F.M. Meredith,  http://fictionforyou.com/

July 20: The Real Mooney’s Grove Project meeting

At the Mooney’s Grove Bridge on at 10:00 am. They encourage any community members to come and support the ongoing project. 

July 21: The Elton John musical tribute

The Rocket Man Show, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Fox Theatre in Visalia. Tickets are $33 to $55 at foxvisalia.org.

July 25: Annual Mini Expo at the Tachi Palace

Hosted by The Tulare Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino, 5:30PM to 7:00PM. There will be informational booths, Hors D’oeuvres and refreshments, with great opportunity raffles and Tachi will be giving Tachi Cash.  It is a Free event for the whole community. [email protected]. 559 734-6020

July 27: 3rd Annual Boots, Brews and Bacon Festival

3rd Annual  Boots, Brews and Bacon Festival at the Visalia Convention Center. The Boots Brews and Bacon Festival is a beer tasting festival designed to build the appreciation of craft brew all while listening to live music and enjoying BACON! The festival will feature over 75 craft beers. Local restaurants will be sampling their best bacon inspired tastes for you to savor. In addition to crafts, domestics, imports and specialty ciders, root beer provided by the A&W Root Beer Float Mobile will be available for sampling. Wine provided by Cacciatore Fine Wines will also be available Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at the Visalia Convention Center Box Office, Monday through Friday, or online at www.visaliatix.com. For more information call the Visalia Convention Center Box Office at (559) 713-4040.

July 30: Take and Bake” Enchilada Fundraiser for Refugee Children

The Visalia’s Hope organization will be sponsoring an Enchilida Fundraiser from 1:00 PM til 6:00 PM at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Center and Hall in Visalia. Come buy homemade Beef, Chicken or Cheese Enchiladas per dozen and ready for cooking at home. There will be Pre-Sales Only at $15.00 per dozen. Order forms are available by contacting the email below.  All orders must be prepaid before picking up on July 30th. Checks and credit cards will be accepted. Delivery will be by drive thru only. contact, Jeanette Wullschleger, Chair person [email protected]

August  1: Friends of the Yaudanchi Ecological Reserve public outreach meeting 

Monache High School, 960 N. Newcomb St.  Porterville Room G-201 – Chemistry/Biology Lab. Please enter though main office 3:00 to 5:00pm, Join local citizens to save the Yaudanchi Ecological Reserve. Contact [email protected]

August 3: 1st Saturday in Three Rivers

Arts Consortium presents event 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, 42268 Sierra Hwy. for a map of participating venues. Info, visit 1stsaturdaytr.com or call 559-561-3463.

Aug 22: The State of the County Luncheon

Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center 300 S Court St, Visalia, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. The State of the County Luncheon serves as a forum for the Tulare County Board of Supervisors to highlight the county’s accomplishments, outline a foundation for the future and recognize an area.This year Tulare County Board of Supervisor Chairperson Kuyler Crocker will award California Citrus Mutual the Tulare County Outstanding Partner Award. Please contact the Visalia Chamber of Commerce with questions about tickets or sponsorships.

August 24: Shootout to support Larry Micari for Board of Supervisors

 Kingsburg Gun Club, 2246 Gilbert Drive, Check in and registration: 7:30 am-8:15 am, Shooting: 8:30 am Prizes, 1st Place Shooter Kimber Custom II, 1st Place team (each shooter receives a gun) Smith and Wesson M&P Shield, High Score Female Shooter, Tristar Sporting Arms Setter S/T 12 Breakfast Burrito’s, BBQ and More!Tickets includes: Prize drawing ticket, lunch and a fun morning of shooting. Register online at micari4supervisor.com/shootout or contact: Beth Micari at [email protected] / (559) 280-7546 Bobby Rader (559) 799-5891

September 14: Pot Luck to contrast and compare the 1967 USS LIBERTY ATTACK to 9-11 

5 pm at 1213 S. Fairway St. Visalia. Meet two survivors of the USS Liberty, one author, and maybe one ae911truth.org engineer to participate.  RSVP 559-901-1974 [email protected]

September 15: Boots and Brews 

Celebrate Flag Day the American way with the Exeter Republican Women Federated, 6:00 – 7:00,VIP reception, 7:00pm Program and Dinner at The Pine Residence, 1600 Palm Rd. Exeter. Event sponsored by Tulare County Supervisor Kuyler Crocker and candidate for TCBOS District 1 Larry Micari, Distinguished speakers, Dinner and Raffle, Tickets $75, VIP $125. Info 280-3726 or 972-3707.

September 27: Oktoberfest

This year’s event is on Friday, at Vossler Farms. With your ticket you’ll get food samplings, wine tastings, and of course, beer tastings from local breweries. We’ll also have some incredible live music. Our goal is to share the Central Valley’s best food, wine, beer, and entertainment with the community. Tickets are NOW available! A limited number of Early Bird tickets are available the month of July (or until they sell out) for $45. Starting August 1, tickets will go up to $50. The week of the event, tickets will go up one last time to $60 and we’ll likely sell out again this year, so don’t wait! 


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