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 […]

Visalia Animal Services Celebrates Clear the Shelters, a Free Adoption Event

Visalia Animal Services is celebrating Clear the Shelters with a week-long event of adopting out spayed and neutered dogs, for free. Clear the Shelters is a now larger than nationwide day, presented by VIP Pet Care, PetCo and NBC Universal. Now extending outside of the US, NBC and Telemundo owned stations are team up with […]

Corporate Games Return to Porterville

From September 11- 21 businesses within or close to Porterville will again participate in corporate games organized by the City’s Department of Parks and Recreation. This business-to-business team competition is said to be the ultimate team-building experience. Games include: cornhole, volleyball, spelling bee, archery, home run derby, bowling, footgolf, basketball challenge and an Obstacle Course. […]

Cats to Take Over the Wyndam Hotel, August 5 & 6

In the San Joaquin Valley, kids grow up showing livestock. Some adults continue on exhibiting cattle, dairy cows and horses. But, showing cats? Is that a thing? Yes, and The International Cat Association (TICA) Southwest Regional Awards Show will take place August 5-6 at the Wyndham Hotel in Visalia. The show will be open to […]

National Parks Celebrate Dark Skies July 21-23

When astronaut Don Thomas misses the crystal-clear, starry sky he saw in space, he comes to Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks to remember how it looks. A mission specialist, Thomas spent 44 days circling the Earth as part of the crew for four different Space Shuttle missions. Thomas orbited the planet nearly 700 times, traveling more […]