Visalia’s Waiters Race 2014 Announces Call for Racers

Racers are being sought for the 21th Annual Waiters Race, presented by Visalia Breakfast Lions Club, on Thursday, September 25, beginning at 5:15pm. People who work in the food service industry are welcome to register for this year’s event. The competition is in four divisions: Women’s Quick Service, Men’s Quick Service, Women’s Full Service and […]

Waddie Mitchell to Return to Mavericks Coffee House In Visalia on September 11

Mavericks Coffee House will present a 7pm performance by cowboy poetry pioneer Waddie Mitchell on Thursday, September 11. Mitchell has released five CDs of cowboy poetry, beginning with Lone Driftin Rider (1992), Buckaroo Poet, Waddie Mitchell Live, That No Quit Attitude and Sweat Equity (2014). His joint effort with award-winning singer-songwriter Juni Fisher on Who […]

‘Mama Durant’ to Speak at ‘Reaching Higher’ Fundraiser on September 20

“Reaching Higher,” a dinner auction featuring special guest speaker Wanda Pratt, mother of NBA superstar Kevin Durant, will be held at Tulare First Baptist Church, 1820 N. Gem St. in Tulare, beginning at 5:30pm on September 20th. “Mama Durant” will share her testimony of raising her sons in a high-risk area, how her faith kept […]

Clark Center Exhibition to Feature Japanese Calligraphy

Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture in Hanford will present “33 Dances: Japanese Calligraphy from the 16th to the 19th Century,” an exhibition organized under the auspices of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, from September 2 to December 6. “33 Dances” focuses on artwork from the Momoyama and Edo periods (1568-1868), when Japan was ruled […]