Sierra Repertory Theatre presents Ray Cooney and John Chapman's 1975 comedy "There Goes the Bride" from July 27-Sept. 2 in Sonora.
The show runs at 2 p.m. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays at13891 Mono Way.
A father-of-the-bride tries to handle his daughter's wedding arrangements while juggling his frenetic advertising business. After a bump on the head, he meets a 1920s flapper only he can see.
The show is a farce featuring mistaken identities and a tale spinning out of control. Tickets are $18-$32;(209) 532-3120 or www.sierrarep.org.
Cornerstone offers 'Jungle Book Kids'
Cornerstone Community Theater is presenting "The Jungle Book Kids" July 27-28 at Cornerstone Community Church in Manteca.
Performances are at 7 p.m. July 27 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 28 at 17900 Comconex Road. The show features 30 kids age 8-14 from Modesto, Ripon and Manteca.
Based on the 1967 animated film, the story is about animals having a hard time convincing a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. The fully staged production features colorful costumes with props. Tickets are $5 general and $10 preferred seating; (209) 825-1220.
'Old Library' night
Families are invited to attend "A Night at the Old Library" on July 28 at the McHenry Museum in Modesto.
The free event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and celebrates the museum's beginnings 100 years ago as a library.
The event features costumed characters, including a 49er, a stagecoach robber and a blacksmith.
Participants can meet the mayor from 1912 and 2012. There will be a storyteller, crafts for children and refreshments. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
The McHenry Museum is at 1402 I St. Call(209) 577-5235.
Alexander Calder Birthday Bash
The Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock is celebrating artist Alexander Calder's birthday with a free family program tonight.
Calder (1898-1976) is best known as the inventor of the mobile but he also made fanciful sculptures.
Those who attend the Carnegie program will learn about Calder's career and create mobiles and figures in his style.
The program begins at 7 p.m. The Carnegie Arts Center is at 250 N. Broadway. Call (209) 632-5761.