In Brief: Events in the Modesto region

May 6, 2013 

Spring Fair

The Merced County Spring Fair continues this weekend with exhibits, entertainment, a midway and more.

On the free concert stage:

• Tonight, Swift Country, a Taylor Swift tribute band;

• Saturday, Journey Unauthorized, a Journey tribute act;

• Sunday, Folklorico Yolotly.

Among the other attractions are pig races, a Circus Imagination show, jugglers and more.

The Spring Fair runs today through Sunday at the fairgrounds, 403 F St., Los Banos. For more information, call (209) 826-5166.

LemonAID Night

A concert featuring band Papa Do Run Run will be May 10 at the State Theatre in Modesto, a pre-event to this month's citywide Lemonade Day event.

Sponsored by the Leadership Modesto Class of 2012, the concert will raise funds for a sports and activities field at the United Cerebral Palsy Connections Family Center in Modesto, a youth and family program for children both with and without disabilities that offers day camps, after-school programs and youth sports, among other classes.

Tickets for LemonAID Night are $40 for adults, $15 students; VIP tickets also are available for $80. Doors open at 6 p.m., show 7 p.m. May 10 at the State, 1307 J St. For more on the show, see

Ceres Street Faire

The 25th annual Ceres Street Faire takes over that city's downtown this weekend. Live entertainment, a car and truck show, children's activities, crafts, exhibits, food and more are planned at the two-day event.

Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. For more, see

Singles Mingle at State

This month's Singles Mingle night at the State Theatre features a wine and cheese sampling at the historic downtown Modesto venue, along with music and plenty of meeting and greeting.

Wines from Van Ruiten Family Vineyards in Lodi will be featured at the event that aims to give single people a place to meet each other and network. Past events have included movies and lectures.

Singles Mingle is Wednesday, beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10. Participants must be at least 21 years old. The State is a 1307 J St., Modesto. For more, call (209) 527-4697 or see

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