The Modesto Art Museum will host a walking Architecture tour this weekend. Starting from the Building Imagination Center in downtown, the tour will be led by Ilse Craane and is geared to introduce participants to the city's architectural heritage.
WHEN: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Begins at the Building Imagination Center, 1009 J St., Modesto
Open cockpit tour
A variety of historic aircraft will be open for viewing at Castle Air Museum this weekend for its annual Open Cockpit Day. The event will feature helicopter rides, youth activities, vendors and food.
WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: Castle Air Museum, 5050 Santa Fe Drive, Atwater
CALL: (209) 723-2178
Dwight Yoakam is the king of the Bakersfield sound, based on the musical influences of Dust Bowl immigrants and a style spawned when Buck Owens and his Buckaroos, along with Merle Haggard, embraced electric guitars and rock 'n' roll backbeats. Yoakam brings this West Coast country sound to the Gallo Center for the Arts.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto
TICKETS: Sold out
CALL: (209) 338-2100
Columbia State Historic Park brings its living history event back this week with its Diggins 1852. More than 100 costumed volunteers depict life in an 1850s mining camp as it's re-created in detail from clothing to food to entertainment to daily chores and storytelling. Those who attend can meet the merchants, artisans and entertainers as they interact and observe the lifestyles of the early miners.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily from Thursday through June 2
WHERE: Columbia State Historic Park
TICKETS: $5 for adults, $1 children age 12 and under
CALL: (209) 588-9128
ONLINE: www.parks.ca.gov/" target="_blank"__gt__http://?page_id=24249
The reggae sound of Na'an Stop comes to the State Theatre this weekend. The band is touring following the April release of its debut EP, "It's All In The Cheese." The concert is a hometown stop for member David Halvorson Jr. Na'an Stop's sound is a rock base with hip-hop and dub. Opening for the band is local band Muir.
WHEN: 8 p.m. today
WHERE: State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto
TICKETS: $13 at the box office, $15 online
CALL: (209) 527-4697