Graffiti Summer Calendar

May 28, 2013 

EIGHTH ANNUAL GRAFFITI CLASSIC CAR SHOW

June 2

Presented by Modesto Area Street Rod Association. Music by the Hot Rot Band, raffles and more. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. McHenry Village, 1700 McHenry Ave. Free. (209) 577-5819. www.modestoASRA.com

CONCERT IN THE PARK: "GRAFFITI NITES"

June 3-6

Part of MoBand's annual summer free music series, "Graffiti Nites" features music from the 1950s and '60s. 8 p.m. Graceada Park, Sycamore and Needham streets, Modesto. www.modestoband.org

MID-VALLEY CHEVY CLUB CAR SHOWS

June 3-6

June 3: American Chevrolet, 4742 McHenry Ave.; June 4: Liquid Trends, 500 Glass Lane; June 5: Downtown Modesto, K and 12th streets; June 6: Cool Hand Luke's, 2505 Patterson Road, Riverbank. 5-9 p.m. (209) 499-2163. www.midvalleychevy.com

VELVET CREAMERYCRUISE-IN

June 7

Following the Downtown Classic Car Parade, all are welcome to cruise on over to the Velvet Creamery to park and enjoy outdoor activities. Velvet Grill & Creamery,2204 McHenry Ave. (209) 544-9029.

GRAFFITI CAR SHOW AND FESTIVAL

June 7-9

Classic and custom car show, festival including cars, food and music. Downtown car parade on Friday night, Grand Marshall, George Lucas. Sponsored by North Modesto Kiwanis Club. 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Modesto Junior College, West Campus,2201 Blue Gum Ave. $7; free under age 12. 888- 746-9763.

20TH ANNUAL BACK TO GRAFFITI AT THE FRUIT YARD

June 14-15

Event features live music by River Rising on Friday and mesquite barbecue. Saturday features the classic car show, 50/50 raffles, music by Elvis impersonator Rob Ely and vendors. Friday, 8 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, 9 a.m. The Fruit Yard, Yosemite Avenue and Albers Road, Modesto.(209) 577-3093.

GRAFFITI NIGHT WITH THE MODESTO NUTS

June 15

A night of 1950s and '60s music, root beer floats and special contests. The Modesto Nuts take on the Bakersfield Blaze. Fireworks after the game. 7:05 p.m. John Thurman Field , 601 Neece Drive, Modesto. (209) 572-4487. www.modestonuts.com

HOPPING AT THE HANGAR

June 21

Sock Hop, part of Grafitti Summer. Fund-raiser for the CAF Central Valley Squadron. Event includes barbecue hamburgers and hot dogs, music and dancing among classic WWII planes. 21 and over. 5-10 p.m. Hangar 1S, 700 Tioga Dr., Modesto. $25, must be purchased by June 14, tickets will not be sold at door. (209) 605-4313.

MODESTO NUTS AND HOT RODS

June 21

Ball game and car show, the Modesto Nuts take on the Visalia Rawhides. Part of Graffiti Summer. 7:05 p.m. John Thurman Field,601 Neece Drive, Modesto. (209) 572-4487. www.modestonuts.com

BOOGIE WOOGIE ROCK'N ROLL'N MUSIC AND ART DANCE PARTY

June 22

Event features art, and music from Rod Piazza, Mighty Flyers, Tommy and The Edsels, MOFO Party Band, The 44s and more. No outside food or drink. Free admission. 4 p.m.J Street between 11th and 13th Streets Free. (209) 581-1695.

SIXTH ANNUAL ROD & CUSTOM CAR SHOW

June 30

Classic cars and custom hot rods, food and beverages for purchase. Proceeds benefit Modesto Elks. Breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; car show, 9 a.m. Elks Lodge-Modesto, 645 Charity Way. Free, car registration is $25 in advance, $30 day of show. (209) 529-0366.

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