Out and about

January 18, 2014 

Today

Merced Art Hop 2014 allows the public to meet local artists, visit downtown stores, network with others in the community, display art, sing, rap, read poetry, share personal style and fashion, get inspired, volunteer and have fun. For more information, visit www.mercedarthop.org.

The comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is on stage Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Jan. 26 at Playhouse Merced, 432 W. Main St., Merced. For more information, visit www.playhousemerced.com.

The Merced Flea and Farmers Market runs from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. behind the fairgrounds, 900 G St. EBT is accepted.

Flashback performs at the Star Club, 1331 W. Main St., Merced, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is no cover charge. You must be at least 21 years old to enter.

Tom Rigney and Flambeau perform at 8 p.m. at West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. For more information, visit www.westsidetheatre.org.

Valley Farmers Market is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2877 Atwater Blvd., Atwater. EBT is accepted.

Monday

Buhach Farmers Market is open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4814 Clover Ave., Atwater. Take the Buhach exit off Highway 99.

Tuesday

Le Grand Certified Farmers Market is open from 6 to 8 p.m. on Washington Street and Le Grand Road, next to Pizza Factory.

Wednesday

Merced County Certified Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at the Promenade Shopping Center on the corner of Yosemite and Paulson avenues.

Buhach Farmers Market is open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4814 Clover Ave., Atwater. Take the Buhach exit off Highway 99.

The R-Bar, 1603 V St., Merced, hosts an 8-ball competition every Wednesday night. Sign-ups at 6 p.m.; game starts at 7. Twenty players only; $5 buy-in.

Jam session from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the Star Club, 1331 W. Main St., Merced. There is no cover charge. You must be at least 21 years old to enter.

Friday

Sound Remedy performs at the Star Club, 1331 W. Main St., Merced, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is no cover charge. You must be at least 21 years old to enter.

Actor and country singer John Corbett performs at 8 p.m. at the State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto. For more information, visit www.thestate.org.

Bluegrass bands Red Dog Ash and The Sister Grim perform at 8 p.m. at West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. For more information, visit www.westsidetheatre.org.

Jan. 25

Dead Winter Carpenters perform at 8 p.m. at West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. For more information, visit www.westsidetheatre.org.

The Fresno Philharmonic presents Sarah Chang, 8 p.m. (also 2:30 p.m. Jan. 26), at Saroyan Theatre in Fresno. For more information, visit www.fresnophil.org.

Jan. 26

The Fresno Philharmonic 60th Anniversary Gala begins at 5 p.m. in Valdez Hall in Fresno. For more information, visit www.fresnophil.org.

Jan. 28

The Eagles perform at 8 p.m. at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. For more information, visit www.sleeptrainarena.com.

Jan. 29

“Disney on Ice: Rockin’ Ever After” is on stage, Jan. 29-Feb. 3, at Selland Arena in Fresno. For more information, visit www.disney.go.com/disneyonice.

Jan. 30

P!NK takes her “The Truth about Love Tour” to the SaveMart Center in Fresno. For more information, visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Jan. 31

The play “The Piano Lesson” is on stage, Jan. 31-Feb. 9 at Playhouse Merced, 452 W. Main St., Merced. For more information, visit www.playhousemerced.com.

Feb. 9

Country singer Mel Tillis performs at 2 p.m. at the Gallo Center in Modesto. For more information, visit www.galloarts.org.

Feb. 16

Country band Lonestar performs at 7 p.m. at the Gallo Center in Modesto. For more information, visit www.galloarts.org.

Feb. 22

Dancers from some of the area’s best-known dance studios will perform at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Merced College Theater. Dance Kaleidoscope features young dancers from Denisa’s School of Dance, Mariposa Academy of Performing Arts, Merced Academy of Dance, STEPS Dance Studio, The Dancer’s Studio, The Merced Belly Dance Company and The South Pacific Dance Company. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for Associated Students of Merced College card holders, children under 12 and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at Peraino’s, Bear Creek Galleria, Passadori’s in Atwater, Gottschalk’s Music, the Merced College Bookstore and the Merced College Theater box office one hour before the show. For more information, call (209) 384-6224.

Feb. 25

Blues singer and guitarist B.B. King performs at 7:30 p.m. in Mary Stuart Rogers Theater, Gallo Center, Modesto. For more information, visit www.galloarts.org.

Feb. 28

Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers performs at 8 p.m. in Mary Stuart Rogers Theater, Gallo Center, Modesto. For more information, visit www.galloarts.org.

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