6 Things To Do This Week in and around Modesto

July 17, 2014 

‘Trattoria‘

Support the nonprofit State Theatre and enjoy food and film at its new Trattoria fundraiser. Billed as “A Fete for Foodies & Film Lovers,” the event will feature food, wine and cocktails. The film “Trattoria,” an independent comedy about a chef trying to run a San Francisco restaurant, will screen, and its director, Jason Wolos, will be be on hand for a Q&A after the show. Modesto chef John Surla’s band, the Jam Session, will play.

WHEN: Food and music 6 to 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. film, Friday

WHERE: State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto

TICKETS: $25

CALL: (209) 527-4697

ONLINE: www.thestate.org

Alex Ramon

Bay Area native Alex Ramon brings his #NewMagic show to the Gallo Center for the Arts. Ramon has toured the globe as the ringmaster for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and the star of Disney LIVE Mickey’s Magic Show. He was the second-youngest ringmaster and first magician in the position for Ringling Bros.

WHEN: 3 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Foster Theater, Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto

TICKETS: $35

CALL: (209) 338-2100

ONLINE: www.galloarts.org

‘For One Dwight Only’

Sonora’s Stage 3 Theatre Company is hosting the fundraiser “For One Dwight Only,” featuring Dwight Mahabir. Dennis Brown, Kai Kellerman and others will perform. Appetizers will be provided by local businesses and local wines will be available.

WHEN: 7-9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Stage 3 Theatre Company, 208 S. Green St., Sonora

TICKETS: $50

CALL: (209) 536-1778

ONLINE: www.stage3.org

Senior day at the Museum

Seniors are invited to spend a day at the McHenry Mansion and McHenry Museum. The event will include guided tours of both buildings. CareMore will be on hand to provide cool water and light refreshments.

WHEN: 12:30-4 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: McHenry Mansion Visitor Center and Gift Store, 924 15th St., Modesto

ADMISSION: Free

CALL: (209) 762-2770

ONLINE: mchenrymansion.org

Long Time

Boston tribute band Long Time rocks the State Theatre. Formed in 2008, the Northern California band delivers the band Boston’s biggest hits including “More Than a Feeling,” “Peace of Mind,” “Long Time,” “Amanda” and “Don’t Look Back.”

WHEN: 8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto

TICKETS: $21

CALL: (209) 527-4697

ONLINE: www.thestate.org

Summer Bash Car Show

Roll into the 24th annual Summer Bash Car Show at the Fruit Yard. All makes, models and years of cars are welcome to take part in the event, which will include a poker walk, coloring contest, vendors, food and music by DJ Gene Adams. Proceeds from the show will benefit Shriners, Soroptimists and Community Hospice.

WHEN: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: The Fruit Yard, 7948 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto

TICKETS: Free for spectators; $20 in advance, $25 at the door for show participants

CALL: (209) 551-8532

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