CLASSIC-CAR SHOW — June 1. Part of Graffiti Summer. Modesto Area Streetrod Association car show. Modesto Junior College West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave. 529-0366.
MID-VALLEY CHEVY CLUB SHOW — June 2-5. Part of Graffiti Summer. All car shows are free and will be at a different location each night throughout Modesto. 523-3772.
PT CRUISERFEST 2008 — June 6-8. Part of Graffiti Summer. Downtown Modesto and The Fruit Yard. 823-6788.
AMERICAN GRAFFITI CAR SHOW AND FESTIVAL — June 6-8. Part of Graffiti Summer. Annual festival from the North Modesto Kiwanis Club. Downtown Modesto, MJC East Campus and State Theatre. 888-746-9763
HIGHLAND GAMES — June 7. Scottish Highland Games & Gathering of the Clans features live entertainment, competition, vendors and more. Tuolumne River Regional Park, Modesto. 538-0821.
MODESTO BLUES FESTIVAL — June 14. Part of Graffiti Summer. Modesto Blues Festival and United Community Walk includes music, art displays, vendors, cars, custom bikes and more. Graceada Park, 401 Needham Ave. 537-1617.
BACK TO GRAFFITI — June 14. Part of Graffiti Summer. Back to Graffiti concert and car show at the Fruit Yard with the F-100 Elites. The Fruit Yard, 7948 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto. 523-4479
RIVERBANK GRAFFITI SUMMER PARTY — June 18. Third annual car and live entertainment festival. Galaxy Theatres, 2525 Patterson Road. 863-8900.
"ALTAR BOYZ" — June 13-Aug. 10. Musical comedy about a struggling Christian boy band making a stab at the big time. Sierra Repertory Theatre, 13891 Mono Way, Sonora. 532-3120 or www.sierrarep.org.
"DOUBT" — June 20-July 20. Accusations of inappropriate conduct divide two nuns and a priest. This drama won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for drama, the Obie and Tony awards and was voted best play by the New York Drama Critics' Circle. Stage 3 Theatre, 208 S. Green St., Sonora. 536-1778 or www.stage3.org.
"LOVE, JANIS" — June 20-22. Touring rock musical about Janis Joplin. Told through the letters she wrote home and the songs she made famous, like "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Piece of My Heart." Rogers Theater, Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto. 338-2100 or www.galloarts.org.
"SOUTH PACIFIC" — June 27-Sept. 7. Rodgers & Hammerstein musical about two romances threatened by prejudice and war. Presented by Sierra Repertory Theatre at the Fallon House in Columbia State Historic Park, off Parrotts Ferry Road. 532-3120 or www.sierrarep.org.
"THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR" — June 27-July 26. Shakespeare comedy about a man who tries to seduce two married women. Presented by Murphys Creek Theatre at Stevenot Winery, 2690 San Domingo Road, Murphys. 728-8422 or www.murphys creektheatre.org.
DOCS PLAY THE POPS — June 1. Local medical professionals play a benefit concert for Modesto Junior College's Friends of Music. 575-6081.
MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND MARIACHI COBRE — June 6. Direct from Disney World's EPCOT Center, Mariachi Cobre performs music from Mexico and around the world. Rogers Theater, Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St. 338-2100 or www.galloarts.org.
ANTSY McCLAIN AND THE TRAILER PARK TROUBADOURS — June 6-7. Popular comedic singing group returns. West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. 862-4490.
MARVIN HAMLISCH — June 8. Pianist-composer who has won three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, one Tony and three Golden Globe awards. Rogers Theater, Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St. 338-2100 or www.galloarts.org.
MOBAND — Modesto Band of Stanislaus County. June 19, 26. Graceada Park, Modesto.
COWBOY POETRY AND SONGS AND STORIES OF THE WEST — June 21. Songs and stories by Rosalie Sorrels. Poetry by Wendy Brown-Barry, Mick Vernon and John Silveira. West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. 862-4490.
SHERYL CROW — June 13. The Ironstone Amphitheatre Summer Concert Series show featuring Sheryl Crow and Los Lonely Boys. Ironstone Amphitheatre, Ironstone Vineyards, 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys. 728-1251.
SUMMERFEST — June 14. B93.1 FM brings back its annual summer music festival, featuring Train's Pat Monahan, Augustana, Matt Nathanson, Kate Voegele and Ben Jelen. John Thurman Field, Modesto. 551-1306.
BOB WEIR — June 27. The Ironstone Amphitheatre Summer Concert Series show featuring Bob Weird & Ratdog with guest Government Mule. Ironstone Amphitheatre, Ironstone Vineyards, 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys. 728-1251.
OFF THE AIR — June 27. Featuring solar powered people and Jupiter is Useless. Deva Cafe, 1202 J St., Modesto. 572-3382.
MOLLY'S REVENGE — June 28. Touring acoustic Celtic band Molly's revenge stops for a jig. Turlock Community Theatre, 1574 E. Canal Drive. 668-1169.
CHARTREUSE MUSE GALLERY AND ART SCHOOL — June-August, Brian and Heather Gleser (Tie-dye landscapes, sea life and other objects), Gayle Gallagher (glass works, including large platters and jewelry). 918 10th St., Modesto. 529-0935.
DOWNTOWN MODESTO THIRD THURSDAY ART WALK — June 19, Held at Chartreuse Muse, Mistlin Gallery, the State Theatre and other nearby businesses and galleries. 529-3369.
MISTLIN GALLERY — June 2-21, "Mixology," featuring Mary Scheinuck and Don Hall (reception 6-9 p.m. June 19); June 2-30, "Bottleography" project, in which bottles donated by Barefoot Cellars will be decorated by area artists and sold to benefit a school for underprivileged children in Ecuador; June 23-July 19, "Valley Perspectives," featuring Paul Buxman. 1015 J St., Modesto. 529-3369.
AT THE CAMERA CENTER — June 16-July 11, Outdoor Photography (variety of exhibitors). 13th and J streets, Modesto. 402-6092
"METROPOLIS" — June 12. The second film to screen in the Sierra Valley Chapter of the AIA 2008 Film Festival is the 1927 Fritz Lang classic. State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto. 527-4697.
"PLANET OF THE APES" — June 13. New Midnight Movies series kicks off with this sci-fi classic starring Charlton Heston. State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto. 527-4697.