Stanislaus County Fair
The annual county fair returns this weekend for a 10-day run featuring agriculture exhibits, midway, entertainment, motorsports, rodeo and more. Entertainment includes Lifehouse, Blue Oyster Cult, La Septima Banda, Easton Corbin, Trace Adkins, Salt-N-Pepa and other artists (For more on Salt-N-Pepa and Easton Corbin, see stories on Pages 7 and 9).
WHEN: 5 p.m.-midnight Monday-Friday; noon-midnight Saturdays-Sundays. Through July 22
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World Cup Final
The State Theatre again opens its doors so soccer fans can watch and cheer the championship match on its big screen. The World Cup Final is one of the biggest events in sports.
WHEN: Doors open 7 a.m.; match begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, July 15
WHERE: State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto
WHEN: 2 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, Saturdays-Sundays; 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. July 13-Aug. 19