“Tuesdays With Morrie”
The autobiographical story of journalist Mitch Albom and his former college professor. Years after graduation, Albom learns his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. He reunites with Morrie and begins a last class in the meaning of life.
WHEN: 2 p.m. Friday-Sunday, April 26-28
WHERE: Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I St., Modesto
The Pump and Dump Show brings comedians Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee to the Gallo Center. The two met as kids and years later reunited and decided to pool their talents and dive into parental pitfalls onstage.
Sierra Repertory Theatre stages “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” best known as an award-winning classic film. A progressive white couple’s proud liberal sensibilities are put to the test when their daughter brings her black fiancé home to meet them.
Omega Nu presents presents the fledgling Motown Fry Fest with local chefs putting their culinary skills to the test making a variety of loaded fries, savory to sweet. There will be a fry battle and where the public can vote, along with live music, craft brews and ciders, a local makers bazaar and kids zone.
WHEN: 4-8 p.m. Saturday, April 27
WHERE: Graceada Park, 401 Needham St., Modesto
American Outlaws Modesto Chapter brings back the Modesto Beer Festival, a beer tasting celebration. Tastings of several selections with brewers from Modesto, the Valley and beyond will be held both outdoors and indoors. Vote for your favorite brewer at the 21-and-older event.
WHEN: 2-6 p.m. Saturday, April 27
WHERE: Tuolumne River Lodge, 2429 River Road, Modesto
TICKETS: $20 advance, $25 at the door
The annual Historic Knights Ferry Gold Country Peddler’s Faire will boast more than 100 vendors selling their antiques, collectibles and crafts. The event is located at the historic covered bridge.
WHEN: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, April 28
WHERE: Stanislaus River Park, Knights Ferry