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6 Things To Do This Week in and around Modesto

Get your holiday shopping done at this year’s Mod Shop, held Saturday on J Street in downtown Modesto.
Get your holiday shopping done at this year’s Mod Shop, held Saturday on J Street in downtown Modesto. Merced Sun-Star file

Mod Shop

Get your holiday shopping done early and locally at the third annual Mod Shop. The wares of independent artisans and crafters will be for sale at more than 70 vendor booths. Downtown businesses including the Peer Recovery Art Project, Mistlin Gallery, Modesto Chamber of Commerce and more will host the event that will include live music.

WHEN: 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28

WHERE: Downtown Modesto, J Street (between 10th and 13th streets)

TICKETS: Free

ONLINE: www.modshop209.com

A Christmas Carol

Modesto Performing Arts revisits the classic Charles Dickens holiday fable. A cast of more than 30 local actors tackles the seasonal favorite. When miser Ebenezer Scrooge gets visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, he must make an important choice.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Nov. 27-28; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29

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

TICKETS: $20-$25

CALL: 209-338-2100

ONLINE: www.galloarts.org

Frozen singalong

Let them go, let them go, let all the lyrics to “Frozen” go at a singalong to the Disney animated favorite. Join Elsa and Anna (voiced by Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell) in their wintery adventure. Family event will include a capella singing contest to “Let It Go” with a $50 prize.

WHEN: 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28

WHERE: State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto

TICKETS: $3 children; $5 ages 13 and up

CALL: 209-527-4697

ONLINE: www.thestate.org

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

The holiday juggernaut of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas returns to the Gallo Center for the Arts. The popular electronic orchestral and multimedia extravaganza founded by Chip Davis has been going strong for more than 30 years. The show has become one of the most popular touring Christmas shows in the country.

WHEN: 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28

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

TICKETS: $59-$89

CALL: 209-338-2100

ONLINE: www.galloarts.org

The Ten Tenors

Australian singing sensations The Ten Tenors are back. The 10-man ensemble performed at the Gallo Center for the Arts last year as part of its Broadway tour. This time the group will perform seasonal favorites on its “Home for the Holidays” tour.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30

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

TICKETS: $29-$69

CALL: 209-338-2100

ONLINE: www.galloarts.org

Cowboy Christmas

Saddle up to the 23rd annual Cowboy Christmas Gift and Craft Show this weekend. The free event from the Oakdale Cowboy Museum includes 40 exhibitors featuring Western art, furniture, jewelry, apparel, cowboy grub and more. Cowboy Santa arrives on horseback at 11 a.m. and will take pictures until 2 p.m. Saturday.

WHEN: 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28

WHERE: Gene Bianchi Community Center, 110 S. Second Ave., Oakdale

TICKETS: Free

CALL: 209-847-5163

ONLINE: www.oakdalecowboymuseum.org

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