Sample nearly 150 varieties of craft beer while listening to live music and viewing an art show at the Central Valley Brewfest. There also will be wines in a VIP tent and food trucks with items for purchase at this age 21-and-older event.
WHEN: Noon-5 p.m. Saturday, May 12
WHERE: Stanislaus County Fairground, 900 N. Broadway, Turlock
TICKETS: $40 advance, $45 door, $55 VIP; $15 designated drivers
Family Cycling Festival
Modesto's annual celebration of the cycle returns Saturday to downtown. The Family Cycling Festival features free children’s bike helmets, bounce houses, rock climbing and vendor booths. Among the high-flying highlights are BMX bike demos, along with bike races.
WHEN: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 12
WHERE: I Street, between 10th and 12th streets
Mother's Day Tea
Treat mom to a spot of tea as the McHenry Mansion Foundation presents its annual Mother's Day Tea on Saturday, with two seatings available. The traditional tea will be set in the historic Victorian mansion in downtown Modesto.
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12
WHERE: McHenry Mansion, 15th and I streets, Modesto
TICKETS: $30; reservations required
Audra McDonald has starred in three Broadway shows, won six Tony Awards, two Grammys and an Emmy, as well as appeared in several TV series and specials. Raised in Fresno, the Juilliard-trained soprano brings her trio to Modesto for an afternoon show at the Gallo Center.