- Modesto Porchfest
Let’s meet at Queen Bean coffee house (but park nearby, as their parking is limited). From there, we’ll set off on foot to enjoy local music on our neighbors’ porches. There will be a map of bands and addresses available before the event. Modesto Porchfest is a fun, free, community-focused afternoon of great local music in Modesto. This grassroots event is held on porches in LaLoma, College, and Downtown neighborhoods and features performances from local musicians. Walk, bike, or drive your way around town and experience the radical generosity of your friends and neighbors. http://www.modestoporchfest.com
- The Crow (Movie starring Brandon Lee @ the State Theater)
The Crow Sat May 18 9:00 pm LATE NYT Director: Alex ProyasRun Time: 102 min.Rating: R Starring: Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Ernie Hudson, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis Click on the time (above) to buy tickets - OR - See full details (below) for more information The link for the official trailer: https://youtu.be/N5uPZ7ocsqA
- Central Valley Brewfest
Join me and spend the afternoon in the sunshine listening to music and sampling craft beers. Tickets are $40. and you can get them at the link below. Please only RSVP if you have already purchased your ticket. https://www.eventbrite.com
- Comedian JP Sears
You’ve probably seen JP Sears’ hilarious ultra spiritual life comedy on FB or YouTube. He’s coming to Modesto in May. Tickets are $38.50. You will need to buy your own ticket. Group member Pene suggested this event and her seat is in G23. https://thestate.org/special_events/comedian-jp-sears-with-opening-guests-serena-the-spicy-latina-gamboa-anthony-k/ JP Sears takes his uplifting humor that’s accumulated over 300 million video views and brilliantly adapts it to the stage for his LIVE stand up comedy show! Heavy on the satire, JP slices through the nuances of the new age community, self-help movement, health practices, and his own life that’ll have you laughing at yourself while feeling inspired to live your best life. JP Sears is an emotional healing coach, international teacher, speaker at events, world traveler, and curious student of life. His work empowers people to live more meaningful lives. JP speaks and performs at numerous events, conferences, festivals, and retreats around the world. He is very active on his YouTube channel, AwakenWithJP, where he encourages healing and growth through his entertainingly informative, humorous, and inspiring videos including his hit Ultra Spiritual comedy series.
- Cook your own steak night
Always a fun time. Season and cook your own steak exactly the way you like it. The meal comes with beans, salad ans garlic bread. $15.95 for a sirloin or $19.95 for a ribeye. If you rather not have steak, you can order off the menu and eat outside with us. We will be joining the 30s and 40s group for this event. Its an event we do every year!
- Modesto Taco Fest
What time is it? TACO TIME! Although this event begins at 11, I myself probably won’t get there until 3:00, so I can watch the afternoon Lucha Libre and CHIHUAHUA races!! Please feel free to make your independent plans/plans with friends to arrive and leave as you wish. Taco Fest takes place in Downtown Modesto on 11th Street between I and J from 11AM-10PM on May 4th. It's only $10 in advance and every ticket includes (2) $3 tacos. Kids and seniors over 65 enter for free (but no free tacos for you. Sorry!) $15 cover day of at the door 😊 https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/mobile/index/1844765?utm_medium=bks 18 taco restaurants, trucks, and booths all featuring local chefs making street and gourmet tacos for the eating. Chefs will be participating from the likes of the following: Bauer's Ralston's Goat Adrian's Taco Truck Fonzi's Tacos Garcia's Market E Maguey Rita's Ice Cream El Mexicano El Torito El Pollo (2) El Rincon Mely's Churros Rica Agua Fresca Chios & Checos Turnt Up Food Truck Me So Corny Delicioso The event is Hosted by Modesto City Councilman Tony Madrigal. Silvia The Tamale Lady...is always our Guest of Honor. She is in the Hall of Fame! 🏆 Chihuahua 🐶 races, margaritas, tequila, micheladas, beer, salsa, mariachis, singers, face painting, piñatas, kid's sombrero pageant, churros, TACOS, and MORE TACOS! Tentative Event Timeline: *12pm-2pm Lucha Libre Wrestling *2:30pm Chihuahua Races & Beauty Pagean *3pm Kid's Sombrero Pageant (Norma's Party Store will be on site to purchase sombreros from!) *3:30pm Chihuahua Races *4pm-6pmm Lucha Libre Wrestling *Timeline is subject to change, additions, and specifics to be added
- MoTown on the Rooftop
Hear all the great Motown and soul hits from legends including Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Barry White, and more, plus enjoy discounted craft cocktails and draft beers on the terrace. No reservations required. The event is free to the public. Doors open at 5 PM, music is from 7 to 10 PM. Hello everyone, I called the venue to get more info and it is as follows: They don't take reservations for the Rooftop, it is open to the public and doors open at 5pm. Rooftop has lounge type seating. (I was told that there is enough space for our group) Dinner and/or drinks are available to order from 5pm - 10 pm on the Rooftop which is located above the Bella Vista Italian Cuisine. (The Restaurant does take reservations or walk-ins for dinner) Motown Music is from 7pm-10pm. Parking garages are nearby the venue. Since I don't get off from work until 5pm, I probably won't arrive until 6pm 6:30pm. Please feel free to get there at whatever time works best for you. Looking forward to seeing you all there!
- The Public (Movie - State Theater)
Emilio EstevezRun Time: 122 min. Starring: Alec Baldwin, Bret Aaron Knower, Brian Gallagher, Christian Slater, Emilio Estevez, Gabrielle Union, Jacob Vargas, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Michael K. Williams, Richard T. Jones, Spencer Garrett, Taylor Schilling Ensemble drama inspired by a 2007 LA Times story written by Chip Ward. “The Public” is the nickname given to one of the central characters in the film: The Los Angeles Public Library. The story revolves around the library inhabitants, many of whom are mentally ill, who seek shelter and warmth inside its walls during two of the coldest days in recent memory. The link for the official trailer: https://youtu.be/6eZtMGM6ya8