Enjoy some brews while helping Community Hospice. Also, the biggest Graffiti Summer event, the North Modesto Kiwanis Car Show kicks off the weekend with two days of cars, music and more. Those are just two of the entertainment options planned in the Modesto region June 11-17.
Hops for Hospice
Hops for Community Hospice is a fundraising event featuring craft beer from Persuasion Brewing, food and fun with giant yard games, ax throwing, cornhole and more. People must be 21 years or older to attend.
WHEN: 6-10 p.m. June 17
WHERE: Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto
TICKETS: $100 includes two craft beers, pizza, and choice of either tri-tip or taco truck fare, ice cream and games; $60 includes pizza and choice of tri-tip or taco truck, ice cream and games (no beer).
Graffiti Summer fest
The North Modesto Kiwanis Car Show returns with two days of vintage and classic cars and a music festival. Car customizer John D’Agostino and actress Candy Clark from “American Graffiti” will attend. There will be local bands, food and vendors. Modern muscle cars and exotic vehicles will be displayed Sunday.
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 12
WHERE: Modesto Junior College West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave.
TICKETS: $10, free to age 12 and under
Patrons can sing along during the screening of this classic musical, part of the Graffiti Summer lineup. Dress up as your favorite character from the film and dance in the aisles while John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and others sing their way through a summer of love.
WHEN: 2 p.m. June 11
WHERE: State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto
The Modesto Band of Stanislaus County continues its season with its “Latin Fire” program at Mancini Bowl in Graceada Park. Many people get their spots early by laying down blankets during the day and then take picnics later to enjoy during the concerts.
WHEN: 8 p.m. June 16
WHERE: Graceada Park at Needham and Sycamore, Modesto
Mistlin Gallery exhibits
“The World Around Us” and “Triple Take: Plein Air Artists with Three Views” are on display at the Mistlin Gallery in Modesto. A special selection of watercolors by the late Dan Petersen is part of “The World Around Us” exhibit. Petersen was a local artist and Modesto Junior College instructor.
WHEN: June 7-July 9. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays
WHERE: Mistlin Gallery, 1015 J St. Modesto
The Third Thursday Art Walk continues in downtown Modesto. Look for yellow balloons outside participating venues, including Chartreuse Muse, Mistlin Gallery, Dragonfly Art for Life, Reform with Pilates, The State Theatre and E&E Studio.
WHEN: 5-8 p.m. June 16
WHERE: Various locations