Community Calendar

Ongoing

Oct. 1 – 31 – The Exeter Chamber of Commerce Scarecrows Contest will be displayed for viewing at participating businesses throughout town for the month of October.

Every Tuesday – Watercolor classes taught by Kacey Fansett, at 5 p.m., at Three Rivers Art Center, 41763 North Fork Dr. Cost is $15 per class or $45 per month. For more info. call Kacey at 786-0506.

Monday and Wednesday – Yoga classes at 3 Rivers Yoga Studio, located between Cort Gallery and the Chevron Station. Cost is $10 per class. For more info. call Jalene Vincent at 827-8293 or Jennifer Carpenter at 303-3673.

Youth Lap Swim, every Tuesday and Thursday, beginning Sept. 4, from 4-5:30 p.m., at the Lindsay Aquatic Center in Lindsay. Participants must have a McDermont membership or purchase a day pass for $5 per session. For more info. call 562-5196.

Hometown Emporium Friday Night Dinner, every Friday now through Oct., from 5-8 p.m.

Frosty King Cruise Night, every fourth Friday of the month, starting at 4 p.m. For more info. call 592-4717.

Lindsay Friday Night Market, every Friday from March-November, from 5:30-10 p.m., at Sweet Brier Plaza on N. Sweet Brier Ave. in downtown Lindsay. For more information call Virginia Loya at 333-1994.

Porterville Quilters meeting, every 3rd Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Old Train Depot, 280 N. 4th St., Porterville. Guests are welcome. Call Karen Erwin 781-0137.

Senior Lunches, every Monday and Wednesday through Friday lunch’s provided by Royal Dining at 11:30 a.m. at the Exeter Senior Center, 301 S. E St. Cost: $2.50 for seniors age 60 and over. Call 592-5960.

Military Support Group, every 3rd Tuesday of the month, Exeter area Families of Active Military (E-FAMilies) support group active meets at 6:30 p.m. at Hometown Emporium, 145 E. Pine St. Call 786-6896.

Bring a Brown Bag Lunch is sponsored by the Small Business Development Center on the 1st Wednesday of every month from noon to 1 p.m. at Farmersville City Hall. Call 737-1860.

 

October

Oct. 31 – The Spirit and the Bride Kingdom Coalition, Lindsay Chamber of Commerce and McDermont, present Harvest Festival. Doors open at 5 p.m., costume contest at 6 p.m. Free admission. For more info. contact McDermont at 562-3326 or go to mcdermontfieldhouse.com, Frances Brower at franbrower@gmail.com or 303-3917, or Mary Sybesma at 972-4492.

Oct. 31 – YMCA Harvest Carnival in Woodlake, from 5-7 p.m. Games and prizes. Call the YMCA at 564-7114.

Oct. 31 – Woodlake Trunk or Treat, from 5-7:30 p.m., at the Presbyterian Church parking lot, 600 W. Naranjo, Woodlake. Come in costume and trick or treat with a twist. For more info. call 564-3377.

Oct. 31 – 3rd Annual Exeter Community Truck or Treat, from 5-9 p.m., hosted by Faith Tabernacle Church, 515 S. Filbert in Exeter. Open to the public. Come in costume and trick or treat with a twist. For more info. call 592-2919.

 

November

Nov – Saturday near Veterans Day – The 4th Annual Salute to the Troops, honoring servicemen and women of every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, at Twilight Park, 1099 W. Ropes Ave. in Woodlake. The event is free to the public and offers a free lunch to all active military and veterans. For info call 1-800-GO-TWILIGHT.

Nov. 1 – Christians in Action Banquet, at 6 p.m., at the Visalia Holiday Inn, 9000 W. Airport Dr., Visalia. R.S.V.P. by calling 1-888-564-3762.

Nov. 1 – Pot Luck luncheon and business meeting at 12 p.m., at the Lemon Cove Women’s Club House, 41841 Sierra Dr. (Hwy. 198). New members welcome. For more info. call Mona Wyatt at 359-4465.

Nov. 1 – The Sequoia Genealogy Society will meet at 7 p.m., at the seventh Day Adventist Church, 494 N. Blackstone in Tulare. The public is welcome to attend. For more info. call 688-2264.

Nov. 2 – Stickerz Presents the 1st Annual Dia De Los Muertos Local Art Exhibit 2012, from 5-9 p.m., at Stickerz, 248 N. Sweet Brier in Lindsay. Art, music, crafts, masks, fun for the whole family. All local schools and artists are encouraged to participate. Awards will be giving out for best in different categories. For more info. or to display are please contact us at stickerz@live.com or call 361-1185.

Nov. 2 and 3 – Lemon Cove Outreach Rummage Sale and Canned Food Drive, at 9 a.m., at the First Presbyterian Church of Lemon Cove, 32937 Sierra Drive. To donate, volunteer or more info. call Maggie at 827-1906.

Nov. 3 – 1st Saturday Art Show “Oak Tree”, held every 1st Saturday each month, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A day of food, music and fun and fabulous art. Visit www.1stsaturdaytr.com.

Nov. 3 – The 2012 Artists Ornament Collection will debut the first celebration from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Art Co-Op Gallery located on the river side of Hwy. 198 in Three Rivers, just past the Shell Station.

Nov. 3 – Exeter Baseball Booster Dinner, at 5 p.m. at Exeter Memorial Building. For more info. or tickets call Kevin at 471-9331 or Eddie at 679-8463.

Nov. 3 – Book Signing, featuring eight authors, including Jay O’Connell, Louise Jackson, Mark Tilchen, Bill Haxton and more, from 3-7 p.m., at the Three Rivers Historical Museum, 42268 Sierra Dr. (Hwy. 198). For more info. call Tom Marshall at 561-2707.

Nov. 6 – Woman in Business lunch from 12-1:30 p.m. at East Meet West Restaurant. Call 592-2919.

Nov. 7 – Woodlake Community Mural Project at 5:30 p.m., behind First Choice Foods, 201 E. Lakeview. This project is open to all community members. For more info. call Veronica at 909-4202.

Nov. 10 – Exeter Raceway Fall Classic RC Car Race, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Exeter Hobbies, 130 E. Maple in Exeter. For more info. go to www.Exeter Hobbies.com or call 592-4883.

Nov. 10 – 1st Annual “Run For Hope”, 10k race and a two mile race and walk along the St. John’s River Trail in Cutler Park, 15520 Ivanhoe Dr. in Visalia. Registration is at 7 a.m., 10k race – 8 a.m. and two mile run/walk – 8:05 a.m. Early registration cost for the 10k is $25 and $17 for the two mile run and two mile walk, after Oct. 26 cost will be $30 for the 10k and $22 for the two mile run and two mile walk. For more info. and online registration, visit www.runsignup.com/runforhope. Walk-in registration must be completed at Sole 2 Soul Sports, 4241 S. Mooney Blvd., in Visalia, or in Fresno at 5052 N. Palm Ave. For questions e-mail cvroadrunners@gmail.com or call 362-2722.

Nov. 10 – Woodlake High School Latino Dance Hispanic Gran Baile, from 8 p.m. to midnight, at the Woodlake Memorial Building. Cost: $15 per person for entrance to the dance and food and drinks will be available for purchase. For more info. call Frances Mann at 564-3307 or Ana Carretero at 308-2342.

Nov. 10 – Exeter’s Chili Cook-Off, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For info. call Lynn at 592-7177 or Charlotte at 592-1648.

Nov. 10 – Lemon Cove Women’s Club Open House, from 1-4 p.m., located at 41841 Sierra Dr. (Hwy. 198). There will be a Museum tour, quilt raffle, pies and desserts. For more info. call Mona Wyatt at 359-4465.

Nov. 10-12 – Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, fee-free days. Visit http://www.nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/entrance_fees.htm.

Nov. 11 – Exeter Eagles Turkey Shoot, from 9 a.m. until dark, at Evens Ranch on Ave. 256 in Exeter. The event is free and open to the public. Bring the whole family out for a day of fun, games, food, raffles, turkey shoots, bingo and more. For more info. call 592-1771.

Nov. 13 – Woodlake Community Garden Project, at 5:30 p.m., behind First Choice Foods, 201 E. Lakeview. This project is open to all community members. For more info. call Veronica at 909-4202.

Nov. 15, 16 and 17 – Woodlake High School Performing Arts, presents “Honestly, Now!”, at 7 p.m., at the Woodlake High School Performing Arts Building. For more info. call 564-3307.

Nov. 17 – The 27th Annual Holiday Arts and Craft Bazaar, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Three Rivers Memorial Building, 43490 Sierra Dr. (Hwy 198). There will be booths with hand-made gifts, food and drinks, a bake sale, an auction and door prizes. For space or info. call 561-3461.

Nov. 17 – The Senior League Holiday Bazaar. Join in for a day of art, music, food and fun. For more info. visit www.threerivers.com.

Nov. 17 – Tulare County Symphony’s “New and Old World Mash-Up” concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Visalia Fox Theater. Cost: $28-$37.50. Call 732-8600, email tcsymph@sbcglobal.net, or go to www.tcsymphony.org.

Nov. 22 – Mirror Image Ministries, Inc. free lunch, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 224 N. E St., Exeter. For more info. call 623-1108.

Nov. 24 – 3rd Annual Kaweah Country 10K Run – 5K Run at 7:30 a.m., 5K Walk at 8:15 a.m. and 10K Run at 8:30 a.m. Start and finish at Slick Rock Recreation Area. Cost: $25 if registered by Oct. 31, $30 – Nov. 1-30 and $35 – Nov. 22-24. Cost to run both 5K and 10K: $40 by Oct. 31 and $50 – Nov. 1-21. Kids 12 and under ½ price with paid adult. Registration forms are available online at www.kaweahcountryrun.com and at The Kaweah Commonwealth office, 41841 Sierra Dr., Three Rivers or at Sole 2 Soul Sports, 4241 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia. For info. email kaweahcountryrun@gmail.com or call 260-2909.

Nov. 24 – Three Rivers Performing Arts Institution Chamber Music Series, at 7 p.m., at the Community Presbyterian Church, 43410 Sierra Dr., Three Rivers. Admission is $12, children and students are free. For info. email billhaxton@threeriverspai.org or call 561-0300.

 

December

Dec. 1 – 53rd Annual Lindsay Hospital Guild Breakfast at the Lindsay Memorial Building. Join them for food and fellowship to help raise money for scholarships for Lindsay and Strathmore High School. Call 562-2335.

Dec. 1 – The Exeter Kiwanis Club annual “Spirit of the Holidays” wine tasting, from 4-7 p.m., at the Veterans Memorial Building. Christmas tree auction, wine tasting, silent auction and raffle drawing. Tickets for the event are $50 and are available from any Exeter Kiwanis Club member or at the Exeter branch of Bank of the Sierra, NSE Insurance or the Exeter Chamber of Commerce.

Dec. 4 – Woman in Business lunch from 12-1:30 p.m. at East Meet West Restaurant. Call 592-2919.

Dec. 6 – Exeter Women’s Club presents their 2nd Annual Christmas Home Tour from 4:30-8 p.m. For more info. call 592-6738 or visit www.exeterwomansclub

Dec. 6, 13 & 20 – Exeter Holiday Open House, from 5-9 p.m., in downtown Exeter. For info call 592-2919.

Dec. 7 – Lindsay Community Christmas Celebration at City Hall & Public Safety Department. Call 562-4929.

Dec. 7 and 8 – Lemon Cove Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by Sequoia Union PTC, from 1-4 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Take Hwy. 198 to Ave. 324 and follow the sign to the Lemon Cove Memorial Building right next to Sequoia Union Elementary School. For more info. call Catherin Doe at 597-9846.

Dec. 8 – High Sierra Jazz Band Christmas Party, at the Three Rivers Memorial Building.

Dec. 8 – Courthouse Gallery of the Arts will be hosting their annual Christmas at the Gallery Art Auction and Show from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are available at Exeter Chamber of Commerce, Exeter Flower Company, NSE Insurance and Gallery Board Members. Raffle tickets are also available for $10. For more info. or tickets call 592-2919.

Dec. 15 – Nutcracker Ball, dinner and dance fund-raiser for the Exeter Woman’s Club. Call 592-6738.

 

January 2013

Jan. 19 – Tulare County Symphony’s “Bon Vivant” concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Visalia Fox Theater. Cost: $28-$37.50. Call 732-8600, email tcsymph@sbcglobal.net, or go to www.tcsymphony.org.

 

February 2013

Feb. 9 – Tulare County Symphony’s “Great Movies, Great Music” concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Visalia Fox Theater. Cost: $28-$37.50. Call 732-8600, email tcsymph@sbcglobal.net, or go to www.tcsymphony.org.

 

March 2013

March 2 – Tulare County Symphony’s “Musical Stories” concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Visalia Fox Theater. Cost: $28-$37.50. Call 732-8600, email tcsymph@sbcglobal.net, or go to www.tcsymphony.org.

 

April 2013

April 11-14 – 40th annual Jazz Affair in Three Rivers. Cost:

April 23-26 – 63rd annual Lions Team Roping, at the Roping Arena in Three Rivers. Cost: $1 donation.

April 20 – Tulare County Symphony’s “Mahler: The Most” concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Visalia Fox Theater. Cost: $28-$37.50. Call 732-8600, email tcsymph@sbcglobal.net, or go to www.tcsymphony.org.

 

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