Community Calendar: August 2018


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August 3 – 30th annual Kaweah Delta Golf Classic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Visalia Country Club. Fee is $200 per golfer. Register at Proceeds for this year are going to the Caring for Our Community campaign.

August 3 – The Creative Center’s Art Market and Open Mic Competition for $100 cash prize from 5 to 8 p.m. at 410 E. Race Ave. in Visalia. Open mic signup is limited, first come/first served. Winning musician or band will be determined by a panel of judges. $3 cash cover. Call 559-733-9329 or go to their Facebook event page for more information.

August 3 – Opening reception for the Young at Art Exhibition at Arts Visalia, 214 E. Oak St. in Visalia, from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibit will showcase works by the summer program’s participants from Aug. 1 to 31. For more info, visit

August 4 – Arts Consortium presents 1st Saturday in Three Rivers from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Art studios, restaurants and merchants open their doors and invite all for a town-wide celebration. Go to the Three Rivers Historical Museum, 42268 Sierra Hwy. for a map of participating venues. For more info, visit or call 559-561-3463.

August 4-5 – 33rd annual Upper Tule Association’s Mountain Festival at Camp Nelson Meadow in Sequoia National Park from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Live music, tri-tip barbecue, crafts and bounce house for kids, Smokey the Bear and more. Free admission. Please leave pets at home.

August 7 –A Tulare County Child Support Services representative will be at the Visalia Public Library, 200 W. Oak Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to talk to customers about our services as well as inviting child support customers to attend our Resource and Employment Fairs and Workshops.

August 9 –Tulare County Child Support Services’ Resource and Employment Fair from 2 to 5 p.m. at 8040 W. Doe Ave. in Visalia. Child support customers will have the opportunity to meet with local agencies, schools, and employers. Call to RSVP at 1-866-901-3212.

August 11 – Visalia’s Beach Party Pub Crawl from 4:30 to 9 p.m. starting at Lum Lums, 417 E. Center Ave. in Visalia. Tickets are $10 at Must be 21. A portion of the proceeds of the event will be donated to the Valley Oak SPCA.

August 11 – Celebrant Singers 41st annual Grand Homecoming Concert from 7 to 9 p.m. at L. J. Williams Theater, 1001 W. Main St. in Visalia. Admission is free. For more info, visit

August 16 –A Tulare County Child Support Services representative will be at the Lindsay Public Library, 157 N. Mirage St., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to talk to customers about our services as well as inviting child support customers to attend our Resource and Employment Fairs and Workshops.

August 17 – Visalia Host Lions’ 23rd annual Charity Golf Tournament. Sign-up begins at 7 a.m.; Shotgun goes off at 8 a.m. $115 per registration includes green fees and cart, gift bag, professional team photo. For more info contact [email protected] or call 559-280-3845.

August 18 – The Hell of a Half Marathon in Exeter from 7 to 11 a.m. Race begins at the Veteran’s Memorial Park on Kaweah Avenue and Sequoia Drive in Exeter. Registration is a $95 race fee, plus $5.10 signup fee. Visit run for details.

August 18 – Kids Fest at Bowlero, 1740 W. Caldwell Ave. in Visalia, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. One hour of free bowling for every child, includes shoe rental, and $5 value arcade card. Plus $1 hot dogs, $1 soft drinks and $2 pizza slices. Bowling deals for adults, too. For more info, go to their event page on Facebook.

August 19 – The Hot Fudge Sundae Run has come to Mooney Grove Park from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. with a 5K run or 1.25-mile walk that ends with a hot fudge sundae. Donations support Boys & Girls Clubs. For more info, visit

August 25 –“Beat the Heat” Fitness Crawl from 7:30 a.m. to noon in downtown Visalia. Participate in seven 20-minute workouts with 10-minute breaks between select fitness studios. Raffle prizes and awards given at the afterparty. Check in is 7 a.m. at Garden Street Plaza. Tickets are $26 at

August 25 – Inaugural Boots and Shoots at the Kingsburg Gun Club, 2246 Gilbert Dr. in Kingsburg. Trap shoot begins at 10 a.m.; music, shopping, games and food vendors open at 11 a.m. Free admission; all ages, all levels welcome. Register at or call 559-733-5975. Presented by the Tulare County Cattlewomen’s Association and ImagineU Children’s Museum.

August 31 – Family Night at Visalia Adventure Park, Hwy 198 and Akers St., 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. $18 wristband gets you unlimited access to go karts, bumper boats, mini golf, batting cages, and laser tag. Karaoke mic will be available, too. For more info, visit


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