July 3 –Kiwanis of Woodlake’s July 3rd Blast from 5 to 9 p.m. at Miller Brown Park, downtown Woodlake. Family fun, fireworks, kids’ zone, music and food. Free admission.
July 4 – 10K run, 2-mile walk and Horseshoe Tournament in Exeter City Park located at Chestnut and E streets. To register and for more information, call Exeter Community Services at 559-592-5262.
July 4 – Pancake Breakfast in Exeter City Park, Chestnut and E Streets, from 7 to 10 a.m. sponsored by the Exeter Fraternal Order of Eagles 3608. Tickets are $5 at the Exeter Eagles Lodge, 555 W. Visalia Rd. in Exeter or at the Exeter Chamber of Commerce, 101 W. Pine St. For more info, call 559-592-1771.
July 4 – Independence Day Fireworks Community Festival at Groppetti Stadium, 1414 N. McAuliff St. in Visalia, from 2 to 10 p.m. Hot dog eating contest, dunk tank, pool time, food vendors and more. Fireworks at dusk. Admission is free; parking is $10 per vehicle with all proceeds benefiting CASA of Tulare County. Call 559-625-4007 for more info.
July 4 – The Exeter Lion’s Club presents the 74th Annual Free Fireworks Show at dusk in Exeter Lions Stadium located on east Rocky Hill Drive in Exeter.
July 6 – 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,
July 6, 13, 20 & 27 – Free Community Pool Party from 12 to 3 p.m. at Redwood High School Pool in Visalia. Jump in and enjoy the water during this lifeguard supervised pool time.
July 6, 13, 20 & 27 – Free Family Night Swim from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mt. Whitney High School Pool in Visalia. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
July 11 – Contemporary folk singer Avi Kaplan will perform as part of his “The Otherside Tour” at 7:30 p.m. on the Fox Theatre stage, 300 W. Main St. in Visalia. Tickets are $24-$65 at ticketfly.com.
July 12 – Ye Olde Destruction: A Film by Thomas Campbell – the artist/filmmaker has been making a self-funded skateboarding movie for the last seven years, mainly shot on a 16mm film. It will show at 8 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St. in Visalia. Tickets are $10 at ticketfly.com.
July 13 – Coco Entertainment USA presents the comedy show of El Costeño at the Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St. in Visalia, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25-$49 at ticketfly.com.
July 17 – Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Quail Park on Cypress, 4520 W. Cypress Ave. in Visalia. Meets every third Wednesday. For more info, call 559-624-3503.
July 19-27 – Read all about it! Paper Mill Playhouse presents Newsies, at L. J. Williams Theater, 1001 W. Main St. in Visalia. Tickets are $8-$20. For more information, visit tcoe.org.
July 21 – The Elton John musical tribute, The Rocket Man Show, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Fox Theatre in Visalia. Tickets are $33 to $55 at foxvisalia.org.
July 26 – 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 adventurepark.com/family-fun.
July 27 – 3rd annual Boots, Brews and Bacon at 6 p.m. at the Visalia Convention Center, 303 E Acequia Ave. in Visalia. Tickets are $30 at visaliatix.com.