Entertainment calendar: A look at what’s happening in the Modesto region

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The State Theatre will offer a screening of some of the “Star Wars” films.

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CARNEGIE ARTS CENTER ▪  209-632-5761

Through April 30, “Festa: A Celebration of Portuguese Faith & Culture.” Through May 28, “Pervasive Innovation: Ceramic Sculpture in Northern California.” Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. www.carnegieartsturlock.org.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA ART ASSOCIATION AND MISTLIN GALLERY ▪  209-529-3369

Through April 30, “Art Quilts 2.” Gallery hours: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. 1015 J St. Modesto. ccaagallery.org.

GREAT VALLEY MUSEUM ▪  209-575-6196

Through April 23, sculptures by Sayaka Ganz. MJC West Campus 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. $4-$5. www.mjc.edu/instruction/sme/gvm.

KRUSE LUCAS ART GALLERY ▪  209-529-9111

Through May, “The pastel art of Janet Hardie.” 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 525 Tully Road, Modesto.

MCHENRY MUSEUM ▪  209-618-5387

Through May, “Whimsical Art.” Ongoing exhibits. Noon-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 1402 I St., Modesto.

SPRING WINE WEEKEND ▪  April 23-24

Explore Calaveras Wine Country and sample wine at 27 tasting rooms. Live music and other events. Advance tickets required, $40-$60, and include a commemorative wineglass. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. www.calaveraswines.org/events.

HUGHSON FRUIT & NUT FESTIVAL ▪  April 30-May 1

Vendors, crafts and live entertainment both days. Truck show April 30 and classic car show May 1. Festival hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 1. Downtown Hughson. Free. hughsonchamber.org.

MODESTO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET ▪  Through Dec. 17

A variety of vendors. Earth Day activity April 23, 9-11 a.m., when children can plant tomatoes in pots, then take them home. Market hours are 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. (Thursday markets end Nov. 17.) 16th Street between H and I streets. modestocfm.com.

AMERICAN GI FORUM SCHOLARSHIP DINNER-DANCE ▪  April 23

Fundraiser for Modesto GI Forum. 4:30-10 p.m. Stanislaus Veteran Center, 3500 Coffee Road, Modesto. $50. 209-765-7356.

GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS

LA FILLE MAL GARDEE ▪  April 22-23

The Juline Foundation for Children presents a comical story ballet performed by Juline Regional Youth Ballet. 7 p.m. April 22, 1 p.m. April 23. $20-$25.

Pop-acoustic worship band. 5 p.m. $29-$59.

LA BOHÈME ▪  April 29-May 1

Opera Modesto presents classic romantic tragedy. 7:30 p.m. April 29, 2 p.m. May 1. $20-$89.

ONE MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY ▪  April 30

Charles Ross plays all the characters and condenses the plot of three films into one performance. 8 p.m. $25-$35.

The Gallo Center for the Arts is at 1000 I St., Modesto. Call 209-338-2100. www.galloarts.org.

SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AT CBS ▪  Through May 22

April 24, Grover Anderson & the Lampoliers; May 22, San Francisco Yiddish Combo. Concerts 3 p.m. Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. $10-$35, with season subscriptions available at various prices. www.cbsmodesto.org.

FIRST FRIDAYS CONCERTS ▪  Through Dec. 2

Full bar, food, information booths and vendors. May 6, Pure Bandido; June 3, Dr Tequila and the Mission Mob; July 1, Alameda Allstars; Aug. 5, Keith Burrows Band; Sept. 2, Chasing Anthems; Oct. 7, Dive Bar Poets; Nov. 4, Leilani and the Destractions; Dec. 2, Famous Hits Band. 6:30 p.m. Copperopolis Armory, 695 Main St. $10-$15. www.creativecopperopolis.com.

THE TEMPTATIONS ▪  April 29

Musical group. Turlock Community Theatre, 1574 E. Canal Drive. $39.50-$69.50. www.turlocktheatre.org.

“WALKING EACH OTHER HOME: A CHORAL REMEMBRANCE” ▪  May 1

Threshold Choir performs for those who died in the COVID-19 pandemic, their families and the community. 2 p.m. Mini Stage at Graceada Park, 401 Needham St., Modesto. 209-441-8088.

MAPS PROGRAM ▪  April 22

Modesto Area Partners in Science presents Marina Elliott who will talk on the excavations of Homo naledi in the Rising Star Cave. The event is being via Zoom at 7:30 p.m. See www.mjc.edu/instruction/sme/maps.php.

STANISLAUS ARTIST OPEN STUDIO TOUR ▪  April 23-24

More than 40 artists in Modesto, Turlock and Oakdale participating in studio tours, demonstrations with art to view and for sale. Tour maps at Mistlin Gallery, 1015 J St., Modesto and Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. Self-guided tours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. www.stanislausaos.com.

MODESTO GARDEN CLUB SPRING TOUR ▪  April 23

There will be five homes and gardens open for touring in Modesto, as well as the club’s demonstration garden. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $25. For locations and tickets, see www.modestogardenclub.org.

EARTH DAY DRIVE-THRU RECYCLING ▪  April 23

Put on by the City of Modesto, there will be paper shredding, acceptance of CRV bottles, cans, plastic and scrap metal, e-waste. 7 a.m.-3 p.m., conservation booths 9 a.m.-1 p.m. O’Brien’s Market, Roseburg Square, Modesto. $10. www.obriensmarket.com.

SATURDAY STUDIO ▪  April 23

Drop in anytime between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to make self-portraits out of clay. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock. $5. www.carnegieartsturlock.org.

“THE INCREDIBLES” ▪  April 23

Screening of animated film. 2 a.m. 6:30 p.m. Golden Gaslight Conservatory, 3908 N Gratton Road, Denair. $5. 209-664-9514.

STRIKE OUT SUICIDE BOWL ▪  April 23

Benefit for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Central Valley Chapter. Lunch noon, bowling 1 p.m. McHenry Bowl, 3700 McHenry Ave., Modesto. To sign up call 209-571-2695.

TURLOCK GARDEN TOUR ▪  April 30

Tour five homes and a community garden. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tickets at The Greenery Nursery in Turlock, Westurf Nursery in Modesto, Morris Nursery in Riverbank and Stepping Stone Nursery in Atwater. $25 adults, $10 ages 12 and under. www.turlockgardenclub.org.

THE EDWARDS TWINS ▪  April 23

Duo uses make-up to look and sound like musical superstars of today and yesterday. 7 p.m. $25-$45.

A NIGHT OF COMEDY WITH CARLOS OSCAR ▪  April 28

Clean comedy. Fundraiser for the The Catholic Social Services Guild. 7 p.m. $55.

FILM: “ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY” ▪  April 29-30

Part of a special screening of films from the “Star Wars” series.

FILM: “STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE” ▪  April 29-May 2

Part of a special screening of films from the “Star Wars” series.

FILM: “THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK” ▪  April 30-May 2

Part of a special screening of films from the “Star Wars” series.

FILM: “RETURN OF THE JEDI” ▪  May 1

Part of a special screening of films from the “Star Wars” series.

The State Theatre is at 1307 J St., Modesto. Call 209-527-4697. www.thestate.org.

“STEEL MAGNOLIAS” ▪  Through May 15

Sierra Repertory Theatre presents story of six southern women who take care of each other through good times and bad. Noon Wednesdays; 2 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays; 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. East Sonora Theatre, 13891 Mono Way. $20-$44. www.sierrarep.org.

“SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY” ▪  April 22-30

Comedy about four Southern women all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines. 7 p.m. West Side Theatre, 1331 Main St., Newman. $15-$20. www.westsidetheatre.org.

ENTRIES SOUGHT ▪  Through May 28

Carnegie Arts Center accepting art submissions for its Carnegie Art Showcase, an all-media juried show. www.carnegieartsturlock.org/call-for-entries.