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Editor's Picks Events: Super Adoptions, Swedish Festivals, Roger Perry Band Performances and more!

May 10, 2016 03:09PM ● By Melanie Heisinger

Courtesy CRU Wine Company Website.

Our Editor's Picks Events for the month of May. We share great local events from our calendar that span a range of interests, costs and locations.

Be sure to post your events and encourage your favorite venues, promoters, and businesses to post theirs. All events are eligible to be selected and promoted as an Editor's Pick, will yours be next?

Blue Willow  - start May 06 2016 0730PM

Blue Willow

May 14th at 7:30PM: Blue Willow - A world premiere, “Fresno’s Grapes of Wrath” explores contemporary rural life in the Valley. The play weaves the past and present voice of the migrant, from the Great Depres... 



Sunset Kayak Tours - start Apr 29 2016 0430PM

Sunset Kayak Tours

Join us for a short downstream paddle on the San Joaquin River every Friday evening. Our half-day tour is a great way to get started with paddling on the San Joaquin River. Your guide w... Read More » 


Valley Animal Centers Super Adoption event - start May 14 2016 0900AM

Valley Animal Center’s Super Adoption event!

It's a's a's SUPER ADOPTION! Come out to Valley Animal Center on Saturday, May 14 from 9 AM - 2 PM to meet HUNDREDS of adoptables from multiple rescues and shelters. ... Read More » 


Wicked Wine Run Fresno at Engelmann Cellars - start May 14 2016 0500PM

Wicked Wine Run Fresno

May 15th, 5PM to 10 PM, join the Event and Share with your Friends!!! Run wicked, Drink wine, Rock out! Run a 5K in the vineyard or stroll a 1K and taste wine then stay for the after party. Live music by M... 


Third Annual Golf Tournament - start May 20 2016 0100PM

Third Annual Golf Tournament

May 20th: The Valley Caregiver Resource Center(VCRC) is hosting our 3rd Annual Golf Tournament. Sign-ups have already started for this year’s tournament and we wa... Read More » 


California Academy of Arts Presents The Greatest Show on Earth - start May 20 2016 0600PM

CAA Presents: The Greatest Show on Earth

May 20th,  See the students of California Arts Academy perform skills they've learned throughout the semester to the theme of a circus carnival. Featuring: Jazz, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Tap, Cr... Read More » 


Carthop - start Nov 26 2015 1100AM


CartHop is the downtown Fresno Partnership's weekly gathering of the best independent food trucks that the Valley has to offer! Join us for lunch every Thursday! Read More » 


Courtesy Kingsburg Swedish Festival Facebook Page

Swedish Festival

The ultimate Scandinavian Vacation the third weekend in May invites all who dare to experience and taste the rich culture of Sweden in Kingsburg.This event is filled with entertainment, f... Read More » 


Courtesy CRU Wine Company Website

Wine Down Fridays with the Roger Perry Band

May The Roger Perry Band will be performing here at the winery from 6-8pm. Wine Down Fridays are back at CRŪ! FREE Live Music Every Friday Night 6:00pm – 8:00pm May 6, 2016 thru September ... Read More » 


Courtesy Clovis Memorial Run Website

Clovis Memorial Run

May 28th at 8AM: Don't let the word 'run' scare you. You can walk the whole thing! The events consist of a timed 5K run/walk, 2-mile walk, half-mile Senior Walk and Roll, and a half-mile kids run. Events ... Read More » 


Are you involved with a group, local organization, business or cause or have an event that you'd like us to Spotlight? Or, do you have a favorite venue we should know about? If so, we'd love to hear from you. You can also post your events in our calendar at no cost. 
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Happy Reading,

Karen Maroot