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Stanislaus County Fair tickets go on sale Saturday

Stanislaus County Fair tickets go on sale Saturday

TURLOCK – It’s finally here! Stanislaus County Fair tickets go on sale this Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m.

Tickets going on sale for the 2011 Stanislaus County Fair include FoodMaxx Arena motorsport tickets, discount Fair admission tickets, discount unlimited ride wristbands, season passes and the limited-time only 100 Year Fair Pass.

There are several easy ways to purchase your tickets.

Be a part of history at the Stanislaus County Fair

Be a part of history at the Stanislaus County Fair

TURLOCK - Your chance to showcase your masterpieces at the 100th anniversary of the county’s largest community event is here. Fair officials invite everyone in the community to participate by showing off their talents and hobbies at the 2011 Stanislaus County Fair July 15 - 24.

This year’s fair celebrates 100 years of Stanislaus County Fair fun and is the focus for the 2011 exhibit categories, special contests and other events. Everyone can find a spot to showcase their talent(s) with many categories to choose from. Exhibitors can decorate, sew, bake, weave, preserve, knit, can, garden or plant, among other things, to enter the competition. Entering the county’s largest talent exhibition is easy and can be done from any computer.

For online entries, please visit www.stancofair.com. Entries can also be done by mail, simply download entry forms from the Fair’s website.

Spring Art Show in Oakdale begins Monday

Spring Art Show in Oakdale begins Monday

OAKDALE - The Spring Art Show at Mary Beth's Grand Central Station Restaurant, 220 South Sierra Avenue, begins Monday, April 25 and runs through May 25.

Art and photography by local artists, featuring train and transportation themes, will be on display at the restaurant and Old Sierra Railroad Station, for all to see. 

For more information, call Roxanne at (209) 324-5316.

Boyz II Men to perform at Stanislaus County Fair July 16

Boyz II Men to perform at Stanislaus County Fair July 16

TURLOCK - “Motownphilly’s back again” when Boyz II Men brings their R&B sound to the 2011 Stanislaus County Fair.

Best-selling R&B group of all time, Boyz II Men, will perform on Saturday, July 16, at the Stanislaus County Fair. The group will appear on the Budweiser Variety Free Stage at 8:30 p.m. The concert is hosted by KHOP 95.1 and is free with the price of fair admission.

“This truly is a great way to round out our opening weekend. We are very excited to have this 90s group, that many grew up listening to, come to our Fair,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. “We are thrilled to offer such amazing talent to our guests for no more than the price of admission.”

Four-time Grammy-winning group, Boyz II Men, has found long standing success in the strength of their combined natural talents. First signed to Motown Records while still in high school, the group clearly had natural talent.

Turlock art show a success

Turlock Art Show
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On Friday, April 1, California State University, Stanislaus hosted the Turlock Regional High School Art Show for the fourth consecutive year. The art show was held in the art gallery located in the lobby of the Drama Building where an estimated 250 ...

CSU Stanislaus production 'Debris' selected to perform at Kennedy Center Festival

CSU Stanislaus production 'Debris' selected to perform at Kennedy Center Festival

TURLOCK - The California State University (CSU) Stanislaus Department of Theatre production of Dennis Kelly’s "Debris" has been selected to perform at the 2011 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF). The prestigious honor is a first for the CSU Stanislaus College of the Arts-of 1,800 participating college and university theatre productions from across the country, only four were invited to perform at the April festival in Washington D.C.

"We are all extremely gratified and humbled at this opportunity to perform at the Kennedy Center," said Jere O’Donnell, CSU Stanislaus Debris production director. "The students have worked hard and the entire Department of Theatre has come together in order to make this production come together."

"I wish to extend congratulations to the students and faculty for this recognition of excellence in theatre arts," said CSU Stanislaus President Hamid Shirvani.

'America' set to perform at Stanislaus County Fair

'America' set to perform at Stanislaus County Fair

TURLOCK - Whether you get there by plane, train, automobile or on “A Horse With No Name,” get to the Stanislaus County Fair to hear the classic-rock sounds of America.

The Grammy winning group, America, will perform on Sunday, July 17, at the Stanislaus County Fair. The group will appear on the Budweiser Variety Free Stage at 8:30 p.m. The concert is hosted by Sunny 102.3 and is free with the price of Fair admission.

“America has had long-standing success,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. “The classic sounds of this group are sure to have fair-goers of all ages swaying in their seats.”

Art imitates history in the creation of America, the band that is, with both band and country having origins in England. The band’s founding members met in high school in London in the late 1960’s and quickly harmonized their way to the top of the charts.