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GRAPE CITY CON

GRAPE CITY CON
Lodi, Calif. – The Grape City Con, returns to the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The one-day pop culture convention will run from 10am-4pm. The first Grape City Con, held this past February exceeded expectations with over 2,500 fans turning out for the event.

Ticket prices for the one-day event are $7 at the door and $5 in advance at select locations and online at http://grapecitycon.com/tickets

Stanislaus County Music Festival on January 29 and 30!

Stanislaus County Music Festival on January 29 and 30!

Submitted by Cynthia Fenech, Stanislaus County Office of Education

Public Invited to Stanislaus County Music Festival

Community members are invited to attend the Stanislaus County Music Festival on Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the Modesto Junior College Auditorium.  The festival kicks off at 7:00 p.m. on Friday with the high school and junior high school Honor Choir.  At 2:00 p.m. on Saturday the high school and junior high school Honor Orchestra will perform, with the festival concluding Saturday evening with the high school and junior high school Honor Band performing at 7:00 p.m. There is no charge for admission.

Cosies for the Win

Cosies for the Win

Modesto-Con's Cosie Weekend at the Westside Theatre January 9th was a great sucess raising $1425.00 for the Haven's Women Center of Stanislaus Co.

Modesto-Con brought to the Westside Theatre in Newman, CA, the first ever Awards show of it's kind, the NorCal Cosies, along with a Mini Con(Cosie Con) during the day that had nearly 650 people in attendance over the 5 hours.

The NorCal Cosies Kicked off at 6pm sharp, with 10 categories with 3 finalist with a capactiy crowd who were the judges. The only trouble anyone had was in choosing who the winners would be.

Carrie Shea and Nick Silva kept the night flowing and the crowd entertaine, along with special dance performance by Spotlight Dance Company.

See you all July 9th and 10th at the Modesto Centre Plaza, for Modesto Con.

Comic Con comes to Modesto with Central Valley Con

Comic Con comes to Modesto with Central Valley Con

Central Valley Con presented by BattleGround Games debuts at the Modesto Centre Plaza on December 6th just in time for the Holidays. This one day Pop Culture Convention will run from 10am until 4pm and is only $5 in advance or $7 at the door. Modesto is the 3rd city that the creator of Stockton Con will be hosting an event in; with Grape City Con debuting earlier this year and returning to Lodi in 2016.

Over the fist four years Stockton Con has seen over 30,000 attendees, including a record setting 14,400 at last years 2 day convention at the Stockton Arena.  A protion of the the proceeds from Central Valley Con will go to Make A Wish Foundation and the Modesto Gospel Mission.

With 30,000 square feet of exhibitors space CV Con will be hst to well over 100 Vendors and featuring artists that have worked for DC. Marvel, Image, Archie Comics and Dark Horse Comcs.

Spooky T-shirt Craft at the Keyes Library

Spooky T-shirt Craft at the Keyes Library

Bring a black or dark colored shirt to decorate at the Keyes Library on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. During these two craft sessions, participants will be able to create a seasonal design on their shirt. Ages 13 and up are welcome to participate in this activity. Children 12 and under must have direct parental supervision.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Keyes Library. The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006.

Modesto XFest 2015 happening this Saturday, Aug 22

Modesto XFest 2015 happening this Saturday, Aug 22
Date: Saturday, August 22, 2015Time: 5:00 PMDowntown Modesto930 11th StModesto CA 95354