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BargainView: Taste of Turlock

Taste of Turlock

by Monica Barber

Stepping out of your comfort zone is a great way to promote change. Getting a new perspective by visiting a different city to taste what they have to offer is a bold approach to change. As Ms. M steps out of One Sixteen Bijou onto Main Street in Downtown Turlock this afternoon, pleased with her new sundress, she realizes there are great places a skip away from Modesto that require attention.

Channeling creativity can be fun with the right conditions. A wonderful opportunity to bring out your inner Picasso is Wine and Art Night in Turlock at the Art Space on Main. On May 3rd starting at 6pm guests can enjoy samplings of Downtown restaurants before painting a work of art to keep. Proceeds benefit the beautification of downtown Turlock. $45 per person/21+ older.

There’s nothing like the sight of the stars to make you dream.  Stanislaus State invites you to their annual Shakespeare under the Stars for the production of Two Gentlemen of Verona. Running May 3rd through May 8th this all ages event is free. Grab a blanket, picnic basket and make it a family event. Gates open at the University Amphitheater at 6:30pm nightly. Performances at 8pm.

Consider yourself lucky: Friday the 13th is upon us and there’s only one this year. Tattoos, superstitions and luck are great companions. Around the world tattoo shops celebrate by offering selected flash for collectors on Friday the 13th for $13 (with a $7 tip) or by discounting more detailed designs. If you feel lucky, Colossal Tattoo in Turlock is offering Friday the 13th specials for a chosen few. It’s first come, first serve to get on their exclusive list. Stop in, check it out or schedule your next tattoo. 429 E. Main St. Turlock. (209) 668-8085

Simply the smell of a book conjures up memories and the experience is a novelty many people would love to capture daily. If perusing the shelves for your own vintage treasure sounds fun then Lightly Used Books in Turlock might be right for you. This specialty bookstore offers and exchanges lightly used, new, rare and out of print titles for all types of book connoisseurs. Drop by to enjoy the atmosphere & get a book. 141 N. Center St. Turlock.

Drinking coffee might be the same as taking a breath for some people. While others enjoy the ambiance of a café. Turlock’s latest offering to the coffee club is Café Rome. A gorgeous cafe with old world charm that offers specialty items such Turkish Coffee and Crepes on the menu. Whether you’re busy living or enjoying life, give yourself a chance to take in the charm.

Live a little and try something new!

Enjoy! Kisses, m.


Picture courtesy Cafe Rome’s Facebook page.




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