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Modesto is the official center of California. The best dining, the best shows and the best in living are all here; Modesto View has the authoritative calendar of events for Modesto, Ca.
In the great city of 206,000 people, you will find incredible independent restaurants, things to do for families , national caliber performers like Tony Bennett, Modesto resident Carol Channing, Dwight Yoakam, Hootie and the Blowfish, Veritcal Horizon, Avril Lavigne and many more.
We have some great art galleries, museums, and points of interest. There are new things to see and lots of music at the Gallo Center, State Theater and the Fat Cat Nightclub. Lots of our local restaurants and bars have live music. Take your kids to events at the Great Valley Museum and at the Modesto Museum and learn about our city.
Most of all, have fun in Modesto! Checkout out our event listings below, then get going and go do something. Have an event for our Modesto event calendar? Let us know and we will get it live. Email us your events at email@example.com or post your own right now.
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TweetFamousView The Adventures of Batman and Ruben It has been weeks since I last sat down and wrote an article. I used to pump out thousands and thousands of words every single day but lately I have been focusing more on social media and that takes more time than anyone might imagine. It feels good [...]
TweetChef View By Dana Johnson Dana, the Burger, & the Band! It was a Thursday, as soon as I entered the Barkin’ Dog Grill in downtown Modesto on 11th St. I’m not exactly sure why… but I was reminded of that cool old jam by Shirley Bassey, Hey Big Spender! “The minute you walked in [...]
TweetRockabilly View Publishers Note By: Chris Murphy ModestoView loves Rockabilly. This is truly some of the most exciting music ever and it has a unique history here in Modesto. The roots of Rockabilly lead back here to Modesto USA when Fred Maddux started slappin’ his string bass in late 1930’s for some “Hillbilly Boogie” and [...]
TweetUrbanView – VOTE or DIE By: Tru Luv Lopez It may sound just a bit extreme to make such a statement like “Vote or die”, but in my personal opinion if you are not part of the solution you are a part of the problem. Your voice is mute and simply your argument dies! Presidential [...]
TweetBarView Firkin & Fox By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson Oh ModestoView Reader, if I were more akin to mixology…if I could actually pour something that someone either than a compliant encourager or myself might actually enjoy, I could have been a bartender. I could have been a contender. I could be drinking four [...]
TweetAllAgesView By Abbey Murphy This has been the most busy time in my entire life. It seems like my friends and I have been working non-stop on college applications, IB test sign ups, essays and SAT tests. I even had to miss out on being the MAMA Award girl because I had a monster math [...]
TweetOctober 24, 2012 Modesto, USA- The members of The North Modesto Kiwanis Club are proud to announce that Modesto’s Favorite Son and legendary film director and producer, George Lucas, will be the Grand Marshall of their 2013 Modesto American Graffiti Car Show and Festival parade. The parade will take place June 7, 2013. “ We [...]
TweetFamousView – October 2012 by ModestoFamous/Ruben J. Porras Here I am again in the midst of all that is Modesto. I am the nerd on the laptop in a room full of musicians and I feel just fine about that. That is the beauty of Modesto. These folks look at me like I’m just another [...]
TweetArt View By Jim Christiansen Autumn arrives with a new Third Thursday Art Walk map, a Harvest Festival on the 1010 Tenth Plaza, and the Merced Art Hop October 20. Edgar Degas, “The Private Impressionist” will open at Carnegie Arts Center in October. The show features Degas drawings, printmaking and photos related to his personal [...]
TweetEvery October, we celebrate the best of Modesto music at the Annual MAMA Awards. The best in local bands, music, venues, promoters and events are recognized each year since 2000. There is so much music talent and Modesto needs to be recognized as a city of live and local music. This year’s MAMA Awards will [...]
TweetInterView Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr When the moon is in the 7th house…. And Jupiter aligns with Mars.. The time was the Vietnam War. Campus protests were common and the summer of love was over. There was a feeling angst in the youth culture. (See August ModestoView, the Summer of Love) Out of [...]
TweetArt View By Jim Christiansen Art View – Jim Christiansen, September 2012 Modesto View. Art in the Garden comes up September 29. Tickets/maps are $20, with kids under 12 free. Venues included the Mistlin gallery, McHenry Mansion gift center, Deva, Galletto and seven homes in the Graceada Park and La Loma neighborhoods. 38 Central California [...]
TweetChef View by Dana Johnson Shop with a Chef! Are you looking for inspiration in the kitchen? Anyone spending too much time preparing those over-used, predictable meals for their family, friends, and those must haveover guests? Come with me! Break the monotony of traveling down those gigantic supermarket aisles and get to know some new [...]
TweetFitView By Efren Martinez Train On The Heavy It was on one of my group rides when my friend Vernon Dupree showed up on his 36lb. 1974 Schwinn Varsity road bike. It caught my attention and I was thinking this guy will never be able to keep up with our high end, very light road [...]
TweetOn Sunday, September 9th, 2012, the Central Valley will be introduced to a brunch event unlike any other. We have recruited five local charities to partner with five local chefs in a competition to host the best brunch station and entertainment. The teams will be judged on everything from their brunch presentation, food preparation and [...]