Event Calendar

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.

Modesto is the home to Graffiti Summer in June, X-Fest in July, Modesto Art and Wine in August, Picnic at the Pops in September, and the annual MAMA Music Awards in October.

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 events@modestoview.com or post your own right now.

event calendar

Art View: Open Artist Studio

Art View: Open Artist Studio

Art View: Open Artist Studio by Jim Christiansen April showers us with opportunities to visit Artists in their Studios, Art Showcases, Art Walk and Art Hops, and maybe an IRS refund to buy some art for the wall.  Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour is April 22 and 23.  55 artists showing art in 36 studio […]

By April 1, 2017 Read More →
5 Questions with Creative Refuge

5 Questions with Creative Refuge

5 Questions with Creative Refuge by Monica Barber     Haylee White is a humanitarian photographer that lives in the Modesto Area, balances her time between local humanitarian causes, crafting jewelry & clothing and makes her way in the area documenting the beautiful people she meets and sharing candid portraits of them on her Facebook […]

By March 31, 2017 Read More →
WeddingView: The Century, Modesto’s Newest Downtown Venue

WeddingView: The Century, Modesto’s Newest Downtown Venue

by Brandilyn Brown of BrewView It’s spring, and you know what that means! Oh, yes, warm weather and hummingbirds and new wildflowers but also wedding season is approaching! Did you know June is the busiest time for weddings in the Central Valley? If your wedding is this June you are quickly running out of time! […]

By March 22, 2017 Read More →
2017 Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour April 22-23

2017 Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour April 22-23

2017 Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour by Guest ViewCrew The 2017 Stanislaus Artist Open Studio weekend is April 22 and 23.  Tour will feature 55 artists in 36studio locations in Modesto, Turlock and Oakdale.  Entry to visit the artists is purchase of the $10 Stanislaus Artist Open Studio map booklet, available at the Mistlin Gallery, […]

By March 20, 2017 Read More →
H.O.S.T House in association with Red Dragonfly Productions presents Comedy Benefit for H.O.S.T. House (Helping Others Sleep Tonight)

H.O.S.T House in association with Red Dragonfly Productions presents Comedy Benefit for H.O.S.T. House (Helping Others Sleep Tonight)

H.O.S.T House in association with Red Dragonfly Productions presents H.O.S.T. House Comedy Night Comedy Benefit for H.O.S.T. House (Helping Others Sleep Tonight) Starring Dennis Regan Friday, April 14, 2016 8pm Federated Church Fellowship Hall 45 S. El Circulo Avenue Patterson, CA 95363 $15/advance and $20/door General Admission Doors 7pm Tickets: (800)838-3006 or HostHouseComedyNight.com   Smart […]

By March 20, 2017 Read More →
Laura Dickinson-Turner for Prospect Theater Project

Laura Dickinson-Turner for Prospect Theater Project

Laura Dickinson-Turner for Prospect Theater Project By Summer Krafft Laura Dickinson-Turner is a local actor, director, educator, and the General Manager of Prospect Theater Project’s 2016-2017 season. Her work with Prospect began in 2010 when she was cast in Beyond Therapy. Since then, she’s continued her involvement with PTP in multiple capacities. In addition to […]

By March 17, 2017 Read More →
ArtView – Art in March

ArtView – Art in March

Art View By Jim Christiansen FOTO Modesto first time event was spectacular in scope with its 28 venues, numerous openings, 28 days up, and over 90 artists on display. I hope to see more ambitious visual art initiatives like this in Modesto. March has a busy schedule and is National Youth Art Month. March 5 […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
Unplugged View – Hang ’em High

Unplugged View – Hang ’em High

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Hang ’Em High Of all the artists I’ve worked with over the years, I doubt any have been more aptly named than Gaelynn Lea. Her original violin music is like a soothing breeze through the meadow. Gaelynn crafts hauntingly beautiful compositions rooted in the Irish traditions. She made quite a […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
Love Modesto – April 8

Love Modesto – April 8

Love Modesto – April 8 You know we Love Modesto here at ModestoView. There is so much we can all do together here in our community when we are a big team. Modesto is great because we all get together and we volunteer. Modesto is only as good as we make it so grab your […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
Go Sonora – Jousting !

Go Sonora – Jousting !

Go Sonora This sport is so extreme that National Geographic did a special television series based on it’s followers and came to Sonora to cover it five years ago. We’ll it’s back with more riders, more challenges, and only one knight will walk away with the grand honor of being champion. Riders are coming to […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
DramaView

DramaView

DramaView Student Theatre Season By Chris Murphy There are some amazing performances this month by our youth. You never know who the next Jeremy Renner or Tim Olyphant will be, so don’t miss these. These theatre groups have worked so very hard and the audience should be packed with our whole community, not just their […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
CommunityView La Loma Neighborhood

CommunityView La Loma Neighborhood

CommunityView by Rhonda Allen   La Loma Neighborhood has been fortunate to have many involved neighbors working together on a variety of projects to improve the neighborhood. Thanks to the handiwork of Doug Highiet, new La Loma signs will soon be placed in the roundabouts to dress up the neighborhood entrances. The signs are metal […]

By March 1, 2017 Read More →
FitView: InterView of Enrique Montano

FitView: InterView of Enrique Montano

FitView: InterView of Enrique Montano In respect to both sports, between football and soccer, the game of soccer burns far more aerobic calories per game. According to livestrong.com, “Soccer requires tremendous cardiovascular endurance, as players must engage in 90 minutes of jogging, striding, running and sprinting. American football requires explosive strength every 20 to 40 […]

By March 1, 2017 Read More →
Voice of the March SongwriterView

Voice of the March SongwriterView

Voice of the March By Patty Castillo Davis There has been a direct and indirect resurgence of fire and a sense of rebellion in music. Does political music still exist? Protest songs in their most traditional form are flourishing. Songs of truth. Songs of Solution. If one good thing came out of the U.S. election-it […]

Pig Out This St. Patrick’s Day At Twisted Pig

Pig Out This St. Patrick’s Day At Twisted Pig

Pig Out This St. Patrick’s Day! By Brandilyn Brown With a name like “Twisted Pig”, you would expect pork on the menu every day of the year at this restaurant, and 364 days of the year you’re right. But on St. Patrick’s Day, Corned beef is front and center, ruling this roost. Friday March 17th, […]

By March 1, 2017 Read More →