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FW: BargainView – Fall Into Savings

By Monica Barber
Fall into Savings
The beginning of October means it’s time to say hello to the season with falling temperatures and a pricey holiday (Hey there, Halloween). Although it would seems the savings might be hard to come by, Ms. M is here to insist: it’s not so. There are so many reasons to love the Fall season. It’s like nature putting on the brakes and encouraging us to the do the same with all things including our finances. Fall in love with the leaves changing while you save on the essential Fall activities.
Downtown Modesto welcomes back the DOMO Walls mural festival on October 4th with 7 new international artists to install seven new GIANT murals. Come out and watch them create live at the community event, DoMo First Fridays. Enjoy the vibe of music, vendors, food and more with your community at this free market event. Info:
The colors of Fall also bring the return of the 9thAnnual Fall Harvest Festival and Car show on October 12th. Celebrating almost a decade in downtown Modesto, this family friendly event is a great place to enjoy a celebrating the Harvest. From 10am-4pm the downtown area is transformed into all things harvest including a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, crafting, homemade goods, local food & entertainment and the great classic cars of the past. Downtown Plaza 10thstreet between K&I streets. Info: 209-581-5036
Race into Halloween with a fun run on October 26th at East LaLoma Park. Modesto Shadow Chase Running Club is hosting the event to benefit TRM Student training for the Modesto Marathon. Runners are encouraged to run in costumes with prizes awarded to best in show. No pre-registration is required. Race day sign ups start at 7:30am and the run begins at 8:30am. Families and kiddos are encouraged to come. There will be informal run and kid zone will be set up with games and prizes. East La Loma Park. Info:
Halloween evening isn’t just for trick or treating it’s for some major glowing up. Elevate Community Yoga is hosting Glow in the Dark Yoga on Halloween invites you to come share your glowiest outfit for an evening of Glowga. The 75-minute practice includes glowsticks in addition to accompanying musical sounds. Arrive early to paint your skin to heighten your visual awareness and glow for it. 7:30pm-9:00pm. Donation suggested: $20. Members: $10. Elevate Yoga 899 W. Roseburg’ Modesto 95350. Info:



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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.