Tulare County Weekly Calendar

Community theater is back!

“Beauty and the Beast” at COS
The Disney musical will be performed free on the College of the Sequoias outdoor quad. Bring your own seating.
Runs May 5, 6 & 7 at 7 p.m.
915 S. Mooney, Visalia

“The King & I” at the Barn Theater, Porterville
The classic Rogers & Hammerstein’s classical musical features such songs as “Getting To Know You” and “Whistle a Happy Tune.”
Runs May 13-29.
42 S. Plano, Porterville
559 310-7046

“Puffs” at the Lindsay Community Theater
A group of oddball misfits spoof “Harry Potter.”
Runs April 22-May 1.
190 N. Elmwood Ave.
559 284-2223

Art Shows

Arts Visalia
Christopher Troutman’s large intricate works and Chao Ding’s paintings featuring abandoned places are featured at Arts Visalia May 4-27. Open Wednesdays-Saturdays 12-5:30 p.m.
214 E. Oak, Visalia
559 739-0905

Brandon-Mitchell Gallery.
Arts Consortium presents “The Mind of Art Tium” in May and June, works by the teachers and staff of the Arts Consortium. Who is Art Tium? Come to the show and find out. Opens during the May 6 First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Visalia.
117 S. Locust, Visalia
559 625-2441

210 Cafe
Works by Cathy Meis, watercolor and textile artist and children’s book illustrator, are on display in May. Open Mondays-Thursdays 7-1:30, Saturdays 9-12.
210 W. Center, Visalia
559 739-9010

Tulare Historical Museum
The Annual Tulare Palette Club Spring Art Show will show works by Jim Saenz as featured artist and many other local artists in the museum’s Heritage Art Gallery.
Show runs April 30 to May 28
444 W. Tulare in Tulare.
559 686-2074

Exeter Courthouse Gallery
Art by Stella Prudhomme and Nadi Spencer is on display through May. Open Saturdays and Sundays 10-4.
125 “B” St., Exeter

Events by date

Tuesday, May 17

  • “Menopause The Musical,” with a hilarious parody of classic tunes from the 60s, 70s and 80s, is at 7:30 p.m. at the Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main. 559 625-1369 or www.foxvisalia.org.

Friday, May 20

  • The Tower Quartet plays Debussy, Borodin and local composer Micah Byers at 7 p.m. at the Center for Spiritual Living, 117 S. Locust, Visalia. 559 625-2441

Saturday, May 21

  • 33rd Annual Car Show from 10-3 in Downtown Visalia. Buy root beer floats in the vintage A&W float mobile.
  • Sequoia Riverlands Trust Go Native! A Native American Cultural Celebration at Kaweah Oaks Preserve, 29979 Road 182, Exeter from 10-3. Drumming, weaving demos, Indian tacos, children’s activities and hikes. https://sequoiariverlands.org or 559 280-0712.

Thursday, May 26

  • Opening day of the Sequoia Shuttle from Visalia hotels to Sequoia National Park. Runs all summer several times a day. www.sequoiashuttle.com