Tulare County Weekly Calendar

Arts Calendar

Community theater is back!

Ice House Theatre in Visalia
“Hot Flashes: The Musical,” a wildly entertaining rock ‘n’ roll musical review that follows the triumphs and challenges of an all-woman band as they move through the second half of life. Oct 29-Nov. 21.

“A Christmas Story” based on the 1983 movie that follows a young Ralphie Parker in his quest for “an official Red Ryder carbine action 200 shot BB gun. Dec. 3-19

410 E. Race, Visalia
www.visaliaplayers.org
559 734-3900

Kings Players in Hanford
“Merry Christmas, Dear Grandpa,” a comedy, Nov. 13-Dec. 5
Temple Theater, 514 Visalia St., Hanford
www.kingsplayers.org
559 584-7241

Encore Theatre in Tulare
“Bulldog Saves the Day” is a fast-paced “mellerdrama” full of puns and wisecracks. It’s up to Bulldog to save the day. Nov. 5-21.
324 South N St., Tulare
559 686-1300
www.encoretulare.org

Lindsay Community Theater
“Our Lady of the Tortilla” is full of family conflicts until a miracle brings hordes of believers to the Cruz home. Oct. 15-24.

“The Nutcracker” featuring local children in the traditional story about a magical Christmas. Dec. 3-5.

190 N. Elmwood Ave.
559 284-2223
www.lindsaycommunitytheater.com

Barn Theater in Porterville
“All Together Now” is a musical night of Broadway hits from Les Mis, Rent, Into the Woods, Hairspray, Beauty and the Beast, Mamma Mia! and more. Nov. 12-14
42 S. Plano
559 310-7046
www.portervillebarntheater.com

Enchanted Playhouse
“Enchanted Bookshop Musical” brings storybook characters to life. Nov. 5-7.
Valley Strong Ballpark (formerly the Rawhide Stadium), 300 N. Giddings, Visalia
559 972-7027
www.enchantedplayhouse.org

Every Thursday in Hanford
Main Street Hanford Live Music with outdoor dancing, great bands and food, every Thursday from 5:30-9 p.m. Civic Center Park, 113 Court St. www.mainstreethanford.

Saturday, Oct. 9
Irish Fest lets you sample over 30 craft beers. Food trucks and live music by Borrowed Time. 1-5 p.m. Valley Strong Ballpark (formerly the Rawhide Stadium), 300 N. Giddings. https://visaliabreakfastlions.org/event/irish-fest-in-october-fest/

Exeter Fall Festival from 10-4 features live bands, food trucks, vendors, book sale, beer garden car show. 2-mile walk/run at 8 a.m. Mixter Park, Pine & E streets. 559 592-2919 or www.exeterchamber.com/107

Oct 15 & 16

The Sequoia Symphony performs the music to “Star Wars” while the film is shown on the big screen. Visalia Fox Theatre. 7:30 p.m. 559 732-8600 or www.sequoiasymphonyorchestra.com

Saturday, Oct. 16
Taste the Arts is the annual Downtown Visalia art festival from 10-5, featuring over 100 artists, three stages of entertainment, food trucks and interactive activities for all ages. Garden Street from Garden Street Plaza to the Old Lumberyard. www.artsconsortium.org

Saturday Oct. 23

  • Visalia Pride is a full day of LGBTQ+ celebration with entertainment, food and drag shows. Valley Strong Ballpark (formerly the Rawhide Stadium), 300 N. Giddings. Children free. Tickets at www.eventbrite.com. Information: www.pridevisalia.org

Oct. 21-23

Sunday, Oct. 31—Halloween

  • Village Halloween at ImagineU Children’s Museum, 210 Tipton, Visalia. The museum will be turned into a village with decorated doors to knock on for treats. 3-6 p.m. A free, safe alternative to trick or treating. 559 733-5975 or www.imagineumusum.org