Mike Mallory's cupboard isn't exactly bare but if you're looking for a Thanksgiving feast complete with turkey, cranberry sauce, potatoes, rolls, and pumpkin pie you may be out of luck if you're among 2,800 struggling families in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon.
RIPON - The San Joaquin Valley Swiss Echoes will perform their Fall Concert and Dance Saturday, Nov. 5, at the San Joaquin Valley Swiss Club Hall in Ripon, at the corner of East Main Street and Manley Road.
RIPON - The Ripon Oratorio Society will be celebrating the Christmas season with the 66th presentation of Handel's Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m. at the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, 4th and Orange Streets in Ripon.
MODESTO - All singers are invited to participate in a sing-along performance of Handel's "Messiah," Sunday, Nov. 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road in Modesto. The event is free and open to the public.
MODESTO - "Weird Al" Yankovic, the biggest selling comedy recording artist of all time, will make a stop in Modesto as part of his Alpocalypse tour at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m.
MODESTO - Riverdance, the thunderous celebration of Irish music, song and dance that has tapped its way onto the world stage thrilling millions of people throughout the globe, will play 5 performances at the Gallo Center for the Arts on November 11-13.
LATHROP - The Lathrop High School Sober Grad Committee is sponsoring a Black Oak Casino trip on November 5. The group will meet at the Lathrop Target community parking lot, leaving at 9 a.m. and returning at 5 p.m.