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|May 31||American Graffiti
Ready for root beer floats, a costume contest & dancing in the aisles to one of the best film soundtracks in history? Don your best duds from the ‘50s & ’60s & enter a costume contest for prizes. Showtime 6:30pm. Tickets: $3. State Theatre, 1307 J Street. 209-527-4697.
|June 1||9th Annual Graffiti Classic Car Show
Modesto Area Street Rod Association’s 9th annual classic car show. Raffles, music and more from 10am - 3pm. Free admission to spectators, Car entry fee $25 ($30 the day of the event) - includes lunch for two. Sponsor awards & more. A portion of all proceeds go to local charities. At McHenry Village, 1700 McHenry Ave. Call (209) 521-6607for more information or visit www.graffiticlassic.com.
|June 2-5||Mid-Valley Chevy Club Park n' Shines
All car shows are free and will be at a different location each night from 5-9pm.
Monday - American Chevrolet, 4742 McHenry Ave.
Tuesday - Liquid Trends, 500 Glass Lane
Wednesday - Downtown Modesto
Thursday - Cool Hand Luke’s, 2505 Patterson Rd.
For more information, please call Mid Valley Chevy Club at 209-495-8626 or visit www.midvalleychevy.com.
|June 6||Official Kiwanis Classic Car Parade
The annual Classic Car Parade route has expanded! The route will remain through cool Downtown Modesto but this year it is expanding to go down McHenry Ave. to Orangeburg & back to downtown. The parade will feature close to a thousand classic cars, hot rods & street rods starting at 7:00pm in Downtown Modesto. You do not want to miss this amazing event!
Route map coming soon!
|June 7||The Hit Men
Featuring the Former Stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons!
The 60’s, 70’s and 80’s were a golden era for songwriting and during that period acts like Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Tommy James and The Shondells, and other big name chart-busting groups created beloved hits that have been heard for generations and are woven into America’s consciousness. Now, after decades behind the scenes, some of the greatest artists who were instrumental in the success of these fabulous songs have reunited to form THE HIT MEN. Show starts at 8:00pm at the Gallo Center, 1000 I Street. Call 209-338-2100 for tickets or visit www.galloarts.org.
|June 7-8||American Graffiti Car Show & Festival
This 16th Annual event is presented by the North Modesto Kiwanis. Friday night, June 6 will once again feature the Classic Car Parade Downtown at 7pm. The car show & festival is Saturday, June 7 from 9am to 5pm & Sunday, June 8 from 9am to 3pm. Check out the classic cars, stroll through hundreds of specially selected food, craft and specialty booths. Live music throughout the festival each day;
At MJC WEST Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave.
|June 14||21st Annual Back to Graffiti at the Fruit Yard
Annual Classic Car Show with 50/50 raffle, music, vendors and more! The Fruit Yard’s Mesquite BBQ available throughout the day and VIP dinners for the cars. For more information call the Fruit Yard at 209-577-3093.
|June 14||Sing-a-long Grease
Dress up as your favorite character from the film, compete for prizes, & dance in the aisles with Rydell Highs most famous graduating class. There will be fun giveaways, drink specials and contests from prizes. Showtime 6:30pm. Tickets $5. State Theatre, 1307 J Street. 209-527-4697.
|June 20||"HOPPING AT THE HANGAR" Sock Hop
Put on your poodle skirt, slick back your hair and get ready to rock the night away at the Hop-"HOPPING AT THE HANGAR" sock hop: The CAF Central Valley Squadron will be holding a fundraiser at Hangar 1-S , 700 Tioga Drive. Admission to "Hopping at the Hangar" will be by advance ticket purchase only. Cost is $25 per person, includes BBQ Hamburgers/Hot Dogs and all the fixing’s. Dancing to 50's/60's music surrounded by classic WWII planes, makes for a magical night. No host bar and soda fountain. For tickets call 209-605-4313. Doors open at 5 pm - close at 10 pm. 21+ to attend.
|June 20-21||Graffiti Night with the Modesto Nuts
Take me out to the ballgame to enjoy action packed baseball, 50’s and 60’s music, root beer floats and fun contests. Modesto Nuts take on the High Dessert Mavericks. Game time 7:05pm. Fireworks after the game. 572-4487 or www.modestonuts.com.
|June 29||The 7th Annual Rod & Custom Car Show
Classic cars, custom hot rods and music(DJ)! Food and beverages available for purchase. Proceeds to benefit Modesto Elks and Alzheimer's Foundation. Admission is FREE! Car show starts at 10:00am. Car participants parking is 7:00-9:30am. Car registration $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show and lunch for two. Awards will be presented at 3:00pm. Elks Lodge 645 Charity Way. For more information please call 209-524-4811.
|** All events, dates, times and locations subject to change without notice. Please contact the Modesto Convention & Visitors Bureau for the latest information.|