Things to do in and around Merced

June 21, 2013 

John Albano & the Fresno 3 perform a free concert from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Merced Mall Center Court Stage. For more information, go to www.mercedmall.com.

Walk and design workshop, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and panel discussion, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for effort to revitalize downtown Livingston as an arts and cultural district. Meetings are at City Hall, 1414 C St. For more information, call Jose Antonio Ramirez at (209) 394-8041 or email citymanager@livingstoncity.com.

Johnson Long performs from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the Star Club, 1331 W. Main St., Merced. There is no cover charge. You must be at least 21 years old to enter.

Sunday

Open house — design studio through Monday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., for effort to revitalize downtown Livingston as an arts and cultural district. Meetings are at City Hall, 1414 C St. For more information, call Jose Antonio Ramirez at (209) 394-8041 or email citymanager@livingstoncity.com.

Dancer music will be played from 2 to 5 p.m. by We Three in the ballroom of the Merced Community Center, 755 W 15th St. Doors open 1 p.m. Cost is $8 at the door. For more information, call (209) 723-0839.

Valley Farmers Market, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2877 Atwater Blvd., Atwater. EBT is accepted.

Monday

Buhach Farmers Market, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4814 Clover Ave., Atwater. Take the Buhach Exit off Highway 99.

Tuesday

Presentation of concepts, 6 to 7 p.m., for effort to revitalize downtown Livingston as an arts and cultural district. Meetings are at City Hall, 1414 C St. For more information, call Jose Antonio Ramirez at (209) 394-8041 or email citymanager@livingstoncity.com.

Gustine Farmers Market, 4 to 7 p.m. at Harry Schmidt Park in Gustine.

Le Grand Certified Farmers Market, 6 to 8 p.m. on Washington Street and Le Grand Road, next to Pizza Factory.

Wednesday

Buhach Farmers Market, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4814 Clover Ave., Atwater. Take the Buhach Exit off Highway 99.

Jam session, 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the Star Club, 1331 W. Main St., Merced. No cover charge. Must be at least 21 years old to enter.

Eight-ball competition at R Bar, 1603 V St. Sign-ups are at 6 p.m.; game starts at 7 p.m. Twenty players only; $5 buy-in.

Thursday

World dance classes, 6:30 to 8 p.m. No experience, no partner needed. Enjoy music and dance from around the world. Downtown Merced Multicultural Arts Center, Third Floor, 645 W. Main St. Contact Mary at mblauert1@sbcglobal.net or (209) 384-7719. Cost is $40 for each six-week session, or $7 at the door.

Friday

Flashback performs at 8:30 p.m. at the Merced County Fairgrounds Outdoor Theatre. The concert is free with fair admission.

Live music from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the Star Club, 1331 W. Main St., Merced. There is no cover charge. You must be at least 21 years old to enter.

June 30

Julie Eichelberger presents "Julie-N-Friends," an evening of Southern gospel music, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave., Merced. Admission is free. A love offering will be received, with a $10 suggested donation. The concert will feature the Mike & Darla Cornell Trio of Bakersfield, Reliance of Fresno, Sheri Stambaugh of Modesto; and Bridge of Grace, Mack Reynolds and Julie Eichelberger, all of Merced. For more information, call (559) 304-1102.

July 5

The Livingston 4th of July Festival and Fireworks Show runs July 5-7 at Memorial Park and Livingston High School. The celebration will include a talent show, fireworks and live bands. The event also will provide a fairlike atmosphere with the Paul Maurer Shows Carnival featuring the Drop Zone and giant Ferris wheel, and many more rides will be part of the festivities. Carnival tickets are available in advance for 50 percent off. Tickets are at Livingston City Hall and the Thursday night Street Faire in Livingston. For more info, including talent show registration and vendor applications, go to www.livingston4thofjuly.com or call (209) 277-1402.

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