Womens bible study
Coffee Break, a non-denominational womens Bible study, meets from 10a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Yosemite Church, 2230 E. Yosemite Ave. Free child care is offered and all women are welcome. Call (209)383-5038.
Merced Camera Club
The Merced Camera Club invites people interested in photography to their meetings on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30p.m. at the Merced County Farm Bureau, 646 S. Highway 59. Meetings are held through December. Call (209)382-0222 or (209)761-0260.
Festival of Trees
LODI The Festival of Trees will be from 10a.m. to 4p.m. Dec.7 and Dec.8 at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Park, Lodi, with a senior preview Dec.6. Decorated trees, Santa Claus, musical entertainment, artisan craftsmen, childrens crafts, a train ride, museum exhibits, and food in Victorian tea room will be available with paid admission. Admission is $10; children 2-12 years old get in for $1. There is no cost for children younger than 2. Tickets may be purchased at the museum office. The Micke Grove parking fee is waived with advance ticket purchase. Call (209)331-2055, (209)953-3460 or visit www.SanJoaquinHistory.org.
Christmas show at Gallo
MODESTO Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis, one of the nations most popular touring holiday shows, will take place at 4 and 7p.m. Dec.4 at the Gallo Center for the Arts. Tickets for the matinee can be purchased online at www.galloarts.com, by calling (209)338-2100, or from the Gallo Center ticket office at 1000 I St., Modesto. Tickets range from $39 to $99.
Elks Lodge breakfast
The Elks Park Breakfast will be from 8 to 10:30a.m. on Wednesday at the Elks Lodge, 1910 M St. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for children. The meal includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, coffee and orange juice. Bloody Marys will be available.
A Christmas Carol
FRESNO Good Company Players presents A Christmas Carol through Dec.22 at 2nd Space Theatre, 928 E. Olive Ave. in Fresno. Call (559)266-0660 or (800)371-4747. The box office opens Tuesday through Sunday at 10a.m. Shows are at 7:30p.m. Thursdays, 8p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $16, $15 for students and seniors.
ATWATER St. Anthonys 4-H club of Atwater will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast from 8a.m. to noon on Sunday at 1801 Winton Way. Tickets are $6. Call (209)358-4414 for more information.
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