Gordo Fest benefit at fairgrounds
Gordo Fest will take place from 3 p.m. to 12 a.m., on Nov.30 at the Merced Fairgrounds’ Yosemite Hall, 900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Presale tickets cost $10; tickets at the door are $15. There will be 12 acts, food, drinks and vendors. Manuel “Gordo” Chavez passed away a year ago. All proceeds will go to a music scholarship in his name. For more, go to Gordo Fest 2013’s Facebook page.
Legion Arts & Crafts fundraiser
The American Legion Veterans Arts & Crafts Fair will feature gifts for the holiday season. The two-day indoor public event starts at 10 a.m. Nov. 16 and 17 at the Veterans Memorial Building, 939 W. Main St. Daily raffles, snacks and lunch will be available. All proceeds will be used for the preservation of the memorial building and the needs of local veterans. Call Linda Perry at (209) 769-8499 or email at email@example.com.
La Grange Rebekahs breakfast
Atwater 4-H to offer pancakes
Annual Thanksgiving celebration
Distinguished Outreach Services in collaboration with Building Healthy Communities will hold its Thanksgiving celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 23, at 988 D St. Call (209) 947-8827.
Crab feed, dance at high school
Social group will join for play
Happy Trails Social Group, organized through Atwater Baptist Church, will be attending “A Christmas Carol” at Playhouse Merced on Nov. 24. A limited number of tickets are available, call Helen at (209) 358-2570.