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Movies in the Park! @ City of Merced Parks
May 17 @ 12:00 AM – Oct 18 @ 12:00 AM
Movies in the Park
Movies in the Park

Free “Movies in the Park” put on by City of Merced Parks and Recreation. Movie begins at sunset; bring a blanket, snacks, and family and friends. For more information, call Parks and Recreation at (209) 385-6235.

• May 17 — “Ralph Breaks The Internet,” Rahilly Park, 3400 N. Parsons Ave.

• May 31 — “Transformers: BumbleBee,” Joe Herb Park, 2200 Yosemite Parkway.

• June 14 — “The Goonies,” Rudolph Merino Park, Pacific Drive and El Redondo.

• June 28 — “Aquaman,” Brooks Park, S. G St and W. Gerard.

• July 12 — “Shark Tale,” El Capitain High School (Pool), 100 Farmland Ave.

• July 19 — “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” McNamara Park, 1040 Canal St.

• July 26 — “Grease,” Davenport Park, Dunn Road and Whitedove Avenue.

• Aug. 2 — “Captain Marvel,” Youth Sports Complex, 1800 Blk. Wardrobe Ave.

• Aug. 23 — “Mary Poppins Returns,” Elmer Murchie, Jacobs Drive and Bancroft Drive.

• Sept. 6 — “Dumbo,” West American Bank (rooftop), M and 18th Street.

• Sept 20 — “Marvel Avengers Endgame,” Dwight Amey Park, Blix Ave. and Albert Dr.

• Oct. 4 — Beetle Juice, Youth Sports Complex, 1800 Blk. Wardrobe Ave.

• Oct. 18 — “Goosebumps 2,” Richard Bernascomi Park, Via Moraga and Narvaez Way.

Reversing Alzheimer’s @ Pacifica Senior Living Merced
Sep 19 @ 12:30 AM – 3:00 AM

Please contact Shana at Pacifica Senior Living for Tickets.
Tickets are $40 per person and include dinner, one complimentary glass of wine & commemorative glass.

The first 20 tickets sold also include Dr. Dale Bredesen’s book:
The End of Alzheimer’s.

Merced Business Startup Workshop @ UC Merced Small Business Development Center
Sep 19 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Do you dream of owning your own business? Do you think you have what it takes to be successful?
Take this free two hour workshop that introduces the entrepreneur to the basics of starting a new business:
Is your idea viable?
What kind of financing will it take to open your business?
Why do you need a business plan?
What are the risks, pitfalls and requirements of opening a new business?
This workshop is intended for the budding entrepreneur who has a rough idea for a business model. Sign up today!

Merced FEAST @ Merced Main Street Association
Sep 20 @ 1:30 AM – 4:00 AM
Merced FEAST @ Merced Main Street Association | Merced | California | United States

Day 1: FEAST Dinner

Day 2 : FEAST Concert

Festival Engaging Agriculture Sustainability to-the-Table (FEAST). This event will feature fares from only Merced County Farms, which will be artfully prepared by local area celebrity chefs, highlighting our wonderful and diverse food cultures of this Central Valley Region.
This event is a joint effort of the Merced Certified Farmers Market, California Women for Ag, Merced College, Downtown Neighborhood Association and the Merced Main Street Association.

Day 1: FEAST Dinner THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19th 6:30 PM.
Our goal of this farm-to-table event is to explore new & interesting ways to connect Merced County residents to the local foods & the farming community that produces them. This mission will be accomplished by presenting FEAST dinner guest with a multi-course meal with menu creations based around what agricultural products are in season, harvested from farmer’s fields in Merced County. Our dinner hosts will include local dignitaries & celebrities who will greet attendees & be assigned by local FFA, 4H & vocational food service students with presenting small bites during our pre-dinner festivities. Live music by ……… ‘Seventeen’ !

Day 2 : FEAST Concert FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20th AT 6:00 PM Join us for an evening concert featuring local musicians: ‘CRASHBOAT’ The FEAST will host a free concert for the public, at Bob Hart Square. The Square will have plenty of grass space and a limited amount of benches. Come early to grab a great spot on the grass or an open bench. Make sure to bring a picnic to enjoy the musical sounds. This is a family friendly event for all ages. You bring the food, we bring the entertainment.

Tigers & Daggers DJ Night! @ The Partisan.
Sep 20 @ 3:00 AM – 5:00 AM
Tigers & Daggers DJ Night! @ The Partisan. | Merced | California | United States

Tigers & Daggers Record Store DJ Night
Hosted by Travis
Records for Sale
Every 3rd Thursday 8-10pm

Art and Spirits @ Arbor Gallery
Sep 21 @ 12:45 AM – 3:45 AM
Art and Spirits @ Arbor Gallery | Merced | California | United States

Arbor Gallery artist Carole Kamerer hosts Art & Spirits on September 20th. Come channel your inner artist at our family-friendly event! ( All materials, snacks and wine or juice included ) We will paint this scarecrow in acrylics. Reserve your seat today! Call Bo @ (209) 388-1090.
All proceeds benefit the Merced County Arts Council.

Live Music by The Soul Galaxy @ Club Mercedes
Sep 21 @ 2:00 AM – 6:00 AM

Join Us Friday, September 20th for live music by The Soul Galaxy! Music starts @7pm. Bring your favorite snacks and enjoy the music and friends! NO COVER!

Kids’ Days at the MAC | FANcy Art @ Merced Multicultural Arts Center
Sep 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Kids' Days at the MAC | FANcy Art @ Merced Multicultural Arts Center | Merced | California | United States

August 17 (11am-1pm)
FANcy Art! Cool off with artistic fans.

September 21 (11am-1pm)
Butterflies! Flutter away with butterflies.

October 12 (11am-1pm)
Day of the Dead! Getting ready for Diade los Muertos.


For kids 5 years old and up (parents, too!)
The MAC | 645 W. Main Street
For more information, call (209) 388-1090 or [email protected]

Each month there will be a new activity or performance which will be appropriate for children of all ages. For a complete schedule of the next four months of programs, visit the Arts Council’s website, and sign up to receive their newsletter.

For the series, the hands-on art activities are designed to have children drop in and participate. All the performances and hands-on art activities are free thanks to a grant from the Merced County Office of Education and supporters of the Merced County Arts Council. Before or after the activities families are encouraged to visit the Art Galleries in the Arts Center.

Fresno Water Lantern Festival @ Woodward Park
Sep 21 @ 11:30 PM – Sep 22 @ 4:30 AM

Water Lantern Festival is coming to Fresno!

Don’t miss this amazing experience where you’ll witness the magic of the lanterns as they light up the water.

Get your tickets at before they sell out!

Jazz Under the Stars 2019
Sep 22 @ 1:00 AM – 4:00 AM

Join us for a wonderful evening of Jazz Under the Stars. Great music, hor’s deouvres, and fun! This is our signature fundraiser for scholarships and other services to the community.

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