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Downtown Merced poised for best Christmas Parade ever

The Christmas spirit will descend upon the Merced area this weekend with a bevy of holiday events that are sure to please even the most Grinch-like among us.  You’ll read about all of them through the pages of this week's Merced County Times newspaper. However, nothing can compare to the biggest, most wonderful, hometown spectacle of…

One Acts At Playhouse Celebrate Holiday Season

Three one-act plays featuring holiday themes will be staged at Playhouse Merced, 452 W. Main Street, Merced, on Nov. 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 while Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m. “An Old-Fashioned Christmas,” written by Sally Bowman, and directed by Sandra Hill; “The Christmas Chuppah,” written and directed…

Aftershock 2023 kicks off in Sacramento 

The Aftershock 2023 music festival — the largest rock festival of its kind in California — is back at Discovery Park in Sacramento, bringing more than 100 bands for four days of mental euphoria, through Sunday, Oct. 8.  Headliners included Tool, Korn, Guns N’ Roses and Avenged Sevenfold, which took the 11th annual festival up a notch…