Friday, Sept. 23
Event: “Earth, Moon and Sun” planetarium show
Learn how the Earth, sun and moon work together, including why the sun rises and sets and the phases of the moon. Sam B. Peña Planetarium, 11535 Ave. 264, Visalia, 559-737-6334, $4, $3 ages 11 and younger.
6 p.m., 8 p.m.
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Music: Suicidal Tendencies
Event: Opera season-opening gala
Join the Fresno Grand Opera as it celebrates the 2016-2017 season with a Roaring ’20s theme-party featuring a performance by Ricky Ian Gordon. Frank’s Place, 1432 Fulton St., Fresno, 559-442-5699, fresnograndopera.org/season/season-opening-gala, $150.
Music: Nights in the Plaza
Join CPX members as they pay tribute to the Queen of Tejano, Selena, and close out the gallery’s summer concert series. Arte Américas, 1630 Van Ness Ave., Fresno, 559-266-2623, www.arteamericas.org, $12, $5 ages 3-9.
Event: Safari Night
Roam the zoo and enjoy appetizers, entrees and drinks before dancing to the music of The Valley Cats at this annual fundraiser. Fresno Chaffee Zoo, 894 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, 559-498-5937, www.fresnochaffeezoo.org/event/safari-night, $95.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.