Thursday, Oct. 5
It’s the monthly ArtHop in downtown Fresno and the Tower District, with museums, studios, galleries and other venues open to the public from 5-8 p.m. with no admission. fresnoartscouncil.org/arthop Also tonight downtown, Granville Homes will unveil the mural “America is a Land of Immigrants” on the side of The Lede building on the corner of Van Ness Avenue and Stanislaus Street. The mural was designed by local artist Steve Brosnac and painted by Mauro Carrera and depicts the Statue of Liberty as a giant tree draped in the American flag with the flags of more than 100 nations hanging from her branches on leaves.
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It’s contemporary Christian music night at The Big Fresno Fair featuring performances by Jeremy Camp, Big Daddy Weave, We Are Messengers and Micah Tyler. Fresno Fairgrounds, 1121 S. Chance Ave., Fresno, 559-650-3247, www.fresnofair.com, $20-$100 (fair admission included).
The annual celebration features dinner, beer and wine, auctions and more in support of the Kremen Alumni and Friends Scholarship Program. Fresno State, Smittcamp Alumni House, 2625 E. Matoian Way, Fresno, 559-278-0205, www.facebook.com/events/1001521009991168, $25.
Bring a picnic dinner and lawn chair for a live concert by JT & Sarah playing popular songs from the 1940s to the 1960s. Clovis Botanical Garden, 945 N. Clovis Ave., Clovis, 559-287-2320, free.
Event: Lindy Hop at ArtHop
Join the Fresno Swing Dance club post-ArtHop for an evening of swing music and dancing. The group has weekly lessons and a social dance every Tuesday at California Arts Academy at 7:15 p.m. Cultural Arts Park, 1612 Fulton St., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/2035210630044593.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.