Saturday, Nov. 11
Skiers and snowboarders are gearing up for the winter season and the swap & sale can turn used equipment into quick cash. Find bargains on used clothing, boards and skis for the whole family. Herb Bauer, 6264 N. Blackstone Ave., Fresno, fresnoskiclub.com.
9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Music: Behind the Czar – Protest and Praise
Adam Millstein joins the Sequoia Symphony Orchestra on the violin for two Tchaikovsky pieces: “Serenade melancolique” and “Valse-scherzo.” The evening will focus on Russian politics with masterpieces including Profokiev’s “Lieutenant Kije” and Borodin’s “Polovtsian Dances” from “Prince Igor.” Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St., Visalia, 559-732-8600, www.sequoiasymphonyorchestra.com, $22-$45.
Concert: Travis Tritt
Get up close and personal with the multi-CMA and Grammy Award-winning country star as he performs an intimate acoustic show featuring hits from throughout his 30-year career. Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St., Merced, 209-381-0500, www.mercedtheatre.org, $39-$49.
Event: Kearney Renaissance Faire
Visit King Edward VIII and his court in 1542 England for two days of live jousting battles, a 20-foot trebuchet, belly dancing performances and music from the Renaissance period by New Queen’s Ha’Penny Consort. Kearney Park, 7160 W. Kearney Blvd., Fresno, 559-392-0965, www.twofayreladies.com/KearneyParkRennFair.html, $15, $10 seniors and students.
Join the Fresno County Master Gardeners for tips and lessons on breaking that “boxed-in” feeling to make your small garden look and feel much larger. Garden of the Sun, 1750 N. Winery Ave., Fresno, 559-456-4151, ucanr.edu/sites/mgfresno, free.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.