Friday, May 13
Comedy: Felipe Esparza
The comedian is considered one of the best comedic writers and will perform Saturday night at Visalia Fox Theatre. Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St., Merced, 209-381-0500, www.mercedtheatre.org, $24-$29. 8 p.m.
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Enjoy a tri-tip dinner and music by Dave Pillow, Bobby Seals and The Whiskey River Band at this benefit to help send veterans to the memorials in Washington D.C. Clovis Veterans Memorial District, 808 Fourth St., Clovis, 559-970-6777, $35. 5:30-10 p.m.
Music: Gregor Ross
The country/rock singer is back in town and will be performing with Back in the Valley and The Ditmeyers. Jimbo’s, 451 Herndon Ave., Clovis, www.facebook.com/events/807825495990912. 9 p.m.
Event: Respite by the River
Enjoy artists, dancers and musical performances by McLane High School’s ArtVenture students. San Joaquin River Parkway & Conservation, 11605 Old Friant Road, Fresno, 559-248-8480, www.facebook.com/events/1526420044331339, Free. 6-8 p.m.
Community: Book sale
Restock your reading pile and support your local library at this book sale that ends Sunday. Gillis Branch Library, 629 W. Dakota Ave., Fresno, 559-225-0140, fresnocountylibraryfriends.org. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.