Entertainment

This week in entertainment: Calendar of events for Nov. 25-Dec. 1

The Global Winter Wonderland is open tonight at the Tulare County Fairgrounds, 620 S. K St., Tulare.
The Global Winter Wonderland is open tonight at the Tulare County Fairgrounds, 620 S. K St., Tulare. sflores@fresnobee.com

Friday, Nov. 25

Armenia: From BC to Christianity

Armenian Museum of Fresno, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, 559-224-1001, www.armof.org, Free.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Beauty and the Beast

Playhouse Merced, 452 W. Main St., Merced, 209-725-8587, www.playhousemerced.com, $15-$22.

7:30 p.m.

Blue

Tower Theatre Lounge, 805 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-485-9050, www.towertheatrefresno.com, $15-$25.

8 p.m.

Children’s Crafts: Scarecrow

Call for times and locations, 559-713-2700, tularecountylibrary.org.

A Christmas Story: The Musical

Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater, 1226 N. Wishon Ave., Fresno, 559-266-9494, gcplayers.com/gcp-shows/a-christmas-story-the-musical-2, $32-$55.

7:30 p.m.

Clovis Festival of Lights at Ladera Ranch

Clovis Festival of Lights at Ladera Ranch, 3116 Indianapolis Ave., Clovis, 559-977-2820, www.ClovisFestivalofLights.org, Free.

6-10 p.m.

Danielle Rondero Band

Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero St., Fresno, 559-412-7400, www.fulton55.com, $8-$10.

9 p.m.

Danny & The Mix

Yosemite Falls Cafe, 4278 W. Ashlan Ave., Fresno, 559-275-6060, Free.

8:30-11:30 p.m.

Exhibit: Personal Totems by Robert Weibel

1821 Gallery & Studios, 1821 Calaveras St., Fresno, 559-999-1158, www.1821gallery.com, free.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Exhibit: The Four Elements by Valerie Runningwolf (mixed media)

Gallery 25 at M Street Arts Complex, 1419 M St., Fresno, 559-264-4092, gallery25.org, free.

Noon-4 p.m.

Global Winter Wonderland

Tulare County Fairgrounds, 620 S. K St., Tulare, www.globalwonderland.com, $12-$41.

5-11 p.m.

Hung Liu: Scales of History

Fresno Art Museum, 2233 N. First St., Fresno, 559-441-4221, www.fresnoartmuseum.org/exhibitions, $10, $5 ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and under.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

2nd Space Theatre, 928 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-266-0660, 2ndspacetheatre.com, $20, $17 seniors and students.

8 p.m.

Julgransfest Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Draper Street, Kingsburg, www.facebook.com/events/1808594559419993.

6-9 p.m.

Kings Players presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

Temple Theater, 514 E. Visalia St., Hanford, 559-584-7241, kingsplayers.net, $12-$14.

7:30 p.m.

Larry Flores Band

Yosemite Falls Cafe, 5123 N. Blackstone Ave., Fresno, 559-225-6800, free.

8:30-11:30 p.m.

Mezcal

The Cellar Door, 101 W. Main St., Visalia, www.cellardoor101.com, $10.

9 p.m.

Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964

Fresno Art Museum, 2233 N. First St., Fresno, 559-441-4221, www.fresnoartmuseum.org/exhibitions, $10, $5 ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and under.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Randy Freeman

Patio Cafe, 5138 N. Palm Ave., Fresno, 559-243-1074, Free admission.

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Slice of Comedy: Darren Carter

Mother Mary’s Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria, 1345 N. Willow Ave., Clovis, 559-416-9120, www.livemusiccity.com/event/3837, $25.

9-11 p.m.

The Spirit of Artsakh

Armenian Museum of Fresno, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, 559-224-1001, www.armof.org, free.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tower District Records Gallery November Exhibit

Tower District Records, 302 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-478-4034, www.facebook.com/towerdistrictrecords, free.

Noon-6 p.m.

ZooLights

Fresno Chaffee Zoo, 894 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, 559-498-5910, www.fresnochaffeezoo.org, $5-$9

5-8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 26

40 Watt Hype

Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero St., Fresno, 559-412-7400, www.fulton55.com, $5-$10.

9 p.m.

25th Bass Lake Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights

The Pines Resort, 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake, 800-350-7463, www.basslake.com/events/bass-lake/25th-annual-christmas-tree-lighting-ceremony-parade-of-lights.aspx?categoryimagno=, Free.

4-8 p.m.

Armenia: From BC to Christianity

Armenian Museum of Fresno, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, 559-224-1001, www.armof.org, Free.

10 a.m.-noon

Beauty and the Beast

Playhouse Merced, 452 W. Main St., Merced, 209-725-8587, www.playhousemerced.com, $15-$22.

7:30 p.m.

Blue

Tower Theatre Lounge, 805 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-485-9050, www.towertheatrefresno.com, $15-$25.

8 p.m.

Bold Country (live country music)

Brooks Ranch, 4131 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno, no cover.

6-9 p.m.

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Downtown Reedley, www.facebook.com/events/1158205404266396. Meet at Pioneer Park at 5 p.m. to sing carols from the park to the tree.

5:30 p.m.

Community Tree Lighting Ceremony

Shaver Lake Village Hotel, 42135 Tollhouse Road, Shaver Lake, www.facebook.com/events/924142497687692.

6-7:30 p.m.

Exhibit: The Four Elements by Valerie Runningwolf (mixed media)

Gallery 25 at M Street Arts Complex, 1419 M St., Fresno, 559-264-4092, gallery25.org, free.

Noon-4 p.m.

Exhibit: Patra Feathers

Exeter Courthouse Art Gallery Museum, 125 S. B St., Exeter, www.facebook.com/Exeter-Courthouse-Art-Gallery-Museum-138673836332731.

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Exhibit: Personal Totems by Robert Weibel

1821 Gallery & Studios, 1821 Calaveras St., Fresno, 559-999-1158, www.1821gallery.com, free.

Noon-4 p.m.

Fresno Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno, 559-445-8100, valleyperformingartscouncil.org, $31.50-$71.50.

1 p.m.

Global Winter Wonderland

Tulare County Fairgrounds, 620 S. K St., Tulare, www.globalwonderland.com, $12-$41.

5-11 p.m.

Kings Players presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

Temple Theater, 514 E. Visalia St., Hanford, 559-584-7241, kingsplayers.net, $12-$14.

7:30 p.m.

Larry Keyes Band

Yukon’s Tavern & Grill, 2731 W. Clinton Ave., Fresno, 559-233-5100.

8 p.m.

Small Business Saturday – Festival of Local Authors

Petunia’s Place Children’s Bookstore, 6027 N. Palm Ave., Fresno, 559-438-1561, www.petuniasbooks.com, Free.

11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Spirit of Artsakh

Armenian Museum of Fresno, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, 559-224-1001, www.armof.org, Free.

10 a.m.-noon

ZooLights

Fresno Chaffee Zoo, 894 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, 559-498-5910, www.fresnochaffeezoo.org, $5-$9

5-8 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 27

Beauty and the Beast

Playhouse Merced, 452 W. Main St., Merced, 209-725-8587, www.playhousemerced.com, $15-$22.

2 p.m.

A Christmas Story: The Musical

Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater, 1226 N. Wishon Ave., Fresno, 559-266-9494, gcplayers.com/gcp-shows/a-christmas-story-the-musical-2, $32-$55.

1 p.m., 7 p.m.

Danny & The Mix

Yosemite Falls Cafe, 4020 N. Cedar Ave., Fresno, 559-222-7800, Free.

4-7 p.m.

Exhibit: Patra Feathers

Exeter Courthouse Art Gallery Museum, 125 S. B St., Exeter, www.facebook.com/Exeter-Courthouse-Art-Gallery-Museum-138673836332731.

Noon-4 p.m.

Fresno Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno, 559-445-8100, valleyperformingartscouncil.org, $31.50-$71.50.

1 p.m.

Global Winter Wonderland

Tulare County Fairgrounds, 620 S. K St., Tulare, www.globalwonderland.com, $12-$41.

5-10 p.m.

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

2nd Space Theatre, 928 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-266-0660, 2ndspacetheatre.com, $20, $17 seniors and students.

2 p.m.

Kings Players presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

Temple Theater, 514 E. Visalia St., Hanford, 559-584-7241, kingsplayers.net, $12-$14.

2 p.m.

Tabletop Roleplaying Free Demo

Legends Comics & Games, 639 E. Shaw Ave. Suite 173, Fresno, 559-230-1964, www.labyrinthadventures.com, free.

5:30-7 p.m.

ZooLights

Fresno Chaffee Zoo, 894 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, 559-498-5910, www.fresnochaffeezoo.org, $5-$9

5-8 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 28

Armenia: From BC to Christianity

Armenian Museum of Fresno, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, 559-224-1001, www.armof.org, free.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Bobby Seals & The Whiskey River Band

Wyndham Hotel, 9000 W. Airport Drive, Visalia, 559-688-4645, $8.

7-10 p.m.

Candy Cane Lane Parade: A Storybook Christmas

Main Street from Liberty to Conyer streets, Downtown Visalia, downtownvisalia.com/explore/event-overview/candy-cane-lane-parade.

7 p.m.

Children’s Crafts: Feather topped pencil

Call for times and locations, 559-713-2700, tularecountylibrary.org.

The Spirit of Artsakh

Armenian Museum of Fresno, 550 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, 559-224-1001, www.armof.org, free.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.

String Quartet

Fresno Pacific University McDonald Hall Atrium, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno, 559-453-2267, www.fresno.edu/events, $5.

7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 29

Breaking Bread with William Saroyan

Betty Rodriguez Regional Library, 3040 N. Cedar Ave., Fresno, 559-600-9245, www.fresnolibrary.org, Free.

6-7:30 p.m.

Children’s Crafts: Feather topped pencil

Call for times and locations, 559-713-2700, tularecountylibrary.org.

Christmas parade

Caruthers Fairgrounds, 13599 S. Raider Ave., Caruthers, www.facebook.com/events/1768125810127215.

6:30 p.m.

Community Symphony Orchestra

Fresno City College Old Administration Building, 1101 E. University Ave., Fresno, 559-442-8221, www.fresnocitycollege.edu/boxofficetickets, $8, $6 seniors and students.

7:30 p.m.

Musica Pacifica Orchestra

Fresno Pacific University McDonald Hall Atrium, 1717 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno, 559-453-2267, www.fresno.edu/events, $5.

7:30 p.m.

Nate Butler Plays Piano

Goldstein’s Mortuary & Delicatessen, 1279 N. Wishon Ave., Fresno, www.natebutler.com, free.

8-11 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 30

24 Hour Bigfoot Attack

Strummer’s, 833 E. Fern Ave., Fresno, 559-485-5356, www.strummersclub.com, Free.

8:30 p.m.

Advent Reflections Through Words & Music with Susan Doering, violin and Dieter Wulfhorst, violoncello

University Presbyterian Church, 1776 E. Roberts Ave., Fresno, 559-392-1425, dwcello@yahoo.com, Free.

3 p.m.

Children’s Crafts: Feather topped pencil

Call for times and locations, 559-713-2700, tularecountylibrary.org.

Exhibit: Personal Totems by Robert Weibel

1821 Gallery & Studios, 1821 Calaveras St., Fresno, 559-999-1158, www.1821gallery.com, free.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Tale of Two Midwives: The Notebooks of Siphora and Nuritza Shnorhokian by Dr. Khatchig Mouradian

Fresno State University Business Center, 5245 N. Backer Ave., Fresno, 559-278-2669, fresnostate.edu/artshum/armenianstudies/index.html, free.

7:30-9:30 p.m.

An Irish Christmas

Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St., Visalia, 559-625-1369, www.foxvisalia.org, $17-$60.

7 p.m.

Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series with Tony Yamamoto speaking on Medical Ethics: Lessons Learned

Fresno State North Gym 118, Fresno, 559-278-2124, afiala@csufresno.edu.

7 p.m.

Pecha Kucha Volume 23: Transform

Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero St., Fresno, 559-412-7400, www.fulton55.com, $8.

7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 1

Advent Reflections Through Words & Music with Susan Doering, violin and Dieter Wulfhorst, violoncello

St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 120 N. Hall St., Visalia, 559-392-1425, dwcello@yahoo.com, Free.

3 p.m.

ArtHop

North U Street Art School, 147 N U St., Fresno, 559-317-5574, Free.

5-8 p.m.

Children’s Crafts: Feather topped pencil

Call for times and locations, 559-713-2700, tularecountylibrary.org.

A Christmas Story: The Musical

Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater, 1226 N. Wishon Ave., Fresno, 559-266-9494, gcplayers.com/gcp-shows/a-christmas-story-the-musical-2, $32-$55.

7 p.m.

Cultural Arts District Park dedication and celebration

1935 Calaveras St., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/1510351285659291.

4-8 p.m.

Exhibit: Personal Totems by Robert Weibel

1821 Gallery & Studios, 1821 Calaveras St., Fresno, 559-999-1158, www.1821gallery.com, free.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fresno Poet Laureate & Friends reading with Margarita Engle

Fresno Arts Council, 1245 Van Ness Ave., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/1837080209837454/.

6-7:30 p.m.

Screening of Die Hard

Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St., Visalia, 559-625-1369, www.foxvisalia.org, $5.

6:30 p.m.

Home Free: A Country Christmas

Tower Theatre, 815 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-485-9050, www.towertheatrefresno.com, $35-$126.50.

7:30 p.m.

Hung Liu: Scales of History

Fresno Art Museum, 2233 N. First St., Fresno, 559-441-4221, www.fresnoartmuseum.org/exhibitions, $10, $5 ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and under.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Hype

Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero St., Fresno, 559-412-7400, www.fulton55.com, $5.

9:30 p.m.

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

2nd Space Theatre, 928 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-266-0660, 2ndspacetheatre.com, $20, $17 seniors and students.

7:30 p.m.

Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964

Fresno Art Museum, 2233 N. First St., Fresno, 559-441-4221, www.fresnoartmuseum.org/exhibitions, $10, $5 ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and under.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Rams Jams: Guitar Showcase

Fresno City College Old Administration Building, 1101 E. University Ave., Fresno, 559-442-8221, www.fresnocitycollege.edu/boxofficetickets, $5.

7:30 p.m.

Snow Tha Product

Strummer’s, 833 E. Fern Ave., Fresno, 559-485-5356, www.strummersclub.com, $15.

8 p.m.

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