Saturday, Jan. 14
Theater: Stephen King’s The Shining
The thriller is being presented for only the third time with special permission from the author and runs through Jan. 22. Playhouse Merced, 452 W. Main St., Merced, 209-725-8587, www.playhousemerced.com, $15-$22.
8 p.m., 10 p.m.
The cover band plays the music of two popular groups: Boston and Styx and features David Victor, former guitarist and singer for Boston. Tower Theatre, 815 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-485-9050, www.towertheatrefresno.com, $29-$39.
Theater: First Try
The drama is written by Fresno City College drama student Jesse Parr, and is his first original work for community theater. Fresno Soap Co., 1470 N. Van Ness Ave., Fresno, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2730634, $8-$15.
Music: The Purple Ones
Event: Piñata Plata
The fundraiser will benefit community space in downtown Fresno and features live music, poetry, adult drinks and appetizers, raffles and art auctions and more. Fres.Co, 1918 Fresno St., Fresno, squareup.com/store/fresco, $25-$50.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.