Friday, Aug. 14
Event: A Night at the Opry
Playhouse Merced hosts its annual gala featuring country entertainment, food and a silent auction. Playhouse Merced, 452 W. Main St., Merced, 209-725-8587, www.playhousemerced.com, $75. 6:30 p.m.
Event: Mystic Circus
This five-member circus includes a sword swallower and contortionist, an aerialist and fire eater and more. Full Circle Brewing Company, 620 F St., Fresno, 480-734-8609, fullcirclebrewing.com, $10. 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
Film: Fresno Filmworks
“Güeros,” the Mexican coming-of-age drama, explores the lives of youths not at ease in their own country. Tower Theatre, 815 E.Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-485-9050, fresnofilmworks.org, $8-$10. 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., 8:30 p.m.-11 p.m.
Event: Serendipity! Antiques and Collectibles Show
If you like antiques, then head out to this show that runs through Sunday. Fresno Fairgrounds, Industry Commerce Building, 1121 Chance Ave., Fresno, www.serendipityshow.com. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
California Opera Festival presents this opera by Leo Delibes. A second performance will be at 2 p.m. Sunday. Mercedes Edwards Theatre, 902 Fifth St., Clovis, 559-225-6737, www.californiaopera.org. 7 p.m.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.