Thursday, Jan. 7
Concert: Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam
Concert: ArtHop reading with Lee Herrick
Poet Laureate Lee Herrick will read poetry along with Michael Meyerhofer and others. Fresno Arts Council, 1245 Van Ness Ave., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/1521048538188520. 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Event: Disco Night
Event: Fresno Filmmakers Alliance mixer
The group meets for their first mixer of the year to celebrate the life of local actor Ron Blackwell. Ginza Asian Bistro, 7845 Palm Ave., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/909410209108719, $10. 8 p.m.
Music: Violin on Fire
Patrick Contreras delivers a fiery performance during ArtHop. Arthouse, 1612 H St., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/947101595343002. 7 p.m.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.