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Stanislaus County Fair signs up more acts to entertain in Turlock this July

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With the Stanislaus County Fair fast approaching July 5-14, a number of new music acts have been signed up to entertain audiences.

David Lee Murphy, an acclaimed country music star known for his chart-topping hits and energetic performances, is set to headline on opening night, Friday, July 5.

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Modesto’s Finest: An Insider’s Guide to the Top 3 Pool Halls

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This article presents a guide to three notable Pool Halls located in Modesto. Have you had the chance to visit any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below.

1. Diamond Billiards

  • Address: 3320 McHenry Ave, Modesto, CA 95350
  • Phone: (209) 577-1447
  • Desc: Pool hall, Billiards supply store

Discover a vibrant haven of entertainment where the clink of pool balls, the buzz of a lively crowd, and the aroma of delicious food blend into a symphony of enjoyment. 

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Everything from ice skating with Half Dome views, snow play options, x-country plus downhill skiing

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The great thing about living in the Northern San Joaquin Valley is the snow is where it belongs – up in the mountains and not down here.

That means there is plenty of snow — and skiing — in the 209’s backyard that’s within two to three hours of Manteca, Turlock, Ripon, Lathrop, Ceres, and Oakdale.

This year there are five skiing options and plenty of snow play areas in the 209 as well as the venerable Curry Village ice skating rink.

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Your guide to the numerous Christmas parades, tree lightings and more across Modesto region

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Goodbye Thanksgiving, hello Christmas — and by that, we mean pretty much immediately.

Communities across the Modesto and Mother Lode regions begin celebrating the yuletide season the day right after many of us stuff ourselves with turkey and dressing.

There are a pair of events set for that Friday, with plenty more festivals, parades, tree lightings and other events planned through the rest of November and well into December.

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Fall fun starts this weekend at Fantozzi Farms

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Autumn has officially arrived which means it's time for pumpkins and scarecrows and corn mazes. It also means Fantozzi Farms is getting ready to open.

Operators Paul and Denise Fantozzi and their crew have been putting the finishing touches on the popular westside fall attraction in preparation for Saturday's opening. Fantozzi Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch opens at 10 a.m. Sept. 30 in Patterson.

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Collectibles, artists, costumes, and more at Folsom Ohana Comic Con!

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Many folks are interested in numerous pop culture topics in the Folsom community. What better way to express their love for all things geeky than a convention to meet like-minded people?

The 5th annual Folsom Ohana Comic Con was hosted last Sunday at the Folsom Community Center at 52 Natoma Street. Nearly one hundred guests attended the event.

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How far does $45 go at the Stanislaus County Fair? Here’s what we got for food and fun

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The Stanislaus County Fair kicked off Friday evening with music, plenty of food, carnival rides and a water-skiing squirrel.

You can rack up quite the bill at this annual 10-day summer event, but with rising gas prices , inflation and everyday bills, you may be looking to save money any way you can — while still having fun.

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15 Free Things to Do in Turlock, CA

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Turlock is a bustling city in Stanislaus County in northeastern California’s Central Valley Region.

It’s one of the most densely populated cities in the county, making it a hotbed for all sorts of city attractions and things to do.

Turlock has a lot in store if you plan to make an itinerary of free activities.

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Recreation on Vacation: What to do in Turlock

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With the end of the semester approaching, some students may finally have more free time available and begin looking for fun things to do with friends, family, or on their own. Fear not; Turlock proudly offers a variety of recreational activities that are sure to keep students, faculty, and staff entertained. 

Since its grand opening in 2003, the Turlock Historical Society Museum is one of the many gems found in downtown Turlock. Its wide array of pictures, artifacts, and stories give visitors a great look into the history of our town.

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