August 209 Agenda

Stockton 20th Annual Summer Bridal Event

August 3

Bring out the best in your big day by making it to Stockton’s premiere summer bridal showcase, hosted by Morris Chapel and University of the Pacific Conference Services. Check out dozens of vendor booths, featuring food, drink, and so much more. Enter to win a variety of prizes! Event begins at 6PM. University Center Ballroom, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, (209) 475-9161,

Community Theatre of Linden Presents: “Don’t Dress for Dinner”

August 4-7

Get ready for a hilarious night as Bernard’s weekend plans with his mistress go to shambles when he realizes his best friend has a mistress too – Bernard’s wife! This show is bound to have you laughing! Community Theatre of Linden, 18527 E. Front St., Linden, (209) 351-0193,

San Joaquin Bike Club Long Slow Distance Ride

August 5

Take a ride through the beautiful San Joaquin wine country roads! Stop at Phillips Farms for refreshments and continue your journey through the vineyards at your own pace. North edge of Bear Creek High School, 10555 Thornton Rd., Stockton,


Summer Concerts at Stonecreek Village

August 5, 19

Wind down the week with some free music! Concerts are held every other Friday through September from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Evolution will be playing on the 5th, and Long Time performs on the 19th. Stonecreek Village, Pacific Ave. and Robinhood Dr., (209) 474-1634

Pixie Woods Friendship Day

August 6

This buy one, get one free ticket event includes a day of fun filled with rides and activities! Celebrate friendship at this historic fairyland. Pixie Woods, 3121 Monte Diablo, Stockton,

Stockton Soul Festival

August 6

The African American Arts & Culture Community Center of San Joaquin present a day of soul music and food! With a great lineup of entertainers, this festival will have you groovin’! Weber Point Event Center, 221 N. Center St., Stockton, (209) 688-3893,


Foreverland 14 Piece Tribute to Michael Jackson: Windmill Cove Summer Concert Series

August 6

Get nostalgic with this 14-piece band and honor the King of Pop. Foreverland recreates Michael Jackson’s biggest hits throughout his career with vocalists, horns, and much more. Get your tickets soon! Windmill Cove Bar & Grill, 7600 Windmill Cove Rd., Stockton, (209) 948-6995,

Annual Groovin’ in the Grove at Jessie’s Grove Winery

August 6

Get your groove on! Dance along to Whiskey Dawn and Mondo Mariscal at Jessie’s Grove as you sip on some wine. Doors open at 6 PM. Get your tickets today! Jessie’s Grove Winery, 1973 W. Turner Rd., Lodi, (209) 368-0880,

Buddhist Church of Stockton Annual Japanese Food Festival & Bon Odori

August 6-7

Want to explore a new culture? Enjoy live entertainment including taiko drums, martial arts, and Japanese dance. Taste some tempura, teriyaki chicken, kushiyaki, and much more as you dive into Japanese culture. Buddhist Church of Stockton, 2820 Shimizu Dr., Stockton, (209) 466-6701,


Stockton Chorale Summer Sing

August 11

No pressure of auditions here! Come sing in a chorus whether you’re off pitch or in perfect harmony! Music is provided, all you need is your voice! Central United Methodist Church, 3600 Pacific Ave., Stockton, (209) 951-6494,

Summer ArtSplash

August 12

Aesthetically pleasing art makes for a relaxing evening. Take a stroll downtown while you peruse art in different venues. Downtown Stockton,

Movies at the Point, Weber Point

August 12

Pack blankets, lawn chairs, and a picnic dinner and bring the family out to this free outdoor movie showing of Avengers: Age of Ultron! Gates open at 6:30 PM. Weber Point, 221 N. Center St., Stockton,

Stockton Ports vs. High Desert Mavericks

August 12-14

What’s better than baseball after a work week? Support the Ports as they take on the High Desert Mavericks. On Friday the first 1,000 fans get a free t-shirt! Saturday is Faith night so bring your church family, and Sunday is seat cushion giveaway! Banner Island Ballpark, 404 W. Fremont St., Stockton, (209) 644-1900,

21st Annual “Stuck in Lodi” Car Show

August 13

These cars have been restored and given a second life! See these classics as you stroll the beautiful downtown Lodi. School Street, Downtown Lodi, (209) 369-1634,


Friends of the Fox Present: Jaws

August 14

Enjoy this Oscar-nominated classic at the Bob Hope Theatre, where there will be art in the lobby from Art Expressions of San Joaquin as well as music from Bowing Company String Quartet. Bob Hope Theatre, 242 E. Main St., Stockton, (209) 373-1400,

43rd Annual Stockton Barrio Fiesta

August 14

This is a celebration of the creation of the Filipino Center Plaza as an affordable housing option for migrant farmworkers back in the 1960s. Revel in the Filipino culture with food, entertainment, music, dances, and much more! Filipino Center Plaza, 6 W. Main St., Stockton, (209) 466-3940,

Full Moon Riders

August 18

Relax with an evening bike ride along the waterfront as you enjoy a view of the full moon! Meet in front of the downtown cinema and ride as casually or actively as you please. Riders are encouraged to bring bike tools, lights and helmets. Janet Leigh Cinema, 222 El Dorado St., Stockton,

Full Moon Paddle at Lodi Lake

August 19

Time for an adventure! Enjoy the view of the full moon as you kayak along the calm waters of Lodi Lake and the Mokelumne River. Meet at the Lodi Lake boathouse at 7 PM and boats will be launched from the dock at 7:30 PM. Headwaters Boat House at Lodi Lake, 1101 W. Turner Rd., Lodi, (209) 224-8367,


Lincoln Center LIVE! Classic Car Show

August 19

These classic cars are ready to be shown off! Check out the cars, listen to live music, and have a rockin’ evening! Register your car for only $25. Lincoln Center, 374 Lincoln Center, Stockton, (209) 477-4868,

Stockton Ports vs. Bakersfield Blaze

August 19-21

This series is full of promotions! Friday night get a free t-shirt, Saturday enjoy post-game fireworks as you bring awareness to breast cancer, and Sunday receive a Gary Sheffield Hall of Fame bobblehead! Banner Island Ballpark, 404 W. Fremont St., Stockton, (209) 644-1931,

Full Moon at Ripken Vineyard & Winery

August 20

Get your tickets early for this full moon event! This night has live music, wine tasting, and food trucks! Feel free to bring your own food and water, as well as lawn chairs or a blanket. Wine can be purchased by the glass or bottle. Ripken Vineyards & Winery, 2472 W. Sargent Rd., Lodi, (209) 367-9463,

X Fest

August 20

Dance with thousands of people at this disco festival! 150 bands and DJs will perform on this lively night. Get your tickets online or at the door. San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, 1658 S. Airport Way, Stockton, (209) 466-5041,


Moonlight Sip & Stroll

August 20

Your taste buds will be happy on this moonlit evening! Premiere wine and food will be served. Get your tickets in advance for a discounted price! Hospice of San Joaquin Butterfly Auxiliary, 4200 Heron Lakes Dr., Stockton, (209) 922-0380,


August 20-21

Like comics, video games, or sci-fi? StocktonCon is the place for you! Experience pop culture like you never have before with artists in anime, movies, games, comics, and more from all over the San Joaquin Valley. Stockton Arena, 248 Fremont St., Stockton,


Music in the Park at Hutchins Street Square

August 24

The 209 All Stars will be performing at Hutchins Street Square on this relaxing summer evening. Come out at 6 PM with lawn chairs, blankets, and food and support local bands! Hutchins Street Square, 125 S. Hutchins St., Lodi, (209) 333-6782,

Stockton Pride Festival

August 27

Celebrate our diversity! Support the San Joaquin LGBT Pride Center at this event, which includes live entertainment, food, and activities for all. Entrace fee is only $5. Weber Point Events Center, 221 N. Center St., Stockton,

2016 Stockton Summer Jazz Festival Series

August 27

Julian Vaughn is an up-and-coming smooth jazz star with a number one hit on the Billboard charts. Support him and his band in this outdoor concert series! Food and drinks will be available to purchase, all you need is a lawn chair! McLeod Lake Park, Stockton,

Lodi Food Truck Mania at Hutchins Street Square

August 28

Spend your Sunday evening with family, friends and the community by enjoying some good food and entertainment. Treat yourself to some tacos, gyros, or garlic fries! Hutchins Street Square, 125 S. Hutchins St., Lodi,


Stockton Ports vs. Visalia Rawhide

August 30-31

Baseball is a classic family affair! Tuesday is family night at the ballpark, where you’ll receive 4 tickets, 4 sodas, and 4 hots dogs for only $40! Get lucky on Wednesday’s Bingo night for a chance to win great prizes! Banner Island Ballpark, 404 Fremont St., Stockton, (209) 644-1900,