Stockton Heat Hockey
March 1, 2, 8, 15, 16, 22, 24

Grab a beer and a seat glass-side, it’s time to hit the ice with the Stockton Heat! This hockey season is bound to burn away those winter blues as you get fired up with the crowd at the Stockton Arena! Whether you’re there for the sport, the team, or a night out with friends, be sure to head out for the Stockton Heat’s theme nights, including Game of Thrones night on the 22nd. Stockton Arena, 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton, (209) 373-1400,

Bob McMillen Annual Memorial Fishing Tourney
March 2

Attention all anglers! There’s no better way to kick off the month of March than by participating in the annual Bob McMillen Memorial Fishing Tourney. Approximately 2,000lbs of Rainbow Trout will be awaiting your arrival in Oak Grove’s 10-acre lake, including several trophy-size fish. Land one of those biggies and you’ll win a prize! Fishing permit and license are required, but there is no registration fee for the event itself. Park gates open at 6:15 A.M. Oak Grove Regional Park, I5 at Eight Mile Rd., Stockton, (209) 331-2050,

Ladies Only Paddle
March 2

If you and your best gal pals consider yourself outdoorsy, then head on down to Lodi Lake for a morning of easy paddling and fine conversation! The tour is free for those who have their own equipment, but only $30 for anyone who needs rental equipment. Make sure to be at the boathouse by 9:30 A.M. for a 10 A.M. departure, and then spend the next few hours enjoying a relaxing yet invigorating morning! Lodi Lake Park, 1101 West Turner Rd., Lodi, (209) 471-5988,

Savor Lodi: A Walking Food Tour 
March 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31

Become a true connoisseur of Lodi cuisine, and tour our historic town to taste all its specialty food, fine wine, craft beer, and more from local restaurants. Meet and mingle with the owners of locally owned restaurants like Rosewood Bar & Grill, The Dancing Fox, and Five Window Beer Co., just to name a few, and get the details on the inspiration for their creations. For over two hours, taste all the flavors of Lodi via small, elegant bites paired with the perfect wine or beer. Visit their website and book your tour now! Downtown Lodi, 221 W. Pine St., Lodi, (209) 294-8677,

Savor Lodi: Happy Hour Tour
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Sip your way through some of downtown Lodi’s most excellent drinking establishments on Savor Lodi’s newest experience, the Happy Hour Tour! Enjoy cocktails, wine, and appetizers at local favorites Rosewood Bar and Grill, El Pazcifico Mexican Grill and Cantina, Wine Social, and Five Window Beer Company. These tours take place on Saturdays and start at 3:30PM, so get ready for an afternoon of easy walking and good, stiff drinks! Head online to reserve your spot now! Downtown Lodi, 221 W. Pine St., Lodi, (209) 294-8677,

Stockton Kings
March 3, 17, 23

Nothing adds excitement to the winter months like basketball season, and with the Stockton Kings debuting this year, it’s sure to be a season you won’t soon forget! Bring the whole family out to the Stockton Arena to get a front row seat to all the action, and to witness Stockton sports history in the making! Be sure to enjoy food and drinks from the Arena vendors and give three cheers for the Stockton Kings! Stockton Arena, 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton, (209) 373-1400,

WOW Science Museum Birthday Party
March 3

It’s the big 1-0 at the WOW Science Museum, and they’re partying all day! Enjoy this free event which will feature live science demonstrations, experiments, and plenty of exciting hands-on activities. Celebrate a decade of this wonderful Lodi locale, which has been bringing fun and education to San Joaquin’s little ones since it opened. If you still haven’t been, there’s no better time than now to discover this World of Wonders! WOW Science Museum, 2 N. Sacramento St., Lodi, (209) 368-0969,

Friends of the Fox Presents: The Princess Bride
March 3

If you haven’t seen this classic 1980s film, then we have one word for you: inconceivable! A perfect blend of romance, fantasy, and adventure, The Princess Bride is heartwarming, hilarious, and infinitely quotable. Purchase your tickets at the door and check out the snack bar for complimentary drinks before the film starts. As usual, there’s a 2 P.M. showtime, but make sure to show up early to catch another ambient organ performance! The Bob Hope Theatre, 242 E. Main St., Stockton, (209) 373-1400,

Stockton 99 Speedway Annual Swap Meet and Show
March 3

Set your alarm clocks, folks! It’s a 7 A.M. call time for this annual swap meet and car show, featuring classic cars, hot rods, race car parts, and antique collectibles. Admission is $5, but parking is free. Want to participate? Vendors must pay $30, and car show entries are $20. Lovers of all things vintage won’t want to miss out on this event! Stockton 99 Speedway, 4105 N. Wilson Way, Stockton, (209) 466-9999,

The Roadshow at the Stockton Arena
March 7

Celebrate 10 years of The Roadshow by gathering at the Stockton Arena for a powerful night of worship. Featuring Matthew West, Tenth Avenue North, Matt Maher, Michael W. Smith, and Leanna Crawford, this promises to be an extraordinary show. Consider going VIP for seats close to the stage, a meet and greet, lots of great 10th anniversary goodies, and early admission to make sure you don’t get caught in the crowds! The show starts at 7 P.M. Stockton Arena, 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton, (209) 373-1400,

Parisian in New York
March 9

Reminiscent of the bright and beautiful movie musicals of the 1950s, Parisian in New York is an original ballet you won’t want to miss. Presented by Central West Ballet, this colorful and stunning show is sure to wow audiences young and old. Don’t miss your chance to witness this brand new, effervescent performance! The tour only stops in Tracy for one night, so get your tickets now, before they all sell out!  The Grand Theatre, 715 Central Ave., Tracy, (209) 831-6858,

Stockton Rush
March 9, 10

Don’t miss the finale of the triumphant return of indoor soccer at the Stockton Arena! The Stockton Rush will play the Arizona Lightning with a rousing Saturday evening game and will finish off the season on a strong note as they play the Las Vegas Knights on Sunday afternoon. Grab your jerseys, your friends, and your team spirit and head to the arena to support the Stockton Rush! Stockton Arena, 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton, (209) 373-1400,

Stockton Chorale Presents “Choral Masterworks”
March 9, 10

Join the Stockton Chorale as they fulfill their mission to inspire joy and enrich the community through choral music. Featuring “Dona nobis pacem” and other choral works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, these two stunning performances are sure to take your breath away. Saturday’s show will take place at Stockton’s Central United Methodist Church, while Sunday’s will be at Lodi’s Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist. Purchase your tickets online. Central United Methodist Church of Stockton, 3700 Pacific Ave., Stockton, Episcopal Church of St. John The Baptist, 1055 S Lower Sacramento Rd., Lodi, (209) 951-6494,

Quinceañeras Expo 2019
March 10

Is someone special life in your life turning 15? Then make sure to head to the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds to partake in the Quinceañeras Expo when they make their stop in Stockton! With fashion shows, food tasting, choreographed dance performances, product and service demonstrations, and so much more, this day will be your one stop shop for planning your perfect party. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door. San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, 1658 S. Airport Way, Stockton, (510) 967-2634,

H20 Hackathon
March 16

Is there a tech-savvy teenager in your life? Then the fourth annual H20 Hackathon may just be their time to shine! California’s water issues take center stage at this daylong event, where San Joaquin County high school and college students can enter a competition to develop an app related to California dams. The team with the winning app leaves with the Golden Spigot Award, a cash prize, and some serious pride! San Joaquin County Office of Education Wentworth Education Center, 2707 Transworld Dr., Stockton, (209) 468-4880,

Zep Live! The Led Zeppelin Concert Experience
March 16

Zeppelin Live is bringing the sound of Led Zeppelin to Stockton! You’ll hear favorites like “Stairway to Heaven”, “Whole Lotta Love”, “Black Dog”, and more, as they cover all the incredible hits from Led Zeppelin’s three-decade reign over rock and roll. With the sounds and the looks of the original band, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported back in time. This is a one night only performance, so get your tickets now! The Bob Hope Theatre, 242 E. Main St., Stockton, (209) 373-1400,

Full Moon Paddle
March 21

Time for an adventure! Get starry-eyed and view the full moon in all its glory as you kayak along the calm waters of Lodi Lake and the Mokelumne River. Join in with fellow paddlers from the community for this truly beautiful experience. Be sure to meet at the Lodi Lake boathouse at 7 PM, as 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,

Vince Neil at Jackson Rancheria
March 22

Get ready to rock at the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort! Vince Neil, legendary front man of Mötley Crüe, is taking to the stage in his “The Legacy Continues” tour. Captivating audiences with his incredible voice, enjoy the heavy-hitting nostalgia as Neil belts out classic Mötley Crüe hits such as “Shout at the Devil” and “Home Sweet Home”. Also performing hits from his three solo albums, Vince’s concert will rock your socks off. Jackson Rancheria Casino & Resort, 12222 New York Ranch Rd., Jackson, (800) 822-9466,

Stockton Symphony Presents “Classics 4: Frank Wiens”
March 23

Revel in the musical stylings of world-renowned pianist Frank Wiens, the man whose effortless control and sincere love for the instrument has delighted audiences around the globe. With an impressive repertoire of 35 works, Frank’s classical piano compositions have been described as “dazzling… [of] brilliant clarity and absolute conviction.” Currently Professor of Piano at our very own University of Pacific, Frank Wiens is truly a local legend you won’t want to miss. San Joaquin Delta College, Warren Atherton Auditorium, 5151 Pacific Ave., Stockton, (209) 954-5110,

Pacific Opera Theatre Presents “Brigadoon”
March 29, 30, 31

When New Yorker Tommy Albright stumbles upon the mysterious Scottish Highland village of Brigadoon, it isn’t long before he meets and falls in love with the beautiful villager, Fiona. The trouble is, this mysterious village only appears for one day every 100 years. In this show alight with magic and love, Tommy must decide whether to return to his own life or stay in Brigadoon forever. University of the Pacific, Faye Spanos Concert Hall, 3511 Pacific Ave., Stockton, (209) 946-2415

The Music of Styx, Journey, Boston, and the Superstars of Classic Rock
March 30

Classic rock fans, don’t miss out on this high energy show chock-full of classic rock hits at the Bob Hope Theatre! Performed by Northern California’s premier classic rock act, The Blue Collar Men, this show features the greatest hits of Styx, Journey, Boston, and more! Soak in the nostalgia of the bygone era with hits such as “Carry On Wayward Son”, “Any Way You Want It”, “High Enough”, and more of your favorites at this energetic performance. Bob Hope Theatre, 242 E. Main St., Stockton, (209) 373-1400,

Cirque du Soleil’s “Crystal” at the Stockton Arena
April 3, 5

Already known for their breathtaking acrobatic skills, Cirque du Soleil is taking things to a whole new level by performing their astounding moves on ice. Kids and adults alike will be amazed by the story of Crystal, the misfit heroine who embarks on a tale of self-discovery through her imagination. With stunning visual projections, a stellar soundtrack, and gravity defying acrobatics, this is a show you’ll remember for the rest of your life. Stockton Arena, 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton, (209) 373-1400,