Happy November! There are so many great shows, markets and events happening across Fresno County this month. Lace up your running shoes and take part in the Two Cities Marathon, grab some friends to enjoy local wines on the Fresno County Wine Journey and local brews on the Clovis Taco and Taps Trail. As the holidays near, many places in Fresno County are also gearing up for the most wonderful time of the year. Here are some of events to check out:
Location: Clovis Community College, 10309 N Willow Avenue, Fresno, CA 93730
Time: 6:30 am
About the event: Runners from far and wide will take to the streets of Fresno and Clovis during the Two Cities Marathon. The Boston qualifying marathon course is full of scenic views. Cheer on the runners or lace up your shoes to hit the pavement! Registration is still open. Click here for registration information.
Location: Fresno Fairgrounds, 1121 Chance Avenue, Fresno, CA 93702
Time: Friday and Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm
About the event: Get inspired for your next home improvement project at the Fresno Home Improvement Show! Meet with contractors, vendors and check out the Tiny House Expo. Click here for ticket information and prices.
Location: Saint George Greek Orthodox Church, 2219 North Orchard Street, Fresno, CA 93703
Time: 6 pm to 11:30 pm
About the event: This is Fresno's most anticipated fashion show of the year with ensembles made out of items most people regard as trash. Get ready for a night of art, music, food, cocktails and fun! Click here for ticket information.
Location: Old Town Clovis, 748 Rodeo Drive, Clovis, CA 93612
Time: 8 am
About the event: Shop for all things vintage and handmade at the Old Town Flea Market in Old Town Clovis. More than 100 artisans will be selling everything from clothing, furniture and more, just in time for you to find something unique to gift loved ones for the holidays. Get tickets here.
Location: Various breweries in Clovis
About the event: If you like beer and tacos, you have to check out the Clovis Taco & Taps Trail! You and some friends can catch a free trolley bus to various Clovis breweries. Each stop will also feature local taco trucks. The participating breweries and time of the event are still to be determined. Follow @clovistacotrail for more updates.
Location: Various wineries in Fresno County. Click here for list.
Time: 12 pm to 5 pm
About the event: Sip, sip, hooray! The Fall Harvest Wine Journey is back. Enjoy wine tastings from various participating wineries across Fresno County. Some wineries will also have live music, food and artisan booths. Click here for tickets.
Location: Downtown Fresno
Time: 9:30 am pre-ceremony, 10:45 am opening ceremony, 11:11 parade kick off
Location: Kearney Park, 6725 W Kearney Blvd, Fresno, CA 93706
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
About the event: Learn and celebrate Christmas customs and traditions of the Renaissance at Kearney Park. There will be jousting, a tournament of arms and battle pageant as well as a Christmas market and food vendors. Click here for more information.
Location: Sunnyside Delicatessen, 5691 East Kings Canyon Road
Time: 12 pm to 5 pm
About the event: Shop and support small business vendors and enjoy tons of family fun at the Be Thankful Pop Up at Sunnyside Deli. There will be music, food, crafts and more. This is event is FREE and also pet-friendly!
Location: Old Town Clovis, Clovis, CA 93612
Time: 5 pm to 8 pm
About the event: Watch as Old Town Clovis comes to life with the holiday spirit and get ready for One Enchanted Evening! Shops in downtown Clovis will be decorated for the holiday season while carolers sing holiday songs and Santa's elves serve up hot chocolate. You and your family can also enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides for a perfect view of Old Town Clovis. Click here for more information.
Location: Fresno Chaffee Zoo, 894 W Belmont Ave, Fresno, CA 93728
Time: Times and dates vary. Click here for full calendar.
About the event: Experience this brand new event by the Fresno Chaffee Zoo! IllumiNature will feature magnificent animal light displays of all shapes and sizes across the zoo with nature, Christmas and Lunar New Year themes. You and your loved ones can enjoy the lights, holiday food and drinks, live entertainment and photos with Santa.
Location: William Saroyan Theatre, 730 M Street, Fresno, CA 93721
Time: 8 pm
About the event: Experience one of America's favorite game shows live at the William Saroyan Theatre. Wheel of Fortune LIVE! gives fans a chance to win big prizes and step into the beloved game show. Get tickets here.
Location: Save Mart Center, 2650 E. Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA 93710
Time: 8 pm
About the event: Latin artists Wisin & Yandel are bringing their La Ultima Mision Tour to the Save Mart Center. The duo has received various awards including an American Grammy, two Latin Grammys and several Billboard Latin Music Awards. Click here for tickets.