Our friends at Eventbrite have tipped us off on some of the most exciting events coming up this weekend in and around town. From a scavenger hunt through downtown Fresno to the annual rodeo parade through Old Town Clovis, here's what's in store.
Try your hand at hand block printing
Learn how to customize anything your heart desires with hand block printing techniques. Mixed media artist and printmaker Adrianna Sorondo will help attendees create one-of-a-kind hand block stamps, then use those stamps to decorate anything--from tea towels to greeting cards.
Time: Friday 4/27, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The location: Root, 1424 Fulton St., Fresno
The price: $65
Follow the clues
Spend your Saturday racing around town with Puzzling Adventures. You and your team will enjoy an outdoor experience that combines elements from scavenger hunts, self-guided tours and concepts from the television show "The Amazing Race."
Time: Saturday 4/28, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
The location: 950 N St., Fresno
The price: $15
Down flapjacks for furballs
Photo: Gabriel Gurrola/Unsplash
Animal lovers: grab a fork and head down to Applebee's on West Shaw Avenue to support the Central California SPCA. The shelter is hosting a pancake breakfast to raise funds to support its spay and neuter programs for local cats and dogs. The feast includes pancakes with syrup, eggs, sausage, crispy red potatoes and a beverage.
Time: 8-10 a.m.
The location: Applebee's, 3604 W Shaw Ave., Fresno
The price: $10
Cheer on the rodeo parade
Photo: Clovis Rodeo
The annual spring rodeo returns to Clovis this weekend for its 104th run, and you're invited to enjoy all of Saturday's parade festivities in comfort at 356 Tavern. For $25, you'll enjoy a meal, a drink and a VIP view from the restaurant's front porch.
Time: 10 a.m.- noon
The location: 356 Tavern, 356 Pollasky Ave., Clovis
The price: $25
Sip the season's freshest varietals
The wine club at Sam's Italian Deli reunites this Saturday afternoon to sample some of spring's newest arrivals. Wine director D'Arcy Barrett plans to uncork a variety of highly rated, freshly imported Italian reds, plus five new Napa Valley releases.
Time: Saturday 4/28, 2-4 p.m.
The location: Sam's Italian Deli, 2415 N First St., Fresno
The price: $35; spend $60 or more on wine and receive $10 back