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East Union High choir students rehearse for Saturday's "American Pop Forever" chorale revue at the Manteca Presbyterian Church, 275 N. Main St. Shows are at 6 and 8 p.m. Show only tickets are $10 f...

HIME ROMERO/The Bulletin

POSTED March 4, 2011 1:33 a.m.
Quilt creations, a chorale revue and a festival celebrating the end of the tule fog season are part of the entertainment offering this weekend in Manteca.

The two-day Manteca Quilt & Doll Show is making its 32nd annual appearance courtesy of the Manteca Quilters.

It takes place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the MRPS Hall in downtown Manteca at 133 N. Grant St. just off East Yosemite Avenue. Tickets are $7 per day or $10 for both days. The show is free to children 12 years and under.

Chorale revue on Saturday
The East Union High Choir presents “American Pop Forever” on Saturday at Manteca Presbyterian Church on 275 N. Main St.

There are two performances - one at 6 p.m. and the other at 8 p.m.

Show only tickets are $10 adults and $5 children under 13.  The show only tickets may be purchased at the door.  The students are raising money for their trip to Southern California March 17-20 where the East Union Choir and Lancer Band will be participating in Heritage Festivals and Magic Music Days.  “American Pop Forever” is a choral revue which covers rock music from the 1950s to the end of the 1990s.  The show has been choreographed and taught by the choir members.

Tule Fog Fete Sunday at Caswell
The Great Valley Museum of Modesto Junior College invites the public to celebrate the end of the fog season and the beginning of spring at the annual Tule Fog Fete on Sunday at Caswell Memorial State Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission is $5 per person or $15 per carload.

 Set in the pristine, wild beauty of the Stanislaus River riparian and oak woodland, this family-oriented festival features bluegrass music; guided nature walks; live, native animals; educational science and hands-on nature stations; storytelling and crafts. Hot food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Caswell State Park can be reached by taking Highway 99 to the Austin Road and going south on Austin until it ends at the park.

The event is a fundraiser for the Great Valley Museum, a non-profit foundation dedicated to providing science and natural history information to adults and children of all ages through classes, programs and exhibits. The museum serves the families of Stanislaus, San Joaquin, and surrounding counties. For more information on the Tule Fog Fete or the Great Valley Museum call (209) 575-6196.

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