High Five: Five Fun Weekend Events in the Valley

High Five: Five Fun Weekend Events in the Valley

A handful of fun events happening in the Valley this weekend
All good things must come to an end, including baseball seasons and local productions of Shakespeare. See them before they go until next year. Here's a look at your High Five report.

-You only have four more chances to see your Fresno Grizzlies in action this season. A five-game home continues through Monday. Tickets are available for $4 Friday, $3 Saturday, $2 Sunday and $1 Monday. Friday night fans are invited out on the field for the fireworks show. Saturday is gym bag giveaway.

-Also coming to a season end is the Woodward Shakespeare Festival. The 10th season closes with Julie Ann Keller's "The Tempest." Described as a magical tale of romance, vengeance and redemption, "The Tempest" runs through September 20. Shows play Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. They're free with park admission. 

-Just beginning its run is "Fiddler on the Roof" at the Merced Playhouse. The classic tale of unforgettable songs, dance, laughter and drama runs through September 14. It's the story of a Russian dairyman with five daughters who's trying to protect them in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-semitism. Prices start at $10 for kids, $22 for adults.

-The Coarsegold Historic Village will once again host the 30th Annual Coarsegold Peddlers Market. Coarsegold Village will be filled with vendors throughout the western U.S. offering antiques and collectibles from many time periods of U.S. history. There will also be food and craft booths. Admission is free. The show runs through Monday.

-Get up close and personal with old time air craft. Fall Open Cock Pit Day at Castle Air Museum is Sunday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm in Atwater. Dozens of historic aircraft will be open for viewing, plus helicopter rides, flight simulators and numerous children's activities. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 kids, and children 5 and under plus active duty military are free.
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