TODAY

Turkey Trot 5K: Today, 8-9 a.m. sign in, downtown Hanford. First 20 males and 20 females will receive a medallion. The race offers a scenic 5K route through Downtown Hanford on Thanksgiving morning, benefiting over 20 local charities. Information: Visit http://bit.ly/2zqZPIp or sign up in person at Kings United Way, 125 W. 7th St., Hanford, or call 584-1536.

Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner - Lemoore: Today, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lemoore Senior Citizens Center, 789 18th Ave., Lemoore. This meal is provided to those who want a place to go to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. It is open to the public as well as to seniors and military personnel and their families. Take out meals and home deliveries in the Hanford/Lemoore area are available for anyone who cannot make it to the Senior Center. Home delivery call on 816-3613 on Thanksgiving Day. Visit www.thanksgivingcommunitydinner.org for more.

Free Thanksgiving Dinner - Corcoran: Today, 1-4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1127 Letts Ave., Corcoran. The Corcoran Lion's Club to host a free Thanksgiving Dinner with all of the fixin's. Desserts will be provided by Corcoran Relay for Life.

FRIDAY

Hanford Christmas Parade: Friday, 6 p.m., downtown Hanford, judges stand at Civic park. Come out for the annual Christmas parade in downtown Hanford. Over 85 entries, lights, music and holiday marvel.

A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special at the Fox Theatre: Friday, 2 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Double the Disney fun, with Mickey's Christmas Carol and Mickey's Once Upon A Christmas. Rated G. Information: Call the Hanford Fox Theatre 584-7823 or visit www.foxhanford.com. Tickets $5 cash and $6 credit card per pre-order, add $1 day of, plus a $2 restoration fee. 

'A Little Country Christmas': Friday and Saturday, Temple Theater, 514 Visalia St., Hanford. The Kings Players bring you, "A Little Country Christmas," is a family friendly, holiday musical spectacular you will never forget! Information: Tickets are $12 online at kingsplayers.net or $14 at the Box Office. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. Shows run through Dec. 1-3 and 8-10. 

SUNDAY

'A Little Country Christmas': Sunday, 2 p.m., Temple Theater, 514 Visalia St., Hanford. The Kings Players bring you, "A Little Country Christmas," is a family friendly, holiday musical spectacular you will never forget! Information: Tickets are $12 online at kingsplayers.net or $14 at the Box Office. Sunday shows are at 2 p.m. Shows run through Dec. 1-3 and 8-10. 

Christmas open house: Sunday, noon to 3 p.m., Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum, 542 W. D St., Lemoore. Come and experience the Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum dressed for Christmas. Santa will be there, a cake walk, “Sarah’s Shoppe,” and more. Information: Call 925-0321 or visit: http://on.fb.me/1Pxti3X.  

MONDAY

Law officer of the year: Monday RSVP deadline for the Dec. 2 event. From 6 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 401 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Join the American Legion Post 3 and the American Legion Riders as they host the annual Christmas dinner, toy drive and announce the Law officer of the year. Dinner is Tri-tip or chicken, rice, green beans and dessert, tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children.  

WEDNESDAY

Art exhibit at M Street Art Complex: Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., M Street Art Complex, 1419 M St., Fresno. Artist Saul Villegas of Hanford will present his collection titled Illustration’ a collection of works that includes stylized sketches and paintings which pull inspiration from Klimt’s coloring style and the dynamic lighting of Lautrec’s posters. M street Art Complex is an extension of Fresno State's Department of Art and Design.

UPCOMING

17th annual Wine and Chocolate: Dec. 1, 6-9 p.m., downtown Hanford. Main Street Hanford is hosting their annual event. Tickets will be redeemed on the night of the event between 5:45-7 p.m. for a Main Street Hanford wine glass and eight tasting tickets. A map of downtown will guide attendees to various businesses for a variety of fine wines and chocolates. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 on the day of the event and can be purchased online at www.mainstreethanford.com.

Pink Martini at the Fox Theatre: Dec. 1, 7 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Pink Martini live at the Fox. Experience and eclectic mix for pop/jazz/classical band live on stage. Information: Call the Hanford Fox Theatre 584-7823 or visit www.foxhanford.com. Tickets $42 $55 or $65 plus fees. 

Christmas Boutique: Dec. 2, 2 p.m., LAAG LaHermosa, 700 S. Harris St., Hanford. Join LAAG LaHermosa for the annual Christmas Boutique. A silent auction, bakery, next-2-new shop, handcrafted items and more.

Breakfast with Santa - Lemoore: Dec. 3, 8 a.m. to noon, Lemoore Recreation Center, 721 W. Cinnamon Dr., Lemoore. The Lemoore Recreation Department and the Lemoore Lions Club will host their annual breakfast with Santa. Tickets for breakfast are $7 for ages five-years and up, four and under are free. Pictures with Santa are $5 and children can buy gifts for their loved ones for $3 in Santa’s Workshop. Information: Call 924-6767.

Rockin’ Rudolph Run: Dec. 3, 7:45 a.m., downtown Hanford. The Kings Regional Health Foundation is hosting the annual Rockin’ Rudolph Run. The 5k Christmas run/walk is a family-fun event also features a kid’s reindeer run and costume contest. Children will be given little antlers to wear, and a special appearance by Santa. The children's run, 12 years and younger, entry fee is $15. The adult run/walk entry fee is $30. All proceeds will benefit Adventist Health / Hospice services. To register visit www.RunHanford.com

Holiday Home Tour: Dec. 3, 5 p.m. The Kings Art Center is hosting a festive fundraiser. Four Hanford homes decked for the holidays will be open to ticket holders. After the tour of the homes return to the Art Center for refreshments, a silent auction and holiday raffle. Tickets and home location information are $25 per person and can be purchased at the Kings Art Center office, 605 N. Douty St., Hanford, or from Guild member Pat Noland at 289-1325. Information: Call at 584-1065.

Winter Open House: Dec. 6, 5-7 p.m., Kings County Library, 401 N. Douty St., Hanford. Celebrate the holiday season with the Kings County Library, refreshments, raffles, crafts, a visit from Santa and more. Information: Call 582-0261.

Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman at the Fox Theatre: Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Christmas has come to the Fox with Rudolf and Frosty, revisit these classics. Rated G. Information: Call the Hanford Fox Theatre 584-7823 or visit www.foxhanford.com. Tickets $5 cash and $6 credit card per order, add $1 day of, plus a $2 restoration fee. 

A Very Merry Kiss-Mas at the Fox Theatre: Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. 93.7 Kiss Country Radio is bringing Tyler Farr and William Michael Morgan to the Fox. Information: Call the Hanford Fox Theatre 584-7823 or visit www.foxhanford.com. Tickets $15, $25 or $35 plus fees. 

Terra Bella at the Fox Theatre: Dec. 15, 7 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Country duo Terra Bella live on the stage at the Fox. Information: Call the Hanford Fox Theatre 584-7823 or visit www.foxhanford.com. Tickets $20 plus fees. 

National Lampoons Christmas Vacation at the Fox Theatre: Dec. 16, 7 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Love a good laugh at the Holidays? Christmas Vacation is there to help. Rated PG-13. Information: Call the Hanford Fox Theatre 584-7823 or visit www.foxhanford.com. Tickets $5 cash and $6 credit card per order, add $1 day of, plus a $2 restoration fee. 

'The Christmas story at the orphanage': Dec. 17, 1 p.m., Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St., Hanford. Join P.A.T.Y. Studio as they present their holiday recital, "The Christmas story at the orphanage" and after party to follow with food, silent auction and more. Tickets are pre-sale; adults $10, children $5, at the door, $12 for adults and $7 for children.  Information: Call 410-8487.

Denise Kiernan at the Saroyan: Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m., William Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno. The San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, a non-profit organization that is run by an all-volunteer board of directors will host Author, Denise Kiernan, at the William Saroyan Theatre. Tickets are available at valleytownhall.com.

Frozen with Anna & Elsa at the Fox Theatre: Jan. 20, 2 p.m., Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin St., Hanford. Frozen at the Fox, come out and meet Anna and Elsa at the theater. Rated PG. Information: Call the Hanford Fox Theatre 584-7823 or visit www.foxhanford.com. Tickets $5 cash and $6 credit card per order, add $1 day of, plus a $2 restoration fee. 

Temple Grandin at the Saroyan: Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., William Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno. The San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, a non-profit organization that is run by an all-volunteer board of directors will host Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University, at the William Saroyan Theatre. Tickets are available at valleytownhall.com.

Michael Pollan at the Saroyan: March 21, 7:30 p.m., William Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno. The San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, a non-profit organization that is run by an all-volunteer board of directors will host Author, Michael Pollan, at the William Saroyan Theatre. Tickets are available at valleytownhall.com.

John Walsh at the Saroyan: April 18, 7:30 p.m., William Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno. The San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, a non-profit organization that is run by an all-volunteer board of directors will host, Anti-crime advocate, John Walsh, at the William Saroyan Theatre. Tickets are available at valleytownhall.com.

Please email upcoming events a month prior to publication to features@HanfordSentinel.com. For more information, call 583-2463.

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