Guide to May’s ArtHop/JazzHop

  Source: Fresno Arts Council   The first Thursday of every month is the biggest night for downtown Fresno the Tower District Area. Venues welcome Fresnans to celebrate our rich art culture during Art Hop and Jazz Hop. Residents can move one venue to the next within a close proximity. About 45 venues are listed on the Fresno Art Council’s official list of ArtHop venues for Downtown and the Tower District alone. View the 2015 venue list here and the... Read More

Fresno Weekend Events: May 1-3, 2015

  Hotel Fresno opened in 1913 on Broadway & Merced Streets. It was known for its grand design. Photo via Vintage Fresno This weekend launches Fresno’s Historic Preservation Week (May 2nd-9th) “Every building has a story” is the theme for this year. Throughout the week, the City of Fresno and local organizations will be hosting free events to educated the public about some of Fresno’s most iconic buildings…in an entertaining... Read More

Fresno Weekend Events List: April 24-26, 2015

  For this weekend’s list of events, I am highlighting a business that was my first introduction to downtown Fresno: Yoshi NOW! And what an introduction it was! Yoshi NOW! is an eclectic vintage store located in the South Stadium District of downtown Fresno. They are celebrating their 10th year in business by hosting a huge fleamarket. I wrote an article about the people behind the business, when I started That Fresno Blog. You can read the article, here. Continue... Read More

Fresno Weekend Events: April 10-12, 2015

This weekend is packed with events celebrating Fresno’s creative community! One such event is the 2nd Annual Fresno Mini Maker Faire taking place at the Fresno Art Museum. this Saturday, 10AM-6PM. According to the Fresno Mini Maker Faire’s Web site, this event is “a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what... Read More