Start today by celebrating the 100th anniversary of the landmark Genova Bakery, 749 N. Sierra Nevada St., Stockton. Get French bread for $1 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Taste history for yourself.
In honor of historian Dawn Mabalon, a San Joaquin Delta College Memorial scholarship was announced at the Valley Community Orchestra tribute concert. The scholarship will be available for Filipino, Asian, and Pacific Islander students to apply for the 2019-2020 academic year. Students must have completed at least 12 units at Delta with a 3.0 GPA, have financial need, be planning to transfer to a four-year university and major in history, ethnic studies, Asian American Studies or in the Arts and Humanities. Applicants must write an essay describing why cultural leadership or community service is important and what was learned and include two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or mentor. For more information, contact the Delta College Office of Financial Aid, Scholarships and Veteran Services.
Celebrate Hmong New Year from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. Admission is $4. Seniors and children 7 and younger are free. The Stockton Symphony performs at 6 p.m. today at Atherton Auditorium at San Joaquin Delta College. Ticket prices begin at $25.
Enjoy beautiful homes at the 67th annual AAUW Home Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Advance tickets on sale at Garden Flair, 2206 Pacific Ave., Stockton on the Miracle Mile and C.R. Porter in Lincoln Center North. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 the day of the event. Start the tour at the Brookside Club House, 3538 Brookview Drive. Children younger than 12 are not permitted. Proceeds benefit scholarships and community projects.
Christmas comes to Lincoln Center with the annual Christmas Faire from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. There will be falling snow, visits with Santa and rides on the chug a bug train (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) and horse-drawn carriage (noon–3 p.m.), store promos, music and holiday decorations.
To ensure that trans voices are represented, the San Joaquin Pride Center is launching a video project that focuses on advocating for inclusivity and sensitivity. Share your authentic Stockton story at the Pride Center, 115 N. Sutter, 2nd floor, at 3 p.m.
Visit the Horton Gallery at 5 p.m. for the opening reception for the Contemporary Mexican Photography exhibit on loan from the University of California Riverside’s UCR/Arts California Museum of Photography. For local photography, go to The Haggin Museum to see “Photographic Adrenaline: Works by Arturo Vera” through Jan. 27. Vera is an award-winning photographer with nearly 40 years of professional experience. Note: Children can learn how to make a pinhole camera to see the world in a new way during the Second Saturdays for Families from 1:30–3 p.m. today.
Don’t miss the San Joaquin Potter’s Guild 25th Annual Fine Art Show 4-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17 at St. Basil’s Greek Orthodox Church, 920 W. March Lane, Stockton. Shop from the work of 34 professional artists creating pottery, wood, jewelry, glass, paper, paintings, wearable art and home accessories.
Encourage young talent by stopping by and shopping with vendors at the Kidpreneur Holiday Pop up at the House of Ice Cream, 947 N. El Dorado St., 6-8 p.m. The Diocesan Festival Choir Concert takes place at the Cathedral of the Annunciation, 400 W. Rose St., at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
The Young Eagle Spirit Dance and Drum Group performs at 3:30 p.m. at the Rue Micro Library at the Arnold Rue Community Center, 5758 Lorraine Ave., Stockton. The Three Rivers Indian Lodge holds the Native Family Fun Night fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. at La Jamaica, 609 S. Lincoln St. There will be food and entertainment, cost is $20 per person.
Learn the Filipino tradition of parolmaking 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Filipino American National Historical Museum, 337 E. Weber Ave. Leave with a parol (star lantern) to display in your window. Material fee is $10. RSVP by Thursday to firstname.lastname@example.org or (209) 932-9037.
Joy Neas is an arts advocate and coordinator for ArtSplash. Contact her at email@example.com.