Things to do this weekend in San Joaquin County, Stockton

The 27th Fine Arts Festival is back this year at the Spanos Community Center at St. Basil’s Greek Church with a free two-day event. The festival sponsored by the San Joaquin Potters Guild is back with handcrafted clay, glass, wood, unique jewelry, wearable art and much more.

When: 4-8 pm Friday, Nov. 18 and 10 am-4 pm Saturday, Nov. 19

Where: Spanos Community Center at St Basil’s Greek Church, 920 W March Lane, Stockton

Admission: Free


The annual Trout Bout is back this November with more than 2,000 lbs. of trout planted at the Oak Grove Regional Park prior to the tournament. An event by the San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers. There will be prizes in categories for youth and adults.

The Oak Grove 10-acre lake will be open for youth 15 years old and under to fish for free. There is no registration fee required. A $5 fishing permit fee and a valid CA fishing license are required for youth 16 years old and over.

There will be a five-trout limit. All State Fish and Game laws apply. Fishing equipment must be supplied by participants. There is a $6 parking fee. The gates will open at 6:15 am, derby registration to close at 10 am with the last weigh-in at 12:30 pm, and prizes to follow.

When: 6:15 am-12:30 pm Saturday, Nov. 19

Where: Oak Grove Regional Park, 4520 W 8 Mile Rd, Stockton

Admission: Free youth 15 years old and under, $5 fishing permit fee and fishing license required for youth 16 years old and over, $6 parking fee


The nonprofit Native CORE is hosting a free family event to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Celebrating with a Native Art Exhibit, Raffles, Wellness and Sobriety Resources, Native Vendors, So-Ex Style Drum & Dancers, food and more.

When: 11 am-4 pm Saturday, Nov. 19

Where: Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium, 525 N Center St, Stockton

Admission: Free

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