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Scene in the 209

From food festivals to car shows to county fairs, the summer months have brought in a bevy of activities for the region’s residents and the 209 Magazine crew was on hand to memorialize some of the fun moments. Want to have your organization’s event featured in 209 Magazine? Email

Modesto Area Street Rod Association Graffiti Classic

The Modesto Area Street Rod Association hosted the Graffiti Classic car show in June to kick-off the classic car season in Modesto, which culminates with the annual cruise through downtown Modesto and McHenry Avenue. The Graffiti Classic drew in hundreds of car enthusiasts eager to see the beloved beauties restored to pristine conditions.

Stanislaus County Fair

The 10-day run of the Stanislaus County Fair saw thousands of visitors descend upon Turlock and partake in the delicious foods, exciting rides, lively entertainment, and all things celebrating Stanislaus County.

Patterson Apricot Fiesta

Thousands of people ventured out to Patterson over three days for the annual Patterson Apricot Fiesta. The event featured contests, fireworks, rides and of course apricots in a variety on concoctions. The Rios family of Suzy, Kevin, Marcos and Felix, all of Patterson came for the kid-friendly activities and entertainment.