SPCA Holiday Home Tour
Four decorated homes as well as Vista Ranch and Cellars will be on the Merced SPCA’s annual Holiday Home Tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8. Gift baskets and raffle prizes including a bicycle and a diamond necklace will be at Vista Ranch. Tickets are $15 and can be obtained at Maciel & Co. in the Merced Mall, Christina’s Fine clothing in the Galleria at 2852 G St., Wash ‘N’ Wag at 2521 N Santa Fe Ave., Rabobank at 2000 M St., A Blooming Affair Floral 463 W Main St. and Expressions of Love Floral, 1486 Broadway Ave. in Atwater. For more information call (209) 384-7722 or (209) 723-8953.
Christian center speaker
Celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, Aglow will have Frances Schneider speak. The event will include Christmas music and fellowship. Bring a small exchange gift under $5 and a snack to share. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. Dec. 7 at Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave.
Help with codependency
CoDA is a 12-step program that enables codependent people to have healthy, loving relationships. The group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at 500 Buena Vista Drive in the First Baptist Church administration building.
Winton pancake breakfast
Ladies VFW breakfast
Gordo Fest will take place from 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday at the Merced County Fairgrounds inside Yosemite Hall, 900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Presale tickets for all ages are $10, or $15 at the door. Visit Gordo Fest 2013 via Facebook. The event will include 12 acts, food, drinks and vendors. Manuel “Gordo” Chavez passed away a year ago, and proceeds will go to a music scholarship in his name.