Jazzaffair. Three Rivers' nationally celebrated High Sierra Jazz Band hosts a festival featuring eight other groups. Apr 7-10; $20 per day, $70 for three-day pass. www.highsierrajazzband.com or 559/561-4920.
Lion's Team Roping. Roping, barrel racing, and barbecues. Apr 21-24; $1 per vehicle. At Lion's Arena, off North Fork Dr.; 559/561-2222.
Springville Sierra Rodeo. The stop on the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Assocation tour stars top cowboys and features barbecues and a parade. Apr 22-24; from $8. www.rodeo49.com or 866/763-3649.
Shops and galleries
Anne Lang's Emporium. Gifts, teas, and sandwiches, including picnics to go. 41651 Sierra Dr.; 559/561-4937.
The Cabin. Coffeehouse and used books; a deck overlooks the river. 42251 Sierra; 559/561-4785.
Cort Gallery. Riverfront venue for art exhibits and occasional performances. Check Kaweah Commonwealth for programs. 41881 Sierra; 559/561-4036.