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Free First Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County: It’s a Day at the Farm! Sept. 3rd

Free First Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County: It’s a Day at the Farm! Sept. 3rd

September 3 is Free First Sunday and the Museum of Ventura County is hosting a Day at the Farm 11 a.m.– 5 p.m. Enjoy a screening of the beloved film, Babe, at 1 p.m. and a chance to plant a seed to take home, plus fun coloring sheets. Admission is free, thanks to the generous support […]

Caryl Cantrell is People’s Choice Winner in Oxnard Salsa Festival’s “Dancing With Our Community Stars Contest”

Caryl Cantrell is People’s Choice Winner in Oxnard Salsa Festival’s “Dancing With Our Community Stars Contest”

Oxnard, Calif. — Caryl Cantrell is the People’s Choice winner of the Oxnard Salsa Festival’s 2017 “Dancing With Our Community Stars Dance Contest and Charity Fundraiser.” Dancers practiced their salsa moves over several months and then competed on the festival’s main dance floor on July 30. The People’s Choice award is given to the dancer […]

Murder mystery strikes Wood Ranch, a “Who Done It?” benefiting the Samaritan Center for the homeless.

Murder mystery strikes Wood Ranch, a “Who Done It?” benefiting the Samaritan Center for the homeless.

“There is a Murder amongst us” to be held on September  16, 2017 at the Wood Ranch Golf Club 301 Wood Ranch Parkway Simi Valley, CA 93065.  Registration starts at 5:30pm, followed by a “Murder”, Hors D Oeuvres, Tuscan Dinner & no host bar.  The goal of a murder mystery dinner is for participants to […]

Icons and Archetypes: Opening reception Sept. 1st at Museum of Ventura County

Icons and Archetypes: Opening reception Sept. 1st at Museum of Ventura County

Icons and Archetypes: Opening reception Sept. 1 at Museum of Ventura County A new series of large-scale oil paintings by Ojai-based artist, Tom Hardcastle, explores the artist’s perspective of popular cultural icons and exploitative archetypes that have come to represent more than their own personal identity and in some cases, a paradoxical delineation. Join us September 1 […]

Santa Paula Concert Series Presents Kenny White

Santa Paula Concert Series Presents Kenny White

The Santa Paula Concert Series presents Kenny White, singer-songwriter and pianist extraordinaire, on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM. Kenny is touring on his latest album, “A Long List of Priors.” The church is located at 740 E Main Street in Santa Paula. Admission is $20 donation at the door, from the church office […]

Five Biggest Mistakes Indie Authors Make Launching a Book– How to Avoid Them IWOSC/SPAWN meeting Aug 16, Newbury Park

Five Biggest Mistakes Indie Authors Make Launching a Book– How to Avoid Them IWOSC/SPAWN meeting Aug 16, Newbury Park

AUGUST MEETING Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 pm   Come join us at the Newbury Park Library meeting room. We are open to all authors, writers, and people curious about publishing.   Fee is $5 at the door, includes coffee, tea and water. Please RSVP so we have the correct number of chairs set up.  RSVP […]

Celebrate Sunset—Beer Tasting at the Ventura Botanical Gardens

Celebrate Sunset—Beer Tasting at the Ventura Botanical Gardens

Join the Ventura Botanical Gardens Beer Tasting on Friday, September 8 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Beer, wine and spirit tastings, snacks, games, a DJ, spectacular views and a special sunset celebration make this an event not to miss. Three local breweries; Casa Agria Specialty Ales, Topa Topa Brewing Company, and Ventura Coast Brewing Company, […]

Model Guild Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Model Guild Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Discover maritime history by building models of the ships that changed the world! Guild Meeting every third Tuesday at 6:30 pm.  The public is welcome and all are welcome to join the Guild. It is an active group of local model builders. Techniques for wood, plastic or metal construction are addressed at the meetings.  Every […]

“Dead Man’s Party,” the Oingo Boingo tribute band, set to play the Olivas Adobe, August 19

“Dead Man’s Party,” the Oingo Boingo tribute band, set to play the Olivas Adobe, August 19

“Dead Man’s Party,” the Oingo Boingo/Danny Elfman tribute band will perform on Saturday, August 19 from 7:30-9:30 pm at the historic Olivas Adobe as part of the Music Under the Stars concert series offered by the City of Ventura.  A limited number of tickets are still available and can be purchased through the Parks, Recreation […]

The Sheik and The Shriek of Araby, A Film History of Hollywood-By-The-Sea with historian Richard Senate

The Sheik and The Shriek of Araby, A Film History of Hollywood-By-The-Sea with historian Richard Senate

September 20, 2017 6:30pm The Channel Islands Maritime Museum presents “The Sheik and The Shriek of Araby, A Film History of Hollywood-By-The-Sea”, with writer and local historian Richard Senate. For 22 years Senate worked as historian and historical interpreter for the city of Ventura.   He has studied film history and films made in Ventura County […]