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Wednesday
May132015

103rd Annual Fillmore May Festival Planned for May 14-17, 2015

The Fillmore Chamber of Commerce presents its 103rd Annual May Festival on Thursday, May 14th through Sunday, May 17th. Event takes place in Downtown Fillmore.

There will be fun for everyone, including a special "kiddie" area for younger kids, carnival, arts and crafts, unique food vendors, games, entertainment galore, a beer garden and much more! The Main Stage features top entertainment in a concert style atmosphere and will be family friendly. Enjoy a snack or dinner while enjoying the performances of great bands.

For more information visit www.facebook.com/pages/Fillmore-May-Festival/134324456632209

Festival Hours:

  • Thursday: 5-11PM
  • Friday: 5-11PM
  • Saturday: 12PM to 11Pm
  • Sunday: 12PM to 8PM

Admission $5 ages 12 and up and $3 for ages 5 to 11. Rides, games and other attractions priced separately.

Sunday
May102015

2015 Camarillo Fiesta Association Fiesta & Street Fair, July 9th to 12th

The Camarillo Fiesta & Street Fair is a large community celebration in Old Town Camarillo along Ventura Boulevard scheduled for July 9th through 12th, 2015. This event features carnival rides, food and crafts vendors, entertainment, car show, kids' activities, carnival rides and a beer and wine garden. We've been to this event a number of times and always enjoy the live music and carnival setting. The event is free to attend. Ticket for carnival rides for sale at the event.

Thursday, July 9th: Carnival Special Dollar Day 5-10PM (rides only $1 each this night only!)

Friday, July 10th: Special Car Cruise 5pm, Dizdar Stage Entertainment, Beer and Wine Garden and Candyland Carnival 6pm-10pm

Saturday, July 11th: Camarillo Street Fair 10am to 8pm, Entertainment 11am to 10pm, Candyland Carnival 10am to 10pm, Radio Disney Display 10am to 6pm, Kids Fun Zone, Pony/Camel Rides, Petting Zoo

Sunday, July 12th: Camarillo Fiesta & Street Fair, Noon to 6pm, Entertainment noon to 7pm, Car Show 1pm, Candyland Carnival noon to 7pm and more

For more information and event details and shuttle schedule, visit www.CamarilloFiesta.org.

Friday
May082015

2015 Santa Barbara Wine Festival on Saturday, June 27th

The 2015 Santa Barbara Wine Festival™ takes place at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History on Saturday, June 27th, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature wines from 50 wineries plus bakers, caterers, chefs and more. Admission is $70 for members of the Museum and $95 for non-members. $105 at the door. Adults only event. Proceeds benefit the Museum's exhibits and science education programs for school children. For more information, visit www.sbnature.org or call 805.682.4711.

Monday
May042015

9th Annual Calabasas Malibu Wine & Food Festival on June 26, 27, July 11

The 9th Annual Calabasas Malibu Wine & Food Festival is planned for June 26-27 at the Calabasas Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada. Hours are 7-10PM. VIP after-party tickets also available. Adults only.

Also, 1pm to 4pm Malibu Grand Tasting - Malibu Lumber Yard on July 11th

Tickets include all the food and wine; the VIP gets you an extra hour of fun. Enjoy an afternoon of food, wine, beer and spirits in beautiful Malibu & Calabasas! Your ticket includes a special tasting of world class wines, beers, spirits and great food, all while helping to raise money for Rock Against Trafficking.

Visit www.malibufoodandwinefestival.com for more information and tickets.

Monday
Apr202015

4th Annual California Honey Harvest Festival & BBQ Contest in Fillmore on June 13th

The 4th Annual California Honey Harvest Festival and BBQ Contest is planned for Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 9 am to 5 pm. Activities to include train tour, arts, crafts, educational beekeeping speakers, food, live music and entertainment, BBQ contest and more! Free admission. Three train tours daily to Bennett's Honey Farm at 10am, 12:30pm and 3pm. Ticket price for Fillmore train ride and Bennett's Honey Farm Tour is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and ages 4-12, $10 for ages 2-3 and under 2 is free on lap.

The festival will help support Autism Speaks, a national non-profit helping to increase research and awareness of autism spectum disorders.

Event to be held at Central Park in downtown Fillmore, where you'll have free time to enjoy lunch on your own and browse the many vendors that are all about bees and honey. Then, step aboard the historic Fillmore & Western Railway for a short train ride to Bennett's Honey farm, located halfway between Fillmore and Piru.

You'll see demonstrations by California bee keepers along the way and take a one-of-a-kind tour at the honey farm, where you'll learn all about honey bees and how the honey is collected and processed.

Learn more at www.bennetthoney.com/BHF-Events.html.

Monday
Apr202015

10th Annual Ventura County Summerfest in Ventura on Saturday, May 30th

The 10th Annual Community Summerfest of healthy living, presented by Ventura Education Partnership (VEP) and the Ventura Unified School District is quickly approaching! This year's FREE event will be on Saturday, May 30th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The event will be held at the VUSD Education Service Center, 255 W. Stanley Ave., Ventura.

Attendees will enjoy visiting more than fifty community, sports and health booths provided by our local community of businesses, non-profits, sports and service organizations. All festivities focus on engaging children and their families to become and stay fit, active and healthy. Funds raised will help support school nutrition and physical activity programs as well as VEP Health and Wellness Grants. It is a free, family-friendly event starting with a 3,000 meter fun run/walk, followed by community, sports and health-related booths presented by local organizations. Festivities focus on engaging children and their families to become and stay fit, active and healthy.

Last year more than 7,000 children and families attended this free event.

For more information, call 805.641.5000, ext. 1550 or visit www.vep4vusd.org/SummerFest.html.
Monday
Mar162015

32nd Annual California Strawberry Festival in Oxnard Set For Weekend of May 16-17, 2015

The 32nd Anniversary California Strawberry Festival will be held at Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard, on Saturday and Sunday, May 16th and 17th. The event features more than 50 food booths with all things berry, live concerts, gooey contests, Strawberryland for Kids with rides and attractions, hundreds of Fine Arts & Crafts, celebrity cooking demonstrations, and more, on 15 acres of scenic parkland.

General admission is $12, seniors 62+ are $8 and children ages 5-12 are $5. Kids 4 and under are free. Active military and dependents with ID are $8.

Event is 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. each day. Save gas and $10 parking fee by parking at the Camarillo Premium Outlets and taking the free Strawberry Shuttle to the event. Visit www.strawberry-fest.org for more information or call 888.288.9242. Tickets available online or at the gate.

Entertainment lineup has been announced!

FESTIVAL STAGE, Presented by Southern California Ford Dealers

SATURDAY, MAY 16TH

10:15am                                      Oxnard High School Jazz Band

11:20am                                      “Berry Battle of The Bands” Contest Winner

12:30pm                                       Road Brothers (Alternative Pop)

2:00pm                                        Sheiks of the Oxnard Plain (Classic Rock & Pop)

3:30pm                                        UnUsual Suspects (Top 40 Favorites)

5:00pm                                        California Dreamin (Utimate 9-Piece Retro Show)

SUNDAY, MAY 17TH

10:15am                                     Oxnard High School Jazz Band

11:20am                                     Zon Candela (Hot Cumbia/Merengue)

12:30pm                                     Action Down (Classic Rock Favorites)

2:00pm                                      The Radio Rebels (The Ultimate 80s Band)

3:30pm                                       Kenny Allen Band (Contemporary Country Hits)

5:00pm                                       Fantastic Diamond (Neil Diamond Show)

DR. KATO STAGE, Presented by Budweiser

SATURDAY, MAY 16TH

11:00am                                    L.A. All Stars of Funk (Classic Funk)

1:00pm                                     Stars of Beatlemania (Classic Beatles Revival)

3:00pm                                     Savor (A Tribute to Santana)

5:00pm                                     Raymond Michael (Legendary Elvis Impersonator)

SUNDAY, MAY 17TH

11:00am                                    Cumbia Son (Hot Latin Salsa)

1:00pm                                      Dirty Rice (World Beats)

3:00pm                                      Cannibal & The Headhunters (Classic R&B)

5:00pm                                      Mariachi Divas (Two-time Grammy Winners)

Monday
Mar162015

18th Annual Calabasas Fine Arts Festival, Weekend of May 2-3, 2015

The Calabasas Arts Council welcomes back the 18th Annual Calabasas Fine Arts Festival at the Calabasas Civic Center and Commons at Calabasas 101 Freeway, exit at Parkway Calabasas. The event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 2nd and 3rd, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This is a premiere, two-day, outdoor event with live entertainment and over 150 painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers and hundreds of other fine artisans, as well as childrens' activities and more.

The Calabasas Fine Arts Festival attracts over 15,000 collectors and art buyers each year. FREE admission and parking

Visit www.calabasasartscouncil.com/CalabasasFineArtsFestival.htm for more information.

Thursday
Mar122015

95th Midsummer Festival at Vasa Park in Agoura Hills on Sunday, June 28th

Swedish American Central Association of Southern California's 95th Midsummer Festival is Sunday, June 28th at Vasa Park, 2854 Triunfo Canyon Road, Agoura Hills. Ages 13 and above $5; Children 5-12 $2; parking included. Park opens at 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. a "Continental" Cold Breakfast will be served, Raising of the Midsummer Pole at noon, Stage Program, Dancing to the Music of Vastkustens Spelmanslag. Food, swimming, huge water slide, zip line, folk dancing, Scandinavian vendors. Fun Stuff!

Exit 101 freeway at Kanan Road and turn west. NO PETS / NO BARBECUES

Visit vasapark.org for more information.

The Midsummer Pole!

Sunday
Mar012015

12th Annual Ojai Valley Lavender Festival Planned for Saturday, June 27th

The 2015 Ojai Valley Lavender Festival
In the Heart of Historic Downtown Ojai

The Ojai Valley Lavender Festival is hosting its 12th annual event on Saturday, June 27th from 10am-5pm.  Each year the festival takes place at Libbey Park, in the heart of historic downtown Ojai.

Sip on lavender infused lemonade as you meander the tree lined aisles of artisan wares; over 100 vendors on hand. From essential oils and lotions, to plants, art and jewelry, to delectable gourmet treats, informative classes and hands-on demonstrations – there is something for everyone at the must attend event of the summer! Relax and enjoy a picnic while listening to the soft sounds of festival musicians. Or dine at one of Ojai’s heralded eateries featuring lavender infused specially items. Come for the day or stay a while and enjoy local art galleries, shops and boutiques that are uniquely Ojai.

For up to date information on the festival visit www.ojaivalleylavenderfestival.org