42% Off Rolled Ice Cream and Shave Ice at Shave It Thousand Oaks

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Beginning tomorrow, December 1st, Shave It, well known for its shaved ice, is offering a new product: rolled ice cream. The ice cream is handmade on a frozen griddle as customers watch. Then the ice cream is rolled up along with mix-in ingredients of the customer's choosing, with options such as candy bars, peanut butter, and cookies. Rolled ice cream is made with all-natural ingredients.

Great opportunity to try it out at a 42% discount with this Groupon Local deal: $7 for $12 worth of rolled ice cream or shave ice at bit.ly/ShaveItDeal (affiliate link).

49% Off Dinner and Drinks for Two at ONYX Restaurant at Four Seasons Westlake Village

Travelzoo is offering dinner and drinks for two at ONYX at the Four Seasons Westlake Village for $82, up to 49% off the regular price.

The deal includes two tastings or rolls (valued at up to $24 each), two main courses (up to $36 each), one shared dessert (up to $10) and two glasses of house wine or beer (valued up to $15 each).

Bringing friends or family? Then try dinner with drinks for four for $159 (valued at up to $320).

Voucher valid Mon-Thu only through February 28, 2018 and reservations must be made 24 hours in advance via OpenTable. Not valid on holidays or the week from Dec 24 to Jan 1.

Get this deal at bit.ly/ONYXWestlake (affiliate link).

50% Off Passes to Queen Mary's CHILL Ice Adventure Park in December

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Queen Mary's CHILL Ice Adventure Park will be open daily from December 13 to January 7, except December 31. This 38,000 Ice Adventure Park features ice skating, an ice track, ice bumper cars, zip line, ice shuffleboard, 140 long ice tubing slide and much more. Also on hand will be international foods, live music and dance and much more.

Learn more at www.queenmary.com/events/chill but for 50% off tickets from December 13 to 22, visit bit.ly/ChillQueenMary2017.

Deal is for Grand Expedition tickets, which includes skating, tubing, giant rocking horse, live entertainment and same-day admission to the Queen Mary. 

Discounted Tickets to L.A. Zoo Lights November 17 to January 8

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For the 4th year, the Los Angeles Zoo hosts L.A. Zoo Lights, a nightly holiday light display throughout a large section of the zoo. This jaw dropping display is sure to bring a smile to your face. There are lighted animals of all types, snowflake lane, twinkle tunnel, reindeer village, brightly lit monkeys all over the place and much more.

L.A. Zoo Lights will be held nightly from Nov 17 to Jan 8 with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Discounted tickets available at bit.ly/LAZooLights2017 (affiliate link).

Up to 50% Off Admissions to the Museum of Ventura County

Save up to 50% off admission for one, two or four as well as memberships to the Museum of Ventura County on Groupon Local at bit.ly/MuseumVC (affiliate link).

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Ventura County and the California Channel Islands have a rich history and cultural heritage dating back 12,000 years, when the Chumash people first hunted and gathered along the Pacific-facing lands. And the Museum of Ventura County aims to encapsulate everything from those tribal beginnings right up though the modern age. Since 1913, the museum has played host to historical exhibits that feature both ancient and modern artifacts, a fine art collection of more than 30,000 pieces, and educational programs that run the gamut from specialized school tours to art and craft sessions for children. The museum boasts a research library and community meeting space for those who want to dive deeper into the region’s enthralling legacy.

Located at 100 East Main Street in Ventura. More on the Museum at venturamuseum.org.

$145 Spa Day at the Four Seasons Westlake Village

Travelzoo is offering a special, limited $145 Spa Day deal (regularly up to $194) at the Four Seasons Westlake Village through 12/22/17.

$145 for a 50-minute Tranquility Massage OR 50-minute Perfect Radiance Facial package (reg. up to $194), also including:

  • Glass of sparkling wine or fresh-fruit smoothie served poolside
  • Access to indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools, eucalyptus steam room, sauna, fitness center and exercise classes on day of treatment
  • 20% discount on same-day retail purchases

$255 for both the massage and facial, including all of the above (reg. $354)

Certificate can be used through 12/22/17 on Sundays through Tuesdays and Thursdays/Fridays.

LIMITED TIME DEAL! VISIT bit.ly/4SeasonsSpa (affiliate link) TO BOOK IT!

Up to 50% Off Admission to Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles

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Travelzoo is offering a special deal for admission to the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles located off the 405 on the Sepulveda Pass. $6 for adult admission ($12 regular price) and $4 for child's admission (ages 2-12; regular price $7). The Skirball is a Jewish cultural institution with the unique Noah's Ark exhibit geared towards children.

These discounted passes are good only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Limit two per person. Get them at bit.ly/NoahsArkLA (affiliate link).

Discounted Tickets to "A Christmas Carol" at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza December 7, 8

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Thousand Oaks Repertory Theater presents the holiday classic A Christmas Carol December 7-10, 2017 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.

Cold, miserly and friendless, Ebenezer Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas after he's visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, Christmas present and Christmas yet-to-come. This production features all the traditional characters you know and love -- Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley and, of course, Tiny Tim -- along with the unforgettable words of Charles Dickens.

A limited supply of tickets 45% off are available the nights of Thursday/Friday, December 7-8 at bit.ly/CarolTO (affiliate link).

$18 for $30 at The Landing Grill and Sushi Bar in Westlake Village

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Grab this deal while it lasts. $18 for $30 worth of food and drinks at The Landing Grill and Sushi Bar at Westlake Lake, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, #109, Westlake Village. Enjoy indoor or outdoor seating beside the lake, enjoying sushi, bento boxes, pastas, entrees like sesame crusted seared ahi, stir frys and more.

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This deal will not last long at bit.ly/TheLandingWLV (affiliate link).

$12.50 Lunch for Two at Stone Oven at The Oaks Mall in Thousand Oaks

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Here's a deal that's hard to beat. Two sandwiches and two sides at Stone Oven at The Oaks for just $12.50 (valued up to $20). Quite the bargain if you are looking for an inexpensive and tasty lunch. 

I have eaten at Stone Oven and approve of multiple sandwiches they offer up, such as the Spicy Chicken Sandwich, BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich and Garlic and Basil Chicken Sandwich. 

Grab this deal before it goes away at bit.ly/StoneOvenTODeal (affiliate link)

Discounted Tickets to Ivan Amodei at the Four Seasons Westlake Village on December 2

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From an intimate, candlelit luxury suite inside the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake at 1pm and 4pm on Saturday, December 2, 2017, watch magician Ivan Amodei perform mystery, comedy and magic mere feet away. Accompanied by live music from concert cellist Irina Chirkova, Amodei will manipulate time, uncover stunning coincidences and even alter someone's fate. The current winner of CW's Pen & Teller: Fool Us, this highly skilled performer's amazing sleight-of-hand technique and great comedic timing have earned him the reputation of "Entertainer to the Stars." During this 90-minute show, you'll see spectacular psychological illusions, mind-bending brain games, as well as the incredible illusion that left Penn & Teller speechless. www.ivanamodei.com

Tickets discounted 45% available at bit.ly/IvanM2017 (affiliate link).

"A Christmas Story: The Musical" at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center Nov 18 to Dec 17

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A Christmas Story: The Musical, which received rave reviews on its Broadway run, is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas. Set in the 1940s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, the musical follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts -- an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle.

The delightfully versatile score ranges from gentle ballads to show-stopping full-ensemble numbers such as "Ralphie to the Rescue!" "A Major Award," "Sticky Situation," "Up on Santa's Lap," "Somewhere Hovering Over Indiana" and the inevitable "You'll Shoot Your Eye Out!" A Christmas Story: The Musical will bring an exciting new dimension to those who have seen the movie and will certainly stand on its own for those who haven't. This production at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center is by Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi from November 18 to December 17. 

Looking for tickets discounted 40-50%!? Visit bit.ly/ChristmasStorySimi to nab them (affiliate link).

Discounted Tickets to See Magician Ivan Amodei at the Four Seasons Westlake Village on December 2nd

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Magician Ivan Amodei performs mystery, comedy and magic at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake on Saturday, December 2nd at 1pm and 4pm. Accompanied by live music from concert cellist Irina Chirkova, Amodei will manipulate time, uncover stunning coincidences and even alter someone's fate.

The current winner of CW's Pen & Teller: Fool Us, this highly skilled performer's amazing sleight-of-hand technique and great comedic timing have earned him the reputation of "Entertainer to the Stars." During this 90-minute show, you'll see spectacular psychological illusions, mind-bending brain games, as well as the incredible illusion that left Penn & Teller speechless.

How about some discounted tickets!? Get $65 tickets for just $36 at bit.ly/IvanAmodei (affiliate link).

50% Off Bike Rentals From Wheel Fun Rentals in Ventura

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Grab this deal before it goes away! $15 for $30 or $30 for $60 towards bike rentals with Wheel Fun Rentals at their two Ventura locations - near the pier and at the Ventura State Beach Picnic Area. A great opportunity to rent a surrey, deuce couple or bicycles to enjoy the promenade at Ventura Beach!

Get this limited time deal via the Groupon Local website at bit.ly/WheelFun.

Birthday Freebies at Eateries In and Around Ventura County

It's your birthday and no one has called to wish you happy birthday, you've received no cards in the mail and no one has even wished you happy birthday via Facebook! Well, not to worry, there are local eateries in Ventura County and adjacent areas that will give you something for FREE on your birthday. 

Some of these eateries require that you sign up in advance and receive a certificate via email while others let you come in, show your ID and partake. 

For a compilation of local area birthday freebies as well as restaurant rewards programs (where you can earn free food by signing up and/or repeat visits, click THIS LINK.

50% Off Skydiving in Camarillo!

Something to consider to cross off of your bucket list...Travelzoo is offering 50% off of a skydive right here at the Camarillo Airport in Ventura County with Skydive Coastal California.

No, you don't have to do it alone...for $149 (50% off regular price of $299), due a tandem skydive any day of the week (subject to availability) through March 2018. The freefall lasts up to 40 seconds and reaches speeds of 120 mph. $9 booking fee is an additional cost, paid directly to the merchant.

Talk about a thrill! Learn more at www.skydivecoastalcalifornia.com.

Get your discounted voucher at bit.ly/SkydiveCamarillo (affiliate link)

Over 50% Off Dinner for Two or Four at Roy's Restaurant

Travelzoo has an outstanding deal at Roy's Restaurant. $59 (regularly $120) for a 4-course dinner for two (including a shared appetizer, two salads, two entrees and one shared dessert) or $115 for dinner for four (regularly $240).

The dinner is from a Travelzoo exclusive menu with a number of choices, including Habachi Grilled Atlantic Salmon, Macadamia Nut Crusted Whitefish, Pan Roasted Chicken, Wagyu Burger and more).

This deal is good for dining through October 1, 2017 and will definitely sell out. To nab it, visit bit.ly/RoysWH (affiliate link).

Up to 36% Off "Paint Nite" at Locations in Thousand Oaks and Adjacent Areas

Paint Nite is a two hour session at a local bar or restaurant where you can create your own masterpiece under the guidance of a local artist. No experience necessary and all the supplies are provided. Must be of legal drinking age. Food and drink may be purchased at the event.

Groupon Local is offering up to 36% off admission for up to four adults at bit.ly/PaintNiteTO (affiliate link).