26th Annual Salmon Run 5K at Patagonia Ventura on Sunday, November 3, 2019

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The 26th Annual Salmon Run at Patagonia, 235 W. Santa Clara Street, Ventura takes place on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. This is a certified 5K course on a flat dirt road along the Ventura River. Patagonia® gear awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each age category. Silent auction, raffle and refreshments. Limited to 400 runners/walkers! This event usually sells out! No race day signups!

Visit www.patagonia.com/salmon-run.html for more info.

Malibu Cars and Coffee Event on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of Each Month


The City of Malibu, in conjunction with Armamdo Petretti Classic Cars, invites you to Malibu Cars and Coffee. Southern California's top car enthusiasts will enjoy a beautiful drive down the coast to meet at Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway, from 7am to 9am.

Enjoy a cup of coffee at "Malibu Cars and Coffee" while admiring some of the world's finest automobiles at an unbeatable location with gorgeous views of Malibu's coastline. Cars will arrive and be available for viewing at 7 am. Visit www.malibucarsandcoffee.com for more information.

Inclement weather can cancel event.

2nd and 4th Sunday of the month.

Upcoming dates:  August 25, September 8, 22

Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest at Ventura Harbor Village on Saturday, October 26, 2019

A wonderful display of dogs (and owners) in creative and thematic costumes to win prizes takes place at Ventura Harbor Village on Saturday, October 26, 2019! Starts at 11am – however, please arrive at 10:30 to sign up! Enter your pup in the fun and parade your pooch around the pet-friendly Harbor Village! No entry fee. Hundreds come to watch and take photos. We will accept a maximum off 100 dog entries, so please pre-register to secure your spot at link above.

All doggies that participate get a treat bag from Ventura Pet Barn, all owners get a bag of scooby snacks and a Wooden Nickel for $ off at Coastal Cone Ice cream, and a professional photographer will be on site to snap photos of your pooch.

Those that win 1st place in their category will also receive a blue ribbon, a gift certificate to one of the fabulous harbor businesses mentioned above, and a complimentary pumpkin. Categories include:

Best in Show


Most Seaworthy

Cutest /Prettiest

Most Creative


15th Annual Santa Paula Labor Day Parade, Monday, September 2, 2019

The 15th Annual Santa Paula Labor Day Parade will be held on Monday, September 2, 2019 at 10 AM on Main Street in Santa Paula.

The parade is sponsored by the Santa Paula Labor Day Parade Committee, the Rotary Club of Santa Paula and the City of Santa Paula.

Walking groups with banners, musical groups, floats, workers riding in work-related vehicles, equestrians, and all groups representing a Labor Day theme are invited to participate. The parade starts at 7th and Main Street and ends at the Gazebo at Santa Barbara and Mill.

Trophies for “Most Animated/Lively,” “Best Designed Entry,” and “Best Overall Use of Theme” will be awarded in ceremonies at the conclusion of the parade at the Gazebo. See you there!


2019 Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival on Saturday, October 12th

When it comes to fresh seafood, you can’t get it any fresher than right off the boat. On October 12, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival lures seafood lovers of all ages to Santa Barbara’s thriving harbor for one of the community’s most beloved and flavorful events. 

This signature event coincides with lobster season and features local commercial fishermen offering the Santa Barbara Channel’s freshest seafood. Fishermen and seafood vendors will provide thousands of festival-goers with an abundance of live lobster, crab, prawns, BBQ albacore, clam chowder, fish tacos, seafood gumbo and other prepared dishes. Arts and crafts vendors will offer jewelry, clothing, art, photography and other hand-crafted items.

Admission is FREE. Since 2002, the annual Harbor and Seafood Festival has become Santa Barbara’s signature autumn event. It brings people together for a day full of fun and good memories.

For more information, visit harborfestival.org. Location: Harbor Way.

2019 Relay for Life of Simi Valley / Moorpark Weekend of October 19-20 at Simi Valley Town Center

Relay For Life Simi Valley-Moorpark 2019 will take place on October 19th at 9am to October 20th at 9am at the Simi Valley Town Center.

At Relay For Life events, communities across the globe come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. The funds you raise truly make a difference in the fight against cancer just ask one of the nearly 14 million cancer survivors who will celebrate another birthday this year!

Relay For Life teams camp out overnight and take turns walking or running around a track or path at a local high school, park, or fairground. Events are up to 24 hours long, and because cancer never sleeps, each team is asked to have at least one participant on the track at all times.

Register at THIS LINK or visit secure.acsevents.org/site/STR?pg=entry&fr_id=94682.

Malibu Pie Festival at Malibu Methodist Church on Saturday, October 12, 2019

Malibu United Methodist Church hosts its annual Malibu Pie Festival at 30128 Morning View Drive, Malibu on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 11am to 4pm. Pie baking contest, live music, gift baskets, kids’ activities and delicious homemade pies served all day!

www.malibuumc.org/pie-festival  (310) 457-7505