The Annual Obon Festival, "A Gathering of Joy" will take place at the Oxnard Buddhist Temple, 250 South "H" Street, Oxnard on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 8:30 pm. FREE admission and fun for the entire family! Exhibits and demonstrations will include Bonsai, Karate, Judo and crafts in addition to authentic entertainment such as classical Japanese and Okinawa dance, Taiko drumming, and children's games. For more information visit www.oxnardbuddhisttemple.org or call (805) 483-5948.
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The Collection at Riverpark in Oxnard is hosting its 6th Annual Rock The Collection Summer Concert Series every other Thursday night at Collection Park, starting June 27th, from 6:30-8PM.
Here is the lineup:
The Collection at Riverpark is located on the northeast side of the 101 freeway in Oxnard, between the Oxnard and Vineyard exits.
Updates/lineup at www.facebook.com/events/2520379961330070/.
You're invited to the Second Annual Oxnard Cruise Night happening around Oxnard Plaza Park in Historic Downtown Oxnard, every second Friday of the month. This is a FREE event and is open to the public and anyone who wants to display their classic car or truck (pre-1975 cars & trucks).
Roll-in time is 4 p.m. (enter through Fourth Street & B Street or Sixth Street & B Street).
Start time is 5 p.m.
Ends at 8 p.m.
This is a family friendly event. Enjoy delicious food from restaurants located in Centennial Plaza. Music will be provided by Oxnard's premiere female deejay "DJ G-Cut."
Call (805) 385-2705 for more information.
Concerts by the Sea is a free concert series at Peninsula Park, 3401 Peninsula Road (next to the Hampton Inn). Oxnard on Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Musical genres to include Rock, R&B, Jazz, Blues and Swing.
Bring lawn chairs and blankets! Call 805.985.4852 or visit www.channelislandsharbor.org for more information.
Each performance in the free summer concert series will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Peninsula Park, 3401 Peninsula Rd, Oxnard at the Channel Islands Harbor, next to the Hampton Inn. Free parking is available at the park and along the street. Visitors can enjoy a wide array of musical styles, including jazz, rock, folk, pop, country and blues.
Concert dates are July 6th through August 31st, as follows:
July 6: 80s Invasion
July 13: Sean Wiggins & Lone Goat
July 20: Masters of the Past
July 27: Unkle Monkey
Aug. 3: Natalie Gelman
Aug. 10: Colette Lovejoy Band
Aug. 17: In Contempt
Aug. 24: Ray Jaurique & The Uptown Brothers
Aug. 31: Teresa Russell and Tom Buenger
22nd Annual Fireworks by the Sea
Channel Islands Harbor
Thursday, July 4, 2019 • 11:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.
Channel Islands Harbor celebrates the 4th of July with a full day of family activities. The Harbor will host a variety of activities throughout the day, ending with the annual Fireworks by the Sea starting at 9 p.m., which can be viewed from anywhere in the Harbor.
Festivities begin with the 18th Annual Channel Islands Harbor 10K Race & 5K Fun Run/Walk along Sunset Lane, Hollywood Beach. Registration and check-in are at 7 a.m., followed by the 10K & 5K races starting together at 8 a.m.
After the race, fun for the whole family begins at Marine Emporium Landing. There will be activities between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m., including a crafters’ market, inflatable fun zone, a rock climbing wall and food booths.
At 6 p.m., more than 50 patriotic themed electric boats will cruise around the Harbor in the 4th Annual 4th of July Electric Boat Parade. The parade is being put on by Central Coast Electric Boats and the Channel Islands Yacht Club.
For more information on Fireworks by the Sea or the Channel Islands Harbor, visit www.channelislandsharbor.org.
More than 150 British cars from the 1930's and up, including post war sports cars from the 1940's to 1970's will be on display during the Central Coast British Car Club Show at Channel Islands Harbor on Sunday, July 14, 2019. The show is held at Harbor View Park, 3600 Harbor Boulevard, from 9-2:30 p.m. The event includes an auto parts swap meet, food booths and entertainment. For more information please visit centralcoastbritishcarclub.com.
Summer Movie Clubhouse! Ten weeks of fun films for kids at Century Riverpark at The Collection in Oxnard, 2766 Seaglass Way, Oxnard on Monday mornings at 9:45 am., June 17 to August 19, 2019. ll films rated G or PG.
All 10 movies can be purchased in advance for only $5! Or $1 per show at the box office. Same price for parents and children. Visit www.cinemark.com/summer-movie-clubhouse for more information or call 805.988.6083
June 17: Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
June 24: How to Train Your Dragon
July 1: Smallfoot
July 8: Kung Fu Panda
July 15: The LEGO Movie
July 22: The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
July 29: Sherlock Gnomes
August 5: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
August 12: Despicable Me 3
August 19: Peter Rabbit
Learn more and buy tickets at www.cinemark.com/summer-movie-clubhouse