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24th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival Announces Its Entertainment Line‐up

24th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival Announces Its Entertainment Line‐up

Summer will be sizzling with a hot entertainment lineup at the 24th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival held in downtown Oxnard July 29 and 30. The annual celebration takes place at Plaza Park, Fifth and “B” streets in historic downtown Oxnard from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. both days. “Our festival musicians create the kind of […]

Wooden Boats on Display for Father’s Day

Wooden Boats on Display for Father’s Day

By Raven West The 2nd Annual Channel Islands Maritime Museum “From the Tree to the Sea” Wooden Boat Show was, once again, a Father’s Day treat for dads, moms and kids. Museum Executive Director Peter Crabbe was just as excited to be part of the experience as the guests, who had the rare treat of […]

Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speakers Series: Damn the Petticoats! Female Mariners in the Days of Sail

Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speakers Series: Damn the Petticoats! Female Mariners in the Days of Sail

With Historias & CIMM Docents, Jim Kosinski & Martina Melero Queens commanded fleets, female tars climbed the foremast, mistresses in disguise, pirate queens took charge and whaling wives longed for home. Learn why these women chose to risk their lives in a man’s domain and cast their fates to the wind. Speaker Series is a […]

Santa Paula Concert Series Presentation: John Biggs—How He Sets Words to Music

Santa Paula Concert Series Presentation:  John Biggs—How He Sets Words to Music

The Santa Paula Concert Series hosts a presentation by Composer John Biggs of Ojai on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM. John will share with us how he sets words to music with an entertaining presentation. Admission is $10 donation at the door, from the church office during office hours, or by PayPal on […]

The Pleasant Valley Historical Society presents 2017 Bee and Butterfly Day

The Pleasant Valley Historical Society presents 2017 Bee and Butterfly Day

The Pleasant Valley Historical Society will present an event to welcome butterflies and California native bees to our garden.  Come join us on Sunday, July 16 from 1 – 4 PM at the PVHS Botanical Garden, 720 North Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 93010.  Our guest speakers will be Dr. Gordon Frankie, native bee specialist from […]

Taste of Camarillo: July 29-30 — Do you have your tickets?

Taste of Camarillo: July 29-30 — Do you have your tickets?

What? A Taste of Camarillo is the longest running wine and food festival in Ventura County. Guests spend an afternoon sampling fine wines, craft beers and gourmet foods on the grounds of the historic Camarillo Ranch. Dust off your boots and enjoy country western music and dancing with live performances by the popular band, Caught […]

“Welcome Wagon” of Wine for Oxnard’s Newest Wine Storage Facility

“Welcome Wagon” of Wine for Oxnard’s Newest Wine Storage Facility

by Raven West Magnavino Cellars and Strey Cellars welcomed MeatHead Movers and Mini Storage to Oxnard by providing their best selection of wine for attendees of the company’s Open House. In addition to nearly 400 storage units, Oxnard MeatHead Mini Storage offers wine lovers a place to store up to 350 cases of their favorite […]

Juneteenth in Oxnard Saturday

Juneteenth in Oxnard Saturday

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34th Annual Law Day 5K to be held at Ventura Community Park

34th Annual Law Day 5K to be held at Ventura Community Park

Proceeds benefit Ventura County Bar Association and Ventura County Legal Aid, Inc Join us for the 34th Annual Law Day 5K July 1 at Ventura Community Park, 901 South Kimball Road, Ventura. The 5K race begins at 8:30 a.m., registration starts at 7 a.m. There will also be a one-mile family fun run at 9:30 […]

America’s Waterways, with artist Daven Anderson to Open at Channel Islands Maritime Museum

America’s Waterways, with artist Daven Anderson to Open at Channel Islands Maritime Museum

The Rivers: A Celebration of Life & Work on America’s Waterways, with artist Daven Anderson on view July 17 – September 24, 2017 Opening Reception/Artist Talk: July 20 from 6 pm – 8 pm (Members  Only  5 pm – 6 pm) In conjunction with his exhibition at CIMM, artist Daven Anderson will be holding a […]