July 30, 2019 at 11:29pm | Brittany Piccirelli


Ventura County Fair July 31-Aug. 11 
If you plan to be at the fair multiple days, consider purchasing a WOW pass that gives you admission to all 12 days, all 12 performances, all weekend fireworks you get the point. From carnival rides to livestock silent auctions, art exhibits and agriculture competitions.
Time/Place: 10 W Harbor Boulevard
Contact: 805-648-3376 / www.venturacountyfair.org

Camarillo Community Band Free Summer Concerts Through Aug. 1 
Bring chairs, blankets, picnic dinners and enjoy the show.
Time/Place: 7-9pm / Constitution Park: 1313-1437 Paseo Camarillo
Contact: www.camarillocommunityband.com

Free Concerts on the Green Through Aug. 18 
See website for schedule of days. There is plenty of room for a late afternoon picnic with the family while being entertained by headline performers.
Time/Place: 5:30-8pm / Warner Park, Woodland Hills
Contact: 877-704-3456 / www.valleycultural.org

Simi Civic Center Plaza Concerts in the Courtyard Through Aug. 31 
Every Saturday. Bring your lounge chairs and enjoy music under the stars all summer long! Great bands, great fun, lots of friends. Select your dinner from the many eateries in the Plaza, and save your receipts for prizes. Shop during the week for more receipts!
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Tapo Canyon Road at Alamo Street
Contact: 805-404-9941 / www.facebook.com/concertsinthecourtyard

Channel Islands Harbor Concerts by the Sea Through Aug. 31 
Every Saturday. 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.
Time/Place: 4-6pm / Peninsula Park, Oxnard
Contact: 805-985-4852 / www.channelislandsharbor.org

Heritage Square Summer Concert Series Through Sep. 20 
Every Friday except July 26 and August 30. The concerts offer entertainment to suit every musical preference - styles range from Reggae to Big Band and from Latin Jazz to Rock.
Time/Place: 6-8:30pm / 715 South A Street, Oxnard
Contact: 805-483-7960 / www.heritagesquareoxnard.com

State of the County Aug. 1 
Join the Ventura Chamber of Commerce as we partner with the Oxnard, Camarillo, and Great Conejo Valley Chambers along with the Ventura County Taxpayers Association to bring you the 2019 State of the County.
Time/Place: 11:30am-1pm / Courtyard by Marriott, Oxnard
Contact: 805-643-7222 / www.venturachamber.com

Ventura Dive-In Movie Aug. 2 
Families may bring their pool floats and order pizza or bring a picnic dinner and enjoy an evening together.
Time/Place: 6:45-8:45pm / Aquatic Center: 901 S. Kimball Road
Contact: www.cityofventura.ca.gov/612/Aquatics

Night Sky Festival Aug. 3 
Join park rangers and astronomers from the Ventura County Astronomical Society for a night of stargazing in the Santa Monica Mountains! Gaze into a telescope to see our neighbor planets, shiny nebulae, and distant galaxies!
Time/Place: 7-10:30pm / Paramount Ranch, Agoura Hills
Contact: 805-370-2301 / www.samofund.org

Fishing Frenzy Aug. 3 
They will be releasing hundreds of magnetic fish into the creek and children will be given magnetic fishing poles to catch them! No bait required! Fish with a magnetic pole, do arts and crafts and explore Captain Carls Mobile Tidepool. Per child fee is $5.
Time/Place: 10am-1pm / Conejo Creek Park North, Thousand Oaks
Contact: 805-381-2793 / www.crpd.org

Muscles & Mojo Morning Car Show Aug. 4 
Event features classics, hot rods, muscle cars, bombs, trucks and lowriders. Free coffee and Matchbox Cars! Dog friendly! Also, free admission to the museum during the event.
Time/Place: 7-9am / The Murphy Auto Museum, Oxnard
Contact: 805-487-4333 / www.murphyautomuseum.org

Sun Sets Summer Concert Series Aug. 4 
Abba Fab (ABBA tribute band) The public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and sweaters. Some fixed seating is available on a first come first served basis. Free to the public.
Time/Place: 6-8pm / Calabasas Lake: 23400 Park Sorrento
Contact: 818-224-1600 / www.cityofcalabasas.com

Chowderfest Aug. 4 
A competition judged by both professional judges and guests, chowder tastings are complimented by wine tastings from local wineries and fine craft beer provided by Firestone Walker Brewery. Live music will create a festive mood with multiple bands, featuring Kellys Lot and Friends. Local friends and visiting guests will gather at the summers most relaxing Harborfront garden party!
Time/Place: 2-6pm / Channel Islands Maritime Museum, Oxnard
Contact: 805-984-6260 / www.cimmvc.org

Summer Jazz Concert Series Aug. 4, 11, 18 & 25 
Lawn seating, please bring lawn chairs/blankets for your comfort. Please remember: no pets, smoking, alcohol or glassware allowed.
Time/Place: 5-6:30pm / Gardens of the World, Thousand Oaks
Contact: 805-557-1135 / www.gardensoftheworld.info

Ojai Playwrights Conference Aug. 4-11 
Every summer, theatre professionals and enthusiastic audiences from Southern California converge in the magical Ojai Valley to participate in the development of new plays for the American theatre.
Time/Place: See website for schedule.
Contact: 805-640-0400 / www.ojaiplays.org

Rock the Collection Free Summer Concert Series Aug. 8 & 22 
DSB - Journey Tribute Band on the 8th. Yachtley Crew - Soft Rock Band on the 22nd.
Time/Place: 6:30-8pm / Collection Park, Oxnard
Contact: 805-988-7527 / www.thecollectionrp.com

Summer Block Party Aug. 10 
Hair braiding station, Henna tattoo station, Spin art station, Animal petting zoo, Face painting, A caricature artist, DJ and steel drum trio, Tarot card readings by Cathy Crystal from the Marts own Malibu Shaman, Sweet treats by Pacific Organic Pops, snow cones & cotton candy from Love Swirls and ice cream pops from Gingers Divine Ice Creams.
Time/Place: 12-3pm / Malibu Country Mart
Contact: 310-456-7300 / www.malibucountrymart.com

Camarillo Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Aug. 11 
The event, which will start/finish at Pleasant Valley Fields, will run largely along the Camarillo Bike Path and nearby roads. The day also features a half marathon, 10K and 5K.
Time/Place: 7am-12pm / 150 Westpark Court
Contact: 805-258-3779 / www.camarillomarathon.com

Hueneme Beach Sunset Supper Aug. 13 
Food Trucks, Beautiful Sunsets, Happy Hour, Live Music by After Hours 6-8:30pm, Free Parking in Lot A, Dine & Play.
Time/Place: 5-8:30pm / Surfside Drive, Lot A
Contact: 805-228-1366 / www.huenemechamber.com

End of Summer Camp Out Aug. 16-17 
Family friendly, Games, Crafts, Camp Fire, Smores, Movie in the Park, Dinner, Breakfast. Dont forget to bring your camera, flashlight, headphones (if you want to watch TV or listen to music after 10pm), tent, blankets, pillow and camping chairs! If you bring your dog please keep them leashed at all times and remember to promptly pick up any mess.
Time/Place: 4pm-9am / Camarillo Community Center Park
Contact: 805-482-1996 / www.pvrpd.org

Oxnard Sight & Sound Film Festival Aug. 16-18 
With workshops on video editing and monster makeup to creating spaces to zen out Tinseltown-style, were heightening every olfactory, tactile, optical, and auditory point of contact.
Time/Place: Oxnard Performing Arts Center
Contact: 805-385-8147 / www.oxnardperformingarts.com

Wild and Scenic Film Festival Aug. 17 
Offers audiences the chance to enjoy a series of award-winning short films that celebrate the beauty and bounty of our natural world. Bring your low-back chairs and blankets, and prepare for a night to remember! In addition to viewing films, attendees also enjoy live music, special guests, food, beer, wine and the chance to win high-end items in a raffle that includes original artwork, outdoor gear, dining-out certificates and more.
Time/Place: 5-11:30pm / Ventura County Credit Union: 2575 Vista Del Mar Dr.
Contact: www.venturalandtrust.org

Moorpark Movies in the Park Aug. 17 
Enjoy an evening under the stars watching your favorite flicks at your local park! Admission is free!Tonights movie is The Lego Movie 2.
Time/Place: 7:15pm / Arroyo Vista Community Park
Contact: 805-517-6300 / www.moorparkca.gov/movies

A Midsummer Eve of Wine & Arts Aug. 17 
Since its inception, the event, for adults ages 21 and up, has raised over $450,000 to benefit the Ventura County Special Olympics and the Thousand Oaks Rotary Foundation which supports many local charities and provides student educational scholarships. Sample acclaimed California limited-production handcrafted wines, microbrews and hors doeuvres while perusing fabulous auction items donated by local businesses and residents.
Time/Place: 4-7:30pm / Hyatt Regency Westlake
Contact: 805-390-0027 / www.MidsummerEveWineFestival.com

Wings Over Camarillo Airshow Aug. 17-18 
Warbirds, aviation history, veterans, cool aircraft, cool cars and an awesome air show a fun day for SoCal residents, aviation lovers and families. The STEM Pavilion sponsored by California Lutheran University highlights what is new in aviation and aerospace and other Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields.
Time/Place: 9am-4:30pm / Camarillo Airport
Contact: 805-419-3530 / www.wingsovercamarillo.com

Bulldog 50K and 25K Runs Aug. 24 
The challenging and popular Bulldog runs consist of two races - the 25K Trail Run and the 50K Trail Ultra Run, which are conducted simultaneously.
Time/Place: 6:30-11am / Malibu Creek State Park
Contact: www.ultrasignup.com

Taste 2019 Aug. 29 
Features more than 45 restaurants, caterers, breweries, wineries, distilaries and eateries offering small bites, drink samples, plus a FREE photo booth! Enjoy live music under the stars while networking, making friends and enjoying a TASTE of Ventura.
Time/Place: 5:30-8pm / Museum of Ventura County: 100 E. Main St.
Contact: 805-643-7222 / www.venturachamber.com

Ventura Nationals Car & Motorcycle Show Aug. 31 
Fun all around with car/motorcycle show, live music, vendors, food and more.
Time/Place: 9am-4pm / Ventura County Fairgrounds
Contact: 805-626-0164 / www.venturanationals.com
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