Well, we don’t know about you, but the first month of 2016 flew by quickly for us. As we enter into February, below are some fun events that you and your family might enjoy.
See Rock City
February 3rd-14th, 2016
See Rock City is the sequel to “Last Train to Nibroc”, playing at Rubicon Theatre Company. Get more information and purchase your tickets here.
First Fridays Ventura
Friday, February 5th, 2016
The first Friday of each month Ventura puts on an event that highlights the art community and all that our beach environment has to offer us. Visit their site to get a bit more information as well as the lineup. Different locations offer everything from lectures or demonstrations to performances and displays. Also, if you’re interested in being a part of First Fridays, visit their site to download and fill out the application.
Cupid’s Hearts from The Sea and Beyond
Friday, February 12, 2016
Need a special gift for your Valentine? Visit The Ventura’s Potters’ Guild Gallery for the beautiful work from Gayle Bentley Swanson. As an extra gift, for purchases made between February 7th and Valentine’s Day, customers will receive a ceramic rose to accompany their purchased goods. Swanson’s creations consist of coastline colors and come in an assortment of goods from goblets to platters and everything in-between.
Chinese New Year 2016
Saturday, February 13th, 2016
Come celebrate the year of the monkey at Camarillo Public Library, Saturday afternoon from 1:00 PM-4:00 PM. Expect to see the Camarillo Kung Fu Club, California Institute for Chinese Performing Arts, Ventura Chinese Folk Dance Group and many more! There will be additional parking at Rancho Campana High School, so check it out for an afternoon of free family fun.
Valentine’s Day Harbor Cruise 2016
Sunday, February 14th, 2016
If you’re looking for that extra special and romantic way to end (or start) your Valentine’s evening, grab your tickets to the Harbor Cruise. This cruise includes a bit more than your average Ventura Keys and Harbor cruise – there will be live music by local pianist, Mary Lee as well as light snacks and a complimentary beverage. While you’re in the area for the cruise, take advantage of the great dining options in the Harbor Village or Downtown Ventura. Purchase tickets here:
Seaside Half Marathon, 5k, 10k – 2016
Sunday, February 21st, 2016
Ready for a beautiful run along the Ocean at Ventura Beach? This race will start and finish at the Ventura Promenade Park at 8:00 AM (half marathon) and 8:15 AM (5k and 10k). All runners get a medal at finish, a water bottle, a race day shirt and a custom goody bag so register today here:
Cigar & Whiskey Dinner
Thursday, February 25th, 2016
This is an adults night out so get the babysitter on the calendar! Starting at 6:00 PM at the Ventura Beach Club, there will be 4 top shelf whiskey tasting along with 2 premium cigars and don’t forget the appetizers and dinner that will be served. Get more information here and check back often as the whiskey lineup will be posted soon.
Flying Tomato Festival
Saturday, February 27th, 2016
Come down to Pacific View Mall for the “World’s Sauciest Party”! Inspired by the tomato fights from Europe, this event combines a tomato food fight with an awesome concert. Children under 11 are free with a paying adult so grab the little ones and have some fun. This event benefits Action Against Hunger. Get more information and your tickets here.