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Things To Do In Santa Clarita – July 30, 2014

Looking for fun things to do in Santa Clarita? Check out these Santa Clarita events: Outlets At Tejon, Fiesta Days Festival, Canyon Theatre Guild “Shrek, The Musical” and “Forever Plaid”, Concerts In The Park, NorthPark Community Church, and more!



Outlets At Tejon “VIP Preview”
Fiesta Days Festival
Canyon Theatre Guild “Shrek, The Musical”
Concerts In The Park "Hotel California"
NorthPark Community Church “Red, White & Blue Country-Western Hoe-Down & BBQ”
Canyon Theatre Guild “Forever Plaid”
LA SummerFest “International Blues Music Day”
And More…Summer Fun For Kids...And Upcoming…

Outlets At Tejon “VIP Preview Party”Outlets at Tejon VIP Preview Party

When:  Wednesday, August 6 from 6-9pm
Where:  Outlets at Tejon,  on the I-5 on the way to Bakersfield in Tejon Ranch
Details:  Shop the Outlets at Tejon and you’ll be donating to local charities.  The Outlets at Tejon are holding a VIP Preview party and KHTS will be there for the celebration.  The VIP party will include exclusive savings, giveaways, and entertainment.  Save 65% at more than 70 brand-name stores, including J. Crew Factory, Michael Kors Outlet, and Pottery Barn Outlet.  Read more in an article on the KHTS website: Outlets At Tejon Partners With Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita, The Painted Turtle.  Tickets for VIP Preview are $25 and must be purchased in advance.  There will be VIP Goodie Bags, and wine and appetizers.  More information, a list of stores, and tickets are available online

Fiesta Days FestivalFiesta Days

When:  Friday, August 1 from 11am-10pm; Saturday, August 2 from 7am-10pm; Sunday, August 3 from 6am-5:30pm
Where:  Frazier Park, 3.7 miles west of Interstate 5 off on Frazier Mountain Park Road
Details:  Fiesta Days Festival at Frazier Park is celebrating their 47th Annual festival.  The festival is three days of family fun featuring food, artisan and commercial vendors, carnival, parade, family contests and games, talent show and more.  There will be VFW pancake breakfasts, fishing derby, Man of the Mountain Mustache and Beard Contest, Log Sawing Contest, Horseshoe Tournament, and pet show.  Live entertainment will be held all weekend with The Chimpz, Undermine, Bo & The Bluesdrivers, Turn the Page, Bandit, Knucklehead, American Fossil, Yesteryear, Bluegrass Brethren, Katfish and a wide variety of other bands.  Sunday morning there will be Worship in the Park with Pastor Ron Vietti.  Admission and parking is free.  More entertainment, specific schedules and time, vendor information, and directions are available by calling 661-623-2340 or online.  

Canyon Theatre Guild "Shrek, The Musical"

When:  Saturday at 8pm on August 2, 9, 16, and 23; Sunday at 2pm on August 3, 10, 17, and 24
Where:   Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the College of the Canyons Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia  
Details:  Canyon Theatre Guild is kicking off the 2014-2015 season with their Santa Clarita Regional Theatre performances of the family friendly and thoroughly hilarious “Shrek, the Musical.”  “Shrek, the Musical” based on the DreamWorks movie, comes to Santa Clarita.  The musical is a story that most families know and is presented in a new way “full of all-new songs, great dancing and breathtaking scenery.”  Tickets are $12-$29 depending on seat location.  Tickets are on sale at the Canyon Theatre Guild by calling 661-799-2702.  More information is available online.  

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Concerts In The Park

Concerts In The Park "Hotel California"

When:  Saturdays through August 30, concerts begin at 7pm
Where:  Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita   is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Concerts in the Park.  Concerts in the Park is a free concert series that invites family, friends and neighbors to join in the fun.  This week’s concert features “Hotel California.” “For more than two decades, Hotel California has touched the hearts of fans all over the world by faithfully reproducing the Grammy Award winning sounds of the Eagles.”  Read more about Concerts In The Park in an article on the KHTS website: Santa Clarita Concerts In The Park Is Gearing Up For A Great Summer.  More information on Concerts in the Park, including the top questions asked, is available online

NorthPark Community Church “Red, White & Blue Country-Western Hoe-Down & BBQ” NorthPark Community Church

When:  Sunday, August 3 from 6-8pm
Where:  28310 Kelly Johnson Parkway, in the NorthPark Courtyard (see website for directions)
Details:   NorthPark Community Church celebrates summer with the summer social, “Red, White & Blue Country-Western Hoe-Down & BBQ.”  “A two-steppin’ good time for the whole family!”  The social features live music, line-dancing, water slide, pony rides, contests, and a BBQ dinner.  Bring towels and lawn chairs.  Tickets are $10 per person.  More information on tickets, directions, and NorthPark are available by calling 661-296-6784 or online.   

Canyon Theatre Guild presents Forever PlaidCanyon Theatre Guild “Forever Plaid”

When:  Fridays at 8pm:  August 15 and 22; Saturdays at 8pm: July 26, August 2, 9, 16, and 23; Sundays at 2pm: July 27, August 3, 10, 17, and 24 
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall 
Details:  Canyon Theatre Guild has the hilarious “Forever Plaid,” the “most popular and successful ‘jukebox’ musicals ever.”  “Forever Plaid” revolves around four 1950s male singers that are killed in a car crash on the way to their first big concert.  They are given the chance to “fulfill their dreams and perform the show that never was.”  You’ll want to croon along to songs from the show that includes: Heart & Soul, Sixteen Tons, Love Is A Many Splendored Things.  For tickets call the Canyon Theatre Guild Box Office at 661-799-2702.  More information is available online.  

LA SummerFest “International Blues Music Day”

When:  Saturday, August 2 gates open at 4:30pm, performances begin at 5pm 
Where:  Rivendale Park in Towsley Canyon, 24255 The Old Road, Newhall   
Details:  LA SummerFest celebrates the Second Annual “International Blues Music Day.”  Master of Ceremonies and solo artist: Michael Stanton.  Also performing: Chris Banta, Toni Dodd & Southbound Blues, Chuck Strong & SRBQ, and Fortune.  This is a free event with donations accepted.  There will be food trucks, T-shirts, dancing, raffles, silent auctions and more.  This event is suitable for all ages.  Bring a lawn chair and blanket.  The “International Blue Music Day” raises fund for the Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival and the Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society.  More information and directions are available online.   

Lancaster JetHawks

When:  Thursday, July 31 at 6:30pm; Friday, August 1 at 6:30pm; Saturday, August 2 at 6pm; Sunday, August 3 at 5pm
Where: JetHawks stadium “The Hanger”,  45116 Valley Central Way, Lancaster
Details:  The Lancaster JetHawks have started their quest for another California League Title and they want us to be part of the fun.  Friday night home games include fireworks, and every Saturday includes jerseys and bobbleheads.  The Lancaster JetHawks are minor league baseball Class A Advanced affiliate. JetHawks baseball is family entertainment of our national pastime.  This weekend’s games are vs Lake Elsinore Storm.  Tickets and more information is available by calling 661-726-5400 or online

City Of Santa Clarita “Let’s Go To The Beach”

When:  Runs through Sunday, August 31
Where:  various locations throughout Santa Clarita
Details:  Grab your towel and sunscreen and had out to Santa Monica Beach, the easy way.  The City of Santa Clarita is again offering rides on air-conditioned commuter express buses.  Travelers can bring their beach chair, coolers and even surfboards.  Summer Beach Bus fares are $3 each way for children and adults, and $1.50 each way for Seniors and persons with disabilities.  Exact cash fares or TAP stored value only – no monthly passes accepted.  Those under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult.  Unaccompanied minors must bring valid school identification.  More information on routes and pickup locations, RSVP for large groups, bus etiquette, and more is available by calling 661-294-1BUS or online

Child & Family Center “Endless Summer  Bunco Bash”

When:  Tuesday, August 5 from 6pm-10pm
Where:  Child & FamilyCenter’s main facility, 21545 Centre Point Parkway
Details:  Child & Family Center’s Women’s Auxiliary is hosting their “Endless Summer Bunco Bash.”  Comfort Keepers In-Home Care is the sponsor of the event.   The Bunco Bash is all about food, fun and friendly competition.  Entry fee is $30.  More information and sign up is available by calling 661-255-6847 or online.  

Santa Clarita Valley Food PantrySanta Clarita Valley Food Pantry “Summer Food Drive”

When:  drive now underway and continues through Friday, August 29
Where:  see details
Details:  The Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry is part of the Sixth Annual “Summer Food Drive” to help Santa Clarita Valley families in need.  Take a trip to the grocery store and help fill the SCV Food Pantry.  Summer is a tough time for the Food Pantry because so many donating families are on the go in the summer and not donating at the same levels as the holidays.  At the same time, local children that may benefit from school programs are out of school for the summer.  Read more about what is needed in an article on the KHTS website: Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry To Host Summer Food Drive.  Donation Bins are located: City Hall, Santa Clarita Sports Complex, Transit Maintenance Facility, Central Park, City’s Corporate Yard, Valencia Library, Old Town Newhall Library, and Canyon Country Library.  Learn more about the Santa Clarita Food Pantry online

Summer Fun For Kids…

Academy Swim Club Academy Swim Club
When:  now and year-round
Where:  Academy Swim Club, 28079 Smyth Drive, Valencia
Details:  The Academy Swim Club holds child-friendly Aquatic Safety Programs.  They teach not only how to swim but how to be safe around water.  Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children ages 1-4.  Academy Swim Club offers a variety of programs: Parent-n-Me and Baby Swim; Private, Semi-Private, and Group Lessons; Continuous Re-Enforced Water Safety & Lifesaving Techniques, and more.  More information is available by calling 661-702-8585 or online.  

Ekata Training CenterEkata Training Center
When: now and year-round
Where:  Ekata Training Center, 27831 Smyth Drive, across from Valencia High School
Details:  Ekata’s mission is to fuse ancient tradition with science and technology.  Ekata is a family experience.  There are programs for Little Pandas ages 3-5 years, through the 13-16 teen Bridge Program, to Adult Curriculum.  At Ekata, it isn’t all about the workout, but also about massage, acupuncture, physical therapy, and nutrition and herbology.  There is even a childcare center that takes care of the little ones while Mom gets a massage, takes a yoga class, or just sits down to have a hot tea and read a magazine.  More information is available by calling 661-255-1114 or online.  

Gymboree Play & Music
When:  now and year-round
Where:  Gymboree Play & Music, 24201 Valencia Boulevard, Suite 3402
Details:  Gymboree Play & Music brings out creativity and confidence in children ages 0-5.  The Gymboree curriculum offers classes in Play & Learn, Music, Art, Sports, Family, and School Skills.  Gymboree Play & Music is part of the KHTS Restaurant Row half-price program.  Certificates are available online or at KTHS (27225 Camp Plenty, Ste 8) once every three months.      More information is available by calling 661-287-3890, email, or online.  

Ice Station Valencia “Summer Camp”Ice Station Valencia
When:  summer
Where:  Ice Station Valencia, 27745 North Smyth Drive, across from Valencia High School
Details:  Ice Station Valencia has “Kidtastic Summer Camp, the coolest camp in town.”  Campers can attend full-day, half-day morning, and half-day afternoon sessions.  They will participate in fun and age appropriate crafts and games, with special events including Play In Snow and Broomball.  They will also get an introduction to Broomball, Speed Skating, Curling, and Hockey.  Every Friday, campers participate in the Ice Station Valencia Winter Olympic Games with fun relays and contests.  For an ice skating outing, consider the KHTS Restaurant Row program for half-price admission certificates.   Certificates are available online or at KTHS, 27225 CampPlenty, Ste 8 – at SoledadCanyon.     More information is available by calling 661-755-8686 or online.

MB2 Raceway
When:  now and year-round
Where:  MB2 Raceway. 13943 Balboa Boulevard, Sylmar
Details:  MB2 Raceway is high speed indoor kart racing on a ¼ mile road course.  MB2 also has junior karts for kids.  Kids must be at least 48” tall to race.  Consider the KHTS Restaurant Row program for half-price admission certificates.   Certificates are available online or at KTHS, 27225 Camp Plenty, Ste 8 – at Soledad Canyon.  
More information is available by calling 866-986-7223 or online.  

Santa Clarita BalletSanta Clarita Ballet "Summer Workshops"
When:  now and year-round
Where: Santa Clarita Ballet, 26798 Oak Avenue, just north of Soledad Canyon Road
Details:  The Santa Clarita Ballet celebrates 19 years of dance in the Santa Clarita Valley.  Santa Clarita Ballet has thrilled audiences with performances of Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, A Midsummer Nights Dream, Alice in Wonderland, and the incomparable The Nutcracker.  They hold year-round workshops and summer workshops.  Summer workshops include: Miss Pam’s Petit Camp, Junior Workshop for grades 1-2, Senior Workshop for grades 3, 4, and 5.  More information is available by calling 661-261-6844 or online.  

Santa Clarita Lanes “Youth Summer Bowling”
When:  year-round
Where:  Santa Clarita Lanes, 21615 Soledad Canyon Road, Saugus
Details:  Santa Clarita Lanes has several youth bowling programs for summer.  Beginning June 19 you can enjoy Cosmic Bowling Thursdays from 3:30-5pm.  For Father’s Day fathers bowl free all day.  Santa Clarita Lanes participates in the KHTS Restaurant Row half-price certificate programs.  Certificates are available online or at KTHS, 27225 Camp Plenty, Ste 8 – at Soledad Canyon.   More information on Summer Programs can be found by calling 661-254-0540 or online

Waller’s Gym Jam “Summer Day Camps”
When:  now and year-round
Where:  26515 Ruether Avenue, Santa Clarita 
Details:  Waller’s Gym Jam has “Summer Day Camps.”  Waller’s Gym Jam is all about “crazy, happy, fun” gymnastics.  Lil’ Jammers are ages 4-6 years old and attend from 9am-noon.  Gym Jammers are ages 6-12 years old and participate from 9am-3pm.  More information is available by calling 661-251-3390 or online.  

YMCA “Summer Enrichment”Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA
When:  now through end of summer
Where:  YMCA Santa Clarita, 26147 McBean Parkway
Details:  Youth development, healthy living and social responsibility is important at YMCA Santa Clarita.  YMCA had a wide variety of “Summer Enrichment” activities including day and resident camps, swim lessons, youth enrichment, group exercise classes, and much more.  More information is available by calling 661-253-3593 or online.  

And Upcoming Events…

Santa Clarita Valley Search & Rescue “Informational & Recruitment Event”
When:  Thursday, August 7 from 5:50pm-8pm
Where:  Old Town Newhall Library, Community Room
Details:  Santa Clarita Valley Search & Rescue is holding an “Informational & Recruitment” event.  If you are interested in learning about the team or joining this elite group of volunteers, this informational event will answer all your questions.  The SCV Search & Rescue team assists the Sheriff’s Department in missing persons or injured/stranded hikers, cars over the side of the highway, persons stranded by swift water, snow and ice rescue, and lost skiers and avalanche recovery, to name a few.  Learn more by calling the Reserve Coordinator at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station at 661-255-1121 or online

SCV Senior Center “Country Western Hoedown Concert”
When:  Thursday, August 7 from 3pm-4:30pm
Where:  SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  The Santa Clarita Senior Center is holding their “Country Western Hoedown Concert, Part II.”  “Saddle up and mosey on back for a medley of favorite tunes, including boot-stomping line dance melodies.”  Music will be performed by the SCV Senior Center Silvertones & Memory Maker Musicians.  Admission is free.  For more information call Robin at 661-259-9444 or email

Summer Movies At Hart Park
When:  Friday, August 8 at 7pm
Where:  William S. Hart Regional Park, 24151 Newhall Avenue, Newhall
Details:  Summer Movies at HartPark are back.  This week’s movie is “The Nut Job.”  This family free event is outdoor movie fun.  Bring your blankets, pillows and lawn chairs.  There will be pre-movie music, entertainment, and games.  Unleashed animals, smoking, and alcohol are prohibited in the park at all times.  The last movie in the series: The Wizard of Oz (1939 re-mastered) - August 22.  The movies are held by The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, in cooperation with The Friends of Hart Park.

Run To The Pines Car Show 2014
When:  Saturday, August 9 beginning at 9am-4pm
Where:  Pine Mountain Village Center, 16225 Askin Drive, Frazier Park – see directions on website
Details:   The 17th Annual “Run To The Pines Car Show” has the perfect way to beat the heat while having a family friendly good time.  The car show will feature: British classics, Triumphs, Mustangs, Corvettes, 4x4s, rat rods, and motorcycles.  Categories include antiques, street rods, and classics.  Enjoy food, fun, and live music by “Yesteryear.”  Pine Mountain Village Center is 20 miles west of Interstate 5 at the Frazier Park exit.  Admission and parking are free.  More information and directions are available by calling 242-2298 or 242-1996 or online.  

Center Of The World - COW Festival
When: Friday, August 15 from 7:30pm-10pm; Saturday, August 16 from 1:30pm-7:30pm; Sunday, August 17 from 1pm-5pm
Where:  Pine Mountain Village, I-5 north, exit Frazier Park/Mt Pinos, signs will be posted; see website for actual directions
Details:  The 6th Annual Center of the World COW Festival will again be offering “celebration and competition” with folklore storytelling, short plays, and live music.  Friday brings the Opening Ceremonies, story-tellers, nature enthusiasts and others “bringing Native American legends, folklore, and info on local ecology and points of interest.”  Saturday is the Playwright Competition.  Sunday is Music, Songwriting Competition, Awards, and Closing Ceremonies.  In addition there will be guided nature walks on local trails.  More information, directions, and schedule are available online

Circle Of Hope “Vine 2 Wine” 
When:  Saturday, August 16 from 6:30-10:30pm
Where:  California Institute of the Arts, 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia
Details:  Circle of Hope is hosting their 13th Annual “Vine 2 Wine” event.  Vine 2 Wine will feature fine wines, live music, gourmet food, and a silent auction.  This year there will be a new addition “Barley to Beer” experience with 30 beers from 12 brewers.  Read more in an article on the KHTS website:  Circle Of Hope Adding Beer Garden Experience At Vine 2 Wine and Circle Of Hope Offers Dozens Of Wines For Vine 2 Wine Event.    Tickets are $75 in advance and $95 at the door.  More information including tickets, participants, directions, wineries, and brewers, are available online.  

Saugus High Class of 2004 Reunion 
When:  Saturday, August 23 from 7-11pm
Where:  Robinson Ranch Golf Clubhouse, 27734 Sand Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
Details:  The Saugus High School Class of 2004 will be celebrating their 10th High School Reunion.  The evening includes visiting with classmates, Italian buffet dinner, drinks and dancing.  More details and tickets are available online.  More information is also available by contacting Kathleen Huff or Becky Medina or call 213-220-0077.

Also brought to you by our friends at Facey Medical Center. 

Looking for more events or want to register your event – check out the KHTS Community Calendar 



Things To Do In Santa Clarita – July 30, 2014 KHTS AM 1220 - Santa Clarita News - Santa Clarita Radio

Article: Things To Do In Santa Clarita – July 30, 2014
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Connie Jones