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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – October 16, 2013

SCV Home & Business Expo Street Fair
Cabrillo Music Theatre “Kiss Me, Kate”
Repertory East Playhouse “God Of Carnage”
Canyon Theatre Guild “Dial M For Murder” & “The Miracle Worker”
SCV Home & Business Expo Street Fair
Lombardi Ranch
Soroptimist “Wine Affair”
Brittany Foundation “A Day In Their Paws”
And More…

SCV Home & Business Expo Street Fair
When: Saturday, October 19 from 10am-5pm 
Where:  Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  The SCV Chamber of Commerce "SCV Home & Business Expo Street Fair" is coming back to Old Town Newhall and KHTS AM-1220 will be there.  There will be something for every member of the family to enjoy and it is free.  Vendors will have a wide variety of products and services.  New this year will be the Green House featuring products and services that are green, eco-friendly, organic and environmentally minded.  Learn more about earthquake preparedness at the Shakey Quakey School House.  There will be an organic farmer’s market and Candyland Carnival.  More information is available by calling 661-702-6977 or online

Cabrillo Music Theatre “Kiss Me, Kate”
When:  Thursday at 7:30pm on October 24;  Fridays at 8pm on October 18, 25;  Saturdays at 8pm on October 19, 26;  Saturdays at 2pm on October 19, 26;  Sundays at 2pm on October 20, 27
Where:  Cabrillo Music Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks
Details:  The classic musical “Kiss Me, Kate” is playing at the Cabrillo Music Theatre.  “Take the music of Cole Porter, Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew,” a pompous director, a temperamental leading lady, singers, dancers, and a pair of stage-struck gangsters.  Then put it all together, behind the scenes of a Broadway musical!  What do you get?  Kiss Me, Kate!”  More information is available by calling 805-449-2787 or online.


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Repertory East Playhouse “God Of Carnage”
When:  through October 18 - Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm
Where:  Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  Repertory East Playhouse has the production “God of Carnage”.  The play was a Tony Award winning Broadway hit.  The story is based around two couples who get together to discuss the problem of their sons getting into a fight.  The evening results in chaos.  Rated REP-13 for adult language and content.  Theater doors and Hideaway Bar open at 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays.  For Sunday Matinees, the doors and Bar opens at 1pm.  Tickets are $25 for Adults and $20 for Students/Seniors.  Tickets and more information are available online

Canyon Theatre Guild “Dial M For Murder”
When: 8pm performances:  October 19, 25, 26;  2pm performances: October 20, 26
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  Canyon Theatre Guild has the “thrilling whodunit” “Dial M For Murder.  “The story centers around a man who marries his wife for her money, and plans to murder her for the same reason.  Things don’t always work out according to plan and in this case, the murderer gets murdered, the victim survives, and the audience is in for an evening of thrills and suspense.”  Tickets range from $12-17.  More information is available by calling 661-799-2702 or online.  

Canyon Theatre Guild “The Miracle Worker”                                          
When: 8pm performances: October 18, 26;  2pm performances: October 19, 27
Where:  Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  “The Miracle Worker” is being performed at the Canyon Theatre Guild.  “’The Miracle Worker’ is the touching, true story of two amazing women: Helen Keller, a child who can neither see, nor hear, and her teacher Anne Sullivan who refuses to believe that Helen’s mind and spirit have to remain trapped in silence.  Annie and Helen struggle through a period of intense physical and emotional turmoil until success finally comes to Annie when Helen finally utters a single, glorious word: water.”  Tickets range from $12-17.  More information is available by calling 661-799-2702 or online

Lombardi Ranch Halloween Festival
When:  starting now
Where:  29527 Bouquet Canyon Road, just south of Vasquez
Details: Get into the spirit of the changing seasons at Lombardi Ranch.  Lombardi Ranch has been a staple in Santa Clarita for over 30 years, especially at pumpkin time.  Lombardi Ranch is a working farm offering seasonal produce for sale, in addition to Halloween pumpkins. Enjoy Scarecrow Alley, live bands, petting zoos, wagon rides, face paintings, and more.  Bake sales happen every weekend by various Santa Clarita organizations.  As every Santa Clarita school age child knows, no little one leaves empty handed.  There are balloons, stickers and candy for each little hand.  The Lombardi Ranch Scarecrow Alley is an enjoyable and sometimes scary, walk through the corn fields.  Come to the Ranch and you’ll be sure to be humming the everlasting Lombardi Ranch song by David Reeves Carpenter. Free parking and admission.  More information is available online.   

Soroptimist “Wine Affair”
When:  Sunday, October 20 from 2-6pm
Where:  Town Center Drive at the Valencia Town Center
Details:  Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita asks, “Do you love wine, great appetizers and entertainment? Then you’ll love this…Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita’s annual “Sip, Stroll and Savor the Sounds…The Wine Affair.”  Enjoy delicious tasting, great music and socializing at the many venues along Town Center Drive at the ValenciaTownCenter.  The event is in support of women’s health issues.  Individual tickets are $50.  More information is available online.

Brittany Foundation “A Day In Their Paws”
When:    Saturday, October 19 for 24 hours
Where:  Brittany Foundation, corner of Sierra Highway and Anthony Road, Agua Dulce
Details:  The Brittany Foundation is holding a special fundraiser “Day In Their Paws” where “compassionate volunteers raise funds by living in a kennel for up to 24 hours with the homeless dog of their choice to raise awareness of how shelter dogs live day after day.”  “Day in Their Paws” will also have live music, rock-n-roll memorabilia, a silent auction and raffle, free candy for trick-or-treaters, plus refreshments and baked goods.  A special surprise guest is planned.   A Halloween themed open house will also take place from noon-4pm on Saturday, October 19.  Brittany Foundation is a no-kill sanctuary for seniors and special needs dogs.  More information is available by calling 661-713-5240, email Brittany_dogs@yahoo.com, or online

And More…

City Of Santa Clarita “Underwater Pumpkin Carving & Spooking Family Fair”
When:  Saturday, October 19 at 6pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Aquatic Center, 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway at Golden Valley Parkway
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita is holding their 6th Annual “Underwater Pumpkin Carving & Spooking Family Fair”.  Watch as teams of SCUBA divers carve pumpkins 12 feet under water.  Kids can enjoy game & crafts.  This is a family friendly event where kids are encouraged to wear costumes.  There will be carnival games, face painting and tick-or-treating.  More information is available by calling 661-250-3767 or online

Vayu Yoga “Marathon Runners Training”
When:  Mondays through October, at 10:45am
Where:  Vayu Yoga, 24353 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  If you are training for the SCV Marathon, Vayu Yoga has a community yoga class with a focus on runners.  The Asana trainings will offer stretches focused towards marathon and long-distance runners.  The training is good for all levels.  The sessions are offered at a special discounted price.  More information is available by calling 661-222-9262 or online.

Santa Clarita Scout Expo
When:  Saturday, October 19 from 10am-4pm
Where:  Saugus Speedway, 22500 Soledad Canyon Road – near Commuter Way
Details:  The Santa Clarita Scout Expo is a free event featuring activities for kids.  Kids can participate in crafts, first aid, games, egg drop contest, robotics, obstacle course, cooking demos and more.  This is a family fun event for boys and girls of all ages.    Look for the large Indian tee-pee along Soledad Canyon Road. 

City Of Santa Clarita SENSES
When:  Thursday, October 17 from 7-11pm
Where:  Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  The City of Santa Clarita's “Senses” is held every third Thursday. SENSES is designed to heighten your sense of sight, smell, touch, taste and sound.   This free event has a planned theme every month.  This month’s theme is “Chills and Thrills”.  Main Street will turn into a free block party with live music, entertainment, interactive activities, art displays, giveaways and more, all based around the month’s theme.  More information is available online.

Zonta LifeForward Workshop
When:  Saturday, October 19 from 10am-12:30pm
Where:  Savia Community Center, 23780 Newhall Avenue, Newhall
Details:  Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley  is holding a LifeForward “Increase Self Esteem & Feel Good” Workshop as part of their free workshop series. The free workshops are designed to assist local women with lifestyle, family and career issues.  The September workshop will feature Shana Williams, life coach, writer, actor and domestic violence survivor.  She has done counseling for over 10 years.  More information is available by calling 661-251-1172 or online.

SCVTV/OutWest Concert
When:  Thursday, October 17 at 8pm
Where:  Hydeaway Lounge in the Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
Details:  SCVTV and OutWest Marketing is  holding the “OutWest Concert Series”.  This week featuring Kerry Grombacher in an “evening of original and traditional music – fold with western flair, a dash of Cajun spice, and a whole lotta fun!”  The Hydeaway Lounge opens at 7pm and the concert starts at 8pm.  Tickets are $15.  Tickets available at OutWest Boutique, 22508 6th Street, Newhall or at the door.  More information is available by calling 877-340-9378 or online

SCAA Annual Art Classic
When:  Saturday, October 19 from 2-5pm
Where:  Hart Park, Hart Hall, 24151 Newhall Avenue, Newhall
Details:  The Santa Clarita Artist Association is hosting their 24th annual fundraiser “Art Classic”:  There will be professionally judged artwork of over 200 local artists.  The afternoon will have musical entertainment, wine, appetizers and a meet & greet with the artists.  The artwork will be on display for a free public viewing on Sunday, October 20 from 10am-4pm.  Tickets for the Art Classic are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  More information is available online.  

Upcoming…

Real Life Church “Halloween at the Castle”
When:  Saturday, October 26 from 3-8pm
Where:  Real Life Church, Valencia Campus, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, between Grandview and McBean Parkway
Details:  Real Life Church is hosting their third annual Halloween event, “Halloween at the Castle”.  This family fun event will have jousting, knight training, archery skills test, trunk-or-treat, King’s court, aerial act and town hall.  Food vendors will be at the event.  Offsite parking will be available.  Read more in a story on the KHTS AM-1220 website.
More information is available by calling 661-775-7401 or online.

Santa Clarita Haunted Jailhouse & Carnival
When:  Sunday, October 27 from 11am-4pm
Where:  Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, 23740 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia
Details:  The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is hosting 24th Annual Santa Clarita Haunted Jailhouse & Carnival.  The events will have Sheriff’s Department displays, costume contests, clowns, moon bounces, games, food and music.  The Haunted Jailhouse & Carnival is a family friendly safe celebration of Halloween. A $1 donation is requested to enter.  The event is sponsored by the SCV Sheriff’s Station, SCV Boys & Girls Club, SCV Newhall Optimist Club, and supported by the City of Santa Clarita.  Proceeds benefit the SCV Boys & Girls Club. 

 

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


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Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – October 16, 2013


Article: Santa Clarita Top Things To Do – October 16, 2013
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Connie Jones