The area is bustling with things to do. Our calendar can keep you busy through New Years.

HALLOWEEN

Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles. The theme is “Shamanic Visions of the Huichol.” www.ladyofthedead.com Noon to midnight.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. The theme is “Shamanic Visions of the Huichol.”
www.ladyofthedead.com
Noon to midnight.

 

THURS., OCT. 15

Big Horse Corn Maze & Harvest Festival

33320 Temecula Parkway Temecula

www.bighorsecornmaze.com

(951) 389-4621

Largest corn maze in So. Cal.

Runs thru Oct. 31.

 

FRI., OCT. 16

Reign of Terror House

197 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks

www.rothauntedhouse.com

(805) 492-1864

Weekends thru Oct. 31.

7 to 10 p.m.

 

Dead Zone 805

5353 Walker Street, Ventura

www.deadzone805.com

Post apocalyptic zombie-themed Halloween haunt.

Runs through Oct. 31

7 to 10 p.m.

 

SAT., OCt. 24

Halloween Fest ’n’ Films

Arroyo Vista Community Park

4550 Tierra Rejada, Road Moorpark

moorparkca.gov

(805) 517-6306

Outdoor screening of “Monsters University,” costume contest.

5 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Thrill the World

Cal Lutheran University

Kingsmen Park

60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks

Michael Jackson tribute; participants
dress as zombies and dance to “Thriller”
for world record.

www.callutheran.edu

(805)241-8505

Noon to 4 p.m.

 

SUN., OCt. 25

Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade

Rancho Tapo Community Park

3700 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley

www.howloweenpoochparade.com

(805) 433-2156

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SAT., NOV. 7

Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Conejo Mountain Memorial Park

2052 Howard Road, Camarillo

www.facebook.com/DiaDeLosMuertosVentura

(805) 482-1959

11a.m. to 6 p.m.

Live Music

SUN., OCT. 4

Ronny and the Classics

Cultural Arts Center

3050 E. Los Angeles Ave. Simi Valley

www.simi-arts.org

(805) 583-7900

 

SUN., Nov. 8

“An American in Paris”

Samuelson Chapel Cal Lutheran University

60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks

Arete Vocal Ensemble.

www.callutheran.edu/music 2 p.m.

 

FRI., NOV. 20

Singer/Songwriters Bernice Lewis, Laura Zucker

Camarillo Café 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo

www.camarillocafe.com

8 p.m.

 

SAT., DEC. 5

Holiday Lights Concert: Handel’s Messiah

Moorpark College Performing Arts Center

7075 Campus Road, Moorpark

sunny.moorparkcollege.edu

(805) 378-1485

2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

FAIRS & FESTIVALS

SAT., OCT. 17

Steampunk Fest

Downtown Oxnard’s Heritage Square

715 S. A Street, Oxnard

www.oxnardsteampunkfest.com

Costumes encouraged.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Fall Harvest Festival

Underwood Family Farms

3370 Sunset Valley Roa,d Moorpark

www.underwoodfamilyfarms.com

(805) 529-3690

Pumpkins, corn maze.

Continues weekends through Oct. 31

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Calabasas Pumpkin Festival

Juan Bautista de Anza Park

3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas

www.calabasaspumpkinfestival.com

Continues Sun., Oct. 18

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Ojai Day Street Fair

Ojai Ave., Ojai

www.ojaiday.com

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

SUN., OCT. 18

Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair

Moorpark Road from Hillcrest to Wilbu,r Thousand Oaks

www.thousandoaksrotary.org

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Love Ride 2015 Motorcycle Rally

From Glendale to Castaic Lake

www.loveride.org

Longest-running single-day motorcycle charity event in the world. Benefits Wounded Warriors Project.

7 a.m.

 

SUN., OCT. 25

Adolfo Camarillo’s Birthday Celebration

Camarillo Ranch

201 Camarillo Ranch Road, Camarillo

www.camarilloranch.org

Noon to 4 p.m.

 

SAt., NOV. 7

Nottingham Festival

Simi Valley Civic Center Park

3855 Alamo St., Simi Valley

www.nottinghamfestival.com

Renaissance Faire and marketplace. Continues thru Nov. 15

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

WED., NOV. 11

Veterans Day Commemoration

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum

40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley

www.reaganfoundation.org/events

(805) 522-2977

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SAT., DEC. 5

Oxnard Tamale Festival

Plaza Park

500 S. C St. Downtown Oxnard

www.oxnardtamalefest.com

9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Comedy

SUN., OCT. 18

Clean Comedy Show Fundraiser

High Street Arts Center

45 E. High St., Moorpark

(805) 501-6716

Benefits Moorpark City Library.

7:30 p.m.

 

SAT., NOV. 21

Conejo Improv Players

Conejo Players Theatre

351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks

www.conejoplayers.org

(805) 495-3715

11:59 p.m.

Runs thru Nov. 22

ART

SAT., DEC. 5

Holiday Art Market & Gallery

Studio Channel Islands Art Center

2222 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo

www.studiochannelislands.org

(805) 383-1368

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

THEATER

Fri., Oct. 16

“Damn Yankees”

Cabrillo Music Theatre

T.O. Civic Arts Plaza

2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks

www.cabrillomusictheatre.com

(800) 745-3000

Runs thru Oct. 25

 

“H.M.S. Pinafore”

Ventura County

Gilbert & Sullivan Repertoire Company Theatre

on the Hill Hillcrest Center for the Arts

403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks

www.hillcrestarts.com

(805) 381-2747

Runs thru Oct. 25

 

“Nine”

Camarillo Skyway Playhouse

330 Skyway Drive, Camarillo

www.skywayplayhouse.org

(805) 388-5716

Runs thru Nov. 8

 

SAT., OCT. 17

The Pan Am Experience

Air Hollywood

13240 Weidner St., Los Angeles

www.airhollywood.com

(818) 890-0444

Relive flying on a Pan Am 747 with a first-class gourmet meal.

18 and over.

Thru Nov. 21

6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Wed., Oct. 21

 

“My Fair Lady”

Rubicon Theatre Company

1006 E. Main St., Ventura

www.rubicontheatre.org

(805) 667-2900

Runs thru Nov. 15

 

FRI., OCT. 30

“Coasta Titanica–The Lovely Boat” Melodrama

High Street Arts Center

45 East High Street, Moorpark

www.highstreetartscenter.com

(805) 529-8700

Runs thru Nov. 22

 

SAT., OCt. 31

“The Addams Family”

Cultural Arts Center

3050 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley

www.simi-arts.org

(805) 583-7900

Runs thru Dec. 6

 

Wed., Nov. 11

“Under Fire”

Black Box Studio Theatre

Cal Lutheran University

60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks

www.callutheran.edu/theatrearts

Stories of combat veterans across generations.

Thru Nov. 22 8 p.m.

 

Thurs., Nov. 12

“South Pacific”

Smothers Theatre

Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu

arts.pepperdine.edu

(310) 506-4522

Continues through Nov. 21

7:30 p.m.

 

Fri., Nov. 13

“Follies”

Conejo Players Theatre

351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks

www.conejoplayers.org

(805) 495-3715

Runs thru Dec. 13

 

FRI., DEC. 11

“Winter Wonderettes”

Cultural Arts Center

3050 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley

www.simi-arts.org

(805) 583-7900

Runs thru Dec. 27

 

SAT., DEC. 19

“Home for the Holidays”

Skyway Playhouse

330 Skyway Drive, Camarillo

www.skywayplayhouse.org

(805) 388-5716

Runs thru Dec. 20

FAMILY FUN

SAT., OCT. 17

Star Party Oak Canyon Community Park

5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park

www.oakcanyonastro.com

Stargaze while listening to live music.

Also Nov. 7 and Dec. 5

Starts at dark

 

SUN., OCT. 25

Roam ’n’ Relics Car Show

233 High St., Moorpark

www.roamnrelics.com

(805) 583-2965

Pre ’70s vehicles.

7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SUN., NOV. 8

SnowFest Arts and Crafts Fair

Rancho Madera Community Park

556 Lake Park Drive, Simi Valley

www.rsrpd.org

(805) 584-4400

Snow, sledding, live entertainment.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

SAT., NOV. 14

Kids’ Swap Meet

Thousand Oaks Community Center

2525 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks

www.crpd.org/tocswap

(805) 381-2793

Kids can sell their toys, clothes and sports gear.

8 a.m. to noon

HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES

FRI., DEC. 4

“. . . And on Earth, Peace”

Cal Lutheran University

60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks

Choral ensembles, University Symphony perform.

www.callutheran.edu/music

(805) 493-3306

Dec. 5, 6 at 4 p.m., 8 p.m.

 

SAT., DEC. 5 & 6

Holiday Boutique

Oak Park Community Center

www.cancersupportvvsb.org

(805) 379-4777

Thru Dec. 6 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Winter Wine Walk and Holiday Street Fair

Main Street Downtown Ventura

www.venturawinterwine

walk.com Noon to 8 p.m.

 

SUN., DEC. 6

Hanukkah Festival Chabad of Moorpark

4219 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark

www.jewishmoorpark.com

(805) 242-2232

4 to 5:30 p.m.

 

SAT., DEC. 12

Parade of Lights

Channel Islands Harbor

www.channelislandsharbor.org

noon to 8 p.m.

 

FRI., DEC. 18

Parade of Lights, Fireworks

Ventura Harbor Village

1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura

www.venturaharborvillage.com

(805) 477-0470

Parade Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m.

Submit event info to elindsay@theacorn.com by Nov. 20.