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Delicious Deals and Dining This Week In Ventura County!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

It's time to fill your bellies with the most delectable food available in the Ventura county! Restaurant Week is here! Enjoy incredible deals on delicious cuisine and discover great new restaurants in Oxnard and Ojai! Bon appétit!

 

 


2019 Oxnard’s Tacos, Treats & Tastings

Friday, January 18th - Sunday, January 27th

Find delicious food and beverage deals at your favorite dining establishments throughout Oxnard. Oxnard’s culinary partners will feature special offerings such as signature taco menus, special treats, and featured beverage tastings, by focusing on the diverse “Culinary” aspect of our Oxnard brand – as a vibrant multicultural experience!

 

Participating Restaurants

 


Ojai Restaurant Week

Friday, January 18th - Sunday, January 27th

Enjoy special offerings at participating restaurants during Ojai’s inaugural restaurant week. During this twelve-day celebration participating restaurants will offer special deals, such as affordable prix fixe menus for lunch and/or dinner, or discounted meals. Visit your favorite eateries or enjoy some new spots.

 

Participating Restaurants

 

The Blake Mashburn Group wishes everyone happy dining throughout Ventura County!




Images Credits: California Unpublished and Ojai Valley Chamber of Commerce

New Year's Eve Celebrations In Ventura County!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

2018 is coming to an end! Celebrate all the new beginnings that 2019 will bring throughout Ventura County! Whether you are looking for a night of laughter or live music, you will find the perfect way to end the year with family and friends. Ring in the New Year at one of these incredible New Year's Eve Celebrations!

 

Ventura Improv Company New Year's Eve Fundraiser and Gala

Date: Monday, December 31st

Time: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm | Doors Open at 7:00 pm

Location: Rubicon Theatre Company (1006 East Main Street, Ventura)

Cost: $40 per adult | $20 per child (ages 15 & under)

Purchase tickets HERE!

 

New Year's Eve Cocktails & Comedy

Date: Monday, December 31st

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Doors Open at 6:30 pm

Location: AMC DINE-IN Thousand Oaks 14 (166 West Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks)

Cost: $25 per person (includes popcorn)

Purchase tickets HERE!

 

West Coast New Year's Eve with Fritz Coleman and Lenny Schmidt

Date: Monday, December 31st

Time: 10:15 pm | Doors Open at 9:00 pm

Location: Ventura Harbor Comedy Club (1559 Spinnaker Drive Suite 205, Ventura)

Cost: $68 per person (Dinner & Show) | $30 per person (General Admission)

Purchase tickets HERE!

 

New Year's Eve 2019

Date: Monday, December 31st

Time: 8:00 pm - 1:30 am

Location: Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach (450 East Harbor Boulevard, Ventura)

Cost: $199 per person (Dinner & Party) | $100 per person (Party Only)

Purchase tickets HERE!

 

New Year's Eve Dinner Train

Date: Monday, December 31st

Time: 8:00 pm - 12:30 am | Boards at 7:30 pm

Location: Fillmore & Western Railway (364 Main Street, Fillmore)

Cost: $110 per person

Purchase tickets HERE!

 

NYE 2019 featuring The Crystal Method

Date: Monday, December 31st

Time: 8:00 pm - 2:00 am

Location: Discovery Ventura (1888 East Thompson Boulevard, Ventura)

Cost: $30 per person (General Admission) | $75 per person (VIP)

Purchase tickets HERE!

 

Magical New Year's Eve Party

Date: Monday, December 31st

Time: 7:00 pm - 12:30 am

Location: Palm Garden Hotel & Spa (495 North Ventu Park Road, Thousand Oaks)

Cost: $150 per person

Call (805) 716-4335 to reserve!

 

New Year's Eve "Under The Tuscan Moon"

Date: Monday, December 31st

Time: 8:00 pm - 1:30 am

Location: The Greek Ventura (1583 Spinnaker Drive Suite 101, Ventura)

Cost: $89.95 per person

Call (805) 650-5350 to reserve!

 

 

The Blake Mashburn Group wishes everyone a very Happy & Safe New Year’s Eve in Ventura County!

Get In The Festive Spirit At The Holiday Parade Of Lights!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Get in the holiday spirit this weekend at Ventura Harbor Village (1583 Spinnaker Drive Ventura) as they celebrates with their 42nd Annual Holiday Parade of Lights & Fireworks!!!!

 

This year's theme is all about the 70's! Have a groovy time watching the colorful boats fill the harbor! With exciting carnival rides, fun holiday activities, great gift shopping, delicious dining, and sparkling lights, there will be something for everyone in the family to enjoy during the festivities this weekend. Parking and event are free!

 

Friday, December 14th

4:00 pm – Kids Rides & Ferris Wheel

6:00 pm – Santa & Mrs. Claus Visit The Village

6:30 pm – Boat Parade

8:00 pm – Fireworks Display

Saturday, December 15th

12:00 pm – Kids Rides & Ferris Wheel

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm – Winter Wonderland & Holiday Market Place

Photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus | Live Reindeer | Dickens Carolers| Toy Soldier Band | Faux Snowfall | Holiday Shopping | Sweets & Treats | Kids Crafts

5:15 pm – 70's Dance Party W/ DJ Darla Bea

6:30 pm – Boat Parade

8:00 pm – Fireworks Display

 

*Note: Schedules for both days are weather permitting*

 

 

 

Image Credit: Ventura Harbor Village

Get in the Holiday Spirit at the Ventura Winter Wine Walk & Holiday Street Fair!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

The holiday social event of the year is finally here! Head to beautiful downtown Ventura this Saturday, December 1st, for Ventura Winter Wine Walk & Holiday Street Fair!! Join family, friends, and neighbors for some festive holiday cheer!

 

Start your weekend with the Holiday Street Fair from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The 400 and 500 blocks of Main Street in Ventura will be filled with unique vendors and incredible live entertainment. Find great holiday gifts from artisans, crafters, and local businesses. Dine on delicious treats from the plethora of food vendors. Marvel at spectacular holiday lighting and enjoy a magical snow fall from 6:45 pm to 8:00 pm. The Holiday Street Fair is FREE and open to the public!

 

Stick around for the ​Ventura Winter Wine Walk from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm! This favorite annual event features the most delicious wine and beer being served at 70+ Tasting Locations. Tickets for this event are $55 per person (21+ years old) and can be purchased HERE! HURRY before they are all sold out!

 

Live Entertainment

Upstream | 3:45 pm | Main Stage (California & Main Streets)

Dax | 5:10 pm | Main Stage (California & Main Streets)

Adelaide | 6:45 pm | Main Stage (California & Main Streets)

DJ Cue | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Santa’s VIP Lounge

DJ Bnske | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Glow Tree

The Bomb with Victor Vega | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Museum


 

The Blake Mashburn Group wishes everyone a very merry time this Saturday in Ventura!


Image Credit: Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau

Election Day is Tomorrow!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Whether a Republican or Democrat, it is important to exercise your right to vote! Election Day, is tomorrow (November 6th)! Have your voice heard and cast your ballot! All polls in California will be open tomorrow 7:00 am until 8:00 pm.

 

Here is a list of all polling locations in Ventura:

 

  • 9000 Ventura #101AL | Loma Vista School (300 Lynn Drive)
  • 9004 Ventura #103AL | Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ventura Harbor (1080 Navigator Drive)
  • 9008 Ventura #105AL | Will Rogers School (316 Howard Street)
  • 9010 Ventura #106AL | Ventura Marina Mobilehome Park (1215 Anchors Way Drive)
  • 9014 Ventura #108AL | Blanche Reynolds School (450 Valmore Avenue)
  • 9018 Ventura #110 | Cabrillo Middle School (1426 East Santa Clara Street)
  • 9020 Ventura #111AL/182 | Pacific High School (501 College Drive)
  • 9022 Ventura #112 | Sikh Gurdwara Of Ventura County (3076 Loma Vista Road)
  • 9024 Ventura #113AL | Ventura Police Department (1425 Dowell Drive)
  • 9028 Ventura #115AL | Lemon Wood Mobilehome Park (850 Johnson Drive)
  • 9030 Ventura #116AL | Buena High School (5670 Telegraph Road)
  • 9032 Ventura #117AL | Lighthouse Foursquare Church (6200 Montalvo Drive)
  • 9034 Ventura #118A | Life Tabernacle (8699 Henderson Road)
  • 9035 Ventura #118L | Life Tabernacle (8699 Henderson Road)
  • 9036 Ventura #119 | Trinity Lutheran Church (196 North Ashwood Avenue)
  • 9038 Ventura #120AL | Dudley House (197 North Ashwood Avenue)
  • 9044 Ventura #123AF | 1st Assembly Of God Church (346 North Kimball Road)
  • 9046 Ventura #123LS | 1st Assembly Of God Church (346 North Kimball Road)
  • 9048 Ventura #125AF | Juanamaria School (100 Crocker Avenue)
  • 9050 Ventura #125LS | Juanamaria School (100 Crocker Avenue)
  • 9052 Ventura #127AL | Ventura Church Of Christ (5403 North Bryn Mawr Street)
  • 9054 Ventura #128 | Balboa Middle School (247 South Hill Road)
  • 9058 Ventura #130AL | Atlas School (760 Jazmin Avenue)
  • 9060 Ventura #131AF | Seventh-day Adventist Church (6300 Telephone Road)
  • 9062 Ventura #131LS | Seventh-day Adventist Church (6300 Telephone Road)
  • 9064 Ventura #133AL | First United Methodist Church (1338 East Santa Clara Street)
  • 9066 Ventura #134AL | Community Presbyterian Church (1555 Poli Street)
  • 9072 Ventura #137AL | Junipero Serra School (8880 Halifax Street)
  • 9074 Ventura #138AL | Junipero Serra School (8880 Halifax Street)
  • 9076 Ventura #139AL | Bonaventure Of The Community Building (10949 Telegraph Road)
  • 9078 Ventura #140AL | Ventura Moose Lodge (10269 Telephone Road)
  • 9082 Ventura #142AL | First Church Of The Nazarene (365 South Seaward Avenue)
  • 9086 Ventura #144AL | Portola School (6700 Eagle Street)
  • 9088 Ventura #145AL | Bible Fellowship Church (6950 Ralston Street)
  • 9090 Ventura #146 | Grace Lutheran Church (6190 Telephone Road)
  • 9092 Ventura #147 | Capes At Ventura (760 South Hill Road)
  • 9500 Ventura #151AF | Data Middle School (2060 Cameron Street)
  • 9502 Ventura #151LS | Data Middle School (2060 Cameron Street)
  • 9504 Ventura #153AL | River Community Church (859 East Santa Clara Street)
  • 9508 Ventura #155AL | Community Of Christ (1848 Poli Street)
  • 9510 Ventura #156AL | Vta Ave Adult/Senior Center (550 North Ventura Avenue)
  • 9512 Ventura #157 | Ventura City Fire Station #1 (717 North Ventura Avenue)
  • 9514 Ventura #158 | Poinsettia Gardens (11370 Darling Road, Apt. 1)
  • 9520 Ventura #161 | Poinsettia School (350 North Victoria Avenue)
  • 9526 Ventura #164 | San Buenaventura City Hall (501 Poli Street)
  • 9530 Ventura #165AF | Ventura Moose Lodge (10269 Telephone Road)
  • 9532 Ventura #165LS | Ventura Moose Lodge (10269 Telephone Road)
  • 9540 Ventura #168AL | Salvation Army (650 Petit Avenue)
  • 9550 Ventura #172 | Montalvo School (2050 Grand Avenue)
  • 9554 Ventura #174AL | Poinsettia Pavilion (3451 Foothill Road)
  • 9556 Ventura #175 | The Pierpont Inn (550 San Jon Road)
  • 9560 Ventura #176 | San Buenaventura State Beach Park (911 San Pedro Street)
  • 9576 Ventura #184AFLS | Ventura Missionary Church (500 High Point Drive)
  • 9584 Ventura #187 | Ventura Unified School District (255 West Stanley Avenue)
  • 9586 Ventura #188 | Orchard Community Church (8180 Telephone Road)

 

All other polling places in Ventura County can be found HERE. To find your exact polling place, click HERE! Make sure to bring a valid form of identification.

 

 

We look forward to seeing everyone in Ventura County at the polls! Happy Election Day!

 

Ventura County Farm Day!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Along with beautiful coast lines, stunning mountain ranges, and thriving towns and cities, Ventura County is filled with spectacular, bountiful agricultural land. Celebrate our area's farming heritage during the 6th annual Ventura County Farm Day!!! On Saturday, November 3rd, enjoy FREE admission to 20+ local farms. Explore the stunning countryside between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Learn more about the workings of these active farms, try fresh and local products, get up close with animals, and so much more. Plus, the weekend is filled with other fun events and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Come discover a side to Ventura County that you rarely get to see for this fantastic annual event!

 

 

FARM DAY LOCATIONS

CAMARILLO

FILLMORE

MOORPARK

OJAI

OXNARD

PIRU

SANTA PAULA

SATICOY

SOMIS

 

KICKOFF BARBEQUE

 

Enjoy fun times and great food at the Ventura County Farm Day Kickoff Barbecue! Fill your bellies, play games, listen to live music, and so much more!  

  • Date: Friday, November 2nd

  • Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  • Location: Oxnard Historic Farm Park (1251 Gottfried Place, Oxnard)

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Image Credit: SEEAG

Halloween Events in Ventura County!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Halloween is almost here! Get ready for ghoulish frights and fun! Before trick or treating on October 31st in your Ventura County community, get in the spirit of the season at a fantastic Halloween event throughout our area! Happy Halloween from The Blake Mashburn Group!

 

Harvest Moon Spooktacular

Date: Saturday, October 27th

Time: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Location: Mission Park and 200 Block of Main Street

With a haunted house, pumpkin pie eating contest, kids zone, games, live music, food, and more, there is something for everyone at this great event. Participate in the costume contest and enjoy trick or treating at downtown businesses with pumpkin signs in their window.

 

Kids Seaside Trick or Treat

Date: Saturday, October 27th

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Ventura Harbor Village (1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura)

Worried you won't get your fill of candy? Come trick or treating at the Harbor Village. Be sure to stick around at 3:00 pm as "zombies" gather to participate in a world record breaking dance to Michael Jackson's Thriller.

 

BOO-Fest in Old Town

Date: Saturday, October 27th

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Old Town Camarillo

Dress in your scariest or finest Halloween costume, grab your candy bag, and collect delicious treats in Old Town Camarillo.

 

Halloween Haunt in the Park

Date: Saturday, October 27th

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Plaza Park (500 South C Street, Oxnard)

Join The Oxnard Downtown Improvement District for this family friendly event. The fun includes vendor booths, arts and crafts, bounce houses, trick or treating, costume contest, Halloween movie clips, and so much more.

 

Trick or Treat at The Collection at Riverpark

Date: Tuesday, October 30th

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: The Collection at Riverpark (2751 Parkview Court, Oxnard)

Start trick or treating early at The Collection at Riverpark. Visit participating merchants and collect some delicious goodies. Complete the passport of merchants to be entered to win an incredible grand prize. At the end of the event, please sell back some of your candy to send to the troops overseas!

 

Dia de los Muertos Community Celebration

Date: Sunday, November 4th

Time: 10 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Multiple - See below

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at 4 Santa Paula museums, including the California Oil Museum (1001 East Main Street), the Museum of Ventura County Agriculture Museum (926 Railroad Avenue), the Santa Paula Art Museum (117 North 10th Street), and Santa Paula Cemetery (380 Cemetary Road). Each location will feature the great traditions of the holiday, including storytelling, craft making, food, music, Aztec and folklorico dancing, and more. Wear your Dia de los Muertos attire and stop by each location for some unique, festive fun.

 

ArtWalk Ventura 2018!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of our favorite artsy community event…..ArtWalk Ventura!! Head to historic Downtown and the Westside Cultural District in beautiful Ventura on Saturday, October 6th (11:00 am - 6:00 pm) and Sunday, October, 7th (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm) for a fun, self guided tour of the best art this city has to offer! Check out the incredible works of art by 700+ talented artists on display at dozens galleries, studios, and pop-up venues. Do not miss this fantastic art event!

 

Participating Venues

Art City Gallery & Studios | 197 Dubbers Street

Bell Arts Factory | 432 North Ventura Avenue

Fox Fine Jewelry | 560 East Main Street

Latitudes Fine Art Gallery | 401 East Main Street

Mainstreet Architects | 422 East Main Street

Museum of Ventura County | 100 East Main Street

NAMBA Performing Arts Space | 47 South Oak Street

VC Art Market | 185 East Santa Clara Street

Vita Art Center | 28 West Main Street

PODS® Galleries

**2018 MAP**

 

“Taste Your Way Through ArtWalk” during the Bowl Hop! Purchase a beautiful, locally handcrafted bowl from the Bowl Hop and receive a $25 punch card that allows you to sample food from 33 participating Ventura restaurants! Not only will you have the opportunity to taste some truly delicious food by buying a bowl but you will also be helping the community! All proceeds benefits Ventura's Family Reconnection Program. Bowls are available while supplies last. They can be purchased in advance at Spice-Topia (576 East Main Street) or this weekend at the Bowl Hop table located at the corner of Main and South California Streets.

 

Image Credit: ArtWalk Ventura  

Fantastic Music Festivals This Saturday in Ventura County!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

This Saturday, September 22nd, is the official last day of summer! Come celebrate the season with some incredible live music throughout beautiful Ventura County. There are 2 fantastic music festivals planned for this weekend that you do not want to miss!

 

First Annual Folk Festival | Santa Paula

Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: Agriculture Museum (926 Railroad Avenue)

Cost: FREE Admission!

 

Come check out the inaugural Folk Festival being held in the gardens of the AG Museum in charming Santa Paula. This new event will feature all area musicians performing their original works of American folk music. While you listen to the music, enjoy delicious food from Cowboy John’s Smoken BBQ Food Trailer and adult beverages from the bar.

 

Performers

 

 

Bowlful of Blues | Ojai

Time: 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location: Libbey Bowl (307 East Ojai Avenue)

Cost: $40 General Admission (in advance - Purchase Tickets HERE!) | $45 General Admission (at door) | $20 Youth Admission (ages 7-15) | FREE for children 6 & under

 

Head over to stunning Ojai for the 25th annual Bowlful of Blues. This favorite community event celebrates American roots music with award winning performers from across the country. Find the perfect spot on the lawn to enjoy the music while you dine on mouthwatering food from Rondia's Kitchen and sip on refreshing beverages from Ojai Valley Brewery and The Ojai Vineyard.

 

Music Lineup


 

Image Credit: Ojai Arts Commission

 

Colorful Fun at the Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Ventura is about to get a lot more colorful! It's time for the 8th annual Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival!!! Head on down to the beautiful Ventura Harbor on Saturday, September 8th, and Sunday, September 9th, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (both days) to see some magnificent works of art!

 

Find incredible pieces of art for your Ventura home at the fine artisan marketplace. Fifty local artists will be displaying and selling their jewelry, paintings, sculpture, photography, pottery, glassware, and more!

 

Stroll along the harbor promenade for the most amazing display of "living" art. Forty five of Southern California's finest chalk artists will transform the sidewalks into vivid masterpieces for all to enjoy.

 

Admission and parking at this favorite community event are FREE!

 

 

The Blake Mashburn Group wishes everyone a colorful good time at the Ventura Art & Street Painting Festival!!

 

Image Credit: Ventura Art and Street Painting Festival

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