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Have A Delicously Good Time At The Casa Pacific Wine, Food & Brew Festival!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Do not miss the "Best Food & Drink Festival" of Ventura County......the Casa Pacifica Wine, Food & Brew Festival!!! Now in its 26th year, this fest is the premier food and wine event for the county. Head to California State University - Channel Islands (One University Drive) in beautiful Camarillo this Sunday, June 2nd, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, for an afternoon of tasty delights! With delicious food, refreshing wine, cold beer, and incredible live entertainment, this is one annual event you do not want to skip out on! Check out the full list of 2019 Exhibitors HERE!



Not only will you have a great time, BUT you will be helping support a worthy cause! All proceeds from this event benefit the work of Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families, which helps vulnerable youth and families in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties overcome life’s hardest challenges.


Yummie Culinary Competition

Be sure to check out the Yummie Culinary Competition! This action-packed cooking showdown features chefs from Ventura County's top restaurants. See whose food is the very best in flavor, presentation, innovation, and quality as they are judged by a panel of celebrity chefs, food columnists, and other culinary experts.


Main Stage Entertainment

Dance the afternoon away to fantastic live performances by Benise’s Band of Gypsies and N'Demand. Ventura County's favorite DJ Bruce Barrios will be emceeing.


Ticket Information

General Admission: $150 per person

Includes: All-Inclusive Wine, Food, Beer, & Beverages | Festival Bag, Tray, & Glass | Live Entertainment | Complimentary Parking

Purchase tickets HERE!



Blake Mashburn wishes everyone a deliciously good time at the 26th Annual Casa Pacifica Wine, Food & Brew Festival! Check out our Website and follow us on Facebook for more fantastic community events throughout the year!  






Memorial Day Events in Ventura County!

by The Blake Mashburn Group


The long Memorial Day Weekend is filled with fun family activities as you kick off the unofficial start of summer. While you enjoy the weekend festivities, it is also important to remember the reason we celebrate Memorial Honor and remember our nation's heroes for their enduring sacrifice for our freedom.


Below are some great Memorial Day events taking place throughout Ventura County!



Third Annual Memorial Day Celebration

Date: Monday, May 27th

Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Location: Port Hueneme City Hall (250 North Ventura Road, Port Hueneme)

Join the City of Port Hueneme, Port Hueneme Historical Society Museum, Sea Cadet Corp Ben Moreell Battalion, Navy League, and Hueneme High NROTC for their 2019 Memorial Day Celebration. The ceremony will feature keynote speaker Captain Dave McAlister, Commander Naval Construction Group ONE, the Pacific Fleet Seabees.


Memorial Day Services

Date: Monday, May 27th

Time: 10:00 am

Location: Ivy Lawn Memorial Park (5400 Valentine Road, Ventura)

The Memorial Day Services will include the National Anthem, an invocation, honor guard rifle salute, Gold Coast Pipe Band, pledge of allegiance, an address by Captain Jeff Chism from Naval Base Ventura County), and a flyover.


54th Annual “Lest We Forget” Memorial Day Service

Date: Monday, May 27th

Time: 11:00 am

Location: Conejo Mountain (2052 Howard Road, Camarillo)

This year’s service will include a keynote address by City of Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Jeff Gorell, music by the Camarillo Community Band and Gold Coast Pipe Band, the American Legion Riders, the display of a Vietnam War Era “Huey” 205 Bell Helicopter, a white dove release, and much more.



Blake Mashburn extends a sincere THANK YOU to all veterans and active service members! We wish everyone a Happy & Safe Memorial Day!  

California Strawberry Festival This Weekend!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Fill your bowl with the most deliciously sweet strawberries this weekend at the 36th Anniversary California Strawberry Festival! Head to the Strawberry Meadows of College Park (3250 South Rose Avenue) in beautiful Oxnard on Saturday, May 18th, and Sunday, May 19th, from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm for the most tastiest festival in California.



You will find Eats & Treats you never could have imagined......and all that honor the delectable strawberry! But the food is not all! There is so much to do at the California Strawberry Festival! Participate in exciting Contests, such as the Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest! Discover unique handmade items for sale from the 200+ Artists and Crafters! Bring the little ones over to the Strawberryland for Kids for carnival rides, inflatables, face painting, and more! Watch live musical performances on the 3 different stages! Be sure to swing by Stage 3 throughout the fest to see fantastic performances from Camarillo's Rock City Studios' Build-A-Band program's student musicians.


Festival Stage Schedule

Saturday, May 18th

Sunday, May 19th

10:00 am - 10:30 am

DJ Spencer Fischer

10:00 am - 11:15 am

DJ Spencer Fischer

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Togen Diako

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Oscar Rivera y Amigos

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Conner Cherland

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Celebrity Chef Junior Maria Dakis

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Celebrity Chef Julia San Bartolome

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Strawberry Smackdown

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Berry Blast Off

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Peter Blackwelder

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Road Brothers

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm


4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

Angelo Arce

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Phil Medina and Friends Comedy Hour

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Phil Medina and Friends Comedy Hour



Dr. Kato Stage Schedule

Saturday, May 18th

Sunday, May 19th

10:00 am - 11:00 am

DJ Travis Holcombe

10:00 am - 11:00 am

DJ Travis Holcombe

11:00 am - 11:40 am

Big Mike & The Reckonin

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Shaky Feelin'

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Professional Americans

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Smith the Band

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Ocho Ojos

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

One Drop Redemption

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Past Action Heroes

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm


5:00 pm - 6:15 pm


5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Uptown Funk


Ticket Information

Adults: $12

Seniors (ages 62+) & Active Military with ID: $8

Children (ages 5 – 12): $5

Children (ages 4 and under): FREE

Purchase tickets HERE!!!



Blake Mashburn wishes everyone a deliciously good time at the 36th Annual California Strawberry Festival! Check out our Website and follow us on Facebook for more fantastic community events throughout the year!  


Image Credit: California Strawberry Festival

Increase Your Net Worth By Buying!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

It's time to stop renting and start buying! Renting pays someone else's mortgage. Why not investment that money in yourself! While Buying is a major step, it isn't as far out of reach as you might expect. In fact, it saves you money! According to Zillow Research, renters nationwide spend 27.7% of their income on median housing costs whereas home owners only spend 17.5% of their income on median housing costs.


Need more convincing to buy a home in Ventura this spring? There are many financial benefits to owning a home. Home ownership is a form of Forced Savings, ensuring that you have more money at your disposal in the future. You start building Equity as soon as you purchase your new home. Home values appreciate making it a fantastic Practical Investment. It can make you eligible for Tax Savings every year. Your Monthly Housing Costs are Locked In making budgeting and saving easier for you and your family. It is Cheaper Than Renting and keeps money in your pocket. Finally, it increases your own Net Worth. In fact, past research has shown that homeowners have a higher net worth than renters.

So now truly is the time to BUY instead of rent! Work with Blake Mashburn to help get you into your first home today! We can help you find the perfect property to fit your needs. Check out the Homes for Sale throughout Western Ventura County to find your perfect property! Give our experienced team a call today at 805-856-9350 or visit our website at


Family Fun At Fillmore's May Festival!!!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Celebrate everything you love about living in Fillmore during the 107th Annual May Festival!!!! Head on down to Central Park (250 Central Avenue) on Thursday, May 9th through Sunday, May 12th for 4 days of fun with your family, friends, neighbors!



There is something for everyone at this favorite community event! Watch incredible live entertainment on the Main Stage. Dine on your favorite food from local vendors. Refresh yourself with a cool beverage in the beer garden. Find unique, handmade goods at the craft fair. Take the little ones to the "kiddie" area. Play exciting games and take a spin on the carnival rides. And, SO MUCH MORE!!!


Festival Hours

Thursday, May 9th - 5:00 to 11:00 pm

Friday, May 10th - 5:00 to 11:00 pm

Saturday, May 11th - 12:00 to 11:00 pm

**Parade at 10:00 am on Central Avenue from 2nd Street to Main Street**

Sunday, May 12th - 12:00 to 9:00 pm


Admission & Carnival Prices

Thursday - $1 Everyone!

Friday & Saturday - $5 Adults | $3 Kids (ages 5-11) | $3 Seniors + Military w/ ID

Sunday - $3 Everyone!


$35 - Wristbands

$20 - 24 Ticket Ride Sheet


Live Entertainment Schedule

Thursday, May 9th

  • 6:15 - 7:00 pm | Mariachi Los Rayos de Fillmore High School
  • 7:15 - 9:15 pm | DJ Rage

Friday, May 10th

  • 5:00 - 7:00 pm | Daniel Torres and the Piru River Band
  • 7:30 - 10:45 pm | Adelaide

Saturday, May 11th

  • 12:15 - 12:45 pm | FMS Symphonic Band
  • 1:00 - 1:30 pm | Perce’s Kenpo Karate Demo
  • 2:30 - 6:30 pm | The Daves
  • 7:00 - 10:45 pm | Juano & Friends

Sunday, May 12th

  • 1:00 - 4:00 pm | Banda Santa Elena
  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm | Mariachi Aguilas De Oxnard
  • 6:00 - 8:30 pm | Instone


Blake Mashburn wishes everyone a fun and safe time at this year's Fillmore May Festival! Check out our Website and follow us on Facebook for more fantastic community events throughout the year!  

Image Credit: Fillmore Chamber of Commerce

Celebrate Mom in Ventura!

by The Blake Mashburn Group

Celebrate the most special woman in your life this Sunday.......your Mom!! Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 12th! Want to make sure it is a day that she will never forget? There are so many options available in Ventura! Whether you want to treat her to a special meal or find something unique to do, you and your mom will certainly have a great time this Sunday. Here are our recommendations for ways to celebrate Mother's Day in Ventura!



Honor that time honored tradition of Mother's Day brunch at one of these fantastic local spots:


Discovery Ventura | 1888 East Thompson Boulevard

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cost: $34.95 per adult | $15.95 per child

Reservations: (805) 856-2695


Poinsettia Pavilion | 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cost: $55 per adult | $35 per child (ages 3-10)

Reservations: Online HERE


Cafe Fiore | 66 California Street

Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Cost: $42 per adult | $15 per child (ages 10 & under) | $32 per senior (ages 62 & over)

Reservations: (805) 653-1266


Treat mom to a special day with one of these fun activities:

Mom's Day Run

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Location: San BuenaVentura State Beach | 901 San Pedro Street

Cost: $35 per person - 5K | $40 per person - 10K | Register HERE

Get active this Mother’s Day with mom for the 9th Annual Mom’s Day Run. Run, jog, or walk in the 5K or 10K races. There will be live music by Emily B and delicious food at the finish line. All proceeds from this event benefit The VHL Alliance, which helps fund cancer research and services.


Mother's Day Seaside

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Ventura Harbor Village | 1583 Spinnaker Drive

Cost: FREE!

Listen Castillo Trio at the Promenade Stage before treating mom to a shopping spree at her favorite stores and/or a tasty treat at a lovely waterfront restaurant.


Denise Carter's Mother Day Show

Time: 7:00 pm (Doors open at 6)

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

Cost: $15 per person | Purchase tickets HERE

Make mom laugh the evening away with Ventura County’s favorite female comedian.



The Blake Mashburn Group wishes all the mothers in Ventura a very happy Mother’s Day!


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