Holiday Fun

Where to Ring in the New Year in the Conejo Valley

Where to Ring in the New Year in the Conejo Valley

As 2015 draws to a close, it’s time to start thinking about where to ring in the new year in style!  Here are a few suggestions in and around the Conejo Valley. New Year’s Eve Celebration at Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas: Get 2016 off to a glowing start at Sagebrush Cantina’s “Light Up Your New Year’s […]

Mia Rose, 10, enjoys the winter wonderland provided at "Let It Snow" at the Westlake Village Four Seasons Hotel.

Photo Gallery: Weekend Holiday Happenings in the Conejo Valley

It’s beginning to feel and look a lot like Christmas in the Conejo Valley. Here are a few of this past weekend’s fun events and activities: Cookie Decorating at Sweet XO, the Healthcare for Homeless Animals’ Holiday Boutique and “Let It Snow” at the Westlake Village Four Seasons.

Post Your Holiday Lights Photos Here!

Post Your Holiday Lights Photos Here!

  Who doesn’t love to look at the beautiful homes decorated for the holidays. The problem is, where to find them? Conejo Valley Happening is asking readers to post photos of some of the prettiest, most spectacular decorated houses you can find along with info on the neighborhoods where they’re located. Send your photos or […]

Girl, 10, Creates Recipe for Sweet Success

Girl, 10, Creates Recipe for Sweet Success

Like any typical 10-year-old girl, Lucy Babcock loves to bake. What stands her apart from other girls her age is that she turned her passion into a thriving business. Lucy owns and operates Lucy’s Bake Shop, which includes among her dozens of customers, the Topanga Chamber of Commerce and now, Sweet XO in Agoura Hills. […]

Lindsay Rogers (played by Eloise Mumford) has to make a tough decision: stay in her small town hometown and marry longtime beau and coffee shop owner Jason Stewart (Michael Stahl David), or accept a once in a lifetime job offer, teaching at an Ivy League college thousand of miles away. Fortunately, a magical messenger (William Shatner) gives her a priceless Christmastime gift: Lindsay is fast forwarded three years into the future, so that from that perspective she can look back and make the decision in real time that will be best for her, for her devoted boyfriend, and for her beloved Grandpa Bob (Christopher Lloyd).   Photo: Eloise Mumford, William Shatner  Credit:  Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer:  Dan Power

What’s on TV?: William Shatner and Eloise Mumford Star In A New Hallmark Hall Of Fame Holiday Movie

by Sandi Berg The long running “Hallmark Hall of Fame,” now seen on the Hallmark Channel, brings it’s usual high quality for story and character in the latest installment premiering Saturday night at 9 p.m. This new original holiday movie, Just In Time For Christmas, boasts a wonderful cast including Eloise Mumford (Christmas with Holly, Fifty […]

Having just moved back to her hometown without her serviceman husband but with her young son, Gretchen Daniels finds her life in disarray as Christmas approaches. But she discovers new purpose when she helps to deliver a message to her neighbor, Melissa, which makes her an ally in the quest to find the neighbor's sibling she never knew she had. The women become bonded not only by the search, but by the understanding that being there for each other means they're no longer alone. This friendship becomes the greatest Christmas gift of their lives.  Photo: Leah Gibson, Jamie-Lynn Sigler  Credit:  Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer:  Bettina Strauss

What’s on TV?: Holiday Weekend Viewing

by Sandi Berg If you like to plan your holiday TV viewing for the family, here’s a sneak peek at what’s playing over Thanksgiving weekend. Enjoy! Tenor Andrea Bocelli performs favorites from blockbuster movies Friday Night On PBS’ ‘Great Performances’ at 9 p.m. From the internationally famous Dolby Theater in the heart of Hollywood, Andrea Bocelli […]

Santa Claus brought two of his reindeer.

Tree Lighting Ceremony ‘Let It Snow’ at the Promenade

Thousands of festive guests enjoyed snow, reindeer and more at The Promenade at Westlake’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony Friday night. Hosted by Frozen‘s “Elsa” and “Anna,” the show featured the “Snow Much Fun” singers, Storm Trooper dancers, the Top Hats, snowfall and a Santa and his reindeer. The show culminated with the lighting of the tree and a […]

Westlake Village Trolley Rolling Back for the Holiday Season

Westlake Village Trolley Rolling Back for the Holiday Season

(The following is from a press release) The Village Trolley is back for the holiday season. Join your friends and neighbors for this fun way to get around the City of Westlake Village. The Trolley stops near most Westlake Village neighborhoods in addition to stops at retail centers, restaurants and hotels. The Trolley is free to ride […]

Rose Parade-Family Excursion

Rose Parade-Family Excursion

(The following is from a press release) The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is offering a trip to the Rose Parade on Monday, January 1, 2016. Join us for the 127th Annual Rose Parade themed “Find Your Adventure.”   The bus leaves from the Agoura Hills Recreation & Event Center (located at 29900 […]

Take the Kids to Conejo YMCA’s Halloween Fun Night

Take the Kids to Conejo YMCA’s Halloween Fun Night

Kids can get an early start on their Halloween activities at the Conejo Valley YMCA’s Halloween Family Fun Night, Friday October 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. There will be free pumpkins and pumpkin carving, arts and crafts and games. Admission is free and the community is invited. Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to […]