Weekend Guide: Fireworks, Concerts and Live Theater

Weekend Guide IconSo much fun, so little time!   Here are our Happening’s picks for the weekend and as always, don’t forget to check out our calendar daily for lots of fresh ideas. 




4th Annual Miller Family YMCA July 4th Festival, Parade, 5K/10K Run/Walk & Car Show: A community all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast is from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with the car show from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Awards will be given to winners of the “Top 10 Pick” and “Best in Show.” Free live entertainment, a kids’ zone and family activities begin a 9:00 a.m. with a patriotic Fourth of July parade sponsored by the Dos Vientos Homeowners Association at 10:00 a.m. The parade begins at the Dos Vientos Community Center (4801 Borchard Rd.) and ends at the Y.

Where to Watch July 4th Fireworks: This year there are plenty of places to celebrate Independence Day in and around the Conejo Valley, and most events are free to the public. Plan your festivities by clicking on the link.



Fairy Tales in the Park: The program is a series of free, live theatrical performances geared towards children ages 3 to 10. John and Roxanne Diesel co-founded Gypsies in a Trunk, an all-volunteer troupe of actors performing free fairy tales for the young and young at heart.

The Marvelous Wonderettes: “Welcome, boys and girls, to Springfield High School — home of the Chipmunks! We hope you have a most marvelous time at tonight’s 1958 Senior Prom (and then at tonight’s 10-Year Reunion … yes, really; time travel is included in your ticket price!). To order tickets: Go online to www.conejoplayers.org or call the Box Office at 805.495.3715 .

LIVE at the Oaks: The program features various entertainers, artists, demonstrations and activities each week. Come hang out with us, unwind from your week and enjoy some free entertainment! Live will take place from 5-7  p.m. every Saturday, unless noted otherwise in the schedule.


Art Exhibit Opening at Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center: See the Santa Monica Mountains through the eyes of Silvia Huerta. The artist will be available to meet and greet and answer questions. The exhibit takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 .m. at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center. All ages are welcome. This exhibit will be available until the end of September. For information, call 805-370-2301. 

The Kingsmen Shakespeare FestivalThe Kingsmen Shakespeare Company is dedicated to presenting professional programs and performances of the works of William Shakespeare for the education and entertainment of people of all ages.  Performances are on the campus of California Lutheran University. Lawn box reservations will be available in Spring of 2014. Individual tickets are $20 and are only available at the door. Youth and children under 18 are free.
Concert in the Park: A Tribute to Elvis: Concerts are free to the public with a suggested donation of $2.  With the exception of the July 20 concert, all concerts are held at Chumash Park, 555o Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills, and shows start at 6 p.m.  Food is available for sale at a nominal fee beginning at 5 p.m. For more information, go to www.agourahillsrec.org.

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