February Events and Things to Do

Love is in the air this month! Ventura County Coast has so much to offer for individuals, couples, and families. Whether it be in Ventura, Camarillo, Oxnard, or Port Hueneme, we have the details on how to make this month one to remember. Experience culture, serene beaches, comedic acts, delicious food and much more!


Oxnard

New West Symphony’s Harmony Project of Ventura County Celebration Brunch

February 14th @ 11:00 AM

Come support the Harmony Project, which uses music education as a tool for social change among low-income students in Ventura. Located at the Marriott Ventura Beach, this event is a fun celebration with special appearances from Golden Globe Award Winner, Amanda McBroom and Erik Odom from the Rubicon Theatre Company. Prices are $300 per ticket.

Herzog Cellar Club: February Pick-Up Party

February 17th – 18th @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Herzog Cellar Club members are invited to enjoy a four course, wine-paired dinner prepared by the chefs of Tierra Sur. Wood grilled lamb loin and winter strawberries are just a few examples as to what to expect at this dinner. This seated dinner party also has a cocktail reception.

“NGSS: Engineering Our Future” – GCSN 11th Conference for STEM Education

February 27th @ 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Located at Oxnard College, this conference offers 26 workshops and networking opportunities with numerous STEM organizations and educators. Continental breakfast, lunch, parking, and GCSN Membership included.


Ventura

Pints with a Purpose at Poseidon Brewery

Beginning February 10 @ 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Every Wednesday

Grab a cold one at Poseidon Brewery every Wednesday for the month of February and support the “Pints with a Purpose” fundraiser. Come support your local Ventura City Firefighters and enjoy some of the best brew Ventura County has to offer.

Cupid’s Hearts From the Sea and Beyond

February 12th @ 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Enjoy beautiful pottery at the Ventura Potters’ Guild Gallery. View pottery from this month’s featured artist, Gayle Bentley Swanson. Her hearts, platters, goblets and other smaller pieces of collectible art are often accented with striking accents of bronze.

Sip and Savor Weekend Ventura Wine Tour

February 13th – February 14th

Get ready for a fun-filled day visiting a variety of wineries, each with a character as rich and individual as the wines they produce. Each winery is family-owned and operated so as you sip and swirl an award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon or Zinfandel, you may find yourself talking with the winemaker himself!

Downtown Ventura Tasting Tour

February 13 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

On this fun food walking tour we stop at six shops and restaurants for tastings and conversations with those behind some of the county’s best eats. Partnering businesses include Spencer Makenzie’s, Paradise Pantry, Trufflehounds, Watermark on Main, Palermo Coffee, We Olive, Vom Fass, Ventiki Polynesian Lounge, Barrelhouse 101 and Sunflowers on the Square. Tours run most Saturdays and some Sundays, starting at 11:00 AM. 24 Hour Reservation Required.

The Delicious Life of Love – Valentine’s Eve Cocktail Performance

February 13th @ 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMAn aerial dance performance that takes us on a delicious journey through love and its numerous forms. This is Ventura county’s first and only cirque dinner theatre featuring wine and their adult performance troupe. Tickets are $50 each.

Couples Paint & Sip Class At Four Brix Winery

February 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Paint an awe-inspiring landscape or breathtaking roses. You can add your own touches, color, flair- just as long as you have some fun.  $45 per person includes Katie of 805 Paint n Sip to instruct you, all supplies and a delicious glass of wine.

Valentine’s Day Harbour Cruise 2016

February 14th @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Want to relax while jamming to some wonderful live music? Come cruise the Ventura Harbour and Keys with live music and appetizers! $24 per ticket for adults and $21 for seniors will give you a Valentine’s Day to remember.

Seaside Half Marathon 2016

February 21st @ 8:00 AM

Have fun with the whole family at the Seaside Half Marathon. Runners will be awarded a free glass of beer and a taco, while underage runners will be given a free Root-beer. All runners will be awarded a: Finisher medal, water bottle, race day tech t-shirt, and custom goody bag!


Port Hueneme

Bilingual Storytime

February 8 @ 10:30 – 11:30; Every Monday

Bring the little ones ages 0-5 to this free storytime event in Port Hueneme. Located in the beautiful Ray D Prueter Library, this event occurs every Monday starting February 8th and ending March 7th. Sign up today!

Read to a Dog

February 10 @ 3:00 PM

This wonderful event gives children the opportunity to practice their communication and reading skills by reading to furry friends. Sign up online or via phone at (805) 486-5460 to reserve your 15 minute session today.


Camarillo

Camarillo Farmer’s Market

Every Saturday @ 8:00 AM

Pick up all of your delicious fruits and veggies at the Camarillo Farmer’s Market. This project of the Camarillo Hospice occurs rain or shine every Saturday. Located in Old Town, this Saturday morning tradition is a must attend.

#TBT Food Truck Festival

February 25 @ 5:00 PM

This festival is the perfect family event if you want to hear great music while eating some of the best food truck eats in the area. Come over to the #TBT Food Truck Festival held at the stunning Camarillo Ranch. Don’t forget to bring your own blankets and chairs.

Laugh out Loud Comedy Night

Third Wednesday of each month, @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Join us the third Wednesday of each month for live standup comedy. Each show features two headliners with national TV credits from The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, America’s Got Talent, etc. Host is Jason Love from HBO and Last Comic Standing. Comics this month include Michael Rayner (Ten-Year TV Warmup Veteran, Letterman) and Dwayne Perkins (Conan, Laugh Factory, Comics Unleashed). Come early for good seats because this show fills up quickly! Tickets are $15 each.

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