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May, 2017 (Past Events) Calendar
Friday, April 28 to Sunday, May 7

•  Bring It On: the Musical - Bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass and inspired by the hit film, "Bring It On: The Musical" takes audiences on a high-flying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness.
          Website: www.canyonspac.com

Monday, May 1

•  Alice In Wonderland - The Santa Clarita Ballet invites you to enjoy gorgeous costumes, sets and dancing as you follow Alice on her adventures through Wonderland. She will meet the Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, and of course the Queen of Hearts. She will also encounter the other storybook characters that we all know and love from Alice in Wonderland.
          Phone #: (661) 251-0366

•  Elks Lodge Chili Cook Off & Car Show - Santa Clarita Elks Lodge 2379 presents their Annual Chili Cook Off & Car Show. This FREE event features a Car & Bike Show, Chili Cook Off, Boutique, Bake Sale, Prize Drawings and Barbecue - as well as Live music & performances! Proceeds benefit local charities. Chili Cook-Off entry is free, vendor spots are available. Call for more details!
          Phone #: 310-4423

Friday, May 5

•  2017 SCV Man & Woman of the Year - The 52nd annual Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year dinner honors men and women who have given outstanding volunteer service to the Santa Clarita Valley. Held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.

          Website: www.scvmanandwomanoftheyear.com

•  Spring Concert FLING! - Santa Clarita Encore Chorale invites you to their Spring Concert, SING! This FREE concert is a fun mix from Jersey Boys to Beatles to Queen, tunes from the Great American Songbook, folk songs, spirituals and more. Held at Newhall Church of the Nazarene, 23857 The Old Road.
          Time: 7:00 PM

Saturday, May 6

•  Somewhere Beyond the Sky - In the year 2518, a young aspiring space explorer, Mira, embarks on an adventure to the stars with her trusty android, Christopher. Together, they discover unexplored worlds, heroes of yesteryear and a threat big enough to destroy the entire universe! Don't miss out on this colorful musical exploration of the universe!

This special event helps raise money for the youth workshops at Canyon Theatre Guild, a non-profit arts organization. The event will include a short live auction, petite dinner, dessert and lots of magic as we take you somewhere beyond the sky!
          Website: www.canyontheatre.org/shows

Saturday, May 6 to Sunday, May 7

•  Oak Tree Gun Club 2017 Summer Blast - Take aim at your calendar and pull the trigger on May 6 and May 7 for the 2017 Summer Blast at Oak Tree Gun Club. Draw your credit card and fire away on huge deals on ammo, firearms, merchandise and more. Plus, you'll be able to try demo guns from your favorite manufacturers. Enjoy food, archery and fun for all ages with free admission!

          Phone #: 259-7441

Sunday, May 7

•   Red Bull Wings For Life World Run - The Red Bull Wings For Life World Run is a worldwide running event that takes place simultaneously around the world. This race is suitable for runners (or walkers) of all skill levels. Unlike traditional races, the Wings for Life World Run has no set distance or finish line. Instead, competitors will begin racing at Westfield Valencia Town Center simultaneously with participants around the world while trying to avoid being stopped by an advancing "Catcher Car" - an innovative moving finish line that takes off 30 minutes after the start at every race location and steadily increases its speed until it passes all of the participants.
          Website: www.WingsForLifeWorldRun.com

Tuesday, May 9

•  Spring In Bloom Fashion Show - Join the Henry Mayo Home Tour League for their annual membership luncheon at Hart Hall.
Guests will enjoy a fashion show, luncheon and take part in an opportunity drawing - as well as learn more about the Home Tour League and the Henry Mayo Foundation.
Tickets are $30 each, and can be payable by cash or check at the door. RSVP to Susan Beesley before May 2 - sbeesley06@gmail.com or the phone number below.
          Time: 11:30 PM to 2:00 PM
          Phone #: 383-7378
          Website: www.henrymayo.com/foundation/foundation-home

Thursday, May 11

•  Lunafest Women's Film Festival - Lunafest, sponsored by Zonta Club of SCV and Luna Bars, features nine award-winning short films by, for and about women. A pre-screening reception features wine and hors d'oeuvres. Held at Canyon Theatre Guild 24242 Main Street, Newhall.
          Website: www.scvzonta.org

Friday, May 12

•  COC Music POPS! CONCERT - Wrap up the season with popular tunes performed with a jazz flair, such as "Make Me Smile," "Pink Panther," "Vehicle," "From a Distance" and many more.
          Website: www.canyonspac.com

Saturday, May 13

•  Healing Hugs Festival - On May 13, the Sebastion Velona Foundation will host the #HealingHugs Festival for a Cure at Afterburn Fitness in Valencia. It will feature fitness challenges, vendors, food trucks, a beer garden, music, entertainment, a kids zone and more. Local favorite Wolf Creek Brewery will be pouring beer and wine. The festival is open to the public and admission is free. However, there are fees to participate in challenges. For information and to register for challenges, visit www.healinghugsfestival.com.

Proceeds benefit the Sebastian Velona Foundation. Sebastian "Sebi" Velona suffers from Batten Disease CLN8, a fatal and degenerative neurological disorder characterized by seizures, blindness, cognitive decline and loss of motor function. Without a cure, he will likely die in his 20s. There are many ways to follow and support Sebastian during this time. For information, visit www.curebattencln8.org.
          Website: www.healinghugsfestival.com

•   Hit the Trail 2017 - Explore the City's trail system with the whole family on this guided non-competitive bicycle ride. The ride begins with a full 9-mile route or a shorter 4-mile route for those with younger children.

Free and open to the public, the ride begins and ends at Valencia Heritage Park, where there will be a family fun fair featuring the Amgen Tour of California Street Team, giveaways, tricycle races, and food!
          Website: www.bikesantaclarita.com

•  Henry Mayo Drive Safe Golf Classic - The 44th Annual Frontier Toyota/Henry Mayo "Drive Safe" Golf Classic held Valencia Country Club includes a day on the greens is followed by an Auction/Awards/Dinner program. Proceeds benefit Emergency Services at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
          Phone #: (661) 200-1202
          Website: https://www.henrymayo.com/foundation/programs-and-events/events/event-list?eid=11

Sunday, May 14

•  Amgen Tour of California Viewing Party - Join fellow cycling enthusiasts and watch live coverage of the kickoff of the Amgen Tour of California in San Diego. The watch party will feature giveaways and a raffle. Event is free and fills up quickly. *Attendees are responsible for their own food and drink purchases.
          Website: www.santaclaritatourofca.com/

Wednesday, May 17

•   Amgen Tour of California/Stage 4 Finish - Don't miss one of the most successful cycling races in America as professional cyclists come roaring into Santa Clarita! For the twelfth consecutive year, the city plays host to one of the nation's largest and most recognized annual sporting events, this year acting at the race's Stage 4 finish. Get a prime spot along Magic Mountain Parkway as the racers come through at an expected arrival time around 3:45 p.m. Parking will be available at Westfield Valencia Town Center.
          Website: www.santaclaritatourofca.com/

Thursday, May 18 to Friday, May 19

•  COC Dance MAY DANCES - Enjoy fun-spirited movement as COC Dance draws together accomplished student dancers, faculty and student choreographers, and guests to present a must-see dance experience.
          Website: www.canyonspac.com

Friday, May 19

•  How The West Was Won - 9th Annual "How The West Was Won" Shoot - Spend a Friday morning with good friends - raising money for the kids at Carousel Ranch. With each team or reservation, each shooter will receive Gun rental and shooting, ammunition and targets. Also includes a light breakfast, complimentary massages,BBQ lunch in addition to great raffle prizes, awards & trophies. Held at Moore N/ Moore Sporting Clays in Sylmar.
          Website: www.carouselranch.org

Saturday, May 20

•  Fairy Festival - Join the Domestic Violence Center of SCV for their Fairy Festival! Guests are encouraged to dress in their "fairy finest" and build a fairy shelter in support of the DVC. Event includes family-friendly fun, including a meet and greet with live fairies, fairy house building, breakfast, face painting, and a photo booth!
Tickets: $10 - Children • $15 - Adults
The Fairy Festival began as a fun way to recognize the need for families to find a safe place when escaping their abusers, because domestic violence is not a fairy tale. Held at the Savia Center in Newhall.
          Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
          Phone #: 661.259.8175
          Website: dvc-scv.com/event/fairy-festival-2017/

•  LILY TOMLIN - Lily Tomlin has been delighting audiences since the first time she muttered "one ringy-dingy" on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In." "An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin" is a hilarious one-woman show, featuring Tomlin performing more than a dozen of her timeless characters, from Ernestine to Mrs. Beasley to Edith Ann.
          Website: www.canyonspac.com

•  Barn & Charm Grand Re-Opening - Barn & Charm Hosts Grand Re-Opening Celebration, enjoy a dessert bar, coffee, music by Lance Allyn, raffles every 30 minutes and more while you check out the newly-expanded store! They're featuring over a dozen new vendors including baby clothing and accessories, mid-century furniture, industrial lighting, jewelry, a succulent bar, vintage clothing and much more. Learn about their new workshops, too. The first 50 guests receive a Barn & Charm party bag with local coupons and gifts.

          Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
          Phone #: 255-5466

Wednesday, May 24

•  COC Music ELECTRONICA MUSIQUE - A complimentary evening of innovative music, dance and multimedia.
          Website: www.canyonspac.com

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