October, 2018 (Past Events) Calendar
Thursday, September 6 to Saturday, October 6

•  Join the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Join the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's
Held at Bridgeport Park, this walk is our community's first step to a world without Alzheimer's. Walk, fundraise, donate - help!

Friday, October 5 to Sunday, October 14

•  Our House - Theresa Rebeck, who created the NBC drama "Smash," created this play, which examines the ever-thinning line between news and entertainment.

Saturday, October 6

•  Wolf Creek Brewery Hosts Trike Derby - What could be more entertaining than watching adults in ridiculous costumes race each other on tricycles? The event features food trucks, craft beer and a costume parade.

•  Chinese Warriors Of Peking - This new production, set during the Ming Dynasty, is filled with high-intensity martial arts and breathtaking acrobatics.

Wednesday, October 10

•  2018 Annual Fall Party - SKIN by Heller Plastic Surgery Hosts 2018 Annual Fall Party, join the SKIN and Heller Plastic Surgery team for a night of complimentary food, drinks, raffles, giveaways and deeply-discounted products and services. RSVP to Paula at the email below:
          Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Saturday, October 13

•  Free Hazardous & E-Waste Recycling Roundup - Free Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Roundup at Val Verde Park (30300 Arlington Street)

Bring items such as paints & solvents, chemicals, e-waste or sharps in a sturdy box, preferably in their original labeled containers. Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip.No business waste accepted. No explosives, ammunition, radioactive materials, trash, tires, large appliances like refrigerators, stoves and washing machines or controlled substances.
          Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

•  The Local's 1st Birthday Oktoberfest Party - In celebration of their one-year anniversary on Saturday, October 13, The Local's going global with a German Drink & Food Fair running all day long - and The Local Karaoke at night. It's going to be a lederhosen-spiked blast.
          Phone #: 495-9192

•  Bridge To Home Soup for the Soul - Bridge to Home, the primary homeless services provider in the Santa Clarita Valley, invites the community to their premier fundraiser Soup for the Soul - All the Stars are Closer. This year's event will take place on Saturday, October 13 and will be bigger and better than ever before, as it will take place six stories up in the starry sky on the rooftop in Old Town Newhall. Restaurants that will take part in this delicious event include local favorites like Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewing Co., Salt Creek Grille and Nothing Bundt Cakes, to name a few. Bridge to Home provides support services - including an emergency winter shelter, case management, housing navigation and medical clinics - that help individuals and families in the Santa Clarita Valley transition out of homelessness.

•  SCV Senior Center Hosts Touch A Truck - Guests will get to explore tons of awesome trucks: construction rigs, fire engines, sheriff's cars, military vehicles, film industry vehicles and more. It's family fun for all ages including games and prizes, costumed characters and fun activities.

Sunday, October 14

•  Rubber Ducky Festival - The 15th Annual Rubber Ducky Festival, their annual signature fundraiser, will be held at Bridgeport Park. In addition to the rubber duck races, the event includes a food court area, with popular gourmet food trucks, vendors and non-profit community partners, a stage and program filled with local talent and performers, and a "Kid Zone" area, complete with a rock climbing wall, face-painting, air bouncer, games, activities, and more! The free family event begins at 11am.

•  Be Amazed by the Magic of LARC - "Be Amazed by the Magic of LARC" during their fundraiser packed with live magic, entertainment, great food, fun, games and dancing. Headlining the October 14 fundraiser will be Michael Gutenplan, a world-renowned master magician, mentalist and psychic entertainer. Roving magicians will entertain guests with close-up tableside tricks while DJ Bino Bates spins tunes. Proceeds from the event benefit the nonprofit organization's residential and day programs and services. LARC Ranch, in picturesque Bouquet Canyon just past Vasquez Canyon Road, provides a safe home environment for more than 100 developmentally-disabled adults.

•  18th Annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair - You are invited to enjoy a FREE, fun-filled day for the whole family celebrating pets, encouraging animal awareness and promoting pet adoptions in SCV and beyond at Wm. S. Hart Park (24151 Newhall Ave). Working in partnership with Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control, this annual pet community fair includes their Famous Fun Dog Show, Kyra Sundance - World-Acclaimed Stunt Dog Show, hundreds of adoptable animals, shopping opportunities and more. Well behaved dogs and humans welcome!
          Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Friday, October 19

•  Take it from the Swing! - The award-winning College of the Canyons Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band, under the direction of KC Manji, open their season with favorites from the 1940s, '50s and '60s.

Friday, October 19 to Saturday, October 20

•  Santa Clarita OktoberFest - Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, the Santa Clarita Oktoberfest is a SoCal twist on the original Oktoberfest held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. During the two-day tribute, a variety of German and German-style beers will be poured in and around the Crystal Palace Flemish Spiegeltent, adding to the authentic ambiance. German foods, music, and games - all with a California flavor - will complete your Munich-in-the-Santa-Clarita-Valley experience.


Saturday, October 20

•  CLC Harvest Festival - Join Christ Lutheran Church for their annual Harvest Festival featuring a pumpkin carving contest, pie eating contest, their 20th annual chili cook-off, a petting zoo, game booths & more! Non-scary costumes are encouraged, but not required. 25816 N Tournament Road, Santa Clarita
          Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

•  Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure - Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore the unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago - and maybe live still today! Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology.

•  Wildcat Classic - West Ranch High School is proud to present the 10th annual Wildcat Classic, a daylong display of musical artistry. More than 20 high school bands from the Santa Clarita Valley and around the region will gather for the Southern California School Band and Orchestra (SCSBOA) Marching Band Competition.

Each high school band will compete by division followed by an astounding showcase performance of the three-time state champion West Ranch Band and Colorguard. The day-long event culminates in an awards ceremony with awards presented in each division as decided by a panel of SCSBOA judges. The performance schedule will be announced prior to the event. Held at Valencia High School's football stadium, located at 27801 Dickason Dr. in Valencia. Tickets are $10; parking is free and there will be Food, Gift & Apparel Vendors as well.
          Phone #: 222-1220 x 646

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