April, 2019 Community Calendar
Saturday, January 12 to Friday, May 31

•  Knights of Improv & Comedy - Canyon Theatre Guild Hosts Knights of Improv & Comedy Laughter is the best medicine at these select performances throughout the 2018/19 season. Don't miss CTG's Knights of Improv, where comedy is king and anything can happen.

Friday, March 15 to Friday, April 12

•  Looking Forward/Looking Back - Beloved Santa Barbara artist Tony Askew, Westmont professor emeritus, offers a retrospective of new and old creations in an exhibition, "Looking Forward/Looking Back." Askew, who teaches art at the Santa Barbara School of Extended Learning, retired Westmont professor, has exhibited works at a number of galleries, including Delphine Gallery, Cabrillo Arts Center, Montecito Frame and Gallery, and the Print Arts Northwest Gallery in Portland, Oregon.

Tufenkian Fine Arts is open Tuesday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays by appointment, 216 S. Louise St., Glendale.
          Phone #: (818) 288-4635

Saturday, March 23 to Saturday, April 27

•  Sister Act - Time travel back to 1970s Philadelphia where disco is alive in the feel-good musical comedy "Sister Act" playing at The Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. What happens when talented disco diva Delores Van Cartier witnesses a murder and finds herself in the witness protection program stuck in a convent full of tone-deaf nuns? Hilarity ensues! Along her journey, she helps her fellow sisters discover their voices as she reclaims her own. Based off of the 1992 movie with the same name with phenomenal music written by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater, "Sister Act" is guaranteed to leave audiences dancing and singing along in their seats at the Canyon Theatre Guild.
Playing from March 23 to April 27,
tickets for "Sister Act" start at $17.


Saturday, April 6

•  Sibling Revelry - Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway in "Sibling Revelry"
Tony nominees Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway present their acclaimed show, "Sibling Revelry," a must-see for lovers of cabaret, musical theatre, jazz and the ever-popular Great American Songbook. When Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway blend their voices in perfect harmony, the result is exquisite.


•  Sierra Pelona Valley AVA Wine Festival - Hosted and held at Reyes Winery on Sierra Highway in Santa Clarita, this event will showcase nearly 175 wines from over 35 local wineries, breweries, cider and spirits, as well as live music and food from Santa Clarita's and the Antelope Valley's fine-dining restaurants, gourmet food companies and local artists. Plus, they will have a live auction and an opportunity raffle to help raise essential funds for a local nonprofit.

Saturday, April 13

•  Grill Master Challenge - SCVEA Hosts Grill Master Challenge
Benefiting The Youth Project, and held at Wolf Creek Brewery, this delicious event features live entertainment, incredible silent auction and a kids' corner. Taste the "battle of the champions" and vote for your favorite.

•  Bethlehem SCV Egg Hunt - From 12pm to 2pm, with continuous hunts for toddlers through age 10, enjoy food, games, face painting and the Easter Bunny. Free - donations of canned foods will be accepted.


•  Christ Lutheran Church Egg Hunt - From 10am to 11:30am, enjoy an egg hunt, coffee, snacks and the telling of the Easter story.


Saturday, April 13 to Sunday, April 14

•  Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival - The sights, sounds and swagger of Cowboy life will be on display all weekend and general admission tickets to the main festival at Hart Park are once again free for all visitors. In addition to the festival, separate ticketed tours and performances will be hosted by Rancho Camulos, Friends of Hart Park and the SCV Historical Society. The main festival at William S. Hart Park will feature performances across the five festival stages, as well as living history entertainers, food vendors, Western-gear shopping and activities for all ages, including a new Cowboy Cook-off and barbecue competition!

Wednesday, April 17 to Thursday, April 18

•  Requiem - The Master's University School of Music Presents
Annual Forest Lawn Concert Series
Featuring Requiem by Mozart, Polovtsian Dances by Borodin and Finlandia by Sibelius, this event, performed by the Master's University Singers and Orchestra, will be conducted by Paul T. Plew and Ben Mason. Free to the public and held April 17 and April 18 at 7:30pm at the Hall of the Crucifixion-Resurrection at Forest Lawn in Glendale, complimentary tickets can be secured online.

Wednesday, April 17 to Sunday, May 12

•  Reality Optional Digital Art Exhibit - "Reality Optional: The Unhinged Wit of Phil Althouse" includes a collection of humorous pieces by Phil Althouse at The Main in the Old Town Newhall.

Phil Althouse, is an award winning fine art photographer who spent the bulk of his career in Hollywood's film and television industry and became fascinated by the challenge of telling a story and injecting humor and theatrical timing into a single still image. Althouse's images are known for their uniquely dramatic style, wit and sensitivity to contrast and form.

A Meet the Artist reception will be open to the public on Thursday, April 18, 7PM-10PM with light refreshments.
          Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Thursday, April 18

•  Senses Cowboy Roundup Block Party - Senses "Cowboy Roundup" Block Party
The wildly popular SENSES Block Party brings live music, food trucks, themed activities and adult beverages to Main Street every Third Thursday from March to October. The Cowboy Roundup is the official after-party of the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival. Rediscover the spirit of the Old West with music from Whiskey Tango, mechanical bull rides, line dancing, trick roping and more.


Saturday, April 20

•  CHS Softball Cornhole Tournament - Canyon High Cowboys Softball invites you to attend their Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser at Wolf Creek Brewery. Guests will enjoy Live Music, Food Truck, raffles and more - plus $1 from each drink purchase will be donated to CHS Softball. Teams of 2 are asked to pre-register online, $80 per team. Each team will play a minimum of 4 games, before the playoffs.

Monday, April 22

•  West Ranch Music Masters Golf Tournament - Support the West Ranch High School Music Program at their inaugural Golf Tournament Fundraiser held at The Oaks Club at Valencia. Check-in and breakfast begins at 10am with a noon shotgun start. $125 player fee includes 18 holes of golf, use of golf cart and practice facilities as well as lunch & dinner. There will be an optional Mulligan and Magic Putt Package available for purchase, a variety of raffle baskets and a silent auction. Awards dinner begins at 5pm and features a live student musical performance. Dinner & Awards ceremony tickets are available for $50 per person. Register before 4/11 online:

Friday, April 26 to Sunday, May 5

•  Bright Star - Look Up with
"Bright Star" at
College of the Canyons
This is Steve Martin's (Yes, that Steve Martin!) powerful story of love and redemption set in the American South in the 1920s and the 1940s. "Bright Star" follows the story of young writer Billy, just home from war, trying to sell a story to a powerful editor, Alice, and the story of Alice's life 20 years ago as she faced life's adversities. As Alice unwinds the mysteries from her own past, she confronts the secrets that hold her family and community together and keeps them apart. The music ranges from, "heartache-perfumed ballads and yearning love duets to energetic hootenannies," says Charles Isherwood of New York Times.
Playing at College of the Canyons Theatre
April 26 to May 5, tickets start at $6.

          Phone #: 362-5304

Saturday, April 27

•  Arts Run in Santa Clarita - Celebrate and support the local arts with a creative, fun run/walk with art performances, activities and displays throughout.


Saturday, April 27 to Sunday, April 28

•  KHTS Home & Garden Show & Emergency Expo, Earth Day/Arbor Day & Craft Fair at Central Park - The largest trade show in Santa Clarita will be happening on Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28 at Central Park as the KHTS Home & Garden Show and KHTS Emergency Expo, Earth Day/Arbor Day and Craft Fair is unveiled. Admission is free to the public for all activities!

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