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Top Things To Do This Weekend – October 31, 2012

West Ranch High – Glenn Miller Orchestra
SCV Habitat Heroes Annual Build
The Church On the Way “Glow Fest”
City
Marathon

LPAC – Bill Engvall
VPAC – Ballet Folklorica;  Joan Osborne 
Single Mothers Outreach – Empowering Hearts Gala
Assistance League – Sunset In The Vineyard
And More…

 

West Ranch High – Glenn Miller Orchestra
When: 
Wednesday, November 7 at 7pm 
Where: 
West Ranch High School Theater

Details: 
The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will be at West Ranch High, right here in Santa Clarita, for one night only.  Their big band sound will make for a fun and nostalgic evening perfect for all ages.  Tickets range from $15 to $30.  Click here for more information and tickets. 

SCV Habitat for Heroes Annual Build
When: 
Saturday, November 3 from 8am-4pm
Where: 
see website
Details: 
In its first year, SCV Habitat For Heroes has completed seven home rehabilitation projects and launched the start of a village for veterans.  The next project will be another rehabilitation of a veteran’s home.  The number of volunteers needed will depend on the location and size of the home selected.  Click here to read a story on the village for veterans.    Click here to learn more about the annual build and SCV Habitat for Heroes.

 


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The Church On the Way Santa Clarita – “Glow Fest”
When:  Wednesday, October 31 at 5pm

Where: 
The Church On The Way Santa Clarita,
Details: 
If you are looking for a Halloween alternative, The Church On the Way Santa Clarita has your answer in “Glow Fest”.  Glow Fest is a safe night of fun for the entire family.  There will be “trunk-or-treat” zone complete with lots of candy, games, inflatable bounce houses, a live DJ and plenty of glow-in-the-dark fun.  Come dressed in your brightest, most obnoxious outfits.  And for the older kids, don’t miss the drama, “the debate” at 8 o’clock in the main auditorium.  Click here for more information on Glow Fest and The Church On the Way Santa Clarita. 

City
Marathon
When:  Sunday, November 4 starting at 7am
Where: 
see website for details on various races
Details: 
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes back the Santa Clarita Marathon which gives us the opportunity to cheer them on.  The marathon has many races: a full marathon, half marathon, 5K run, Mayor’s Walk and Kid’s K Fun Run.  The marathon is an official qualifying race for the Boston Marathon.  Parts of this year’s race will travel the new trails of the San Francisquito Creek.  Click here to learn more about the races. 

Lancaster Performing Arts Center – Bill Engvall
When:  Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 West Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster
Where: 
Saturday, November 3, shows at 7pm and 9pm
Details: 
Bill Engvall brings laughter to the Lancaster Performing Arts stage.  Bill Engvall is a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy and Ron White.  His comedy and satire focuses on everyday life, marriage and parenting.  Click here to learn more. 

Valley Performing Arts Center – Ballet Folklorica de Mexico
When:  Friday, November 2 at 8pm
Where: 
Valley Performing Arts Center at CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge
Details: 
The Valley Performing Arts Center will be alive with traditional folk music and dance traditions from Ballet Folklorico de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez.  Click here for more information and tickets.

Valley Performing Arts Center – Joan Osborne “Love & Hate
When:  Saturday, November 3 at 8pm
Where: 
Valley Performing Arts Center at CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge
Details: 
Singer Joan Osborne’s show “Love & Hate” at the Valley Performing Arts Center is a “…fascinating, sexy and emotionally-charged song cycle that explores modern romantic love and its undercurrents of anger, fear, pride and passion”.  Click here for more information and tickets.

Single Mothers Outreach – 3rd Annual Empowering Hearts Gala & Art Exhibit
When: 
Saturday, November 3 from 5-7:30pm
Where: 
College of the Canyons, Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Details: 
This year’s Single Mothers Outreach “Empowering Hearts Gala & Art Exhibit” has the theme: Iconic.  Twelve local women have been chosen as “exemplars that play an important role in serving as role models, as setting the bar to which many aspire”.  Local artist then create works that capture the essence of each woman.  The Gala is the vent where the artists’ works are presented and the stories of each honoree are read.  Tickets are $65 and dress is elegant cocktail attire.  The 2012 Art Collection will be on display at the College of the Canyons Art Gallery from November 3-10.  Click here for more information.  
   

Assistance League – “Sunset In The Vineyard”
When:  Sunday, November 4 from 2-5pm

Where: 
Compa Vineyard & home of the Carpenters
Details: 
The Assistance League is holding a spectacular event “Sunset In The Vineyard”.  The event will include entertainment, wine and beer tasting, artisan cheese tasting, paired appetizers and tours of the vineyard.  The raffles, opportunity drawing and silent action will round out the evening.  The Assistance League has several worthy programs held throughout the year including Operation School Bell which provides clothing and shoes for local students.  Click here for more information on Sunset In The Vineyard and the Assistance League.

And More…

Real Life Church – Arts Underground
When:  Saturday, November 3 from 7-9pm
Where: 
Undergrounds Coffeehouse, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, lower level (between Grandview and McBean Parkway)
Details: 
Undergrounds Coffeehouse hosts a ‘Music Underground’ series.  This week’s guest performance is by T.D. Oakes.  The show is free but artist donations are greatly appreciated. 

 

Waller’s Monster Ball
When:  Saturday, November 3 (see times below)
Where: 
Waller’s Gym Jam Academy, 26515 Ruether Avenue
Details: 
Waller’s Gym Jam Academy is holding their annual Al Hallows’ Eve celebration “Monster Ball”.  The evening includes a spooktacular maze, costume contest, pizza, movies and fun-in-the-dark games like flashlight hide-and-seek.  The event for ages 5 and older will run from 7pm to midnight and for ages seven and older will run from 7pm to 8am.  Click here for more information or call 661-251-3390. 

Zonta Celebrity Tribute – Fabulous Follies In The Zonta Lounge
When: 
Friday, November 2
Where: 
Odyssey Restaurant
Details: 
Zonta Celebrity Tribute has a Las Vegas vibe with their “Fabulous Follies in the Zonta Lounge” event honoring local philanthropist and ultra-volunteer Shelley Hann.  Tickets are $100 each and include a hosted champagne reception, dinner, auction and entertainment.  Click here to learn more about Zonta and for tickets. 

Rampage 2012
When:  Saturday, November 3: starts at 10am, awards start at 9:30pm
Where: 
College of the Canyons, Valencia Campus, Cougar Stadium
Details: 
The Hart Regiment is holding their 29th Annual Rampage Field show Tournament.  More than 20 bands from across Southern California will perform, including all of William S. Hart district marching bands.  One of the highlights of Rampage is the mass drumline featuring the drummers from all the performing bands.  Tickets are available the day of the competition.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for senior and students, and free for children under age five.  Click here for more information. 

SC Health & Fitness Expo
When:  Saturday, November 3 from 9am-5pm
Where: 
Hyatt Valencia at the intersection of Town Center Drive and McBean Parkway
Details: 
The city of Santa Clarita is holding a Health & Fitness Expo that coincides with the Santa Clarita Marathon.  The expo is free of charge and will feature various health-related vendors, running gear, informational booths and much more.   

Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society Rose Show
When: 
Saturday, November 3 from 12:30-4pm; Sunday, November 4 from 11am-4pm
Where: 
William S. Hart Park, Hart Hall, 24151 Newhall Avenue, Newhall
Details: 
The Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society is hosting its 19th Annual Rose Show themed “Wild West Roses”.  Many rose growers from throughout Southern California will exhibit nearly 1,000 roses with descriptive names like Irresistible, Hot Cocoa and Bee’s Knees.  The roses are judged with 76 prizes and 500 ribbons are awarded.  There will also be an Art show featuring rose art by many local artists.  Click here for more information or call 661-296-5033. 

Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center – Almost Free Series “Clifford The Big Red Dog”
When: 
Saturday, November 3 at 2pm
Where: 
Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons Valencia, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Details: 
Clifford, the Big Red Dog is celebrating his 50th anniversary.  The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center has Clifford’s Emmy-nominated musical.   This performance is part of the “Almost Free Family Series”.   Tickets are $15/$12/$10.  Click here for tickets and to learn more. 

College Of The Canyons Music – Musical Jazz Sounds of WWII 
When:  Friday, November 2 at 7:30pm
Where: 
College of the Canyons Valencia, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Details: 
The Musical Jazz Sounds of World War II are brought to life by the College of the Canyons Studio Jazz Ensemble and Lab Bands, under the direction of KC Manji.  Hear many popular favorites from that era, including Moonlight Serenade, Sunny Side of the Street, Little Brown Jug and much more.  Click here to learn more. 

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Top Things To Do This Weekend – October 31, 2012

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