Latin sounds, exotic dancing and spicy culinary flavors are all part of the 25th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival. The festival is a celebration of all things salsa--the food, music and dance. Festivalgoers are treated to live salsa bands, salsa dance lessons, a tasting tent with dozens of different varieties of salsa and hot sauces and a salsa recipe challenge.
The fair features arts, crafts, food, exhibits, displays, demonstrations, farm animals, a petting zoo, carnival rides, games and entertainment. Special events and musical entertainment take place every day, through Aug. 12. VenturaCountyFair.org
The public is invited to watch the Dallas Cowboys pre-season training camp, through August 16. "Cowboys on Tour" trucks, team merchandise and Hall of Fame trailers will be onsite. Free admission. View the training schedule at VisitOxnard.com/Cowboys.
The 22nd season of one of the region’s most popular outdoor theatrical events features William Shakespeare’s “Othello,” through Aug. 5. Grounds open at 5:30 p.m. for pre-show picnicking and entertainment. $25 for adults, $20 for seniors 65 and over, $15 for students with ID and, as always, free for everyone under 18. Reserved lawn boxes available. KingsmenShakespeare.org
More than 90 exclusive wedding professionals are ready to assist with all aspects of wedding planning. Event features the latest bridal fashions and tasty treats from caterers and bakeries. BridalPremiere.com
The Sun Sets Summer Concert Series features live music at the traditionally private Calabasas Lake, providing a scenic backdrop and ample field seating for picnickers. The public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and sweaters. Some fixed seating is available on a first come first served basis. CityofCalabasas.com
The City of Agoura Hills Summer Concerts in the Park are free and open to the public. Also on Aug. 19: Surfin' - 60's surf sounds. AgouraHillsRec.org
The Conejo Recreation & Park District 2018 Summer Concerts in the Park series are free and open to the public. Bring blankets and picnic baskets. Refreshments, such as hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones, etc., available for purchase. CRPD.org
The Camarillo Wings Association hosts, supported by volunteers from the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, EAA Chapter 723 and the Ventura County 99s. Presented by California Aeronautical University, the show includes aerobatic performances from classic warbirds from the CAF, military and experimental aircraft, antique cars and motorcycles and more. $17 in advance; $20 day of event. WingsOverCamarillo.com
These four highly skilled and well-known multi-instrumentalists have joined forces to create an exciting weave of music rooted in the Celtic, Nordic and American folk traditions.
History comes alive in the funniest ways when Emmy Award-winning writer Gene Perret talks about the best gags he wrote as head writer for comedians Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller and the "Carol Burnett" TV show. Event takes place at the Goebel Adult Community Center. Tickets are $5; proceeds benefit the Goebel Senior Center Commission.
Join the community for the Concert for the Cats, 2018 featuring top jazz artists to benefit wildlife research and projects with the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. For tickets: SamoFund.org/ConcertForTheCats/.
The Silent Film Society of Hollywood Heritage presents the 1926 film, "Flesh and the Devil," starring Greta Garbo, John Gilbert and Lars Hanson. Live musical accompaniment presented by Michael Mortilla. Tickets: $6.
Join a diverse local poetry community to read, listen, encourage and inspire. In partnership with Phil Taggart, Ventura County Poet Laureate, and host Ken Jones.
The Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of REALTORS and 501(c)(3) nonprofit CSMAR Public Benefit Foundation invite the public to sample local beer and wine, accompanied by food prepared by the Los Robles Greens chef. The event also features arts and crafts vendors, a Silent Raffle and live entertainment. 805WineBrewFest.com
This world premiere theatrical concert picks up where "Lonesome Traveler" left off. Directed by Ovation-winner James O’Neil, and written by O’Neil, Lifetime Grammy Award-Winner George Grove and Tony nominee Dan Wheetman, this concert features songs of protest and passion, moving us beyond the moment when Dylan picked up the electric guitar at Newport in ’65 and into the ‘80s.