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Escape Events Calendar (April 13, 2012)

Posted: April 13, 2012 6:00 a.m.
Updated: April 13, 2012 6:00 a.m.

By Jim Walker
Escape Editor

J.R.'s Comedy Club
27630 The Old Road, Valencia, CA 91355
Phone: (661) 259-2291
Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14, 9 p.m.: Jackie Flynn

Canyon Theatre Guild
24242 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321
Box Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday, Saturday and Sunday noon - 7 p.m.
Phone: (661) 799-2702
Friday, April 13, 8 p.m.: "Barefoot in the Park"
Saturday, April 14, 2 p.m.: "Anne of Green Gables"
Saturday, April 14, 8 p.m.: "Barefoot in the Park"

Repertory East Playhouse
24266 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321
Phone: (661) 288-0000
Friday, April 13, 8 p.m.: "Journey's End"
Saturday, April 14, 8 p.m.: "Journey's End" closes
Thursday, April 19, 8 p.m.: Cowboy Couture, Western-inspired fashion show (as part of the Cowboy Festival)
Friday, May, 11, 8 p.m.: "The Great American Trailer Park Musical" opens

Santa Clarita Performing
Arts Center at College
of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Phone: (661) 362-5304
Friday, April 13, 8 p.m.: JazzReach
Saturday, April 14, 2 p.m.: Fancy Nancy
Saturday, April 21, 7 p.m.: COC Orchestras
Saturday, April 28, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Wartime Romance

Vino 100
28112 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia, CA 91355
Phone: (661) 294-6886
Fridays, April 13, 20 and 27, 6-9 p.m., Wine and Jazz; Listen to the smooth jazz sounds of local artist Harry Orlove, composer, arranger, and accomplished guitarist.
Tuesday, April 17, 6-8 p.m., Black Bag Wine Club Tasting Night; no cost for members; $15/visitors
Tasty Tuesdays, enjoy a $5 tasting flight with the purchase of a bottle of wine.
Every Friday and Saturday evening, jump start your weekend enjoying fine wines and Vino 100's small plate bar menu; $15 three-flight tasting, $25 five-flight tasting, or order by the glass or by the bottle.

Wine 661
24268 Valencia Blvd., Valencia, CA 91355
Phone: (661) 288-2980
Wine 661 is an intimate wine bar and bottle shop that regularly features special wine tastings, beer tastings, and fun events, including live music on select nights.
Sunday - Thursday: Happy Hour from 3-6 p.m. $7 wines and apps
Mondays: Girls Night Out - Women get 10 percent off food, wine and wine tchotchkes
Tuesdays: $10 Tuesday - A flight of four wines is just $10

Bianchi Planetarium
CSUN Campus, 18111 Nordoff St., Northridge, CA 91330
Phone: info (818) 677-5601, tickets (818) 677-2488
During the spring 2012 semester, planetarium programs will be given every other Friday evening at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Weather permitting, telescope viewing of celestial objects, using CSUN's campus observatory, will follow each program.
Friday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.: Spring Sky Show.
Friday, April 13, 8:30 p.m.: Hubble Vision: A fascinating tour of the cosmos.
Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.: Spring Sky Show.
Friday, April 27, 8:30 p.m.: Chasing Shadows: The Kep-ler Mission and the Impending Revolution in How we View Our Earth.
Thursday, May 10, 7:30 p.m.: Spring Sky Show.
Thursday, May 10, 8:30 p.m.: Venus in Transit.

Spring Tours at
Tehachapi Museum
310 S. Green St., Tehachapi, CA 93561
Phone: (661) 822-8152
April 14 through June 16, 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.: The spring tour season at Tomo Kahni State Historic Park in Tehachapi.

Casino Night
Blessed Kateri Slattery Hall, 22508 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus, CA 91350
Phone: (661) 296-3180
Saturday, April 14, 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.: Craps, blackjack, roulette and poker to win chances at gift baskets. Tickets $30 each or $50 for two and include raffle prizes, DJ, hors d'oeuvres and no-host bar. Over 21 only. Order tickets at under the "donate now" button.

Magoo Watercolor demo
SCAA meeting in the Community Room at Barnes and Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia, CA 91355
Phone: (661) 244-7689
Monday, April 16, 6:30 p.m.: Juan Magoo, one of the Philippines' foremost watercolorists, will demonstrate his painting free at the Santa Clarita Artists' Association meeting.

Art Show at Union Bank
23620 Lyons Ave., Newhall, CA 91321
Phone: (661) 244-7689
April 18 - 24: Art Show, with an open reception on April 20 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Gentle Barn Foundation
15825 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91390
Phone: (661) 252-2440
Sundays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Come in for family fun! See and play with all kinds of rescued animals, while hearing their stories. $5 donation per person requested.

Morning Storytime
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
23630 Valencia Boulevard, Valencia, CA 91355
Phone: (661) 254- 6604
Mondays, 10 a.m.: Toddler story time.
Saturdays, 10 a.m.: Toddler story time.

Route 66 Classic Grill
Route 66 Classic Grill, 18730 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country, CA 91351
Phone: (661) 298-1494
Wednesdays, 6-10 p.m.: Bike Night! Live music, best bike contest, and BBQ and drink specials.

William S. Hart Park Museum
24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321
Phone: (661) 254-4584
The museum is now open after having improvements made to better protect the building and artifacts.
Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Guided tours begin every half-hour and last 30 minutes. Admission is free.

Zoppeland Jousting
15568 Greenleaf Springs Road, Frazier park, CA 93225
Phone: (661) 245-4000
First and third Sundays of each month, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: The American Jousting Alliance presents a family event watching jousting and participating in other activities. Adults $8, children 6-12 $6 and children 5 and under free.


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