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Around Town: Glitz and Glamour of Las Vegas Hits Old Town Newhall

June 19, 2015

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Last night, hundreds of community members filled Main Street in Old Town Newhall for the Thursdays@Newhall’s Let it Ride! Vegas themed SENSES block party, presented by Galpin Subaru.

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Residents tested their luck at the black jack, roulette, craps and three card poker dealer tables.

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Adult beverages were also available for purchase from The Vu Bar and Lounge’s onsite bar.

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Attendees also enjoyed a live performance from classic 80’s rock and pop tunes band After Party.

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Visitors also enjoyed savory and sweet treats throughout the night from Baby’s Badass Burgers, Lobsta Truck, Sweet E’s Truck, Newhall Refinery and El Trocadero Steak House, and hung out in the Galpin Lounge.

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The previously-canceled Revved Up car show returned to Main Street and featured Traditional Roads and Customs.

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For more information about the City of Santa Clarita’s 2015 Thursdays@Newhall events, visit OldTownNewhall.com/ThursdaysatNewhall.

Let It Ride! Senses ‘Vegas’ Themed Block Party Happening this Thursday in Old Town Newhall

June 17, 2015

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The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, will feature black jack, roulette, craps and more on Thursday, June 18, with a “Let it Ride” Vegas-inspired SENSES on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.

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From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. residents can test “lady luck” at black jack, roulette, craps and three card poker dealer tables or enjoy a live performance from classic 80’s rock and pop tunes band, After Party.

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Meanwhile on Main Street, the previously-canceled Revved Up car show featuring Traditional Roads and Customs will join the block party fun. Vehicles from the 40’s, 50’s and early-60’s with a primary emphasis on low-buck and home-built using period-correct components will line Main Street to be viewed and voted on for People’s Choice.

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Thursdays@Newhall visitors can also enjoy savory and sweet treats throughout the night from Baby’s Badass Burgers, Lobsta Truck, Sweet E’s Truck, Newhall Refinery and El Trocadero Steak House, and hang out in the Galpin Lounge. Adult beverages will be available for purchase at SENSES from The Vu Bar and Lounge’s onsite bar and at Revved Up from Persia Lounge.

For more information about the City of Santa Clarita’s 2015 Thursdays@Newhall events, visit OldTownNewhall.com/ThursdaysatNewhall.

‘Thursdays@Newhall’ Series Continues in June with ArtSlam

June 3, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, continues in June with its fourth installment of the 2015 season.

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Main Street in Old Town Newhall will come to life each Thursday evening with a variety of things to see, including a ceramic art display, West African dance and drums performances, a custom and classic motorcycles show, a Vegas-inspired block party, an appearance by author Melissa Shepherd and a performance by Miss Devon & The Outlaw.

ArtSLAM returns to Old Town Newhall this Thursday, June 4, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. which will feature Katherine Ridder and Charles Singer of CASI Ceramic Artist Studio, Inc. with live potter’s wheel and hand building demos. At 7:30 p.m. participants can take part in JAM Sessions, hosted by Ford Theatre Foundation, as Yeko Ladzekpo-Cole leads an energetic African Dance and Drums night per the traditions of the Ewe and Dagomba people of Ghana.

Revved Up from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, will feature custom Choppers, custom Harleys and classic motorcycles such as Bonneville, Indian Chief and Norton Commando. The event will also include music, food trucks and adult beverages. Local residents interested in submitting an automobile for consideration in Revved Up can apply online.

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SENSES returns from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, when Main Street is closed down for a “Let it Ride” Vegas-inspired block party. The evening will feature classic rock hits from After Party, gaming tables, magic performances and specialty adult beverages.

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The June lineup of Thursday@Newhall events finishes on Thursday, June 25 with the ARTree Speaker Series, presented in partnership with the CalArts Community Arts Partnership and the City of Santa Clarita, and SCVTV presents the OutWest Concert Series.

For more information about the City of Santa Clarita’s 2015 Thursdays@Newhall events, visitOldTownNewhall.com/ThursdaysatNewhall or contact the City’s Arts and Events Office at (661) 250-3787.

Masquerade! Paper Faces on Parade! Thursdays@Newhall ‘Senses’ Block Party Coming this Thursday to Old Town Newhall

May 20, 2015

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Thursdays@Newhall’s most popular event, Senses, returns with a Masquerade-themed block party, presented by Galpin Subaru, happening this Thursday, May 21, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.

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There will be fun themed activities, adult themed drinks, TheGrilledCheeseTruck and Recesstruck food trucks and a live musical performance by the 19-piece, 1930’s New Orleans Orchestra and Cabaret Show, Vaud and the Villians.

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Check out Thursdays@Newhall on Facebook and Twitter.  For more information about the event, visit Thursdays@Newhall.com.

2015 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival At-a-Glance, Everything a Festival-Goer Should Know

April 17, 2015

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The 22nd Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, comes to Old Town Newhall this Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19. For continual updates from the festival, follow CowboyFestSC on Twitter and Facebook.com/CityofSantaClarita.

There are certain tips and information that may be helpful, especially for new festival attendees:

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TICKETS

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DIRECTIONS/SHUTTLE SITE
  • The shuttle site is located at Railroad Avenue and 13th Street in the City of Santa Clarita.
  • The shuttle to William S. Hart Park is free and there is no on-site parking, so all attendees must park at the shuttle site.

From Interstate 5:

  • Exit Lyons Avenue, proceed east 2 miles
  • Turn left on Railroad Ave. & prepare for right turn.
  • Turn Right onto 13th St.
From State Route 14
  • Exit Newhall Avenue & stay to right on Railroad Ave
  • Turn Right onto 13th Street, cross RR tracks to shuttle site
  • Tickets can be purchased at the shuttle site. For a list of commonly asked questions click here.
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WHAT TO WEAR
  • We love to see our Festival patrons dress like the West!
  • Festival presenters suggest comfortable closed toed shoes.
  • Check the weather. While most performances are inside or under cover, much of the festival is open-air.
HOURS
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

FOOD & WATER

  • A variety of great food is available for purchase at the William S. Hart Park.
  • Bottled water is provided.

MISC

  • Guests are allowed to take pictures at the Festival.
  • Pets are not allowed on the property with the exception of Guide Dogs or Service Dogs.
  • Guns and knives, even if they’re decorative, are not allowed onto the property.
  • An ATM is available on site.
  • Beer and wine are available for purchase on site.
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LINKS (Click for more information).

Head Down to Old Town Newhall for the ‘Country Throwdown’ Senses Block Party Tonight

April 16, 2015

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Get on your horse and ride down to the ‘Country Throwdown’ cowboy themed Senses block party happening tonight, April 16, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.

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There will be fun activities, food trucks, cowboy themed drinks and a live musical performance by Dawson’s Gang at the event.

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Local businesses will offer discounts and specials throughout the night at the block party.

For more information about the Senses and future events, visit ThursdaysAtNewhall.com.

Saddle Up! ‘Thursdays@Newhall’ April Events Begin Tonight with ArtSlam

April 2, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, continues in April with its second installment of fun and exciting events of the 2015 season.

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Main Street in Old Town Newhall will come to life each Thursday evening with a variety of events, including square dancing, a car show with trucks and off-road vehicles, a Western-themed block party, an appearance by acclaimed director Jorge Gutierrez and performances by renowned musicians Kristyn Harris and Jim Jones.

ArtSLAM and JAM Sessions, hosted by the Ford Theatre Foundation, returns on tonight from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Residents can explore the free ArtSLAM open-air gallery featuring local and regional artists, while Susan Michaels and Triple Chicken Foot lead do-si-doers in swinging square dances for JAM Sessions.

Revved Up cruises onto Main Street with trucks and off-roading vehicles on Thursday, April 9, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. The event will also include a live DJ, food trucks and a beer and wine garden for adults. Local residents interested in submitting an automobile for consideration in a future Revved Up Car Show can apply online.

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In anticipation of the 22nd Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy FestivalSENSES returns to Old Town Newhall with a Country Throwdown block party on Thursday, April 16, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. The event will feature live country music, line dancing, horse shoes, trick roping and gourmet food trucks.

The ARTree Speaker Series will finish out the April lineup with a free screening of the animated film “The Book of Life“, and discussion with its director, Cal Arts graduate Jorge Guierrez, on Thursday, April 23, from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Newhall Community Center.

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As part of the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, SCVTV presents the OutWest Concert Series will be held on Wednesday, April 15, with the 2015 Western Music Association’s Female and Male Performers of the Year: Kristyn Harris and Jim Jones. The western music event starts at 8 p.m. at the Repertory East Playhouse. Tickets can be purchased here.

For more information about the City of Santa Clarita’s 2015 Thursdays@Newhall events, visit OldTownNewhall.com/ThursdaysatNewhall or contact the City’s Arts and Events Office at (661) 250-3787.

Kiss Me, I’m Irish! Senses Returns with Irish-Themed Block Party this Thursday

March 17, 2015

Thursdays@Newhall’s most popular event, Senses, returns to Old Town Newhall with a Luck O’ the Irish-themed block party, presented by Galpin Subaru, happening this Thursday from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Main Street.

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There will be Irish themed activities, green adult drinks, food trucks and a live musical performance by Celtic rock band Green Ashes.

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Check out Thursdays@Newhall on Facebook and Twitter.  For more information about the event, visit Thrusdays@Newhall.com.

Around Town: 40 Classic VWs featured at Thursdays@Newhall’s ‘Revved Up’ Debut

March 13, 2015

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On Thursday, March 12, the City of Santa Clarita debuted its new monthly car show, Revved Up, as part of its Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.

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More than 500 people packed the Main Street in Old Town Newhall to attend the event, which featured 40 classic VW’s including: Beetles, classic buses, Type 3s, Karmann Ghias, Things (aka Type 181) and a Porsche-VW 914. Attendees voted on the cars in two categories: People’s Choice and Peer Choice.

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Revved Up also included a live DJ, food trucks and a beer and wine garden.

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The next Revved Up event will feature trucks and off-roading vehicles on Thursday, April 9. Residents can submit their car for consideration to be featured at the next event.

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The next Thursdays@Newhall event will be the Luck O’ the Irish Senses block party which will be held on Thursday, March 19, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.

For more information about future Thursday@Newhall events, visit Thursday@Newhall.com.

 

Around Town: Demolition Begins on City Owned Block in Old Town Newhall

March 9, 2015

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This past Friday, demolition began on the City owned block across the street from the Old Town Newhall Library.

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