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22nd Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival Recap: VIDEO

May 26, 2015

This Week in Santa Clarita covered the 22nd annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival which took place on April 18 – 19 at William S. Hart Park in Old Town Newhall.

Around Town: Old Town Newhall Farmers Market

May 22, 2015

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Come check out the Old Town Newhall Farmers’ Market. The market brings a fresh approach to food shopping.

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Hours for this Saturday, May 23,  from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Newhall Community Center, located at 22421 Market Street. You will find the finest in fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetables.

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In addition to the fresh and delicious food available for purchase, the event will feature fun activities for the entire family.

For more information on the Farmers’ Market 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.

Around Town: Thursdays@Newhall’s ArtSlam Presents ‘Street Chalk Art’ in Old Town Newhall

May 11, 2015

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On Thursday, May 7, ArtSlam, part of Thursdays@Newhall, presented Street Chalk Art on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.

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11 local artists, along with the SCVi Charter School students, completed 27 chalk art pieces on Main Street

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

‘Thursdays@Newhall’ Series Continues on May 7 with ArtSlam

May 4, 2015

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

On Thursday, May 7, from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. the Old Town Newhall Association presents street chalk art at ArtSLAM. Residents can watch more than 20 chalk art pieces take shape while perusing other works on display from local and student artists.

Also on Thursday, May 7, beginning at 7:30 p.m. community members can take part in JAM Sessions, hosted by the Ford Theatre Foundation, as Christine Inouye leads celebratory bon dances, set to ondo music by Japenese folk fusion ensemble Minyo Station.

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On Thursday, May 14, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. the Revved Up car show will feature traditional rods and customs, specifically 40’s, 50’s and early-60’s vehicles with a primary emphasis on low-buck and home-built using period-correct components. The event will also include music, food trucks and adult beverages. Local residents interested in submitting an automobile for consideration in a future Revved Up Car Show can apply online.

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Don masks and formal attire on Thursday, May 21, when SENSES returns with a free Masquerade block party from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The evening will feature the scintillating 19-piece, 1930’s New Orleans Orchestra and Cabaret Show of Vaud and the Villains, food trucks and adult beverages.

On Thursday, May 28, the ARTree Speaker Series, presented in partnership with the CalArts Community Arts Partnership, will feature Los Angeles animator, filmmaker and artist Javier Barboza from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library. Barboza will discuss his surreal and narrative methods of creativity that tackles the complexities of urban life.

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Also on Thursday, May 28, beginning at 8 p.m. the SCVTV presents the OutWest Concert Series will host Susie Glaze & The Hilonesome Band, a newgrass Americana folk fusion quintet, 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.

Around Town: 22nd Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

April 24, 2015

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This past weekend, thousands of community members attended the 22nd Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, which took place at its new location at William S. Hart Park.

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Festival goers had the opportunity to explore the history of the William S. Hart Museum and Heritage Junction.

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There was live western music on multiple stages, western themed vendors and food trucks and fun activities for all ages.

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For more information about the City’s annual Cowboy Festival, visit CowboyFestival.org.

Around Town – Walk of Western Stars 2015 Induction Ceremony: Diamond Farnsworth

April 22, 2015

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On Thursday, April 16, Legendary stuntman Diamond Farnsworth was inducted to the Western Walk of Stars as part of the 2015 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival.

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Farnsworth has worked as a film and television stuntman since 1968 and a stunt coordinator since 1980, appearing in more than 50 feature films and more than 500 episodes of primetime television, including “Bonanza” and “How the West Was Won.”

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He currently serves as stunt coordinator and stunt double for Mark Harmon on “NCIS.” Diamond is the son of actor and stuntman Richard Farnsworth, who was inducted into the Walk of Western Stars in 2000.

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Mayor Marsha McLean and the Santa Clarita City Council presented Diamond Farnsworth with a plaque from the City of Santa Clarita.

For more information on the Walk of Western Stars, visit OldTownNewhall.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.


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