Events and festivals


Banana Festival: The 6th Annual Port of Hueneme Banana Festival offers a variety of foods including barbecue, gourmet grilled cheese, banana splits, banana beignets and more, live music, beer and margaritas, free tours of the port, arts and crafts vendors and activities for kids. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at the corner of Surfside Drive and Market Street in Port Hueneme. 535-4060;

Seabees Museum Tours: Curator Kim Cromwell will lead two behind-the-scenes tours of the museum, including collections, artifacts and archival materials not normally seen by the public. Reservations required. 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sept. 30, 3201 N. Ventura Road, Port Hueneme. To make a reservation, call 982-6189 or email

“The Townies” Block Party Live: “The Townies” podcast presents a live storytelling event featuring music by local artist Tom Lennon and storytelling performances by Tatum Becker, Megan Bergkvist, Lily Brown, Noah Lashly, Betsy Randle and more. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Topa Mountain Winery, 821 W. Ojai Ave., Ojai. Free. For more information, visit or

Fall Harvest Festival: Underwood Family Farms will kick off its 20th annual festival with Friends of the Farm Weekend, with demonstrations including police cars and motorcycles, fire trucks, ambulances, bomb robots, Search and Rescue and more. Other highlights include live country music, an antique tractor show and a Wild West Weekend featuring stunt ropers, a gold miner and more. Sept. 30 through Oct. 29, 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark. 529-3690;

Bikes, Blues & BBQ Ride: The fourth annual ride presented by Rotary…