Picks of the Week - Happenings
By Chris O'Neal and Michel Miller 10/17/2013
THE COLOR RUN 5K Saturday, Oct 19.
The Color Run™, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness, and individuality. This untimed run gives runners an opportunity to be doused in random colors at every kilometer, ending with a “Finishing Party” during which time more colors are tossed about. $45-$50. Check in at 7 a.m, race begins at 9 and 9:30 a.m. Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. For more information, visit thecolorrun.com/ventura.
16TH ANNUAL KINETIC SCULPTURE RACE Saturday, Oct 19.
Using home made contraptions, teams of people will attempt to traverse varying levels of terrain all in the name of glory. These machines are people-powered and this event is fun for the whole family. 8:22 a.m.-4 p.m. Ventura Harbor, 1603 Anchors Way Drive, Ventura. For more information, visit www.kineticrace.com.
KISS ME KATE Oct. 18-27.
Cabrillo Music Theatre kicks off its 20th season with this Tony award-winning musical featuring Cole Porter’s most popular score that’s been charming audiences for generations with a clever combination of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew and backstage shenanigans during the production of a musical version of the play, KATE. Kavli Theater, Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 449-2787 or cabrillomusictheatre.com.