Wednesday

“GRAPHENE SUPER-CAPACITORS: THE KEY TO HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES” 5:30 p.m. Professor Richard B. Kaner presents the opportunities of using graphene for super-capacitor vehicle energy storage and other products. $15. Total Wine Conference Center, 394 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, www.cleantechnologycouncil.org.

VENTURA COUNTY CAMERA CLUB MEETING 6:30 p.m. The first part of the meeting will be an instructional workshop followed by the showing of member images. Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura, www.VenturaCountyCameraClub.com. 

WOMEN’S ECONOMIC VENTURES FREE SELF-EMPLOYMENT TRAINING ORIENTATION 6-7 p.m. (and Sept. 20, noon-1 p.m.). Orientations will cover class details and help you determine your readiness for the next Self-Employment Training (SET) course beginning in August. RSVP for location by visiting http://www.wevonline.org/orientations.

Thursday

ALL THAT JAZZ! 6:30-7:30 p.m. Local talent Reed Galloway and his bandmates will perform some cool and hot jazz. Simi Valley Public Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley, www.simivalleylibrary.org.

LUPIN III: THE CASTLE OF CAGLIOSTRO 7 p.m. (and Tuesday, Sept. 19, subtitled). Hayao Miyazaki’s directorial debut film features Lupin and Jigen, who successfully rob a casino of millions only to find that the money is counterfeit. Century RiverPark 16, 2766 Seaglass Way, Oxnard, www.fathomevents.com.

MOORPARK DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING 6:30 p.m. Dr. Greg Gillespie, chancellor of the Ventura County Community College District, will speak. Meridian Hills Rec Room, 6801 Breezy Glen Drive, Moorpark, 338-5582.

MUST-SEE MOVIE: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 6:30 p.m. Chris Pratt shows off his weight loss in this sci-fi romp loosely connected to the Marvel comics universe. Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, www.camarillolibrary.org.

SIMI VALLEY DAYS FESTIVAL 2-10 p.m. (through Sunday, Sept. 17, various times). Simi Valley Days return with a music festival, carnival games, contests and prizes, free samples and giveaways, shopping, arts and crafts and much more. $5. Simi Valley Town Center, 1555 Town Center Way, Simi Valley, www.svfamf.com.

THE SOMIS THURSDAY CLUB 11:15 a.m. This local women’s club offers a catered lunch and program, this month’s program featuring a “Portrayal of Carmen Camarillo.” $15. 5380 Bell St., Somis, 388-1275.

VENTURA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT HOSTS OPEN HOUSE 4-6 p.m. Network and learn about programs and future goals planned to serve the community and students more effectively. District Administrative Center, 761 E. Daily Drive, suite 200, Camarillo, www.vcccd.edu

Friday

CLU CORPORATE LEADERS BREAKFAST SERIES: BIOTECH INNOVATIONS PANEL 7:30-9 a.m. This event will feature speakers from across the biotech industry. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, www.callutheran.edu.

“CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN HEALTHCARE” FALL SPEAKER SERIES Noon-2 p.m. James Hornstein, M.D., ethics chair of the Ventura County Medical Center, will be the featured speaker. CSU, Channel Islands, Malibu Hall, 1 University Drive, Camarillo, go.csuci.edu/mvs-speakerseries. 

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY 5-9 p.m. Every third Friday, the food trucks gather at the Pacific View Mall with live music and more. Pacific View Mall, Trader Joe’s Parking Lot, 3301-1 E. Main St., Ventura. For more information, visit www.shoppacificview.com.

OJAI VALLEY GREEN COALITION SKYGLOW PROJECT PRESENTATION 7-9 p.m. SKYGLOW explores the history and mythology of celestial observation, the proliferation of electrical outdoor lighting that spurred the rise of the “skyglow” phenomenon. $10 suggested donation. Thacher School Milligan Center for the Performing Arts, 5025 Thacher Road, Ojai, www.ojaivalleygreencoalition.org.

SANTA CLARA HIGH SCHOOL GOLF TOURNAMENT 11 a.m. All proceeds from the tournament go to support new technology for the high school. A dinner for the golfers will be held at 5:30 p.m. $150. River Ridge Golf Course, Victoria Lakes, 2401 W. Vineyard Ave., Oxnard, www.santaclarahighschool.com/annual-golf-tournament.html.

“THE BEST OF THE GREAT AMERICAN SOLAR ECLIPSE” 7:15 p.m. Members of VCAS share their photos and stories as they retrace the path of totality across America. Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark, www.vcas.org.

VENTURA COUNTY STUDENT VETERAN EXPO 9 a.m. The expo is designed to connect student veterans with services and benefits, with representatives from various organizations present. Ventura College, Applied Science Center, Lecture Hall ASC-150, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura, https://goo.gl/Fg8q3U

Saturday

CALIFORNIA BEER FESTIVAL AND BOOTS & BREWS COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL Friday, Sept. 15, through Sunday, Sept. 17. If you’re looking for a weekend of beer-centric activities culminating in the county’s largest festival of all things beer then look no further! Beginning on Friday, Sept. 15, wet your whistle when local chefs pair creations with local brews as part of the Food and Beer Pairing event, 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, brings the main event: Craft Beer Heaven, 12:30-5 p.m., featuring 85 craft beers on tap, food vendors, music and more. Sunday kicks off Boots & Brews from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., a family-friendly event featuring food, beer and live country music. $29-129. Plaza Park, 673 E. Santa Clara St., Ventura, www.californiabeerfestival.com/cbf-ventura.

THIRD ANNUAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS FAIR 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Participants will be able to browse multiple informational booths, check out Fire Department emergency response equipment, and experience what an earthquake feels like in the Big Shaker Earthquake simulator. Fire Administration, 360 W. Second St., Oxnard, 385-3947.

A CELEBRATION OF OXNARD LIVING HISTORY AND CONSTITUTION WEEK 1:30-3:30 p.m. Celebrate Oxnard’s history and the U.S. Constitution with a fundraiser for the GOP, featuring live historical re-enactments. $50. La Dolce Vita Restaurant, 715 S. A St., Oxnard, 619- 368-4613.

ARTS AND EATS 6-8 p.m. Shop and enjoy art at this event spanning 16 shops and galleries in downtown Ventura, www.foxfinejewelry.com/event/article/arts-eats/.

CALIFORNIA COASTAL CLEANUP 9 a.m. Be one of the approximately 60,000 people across the state planning to volunteer to help protect our environment by removing debris from beaches, creeks, rivers and lakes. For Ventura County locations, visit www.vccoastcleanup.org/get-involved/.

CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN: SUPREMACY 5 p.m. Watch two world champion boxers knock the crap out of each other, broadcast live into theaters. $16-18. Century RiverPark 16, 2766 Seaglass Way, Oxnard, www.fathomevents.com 

DIVIDED WE FALL 3 p.m. This film revolves around a couple who are somewhat apathetic toward the German occupation until Josef finds his former Jewish neighbor David hiding in his old apartment. Ojai Library, 111 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai, www.vencolibrary.org.

FOR THE LOVE OF ART: SHARING THE VISION 6-10 p.m. This year’s For the Love of Art theme is “Sharing the Vision” and will honor longtime Focus on the Masters patrons Mary and James Galbraith. $100-125. Four Points by Sheraton, 1050 Schooner Drive, Ventura, www.focusonthemasters.com. 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL 9 a.m.-1:45 p.m. by appointment only. City of Ventura residents and small businesses (CESQGs) may safely dispose of chemicals and other hazardous materials at this third-Saturday event. For more information, call 652-4525 for appointment and location.

INTERFACE HOPE AND HARVEST BENEFIT 6-11 p.m. A live performance by child and adult actors will accompany dinner at this benefit. $300. Sherwood Country Club, 320 W. Stafford Road, Thousand Oaks, www.icfs.org.

McCREA RANCH MOVIE NIGHTS 8-10 p.m. The feature film will be The More the Merrier a 1943 romantic comedy starring Joel McCrea and Jean Arthur. $10. McCrea Ranch Visitors Center, 4500 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. 495-2163.

REIGN VMX VINTAGE MOTORCYLE SHOW 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This event will feature vintage motorcycles (from Japan, Germany, Czechoslovakia and more) that have been restored to their former glory. 4830 Calle Alto, suite L, Camarillo, www.facebook.com/ReignVMX/.

ROCK ON THE DOCK CONCERT SERIES 3-6 p.m. This series features a lineup of musicians performing free to the public on a floating stage in the Ventura Harbor, today featuring Freedom of Expression (reggae). Ventura Harbor Village, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, www.venturaharborvillage.com.

SENIOR CONCERNS ULTIMATE DINING EXPERIENCE 5 p.m. Enjoy an evening of Mad Men-era celebration, including wine and cocktails, food from area restaurants, and the groovy music of Tony Ferrari. $210+. Hyatt Regency Westlake, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village, www.seniorconcerns.org.

THE VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY FREE FAMILY HISTORY PRESENTATION 10:30 a.m. Speaker Susan Morris will present “New Discovery of Native Peoples of San Nicolas Island In Nineteenth-Century Los Angeles” (1 p.m.) followed by an autograph album workshop (2:30 p.m.) at this event, with a DNA special-interest group meeting at 10:30 a.m. Camarillo Library Community Room, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, 571-8274.

TIRE RACK STREET SURVIVAL® TEEN DRIVING SCHOOL 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Students will receive a valuable classroom session and then will learn, hands-on, how to manage everyday driving hazards, obstacles and challenges. Open to licensed drivers aged 16-21, $75. For more information, visit www.streetsurvival.org.

OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY WALK TO FIGHT SUICIDE 9 a.m. This demonstration will feature thousands of individuals simultaneously walking to raise awareness of suicide prevention in the LGBT community. Constitution Park, 1287 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo, www.afsp.donordrive.com.

“WHO DONE IT?” MURDER MYSTERY BENEFIT 5:30 p.m. Put on your Sherlock Holmes hat and get ready to solve a mystery benefiting the Samaritan Center for the Homeless. $90. Wood Ranch Golf Club, 301 Wood Ranch Parkway, Simi Valley, 231-2497 

Sunday

THE IDIOMATIQUES CONCERT 2 p.m. This Gypsy Jazz band will perform as part of the library’s summer series. Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, www.camarillolibrary.org.

VENTURA AUDUBON SOCIETY AT SANTA CLARA RIVER ESTUARY/SURFERS KNOLL 8 a.m. See a variety of shorebirds, including western snowy plovers, ruddy and black turnstones and, hopefully, surfbirds. For more information and meeting location, call 661-904-1563.

WINEMAKER’S DINNER 4:30-8 p.m. Wine expert Michael Pavlidis will host this dinner featuring wines and Greek food. The Greek Mediterranean Steak and Seafood, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, suite 101, Ventura, 407-4302.

Monday

SIXTH ANNUAL OJAI VALLEY COLLEGE FAIR 5:30-7 p.m. All local high school students and their parents are welcome to attend this fair. Villanova Preparatory School, 12096 N. Ventura Ave., Ojai, www.villanovaprep.org.

CPR, FIRST AID AND AED COURSE 5:30-9:30 p.m. Jose Godinez, Certified Instructor, will lead the class in accordance with American Heart Association guidelines. $83-87. Camarillo Health Care District, 3639 E. Las Posas Road., bldg. E, suite 117, Camarillo, 388-1952, ext. 100.

DIVING INTO THE WORLD OF FICTION WORKSHOP 6:30 p.m. Look no further than this writing group to spice up your latest work of erotic or non-erotic fiction. Camarillo Public Library, 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, www.camarillolibrary.org.

DOLORES 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. With intimate and unprecedented access to this intensely private mother of 11, the film reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change. $7.50-10.75. Plaza Cinemas 14, 255 W. Fifth St., Oxnard, www.oxnardfilmsociety.org.

Tuesday

CSUCI LECTURE SERIES: ZOOT SUITERS 6:30-7:30 p.m. Assistant Professor of Chicano Studies Nicholas Centino, Ph.D., will talk about the “pachucas/os” subculture of the World War II home front, and the current revival of the zoot-suit-era style, music, dance and culture. Oxnard Public Library, 251 S. A St., Oxnard, go.csuci.edu/librarylectureseries 

OJAI PHOTO CLUB PRESENTS PHOTOGRAPHER ENRICO NATALI 7 p.m. Award-winning photographer Enrico Natali will present “How to Realize Your True Self in Photographs” at this meeting of the Ojai Photo Club. Help of Ojai’s Kent Hall, 111 W. Santa Ana Road, Ojai, www.ojaiphotoclub.com.

“THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOUR NEXT HOSPITAL STAY” 5:30-7 p.m. Understand what you may encounter in an ambulance transport and learn how to prepare for a hospital stay at this workshop. Senior Concerns, 401 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks, 497-0189.

Wednesday

SECOND ANNUAL SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS CONFERENCE 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Workshops in English and Spanish will cover prevention and awareness regarding suicide, with an emphasis on the Latino population. Oxnard College, 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard, mhsa@ventura.org 

CSUCI LECTURE SERIES: “LITERATURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE” 7-8 p.m. English Literature Lecturer Kyndra Turner, Ph.D., will discuss Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein,’ Richard Powers’ The Echo Maker and Consumption and Development in the Anthropocene. Thousand Oaks, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, go.csuci.edu/librarylectureseries.

ROSH HASHANAH CELEBRATION 7 p.m. Celebrate the Jewish High Holidays with prayer and other events nightly. Wyndham Garden Pierpont Inn, 550 Sanjon Road, Ventura, www.ChabadVentura.com.

“THE SHEIK AND THE SHRIEK OF ARABY, A FILM HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD-BY-THE-SEA” 6:30 p.m. Writer and local historian Richard Senate will present this talk on the film history of what is now the Channel Islands Harbor. $5-7. Channel Islands Maritime Museum. 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard, www.cimmvc.org 

UKULELE SONG CIRCLE 7-10 p.m. Uke your guts out at this song circle. Thousand Oaks Instrumental Music, 1501 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 236-7958.

 

ONGOING THEATER

DIXIE’S TUPPERWARE PARTY Sept. 14-17. Dixie Longate from Alabama throws a Tupperware Party filled with outrageously funny tales, heartfelt accounts, audience participation and the most fabulous assortment of Tupperware to grace a stage. $39-49. Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd.; 449-2787 or www.civicartsplaza.com.

A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED Through Sept. 30. In this Agatha Christie adaptation, an announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. $16-18. Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, 495-3715 or www.conejoplayers.org.

BECKY’S NEW CAR Through Oct. 1. In this comic joy ride, a middle-aged woman is unexpectedly offered a chance at a new life by a socially inept millionaire. $18-24. Santa Paula Theater Center, 125 S. Seventh St., Santa Paula, 525-4645 or www.santapaulatheatercenter.org.

CABARET Through Oct. 15. A writer and a showgirl fall in love in Berlin while Hitler rises to power. $22-25. Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley, 583-7900 or simi-arts.org.

INCOGNITO Through Oct. 1. In this Nick Payne play, four actors play 21 characters in interwoven stories about our desire to know ourselves, and to be understood by others. A West Coast premiere. Previews Sept. 13-15; opening night and party on Saturday, Sept. 16. $25-125. Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main St., Ventura, 667-2900 or www.rubicontheatre.org.

MY FAIR LADY Through Sept. 17. A cockney flower girl is transformed into an elegant lady in this musical production based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. $18-22. High Street Arts Center, 45 E. High St., Moorpark, 529-8700 or highstreetartscenter.com.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS Through Oct. 1. Set in a beauty shop in a small southern town, this funny and touching play focuses on the bonds between a multigenerational group of women. $17-20. Elite Theatre, 2731 S. Victoria Ave., Oxnard, 483-5118 or www.elitetheatre.org/.

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Through Sept. 24. Panic! Productions presents this comedy, very loosely based on Chekhov, about two middle-aged siblings, their movie star sister and her younger boyfriend. $18-20. Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, 381-2747 or hillcrestarts.com.

VENTURA IMPROV COMPANY Saturdays, 7 p.m.: The VIC performs improvisational theater at the Ventura Harbor Comedy Club every Saturday. $10. 1559 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura. Call 643-5701 or visit venturaimprov.com for schedule.

OPENING ART

BLACKBOARD GALLERY Sept. 15-Nov. 18. LA/LAndscapes, Real and Imagined, contemporary art dealing with the themes and traditions of landscape painting north and south of the Mexico/USA border. Presented in celebration of the Getty Center’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, exploring Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Reception on Saturday, Sept. 16, 1 p.m. Studio Channel Islands, 2222 E. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo, 383-1368 or studiochannelislands.org.

FOX FINE JEWELRY Sept. 14-Nov. 12. Celebrating Marta Nelson, art by or inspired by the 94-year-old Ojai artist and figure-drawing teacher. Reception on Saturday, Sept. 16, 6-8 p.m., coinciding with Arts & Eats. 560 E. Main St., Ventura, 652-1800 or www.foxfinejewelry.com.

JOHN SPOOR BROOME GALLERY Sept. 15-Nov. 17: The Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture (1995-2000) Revisited, featuring the work of Cuban-born Paul Sierra, whose work integrates North American influences with Latin visual and cultural roots. Presented in celebration of the Getty Center’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, exploring Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Through Sept. 20: Works by Megan Magbee and Nick Haro (Grad Wall) and Nursing Show (Palm-Temporary). Reception on Thursday, Sept. 14, 5-8 p.m. CSUCI, 1 University Drive, Camarillo, 437-8400 or art.csuci.edu.

MUSEUM OF VENTURA COUNTY Sept. 15-Nov. 26: Ayer y Todavía, art by Chicano artists about their culture, history, struggles and social issues. Presented in celebration of the Getty Center’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, exploring Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Opening reception on Friday, Sept. 15, 6-9 p.m. with a performance by Los Fabulocos Band. Through Sept. 30: Icons and Archetypes, Tom Hardcastle’s large oil paintings exploring pop culture icons. 100 E. Main St., Ventura, 653-0323 or venturamuseum.org.

NAMBA ARTS SPACE Sept. 16-Nov. 5. AHORA, mixed media, hanging textiles and video by Chilean native Dominga Opazo. Opening reception on Saturday, Sept. 16, 6-8 p.m. 47 S. Oak St., Ventura, 626-8876 or www.dabart.me.

NAPA HALL GALLERY Sept. 15-Nov. 17. The Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture (1995-2000) Revisited, featuring Los Angeles artists Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin, Oscar Castillo and Leo Limon. Presented in celebration of the Getty Center’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, exploring Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. CSUCI, One University Drive, Camarillo, 437-2772 or art.csuci.edu.

VERY VENTURA GIFT SHOP AND GALLERY Sept. 16-Nov. 10. From Sea to Skyscapes, work by Shannon Celia and Sherri Cassell. Opening reception on Saturday, Sept. 16, 6-8 p.m., coinciding with Arts & Eats. 540 E. Main St., Ventura, 628-3540.

ONGOING ART

643 PROJECT SPACE Opened Aug. 4. The Ol’ Switcheroo, works that explore role reversals by over 30 artists. 643 N. Ventura Ave., Ventura, f5projects.squarespace.com.

ATRIUM GALLERY Through Oct. 10. Dimensional Art, two-dimensional works with real depth; and Artists Along the 126, curated by the Fillmore Arts Guild. Closed weekends; free; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays at the Ventura County Hall of Administration, 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura. More information at www.VCArtscouncil.org.

BEATRICE WOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS Through Oct. 29. Legacy and Continuum, works created in the studio in conjunction with the center’s educational program (Beato Gallery); Ojai Studio Artists Salon, a centennial celebration of Walter and Louise Arensberg’s Dada salons featuring local artists (Logan Gallery); and The Transcendent Vessel, Rude Osolnik, Bob Stocksdale and the elevation of woodturning from utility to art (online). 8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Road, Ojai, 646-3381 or www.beatricewood.com.

BELL ARTS FACTORY Through Sept. 30. Los Amorosos (The Lovers), works by Rafael Perea de la Cabada that explore the concept of touch. Tool Room Gallery, 432 N. Ventura Ave, Ventura, bellartsfactory.org.

BUENAVENTURA GALLERY Through Oct. 8. Excursions by Kathy Ikerd, Femmes Japonaises by Lili Miura and Black and White (With a Touch of Color) by Darlene Roker. Also on display will be works by merit award winners Mary Kolada Scott and Carol Simson. Reception on Saturday, Sept. 16, 5-8 p.m. 700 E. Santa Clara St., Ventura, 648-1235 or www.buenaventuragallery.org.

CALIFORNIA MUSEUM OF ART THOUSAND OAKS Through Dec. 9. Exposed: The Female Lens in a Post-Identity Era? A photographic examination of identity through the artistry of women photographers. Part of the Femmes Photo Fest. 1948 Thousand Oaks Blvd., 405-5240 or www.cmato.org.

CALIFORNIA OIL MUSEUM Through Sept 24: Stuck on Seeps, exploring the mysteries and misconceptions of SoCal’s natural oil and gas seeps. Ongoing: Permanent petroleum exhibits as well as rotating exhibits of science, transportation and history. 1001 E. Main St., Santa Paula, 933-0076 or www.caoilmuseum.org.

CARNEGIE ART MUSEUM Through Nov. 19. The Avalanche and The Silence, Linda Arreola’s exploration of duality and opposing positions; and Collecting/California Latino Art, selected work from the Carnegie’s collection. Presented in celebration of the Getty Center’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, exploring Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. 424 S. C St., Oxnard, 385-8158 or www.carnegieam.org.

CHANNEL ISLANDS MARITIME MUSEUM Through Sept. 24: The Rivers: A Celebration of Life and Work on America’s Waterways with works by Daven Anderson. Ongoing: Port of Hueneme and Dutch Skies: Four Centuries of Seascape Paintings. 3900 Bluefin Circle in the Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard, 984-6260 or www.cimmvc.org.

COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL GALLERY Through Oct. 15. Life in the Wild, images of animals, both wild and domestic. 147 N. Brent St., first floor, Ventura, 648-1235 or www.buenaventuragallery.org.

D.A. DAVIDSON AND CO. Through Sept. 28. Paintings by Hilda Kilpatrick-Freyre. 60 S. California St., suite 301, Ventura.

DNTN GALLERY Through Oct. 30. Latino Visions in Oxnard 2017, presenting local artists that celebrate Latino art and culture. Reception on Friday, Sept. 15, 5-10 p.m. 519 S. C St., Oxnard.

FOUR FRIENDS GALLERY Through Nov. 9. L’optique féminine, photography by Joyce Wilson, Michelle Magdalena Maddox, Nancy Lehrer, Makenzie Goodman and Lindsey Ross. Part of the Femmes Photo Fest. 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, 601-7530 or www.foufriendsgallery.com.

FRED KAVLI THEATRE GALLERY Through Nov. 14. . . . Scapes, a group exhibition. Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., 449-2766 or civicartsplaza.com/galleries.

H GALLERY Through Oct. 1. Biotic, a group exhibition with works that convey overlooked or undervalued messages of organic development and human influence. 1793 E. Main St., Ventura, 626-8876 or www.dabart.me.

HILLCREST CENTER FOR THE ARTS GALLERIE Through Sept. 25. Cloth Journey, alteration and embellishment of textile surfaces by 11 artists from the Surface Art Association. 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, 381-2747 or hillcrestarts.com.

KWAN FONG GALLERY Through Sept. 28. Shakespeare: A Celebration, a range of paintings and prints that relate to Shakespeare’s life and plays, created by artists from the British Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks, 493-3697 or blogs.callutheran.edu/kwanfong.

LATITUDES FINE ART GALLERY Ongoing. The photographic collections of Steve Munch and Stephanie Hogue, including color and black and white images of local landmarks, beautiful scenery and coastal wildlife. Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. 401 E. Main St., Ventura, 279-1221, www.latitudesfineart.com.

MCNISH GALLERY Through Oct. 6. TANKAH: De Las Tinieblas Hacia el Sol/From the Underworld to the Sun. This group exhibition features art by Carmen Argote, Lavialle Campbell, Carolyn Castano and others. Oxnard College, 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard, 678-5046.

MULLIN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM Through Spring 2018: Citroën: The Man, the Marque, the Mystique, a comprehensive look at the famed French automaker. Ongoing: The museum pays homage specifically to the art deco and machine-age design eras (1918-1941). All tickets must be purchased in advance, online. 1421 Emerson Ave., Oxnard, 385-5400 or www.mullinautomotivemuseum.com.

NEW MEDIA GALLERY Through Oct. 5. Ventura College Annual Faculty Exhibition, featuring a wide variety of techniques and media. Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura, 289-6000 or www.venturacollege.edu.

OJAI ART CENTER Through Sept. 27. Ojai Portraits, Sandy Treadwell’s intimate portraits of local residents. 113 S. Montgomery St., Ojai, 646-0117 or www.ojaiartcenter.org.

OVA ARTS Ongoing. Gallery features fine art and contemporary crafts by 39 artists, including Merilee Eaton, Gayel Childress and Peggie Williamson. Ceramic arts, sculpture and textiles by local artisans such as Julie Wellings and Patty McFall are also on display. 238 Ojai Ave., Ojai, 646-5682 or ojaivalleyartists.com.

PACIFIC VIEW MALL Ongoing. The Ventura County Arts Council Arts Collective is now open on the second level near Sears. Various works by local artists. See artists as they work. Workshops and classes for kids and adults offered periodically. 3301 E. Main St., Ventura, 676-1540 or www.shoppacificview.com.

PORCH GALLERY Through Oct. 8. Article 16, selected neon and wood art by Lisa Schulte. 310 E. Matilija Ave., Ojai, 620-7589 or porchgalleryojai.com.

SANTA PAULA ART MUSEUM Through Nov. 5: Golden State Splendor, images from the California Art Club inspired by California’s diverse topography. “Beyond the Aesthetic” gallery talk by Steven Curry on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 3 p.m. Through Oct. 15: Pilot’s Discretion, aerial photos by Bill Dewey. 117 N. 10th St., Santa Paula, 525-5554 or www.santapaulaartmuseum.org.

SOCIAL SECURITY BUILDING Through Oct. 30. Latino Visions in Oxnard 2017, presenting local artists that celebrate Latino art and culture. Presented in celebration of the Getty Center’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, exploring Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Reception on Friday, Sept. 15, 5-10 p.m. 424 S. B St., Oxnard.

TATIANA’S COFFEE Through Dec. 24. A solo exhibition by Texana, “The People Painter,” with works inspired by her world travels. 2470 E. Main St., Ventura, 901-7620.

THOUSAND OAKS COMMUNITY ART GALLERY Through Sept. 30. SPLASH: California Colors, sponsored by Phyllis Doyon Studio. 2331-A Borchard Road, Newbury Park, 498-4390 or www.toartgallery.org.

UNITED BANK OF SWITZERLAND Through Nov. 1. Rootless, a group exhibition featuring Phyllis Doyon, Anne Bendig, Ulli Langenscheidt and others. Reception on Thursday, Sept. 14, 5-7 p.m. 3011 Townsgate Road, Westlake, 381-1244.

VENTURA CITY HALL, ROOM 117, Through Oct. 26. Local scenes by watercolor artist Dean Seagren. 501 Poli St., Ventura, 654-7800 or www.cityofventura.ca.gov.

VITA ART CENTER Through Sept. 29. Autonomy and Cultural Identity: 20th Century Art of Latin America, featuring work by Emiliano Lopez, Jose Clemente Orozco, Gustavo Montoya, David Alfaro Siqueiros and others. 432 N. Ventura Ave., Ventura, 644-9214 or www.vitaartcenter.com.

WILLIAM ROLLAND GALLERY Through Nov. 9. The Tract House, celebrating the life and power of paper leaflets, pamphlets and tracts, and Art in a Time of Reformation, works from the Rodolfo Sanzana Collection. Both exhibits coincide with the 500year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. 160 Overton Court, Thousand Oaks, 493-3697 or rollandgallery.callutheran.edu

CULTURAL DESTINATIONS

AGRICULTURE MUSEUM Ongoing. Antique farming equipment and various displays relating to the history of agriculture in Ventura County. 926 Railroad Ave., Santa Paula, 525-3100 or venturamuseum.org.

AVIATION MUSEUM Ongoing. First Sundays are open to visitors to tour hangars where vintage aircraft and other collections are on display. Free plane rides are also offered to children and youth ages 8 to 17, reservations required. Santa Paula Airport, 800 Santa Maria St., 525-1109 or http://www.aviationmuseumofsantapaula.org.

CALIFORNIA OIL MUSEUM Ongoing. Permanent petroleum exhibits as well as rotating exhibits of science, transportation and history. 1001 E. Main St., Santa Paula, 933-0076 or http://www.caoilmuseum.org.

CAMARILLO RANCH HOUSE Ongoing. Docent-led tours of Adolfo Camarillo’s Victorian estate built in 1892. 201 Camarillo Ranch Road, Camarillo, 389-8182 or camarilloranch.org.

CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK VISITOR CENTER Ongoing. Educational marine-life exhibits that detail life on the Channel Islands, and an outdoor garden featuring all-native plant species. 901 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura Harbor, 658-5730 or http://www.nps.gov/chis/planyourvisit/visitorcenters.htm.

DUDLEY HOUSE MUSEUM Ongoing. A fully furnished and restored 1892 Victorian farmhouse once owned by a pioneer family in Ventura. Guided tours, 1-4 p.m. every first Sunday. Corner of Loma Vista Road and Ashwood Avenue, 642-3345 or http://www.dudleyhouse.org.

FILLMORE HISTORICAL MUSEUM Ongoing. The Hinckley House, a restored Southern Pacific Railroad depot and a 1919 Rancho Sespe bunkhouse are open to visitors. Group tours by appointment. 340 Main St., Fillmore, 524-0948 or http://www.fillmorehistoricalmuseum.com.

HERITAGE SQUARE Ongoing. Docent-led weekend tours of grand homes built from 1887 through 1912. 715 S. A St., Oxnard, 483-7960 or http://www.heritagesquareoxnard.com.

MISSION SAN BUENAVENTURA Built in 1782, this ninth and last mission founded by St. Junipero Serra today features a church, a garden and a nearby museum. 211 E. Main St., Ventura, 643-4318 or www.SanBuenaventuraMission.org.

OJAI VALLEY MUSEUM Ongoing. A collection of art, artifacts, photographs and paper ephemera relating to Ojai, housed in former St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. 130 W. Ojai Ave., 640-1390 or www.ojaivalleymuseum.org.

PORT HUENEME HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM Ongoing. Holdings include a 3,000-piece collection of salt and pepper shakers and the original anchor and bell of a World War II ship. 220 N. Market St., Port Hueneme, 986-6542 or porthuenememuseum.wordpress.com.

RANCHO CAMULOS Ongoing. The storied 1,800-acre rancho that inspired the famed novel Ramona offers tours and historical re-enactments that bring to life its rich cultural and agricultural legacy. Tours on Sundays at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Closed during inclement weather. 5164 E. Telegraph Road, Piru, 521-1501 or http://www.ranchocamulos.org.

REAGAN LIBRARY Ongoing. Permanent collection includes exhibits that document President Ronald Reagan’s life. 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, 800-410-8354 or www.reaganfoundation.org.

SEABEE MUSEUM Ongoing. Seabees in the Pacific Theater During World War II and Seabees in the Cold War, as well as a STEM Center for children. The U.S. Navy Seabee Museum is the second-oldest official Navy museum in the nation. 2017 is the 75th anniversary of the Seabees. Ventura Road and Sunkist Avenue, in building 100 at Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, www.history.navy.mil/seabeemuseum.

STAGECOACH INN Ongoing. An 1876 hotel and estate, featuring antique furniture, dolls, toys and memorabilia. Other attractions include the Heritage Memorial Rose Garden, historic stagecoaches, a re-created 1890s schoolhouse and more. Open Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park, 498-9441 or www.stagecoachmuseum.org.

WESTERN FOUNDATION OF VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY, aka The Camarillo Bird Museum. Ongoing: a natural-history collection specializing in eggs and nests of birds from around the world, and a research and education institution dedicated to bird conservation. Public tours offered the second Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. and the last Friday of each month at 3 p.m. (except November and December). Reservations required. 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo, 388-9944 or www.wfvz.org.

WORLD WAR II AVIATION MUSEUM Ongoing. Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force hangars featuring World War II aircraft. Flight demonstrations and cockpit viewings. Camarillo Airport, 455 Aviation Drive, Camarillo, 482-0064 or https://www.cafsocal.com/museum/.