Join Rev. Karen S. Wylie on Sunday, November 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The Ojai Retreat, to celebrate Thanksgiving: The Creative Power of Gratitude. The gathering will be devoted to inner reflection, quiet walks, wisdom talks, sacred songs, and expressing gratitude for all the good in our lives.
Randee Vasilakos, RScP, will assist and anchor the morning in a consciousness of prayer and healing. 160 Besant Road, Ojai. People of all faiths and traditions, or no tradition, are welcome to attend. The retreat is by donation; $20 is suggested. For more information, contact Rev. Karen at 310-968-8928, or register online at www.karenswylie.com.
Cinderella will be performed at the Ojai Art Center on weekends between November 30th and December 16th. The Friday and Saturday performances will be at 7:30. There will also be Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. The Ojai Art Center is located at 113 S Montgomery St. Parking is available evenings at Cafe Emporium across the street.
Run of the play tickets are $20 for general admission, $18 for seniors, and people 25 and under at $10
Tickets are available online at www.OjaiACT.org or at 805-640-8797.
The Ojai Holiday Home Tour & Marketplace kicks off the holiday season on November 10 and November 11, 10am to 4pm. Presented by the Ojai Festival Women’s Committee, this treasured tradition highlights the diverse neighborhoods of the Ojai Valley by featuring four distinctive Ojai homes adorned with floral inspirations by designers.
Entering its 22nd year, the tour benefits the Ojai Music Festival and its BRAVO education and community program, which offers free music workshops to the Ojai Valley public schools.
Also taking place the same weekend is the Holiday Marketplace held at Thomas Aquinas Church Hall. This companion event will feature a collection of curated lifestyle and fashion items from more than 40 vendors. Admission is free and open to the public.
Tour price is $40 per person and $45 day of the event which can be purchased at the Holiday Marketplace. Tickets are available at 805-646-2053 and OjaiFestival.org.
Ojai Herbal Symposium on “Natural Resilience” will be going on in the Krotona Hall and various downtown locations, from November 16th to the 18th. There will be respected practitioners, authors, and speakers. This program is open to the public. Other events are the Chaparral Auditorium, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. There will also be the Phytotherapeutic Phunk Dance and Elixir Bar for attendees 21 yaers of age and older which will be on Saturday night, from 8:00 p.m to 11:00 p.m. at Greater Goods in Meiners Oaks. Tickets are $255 in advance and $285 after November 9th. Information and registration are available at OjaiHerbalSymposium.org.