The Museum of Ventura County announces new events coming in august

Saturday, August 19th, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Agriculture Museum in Santa Paula – Honey Bee Day – Shop, learn, create and taste all things Honey Bee! Guests are invited to join in on this family-friendly event that offers an interactive bee demo, beeswax products for sale, honey tasting, crafts, story time, an artist demo, lively discussion on pollination, and more. Stop by and learn how to help protect some of Ventura County’s buzzy-est residents. (Free in-person event, with registration required –

Thursday, August 24th, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., The Museum of Ventura County – Exhibit Spotlight: Ventura Land Use Panel Discussion – In connection to the contentious issues highlighted in our new exhibit, The Murder of Tom More: A True Crime Story, the Museum of Ventura County will host a panel discussion on the dramatic struggles for land use in Ventura County, past and current. The panel will be moderated by Maureen McGuire, CEO of the Farm Bureau of Ventura County, with representatives from agriculture, economic development, land conservation, and the Chumash to discuss the past, present, and future of Ventura County’s land. (Free in-person event, with registration required –

Thursday, August 31st, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., The Museum of Ventura County – Playdate in the Children’s Garden – Learning is more fun when you can get your hands dirty. Families are invited to join the Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office for an afternoon of learning about pollinators and the life cycle of a monarch butterfly. Children will learn about different native plants and how they benefit pollinators and can take native seeds to plant at home to help pollinators thrive! Elementary school children of all ages welcome. (Free in-person event, no registration required. Parent supervision is required. –

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