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Valley Morning Insight - Candidates Meet & Greet

Valley Morning Insight - Candidates Meet & Greet

October 1 2014, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Attend the Chamber's October 1 VMI and get an early introduction to the candidates running for City/Town Councils and local School Districts. All Candidates have been sent an invitation to attend and introduce themselves to our members and share a brief summery of issues they wish to address. Reservations are required and there is a nominal fee for breakfast.


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37th Annual Victor Valley Chamber of Commerce Roadrunner Golf Classic

37th Annual Victor Valley Chamber of Commerce Roadrunner Golf Classic

October 2 2014, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

 






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Victorville Fall Festival - Celebrating the Spice of Life

Victorville Fall Festival - Celebrating the Spice of Life

October 4 2014, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Victorville Fall Festival, Celebrating the Spice of Life, is a city-wide special event designed for family entertainment and community involvement. The festival features live entertainment music, dance, food, vendors, service origanization, kids activites and so much more. Fun for the family!



Admission, parking, and kids activites are free!



2014 Vendors Wanted



 


Mojave Trail Days

Mojave Trail Days

October 4 2014, 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Mojave Trail Days  October 4 & 5 10am - 6pm    Admission $5    Kids under 12 free   Live Country Music



♦Charlie Ray♦Country Nation♦TerryBrown♦Duke Michaels♦The Working Poets♦Tessie and the Calico Cats



♦Cowboy Poet Chris Henrich   ♦Former Cirque Du Soleil Trick Roper Will Roberts  ♦Western and Civil War Reenactments                                                                     



♦Free Kids Corral♦Old West Gunfighters♦Pony Rides♦Gold Panning♦Antique Tractors and Engines♦Leather Making Demos♦Food and Beer Garden♦Great Vendors♦Blacksmith Demos                                                                                                                                                                                                                            



Equestrian Events - Saturday October 4th - Extreme Cowboy Race Entry Fee $20 - Prize will be awarded to Top Rider to Register for Events Please call 760-951-0006 ext. 230



Chuckwagon Dinner - Saturday October 4th 6:30pm - Adults $25  Kids $15



Menu - Tri-Tip, Ranch Beans, Corn, Biscuits and Peach Cobbler



Concert Featuring Music From "CowBop"   ♦Dance   ♦Auction - Western Items You Won't Find Anywhere Else!



 



 



                                             



                                



                                 



                           


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Mojave Trail Days

Mojave Trail Days

October 5 2014, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Mojave Trail Days  October 4 & 5 10am - 6pm    Admission $5    Kids under 12 free   Live Country Music



♦Charlie Ray♦Country Nation♦TerryBrown♦Duke Michaels♦The Working Poets♦Tessie and the Calico Cats



♦Cowboy Poet Chris Henrich   ♦Former Cirque Du Soleil Trick Roper Will Roberts  ♦Western and Civil War Reenactments                                                                       



♦Free Kids Corral♦Old West Gunfighters♦Pony Rides♦Gold Panning♦Antique Tractors and Engines♦Leather Making Demos♦Food and Beer Garden♦Great Vendors♦Blacksmiths Demos    



 Equestrian Events - Sunday October 5th - Ranch Sorting Entry Fee $25 - Prize will be awarded to Top Team to Register for Events Please call 760-951-0006 ext. 230


Victor Valley Museum Story Time

Victor Valley Museum Story Time

October 5 2014, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Victor Valley Museum Story Time 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.



Story Time & Crafts: Jump Into Science - Earthquakes, Planets, & Nature's Yucky (Curt Emick)



 



Adults: $5.00



Seniors (60+)/Military: $4.00



Child(5-12 yrs.) or Students w/ID: $2.50



Children under 5 or Museum Members Free


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Email Marketing Best Practices and Getting Started with Constant Contact

Email Marketing Best Practices and Getting Started with Constant Contact

October 8 2014, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Email Marketing Best Practices and Getting Started with Constant Contact



Newsletters and announcements are key avenues to marketing activities. The Mojave Water Agency is hosting an event on email marketing best practices and getting started with Constant Contact. It will be on Wednesday, October 8 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the MWA boardroom. Please register by September 24 by clicking on the link below. You will also find details about the session and the presenters in the link. There is no charge to attend and there will be light refreshments available in the morning.



http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=fyx7upcab&oeidk=a07e9li2vgh653d7f6d



 



 


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Legislative Action Cmte. Mtg.

Legislative Action Cmte. Mtg.

October 9 2014, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

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Victor Valley College Theatre Arts Department presents: ANTIGONE

Victor Valley College Theatre Arts Department presents: ANTIGONE

October 10 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Victor Valley College Theatre Arts Department presents: ANTIGONE



One young woman, Antigone, stands up against the tyranny of the State.



How would you respond if you were told that if you buried your brother



you would be executed? Duty to your Family or Duty to your State?



Tickets:  Adults $10      Seniors $7



**not appropriate for children"



Contact: 760-245-4271 ext 849


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Apple Valley Airshow

Apple Valley Airshow

October 11 2014, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 Apple Valley Airshow - October 11, 2014



Victor Valley's only airshow with aerobatics, warbirds, wingwalkers and more will take over Apple Valley skies!



There will be vendors, food, airplane exhibitions and fun for the whole family!



Cost: $5.00 - Kids Under 12 Free



 



 


Introduction to Take Shape For Life

Introduction to Take Shape For Life

October 11 2014, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

ACHIEVING OPTIMAL HEALTH CAN BE A CERTAINTY!



Join us and learn how to move into the tri-health opportunity of



Healthy body, healthy mind, as well as healthy finances.



The change in your weight is only the beginning!



FINALLY!  A Comprehensive Plan for Long-Term Health.



   CREATE HEALTH:




  • Safe, Simple, Rapid Weight-loss & change of mind regarding how you eat

  • Habits of Health System

  • FREE Health Coach to work with you one-on-one

  • Reduce/Eliminate Weight-Related Medications

  • Look and Feel Better, as well as embrace the hope of enjoying greater income



Please join us for a lean & green meal and door prizes



 



 



 



 



 



 



 


Bunco Mania

Bunco Mania

October 11 2014, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Bunco Mania - "Halloween Style"



Saturday, October 11, 2014



Open Door invitation, Halloween Costumes are Welcome!



$20 Donation to play includes: Food, Drinks + Door Prizes + Fun. With an Opportunity DRAWING to win many prizes.



Prizes awarded for Most Bunco's, Most Wins, and Most Losses.



If you don't know how to play BUNCO come and learn!



Bring Four Friends and Receive A Prize!!



Proceeds to benefit: High Desert Homeless Services, Inc.



 


Victor Valley Museum Lecture and Craft:

Victor Valley Museum Lecture and Craft:

October 11 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Victor Valley Museum Lecture and Craft: Petroglyphs and Pictographs (Maggie Foss) 2:00pm - 4:00pm



Adults: $5.00



Seniors (60+)/Military: $4.00



Child(5-12 yrs.) or Students w/ID: $2.50



Children under 5 or Museum Members Free



 



 


Victor Valley College Theatre Arts Department presents: ANTIGONE

Victor Valley College Theatre Arts Department presents: ANTIGONE

October 11 2014, 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Victor Valley College Theatre Arts Department presents: ANTIGONE



Performance: 2:00pm and 7:00pm



One young woman, Antigone, stands up against the tyranny of the State.



How would you respond if you were told that if you buried your brother



you would be executed? Duty to your Family or Duty to your State?



Tickets:  Adults $10      Seniors $7



**not appropriate for children"



Contact: 760-245-4271 ext 849



 


HDHCC 23rd Annual Awards Banquet

HDHCC 23rd Annual Awards Banquet

October 11 2014, 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM

23rd Anniversary Annual Awards Banquet - "Lil Bit of Cuba"



Join us as we honor those businesses and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the High Desert Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 2014.



Pre-Sale Tickets $35.00  



Dinner



No-Host Bar



 


No Guts No Glory

No Guts No Glory

October 11 2014, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

California Fight League and the High Desert Mavericks are bringing the High Desert one of the first quality MMA promotions in years. No Guts No Glory will be the host to 15 highly competitive MMA fights. The card will display both local and regional talent with a goal of helping these highly talented fighters make it to the next level.



 



General Admission - $20.00



Lower Reserved Seating - $35.00



Ringside VIP Seating - $50.00


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Victor Valley College Theatre Arts Department presents: ANTIGONE

Victor Valley College Theatre Arts Department presents: ANTIGONE

October 12 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Victor Valley College Theatre Arts Department presents: ANTIGONE



One young woman, Antigone, stands up against the tyranny of the State.



How would you respond if you were told that if you buried your brother



you would be executed? Duty to your Family or Duty to your State?



Tickets:  Adults $10      Seniors $7



**not appropriate for children"



Contact: 760-245-4271 ext 849


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Ribbon Cutting My Gym

Ribbon Cutting My Gym

October 13 2014, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Ambassador Committee Meeting

Ambassador Committee Meeting

October 14 2014, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Roadrunner Golf Critique Meeting

Roadrunner Golf Critique Meeting

October 14 2014, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Board of Directors Mtg.

Board of Directors Mtg.

October 15 2014, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

The Chamber's Board of Directors will meet to discuss and oversee the activities, programs, budgets and other aspects of the Victor Valley Chamber of Commerce.


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High Desert Opportunity

High Desert Opportunity

October 16 2014, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Ribbon Cutting Victorville Hyundai Mazda

Ribbon Cutting Victorville Hyundai Mazda

October 17 2014, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

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Heritage Games

Heritage Games

October 18 2014, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

HERITAGE GAMES - Saturday, October 18th 2014



Hosted by The High Desert Mavericks



Fitness Challenge Competition - Clash of the Titans - Police VS. Fire



Come to Heritage Field at Mavericks Stadium and see what the Heritage Games are all about!



Free Fitness Evaluations  Meet Heritage "FIT-sicians" Doctors



Registration starts at 8am! Events and activies for the whole family.



Free To The Public



 



 



 



 


6th Annual Classic Car Show

6th Annual Classic Car Show

October 18 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sun City Cruisers Apple Valley Car Club - 6th Annual Classic Car Show - Saturday, October 18, 2014



Join us for 6th Annual Sun City Cruisers Car Show and Oktoberfest. We will be presenting a showcase of unique and inspiring automoblies from the High Desert and beyond. Relax in the park like setting of the Mariposa Lodge at Del Webb Sun City.



Enjoy music, bratwursts, burgers, beer garden, raffle prizes, $50/50 drawing, vendors square and the camaraderie that car people share.



 



Proceeds to benefit - The High Desert Homeless Services



 


Happy Trails Chili Cook-Off

Happy Trails Chili Cook-Off

October 18 2014, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Community cooks, vendors called to heat up "Chili" day in Apple Valley



The public is invited to taste and shop their way through booths of chili cooks and vendors.  Additional food vendors will be on hand, as well as a beer garden.



The location at Lenny Brewster Sports Center offers easy access, plenty of parking, a playground and lots of room for activities for the whole family. Gates are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the best chili selection between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Chili tasting can be extremely limited later in the afternoon.



An expanded Fall Festival area for families will feature more inflatables and “Paint A Truck” – where kids of all ages can take a paintbrush to an actual pick-up truck. The popular horseshoe tournament and live music also returns.



Cost is $5 per adult, with kids 10 and under free if they are not tasting.  Paid admission includes five tasting tickets to get you started.



The Happy Trails Chili Cook-Off is the largest annual fundraiser for the Apple Valley Rotary Club.



 


Victor Valley Museum Program, Instrument Petting Zoo and Musical Gourds Craft

Victor Valley Museum Program, Instrument Petting Zoo and Musical Gourds Craft

October 18 2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Victor Valley Museum Program



Victor Valley Museum Program, Instrument Petting Zoo and musical gourds craft with Paul Stark.



Adults: $5.00



Seniors (60+)/Military: $4.00



Child(5-12 yrs.) or Students w/ID: $2.50



Children under 5 or Museum Members Free


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Ribbon Cutting Greater Hope Foundation

Ribbon Cutting Greater Hope Foundation

October 24 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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2014 Charity Classic Golf Tournament

2014 Charity Classic Golf Tournament

October 25 2014, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

2014 Charity Classic Golf Tournament



Golf Tournament & Luncheon



Registration - 11:00am, Check-in and Lunch



Golf Tournament - 12:30pm, Shotgun (if you do not have a foursome we will put on together for you)



Dinner and Silent Auction



Golf and Dining - $50 (per player)



Dining Only - $15 (per person)



Benefitting: Desert Communities United Way, Augie's Quest to Cure ALS, ClubCorp Employee Partners Care Foundation


Victor Valley Museum Lecture

Victor Valley Museum Lecture

October 25 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Victor Valley Museum Lecture 50 Years Ago - The Calico Dig:  (Dee Schroth) 2:00pm - 4:00pm



Adults: $5.00



Seniors (60+)/Military: $4.00



Child(5-12 yrs.) or Students w/ID: $2.50



Children under 5 or Museum Members Free



 



 


Trunk or Treat Classic Car Show & Trick or Treating Event

Trunk or Treat Classic Car Show & Trick or Treating Event

October 25 2014, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Trunk or Treat Classic Car Show & Trick or Treating Event



Saturday, October 25, 2pm – 6pm



 



The High Desert LOVES Classic Car Shows and we have provided one of the largest for the past 9 years. Thousands of families come out each year for this event. Beyond the classic car show, this event features “Trunk or Treat”, a safe trick or treating event with show participants and vendors providing the treats. It’s all FREE to the public and a great opportunity to expose your business in a family friendly environment. Saturday October 25th from 2pm to 6pm at the Fairgrounds in Victorville! And, along with our car show there will be a haunted house, pumpkin patch, and haunted hay ride.


Improving Lives

Improving Lives

October 25 2014, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Improving Lives - October 25th 2014 6-11pm



An Evening of Dinner and Entertainment



Special Guest: David E. Prezley



Tickets: $40 a person



Cash Bar     Dancing



 



All proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation


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The Newton T. Bass Family Concert Series -

The Newton T. Bass Family Concert Series -

October 26 2014, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The Newton T. Bass Family Concert Series  - "Galleria Seasons"



Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:30pm



Galleria Seasons - Featuring - The Vega String Quartet with Abstract Artist Timothy Raines



"Big, strong playing...excellent ensemble." - The New York Times



"Raines is mesmerizing!" - Trend Hunter



Vivaldi's landmark composition, "The Four Season," is accompanied by the creation of two unique acrylic-on-canvas pieces for every concert, live on stage. Finished art will be donated to the presenter!



Cutting-edge, multimedia musical arts experience.


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1st Annual Keep Me Safe Youth Conference

1st Annual Keep Me Safe Youth Conference

October 28 2014, 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

1st Annual Keep Me Safe Tuesday, October 28, 2014  7:30am-12:30pm 



Please join us!    ♦Free Conference  ♦Breakfast   ♦Giveaways  ♦Raffles  ♦Helpful Tools for Young Parents


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Grand Opening Celebration Park University-Victor Valley College

Grand Opening Celebration Park University-Victor Valley College

October 29 2014, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Ribbon Cutting P's & Q's Antiques

Ribbon Cutting P's & Q's Antiques

October 31 2014, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

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