Ag Museum

Agriculture Museum Events

Upcoming Events in Santa Paula

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Ventura County Memories

VC Memories

Sunday, March 30 • 10 am – 2 pm

The Ventura County Star in partnership with the Museum of Ventura County is proud to announce a brand new hardcover pictorial history book, Ventura County Memories. This heirloom-quality coffee-table book will offer a glimpse of historic Ventura County from the early years to 1939 through newspaper front pages and stunning historic photos from the archives of the Museum of Ventura County. In addition, the book will include photographic memories from Star readers of years gone by. The public is encouraged to bring in their early Ventura County images at one of the following photo scanning events. Photos will be scanned only and promptly returned to owners at the event. Wednesday, March 26 from 1-4 pm at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 East Main Street, Ventura or Sunday, March 30 at the Agriculture Museum, 926 Railroad Avenue, Santa Paula. This beautiful book will truly be a unique volume of memories Ventura County residents will appreciate. For more information including how you can submit your historic photos for this book, visit

Music at the Ag: The Barrelhouse Wailers


Friday, April 4 • 7:30 – 9:30 pm

The Barrelhouse Wailers and Underground Gourmet Food Truck Make it A Party!
Cruise on over to the Ag Museum after Santa Paula’s Main Street Cruise Night, to enjoy some knockout food truck specialties and some hot jazz and blues played New Orleans style by the Barrelhouse Wailers. The Underground Gourmet food truck will serve creative, bountiful burgers, tasty tacos, garden salads and decadent fries, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Members of the Barrelhouse Wailers are Karen Parkhouse (vocals), Wayne Philipp (guitar & banjo), Curt Ingram (cornet), David Leoncavallo (bass), Diamono Andreo (drums), Jim Wade (tuba), and Alethea Lamb (clarinet).
Seating is first come, first seated; dining and cocktail tables are provided.
$10 public, $5 members, $2 kids with adult

Free First Sundays

Join us every first Sunday of the month for free admission at both museums and activities for the family.

Sunday, April 6 • 1-3 pm

Hay, Hay, Wish I May: Fill the Museum’s new haymow

Sunday, May 4 • 1-3 pm

Baby Animal Fair with Santa Paula High School FFA students

Sunday, June 1 • 1-3 pm

Marvelous Bean Mosaics

Gallery Talks

Every Second Thursday of the Month

Thursday, April 10 • 2 pm

“Lucy Levy: From Paris Society to Wife of Bean King” A living history presentation by Connie Korenstein.

Thursday, May 8 • 2 pm

Let’s Talk Beans! From heart-warming to hilarious, memories shared by folks who know their limas. Come and share your stories, too!

Thursday, June 12 • 2 pm

“The Amazing Lima Bean Pagoda” Historian Cherie Brant describes the display Ventura County sent to the World’s Fair: Columbian Exposition, Chicago, in 1893.

Free for members; included with admission

An Afternoon of Animal Verse


Sunday, April 13 • 3 pm

Hosted by Ventura County’s Poet Laureate, Mary Kay Rummel.
Free for members; included with admission

Meet Me at the Mill: Boots & Bling!

Annual fundraiser supporting both Museums’ education programs and exhibitions.

Saturday, May 17

Round-up your friends and put on your best boots and bling for an exciting evening in the Wild West! Join us in the Ag Museum Saloon and bid on an array of fantastic silent auction items while partaking in generous libations, followed by fabulous food stations and a wild live auction. Round the night out with some gambling, Ag Museum-style, with local “celeb” croupiers and of course… more libations. A highlight of the evening will be the SENSATIONAL Live Auction featuring one-of-a-kind parties in private homes and a fabulous fishing trip to Alaska at the famous Waterfall Resort! The Buy It Now SILENT AUCTION, will include, Art, Wine, Décor, and Unique Gifts.
For more info + tickets, call Zoe at 805.653.0323 x330

Music at the Ag: Xavier Montes and Canela

Friday, June 6 • 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Seating is first come, first seated; dining and cocktail tables are provided.
$10 public, $5 members, $2 kids with adult

For more Museum events, visit the calendar.