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December 2022

2022 Mast Lighting at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

December 3, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle
Oxnard, CA 93035
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The Channel Islands Maritime Museum will again host the Holiday Lighting of the Tall Ship Mast from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on December 3, 2022  in the Museum’s outdoor courtyard. Instead of a typical tree lighting ceremony, Santa will arrive at 7 p.m. and with the crowd’s encouragement, kick off the holiday season by lighting up the Museum’s tall ship mast. Live music by the Coco Knots will start at 5:30 p.m. and will include sing-alongs to holiday favorites.…

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56th Annual Parade of Lights

December 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A boat draped in purple and white Christmas lights cruises the harbor at the Oxnard Parade of Lights

PARADE OF LIGHTS WEATHER UPDATE: We have been monitoring the weather forecast and it appears as if the possible rain will not be significant enough to cancel the event. We hope to see you at the Harbor!  The Channel Islands Harbor will kick off the holidays with its 56th annual holiday Parade of Lights. The theme is “Let It Glow.” Entrants are asked to decorate their vessels as bright as they can with a holiday twist. The parade starts at…

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February 2023

Celebration and Book Launch for “Coyote Rescues Hawk”

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle
Oxnard, CA 93035
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The Channel Islands Maritime Museum will be hosting a celebration and book launch from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2023, for the new book Coyote Saves Hawk by local author and tribal elder Alan Salazar “Puchuk Yaʼiaʼc.” Coyote Rescues Hawk is based on a Chumash story dating back at least 300 years. Mr. Salazar brings humor and insights from twenty-five years of experience in bringing back the traditional Chumash canoe culture to a tale sure to delight readers…

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March 2023

Anacapa Yacht Club Open House & Racing Seminar

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Anacapa Yacht Club, 2810 Harbor Blvd., Suite B6
Oxnard, CA 93035 United States
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Boaters interested in joining a yacht club or learning more about racing can do so by attending the Anacapa Yacht Club's open house. The open house and racing seminar will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at the Anacapa Yacht Club, located at 2810 Harbor Blvd. in Oxnard.

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Channel Islands Maritime Museum Welcomes Will Sofrin to Speaker Series

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle
Oxnard, CA 93035
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The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is pleased to welcome shipwright and author Will Sofrin to its next Speaker Series event at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at the musuem. He will speak on his upcoming book All Hands on Deck: A Modern-Day High Seas Adventure to the Far Side of the World. In the late 1990s, Patrick O’Brian’s beloved, bestselling historical novel series was destined for film with Master & Commander: The Far Side of the World. While…

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