In celebration of October being National Arts and Humanities Month, the City of Santa Clarita hosts ARTober every year, offering free arts and humanities festivities throughout the month of October in the City of Santa Clarita. ARTober is a full-month celebration of the Arts.

We hope you enjoyed ARTober 2021 and plans are already in the works for ARTober 2022. Check back for updates and follow ARTSINSCV on Facebook for all the latest Arts Events in Santa Clarita year-round.

Here is a look at ARTober 2021 events.


Flutterby Open Art Studio

ARTree Community Arts Center – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The ARTree is continuing Flutterby Open Art Studio on the first Saturday of every month. Free family-friendly art projects are available.

ARTree’s Flutterby Open Art Studio is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the City of Santa Clarita.

Artist Reception – Follow Your Art

Santa Clarita City Hall First Floor Gallery – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The public is invited to a free artist reception for this newest exhibit featuring the artistic use of physical maps. Enjoy light snacks and meet the artists at this unique exhibition.

This exhibition will run through November 12,2021.

10 by 10 Variety Night

The MAIN – 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

10 by 10 is a variety night giving ten selected entertainers the chance to take the stage for a ten minute performance of their choosing. Audience members will enjoy storytelling, magic, comedy, improv, music, and other forms of entertainment at this ever-changing event.

Performer details HERE.

Art Tank – The Theatre Edition

The MAIN – 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, October 12 the discussion/brainstorm will focus on “How to Market for The Main.” This informal discussion on promotion should help you to develop ideas on how to get people to your event.
Join us for a two-hour “fireside chat” to talk about how to smoothly and effectively create a successful show. If you have tips, questions, challenges or ideas, please come out to Share, Discuss, and Learn.

COCO – Free Movie Screening

Newhall Park – 6:00 p.m. 

Join the City of Santa Clarita, in collaboration with the Human Relations Roundtable and
the Boys and Girls Club of SCV, for a free movie screening of Disney/Pixar’s “Coco” at
Newhall Park to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!


Artist Reception – Visions of Steampunk

The MAIN – 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The public is invited to a free artist reception featuring artist Richard Omura.
Plan to meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments while viewing the art.

This exhibition will run through October 31,2021.

Senses Block Party – Harvest Festival

Main Street in Old Town Newhall – 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Stroll down Scarecrow Alley, or enter the community scarecrow contest yourself for a chance to win fa-boo-lous prizes. Pumpkin spice things up with a game of pumpkin bowling and sip on a cider from the on-street bar hosted by: The Old Town Junction. This FREE event gives attendees the opportunity to enjoy music, dancing, themed activities and more.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday, October 29, 11:30pm – SOLD OUT
Saturday, October 30, 11:30pm – SOLD OUT
Saturday, October 31, 10:00pm – SOLD OUT

Calling all Transylvanians! Join us for a screening of the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at The MAIN Theatre this October. Dress in a costume, purchase a prop bag from us for $5, grab a drink at the bar and get ready to have some fun. This year, we will feature a shadow cast at the October 30 event.

ARTober Public Art Scavenger Hunt
Old Town Newhall

Locate a buried treasure? Take an underwater selfie? Travel back in time? Yes, you will
do it all in the ARTober Public Art Scavenger Hunt. Use photo clues to navigate your way around
Old Town Newhall. Download and print The Hunt HERE. Plan a group outing, or make teams and crown a winner. Post your photos with #ARTSINSCV.


Sidewalk Poetry Project 2022

Entries Open mid-October

The City of Santa Clarita is accepting short poem entries for the Sidewalk Poetry Project from residents and individuals with connections or ties to Santa Clarita. The Sidewalk Poetry Project stamps original poetry into sections of damaged sidewalks that are being rehabilitated, so final locations will be determined by availability. Selected poems may be placed near parks, bus stops, trailheads, crosswalks, schools or shopping centers.