General Events & Fundraisers

Pop up shops, film screenings, discussions, community gatherings, and fundraising events.

Current & Upcoming:

Depression workshop

Exploring Depression

tuesday evenings in July 2018, 7pm
join evolutionary neuroscientist Peggy LaCerra as she explores anxiety & depression as our helpers, our intelligence system signaling that we need to re-direct the course of our lives.

Death Cafe, Monthly Series

Last Mondays, 7-9pm
Let’s have tea and talk about death. Circle up for an open discussion about death and dying with other people who are also going to die someday!

Milk + Seed: Mama Morning Tea

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 11am
postpartum tea & support circle with milk + seed’s sophie ward koren
for expecting and newly postpartum mamas & babies under six months

disaster relief fund

Knowing this will be a marathon as well as a race, we have set up a fund and a strategy for the best use of the resources we collect from our members and beyond.

Past Events:

Donal Beaman Band

Donald Beaman, Mouth Painter, Melanie Moser

Saturday, July 28, 2018, 7:30-10pm
For your saturnal satisfaction we welcome this bowl full of soulful folk as part of their west coast Summer Tour.

Cameron Schubert, Elisa Rose and Malek

Friday, August 3, 2018, 7:30-10pm
A release party for Cameron’s newest single, joined by friends Elisa Rose and Malek, who each will play a set.

grace fellows

TOWSE, Bonnie Boy, & Easy

Friday, July 20, 2018, 7:30-10:00pm
live music with our beloved clan of grace fellow’s towse , bonnie boy, & easy for another night of musical delight. heartfelt, poetic, artful folk, pop, & roll…

Ted Lennon & Jamie Drake

friday, july 13, 8pm
live music with local wonder ted lennon & los angeles lark jamie drake. both artists bring a variety of original folk & pop as well as some well cut cover tunes. this could be, but is not, a singing contest. as always, all ages & donations welcome!

little wings & tera jane o'neil

little wings & tara jane o’neil

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
live music with little wings & tara jane o’neil a couple of california folksters & low pro legends!

Kids Music Class with Jamie Drake

Kids Music Makers Class with Jamie Drake

Sunday, July 14, 2018, 11am
calling all music loving kids! join the amazing Jamie Drake for a late morning interactive music making class. all ages welcome. $20 suggested donation. jamie will be performing saturday night (5/19) at greater goods at about 8pm if you’d like to come out & hear her in action.

Family Dance Party

Friday, June 29, 2018, 7:30pm
all ages out the cages ! we’re opening up the room so you can loosen up your tightrope & shake your inner quaker to the beats & grooves of the ages! feel free to bring some songs on your device or a good old fashion record or two to add into the mix.

Jan Smith & Alice Bradley

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 7pm
high desert goddess folk with Jan Smith & Alice Bradley. if permaculture could sing it might sound like this

Tiny House Film, Tour & Music

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 3pm Movie, 5pm Tour & Music
Spend the afternoon celebrating community and tiny homes with a movie and tour with Vina Lustado.

MAESA, Scott Hirsch

Friday, June 22, 2018, 7:30-10pm
MAESA (Maesa Pullman) is a mountain-siren soul-folk Americana-rocknroll singer-songwriter music-maker based in Los Angeles, California. With Ojai based singer songrider Scott Hirsch!

Bernie Larsen, Ted Lennon, & Zoe Winter

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 8-10pm
Welcoming friend, neighbor, one of Ojai’s most prolific musicians, songwriters, and producers -Bernie Larsen. Opening up the night are two amazing sets from Ojai original Ted Lennon and San Francisco songster Zoe Winter.

Film Screening, Art Show, & Fun

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 7pm
Film screening of “me with friends,” a coming of age comedic horror movie made right here in ojai by local wizard Aaron Singer, & starring sage & rafe stoneman, misha morris, cade stephens, & aaron singer.

Lonnie Holley Art Workshop & Talk

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 5:00-6:00pm
Art workshop & talk with southern folk artist & natural mystic, lonnie holley! lonnie will be joined in conversation by his close friend, matt arnett, as he dives into assembling some found objects & talking some about his process.

Lonnie Holley & Sun Foot

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 7:30pm
Lonnie Holley is a masterful folk artist & transcendent traveler in the world of vision creation, whether in a found object sculpture or a free verse song. Sun Foot is the musical project of suburban antihero & bay area street folk artist extraordinaire chris johanson.

bonnie boy

Jules, Bonnie Boy, & The Hand Me Down Band

Friday, June 15, 2018, 7:30pm
youth uprising of authentic blues, folk, ragtime, & rock ‘n roll by way of jules (of Road Brothers), Bonnie Boy, & The Hand Me Down Band.

Velvet Noose

The Velvet Noose: Immersive Theater

Saturday, JUNE 16, 2018, 8:00pm
the velvet noose gives fully costumed, immersive theatrical art experiences, under the aegis of primeval self-exploration.

Heart Sharing Circle & Community Potluck

Sunday, June 16, 2018, 5-7pm
an opportunity to listen & share in support of thomas fire recovery & the various things that are on our hearts and minds.

The Rose Valley Thorns & Fire Mist

Friday, June 8, 2018, 7:30-10pm
live n local acoustic folkal this friday june 8 : 7:30pm with The Rose Valley Thorns (Josh Bergmann’s band) and Fire Mist (Cohen of Sea at Last ).

Sacred Circle Gathering

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 7-10pm
Local Business Owner, Community Organizer and Elder, River Sauvaugeau will be hosting her Sacred Circle Gathering at Greater Goods this month on the night of the New Moon.

Blue Suede Suz, Brian Decker

Friday, June 1, 2017, 7-10pm
a variety of soulful originals with Sus Corez & her band, Blue Suede Suz (with barney & rosie tower), as well as Brian Decker.

folk steady june

Folk Steady at Ojai Rancho Inn

Sunday, June 3, 2018, 2-8pm
Join us at the Ojai Rancho Inn for another family friendly episode of Folk Steady, Ojai’s monthly mini folk fest featuring live music and fun.

Little Footprints May 27

Sunday, May 27, 2018
The community potluck & environmental talk on the last Sunday of each month. this month we are excited to have Once Upon a Watershed joining us for an all ages, interactive presentation on watershed wellness. as usual, this is an all ages, donation based event.

collage workshop

Painted Paper Collage Fest

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 1-5pm
all ages painted paper collage fun with the delightful caroline allen. immerse yourself in discovery & creation for an afternoon. light snacks & music. plenty of materials for collage.