Cultural Events

Draw Your Weapons: Sarah Sentilles
Artists and Speakers Series

Lundring Events Center

Sarah Sentilles is a writer, critical theorist, scholar of religion and author of many books

Faculty Recital: GaHyun Cho

Samuelson Chapel

Adjunct faculty member GaHyun Cho presents a delightful solo violin repertoire.

CLUFest 2018: Retrofuturism

William Rolland Art Center

This presentation by the multimedia Capstone class immerses attendees in the alienating and empowering effects of technology. A reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 21.

'Hansel and Gretel'
An opera by Engelbert Humperdinck

Preus-Brandt Forum

This operatic masterpiece is an imaginative retelling of the Grimm brothers’ fairy tale. Performances at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21. Matinee performances at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22.

Senior Art Show: socialMEDIA

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

Cal Lutheran presents a compilation of student work from the Art Department’s graduating class of 2018. Opening reception at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21; artist talks at 2 p.m. Friday, April 27.   

Scandinavian Festival

Kingsmen Park

The 43rd festival of Nordic cultures, the largest such event in Southern California, features music, dancing, cooking and craft demonstrations, lectures, vendors, and activities for families and all ages. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Festival of Scholars


The Festival of Scholars showcases projects by undergraduate and graduate students at Cal Lutheran.

Wind Ensemble Festival of Scholars Concert

Samuelson Chapel

The Festival of Scholars Concert features student research, soloists and chamber ensembles, as well as works for concert band.

Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (Welcome to the Sticks)
International Film Festival

AMC Dine-In Thousand Oaks 14

This 2008 record-breaking comedy smashed the box office in France, where it was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Cesar Awards.

New Venture Competition Finals

Lundring Events Center

The Cal Lutheran New Venture Competition (NVC) is an opportunity for students to experience the challenge of launching a startup business. In the NVC Finals, which takes place during Cal Lutheran’s Festival of Scholars week, selected teams give presentations on the merits of their business opportunities.