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Bead Your Addiction carries everything you need to create your own beaded jewelry, from semiprecious gemstones and freshwater pearls to a large assortment of charms and other supplies. Inside the shop, visitors can fine-tune their skills in more than a dozen classes, including basic bead stringing, basic wire wrapping, and traditional pearl knotting. Do-it-yourselfers can use those workspaces to piece together projects on their own. Day-to-day operations aside, Bead Your Addiction hosts parties as well as a children's creativity program.

370 N Lantana St
Camarillo,
CA
US

We make affordable vinyl wall quotes and vinyl wall art for your home or business. We have over 1,000 pre made designs to choose from or you can make your own custom wall quote of your own with the Design With Vinyl Design Center, great affordable decorating and fun. Fast shipping, great quality and very well priced.

234 Loma Drive
Camarillo,
CA
US

Dave’s Hobby Central proliferates the 65-year legacy of Atkins Hobby's with a stock of model airplanes, helicopters, rockets, and cars in both analog and radio-controlled styles. Armed with remote controls, racers pit vehicles against one other in bi-weekly open bouts, hoping to place in the top three to earn a coveted Dave's Hobby Central plaque. During and after races, an onsite repair team stands ready to revitalize damaged models. For more hardcore racing fanatics, the shop stocks a variety of detail paint, allowing owners to intimidate competitors with racing stripes or spot-on depictions of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel.

14 W Anapamu St
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

Located near Santa Barbara City College, Hot Spots Espresso Company serves as a caffeine-equipped study spot for many a college student. Offering free wifi, the shop makes a variety of coffee and smoothie drinks to order—baristas carefully steam cappuccinos and brew coffee one cup at a time to maximize flavor. On the beach-adjacent patio, palms and blooming bougainvilleas sway in the sea breeze as strings of lights frame columns and archways. Between late April and October, the shop remains open around the clock, acting as a lighthouse for bleary-eyed sailors and a haven for late-night studying.

827 Santa Barbara St
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

Each piece of fine art or limited-edition print hanging on the wall of Westlake Village Gallery, LLC comes from a twentieth or twenty-first century artist. That includes the illustrative giclees of Chris Dellorco, the impressionist paintings of Arbe, the seascapes of Maurice Meyer, the landscapes of Mark King, and reinterpret the classics of Charles Lynn Bragg. Because prices range from $100 to $9,000, casual and serious art collectors alike can find an original piece for their home, office, or car.

749 Lakefield Rd
Westlake Village,
CA
US

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum chronicles the life and career of President Reagan on a sprawling, 100-acre Simi Valley campus. The museum's more than 100,000 square feet of exhibits, including an Oval Office replica and President Reagan's gravesite, draws in history buffs and provides children with an often-interactive primer to America?s 40th president and the 1976 winner of the Iditarod. Visitors can use the museum?s GuideCam handheld device for a detailed audio tour. Headphones allow private immersion in the background of exhibits such as Reagan's actual Air Force One and a piece of the Berlin Wall. Examining all the exhibits usually takes about three hours, though visitors can rest and refuel at the Ronald Reagan Pub housed within the museum, which features sandwiches, beverages, and a vintage Walter Mondale dartboard.

40 Presidential Dr.
Simi Valley,
CA
US