This little theatre open it doors back on October 2, 1916. It is the oldest continuously operated facilities in Fillmore today. If walls could talk it, would boaster the days of vaudeville and moved right along into the important era of big pictures until the 1920s, though the first feature-length film appeared in 1903. Long before the movie palaces of the 1920s, were developed, arcades, storefront theaters and nickelodeons were serving up moving picture technology to the public.
Then on January 17, 1994, the Fillmore Towne Theatre was seriously damaged by the 6.9 Northridge Earthquakes. Portions of the unreinforced brick walls and parapets cracked, leaned and fell, causing city officials to quickly close the building. Yet a group of citizens knew how important historically and architecturally the building meant formed the Save the Towne Theatre to assisting raising funds to restore and reopen the theater in November 1996.
The Original Depot was moved early 1997 to its current location beside the railroad tracks adjacent to the green Hinkley House & white Rancho Sespe Bunk House on Main Street.
Open Tuesday through Friday mornings from 10 am to 4 pm, and on special occasions.
This wonderful building is not that old, but the city took much pride in making it sure the style fit in with the rest of the historical era buildings. Has a lovely little court yard to stroll around in and a wonderful fountain that is a beautiful center piece to it. It is right next to the rail way station and the Red Caboose and park.
827 S Ventura St, Fillmore, CA 93015
Good for: Solo
There are lots of wonderful little restaurants to dine at along Central Ave and along Highway 126. Just drive around and you can't miss them.
Fillmore has some wonderful little shops all around in the downtown area and along Highway 126. Just take a little cruise around and just get out on foot in the downtown area and cruise the avenue!