Have a ball at the carnival

Hillcrest Center for the Arts has unmasked details about its annual Carnival Ball fundraiser.

Guests are encouraged to wear fun, colorful attire to the event, which will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Sat., July 7 on the patio at the center, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Young Artists Ensemble’s production of “In the Heights,” which will run July 27 to Aug. 5.

At the Carnival Ball, cast members from “In the Heights” will perform songs from Broadway.

There will also be Broadway karaoke, free food and a mocktail bar.

Tickets are $12 presale and $15 at the door. Parking is free.

To buy tickets or for more information or accessible seating, call (805) 381-1246 or go to yaeonline.com.

Young Artists Ensemble is an award-winning theater company for young people.