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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

January 25 - February 1

Art

SATELLITE @ HOTEL INDIGO
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

by the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum features the exhibit "The Vastness is Bearable" showing through Dec. 7.

sbcaf@sbcaf.org
Phone: 966-5373
http://sbcaf.org

Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara
121 State St.
Santa Barbara

THE GALLERY AT THE NETWORK
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Unique Expressions" showing through May 31.

galleryatthenetwork@gmail.com
Phone: 788-0886

The Gallery At The Network
778 Higuera St., Suite B
SLO

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Traditional Printmaking: Pushing the Limits" showing through May 11.

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
mjohnston@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
SLO

Farmers Markets

SAN LUIS OBISPO
(8 to 10:30 a.m.)

features the "Thursday night SLO County Farmers' Market" featuring produce, food, nonprofits, political groups, kids activities, and live entertainment on Thursdays from 6:10 to 9 p.m., downtown SLO. A morning farmers' market featuring fresh produce is Saturday from

http://slocountyfarmers.org

Gottschalk's Parking Lot
SLO

ARROYO GRANDE
(noon to 2:30 p.m.)

includes a farmers market on Wednesdays from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Spencer's parking lot at 1464 E. Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande. Another farmers market is Saturdays from

Phone: 544-9570
http://slocoutyfarmers.org

City Hall Parking Lot
215 Branch St.
Arroyo Grande

NIPOMO
(11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

features a certified farmers market on Sundays from

Phone: 929-3081
http://nipomofarmersmarket.com

Via Concha Road and Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo

PISMO BEACH
(3 to 7 p.m.)

holds a farmers market on the promenade Wednesdays from

info@pismochamber.com
Phone: 773-4382

Pismo Beach Promenade
Pismo Beach

SANTA MARIA
(12:30 to 4:30 p.m.)

features a farmers market on Wednesdays from

Phone: 305-9829

Town Center West parking lot
Broadway and Main Street
Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA SWAP MEET
(Call for times)

meets Friday mornings.

Phone: 861-6202

Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S.Thornburg St.
Santa Maria

Clubs and Meetings

SANTA MARIA COIN CLUB
(7 p.m.)

holds its monthly meeting every third Wednesday of the month at

Santa Maria Coin Club
Phone: 937-1250

Edward Community Center
809 Panther Drive
Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA MEN'S CLUB
(8:30 a.m.)

meets for breakfast and a guest speaker the second Tuesday of each month at

Santa Maria Men's Club
atdulaney@comcast.net
Phone: 937-1499, 937-0355

Ambrosia Restaurant
122 E. Boone St.
Santa Maria

FRENCH HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
(5 to 6 p.m.)

offers a free diabetes support group on April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 24, and Dec. 22 from

Emily Reneau
emily.reneau@heart.org
Phone: 602-0435
http://sloheartwalk.com

French Hospital Medical Center Auditorium
1911 Johnson Ave.
SLO

THE RETIRED ACTIVE MEN (RAMS)
(8:30 a.m.)

Chapter #3 of Santa Maria meet the fourth Tuesday of every month for breakfast, fun, and fellowship at

smrams3@aol.com
Phone: 714-5635 or 928-6644

Radisson Hotel
3455 Skyway Dr.
Santa Maria

Spiritual

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
(7 p.m.)

holds "iCharge" Bible study on Wednesdays at

First Baptist Church
secretary@fbcsantamaria.com
Phone: 937-8405
http://fbcsantamaria.com

First Baptist Church
2970 Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

Special Events

AN EVENING WITH DR. EBEN ALEXANDER WITH KAREN NEWELL
AN EVENING WITH DR. EBEN ALEXANDER WITH KAREN NEWELL
January 25 (6:30 p.m.)

will feature the author of "Proof of Heaven--A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife" on Jan. 25 at

http://iands.org

Marjorie Luke Theater
721 East Cota St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $20 to $100

BEDFORD WINERY'S 8TH ANNUAL "MUSHROOMS GONE WILD!"
A sellout every year, a must for the mushroom lover
BEDFORD WINERY'S 8TH ANNUAL "MUSHROOMS GONE WILD!"
January 25 (2 to 5 p.m.)

is a celebration of mushrooms with "local" varieties and those brought in from Oregon. Graze a bounty of shroom appetizers from layered patés to wood-fired flatbreads and featuring Chantrelle, Hedgehog, and Shitake varieties (among many others), while sipping Bedford wines on Jan. 25 from

Helen Daniels
tastingroom@bedfordwinery.com
Phone: 344-2107
http://bedfordwinery.com/?page_id=9

Bedford Winery Tasting Room and Courtyard
448 Bell Street
Los Alamos 93440

Cost: $35

Concerts

THE CLARK CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Worth The Drive
January 25 (8 p.m.)

presents "In My Life: A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles" on Jan. 25 at

Clark Center Box Office
jamie@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande

Nightlife

COSTA DE ORO Winery
January 25 (7 p.m.)

offers Friday Night Wine Downs and regular live music. 1/25: Damon Castillo Band at

Phone: 922-1468
http://cdowinery.com

Costa De Oro Winery
1331 S. Nicholson
Santa Maria

Cost: $20 including dinner

Learning

AN EDIBLE LANDSCAPING WORKSHOP
Edible Landscaping Demo Garden being developed
AN EDIBLE LANDSCAPING WORKSHOP
January 25 (10 a.m.)

is free on Jan. 25 at

jeanne@centralcoastgreenteam.org
Phone: 739-1836
http://centralcoastgreenteam.org

Elwin Mussell Senior Center
510 Park Ave.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

MODERN SCIENCE MEETS ANCIENT MAIZE
Lorenz Schaller speaker
MODERN SCIENCE MEETS ANCIENT MAIZE
Worth The Drive
January 25 (6:30 p.m.)

is a program that meets Jan. 25 at

margie@sbpermaculture.org
Phone: 962-2571
http://sbpermaculture.org

Santa Barbara Central Library, Faulkner Gallery
40 E. Anapamu St.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: $5

THE EXPLORATION STATION
Worth The Drive
January 25 (2 p.m.)

offers a presentation about Monarch Butterfly's on Jan. 25 at

youth@explorationstation.org
Phone: 473-1421
http://explorationstation.org

Exploration Station
Grover Beach

Cost: $3, $2 for seniors and children

Special Events

SANTA MARIA VALLEY DISCOVERY MUSEUM
January 26 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

presents the 2nd annual "Nat Fast Day" and tribute to the arts featuring arts classes, swing dancing, and live performances on Jan. 26 from

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
programs@smdiscoverymuseum.org
Phone: 928-8414
http://smdiscoverymuseum.org

Santa Maria Civic Theater
1660 N. McClelland
Santa Maria

THE CITY CHURCH CENTRAL COAST
January 26 (10 a.m.)

holds a VIP opening event featuring free food, favors, and music on Jan. 26 at

Kathleen
info@thecitycc.org
Phone: 929-8990
http://thecitycc.org

Nipomo High School
Olympic Hall
Nipomo 93444

Cost: Free

Learning

"DIABETES NOW"
January 26 (3 to 4:30 p.m.)

offers a talk and questions about diabetes on Jan. 26 from

Church office
bethania.lutheran@verizon.net
Phone: 688-4637
http://bethanialutheran.net

Bethania Lutheran Church
603 Atterdag, Parish Hall
Solvang 93463

Cost: Free

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
January 26 (10 a.m.)

offers worship services Sundays at 10 a.m. with Sunday school at 9 a.mAn adult Bible study is Thursday at.

Phone: 937-0339

Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4465 S. Blosser Road
Santa Maria

Learning

THE SANTA BARBARA BRAILLE INSTITUTE
January 27 (1:30 p.m.)

offers an informational meeting by outreach coordinator Kitty Crockett at the next meeting of the North Santa Barbara County Manufactured Homeowners Team on Jan. 27 at

laura.selken@gmail.com
Phone: 406-9989

Santa Maria Terrace
1405 E. Main St.
Santa Maria , CA

Special Events

JOURNEY OF HOPE
Worth The Drive
January 29 (5:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

is the fifth annual event featuring keynote speaker Dr. Keris Jan Myrick on Jan. 29 from

shannon@t-mha.org
Phone: 550-7692
http://t-mha.org

New Life Church
Pismo Beach

Stage

THE PEKING ACROBATS
The Peking Acrobat
THE PEKING ACROBATS
Worth The Drive
January 29 (7 p.m.)

are a troupe of China’s most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists, and gymnasts performing Jan. 29 at

Clark Center Box Office
info@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Concerts

CALO
January 31 (8 p.m.)

performs live on Jan. 31 at

Marty Mariscal
510eventcenter@gmail.com
Phone: 928-5510
http://510 Event Center

510 Event Center
510 South Broadway
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $5

Special Events

THE SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
February 1 (Call for times)

presents its "VIP Dinner and Dance" event on Feb. 1.

Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 260
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Santa Maria , CA

Concerts

BLUEGRASS WEST!
February 1 (8 p.m.)

presents Peter Feldmann and The Very Lonesome Trio in concert on Feb. 1 at

Phone: 688-9894
http://bluegrasswest.com

Saint Marks in-the-Valley Episcopal Church
2901 Nojoqui Ave.
Los Olivos 93441

Cost: $12

THE SLO SYMPHONY
THE SLO SYMPHONY
Worth The Drive
February 1 (8 to 10 p.m.)

presents "Classics in the Cohan" on Feb. 1 from

Lisa Nauful
lisa@slosymphony.com
Phone: 543-3533
http://slosymphony.com

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93405

Cost: $20 to $75

Stage

AN EVENING WITH KATHY GRIFFIN
Kathy Griffin
AN EVENING WITH KATHY GRIFFIN
Worth The Drive
February 1 (8 p.m.)

features the comedienne on Feb. 1 at

The Granada Theatre Box Office
boxoffice@granadasb.org
Phone: 899-2222
http://granadasb.org

The Granada Theatre
1214 State St.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: $33 to $93

Kids and Family

THE SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
February 1 (12:30 p.m.)

presents a "Madden Tournament" for kids grades 7 to 12 on Feb. 1 at

Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 260
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: Free

Learning

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
February 1 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

presents an "All-day Genealogy Seminar" titled "Genealogy Now! New Millennium Skills to Grow Your Family Tree" on Feb. 1 from

janellet93442@yahoo.com
Phone: 489-5457
http://slocgs.org

United Methodist Church
1515 Fredericks St.
SLO

Cost: $60, $50 before Jan. 30