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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

February 5 - February 12

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

Learning

YOGA BASICS
February 5 (5:30 to 6:45 p.m.)

is a 4 week series that is an ideal intro for beginners meeting starting Feb. 5 and running on Tuesdays from

Nicole Donati
nicole@treetopyoga.net
Phone: 266-6391
http://treetopyoga.net

Treetop Yoga
2771 Santa Maria Way, Ste. C
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $50

Special Events

THE SANTA MARIA WOMEN'S NETWORK
February 6 (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)

presents its 4th annual Micro Trade Show on Feb. 6 from

Phone: 925-4610

Santa Maria Inn
Santa Maria , CA

Concerts

TALES FROM THE TAVERN
February 6 (7 p.m.)

presents a pre-season kick-off concert and CD release party for the new album "Wil Ridge Live at the Maverick Saloon" featuring Wil Ridge in concert on Feb. 6 at

Phone: 686-4785
http://talesfromthetavern.com

The Maverick Saloon
3687 Sagunto St.
Santa Ynez

Cost: $10

Stage

THE CLARK CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Worth The Drive
February 7 (7 p.m.)

presents "The Streisand Songbook" by Ann Hampton Callaway on Feb. 7 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

Health

FREE FOOD
Ongoing
February 7 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

thanks to The Salvation Army of Santa Maria is Monday through Friday from

Melanie
Melanie.swarz@usw.salvationarmy.org
Phone: 805-349-2421

211 East Fesler St
Santa maria 93455

Cost: Free

Special Events

SECOND FRIDAY FLICKS
February 8 (1:30 p.m.)

will be showing the film "Mystic River," based on Dennis LeHane's book which explores the effect of a shared tragedy on three boyhood friends brought together by a new tragedy many years later. An optional discussion will follow the screening on Feb. 8 at

Lompoc Library Information
Phone: 875-8778

Lompoc Public Library
501 E. North Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

Learning

BEGINNING DRAWING WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Learn to Draw with an easy approach!
BEGINNING DRAWING WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Worth The Drive
February 8 (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

explores drawing using an easy 'right-brain' approach Feb. 1 through March 15 on Fridays from

Wes Martin
phillip_martin@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3131, Ext. 2103
http://communityprograms.net

Cuesta College
Highway 1
SLO 93401

Cost: $112

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
February 8 (1 to 3 p.m.)

Ethics and Emerging Sciences Group is sponsoring a talk on "Three Challenges in Food Ethics" by Paul B. Thompson on Feb. 8 from

palin@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2042

Cal Poly, Building 8, Room 123
SLO 93401

Health

DR. KATHY GRUVER
Worth The Drive
February 8 (10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.)

author of the new book "Body/Mind Therapies for the Bodyworker," is giving two talks on Feb. 8 at

Phone: 680-1984
http://womensfestivals.org

Bacara Resort and Spa
8301 Hollister Ave.
Goleta , CA

Special Events

CRUZIN' FOR LIFE CRAB FEAST
February 9 (6 p.m.)

will feature all you can eat King Crab, BBQ beef, chicken, and live music by Freight Train all benifitting local cancer patients on Feb. 9 at

Cindy Alvarado
cruznforlife@verizon.net
Phone: 714-1539
http://cruzinforlife.net

Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $60

MINERVA CLUB BINGO FUNDRAISER
February 9 (11:30 a.m.)

includes a lunch and three bingo cards on Feb. 9 at

Heidi Cole
hlhcole@yahoo.com
Phone: 934-1915

Minerva Club
127 W. Boone St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $25

PASSPORT TO VIENNA
February 9 (5:30 p.m.)

is a fundraiser for the Santa Maria Philharmonic Orchestra featuring an evening of splendor and beauty, romance and joy, of the delightful and delectable, and a chance to win a trip for two to Vienna, Austria. Let your senses be filled with awe as you experience Passport to Vienna. The event is Feb. 9 at

George Majoue
george@santamariaphilharmonic.org
Phone: 925-0412
http://santamariaphilharmonic.org

Radisson Hotel Santa Maria
3455 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $125

"STAYING ALIVE" BUTTERFLY STATISTICS
"STAYING ALIVE" BUTTERFLY STATISTICS
Worth The Drive
February 9 (2 p.m.)

is a class in the Oak Glen Pavilion with Peggy Coon discussing how butterflies “stay alive” in each state of development: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and adult butterfly. She will show the beautiful and unique colors on the inside and outside of the butterfly wings and explain how these colors, patterns, and markings are used for protective coloration, warning, mimicry, and will display her own photos taken in Costa Rica, Belize, the Caribbean, Mexico, and the United States on Feb. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. with a free tour at

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400 Ext. 304

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members

PISMO BEACH ANNUAL FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE
Worth The Drive
February 9 (6 to 8:30 p.m.)

is for young ladies ages three to eighteen years old, and the special man in her life. This special event allows fathers, grandfathers, or uncles to treat their little one to a semi-formal night of dancing and fun. The event takes place on Feb. 9 from

Pismo Beach Recreation
kmelchiorsen@pismobeach.org
Phone: 773-7063
http://pismobeach.org

Cost: $25 per couple; $10 for each additional guest in same family

Concerts

THE LOMPOC CONCERT ASSOCIATION
February 9 (7:30 p.m.)

presents cello and guitar duo Acoustic Eidolon on Feb. 9 at

Phone: 737-1089
http://lompocconcert.org

First United Methodist Church
Lompoc

Cost: $25, $5 for students

CAL POLY MUSIC ENSEMBLES
Worth The Drive
February 9 (8 p.m.)

present "A Night at the Mission" featuring traditional and contemporary chamber music Feb. 9 at

Michele Abba
mabba@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2406
http://calpoly.edu

Old Mission Church
SLO

Cost: $9 and $12

THE SANTA BARBARA BLUES SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
February 9 (8 p.m.)

presents a concert featuring Carl Sonny Leyland on Feb. 9 at

Butler Event Center
3744 State St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $10, free for members

Stage

THE CLARK CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Worth The Drive
February 9 (8 p.m.)

presents the Jan and Dean Show featuring Dean Torrence and The Surf City in concert on Feb. 9 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

THE ROTARY CLUB OF SAN LUIS OBISPO DE TOLOSA
Worth The Drive
February 9 (8 p.m.)

presents a fundraiser event featuring comedians Larry Miller, Jake Johannsen, and Pat Hazell on Feb. 9 at

Phone: 756-4849
http://pacslo.org

Cal Poly Performing Arts Center
SLO , CA

Cost: $30 to $75

Recreation

ORCUTT ACADEMY 5K AND KIDS MILE
Worth The Drive
February 9 (9 a.m.)

is a benefit for the Orcutt Academy High School Cross Country and Track and Field Teams on Feb. 9 at

Michelle Downing
Phone: 938-8594
http://oahs.net

Orcutt Community Park
5800 S. Bradley
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $20, $15 for yout, $10 for kids mile

Learning

WESTMONT COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
February 9 (10 a.m. to noon)

presents "Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot: Conversations about Connoisseurship" on Feb. 9 from

scraig@westmont.edu
Phone: 565-6051

Westmont College, Darling Hall, Winter Room
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara

Special Events

CHOCOLATE, WINE, AND GENTLE YOGA
February 10 (3 p.m.)

features gourmet chocolate, specialty wines, and a "Gentle Yoga Class" all to heighten the senses and to nurture the soul on Feb. 10 at

Vicki Forman
vicki@yogaformankind.com
Phone: 680-6542
http://yogaformankind.com

Yoga for Mankinds Studio
130 North Broadway, Suite B
Old Orcutt 93455

Cost: $30

Concerts

"THAT'S AMORE!" SALON CONCERT
That's Amore! Salon Concert
"THAT'S AMORE!" SALON CONCERT
Worth The Drive
February 10 (2 to 5 p.m.)

by Opera San Luis Obispo is a lovely afternoon of beautiful music, great food, and Vina Robles wine in the elegant Madonna Inn Garden Room. This year's "That's Amore!" features the rising star duo, tenor Ben Bliss and lyric soprano, D'Ana Lombard performing on Feb. 10 from

Opera San Luis Obispo
operaslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 541-5369
http://operaslo.org

Madonna Inn
100 Madonna Inn
SLO 93405

Cost: $65, $520 for a table of eight

Kids and Family

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
February 10 (Call for times)

presents "A Brown Bear, a Moon, and a Caterpillar: Treasured Stories by Eric Carle" on Feb. 10.

karna.hughes@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu

UCSB
Santa Barbara

Learning

SLO SEED EXCHANGE
Worth The Drive
February 10 (4 to 6 p.m.)

presents Diane Ott Whealy and her talk "Saving Heirloom Seeds" followed by a book signing on Feb. 10 from

stteresa@kcbx.net
Phone: 543-5364

SLO Grange Hall
2880 Broad St.
SLO , CA

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
February 10 (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

Special Events

FAT TUESDAY AT COSTA DE ORO
February 12 (6 to 9 p.m.)

is a Mardi Gras style party featuring Chef Rick serving his funk-infused cuisine and Burnin' James and the Funky Flames performing their Nawlins-style party music on Feb. 12 from

Costa de Oro Winery
info@cdowinery.com
Phone: 922-1468
http://cdowinery.com

Costa de Oro Winery
1331 S. Nicholson Ave.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $20

Learning

UC SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
February 12 (5:30 p.m.)

presents scientist and author Sean Carroll speaking for SciTrek's second annual Science Education Lecture on Feb. 12 at

George Foulsham
george.foulsham@ia.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3071
http://ucsb.edu

UCSB Chemistry Building, Room 1179
Santa Barbara