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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

February 9 - February 16

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

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

Concerts

UC SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
February 13 (noon)

presents, as part of its Winter 2013 World Music Program, a concert of bluegrass music by Peter Feldmann and Blaine Sprouse on Feb. 13 at

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

USCB Music Bowl
Santa Barbara , CA

Clubs and Meetings

THE LOMPOC VALLEY DEMOCRATIC CLUB
February 13 (7 p.m.)

meets every second Wednesday with the social meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. The Feb. 13 meeting will feature a program titled "Immigration Reform and the Dream Act: Making Our Communities Stronger" beginning at

Phone: 733-3462

Grossman Gallery, Lompoc Public Library
Lompoc

Health

FREE FOOD
Ongoing
February 14 (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

Learning

THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY FARM BUREAU
February 15 (9 to 10 a.m.)

offers an informational meeting about SRA Fees by John Gamper, director of Land Use and Taxation for the California Farm Bureau Federation on Feb. 15 from

farmsbc@hwy246.net
Phone: 688-7479

Farm Supply
700 McMurray Road
Buellton , CA

BEGINNING DRAWING WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Learn to Draw with an easy approach!
BEGINNING DRAWING WITH LARRY LE BRANE
Worth The Drive
February 15 (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

Special Events

CARNAVAL DE SAN MARTIN DEL EDO
February 16 (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

is a celebration featuring performances by Grupo Sin Nombre, Banda de San Martin, and La Conquistadora del Pacifico on Feb. 16 from

Phone: 354-2669

Convention Center of Santa Maria
Santa Maria , CA

GARAGISTE FESTIVAL: SOUTHERN EXPOSURE
February 16 (2 to 5 p.m.)

is a high-quality, small-production winemakers festival featuring 30 Santa Ynez valley winemakers on Feb. 16 from

info@pasogaragiste.com
http://garagistefestival.com

Solvang , CA

THE LOS ALAMOS MERCHANT SOCIETY
February 16 (4 to 8 p.m.)

presents "Lovefest - Los Alamos" featuring Los Alamos merchants presenting Valentines themed shopping and events on Feb. 16 from

smee@casadumetzwines.com
Phone: 344-1900

Los Alamos , CA

Concerts

THE SWING SHIFT BAND
Worth The Drive
February 16 (7 to 9:30 p.m.)

performs in concert on Feb. 16 from

berndoge@hotmail.com

Bill's Place
112 East Branch St.
Arroyo Grande , CA

Stage

THE CLARK CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Worth The Drive
February 16 (8 p.m.)

presents the Jim Curry performing "Take Me Home: The Music of John Denver" on Feb. 16 at

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
jamie@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-9444
http://clarkcenter.org

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

Cost: $34 to $42

Kids and Family

KID'S GARDEN CANDY
KID'S GARDEN CANDY
Worth The Drive
February 16 (1 to 3 p.m.)

shows kids that making candy with simple garden ingredients is fun and tasty! Learn how easy it is to make homemade candied treats on Feb. 16 from

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 donation per family