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February 11

Special Events

UNITED WAY
(Call for times)

offers free tax assistance online and in person for eligible community members. Local United Way branches are seeking sponsors, volunteers and more.

Phone: 922-0329
http://myfreetaxes.org

Cost: Free

THE SANTA MARIA ELKS
(5 p.m.)

accepts entries into the Beard-A-Reno and Miss Wrangler contests through April 7 by

Phone: 925-4125
http://smelksrodeo.org

Elks Rodeo Office
1309 N. Bradley Road
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $20

Nightlife

CA' DEL GREVINO CAFE AND WINE BAR
(5:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

features live music in the tasting room and cafe on Wednesdays from

dcp@grevino.com
Phone: 937-6400
http://grevino.com

Ca' Del Grevino Café and Wine Bar
400 E. Clark Ave., Suite A
Orcutt 93455

THE MAVERICK SALOON
(Call for times)

offers live music every Friday and Saturday night.

mavericksyv@aol.com
Phone: 686-4785

Maverick Saloon
3687 Sagunto
Santa Ynez

FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN
January 9,January 16,January 23,January 30,February 6,February 13,February 20,February 27,March 6,March 13,March 20,March 27,April 3,April 10,April 17,April 24(11 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

presents Military Monday discounts to any customer with a valid military I.D. every Monday from

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company
560 E. Betteravia, Suite B
Santa Maria 93454

NAUGHTY OAK BREWING COMPANY
(Call for times)

presents Food Truck Fridays and live music most Fridays and Saturdays.

info@naughtyoak.com
Phone: 287-9663
http://naughtyoak.com

Naughty Oak Brewing Company
165 S. Broadway, Suite 102
Orcutt 93455

ROONEY'S IRISH PUB
(Call for times)

presents karaoke night Thursdays and live music or DJs Fridays and Saturdays.

Phone: 934-3777
http://rooneysirishpub.net

Rooney's Irish Pub
241 S. Broadway St.
Santa Maria 93455

THE MOXIE CAFE
(5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

offers live music paired with local beers, wine, appetizers and dinner every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from

contact@moxiecafe.com
Phone: 361-2900

Moxie Cafe
1317 W. McCoy St.
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: Free

LOUIE B'S
January 19,January 26,February 2,February 9,February 16,February 23,March 2,March 9,March 16,March 23,March 30,April 6,April 13,April 20,April 27(9 p.m.)

hosts DJ Vega playing party hits every Thursday at

DJ Vega
vegat805@aol.com
Phone: 478-3980

Louie B's
213 E. Main St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Dance Lessons

THE MAVERICK SALOON
(6:30 p.m.)

offers two-step lessons every Tuesday and line dance lessons every Thursday at

mavericksyv@aol.com
Phone: 686-4785

Maverick Saloon
3687 Sagunto St.
Santa Ynez 93460

EVERYBODY CAN DANCE
(6 p.m.)

presents adult/teen ballet workout classes every Tuesday at

everybodycandance@msn.com
Phone: 937-6753
http://everybodycandance.webs.com

Everybody Can DANCE
628 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria 93454

EVERYBODY CAN DANCE
(6 p.m.)

presents Introductory Ballet 1 on Tuesdays at 5 p.m., Introductory Ballet 2 on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Fridays at 4 p.m., and Introductory Ballet 3 on Wednesdays at

everybodycandance@msn.com
Phone: 937-6753
http://everybodycandance.webs.com

Everybody Can DANCE
628 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria 93454

EVERYBODY CAN DANCE
(Call for times)

offers ballet classes for ages two and up until Mondays through Fridays through June 9.

everybodycandance@msn.com
Phone: 937-6753
http://everybodycandance.webs.com

Everybody Can DANCE
628 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $50 per month

Kids and Family

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY RAILWAY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
(noon to 4 p.m.)

features a locomotive, boxcar, caboose, railroad artifacts and diorama on the second and fourth Saturday of the month from

Phone: 714-4927

Santa Maria Transit Center
Miller and Boone Streets
Santa Maria

THE LOMPOC PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
(1:30 p.m.)

presents the Children’s Coloring Club every first Wednesday at

Lompoc Library
501 E. North Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

THE BUELLTON LIBRARY
(noon to 5 p.m.)

presents Kids Crafternoons for ages five to 11 every Friday from

Phone: 688-3115

Buellton Library
140 W. Hwy 246
Buellton 93427

Cost: Free

THE LOMPOC PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
(3 to 5 p.m.)

offers Homework Club every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from

Lompoc Library
501 E. North Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

THE SOLVANG LIBRARY
(noon to 4:30 p.m.)

presents Crafternoons for adults and students ages nine and older every Friday from

Phone: 688-4214

Solvang Library
1745 Mission Drive
Santa Ynez 93463

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA
(11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

and the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum present Science Saturdays every second Saturday from

Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 727
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
705 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria 93454

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY DISCOVERY MUSEUM
(noon to 2 p.m. )

presents the new Discovery Artists' Program every second Sunday from

Phone: 928-8414

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
705 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria 93454

THE BUELLTON LIBRARY
(4 to 5 p.m.)

presents ReadAloud, a play-reading group for adults, teens and children nine and up, every Friday from

Phone: 688-3115

Buellton Library
140 W. Hwy 246
Buellton 93427

Cost: Free

THE SOLVANG LIBRARY
Ongoing
(3:30 to 4:30 p.m.)

hosts Preschool Storytime every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., Wiggly Storytime every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and Tail Waggin' Tutors every Thursday from

Phone: 688-4214

Solvang Library
1745 Mission Drive
Solvang 93463

Cost: Free

THE WILDLING MUSEUM
Ongoing
(2 p.m.)

presents KidKraft, a series of monthly art classes for children to create nature-inspired crafts or environmentally friendly projects, every second Saturday at

Wildling Museum of Art and Nature
1511-B Mission Drive
Solvang 93463

Cost: $5

Recreation

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA
THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA
(11:30 to 4 p.m.)

Recreation and Parks Department presents mah jongg every Wednesday from

Phone: 922-2993

Elwin Mussell Senior Center
510 Park Ave.
Santa Maria 93454

Learning

CANDLE MAGIC
(5 to 6:30 p.m.)

teaches participants how to add symbols, color or other decorations to candles every Sunday from

CovenTree Books and Gifts
722 E. Main St., Suite 106
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $15

THE SOLVANG LIBRARY
(10 to 10:50 a.m.)

presents Ted and Conversation, a new event that screens an inspiring or thought-provoking 18-minute talk from the TED Talks series. Afterwards, the audience explores the topic together over tea and coffee. The program is every third Thursday from

solvanglibrary@santabarbaraca.gov
Phone: 688-4214

Solvang Library
1745 Mission Drive
Solvang 93463

Cost: Free

THE BUELLTON LIBRARY
Ongoing
(5:30 to 6:30 p.m.)

presents one-on-one tutoring on how to use audio and electronic books on mobile devices every Tuesday from

Phone: 688-3115

Buellton Library
140 W. Hwy 246
Buellton 93427

Cost: Free

SANTA BARBARA VILLAGE
Worth The Drive
(2 to 3:30 p.m. )

presents the Empowered Aging Monthly Lecture Series, which requires reservations since seating is limited, every second Tuesday from

Cyndi Pipes
coordinator@sbvillage.org
Phone: 729-5038

University Club of Santa Barbara
1332 Santa Barbara St.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

Art

THE LOS OLIVOS WINE MERCHANT AND CAFÉ
(5 to 8 p.m.)

presents Friday Night Winemakers every fourth Friday from

http://winemerchantcafe.com

Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Café
2879 Grand Ave.
Los Olivos 93441

THE LONGORIA WINE AND TASTING ROOM
(2 to 4 p.m.)

presents Rebecca Gomez's artwork through March. A reception is March 12 from

Diana Longoria
info@longoriawine.com
Phone: 866-759-4637
http://longoriawine.com

Longoria Winery and Tasting Room
415 E. Chestnut Ave.
Lompoc 93436

THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the first ever U.S. museum exhibition from Berlin-based artist collective Rimini Protokoll through April 30.

Phone: 966-5373
http://mcasantabarbara.org

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara 93101

THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents a solo exhibition by Bean Gilsdorf through April 30.

Phone: 966-5373
http://mcasantabarbara.org

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara 93101

THE SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents David Weisner and the Art of Wordless Storytelling through May 14.

Phone: 963-4364
http://sbma.net

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State St.
Santa Barbara 93101

SULLIVAN GOSS: AN AMERICAN GALLERY
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents Meredith Brooks Abbott's The Here and Now through April 2.

Phone: 730-1460

Sullivan Goss Gallery
11 E. Anapamu St.
Santa Barbara 93101

Health

BELLY DANCE WORKOUT
(10 to 11 a.m.)

meets on Mondays from 6 to 7 p.m. and Wednesdays from

Elizabeth Acosta
coventreemarket@yahoo.com
Phone: 709-7663

CovenTree Books and Gifts
722 East Main Street, Suite 106
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $15

WARRIOR UNLIMITED QIGONG
(6 to 7 p.m.)

promotes the circulation of blood and vital energy within the body. The practice is rejuvenating and renewing. All levels are welcome on Tuesdays and Thursdays from

CovenTree Books and Gifts
722 E. Main St., Suite 106
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $15

WARRIOR UNLIMITED YOGA
Ongoing
(5 to 6 p.m.)

meets for one hour of yoga for all experience levels every Tuesday and Thursday from

CovenTree Books and Gifts
722 East Main St., Suite 106
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $15

Farmers Markets

ARROYO GRANDE FARMERS MARKET
(noon to 2:25 p.m.)

includes produce, artists and musicians every Saturday from

Arroyo Grande Farmers Market
Olohan Alley
Arroyo Grande

FARMERS MARKET
(6:10 to 9 p.m.)

is the largest Farmers Market in California and happens every Thursday from

Downtown SLO
Higuera St.
SLO 93401

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

includes a large variety of locally grown produce every Sunday from

Nipomo Farmers Market
Via Concha Road
Nipomo 93444

ORCUTT FARMERS MARKET
(10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

presents local farmers and small businesses every Tuesday from

Orcutt Farmers Market
Bradley Road
Orcutt 93455

SLO FARMERS MARKET
(8 to 10:45 a.m.)

hosts over 60 vendors every Saturday from

World Market Parking Lot
2650 Main St.
SLO 93401

Clubs and Meetings

THE EMBROIDERS' GUILD OF AMERICA
(10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Bishops Peak Chapter invites the public to their meetings every third Saturday from

Linda Workmans
linda@workmans.net
Phone: 773-4832

Grover Beach Community Center
1230 Trouville Ave.
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: Free

THE SOLVANG LIBRARY
(3:30 to 4:30 p.m.)

presents the Santa Ynez Valley Manga Club for young adults who like to draw Manga-style art and/or create stories every Wednesday from

Phone: 688-4214

Solvang Library
1745 Mission Dr.
Solvang 93463

Cost: Free

THE CENTRAL COAST CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
(2 p.m.)

features a plant raffle, plant exchange table and door prizes for first-time visitors every second Sunday at

Central Coast Cactus and Succulent Society
wwmills50@hotmail.com
Phone: 481-3495
http://centralcoastcactus.org

Odd Fellows Hall
520 Dana St.
SLO 93401

TRI CITY SOUND CHORUS OF SWEET ADELINES INTERNATIONAL
(6:45 to 9:30 p.m.)

welcomes all women who are interested in learning about barbershop-style music, singing and performing to rehearsals every Thursday from

Sweet Adelines International
Phone: 736-7572

Lutheran Church of Our Savior
4725 S. Bradley Road
Orcutt 93455

Spiritual

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

holds youth services for junior high and high school students on Monday nights at 6:30 p.m. at Faith Life Community Church, 726 W. Tefft. St. General services are every Sunday at

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

Nipomo High School
525 N. Thompson Ave.
Nipomo 93444

Cost: Free

REIKI
(6 to 8 p.m.)

is 15-to 20-minute sessions that help with stress relief and chronic pain. Children and pets are welcome to attend the sessions which are on the first and third Thursday of each month from

CovenTree Books and Gifts
722 E. Main St, Suite 106
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $5

Special Events

CAMP FIRE CENTRAL COAST
CAMP FIRE CENTRAL COAST
February 11 (Call for times)

members are selling their world-famous mints, almond caramel clusters, Almond Roca, P-Nuttles and trail mix for $5 per box until Feb. 20.

Cheri Hess
campfirech@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 235-0819
http://campfirecentralcoast.org

Central Coast

Cost: $5/box

SANFORD WINERY
Romantic Valentine's Day
SANFORD WINERY
February 11 (6 to 9 p.m.)

presents a Valentine's Day Winemaker Dinner on Feb. 11. Winemaker Steve Fennell is set to guide attendees through a full-course meal from Pure Joy Catering and discuss the winery's history, winemaking practices and estate wines from

Sonja Walker
reservations@sanfordwinery.com
Phone: 735-5900, Ext. 9
http://sanfordwinery.com

Sanford Winery
5010 Santa Rosa Road
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $150, $120 for members

THE CROWD
February 11 (8 p.m. to midnight )

hosts its third annual Valentine's Day dance and fundraiser on Feb. 11, featuring live music, door prizes, raffles and hors d'oeuvres from

Alice
thecrowdcarclub@gmail.com
Phone: 345-5885

Santa Maria Inn
801 S. Broadway
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $20

Stage

LIVE FROM THE CORE
February 11 (7:30 p.m.)

presents Los Osos poet Dian Sousa and Redlands poet L.I. Henley Feb. 11 at

Phone: 937-1600
http://corewine.com

CORE Winery Tasting Room
105 W. Clark Ave.
Orcutt 93455

Cost: Free

Kids and Family

BEVERLY'S FABRICS
February 11 (1:30 to 3 p.m.)

hosts a Valentine craft event for kids from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All ages are welcome from

Jennifer Chavez
Phone: 925-4118

Beverly's Fabrics
1637 S. Broadway
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

THE LOMPOC PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
February 11 (10 a.m. )

features a Valentine’s-themed storytime from Charlotte’s Web Mobile Children’s Library. The event, which is for preschool-aged children, is Feb. 11 at

Phone: 735-8511
http://lompocvalle1@verizon.net

Ryon Park
800 W. Ocean Ave.
Lompoc 93436

THE LOMPOC PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
February 11 (10 a.m. )

features a Valentine’s-themed storytime from Charlotte’s Web Mobile Children’s Library. The event, which is for preschool-aged children, is Feb. 11 at

Phone: 735-8511
http://lompocvalle1@verizon.net

Ryon Park
800 W. Ocean Ave.
Lompoc 93436

Recreation

ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE
February 11 (10 a.m. to noon)

offers training for the upcoming track season provided by coaching staff and athletes on Feb. 11 from

Louie Quintana
Phone: 705-3299

Allan Hancock College
800 S. College Dr.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $10

UCSB SEDGWICK RESERVE
February 11 (2 p.m.)

is offering three hikes with varying themes Feb. 11 at

Phone: 696-1941

UCSB Sedgwick Reserve
3566 Brinkerhoff Road
Santa Ynez 93460

MASTERS OF THE NIGHT: OWL CALL HIKE
Worth The Drive
February 11 (6 to 7 p.m.)

is an opportunity to take a guided night hike and learn about owls. Hike will be moderate to easy, and it is important to dress warm, wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Meet at the park office; Rain cancels event. Hike is Feb. 11 from

Lopez Lake
rwemple@co.slo.ca.us
Phone: 788-2381

Lopez Lake
6800 Lopez Lake
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $10 per vehicle

THE GUADALUPE-NIPOMO DUNES CENTER
Worth The Drive
February 11 (10:30 a.m.)

presents the Huell Howser Hike on Feb. 11. Staff are set to hike the area Howser formally visited at

Gaby
volunteer@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455
http://dunescenter.org

Oso Flaco Lake Natural Area
3006 Oso Flaco Lake Road
Arroyo Grande 93434

Cost: Free, donation suggested

Learning

THE SOLVANG LIBRARY
February 11 (3 to 4:30 p.m.)

presents Investors' Roundtable: Finding Low Cost Funds on Feb. 11 from

Phone: 688-4214

Solvang Library
1745 Mission Dr.
Santa Ynez 93463

HUMMINGBIRD HEALTH AND CONSERVATION PROGRAM
Worth The Drive
February 11 (1 p.m.)

director Lisa Tell shares how scientists are working to maintain healthy hummingbird populations. A docent-led tour follows the talk, which is on Feb. 11 at

Lindsey Collinsworth
lcollinsworth@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400
http://education@slobg.org

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members

Spiritual

WISDOM READINGS
February 11 (noon)

are provided by AnnKathleen, a body, mind and soul mentor with Divine Inspiration. Discounts from 25 to 30 percent are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at

AnnKathleen
divine.inspiration_coaching@yahoo.com
Phone: 598-1509
http://divining.weebly.com

Divine Inspiration
947 E. Orange St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $25 to $85

METAPHYSICAL PRACTITIONERS OPEN HOUSE AND OPEN HEART
February 11 (11 a.m.)

is a chance to get to know metaphysical practitioners on the Central Coast. The Feb. 11 event features card readers, energy healers, mediums, feng shui experts, and body, mind and soul mentors at

AnnKathleen
divine.inspiration_coaching@yahoo.com
Phone: 598-1509
http://divining.weebly.com

Divine Inspiration
947 E. Orange St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free