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June 29

Concerts

THE DRIVE-IN ROMEOS
(Call for times)

perform at the Elks Lodge for a "Cook Your Own" event on July 25.

http://driveinromeos.com

Santa Maria

JAZZ IN THE GARDEN
(3 p.m.)

happens at the Solvang Festival Theater "Under the Oaks" including Paul Marinaro on July 27, Teka on Aug. 10, Christine DiPego on Aug. 24, and Alfredo Rodriguez on Sept. 14. Concerts start at

http://solvangfestivaltheater.org

Solvang Festival Theater
Solvang

THE VILLAGE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Worth The Drive
(1 p.m.)

presents a concert every other Sunday including a performance by the Highway One Band on July 27, a Songwriters at Play Shwocase on Aug. 10, Riptide Big Band on Aug. 24, the SLO Blues Society's concert by the Lenny Blues Band on Sept. 7, and Giles Apap on Sept. 21. Concerts are at

Curtis Reinhardt
Phone: 473-2250
http://arroyograndevillage.org

Heritage Square Park
Arroyo Grande

Nightlife

BLACKLAKE GOLF RESORT
(Call for times)

presents the "Wednesday Night Summer Concert Series" featuring the Red Skunk Band on July 30, Pitch and Rhythm on Aug. 6, the Nataly Lola Band on Aug. 13, Urban 805 on Aug. 20, and Unfinished Business on Aug. 27.

Phone: 343-1214, Ext. 400
http://blacklake.com

Blacklake Golf Resort
1490 Golf Course Lane
Nipomo

Stage

PCPA THEATERFEST
(Call for times)

presents its production of Forever Plaid showing through July 27 at the Solvang Festival Theater. Oklahoma! shows through July 26 at the Marian Theatre and Aug. 1 through 24 at the Solvang Festival Theater. The San Patricios enjoys its world premiere July 31 through Aug. 17 at the Marian Theatre and Aug. 28 through Sept. 7 at the Solvang Festival Theater. 36 Views shows Sept. 11 through 28.

PCPA Theaterfest
Phone: 922-8313
http://pcpa.org

Severson, Allan Hancock College
800 S. College
Santa Maria

Cost: $29.50 to $37.50

THE SOUTH COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
(2 p.m.)

presents Do You Believe in Fairies? - Ella Young, Mystic of the Dunes, a live readers theatre performance about the historic figure on every Saturday through July 26 at

South County Historical Society
Phone: 489-8282
http://southcountyhistory.org

IOOF Hall
128 Bridge St.
Arroyo Grande

Cost: Free

THE GREAT AMERICAN MELODRAMA
Worth The Drive
(6 p.m.)

presents its repertory productions of Song of the Canyon Kid and The Shaughraun showing through Sept. 21. Showtimes are Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 7 p.m., and Sundays at

Great American Melodrama Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499

Great American Melodrama
Highway 1
Oceano

Kids and Family

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY DISCOVERY MUSEUM
(10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

offers "Tuesdays Tales" story time events on Tuesdays, "Preschool Patrol" is on Wednesdays, "Homework Club" is Thursdays, and "Science Saturday" happens Saturdays, all from

programs@smdiscoverymuseum.org
Phone: 928-8414
http://smdiscoverymuseum.org

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
705 S. McClelland
Santa Maria

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT
(Call for times)

presents "Kids Learn Birds!" for kids ages 8 to 12 has two seperate two-day sessions on July 22 and July 24.

Santa Barbara County Parks
lgaspar@sbparks.org
Phone: 688-4515
http://sbparks.org

Cachuma Lake Nature Center
Highway 154
Santa Ynez Valley

Cost: $15, $10 Park Admission fee per vehicle

STAY N' PLAY
(5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

is a series of free family events at local parks happening July 31, Aug. 14, and Aug. 21 from

http://cityofsantamaria.org

Local Parks
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

MOVIES IN THE PARK
(Call for times)

is presented by the Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department and PLAY Inc. with a screening of 42 on July 26 at Edwards Baseball Field, The Wizard of Oz screens Aug. 23 in Grogan Park, The Muppets screens Sept. 20, and Hotel Transylvania on Oct. 25.

dsmitherman@cityofsantamaria.org
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 263
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Pioneer Park
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

PCPA SUMMER ACTING CAMPS
(9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

include The Young People's Project Plus for ages 14 through 19 July 26 through Aug. 2 from

PCPA Outreach
info@pcpa.org
Phone: 928-77731
http://pcpa.org

Santa Maria

Cost: $200 to $250

CAMP FIRE USA
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

offers a "Resident Camp" at Camp Natoma for boys and girls in grades first through ninth, with Session 5 from July 27 through Aug. 2.

campfireusach@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 773-5126
http://campnatoma.org

Camp Tacanneko
Arroyo Grande

Recreation

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

features a locomotive, boxcar, caboose, and railroad artifacts and a 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 SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
(Call for times)

offers a Summer Reading Program at the library and its branches in Orcutt, Guadalupe, and Cuyama for all agegs from through Aug. 2. A "Literary Elements" program is for adults. "Spark a Reaction" is for teens. "Fizz, Boom, Read" is for kids 12 and under.

libraryreference@cityofsantamaria.org
Phone: 925-0994
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Santa Maria Public Library
421 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATIONS
Ongoing
June 11,July 9(5:30 to 7 p.m.)

are available for interested "Bigs" on the second Wednesday of each month from

Maria Seda
mseda@fsacares.org
Phone: 925-1100

Big Brothers Big Sisters, program of Family Service Agency
120 E. Jones St., Suite 123
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Learning

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

offers summer workshops for adults including "Let Baskets Inspire You" running July 25 through 27. "Exploration of Mixed Media on Clayboard" is Aug. 15 through 17.

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

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
SLO

Art

THE BETTERAVIA GALLERY NORTH AND SOUTH
(9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

presents the exhibit "A Mindful Vision: The Legacy of Nat Fast" showing through Aug. 14. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from

ferri@co.santa-barbara.ca.us
Phone: 568-3994
http://co.santa-barbara.ca.us

Joseph Centeno Betteravia Government Center
511 E. Lakeside
Santa Maria

LOMPOC MUSEUM
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Eric Morlan, Selected Work: 1980-2014" showing through Sept. 1.

lompocmuseum@verizon.net
Phone: 736-3888

Lompoc Museum
200 South H. St.
Lompoc

Cost: $1 suggested donation

THE SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
(6 p.m.)

holds a call for artists for the library's Shepard Hall Gallery showings for the 2014 through 2015 season. Deadline to apply is Aug. 16 at

svoss@cityofsantamaria.org
Phone: 925-0994, Ext. 832
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Santa Maria Public Library, Shepard Hall
421 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria

THE FRAME GALLERY
(10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

features the art of Betsy Jones. Also showing are works by Larry Delinger, Barbara Alloway, Larry Kappen, and Rob Fellows. The gallery is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from

photoworks@verizon.net
Phone: 287-9402

The Frame Gallery
1157 East Clark Ave.
Orcutt

THE C GALLERY
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Reductions/Formations" showcasing the work of Joseph Knowles and Darlyn Susan Yee through Sept.

connie@thecgallery.com
Phone: 344-3807
http://thecgallery.com

The C Gallery
466 Bell St.
Los Alamos

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 SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ARTS COMMISSION
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Pursuit of Passion: Early Santa Barbara Women Artists" showing through Feb. 20, 2015.

ferri@sbartsscommission.org
Phone: 568-3994
http://sbartscommission.org

Santa Barbara City Hall, De La Guerra Plaza
Santa Barbara

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

presents "Marinella Senatore: Building Communities" showing through Aug. 17.

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

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

Cost: Free

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

presents the exhibit "Carved, Coiled, and Thrown, CERAMICS at the Gallery" showing through July 31.

galleryatthenetwork@gmail.com
Phone: 788-0886

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

THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ARTS COMMISSION
Worth The Drive
(8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

presents "The Barry Berkus and Family Collection: WWBD? What Would Barry Do?" showing through Aug. 15 on Mondays through Fridays from

ferri@sbartscommission.org
Phone: 568-3994
http://sbartscommission.org

Channing Peake Gallery, County Administration Building
105 E. Anapamu St.
Santa Barbara

KARPELES MANUSCRIPT MUSEUM
Worth The Drive
(noon to 4 p.m.)

presents the exhibit "Moment by Moment" by Cynthia Grili showing through July 31. The museum is open Wednesdays through Sundays from

karpelescurator@gmail.com
Phone: 643-8300

Karpeles Museum
21 West Anapamu St.
Santa Barbara

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO PAINTERS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT (SLOPE)
Worth The Drive
(Call for times)

presents the kick-off project of the "Heart and Soil Campaign" by the Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo, including original paintings of the planned Pismo Preserve are showing through July 31.

jdunnfineart@yahoo.com
Phone: 712-7870
http://slope-painters.com

Blakeslee and Blakeslee
1101 Marsh St.
SLO

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

presents the exhibit "Living in the Timeless: Drawings by Beatrice Wood" showing through Aug. 31. "Left Coast: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art" shows through Sept. 7. "Daumier's Salon: A Human Comedy" shows through Oct. 5.

Katrina Carl
kcarl@sbma.net
Phone: 963-4364
http://sbma.net

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State St.
Santa Barbara

Cost: Admission is $9, $6 for seniors and students

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

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

offers a free diabetes support group on 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

Special Events

OMAKASE SUSHI
June 29 (Call for times)

holds its first anniversary event including head chef Eric Huynh collaborating with local chef James Gentry for a "Surf and Turf" event benefitting the Open Source Learning Foundation on June 29.

Omakase Sushi
Orcutt , CA

Cost: $80

Learning

FOOD FOR THOUGHT SPEAKERS SERIES
June 29 (2 to 4 p.m.)

by the Neal Taylor Nature Center at Cachuma Lake will feature a free lecture by Tim Robinson, Ph.D. with the talk "Steelhead Trout of the Santa Ynez Watershed" on June 29 from

Julie McDonald
julie@clnaturecenter.org
Phone: 693-0691
http://clnaturecenter.org

Neal Taylor Nature Center at Cachuma Lake
2265 Highway 154
Santa Barbara 93105

Cost: Free, $10 for parking