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July 9 - July 16

Special Events

LOMPOC OLDE TOWN MARKET
(5 to 7 p.m.)

includes food, live music, and fun activities on Fridays through Aug. 28 from

Lompoc Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau
visit@lompoc.com
Phone: 736-4567
http://lompoc.com

100 Block of South H St.
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

UCSB ARTS AND LECTURES
Worth The Drive
(8:30 p.m.)

presents a film series titled "Chaplin, Keaton, Lloyd: Comedy Classics of the Silent Era" showing through Aug. 22 on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the UCSB Campbell Hall and Fridays at

UCSB Arts and Lectures Box Office
meghan.henry@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu

Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Gardens
Santa Barbara

Concerts

JAZZ IN THE GARDEN
(3 p.m.)

happens at the Solvang Festival Theater "Under the Oaks" including 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

GALE MCNEELEY
(7 p.m.)

and Laura Vios present "A Pete Seeger Tribute" concert at the Santa Barbara Unitarian Church on Aug. 2 at

Santa Barbara

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

presents a concert every other Sunday including 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

THE MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST
Worth The Drive
(2 p.m.)

presents a concert series of hour long concerts July 31 and Aug. 7 at

Katrina Carl
kcarl@sbma.net
Phone: 884-6430

Mary Craig Auditorium, Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State St.
Santa Barbara

Nightlife

BLACKLAKE GOLF RESORT
(Call for times)

presents the "Wednesday Night Summer Concert Series" featuring 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 Oklahoma! showing 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 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

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
(Sundown)

is presented by the Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department and PLAY Inc. with a screening of The Wizard of Oz on 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

YOGA FOR KIDS
Yoga for Kids Series
YOGA FOR KIDS
(10:30 a.m.)

teaches kids how to improve strength, flexibility, and have fun on Wednesdays July 2 through 30 at

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

Yoga for Mankind Studio
130 North Broadway Suite B
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $40

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

PARENT SUMMER SCHOOL
(6 to 8 p.m.)

is a six-week series presenting various topics and speakers on July 15, 22, and 29 from

http://cityofsantamaria.org

Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

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

offers summer workshops for adults including "Exploration of Mixed Media on Clayboard" from 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

THE SANTA YNEZ ARTISTS GUILD
(Call for times)

presents artist Randee Ward's works showing through Aug. 6.

rrgomez@hwy246.net
Phone: 688-7338

Guild Room
2920 Grand Ave.
Los Olivos

THE ARTISTS GUILD OF SANTA YNEZ VALLEY
(Call for times)

presents the exhibit "Conversations with Nature" showing through Sept. 1.

rrgomez@hwy246.net
Phone: 688-7338

Los Olivos Cafe
2870 Grand Avenue
Los Olivos

THE GUADALUPE-NIPOMO DUNES CENTER
(Call for times)

presents "The Dunes Are Alive! Art Gallery Opening" featuring the photography of Donald Quintana showing through Sept. 8.

info@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455

The Dunes Center
1055 Guadalupe St.
Guadalupe

DANA ADOBE NIPOMO AMIGOS
(1 to 4 p.m.)

shows the art of Carolyn Leach, Daniel Kuras, Karen Floyd, and Aaron Regez through Sept. 28. The Dana Adobe is open Saturdays and Sundays from

Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos
dana@danaadobe.org
Phone: 929-5679
http://danaadobe.org

Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos
671 S. Oakglen Ave.
Nipomo

THE ARTIST GUILD OF SANTA YNEZ VALLEY
(Call for times)

present "Ranch Life on the Central Coast" by Lauren McFarland showing through Aug. 31.

http://thegoodlifecellar.com

The Good Life Craft Beer and Wine Cellar
1672 Mission Drive
Solvang

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

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

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

presents the exhibit "Impressions of a Stranger" and "Seeing, Thinking, Living," both showing through Aug. 31.

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

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

offers a free diabetes support group on 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

THE SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
July 9 (5:30 p.m.)

offers a movie night event screening "Bagdad Cafe" on July 9 at

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

Santa Maria Public Library
421 McClelland St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Stage

CALL FOR AUDITIONS
sexysandwichproductions@gmail.com
CALL FOR AUDITIONS
July 9 (7 to 9 p.m.)

by Sexy Sandwich Productions, requires actors for its 5th local play set to premiere at Center Stage Theater in late October. "Ember," the second installment of The Wilde Circus anthology is seeking people of all genders ages 18 and over to fill several dynamic roles. Auditions will be held on July 9 from

Peter withers
Sexysandwichproductions@gmail.com

Cost: free

Special Events

THE LOMPOC VALLEY ARTS COUNCIL
July 10 (7 p.m.)

holds a quarterly meeting including the program "The World's Oldest Art" on July 10 at

Phone: 588-8582
http://lompocarts.org

Stone Pine Hall
210 S. H St.
Lompoc

Art

THE DANA ADOBE NIPOMO AMIGOS
THE DANA ADOBE NIPOMO AMIGOS
July 11 (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

shows an art exhibit on July 11 from

Marina Washburn
marina@danaadobe.org
Phone: 929-5679
http://danaadobe.org

Dana Adobe
671 S. Oakglen Ave.
Nipomo 93444

Cost: Free

Special Events

FUNDRAISER EVENT
July 12 (5 p.m.)

for Threshold Ministries is hosted by the Orcutt Presbyterian Church and inlcudes fine food and live music by Carl Sonny Leyland on July 12 at

Phone: 937-4306

Orcutt Presbyterian Church
Orcutt , CA

Cost: $80

THE DUNES CENTER
July 12 (10 a.m. to noon)

holds the "Kathleen Goddard Jones Memorial Nature Walk" event on July 12 from

Doug Jenzen
admin@dunescenter.org
Phone: 343-2455
http://dunescenter.org

Blake Lake Ecological Area
1150 Mesa View Drive
Arroyo Grande 93434

Concerts

RIVERBENCH WINERY
July 12 (noon to 3 p.m.)

presents a live concert featuring Sean Wiggins live on July 12 from

Laura Perez
lperez@riverbench.com
Phone: 937-8340

Riverbench Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $10 for tasting

THE BOOKWORM
July 12 (8 p.m.)

presents an open mic event every second Saturday of the month with featured performer The Feral Parrots on July 18 at

quest@thebookwormcali.com
Phone: 922-4282
http://facebook.com/thebookwormcali

The Bookworm
230 E. Betteravia Road, Suite K
Santa Maria

Concerts

CV WELLS
July 13 (Call for times)

performs a live concert on July 13.

http://facebook.com/cvwellsmusic

Willow Wine Bar
Nipomo , CA

THE SANTA MARIA MUSSELL SENIOR CLUB
July 13 (1:30 to 4 p.m.)

hosts "Big Band Dance Concerts" featuring Riptide Big Band monthly including performances July 13, and the following second Sunday of the each month from

hornblower0@yahoo.com
Phone: (775) 843-2830
http://ci.santa-maria.ca.us

Elwin Mussell Senior Center
510 Park Ave.
Santa Maria

Cost: $10

THE CITY OF PISMO BEACH
Worth The Drive
July 13 (1 to 4 p.m.)

presents its Pacific Breeze Concerts at Dinosaur Caves Park featuring Sean Wiggins and 10ne g0at on July 13. The concerts run from

City of Pismo Beach
cghiglia@pismobeach.org
Phone: 773-7063
http://pismobeach.org

Dinosaur Caves Park
Pismo Beach

Recreation

FREE YOGA IN THE PARK
Free Yoga in the Park
FREE YOGA IN THE PARK
July 13 (3 p.m.)

includes yoga, stretching, and a walk in Waller Park on July 13 at

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

Yoga for Mankind Studio
130 N. Broadway, Suite B
Orcutt 93455

Cost: Free

WALK AND ROLL
July 13 (10 a.m.)

is a community walk on July 13 at

http://cityofsantamaria.org

Rotary Centennial Park
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: Free

ECOSLO
Worth The Drive
July 13 (4 p.m.)

teams up with the SLO Blues for "ECOSLO's Honorary Game with the SLO Blues Baseball" on July 13 at

http://ecoslo.org

Sinsheimer Stadium
900 Southwood Dr.
SLO , CA

Clubs and Meetings

CENTRAL COAST FIDDLERS JAM SESSION
July 13 (1:15 p.m.)

invites musicians and dancers on July 13 at

schoeckk@msn.com

South Coast Regional Center
800 Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free