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July 11

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 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 the 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 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 through Aug. 24 at the Solvang Festival Theater. The San Patricios enjoys its world premiere 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 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

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

Art

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 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 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

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 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. "Spirit Animals" by The Painters Group shows through Sept. 28.

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

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

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