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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

August 22 - August 29

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

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 ARTISTS GUILD OF SANTA YNEZ VALLEY
(Call for times)

presents the art of Marilyn Benson showing in the exhibit "Images from Coast to Coast" through Nov. 3.

rrgomez@hwy246.net
Phone: 688-7338

Los Olivos Cafe
2870 Grand Avenue
Los Olivos

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 "Daumier's Salon: A Human Comedy" showing 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

Clubs and Meetings

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

offers a free diabetes support group on 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

SANTA MARIA TOASTMASTERS CLUB #89
(7-8:30 p.m.)

is a public speaking practice group meeting Tuesdays from

Susan Friesen
susanlynettefriesen@gmail.com
Phone: 714-2037

Bethel Lutheran Church
624 E. Camino Colegio
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: free first 3 visits

Special Events

HYPERTUFA WORKSHOP
HYPERTUFA WORKSHOP
August 23 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m. )

features artist Jennifer Fox showing how to create rustic, textured containers that are lightweight, porous, and perfect for your garden on Aug. 23 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $60, $50 for members

SERVE SANTA MARIA VIII
August 23 (9 a.m. to noon)

is a volunteer beautification event on Aug. 23 from

mvandekamp@cityofsantamaria.org
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 372
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Abel Maldonado Youth Center
Santa Maria , CA

SOLVANG WHEELS 'N WINDMILLS
August 23 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

is a fundraiser car show on Aug. 23 from

Phone: 688-6112
http://wheelsnwindmills.com

Copenhagen Drive
Solvang , CA

THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY FARM BEUREAU
August 23 (Call for times)

presents the annual Celebrate Harvest Dinner event honoring Richard Quandt and Randy Jones on Aug. 23.

Phone: 688-7479
http://sbcfb.org

Rancho Alamo
Los Alamos , CA

Cost: $65

CAMP FIRE CENTRAL COAST
Worth The Drive
August 23 (6 to 9 p.m.)

presents its 4th annual Casino Royale fundraiser event including cocktails, dinner, and casino gaming on Aug. 23 from

symccarthy2955@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 481-5618

Private residence
Arroyo Grande , CA

Cost: $50

Concerts

CAL POLY COLLEGIANS ALUMNI BIG BAND
Worth The Drive
August 23 (7:30 to 10:30 p.m.)

celebrates its 47th reunion with a live concert on Aug. 23 from

Phone: 543-3000
http://cpcollegiansalumni.com

Madonna Inn Ballroom
SLO

Stage

THE LOMPOC CIVIC THEATRE
THE LOMPOC CIVIC THEATRE
August 23 (6 to 9:15 p.m.)

presents a dinner theater production of "Miracle of South Division Street," the Santa Barbara County premiere of Tom Dudzick's new comedy on Aug. 23 from

Larry McLellan
LompocCivicTheatre.com
Phone: 735-2281
http://lompoccivictheatre.com

Village Country Club
4300 Clubhouse Road
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $40

Learning

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
August 23 (10:30 a.m. to noon)

presents an "Online Genealogy Research" class on Aug. 23 from

cafi.cohen@gmail.com

History Center of San Luis Obispo County
696 Monterey St.
SLO

Cost: $10 each

Special Events

PIZZA, PAWS, & PINOT
August 24 (noon to 3 p.m.)

is a fundraiser for So Cal Bulldog Rescue on Aug. 24 from

Laura Perez
Riverbench Winery
Phone: 937-8340

Riverbench Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $15

Concerts

THE BASIN STREET REGULARS
Worth The Drive
August 24 (11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

presents a concert of "America's Music" featuring performances by the Bason Street Regulars, The Blue Street Jazz Band, the Mudskippers on Aug. 24 from

Phone: 481-7840
http://pismojazz.com

Veterans Memorial Building
780 Bello Street
Pismo Beach

Recreation

THE GUADALUPE-NIPOMO DUNES CENTER
August 24 (5 to 7:30 p.m.)

offers a "Sunset Photography Hike" on Aug. 24 from

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

Pacific Dunes Ranch
1205 Silver Spur
Oceano

Recreation

RON GREEN SOFTBALL
Can You Still Hit?
RON GREEN SOFTBALL
Ongoing
August 25 (10:30 a.m.)

is a softball day for those over 50 on Mondays and Thursdays at

Ron Green
rgreen1467@hotmail.com
Phone: 264-4448

Haggerman Sports Complex
3300 Skyway Drive
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $1 per day

Learning

MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
August 26 (7:30 to 11 a.m.)

holds a field tour at Santa Maria Energy on Aug. 26 from

Phone: 925-2403, Ext. 817

Santa Maria Energy Office
2811 Airpark Drive
Santa Maria

Recreation

RON GREEN SOFTBALL
Can You Still Hit?
RON GREEN SOFTBALL
Ongoing
August 28 (10:30 a.m.)

is a softball day for those over 50 on Mondays and Thursdays at

Ron Green
rgreen1467@hotmail.com
Phone: 264-4448

Haggerman Sports Complex
3300 Skyway Drive
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $1 per day

Learning

THE HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING AND ADVOCACY PROGRAM (HICAP)
August 28 (1 p.m.)

sponsors a free seminar titled "Understanding Medicare" on Aug. 28 at

information@oasisorcutt.org
Phone: 937-9750
http://oasisorcutt.org

Luis Oasis Senior Center
420 Soares Ave.
Orcutt

Clubs and Meetings

THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
August 28 (Call for times)

is forming a boo club. Books and topics will be discussed at the first meeting on Aug. 28.

Phone: 878-7275

Cafe Noir
1555 S. Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

Special Events

SANFORD WINERY AND VINEYARDS
August 29 (10 a.m.)

presents its last Friday Night Wine Down of the Summer season on Aug. 29 from

lesley@sanfordwinery.com
Phone: 735-5900, Ext. 8

Sanford Winery and Vineyards
5010 Santa Rosa Road
Lompoc