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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

September 18 - September 25

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

Recreation

THE CITY OF SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
September 18 (6:30 to 8 p.m.)

presents a "Future Recreation at Los Flores Ranch Park" meeting on Sept. 18 from

dsmitherman@cityofsantamaria.org
Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 207
http://cityofsantamaria.org

Elwin Mussell Senior Center
510 E. Park Ave.
Santa Maria

Special Events

A FALL EQUINOX GREEN MIXER
September 19 (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

events featuring food by Chef Ricks and TacoRoco, wine tasting by Costa de Oro, and live music by Acoustico on Sept. 19 from

virginia.souza@morganstanley.com
Phone: 347-4544

Santa Maria Natural History Museum
412 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $5 donation required

SOLSTICE FALL GREEN MIXER
September 19 (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

will feature live music, food, and wine tasting on Sept. 19 from

Madeline Palaszewski
info@slosolstice.com
Phone: 473-5064
http://slosolstice.com

Natural History Museum
412 S.McClelland St.
Santa Maria

Cost: $5 donation

Learning

THE HEARST CANCER RESOURCE CENTER
Worth The Drive
September 19 (6 to 8 p.m.)

presents a free lecture to educate the community about prostate cancer on Sept. 19 from

Phone: 542-6234

French Hospital Medical Center Auditorium
1911 Johnson Ave.
SLO , CA

Learning

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY YMCA
September 20 (6:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

hosts the class "Fulfilling your Wishes, Accomplishing your Goals" through Feb. 13 on Thursdays from

Santa Maria Valley YMCA
info@meditationinsantabarbara.orb
Phone: 563-6300
http://meditationinsantamaria.org

Santa Maria Valley YMCA
3400 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria

Cost: $10 suggested donation

HOPEDANCE FILMS
September 20 (7 p.m.)

presents a screening of "One Track Heart" on Sept. 20 at

Phone: 762-4848
http://hopedance.org

Unity Santa Maria
1165 Stubblefield Road
Santa Maria

Special Events

AN AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING
September 21 (11:30 a.m.)

with Gloria Ewing Lockhart and her memoir Unmasking: A Women's Journey on Sept. 21 at

Phone: 937-2470

St. Andrew United Methodist Church
3945 S. Bradley
Santa Maria , CA

HARVEST EVE RECEPTION
September 21 (5 to 7 p.m.)

at the Far Western Tavern is Sept. 21 from

Marsha Marcoe
marsham@dvsolutions.org
Phone: 963-4458
http://dvsolutions.org

Far Western Tavern
400 Clark Ave.
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $125

THE DANISH DAYS DINNER DANCE
September 21 (6 to 11 p.m.)

event will feature live music by The Sorensen Brothers on Sept. 21 from

poolsidechats@aol.com
Phone: 614-9700

Veterans Memorial Building
Solvang , CA

THE LOS ALAMOS MERCHANT SOCIETY (LAMS)
September 21 (4 to 8 p.m.)

presents its monthly "Third Saturday Evening Stroll Series" with the theme of "Cowgirls and Cowboys" featuring exhibits, presentations, and entertainment on Sept. 21 from

smee@casadumetzwines.com
Phone: 344-1900
http://losalamosvalley.org

Bell Street
Los Alamos

TOUR AND TASTE OF THE VALLEY
September 21 (Call for times)

is a special event featuring cycling, gourmet food, beer, and wine tasting in benefit of the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Maria Valley on Sept. 21.

http://tourandtasteofthevalley.org

Historic Union Plaza
Old Town Orcutt , CA

THE FIRESTONE WALKER 805 BEACH FESTIVAL
Worth The Drive
September 21 (noon to 5 p.m.)

will feature live music from Rey Fresco, Gardens and Villa, and the Small Kicks on Sept. 21 from

http://firestonebeer.com/mingle/805beachfest.php

Avila Beach Golf Resort
Avila Beach , CA

Cost: $25, $20 in advance

Recreation

CALIFORNIA COASTAL CLEANUP DAY
September 21 (9 a.m. to noon)

features clean up events at local beaches on Sept. 21 from

programs@ecoslo.org
Phone: 544-1777
http://ecoslo.org

Santa Barbara and SLO Counties

Art

ART IN THE PARK
September 21 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

in Los Olivos will feature art events in parks on Sept. 21 from

rrgomez@hwy246.net
Phone: 688-7338

Los Olivos , CA

Clubs and Meetings

THE CENTRAL COAST MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
September 21 (10:30 a.m.)

holds a kick-off luncheon at a members home on Sept. 21 at

Phone: 481-1105
http://centralcoastmusic.org

Arroyo Grande

Special Events

THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ANIMAL CARE FOUNDATION
September 22 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

presents the twelfth annual "A Cause 4 Paws Pledge Walk and Pet Fair" features a dog walk, BBQ, bake sale, vendors, contests, entertainment, and adoption spotlight Sept. 22 from

rosduch@hotmail.com
Phone: 260-3740
http://sbcanimalcare.org

Orcutt Community Park
Santa Maria

THE SANTA MARIA NOONTIMERS LIONS
September 22 (11:30 a.m.)

present the 14th annua Lou Benetti Memorial Golf Tournament on Sept. 22 with sign ups at

laura.selken@gmail.com
Phone: 937-8374

Village Country Club
Vandenberg Village

Health

PREMA YOGA WORKSHOP
Prema Yoga Workshop
PREMA YOGA WORKSHOP
Worth The Drive
September 22 (2 p.m.)

focuses on Yin and Yang on Sept. 22 at

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

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

Cost: $25

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
September 22 (10 a.m.)

offers worship services Sundays at 10 a.m. with Sunday school at 9 a.mAn adult Bible study is Thursday at.

Phone: 937-0339

Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4465 S. Blosser Road
Santa Maria

Learning

EMPOWER SANTA BARBARA COUNTY Rebates & Financing for Home Energy Upgrades
EMPOWER SANTA BARBARA COUNTY Rebates & Financing for Home Energy Upgrades
September 24 (5:30 p.m.)

offers a workshop on rebates and financing for home energy upgrades offered by the county on Sept. 24 at

Ashley Watkins
awatkins@co.santa-barbara.ca.us
Phone: 568-3514
http://smaria.eventbrite.com/

Minami Community Center
600 W. Enos Dr.
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

THE HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING AND ADVOCACY PROGRAM (HICAP)
September 24 (2 p.m.)

presents a free seminar titled "Medicare Plans and Changes" on Sept. 24 at

seniors@kcbx.net
Phone: 928-5663
http://centralcoastseniors.org

Hummel Village Adult Community
620 Hummel Village Court
Orcutt , CA

THE SANTA BARBARA CITY COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
September 24 (5:30 p.m.)

presents an informational meeting for Vocational Nurses on Sept. 24 at

aliciap@sbbcollege.edu
Phone: 922-8526
http://sbbcollege.edu

SBBC Santa Maria Campus
303 E. Plaza Drive
Santa Maria , CA