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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

September 21 - September 28

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

SANTA MARIA COIN CLUB
(7 p.m.)

holds its monthly meeting every third Wednesday of the month at

Santa Maria Coin Club
Phone: 937-1250

Edward Community Center
809 Panther Drive
Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA MEN'S CLUB
(8:30 a.m.)

meets for breakfast and a guest speaker the second Tuesday of each month at

Santa Maria Men's Club
atdulaney@comcast.net
Phone: 937-1499, 937-0355

Ambrosia Restaurant
122 E. Boone St.
Santa Maria

Spiritual

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
(7 p.m.)

holds "iCharge" Bible study on Wednesdays at

First Baptist Church
secretary@fbcsantamaria.com
Phone: 937-8405
http://fbcsantamaria.com

First Baptist Church
2970 Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria

Cost: Free

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

Concerts

THE VILLAGE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Worth The Drive
September 22 (1 p.m.)

presents a concert every other Sunday including a performance by Inga Swearingen and Guy Budd on Sept. 22 at

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

Heritage Square Park
Arroyo Grande

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

THE NORTH SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MANUFACTURED HOMEOWNERS TEAM (NSBMHT)
September 23 (1:30 p.m.)

presents an informational program about sams, fraud, and how to protect yourself on Sept. 23 at

laura.selken@gmail.com
Phone: 934-4728

Casa Grande Mobile Home Park
519 W. Taylor
Santa Maria , CA

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

Concerts

THE WELCOME MATT
Worth The Drive
September 26 (8 p.m.)

performs live rock music on Sept. 26 at

fbartell@charter.net
Phone: 528-7983
http://flobartell.com

Linnaea's
1110 Garden St.
SLO

Kids and Family

THE SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
September 26 (6 to 8 p.m.)

with the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Maria Valley and the Santa Maria Valley YMCA present the "NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition" event on Sept. 26 from

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

Santa Maria Valley YMCA Soccer Arena
2400 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria , CA

Recreation

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD YOGA
Worth The Drive
September 26 (9 to 11 a.m.)

at Port San Luis will meet Sept. 26 from

Phone: 704-6902

Port San Luis
SLO

Cost: $35, $45 includes board rental

Learning

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY YMCA
September 27 (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

Special Events

KIDS' COAST WEEK EVENTS DAY
KIDS' COAST WEEK EVENTS DAY
September 28 (1 to 3 p.m.)

at Dairy Creek features family activities on Sept. 28 from

education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400 Ext. 304

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $5 donation, $3 parking

THE VANDENBERG AFB EXOTIC CAR SHOW
September 28 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is open to the public and free to spectators on Sept. 28 from

http://fca-sw.org

Marshallia Ranch Golf Course
, CA

CARMA BOUTIQUE
CarMa Boutique is celebrating 3 years!!
CARMA BOUTIQUE
Worth The Drive
September 28 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is celebrating its 3-year anniversary with free cupcakes and hot dogs, face painting, raffle drawings, and more on Sept. 28 from

Mindy Anaya or Carrie Curiel
carma.designs@hotmail.com
Phone: 354-0225
http://facebook.com/carmadesigns

CarMa
350 E. Clark Ave., Suite 102
Orcutt 93455

Cost: Free

HOPE'S VILLAGE OF SLO
Worth The Drive
September 28 (4 p.m.)

is a sustainable community village featuring a fundraiser and open house event on Sept. 28 starting at

Phone: 234-5478
http://hopesvillageofslo.com

Moose Lodge #1401
1130 Orcutt Road
SLO , CA

Cost: Cost is $10

THE SLO QUILTERS
Worth The Drive
September 28 (5 p.m.)

present a "Auction and Wine Tasting Experience" event on Sept. 28 with doors open at

Phone: 550-5636
http://sloquilters.org

SLO Vet's Hall
SLO , CA

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S
WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S
Worth The Drive
September 28 (8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.)

is a 3k and 5k Walk or Run with a half mile Fun Run for kids on Sept. 28 from

Gary Gross
memorywalker@yahoo.com
Phone: 260-5180
http://alz.org/walk

Waller Park
Orcutt Road and Waller Lane
Santa Maria 93455

Concerts

A FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT
9th Street Concert featuring Loren Radis & Drive-In Romeos
A FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT
September 28 (5 to 8 p.m.)

featuring the Drive-In Romeos and Loren Radis in concert is Sept. 28 from

Karen Evangelista
karen@guadalupeculturalcenter.com
Phone: 343-2939
http://www.saladbowlfestival.com

9th Street and Highway 1
Guadalupe 93434

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO WIND ORCHESTRA
Video Games, Moby Dick, and More
SAN LUIS OBISPO WIND ORCHESTRA
September 28 (8 p.m.)

presents a show titled "Video Games, Moby Dick, and More" on Sept. 28 at

Shannon McNeel
marketing@slowinds.org
Phone: 235-5004

Cultural and Performing Arts Center
Cuesta College
SLO 93401

Cost: $20, $10 for students, kids free

Stage

100,000 POETS FOR CHANGE
100,000 Poets for Change
100,000 POETS FOR CHANGE
September 28 (6 p.m.)

is a night of poetry and music featuring local poets and guests Rudy Calderon, Luke Johnson, Ivan BrownOtter, Roque Ballesteros, and Francisco Duarte on Sept. 28 at

Samuel Duarte
hiram_sam@yahoo.com
Phone: 714-9780

The BookWorm
230 E. Betteravia St., Suite K
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Learning

"MEDITATION AND INNER STRENGTH"
September 28 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

is a meditation class on Sept. 28 from

Phone: 878-5976

Santa Maria Shepherd Hall
421 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria , CA

THE SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
September 28 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

presents the "Adult Art Studio Class: Exploring the Moon in Prints and Paint" on Sept. 28 from

kcarl@sbma.net
Phone: 884-6430
http://sbma.net

Ridley-Tree Education Center at McCormick House
1600 Santa Barbara St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $85, $80 for members

Art

THE FRIENDS OF THE SANTA MARIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
September 28 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

hold a call for artists to collect and paint antique chairs for the annual "Drop Everything and Read Painted Chair" event, with chairs being given to artists Sept. 28 from 

Jackie MacNeil
jmacsmx@comcast.net
Phone: 925-0727

SM Public Library
421 S. McClelland
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: Free

Clubs and Meetings

AN MBA PROGRAM INFO SESSION
September 28 (10 to 11 a.m.)

by AUSB is Sept. 28 from

Sharisse Estomo
sestomo@antioch.edu
Phone: 962-8179, Ext. 5113
http://antiochsb.edu/admissions/information-sessions/mba-program/

AUSB Campus
602 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free