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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

October 8 - October 15

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

Learning

WESTMONT COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
October 9 (11 a.m.)

presents former secretary of state Henry Kissinger discussing world events and diplomacy on Oct. 9 beginning with a reception at

scraig@westmont.edu
Phone: 565-7256
http://westmont.edu/kissinger

Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club
1281 Channel Drive
Santa Barbara , CA

Cost: $1,500

Concerts

AND GRIGGS
October 10 (7:30 p.m.)

performs a solo acoustic concert on Oct. 10 at

krazdj@gmail.com
Phone: 691-9663
http://ranchandreataroadhouse.com

Ranch and Reata Roadhouse
3569 Sagunto St.
Santa Ynez , CA

Cost: $25 to $30

Learning

OLYMPUS
Worth The Drive
October 10 (3:45 to 5:15 p.m.)

presents photojournalist and travel photographer David H. Wells on Oct. 10 from

info@lightworkshops.com
Phone: 528-7385
http://californiaphotofestival.com

Embassy Suites
333 Madonna Road
SLO , CA

WESTMONT COLLEGE
Worth The Drive
October 10 (3:30 to 5 p.m.)

presents Robin Jensen and his talk "Baptismal Imagery in Art and Architecture" on Oct. 10 from

Phone: 565-6051
http://Darling Foundation Lecture Hall, Westmont College

955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara
, CA

Special Events

IMAGINE WINE
October 11 (6 to 10 p.m.)

presents the release and celebration of its "Winged" Paradise Mountain Syrah on Oct. 11 from

Phone: 688-1769, Ext. 3
http://imaginewine.com

Imagine Wine Tasting Room and Art Gallery
Santa Ynez , CA

Cost: $25

TREETOP YOGA ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE
October 11 (5 to 7 p.m.)

invites all to come celebrate with staff and students Oct. 11 from

Phone: 266-6391
http://treetopyoga.net

Treetop Yoga
2771-C Santa Maria Way
Santa Maria

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
Worth The Drive
October 11 (5:30 p.m.)

presents its annual benefit event titled "Adventures in Wonderland" featuring food, drink, and entertainment on Oct. 11 at

Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

Madonna Inn, Venetian Room
SLO , CA

Concerts

"RHYTHM OF THE RAILROADS"
Worth The Drive
October 11 (7:30 p.m.)

is part of the Central Coast Railroad Festival and features live music by David Holt and screenings of footage by Robert Van Camp on Oct. 11 at

http://ccrrf.com

Fremont Theater
SLO , CA

BRAZILIAN MUSIC INVASION
Worth The Drive
October 11 (10 p.m.)

featuring Grupo Cupim do Samba, Natalie Aley and New Cycle, and Gio Castilhos and Jeff Lima on Oct. 11 at

Brasil Arts Cafe
1230 State St.
Santa Barbara , CA

Special Events

PLANTS OF THE SALINAN TRIBE
October 12 (1 to 3 p.m.)

features Salinan Tribal member Patti Dutton explaining the plants her tribe used for food, medicine, and everyday items on Oct. 12 from $5 for members/$10 non-members. Followed at 2 PM by a free docent-led tour of the Garden. More information at slobg.org/salinan-ethnobotany.

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members

SOLVANG FAERIEFEST
Faeries come together for Faeriefest 2013
SOLVANG FAERIEFEST
October 12 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

features art, music, and fantasy on Oct. 12 from

Clau Orona
info@solvangfestival.com
Phone: 794-8958
http://solvangfestival.com

Solvang Park
Corner of Mission and First St.
Solvang 93463

Cost: 0-20 dollars

THE SANTA MARIA A'S
October 12 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

presents the "Third Annual Central Coast Year End Model A Roundup" on Oct. 12 from

Phone: 598-8133

Private residence
Orcutt , CA

Cost: $5

THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
October 12 (10 a.m.)

invites volunteers and spectators with featured sports including sports, soccer, softball, and Tennis on Oct. 12 at

Michelle Duke
mduke@sosc.org
http://specialolympicssb.org

Hagerman Sports Complex
Santa Maria

CARMEN BY GEORGES BIZET
Carmen, painting by David Kreitzer
CARMEN BY GEORGES BIZET
Worth The Drive
October 12 (7 to 10:30 p.m.)

is a live operatic tale of love, jealousy, and betrayal on Oct. 12 from

Brian Asher Alhadeff
operaslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 541-5369
http://operaslo.org

Performing Arts Center
1 Grand Avenue
SLO 93407

Cost: $10 to $75

PENNY'S ALL AMERICAN CAFE 7TH ANNUAL BREAST CANCER BENEFIT
Worth The Drive
October 12 (5 p.m.)

is a fundraiser and dinner dance party on Oct. 12 at

Penny Rodriguez
ryerodriguez@yahoo.com
Phone: 773-3776
http://pennysallamerican.com

Pismo Vets Hall
780 Bello St.
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: $45

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO RAILROAD MUSEUM GRAND OPENING
Worth The Drive
October 12 (Call for times)

features the new museum at the SLO Freight House featuring dedications, ceremonies, operating model railroads and railroad motercars, historical displays, music, kid's activities, lectures, and tours on Oct. 12.

director@ccrrf.com
Phone: 773-4173
http://slorrm.com

SLO Railroad Museum
SLO , CA

Concerts

CREATIVE JUICES
October 12 (6:30 to 9:30 p.m.)

features a performance by the band Calo on Oct. 12 from

Phone: 219-0518
http://creativejuiceslounge.com

Creative Juices Lounge
874 Guadalupe St.
Guadalupe

FRANKIE FUCHS
Worth The Drive
October 12 (10:30 a.m.)

will be performing some songs of Woody Guthrie on Oct. 12 at

http://ccrrf.com

San Luis Obispo Public Library
SLO , CA

Learning

SISTERS IN CRIME
Worth The Drive
October 12 (10:30 a.m. to noon)

holds an author event featuring Odell Lee, author of "The Formative Years of an African American Spy" on Oct. 12 from

Sisters in Crime
suemcginty@aol.com
Phone: 528-7155

GALA Center
1060 Palm St.
SLO

Health

MARIAN CANCER CARE
October 12 (9 to 11 a.m.)

presents free prostate screenings for men between the ages 55 yo 69 who don't have health coverage on Oct. 12 from

Phone: 219-4673
http://marianmedicalcenter.org

Mission Hope Cancer Center
1325 East Church St.
Santa Maria , CA

PRENATAL YOGA
October 12 (10:30 a.m.)

meets at Yoga For Mankind Oct 12 at

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

Yoga for Mankind Studio
130 North Broadway, Stuite B
Old Orcutt 93455

Cost: $11

Special Events

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
October 13 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

and the City of Solvang present a free hazardous waste and electronics collection event Oct. 13 from

lrobins@cosbpw.net
Phone: 882-3615
http://countyofsb.org/pwd

Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station
4004 Foxen Canyon Road
Los Olivos

"FIESTA FOR FRIENDSHIP BRIDGE"
Worth The Drive
October 13 (2 to 6 p.m.)

is a fundraising bridge event on Oct. 13 from

http://friendshipbridge.org

Branch Mill Organic Farm
Arroyo Grande , CA

THE AU BON CLIMAT AND QUPE WINERY
The winery is open to the public only twice a year
THE AU BON CLIMAT AND QUPE WINERY
Worth The Drive
October 13 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m)

presents an open house and library sale including a luncheon and wine tasting on Oct. 13 from

Katie O'Hara
katie@abcqupe.com
Phone: 937-9801

Au Bon Climat and Qupe Winery
4665 Santa Maria Mesa Road
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $20, members free

Concerts

THE JAZZ DIVINE QUARTET
October 13 (6 to 7 p.m.)

invites all to a non-denominational Christian service featuring their live, spiritual jazz music on Oct. 13 at

Phone: 735-3760
http://jazzdivine.com

Peace Lutheran Church
1000 W. Ocean Ave.
Lompoc

THE NIPOMO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
October 13 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

presents a Battle of the Bands event on Oct. 13 from

info@nipomochamber.org
Phone: 929-5437
http://nipomochamber.org

Nipomo Community Park
Pomeroy and West Tefft Street
Nipomo

Health

CHAKRA JOURNEY WORKSHOP
Chakra Journey Workshop with Robyn Hasting
CHAKRA JOURNEY WORKSHOP
October 13 (3 p.m.)

at Yoga for Mankind is Oct. 13 at

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

Yoga for Mankind Studio
130 North Broadway, Suite B
Old Orcutt 93455

Cost: $30

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
October 13 (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

CAL POLY
Worth The Drive
October 14 (6:30 p.m.)

presents University of Michigan Professor David Halperin and his talk "What is Sex For?" on Oct. 14 at

bkennell@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-2889
http://calpoly.edu

Chumash Auditorium, Cal Poly
SLO

Cost: Free

Special Events

FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN BREWING COMPANY
October 15 (4 p.m. to close)

holds a beer tasting event with proceeds going towards Old Yeller Ranch Rescue on Oct. 15 from

http://oyrr.org

Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
45 Industrial Way
Buellton

TASTE OF HOME COOKING SCHOOL
October 15 (2 to 6 p.m.)

is a special class including a "Best Dressed Pumpkin Contest" on Oct. 15 from

rnarez@ci.santa-maria.ca.us
Phone: 925-8824
http://santamariafairpark.com

Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg
Santa Maria

Cost: $20, $40 for VIP