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October 13 - October 20

Special Events

SOLVANG FAERIEFEST
Serina El Senoussi enchants with her sword at Faeriefest
SOLVANG FAERIEFEST
October 13 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

is a gathering of artists in the magical spirit of Fae! Come to the magical Danish town of Solvang for a day of live music, dancers, storytelling, art installations, interactive performances, and costume contest on Oct. 13 from

Cla Orona
Tarmias_dancebit@hotmail.com
Phone: 794-8958
http://solvangfestival.com

Solvang Festival Theater
420 2nd St.
Solvang 93463

Cost: $6 to $8

WALK TO CURE DIABETES
October 13 (9:00am)

The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes brings people together in a healthy activity for a worthy goal. The Walk is fun for families and builds camaraderie among company employees. It provides hope, empowerment and a sense of community. Your participation shows your commitment to the large scale movement to conquer type 1 diabetes one step at a time.

Erin Ehlers
eehlers@jdrf.org
Phone: 2132339905

Leadbetter Beach
Loma Alta and Shoreline Dr.
Santa Barbara , CA 93109

Cost: FREE

DAWG ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE
DAWG
DAWG ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE
Worth The Drive
October 13 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

will feature a silent auction, games, food trucks, DAWG tours and information, and live music from Bad Jack, Alastair Greene Band, False Puppet, Big in Japan, and Swampcock on Oct. 13 from

Emily Grossheider
info@sbdawg.org
Phone: 681-0561
http://sbdawg.org

DAWG
5480 Overpass Road
Santa Barbara 93111

Cost: Free

SANTA BARBARA HARBOR AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
Freshest seafood from the Santa Barbara Channel
SANTA BARBARA HARBOR AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
Worth The Drive
October 13 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

coincides with lobster season and features local commercial fishermen offering the Santa Barbara Channel’s freshest seafood. Fishermen and seafood vendors will provide thousands of festival-goers with an abundance of live lobster, crab, prawns, BBQ albacore, clam chowder, fish tacos, seafood gumbo, and other prepared dishes. Arts and crafts vendors will offer jewelry, clothing, art, photography, and other hand-crafted items. Ocean-related agencies will provide information and history about local ocean resources. Other activities include Maritime Museum films and exhibits, touch tanks, tall ship tours, and free boat rides and dockside tours. Santa Barbara Harbor Merchants Association will sponsor local live entertainment on the main stage on Oct. 13 from

Brian Slagle
bslagle@SantaBarbaraCA.gov
Phone: 897-1962
http://HarborFestival.org

Santa Barbara Harbor
132 A Harbor Way
Santa Barbara 93111

Cost: Free

THE AVILA BEACH CIVIC ASSOCIATION
Worth The Drive
October 13 (5 and 6:30 p.m.)

presents the Avila Beach Albacore Feed and Silent Auction on Oct. 13 at

avilabeachcc@gmail.com
Phone: 627-1997
http://avilabeachcc.com

Avila Beach Community Center
191 San Miguel St.
Avila Beach , CA

Cost: $20, $10 for adults

Kids and Family

FALL KIDS' HARVEST FESTIVAL
Worth The Drive
October 13 (1 to 3 p.m.)

will show kids how to harvest and taste treats from the garden, gather seeds, paint pumpkins, make masks, and build a scarecrow. Kids will also learn about the changing season, winter vegetables to plant, fall folklore, and more on Oct. 13 from

Lindsey Collinsworth
education@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400, Ext. 304
http://slobg.org/kids-harvest-fest/

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: Suggested donation of $5

Learning

DSLR PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
DSLR PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Worth The Drive
October 13 (9 a.m.)

teaches how to take your camera out of "auto" mode! This photography class will cover the manual functions of your digital camera as well as composition, lighting, and much more on Oct. 13 at

Adam Paine
info@prophotoslo.com
Phone: 801-0544
http://prophotoslo.com

Pro Photo
956 Walnut St.
SLO 93401

Cost: $89

SANTA BARBARA CONTEMPORARY ARTS FORUM
Worth The Drive
October 13 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

presents "Artists' Survival Strategies Seminar" on Oct. 13 from

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
sbcaf@sbcaf.org
Phone: 966-5373
http://sbcaf.org

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara

Cost: $15, free for members

Art

OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR
Open Studios Art Tour at the Avila Studio of Colleen Gnos
OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR
Worth The Drive
October 13 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

at the Avila Beach Studio of central coast artist and surfer, Colleen Gnos, will feature ocean/siren themed oil paintings and hand-painted surfboards Oct. 20 and 21 from

Colleen
colleen@colleengnos.com
http://colleengnos.com

Art Studio
546 First st, Unit A
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

Clubs and Meetings

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
October 13 (10 a.m.)

Do you have a Revolutionary War patriot in your family tree? Consider membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution, a volunteer women's service organization that honors and preserves the legacy of our Patriot ancestors. Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal descent from a Patriot of the American Revolution is eligible for membership. The Captain Henry Sweetser Chapter meets in Santa Maria on the second Saturday of the month, Sept. through June.

Tami Wilkening
tamiandm@aol.com
Phone: 348-1981
http://californiadar.org/chapters/capthenrysweetser

various locations
Santa Maria

Special Events

CATHOLIC CHARATIES THRIFTY SHOPPER THRIFT STORE
October 14 (2 p.m.)

presents the "Third Annual Fall Fashion Show" featuring clothes that will be sold at the thrift store on Oct. 14 at

Phone: 937-7782

St. Louis de Montfort Church
Harp Road
Santa Maria , CA

MID STATE SCARE HAUNTED HOUSE
The cental coast's favorite haunted house!
MID STATE SCARE HAUNTED HOUSE
Worth The Drive
October 14 (7 to 11 p.m.)

presents a fun and frightening Halloween tradition with two different events on seperate nights: "ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE!" and "SCREAM IN THE DARK" through Oct. 31 on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from

info@midstatescare.com
http://midstatescare.com

Mid State Scare
1106 E. Grand Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $10

POETRY AND PINOT
Featuring James Ph. Kotsybar, the President of Poetry
POETRY AND PINOT
Worth The Drive
October 14 (2 to 4 p.m.)

is a book signing event featuring James Kotsybar, "President of Poetry," debuting two new books and a CD on Oct. 14 from

Leslie Sevier
bookstor@verizon.net
Phone: 736-1926
http://lompocbookstore@gmail.com

The Book Store
1137 North
Lompoc 93436

Cost: Free

Learning

2012 SLO SOLAR TOUR
Worth The Drive
October 14 (1 to 5 p.m.)

features tours of the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden Education Center, the Congregation Beth David Synagogue, and the Trout Farm on Oct. 14 from

2012solartour@fractalarchitecture.com
Phone: 423-2997
http://nationalsolartour.org

SLO , CA

Cost: $20, $15 for students

LISA STROMSOE PRESENTS "COLLECTING FINE CRAFT ON THE CENTRAL COAST"
Fine Craft on the Central Coast
LISA STROMSOE PRESENTS "COLLECTING FINE CRAFT ON THE CENTRAL COAST"
Worth The Drive
October 14 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

A workshop by a successful gallery owner, national art juror, and a regional American fine craft expert, Lisa Stromsoe and "Collecting Fine Craft on the Central Coast" is Oct. 14 from

Ann Bonestell
ann@bonestellstudios.com
Phone: 528-4265
http://bonestellstudios.com

Bonestell Studios
2008 Ferrell Ave.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Dance Lessons

MONDAY NIGHT LINE DANCING
Ongoing
October 15 (7 to 9 p.m.)

teaches modern, urban sophistication, swing syncopations, flowing waltz, nightclub rhythms, and some latin flavor. It's fun, great exercise, and it will free the dancer in you! No partner needed, perfect for singles. Beginners welcome on Mondays from

Vanessa Robertson
vanrobertson@verizon.net
Phone: 310-1827

Moose Lodge Family Center
116 West El Camino
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $6

Concerts

THE ADDAMO TASTING ROOM AND BISTRO
October 17 (5:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

presents "ROCK"tober! Wednesdays featuring a live music and a costume party. Oct. 24 is Rock/Pop Star Night, and Oct. 31 is Fright Night. The concerts are from

Bethany
bethany@addamovineyards.com
Phone: 937-6400

Addamo Tasting Room and Bistro
400 E. Clark
Old Orcutt 93455

Cost: Free

Health

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Worth The Drive
October 17 (noon)

presents "Volunteer Orientations" for interested volunteers on Oct. 17 at

Laurel Alcantar
laurel.alcantar@cancer.org
Phone: 473-1748

American Cancer Society
1540 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

Special Events

BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER
Filler'up to Fuel the Fight Against Breast Cancer
BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER
October 18 (Call for times)

invites all to "Filler’up To Fuel The Fight Against Breast Cancer" featuring a raffle drawing and door prizes Oct. 18 from noon to 3p.m. Main Street Shell Service is donating a penny per gallon of all gas and diesel purchases to the Mission Hope Cancer Center through Oct.

Jason
jason@mainstreetshell.com
Phone: 347-0076
http://mainstreetshell.com

Main Street Shell Service
1204 East Main St.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $5 for raffle tickets

GROWING GROUNDS HARVEST FESTIVAL
Harvest Festival at Growing Grounds Farm, Santa Maria
GROWING GROUNDS HARVEST FESTIVAL
October 18 (noon to 4 p.m.)

features tri-tip sandwiches by Noontime Kiwanis Club of Santa Maria and flatbread pizza by Full of Life Flatbread of Los Alamos, plus a harvest of activity including music, specialty booths, farm tours, and good food on Oct. 18 from

Growing Grounds Farm
events@t-mha.org
Phone: 934-2182
http://firstgiving.com/fundraiser/HarvestFestival2012/harvest-festival-2012

Growing Grounds Farm
820 W. Foster Rd.
Santa Maria 93455

Cost: $10

Learning

ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE
October 19 (9:30 a.m. to noon)

presents a "Career Exploration Day" on Oct. 19 from

Allan Hancock College
ralarcio@hancockcollege.edu
Phone: 922-6966, Ext. 3363
http://hancockcollege.edu

Allan Hancock College
800 S. College
Santa Maria

Special Events

ANNUAL BLACK AND WHITE BALL
ANNUAL BLACK AND WHITE BALL
October 20 (6 p.m. to midnight)

by the Mexican Ladies Social Club (MLSC) is a special event featuring cocktails, dinner, dancing, mariachis, and an orchestra all in benefit of the Boys and Girls Club on Oct. 20 from

Mexican Ladies Social Club
Phone: 922-8921 or 922-4001
http://facebook.com/mexicanladiessocialclub

Annual Black & White Ball
1309 N. Bradley Rd.
Santa Maria 93454

Cost: $75 per person, $135 per couple

Learning

THE WILDLING ART MUSEUM
October 20 (9 to 11:30 a.m.)

presents "Learn to Speak Fluent Nature with Fred and Larry" Oct. 20 from

holly@wildlingmuseum.org
Phone: 686-8315
http://wildlingmuseum.org

Los Alamos Park
Los Alamos

Cost: $25, $20 for members

Art

OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR
Open Studios Art Tour at the Avila Studio of Colleen Gnos
OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR
Worth The Drive
October 20 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

at the Avila Beach Studio of central coast artist and surfer, Colleen Gnos, will feature ocean/siren themed oil paintings and hand-painted surfboards Oct. 20 and 21 from

Colleen
colleen@colleengnos.com
http://colleengnos.com

Art Studio
546 First st, Unit A
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free