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October 27

Special Events

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR
October 27 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

by Newcomers of Santa Maria Valley features a number of vendors and crafters displaying gift and craft items for your early Christmas shopping pleasure on Oct. 27 from

Joyce Ashpole
Phone: 349-8976

Masonic Lodge
700 Lakeview Road
Santa Maria 93354

Cost: Free

BANQUET OF DELIGHT: TASTE OF PORTUGAL
Worth The Drive
October 27 (5 to 8 p.m.)

is the annual fundraiser dinner for the Mahakankala Buddhist Center featuring a Portuguese themed meal in honor of next year's Fall Festival in Portugal with our Spiritual Teacher, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. The event is Oct. 27 from

Admin Director
info@meditationinsantabarbara.org
Phone: 563-6000
http://meditationinsantabarbara.org/a-taste-of-portugal

Mahakankala Buddhist Center
508 Brinkerhoff Ave.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: $30

LOCAL HOMEBASED BUSINESS VENDOR SHOW
Worth The Drive
October 27 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

is a day of easy shopping featuring a variety of booths to look at if you like makeup, jewelry, bags, cooking, handmade goods, or succulents on Oct. 27 from

Hesperian Masonic Lodge
700 Lakeview Road
Santa Maria

Concerts

THE SAN LUIS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
October 27 (8 .m.)

presents a concert featuring a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and Robert Schumann's Concert for Piano and Orchestra with soloist Ann Lucas on Oct. 27 at

Phone: 528-7759
http://sanluischamberorchestra.org

First United Methodist Church
331 South Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: Suggested donation of $10

TIME AND THE WINDS
TIME AND THE WINDS
Worth The Drive
October 27 (3 to 5 p.m.)

Time has been a major subject of religion, philosophy, and science, but defining it has consistently eluded the greatest scholars. Our opening concert explores the concept of time through the minds of some of our most exceptional wind orchestra composers. Conductor/composer Dr. Gary Gilroy will guest conduct one of his most poignant compositions on Oct. 27 from

Mikele Hushing-Kline
mikele@slowinds.org
Phone: 952-5063
http://slowinds.org

Cuesta College Cultural and Performing Arts Center
Highway 1
SLO 93403

Cost: $15, $12 students/seniors

Kids and Family

PUMPKINS ON THE PIER
Worth The Drive
October 27 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

is a free Halloween celebration titled "Pumpkins on the Pier" featuring the "Ninth Annual Trick or Treat Extravaganza," a costume contest, bounce house, face painting, small carnival games, and pumpkin decorating on Oct. 27 from

Colleen Ghiglia
cghiglia@pismobeach.org
Phone: 773-7063

Pismo Beach Pier
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free

Learning

PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES
PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES
Worth The Drive
October 27 (9 a.m.)

teach manual functions of your digital camera, as well as composition, lighting, and much more on Oct. 27 at

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

Pro Photo
956 Walnut St.
SLO 93401

Cost: $89

Clubs and Meetings

CENTRAL COAST VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA
October 27 (11 a.m.)

Chapter 982 holds its monthly meetings the last Saturday of each month at

Henry Alfaro
Phone: 233-2201

Mary Van Buren School
3312 Bishop
Guadalupe