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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

December 4 - December 11

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

DANA ADOBE NIPOMO AMIGOS
December 4 (1 to 4 p.m.)

presents a traditional nativity exhibit featuring singing and special activities for kids on Dec. 4 from

Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos
dana@danaadobe.org
http://danaadobe.org

Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos
671 S. Oakglen Ave.
Nipomo

Cost: $10

Spiritual

TEMPLE BETH EL
December 4 (5:30 p.m.)

presents its annual Hanukkah Party and raffle event on Dec. 4 at

mepstein@calpoly.edu
Phone: 929-6301

Temple Beth El
1501 E. Alvin
Santa Maria

Cost: $7, $2 for children

Special Events

DIGNITY HEALTH HOSPICE
December 5 (6:30 p.m.)

celebrates life with its annual "Light Up a Life" ceremony to remember loved ones who have passed on Dec. 5 at

Phone: 739-3595

First United Methodist Churh
311 South Broadway
Santa Maria

Concerts

SANTA MARIA HIGH SCHOOL BANDS
December 5 (6:30 p.m.)

present a program featuring performances by the Santa Maria High School Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Comboes and the Santa Maria High School Concert Band on Dec. 5 at

Phone: 925-2567, Ext. 3321

Santa Maria High School's Ethel Pope Auditorium
901 S. Broadway
Santa Maria

Cost: $5

THE SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
Worth The Drive
December 5 (6:30 to 7 p.m.)

presents Quire of Voyces on Dec. 5 from

tickets@sbma.net
Phone: 963-4364
http://sbma.net

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State St.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: Free

Special Events

THE SANTA MARIA RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT
December 6 (5 p.m.)

and PLAY, Inc. present the "2nd Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony" on Dec. 6 at

http://cityofsantamaria.org

City Hall
Cook Street and Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

THE CITY OF PISMO BEACH RECREATION DIVISION
Worth The Drive
December 6 (5:30 to 8 p.m.)

presents its annual Holiday Harmony event featuring family activities on Dec. 6 from

Colleen Ghiglia
Phone: 773-7063
http://pismobeach.org

Downtown Pismo Beach
Dolliver and Pomeroy
Pismo Beach 93449

Cost: Free

Concerts

CAL POLY MUSIC DEPARTMENT
Cal Poly Jazz Band
CAL POLY MUSIC DEPARTMENT
Worth The Drive
December 6 (8 p.m.)

presents the Cal Poly Fall Jazz Concert on Dec. 6 at

Ticket Box Office
pac.calpoly@gmail.com
Phone: 756-2787
http://music.calpoly.edu

Spanos Theatre, Cal Poly
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93407

Cost: $12 to $9

CAL POLY MUSIC DEPARTMENT
Worth The Drive
December 6 (8 p.m.)

presents a concert by Cal Poly jazz ensembles on Dec. 6 at

Ticket Box Office
pac.calpoly@gmail.com
Phone: 756-2787
http://music.calpoly.edu

Spanos Theatre, Cal Poly
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93407

Cost: $12, $9 for seniors and students

Special Events

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN
December 7 (2 to 4 p.m.)

presents "A Holiday Celebration" featuring entertainment by the Orcutt Academy Choir on Dec. 7 from

Phone: 937-6576

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
2380 Orcutt Road
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $15

THE LOS OLIVOS BUSINESS ORGANIZATION
December 7 (2 to 8 p.m.)

presents the "Los Olivos Olde Fashioned Christmas Celebration" on Dec. 7 form

info@hollyclinedesign.com
Phone: 886-0858

Los Olivos Business District
Los Olivos , CA

HOLIDAY HOME TOUR
Worth The Drive
December 7 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

by Royal Family KIDS of Santa Maria features 5 homes with varying architectural styles, decorated for the holidays. Tickets can be purchased at A La Carte, Company's Coming, and Rabobank branches, and Rendezvous. The event is a benefit for foster children, ages 6 to 12, in the local community happening Dec. 7 from

Diane Rae
santamariarfkc@gmail.com
Phone: 264-0731
http://santamaria.royalfamilykids.org

Orcutt

Cost: $20

THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SANTA BARBARA
Worth The Drive
December 7 (7 to 11 p.m.)

presents the "7th annual Vodka Latke Chanukah Party" benefit event on Dec. 7 from

yad@sbjr.org
Phone: 957-1115. Ext. 107
http://awssb.org

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
113 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara

Cost: $21. $27 at the door

THE PISMO COAST SHOPPING PLAZA
Worth The Drive
December 7 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

hosts a "Community Holiday Celebration" featuring entertainment, refreshments, Santa Claus, and prizes on Dec. 7 from

Phone: 541-7677
http://pismocoastplaza.com

Pismo Coast Shopping Plaza
555 Five Cities Drive
Pismo Beach , CA

Concerts

RED WANTING BLUE
Red Wanting Blue 2013 Tour
RED WANTING BLUE
December 7 (9 p.m.)

performs a live concert on Dec. 7 at

Jared Bailey
jbailey@smvpt.com
Phone: 928-8257

Rooney's Irish Pub
241 S. Broadway St.
Orcutt 93455

Cost: $20, $15 presale

CAL POLY MUSIC DEPARTMENT
Worth The Drive
December 7 (8 p.m.)

presents the Cal Poly Choirs performing a "Christmas Celebratin" on Dec. 7 at

Ticket Box Office
pac.calpoly@gmail.com
Phone: 756-2787
http://calpolyarts.org

Cohan Center, Cal Poly
1 Grand Ave.
SLO 93407

Cost: $12 and $14, and $9 and $12 for senior citizens and students

Kids and Family

THE SANTA MARIA PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY
December 7 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

holds auditions for its youth showcase for kids ages 9 to 18 who study classical music in the area on  Dec. 7 from

Phone: 925-0412
http://santamariaphilharmonic.org

Unity Chapel of Light
1165 Stubblefield Road
Orcutt 93455

Concerts

ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE JAZZ BAND
December 8 (7 p.m.)

directed by Chuck Osborne presents a fall concert on Dec. 8 at

unitychapeloflight@verizon.net
Phone: 937-3025

Unity Chapel of Light
1165 Stubblefield Road
Orcutt

ANIMALS IN NEED FUNDRAISER
December 8 (4 to 9 p.m.)

will features a tree lighting ceremony and benefit concert by Dave Stamey on Dec. 8 from

http://ainfund.org

Edwards Barn
1095 Pomeroy Ave.
Nipomo

Cost: $45

THE LOMPOC VALLEY MASTER CHORALE
Lompoc Valley Master Chorale
THE LOMPOC VALLEY MASTER CHORALE
December 8 (7 p.m.)

will present a La Purisima Founder's Day Concert Event on Dec. 8 at

Elle Anderson
hickanell@aol.com
Phone: 736-8005

La Purisima Mission
2295 La Purisima Road
Lompoc 93436

Cost: $6

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
December 8 (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

Special Events

THE FREEDOM MONUENT VETERANS MEMORIAL CEREMONY
December 9 (10 a.m.)

in dedication to Kenneth Alvarez is Dec. 9 starting at

Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center
600 S. McClelland
Santa Maria , CA

Learning

UCSB ARTS & LECTURES
Worth The Drive
December 9 (8 p.m.)

presents Rick Steves and his lecture "Lessons from a Lifetime of Travel" on Dec. 9 at

Karna Hughes
karna.hughes@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3535
http://artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu/index.aspx

The Granada Theatre
State Street
Santa Barbara

Cost: $20 to $40, $15 for students