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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

December 4 - December 11

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

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

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

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