Santa Maria Sun / Hot Stuff
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The Nipomo High School Drama Department presents its production of the ensemble play Radium Girls Oct. 20 through 29. The play features a small cast portraying more than 30 characters, including a group of young women poisoned by radium exposure fighting for justice. Cost is $6 to $8. The play shows at Nipomo High School, 525 Thompson Ave., Nipomo. More info: 270-3192 or email@example.com.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CHUMASH CASINO RESORT
Born to bossa nova
The master composer, producer, keyboardist, and singer Sergio Mendes is coming to the Chumash Casino Resort for a concert where he will perform his Brazilian bossa Nova music live. The concert is Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. at the casino, Highway 246, Santa Ynez. Cost is $25, $30, and $35. More info: chumashcasino.com.
PHOTO COURTESY OF CONNIE ROHDE
Enjoy the fest
The annual Santa Ynez Valley Scarecrow Festival and Contest is a celebration of autumn that runs through Nov. 7. The festival includes numerous events from Santa Ynez to Los Alamos, but the scarecrow competition is the most visible part of the celebration. Businesses and organizations throughout the valley will compete for the best scarecrow. A complete scarecrow map of every part of the Santa Ynez Valley is available at syvscarecrows.com.
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