Santa Maria Sun / Hot Stuff
PHOTO BY JOE PAYNE
Nathan Towne is a beloved local guitarist who made his name in the local music scene before he could even drive a car. Towne performs live on May 28 and June 11 in the evening at The Market, located in the lower level of Santa Maria’s Town Center East. More information is available at 925-7766 or themarketsm.com.
PHOTO COURTESY OF PATTI ROBBINS
Real and surreal
Gallery Los Olivos currently features the work of two artists: Jayne Behman and Patti Robbins (work pictured). Behman is a surrealist painter, while Robbins depicts subjects with a figurative realism. The exhibit Square shows June 1 through 30 at Gallery Los Olivos, 2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. More information is available at 688-7517 or gallerylosolivos.com.
The Santa Maria Elks Rodeo kicks off on May 28 this year with the first rodeo event, featuring live music, bull and bronc riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bareback riding, WPRA barrel racing, local team roping, and mutton busting. The rodeo event continues at 6 p.m. May 29, 30, and 31. The Elks Rodeo Parade is May 30 at 9 a.m. on Broadway. A Rodeo Dance event happens each night following the main event at 9 p.m. Find out more by calling 925-4125.