Thursday, August 22, 2019     Volume: 20, Issue: 25
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Santa Maria Sun / Hot Stuff

SATURDAY IN THE PARK

PHOTO COURTESY OF SUZANNE DE ST. JEAN

SATURDAY IN THE PARK

American Veterans United hosts its annual Family Barbecue at Ryon Park in Lompoc on Saturday, Aug. 24, from noon to 3 p.m. WWII and Korean War veterans and their spouses can enjoy a free dinner, which includes tri-tip, beans, bread, salad, and water or a soft drink. The event also includes free hot dogs for children. Regular admission is $10.
The park is located at 800 W. Ocean Ave., Lompoc.
Visit avuinc.org for more info on the organization.

—Caleb Wiseblood

LAKESIDE

FILE PHOTO BY CAMILLIA LANHAM

LAKESIDE

Santa Barbara County Parks hosts a guided nature walk at Cachuma Lake on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The hike is limited to 20 participants, who can join on a first-come, first-served basis.
Admission is $10. No dogs are allowed.
Call (805) 693-0691 or visit clnaturecenter.org to find out more.

—Caleb Wiseblood

RANCH OUT

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY DISCOVERY MUSEUM

RANCH OUT

The Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum hosts its R.H. Tesene Free Family Day at the Ranch on Sunday, Aug. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. Guests can create their own ranch-themed crafts and enjoy other activities.
Admission is free.
The museum is located at 705 S. McClelland St., Santa Maria.
Call (805) 928-8414 or visit smvdiscoverymuseum.org to find out more.

—Caleb Wiseblood

IT TAKES A VILLAGE

PHOTO COURTESY OF LA PURISIMA MISSION STATE HISTORIC PARK

IT TAKES A VILLAGE

Village Days at La Purisima Mission takes place on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstrators will guide visitors through various activities, including basket weaving, grinding acorns, and building tule houses.
Admission is $6.
The mission is located at 2295 Purisima Road, Lompoc.
Call (805) 733-3713 or visit lapurisimamission.org for more info.

—Caleb Wiseblood

NEW BREW

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE PIPER’S KOMBUCHA BREW FACEBOOK PAGE

NEW BREW

Piper’s Kombucha Brew holds its grand opening in Orcutt on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 1 p.m., but a special sneak-peek preview tasting takes place at the Oasis Senior Center on Thursday, Aug. 22, from 1 to 2 p.m. The event includes free samples and information on the brewery’s current line of kombucha flavors.
Call (805) 937-9750 or visit oasisorcutt.org for more info.

—Caleb Wiseblood

SOLO ROUND

PHOTO COURTESY OF KEITH COX

SOLO ROUND

Blast 825 Brewery in Orcutt presents classic rock artist Keith Cox on Friday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. Cox is best known locally for his work with Different Strings.
Admission to the show is free.
The brewery is located at 241 S. Broadway, Orcutt.
Call (805) 934-3777 or visit facebook.com/blast825brewery to find out more.

—Caleb Wiseblood




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