Thursday, April 19, 2018     Volume: 19, Issue: 7
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Go fish

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NEAL TAYLOR NATURE CENTER

Go fish

The Neal Taylor Nature Center hosts its 23rd annual Fish Derby on April 21 and 22 at Cachuma Lake. The event features prize categories for multiple types of fish including crappie, bass, catfish, trout, and carp. Participants compete for cash prizes, fishing gear, and more. Registration is $40 for adults and $10 for ages 4 to 15. More info: (805) 693-0691 or clnaturecenter.org.

And the Oscar goes to

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE WILDLING MUSEUM OF ART AND NATURE

And the Oscar goes to

The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature hosts its 13th annual Wilderness Spirit Award presentation on April 29 at the Spring Barbecue at Creekspirit in Mission Canyon. Local author Joan Easton Lentz (pictured) is the recipient of this year’s award. Pete and Becky Adams and Jack and Judy Stapelmann will also be honored as the recipients of the inaugural Legacy Award. More info: wildlingmuseum.org.

Berry nice

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Berry nice

The Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival takes place April 27 through 29 at Santa Maria Fairpark, located at 937 S. Thornburg St., Santa Maria. Attractions include carnival rides, strawberry tasting, cooking shows, educational exhibits, live music, and more. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. More info: (805) 925-8824 or santamariafairpark.com.




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