Sunday, September 19, 2021     Volume: 22, Issue: 29
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Santa Maria Sun / Hot Stuff

BEHIND THE CAMERA

COURTESY PHOTO BY GEORGE ROSE

BEHIND THE CAMERA

The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature premieres a new duo exhibition, Sharing the Light: Ansel Adams and Alan Ross, on Saturday, Sept. 25. This showcase highlights the photography careers of both Ansel Adams (1902-1984) and Alan Ross (pictured), a longtime friend and former assistant of Adams. The exhibit is scheduled to remain on display through March 2022.
Visit wildlingmuseum.org for more info.
The museum is located at 1511 Mission Drive, unit B, Solvang.

—Caleb Wiseblood

DUCK TALES

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GUADALUPE-NIPOMO DUNES CENTER

DUCK TALES

The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center hosts its next Bird and Nature Walk at Oso Flaco Lake on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. Participants of this docent-led hike can expect to see several species of birds as they travel through a wooded area of trees and across the bridge over the lake.
Attendees can reserve their spots in the hiking group for free at my805tix.com.
For more info, visit dunescenter.org.
The trailhead is located on Oso Flaco Lake Road in Arroyo Grande.

—Caleb Wiseblood

GRAB YOUR DANCING SHOES

PHOTO COURTESY OF JUDY LINDQUIST

GRAB YOUR DANCING SHOES

The Elwin Mussell Senior Center in Santa Maria presents its next dance concert, A Maskerade Dance, on Sunday, Sept. 19, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Santa Maria Valley Senior Citizens Club and the Community Foundation of SLO County, this free event features a decorated mask contest and live music from the Riptide Big Band (pictured) and accompanying vocalist Bob Nations.
Visit riptidebb.com for more info.
The venue is located at 510 Park Ave., Santa Maria.

—Caleb Wiseblood

GARDEN GALLERY

FILE PHOTO BY HAYLEY THOMAS CAIN

GARDEN GALLERY

The Educated Gardener presents a special pop-up art show on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This outdoor group exhibition showcases artworks by local artists Joyce Bauerie, Lisa Falk, Peg Gady, Cynthia Kevorkian, Carol Russell, Shera Timeus, and Judy Johnson-Williams.
Admission is free.
For more info, visit educatedgardener.com.
The Educated Gardener is located at 22210 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita.
Pictured here, Educated Gardener owner Simone Smith welcomes art patrons.

—Caleb Wiseblood










Weekly Poll
What should Santa Barbara County prioritize for regulation and ordinance updates?

Cannabis all the way. Growers should be required to get a conditional use permit.
Child care facilities deserve our attention. There are too many barriers for these businesses.
It's not glamorous, but wireless communication needs to come into compliance with federal rules.
The environment should be prioritized. Oil and gas operations on land need more regulations.

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