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PHOTO COURTESY OF THE WILDLING MUSEUM
Learn from the masters
The Wildling Museum is presenting another round of Natural History Field Classes with Dr. Fred Emerson and Larry Ballard. The eco-educated duo will lead the class through Rancho San Carlos de Jonata in the Santa Ynez Valley, which offers a fascinating cultural history as well as a plethora of natural wonders to learn about. Emerson and Ballard have spent years researching the local area’s variety of rare plants, animals, and natural history.
Stroll and learn
Guadalupe is a tiny town packed with a fascinating history of agriculture, business, and art. Longtime local Shirley Boydstun will be leading a city walk and talk starting at the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center and meandering through the historic downtown, with plenty of interesting tidbits on the various buildings and people that give Guadalupe its distinct character.
PHOTO COURTESY OF OCCASIONAL MUSTACHE
Live at the brew house
Local Californiacana country rock group Occasional Mustache is bringing their twangy contemporary sound to the Santa Maria Brewing Company in Nipomo. The group based out of Grover Beach will be performing songs off their new album Hard to Keep a Good Man Down for anyone who shares local tastes for beer and music.
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