Sunday, September 22, 2019     Volume: 20, Issue: 29
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Santa Maria Sun / Hot Stuff

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE ELVERHOJ MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND ART

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

The Elverhoj Museum of History and Art hosts its Living History Festival, as a part of Danish Days Weekend, on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This festival showcases various artisans and craftspeople.
All ages are welcome, and admission is free.
The museum is located at 1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang. Call (805) 686-1211 or visit elverhoj.org for more info.

—Caleb Wiseblood

WING STOP

IMAGE COURTESY OF CLAUDIA CHAPMAN

WING STOP

Feathers and Fur, a duo show featuring animal paintings by Santa Barbara-based artists Emil Morhardt and Claudia Chapman, runs at Gallery Los Olivos through Monday, Sept. 30. The gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and located at 2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos.
Admission to the exhibit is free.
Call (805) 688-7517 or visit gallerylosolivos.com to find out more.

—Caleb Wiseblood

SEASON OF THE WITCH

PHOTO COURTESY OF ELIZABETH ACOSTA

SEASON OF THE WITCH

CovenTree Books and Gifts in Santa Maria hosts its next Psychic Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The date was chosen as the closest Saturday to the autumnal equinox.
The fair will feature various readers, and the prices of readings will vary.
CovenTree is located at 722 E. Main St., Santa Maria.
Call the store at (805) 709-7663 for more details.

—Caleb Wiseblood

CHALK ZONE

FILE PHOTO COURTESY OF THE ORCUTT CHILDREN’S ART FOUNDATION

CHALK ZONE

The eighth annual Orcutt Children’s Art Foundation (OCAF) Chalk Festival takes place in Old Town Orcutt on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome to observe chalk artists’ progress throughout the day as they create sidewalk and street paintings.
Admission is free.
Reserved squares for children to chalk on cost $10.
Visit orcuttarts.com/chalkfest to find out more.

—Caleb Wiseblood

SPIRIT IN THE SKY

FILE IMAGE COURTESY OF MIKEL NACCARATO

SPIRIT IN THE SKY

Santa Maria Ameriprise Financial will be showcasing landscapes and abstracts by local artist Mikel Naccarato through Friday, Sept. 27. Most of Naccarato’s works were inspired by the art of Richter, Diebenkorn, and other contemporary artists.
Admission to the exhibit is free.
The office is located at 2605 S. Miller St., Santa Maria.
Visit mikelnaccarato.com for more info.

—Caleb Wiseblood

BAIRD BENEFIT

FILE PHOTO COURTESY OF NBC’S THE VOICE

BAIRD BENEFIT

Country star and Orcutt native Pryor Baird will perform at Presqu’ile Winery on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. Fellow country artist Kaleb Lee will open for Baird during this benefit concert.
Tickets range from $40 to $45, and proceeds will go to support Operation WEBS.
The winery is located at 5391 Presqúile Drive, Santa Maria.
Call (805) 937-8110 or visit presquilewine.com to find out more.

—Caleb Wiseblood




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