Monday, November 18, 2019     Volume: 20, Issue: 37
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Santa Maria Sun / Hot Stuff

IT’S NEVER TOO SOON

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE WILDLING MUSEUM OF ART AND NATURE

IT’S NEVER TOO SOON

The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature will host its ninth annual Holiday Marketplace on Sunday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Several local artisans have supplied a variety of gifts that celebrate wildlife, nature, and the great outdoors. The event will also feature family-friendly activities and holiday treats. Admission is free.
The museum is located at 1511 Mission Drive, unit B, Solvang.
Visit wildlingmuseum.org for more info.

—Caleb Wiseblood

BREW CREW

FILE PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NAUGHTY OAK BREWING COMPANY

BREW CREW

The Naughty Oak Brewing Company hosts its next Beer Yoga workshop on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Admission includes one hour of yoga and one complimentary pint of beer. All experience levels are welcome.
Tickets are $22 and are available in advance at my805tix.com.
The brewery is located at 165 S. Broadway, suite 102, Orcutt. Call (805) 287-9663 to find out more.

—Caleb Wiseblood

VINEYARD VIEW

FILE IMAGE COURTESY OF SOLVANG ANTIQUES

VINEYARD VIEW

Landscape paintings by Orcutt-based artist Sheryl Knight are on display at Solvang Antiques Fine Art Gallery through Sunday, Nov. 17. The exhibition includes Vineyards in the Fall (pictured), which features the classic rows of grape vines that the Central Coast is famous for.
The gallery is located at 1693 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang.
Visit solvangantiques.com for more info.

—Caleb Wiseblood

POOR UNFORTUNATE SOULS

PHOTO COURTESY OF LUIS ESCOBAR REFLECTIONS PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

POOR UNFORTUNATE SOULS

The Pacific Conservatory Theatre’s (PCPA) production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid will run through Sunday, Dec. 22. The cast includes Kitty Balay as the villainous sea witch, Ursula, who seeks to overpower King Triton and rule over the ocean.
Tickets to the show range from $38 to $50.
The theater is located at 800 S. College Drive, Santa Maria.
Call (805) 922-8313 or visit pcpa.org for show times and more info.

—Caleb Wiseblood

DENTAL AWARENESS

PHOTO COURTESY OF DAN SCHULTZ

DENTAL AWARENESS

Toby Tropper (left) portrays a bumbling dentist during a recreation of “The Dentist,” a popular sketch from The Carol Burnett Show. The skit is part of the Great American Melodrama’s Classic Comedy Vaudeville Revue, which follows the theater’s production of Drac in the Saddle Again through Sunday, Nov. 17.
Tickets to the show range from $23 to $30.
The theater is located at 1863 Front St., Oceano.
Visit americanmelodrama.com for more info.

—Caleb Wiseblood

TAKE ME TO FUNKYTOWN

PHOTO COURTESY OF CLIFF STEPP

TAKE ME TO FUNKYTOWN

Lydia Pense and Cold Blood perform at Rancho Nipomo Deli and Barbecue on Sunday, Nov. 24, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. This ensemble group performs funk, soul, R&B, and other genres.
Admission is $20.
The venue is located at 108 Cuyama Lane, Nipomo.
Visit ranchonipomobbq.com for tickets and more info.

—Caleb Wiseblood




Weekly Poll
Should school districts invest more into vocational and career technical programs?

Yes. Students need to get on a career path as soon as possible.
No. It's more important for students to learn study skills than specific disciplines.
No. District should save money by partnering with businesses to offer more internships.
Yes, but only if these programs also count for college credit.

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