Archive » October 28, 2010
By SYVJ Staff
SING TO ME concert series at The C GallerySaturday, Nov. 6, 8 p.m. - Charyl Benton and Linda Scott, vocal opera duets.
Sunday, Jan. 16, 7 p.m. - “Sweet Talk Radio”, Indie Folk/Rock, original music, a favorite!!
Saturday, Mar. 12, 8 p.m. - “Misty Isles Consort” Celtic trio with harp, drum, flutes, bagpipes, guitar, vocals.
Saturday, Oct. 30Native Plant Sale - Open House at Manzanita Nursery. You can find a great selection of native plants, support a local business, and raise money for the SYV Natural History Society all at the same time. Nursery owners Ron and Diane Griffin are long-time members of the Society and will donate a generous percentage of all their sales on that day to the Society. The Society will offer plant and landscape clinics where experts will give horticultural advice and general garden troubleshooting tips The sale hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Clinics will take place at 10 and 11 a.m. 880 Chalk Hill Road For more information, please call (805) 695-5683 or visit syvnature.org and manzanitanursery.com.
Saturday, Nov. 6Kids’ Old Fashioned Fishing Day from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Kids 5-15 years old fish for Rainbow Trout at the Cachuma Lake swimming pool. Adult volunteers assist young anglers; limited to 140 kids. Cane fishing poles, bobbers, and bait will be provided and will be the only gear allowed. Yes, you can keep your catch, and fish cleaning will be available. Free with $8 Park Admission per vehicle. Call 693-0691. Oktoberfest, from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Solvang theater. $65 admission. For more info, call 686-17891
Friday, Dec. 32nd Annual Holiday Stroll in Los Alamos beginning at 5 p.m. with Soup Santa at Cafe Quackenbush, shops open, artisans and gift show at The C Gallery, carolers by candlelight, art shows down Bell Street, and opening reception for Sharon Tate art exhibit at the Union Hotel Lobby at 5 p.m. There will also be hot chocolate and Christmas stories for families at the Union Hotel at 7 p.m.
Dec. 7-18Bacchus Culinary Adventures - A tour of southern Germany with Brigitte Guehr, culinary and wine expert. Brigitte will introduce you to her Germany, meeting personal friends and visiting places of incredible beauty, tasting authentic and delicious foods and local wines while working off some of those calories with the opportunity of hiking/skiing and spa treatments. Included in the cost of this personalized tour are accommodations in comfortable small hotels avg. 3 stars, for 10 nights, daily breakfast, 1 dinners with wine, 1 lunch and transportation beginning in Munich and ending in Frankfurt, Germany. Participants will have the opportunity to have personal time, while enjoying Brigitte’s recommendations. Transportation will be by train, van/ mini-bus and foot. Maximum participants 8 guests. Cost: $2,200 per person for accommodations in a double room, $2,500 for single occupancy. Not included is airfare, other dinners, lunches and tips, personal expenses, insurance. $500 deposit due Nov. 1. Balance due Dec. 5. Mirabelle Inn & Restaurant, 409 First St., Solvang. 5% discount to all participants booking before Oct. 15.
OUT OF TOWN
Saturday, Oct. 30Huber Cellars, 4892 Hapgood Road, Lompoc will be hosting “Cheers for Charlotte” a wine-tasting event to benefit the Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society from 1-4 p.m. Along with Huber Cellars, Clos Pepe, Prodigal and Keller-Haak will be pouring. Ingeborg Chocolate will be there pairing chocolate with wine. The cost is $25 per person. For additional information, call 688-8224.
Friday, Nov. 5Ornette Coleman and the Ornette Coleman Quartet at 8 p.m. at UCSB Campbell Hall. The Ornette Coleman Quartet is presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures. Tickets are $45 for the general public and $19 for all students who must present a valid student ID. For tickets or more information, call UCSB Arts & Lectures at (805) 893-3535 or purchase online at www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu.
Saturday, Nov. 6The Mahakankala Buddhist Center will hold a class from 9 a.m. to noon at Stone Pine Hall, 210 South H St. in Lompoc. Taught by American Buddhist Monk Kelsang Wangpo, the class is called Understanding Karma: Why things Happen. Does everything happen for a reason? If so, what are those reasons? Discover the answers to these questions, and how they can empower us to make the positive changes we all want in our life. Learn how to gain control over your experiences and enjoy every moment of your life. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 563-6000. A $20 donation is requested for class attendance.
Saturday, Nov. 13Shop at the Ethnic Arts Market! 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Stone Pine Hall, 210 South H Street. Donations for: Lompoc Museum, 200 South H Street. Drop off items between 1-5 p.m. Tues-Fri; 1-4 p.m. Sat & Sun. For more info call 736-3888. Donations for: La Purisima Mission Docents, 2295 Purisima Road. Drop off at Visitors’ Center, main gate kiosk, or gift shop. For more info, call 588-2574.
Cachuma Lake Wildlife Cruise – Fridays 3-5 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. - noon and 3-5 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. - noon. 2-hour cruises that focus on nesting birds, other local wildlife, flora, cultural history, and geology. $15/adults $7/kids (4-12 years old, please, no children under 4). Reservations: 686-5050 weekdays, 686-5055 weekends. $8 Park Admission per vehicle. 688-4515 or visit www.cachuma.com and click on “Calendar of Events.”
MondaysUnited Voluntary Services rolls bandages for Direct Relief International the first Monday of the month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Ynez mobile home park and the fourth Monday of the month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the First Baptist Church on Janin Way. For information, call Mary at 686-1965.
Global Gardens Organic Food Tasting, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Los Olivos. $3 pp, Mon-Sun, 693-1600.
TuesdaysPreschool Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, & fun for little ones. Stay for a craft afterward and make a new friend! Solvang Library 688-4214.
Santa Ynez Christian Women’s Connection meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Little Red House, 555 Atterdag, Solvang from 9:30-11 a.m. $5.00 Donation. Child care is provided; please contact Mary at 693-0244.
Solvang Rotary Club, Alisal River Grill Restaurant, 7:15 a.m., solvangrotary.com.
Los Olivos Wine Merchant Cafe, Wine and Art, 5-7 p.m. Meets the first Tuesday of every month.
Soul Group Gathering, Jivamukti Center, 6:30 p.m., 688-7079, jivamukticenter.com.
WednesdaysJodi House, a support program for people recovering from brain injury and stroke, meets on Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. at the SYV NonProfit Support Center, 595 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang. Family members welcome. Call (805)563-2882 for details.
The Soul Food Book Club chooses books with a spiritual focus or a valuable life lesson. We meet once a month, the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. at St. Mark’s in Los Olivos. For more information, call Paulette Miller at 688-0936.
Dance Lessons Wednesday nights at the Solvang Veterans’ Memorial Building at 1745 Mission Dr. 6p.m and 7p.m , no partner necessary. Learn Ballroom, Latin, Country, Swing or Linedancing. Sign up with The Solvang Parks and Recreation Department, 411 Second Street, 688-7529
Solvang Third Wednesday returns June 16th just in time to celebrate summer with a variety of opportunities to shop, wine and dine. Tickets are $20. For more information, contact Susan Williams at email@example.com or Linda Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join The Vineyard House Restaurant for Jazz Under the Stars from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Music on the front deck, dinner is served, $3 per person entertainment charge added to the guest check. All this money goes directly musicians. 350-0284
On-going Drawing classes with Connie Rohde. Beginners 9 a.m.-noon; intermediate 6-9 p.m. Continental breakfast at morning break. Evening tea/coffee and cakes at break. The C Gallery, Los Alamos. 344-3807, www.thecgallery.com.
Meeting for Adult Children of Alcoholics or Dysfunctional Homes. Time: 7 p.m. at Lompoc Alano Club, 119 No. D St., Lompoc, 737-3969, www.adultchildren.org
Support the Troops Packing Day - 4th Wednesday of each month, 1 p.m. SYV Womens’ Club, 533 Atterdag, Solvang. 686-7976.
Farmers Market Certified Organic. 2:30-6 p.m. Fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, etc, 688-0701.
Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe’s Tailor to your Taste, 5-7 p.m., Choose from five wines and hors d’oeuvres, $15 pp.
SYV Rotary Club meets at the Buellton Marriott, 12:15 p.m., santaynezvalleyrotary.org.
ThursdaysWandering Dog Wine Bar’s Blind Tasting 4-8 p.m. Cost is $15 pp. Check our website for each week’s theme wanderingdogwinebar.com.
Support the Troops Game Day - 2nd Thursday of each month, noon to 3 p.m. $5 donation - snacks, drinks, fun and friendship - Nextrain, Bridge, etc. SYV Rancho Mobile Estates Clubhouse. Sonnie Lindquist, 686-7976.
SYV Women’s Club Duplicate Bridge - 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, noon to 3 p.m. For beginners, SYV Womens’ Club, 533 Atterdag, Solvang. Sonnie Lindquist, 686-7976.
Los Olivos Rotary Club meets, Los Olivos Grange, 5:30 p.m. 688-0658.
Valley Wind Ensemble rehearsal, 7 p.m., SYV High School Music Room, 688-8728.
Buellton Rotary Club meets, Marriott Hotel, Buellton, noon. 688-1000.
FridaysFriday Nite Figure Drawing, instruction by MFA artist, Ken Doud. $200/mo. Should you decide to take 2 classes from The C Gallery simultaneously, there is a deep discount on the 2nd class. The C Gallery, Los Alamos. 344-3807, www.thecgallery.com.
First Friday of every month, Non-denominational, candlelit Taize prayer/chant service. Come be soothed and comforted in a haven of peace and tranquility. Old Mission Santa Inés, 7-8 p.m. The door is always open.
SYV PEP New Parent Group meets at ONE Consignment Shop, 240 Hwy 246, Suite 105, Buellton. 10 – 11:30 a.m. Bring your baby! sbpep.org, 564-3888.
SaturdaysGrown in the Santa Ynez Valley Farmer’s Market in downtown Los Olivos 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Help support the local stores. For more info 315-1292.
Cachuma Lake Nature Walk and Junior Ranger Program: one-mile walk, 10-11:30 a.m. Junior Park Rangers Program (ages 3-12) 12:30-1:30 p.m. Kids under 10 must be with an adult. Learn about wildlife, caring for the environment, and earn a badge. For more information please call,688-4515, or you can visit our website at cachuma.com.
Woodworking Class — Decorative box making, veneering, inlay, parquetry, traditional wood finishing, 9 a.m. Edward Jorgensen, Master Cabinetmaker. 686-2070 days.
Investor’s Roundtable: Markets and the Value of the Dollar. 3:30 - 5 p.m. The Investors’ Roundtable welcomes both novice and veteran investors to informal presentations and discussions. Meets on the second Saturdays of each month at the Solvang Library - check with Solvang library for dates.
SundaysKids, come check out the Awana Clubs at Trinity Baptist Church for games, Bible lessons 6:46-8:15 p.m., K-2 and 3-6 grades, 1693 Laurel Ave., Solvang, 688-8750, trinitysyv.net.
Gambler’s Anonymous meets at Lompoc Valley Alano Club at 2 p.m. every Sunday, at 119 North D Street. For info, call 737-3969.
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