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Community Day at The Wildling Museum

March 21 - April 9
The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature
Solvang, CA

Enjoy free admission during Community Day at the Wildling Museum! See the current exhibits, shop the gift store, buy work by the featured local artist, and get creative at the drop-in art activity. The third Wednesday of every month is Solvang Third Wednesday. It is a great day to visit Solvang with the Farmers Market, […]

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SPRING BREAK YOUTH ART CAMP

April 4 @ 10:00 am - April 4 @ 2:30 pm
Gypsy Studios
Buellton, CA

Join Gypsy Studios this Spring Break as we enjoy an artistic journey learning about a different artist each day! We’ll be exploring the unique artistic styles and techniques of Monet, Picasso, Van Gogh, and Matisse! Each days emphasis will differ and focus on that days artist, beginning with a creative morning sessions, a mid-day lunch […]

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Standing Sun Wines Presents The Coals

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - April 7 @ 10:00 pm
Standing Sun Wines
Buellton, CA

A night of live music, dancing, food, wine, and more!

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East Meets West: 19th and 20th Century Kimono, Obi, and More

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - April 8 @ 7:00 pm
Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum
Santa Ynez, CA

Join us for an evening of fresh sushi, authentic Japanese appetizers, sake and an unforgettable performance by Japanese taiko drum group, Togen Daiko. This exciting event will include private tours of the galleries with the collectors. This exceptional exhibition tells the story of the Japanese Kimono tradition from the very insular Japanese culture to its […]

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Chef’s Table Dinner featuring Suzanne Tracht of Jar

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - April 10 @ 10:00 pm
The Bear and Star
, CA

Continuing their collaborative Chef’s Table Dinners, The Bear and Star welcomes Chef Suzanne Tracht of Jar. In 2001, Chef Tracht opened her modern chophouse, Jar, with her longtime chef de cuisine Preech Narkthong. The following year she was named one of Food and Wine magazine’s Best New Chefs. Since then she has been honored with […]

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Steal the Glass Night! with Hangar 24 Brewing

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - April 12 @ 9:00 pm
Bottlest Bistro
Bulleton, CA

Bottlest welcomes Hangar 24 Craft Brewing for our next “Steal the Glass” Night! We’ll have live music from Nataly Lola plus Hangar 24’s Orange Wheat, Betty IPA, 24 Blonde Ale, Iconic Double IPA, and Chocolate Bomber Porter. How “Steal the Glass” Night works: Buy a pint of one of the featured beers and you get […]

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Standing Sun Presents Steven Roth

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - April 12 @ 10:00 pm
Standing Sun Wines
Buellton, CA

Steven Roth is back at Standing Sun LIVE. With roots in the classics and an eye on innovation, Roth’s sound can best be described as a refreshing flavor of pop-rock soul, filled with melody, mood, energy, and honesty. His musical approach is entirely organic, and it’s this sense of purity that sets him apart. Join […]

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Spring Menu Release Party

April 13 @ 5:00 pm - April 13 @ 8:00 pm
Bottlest Bistro
Bulleton, CA

Be the first to try out our new Spring dinner menu! We’ll have live music from Logan Ham and every table gets a FREE appetizer! Stay tuned for more details on the new menu. Make your reservation at BottlestBistro.com.

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Make Your Own Cutting Board

April 14 @ 10:00 am - April 14 @ 4:00 pm
Shaun Boyd Made This
Buellton, CA

Each course is a single day from 10am to approximately 4pm. The course will be based around each participant building a hardwood cutting board from start to finish. Think of it as Woodworking 101 with no prior experience necessary. The great thing about making a cutting board is that many woodworking techniques are used for […]

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Theatre in the Valley

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - April 14 @ 9:00 pm

, CA

PCPA is thrilled to present Theatre in the Valley, an evening of world-class entertainment and fine food and wine featuring Master of Ceremonies Brooks Firestone. The event takes place on Saturday, April 14 from 6-9pm at St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church in Los Olivos. Performances from PCPA artists and students including Kitty Balay, George Walker, Peter […]

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Corks for Kids

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - April 20 @ 8:00 pm
Santa Ynez Valley Marriott
Buellton , CA

United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County first ever Corks for Kids event will be held at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott Hotel. Come to our one and only event in the Valley, sample delicious local wine and beer, enjoy a casino night gamed theme, and win prizes all while supporting our two […]

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FIGURE DRAWING WEEKEND WORKSHOP

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
Gypsy Studios
Buellton, CA

Have you always been drawn to the beauty of charcoal sketches? Yearned to learn how to pick up a pencil and make a quick sketch of the person in front of you? Or are you an experienced sketch artist but struggle to find models to sit for you and have grown rusty in an art […]

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36th Annual Vintners Festival

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - April 21 @ 4:00 pm

, CA

Join us for the 36th Annual Vintners Festival in majestic Santa Barbara Wine Country, where vintners still pour their own wines. Taste from over 100 wineries, savor our best local fare from farmers to foragers, and meet the chefs who make it magical. Drink in the sparkling Bubble Lounge, listen to live music, learn from […]

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Vintners Winemaker Dinner with Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - April 21 @ 9:00 pm
First & Oak
Solvang, CA

Executive Chef Steven Snook of First & Oak at the Mirabelle invites you to celebrate the Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Festival weekend with an exquisite menu paired to a flight of Lucas & Lewellen wines. This special winemaker dinner has limited availability and will sell out so reserve early.

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Vintners Festival After Party

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - April 21 @ 10:00 pm
Bottlest Bistro
Bulleton, CA

Join us after the Santa Barbara Vintners Festival Grand Tasting for the “Vintners Festival After Party at Bottlest”! In addition to food and drink specials, we will have a FREE live show by Grammy Award Winner and finalist on NBC’s “The Voice” Will Champlin! Will will be here playing his unique blend of pop, folk, […]

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Vineyard Walk & Scavenger Hunt

April 22 @ 10:30 am - April 22 @ 1:00 pm
Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard
Solvang, CA

Join in the excitement of the beginnings of the 2018 vintage with a trek around our beautiful, sustainably farmed vineyard. Our winemaker, Karen, will lead the walk which will include her annual, wacky scavenger hunt. You’ll be on the lookout for natural elements and who knows what else on the scavenger list, with fabulous prizes […]

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Fiddlehead Cellars – Open house library & Barrel tasting

April 22 @ 11:00 am - April 22 @ 3:00 pm
Fiddlehead Cellars
Lompoc, CA

Taste the New Vintage in Barrel – Library Wines & New Releases Revealed Schmooze with the Headfiddle. Indulge in our elevated wine experience. Come out to our Lompoc Winery to get in on what’s new at Fiddlehead and to taste the past, present and future. Catch up on what’s happening at our Fiddlestix Vineyard, and […]

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Winemaker Brunch at Ken Brown Wines

April 22 @ 11:00 am - April 22 @ 1:30 pm
Ken Brown Winery
Buellton, CA

Join us in the Ken Brown cellars for a fresh spring menu created by New West (the catering arm of Industrial Eats) paired with our very best wines. The delectable four-course menu includes charred rare albacore, baby spinach salad, King salmon with wild mushrooms and mini cheesecakes from Louise’s Kitchen Table. $90 per person plus tax/ $75 […]

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Spring Fling Art Show and Sale

April 28
Windmill Nursery
Buellton , CA

The 2d Annual Spring Fling Art Show & Sale will be taking place on April 28 at Windmill Nursery, in Buellton, from 10-4. All Handmade items, paintings, jewelry, recycled, upcycled, leather work, ceramics, glass and wood by Central Coast Artists. Lunch catered by Sass’ Catering. Hosted by this Traveling Trunk Show and Windmill Nursery 805-451-2072 […]

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Art, Nature and Poetry

April 29 @ 4:00 pm
The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature
Solvang, CA

Celebrate Poetry Month at the Wildling! Guest poetry readings with a nature focus and an open mic opportunity for those who would like to share their own poems. For more information, call (805) 686-8315 or www.wildlingmuseum.org

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An Evening with Brandy Clark

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - May 2 @ 9:00 pm
Solvang Festival Theater
Solvang, CA

Solvang Theaterfest Presents CMA-winner and six-time Grammy nominee Brandy Clark in a special benefit concert for Solvang Festival Theater. Clark and her band will perform numbers from her three critically acclaimed albums.

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One Year Anniversary BBQ at The Bear and Star

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - May 3 @ 8:00 pm
The Bear and Star
, CA

The Bear and Star is turning one, and we want you to help us celebrate! It’s the start of summer and we can’t think of a better way to kick off our Backyard BBQ summer series than with good food, good music, and a party.

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Hollywood Revisited – A Tribute in Costume and Song

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - May 5 @ 10:00 pm
Solvang Festival Theater
Solvang, CA

Experience what it’s like to watch the stars walk the red carpet as your favorite Tinseltown classics come to life in Hollywood Revisited. This stunning musical revue showcases a truly dazzling lineup of costumes actually worn by the stars in the original Hollywood films.                        […]

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Mother’s Day Celebration

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - May 12 @ 4:00 pm
Global Eye Art Collective
Santa Ynez, CA

Mother’s Day Celebration event on Saturday May 12th 1-4 We will be making chocolate truffles and sipping champagne. You will be able to handroll and flavor a set of chocolates and box them up with a lovely label. A fun activity to do with your mom, or as a gift to her. Plus I will […]

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Mother’s Day at Kalyra Winery

May 13 @ 10:00 am - May 13 @ 5:00 pm
Kalyra Winery
Santa Ynez, CA

Bring Mom, Grandma, Moms to be, Step Moms, Foster Mom, Fur baby Moms…we love them all. Music by Brady Harris on the porch, Food Truck and wine (for 21+ only). Free to attend and open to the public

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Mother’s Day Painting in the Vineyard and Picnic Lunch at Hilliard Bruce

May 13 @ 10:30 am - May 13 @ 3:00 pm
Hilliard Bruce Vineyard
Lompoc, CA , CA

Are you looking for something unique, memorable and special to do for Mother’s Day this year? Skip the traditional brunch and make a memory to last a lifetime! Join us at the exclusive Hilliard Bruce Vineyard for a creative twist on your next winery visit. Not open to the public without an appointment, you’ll have […]

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Lagerville 2018

May 19 @ 11:00 am - May 19 @ 4:00 pm
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
Buellton, CA

The first annual Lagerville invitational held at Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. on May 19th 11am-4pm Acclaimed breweries renowned for their lagers – including Trumer Brauerei Berkeley, TAPS, Eagle Rock Brewery, and more – will attend the first annual Central Coast celebration. Lagerville attendees will enjoy the opportunity to learn more about lager-fermentation and meet the […]

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Movie Night at Kalyra Winery

May 19 @ 5:00 pm - May 19 @ 9:30 pm
Kalyra Winery
Santa Ynez, CA

Join us under the stars for Kalyra’s outdoor movie night. Bring your chair, warm blanket and the entire family. Featured Movie “Moana” so fun for all the kids too. Free to attend, Wine, Popcorn and Food Truck pay onsite. Must be 21+ for alcohol. We ID

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Toccata at Toscana

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - May 24 @ 9:00 pm
Toscana
Solvang, CA

The local, Cal-Ital, estate wines of Toccata taste even better paired to the authentic Italian cuisine of Chef Mancuso. Join Louis and Royce for a fun spring evening where we’ll share six beautiful courses served family style to some of our favorite Toccata wine releases.

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Pastel Class with Chris Chapman

May 26 @ 10:00 am - May 26 @ 2:30 pm
The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature
Solvang, CA

Have you always wanted to try pastels? Join artist Chris Chapman for a fun and productive day creating small to medium size pastel paintings in the classroom. We’ll cover composition, values, and color shapes. All levels welcome! Bring your ideas, sketches, or photo references to inspire you. Chris will begin with a brief demonstration, then […]

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YOUTH ART SUMMER CAMP (CONTEMPORARY ART FOCUS)

June 11 @ 10:00 am - June 11 @ 2:00 pm
Gypsy Studios
Buellton, CA

Join Gypsy Studios this Summer as we enjoy an artistic journey exploring the creators, works and world of Contemporary Art ! We’ll be learning about the unique artistic styles and techniques of artist like Louise Nevelson, Keith Haring, Yoyoi Kusama and so many more! Each weeks emphasis will differ and focus on the art movement, […]

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7th Annual SYV Polo Classic

June 23 @ 11:00 am - June 23 @ 4:00 pm
Piocho Ranch
Santa Ynez, CA

The 7th Annual SYV Polo Classic is returning to Piocho Ranch at Happy Canyon Vineyard in Santa Ynez with the same smaller playing field and fast, action-packed polo. All guests are invited to dress for the occasion, with creative hats for the ladies encouraged. At the conclusion of the featured match, an awards ceremony is […]

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Wine Country Bike Trek

June 29 - July 1
Midland School
Los Olivos, CA

The Wine Country Bike Trek is a unique and well-established cycling event that takes place in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley wine country and benefits People Helping People. Choose from a One-, Two-, or Three-Day ride with 30- and 50-mile routes each day. Volunteers will greet you every ten miles with fully catered rest stops. […]

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Friday Night Featured Winemaker: Rick Longoria at the Wine Merchant and Cafe

June 29 @ 5:30 pm - June 29 @ 6:30 pm
Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe
Los Olivos, CA

Meet Rick Longoria as he pours three featured Longoria wines at the Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe, Friday night June 29th, $25 per person includes small plates!

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SUMMER ART CAMP (IMPRESSIONISM ART FOCUS)

July 16 @ 10:00 am - July 16 @ 2:00 pm
Gypsy Studios
Buellton, CA

Join Gypsy Studios this Summer as we enjoy an artistic journey exploring the creators, works and world of Impressionism art ! We’ll be learning about the unique artistic styles and techniques of artist like Monet, Renoir, Degas, Cezanne and so many more! Each weeks emphasis will differ and focus on the art movement, genre or […]

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Friday Featured Local Winemaker: Matt Brady of Samsara at the Wine Merchant

July 27 @ 5:30 pm - July 27 @ 6:30 pm
Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe
Los Olivos, CA

Meet winemaker Matt Brady as he pours three featured Samsara wines at the Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe, Friday night April 27th, $25 per person includes small plates!

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“Princess Bride” Movie Night at Kalyra Winery

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - August 11 @ 9:30 pm
Kalyra Winery
Santa Ynez, CA

Join us under the stars for another fabulous movie: “Princess Bride” at our outdoor theater. Bring a chair, a blanket and a friend, the entire family too. Wine, food, popcorn will be available for sale. Wine to 21+ only. Movie is FREE and starts at dusk.

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Kalyra Summer BBQ

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - August 25 @ 5:00 pm
Kalyra Winery
Santa Ynez, CA

Enjoy an afternoon of music, authentic Santa Maria BBQ and great wine at the Kalyra Winery and Vineyard. Families welcome and open to the public. Must be 21+ to consume and purchase alcohol. Call for pricing 805-693-8864

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Friday Featured Winemaker: Chuck Carlson of Carlson Wines at Los Olivos Wine Merchant

August 31 @ 5:30 pm - August 31 @ 6:30 pm
Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe
Los Olivos, CA

Meet Chuck Carlson as he pours three featured Carlson wines at the Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe, Friday night August 31st, $25 per person includes small plates!

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“Sideways” Movie Night at Kalyra Winery

September 15 @ 5:00 pm - September 15 @ 10:00 pm
Kalyra Winery
Santa Ynez, CA

Join us under the stars for our annual showing of “Sideways”; the academy award winning film that lauched the Central Coast onto the wine tasting destination map. Bring a chair and warm blanket and a friend. Wine, Popcorn and Food available for purchase; Movie is FREE. Alcohol for 21+ only. We ID Movie starts at […]

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The Great Grape Stomp at Kalyra Winery

October 13 @ 11:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
Kalyra Winery
Santa Ynez, CA

Voted the Central Coast’s best grape stomp event Kalyra is hosting it’s 16th Grape Stomp on October 13th, 2018. A day for the entire family filled with music, food trucks, wine (for 21+) and of course GRAPE STOMPING. Open to the public and members. This event sells out every year so don’t delay in getting […]

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The Great Pumpkin Festival at Kalyra Winery

October 27 @ 11:00 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Kalyra Winery
Santa Ynez, CA

A fun family event with pumpkin decorating, scary scavenger hunt, candy prizes and great wine (wine for 21+ only) FREE to attend and open to the public. Adult and child costumes encouraged for costume contest prizes.

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Veteran’s Day Celebration at Kalyra Winery

November 11 @ 10:00 am - November 11 @ 5:00 pm
Kalyra Winery
Santa Ynez, CA

Bring the entire family for an afternoon of music, food and relaxing in the Santa Ynez Valley. All veterans receive complimentary glass of wine. Wine served to those 21+ only. Please drink responsibly. FREE to the public to attend

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