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Beckmen’s Summer Saturdays: Food & Live Music

July 21 @ 11:00 am - July 21 @ 7:00 pm
Beckmen Vineyards
Los Olivos, CA

Join us this summer to celebrate our 25th anniversary! We’ve extended our Saturday hours and are open 11am – 7pm every Saturday from July through September. Savor a tasting flight, wine by the glass, or wine by the bottle as you soak up the long summer afternoons and our stunning vineyard views! Visit us from […]

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Vintners 5 Miler

July 28 @ 9:00 am - July 28 @ 3:00 pm
Sanford Winery
Santa Ynez Valley, CA

The 4th annual Vintners 5 Miler presented by the Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation is a unique trail run or walk through the Rinconada and Sanford & Benedict Vineyards in the beautiful, world-famous Santa Rita Hills. Runners and walkers will be treated to one of the most unique experiences on the Central Coast! Along with the run & walk, a Finish Line […]

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PCPA presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - July 22 @ 11:00 pm
Solvang Festival Theater
Solvang, CA

Christopher Durang puts despair to hilarious effect, as middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia bicker and pine about the dashed dreams and squandered hopes of their lives in the sunny Morning Room of the family farmhouse in Bucks County, PA. When their movie-star sister, Masha, suddenly swoops in with her new boy-toy, Spike, old resentments flare […]

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SUMMER ART CAMP (IMPRESSIONISM ART FOCUS)

July 17 @ 10:00 am - July 17 @ 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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Music Under The Stars

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - July 20 @ 9:00 pm
The Landsby
Solvang, CA

Join us at The Landsby for Music Under the Stars. Saturdays 6 – 9 pm in our Village Courtyard Enjoy live music & good food & good company!

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Calibre 50 at Chumash

July 20 @ 8:00 pm - July 20 @ 10:00 pm
Chumash Casino Resort
Santa Ynez, CA

The young quartet from Mazatlan, Sinaloa is a crossover success in Mexico and The United States. Come hear innovative songs from a variety of genres, including cumbias, corridos and rancheras in the Samala Showroom. Enjoy chart-topping hits live, such as “Aquí Estoy,” “Ni Que Estuvieras Tan Buena” and “Amor del Bueno.” Don’t miss your chance, […]

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SANFORD Eggs & Benedict Brunch

July 21 @ 10:30 am - July 21 @ 1:30 pm
Sanford Winery & Vineyards
Lompoc, CA

Delicious gourmet brunch catered by K’Syrah – Featuring brunch focused Sanford Wines and live entertainment – 10:30am-1:30pm Saturday July 21st @ Sanford Winery 5010 Santa Rosa Road, Lompoc, CA 93436

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Beckmen’s Summer Saturdays: Food & Live Music

July 21 @ 11:00 am - July 21 @ 7:00 pm
Beckmen Vineyards
Los Olivos, CA

Join us this summer to celebrate our 25th anniversary! We’ve extended our Saturday hours and are open 11am – 7pm every Saturday from July through September. Savor a tasting flight, wine by the glass, or wine by the bottle as you soak up the long summer afternoons and our stunning vineyard views! Visit us from […]

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Rockin’ our Roots – Concert in the Vines

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - July 21 @ 6:00 pm
Buttonwood Farm Winery
Solvang, CA

Come rock our roots with a summer concert at beautiful Buttonwood Farm Winery. Sit back, relax, and enjoy two live and lively bands – Soul Majestic and Crown City Bombers. Bring a lawn chair, a picnic, and your dancing shoes (or flip flops) as you sip on estate wines and feel the groove of the […]

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Nature Imagined Opening Reception

July 21 @ 3:00 pm - July 21 @ 5:00 pm
The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature
Solvang, CA

You are invited to Nature Imagined, a special exhibition that celebrates nature through the vivid imaginations of Cheryl Medow, Ellen Jewett, and Hilary Brace. Inspired by nature, these artists use diverse materials and methods to create environments that engage the imagination. The viewer is invited to look into the details of their artwork and explore […]

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Chef’s Table Dinner series featuring Tim Hollingsworth

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - July 24 @ 10:00 pm
The Bear and Star
Los Olivos , CA

The Bear and Star continues their collaborative Chef’s Table Dinners with Chef Tim Hollingsworth of acclaimed Otium in Los Angeles. The five course tasting dinner featuring exquisite dishes in the Otium-style is staged in The Bear and Star’s state-of-the-art Chef’s Room and blends products raised on the Parker ranch with inspiration from Los Angeles, California. […]

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Happiest Hour

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - July 25 @ 7:00 pm
Zaca Mesa Winery
Los Oliovs, CA

Our Happiest Hour event will be an evening of relaxation and fun! Join us for live music by Danielle Taylor, chair massages, small bites, and wine. We will be accompanied by Dior make-up and skincare artists, LulaRoe, and Foxen Canyon Soap Company. Raffle giveaways of exclusive products and Zaca Mesa gear will be held throughout […]

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Figure Drawing Evening Course

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - July 25 @ 9:00 pm
Sunstone Vineyard- Forage Floral Barn Studio
Santa Ynez, CA

GYPSY STUDIOS and FORAGE FLORALS PRESENT AN EVENING OF FIGURE DRAWING Enjoy an evening experiencing the beauty and joys of figure drawing with an experienced nude model and instruction to help you develop the skill set to bring charcoal to life! The evenings event is brought to you in collaboration with Forage Florals and will […]

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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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Patti LaBelle

July 27 @ 8:00 pm - July 27 @ 10:00 pm
Chumash Casino Resort
Santa Ynez, CA

Come hear the Godmother of Soul belt out some of the greatest R&B hits of the past 50 years, including “If Only You Knew,” “Stir It Up” and “New Attitude.” Patti LaBelle brings down the house with her vocal power and emotive delivery for a can’t-miss performance. Experience an unforgettable night of live music and […]

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Vintners 5 Miler

July 28 @ 9:00 am - July 28 @ 3:00 pm
Sanford Winery
Santa Ynez Valley, CA

The 4th annual Vintners 5 Miler presented by the Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation is a unique trail run or walk through the Rinconada and Sanford & Benedict Vineyards in the beautiful, world-famous Santa Rita Hills. Runners and walkers will be treated to one of the most unique experiences on the Central Coast! Along with the run & walk, a Finish Line […]

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Random Weave Basket Class – July 28th

July 28 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 4:00 pm
The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature
Solvang, CA

In this class participants will learn the basketry technique of random weave, using rattan reed and vines. This weave allows the weaver to create a free-form basket or sculpture or a more structured form such as a bowl, tray or dish. Students will have an opportunity to incorporate local botanicals, found in yards and gardens, […]

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Beckmen’s Summer Saturdays: Food & Live Music

July 28 @ 11:00 am - July 28 @ 7:00 pm
Beckmen Vineyards
Los Olivos, CA

Join us this summer to celebrate our 25th anniversary! We’ve extended our Saturday hours and are open 11am – 7pm every Saturday from July through September. Savor a tasting flight, wine by the glass, or wine by the bottle as you soak up the long summer afternoons and our stunning vineyard views! Visit us from […]

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Painting in the Vineyard at Solminer

July 29 @ 10:30 am - July 29 @ 1:30 pm
Solminer Wines 'deLanda Vineyard
Los Olivos, CA

Awaken your senses as well as your palate and join us at the exclusive deLanda Vineyard, home to Solminer wines, for a creative experience of your next winery visit! Not open to the public without an invitation, you’ll have special access to capture the incredible scenery on canvas with a paintbrush in one hand and […]

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Nature Regenerated

August 4 @ 10:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm
The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature
Solvang, CA

The Wildling is proud to present its annual photography competition, celebrating its 10th year! Photographers were encouraged to capture examples of nature’s magical ability to regenerate and thrive. All winning entries in the Adult and Junior Categories will be exhibited at the Wildling Museum in the summer of 2018 and on the Wildling website. Cash […]

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Nature Regenerated Opening Reception

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - August 4 @ 5:00 pm
The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature
Solvang, CA

Photographers were encouraged to capture examples of nature’s magical ability to regenerate and thrive. All winning entries in the Adult and Junior Categories will be exhibited at the Wildling Museum in the summer of 2018 and on the Wildling website. Cash awards will be announced at the exhibition opening on August 4th. This year’s guest […]

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Open Mic Night!

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - August 10 @ 10:30 pm
The Good Life
Solvang, CA

Hosted by local singer/songwriter Cash Cooper. Open Mic Night is held the 2nd Friday of EVERY month and features some of the best singer/songwriter/musicians in the SYV. Sign ups are at 7pm with music beginning at 7:30pm. The Good Life is a retail bottle shop and bar specializing in local, small lot wines and California […]

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Thunder From Down Under

August 10 @ 8:00 pm - August 10 @ 10:00 pm
Chumash Casino Resort
Santa Ynez, CA

Don’t miss Thunder From Down Under performing live in the Samala Showroom at Chumash Casino Resort! . . The Chumash Casino is a 21 and up venue. Wheelchair access is available.

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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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Landscape Weekend Workshop Course

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - August 17 @ 8:30 pm
Gypsy Studios Landing
Buellton, CA

Are you looking to jump-start, develop or expand your landscape painting abilities? Learn how landscape artists layout their compositions, simplify what the eye sees, use a variety of brushes and stroke to communicate different foliage, the importance of shade, color, and tint in expressing planes and so much more. Don’t worry if none of that […]

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In the Vineyard & On the Farm

August 18 @ 4:30 pm - August 18 @ 8:30 pm
Los Olivos Wine Merchant
Los Olivos, CA

Dine with the Winemaker, Chef, and Farmer at our annual farm-to-table event in Los Olivos. Every year owners of the Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe welcome guests to their family property to share their Bernat wines and Cafe Farm for an evening of delicious local cuisine and great company. This is a not for […]

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Jo Koy at the Chumash Casino

August 24 @ 8:00 pm - August 24 @ 10:00 pm
Chumash Casino Resort
Santa Ynez, CA

For decades Jo Koy has been selling out comedy clubs and theaters across the nation. Known for his explosive energy and relatable family material, his standup stands out for its universal appeal. Join the frequent The Adam Carolla podcast guest in the Central Coast on his latest comedy tour. Tickets will go fast – buy […]

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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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Roots & Boots 90’s Electric Throwdown

August 31 @ 8:00 pm - August 31 @ 10:00 pm
Chumash Casino Resort
Santa Ynez, CA

Three country stars. One electric band. Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye perform their biggest 90s hits on the same tour! Get down with Kershaw’s modern honky tonk style with songs such as “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful. Hear the deep, Southern Twang with Tippin’s “There Ain’t Nothing Wrong with the Radio.” And feel […]

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Hannibal Buress at the Chumash Casino

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - September 7 @ 10:00 pm
Chumash Casino Resort
Santa Ynez, CA

The standup comic brings his observational humor and witty satire to the Samala Showroom. Enjoy a night of laughs with the former Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock writer and former co-host of Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. The comedian has appeared in such feature films as The Secret Life of Pets and Spider-man […]

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Solvang Danish Days

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - September 16 @ 4:00 pm
Downtown Solvang
Solvang, CA

California’s premier Danish heritage festival, “Solvang Danish Days” (www.solvangdanishdays.org), returns in 2018 to celebrate its 82nd anniversary with an event weekend line-up set for Friday through Sunday, September 14 through 16, 2018. Solvang Danish Days 2018 will once again provide attendees with a total Danish immersion experience while helping to preserve Solvang’s authentic Danish heritage, […]

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Natural Perfume Workshop

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - September 15 @ 4:00 pm
The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature
Solvang, CA

Explore the art of natural perfumery in a 3-hour workshop with Susan Farber of Sol Aromatics on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 1 pm to 4 pm. You will learn how to formulate your very own fragrance with botanical essences gathered from around the world. The workshop will include a lively educational discussion of 18 […]

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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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Ken Jeong at the Chumash Casino

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - October 12 @ 10:00 pm
Chumash Casino Resort
Santa Ynez, CA

Dont Miss Ken Jeong Live on stage!

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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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Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - October 26 @ 10:00 pm
Chumash Casino Resort
Santa Ynez, CA

Don’t Miss The Rocky Horror Picture show live on the Samala Showroom stage at Chumash Casino Resort!

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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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