January 2-15 Events Calendar

EVENTS CALENDAR JANUARY A 2018

Photo contributed Members of Queen Nation, formed in 2004, are Gregory Finsley as Freddie Mercury on vocals and piano, Mike McManus as Brian May on guitar, Pete Burke as Roger Taylor on drums, and Parker Combs as John Deacon on bass.

Email items for this calendar to news@santaynezvalleystar.com.

 

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Youth Swim Lessons and Seal Swim Team begin – Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA, 900 N. Refugio Road, Santa Ynez. Visit www.ciymca.org/stuartgildred.

Overview: The Ariel Photography of Bill Dewey – Now through March 12; 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wildling Museum of Art and Nature, 1511 Mission Drive, Solvang; www.wildlingmuseum.org.

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Community Tree Burn – 5-7 p.m. Mission Santa Ines, 1760 Mission Drive, Solvang; 688-7529.

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Youth basketball begins – Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA, 900 N. Refugio Road, Santa Ynez; www.ciymca.org/stuartgildred.

Make Your Own Cutting Board – 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 100 Industrial Way, Unit G, Buellton. No experience necessary; shaunboydmadethis@gmail.com or 694-8095.

The Boar’s Head Festival – 4 p.m., St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church, 2901 Nojoqui Ave., Los Olivos. Celebrate The Feast of the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) with a pageant, bagpipers and drummers, and a meal. Free.

Sip and Scents – 7-9 p.m. The Parlor Co., 446 Alisal Road, Solvang. Create your own perfume, explore 50 different scents and sip complimentary champagne while listening to 1920s jazz; $40, space limited; theparlorcomercantile@gmail.com or 686-1852.

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Lego Robotics begin – Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA, 900 N. Refugio Road, Santa Ynez; building a team robot; www.ciymca.org/stuartgildred.

YMCA Open House – 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA, 900 N. Refugio Road, Santa Ynez. Join during the event and the entire month is complimentary; www.ciymca.org/stuartgildred.

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“Queen Nation” performance – 8 p.m., Chumash Casino Resort, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez; 21 and older; $15; www.chumashcasino.com.

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Battle of the Vessels –  11 a.m.-1 p.m., Zaca Mesa Winery, 6905 Foxen Canyon Road, Solvang. Exclusive tasting of wines from oak barrels, concrete tanks and clay amphorae; $60/club member, $75 for others; Kelsey@zacamesa.com or 688-9339.

“Fight the Fire” fundraiser – 3-7 p.m., Flying Flags RV Resort, 180 Avenue of Flags, Buellton; benefitting the Thomas Fire Fund via the United Way. Live performances, food vendors, beer, wine, raffles, silent auction.

 

Every Monday

Weight Room – 6-8 a.m. and 1:30-8 p.m., Buellton Rec Center, 301 2nd St., Buellton, $3; 688-1086.

Senior T’ai Chi, 9:15 a.m.; Arthritis Class, 10:15 a.m.; Creative Coloring, 1 p.m. every other Monday; Senior Issues, 1 p.m. every other Monday; Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive; 688-1086.

 

Every Tuesday

Knitting, 9 a.m.; computer class, 9:30 a.m.; bridge and poker, 1 p.m.; Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive; 688-1086.

 

Every Wednesday

Yoga, 9:15 a.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m.: Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive; 688-1086.

Knit and Crochet – 1 p.m., Buellton Senior Center, West Highway 246, Buellton; 688-4571.

 

After School Wednesdays – 2-5 p.m., Creation Station Fabric and Quilt Shop, 252 E. Highway 246, Unit A, Buellton. Pre-registration and fee required; 693-0714.

Solvang Farmers Market – 2:30-6:30 p.m., First Street between Mission Drive and Copenhagen Drive, Solvang.

Trivia Night – 7-9 p.m., Naughty Oak Tap Room, 3569 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez; www.naughtyoak.com.

 

Every Thursday

Chair Exercises – 10 a.m., Buellton Senior Center, West Highway 246, Buellton; 688-4571.

Arthritis Class, 10:15 a.m.; poker, 1 p.m., Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive; 688-1086.

Brain Injury Survivors of Santa Ynez Valley – 12-2 p.m., Bethania Lutheran Church, 603 Atterdag Road, Solvang. Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center offers a support group for brain injury survivors and caregivers; www.jodihouse.org.

 

Every Friday

Pilates – 10 a.m., Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive; 688-1086.

Bingo – 1 p.m., Buellton Senior Center, West Highway 246, Buellton; 688-4571.

Home School PE, 2:45-3:45 p.m., and Itty Bitty Sports, 4-4:45 p.m., Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA, 900 N. Refugio Road, Santa Ynez; 686-2037.

Karaoke – Eleven Wine Lounge, 3640 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez; free; 805-691-9134.

Friday Night Jazz – 6-9 p.m. through Dec. 29, The Bear and Star, 2860 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. Food and drink available for purchase; no cover charge; www.bearandstar.com.

 

Every Saturday

Junior Golf Clinics – Zaca Creek Golf Course, 223 Shadow Mountain Drive, Buellton; free; 698-6224 or bob@oldeschoolgolfschool.com.

Cachuma Lake Nature Walk – 10-11:30 a.m.; 688-4515 or www.sbparks.org.

KidKraft – 2-2:45 p.m., 2nd Saturday of each month, Wildling Museum of Art and Nature, 1511 Mission Drive, Solvang; monthly art class for kids of all ages; $5/child, adult admission included.

 

Coming Up

Log onto www.cityofsolvang.com or www.buelltonrec.com to see a full schedule of programs and events that range from adult and youth sports to teen dances, field trips, excursions and more.