The Hammer Museum – 7:45 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Meet at Solvang Vets Hall to experience the diverse collection of historical and contemporary works. Hosted by the Elverhoj Museum. Cost is $43 per person, visit www.cityofsolvang.com to register.
SYHS Board Meeting – 4 – 6 p.m. in the SYHS Board Room. Visit for agendas and minutes.
Live Museum and Trivia – 6 – 9 p.m. at Fig Mtn Brew in Los Olivos. Check out the rest of the schedule on our website www..
Lindsey Stirling Warmer in the Winter Christmas Tour – 8 p.m. at the Arlington – she will bring back her successful holiday show featuring elaborate festive themes as well Stirling’s signature brand of dance routines and on-stage visuals. This year’s set list will feature an array of holiday classics including “I Wonder as I Wander,” “Santa Baby,” and “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” as well as some of Stirling’s original tracks. Visit for tickets.
Jasper String Quartet – 7:30 – 9 p.m. at Santa Barbara Museum of Art – Winner of the prestigious CMA Cleveland Quartet Award, Philadelphia’s Jasper String Quartet is the Professional Quartet in Residence at Temple University’s Center for Gifted Young Musicians. Visit for details.
Free Nutrition and Diabetes Education – 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at SYV Cottage Hospital – What are Blue Zones? – Contact Stacey Bailey directly at 805-694-2351.
38 Special – 8 p.m. at the Chumash Casino – Experience more than 4 decades of hits live, including “Hold On Loosely,” “Caught Up in You,” “Fantasy Girl” and “Second Chance.” Don’t miss a night with the “Wild-Eyed Southern Boys”. Tickets available at .
Rummage Sale – 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Bethania Lutheran Church 603 Atterdag Road Solvang – Come check out great home decor, goods and more at the Parish Hall.
Holiday Gift Market – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Koehler Winery – Find a curated assortment of talented Central Coast makers, creators, artists, hobbyists, crafters, bakers, and the like, selling their original creations, unique wares, and beautiful designs. Full of Life Flatbread will be selling food and wine tastings available for purchase. Bring unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Preregister at .
Turkey Bingo – 6 – 10 p.m. at Solvang Veteran’s Hall – Doors open at 5 p.m. Cost is $10 adults, $6 for 13 and under and extra cards are $5. Proceeds benefit the Solvang Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization and Solvang Arts and Music.
Turkey Drive – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Figueroa Mountain Brew in Buellton – Autumn Wind Militia Raiders Booster Club annual turkey drive. Call Adrian de Luna at 805-325-3269.
Free Nutrition and Diabetes Education – 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at SYV Cottage Hospital – Holiday Eating Tips for Diabetics – Contact Stacey Bailey directly at 805-694-2351.
Reindeer at the Zoo Arrive – Santa Barbara Zoo – Reindeer return to the Santa Barbara Zoo to celebrate the holidays. Winter-themed and holiday-related activities happening throughout the holiday season. Visit for details.
Thanksgiving Pumpkin Day Smash – 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at SB Zoo – Animal lovers are encouraged to get the kids out of the house this Thanksgiving and come to the Zoo for a smashin’ good time! Watch as the elephants, gorillas, and other Zoo animals play and interact with pumpkins. Visit for details.
Turkey Trot – 10 – 11 a.m. at Sunny Fields Park – No winners, all ages welcome and proceeds go to the Salvation Army – All participants receive a shirt, register for $20 at or call 805-688-PLAY.
Julefest Begins – All day in Solvang – The return of the popular Nisse Adventure Hunt, VIP Candlelight Tours, Tree Lighting ceremony (Dec. 6), plus a parade (Dec. 7), Santa visits, holiday lights tours, and Walk, Shop, Mingle, Jingle. Learn more at .
Saturday Morning Cartoons – 9 – 11 a.m. at Parks Plaza Theater in Buellton – Join the Central Coast Film Society for a fun morning of classic cartoons from Popeye the Sailor Man, Betty Boop and more! Tickets are available at or at the door.