Understanding Cash Flow – 4- 5:30 p.m. at The Landsby in Solvang – Presented by SCORE, for business owners wanting a better understanding of cash flow and how to make businesses succeed. Free to the public, limited seating, email .
Free Nutrition Class – 11 a.m. at SYV Cottage Hospital – Discussion theme is “Let’s make a healthy start to Autumn”. Classes are led by Clinical Dietitian Stacey Bailey. For more info contact Bailey directly at 805-694-2351.
Danish Days Begins – This thee day Danish festival that runs through Sept. 22, is complete with parades, live entertainment, food and drink, children’s activities and more. For the complete events visit .
Brett Young – 8 p.m. at the Chumash Casino – The country pop singer-songwriter brings his “Ticket to L.A” tour to the Central Coast. Experience a passionate performance of the award winner’s biggest hits, including “Sleep Without You,” “In Case You Didn’t Know,” “Here Tonight” and “Like I Loved You.” Learn more at .
California Coastal Cleanup Day – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. – East Beach Garden Street – Coastal Cleanup Day is a local and international event held every September to clean our beaches and waterways. When you volunteer for Coastal Cleanup Day, you’re not only cleaning the beach, you’re also joining the largest volunteer effort in California! For information about volunteering, contact
Living History Festival – Sept 21 and 22 at the Elverhoj Museum of History and Art. Artisans and craftspeople will demonstrate their skills and entertain visitors. Admission is free to the two-day Festival on Danish Days weekend. Hours are 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and 10 am to 4 pm Sunday.
Travel Presentation – 3 p.m. at Buellton Rec Center for a group travel trip May 21 – 26 to Chicago, Ill., to see Millennium Park, Frank Lloyd Wright Home, Architectural Cruise, Garfield Park and more. T
Huntington Library and Gardens – 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. with Solvang Parks and Rec – Cost is $65 per person, meet at the Solvang Veteran’s Memorial Hall. This art and culture excursion visits 150 acres of breathtaking gardens.
Valley wide Teen Dance – 7 – 10 p.m. at Buellton Rec Center for grades 6 – 8. Cost is $10 per dancer, permission slip required.
SLOPoke – Runs from Sept. 27 – 29 at Flag is Up Farms. This fine art of the West exhibition and sale includes wine tasting, live music and 50 percent off at the Wildling Museum. Visit for tickets and more info.
Ramon Ayala – 8 p.m. at the Chumash Casino – The Accordion King returns to the Central Coast to serenade crowds with his signature songs and defining instrument. Enjoy more than 40 years of his greatest hits including “Un rinconcito en el cielo,” “Tragos Amargos” and “Chaparra de mi amor.” Learn more at .
Carrizo Plain – A Sense of Place Film Screening and Discussion – 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Wildling Museum of Art and Nature – Join the Wildling Museum for a special screening of the new short-form documentary, followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker Jeff McLoughlin and featured film participants and artists Bill Dewey, Chris Chapman, and John Iwerks.
Free Nutrition Class – 11 a.m. at SYV Cottage Hospital – Discussion theme is “Diabetes Management Options”. Classes are led by Clinical Dietitian Stacey Bailey. For more info contact Bailey directly at 805-694-2351.
Yoga, 9 a.m.; Arthritis Exercise Class, 10:15 a.m.; Arts and Crafts every third Monday; Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive; 805-688-3793.
Preschool Storytime – 11 a.m. – Buellton Library – Bring your preschooler to story time to help get them ready to read!
Computer class, 9 a.m., Knitting, 9:30 a.m.; Tai Chi, 11 a.m.; bridge and poker, 12:45 p.m.; Mah Jongg 1 p.m., Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive; 805-688-3793.
Preschool Story Time – 10:30 a.m. at Solvang Library. Bring your preschooler to story time to help get them ready to read!
Pickle Ball – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Buellton Rec. $3 per drop in or passes available. Multiple courts, players of all skills welcome.
SYV We Support the Troops – 9 a.m.-noon. Volunteers pack care packages on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Bethania Lutheran Church, 603 Atterdag Road, Solvang. 805-245-4951.
Art Class, 9 a.m.; Book Club, 10 a.m. (call first); Bingo, 1 p.m.: Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive; 805-688-3793.
Wiggly Storytime – 10:30 a.m. – Solvang Library – Short stories, songs, rhymes and activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
Knit and Crochet – 1 p.m., Buellton Senior Center, West Highway 246, Buellton; 805-688-4571.
Healing Hearts Support Group – 2-4 p.m. Santa Ynez Valley Presbyterian Church, 1825 Alamo Pintado Road. Free. To R.S.V.P. call 805-693-0244.
Solvang Farmers Market – 2:30-6:30 p.m., First Street between Mission Drive and Copenhagen Drive, Solvang.
Crafternoons – 3:45-5:45 p.m. Arts Outreach, 2948 Nojoqui Ave. Suite 9, Los Olivos. $10/child; 805-688-9533.
Lindy Hop Lessons – 7:10 p.m. for Beginner, low impact and 8 p.m. for Intermediate level. Classes are taught by Hannah Rasby at the Solvang Vets Hall. Cost is $5 per class.
Sideways Inn Local’s Night Specials – 5 p.m.- 8 p.m., 114 East Highway 246, Buellton; 805-691-8088.
Chair Exercises – 10 a.m., Buellton Senior Center, West Highway 246, Buellton; 805-688-4571.
Arthritis Exercise Class, 10:15 a.m.; Mah Jongg, Noon; Basic Cartooning, 1 p.m., Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive; 805-688-3793.
Reading with Dogs – 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. at Solvang Library – Tail Waggin Tutors help young readers practice reading skills.
Brain Injury Survivors of Santa Ynez Valley – Noon-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;
Junior Rangers Program – 12:30-1:30 p.m. Neal Taylor Nature Center, 2265 Highway 154. Children 3 and up; under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. $3/person. Nature Center admission is free. Visit