Staff Report

The Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum will hold its second annual Farm to Table Dinner and Auction from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8.

This year the adult-only event will be held at a local ranching family’s private event barn in Arroyo Grande, and feature a family-style supper of fresh gourmet offerings by Field to Table Catering.

Tickets are $125 each and funds raised will help support the children’s museum and its upcoming 1,200-square-foot Farm to Table Agriculture Exhibit. Sponsorships are still available.

To purchase tickets or a sponsorship, call Erika Garcia or Nancy Gastelum at the museum at 805-928-8414 or go online to

Now in its 23 year, the Discovery Museum at 705 S. McClelland St. is fun for all ages, with 13,000 square feet of “please touch” exhibits, weekly programs and special events that explore ourselves, our valley, our world and beyond.

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

For more information, visit or call 805-928-8414.