Magician Shawn McMaster – 10:30 a.m. at Solvang Library and 3:30 p.m. at Buellton Library – Don’t miss this crowd pleasing master magician! Best for ages 4 and up!
Solvang Music in the Park – 5 – 8 p.m. Come listen to Unfinished Business at Solvang Park. Concert is free to the public, bring a blanket or chair and enjoy!
Complying with U.S. Export Controls – 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Hotel Corque. Speakers will talk about various aspects of exporting, including an overview of export regulations and integrating export rules into daily business processes. Registration is $50; visit www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=2563676.
Trading Card Club – 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. at Solvang Library – Meet friends to play Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh or Magic the Gathering. Beginners welcome!
Agricultural Tourism – 7 – 9 p.m. at St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church – John Parke, SB County Planning Commission Chair and Third District Commissioner, will moderate a forward looking discussion of Agricultural Tourism. Share their creative ideas for agricultural tourism and consider how these can coordinate with other forms of tourism. Coordinated by WE Watch.
Movies in Solvang Park – 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Free family entertainment and movie begins when it’s dark enough. Popcorn and hot chocolate for sale. Films are rated G – PG13. Movie is Toy Story.
Thunder From Down Under – 8 p.m. at Chumash Casino – Direct from Las Vegas, the all-male revue returns to the Central Coast for another night of rowdy entertainment. Tickets at www.chumashcasino.com.
21 – 23
Live Oak Music Festival – All day – Live Oak is a three-day family-friendly music festival that offers camping, kids’ activities, music on three stages, ArtWalk, beer and wine garden, food vendors, craft vendors, etc. Our new home, El Chorro Regional Park, also offers hiking trails, botanical gardens, climbing rocks, playground and more!
Field of Dreams Screening – 7:30 p.m. at Tower Pizza – Join the Central Coast Film Society for a showing of “Field of Dreams”, as they will also be getting a portion of the days sale at Tower Pizza. Movie will be screened in the courtyard, free to the public to watch. Visit www.centralcoastfilmsociety.org for more info. There will also be giveaways.
Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District Board of Education meeting – 4 p.m. in the board room in the Administration Building. Visit www.syvuhsd.org for agenda and minutes.
Music with Miss Diane – 10:30 a.m. – Solvang Library – Diane Byington shares songs, instrument play, rhythm chants and movement in a playful setting. Caregiver participation required. Best for baby/toddler/preschooler.
Advanced Health Care Directive Workshop 2.0 – 1 – 3 p.m. at Atterdag Village of Solvang, 636 Atterdag Road. Plan ahead for future medical needs to ensure your wishes are honored. RSVP by calling 805-688-3263.
Solvang Music in the Park – 5 – 8 p.m. Come listen to Echoswitch (Hard rock) at Solvang Park. Concert is free to the public, bring a blanket or chair and enjoy!
26 – 30
Flower Festival – Ryon Park in Lompoc – Enjoy live entertainment, parade, beer and wine, arts and crafts and vendors at this fun annual event. Visit www.explorelompoc.com for more.
I Love the ’90s Tour with Vanilla Ice and Mark McGrath – 8 p.m. at the Chumash Casino – Chill out with chart-topping hits like “Ice, Ice Baby,” “Play That Funky Music,” “Fly” and “Every Morning.” Visit www.chumashcasino.com for more.
SYV Polo Classic – All Day at Rancho Piocho Ranch – The 8th Annual SYV Polo Classic is returning to Piocho Ranch at Happy Canyon Vineyard in Santa Ynez with the same smaller playing field and fast, action-packed polo. All guests are invited to dress for the occasion, with creative hats for the ladies encouraged. Tickets and more info visit www.syvpoloclassic.com.
Independence Day Parade Maker Craft – 10:30 a.m. – Solvang Library – Join to create a fun SYV Libraries entry for the annual 4th of July Parade! Materials provided, bring imagination. All ages welcome. Kids 7 and under supervised.
SYV Summer Classic – 5:30 – 8:45 p.m. at St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church – The goal of the Summer Classic is advancing community and inspiring generosity to expand community services and projects throughout the Santa Ynez Valley. Dinner by New West Catering, live and silent auction and music. Visit www.SMITV.org/the-summer-classic.html
Lompoc Flower Festival
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!
Divorce Care Recovery Seminar and Support Group – 6:30-8:30 p.m. Santa Ynez Valley Christian Academy Library, 891 N. Refugio Road, Santa Ynez; Louise Kolbert at 805-688-5171.
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!
Two-Step Dance Lessons – 6:30 p.m.; 8 p.m. – Industry Night and Karaoke Party. Maverick Saloon, 3687 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. Visit www.themavsaloon.com.
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.
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; www.jodihouse.org.
Nutrition Classes – 11 a.m. – SYV Cottage Hospital Conference Room – Instruction Stacey Bailey is a dietician and offers weekly courses in various topics. For more information call 805-694-2351. Bring your lunch and talk nutrition.
Tai Chi, 9:15 a.m.; Mah Jongg, 10 a.m.; Pilates – 10:15 a.m.; Ukulele 11:15 a.m., Solvang Senior Center, 1745 Mission Drive; 805-688-3793.
Bingo – 1 p.m., Buellton Senior Center, West Highway 246, Buellton; 805-688-4571.
Cachuma Lake Nature Walk – 10-11:30 a.m.; 805-688-4515 or www.sbparks.org.
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 www.clnaturecenter.org.
Log onto www.cityofsolvang.com, www.buelltonrec.com or www.visitsyv.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.