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Wednesday Feb 04, 2015

Featured Events

Solvang Farmers Market

Farmers Market, 2:30-6PM, every Wednesday; fresh produce, flowers, nuts, cheeses, breads and many other foods.  A non-profit founded in 1983 to provide California farmers with direct access at landmark locations to market their agricultural products directly to the local community. The SBCFMA continues working diligently to bring the freshest and most nutritious produce our rich local agricultural land has to offer for you and your families. The markets serve to strengthen the local ... Read More

Thursday Feb 05, 2015

Don Rickles at the Chumash Casino

  • February 5, 2015
  • Location: Chumash Casino Resort & Spa
  • Address: 3400 E. Hwy 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
  • Venue: Chumash Casino Resort & Spa

Don Rickles is one of the world’s most famous funnymen, renowned for his unique brand of “insult” comedy. He has appeared in top showrooms in Vegas for over 40 years, along with hit movies and TV shows. Don’t miss this hilarious comedy legend live!

Standing Sun 6th Music Series

Featuring Dustbowl Revival  

Friday Feb 06, 2015

Wandering Dog Wine Classes

Wines of the Mediterranean Sip your way through wines of Spain, Italy and Greece and enjoy cheeses from each of these iconic regions as well. Class includes 6 half glasses of wine and gourmet cheese and crackers. Reservations required, space is limited.  

Saturday Feb 07, 2015

Food Truck Fare at Sanford Winery

  • February 7, 2015
  • Address: 5010 Santa Rosa Road, Lompoc, CA 93436

TACOS! A FRESH & LOCAL TWIST AT SANFORD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH| 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Join us at our Sta. Rita Hills winery to enjoy gourmet tacos from the Valle Fresh food truck. Grab a bottle or a glass of wine and savor these delicious bites on our patio. Please note that Valle Fresh accepts cash only. For more information, call 800-426-9463. MENU Taco of roasted organic squash, caramelized onions, house-made romesco, cabbage and toasted pumpkin seeds on a hand-pressed tortilla $3 Taco ... Read More

Live music at The Good Life

Live music by the beautiful and talented Nataly Lola! Nataly is a local singer/songwriter with a wide range of musical inspiration from Pop to country to rock'n roll The Good Life is a craft beer & wine shop & bar specializing in local, Artisan wines & California Craft Beer. Open Daily at 12pm with live music every Saturday Night!  

Pinkie's Party - a Sit-Down Bouillabaisse Dinner Party!

Join us in our Cellar for a Sit-Down Bouillabaisse Dinner Party! Don’t miss this giant celebration of our brand new release ‘Pinkie’ – Rosé of Pinot Noir. The evening will include: • Delicious goodies and all things Pink, plus other great Fiddlehead wines, too! • Pink costume & Pink trivia PRIZES • Get in the mood for Valentine’s Day! • Pre-Valentine’s Day discounts SEATING IS EXTREMELY LIMITED! NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS $65/pers... Read More

Wednesday Feb 11, 2015

Solvang Farmers Market

Farmers Market, 2:30-6PM, every Wednesday; fresh produce, flowers, nuts, cheeses, breads and many other foods.  A non-profit founded in 1983 to provide California farmers with direct access at landmark locations to market their agricultural products directly to the local community. The SBCFMA continues working diligently to bring the freshest and most nutritious produce our rich local agricultural land has to offer for you and your families. The markets serve to strengthen the local ... Read More

Thursday Feb 12, 2015

Boyz II Men Concert

Friday Feb 13, 2015

Healing Through Nature's Wisdom Book Signing and Presentation

  • February 13, 2015
  • Location: Wildling Museum
  • Address: 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Venue: Wildling Museum

Journeys: Healing Through Nature’s Wisdom teaches that thoughtful engagement with nature nourishes and deepens our identity, even in the face of long-term afflictions. The inspirational essays by Karen Roberts and Dana Simpson, coupled with the superb photographs of Tim Hauf, demonstrate that the courage to step beyond the restrictions of disease and discomfort will open the path to a new realm of awareness and self-expression.  

A Wine Fantasy In February

  • February 13 – 16, 2015
  • Address: Various Tasting Rooms, Los Olivos, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Buellton, CA 93460
  • Website:  www.santaynezwinecountry.com

The 10th annual Wine Fantasy In February will be held over the Valentines/Presidents Day weekend, February 13-16, 2015. This is a lively, 4-day passport weekend filled with wine, food and fun. Participants can visit all 16 Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association tasting rooms to taste reserve, estate and library wines. Many winemakers and winery owners will be in the tasting rooms, to meet, greet and talk wine. Small bites will be served on Saturday, and on Sunday, an assortment of choc... Read More

Saturday Feb 14, 2015

Live music at The Good Life

It's Valentines Day and we've got the Blues! Blues Bob & the Loopy Blues Band with be romancing us all night long! Grab your sweetie, take a seat by the fire and enjoy some of the finest Artisan wines in the SYV The Good Life is a craft beer & wine shop and bar specializing in local, Artisan wines and California Craft beer. Open daily at 12pm with live, local music every Saturday night!  

Songs of a Lifetime featuring John Reese

Songs of a Lifetime featuring vocalist John Reese in a special benefit concert for Arts Outreach.  Reese will perform a musical program of popular songs ranging from the "Roaring Twenties" to modern day.  After the concert, there will be a complimentary reception to meet the performers. Doors open at 6:30 pm

Standing Sun 6th Music Series

Featuring Jessica Childress  

Valentine's Day Sunset Wine Tour & Winemaker Dinner

We invite you and your valentine to explore new wines and engage with their creators in an unparalleled wine experience through the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country. Schedule of Events: We will pick you up from your scheduled location about 2:00pm. Your tour will begin with a scenic drive up the iconic Santa Barbara coastline or through the Santa Ynez Valley to experience the classically structured 90+ point wines of Dierberg Vineyard in the Santa Rita Hills AVA. Then delight in a special e... Read More

Zaca Mesa Valentine's Dinner

Live Harp Performance by Debbie Penir Dinner prepared by Chef John from Custom Cuisine Appetizer: Roasted Prawns with Bloody Mary Sauce, paired with Grenache First Course: Strawberry Gazpacho, paired with Z~Cuvee Second Course: Two hearts salad (hearts of palm-artichoke hearts) romaine tomato wedges, fire roasted red peppers, crumbled gorgonzola cheese, paired with Roussanne Intermezzo: Pineapple sorbet Main Course: Filet Mignon Oscar (Aged Filet Mignon topped with aspar... Read More

A Wine Fantasy In February

  • February 14 – 16, 2015
  • Address: Various Tasting Rooms, Los Olivos, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Buellton, CA 93460
  • Website:  www.santaynezwinecountry.com

The 10th annual Wine Fantasy In February will be held over the Valentines/Presidents Day weekend, February 13-16, 2015. This is a lively, 4-day passport weekend filled with wine, food and fun. Participants can visit all 16 Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association tasting rooms to taste reserve, estate and library wines. Many winemakers and winery owners will be in the tasting rooms, to meet, greet and talk wine. Small bites will be served on Saturday, and on Sunday, an assortment of choc... Read More

Sunday Feb 15, 2015

A Wine Fantasy In February

  • February 15 – 16, 2015
  • Address: Various Tasting Rooms, Los Olivos, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Buellton, CA 93460
  • Website:  www.santaynezwinecountry.com

The 10th annual Wine Fantasy In February will be held over the Valentines/Presidents Day weekend, February 13-16, 2015. This is a lively, 4-day passport weekend filled with wine, food and fun. Participants can visit all 16 Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association tasting rooms to taste reserve, estate and library wines. Many winemakers and winery owners will be in the tasting rooms, to meet, greet and talk wine. Small bites will be served on Saturday, and on Sunday, an assortment of choc... Read More

Monday Feb 16, 2015

A Wine Fantasy In February

  • February 16, 2015
  • Address: Various Tasting Rooms, Los Olivos, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Buellton, CA 93460
  • Website:  www.santaynezwinecountry.com

The 10th annual Wine Fantasy In February will be held over the Valentines/Presidents Day weekend, February 13-16, 2015. This is a lively, 4-day passport weekend filled with wine, food and fun. Participants can visit all 16 Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association tasting rooms to taste reserve, estate and library wines. Many winemakers and winery owners will be in the tasting rooms, to meet, greet and talk wine. Small bites will be served on Saturday, and on Sunday, an assortment of choc... Read More

Wednesday Feb 18, 2015

Solvang Farmers Market

Farmers Market, 2:30-6PM, every Wednesday; fresh produce, flowers, nuts, cheeses, breads and many other foods.  A non-profit founded in 1983 to provide California farmers with direct access at landmark locations to market their agricultural products directly to the local community. The SBCFMA continues working diligently to bring the freshest and most nutritious produce our rich local agricultural land has to offer for you and your families. The markets serve to strengthen the local ... Read More

Solvang Third Wednesday Wine and Beer Walk

Every month of the Third Wednesday......enjoy wine and beer tasting while strolling through the Village of Solvang. Most wine tasting rooms offer special discounts to Wine & Beer Walk participants on wine and merchandise. Tickets are $20 and include a Solvang Third Wednesday logo glass, map and tasting of 5 places of your choice. Tickets may be purchased the day of (cash only please) at the Olive House 1661 Mission Dr; Sort This Our Cellars, 1636 Copenhagen Dr; or Wandering Dog Wine Bar, ... Read More

Solvang 3rd Wednesday Beer Wine Walk

Solvang’s Third Wednesday Wine and Beer Walk costs just $20.00 per person, which includes a ticket to sample two wines at five participating wine – and/or beer – tasting rooms, a specialty logo glass, and a map to help you navigate your way through all of the fun! The Wine and Beer Walk is every Third Wednesday, from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. (Must be 21 and over to purchase Wine & Beer Walk tickets.) Cash-only day-of-event tickets for the Wine & Beer Walk are sold at t... Read More

Thursday Feb 19, 2015

Fab Four

  • February 19, 2015
  • Location: Chumash Casino Resort & Spa
  • Address: 3400 E. Hwy 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
  • Venue: Chumash Casino Resort & Spa

It’s Beatlemania all over again with the Fab Four, the ultimate tribute to the Beatles. The Fab Four is an incredible live re-creation of the most popular band of all time, performing the music that changed our lives. Relive the excitement of John, Paul, George and Ringo in the show the L.A. Times calls, “the best Beatles show in the world!”

Friday Feb 20, 2015

"Spay"Ghetti Dinner Benefiting the Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society

Come eat a big plate of pasta and support the animals at the Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society! Enjoy the company of family and valley friends and enter our raffle, enjoy some local food, dessert, and wine if you choose! All proceeds benefit the Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society.  

35th Annual "Schoolhouse Music" Chamber Concerts

The Artistry of Strings The "Schoolhouse Music" series originated in the historic school building at nearby Dunn School in 1980 and relocated to St. Mark's in 2009 yet kept the iconic name.  We are pleased to present the phenomenal performers in this year's series as part of our continued mission of community  service  and outreach.   Discounted student tickets (with an school ID) are only $10 each.          

Wine Country In Color Oil Paintings By Erin Hanson

Come experience the vibrant and exciting landscapes of Erin Hanson, surrounded by the beautiful wine country that inspired her paintings. With art shows at both the Los Olivos and Malibu tasting rooms, this is a perfect weekend to enjoy our wine, listen to live music, and meet the modern impressionist Erin Hanson. Artist reception event Los Olivos tasting room Friday evening, February 20th 4pm to 8pm complementary appetizers & wine specials available pop-up gallery Saturday, February 21st 1... Read More

Saturday Feb 21, 2015

Burlesque Shimmy - Sort This Out Cellars

  • February 21, 2015
  • Address: 1636 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA 93463

Yadi Presents...Burlesque Shimmy! Some of LA's best burlesque dancers performing at Sort This Out Cellars! Featured dancers: Ruby Champagne Iza La Vamp Nikita B. Project Jessabelle Thunder Dolly Danger Hosted By: Tito Bonito  

Cooking class dinner featuring Dim Sum

  • February 21, 2015
  • Address: 3498 Willow St., Santa Ynez, CA 93460

Cooking class dinner featuring delicious Chinese Dim Sun paired with fine Stolpman wines. Full menu and info at http://www.cheftimscookingclasses.com/upcoming-classes/classic-dim-sum  

Live Music at The Good Life

It's a Greyhound weekend! Join us as we welcome back local favorites, The Spindlers! Folk & Americana singer/songwriters from right here in Solvang! The Good Life is a craft beer & wine shop & bar specializing in local Artisan wines & California Craft beer. Open daily at 12pm with live, local music every Saturday night!  

Natural History of Arroyo Honda Preserve presented by the Wildling Museum

The Wildling Museum is pleased to present the 2014-2015 season of "Natural History Field Classes with Fred and Larry."  Local naturalists Dr. Fred Emerson and Larry Ballard lead each session on the third Saturday of the month, September through May.  This season includes trips to two private ranches located in the Santa Ynez Valley and two locations on Santa Barbara County's south coast.  Along with general ecology, specific hikes will focus on birds, fire-followers, fa... Read More

Wine Country In Color Oil Paintings By Erin Hanson

Come experience the vibrant and exciting landscapes of Erin Hanson, surrounded by the beautiful wine country that inspired her paintings. With art shows at both the Los Olivos and Malibu tasting rooms, this is a perfect weekend to enjoy our wine, listen to live music, and meet the modern impressionist Erin Hanson. Artist reception event Los Olivos tasting room Friday evening, February 20th 4pm to 8pm complementary appetizers & wine specials available pop-up gallery Saturday, February 21st 1... Read More

Sunday Feb 22, 2015

35th Annual "Schoolhouse Music" Chamber Concerts

"The Choral Project" The "Schoolhouse Music" series originated in the historic school building at nearby Dunn School in 1980 and relocated to St. Mark's in 2009 yet kept the iconic name.  We are pleased to present the phenomenal performers in this year's series as part of our continued mission of community  service  and outreach.   Discounted student tickets (with an school ID) are only $10 each.          

Wednesday Feb 25, 2015

Solvang Farmers Market

Farmers Market, 2:30-6PM, every Wednesday; fresh produce, flowers, nuts, cheeses, breads and many other foods.  A non-profit founded in 1983 to provide California farmers with direct access at landmark locations to market their agricultural products directly to the local community. The SBCFMA continues working diligently to bring the freshest and most nutritious produce our rich local agricultural land has to offer for you and your families. The markets serve to strengthen the local ... Read More

Saturday Feb 28, 2015

Live Music at The Good Life

Live music with the amazing Cash Cooper featuring David Spindler. Rock'n GREAT country & rock covers and originals The Good Life is a craft beer & wine shop/bar specializing in local Artisan wines and California Craft Beer. Open daily at 12pm with live, local music every Saturday night!  

Mardi Gras Party

“Laissez la musique continue!” Letting the music continue, the Santa Ynez Valley Master Chorale invites music lovers, party lovers and the entire community to attend its annual fundraiser on February 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Solvang Veterans Hall. In the grand tradition of Louisiana Mardi Gras celebrations, there will be food, music, beads, masks, lots of revelry, and honored Queen. Feel free to come dressed in your finest Mardi Gras costume or mask and enjoy Louisiana Hurricanes, g... Read More