karolsboxerWelcome Home Local Olympic Boxer at Downtown Fridays Santa Maria

Aug. 26 from 5pm to 8pm

Santa Maria Town Center West

Fresh fun on a Friday night! Come to Santa Maria’s Downtown Fridays Farmers Market, every Friday at Santa Maria Town Center West. Enjoy live entertainment, food, beer, wine, produce, and lots of cool booths from local vendors. With over 60 booth, over 15 Food Booths and a kid zone, it’s fun for the whole family and a great way to network with your local community. We’ll see you there!

This Friday, we’re giving a special welcome home to local boxer Karlos Balderas, who represented us at the 2016 Olympics in Rio!

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ccvCentral Coast Future Leader’s Benefit Concert

Aug. 26 from 6pm to 10pm

Cottonwood Canyon Winery, 3940 Dominion Road Santa Maria, CA 93454

Sip, Savor and Support Central Coast Future Leaders at Cottowood Canyon Winery Benefit Concert featuring Doctor Loco’s Rockin’ Jalapeño Band and La Faz. Proceeds to benefit CCFL youth leadership programs.

Seating is festival-style on the amphitheater lawn. General admission tickets are first come first serve. We recommend blankets and low back chairs. Additional wine and food will be available for purchase on site.

No outside food and drinks will be permitted.

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floresgeoIntro to Geocaching

August 27 from 10am to 12pm

6271 Dominion Rd, Santa Maria

This outdoor treasure-hunting game uses a GPS or your SMARTPHONE to locate hidden containers called geocaches. Learn how to find them in a fun setting: GPS provided or download the app at geocaching.com. Each participant will receive cool geocaching swag courtesy of MicroGeoCaches.  *Wear good hiking/walking shoes and bring water.

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smvdmR.H. Tesene’s Free Family Day at the Ranch

Aug. 28 from 12pm to 4pm

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, 705 S. McClelland Street, Santa Maria

Learn how to rope cattle, design your own brand, and try line dancing at this year’s Free Family Day at the Ranch in honor of R.H. Tesene, the creator of the Santa Maria BBQ Hall of Fame from 12 to 4 p.m.

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ringwaldConcerts in the Park – Molly Ringwald Project

August 28 from 1pm-3pm

Rotary Centennial Park, 2625 S. College Drive, Santa Maria

The Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department and People for Leisure and Youth (PLAY), Inc. are pleased to announce the return of the Concerts in the Park series this summer.

Come and have a fun time at Rotary Centennial Park while listening to the exciting Molly Ringwald Project play 80’s Cover Songs!

Concerts in the Park are free, fun, and family-friendly. Invite your family and friends, and don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs, throw blankets, and snacks.

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