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May 2018

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Summer Volunteer Training at Solvang and Buellton Libraries
May 21
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you interested in helping young readers? Both Solvang and Buellton libraries are in need of teen volunteers to engage with young readers during our Summer Reading Program. The theme this year is CHOOSE ADVENTURE! Pick up an application when you register for the training session.

Where: Solvang Library, 1745 Mission Drive, Solvang, (805) 688-4214


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4-WEEK BEGINNER ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASS
May 23 - May 30
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Interested in learning to paint but can only draw stick figures? With Gypsy Studios you’re in luck!

Join us at our studio location in Buellton for this four-week painting with acrylics series for beginner to intermediate painters. This class will equip you with basic techniques and fundamentals of composition, perspective and color theory. We provide the lessons, inspiring studio space, and encouragement; you provide your art supplies (list below), willingness, and favorite bottle of wine (or beverage of your choice)

You choose your subject matter and will create your painting with focused instruction and guidance from our trained artist. Our 4 week course is abbreviated to fit into your busy schedule and requires students to complete unfinished lessons at home before the next week’s class.

Paint What You Please:

Week One: Composition & Color Theory (May 9)
Week Two: Value Painting (May 16)
Week Three: Underpainting (May 23)
Week Four: Actual Color Study (May 30)

Classes are 2.5 hours long and begin May 9 and end on May 30. (6:00pm – 8:30pm)
Students are responsible to purchase needed supplies–a suggested supply list will be emailed upon sign up or you can purchase starter kits at the links below.

The “Light” Starter Kit here ($49.50) –these are the bare essentials that you will need for the class
The “Complete” Starter Kit here ($99.50) –this kit includes an easel and additional supplies that will set you up for success in the class & at home

Class limited to 8 students and will require a minimum of 5 to be conducted.Happy painter in the process


Website: https://gypsystudiosart.com/event/4-week-beginner-acrylic-painting-class-2/all/
Email: info@gypsystudiosart.com
Phone: 805-990-2105

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Flag Is Up Farms Festival and Symposium
May 23 - May 24

The Flag Is Up Farms in Solvang will hold a festival and symposium from May 23 -24 on The Movement with demonstrations, discoveries and pathways.

For more information visit THEMOVEMENT2018.COM or email ADMIN@MONTYROBERTS.COM or call (805) 688-6288.


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Casa del Hererro Trip
May 23
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Experience the history of the historic house Casa del Hererro, art objects, workshop, and gardens as it was in the 1920s and 1930s. This house is one of the finest examples of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture in America. Lunch on your own in Santa Barbara.

Trip departs Vet Hall in Solvang at 8:45 am and returns at 2:30 pm. Cost is $40.

Pre-registration is required: online at cityofsolvang.com or call 688-7529. 


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Full Spectrum: Crazy About Chemistry at Buellton Library
May 23
10:15 AM

Let our Zany Professor guide your students through a GOOEY, SLIPPERY, SLIMY, SMOKY world of chemistry. Weather permitting, this event will be held on the lawn to the west of the Post Office.

Where: Buellton Library, 140 W. Highway 246, Buellton (805) 688-3115


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Family Board Game Day/Puzzle Club at Buellton Library
May 25
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Come play Gone Fishin', No Stress Chess, Blokus, Yahtzee, and Connect Four! Or join us in putting together a few puzzles. Stay all day or pop in to contribute at any time. Puzzles will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Where: Buellton Library, 140 W. Highway 246, Buellton (805) 688-3115


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Pastel Class with Chris Chapman
May 26
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Have you always wanted to try pastels?  Join artist Chris Chapman for a fun and productive day creating small to medium size pastel paintings in the classroom.  We’ll cover composition, values, and color shapes.  All levels welcome!   Bring your ideas, sketches, or photo references to inspire you.  Chris will begin with a brief demonstration, then help everyone individually as they may wish.   We’ll aim for one painting in the morning and another in the afternoon, abstract or realistic.  Bring brown bag lunch for a short break at noon. Bring your own art supplies or purchase some from the instructor for $10.

Tuition: $60, Materials: $10 payable to the instructor.


Website: http://www.wildlingmuseum.org/pastel-class-with-chris-chapman-feb-24th/
Email: katie@wildlingmuseum.org
Phone: 8056868315

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The River’s Journey
May 26 - July 09
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join the Wildling Museum of Art and Nature for its newest exhibition, The River’s Journey. Six artists have joined together, aligned around the lesser-known medium of gouache, to tell the story and challenges of the Santa Ynez River and Watershed. The talented artists who call themselves Rose-Compass are: Nicole Strasburg, Holli Harmon, Connie Connally, Pamela Zwehl-Burke, Libby Smith and Nina Warner. They each have their distinct creative points of view but the medium of gouache and the watershed unite them. For more information, call (805) 688-1082 or www.wildlingmuseum.org 


Website: http://www.wildlingmuseum.org/the-rivers-journey/
Email: katie@wildlingmuseum.org
Phone: 8056868315

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PAINTING IN THE VINEYARD AT KALYRA
May 27
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Are you looking for something unique to do in the Santa Barbara County Wine Country? Why not join us at the picturesque Kalyra Winery in Santa Ynez to grab a glass of wine and a paintbrush?!

Our painting in the vineyard classes provide a beautiful, stress-free environment that will both inspire your creative spirit and indulge the wine-lover in you. Don’t consider yourself an artist just yet? Don’t worry. Our trained artist will walk you through the entire painting process step-by-step. No previous painting experience necessary. You’ll be amazed at what you can create in just a few hours- even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush in your life!

$75 per person — includes a full tasting of Kalyra Vineyard wine and all the supplies necessary to create your landscape masterpiece.Proud artists holding up their first time paintings.


Website: http://gypsystudiosart.com/event/painting-in-the-vineyard-at-kalyra/
Email: info@gypsystudiosart.com
Phone: 805-990-2105

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Summer Volunteer Training at Solvang and Buellton Libraries
May 28
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Are you interested in helping young readers? Both Buellton and Solvang libraries are in need of teen volunteers to engage with young readers during our Summer Reading Program. The theme this year is CHOOSE ADVENTURE! Pick up an application when you register for the training session.

Where: Buellton Library, 140 W. Highway 246, Buellton (805) 688-3115


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4-WEEK BEGINNER ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASS
May 30
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Interested in learning to paint but can only draw stick figures? With Gypsy Studios you’re in luck!

Join us at our studio location in Buellton for this four-week painting with acrylics series for beginner to intermediate painters. This class will equip you with basic techniques and fundamentals of composition, perspective and color theory. We provide the lessons, inspiring studio space, and encouragement; you provide your art supplies (list below), willingness, and favorite bottle of wine (or beverage of your choice)

You choose your subject matter and will create your painting with focused instruction and guidance from our trained artist. Our 4 week course is abbreviated to fit into your busy schedule and requires students to complete unfinished lessons at home before the next week’s class.

Paint What You Please:

Week One: Composition & Color Theory (May 9)
Week Two: Value Painting (May 16)
Week Three: Underpainting (May 23)
Week Four: Actual Color Study (May 30)

Classes are 2.5 hours long and begin May 9 and end on May 30. (6:00pm – 8:30pm)
Students are responsible to purchase needed supplies–a suggested supply list will be emailed upon sign up or you can purchase starter kits at the links below.

The “Light” Starter Kit here ($49.50) –these are the bare essentials that you will need for the class
The “Complete” Starter Kit here ($99.50) –this kit includes an easel and additional supplies that will set you up for success in the class & at home

Class limited to 8 students and will require a minimum of 5 to be conducted.Happy painter in the process


Website: https://gypsystudiosart.com/event/4-week-beginner-acrylic-painting-class-2/all/
Email: info@gypsystudiosart.com
Phone: 805-990-2105

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Winemaker Dinner Featuring Zaca Mesa
May 30
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join us for our Winemaker Dinner featuring Zaca Mesa wines. The dinner includes a 4 course meal with Zaca Mesa Wine pairings, and a meet and greet with Zaca Mesa Winemaker Kristen Bryder and Executive Chef Owen Hanavan. $65 per person.

Bottlest Winery, Bar & Bistro 

35 Industrial Way,

Buellton, CA 93427


Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/142611673259952/
Email: info@bottlestbistro.com
Phone: 805-686-4742

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Camarillo Outlets Trip
May 31
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This trip brings you to designer and name brand outlet stores all at one place in Camarillo! We'll drive, you shop. Lunch on your own at the food court.

Trip departs Vet Hall in Solvang at 9 am and returns at 5 pm. Cost is $22.

Pre-registration is required: online at cityofsolvang.com or call 688-7529.


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