From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, the Chamber will host a socially distant Poker Run event in downtown Buellton for a chance to win prizes.
Poker Run is an organized family event in which participants will visit and draw a card from five different check points located in Buellton, according to a spokesperson. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of the run.
Participants are encouraged to enjoy the game at leisure, while stopping for lunch, holiday shopping and wine tasting throughout town to support local businesses.
Hands are $20, and each additional hand is $5. The game sheets will be available on the day of the event at the Buellton Chamber office.
Local volunteers with the Santa Ynez Valley nonprofit We Support the Troops on Friday rallied at the Veterans Hall in Solvang to assemble Chri…
From 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, downtown Buellton will transform into a Christmas Farmers Market faire, complete with a food truck, arts and craft kits for kids to take home, a mailbox for letters to Santa, a light display and performances by the Santa Ynez Valley Jazz Band. Socially distanced photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus also will be available from 3 to 5 p.m.
The Buellton Rec is currently accepting local vendors to participate in the farmers market. Those interested should contact Kristen at the Buellton Rec at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions may be directed to the Buellton Chamber of Commerce at 805-688-7829, or the Buellton Rec at 805-688-1086.
Solvang Julefest will return this holiday season with a modified version of the annual monthlong celebration, featuring candelight tours, elf tracking and after-hours shopping and dining in the town's center.
Downtown Santa Ynez soon will be filled with holiday cheer when Small Business Saturday kicks off Nov. 28, followed by a traditional Christmas tree-lighting ceremony Dec. 1.
La Purisima School in Lompoc will launch a holiday lights night cruise-thru beginning Dec. 11 through Jan. 3. The school, located at 219 W. Olive Ave. in Lompoc, will be decked out in lights and decorations for families to enjoy from the comfort and safety of their own vehicles.
Lisa André covers local news and lifestyles for Santa Ynez Valley News.
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