Bergamot Station and Santa Monica Pier
Wed, Sept 5, 8am-6pm, $30, depart Solvang Vets Hall
Back by popular demand! Home of the old Red Line Trolley in 1875, this once abandoned warehouse has an industrial and rustic look that is comprised of many different art galleries. After, a stop at the Santa Monica Pier for food and fun! Register here
King Tut at California Science Center
Thurs, September 20, 8:30am-6:30pm, $60, Depart Vets Hall
Celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of King Tut's tomb, the California Science Center brings over 150 authentic artifacts from King Tut's celebrated tomb-60 of which have never travelled outside of Egypt, until now. Plus, check out the Endeavor Space Shuttle and IMAX Theatre. Register here
Piedras Blancas Lighthouse and Cambria
Tues, Oct 2, 7:30am-5pm, $60, Depart Vets Hall
Located on a rugged windswept point just north of Hearst Castle, the iconic Light Station is a historic landmark only accessible by special tour. Bring your binoculars to see wildlife along with comfortable walking/hiking shoes as we have about 1/2 mile of easy walking. Afterward, a stop for a late lunch on your own in the quaint village of Cambria. Register here
Knapps Castle Hike
Sat, Oct 6, 8-11am, FREE
Weekend hike leads to a ruined mansion overlooking the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. Meet at the Vets Hall to caravan. Transportation not included. Length: 1 mile. Difficulty: easy to moderate (not recommended for those that have difficulty walking on uneven grounds or climbing stairs and hills). Register here
Lovers Loop Hike
Sat, Nov 10, 8am-10:30am, FREE
See the beautiful Los Padres National Forest at Figueroa Mountain. Meet at the Vets Hall and caravan to the destination. Transportation not included. Length: 3.5 miles. Difficulty: moderate to hard (not recommended for those that have difficulty walking on uneven grounds or climbing stairs and hills). Register here
Wed, Nov 14, 9am-6:30pm, $20, Depart Vets Hall
Great deals and unique floor models to see for inspiration. Plus, stock up on your Swedish meatballs! Limited room in van for large items. Burbank Ikea location. Register here
Christmas Lights and Sights
Monday Dec 17, $13/per person, 6-7:15pm or 7:30-8:45pm
Join us for a Christmas light tour through the Santa Ynez Valley. Enjoy the many exciting home displays that get into the Christmas spirit! Christmas music and hot chocolate are sure to be served! No Grinches allowed. Trip departs from the Vets Hall parking lot. Register here
Wednesdays, 4:30pm-7:45pm, $10/trip per person, Depart Vets Hall, register here
We'll do the driving, you enjoy the meal. Cost of dinner on your own. Let us know how many are in your party.
Oct 3- F. McLintock's in Shell Beach
Nov 7- Harry's Plaza Café in Santa Barbara
Dec 5- Rooster Creek Tavern in Arroyo Grande
Real World Work Out
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Noon, $10/workout, meet at Hans Christian Andersen Park.
No gym. No membership. No gimmicks. Just you and nature. Get a great workout outside using nature's playground as your gym and motivator. Run trails, climb hills, lift rocks, perform calisthenics and more. Workout to last approximately 60 minutes. You be both exhausted and exhilarated.
*Times may fluctuate, please call 805-688-7529 if "dropping in"
Indulge in the fun of a classic American dance! Lindy hop is just as playful as it is invigorating. Join Hannah Rasby for lessons at the Solvang Vets Hall on Wednesday nights. Every week will focus on different set of moves or techniques. Each lesson will also include a basic step, so beginners are always welcome to drop in. No partner required. Register
7:10 - All levels Lesson, $5/class
8:00 - Open practice/social dancing - FREE