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CUPCAKE TASTINGS AT SAARLOOS & SONS
  2971 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA 93441 | 805-688-1200 | Cost: $10 pp
       
  Saarloos & Sons offers a unique tasting experience in the Santa Ynez Valley. Here, you won't find tasting notes & you won't find wine snobs, but you will find a family passionate about making wine...Oh, and of course you will find cupcakes! Enjoy Cupcakes shares space in the Saarloos & Sons tasting room featuring a mini flight of 6 different cupcakes which can be enjoyed alone or paired with Saarloos & Son's premium wine.  
2.
CENTER FOR URBAN AGRICULTURE AT FAIRVIEW GARDENS
  598 N. Fairview Ave, Goleta, CA 93117 | 805-967-0188 | Admission: Free
       
  Fairview Gardens provides the local community with fresh, chemical-free crops. Here at the farm, you will find more than 100 different kinds of fruits and vegetables as well as freshly baked bread and other items. Cooking & gardening classes along with lectures and workshops are offered twice monthly. Operating Hours: open everyday from 10am - Sunset  
3.
SEA SMOKE CELLARS AT TASTE OF SANTA RITA HILLS IN LOMPOC
  2948 Grand Ave Studio E, Los Olivos, CA | 805-686-2626 | Tasting: $10.00
       
  Never heard of Sea Smoke Cellars? Considered a Santa Barbara Cult Wine, These hard to find wines are occasionally available to sample at the Taste
of Santa Rita Hills tasting room in the Lompoc Wine Ghetto. The tasting room is allocated a limited amount of this exclusive small lot Pinot Noir for their tasting room once the winery's mailing list has had the opportunity to purchase each new release. Contact Taste of Santa Rita Hill for availability.
 
4.
WATER FALL AT NOJOQUI FALLS COUNTY PARK
  5925 Santa Rosa Rd, Lompoc, CA | 805-668-4217 | Admission: Free
       
  Nojoqui Falls County Park rewards visitors with a beautiful 164 foot
waterfall upon a short 20 minute walk to the falls. The prize at the end of
the trail is the cascading water into clear mountain pools. The best time to view the falls is late winter/early spring (just after the rainy season) as the water flow lessens as the season progresses. Parking fee applies.
 
5.
1/2 POUND BURGER AT HITCHING POST II
  406 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427 | 805-688-0676 | $$
       
  Famous for their appearance in the popular film Sideways, Hitching Post II offers something a little less known to the public; Hitching Post Burgers! Oak-grilled 1/2 pound ground sirloin on homemade cheese bun served with their famous french fries for only $12. This delectable burger is served in the HP Sidebar 5pm- 10pm Mon - Wed ... and don't forget to request bacon!
 
 
   

























 
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