Adult Programs

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Upcoming Trips:    



Aquarium of the Pacific

Tues, Sept 24, 8:30am-7:30pm, $71, trip departs from Solvang Vets Hall

Venture behind the scenes and go above their largest exhibit, Tropical Reef, to feed the fish! This tour provides a sneak peek into the daily operations of the Aquarium of the Pacific. Guests will enter the “wet side” of the aquarium, a section not normally open to the public. See what it takes to maintain a world class aquarium, from water filtration to animal care and feeding. Learn interesting facts about the Aquarium of the Pacific’s 11,000 animals. Lunch on your own at nearby restaurants.  Register here       

Huntington Library and Gardens

Mon Sept 30, 8:30-6pm, $65 trip departs from Solvang Vets Hall  ** Date change on this trip from 9/26 to 9/30**

Art and culture set amongst 150 acres of breathtaking gardens featuring over 14,000 plants. Collections include Gainsborough’s Blue Boy and Lawrence’s Pinkie, plus an original Gutenberg Bible. If you’ve never been, take this opportunity to experience Southern California’s cultural gems. Extensive walking required. Register here

Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo by Train

Wed, Oct 9, 10:45am-6:15pm, $65, (non-refundable payment due by 9/25),  trip departs from Solvang Vets Hall   

Catch the train in Goleta and see the beautiful views of the coast, including VAFB. Our bus will pick you up at the SLO station for shopping and dining in downtown SLO. Travel back by Parks and Rec bus.  Register here

Morro Bay Birding and Natural History Museum with Wilding Museum

Thurs, Oct 10, 8:15am-5pm, $43, trip departs from the Solvang Vets Hall

Join birding expert, Peter Schneekloth to see and learn about various birds in marshes, creeks and shores of Morro Bay. A quick stop to the Natural History Museum and lunch/shopping time in Morro Bay on the Embarcadero. Register here

Griffith Observatory

Tues, Oct 15, 9am-7pm, $40, trip departs from Solvang Vets Hall

Southern California’s gateway to the cosmos! Look through telescopes, explore exhibits, and enjoy spectacular views of LA and the Hollywood sign plus admission to the planetarium show. Lunch on your own at museum café. Register here

Disneyland or California Adventure

Wed, Nov 13, 7am-11:30pm, $170, trip departs from Solvang Vets Hall

Take the family to the Happiest Place on Earth mid-week (while the crowds are away… we hope!) and leave the dreaded driving to us! One park admission (your choice) and transportation included. Bus cannot accommodate car seats or strollers (booster seats ok).  Register here

The Hammer Museum with Elverhoj Museum

Tues, Nov 19, 7:45am-6pm, $43, trip departs from Solvang Vets Hall

Experience this diverse collection of historical and contemporary works. Visit will start with a 60 minute guided tour followed by free time for lunch and to view more of the museum.  Special tips and art information provided by Elverhoj representative. Register here

Hearst Castle

Tues, Dec 10, 9am-5pm, $50, trip departs from Solvang Vets Hall

Experience the ground floor rooms of the Casa Grande (Big House). The tour will travel through the Assembly Room, the Refectory, the Morning Room, Billiard Room and Theater, all decorated for the holidays. In this tour, you’ll hear stories of Mr. Hearst, his many guests and the art collection it contains. This tour is recommended for participants who can handle stairs and heavy walking.  Register here

Holiday Extravaganza at the Great American Melodrama

Thurs, Dec 12, 5:15-10:30pm, $50, trip departs from Solvang Vets Hall

See Scrooge find his Christmas spirit in a heart-warming tale of holiday magic, laugh until your sides ache at the zany characters in a fractured fairy tale opera, and celebrate the music of the season in the Holiday Vaudeville Revue. Register here

Christmas Lights and Sights

Tues, Dec 17, 6-7:15 or 7:30-8:45pm $13/pp

Join us for the Christmas light tour through the Santa Ynez Valley. See the many houses 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