Calendar of Events - Solvang Chamber of Commerce
Mobile Visitor? Go to ChamberByPhone.Mobi
Event Type:

August 2021
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

Events available for Registration...





Events in the month of August 2021
DateEvent
8/3/2021
Marketing Plan 101 - Create Your Roadmap To Success - Online Workshop

Are you overwhelmed by all the choices for marketing your business? 

Not sure where your time and money would be well spent? 

Are you just following what everyone else is doing and hope it works for you too? 

If this is you...then it sounds like you may need a marketing plan! Without a plan in place, you could potentially waste thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours trying to grow your business.

A well executed marketing plan will help you:

  • Define your business with SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threat
  • Define your target audience with buyer personas
  • Develop a budget
  • Define your brand with proper visuals and messaging
  • Determine your best marketing channels for educating your customers, generating leads, and developing brand awareness.

About the instructor:

Patty Ross has well over 20 years experience in marketing and has been in the online space since 1998 where she developed an e-commerce program for a gourmet gift company into a million dollar business.

She has spent 16 years helping the wine industry gain traction online and has since branched out to help other industries grow their brands including financial, legal, health and beauty, motorsports, landscape design, cbd/cannabis, restaurants, political activism and non profits.

Golden State Marketing and her other business, California Wine Marketing, were founded in 2006. Patty enjoys speaking on various marketing topics to help business owners understand the importance of marketing their brand online and offline.

Workshop Refund Policy: Refunds can be granted prior to workshop or if the workshop is cancelled. No refunds or access to class material after workshop is held. A credit can be given for a future workshop. Please email sfscore@sfscore.org for assistance.

 


8/3/2021
Nail Your Job Search - Grow with Google Class

Discover simple techniques you can use to improve your job search. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to identify and track new job opportunities using Google Search. You’ll also learn how to organize and enhance your job search using Google Workspace tools, like Sheets, Docs, and Meet.

more info...
8/4/2021
Solvang Music in the Park - The Mother Corn Shuckers

Join us at the Solvang Park on July 21st for some family-friendly live music! This week will feature The Mother Corn Shuckers, a Bluegrass/Americana band. Bring your picnic blankets and enjoy some good music on a warm summer night!

The Mother Corn Shuckers | The Mother Corn Shuckers

8/8/2021
Theaterfest Jazz & Beyond Series - Cattus Quartet

Jazzy twist on classical chamber music.  This string ensemble, known for their rich and vibrant sounds, is a favorite of Hollywood celebrities.  They're fun yet elegant, with an extensive repertoire.

Purchase your tickets here:
https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=16&p=11


more info...
8/10/2021
Social Media Essentials For Business

Social media can be overwhelming for business owners. Which platforms. How often to post. What to post. What is “live”. Why Facebook Groups are important. This class will give you the basics every business owner should know as well as the latest trends to grow your business.

 


more info...
8/11/2021
Solvang Music in the Park - Cadillac Angels

Join us at the Solvang Park on August 11th for some family-friendly live music! This week will feature Cadillac Angels. Bring your picnic blankets and enjoy some good music on a warm summer night!


8/12/2021
Instagram Marketing Essentials

A discussion of the essentials of marketing your business on Instagram. 

Topics include:

  • Instagram Statistics--Who, What, Where and When
  • Instagram Stories vs Posts
  • Effectively Using Instagram Live
  • Instagram Ads Basics
  • Learn how to create a content calendar to lessen the overwhelm and build engagement (You will receive a content calendar template)
  • How to create social media graphics like a rockstar
  • Publishing tools to make your job easier

About the instructor:

Patty Ross has well over 20 years experience in marketing and has been in the online space since 1998 where she developed an e-commerce program for a gourmet gift company into a million dollar business.

She has spent 16 years helping the wine industry gain traction online and has since branched out to help other industries grow their brands including financial, legal, health and beauty, motorsports, landscape design, cbd/cannabis, restaurants, political activism and non profits.

Golden State Marketing and her other business, California Wine Marketing, were founded in 2006. Patty enjoys speaking on various marketing topics to help business owners understand the importance of marketing their brand online and offline."

Workshop Refund Policy: Refunds can be granted prior to workshop or if the workshop is cancelled. No refunds or access to class material after workshop is held. A credit can be given for a future workshop. Please email sfscore@sfscore.org for assistance.


more info...
8/12/2021
Help the Santa Barbara County Citizens Independent Redistricting Commission Form New Supervisorial Districts

Help the Santa Barbara County Citizens Independent Redistricting Commission Form New Supervisorial Districts 
Thursday, August 12 at 12:00 PM
Join us in-person:
Solvang City Council Chambers
1644 Oak Street, Solvang, CA
Spanish translation will be provided in-person at the hearing, if requested in advance. 
All Santa Barbara County community members, especially those from the county's Third District, are invited to participate in the Citizens Independent Redistricting Commission Workshop where you will learn:
- How and why we are drawing new supervisory limits
- How the redistricting process works and how you can make an impact
- The key mapping tools you can use to draw your own oversight district maps 
For more information, please visit: drawsantabarbaracounty.org
 

more info...
8/14/2021
Theaterfest Classic Rock in the Garden - T-Bone Ramblers

A true local favorite, these guys have been rockin' the valley for decades.

Purchase your tickets here:
https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=19&p=17

 

more info...
8/18/2021
Solvang Music in the Park - Sound Investment

Join us at the Solvang Park on August 18th for some family-friendly live music! This week will feature Sound Investment, a multi genre dance band. Bring your picnic blankets and enjoy some good music on a warm summer night!


8/18/2021
Virtual Meet the Doctor: The Facts of Atrial Fibrillation

AFib is an electrical short circuit in the upper chambers of the heart that results in an irregular heartbeat and can lead to heart related problems and stroke. Join us for a virtual discussion on caring for your heart, from prevention to intervention including:

  • Causes and Symptoms
  • Strategies for Treatment
  • Stroke Risk and Prevention
  • Q & A

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

4 – 5 p.m.


Thomas Watson

Featuring

Thomas Watson, MD, FACC

Dr. Watson received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco.

 

Register Now [cottagehealth.zoom.us]


more info...
8/18/2021
Virtual Meet the Doctor - The Facts of Atrial Fibrillation

Virtual Meet the Doctor - The Facts of Atrial Fibrillation 
AFib is an electrical short circuit in the upper chambers of the heart that results in an irregular heartbeat and can lead to heart related problems 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
4 to 5 pm 
A virtual discussion on caring for your heart, from prevention to intervention 
Causes and Symptoms 
Strategies for Treatment
Stroke Risk and Prevention 
Q & A
Register at: cottagehealth.org/heartmtd
Thomas Watson, MD, FACC
Serving patients in the Santa Ynez Valley
Medical Cardiology
Outpatient Clinic Servies 
Santa Ynez Cardiology
2040 Viborg, Solvang
805-686-8400
Dr. Watson received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco 
 

more info...
8/19/2021
 -9/5/2021
Theaterfest - Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

Step into Emerson's Bar and Grill and witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances. More than a dozen of the jazz legends’ songs are interlaced with salty, often humorous reminiscences in this riveting portrait of Holiday and her music. Songs include "God Bless the Child," "T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do," "Crazy He Calls Me" and "Easy Livin'."

more info...
8/21/2021
Molly Ringwald Concert

Tickets  now on sale for our Cottonwood Vineyard concert on Sat August 21st.

Cottonwood Ticket Link - https://nightout.com/events/the-molly-ringwald-project-at-cottonwood-canyon-winery-copy/tickets

We can't wait to see you guys there!

Come join the Molly Ringwald project for their first vineyard concert of 2021! If you have ever been to one of our shows at Cottonwood, you know how much fun they are. There will be food available, VIP tables and of course the best 80’s dance band in California. This is an all-ages show, kids 16 and under are free.


VIP tables available. Please call Cottonwood at 805-937-8463 for reservations
Concert Live Music

Saturday, August 21, 2021

5:30pm - 11:00pm PDT
 Add to Calendar
  • CottonWood Canyon Winery

    3940 Dominion Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454

more info...
8/22/2021
Theaterfest Jazz & Beyond - Brass Brothers Show Band

Funk and blues with brass from trumpet to trombone - "to anything else they can drag up on stage" - sure to get you moving,  They are known to mix it up with swing, reggae, and R&B from the 60s and 70s.

Purchase your tickets here:
https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=22&p=13


more info...
8/25/2021
Solvang Music in the Park - Low Down Dudes

Join us at the Solvang Park on August 25th for some family-friendly live music! This week will feature Low Down Dudes, a classic rock 'n' roll band. Bring your picnic blankets and enjoy some good music on a warm summer night!

Low Down Dudes have the Santa Ynez Valley singing and dancing along | Music  | syvnews.com

The Lowdown Dudes - Home | Facebook

 

8/25/2021
LinkedIn Marketing Essentials

As one of the most important B2B social media platforms, LinkedIn can help you attract more eyes on your business. The biggest advantage of LinkedIn is that it is frequented by many senior-level influencers, decision-makers, and thought leaders. 

If you want to grab the attention of top-level executives, then you should work on your LinkedIn marketing strategy. Unlike other social networking sites, LinkedIn offers a goldmine of opportunities for B2B marketers. You’ll be better informed about what’s going on in your industry and the industry of your ideal, favorite and most profitable clients.

What You Will Learn:

  • Why LinkedIn
  • LinkedIn Profile Musts
  • How and Why to Create Your Company Page
  • Finding LinkedIn Groups
  • Making Connections
  • LinkedIn Posts and Stories
  • Content Calendar (complimentary content calendar provided to all attendees)

About the instructor: 

Patty Ross has well over 20 years experience in marketing and has been in the online space since 1998 where she developed an e-commerce program for a gourmet gift company into a million dollar business.

She has spent 16 years helping the wine industry gain traction online and has since branched out to help other industries grow their brands including financial, legal, health and beauty, motorsports, landscape design, cbd/cannabis, restaurants, political activism and non profits.

Golden State Marketing and her other business, California Wine Marketing, were founded in 2006. Patty enjoys speaking on various marketing topics to help business owners understand the importance of marketing their brand online and offline.

All SCORE workshops and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed in workshops are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of SCORE or the SBA. SCORE is funded [in part] through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.


more info...
8/25/2021
Hands On Workshop: Build Your Buyer Personas - Part 2 of 3 - SCORE Online Worksop

Marketing to everyone the same way doesn’t work anymore. These in-depth personas help us relate to your customers uniquely and as real humans. Buyer personas can help you better understand who your customers are and how to best market to them.

 

The goals of this hands-on workshop will help you:

  • develop clear definitions of your typical buyers
  • get a clear sense of the customer journey that customers take
  • generate marketing strategies so you can start marketing to the right people.

 

more info...