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SANTA YNEZ DAY and Spaghetti Western Dinner & Dance!!

Serving up Spaghetti

Saturday, June 10, 2017       5:00 ~ 8:30 pm


Looking for some good family fun? …then don’t miss the 10th Annual Santa Ynez Day “Spaghetti Western Dinner & Dance” at the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum on Saturday, June 10, 5 pm – 8:30 pm. Come on out for a hearty spaghetti and meatball dinner prepared by the acclaimed Tattoria Grappolo Restaurant.

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Museum gates will open at 5 pm and patrons can enjoy popcorn, and a no-host bar followed at 6 pm by a buffet dinner of spaghetti and meatballs, green salad, garlic bread and dessert. “Territorial Law” will keep the party going with their Western and oldies dance music beginning at 6:30 pm. New this year will be the showing of the spaghetti western movie classic, “My Name is Nobody”

After dinner there will be plenty of time for dancing with your favorite guy or gal. This popular dinner and dance keeps Santa Ynez Day rockin’ into the evening! Everyone is invited to share in the fun. This is a community event for the entire Santa Ynez Valley!

Tickets for the “Spaghetti Western Dinner & Dance” are available online, at the Historical Museum, the museum booth at SY Day and at the gate. Tickets for dinner and dance are only $20 for Museum members and $25 for non-members. Kids 5-12 years old are $5 and under 5 years are free.

The Historical Museum is located at 3596 Sagunto Street right in the heart of downtown Santa Ynez. We are celebrating Santa Ynez Day all day long so pop by the museum to see our latest exhibits, our farm animal petting zoo, and more! Enjoy a complimentary bag of hot buttered popcorn, too!

Santa Ynez Day Schedule

10:00 am – 3:00 pm Museum open – FREE admission! Live farm animals and photo opportunity for the kids, fresh popcorn all day!

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Gates Open for Spaghetti Western Dinner & Dance ~ no host cocktails and popcorn. “Attitude Adjustment” hour.

6:00 pm – Spaghetti Dinner
served up by our super Museum volunteers ~ spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread, salad and dessert

6:30 pm – Territorial Law and dancing begin! Enjoy dancing or just kickin’ back to country and oldies musical hits by this popular local band. New this year is the showing of a real spaghetti western movie “My name is Nobody”.

Spaghetti Western Dinner Tickets



June 26-30, 2017
July 10-14, 2017
July 17-21, 2017

(Space for 20 children in each session)

Wild West Camp is for boys and girls ages 7- 11 looking for a unique, fun-filled week they will remember for a lifetime.

Kids will learn about the crafts and culture of a bygone era during this one-of-a-kind camp. This western themed camp is filled with fun activities that will create memories, new skills and friendships.

Have a Blast this Summer!

Cooking up lunch in a Dutch oven

Happy camper with pony

Activities include:

  • Play games pioneer kids played
  • Historical arts and crafts
  • Archery
  • Native plant identification
  • Special guests and lots more....

Three week-long sessions for your lil’ wranglers!

Session I June 26 - 30 9 am – 1 pm (7 – 11 yr olds)  
Session II July 10 - 14 9 am – 1 pm (7 – 11 yr olds)  
Session III July 17 - 21 9 am – 1 pm (7 – 11 yr olds)  


Member price per child per session is $165.
Nonmember price per child per session is $200 (includes a family membership).

Register now by calling the Museum (805) 688-7889 or on-line.

Wild West Camp - 7 – 11 yr olds
Wild West Camp - 7–11 yr olds

Bruce Sandifer showing
some roping techniques

Checking out the cowboy saddles

Riding our ponies

Learning about horses

Making butter to go
on cowboy cornbread