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July 30, 2016       5:00pm - 9:00pm

This year’s mid-summer Fiesta in the Vines fundraiser for the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum will be held on Saturday, July 30, from 5:00 - 9:00 pm featuring wine tasting from 12 of our finest Valley wineries, folklorico dancers, a hearty fiesta buffet dinner and dancing to the popular “Low Down Dudes.”

The welcome wine tasting will be complimented by festive hors d’oeuvres and a commemorative Fiesta wine glass. Santa Barbara’s award winning Zermeno Dance Academy will entertain folklorico style in the Courtyard along with special guests Santa Barbara Old Spanish Days “Spirit” and “Junior Spirit,” A delicious Fiesta Dinner buffet follows in the Carriage House and the dancing begins as the Low Down Dudes take the stage. New to this year’s event will be The Museum President’s Wine Auction featuring eight premium magnums of Santa Barbara County Wine.

  Facility Rental
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  Borrowed Borein
  Mourning Glory
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  The West on Wood
  Dressed to Impress
  Willy Chamberlin Tribute
  Samurai Warrior
    Horsemen of Japan
  Golden Age of California
    Women's City Fashions
  Rolling Through the West
  Shining through the
  Uncorked: The Evolution
    of Wine in the SY Valley
  Kimono: Traditions,
    Pattern and Symbolism
  Quilts of Family School
  SYVCH Pictorial History
 Walking Through History
  Hats on Parade

   Women's Fashions in the
    Baby Boomer Era
  Valley Views/Layers
  A Baby Boomer Christmas
  From Painted Caves to
    Mission Arches
  Vintage Wedding Dresses
  Ronald Reagan
  Quilting Thru the Ages
  Down on the Farm
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  Become a Member
  Volunteer Opportunities

A special feature of the Fiesta in the Vines fundraiser will be an opportunity drawing for exciting prizes. The drawing highlight is the Grand Cash Prize of $5,000. Second prize is The Wine Treasure consisting of 50 bottles of premium Santa Barbara County wine. Third prize is a hand carved, red oak wine holder created by Valley resident, Paul Burtness, complete with a bottle of fine wine!

Ticket for Drawing

Click here for form to purchase tickets. Download pdf, fill out and fax or mail to:

SYV Historical Museum
P.O. Box 181
Santa Ynez, CA 93460

OR FAX TO: (805) 688-1109
OR DROP BY THE MUSEUM @ 3596 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez

Donation for a chance to win these prizes is $50 for one ticket or 5 tickets for $200. All ticket proceeds benefit the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and the preservation of our local history, including children’s programs, educational exhibitions and community events. The prize winners will be drawn at Fiesta in the Vines on Saturday July 30, 2016. Prize winners need not be present to win.

Tickets to Fiesta in the Vines are $65 for Museum Members and $75 for Non Members

Fiesta In the Vines


Participating Wineries and Sponsors

We thank our participating wineries and sponsors for their support of our summer fundraiser


Alexander & Wayne
Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards
Arthur Earl
Artiste Winery & Tasting Studio
Au Bon Climat
Bradley Family Wines
Buttonwood Farm Winery
Carr Winery
Cinque Stelle Winery
Daniel Gehrs Wines
Mosby Wines
William James Cellars

Event Sponsors

C&D llp
Jeff Cotter Consulting
Coastal Vineyard Care
Hometown Insurance
Wealth Source Partners




Join us for a Unique Summer Camp Experience at the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum

Featuring Fun, Western Themed Activities for Ages 7 – 11 years

Riding our ponies

Check out our baskets



SESSION I June 27 – July 1

SESSION II July 11 - 15

Have a Blast this Summer!

Learn archery skills from certified instructor, dutch oven cooking in camp trail style, learn new frontier games and crafts, churn your own ice cream, learn Native American songs and crafts, make your own paper, enjoy live farm animals, camp guests and much, much more!

Moms and Dads will like that this camp offers lots of outdoor fresh air and fun!

Our camp counselors are teachers and have developed a fun and creative summer camp that your child will remember for a lifetime. Low camper to counselor ratio; snacks, fun exercise, new friends and more!

Cooking up lunch in a Dutch oven

Happy camper with pony

Two week-long sessions for your lil’ wranglers!

Session I June 27 – July 1 9 am – 1 pm (7 – 11 yr olds) $165/wk
Session II July 11 - 15 9 am – 1 pm (7 – 11 yr olds) $165/wk


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

Wild West Camp - 711 yr olds


Required camp documents to be completed by parents
Click links below to download forms

Camper Information Form
Camp Rules Form
Parental Consent Form

The Museum requires that these three downloadable documents be completed by parent or guardian when registering child for camp. The documents can be mailed back to the Museum at:

SYV Historical Museum
P.O. Box 181
Santa Ynez, CA 93460

OR FAX TO: (805) 688-1109
OR DROP BY THE MUSEUM @ 3596 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez



Bruce Sandifer showing
some roping techniques

Checking out the cowboy saddles

Making butter to go
on cowboy cornbread

Stagecoach fun!

Learning about horses

New friends