Memorial Day weekend is almost here and that means a host of activities at and near Flying Flags RV Resort & Campground are at hand.
On Saturday, May 25, world renowned and beloved artist Aldo Luongo and winemaker Bion Rice will hold a very special evening in the Sunstone wine caves in Santa Ynez. Space is limited to 75 Guests. RSVP is required. For more information call (805) 686-2626 or INFO@ARTISTE.COM.
The inaugural Buellton Muddy Madness, a 5K charity mud run and festival, is set for June 1 in Buellton. The event will be held on the Flats in Buellton next to Ostrich Land. Flying Flags RV Resort is one of the event sponsors. Sign up for this worthy cause and plan to stay at Flying Flags that weekend. Visit www.muddymadness.com for details.
June 8 is Old Santa Ynez Day. This is the annual celebration where the Old West comes to life as the frontier town of Santa Ynez celebrates its birthday with a classic parade, food and entertainment all along Sagunto Street in downtown Santa Ynez. Street vendors including arts and crafts, antiques and collectibles, local products, and foods are there. Join the fun with your whole family.
Spend that afternoon in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley tasting wine from 25 local wineries, listening to world-class professional jazz musicians, and sampling thirty different olive-themed dishes prepared by local chefs. The Jazz and Olive Festival is presented by the Los Olivos Rotary Club and all funds generated from the event are used for the charitable projects supported in part by the Rotary Club.
The Wine Country Bike Trek is a go-at-your-own pace ride for cyclists of all levels, giving riders the choice of a one-day ride on Saturday, June 14 or three days of riding, Friday June 14 through Sunday, June 16, and allowing participants to choose from a 30- or 50-mile route each day that leads them through the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley with fully-catered SAG stops every 10 miles. For more information or to register visit http://www.syvphp.org/events/wine-country-bike-trek or call (805) 686-0295.
And don’t forget the summer wine pass. While you’re staying at Flying Flags, you’ll want to sample the wines of the Santa Ynez Valley. There’s no better way to do this than by purchasing a Summer Pass – one pass, one price 13 wineries!
For just $40, you’ll receive one wine tasting at each of the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association tasting rooms ($130 value). You chose the dates you’d like to taste between May 1 and Aug. 31, there are no reservations required and no blackout dates. Your pass will expire when you’ve tasted at all 13 wineries, or on Aug. 31 – whichever comes first. Summer Passes are available online at www.santaynezwinecountry.com.
Meanwhile, upcoming performances at the nearby Chumash Casino include Celtic Women on May 30, the Beach Boys on June 6, MC Hammer on June 20 and Ted Nugent on July 18. Visit http://www.chumashcasino.com for ticket prices and other details.
For more information on Flying Flags RV Resort, visit our website or call (877) RV-FLAGS to book your site or cottage now before space fills up! Keep up with our blog and monthly events calendar for more local events, news and information.