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Cars & Cowboys Extravaganza combines the best of both worlds for meals on wheels | Good for Santa Barbara

Cars & Cowboys Extravaganza combines the best of both worlds for meals on wheels |  Good for Santa Barbara

Red River Ranch in Los Olivos was the scene of the inaugural Cars & Cowboys Extravaganzaa Saturday benefit to Meals on Wheels Santa Ynez Valley.

Organized by the Santa Ynez Valley Senior Citizen Foundation and Community Outreach in Santa Ynez Valley, the event featured dozens of rare cars and trucks; barbecue, beer, wine and signature cocktails; a live auction; music by Three Rivers Band; rope lessons from Solvang resident and seven-time National Rodeo Champion Bill Agin; and a demonstration by renowned equestrian entertainer and horse trainer Ramon Becerra.

According to the organizers, the event was meant to celebrate the car in tandem with western culture and the heritage of the Santa Ynez Valley.

Including sponsors Allan Hancock College, DorWood DistilleryDenise and Al Frink of Red River Ranch, David Henrey from Santa Ynez Valley Real Estate Co.Kathy and Dr. William Heringer, Suzanne Jakkola of EA Inc., Allan Jones of Santa Ynez Valley Real Estate Co., Alison and Tom Motherway, the Nagler Family Fund, Rio Vista ChevroletGabi and Peter Robbins, Rotary Club of Los OlivosDundie and Henry Schulte, the Rudi Schulte Family Foundation, Jodi Williams and Wood-Claeyssens Foundation.

Click here for more information about the Cars & Cowboys Extravaganza.

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Fans of cars and cowboys gathered at the inaugural Cars & Cowboys Extravaganza at the Red River Ranch in Los Olivos. (photo by Doreen Eyman)

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Rare cars and trucks include a range of vehicles from award-winning collectors. (photo by Doreen Eyman)

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Red River Ranch in Los Olivos provided a rural backdrop for the day’s festivities. (photo by Doreen Eyman)

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The day’s activities include barbecue, beer, wine and signature cocktails; a live auction; and music by Three Rivers Band. (photo by Doreen Eyman)

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(photo by Doreen Eyman)

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For various events, guests were shown around the site. (photo by Doreen Eyman)

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