School district board to meet

The San Miguel School District Board of Trustees will meet tonight at 7 in the library at Lillian Larsen School, 1601 L St. The packet is available on the school website, www.sanmiguelschools.org.

Benefit at Basque Café

Tonight at 6, the Basque Café is presenting “Touch of Africa” to benefit the 60-Mile Walk for Cancer in November.

Chef Dallas Holt will provide African food and guests will be entertained with African dancing and drumming. Kamie Wine Cellars will provide wines. Bids will be accepted in a silent auction, which includes African jewelry, until 8 p.m. Artist Antoinette Magyar will also be featured.

Dinner tickets are $50 and will be available at the door. Guests are welcome to come just for the auction or wine tasting. For information and reservations, call Carlotta Racca at 712-6255 or go to www.facebook.com/TouchOfAfricadinner.

Fiesta Mass is Sunday

The Fiesta Mass will be at 11 a.m. Sunday. Festivities will follow at the picnic grounds with a barbecue, games for the children and an arts and crafts sale.

No coolers are allowed on the grounds. Live music will be presented by Raul Gonzalez El Tapatio, Relampago, Brad Lewis and Smoke Wagon and Los Pasteles Verdes. More entertainment will be provided by Folklorico Dancers.

Advance dinner tickets are $10 for adults. Tickets are $12 at the gate. Admission for children younger than 12 is $8. Meet and greet the riders from the California Missions Ride. All proceeds benefit mission restoration and preservation. Bienvenidos amigos!

Rummage sale for Adobe

Sept. 22, the Friends of the Adobes will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rios-Caledonia Adobe, 700 Mission St. (south end of town). Donations are welcome. All proceeds benefit the preservation of the old adobe. For information, call Joyce Herman at 440-7173.

Lynne Schmitz’s column is special to The Tribune. She is a longtime resident of San Miguel and her column appears here weekly. Reach her at Lynne_Schmitz@yahoo.com (with “San Miguel News” in the subject line) or 467-3565.