August 16, 2017
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Our friend “Scarlet” puts on a show
... Skies were clear and sunny and a light breeze picked up every so often which made for an ideal day on the Santa Barbara Channel. Sightings for the day included: 8* humpback whales and 900 long-beaked common dolphins. Captain Dave took the Condor Express into the mouth of the world-famous Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island as a bonus.
Southwest of Santa Barbara Harbor, a mother humpback and her calf located the Condor Express. The calf has been seen several times and has a distinctive white tail and a matching set of long white pectoral flippers. Dolphins were all around the boat at th...
Join Us (8/31) for Santa Barbara's 2nd Annual International Overdose Awareness Candlelight Walk
... Overdose Awareness at Dusk. Please join us on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 6:30pm as we fill our hearts and community with awareness and hope. This is a time to remember and a time for change. We will be joining together to break the stigma, celebrate recovery and remember those we have loved and lost. This is a free event sponsored by Recovery Fusion Santa Barbara Addiction Treatment for the Santa Barbara community. We will be lighting the way with violet colored luminaries walking from State Street to Stearn's Wharf. Names will be rea...
Lilly Trautwein and Dr. James Zmolek ... Youth & Medical Honorees at 36th Annual Taste of the Town
... The Arthritis Foundation Central Coast has chosen two community leaders to honor for their support during the 36th Annual Taste of the Town Santa Barbara—the area’s signature culinary event featuring tastings from 80 of the finest local restaurants and Central Coast wineries, breweries and distillers; live music and impressive silent auction on Sunday, September 10, 2017, from Noon to 3 p.m. at Riviera Park, 2030 Alameda Padre Serra. All proceeds from Taste of the Town Santa Barbara support the local programs and services of the Arthr...
Save the Date ... October 3rd ... Santa Ynez Valley Technology Club Mixer at Hotel Corque/Root 246
... Santa Ynez Vally Technology Club is hosting a mixer on October 3, 2017 at Hotel Corque / Root 246 in Solvan, Ron Gans Chief Technology Officer, SecurePRO, Inc & Observables will be speaking about Agile Development and Bringing your Product to Market. Ron has been building and managing technology and people for over three decades. He has been a participant, winner, organizer, mentor, and facilitator for Startup Weekends. He currently runs his own IoT and SaaS startup company and teaches Entrepreneurship at Antioch.
David Baeza, o...
7 humpback whales and 1,000 dolphins
... Sightings included 7* humpback whales and over 1,000 long-beaked common dolphins. It was overcast in the morning and the skies turned sunny by late morning. A very light breeze wafted across the decks of the Condor Express in the afternoon.
Dolphins located the boat Captain Eric took us past Platform Holly, and they were located in hot spots thereafter. A large hot spot was located in The Lanes adjacent to the eastern end of Santa Rosa Island. Here we saw sea birds (mostly shearwaters), California sea lions, dolphins, and whales. Second Captain Tasha, working in the Condor Café today...
Hawaiian Sunset Cruise - A Few Spots Available (Tomorrow - Saturday)
... Come aboard for our Hawaiian Cruise this Summer! ..... Hawaii’s Troy Fernandez, ukulele award winner, whose lightning fast picking and innovative style were instrumental in generating the ukulele renaissance of the early 90s, and one of Hawaii’s most influential “voices” in contemporary Hawaiian music , will perform aboard the Condor Express along with his singing hula girls! To enhance the Hawaiian style, all lady passengers will receive a complimentary Lei. Special Hawaiian-style appetizers will be provided. Don't be late ... boat leaves the dock at 6 PM. ... P...
Save the Date! Heroes on Deck Screening -- 8/17
World War II on Lake Michigan
Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California When: Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 7 pm Members only Reception • 6:15 – 6:45 pm Cost: $10 (SBMM members), $20 (non-members) Register: Go to www.sbmm.org or call (805) 456 8747
A new 57 minute documentary narrated by legendary CBS and A&E anchorman Bill Kurtis, tells the story of forgotten World War II fighter planes at the bottom of Lake Michigan, the brave pilots who trained in them, and...
Save the Date! Ocean Trilogy -- 9/14
What happens when dance and science merge?
A multidisciplinary performance piece
Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara When: Thursday, September 14, 2017 Members Reception • 6:15 pm Live performance • 7 pm Cost: $20 (SBMM members) $30 (non-members) Register: www.sbmm.org or (805) 456-8747
Sponsored by Marie L. Morrisroe
Supported by Silvio Di Loreto (in memoriam)
About Ocean Trilogy
SpectorDance and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (http://www.spectordance....
Save the Date! Maritime History, Classic Train Car, and Wine Tasting! -- 9/9
... When: Saturday, September 9, 2017 Cost: $115 (SBMM members), $125 (non-members) Register: Go to www.sbmm.org or call (805) 456-8747
Ride aboard a classic train car roundtrip to San Luis Obispo while tasting local wines and listening to SBMM Executive Director Greg Gorga tells tales of local maritime history.
Leaves Santa Barbara Station at 10:00 am, returns 5:00 pm
Bring your own lunch! ... Presented by: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum ... Venue: Santa Barbara Train Station
Save the Date! Sunday Summer Cool Down at Ice in Paradise - $5 Skate Session! -- 8/13
... Join us at Ice in Paradise this Sunday, August 13th, from 5 pm - 7 pm for our Special $5 Ice Skate Session when Everyone age 4 and up is invited to Ice Skate on the Big Rink under our New, Colorful Light Show for only $5 each or just $20 for the whole family! (prices include admission & skate rental). Come out of the sun and cool down on ice!
Ice in Paradise is located at 6985 Santa Felicia Drive in Goleta, CA 93117, off Storke Road, behind Camino Real Marketplace. See you this Sunday at 5pm for summer skating fun, under the lights, on ice!
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