931 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93103 -- (805) 966-1641
TODAY'S EVENTS
May 22, 2017
CAUTION: This calendar is subject to change without notice. Please confirm all details prior to the event.

CycleMAYnia
Various Locations in Santa Barbara, , Santa Barbara
CycleMAYnia 2017 is packed with 40 bike rides and events for people of all ages and biking abilities! Activities are organized by local businesses, organizations and community members with coordination and support from Traffic Solutions.

    http://cyclemaynia.ning.com


$115 'Award Winning' Wine Country Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara
Voted the #1 Wine Tasting Tour in Santa Barbara by the Santa Barbara News-Press Reader's Choice Awards!! ..... Our most popular tour and an experience you will never forget! This wine country tour will escort your party out of Santa Barbara and through the Los Padres National Forest, offering amazing views of mountains, lakes and sprawling hills. ..... $115

(805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com


Jane Gottlieb's Fantasy Gardens
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
The Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery will host the inaugural exhibition of Jane Gottlieb’s stunning and marvelous garden photographs - magical images from around the world that transcend the norms of both reality and color. Gottlieb creates with composition, color, and collage to express her idyllic and vibrant vision in a voice that is uniquely her own.

(805) 682-4726    http://www.sbbg.org


Water Wise Home Garden
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
Originally the Home Demonstration Garden designed by landscape architect Ron Lutsko, the Water Wise Home Garden features our Easy California Native Plants in a variety of landscape applications: sunny mixed borders, shady understory of a mature oak tree, ground covers, and decorative potted plants. These plans are easy to grow, readily available (at the Garden Growers Nursery and elsewhere), drought tolerant, wildlife habitats, and beautiful! Its small scale and realistic setting make this garden relevant to today's home gardener. The displays in the garden highlight ways you can be water savvy at home.

(805) 682-4726    http://www.sbbg.org


Heaven on Earth Kayak/Horseback Ride Tour-- Kim Kardashian rode this ride!
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara
This may well be the closest to "heaven" you will ever get...in this lifetime. Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours is proud to offer our most breathtaking tour ever. This tour combines an ocean kayak tour at the beautiful and famous "smugglers cove" (Refugio Beach) in the morning, where chances are good that the locals will show up to greet you. Dolphins, sea lions, and the migratory Grey Whale may cruise by (in the distance) to say hello. Next, you'll be transported to a secluded resort nestled between a babbling brook and evergreen sycamore trees where you'll enjoy a delicious lunch (lunch not included in price). ..... $225

(805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

The Pastels of Spring
Gallery Los Olivos, 2920 Grand Ave, Los Olivos
Artists - Kris Buck and Deborah Breedon
Kris Buck and Deborah Breedon are showing their recent plein air pastel paintings at Gallery Los Olivos for the month of May. The exhibition is called "The Pastels of Spring". Both are members of the Santa Barbara Art Association and The Pastel Society of the West Coast which recently held their annual 2017 Membership show. This is a juried event and both were accepted. Recently Kris had paintings juried into the Pastel Society of America show and the International Association of Pastel Societies show, both in New York City, and currently one of her paintings is being shown in Pastel Magazines Pastel 100 competition. Deborah was the cover artist for Montecito Magazine Fall 2016/Winter 2017 issue and artist for the Garden Club of Santa Barbara article within. She is also listed in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue with several Gallery Los Olivos artists including Jayne Behman, Patricia Watkins, Vicki Andersen, Felice Willat, Terri Tabor, Sheryl Knight, Lindy Kern, Sheila Underwood and Stephen Robeck.

(805) 688-7517    http://GalleryLosOlivos.com


Cabrillo’s San Salvador: The Pacific Heritage Tour
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara
A multi-year voyage of the seaworthy full-scale replica of the first European vessel to explore California’s coast, will be in Santa Barbara, May 18-23, 2017, hosted by Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. The event, which commemorates explorer Juan Cabrillo’s 1542 expedition, features tours, sails, and immersive onshore exhibits for all ages. Visit sbmm.org/all-events or call (805) 456-8747 for tickets and information. ..... $0 - $15

(805) 962-8404    http://www.sbmm.org/all-events


California Condors
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
, 500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara
With the opening of California Trails on Earth Day 2009, the Santa Barbara Zoo became one of a handful of zoos to exhibit these highly endangered scavengers – the largest land birds in North America, with wingspans topping 9½ feet. The Santa Barbara Zoo’s condors are still part of the recovery program and wear wing tags that identify them as individuals. The lower the number, the older the bird.

(805) 962-5339    http://www.santabarbarazoo.org


Spring/Summer Islands Cruise -- Dolphin, Humpback & early Blue Whale Watching
Condor Express - SEA Landing
, 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
From spring until fall is when our channel plays host to giant Blue & Humpback Whales along with Dolphins and a variety of other sea life. Over 27 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises come to our channel to feed, mate and frolic ... making Santa Barbara one of the best year 'round whale watching areas in the world. Trips depart daily at 10am on the incredible CONDOR Express -- one of the finest whale watching vessels in the world -- returning at 2:30 pm. If conditions allow, we may also include a visit into Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island. ..... $50.00 - $99.00

(805) 882-0088    http://www.condorexpress.com


El Presidio de Santa Bárbara
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
, 123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
Located in downtown Santa Barbara, El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park (El Presidio SHP) is a 5 1/2-acre park that preserves the site of the last Spanish fortress, or presidio, founded in Alta (Upper) California in 1782. Two of the fort‘s original adobe buildings still exist and are open to the public—El Cuartel and the Cañedo Adobe. ..... $4.00 - $5.00

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation    (805) 965-0093    http://www.sbthp.org


Coastal Kayak Tour
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Between Sea Landing & Sail Center, Santa Barbara
This 2.5 - 3 hour guided Santa Barbara kayak tour is an extension of our Harbor kayak tour. Our professionally guided tour includes a kayak lesson/briefing, all kayak gear and paddles. The coastal tour offers breathtaking views of Santa Barbara's famous "Riviera Coast". Tour starts at the Harbor and paddles south along the coast before turning around and returning to the Harbor. Hopefully the locals, dolphin, sea lion, harbor seals and marine birds will stop by to say hello. Too much fun! We provide snacks, water, towels, and even a plastic bag to store your wet clothes will be provided. ..... $75

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

Caregivers Support Group
Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care of Santa Barbara, 512 East Gutierrez Street, Suite A, Santa Barbara
OPEN TO ALL FAMILY AND FRIEND CAREGIVERS. A safe, confidential place to take a break from caregiving: receive support, network, and learn from each other. Contact us if you need help with relief and rides. Group meets every other week, from 11:00 am-12:30 pm, the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month. Facilitated by Marsha Goldman, MSW, PhD. Please call Marsha at 805.690.6219 or email: marsha.goldman@vnhcsb.org for location and more information.

(805) 690-6219    http://www.vnhcsb.org/bereavement/


Landscapes from the Permanent Collection
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang
The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature has a small and diverse permanent art collection. The works in this exhibition are the majority of our painting collection with a few of our special prints included. Almost all of the works were received as gifts, for which we are very grateful. Works date from as early as 1918 to the 2010s and represent sweeping vistas like Henry Breuer’s large panoramic painting to more intimate moments, like Ray Strong’s small canvas of a flowering plum tree.

(805) 688-1082    http://www.wildlingmuseum.org


Private Collections of the Santa Barbara Region
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang
The Wildling Museum of Art & Nature is proud to present its newest exhibition Private Collections of the Santa Barbara Region, comprised of artworks borrowed from the private collections of its members. Not only will visitors be able to experience artworks that are not on public display, but they will get an inside look into how and why collectors choose their pieces.

(805) 688-1082    http://www.wildlingmuseum.org


Harbor Kayak Tour
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Between Sea Landing & Sail Center, Santa Barbara
Captain Jacks Santa Barbara Tours conducts guided 1.5 - 2 hour kayak tours of the Santa Barbara Harbor at 10:30 & 1:30 daily. Experience California's most beautiful harbor on this fun and easy tour. Our professionally guided tour includes a kayak lesson/briefing, all kayak gear and paddles. This tour is the perfect introduction to kayaking and is fun for the entire family. ..... $50

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com


Sailing Cruises (Various Times)
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Sail Center, Santa Barbara
The perfect way to spend your day in Santa Barbara. You'll experience a fun and exciting cruise while enjoying beautiful views of the coast and the channel islands. You'll find plenty of room for you and your guest or a large party. On board you'll find a beer, wine and a soda bar. Light snacks and restrooms are on hand for your convenience. We offer a variety of cruises for your enjoyment such as day cruises, private cruises, and even sunset cruises. For more information on these cruises or other fun filled activities, please visit us at: http://www.captainjackstours.com/rates.html or call us at (805) 564-1819 to book your cruise or activity. ..... $50

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

YES DANCE - DANCING FOR KIDS!
Yes Dance Studio, 705 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara
Join the best dance instructor in town, Hector Sanchez, for TWO weekly classes for kids, every Monday afternoon! Dancing for Kids! 4:30 pm -5:25 pm - Kids technique and social dance This Program is the first of its kind in Santa Barbara. In this class, participants will learn fundamentals and technique of a wide variety of dances including Latin partner dances such as, salsa, bachata, merengue, cha-cha, cumbia and non-partner dancing such as jazz, hip hop, reggaeton, modern, and ballet principles, in a friendly and fun environment. 5:30 pm -6:25 pm - Kids Performance and choreography This Program is the first of its kind in Santa Barbara. During this hour, participants will learn choreography, performance and stage skills, etiquette, and technique. This class will perform on stage in our upcoming shows at the Center Stage Theatre, JustBaila! Summer Showcase and other venues. Just $7 for 1 kids class or $10 for both 4:30 and 5:30 classes! Yes Dance Studio 705 Paseo Nuevo Santa Barbara, CA (next to Nordstrom and Sephora) www.yesdance.org Facebook: Yes You Can Dance Salsa Instagram: @yes_you_can_dance_salsa yesyoucandancesalsa@gmail.com ..... $7 - $10

Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata    (805) 669-7098    http://yesdance.org

YES DANCE - ZUMBA!
Yes Dance Studio, 705 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara
It's Zumba time, with the best dance instructor in town, Hector Sanchez! Join us, starting at 6:30 pm, for a fun class! Just $7 for Yes Dance members, $12 for non-members! Yes Dance Studio 705 Paseo Nuevo Santa Barbara, CA (next to Nordstrom and Sephora) www.yesdance.org Facebook: Yes You Can Dance Salsa Instagram: @yes_you_can_dance_salsa yesyoucandancesalsa@gmail.com ..... $7 - $12

Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata    (805) 669-7098    http://yesdance.org

YES DANCE WEST COAST SWING FUNDAMENTALS
Yes Dance Studio, 705 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara
In this all ages class, we will learn basic West Coast Swing Fundamental steps and patterns. We will focus on learning timing and musicality. We will learn with fun music, both classic west coast swing and more contemporary music. This class will be followed by 1 hour practice. Members: $10 just class or $15 with practice Non-members: $15 just class or $20 with practice Yes Dance Studio 705 Paseo Nuevo Santa Barbara, CA (next to Nordstrom and Sephora) www.yesdance.org Facebook: Yes You Can Dance Salsa Instagram: @yes_you_can_dance_salsa yesyoucandancesalsa@gmail.com ..... $15 - $20

Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata    (805) 669-7098    http://yesdance.org


Survivor Stories
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara
Speaking of Stories
Inspirational, funny, poignant and moving stories of overcoming adversity and conquering life’s biggest obstacles. Featuring a performance by Joe Spano. Complete line-up of stories and readers to be announced soon. ..... $18 - $28

(805) 963-0408    http://www.centerstagetheater.org

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