931 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93103 -- (805) 966-1641
TODAY'S EVENTS
August 16, 2017
CAUTION: This calendar is subject to change without notice. Please confirm all details prior to the event.

Solvang Wine Tours
Artisan Excursion Wine Tours, 430 Alisal Road, Solvang
Artisan Excursion
Your journey lies a head..the endless romantic vines and rolling hills. You will discover the hidden gems of Solvang wine country has to offer. Come taste rare vintage and new bridles. At Artisan Excursion Wine Tours is our deepest passion and lifestyle ...and we can not wait to share it with you. Let us pamper you with our signature service. It's this intimate experience and one on one that sets us apart.

Artisan Excursion    (805) 734-7565    http://www.artisanexcursion.com


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


Annual Nature Photography Competition: Trees of the Tri-County
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang
From their bark and leaves to their ecosystems and inhabitants, each tree is unique. The tri-counties (Santa Barbara County, San Luis Obispo County and Ventura County) are home to a diverse range of tree species that make our landscape beautiful. For our 2017 Nature Photography Competition we asked photographers to explore the life cycle of trees, those who call it home, the threats they face, and their individuality. As a complement to the oak habitat mural by John Iwerks, the adult competition is on view in the second floor gallery and the junior competition is featured in the Barbara Goodall Education Center. Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd will be awarded in both categories at the opening reception on January 15th. Between the two competitions over 160 entries were received! We are grateful to professional photographer Michael Miner for volunteering as our judge this year. ..... $0 - $5

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

Dancing Jaguar's Spirit Camp!
Unity of Santa Barbara, 227 E Arrellaga St, Santa Barbara
This fun, 5-day program empowers children to tune into their inner worlds. Humans are made up of mind, body, and spirit, yet in our society, children's minds and bodies are nurtured, and their spirits are often neglected. This summer camp assists children to connect to their spirit, that wonderful essence that makes each child a unique, beautiful individual. The curriculum includes mindfulness, yoga, the Law of Attraction, an attitude of gratitude, working with chakras, auras, affirmations, shamanic journeying, power animals, and many other topics. Each module is introduced using crafts, games, songs, and stories. The children have a fun-filled week while learning important self-nurturing techniques that will set them up for success as the grow. Before and after care available for an additional fee. ..... $300 - $325

Dancing Jaguar Inspirations, LLC    (207) 680-6942    http://www.dancinjaguarinspirations.com


Insecta
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
The beauty and diversity of insects make them compelling subjects for art and illustration.

(805) 682-4711    http://www.sbnature.org


Bugs... Outside the Box
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is crawling with excitement as it presents its newest exhibit, Bugs... Outside the Box. Now is your chance to examine all the intricacies of the insect world...without a microscope! From beetles to butterflies, the exhibition features a literal army of giant bug sculptures with one aim in mind - shining a light on museum collections, taxonomy, and the power of magnification. Come experience where SCIENCE and ART collide!

(805) 682-4711    http://www.sbnature.org/exhibitions/3057.html


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


Summer Kids Film Series
Paseo Nuevo Cinemas
, 8 West De La Guerra Place, Santa Barbara
Paseo Nuevo Cinemas will feature a series of 10 family-friendly animated films beginning June 13th through August 16th every Tuesday and Wednesday. Admission is $2.00. View film schedule at www.metrotheatres.com/events?type=summerfilmseries. ..... $2.00

Metropolitan Theatres Corporation    (805) 963-8084    http://www.metrotheatres.com/events?type=summerfilmseries

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


Proud of Our Past
Carpinteria Valley Museum of History
, 956 Maple Avenue, Carpinteria
Museum exhibits include Chumash artifacts from the hunting and gathering culture of these industrious Native Americans; a Californio adobe rancho scene reflecting the great Mexican cattle-ranching period; and Victorian home furnishings; a farm house kitchen; farming and blacksmith implements and saddles; a one-room schoolhouse; early oil development and asphalt mining; agricultural history; the village of Summerland, and much more. In the museum’s archives a rare collection of historic photographs documents the town’s early businesses, its notable citizens, its beautiful landscapes, and the men and women who developed the farms and labored in the fertile fields.

(805) 684-3112    http://www.carpinteriahistoricalmuseum.org


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


Topiary Garden
Ganna Walska Lotusland
, Cold Springs Road, Santa Barbara
The topiary garden’s centerpiece is a working clock, 25 feet in diameter, that dates from 1955. Renovated in 1998, the clock face now features three different low-growing succulents and copper zodiac signs that were crafted to replicate earlier ones. The clock is bordered by a ring of chalk sticks (Senecio mandraliscae).

(805) 969-9990    http://www.lotusland.org


The Story of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
We invite you to experience the Museum’s signature permanent exhibit, The Story of Santa Barbara. Stroll through exquisite galleries which trace the compelling history of “The American Riviera” from the days of the Chumash to the twentieth century.

(805) 966-1601    http://www.santabarbaramuseum.com

Capturing the Light
Gallery Los Olivos, 2920 Grand Ave, Los Olivos
Artists - Sheryl Knight and Linda Mutti
Accomplished plein air artists, sheryl Knight and Linda Mutti display their exquisite landscape paintings at Gallery Los Olivos August 1- 31

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


Bug Boot Camp
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
Join a Naturalist and dig into the world of bugs, literally! Use tools, magnifiers ,and ID guides to discover a variety of invertebrates found in the Museum’s mulch pile. You can even bring your bug discovery to the Curiosity Lab and look at its details on the big screen connected to our microscope.

(805) 682-4711 x169    http://www.sbnature.org


$70 Wine Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara
We'll escort you to 3 wine tasting destinations in one of our comfortable SUVs or vans. You'll enjoy tastings at 3 of the following locations: Summerland Winery tasting room, Carr Winery, Oreana Winery,Fox tasting room, Santa Barbara Winery, Kunin/Westerly or LaFond Winery. You will also enjoy an olive oil and vinegar tasting. The tour includes a stop for lunch at a local favorite restaurant (lunch is not included in the price). This tour does not go into the Santa Ynez Valley, so we do not see vineyards. Includes all Wine Tasting Fees and Transportation. ..... $70

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

(805) 965-0093    http://www.sbthp.org

Santa Barbara County Courthouse Tours
Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara
Free tours of this National Historic Landmark. Completed in 1929, this Moorish "castle" is one of the to attractions in Santa Barbara, both for residents and visitors. See the beautiful Mural Room, tiles, ceilings and newly opened Clock Gallery, featuring the original Seth Thomas tower clock. Go to the tower for great views of the city and Channel Islands. Tours daily at 2:00 PM and Monday to Friday at 10:30 AM.

    http://sbcourthouse.org/Default.asp?org=SBCOURTHOUSE.ORG


You Are Going On A Trip: Modern and Contemporary Prints from the Permanent Collection
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
May 28 – August 20, 2017 ..... "You Are Going On A Trip" brings together a selection of highlights from the Museum’s wide-ranging collection of Modern and Contemporary prints. Focusing on works produced between the 1940s and 1970s, the exhibition presents an eclectic array of works on paper created by artists from the United States and other countries around the world. Coinciding with the summer—a season typically designated for travel—the exhibition offers the viewer a metaphoric venture to various new destinations. Titled after an etching by Charles Garabedian that depicts the gentle hand of the artist touching the viewer's consciousness, the exhibition, like the image, plants the seed of a journey. ..... $6 - $10

(805) 963-4364    http://www.sbma.net


Animals A to Z
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang
The Wildling Museum is pleased to announce its newest exhibition, Animals: A-Z on view from June 10 to October 9, 2017. Travel through the alphabet as the Wildling showcases a diverse artistic representation of animal species from African saddlebills to zebras and everything in between. The artworks range from realistic to abstract and represent many different mediums. Curated from private collections, artists, and even from animals themselves, Executive Director Stacey Otte-Demangate designed the exhibition to engage viewers with familiar species and discover some that are more obscure. Artworks featuring endangered species will have a special notation to help bring awareness to the crisis they face and what you can do to help. The Wildling has partnered with the Santa Barbara Zoo to offer programming and even a companion show featuring the artwork of Solvang School students and Montessori Center School of Goleta in the Volentine Discovery Pavilion. Artwork created by some of your favorite Santa Barbara Zoo residents will also be on display at the Wildling Museum.

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


Horseback Riding Tours (VARIOUS TIMES)
Captain Jacks Tours
, , Santa Barbara
Our $90 trail ride is Kim Kardashian's favorite ride!. This coastal ride is 1.5 hours long and is a 30 minute drive from Santa Barbara. Transportation to the ranch is not included. During this ride you will wind through a forest, past a seasonal waterfall, and up to the top of a mountain where you will have beautiful ocean views. Our wranglers will even stop and take your picture during your tour! We start our rides at 9:30, 11:30, 2:00 & 3:30. ..... $90.00

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

Family Portrait Fundraiser
Lompoc Senior's Club, 184 Village Circle Dr, Lompoc
Fundraiser For Lompoc Senior's Club DONATE BY HAVING YOUR FAMILY PORTRAIT TAKEN LOMPOC SENIOR'S CLUB NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT PHOTOGRAPHY INSTITUTE of CALIFORNIA® WILL DONATE 50% OF THE PROCEEDS FROM EACH PACKAGE PURCHASE WHEN YOU GET YOUR FAMILY PORTRAIT TAKEN COME TO THE DICK DEWEES SENIOR CENTER FOR PHOTO SESSIONS 1120 W. Ocean Ave. , Lompoc CA 93436 (661) 333-7746 Sunday, September 17, 2017 FROM 12:30 pm to 4:30pm 5 to 10 minute sessions Download an Order Form at https://piclompoc.com/fundraising/ Don’t forget to RSVP by Wednesday, August 16, 2017 via e-mail to: lompocseniorclub@yahoo.com

Lompoc Senior Club    (661) 333-7746    https://sites.google.com/site/lompocseniorclub/home

Kid's Space Adventure
Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
Come and ask questions about space and the universe! Kid’s Space Adventure is a live presentation where you can find answers about the planets, constellations, comets, asteroids, galaxies and much more! ..... $0 - $4

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History    (805) 682-4711 x173    http://www.sbnature.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


Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
Marian Theatre
, Allan Hancock College Campus, Santa Maria
In the household of Olivia, two campaigns are being quietly waged, one by the lovesick lord Orsino against the heart of the indifferent Olivia; the other by an alliance of servants and hangers-on against the high-handedness of their steward, the pompous Malvolio. When Orsino engages the cross-dressed Viola to plead with Olivia on his behalf, a bittersweet chain of events follows. Filled with a cast of unforgettable characters, Shakespeare’s laugh-filled Twelfth Night combines low pranks with high comedy and the pangs of unrequited love with sublime poetry and exquisite songs.

PCPA Conservatory Theatre    (805) 922-8313    http://www.pcpa.org


Topiary Garden
Ganna Walska Lotusland
, Cold Springs Road, Santa Barbara
The topiary garden’s centerpiece is a working clock, 25 feet in diameter, that dates from 1955. Renovated in 1998, the clock face now features three different low-growing succulents and copper zodiac signs that were crafted to replicate earlier ones. The clock is bordered by a ring of chalk sticks (Senecio mandraliscae).

(805) 969-9990    http://www.lotusland.org

What's Up
Gladwin Planetarium
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
A truly interactive presentation that begins with a guided tour to our newly renovated observatory where visitors get the chance to use our state-of-the-art telescopes. Then, visitors are taken back to the planetarium for a live presentation where current astronomical news and observations are discussed. ..... $0 - $4

(805) 682-4711    http://www.sbnature.org

Santa Barbara County Courthouse Tours
Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara
Free tours of this National Historic Landmark. Completed in 1929, this Moorish "castle" is one of the to attractions in Santa Barbara, both for residents and visitors. See the beautiful Mural Room, tiles, ceilings and newly opened Clock Gallery, featuring the original Seth Thomas tower clock. Go to the tower for great views of the city and Channel Islands. Tours daily at 2:00 PM and Monday to Friday at 10:30 AM.

    http://sbcourthouse.org/Default.asp?org=SBCOURTHOUSE.ORG


SB Airbus Trip to ... LA Dodgers Baseball Games (July - September)
Santa Barbara Airbus
, 750 Technology Drive, Goleta
Price includes ticket to the game and transportation. All Seats are in Reserve MVP Section. (Second level up, behind home plate.) Please return to the bus immediately after the last out. While alcohol is allowed on our trips, please keep in mind that these are family trips. Irresponsible behavior will not be tolerated. Please refrain from any profanity and be courteous to others on the trip. ..... $74.00 - $99.00

(805) 964-7759    https://sbairbus.com/page/display/daytrips

Your Cosmic Quest (en espanol los domingos, in Spanish on Sundays)
Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
Planetarium Show
Have you ever looked up at the sky and wondered what you were actually seeing? ..... $0 - $4

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History    (805) 682-4711 x173    http://www.sbnature.org

Brain Builders
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, 705 S McClelland St, Santa Maria
Join Brain Builders! Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and math with hands-on experiments and activities!

(805) 928-8414    http://smvdiscoverymuseum.org/


Newsies
Solvang Festival Theater
, 420 2nd Street, Solvang
The Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon that tells the story of a band of underdogs who took on the most powerful names in New York in a fight for what’s right. Inspired by a triumphant true story, Newsies leaps off the stage with soul stirring music, amazing heart, and stunning choreography. Now is the time to seize the day and discover the remarkable strength that comes from standing together - one for all, and all for one.

PCPA Conservatory Theatre    (805) 922-8313    http://www.pcpa.org

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