931 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93103 -- (805) 966-1641
This Morning's Events
August 21, 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


SBBG Free Seniors Day
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
Garden sponsor Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels is pleased to offer another round of free admission days to seniors 60 years of age and better. These dates generally held on the third Monday of every other month. These unique days often will include programming just for seniors and their guests.

(805) 682-4726    http://www.sbbg.org


Experience the Eclipse 2017
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
View the Eclipse live from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Palmer Observatory. Eclipse viewing glasses will be given away while supplies last. 9:00AM -11:45AM at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Free to the Public. This is before Museum Hours, please meet at the Whale Skeleton for directions to the observatory, no ticket needed.

(805) 682-4711    http://www.sbnature.org/education/4075.html


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


Shipmates: Exhibition of the Crew Art Exhibit
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara
Stamps: Lasting Impressions of Santa Barbara</br> Palette knife paintings </br> by Emily Waingrow Falke - Deputy Director & Curator</br>

(805) 962-8404    http://www.sbmm.org

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


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


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


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

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


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

St. Vincent's 16th Annual Charity Golf Classic
La Cumbre Country Club, 4015 Via Laguna, Santa Barbara
On Monday, August 21, 2017, St. Vincent's will host it's 16th Annual Charity Golf Classic at the beautiful La Cumbre Country Club in Santa Barbara. Proceeds benefit St. Vincent's life-changing programs to assist low-income mothers and their children in Santa Barbara. ..... $375.00

St. Vincent's Santa Barbara    (805) 683-6381 x107    http://www.stvincents-sb.org


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

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


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


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

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