March 30, 2017
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Get ready ... Spring Plant Sale begins on April 1
... With thousands of plants from the many habitats of California, the Garden’s annual sales dwarf all other native plant events. Come for easy shopping as the Garden’s courtyard is filled with a huge selection of manzanita, ceanothus, sage, and coral bells, to name just a few. A small number of Matilija poppy and flannel bush will also be available. Iris will be in bud or bloom, allowing you a sneak peek at their beautiful colors before you buy!
Our month-long sale ends May 1, with new shipments arriving weekly. ... Presented by: Santa Barbara Botanic Garden ... Venue: Santa Barbara...
Save the Date! ... Quire of Voyces "Rejoice and Remember" ... May 20 & 21
... Quire of Voyces presents "Rejoice and Remember", our annual Spring Concert. This concert blends a capella music that celebrates our awestruck wonder at life's beauty with songs that help us give voice to the love we share for those who have gone before. No words alone can adequately give expression to our joy or sorrow, but music can. We look forward to sharing these sacred songs with you. ... Presented by: Quire of Voyces ... Venue: Garden Street Academy - St. Anthony's Chapel
A phenomenal excursion – gray whales, humpback whales and lots of dolphins
... Captain Dave ran one trip at 9am while the sea conditions near the coast were good. It was a phenomenal excursion with 3 gray whales, 500 long-beaked common dolphins and 1 humpback whale.
Right outside the Santa Barbara harbor entrance a single, small and shy gray whale was spotted and followed for a short while. Soon a large hot spot came into view as evidenced by the thousands of diving and crashing sea birds. On the scene we found at least 500 dolphins actively feeding on several large anchovy schools. Clear water made this NatGeo moment a spec...
ETC Presents a New Stage Adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ Baby Doll -- Opens 4/13
... Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)’s critically acclaimed 2016-17 Season continues with the steamy and sensual dark comedy, Baby Doll, by Tennessee Williams, adapted for the stage by Pierre Laville and Emily Mann. Based on the 1956 Golden Globe and BAFTA Award-winning film of the same name, this rare Tennessee Williams gem runs April 13 through 30, 2017. The production is directed by Jenny Sullivan, who returns to ETC following her much lauded production of I Am My Own Wife.
Set in the Mississippi Delta in the 1950s, Baby Doll follows two riva...
CALM Opens Our Doors to the Community -- April 4
... Join us for some food, refreshments, and conversation to learn about how CALM is protecting the most important relationship in the world. Meet our Chief Executive Officer, Alana Walczak. CALM is pleased to open its doors to the Santa Barbara community for this Open House in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, and to raise awareness for the “I Will Not Be Silent” campaign. ... Presented by: CALM - Child Abuse Listening Mediation ... Venue: CALM
Save the Date! The Geology of Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel & The Chumash Use of Asphaltum -- 4/6
Exhibit Opening Reception
Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California When: Thursday, April 6, 2017 • 5:30 - 7 pm Cost: Free to the Public Please RSVP: Go to www.sbmm.org or call (805) 456-8747 Sponsored by: George H. & Olive J. Griffiths Charitable Foundation • June G. Outhwaite Charitable Trust • SOS California - Lad Handelman and Judy Rossiter • Wood-Claeyssens Foundation • John C. Woodward • ExxonMobil • Freeport-McMoRan Oil and Gas LLC ...
Just Announced - Hudson, June 9 at the Lobero Theatre
... This all-star band calls themselves Hudson, named after the Hudson River Valley they each call home. Drummer Jack DeJohnette, bassist Larry Grenadier, keyboardist John Medeski, and guitarist John Scofield team up to celebrate their musical histories and Jack’s 75th birthday year in a tour de force of creative interplay. Fans know them as hard swinging jazz masters; deft and creative jam purveyors, rocking funky groove maestros, each musician at the top of his game. It’s rare that so impressive a group of individuals finds time away from their own projects to tour together.
The whales and dolphins are abundant
... The chronicles recording the adventures of the Condor Express continued today with sightings of 7 northbound gray whales and at least 200 long-beaked common dolphins. The marine for weather and sea conditions was not particularly great, but Captain Eric reports that the wind and swells stayed well offshore. Luckily, the whales and dolphins are abundant inshore this time of year. Two trips left the SEA Landing docks in Santa Barbara.
9am ... Around the corner from the harbor entrance a pair of gray whales was quickly joined by a third to form a trio just off Hendry’s Beach. The grou...
America coming to the Chumash Casino Resort -- 4/21
... Come spend a laid back evening with the leading folk-rock group of the 70s. America is responsible for several Top Ten hits, including the number ones "A Horse with No Name" and "Sister Golden Hair." Don’t miss them performing live in concert! ... Presented by: Chumash Casino Resort ... Venue: Chumash Casino Resort - Samala Showroom
Save the Date! The 4TH OF JULY Art Show at The Old Mission Santa Barbara -- 7/4
... Escape the crowds downtown and join us on the front steps of The Historic Old Mission Santa Barbara and stroll through more than 80 incredible artisans. Grab a bite to eat and enjoy the sights and sounds of this long running art show. FREE ADMISSION! FREE AND EASY PARKING! ... Presented by: The Art Show at The Old Mission Santa Barbara ... Venue: The Art Show at The Old Mission Santa Barbara
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