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11/30 - This weekend ... Folk & Tribal Arts Marketplace at SB Museum of Natural History ... ATTENTION: Collectors, Treasure Seekers, and Holiday Shoppers! The annual Folk & Tribal Arts Marketplace, the largest folk art show in Southern California, returns to Santa Barbara with nearly 30 vendors representing more than 50 countries, and featuring an amazing selection of baskets, décor, ethnographic art, furniture, jewelry, pottery, rugs, sculpture, and more. Whether you are shopping for a gift or adding to your collection or “just because,” you can shop around the world for the truly unique whimsical, practical, and exotic treasures.
And while at the Museum, enjoy tantalizing cuisine at the Tribal Arts Café , stroll through the Museum’s picturesque grounds, and then continue shopping aroun...
11/30 - This Saturday ... United Way's Red Feather Ball ... Get ready for a night of red, hot fun benefiting The United Way’s Red Feather Ball. Costumed greeters and entertainers will draw you in to the enticing scene, set against the backdrop of the gorgeous blue Pacific. A chanteuse, will be singing as you peruse the beautifully curated silent auction, signature cocktails will be served atop silver trays, as gentle autumn breezes blow. The evening will be filled with heartwarming stories about United Way’s important programs, Fun in the Sun and United for Literacy, and how these programs have impacted the many lives of people who truly need our support in the Santa Barbara community. You will hear, firsthand, from people who have benefited from these programs and learn how you can help to...
11/30 - Save the Date! Beautiful Holiday Food Gifts -- 12/1 ... Homemade gifts, especially the delicious ones, are an extremely thoughtful gift. Michele Molony will teach you how to create gifts from your kitchen with seasonal treats that will be long remembered.within and explore this eloquent interaction of body, breath and mind practice.
Presented by ... SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning
Venue ... SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning
11/30 - Save the Date! What's the Skinny on Fat? -- 12/1 ... Is fat good or bad? Did you know that it is actually important to include certain types of far in our diet? Find out what types of fats are good, what types are bad, and why that is as instructor Suzanne Lemagie reveals the secrets behind butters and fats.incredibly it is absolutely free. Come away with the secrets of creating ancient medicine within and explore this eloquent interaction of body, breath and mind practice.
Presented by ... SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning
Venue ... SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning
11/30 - 3 humpbacks, 100 dolphins ... Captain Eric and the crew found the first of their humpbacks along the 50-fathom curve six miles south of Santa Barbara. At first these two whale had long down times, but eventually “warmed up” and paid a couple of friendly visits to the Condor Express. Sea conditions were good, with a mild breeze and small swell. After some quality time with the first 2 humpbacks, Eric turned east to put the wind and swells astern.
Approximately 100 long-beaked common dolphins were located next and we had great looks all around the boat. Finally 2 more tall spouts were seen further to the east, and one of them was very cooperative and turned out to be a wonderful humpback sighting.
At the end of the day, we watched 3 humpbacks closely, saw another 3 in ...
11/26 - Join us for the Fund for Santa Barbara: Grant Awards Party! -- 12/1 ... Please join us for a celebration of progressive social change with friends, neighbors, organizers, volunteers, donors, and community leaders. We will enjoy live music, appetizers and a no-host bar. Everyone is welcome. Music and appetizers from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. The program begins at 5:45 p.m. RSVP: via email to or by calling 962-9164.
Presented by ... Fund for Santa Barbara
Venue ... Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center
11/25 - get your tickets for ... "Parade of Lights" Cruise on the Condor Express -- 12/6 ... Spectators will cheer on the 25-30 participating boats as they parade out of the Santa Barbara Harbor, then along the shoreline down to East Beach. A fireworks display will follow right after the boat parade. Enjoy the Parade of Lights aboard the Condor Express - departing Sea Landing at 5 PM and returning to Sea Landing dock around 8 PM. You’ll have the best seats in the house inside the cabin or out on either deck! Enjoy your favorite beverage along with complimentary appetizers while you cruise the parade route. The Condor will be right under the fireworks finale. Tickets are just $40 for adults, kids 12 & under just $20. For more information or ticket purchase visit the condorexpress.c...
11/24 - Organic Soup Kitchen 7th Annual Thanksgiving Feast -- this Thursday ... We are inviting everyone to have Thanksgiving dinner with us here at the Organic Soup Kitchen. I'm asking that we have a day together, eat together, listen to music together laugh and show compassion among each other as we restore our faith in humanity regardless of race or financial status.
Presented by ... Organic Soup Kitchen
Venue ... Organic Soup Kitchen
11/24 - Holiday Gift Workshop for kids ages 5 - 12 at SBMA on December 12! ... Gift Workshop, ages 5 - 12
This one-day workshop provides the opportunity for children to gain inspiration from works in the Museum’s collection and create handmade cards, prints, ornaments, and more. Students draw, paint, print, collage, and sculpt artful gifts to share with friends and family. Workshop size is limited to 30 children grouped by age.
Ridley-Tree Education Center at McCormick House, 1600 Santa Barbara Street
$60 SBMA Members/$70 Non-Members To register, visit or contact Rachael Krieps at 884-6414 or
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Venue ... Santa Barbara Museum of Art
11/24 - Attend the Buellton Chamber of Commerce Holiday Installation Luncheon -- 12/9 ... Join the Buellton Chamber as we welcome incoming Board members and bid farewell to those stepping down. We will also be presenting the Vincent B. Evans Award and recognizing a local business with the Buellton Beatification Award. The Vincent B. Evans Award recognizes those who have given their time and energy to make Buellton a better place, while the Buellton Beautification Award recognizes a local business for their time and effort improving their business's curb appeal.
Menu ..... Salad Starter: Mixed greens with stilton cheese, cherry tomoato, sliced cucumber, garlic croutons and balsamic vinaigrette. Served with freshly baked rolls & butter. ..... Surf & Turf Main Dish: Tila...
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