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Adult Art Studio Class  
  The Artful Book  
  Crane County Day School, 1795 San Leandro Lane, Montecito CA

As part of the Annual Summer Art & Writing Academy Create paintings in watercolor, gouache, and acrylic, and make prints and mixed-media collages within the pages of a selected book — whether it’s a vintage title or a new favorite. Write in response to the ideas presented in the book, play with favorite lines or dialogue, and explore personal connections. Also produce assemblages and sculptures from book pages and covers. The result is a hand-illustrated book that becomes a personal treasure to save or share.    ($300 - $325)
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Museum of Art
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Summer ArtVenture Camps  
  Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara CA

At ArtVenture Camps children spend their day immersed in hands-on art making, cultural history, and creative problem solving. All camps include a visit to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art to learn about and be inspired by original works of art. Monday – Friday, 9 am – 3 pm. For more information or registration, visit www.sbma.net/kidsfamilies   
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Museum of Art
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"Award Winning" Country Wine Tasting Tour  
  Captain Jack's Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA

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. You'll enjoy 2 wine tasting stops before heading to an olive oil and vinegar tasting at an actual olive farm (time permitting). We then head into the famous wine country town of Santa Ynez for lunch at Trattoria Grappolo. (Lunch not included in the price. Monday a different lunch location will be chosen.) After lunch we will head into the Santa Rita Hills wine region where you will taste at 2 of the area's top estate wineries. The Santa Rita Hills region is famous for their Pinot Noir & Syrah wines. As we return to Santa Barbara you will be treated to breathtaking views as we descend the mountain while overlooking the ocean, the islands and the American Riviera. (Sometimes the itinerary will be in reverse.) The price includes door to door transportation, as well as all tasting fees. We start this tour between 9:00 & 9:30 and drop back off around 4:00 & 4:30. This is a one of a kind experience for those looking for that "special" day. Captain Jack guarantees it!   
Presented by ... Captain Jack's Tours
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“Weary Blues: Poetry and Jazz from Langston Hughes” Exhibition  
  UCSB Arts Library, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara CA
This exhibition, on display in the UCSB Arts Library Lobby through Aug. 31, was inspired by a recent multimedia presentation of “The Langston Hughes Project / Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” at UCSB’s Multicultural Center, under the direction of Dr. Ron McCurdy. The performance brought Hughes’ epic poem “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” to life as the poet originally intended: with jazz musical accompaniment. A CD recording of the performance is available in the Music Library. The exhibition contains UCSB Library materials from the Music, Art, Black Studies, and Special Research Collections, as well as posters and fliers for The Langston Hughes Project from McCurdy’s personal collection. These materials showcase and honor Hughes’ lasting contributions to American culture. Kyra Folk-Farber, Assistant Music Librarian and Evolving Workforce Resident at UCSB Library, curated the exhibition. The exhibition can be viewed during Arts Library hours.   
Presented by ... UCSB Library
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  (805) 893-2478
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    Heaven on Earth Kayak/Horseback Ride Tour-- Kim Kardashian rode this ride!  
  Captain Jack's Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA

This may well be the closest to "heaven" you will ever get…in this lifetime. Captain Jack's Tours is proud to offer our newest and most breathtaking tour ever.   
Presented by ... Captain Jack's Tours
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Guided Horseback Ride -- This is the ride Kim Kardashian rode!  
  Captain Jack's Tours  
  Captain Jacks Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA

Guided Horseback Ride! Get along little doggie & hold on to your hats! Experiance the Wild West of yesteryear...today. Ride through the forest & enjoy beautiful ocean views.   ($65.00
Presented by ... Captain Jack's Tours
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    Ray Strong: Views of Santa Barbara County  
  Santa Barbara Historical Museum, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara CA

In a community-wide celebration, the Santa Barbara Historical Museum will explore the work of artist Ray Strong (1905-2006). As a founding member of the Oak Group, Strong influenced an entire generation of landscape painters in Santa Barbara County.   
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Historical Museum
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  (805) 966-1601
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0 to 60: An Underwater Adventure from the Equator to Alaska  
  Exhibit March 14-Sept. 7, 2015  
  Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara CA

A Photographic Exhibit by Richard Sala: 1 Show, 3 Venues. Visit the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Sea Center on Stearns Wharf, and the Wildling Museum in Solvang to experience the whole 4,000-mile adventure! Salas' book trilogy is available in our gift shops.   
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
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  (805) 682-4711
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DEEP  
  The John and Peggy Maximus Gallery  
  Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara CA

For centuries, the presence of large creatures below the surface of the sea fueled the imagination of seafarers and populated early maps. It wasn’t until the late 19th century that the HMS Challenger expedition travelling with a crew of scientists systematically studied the oceans, collected specimens from various depths, and laid the foundations for modern oceanography. DEEP tells the story of this pioneering voyage as well as highlights Museum specimens and current research.   
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
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Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived  
  Exhibit May 29-August 30, 2015  
  Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara CA

Exhibit Opens May 30: Enter the jaws of the legendary giant shark Megalodon and be consumed by its fascinating story and science lessons. Learn about when it lived, why it vanished, how it evolved, and what you can do to help shark conservation. Entrance to exhibition included with general admission. Museum Members enjoy free admission all summer long!   
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
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Birds in Art Exhibition at Wildling Museum  
  Wildling Museum, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang CA

The Wildling Museum in Solvang is hosting the nationally touring exhibition "Birds in Art". This is an international juried art competition organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wisconsin and features the very best in bird art. All kinds of mediums will be represented. An in-gallery art activity will be featured along with fascinating information about our local birding scene provided by the Santa Barbara Audubon Society.   ($5.00 - $5.00)
Presented by ... Wildling Museum
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  (805) 688-1082
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Spring/Summer Islands Cruise -- Dolphin, Humpback & early Blue Whale Watching  
  Condor Express - SEA Landing, 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara CA

The great whales have rediscovered Santa Barbara. Over 27 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises come to our channel each year since 1990 to feed, mate and frolic... which makes Santa Barbara one of the best year 'round whale watching areas in the world. Our trips depart daily at 10am, returning at 2:30pm on the incredible CONDOR Express, one of the finest whale watching vessels in the world.   ($50.00 - $99.00)
Presented by ... Condor Express - SEA Landing
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  (805) 882-0088
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    Harbor Kayak Tour  
  Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor), Between Sea Landing & Sail Center, Santa Barbara CA

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.    ($40
Presented by ... Captain Jack's Tours
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The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come  
  Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara CA

Organized by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, this exhibition is the first to explore how the practice of painting served as the means for the artist to imagine generative relationships between art and technology. László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) is now recognized as one of the most influential members of the Bauhaus. While his legacy for later 20th-century art is typically linked to the photogram (a type of cameraless photography), the driving force behind this presentation is the relatively under-recognized role of the more traditional medium of painting throughout Moholy’s career, which is explored in a selection of 33 works of art ranging in date from the 1920s to 1940s, including paintings, works on paper, photograms, video projections, and a facsimile replica of Moholy’s prescient Light Prop―one of the first kinetic sculptures of its kind. The installation also includes a Kodachrome slide set (the latest in color photography innovation at the time), which comprises 12 luminous images.   
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Museum of Art
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The Visionary Photomontages of Herbert Bayer, 1929-1936  
  June 21 – September 27, 2015  
  Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara CA

On display in the Ridley-Tree Gallery Works on Paper section—and in tandem with the international loan exhibition The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come—is a selection of photographs by Bauhaus artist Herbert Bayer (1900–1985). Influenced by the photographic works of László Moholy-Nagy and the modernist Bauhaus credo―there is no one true art form but rather an intersection of all art in pursuit of an idea, Bayer’s work as a photographer reflects his mastery of graphic design. Made in Berlin as Weimar culture faded and Hitler rose to power, the exhibited photomontages grapple with the tumultuous modern world as the artist experienced it between the years 1929 and 1936.    
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Museum of Art
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$60 Wine Tour  
  Captain Jack's Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA

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, Kalyra tasting room, Santa Barbara Winery, Kunin/Westerly or Coastal Winery. You will also enjoy an olive oil and vinegar tasting. The tour includes a stop for lunch at the Bay Roadhouse or Pierre Lafond Bistro. This tour does not go into the Santa Ynez Valley, so we do not see vineyards. Includes all Wine Tasting Fees and Transportation.   ($60
Presented by ... Captain Jack's Tours
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$75 Beer Tour  
  Captain Jack's Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA

Santa Barbara County may be known for it's wine, but that's not the only locally-produced beverage receiving raves. The region's micro-breweries give beer lovers a tasting trail of their own. You'll enjoy tastings at 3 of the areas micro breweries. At one of the stops you'll be given time to enjoy a great lunch. (2 person minimum 4 person minimum on Saturdays. Tour includes all tasting fee's & door to door transportation anywhere in Santa Barbara.   
Presented by ... Captain Jack's Tours
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CALL TO ARTISTS for Lost in Scrap Multimedia Exhibition and Fundraiser  
  Art From Scrap  
  Art From Scrap , 302 E. Cota Street, Santa Barbara CA

Calling All Artists 16 years and up! The 2015 Challenge is Maps.Artists are challenged to incorporate a map into their artwork and as many objects and materials as they like. Art can be in any media: assemblage, collage, photography, paint, video, sculpture, printmaking, etc. From July 14 to August 22, artists can come into the Art From Scrap Creative Reuse Store to collect their entry form and to pay a $15.00 entry fee. Included in the fee are a $5.00 credit to the AFS Creative Reuse Store, a map, and admission to the culminating fundraiser on October 10th. Participation is open to artists, aged 16 and up. Artists can choose from a wide selection of maps at AFS or use their own. Completed artwork must be delivered to the AFS Gallery at 302 East Cota Street in downtown Santa Barbara on Tuesday, August 25, between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm. Selected artwork will be exhibited at the AFS Gallery from August 29 – October 10. Gallery Hours are Tuesday - Friday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday– 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Visitors to the show will be able to bid on the artwork through a silent auction. 75% of art sales will benefit Art From Scrap's Art and Educational programs. Artists can also elect to donate all proceeds to Art From Scrap. The public is invited to the Lost In Scrap Reception, Party, and Fundraiser on Saturday, October 10 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for a festive evening of art, music, food, and some exciting creative surprises. Stay tuned to learn more!    ($15 - $15)
Presented by ... Explore Ecology
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  (805) 884-0459 x13
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    Sailing Cruises (Various Times)  
  Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor), Sail Center, Santa Barbara CA

The perfect way to end your day in Santa Barbara. You'll experience a fun and exciting cruise while enjoying beautiful views of the coast and the channel islands. This 50' Catamaran offers 1400 square feet of deck space and the multi hull construction makes her comfortable, stable & safe. You'll find plenty of room for you and your guest or a large party. On board you'll find a beer, wine and soda bar. Light snacks and restrooms are on hand for your convenience. We also offer the following cruises: Coastal (Daytime) Cruises: $40 per person Live Music Cruises: $55 per person (Friday Nights Only) Dinner Cruises: $80 per person, Kids $45 (Saturday Nights Only) Note: Dinner and Music cruises run from June 1st - August 31st only.   ($40
Presented by ... Captain Jack's Tours
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Segway Sight Seeing Tours (Various Times)  
  Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor), Sail Center, Santa Barbara CA

Get ready for a totally new experience unlike anything you've ever tried. The Segway HT is perfect for touring Santa Barbara. Choose from 4 guided segway tours (prices vary) taking place daily. Your guide will cover the history of Santa Barbara as well as some of the more current points of interest along the way. Tours are offered every day by reservation only. All tours include a lesson and all necessary gear. Renters must be 14 years or older. Call for more information and availability.    ($40
Presented by ... Captain Jack's Tours
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Kid's Space Adventure  
  Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara CA

Come and ask questions about space and the universe! Kid’s Space Adventure is an interactive place where you can find answers about the planets, constellations, comets, asteroids, galaxies and much more!    ($0 - $4)
Presented by ... Gladwin Planetarium
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Astronaut  
  Planetarium Show  
  Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara CA

What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body. Discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject 'Chad,' our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him.   ($0 - $4)
Presented by ... Gladwin Planetarium
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Your Cosmic Quest (in Spanish on Sundays)  
  Planetarium Show  
  Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara CA

Have you ever looked up at the sky and wondered what you were actually seeing?   ($0 - $4)
Presented by ... Gladwin Planetarium
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Zoo Yoga  
  Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens, 500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara CA

What do lions and yoga have in common? They are both at the Santa Barbara Zoo! Experience outdoor yoga on the Zoo’s beautiful grounds at Cabrillo Lawn, right next to the lions. For all levels, including those who have never practiced yoga. Every Tuesday and Thursday. Cost: $10/class or $45/month, $40/month for SB Zoo Members. Pay at the Zoo upon arrival.   
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
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  (805) 962-5339
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California Naturalist & Citizen Science Open House at SBBG!  
  Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara CA

Join Citizen Scientists and California Naturalists as they showcase their environmental research and projects from sites around the Central Coast! Learn more about citizen science and opportunities at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden! Are you interested in training to become a certified California Naturalist? This is your time to learn more about the innovative new program from UC Extension hosted at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden!    
Presented by ... Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
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  (805) 682-4726
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"Music At the Ranch" Summer Concert Series  
  Rancho La Patera & Stow House, 304 N. Los Carneros Rd., Goleta CA

This six-week series takes place on Tuesday evenings in July and August. The community is invited to enjoy live music surrounded by the serene beauty of the gardens of Stow House. This series is an excellent opportunity for the community to come together and enjoy performances by local musicians. Wine and beverages will be available for purchase and Georgia’s Smokehouse food truck onsite. Bring a picnic, low-back chairs and blankets, and enjoy dinner alfresco!    
Presented by ... Rancho La Patera & Stow House
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  (805) 681-7216
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    Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata  
  AYNI Gallery, 216 State Street, Santa Barbara CA
Rendezvous each week for a beginner's level class followed by an intermediate class, and capped off by some open dancing to practice those new moves! AYNI Gallery 216 State St. Santa Barbara, CA (opposite the Amtrak station in the Funk Zone) EVERY TUESDAY 7:00 PM-8:00 PM Beginner class 8:00 PM-9:00 PM Intermediate class Then Open Dancing until 11pm! Cost: Students $1; Non-Students $5 (cash only) Best Price in Town!   ($1 - $5)
Presented by ... Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata
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  (805) 689-7098
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Man of La Mancha  
  Solvang Festival Theater, 420 2nd Street, Solvang CA

Out of the dungeon of despair, the story of knight errant Don Quixote rises in triumphant transformation in the classic musical Man of La Mancha. Forced to defend himself even from the other prisoners of the Spanish Inquisition, Miguel de Cervantes weaves a tale of chivalry in which his hero tilts with the great dark forces that only he can see and in so doing gives a glimpse of his vision to others that dares us to dream the impossible dream in this timeless, tough, and tuneful celebration of the human spirit.   
Presented by ... PCPA Theaterfest
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  (805) 922-8313
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