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  January
  18
 8:00 AM

Softball
(Goleta)
GVGSA Spring Softball 2017 - Registration ends Jan 29
Goleta Valley Girls Softball Association, PO Box 1286, Goleta, CA
Goleta Valley Girls Softball Association is fastpitch, competitive softball designed to increase girls' self-esteem, confidence and team attitudes...
... Beginners welcome! Registration ends Jan 29 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 683-7000
 9:00 AM

Food & Drink - Other
(Santa Barbara)
$115 'Award Winning' Wine Country Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara, CA
Voted the #1 Wine Tasting Tour in Santa Barbara by the Santa Barbara News-Press Reader's Choice Awards!! ..... 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. .....
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

Nature
(Santa Barbara)
Water Wise Home Garden
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA
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 (a .....
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  Website
  (805) 682-4726
 
 

Photography
(Santa Barbara)
Plants of California Photography Exhibition
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA
The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is pleased to feature an exhibition of photographs by legendary botanist, inspirational teacher and mentor, Dr. John Robert “Bob” Haller (1930-2016) in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery. ..... A gifted and prolific photographer who once studied under Ansel Adams in the 1950s, Haller received his Ph.D. in .....
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  Website
  (805) 682-4726
 
 
 9:30 AM

Kayaking / Canoing
(Santa Barbara)
Heaven on Earth Kayak/Horseback Ride Tour-- Kim Kardashian rode this ride!
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara, CA
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 .....
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 10:00 AM

Historic
(Santa Barbara)
Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S.
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The Santa Barbara Historical Museum and the Fundación Consejo España-EE.UU. invite our members and guests to join us for the opening of Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S. Perfectly set amidst the beautiful Spanish architecture of Santa Barbara, this landmark exhibition offers a view of Spain's extensive contribution to configuring the t .....
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  Website
  (805) 966-1601
 

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Segway Sight Seeing Tours (Various Times)
Captain Jack's Tours
, , 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 rese .....
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Whale Watching - Pacific Gray Whales
Sea Landing
, Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara, CA
The "Wonders of Our National Parks" on the Discovery Channel highlighted the outstanding abundance of marine life in the Santa Barbara Channel and named it “One of the 10 Best Places in the World to View Wildlife.” The Channel Islands, on the migration path of the California Gray Whale, of ........ Presented by Captain Jack's Tours
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  (805) 564-1819
 

Zoological
(Santa Barbara)
California Condors
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
, 500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara, CA
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 indivi .....
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  Website
  (805) 962-5339
 

Historic
(Carpinteria)
Proud of Our Past
Carpinteria Valley Museum of History
, 956 Maple Avenue, Carpinteria, CA
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 developmen .....
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  Website
  (805) 684-3112
 
 10:30 AM

Wine Tasting
(Santa Barbara)
$70 Wine Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, , 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 include .....
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

Kayaking / Canoing
(Santa Barbara)
Coastal Kayak Tour
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Between Sea Landing & Sail Center, Santa Barbara, CA
This 2.5 - 3 hour guided Santa Barbara kayak tour is an extension of our Harbor kayak tour. Our professionally guided tour includes a kayak lesson/briefing, all kayak gear and paddles. The coastal tour offers breathtaking views of Santa Barbara's famous "Riviera Coast". Tour starts at the ........ Presented by Captain Jack's Tours
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  (805) 564-1819
 

Puppets
(Goleta)
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Puppet Musical
8059647878, 500 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta, CA
Noteworthy Puppets presents Jack and the Beanstalk: the Puppet Musical. Young kids will love this production, which retells the Jack fairy tale using hilarious puppets.... Presented by Santa Barbara Public Library System
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  Website
  (805) 964-7878

Historic
(Santa Barbara)
Nihonmachi Revisited: Santa Barbara's Japanese American Community in Transition, 1900-1940
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
, 123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Nihonmachi Revisited covers forty years of life in Santa Barbara’s Nihonmachi, or Japan Town, which was located on the Presidio site during the first half of the 20th century. The exhibit includes rarely seen historic photographs donated by local families, accounts of life in Nihonmachi from members ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation
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  Website
  (805) 965-0093
 
 11:00 AM

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
"Untitled": Drawing from the Schorr Collection
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Lenore and Herbert Schorr began collecting art in New York City in the 1970s. Since then they have actively supported young artists and upstart galleries as they followed their passion to seek out new and thought-provoking works of art. As time has progressed, so has the impact of some of their earliest acquisitions: by artists Jean-Michel Basquiat .....
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  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Christian Marclay: Telephones
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Ongoing ..... A landmark in the history of video art, Christian Marclay’s "Telephones" (1995) is an expertly edited sequence of black-and-white and color film clips featuring people using an assortment of telephones, all from the pre-smart phone era. "Telephones" offers an engaging yet complex experience: while we are all famili .....
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  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Judith Shea: Mid-Life Venus
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Ongoing ..... Inspired by an affirmation of the classical, employing the space that traditionally houses SBMA’s Wright Ludington/Lansdowne Collection of Greco-Roman antiquities (currently on view at the Getty Center), and extending the celebration of SBMA’s 75th anniversary, Judith Shea’s iconic "Mid-Life Venus" was recently installed in .....
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  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Solvang)
Natural Materials: Fallen Trees, Local Artisans
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
The Santa Ynez Valley Woodworking Guild is hosting an exhibition and sale of their handcrafted art pieces, furniture and more, made with locally sourced wood (in all or part). From bowls and urns made on a lathe to fine handcrafted furniture, this exhibition has amazing examples of what can be created from local and exotic wood. View a breatht .....
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  Website
  (805) 688-1082
 
 

Photography
(Solvang)
Trees in Transition: The Photography of David Paul Bayles
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
As a fascinating counterpoint to our woodworkers exhibition, we present the photography of David Paul Bayles. “David Paul Bayles left Los Angeles in the mid seventies for the Sierra Nevada mountains to work one season as a logger. He fell in love with the physicality, the camaraderie and the dangerous work. One season became four as he worked sett .....
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  Website
  (805) 688-1082
 
 
 11:30 AM

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Horseback Riding Tours
Captain Jacks Tours
, , Santa Barbara, CA
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 w ........ Presented by Captain Jack's Tours
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  (805) 564-1819
 

Other Leisure Activities
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara Beer Tasting Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara County may be known for its wine, but that's not the only locally-produced beverage receiving rave reviews. The region's micro-breweries give beer lovers a tasting trail of their own. On the tour you'll enjoy 3 of the area's prime brewing locations. In Santa Barbara, The Brew House is a lively full service restaurant, and M. Special B .....
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 12:00 PM

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
LIFEFORMS: The Makeup Art of Michael Westmore
Art, Design & Architecture Museum
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
Through sketches, masks and prosthetics, LIFEFORMS: The Makeup Art of Michael Westmore, explores this legendary makeup artist’s process of creating singular film and television characters and creatures. This is the first exhibition to display the designs of Westmore (BA 1961, Art History) through the development of some of science fiction’s most ic .....
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  Website
  (805) 893-7564
 

Multi-Media
(Santa Barbara)
Radical Bodies: Anna Halprin; Simone Forti; Yvonne Rainer in CA and NY 1955-1972
Art, Design & Architecture Museum
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
In August 1960, the choreographer Anna Halprin taught an experimental workshop attended by Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer on her dance deck on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais, north of San Francisco. Within two years, Forti’s conceptually forceful dance constructions had premiered in Yoko Ono’s loft and Rainer had cofounded the ground-breaking Judson D .....
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  (805) 893-7564
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
2017 Artist-in-Residence: Bari Ziperstein
Art, Design & Architecture Museum
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
Ceramicist and sculptor Bari Ziperstein has built an artistic practice at the crossroads of traditional craft, feminist critique, conceptual theory and historical research. For the past several years her work has examined conflicting images of the female form in contemporary society and, in so doing, she attempts to decode and unravel the various s .....
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  Website
  (805) 893-7564
 
 12:30 PM

Gliding & Soaring
(Santa Barbara)
Tandem Paragliding Flights
Captain Jack's Tours
, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Captain Jack's Tours offers tandem flights from from the Santa Barbara. There is no prior experience necessary for a tandem flight and age is not a factor. We can get just about anyone up on a tandem flight. Tandem Flights: $150 for 2 flights This flight has amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, the Channel Islands, and the Santa Barbara Mountains. .....
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  (805) 564-1819
 

Meditation
(Santa Barbara)
Lunchtime Meditations
Mahakankala Buddhist Center, 508 Brinkerhoff Ave., Santa Barbara, CA
Tuesdays: Simply Breathe: During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on .....
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  Website
  (805) 563-6000
 1:30 PM

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
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 tou ........ Presented by Captain Jack's Tours
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 2:00 PM

Arts & Crafts
(Goleta)
Knitting and Crocheting for Charity
Goleta Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta, CA
Join our dedicated group for conversation and knitting/crocheting for a good cause. We support local preemies as well as several veterans' organizations by creating items they sorely need. Meanwhile ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Public Library System
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  Website
  (805) 964-7878
 3:00 PM

Sky Show
(Santa Barbara)
Your Cosmic Quest (en espanol los domingos, in Spanish on Sundays)
Featuring ... 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 Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-4711 x 173
 
 

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Sailing Cruises (Various Times)
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Sail Center, Santa Barbara, CA
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 ........ Presented by Captain Jack's Tours
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 6:00 PM

Workshop
(Santa Barbara)
Mermaids, Sea Creatures, and Salty Tales
Featuring ... Sondra Weiss
Art From Scrap
, 302 E. Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Sculpt a salty creature of your fantastical delight to bring home or gift in this fun evening of creative play. Inspiration & materials provided. Wine, creativity & laughter flowing. Folk Art inspired project with guest artist Sondra Weiss. Tickets must be purchased in advance.   ($25 - $25)... Presented by Explore Ecology
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 884-0459 x 6
 
 

Presentation
(Santa Barbara)
“Shout Your Abortion” - An evening with Amelia Bonow
Featuring ... Amelia Bonow
The New Vic
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The Santa Barbara Pro-Choice Coalition, in honor of the 44th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, presents: "Shout Your Abortion" An evening with Amelia Bonow. Amelia’s social activism and abortion disclosure sparked a viral outpouring of abortion stories on social media and helped broaden the existing cultural discourse around abortion. Ms. Bo .....
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  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
 6:30 PM

Meditation
(Santa Barbara)
Learn to Meditate
Mahakankala Buddhist Center, 508 Brinkerhoff Ave., Santa Barbara, CA
How does the state of our mind affect our health and well-being? Perhaps we believe that a positive attitude is generally beneficial. Perhaps we recognize that some lifestyle choices are more harmful .....
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  (805) 563-6000




















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