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  November
  16
 8:00 AM

Tour - Wine Tasting
(Solvang)
Solvang Wine Tours
Artisan Excursion Wine Tours, 430 Alisal Road, Solvang, CA
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 ........ Presented by Artisan Excursion
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 734-7565
 9:00 AM

Flying
(Santa Barbara)
Paragliding Flights - You Can Fly!
Featuring ... Eagle Paragliding
Eagle Paragliding
, 2650 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA
There is no prior experience necessary for a tandem flight, or a 1 Day Introductory Paragliding Lesson. Age is not a factor on flight park or mountain tandems, and we can get kids 12 and older up fly solo. Elings Flight Park and the Santa Barbara Mountains have an amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, and the Channel Islands. Experience the advent .....
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  Website
  (805) 968-0980
 

Walking
(Santa Barbara)
Walk on the Wild Side
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
, 500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara, CA
If you are a morning person, love animals, and are age 60+, you’ll love Walk on the Wild Side! Join this lively crew and get your exercise on while enjoying the Zoo. Class meets Tuesdays & Thursdays on Zoo grounds for one hour and is designed to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, balance, and range of motion. Instructor D’ann La .....
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  Website
  (805) 962-5339
 

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 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-4726
 
 
 9:30 AM

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Horseback Riding Tours (VARIOUS TIMES)
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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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

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

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
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

Nature
(Santa Barbara)
BaseCamp
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA
A new outdoor nature engagement area, BaseCamp will be located on the south side of Mission Creek and will be open between September 5, 2017 through mid-2018. BaseCamp will be in operation while key areas of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History are undergoing an amazing revitalization. This includes the Museum’s highly popular Backyard and N .....
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  Website
  (805) 682-4711
 
 

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 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 684-3112
 

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
 

Flora
(Santa Barbara)
Topiary Garden
Ganna Walska Lotusland
, Cold Springs Road, Santa Barbara, CA
The topiary garden’s centerpiece is a working clock, 25 feet in diameter, that dates from 1955. Renovated in 1998, the clock face now features three different low-growing succulents and copper zodiac signs that were crafted to replicate earlier ones. The clock is bordered by a ring of chalk sticks (Senecio mandraliscae).
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 969-9990
 
 

Historic
(Santa Barbara)
The Story of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA
We invite you to experience the Museum’s signature permanent exhibit, The Story of Santa Barbara. Stroll through exquisite galleries which trace the compelling history of “The American Riviera” from the days of the Chumash to the twentieth century.
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  Website
  (805) 966-1601
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Edward Borein Gallery
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Edward Borein was one of a handful of early Western artists who was actually born in the West. As a young man he roamed the western states and territories and much of Mexico, working as a cowboy and using his artistic talent to record these experiences. Developing a deep affection for the West, and nurtured by his free lifestyle as a cowboy, he soo .....
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  Website
  (805) 966-1601
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Los Olivos)
SURROUNDED BY NATURE Pastel Paintings on Exhibit
Gallery Los Olivos
, 2920 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA
Carol Talley and Terri Taber, accomplished pastelists, will be showing their work at Gallery Los Olivos throughout the month of November. Both award winning artists, their work focuses on the beauty of the natural world. Terri’s style is serene and comforting while Carol’s style is strong and vibrant. Together their work covers the spectrum o .....
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  Website
  (805) 688-7517
 

Whale Watching
(Santa Barbara)
Fall - Islands Cruise -- Dolphin, Humpbacks, Blue Whales, Southbound Gray 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 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 882-0088
 
 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,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 s .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

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
 

Other Misc. Event
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara County Courthouse Tours
Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, CA
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 Mu .....
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Historic
(Santa Barbara)
El Presidio de Santa Bárbara
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
, 123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
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. .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-0093
 

Seminar
(Santa Barbara)
Interior design expert offers tips to seniors Nov. 16
The Samarkand Retirement Community, 2550 Treasure Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Professional interior designer Leesa Wilson-Goldmuntz is presenting “Make the Most of Your New Home” on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at The Samarkand, a senior living community located at 255 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (877) 231-6284
 11:00 AM

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
September 17 – December 31, 2017 ..... "Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now" brings together 49 artworks, consisting of installation, sculpture, photography, and video, dating from the early 1990s to the present. A distinctive figure in the international legacy of installation art, Soares interweaves themes of love, desire, memory, and time in .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Solvang)
The Student & The Teacher
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
Theodore Waddell and Isabelle Johnson ..... The Wildling has partnered with the Yellowstone Art Museum to bring you a unique exhibition which pairs the modernist Western landscapes of Theodore Waddell (b. 1941) with those of his former teacher Isabelle Johnson (1901 – 1992). Johnson was a second-generation ranch owner in Montana who loved history .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 688-1082
 
 

Food & Drink - Other
(Santa Ynez Valley)
Wine Tasting With the Winter Pass
Various Tasting Rooms in the Santa Ynez Valley, Multiple locations, Santa Ynez Valley, CA
Wine Tasting All Winter Long with The Winter Pass Now through January 31, 2018. One Pass--One Price--15 Wineries! The Winter Pass is the ticket to fabulous wine tasting at the premier boutique ........ Presented by Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association
  Event Details
  Website
  (800) 563-3183
 11:30 AM

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 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 12:30 PM

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 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 563-6000

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. .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 1:30 PM

Flora
(Santa Barbara)
Topiary Garden
Ganna Walska Lotusland
, Cold Springs Road, Santa Barbara, CA
The topiary garden’s centerpiece is a working clock, 25 feet in diameter, that dates from 1955. Renovated in 1998, the clock face now features three different low-growing succulents and copper zodiac signs that were crafted to replicate earlier ones. The clock is bordered by a ring of chalk sticks (Senecio mandraliscae).
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 969-9990
 
 
 2:00 PM

Other Misc. Event
(Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara County Courthouse Tours
Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, CA
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 Mu .....
  Event Details
  Website

Birds
(Santa Barbara)
Eyes in the Sky - Birds of Prey
Featuring ... Presented by Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s Eyes in the Sky
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Join Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s Eyes in the Sky (EITS) volunteers to meet live raptors like a Red Tailed Hawk, Western Screech Owl, or Peregrine Falcon. Unable to survive in the wild, these “Species Ambassadors” offer an in-depth and close-up look at local birds of prey. Included with admission. Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. 2:00 PM - 4 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-4711 x 4711
 
 
 3:00 PM

Meeting
(Santa Barbara)
Sustainable Change Alliance Impact Investor Group Meeting
Impact Hub, 1117 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
Join this meeting which will focus on the breaking the cycle of poverty! Our meeting will be engaging, participatory, and exciting, with a major opportunity to advance your learning about impact inves .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 284-0078
 4:00 PM

Presentation
(Santa Barbara)
Jelly Thursdays
Sea Center
, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA
Experience the beauty of jellies as they gracefully gather their microscopic meals. Bring your curiosity, questions, and cameras too.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 962-2526
 

Other Classes, etc.
(Santa Barbara)
Writers Group
Impact Hub, 1117 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
Come join us as we support fellow writers in their work and increase their productivity!
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 284-0078
 5:00 PM

Bingo
(Santa Barbara)
Bingo Night at the Elks Lodge
Featuring ... You!
Santa Barbara Elks Lodge 613
, 150 North Kellogg, Santa Barbara, CA
Want a fun evening out? Come to the Elks Lodge #613 every Thursday to play Bingo. Order your supper from the special Bingo menu and "buy in" for $20.00 per person for your pack of cards. Additional games also available. Bring your friends to make it even more exciting. Doors open at 5 PM. Supper is served from 5 to 7 PM. Early Birds start .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 964-6858
 

Workshop
(Santa Barbara)
Coping with the Holidays Workshop
Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care, 512 E. Gutierrez St, Santa Barbara, CA
Holidays can be extremely difficult for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. This workshop explores some of the steps you can take to help you through this difficult time of year.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 690-6296
 5:30 PM

Workshop
(Santa Barbara)
Sketching in the Galleries
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
All skill levels are invited to experience the tradition of sketching from original works of art in "Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now." Museum Teaching Artists provide general guidance and all materials. Each program is open to 10 participants.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Photography
(Santa Barbara)
Marine Megatropolis 1974 – 1981
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA
Photos by Bob Evans

Opening Artist Reception • Free to the Public

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
When: Thursday, November 16, 2017 • 5:30 – 7:00pm
Please RSVP: Go to www.sbmm.org or call (805) 456-8747

Exhibit will run November 16, 2017 through April 2018
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 962-8404
 
 
 7:00 PM

Class
(Santa Barbara)
“Awakening the Enlightened Body, Speech and Mind - The Sacredness of our Life.”
Bodhi Path Buddhist Center of Santa Barbara
, 102 West Mission, Santa Barbara, CA
2 Thursdays: Nov 2 and Nov 16 – “Awakening the Enlightened Body, Speech and Mind - The Sacredness of our Life.” The unique relationship we have to our body, speech and mind highlights the ambivalent relationship we often have with the world around us. Born into a world of impermanence, uncertainty and change, many struggle to make sense .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 455-2627
 
 
 7:30 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Altius String Quartet
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Formed in 2011 at Southern Methodist University Meadows School of the Arts, Altius currently holds the position as Fellowship String Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Colorado-Boulder and have been awarded prizes at many internationally respected competitions, including the 2016 Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Lecture
(Santa Barbara)
Jon Meacham - The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency
Featuring ... Jon Meacham
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
Presidential historian Jon Meacham is one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals. A contributing editor at Time magazine, former managing editor at Newsweek and executive editor at Random House, his venerated books on American presidents include American Lion: Andrew Jackson; Thomas Jeffer ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
SBCC Theatre Arts Department presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, A LIVE RADIO PLAY
SBCC - Jurkowitz Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
As our student showcase production, the SBCC Theatre Arts Department presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, A LIVE RADIO PLAY by Joe Landry. Join our talented students for this fun evening holiday story-telling.   ($10 - $18)... Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 9:00 PM

Gambling - Other
(Santa Ynez)
Fireball Pinball Giveaway
Chumash Casino Resort
, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA
Come fire it up for a chance to play our giveaway game, Fireball Pinball! Play with your Club Indulge Card to quality for a chance to win thousands in prizes. Every Thursday, 9pm-Midnight.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 686-3805
 




















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