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  April
  14
 8:30 AM

Bird Watching
(Santa Barbara)
SB Audubon Friday Bird Walk at Ennisbrook Nature Trail
Ennisbrook Nature Trail, 1758-1798 San Leandro Lane, Santa Barbara, CA
Join us as we look for Nuthatch, Common Yellowthroat, Townsend’s Warbler, Spotted Towhee, and other surprises! Trip leader: Jack Sanford 566-2191   ($0 - $0)... Presented by Santa Barbara Audubon Society
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  Website
  (805) 566-2191
 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
 

Whale Watching
(Santa Barbara)
Early Spring – Coastal Cruise – Gray Whale Watching & Dolphin Watching
Condor Express- SEA Landing
, 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA
Join the Condor Express on a Coastal Whale Watching Trip to see the amazing California Gray Whales as they make their Northern Migration back up to Alaska with their newly born calves. This 2.5 hour trip will give you the opportunity to see these amazing animals as they head home with their new arri ........ Presented by Condor Express - SEA Landing
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 882-0088
 

Nature
(Santa Barbara)
Water Wise Home Garden
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 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
 
 

Sale
(Santa Barbara)
Spring Plant Sale - Grow Native!
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA
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. I .....
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  (805) 682-4726 x 102
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Jane Gottlieb's Fantasy Gardens
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA
The Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery will host the inaugural exhibition of Jane Gottlieb’s stunning and marvelous garden photographs - magical images from around the world that transcend the norms of both reality and color. Gottlieb creates with composition, color, and collage to express her idyllic and vibrant vision in a voice that is unique .....
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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

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
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Design by Nature
Featuring ... Four Centuries of Botanical Illustration
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Significant milestones in the history of botanical illustration shed light on the evolution of scientific and artistic development.
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  Website
  (805) 682-4711
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Los Olivos)
Nature's Wonders
Gallery Los Olivos, 2920 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA
Nature's Wonders is a visual exploration of both southern California 's unique locales and majestic mountainous regions. Liz Tallakson's watercolors capture the subtle nuances of florals in vibrant hu .....
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  Website
  (805) 688-7517

Historic
(Carpinteria)
Proud of Our Past
Carpinteria Valley Museum of History
, 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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  (805) 684-3112
 

Zoological
(Santa Barbara)
California Condors
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
, 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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  (805) 962-5339
 

Flora
(Santa Barbara)
Topiary Garden
Ganna Walska Lotusland
, 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).
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  (805) 969-9990
 
 

Historic
(Santa Barbara)
The Story of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 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
 
 10:30 AM

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
 

Historic
(Santa Barbara)
El Presidio de Santa Bárbara
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
, 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
 
 11:00 AM

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
January 29 – May 14, 2017 ..... David Wiesner (b. 1956) is one of the most highly acclaimed picture book artists in the world. Winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal for “Tuesday” in 1992, “The Three Pigs” in 2002, and “Flotsam” in 2007, Wiesner is only the second person in the history of the award to have received it three times. This exhibitio .....
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  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Carved Paper: The Art of the Japanese Stencil
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
February 12 – May 7, 2017 ..... Japanese paper stencils, or katagami, are the pattern-bearing tools used in a resist-dyeing textile process known as katazome. Despite their utilitarian role, katagami, with their striking patterns, have long captivated Western collectors and artists. Stencil designs were not intended to be viewed as isolated composi .....
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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
(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
(Solvang)
Private Collections of the Santa Barbara Region
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
The Wildling Museum of Art & Nature is proud to present its newest exhibition Private Collections of the Santa Barbara Region, comprised of artworks borrowed from the private collections of its members. Not only will visitors be able to experience artworks that are not on public display, but they will get an inside look into how and why collectors .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 688-1082
 
 
 11:30 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
 

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
 
 12:00 PM

Whale Watching
(Santa Barbara)
Early Spring – Coastal Cruise – Gray Whale Watching & Dolphin Watching
Condor Express- SEA Landing
, 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA
Join the Condor Express on a Coastal Whale Watching Trip to see the amazing California Gray Whales as they make their Northern Migration back up to Alaska with their newly born calves. This 2.5 hour trip will give you the opportunity to see these amazing animals as they head home with their new arri ........ Presented by Condor Express - SEA Landing
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 882-0088
 

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 .....
  Event Details
  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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  (805) 893-7564
 
 1:00 PM

Discussion
(Santa Barbara)
TALK: Diversity, Sexuality and Inequality in the San Francisco Tech Industry
4041 Humanities and Social Science Building, UCSB Humanities & Social Sciences Building, Room 4041, Santa Barbara, CA
TALK: Diversity, Sexuality and Inequality in the San Francisco Tech Industry France Winddance Twine (Sociology, UCSB) Friday, April 14, 2017 / 1:00 PM 4041 Humanities and Social Science Building T ........ Presented by UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
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  Website
  (805) 893-8538

Model Railroad
(Goleta)
Model Railroad Exhibit in HO-Scale
South Coast Railroad Museum
, Goleta, CA
A Model Railroad Exhibit in HO-Scale ... Funded in part by a grant from the Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation. This operating exhibit depicts the railroad areas of Santa Barbara and Goleta, California during the late-steam/early-diesel era. The museum will be open Friday through Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 964-3540
 
 1:30 PM

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Harbor Kayak Tour
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, 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
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 3:00 PM

Sky Show
(Santa Barbara)
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 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
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

Whale Watching
(Santa Barbara)
Early Spring – Coastal Cruise – Gray Whale Watching & Dolphin Watching
Condor Express- SEA Landing
, 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA
Join the Condor Express on a Coastal Whale Watching Trip to see the amazing California Gray Whales as they make their Northern Migration back up to Alaska with their newly born calves. This 2.5 hour trip will give you the opportunity to see these amazing animals as they head home with their new arri ........ Presented by Condor Express - SEA Landing
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 882-0088
 
 5:30 PM

Conference
(Santa Barbara)
3rd Annual Tastemakers Conference
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Living and Sustaining a Creative Life ..... Calling all creative professionals and students! Join the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) for a dynamic evening of learning, sharing, and networking. The 3rd Annual Tastemakers Conference will feature a keynote presentation by Sharon Louden, artist and editor of The Artist as Culture Prod .....
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  Website
  (805) 963-8198
 
 
 6:00 PM

Artist/Opening Reception
(Santa Barbara)
Poetry Night
Featuring ... Simon Kiefer
AFS Gallery
, 302 E. Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Vintage typewriters, poetry, and wine… join us for a Poetry Workshop at Art From Scrap on April 14th. Poet Simon Kiefer will guide participants in a magical evening of inspired poetry writing and reading. Typewriters will be set up for a collective group writing effort in the style of “Exquisite Cor ........ Presented by Explore Ecology
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  Website
  (805) 884-0459 x 13
 
 
 6:30 PM

Music - Rock
(Santa Barbara)
Two Door Cinema Club & Grouplove
Santa Barbara Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Two Door Cinema Club, continue to travel the world playing to sold out arena crowds, from Mexico to Japan, from Australia to the US and beyond, taking their new music to ecstatic live audiences; a tes .....
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  (805) 962-7411
 7:00 PM

Dance - Latin
(Santa Barbara)
YES DANCE TANGO FUNDAMENTALS & PRACTICA
Yes Dance Studio, Santa Barbara, CA
Join Marlon Ruckle for tango fundamentals on Friday nights! Learn the basic steps to get you ready for the dance floor! Come for the lesson, stay for the practice! No partner or experience needed! Al ........ Presented by Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata
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  Website
  (805) 669-7098
 7:30 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
The Theatre Group at SBCC presents RABBIT HOLE by David Lindsay-Abaire
SBCC - Jurkowitz Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. RABBIT HOLE charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into t ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Baby Doll
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
ETC presents the seductive black comedy Baby Doll, by Tennessee Williams, based on the 1956 Golden Globe and BAFTA Award-winning film of the same name. Set in the Mississippi Delta, two rival cotton gin owners, Archie and Silva, are locked in a vicious professional competition. After he suspects Arc ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Music - World
(Santa Ynez)
Coco Martin and the Funtastic 4
Featuring ... Coco Martin
Chumash Casino Resort - Samala Showroom
, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA
Coco Martin’s Funtastic 4 includes Filipino stars Coco Martin, Pokwang, Chokoleit, Pooh, and K Brosas. Don’t miss this all-star group’s highly entertaining mix of comedy and music, live on our stage! ... Presented by Chumash Casino Resort
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 686-3805
 
 8:30 PM

Music - Hip-Hop/Rap
(Santa Barbara)
MIGOS
Featuring ... MIGOS
Arlington Theatre
, 1317 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
MIGOS is a Hip Hop trio from the Atlanta suburb of Gwinnett County, consisting of members Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff. In 2013, their hit song “Versace” was remixed and popularized by Drake, leading to a lengthy stay on the Billboard Hot 100, and inclusion on The Rolling Stones, XXL , and Pitchfork ’ ........ Presented by Metropolitan Theatres - Arlington Theatre
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  Website
  (805) 963-4408
 
 9:00 PM

Poker
(Santa Ynez)
Fireball Pinball Giveaway
Chumash Casino Resort
, 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 Wednesday & Friday, 9pm-Midnight.
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  Website
  (805) 686-3805
 




















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