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    Santa Barbara Chardonnay 10-Miler & 5-K
Leadbetter Beach, Shoreline Drive & Loma Alta, Santa Barbara CA
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The Santa Barbara Chardonnay 10-Miler 5K is the premier Spring running event in Santa Barbara. A beautiful out-and-back course along the waterfront. Fast, flat start & finish with a few rolling hills in the middle. Join us for the fun, festivities and the return of the post-race wine tasting!   
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    Downtown S.B. Farmers Market
  Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market, Corner of Santa Barbara & Cota Streets, Santa Barbara CA
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Certified Farmers Market. Every Saturday -- 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Rain or shine. All year round.   
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Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market
WEBSITE    (805) 962-5354     PROFILE     EMAIL A FRIEND
 
    Coastal Whale Watching
  Condor Express- SEA Landing, 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara CA
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Join the Condor Express on a Coastal Whale Watching Trip to see the amazing California Grey 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 arrivals. Over 27 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises come to our channel each year to feed, mate and frolic… which makes Santa Barbara one of the best year round whale watching areas in the world. Trips depart at 9 am, Noon, 3pm daily on the incredible Condor Express, one of the finest whale watching vessels in the world.   ($30 - $50)
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Condor Express - SEA Landing
WEBSITE    (805) 882-0088     PROFILE     EMAIL A FRIEND
 
Santa Ynez Wine Tour
  Captain Jack's Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA
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This is an experience you will never forget! You will not only visit 3 of the valley's most beautiful vineyards & wineries but you'll travel through some of the most breathtaking countryside you'll ever see. You'll also visit Cold Spring Tavern, an original stage coach stop built in the 1860s. The price includes all transportation with door to door service, as well as all your tasting fees. The tour also includes an olive oil and vinegar tasting, which for many of our guests is the highlight of the day.   
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Heaven on Earth Kayak/Horseback Ride Tour
  Captain Jack's Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA
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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.   
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Captain Jack's Tours
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Horseback Riding and Wine Tasting Tour
  Captain Jacks Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA
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The day begins with a beautiful horseback ride that winds through the forests, up to the top of the mountain where you will have spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, the channel islands, and the hills and valleys. Next you will enjoy lunch at the historic "Cold Spring Tavern", which used to be a stage coach stop in the 19th century (lunch not included in price). Following lunch, we will head into the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, where you will enjoy wine tasting at 2 of the regions top wineries while taking in the beautiful scenery. We also have a surprise stop at Global Gardens in Los Olivos. Captain Jack's will then return you back to Santa Barbara. (Minimum 2)   ($175.00
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    Garden Planning with the Experts
  Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara CA
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Make the most out of a visit to our Spring Plant Sale and get tips for designing a native, drought-tolerant garden. Learn how to create stunning plant combinations. This course includes a guided tour of the Garden and the Garden Growers Nursery with Bruce Reed, our Garden Horticulturalist.    ($10 - $15)
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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
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Guided Horseback Ride
  Captain Jacks Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA
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Guided Horseback Ride! Get along little doggie & hold on to your hats! Experiance the Wild West of yesteryear...today.   ($50.00 - $60.00)
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Girsh Park Egg Hunt
Girsh Park , 7050 Phelps Road , Goleta CA
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On April 19th, the fields at Girsh Park will be filled with a thousand children eager to join the fun in the 6th annual Girsh Park Egg Hunt. 10,000 eggs will litter six different age appropriate fields with candy, toys, and prizes inside. Several magic eggs will be hidden containing certificates to host your party at Girsh Park for free! We will also have jumpers provided by Luna’s Jumps, face painting, arts and crafts, egg roll races, and the Girsh Park Bunny will be in attendance!    
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    Bear in Mind: The Story of the California Grizzly
  Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara CA
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Scientists think that about 10.000 grizzlies once lived in California. Whether out of fear, thrill, or simple competition for space on the land, California settlers killed grizzly bears until the 1920s when the species became extinct. But the grizzly bear lives on in our imaginations and in stories and advertisements symbolizing things desired and things lost. Bear in mind, what you do affects wildlife. So, what are you going to do to help?   ($7 - $12)
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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
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Spring Plant Sale
  Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara CA
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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. Iris will be in bud or bloom, allowing you a sneak peek at their beautiful colors before you buy!   
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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
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Casa del Herrero Tour
  Casa del Herrero, 1387 East Valley Road, Santa Barbara CA
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Few of Montecito's fabled estates have remained essentially unchanged. An exception is the Casa del Herrero which has been in the hands of the original family since it was constructed over 75 years ago. The Casa is noted as one of the finest examples of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It provides visitors a glimpse into Montecito life as the Steedmans lived it in the 1930s. The estate's collection of European antique furnishing art and many personal effects are still in place as thet were when the Steedmans were in residence.   ($20.00
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Casa del Herrero
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Enemy of the Average
  Ganna Walska Lotusland, Cold Springs Road, Santa Barbara CA
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Lotusland proudly presents “Enemy of the Average”, a multi-media installation showcasing Madame Walska’s unique persona and the results of her indefatigable drive and tenacious nature. This extraordinary exhibition opens Saturday, March 1. Archival photographs, film footage, recordings and personal belongings will be on display in the Lotusland Pavilion gallery, providing an opportunity to learn more about the accomplishments of this remarkable diva who has captivated the world.   ($0 - $45)
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Ganna Walska Lotusland
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Enemy of the Average
  Ganna Walska Lotusland, Cold Springs Road, Santa Barbara CA
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Lotusland proudly presents “Enemy of the Average”, a multi-media installation showcasing Madame Walska’s unique persona and the results of her indefatigable drive and tenacious nature. This extraordinary exhibition opens Saturday, March 1. Archival photographs, film footage, recordings and personal belongings will be on display in the Lotusland Pavilion gallery, providing an opportunity to learn more about the accomplishments of this remarkable diva who has captivated the world.   ($0 - $45)
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Ganna Walska Lotusland
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Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt - FREE!
Chase Palm Park in the Great Meadow, East Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara CA
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For Toddlers to 8 year olds. The biggest egg hunt in Santa Barbara! Co-sponsored by City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department, Santa Barbara Firefighters and Police Officers Associations. 10 am sharp.    
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City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Dept.
WEBSITE    (805) 564-5495
 
Spring Arts Festival
Ryon Park, 800 W. Ocean Ave, Lompoc CA
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The 28th Annual Spring Arts Festival will be held April 18, 19, and 20th. It features Food Booths, a Carnival, Arts and Crafts Show, plus a Car Show, a Motorcycle Show, a BBQ Shoot-out and great entertainment on the main stage. And as always, admission to the park is FREE.    
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Whale Watching - Pacific Gray Whales
  Santa Barbara Sailing Center, Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara CA
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Santa Barbara is the #1 whale watching destination in the world. Over 27 different types of whales and dolphins inhabit the Santa Barbara channel at different times of the year, making these waters the best whale watching area in the entire world. This coastal 2.5 hour trip takes place on a 50-foot catamaran. The Grey Whales are migrating through the mid May so this is a great time of year to get out and see them!   ($43
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Captain Jack's Tours
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CityRace - Secrets of Santa Barbara
Alameda Park, 1400 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara CA
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A clue-solving adventure in the beautiful "American Riviera!" With its Mediterranean climate and breathtaking Spanish colonial architecture, Santa Barbara is easily one of the most beautiful cities in America. Now, in this all-new CityRace hunt, you'll set out on a clue-solving adventure through the city's stunning downtown historic district, where you'll uncover architectural treasures and mysterious secrets, along with vibrant art and culture...and maybe a few hidden surprises too!   ($40 - $40)
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Race/LA
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    Guided Kayak Tour
  Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor), Between Sea Landing & Sail Center, Santa Barbara CA
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2 hour guided kayak tour of the Santa Barbara Harbor. Experience California's most beautiful harbor on this fun and easy tour. Our professionally guided tour includes a kayak lesson/briefing, and all kayaking gear.   ($35
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Captain Jack's Tours
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Harbor Kayak Tour
  Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor), Between Sea Landing & Sail Center, Santa Barbara CA
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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.    ($50
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    $50 Wine Tour
  Captain Jack's Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA
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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.   ($50
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Captain Jack's Tours
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Westmont's Senior Art Exhibition: “34°26’59.33”N, 119°39’43.29”W"
  Westmont College's Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, 955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara CA
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Sixteen graduating art majors present their capstone projects while paying homage to the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art on April 3-May 3. The public is invited to a free, opening reception Thursday, April 3, from 4-6 p.m. at the museum. The senior exhibition, “34°26’59.33”N, 119°39’43.29”W,” reflects the longitude and latitude coordinates of the museum that officially opened when they were first-year students.   
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Westmont College
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Easter Bunny Express
  South Coast Railroad Museum, 300 N. Los Carneros Road, Goleta CA
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Hop Aboard the annual “Easter Bunny Express.” It promises to be a hare-raising egg-sperience for the whole family! The egg-shaped souvenir ticket lists these activities as a “schedule of stops” for every Easter Bunny Express ticketholder.    ($4.00
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South Coast Railroad Museum
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    Twinkle Twinkle for Little Stars
  Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara CA
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  Planetarium Show 
This presentation for families with children five years and under features a different topic every week. Come back again and again to learn about stars, planets, constellations, and more!   ($0 - $4)
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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
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    $75 Beer Tour
  Captain Jack's Tours, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara CA
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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)   
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Captain Jack's Tours
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