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  May
  25
 8:00 AM

Cycling
(Santa Barbara)
CycleMAYnia
Various Locations in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
CycleMAYnia 2017 is packed with 40 bike rides and events for people of all ages and biking abilities! Activities are organized by local businesses, organizations and community members with coordinatio .....
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 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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  (805) 564-1819
 

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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  (805) 682-4726
 
 

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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  (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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  (805) 564-1819
 
 10:00 AM

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
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Los Olivos)
The Pastels of Spring
Featuring ... Artists - Kris Buck and Deborah Breedon
Gallery Los Olivos
, 2920 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA
Kris Buck and Deborah Breedon are showing their recent plein air pastel paintings at Gallery Los Olivos for the month of May. The exhibition is called "The Pastels of Spring". Both are members of the Santa Barbara Art Association and The Pastel Society of the West Coast which recently held their annual 2017 Membership show. This is a juri .....
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  (805) 688-7517
 

Whale Watching
(Santa Barbara)
Spring/Summer Islands Cruise -- Dolphin, Humpback & early Blue Whale Watching
Condor Express - SEA Landing
, Santa Barbara, CA
From spring until fall is when our channel plays host to giant Blue & Humpback Whales along with Dolphins and a variety of other sea life. Over 27 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises come to our channel to feed, mate and frolic ... making Santa Barbara one of the best year 'round whale watching areas in the world. Trips depart daily at 10am .....
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  (805) 882-0088
 
 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. .....
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  (805) 965-0093
 
 11:00 AM

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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  (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 .....
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  (805) 688-1082
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Rodin and His Legacy
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Ongoing ..... Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917) was arguably the most influential sculptor of the 19th century. With the exception of Antoine Barye, who was one of Rodin’s early teachers, and the British artist, Frederic Leighton, whose work typifies a lingering Victorian attachment to classical finish, the sculptors included in this installation w .....
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  (805) 963-4364
 
 
 12:00 PM

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
Past is Prologue: Graduate MFA Exhibition
Art, Design & Architecture Museum, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
We like to think of treks and stories in neat frames of starts and middles and ends, but life insists on a more fluid, continuous and interconnected messiness. What is to come has already started, wh .....
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  (805) 893-7564
 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 .....
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  (805) 563-6000

Discussion
(Santa Barbara)
PANEL: Annual Graduate Student Panel
Lane Room, Ellison Hall 3824, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA
Each year the IHC’s Identity Studies RFG sponsors a graduate student panel. Students present the current research – seminar papers, professional papers, dissertation chapter.... Presented by UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
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  (805) 893-8538
 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
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 2:00 PM

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 .....
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  (805) 682-4711 x 4711
 
 
 3:00 PM

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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  (805) 564-1819
 
 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
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  (805) 962-2526
 

Lecture
(Santa Barbara)
TALK: Break Every Yoke: Religion, Justice, and the End of Mass Incarceration
UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB Humanities & Social Sciences Building, Room 6020, Santa Barbara, CA
In this talk, Joshua Dubler takes stock of the current critical discourses around mass incarceration, and argues that if you are not yet a prison abolitionist, there is a good chance that you will be .....
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  (805) 893-8538

Other Misc. Event
(Santa Barbara)
Family Night at SBMM
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA
Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 • 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Cost: SBMM Members $15 per family • Non-members $25 per family
Register: Go to www.sbmm.org/all-events or call (805) 456-8747
Space is limited please RSVP in advance
  ($15 - $25)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 962-8404
 
 
 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 .....
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  (805) 964-6858
 
 5:30 PM

Wine Tasting
(Santa Barbara)
Live Art & Wine Tour
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Downtown Santa Barbara will host their annual LIVE Art & Wine Tour of historic downtown which begins and concludes at the Museum. For more information and updates about this event, please go to http://www.downtownsb.org/events/art-and-wine-tour
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 966-1601
 
 6:30 PM

Music - Rock
(Santa Barbara)
John Legend
Santa Barbara Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Legend’s fifth studio album Darkness and Light, which has received a plethora of critical praise, released on December 2nd on Columbia Records. USA Today hailed the album as John’s “most personal reco .....
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  (805) 962-7411

Health - Other
(Lompoc)
Learn to Meditate
Lompoc Yoga Center, 701 E North Ave, Suite F , Lompoc, 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 ........ Presented by Mahakankala Buddhist Center
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  (805) 563-6000
 7:00 PM

Class
(Santa Barbara)
Three Vehicles of Buddhist Practice
Bodhi Path Buddhist Center of Santa Barbara
, 102 West Mission, Santa Barbara, CA
Three Vehicles of Buddhist Practice Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana – Meaning and Significance for your Path to Awakening with Dharma teacher Dawa Tarchin Phillips   ($60 - $80)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 284-2704
 
 

Music - Misc.
(Santa Barbara)
SBJHS Spring Concert
The Marjorie Luke Theatre
, 721 East Cota St, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Junior High School presents their annual FREE spring concert. Don’t miss this chance to experience the talented musicians of the SBJHS Jazz Band, Concert Band, Orchestra, and Choir performing a mixture of musical arrangements. For more info please visit www.sbjhs.org or call 805-963-7751 x4029. This event is always a great crowd pleas .....
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  (805) 963-7751 x 4029
 
 
 7:30 PM

Dance - Latin
(Santa Barbara)
YES DANCE INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED TANGO
Yes Dance Studio, 705 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA
Rendezvous for a special tango lesson on Thursday nights! Join Marlon Come join Marlon Ruckle for intermediate and advanced tango lessons on Thursday nights! This will be a great opportunity to learn ........ Presented by Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata
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  Website
  (805) 669-7098
 8:00 PM

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
UCSB Dance Company
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
UCSB Dance Company Directed by Delila Moseley   ($16 - $23)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0408
 
 
 9:00 PM

Gambling - Other
(Santa Ynez)
Wheel of Winners
Chumash Casino Resort
, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA
Spin & Win! Come play for your chance to spin the big wheel for prizes! Play with your Club Indulge Card to qualify. Thursdays, 9pm-Midnight.
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  (805) 686-3805
 




















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