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  October
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 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
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  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
 

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 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 10:00 AM

Photography
(Solvang)
Annual Nature Photography Competition: Trees of the Tri-County
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
From their bark and leaves to their ecosystems and inhabitants, each tree is unique. The tri-counties (Santa Barbara County, San Luis Obispo County and Ventura County) are home to a diverse range of tree species that make our landscape beautiful. For our 2017 Nature Photography Competition we asked photographers to explore the life cycle of trees, .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 688-1082
 
 

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
 

Sale
(Santa Barbara)
Fall Native Plant Sale
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Just in time for the fall planting season, The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden will hold the largest sale of native plants between Los Angeles and San Francisco ... featuring more than 5,000 California native plants, and over 450 varieties. Now is the time to plant so that your Garden will be blooming next spring! Come and enjoy shopping throughout th .....
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  Website
  (805) 682-4726
 
 

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
 
 

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Los Olivos)
Gallery Los Olivos Celebrating Our Silver Anniversary
Gallery Los Olivos
, 2920 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA
Celebrating 25 years of excellence this month -long juried exhibit will have the theme of SILVER evoking the traditional anniversary designation for GLO artists to interpret. Gallery artists work in a varied array of genres and mediums from canvas, to paper,fabric,wood, stone and metal. Visitors are encouraged to vote on their favorite piece for a .....
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  Website
  (805) 688-7517
 

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
 

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).
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  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 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 966-1601
 
 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 .....
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  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
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  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
 
 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
 
 

Arts & Crafts
(Santa Barbara)
Art Heals
Gallery 113, 1114 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
Gallery 113 will host a juried art exhibit to benefit the newly re-opened Ridley-Tree Cancer Center in Santa Barbara during the month of October. Two receptions are planned; First Thursday on Oct. 5 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-6611
 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
 
 12:00 PM

Health - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Member Exclusive: Massage @ the Hub
Impact Hub, 1117 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
Take a stress-relieving break with a free, soothing 15-minute chair massage. Sign up for a 15 minute massage with one of our three resident massage therapists! Massages are free for our members, .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 284-0078

Music - World
(Santa Barbara)
World Music Series: Norteno Music with Los Catanes Del Norte
UCSB Department of Music, outdoor Music Bowl, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Los Catanes del Norte will perform music from different regions in Mexico including corridos, rancheras, and boleros norteños on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the UCSB Music Bowl as part o ........ Presented by UCSB Department of Music
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3230
 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
 
 1:00 PM

Class
(Santa Barbara)
End of the World As We Know It: Explore Post-Apocalyptic Literature
Featuring ... Brynn Downing
SBCC School of Extended Learning
, 310 W. Padre Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Post-apocalyptic literature has not just joined mainstream literature - it's now considered a part of the high literary canon. Some of the success of post-apocalyptic fiction is rooted in how closely it can seem to resemble real life. In this class, we will not only read and discuss a selection of classic and contemporary post-apocalyptic novels, .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 683-8200
 
 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
 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
 
 
 3:30 PM

Other Misc. Event
(Santa Maria)
Brain Builders
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, 705 S McClelland St, Santa Maria, CA
Join Brain Builders! Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and math with hands-on experiments and activities!
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 928-8414

Workshop
(Santa Barbara)
Doing Death Differently
Hospice Santa Barbara, 2050 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara, CA
Join William Peters, Director of the Shared Crossing Project, and Stephen Jones, Community Education Program Coordinator at Hospice Santa Barbara, for an interactive exploration of conscious, connecte ........ Presented by Shared Crossing Research Initiative
  Event Details
  Website
  (800) 820-1990
 4:00 PM

Discussion
(Santa Barbara)
ROUNDTABLE: QUEER RESISTANCE
UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB Humanities & Social Sciences Building, Room 6020, Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Pavithra Prasad is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at California State University, Northridge. Her talk, “Alienation and Shape-Shifting in Vulgar Times,” offers a perspective on alien .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-2004
 4:30 PM

Workshop
(Santa Barbara)
Mindfulness in Grief - a meditation group
Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care, 512 E. Gutierrez St, Santa Barbara, CA
This meditation group is open to both new and experienced meditators. This group will provide time for instruction in meditation as well as sharing experiences.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 617-7755
 5:30 PM

Wine Tasting
(Santa Barbara)
3rd Annual SEE International Wine Tasting
Margerum Wine Company MWC32 Tasting Room, El Paseo Courtyard, 813 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Please join us for a celebration of sight in downtown Santa Barbara! Enjoy some delicious wine and appetizers while learning about SEE’s growing sight-restoring work and the lives you help transform. ........ Presented by SEE International
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-3303

Class
(Santa Barbara)
Perspective Drawing with Confidence
Featuring ... Catharine Runkle
SBCC School of Extended Learning
, 300 N Turnpike Rd, Santa Barbara, CA
One of the most vexing aspects of drawing and painting is capturing perspective. Discover concrete techniques that immediately enhance your creative expressions. Explore how to simplify an object and also how better to capture circles, cylinders, ellipses, and 1 & 2 point perspective. Challenge yourself and draw objects as well as interior and ext .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 964-6853
 
 6:00 PM

Dancing
(Santa Barbara)
Square Dance Lessons
St. Mark United Methodist Church, Clemons Hall, 3742 La Colina Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Learn to square dance with Vic Ceder. Great exercise, great music, make new friends, enjoy social activity. Every Wednesday night starting September 27 from 6:00-7:30 PM. No prior dance experience nec ........ Presented by Ceder Square Dance
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  Website
  (805) 886-3963
 6:30 PM

Meditation
(Santa Barbara)
Meditation for Health & Well Being
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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  Website
  (805) 563-6000

Health - Other
(Lompoc)
Meditation for Health & Well Being (in Lompoc)
Mahakankala Buddhist Center North, 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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  Website
  (805) 563-6000
 7:00 PM

Presentation
(Santa Barbara)
"Apprenticed to Venus" talk at Chaucers Books
Chaucers Books, 3321 State St , Santa Barbara, CA
Oct. 11, 7 PM at Chaucers Books, Tristine Rainer, Director of the Center for Autobiographic Studies, will be discussing Apprenticed to Venus her new book about her rich and complex relationship with f ........ Presented by Center for Autogiographic Studies
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  Website
  (805) 682-6787
 7:30 PM

Speaker
(Santa Barbara)
Zadie Smith - In Conversation with Pico Iyer
Featuring ... Zadie Smith
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA
British novelist, essayist and short story writer Zadie Smith is known for her unique perspective on contemporary culture, superb dialogue and emotionally rich stories. Smith’s reputation as one of the most important voices of her generation was established with her award-winning debut novel, White ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
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  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
SBCC - Garvin Theatre
, 900 block of Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA
Nominated for TONY AWARD Best Play 2012 .... From London to New York, audiences and critics have cheered this uproarious farce. Set in the swinging ’60s in Brighton, England, the story is pure fun from start to finish! Francis, a failed musician with an insatiable appetite, finds himself in the empl ........ Presented by The Theatre Group at SBCC
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5935
 
 8:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Barbara)
Husbands and Wives
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A world-premiere adaptation of Woody Allen’s 1992 groundbreaking film, which was nominated for an Oscar for Best Screenplay. A witty and urbane comic-drama, Husbands and Wives follows two couples, facing middle age squarely in the face, who find themselves questioning their faltering marriages. Wood ........ Presented by Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 

Music - Singer/Songwriter
(Santa Barbara)
Father John Misty
Featuring ... Father John Misty
Arlington Theatre
, 1317 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Father John Misty’s Pure Comedy is the highly anticipated follow-up to his internationally acclaimed album, I Love You, Honeybear. The album was released April 7th on Deluxe 2xLP / 2xLP / CD / DL / CS in Europe through Bella Union and the rest of the world from Sub Pop. Pure Comedy highlights includ ........ Presented by Metropolitan Theatres - Arlington Theatre
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  Website
  (805) 963-4408
 
 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. Wednesdays, 9pm-Midnight.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 686-3805
 




















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