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  September
  16
 8:00 AM

Community Improvement
(Santa Barbara)
National CleanUp Day
National CleanUp Day, From Sea to Shining Sea, Santa Barbara, CA
National CleanUp Day is September 16, 2017 -->> Let's Do It America!

1. Schedule an event. Choose your location and date*
2. Invite co-workers, friends, and family.
  Event Details
  Website
  (720) 985-8600

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

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
 
 

Other Leisure Activities
(Santa Barbara)
Coastal Cleanup Day 2017
Santa Barbara County Beaches
, All Over Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara, CA
Become part of the solution to marine pollution on Coastal Cleanup Day. Coastal Cleanup Day is for anyone who loves the ocean. If you've ever walked along the beach, noticed trash lying on the shore and wished there was something you could do, there is! Join your community at Coastal Cleanup Day, Ca ........ Presented by Explore Ecology
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 884-0459
 
 
 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 .....
  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
 
 

Whale Watching
(Santa Barbara)
Spring/Summer Islands Cruise -- Dolphin, Humpback & early Blue Whale Watching
Condor Express - SEA Landing
, 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd., 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 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 882-0088
 

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
 

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

Workshop
(Santa Barbara)
UFO's, Spaceships, & Rockets to Mars! Workshop
Featuring ... Geoffrey Barber
Art From Scrap
, 302 E. Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The Art From Scrap (AFS) Workshop comes alive with a themed workshop every Saturday from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Ignite your imagination in the AFS CreatorLab; located upstairs from the Art From Scrap Creative ReUse Store. Learn how to save resources and money by upcycling re-use materials into new ar ........ Presented by Explore Ecology
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 884-0459 x 13
 
 

Arts & Crafts
(Santa Barbara)
Shipmates: Exhibition of the Crew Art Exhibit
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA
Stamps: Lasting Impressions of Santa Barbara
Palette knife paintings
by Emily Waingrow Falke - Deputy Director & Curator
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 962-8404
 
 

Other Classes, etc.
(Goleta)
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A MASTER GARDENER?
Goleta Library, 500 N Fairview, Goleta, CA
The University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Santa Barbara County will have an Overview of the program for the 2018 Training Class on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 10:00-1 ........ Presented by UCCE Master Gardeners of Santa Barbara County
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 893-3485

Festival - Food
(Goleta)
Goleta Lemon Festival
Girsh Park, 7050 Phelps Road, Goleta, CA
For many, many years the Lemon Festival has been the biggest celebration in the Goleta area, and it keeps getting better each year. Enjoy sumptuous lemon food, fantastic family atmosphere, and a cornu ........ Presented by Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 967-2500

Class
(Goleta)
Art Meditation Classes
Featuring ... Barbara Eberhart
Goleta Valley Community Center
, 5679 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA
Draw Your Way to Inner Peace ... Barbara Eberhart offers joy-filled, tranquil Art Classes every Saturday morning at Goleta Valley Community Center beginning August 26. She leads students in relaxing, fun and restorative drawing adventures, with a variety of mediums. Beginners and all skill level ........ Presented by Barbara Eberhart
  Event Details
  Website
  (808) 366-0441
 
 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
 

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

Animals
(Solvang)
Animals A to Z
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
The Wildling Museum is pleased to announce its newest exhibition, Animals: A-Z on view from June 10 to October 9, 2017. Travel through the alphabet as the Wildling showcases a diverse artistic representation of animal species from African saddlebills to zebras and everything in between. The artworks range from realistic to abstract and represent .....
  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
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 1:00 PM

Historic
(Goleta)
The History Education Center
Rancho La Patera & Stow House
, 304 N. Los Carneros Rd., Goleta, CA
A unique interactive experience ..... This is a new museum at our historic ranch. A century-old working walnut packing shed has been carefully transformed into an education center that tells the story of the Goleta Valley, from Chumash and native peoples up to the present day with a focus on ranching and agricultural stories. The center has been .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 681-7216
 

Model Railroad
(Goleta)
Model Railroad Exhibit in HO-Scale
South Coast Railroad Museum
, 300 N. Los Carneros Road, 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
 

Music - A Cappella
(Santa Barbara)
Pacific Sound Presents "Harmony Celebration"
Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 E. Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The barbershop show of the year is bringing the brand new 2017 International Gold Medalist Quartet "Main Street" with their masterful harmony and hilarious comedy to the Marjorie Luke Theatr ........ Presented by Pacific Sound Men's Chorus
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 654-8381
 1:15 PM

Poker
(Santa Ynez)
Saturday Afternoon Poker Tournaments
Chumash Casino Resort
, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA
Don't miss our Saturday Afternoon Poker Tournaments at 1:15pm! $6,500 Guaranteed with a $120 Buy-in. Registration starts at 10am. Buy-ins include a $10 House fee, $10 Service fee and $20 "Live" Play coupon.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 686-3805
 
 1:30 PM

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
 

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

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
 
 

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
 4:00 PM

Lecture
(Santa Barbara)
Summer Sips Series
Featuring ... Linda Vorobik
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Now in its 7th year, Summer Sips: Wine & Cheese Lecture Series is bringing together the local community for talks about native plants, botanical illustration, rare plants, and more! Each lecture begins with delicious appetizers, a wine tasting, and conversation with one of our local sponsoring vintners in the Garden’s Courtyard. Attendance is .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-4726 x 102
 
 
 7:00 PM

Theatre
(Santa Maria)
Fences
Marian Theatre
, Allan Hancock College Campus, Santa Maria, CA
August Wilson’s Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning masterpiece will swing onto the Marian Theatre stage. A gripping family drama about Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man in 1957 Pittsburgh. As a black man excluded from the major leagues during his pr ........ Presented by PCPA Conservatory Theatre
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 922-8313
 

Music - A Cappella
(Santa Barbara)
Pacific Sound Presents "Harmony Celebration"
Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 E. Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The barbershop show of the year is bringing the brand new 2017 International Gold Medalist Quartet "Main Street" with their masterful harmony and hilarious comedy to the Marjorie Luke Theatr ........ Presented by Pacific Sound Men's Chorus
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 654-8381
 8:00 PM

Music - Country
(Santa Barbara)
Sam Baker + Peter Case
Featuring ... Sam Baker + Peter Case
Lobero Theatre
, 33 E. Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Sam Baker is a man of few words. Always beautifully chosen, and fully wrought. Each piece is imprinted with a theme: everyone is at the mercy of another one’s dreams, how beautiful are these days, and talk about forgiveness. His latest release, ‘say grace,’ was named one of the Top Ten Country Albums of 2013 by Rolling Stone Magazine.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-0761
 
 




















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