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  April
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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. .....
  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
 

Photography
(Santa Barbara)
Plants of California Photography Exhibition
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA
The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is pleased to feature an exhibition of photographs by legendary botanist, inspirational teacher and mentor, Dr. John Robert “Bob” Haller (1930-2016) in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery. ..... A gifted and prolific photographer who once studied under Ansel Adams in the 1950s, Haller received his Ph.D. in .....
  Event Details
  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

Historic
(Santa Barbara)
Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S.
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA
The Santa Barbara Historical Museum and the Fundación Consejo España-EE.UU. invite our members and guests to join us for the opening of Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S. Perfectly set amidst the beautiful Spanish architecture of Santa Barbara, this landmark exhibition offers a view of Spain's extensive contribution to configuring the t .....
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  Website
  (805) 966-1601
 

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
 

Photography
(Santa Barbara)
Our Channel Islands: Photography by Ernest H. Brooks II
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA
We are honored to have Ernie Brooks presenting 20 of his beautiful photos, including 4 from Antarctica, and the equipment he used. His photography captures light and motion, while separating foreground and background with highlights and shadows. The reflective qualities of water are forever changing in his adaptive world of underwater photography. .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 962-8404
 
 

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.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-4711
 
 

Class
(Solvang)
Photography Workshop
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
Join photographer Jeff Jones for a new two day workshop geared to improving your eye for what you see in nature. The first day will be an indoor class at the Wildling Museum where students will perform a number of hands-on exercises to improve their eye for composition. As a group we will review each exercise, and students will learn from the persp .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 688-8315
 
 

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
 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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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 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
 
 

Sky Show
(Santa Barbara)
Twinkle Twinkle for Little Stars
Featuring ... Planetarium Show
Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA
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)... Presented by Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-4711 x 173
 
 

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
(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
(Solvang)
Landscapes from the Permanent Collection
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature has a small and diverse permanent art collection. The works in this exhibition are the majority of our painting collection with a few of our special prints included. Almost all of the works were received as gifts, for which we are very grateful. Works date from as early as 1918 to the 2010s and represent swee .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 688-1082
 
 

Tour - Other
(Carpinteria)
Carpinteria Greenhouse & Nursery Tour
Carpinteria, Via Real, Carpinteria, CA
Come tour America's Flower Basket in the Carpinteria Valley on Saturday, April 1st from 11am to 4pm. Seven local flower farms will be opening their doors to public for one day only for farmer-guided t ........ Presented by California Cut Flower Commission
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  Website
  (805) 576-1747

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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  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 
 11:30 AM

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Horseback Riding Tours
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
 

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

Sky Show
(Santa Barbara)
Black Holes
Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA
Few mysteries in the universe have the power and awe of the black hole and we on the verge of understanding their true nature. What are they? How are they made? Is the earth in danger of being pulled into one? Discover the answers in our full-dome presentation “Black Holes.”   ($0 - $4)... Presented by Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-4711 x 173
 
 

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

Presentation
(Santa Barbara)
Portal to the Planet
Sea Center
, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA
Saturdays in March and April* from 1:00–3:00 PM at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center. ... Presented by Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 962-2526 x 110
 
 
 1:15 PM

Poker
(Santa Ynez)
Saturday Afternoon Poker Tournaments
Chumash Casino Resort - Samala Showroom
, 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. ... Presented by Chumash Casino Resort
  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
 
 2:00 PM

Other Performance
(Santa Barbara)
What's Up
Gladwin Planetarium
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA
A truly interactive presentation that begins with a guided tour to our newly renovated observatory where visitors get the chance to use our state-of-the-art telescopes. Then, visitors are taken back to the planetarium for a live presentation where current astronomical news and observations are discussed.   ($0 - $4)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 682-4711
 

Music - Misc.
(Santa Barbara)
"With A Song In My Heart" A Concert of Music from The Great American Song Book
Featuring ... Gil Rosas, George Friedenthal, Luca Ellis, Randy Tico, Chris Judge, Kimberly Ford, Tom Buckner, Tom Lackner & Jackson Gillies
Marjorie Luke Theatre
, 721 E. Cota Street, Santa Barbara, CA
A Benefit Concert for the Center for Successful Aging, with a tribute to Gil Rosas and featuring the most beloved songs from The Great American Song Book,performed in traditional and contemporary arrangements. Produced by Rod Lathim.   ($20 - $100)... Presented by Center for Successful Aging
  Event Details
  Website
  (800) 838-3006
 

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
 
 
 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
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  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
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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
 
 7:00 PM

Variety Show
(Santa Barbara)
Deja's Cabaret of Fools
M8RX Nightclub and Lounge, 409 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
An evening of entertainment headlined by Deja Re. Featuring Green Flag Summer, Miriam Dance, Solomon Jaye, and Drag Performances to benefit the Santa Barbara School of Performing Arts (SOPA) Scholar ........ Presented by Santa Barbara School of Performing Arts
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 708-8897
 8:00 PM

Comedy & Improv
(Santa Barbara)
An Evening with Kathy Griffin
Featuring ... Kathy Griffin
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winner, New York Times bestselling author, and broadway darling Kathy Griffin is bringing her critically-acclaimed "Celebrity Run-In" Tour to The Granada Theatre for a night of take-no-prisoners laughs. A towering figure on television, on tour, and in publishing Kathy Griffin breaks through the entertainm .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 899-2222
 
 

Dance (Performance)
(Santa Barbara)
ENDGAME
Center Stage Theater , 751 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA
A must see evening of dance featuring guest performance by companies across the US. For their third Santa Barbara production, Meredith Cabaniss/selah dance collective teams up with Nebula Dance La ........ Presented by Nebula Dance Lab
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  (805) 963-0408




















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