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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
  Event Details
  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
 

Walking
(Santa Barbara)
Walk on the Wild Side
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
, 500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara, CA
If you are a morning person, love animals, and are age 60+, you’ll love Walk on the Wild Side! Join this lively crew and get your exercise on while enjoying the Zoo. Class meets Tuesdays & Thursdays on Zoo grounds for one hour and is designed to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, balance, and range of motion. Instructor D’ann La .....
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  Website
  (805) 962-5339
 

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 .....
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  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
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

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
 
 

Sale
(Santa Barbara)
Fall Native Plant Sale
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 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 .....
  Event Details
  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).
  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.
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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 .....
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  Website
  (805) 966-1601
 

Whale Watching
(Santa Barbara)
Fall - Islands Cruise -- Dolphin, Humpbacks, Blue Whales, Southbound Gray Whale Watching
Condor Express - SEA Landing
, 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA
The great whales have rediscovered Santa Barbara. Over 27 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises come to our channel each year since 1990 to feed, mate and frolic... which makes Santa Barbara one of the best year 'round whale watching areas in the world. Our trips depart daily at 10am, returning at 2:30pm on the incredible CONDOR Express, one of .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 882-0088
 
 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
 

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
 

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 .....
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  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
 
 12:30 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
 
 1:30 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

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
 
 
 4:00 PM

Presentation
(Santa Barbara)
Jelly Thursdays
Sea Center
, Santa Barbara, CA
Experience the beauty of jellies as they gracefully gather their microscopic meals. Bring your curiosity, questions, and cameras too.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 962-2526
 
 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 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 964-6858
 
 5:30 PM

Film / Movie
(Santa Barbara)
Latin American Film Series: Unrest, Distance, and the Future: "Neighboring Sounds"
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Alluding to speculative futures and spaces, irrevocable pasts, gender perspectives, and living with fear as a condition of contemporary life, the films represented in this series delve into relationships between cinema and truth, individuals and their environment, and the place of stories as engaged social practice. Organized by SBMA and curated by .....
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  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 

Class
(Santa Barbara)
Ole: Flamenco Dance
Featuring ... Wendy Castellanos-Wolf
SBCC School of Extended Learning
, 310 W. Padre Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Experience the strumming of the guitar, wailing of the gypsy song, and action-packed rhythms created by moving across the dance floor. Ole! This is Flamenco Dance: pure, core-rocking emotion and fire. What are you waiting for? Build rhythm, grace, strength and confidence in a fun and supportive environment. Explore another culture, language and da .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 683-8200
 

Lecture
(Santa Barbara)
Westmont Downtown Talk on Future U.S. Economy
University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA
Martin Asher, professor of economics and business, will speak about the interplay between fiscal and monetary policy in 2017 and beyond on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at University Club, 1332 Sant ........ Presented by Westmont College
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  Website
  (805) 565-6051
 6:30 PM

Discussion
(Santa Barbara)
TED Talks Viewing Party: Ocean
Impact Hub Funk Zone, 10 E. Yanonali St. , Santa Barbara, CA
Working in partnership, TEDxSantaBarbara and Impact Hub we will be bringing you a series of events, TED Talk Thursdays, where we will spend time watching and discussing various talks across various su ........ Presented by Impact Hub
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  Website
  (805) 284-0078

Fundraiser - Misc.
(Santa Barbara)
5th Annual New Beginnings Changing Lives Gala
Belmond El Encanto, 800 Alvarado Pl, Santa Barbara, CA
Join New Beginnings on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 for our 5th Annual Changing Lives Gala. Enjoy delicious food, live music, and time with friends as we honor our 2017 Community Champions at the El E ........ Presented by New Beginnings Counseling Center
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-7777 x 112
 7:00 PM

Other Misc. Event
(Santa Barbara)
A Game on the High Seas
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA
A story of the chance encounter on a ship between the original Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng, and the son of a fugitive slave in the wake of the American Civil War.

Lecture presented by Yunte Huang

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
When: Thursday, October 12, 201 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 962-8404
 
 

Class
(Santa Barbara)
Understanding the Relationship Between Thoughts, Emotions, and True Happiness
Bodhi Path Buddhist Center of Santa Barbara
, 102 West Mission, Santa Barbara, CA
How does your mind work and manifest thoughts, feelings and your perceptions? What is the underlying reality of your being? Every moment of every day, you are involved in and dealing with the manifestations of your body and the experiences and expressions of your mind. They make up who you think you are and what you identify with most intimately. A .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 284-2704
 
 
 7:30 PM

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)
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  Website
  (805) 965-5400
 
 9:00 PM

Gambling - Other
(Santa Ynez)
Fireball Pinball Giveaway
Chumash Casino Resort
, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA
Come fire it up for a chance to play our giveaway game, Fireball Pinball! Play with your Club Indulge Card to quality for a chance to win thousands in prizes. Every Thursday, 9pm-Midnight.
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  Website
  (805) 686-3805
 




















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