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  January
  23
 8:00 AM

Softball
(Goleta)
GVGSA Spring Softball 2017 - Registration ends Jan 29
Goleta Valley Girls Softball Association, PO Box 1286, Goleta, CA
Goleta Valley Girls Softball Association is fastpitch, competitive softball designed to increase girls' self-esteem, confidence and team attitudes...
... Beginners welcome! Registration ends Jan 29 .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 683-7000
 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 .....
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  Website
  (805) 682-4726
 
 

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 .....
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  Website
  (805) 682-4726
 
 

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
 
 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
 

Class
(Santa Barbara)
Portrait Drawing
Featuring ... Valori Fussell
SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning
, 310 W. Padre Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Students experience the challenge, excitement and creative self-expression of portrait drawing. This class emphasizes the underlying anatomy to help students build a believable likeness. An exploration of the effects of light on the planes of the head and neck help the student connect the head to the figure. Each class has ample individual instruct .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 683-8200
 
 10:00 AM

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. .....
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  Website
  (805) 962-8404
 
 

Nautical
(Santa Barbara)
Diving Technology and Abalone Diving
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA
Hardhat diving has been part of local history since the late 1800s when abalone became a sought-after delicacy and continues today with urchin fishery and oil extraction. The Fred Kavli Diving Technology exhibit features historic diving helmets, suits and compressors. In October 2009, the Maritime Museum became the West Coast home to the Historical .....
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  Website
  (805) 962-8404
 
 

Nautical
(Santa Barbara)
Point Conception Lighthouse Fresnel Lens
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA
The Point Conception first order Fresnel lens has stood watch for nearly 160 years, guiding ships safely around the “Cape Horn of the Pacific.” The Point Conception lens was designed and built in Paris, France in 1854, using a refracted prism system designed by French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel. The lens was first lit on February 1, 1856. Beca .....
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  (805) 962-8404
 
 

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
 

Tour - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Whale Watching - Pacific Gray Whales
Sea Landing
, Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara, CA
The "Wonders of Our National Parks" on the Discovery Channel highlighted the outstanding abundance of marine life in the Santa Barbara Channel and named it “One of the 10 Best Places in the World to View Wildlife.” The Channel Islands, on the migration path of the California Gray Whale, of ........ Presented by Captain Jack's Tours
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

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 9˝ 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
 
 10:30 AM

Historic
(Santa Barbara)
Nihonmachi Revisited: Santa Barbara's Japanese American Community in Transition, 1900-1940
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
, 123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Nihonmachi Revisited covers forty years of life in Santa Barbara’s Nihonmachi, or Japan Town, which was located on the Presidio site during the first half of the 20th century. The exhibit includes rarely seen historic photographs donated by local families, accounts of life in Nihonmachi from members ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation
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  Website
  (805) 965-0093
 

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, Kalyra tasting room, Santa Barbara Winery, Kunin/Westerly or Coastal Winery. You will also enjoy an olive oil and vinegar tasting. The tour include .....
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 

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
(Solvang)
Natural Materials: Fallen Trees, Local Artisans
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
The Santa Ynez Valley Woodworking Guild is hosting an exhibition and sale of their handcrafted art pieces, furniture and more, made with locally sourced wood (in all or part). From bowls and urns made on a lathe to fine handcrafted furniture, this exhibition has amazing examples of what can be created from local and exotic wood. View a breatht .....
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  Website
  (805) 688-1082
 
 

Photography
(Solvang)
Trees in Transition: The Photography of David Paul Bayles
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA
As a fascinating counterpoint to our woodworkers exhibition, we present the photography of David Paul Bayles. “David Paul Bayles left Los Angeles in the mid seventies for the Sierra Nevada mountains to work one season as a logger. He fell in love with the physicality, the camaraderie and the dangerous work. One season became four as he worked sett .....
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  Website
  (805) 688-1082
 
 

Meeting
(Santa Barbara)
Caregivers Support Group
Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care of Santa Barbara, 512 East Gutierrez Street, Suite A, Santa Barbara, CA
OPEN TO ALL FAMILY AND FRIEND CAREGIVERS. A safe, confidential place to take a break from caregiving: receive support, network, and learn from each other. Contact us if you need help with relief and .....
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  Website
  (805) 690-6219
 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
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  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 .....
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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 12:00 PM

Class
(Santa Barbara)
Fundamentals for Wheel Thrown Pottery
Featuring ... Michael Adciock
SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning
, 310 W. Padre Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Acquire proven basic wheel-thrown techniques, essential for both beginners and experienced potters. Learn the fundamentals as a beginner from a master potter. Alternatively, just come and refine and improve your existing wheel techniques. Wheel-thrown fundamentals include posture, wedging, centering, and mastery of the basic forms. Discover and pr .....
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  Website
  (805) 683-8200
 
 12:30 PM

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

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
 
 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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  Website
  (805) 564-1819
 
 5:00 PM

Health - Other
(Goleta)
Happiness and Meditation Time
Goleta Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta, CA
Goleta Library and the Art of Living Foundation are partnering to offer free weekly Happiness and Meditation Hours. Numerous tools will be offered to facilitate the elimination of stress and foster de ........ Presented by Santa Barbara Public Library System
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 964-7878
 6:00 PM

Class
(Santa Barbara)
Joyful Experimentation for Curious New Artist
Featuring ... Adam Peot
SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning
, 310 W. Padre Street, Santa Barbara, CA
New to art and don't know where to begin? Produce instant results as you master basic techniques in art. Discover color, texture, layering, and three-dimensional surfacing. Explore innovative and fun ways to fill a canvas while using acrylic paint in an intuitive, free-form approach. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere as you experience close to a doz .....
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 683-8200
 
 7:00 PM

Music - Classical
(Santa Barbara)
Itzhak Perlman - 20th Anniversary – In the Fiddler’s House
Featuring ... Itzhak Perlman
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Featuring Hankus Netsky, Andy Statman and members of Brave Old World, Klezmer Conservatory Band and other special guests ..... Twenty years have passed since Itzhak Perlman made his iconic album of klezmer music, In the Fiddler’s House. The collection of traditional klezmer songs was also filmed a ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
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  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 

Exercise Event
(Santa Barbara)
Bhangra: A Dance of Joy and Celebration
Featuring ... Jasprit Singh
SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning
, 310 W. Padre Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Bhangra is one of the fastest growing dances in the US, with its moves seen in Bollywood, Zumba, and hip-hop dances. Bhangra's drummed rhythm is slow allowing for big movements so the dance is easy to learn. Hand, head, chest and leg postures reflect the emotions and celebrations driving them. Discover how to perform with a smiling/laughing face w .....
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  Website
  (805) 683-8200
 

Class
(Santa Barbara)
Season 10 - Jazz, Baby
Featuring ... NO AUDITIONS!
Vista del Monte, Patio Room
, 3775 Modoc Rd., Santa Barbara, CA
Jan 9 Thru May 15th Paradise Singers start's their 10th season, and they are going back to jazz! Come learn to sing in a safe, fun environment. Be creative, have fun, and be a part of a community dedicated to giving back to children in the arts.   ($100 - $100)... Presented by Paradise Singers
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 729-1159
 
 7:30 PM

Story Reading
(Santa Barbara)
Speaking of Stories - Nothing But Laughs
Center Stage Theater (in Paseo Nuevo Mall)
, 751 State Street , Santa Barbara, CA
Speaking of Stories begins its season with a performance of hilarious stories. Great stories performed by talented actors. Join the performers after the show for complimentary cookies and milk — because every good story should be toasted with cookies and milk!   ($18 - $28)
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 963-8198
 
 




















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