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  January
  24
 6:30 AM

Breakfast
(Santa Barbara)
Herb Peterson Day
McDonald's, Various Locations, Santa Barbara, CA
On Tues., Jan. 24, McDonald's restaurants throughout the Central Coast (San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties) will be celebrating the late Herb Peterson and his creation the Egg McMuffin. The ta ........ Presented by SpinGo
  Event Details
  Website
  (435) 647-2123
 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
 
 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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  (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
 
 

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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  (805) 966-1601
 

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
 

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
 

Class
(Santa Barbara)
How Expressionism Became American Abstract Expressionism
Featuring ... Ursula Ginder
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 .....
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  Website
  (805) 683-8200
 

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
 
 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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  (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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  (805) 564-1819
 

Music - Folk
(Goleta)
The Dix E Hix Band
Goleta Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta, CA
Don't miss this great local band that will play well-known American classics for kids and parents... Presented by Santa Barbara Public Library System
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  Website
  (805) 964-7878
 11:00 AM

Fine Art & Sculpture
(Santa Barbara)
"Untitled": Drawing from the Schorr Collection
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Lenore and Herbert Schorr began collecting art in New York City in the 1970s. Since then they have actively supported young artists and upstart galleries as they followed their passion to seek out new and thought-provoking works of art. As time has progressed, so has the impact of some of their earliest acquisitions: by artists Jean-Michel Basquiat .....
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  Website
  (805) 963-4364
 
 

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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  (805) 963-4364
 
 

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
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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
 
 12:30 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. .....
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  (805) 564-1819
 

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 .....
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  Website
  (805) 563-6000
 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
 
 4:00 PM

Presentation
(Santa Barbara)
Octopus Tuesdays
Sea Center
, 211 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA
Observe an octopus consume a meal. Discover camouflage behaviors as you learn more about these intelligent invertebrates.
  Event Details
  Website
  (805) 962-2526
 
 5:30 PM

Discussion
(Santa Barbara)
Fireside Chat with Zohar Ziv, former COO of Deckers
Impact Hub, 1117 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
Pull up a seat for an enriching discussion with Zohar Ziv, former COO of Deckers. The evening will tap into his wealth of knowledge about creating company culture, handling rapid growth and expanding .....
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  Website
  (805) 284-0078

Health - Other
(Santa Barbara)
Loss and Loneliness Group
Janus Counseling Center, 301 E. Carrillo Street, Suite A, Santa Barbara, CA
Support is essential in difficult life transitions. If you are feeling alone because of the loss of a relationship or if sadness has been difficult to navigate, please consider joining our Loss and Lo .....
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  Website
  (805) 845-9649
 7:00 PM

Dance - Latin
(Santa Barbara)
Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata
Veterans Memorial Building, 112 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA
Rendezvous each week for a beginner's level class followed by an intermediate class, and capped off by some open dancing to practice those new moves! Veterans Memorial Building, second floor 112 W ........ Presented by Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata
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  Website
  (805) 669-7098
 8:00 PM

Other Performance
(Santa Barbara)
An Evening with Sarah Jones
Featuring ... Sarah Jones
UCSB Campbell Hall
, UCSB Campus , Santa Barbara, CA
Tony and Obie Award-winning playwright, performer and activist Sarah Jones transforms into a dynamic medley of characters with chameleon-like ease, reshaping her body – down to pupils and dimples – in the blink of an eye. Her multi-character one-person shows, such as the Broadway hit Bridge & Tunnel ........ Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures
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  Website
  (805) 893-3535
 
 

Music - Jazz
(Santa Barbara)
Gregory Porter
Featuring ... Gregory Porter
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA
An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, Gregory Porter solidifies his standing as his generation’s most soulful jazz singer-songwriter with the May 6 release of Take Me to the Alley, the much-anticipated follow-up to his million-selling Grammy-winning 2013 Blue Note debut Liquid Spirit. The album pre-order launched along .....
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  (805) 899-2222
 
 




















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