232 Natoma Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 -- (805) 965-3586
July 30, 2015
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Earl Warren Showgrounds Flea Market
Earl Warren Showgrounds
, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara
Hours: 9am – 7pm Admission: Free. Parking: Free. Contact: Sue (818) 590-5435.

(818) 590-5435    http://www.snaauctions.com

"Award Winning" Country Wine Tasting Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
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. You'll enjoy 2 wine tasting stops before heading to an olive oil and vinegar tasting at an actual olive farm (time permitting). We then head into the famous wine country town of Santa Ynez for lunch at Trattoria Grappolo. (Lunch not included in the price. Monday a different lunch location will be chosen.) After lunch we will head into the Santa Rita Hills wine region where you will taste at 2 of the area's top estate wineries. The Santa Rita Hills region is famous for their Pinot Noir & Syrah wines. As we return to Santa Barbara you will be treated to breathtaking views as we descend the mountain while overlooking the ocean, the islands and the American Riviera. (Sometimes the itinerary will be in reverse.) The price includes door to door transportation, as well as all tasting fees. We start this tour between 9:00 & 9:30 and drop back off around 4:00 & 4:30. This is a one of a kind experience for those looking for that "special" day. Captain Jack guarantees it!

(805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

“Weary Blues: Poetry and Jazz from Langston Hughes” Exhibition
UCSB Arts Library, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara
This exhibition, on display in the UCSB Arts Library Lobby through Aug. 31, was inspired by a recent multimedia presentation of “The Langston Hughes Project / Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” at UCSB’s Multicultural Center, under the direction of Dr. Ron McCurdy. The performance brought Hughes’ epic poem “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” to life as the poet originally intended: with jazz musical accompaniment. A CD recording of the performance is available in the Music Library. The exhibition contains UCSB Library materials from the Music, Art, Black Studies, and Special Research Collections, as well as posters and fliers for The Langston Hughes Project from McCurdy’s personal collection. These materials showcase and honor Hughes’ lasting contributions to American culture. Kyra Folk-Farber, Assistant Music Librarian and Evolving Workforce Resident at UCSB Library, curated the exhibition. The exhibition can be viewed during Arts Library hours.

UCSB Library    (805) 893-2478    http://www.library.ucsb.edu/news/2015/06/exhibit-weary-blues-poetry-jazz-langston-hughes

Summer ArtVenture Camps
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
At ArtVenture Camps children spend their day immersed in hands-on art making, cultural history, and creative problem solving. All camps include a visit to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art to learn about and be inspired by original works of art. Monday – Friday, 9 am – 3 pm. For more information or registration, visit www.sbma.net/kidsfamilies

(805) 963-4364    http://www.sbma.net/kidsfamilies

Heaven on Earth Kayak/Horseback Ride Tour-- Kim Kardashian rode this ride!
Captain Jack's Tours
, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
This may well be the closest to "heaven" you will ever get…in this lifetime. Captain Jack's Tours is proud to offer our newest and most breathtaking tour ever.

(805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

Guided Horseback Ride -- This is the ride Kim Kardashian rode!
Captain Jacks Tours
, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
Captain Jack's Tours
Guided Horseback Ride! Get along little doggie & hold on to your hats! Experiance the Wild West of yesteryear...today. Ride through the forest & enjoy beautiful ocean views. ..... $65.00

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

0 to 60: An Underwater Adventure from the Equator to Alaska
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
Exhibit March 14-Sept. 7, 2015
A Photographic Exhibit by Richard Sala: 1 Show, 3 Venues. Visit the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Sea Center on Stearns Wharf, and the Wildling Museum in Solvang to experience the whole 4,000-mile adventure! Salas' book trilogy is available in our gift shops.

(805) 682-4711    http://www.sbnature.org/exhibitions/905.html

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
The John and Peggy Maximus Gallery
For centuries, the presence of large creatures below the surface of the sea fueled the imagination of seafarers and populated early maps. It wasn’t until the late 19th century that the HMS Challenger expedition travelling with a crew of scientists systematically studied the oceans, collected specimens from various depths, and laid the foundations for modern oceanography. DEEP tells the story of this pioneering voyage as well as highlights Museum specimens and current research.

(805) 682-4711    http://www.sbnature.org/exhibitions/757.html

Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
Exhibit May 29-August 30, 2015
Exhibit Opens May 30: Enter the jaws of the legendary giant shark Megalodon and be consumed by its fascinating story and science lessons. Learn about when it lived, why it vanished, how it evolved, and what you can do to help shark conservation. Entrance to exhibition included with general admission. Museum Members enjoy free admission all summer long!

(805) 682-4711    http://www.sbnature.org/exhibitions/906.html

Spring/Summer Islands Cruise -- Dolphin, Humpback & early Blue Whale Watching
Condor Express - SEA Landing
, 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
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 the finest whale watching vessels in the world. ..... $50.00 - $99.00

(805) 882-0088    http://www.condorexpress.com

Whale Watching - Pacific Gray Whales
Santa Barbara Sailing Center
, Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara is the #1 whale watching destination in the world. Over 27 different types of whales and dolphins inhabit the Santa Barbara channel at different times of the year, making these waters the best whale watching area in the entire world. This coastal 2.5 hour trip takes place on a 50-foot catamaran. The Grey Whales are migrating through the mid May so this is a great time of year to get out and see them!

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

Ray Strong: Views of Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
In a community-wide celebration, the Santa Barbara Historical Museum will explore the work of artist Ray Strong (1905-2006). As a founding member of the Oak Group, Strong influenced an entire generation of landscape painters in Santa Barbara County.

(805) 966-1601    http://www.santabarbaramuseum.com

Birds in Art Exhibition at Wildling Museum
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang
The Wildling Museum in Solvang is hosting the nationally touring exhibition "Birds in Art". This is an international juried art competition organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wisconsin and features the very best in bird art. All kinds of mediums will be represented. An in-gallery art activity will be featured along with fascinating information about our local birding scene provided by the Santa Barbara Audubon Society. ..... $5.00 - $5.00

(805) 688-1082    http://www.wildlingmuseum.org

Harbor Kayak Tour
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Between Sea Landing & Sail Center, Santa Barbara
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 tour is the perfect introduction to kayaking and is fun for the entire family. ..... $40

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

Wine Tasting All Summer Long just $40!
Various Tasting Rooms Santa Ynez Valley, Various Tasting Rooms Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez
Wine Tasting All Summer Long with The Summer Pass May 1 through August 31, 2015 One Pass--One Price--15 Wineries! Summertime means sun, fun, and wine tasting with the Summer Pass. The pass allows tasters to visit the premier boutique wineries of the Santa Ynez Valley, any time during the summer for one low price. For just $40, you'll receive one wine tasting at each of the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association tasting rooms (over $150+ value). You choose the dates you'd like to taste between May 1 and August 31. Reservations are not required, and there are no blackout dates. Your pass will expire when you've tasted at all 15 wineries, or on August 31, 2015—whichever occurs first. Summer Passes are available for $40 each, online at www.santaynezwinecountry.com. You may choose to have your passes mailed to you, or you may will-call them at Imagine Wine in Santa Ynez, Alexander & Wayne in Los Olivos, Casa Cassara in Solvang or Standing Sun Wines in Buellton. Passes are also available for sale at the above four tasting rooms for $45 each. Savor the tastes of Santa Ynez Valley’s Wine Country all summer long with the Summer Pass. ..... $40 - $45

Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association    (800) 563-3183    http://santaynezwinecountry.com

$60 Wine Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
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 includes a stop for lunch at the Bay Roadhouse or Pierre Lafond Bistro. This tour does not go into the Santa Ynez Valley, so we do not see vineyards. Includes all Wine Tasting Fees and Transportation. ..... $60

(805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

$75 Beer Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, 933 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County may be known for it's wine, but that's not the only locally-produced beverage receiving raves. The region's micro-breweries give beer lovers a tasting trail of their own. You'll enjoy tastings at 3 of the areas micro breweries. At one of the stops you'll be given time to enjoy a great lunch. (2 person minimum 4 person minimum on Saturdays. Tour includes all tasting fee's & door to door transportation anywhere in Santa Barbara.

(805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
Organized by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, this exhibition is the first to explore how the practice of painting served as the means for the artist to imagine generative relationships between art and technology. László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) is now recognized as one of the most influential members of the Bauhaus. While his legacy for later 20th-century art is typically linked to the photogram (a type of cameraless photography), the driving force behind this presentation is the relatively under-recognized role of the more traditional medium of painting throughout Moholy’s career, which is explored in a selection of 33 works of art ranging in date from the 1920s to 1940s, including paintings, works on paper, photograms, video projections, and a facsimile replica of Moholy’s prescient Light Prop―one of the first kinetic sculptures of its kind. The installation also includes a Kodachrome slide set (the latest in color photography innovation at the time), which comprises 12 luminous images.

(805) 963-4364    http://www.sbma.net

The Visionary Photomontages of Herbert Bayer, 1929-1936
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
June 21 – September 27, 2015
On display in the Ridley-Tree Gallery Works on Paper section—and in tandem with the international loan exhibition The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come—is a selection of photographs by Bauhaus artist Herbert Bayer (1900–1985). Influenced by the photographic works of László Moholy-Nagy and the modernist Bauhaus credo―there is no one true art form but rather an intersection of all art in pursuit of an idea, Bayer’s work as a photographer reflects his mastery of graphic design. Made in Berlin as Weimar culture faded and Hitler rose to power, the exhibited photomontages grapple with the tumultuous modern world as the artist experienced it between the years 1929 and 1936.

(805) 963-4364    http://www.sbma.net

CALL TO ARTISTS for Lost in Scrap Multimedia Exhibition and Fundraiser
Art From Scrap
, 302 E. Cota Street, Santa Barbara
Art From Scrap
Calling All Artists 16 years and up! The 2015 Challenge is Maps.Artists are challenged to incorporate a map into their artwork and as many objects and materials as they like. Art can be in any media: assemblage, collage, photography, paint, video, sculpture, printmaking, etc. From July 14 to August 22, artists can come into the Art From Scrap Creative Reuse Store to collect their entry form and to pay a $15.00 entry fee. Included in the fee are a $5.00 credit to the AFS Creative Reuse Store, a map, and admission to the culminating fundraiser on October 10th. Participation is open to artists, aged 16 and up. Artists can choose from a wide selection of maps at AFS or use their own. Completed artwork must be delivered to the AFS Gallery at 302 East Cota Street in downtown Santa Barbara on Tuesday, August 25, between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm. Selected artwork will be exhibited at the AFS Gallery from August 29 – October 10. Gallery Hours are Tuesday - Friday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday– 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Visitors to the show will be able to bid on the artwork through a silent auction. 75% of art sales will benefit Art From Scrap's Art and Educational programs. Artists can also elect to donate all proceeds to Art From Scrap. The public is invited to the Lost In Scrap Reception, Party, and Fundraiser on Saturday, October 10 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for a festive evening of art, music, food, and some exciting creative surprises. Stay tuned to learn more! ..... $15 - $15

Explore Ecology    (805) 884-0459 x13    http://www.exploreecology.org/

Sailing Cruises (Various Times)
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Sail Center, Santa Barbara
The perfect way to end your day in Santa Barbara. You'll experience a fun and exciting cruise while enjoying beautiful views of the coast and the channel islands. This 50' Catamaran offers 1400 square feet of deck space and the multi hull construction makes her comfortable, stable & safe. You'll find plenty of room for you and your guest or a large party. On board you'll find a beer, wine and soda bar. Light snacks and restrooms are on hand for your convenience. We also offer the following cruises: Coastal (Daytime) Cruises: $40 per person Live Music Cruises: $55 per person (Friday Nights Only) Dinner Cruises: $80 per person, Kids $45 (Saturday Nights Only) Note: Dinner and Music cruises run from June 1st - August 31st only. ..... $40

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

Segway Sight Seeing Tours (Various Times)
Boat Launch (S.B. Harbor)
, Sail Center, Santa Barbara
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 reservation only. All tours include a lesson and all necessary gear. Renters must be 14 years or older. Call for more information and availability. ..... $40

Captain Jack's Tours    (805) 564-1819    http://www.captainjackstours.com

Kid's Space Adventure
Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
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

Gladwin Planetarium    (805) 682-4711 x173    http://www.sbnature.org

Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
Planetarium Show
What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body. Discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject 'Chad,' our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him. ..... $0 - $4

Gladwin Planetarium    (805) 682-4711    http://www.sbnature.org

Free Music Academy Concert Series
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
Join us for a series of 60-minute concerts featuring Music Academy of the West Fellows. Mary Craig Auditorium Free Complimentary tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 1:30 pm at SBMA’s Park Entrance. No advance ticket distribution. ..... $18 - $22

(805) 963-4364    http://www.sbma.net

Your Cosmic Quest (in Spanish on Sundays)
Gladwin Planetarium - SB Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
Planetarium Show
Have you ever looked up at the sky and wondered what you were actually seeing? ..... $0 - $4

Gladwin Planetarium    (805) 682-4711 x173    http://www.sbnature.org

Carpinteria Farmers Market
Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market
, 800 Block of Linden Avenue, Carpinteria
Every Thursday, rain or shine. Summer: 3 - 6:30 PM; Winter: 3 - 6 PM.

(805) 962-5354    http://www.sbfarmersmarket.org

Goleta/Camino Real Farmers Market
Camino Real Marketplace
, 7004 Marketplace Drive, Goleta
Certified Farmers Market - in front of Borders Books. Thursdays. Rain or shine. All year round. 3 - 6 PM.

Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market    (805) 962-5354    http://www.sbfarmersmarket.org

Free Film Series
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
Light Play and Abstract City
Programmed by Peter Bloom, Professor of Film and Media Studies, and Colin Gardner, Professor of Art, UC Santa Barbara, this three-part film series is offered in conjunction with the exhibition The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come and addresses Moholy-Nagy’s involvement with cinema as filmmaker, production designer, and participant in the wide-ranging context of interwar, avant-garde art and documentary filmmaking culture, and highlights the function of urban space, abstraction, light play, and experimental design. A complete listing of films also at www.sbma.net. Mary Craig Auditorium

(805) 963-4364    http://www.sbma.net

Zoo Yoga
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
, 500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara
What do lions and yoga have in common? They are both at the Santa Barbara Zoo! Experience outdoor yoga on the Zoo’s beautiful grounds at Cabrillo Lawn, right next to the lions. For all levels, including those who have never practiced yoga. Every Tuesday and Thursday. Cost: $10/class or $45/month, $40/month for SB Zoo Members. Pay at the Zoo upon arrival.

(805) 962-5339    http://www.sbzoo.org

Concerts in the Park
Chase Palm Park, Cabrillo Blvd. at Calle Cesar Chavez, Santa Barbara
Join us on the great meadow. Bring your friends, family, lawn chairs, blankets, picnic, and dancing shoes! THE SCHEDULE: July 2 - The Long Run (Eagles Tribute); July 9 - Lost Dog Found (Roots Swing); July 16 - Captain Cardiac & the Coronaries (50s and 60s Rock ‘n Roll Show); July 23 - Rainbow Girls (Americana, Gypsy, Funk, Soul and Rock ‘n Roll); July 30 - Fortunate Son (A Tribute to John Fogerty & CCR);

City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Cultural     (805) 897-1946    http://www.sbparksandrecreation.com

Téka's NewBossa Trio
Zaytoon Restaurant
, 209 East Canon Perdido, Santa Barbara
The warmth and beauty of the tropics are vividly embodied by Téka, renowned Brazilian vocalist/guitarist. Featuring beautifully seductive melodies and infectious rhythms, Téka sings with a sensual lyricism, rich velvety tone, and perfectly swung grooves from her extensive repertoire. From smooth Bossa Nova and Brazilian Jazz to contemporary pop and lively sambas, Téka and her band perform with authenticity, energy and charm. Whether accompanying herself with a guitar,performing with her acoustic trio,ten piece band or as a full symphony orchestra, Téka's music always makes one feel just a little closer to Brazil, home of the Samba, Rio and remarkable musicians like Téka. - See more at: http://www.newbossa.com/#sthash.u8OaW00T.dpuf

Sandy Cummings    (805) 963-1293    http://www.jazzysandy.com

Man of La Mancha
Solvang Festival Theater
, 420 2nd Street, Solvang
Out of the dungeon of despair, the story of knight errant Don Quixote rises in triumphant transformation in the classic musical Man of La Mancha. Forced to defend himself even from the other prisoners of the Spanish Inquisition, Miguel de Cervantes weaves a tale of chivalry in which his hero tilts with the great dark forces that only he can see and in so doing gives a glimpse of his vision to others that dares us to dream the impossible dream in this timeless, tough, and tuneful celebration of the human spirit.

PCPA Theaterfest    (805) 922-8313    http://www.pcpa.org

Tribute to Neil Diamond & Barbra Streisand
Chumash Casino Resort - Samala Showroom
, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez
Jay White + Sharon Owen
Jay White is “America's Diamond” with Special guest Sharon Owens as Barbra Streisand. Each expression of their legendary songs evokes the passion and the power of a true American musical icon. Leeza Gibbons of “Entertainment Tonight” raves: “Jay is uncanny and truly amazing!” Don’t miss this very special tribute concert live on our stage! ..... $10

Chumash Casino Resort    (800) 585-3737    http://www.chumashcasino.com

Tell Me On A Sunday
The New Vic Theatre
, 33 West Victoria Street, Santa Barbara
A young English woman moves to New York City on a quest to find her place in the world. Along the way, she experiences the splendor and heartbreak of falling in love. Each dalliance comes with a lesson about life, and an overwhelming sense of self-discovery. Through a series of ill-fated relationships and letters to her mother, the girl finds that “dreams never run on time,” and it’s better to enjoy life, than to watch it pass by. ..... $20 - $40

Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)    (805) 965-5400    http://www.etcsb.org

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