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TODAY'S EVENTS
June 26, 2017
CAUTION: This calendar is subject to change without notice. Please confirm all details prior to the event.

Early Childhood Summer Camp: "Forts and Fantasy"
The Waldorf School of Santa Barbara, 7421 Mirano Dr, Goleta
Come and join us for a magical week of building and exploring in nature. We'll be using natural materials to build forts for ourselves and our friends from the natural world. We'll take long walks, play in the forest in our campus and spend time in our classroom and yard. We'll have story, circle time and creative play while tending to our garden, making crafts and spending time with our animals. Age range: 3.5 yrs old - Rising 1st graders Childcare available from 1:30-3:30. Additional fees apply. ..... $290 - $290

(805) 967-6656    http://www.waldorfsantabarbara.org


$115 'Award Winning' Wine Country Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara
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. ..... $115

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

Ecology Explorers Summer Camp
Explore Ecology
, 302 E. Cota Street, Santa Barbara
Explore Ecology
Explore science, ecology, and art in this fun summer camp that focuses on the natural world. This educational week includes explorations of the Arroyo Burro Watershed, intertidal adventures, environmental concept games, experiments, and cooking. Campers will learn about creatures great (marine mammals) and small (worms). Projects include tie dye, nature crafts, and fun with fermentation. Snacks & T-shirt included. Cost $260. Discounts available for Siblings and Multiple Enrollment in 2 camps or more. ..... $260 - $260

(805) 884-0459 x16    http://www.exploreecology.org/ecology-summer-camp-santa-barbara2017.php


Jane Gottlieb's Fantasy Gardens
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
The Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery will host the inaugural exhibition of Jane Gottlieb’s stunning and marvelous garden photographs - magical images from around the world that transcend the norms of both reality and color. Gottlieb creates with composition, color, and collage to express her idyllic and vibrant vision in a voice that is uniquely her own.

(805) 682-4726    http://www.sbbg.org


Water Wise Home Garden
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
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 (at the Garden Growers Nursery and elsewhere), drought tolerant, wildlife habitats, and beautiful! Its small scale and realistic setting make this garden relevant to today's home gardener. The displays in the garden highlight ways you can be water savvy at home.

(805) 682-4726    http://www.sbbg.org

Heaven on Earth Kayak/Horseback Ride Tour-- Kim Kardashian rode this ride!
Captain Jack's Tours
, , Santa Barbara
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 up to greet you. Dolphins, sea lions, and the migratory Grey Whale may cruise by (in the distance) to say hello. Next, you'll be transported to a secluded resort nestled between a babbling brook and evergreen sycamore trees where you'll enjoy a delicious lunch (lunch not included in price). ..... $225

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


Insecta
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
The beauty and diversity of insects make them compelling subjects for art and illustration.

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


Bugs... Outside the Box
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is crawling with excitement as it presents its newest exhibit, Bugs... Outside the Box. Now is your chance to examine all the intricacies of the insect world...without a microscope! From beetles to butterflies, the exhibition features a literal army of giant bug sculptures with one aim in mind - shining a light on museum collections, taxonomy, and the power of magnification. Come experience where SCIENCE and ART collide!

(805) 682-4711    http://www.sbnature.org/exhibitions/3057.html


California Condors
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
, 500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara
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 individuals. The lower the number, the older the bird.

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


The Geology of Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel & The Chumash Use of Asphaltum
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara
The Geology of Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel and The Chumash Use of Asphaltum will be phase one of a broad exhibit plan featuring The History of Oil in our Channel.</br></br> The Geology of Oil in the Channel exhibit will show how oil is formed, discuss the natural oil and gas seeps in the Santa Barbara Channel- the second largest such seeps in the world- and display through a topographical map the geological forces that created the many layers of rock under our local waters.

(805) 962-8404    http://www.sbmm.org


Spring/Summer Islands Cruise -- Dolphin, Humpback & early Blue Whale Watching
Condor Express - SEA Landing
, 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara
From spring until fall is when our channel plays host to giant Blue & Humpback Whales along with Dolphins and a variety of other sea life. Over 27 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises come to our channel to feed, mate and frolic ... making Santa Barbara one of the best year 'round whale watching areas in the world. Trips depart daily at 10am on the incredible CONDOR Express -- one of the finest whale watching vessels in the world -- returning at 2:30 pm. If conditions allow, we may also include a visit into Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island. ..... $50.00 - $99.00

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


Bug Boot Camp
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
Join a Naturalist and dig into the world of bugs, literally! Use tools, magnifiers ,and ID guides to discover a variety of invertebrates found in the Museum’s mulch pile. You can even bring your bug discovery to the Curiosity Lab and look at its details on the big screen connected to our microscope.

(805) 682-4711 x169    http://www.sbnature.org


$70 Wine Tour
Captain Jack's Tours
, , 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,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 stop for lunch at a local favorite restaurant (lunch is not included in the price). This tour does not go into the Santa Ynez Valley, so we do not see vineyards. Includes all Wine Tasting Fees and Transportation. ..... $70

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


El Presidio de Santa Bárbara
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
, 123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
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. ..... $4.00 - $5.00

(805) 965-0093    http://www.sbthp.org


Animals A to Z
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang
The Wildling Museum is pleased to announce its newest exhibition, Animals: A-Z on view from June 10 to October 9, 2017. Travel through the alphabet as the Wildling showcases a diverse artistic representation of animal species from African saddlebills to zebras and everything in between. The artworks range from realistic to abstract and represent many different mediums. Curated from private collections, artists, and even from animals themselves, Executive Director Stacey Otte-Demangate designed the exhibition to engage viewers with familiar species and discover some that are more obscure. Artworks featuring endangered species will have a special notation to help bring awareness to the crisis they face and what you can do to help. The Wildling has partnered with the Santa Barbara Zoo to offer programming and even a companion show featuring the artwork of Solvang School students and Montessori Center School of Goleta in the Volentine Discovery Pavilion. Artwork created by some of your favorite Santa Barbara Zoo residents will also be on display at the Wildling Museum.

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


Landscapes from the Permanent Collection
Wildling Museum
, 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang
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 sweeping vistas like Henry Breuer’s large panoramic painting to more intimate moments, like Ray Strong’s small canvas of a flowering plum tree.

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


Horseback Riding Tours (VARIOUS TIMES)
Captain Jacks Tours
, , Santa Barbara
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 will have beautiful ocean views. Our wranglers will even stop and take your picture during your tour! We start our rides at 9:30, 11:30, 2:00 & 3:30. ..... $90.00

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

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History    (805) 682-4711 x173    http://www.sbnature.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. ..... $50

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

What's Up
Gladwin Planetarium
, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara
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

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

Your Cosmic Quest (en espanol los domingos, 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

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History    (805) 682-4711 x173    http://www.sbnature.org

YES DANCE - DANCING FOR KIDS!
Yes Dance Studio, 705 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara
Join the best dance instructor in town, Hector Sanchez, for TWO weekly classes for kids, every Monday afternoon! Dancing for Kids! 4:30 pm -5:25 pm - Kids technique and social dance This Program is the first of its kind in Santa Barbara. In this class, participants will learn fundamentals and technique of a wide variety of dances including Latin partner dances such as, salsa, bachata, merengue, cha-cha, cumbia and non-partner dancing such as jazz, hip hop, reggaeton, modern, and ballet principles, in a friendly and fun environment. 5:30 pm -6:25 pm - Kids Performance and choreography This Program is the first of its kind in Santa Barbara. During this hour, participants will learn choreography, performance and stage skills, etiquette, and technique. This class will perform on stage in our upcoming shows at the Center Stage Theatre, JustBaila! Summer Showcase and other venues. Just $7 for 1 kids class or $10 for both 4:30 and 5:30 classes! Yes Dance Studio 705 Paseo Nuevo Santa Barbara, CA (next to Nordstrom and Sephora) www.yesdance.org Facebook: Yes You Can Dance Salsa Instagram: @yes_you_can_dance_salsa yesyoucandancesalsa@gmail.com ..... $7 - $10

Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata    (805) 669-7098    http://yesdance.org

YES DANCE - ZUMBA!
Yes Dance Studio, 705 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara
It's Zumba time, with the best dance instructor in town, Hector Sanchez! Join us, starting at 6:30 pm, for a fun class! Just $7 for Yes Dance members, $12 for non-members! Yes Dance Studio 705 Paseo Nuevo Santa Barbara, CA (next to Nordstrom and Sephora) www.yesdance.org Facebook: Yes You Can Dance Salsa Instagram: @yes_you_can_dance_salsa yesyoucandancesalsa@gmail.com ..... $7 - $12

Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata    (805) 669-7098    http://yesdance.org


Trading Places
The Granada Theatre
, 1214 State Street, Santa Barbara
Upper-crust executive Louis Winthorpe III and down-and-out hustler Billy Ray Valentine are the subjects of a bet by successful brokers Mortimer and Randolph Duke. An employee of the Dukes, Winthorpe is framed by the brothers for a crime he didn't commit, with the siblings then installing the street-smart Valentine in his position. When Winthorpe and Valentine uncover the scheme, they set out to turn the tables on the Dukes. ..... $10.00 - $20.00

(805) 899-2222    http://www.granadasb.org

YES DANCE WEST COAST SWING FUNDAMENTALS
Yes Dance Studio, 705 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara
In this all ages class, we will learn basic West Coast Swing Fundamental steps and patterns. We will focus on learning timing and musicality. We will learn with fun music, both classic west coast swing and more contemporary music. This class will be followed by 1 hour practice. Members: $10 just class or $15 with practice Non-members: $15 just class or $20 with practice Yes Dance Studio 705 Paseo Nuevo Santa Barbara, CA (next to Nordstrom and Sephora) www.yesdance.org Facebook: Yes You Can Dance Salsa Instagram: @yes_you_can_dance_salsa yesyoucandancesalsa@gmail.com ..... $15 - $20

Yes You Can Dance Salsa & Bachata    (805) 669-7098    http://yesdance.org

Joshua Roman & JACK Quartet
Hahn Hall Music Academy of the West, 1070 Fairway Road, Santa Barbara
Alumnus cellist Joshua Roman (‘02) returns to perform a world premiere of his work Tornado with the JACK Quartet <BR> 6:30 PRE-CONCERT TALK WITH JOSHUA ROMAN, JACK QUARTET & CONOR HANICK ..... $55

Music Academy of the West    (805) 969-4726    https://www.musicacademy.org/jack

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