232 Natoma Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 -- (805) 965-3586
May 28, 2015
CAUTION: This calendar is subject to change without notice. Please confirm all details prior to the event.

"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

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

Free admission for active duty military
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara
Free Admission for active duty military and their families to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Bring your family on Memorial Day to see the meadow in full bloom and explore from the redwoods to the desert. The Garden honors active duty military this summer with free admission for themselves and five family members as part of the national Blue Star program. The program runs from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015. ..... $10

(805) 682-4726 x102    http://www.sbbg.org

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

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

Erin Williams Watercolors "FLights of Fancy"
Gallery Los Olivos
, 2920 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos
Bright Colorful Watercolors exhibiting in the main gallery of Gallery Los Olivos.

(805) 688-7517    http://www.gallerylosolivos.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

Quake! Exhibition
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
Boom! At the dawn of June 29, 1925, our city shook with a 6.3 earthquake leaving much of downtown destroyed or heavily damaged. Out of the rubble a new Santa Barbara would arise with the headline, "Spanish Architecture to Rise from Ruins." Exhibit open ... Tuesday through Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12-5pm; Closed Monday.

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

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

$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

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

Ray Strong: Beyond Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
May 23 – June 21, 2015
This intimate presentation of paintings and drawings by esteemed artist Ray Strong (1905–2006) highlights distinct moments within the artist’s practice over the course of 45 years. Featuring landscapes and cityscapes produced outside of the Santa Barbara area, the selected works from the Museum’s holdings offer a view of Strong’s travels and his lifelong interest in depicting the environment around him.

(805) 963-4364    http://www.sbma.net

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

Brown Bag Lunch
Community Cornerstone Conference Room
, 120 East Jones Street, Santa Maria
MEET & HANG OUT, over lunch, with fellow organizers and activists advocating for a just and humane Northern Santa Barbara County.

Fund for Santa Barbara    (805) 922-1707 x200    http://www.fundforsantabarbara.org

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

Abstract Art Collective presents "Multivision" exhibition at TV Santa Barbara
TV Santa Barbara, 329 S. Salinas Street, Santa Barbara
Come and peruse this stunning exhibition. EXHIBITION LINK: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/multivision-exhibition-by-the-abstract-art-collective-tickets-16011943153 The Reception / Potluck Media Maker Mixer is April 3rd, 5-8PM RECEPTION LINK: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tvsb-media-maker-mixer-gallery-reception-tickets-10875327397

(805) 571-1721    http://www.tvsb.tv

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

VITAL: Tri-County Juried Exhibition
Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, 955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara
On View: May 21 – June 20, 2015 –– Opening Reception & Awards: Thursday, May 21 • 4-6 p.m. –– Juror: Ciara Ennis – Director & Curator of Pitzer College Art Galleries

(805) 565-6162    http://www.westmontmuseum.org

Sketching in the Galleries: The Landscapes of Ray Strong
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
, 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara
Experience the tradition of sketching and be inspired by the dynamic landscapes on view in the intimate installation Ray Strong: Beyond Santa Barbara. All skill levels are welcome. Teaching Artists provide general guidance and all materials. This program is open to 10 participants (age 16 and above) on a first come, first serve basis.

(805) 963-4364    http://www.sbma.net

Neal Graffy Lecture - SB Earthquake
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara
Boom! At the dawn of June 29, 1925, our city shook with a 6.3 earthquake leaving much of downtown destroyed or heavily damaged. Out of the rubble a new Santa Barbara would arise with the headline, "Spanish Architecture to Rise from Ruins." ..... $20 - $25

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

FILM Showing & Discussion/ Rebels with a Cause/ How a Battle Over Land Changed the California Lands
santa barbara permaculture network, P.O. Box 92156, santa barbara
Santa Barbara Permaculture Network Presents Award-Winning Documentary Film Rebels with a Cause How a Battle Over Land Changed the California Landscape Forever Watch the Trailer: http://rebelsdocumentary.org/trailer/

(805) 962-2571    http://www.sbpermaculture.org

Queen Nation with Special Bowie Tribute
Chumash Casino Resort - Samala Showroom
, 3400 E. Highway 246, Santa Ynez
Queen Nation,Space Oddity
Queen Nation is an incredible re-creation of the sights, sound, and showmanship of vintage Queen. "Space Oddity” is a remarkable simulation of the music of David Bowie. Don’t miss this two amazing tribute shows live in concert! ..... $20

Chumash Casino Resort    (877) 248-6274    http://www.chumashcasino.com

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