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Wednesday, April 23

CALM Parenting Workshop & Lecture

As part of their awareness raising efforts during the month of April, Child Abuse Listening Mediation (CALM) is hosting two parenting events that are FREE and open to the community
9:30 a.m., 1236 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Free)

Water Aerobics or Aquatic Arthritis/Fibromyalgia Spring Special

Aquatic Center offers small group classes and individualized therapy sessions.
10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Muller Aquatic Center, 22 Anacapa St. (Free)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Discussion: A Public Discourse on Race, Dance and Sexuality

Duke University Professor and Artist-Scholar Tommy DeFrantz will speak publicly with Artistic Director and MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham. They will discuss race, corporeality, queering the body and aesthetics in movement
3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., HSSB -- UCSB

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo celebrates “25 Years of Magic”, April 23-27, 2014 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds!
4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($4 - $22)

Rescue in the Philippines:Refuge from the Holocaust

Narrated by Liev Schrieber, Rescue in the Philippines is the untold story of how the five Frieder brothers helped 1200 Jews escape the Nazis and immigrate to the Philippines.
6 p.m., MultiCultural Ctr. (Free)

The Condor’s Shadow – Film Screening and Q&A.

Attend a free screening of the year-in-the-life documentary film that follows USFWS biologist Joseph Brandt into the world of endangered species recovery. After the film there will be a Q&A with the filmmaker Jeff McLoughlin and Joseph Brant.
7 p.m., S.B. Museum of Natural History (Free)

Jennifer Koh, Violin, Part III

Intrepid violinist Jennifer Koh’s adventurous exploration of Bach’s influence on composers throughout the centuries.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Hahn Hall ($32 - $10)

"Bullying – Working Together Towards Solutions"

Hear useful information for the parent about the history and prevalence of bullying, and the degree that it impacts a young person’s ability to communicate with peers appropriately, and develop healthy social contacts at school.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater (Free)

Christopher Buckley

Christopher Buckley will sign books "Holly Days of Obligation" and newest book of poetry "Back Room at the Philosophers' Club."
7 p.m., Chaucer's Books (Free)

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

This will be a wild musical romp through the hearts and minds of pubescent wonders as they conquer the big bad bee.
7 p.m., Laguna Blanca School (Free - $10)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Abraham.In.Motion - Pavement

One of the most groundbreaking and sought-after artists of recent years, Kyle Abraham creates a conversation of movement in his newest work, "Pavement".
8 p.m., UCSB Campbell Hall ($35 - $19)

When the Lights Go Out

This show is an immersive theatrical performance with elements of cabaret and acrobatics.
8 p.m., Carr Winery ($40 - $50)

Thursday, April 24

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo celebrates “25 Years of Magic”, April 23-27, 2014 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds!
4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($4 - $22)

Pop-Up Opera

Julie Adams, soprano, and Cathy Miller, pianist, will pay tribute to living American artist Michelle Stuart.
6 p.m., S.B. Museum of Art (Free)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
7 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Michael Ray & Therese Vannier

Meet authors Michael Ray and Therese Vannier at a signing of their debut novel "The Long Way."
7 p.m., Chaucer's Books (Free)

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

This will be a wild musical romp through the hearts and minds of pubescent wonders as they conquer the big bad bee.
7 p.m., Laguna Blanca School (Free - $10)

Sourdough Slim, Robert Armstrong

These bands will play Western classics, country blues, and string band favorites from the 20s and 30s rural America.
7 p.m., Ojai Valley Woman's Club (Free - $25)

30th Anniversary of Footloose

Celebrate this classic film with a post-screening Q&A with screenwriter Dean Pitchford.
7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pollock Theater ($5 - $10)

"The Spirit in Stone: Illuminations on the Sacred Past of Jade and Stones"

Artists Jeff Spangler, Georg Schmerholz and Maile Ellington will present their experiential and educated perspective on the sacred ancient past of stone, gems, and the art of man.
7 p.m. to 10 p.m., JadeNow Galler, 14 Parker Way (Free)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Concerto Concert

This orchestra finale will include "Lord of the Rings."
7:30 p.m., Different locations (Free - $10)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Goleta Farmers Market

Fresh fruits, veggies, and more. Rain or shine.
4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Camino Real Marketplace

Friday, April 25

Maternal Mental Health & Child Safety: The Tragic Consequences of Untreated Maternal Mood Disorders

Child Abuse Listening Mediation (CALM) is co-sponsoring the community forum with a roster of distinguished speakers and thought-provoking breakout groups.
8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., S.B. County Education Office ($25)

Al Fresco Afternoon

The honoring of Angels Foster Care Families, volunteers, and supporters, and a celebration for National Foster Care Month will take place.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Four Seasons Biltmore ($150)

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo celebrates “25 Years of Magic”, April 23-27, 2014 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds!
4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($4 - $22)

11th Annual Putting Kids First

This event will benefit PAL Programs for Youth.
5:30 p.m., S.B. Carriage Museum, 129 Castillo St.

"The Lost Eagle: The Untold Story of the lLegionary Eagle on Rome's Most Famous Statue"

The lecture by Dr. Bridget Buxton of the University of Rhode Island is sponsored by The Archaeological Institute of America.
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., S.B. Museum of Natural History (Free)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
7 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

This will be a wild musical romp through the hearts and minds of pubescent wonders as they conquer the big bad bee.
7 p.m., Laguna Blanca School (Free - $10)

Green Shorts Film Festival

Green Shorts Film Festival is an international Film Festival showcasing independent films that promote environmental awareness.
7 p.m., Arlington Theatre ($5)

Mary Poppins

The Dos Pueblos Theatre Company will perform this classic musical.
7 p.m., Elings Performing Arts Center ($10 - $25)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

The Consul

Opera Santa Barbara presents "The Consul" by Gian-Carlo Menotti.
7:30 p.m., Granada Theatre ($28 - $153)

Terakaft

The perfect mix of two rhythm guitars and the deep tones of the bass will send you on a journey to the deepest heart of the desert, from which you’ll never want to return.
8 p.m., MultiCultural Ctr. ($5 - $15)

Concerto Concert

This orchestra finale will include "Lord of the Rings."
8 p.m., Different locations (Free - $10)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

ASAP 25th Anniversary

The Animal Shelter Assistance Program will host the "Send Us Your Stories" campaign and host the event.
Time TBA, QAD Facility ($75)

Saturday, April 26

4th Annual Santa Barbara VisionWalk

Join this mile walk-a-thon fundraiser benefitting the foundation fighting blindness.
9 a.m., Chase Palm Park

Bird Language with Dan Fontaine

This will be a morning of observing and discussing the birds in their most active time of year.
9 a.m. to noon, Lake Los Carneros ($30 - $50)

Ride the Music Train!

The South Coast Railroad Museum invites you to a special Central Coast Flyer rail day trip on two superbly restored rail cars. Departing from Santa Barbara and Goleta this rail adventure will cover over 200 scenic miles round-trip to San Luis Obispo
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Amtrak Station ($79 - $82)

Earth Day Festival

Earth Day Festival will welcome hundreds of exhibitors connecting companies and organizations with over 35,000 eco-conscious consumers.
11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Alameda Park (Free)

Santa Barbara's Founding Day

Bring the family and watch the Presidio come to life with Early California music and dance, pottery, Chumash storytelling, archaeology, adobe brick making, and more!
11 a.m. to 3 p.m., El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park (Free)

Art Career Day Conference For Teens and Young Adults

Art Without Limits and 8 other Santa Barbara-based organizations/individuals present this free conference, which provides teens and young adults the opportunity to learn from and interact with professional artists, art educators and professionals.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., SBCC (Free)

17th Annual Home & Garden Tour

The tour will focus on bringing a variety of homes and landscapes to enjoy and stimulate the imagination.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Carpinteria, CA ($30)

Earth Day Festival Bike Zone

Enter the Bike Zone for free bike valet, special prizes, displays, and more!
11 a.m., Alameda Park (Free)

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo celebrates “25 Years of Magic”, April 23-27, 2014 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds!
11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($4 - $22)

Sandcastle Music Together

Experience Music Together® for FREE and find out how important (and how fun) your role can be! Music Together classes build on your child's natural enthusiasm for music and movement.
1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Alameda Park (Free)

Community Forum: Women's Economic Agenda

Congresswoman Lois Capps will host this panel discussion and open community forum on the Women's Economic Agenda.
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wake Ctr. (Free)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Mary Poppins

The Dos Pueblos Theatre Company will perform this classic musical.
2 p.m., Elings Performing Arts Center ($10 - $25)

"Healing the Wissahickon"

The exhibit will document the rehabilitation of a once polluted Pennsylvania River, The Wissahickon.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m., C Gallery (Free)

"Paper Route"

This exhibit will examine how three different artists' works on paper.
5 p.m. to 7 p.m., galerie102 (Free)

"No Waste Earth"

This exhibit is a community recycled art exhibit with a focus on environmental themes.
5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Art From Scrap Gallery (Free)

"Off the Wall"

Hosted by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Women’s Board, this popular fundraiser features terrific suspense as tickets are randomly drawn and guests select a work of art donated by local artists to take home.
6 p.m., S.B. Museum of Art ($350)

"The Fab Four - The Ultimate Tribute"

Montecito Bank & Trust and Seymour Duncan present this benefit concert to celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of The Marjorie Luke Theatre. Alan Parsons will introduce The Fab Four, the band the LA Times calls "The best Beatles show in the world."
7 p.m., Marjorie Luke Theatre ($35 - $50)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
7 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Quire of Voyces in Concert

Following its sold-out December concerts, the Quire of Voyces closes its 20th Anniversary Season with "Songs from Ancient Lands," a concert featuring one of the crowning glories of a cappella music, Sergei Rachmaninoff's All Night Vigil.
7 p.m., St. Anthony's Chapel, 2300 Garden St. ($15 - $20)

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

This will be a wild musical romp through the hearts and minds of pubescent wonders as they conquer the big bad bee.
7 p.m., Laguna Blanca School (Free - $10)

1950's Sock Hop and Swing Dance Party

The Swing and Ballroom Dance Club will host this event featuring Captain Cardiac and The Coronaries.
7 p.m. to 11:59 p.m., UCSB Student Resource Bldg. (Free)

Mary Poppins

The Dos Pueblos Theatre Company will perform this classic musical.
7 p.m., Elings Performing Arts Center ($10 - $25)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Sonos Montecito

Sonos Montecito is a new wind quintet and will perform on these dates.
7:30 p.m., Different locations (Free)

Dystopian Distractions!

This play will be a black comedic deconstruction of the American war machine, seen through the lens of pop culture.
8 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($12 - $65)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Wind in a Mirror... Ayahuasca Visions

This will be a multimedia one-woman show by Josie Hyde about the ironies in guilt and transcendence.
8 p.m., The Pescadrome Facility ($7 - $11)

CunninLynguists

Sampling genres from psych-rock to blues, the progressive Southern duo will perform live.
9:30 p.m., SOhO ($15)

Sunday, April 27

Cold Spring Trail Nature Hike

Hike the Cold Spring Trail with Ojai herbalist-naturalist Lanny Kaufer.
8:30 a.m., Cold Spring Trail (Free - $25)

Earth Day Festival

Earth Day Festival will welcome hundreds of exhibitors connecting companies and organizations with over 35,000 eco-conscious consumers.
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Alameda Park (Free)

Earth Day Festival Bike Zone

Enter the Bike Zone for free bike valet, special prizes, displays, and more!
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Alameda Park (Free)

Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo celebrates “25 Years of Magic”, April 23-27, 2014 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds!
11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($4 - $22)

Sandcastle Music Together

Experience Music Together® for FREE and find out how important (and how fun) your role can be! Music Together classes build on your child's natural enthusiasm for music and movement.
1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Alameda Park (Free)

Perlene Thurston

Santa Barbara Jazz Society will proudly present Perlene Thurston and her jazz quartet.
1 p.m. to 4 p.m., SOhO ($7 - $25)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
1:30 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
2 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Magic on the Wine Trail

This will be a fun filled afternoon of wine tasting and magic.
2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Carrillo Recreation Ctr. ($45)

The Consul

Opera Santa Barbara presents "The Consul" by Gian-Carlo Menotti.
2:30 p.m., Granada Theatre ($28 - $153)

Robert Ballard

Don’t miss this great explorer’s visually gripping presentation for a look back at his major discoveries and ahead to the future of exploration in our seas – a realm which, as Ballard likes to remind us, we know less about than the moon.
3 p.m. to 5 p.m., UCSB Campbell Hall ($25 - $15)

Quire of Voyces in Concert

Following its sold-out December concerts, the Quire of Voyces closes its 20th Anniversary Season with "Songs from Ancient Lands," a concert featuring one of the crowning glories of a cappella music, Sergei Rachmaninoff's All Night Vigil.
3 p.m., St. Anthony's Chapel, 2300 Garden St. ($15 - $20)

Mary Poppins

The Dos Pueblos Theatre Company will perform this classic musical.
3 p.m., Elings Performing Arts Center ($10 - $25)

Yom Hashoah Memorial Service

This will be a musical memorial to the Holocaust for Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom Hashoah.
7 p.m., Congregation B'nai B'rith (Free)

Robert Irvine

"Dinner: Impossible Live!" is a high energy, multimedia and multi-sensory theatrical experience.
7:30 p.m., Fred Kavli Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks ($35 - $150)

Goleta Farmers Market

Fresh fruits, veggies, and more. Rain or shine.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Camino Real Marketplace

Monday, April 28

Children's Literature to Love and Share

Crane Country Day School is proud to showcase two talented leaders in the world of children's literature, Isabel Baker and Marla Frazee.
7 p.m., Crane Country Day School (Free)

Santa Barbara and Ventura Area High School Musical Awards Kicks off at the New Vic

Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC), in conjunction with the Santa Barbara Independent, the Santa Barbara Foundation, the Rubicon Theater, the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation and the Nederlander Organization, is presenting the inaugural S.B. Independent.
7 p.m., Ensemble Theatre Company at the New Vic ($10)

Aftermath

The Santa Barbara premiere screening of Aftermath, winner of the Yad Vashem Chairman’s Award at last year’s Jerusalem Film Festival. The riveting story of two Polish brothers who come to terms with their village’s long hidden role in the Holocaust.
7:30 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall

Tuesday, April 29

Trustee Forum

This forum will focus on the complex issues raised by President Obama's proposed reforms of policies governing the National Security Agency's collection of the personal data of Americans.
5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Antioch University (Free)

Spring into SWEAT

Enjoy free give-away raffles from sponsors, trainers, massages, and more.
6 p.m., Alameda Park ($10)

Ashes to Honey

Ashes to Honey is the third installment in Hitomi Kamanaka's trilogy of films on the problems of nuclear power and radiation. he screening of the film is part of the film series: Nuclear Japan: Japanese Film Before and After Fukushima. 
7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Pollock Theater ($5 - $10)

Winston's Royal Roost

This evening will feature the Royal Roost's house band.
7 p.m., Granada Theatre ($20)

Margo Rey

Margo Rey's music has caught the attention of Grammy-nominated record producers.
8 p.m., SOhO ($10)

An Evening with Janet Mock: Transgender Activist and Author Visits Santa Barbara

Join us for an intimate conversation with Janet Mock as she discusses her experience as a trans woman in the media.
Time TBA, The Hub, UCSB University Center, UCen Rd. University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara

Downtown S.B. Farmers Market

3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., State St., between Ortega and Haley Sts.

Wednesday, April 30

Husain Haggani

He will discuss and explain his latest book "Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding."
Noon, Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort ($35 - $40)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
1:30 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Magazine Launch

Check out the center of urban agriculture and the launch of the 2014 Goleta Magazine.
5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Fairview Gardens ($10 - $15)

Queer China, Comrade China

China’s most prolific homosexual filmmaker presents a historical account of the queer movement in modern China. Discussion with Director Cui Zi’en will follow the screening.
6 p.m., MultiCultural Ctr. (Free)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

La Belle et la Bête (Beauty and the Beast)

Philip Glass Ensemble will interpret Jean Cocteau's masterpiece, La Belle et la Bête.
8 p.m., Granada Theatre ($21 - $48)

Thursday, May 1

17th Annual Mad Hatter Luncheon

Come and feast on savory selections and bid on silent auction items hosted by Transition House.
11 a.m., Bacara Resort & Spa ($125)

Gar Alperovitz

Professor Gar Alperovitz will speak on Community Democracy: America Beyond Capitalism.
Noon, Different locations (Free)

May Day Celebration

Learn special songs and dances, make floral garlands, and weave ribbons around the May Pole.
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Marshall's Patio, 900 State St. (Free)

Nature of Care: The Racial Politics of American Philanthropy

Karen Ferguson will interrogate nature of white philanthropists' care when it comes to addressing racial inequality in the United States.
4 p.m., McCune Conference Room (Free)

"Multimedia and the Politics of Attention in Cold War America"

The talk will show that this turn became the basis of both decades of cold war American propaganda and the multimedia utopianism of the 1960s.
4 p.m., UCSB (Free)

"Vishnu and Others"

Julie Young's abstract paintings convey an approximation of sensations experienced with particular environments.
5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Architectural Foundation Gallery (Free)

Art Walk for Kids/Adults

Art Walk for Kids/Adults benefits artists with disabilities through a specialized curriculum of art education.
5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Faulkner Gallery (Free)

Gordon Huether: 12 X 12

This will be an exhibition focusing entirely on works by acclaimed artist Gordon Huether that are 12" by 12" in size.
5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Artamo Gallery (Free)

Saks & The City VII

This event will offer up a special night to go out and be spoiled with mini-makeovers from artists, massages, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and more.
6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saks Fifth Avenue ($150 - $275)

Pinch Pot Workshop

Learn to pinch your own pot.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Municipal Winemakers ($40)

2nd Annual Art for the Ages Celebration

Garden Court's "Art for the Ages," a showcase featuring works from the resident seniors, family members, students, and more, will join the 1st Thursday arts and culture program.
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Garden Court (Free)

Les Misérables

San Marcos High School's Performing Arts Department will proudly present the full production of "Les Misérables."
7 p.m., San Marcos High School ($5 - $14)

Gregory Orfalea

Gregory Orfalea will sign his newest book "Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California."
7 p.m., Chaucer's Books (Free)

15th Annual Ojai Storytelling Festival

This festival has it all: entertaining storytellers, wonderful organization, and the ideal location to hear stories that will move you, make you laugh, and remind you it is great to be alive.
7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., Ojai, CA ($10 - $167)

Mary Poppins

The Dos Pueblos Theatre Company will perform this classic musical.
7 p.m., Elings Performing Arts Center ($10 - $25)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Beware of Darkness

This night will be filled with squealing guitars, barbed hooks, and timeless glam posturing.
9 p.m., SOhO ($10)

Goleta Farmers Market

Fresh fruits, veggies, and more. Rain or shine.
4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Camino Real Marketplace

Friday, May 2

15th Annual Ojai Storytelling Festival

This festival has it all: entertaining storytellers, wonderful organization, and the ideal location to hear stories that will move you, make you laugh, and remind you it is great to be alive.
9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Ojai, CA ($10 - $167)

Gar Alperovitz

Professor Gar Alperovitz will speak on Community Democracy: America Beyond Capitalism.
11:30 a.m., Different locations (Free)

Teen Craft

Students will create tissue paper flowers. Learn how to manipulate and color paper to look like flowers.
3:30 p.m., S.B. Central Library (Free)

Friday Night Wines

The April and May classes will cover "Vinification Techniques" and "All About Pinot Noir."
6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wandering Dog Wine Bar ($30)

38th Annual Isla Vista Juggling Festival

This festival will be filled with juggling workshops and show.
6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Different locations (Free - $10)

Les Misérables

San Marcos High School's Performing Arts Department will proudly present the full production of "Les Misérables."
7 p.m., San Marcos High School ($5 - $14)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
7 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Mary Poppins

The Dos Pueblos Theatre Company will perform this classic musical.
7 p.m., Elings Performing Arts Center ($10 - $25)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Powdercoat

This concert will feature Powdercoat and special guest Steve Key.
7:30 p.m., Cambridge Drive Baptist Church ($10 - $12)

A Journey to Wisdom: Living Life Fearlessly

Women attendees will develop a fearless connection to all beings, open their eyes to the larger whole, and nurture a transformation of consciousness.
7:30 p.m., La Casa de Maria ($275 - $375)

Time Stands Still

This is a powerful and often hilarious story of relationships, mid-life crisis and the ties of friendship.
8 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($15 - $23)

Joe Rogan

Standup comedian Joe Rogan share his inquisitive and intense comedic style.
8 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($36.50)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

The Agreeables

Indie rockers The Agreeables will roll the dice in an effort to save the world one melody at a time.
9:30 p.m., Seven Bar and Kitchen (Free)

Saturday, May 3

Womens Literary Festival

A full day of author presentations. Admission includes morning coffee, full salad luncheon, all presentations, and book signing opportunities. This is a non-profit event promoting literacy and diversity.
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort ($65)

California Bookstore Day

There will be readings, prizes, things to eat and drink.
9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Chaucer's Books (Free)

15th Annual Ojai Storytelling Festival

This festival has it all: entertaining storytellers, wonderful organization, and the ideal location to hear stories that will move you, make you laugh, and remind you it is great to be alive.
9 a.m. to 11:15 p.m., Ojai, CA ($10 - $167)

38th Annual Isla Vista Juggling Festival

This festival will be filled with juggling workshops and show.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Different locations (Free - $10)

Buellton Brew Fest

Bring beach chairs and blankets and plan to jam to the sounds of "Burning James and the Funky Flames" while enjoying a beautiful day.
Noon to 4 p.m., River View Park ($35 - $45)

Pearls of Whimsy Trunk Show

Artist Roxanna Kevani will create works of art that can be worn and enjoyed every day.
Noon to 5 p.m., S.B. Museum of Art (Free)

Cookbook Launch Party

Sample appetizers prepared by the esteemed faculty and students of the School of Culinary Arts.
1 p.m. to 3 p.m., SBCC ($25)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
1:30 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
2 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Mary Poppins

The Dos Pueblos Theatre Company will perform this classic musical.
2 p.m., Elings Performing Arts Center ($10 - $25)

Kermes Cinco De Mayo Festival

This is Monroe PTA's biggest fundraiser.
3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monroe Elementary School (Free)

Sonos Montecito

Sonos Montecito is a new wind quintet and will perform on these dates.
3 p.m., Different locations (Free)

Sprout Up's 2nd annual Investing in Our Youth Gala & Auction

Sprout up will bring together its biggest champions to forward the mission of raising the next generation of environmental leaders.
4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Chase Palm Park ($50)

Chocolate De Vine 2014

The event will offer guests taste samplings of fabulous chocolate creations from local chocolatiers and pastry chefs and wine tasting of some of California’s best wineries. The event will feature a judged competition of chocolate creations.
5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Santa Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Salon, 1205 San Antonio Creek Road, Santa Barbara CA ($65 - $100)

UCSB Arts & Lectures Presents: Americana Music Jam

With its first Americana Music Jam, A&L pays tribute to the roots of American music, featuring emerging artists and heavy hitters alike. Join us for a sonic ride that stomps, sways and swings into the past and present.
5 p.m. to 11 p.m., SOhO ($40)

Run Boy Run

A bluegrass quinted rooted band will venture into brave new musical frontiers.
5 p.m., SOhO ($5 - $15)

Les Misérables

San Marcos High School's Performing Arts Department will proudly present the full production of "Les Misérables."
7 p.m., San Marcos High School ($5 - $14)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
7 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Anjelah Johnson

Anjelah Johnson will take her stand up comedy act on the road and will bring along characters and satire that made her an Internet sensation.
7 p.m., Granada Theatre ($35 - $40)

The Haden Triplets

Honeyed vocal harmonies will sing songs spun from Ozark tradition.
7 p.m., SOhO ($5 - $15)

Don Quixote

The Goleta School of Ballet and Goleta Ballet Theatre will present this ballet classic.
7 p.m., Marjorie Luke Theatre ($18)

Mary Poppins

The Dos Pueblos Theatre Company will perform this classic musical.
7 p.m., Elings Performing Arts Center ($10 - $25)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

38th Annual Isla Vista Juggling Festival

This festival will be filled with juggling workshops and show.
7:30 p.m., Different locations (Free - $10)

Time Stands Still

This is a powerful and often hilarious story of relationships, mid-life crisis and the ties of friendship.
8 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($15 - $23)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Danny Click

Danny Click will play with an all-acoustic outfit he calls the Americana Orchestra.
8 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($30)

38th Annual Isla Vista Juggling Festival

This festival will be filled with juggling workshops and show.
10 p.m. to 11 p.m., Different locations (Free - $10)

Sunday, May 4

15th Annual Ojai Storytelling Festival

This festival has it all: entertaining storytellers, wonderful organization, and the ideal location to hear stories that will move you, make you laugh, and remind you it is great to be alive.
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Ojai, CA ($10 - $167)

38th Annual Isla Vista Juggling Festival

This festival will be filled with juggling workshops and show.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Different locations (Free - $10)

Jewish Festival 2014

The Jewish Federation of Greater SB will host the 2014 Jewish Festival.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oak Park (Free)

"Hats & Horses" Charity Polo Event & Taste

TV Santa Barbara will host their first charity polo event and taste.
Noon, S.B. Polo and Racquet Club ($75)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
1:30 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
2 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Time Stands Still

This is a powerful and often hilarious story of relationships, mid-life crisis and the ties of friendship.
2:30 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($15 - $23)

Arianna String Quartet

Chamber On The Mountain, Ojai’s newest performing arts organization, is proud to announce its next concert offering: the Arianna String Quartet. The Arianna String Quartet has firmly established itself as one of America's finest chamber ensembles.
3 p.m., Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts ($15 - $25)

Don Quixote

The Goleta School of Ballet and Goleta Ballet Theatre will present this ballet classic.
3 p.m., Marjorie Luke Theatre ($18)

40th Annual Awards and Fundraising Benefit

Celebrate 40 years of Goleta Valley Beautiful.
3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Stow House ($45)

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Listen to a stunning musical performance conducted by Gustavo Dudamel.
4 p.m., Granada Theatre ($38 - $103)

Spring Concert

Jazz Ensemble will present its annual spring concert.
7 p.m., Unity Chapel of Light, 1165 Stubblefield Rd., Orcutt (Free - $10)

Goleta Farmers Market

Fresh fruits, veggies, and more. Rain or shine.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Camino Real Marketplace

Tuesday, May 6

B2B Breakfast

May Business-2-Business Breakfast will teach how you can achieve your career goals at Antioch University.
7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($20 - $30)

Ann Patchett

Join this literary giant as she reflects on her life and work.
8 p.m. to 10 p.m., UCSB Campbell Hall (Free - $20)

Downtown S.B. Farmers Market

3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., State St., between Ortega and Haley Sts.

Wednesday, May 7

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
1:30 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Good Hair

An exposé of comic proportions that only Chris Rock could pull off, this film visits beauty salons, hairstyling battles, scientific laboratories, and Indian temples to explore the way hairstyles impact attitudes/behaviors within the black community
6 p.m., MultiCultural Ctr. (Free)

Robbie Kaye

Welcome Robbie Kaye as she signs her book of photography "Beauty & Wisdom."
7 p.m., Chaucer's Books (Free)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

An Evening with Branford Marsalis, featuring Joey Calderazzo, Eric Reviss and Justin Falkner

Branford Marsalis, who will be performing with his tightly-knit quartet of musicians, earns praise from audiences and critics alike for his unrivaled technique, awe-inspiring versatility, and innovative approach to music making.
8 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($40 - $100)

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

A rare chance to see two of the world’s most highly regarded banjo players and fearless musical explorers together on tthe same stage!
8 p.m., UCSB Campbell Hall ($32 - $45)

Dave Brogan, Garrin Benfield, Tom Freund

Drummer Dave Brogan will be performing with songwriters Garrin Benfield and Tom Freund.
8 p.m., SOhO ($10)

The Lovebirds

The Lovebirds' live show will be quirky and engaging.
8 p.m., Mel’s Lounge (Free)

Thursday, May 8

UCSB Economic Forecast Project

Includes admission to the entire half-day Summit, a copy of the 2014 Santa Barbara County Economic Outlook report plus a Continental Breakfast.
8:30 a.m. to noon, Granada Theatre ($200 - $25)

2014 Fire Season Briefing

Experts will talk about all phases of a major wildfire incident.
11 a.m., Fleischmann Auditorium (Free)

The 70th Anniversary of D-Day with the Channel City Club

70th Anniversary of World War II’s D-Day Event Will Honor Four Local Men Who “Stormed Normandy”.
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort ($40)

Self-Employment Training Orientation

Women's Economic Ventures will hold information orientation sessions in SB county to help determine readiness for one of WEV's business courses.
6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Locations given upon RSVP. (Free)

Comic Relief

Experience the healing power of humor.
6 p.m., SOhO ($45 - $125)

Les Misérables

San Marcos High School's Performing Arts Department will proudly present the full production of "Les Misérables."
7 p.m., San Marcos High School ($5 - $14)

Rossandra White

Rossandra White will be signing her book "Loveyoubye."
7 p.m., Chaucer's Books (Free)

Henschel Quartett

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2014, this quartet has won multiple prizes at the international competitions of Evian, Banff, and Salzburg.
7:30 p.m., S.B. Museum of Art ($15 - $19)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Time Stands Still

This is a powerful and often hilarious story of relationships, mid-life crisis and the ties of friendship.
8 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($15 - $23)

Sandra Tsing Loh

Writer and performer Sandra Tsing Loh is wry, disarming and totally candid, whether offering up personal tales of the travails of relationships or caustic cultural commentary.
8 p.m. to 10 p.m., UCSB Campbell Hall ($15 - $8)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Paul Galbraith

Experience the technical finesse of classical guitarist premiere his Bach and Mozart program.
8 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($25 - $105)

The Coot Elimination Committee

Actor and director Bill Waxman's "The Coot Elimination Committee" will receive its West Coast Premiere.
8 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($12 - $17)

Comic Relief

Experience the healing power of humor.
9 p.m., SOhO ($45 - $125)

Goleta Farmers Market

Fresh fruits, veggies, and more. Rain or shine.
4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Camino Real Marketplace

Friday, May 9

13th annual Mother's Day Luncheon

Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care has announced that Jodi Fishman-Osti and Pamela Dillman Haskell are co-chairing its annual Mother's Day Luncheon.
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club, Four Seasons

2014 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards

Lynda Weinman, Co-Founder and Executive Chair of lynda.com, will ask for “The envelope, please,” and reveal the nine outstanding women entrepreneurs who have won the 2014 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort ($85 - $130)

Les Misérables

San Marcos High School's Performing Arts Department will proudly present the full production of "Les Misérables."
7 p.m., San Marcos High School ($5 - $14)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
7 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Soundscapes Concert

The concert will feature original electronic music compositions created by student composers.
7 p.m., Allan Hancock College (Free)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Time Stands Still

This is a powerful and often hilarious story of relationships, mid-life crisis and the ties of friendship.
8 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($15 - $23)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

The Arabian Nights

This show will amaze and beguile as performers enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy, and dreams.
8 p.m., HSSB -- UCSB ($13 - $17)

The Coot Elimination Committee

Actor and director Bill Waxman's "The Coot Elimination Committee" will receive its West Coast Premiere.
8 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($12 - $17)

Corduroy Jim

Corduroy Jim will take you on a musical safari with every performance.
9 p.m., Creek Side Inn, 4444 Hollister Ave., Goleta ($5)

Saturday, May 10

Collage and Painted Papers Workshop

A rare chance to work with collage guru, Karen Browdy, using painted papers as a collage component.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., C Gallery ($115)

Re-Imagining Climate Justice: At the Crossroads of Hope and Possibility

This event will include workshops, a film festival, artwork, and creative spaces.
9 a.m., UCSB's UCen (Free)

Walk4Water

Hands4Others will activate Santa Barbara community to fundraise for clean water systems in Honduras, Haiti and Indonesia.
9 a.m., East Beach ($20)

Indigo DYE Day

Learn about the fascinating dye process of Indigo.
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Pebble in the Pond Art Studio, 1041 Via Chaprral ($95)

8th Annual Carpinteria and Summerland Artists Studio Tour.

You Are Invited to Experience Carpinteria and Summerland’s 8th Annual Artists Studio Tour and Discover an Array of Fine Art at Studio Prices!
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Carpinteria & Summerland (Free)

Chumash Earth Day

This Chumash Earth Day is filled with raffles, prizes, and more.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elders Park, 100 Via Juana Ln., Santa Ynez (Free)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
1:30 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
2 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Keeping American Music Alive for All Generations

When the New Chordettes perform, talent Tracey Williams and Candance Delbo will bring the uniquely American music of the 50s and 60s alive.
2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ojai Art Center Theater ($15 - $75)

The Arabian Nights

This show will amaze and beguile as performers enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy, and dreams.
2 p.m., HSSB -- UCSB ($13 - $17)

Bill Dedman, Paul Newell, Sheila Lodge

This panel will discuss about the book, the heiress Huguette Clark and her life as well as her estate located here in Santa Barbara.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Faulkner Gallery (Free)

Time Stands Still

This is a powerful and often hilarious story of relationships, mid-life crisis and the ties of friendship.
2:30 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($15 - $23)

Les Misérables

San Marcos High School's Performing Arts Department will proudly present the full production of "Les Misérables."
7 p.m., San Marcos High School ($5 - $14)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
7 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

The Waymores

FINAL SHOW in the Song Tree Concert Series!
7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Live Oak Unitarian ($15)

Ground

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present this new play.
7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $24)

SYV Master Chorale

The Santa Ynez Valley Master Chorale and Orchestra will present Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Requiem Mass in D Minor, Ave Verum Corpus, Overture from The Marriage of Figaro and Eine kleine Nachtmusik.
7:30 p.m., Solvang Veteran's Memorial Hall ($12 - $18)

Time Stands Still

This is a powerful and often hilarious story of relationships, mid-life crisis and the ties of friendship.
8 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($15 - $23)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Bella Gaia

Bella Gaia, Beautiful Earth, is an audiovisual experience around the world.
8 p.m., Granada Theatre ($28 - $73)

The Coot Elimination Committee

Actor and director Bill Waxman's "The Coot Elimination Committee" will receive its West Coast Premiere.
8 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($12 - $17)

Sunday, May 11

8th Annual Carpinteria and Summerland Artists Studio Tour.

You Are Invited to Experience Carpinteria and Summerland’s 8th Annual Artists Studio Tour and Discover an Array of Fine Art at Studio Prices!
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Carpinteria & Summerland (Free)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
1:30 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $37.50)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

The Coot Elimination Committee

Actor and director Bill Waxman's "The Coot Elimination Committee" will receive its West Coast Premiere.
2 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($12 - $17)

SYV Master Chorale

The Santa Ynez Valley Master Chorale and Orchestra will present Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Requiem Mass in D Minor, Ave Verum Corpus, Overture from The Marriage of Figaro and Eine kleine Nachtmusik.
3 p.m., Solvang Veteran's Memorial Hall ($12 - $18)

Goleta Farmers Market

Fresh fruits, veggies, and more. Rain or shine.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Camino Real Marketplace

Monday, May 12

The Wings of Freedom Tour

In honor of our WWII Veterans, The Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom Tour will bring extremely rare bomber and fighter aircraft for living history display as part of 110-city nationwide tour.
2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Santa Barbara Municipal Airport ($6 - $12)

Missing: Women in Priestly Service

Against all odds, the women priests' movement in the Catholic Church continues to grow and flourish.
7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church (Free)

Ira Flatow

Presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures, Flatow talks about the ways science is infiltrating the living rooms and laptops of a new generation.
8 p.m. to 10 p.m., UCSB Campbell Hall ($8 - $20)

Tuesday, May 13

The Wings of Freedom Tour

In honor of our WWII Veterans, The Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom Tour will bring extremely rare bomber and fighter aircraft for living history display as part of 110-city nationwide tour.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Santa Barbara Municipal Airport ($6 - $12)

From Sacred Cow to Kobe Beef: Japan's Bovine Revolution

This talk will consider the place of cows in Japanese society before the Meiji Restoration.
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., UCSB (Free)

Author: Mick Kronman

Mick Kronman will read from his recently published book From Hooks to Harpoons: the Story of Santa Barbara Channel Fisheries.
7 p.m., Chaucer's Books (Free)

Keb' Mo'

Keb' will return in anticipation of his new album "BLUESAmericana."
8 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($45 - $105)

The Arabian Nights

This show will amaze and beguile as performers enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy, and dreams.
8 p.m., HSSB -- UCSB ($13 - $17)

Downtown S.B. Farmers Market

3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., State St., between Ortega and Haley Sts.

Wednesday, May 14

The Wings of Freedom Tour

In honor of our WWII Veterans, The Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom Tour will bring extremely rare bomber and fighter aircraft for living history display as part of 110-city nationwide tour.
9 a.m. to noon, Santa Barbara Municipal Airport ($6 - $12)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Mentorship Works

This organization will match entrepreneurs with successful expert business mentors to help guide them during the challenging phase of launching and growing a new business.
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Montecito Country Club (Free - $20)

"My Back Yard"

Hospice of Santa Barbara will hold its next art exhibition and open house featuring Laurie MacMillan..
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Hospice of S.B. (Free)

Just Like Us

Featuring Egyptian American comedian Ahmed Ahmed, this film reintroduces socially relevant issues to the world in an effort to build cultural bridges in this age of greater tolerance, understanding, and acceptance.
6 p.m., MultiCultural Ctr. (Free)

Forum: Underage Drinking

Panel of professionals will discuss and address the concerns on underage drinking.
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., SBCC (Free)

Sunset at the Canary

The LGBT community and allies will enjoy appetizers and beverages while mixing and mingling.
6 p.m., Canary Hotel

PEP Spring Volunteer Training

Postpartum Education for Parents are looking for volunteers.
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Santa Barbara, CA (Free)

Richard Goode

Come see a musical performance on the piano unlike any other.
8 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($43 - $53)

David Whyte

Using the insights of poetry, Whyte will explore the art of finding and asking question--the line of inquiry that helps us reimagine ourselves and our world.
8 p.m. to 10 p.m., UCSB Campbell Hall ($8 - $20)

The Arabian Nights

This show will amaze and beguile as performers enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy, and dreams.
8 p.m., HSSB -- UCSB ($13 - $17)

Thursday, May 15

Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps Lecture

Chet Van Duzer will trace the history of sea monsters on European maps.
7 p.m., S.B. Maritime Museum (Free - $10)

Author: Helen Morales

Helen Morales will be discussing and signing new book "Pilgrimage to Dollywood."
7 p.m., Chaucer's Books (Free)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

Body of Work

This is a video, music, dance, and the spoken word all combined in this one man show from Jerry Pearson.
8 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($18 - $23)

The Arabian Nights

This show will amaze and beguile as performers enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy, and dreams.
8 p.m., HSSB -- UCSB ($13 - $17)

The Coot Elimination Committee

Actor and director Bill Waxman's "The Coot Elimination Committee" will receive its West Coast Premiere.
8 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($12 - $17)

Goleta Farmers Market

Fresh fruits, veggies, and more. Rain or shine.
4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Camino Real Marketplace

Friday, May 16

Alpha Open House

This event is a great way to learn more about the scope of their work at Alpha Resource Center.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Alpha Resource Ctr. (Free)

Antiques, Decorative Arts, and Vintage Show & Sale

This sale will have the finest dealers specializing in arts, furniture, accessories, and more.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($5 - $6)

Ecstatic Dance Deep Dive

Transform and transcend with this uplifting moving meditation to global beats.
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Yoga Soup ($12)

Jessye Norman

Join this inspiring artist in a discussion of her new memoir "Stand up Straight and Sing!"
7:30 p.m., Hahn Hall ($16 - $77)

Comedy Hypnosis Show

This will be a comedy performance by professional hypnotist Nancy Seagal.
7:30 p.m., SBCC ($10 - $20)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

All We Are Saying: Bill Frisell Explores the Music of John Lennon

"All We Are Saying" has been long in the works for Bill Frisell, where he explores the music of The Beatles.
8 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($40 - $105)

The Arabian Nights

This show will amaze and beguile as performers enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy, and dreams.
8 p.m., HSSB -- UCSB ($13 - $17)

The Coot Elimination Committee

Actor and director Bill Waxman's "The Coot Elimination Committee" will receive its West Coast Premiere.
8 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($12 - $17)

Saturday, May 17

3rd Annual Walk for Mental Wellness

Walkers will show support for those living with mental illnesses.
8:30 a.m., Cabrillo Pavilion Bathhouse ($10 - $100)

Antiques, Decorative Arts, and Vintage Show & Sale

This sale will have the finest dealers specializing in arts, furniture, accessories, and more.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($5 - $6)

Remembering Flow: Balancing the Nervous System in Movement

This workshop will explore the revolutionary heritage of the nervous system, refine alignment, and engage movement.
Noon to 5 p.m., HSSB Ballet Studio Theater, UCSB ($60 - $95)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

The Arabian Nights

This show will amaze and beguile as performers enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy, and dreams.
2 p.m., HSSB -- UCSB ($13 - $17)

4th Annual Wine and Cheese Botanic Lecture

Each talk will begin with a wine tasting and conversation and will continue where guests gather to hear interesting speakers discuss current environmental issues.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m., S.B. Botanic Garden ($25 - $140)

ASAP 25th Anniversary

The Animal Shelter Assistance Program will host the "Send Us Your Stories" campaign and host the event.
5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., QAD Facility ($75)

"Bel Canto by Candlelight"

Step out for an evening of beautiful music, great wine, great prizes at the silent auction and delectable food.
7 p.m., St. Mark's-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church ($75)

An Evening with Alan Bergman

Enjoy the songs and unforgettable classics with Alan Bergman.
7:30 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($40 - $105)

Dvořák and Shostakovich

This work will contain one of the great marches of all time and is sure to cap the season with energy and style.
8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Granada Theatre ($29 - $133)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
8 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

The Arabian Nights

This show will amaze and beguile as performers enact Scheherazade's tales of love, lust, comedy, and dreams.
8 p.m., HSSB -- UCSB ($13 - $17)

The Coot Elimination Committee

Actor and director Bill Waxman's "The Coot Elimination Committee" will receive its West Coast Premiere.
8 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($12 - $17)

Sunday, May 18

International Museum Day

Museums and cultural organizations will celebrate International Museum Day and will offer free admission.
10 a.m., Different museums. (Free)

Antiques, Decorative Arts, and Vintage Show & Sale

This sale will have the finest dealers specializing in arts, furniture, accessories, and more.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($5 - $6)

Heritage Tree and History Tour

This year's new site will include a visit to the SB Olive Company Orchard.
Noon, Rancho La Patera ($10 - $45)

Speaking of T.C. Boyle

Speaking of Stories continues its 20th Anniversary season with a performance of stories by T.C. Boyle. New and old stories by one of our favorite authors and long-time supporters. Mr. Boyle will be reading at Monday’s performance.
2 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($18 - $28)

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

"Love, Loss, and What I Wore" will prove that great storytelling is always in fashion.
2 p.m., Rubicon Theatre ($25 - $49)

The Coot Elimination Committee

Actor and director Bill Waxman's "The Coot Elimination Committee" will receive its West Coast Premiere.
2 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($12 - $17)

The Letter

Santa Barbara Dance Institute will present its 19th Annual Event of the Year.
3 p.m., Marjorie Luke Theatre ($10 - $15)

Rick Atkinson

Join this Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Acclaimed Liberation Trilogy on World War II as he brings drama and exquisite detail to the retelling of these epic fights and more.
3 p.m., UCSB Campbell Hall (Free)

Dvořák and Shostakovich

This work will contain one of the great marches of all time and is sure to cap the season with energy and style.
3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Granada Theatre ($29 - $133)

Goleta Farmers Market

Fresh fruits, veggies, and more. Rain or shine.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Camino Real Marketplace

Monday, May 19

Paul R. Abramson

Abramson will present lecture entitled "Sex, Sex, and More Sex: Insuring Sex Rights While Preventing Sexual Harm."
8 p.m., UCSB (Free)

Tuesday, May 20

Homecoming Celebration Concert

The SB Chamber Orchestra will return to its home for a special Homecoming CElebration.
7:30 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($48 - $52)

Downtown S.B. Farmers Market

3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., State St., between Ortega and Haley Sts.

Wednesday, May 21

TransVisible: Bamby Salcedo’s Story

Turning her daunting personal challenges and barriers into the very basis of her activism, this film follows renowned Los Angeles-based Trans Latina Activist and leader Bamby Salcedo’s unlikely and transcendent rise into becoming the effective social
6 p.m., MultiCultural Ctr. (Free)

PEP Spring Volunteer Training

Postpartum Education for Parents are looking for volunteers.
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Santa Barbara, CA (Free)

DamNation

This film explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams to the life and health of our rivers.
7:30 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($15)

American Idiot

This musical will tell the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia.
8 p.m., Granada Theatre ($38 - $78)

Thursday, May 22

Fascinating Rhythms, The Music of Flowers

This themed flower show will feature members' Horticulture specimens, Floral Design arrangements, Photography, and a Conservative Exhibit on the Honeybee.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Music Academy of the West (Free)

Goleta Farmers Market

Fresh fruits, veggies, and more. Rain or shine.
4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Camino Real Marketplace

Friday, May 23

Fascinating Rhythms, The Music of Flowers

This themed flower show will feature members' Horticulture specimens, Floral Design arrangements, Photography, and a Conservative Exhibit on the Honeybee.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Music Academy of the West (Free)

Winston's Royal Roost

This evening will feature the Royal Roost's house band.
7 p.m., Granada Theatre ($20)

Saturday, May 24

I Madonnari

Celebrate this Italian Street Painting Festival with chalk.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Santa Barbara Mission (Free)

Thumbelina

Gustafson Dance will present this story of a woman whose magical seeds blossom into tiny fairy girls.
2 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($14 - $25)

Thumbelina

Gustafson Dance will present this story of a woman whose magical seeds blossom into tiny fairy girls.
6 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($14 - $25)

Stephen Stills

Legendary singer-songwriter and guitarist Stephen Stills will perform an iconic act.
8 p.m., Granada Theatre ($33 - $78)

Sunday, May 25

I Madonnari

Celebrate this Italian Street Painting Festival with chalk.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Santa Barbara Mission (Free)

Thumbelina

Gustafson Dance will present this story of a woman whose magical seeds blossom into tiny fairy girls.
2 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($14 - $25)

Monday, May 26

I Madonnari

Celebrate this Italian Street Painting Festival with chalk.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Santa Barbara Mission (Free)

Wednesday, May 28

Narco Cultura with Introduction by Steven Osuna

Narco-traffickers have become iconic outlaws, glorified by musicians who praise their new models of fame and success.
6 p.m., MultiCultural Ctr. (Free)

PEP Spring Volunteer Training

Postpartum Education for Parents are looking for volunteers.
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Santa Barbara, CA (Free)

Thursday, May 29

AARP Driver Safety Program

The Driver Safety Program will include a review of the "rules of the road" with an emphasis on safety strategies and practical adjusting techniques.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Different locations. ($15 - $20)

Friday, May 30

AARP Driver Safety Program

The Driver Safety Program will include a review of the "rules of the road" with an emphasis on safety strategies and practical adjusting techniques.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Different locations. ($15 - $20)

The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show

This show, starring Belinda Davids, is a fun and touching tribute to a true pop icon.
8 p.m., Granada Theatre ($49 - $59)

Saturday, May 31

Les Misérables

The SB Youth Ensembles will redefine this beloved musical theatre epic.
2 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($19 - $129)

Good Fortune

The SB Trust for Historic Preservation will celebrate Asian cultures and teach about SB's Asian American heritage.
6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Casa de la Guerra

Les Misérables

The SB Youth Ensembles will redefine this beloved musical theatre epic.
6:30 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($19 - $129)

Rally for Kids

Specialty car enthusiasts will hit the road to raise awareness and funds for the United Boys & Girls Clubs.
Time TBA, Santa Ynez Valley (Free)

Sunday, June 1

Santa Barbara Fork & Cork Classic

This year’s inaugural Santa Barbara Fork & Cork Classic event held at the Montecito Country Club is the ideal spot to enjoy an impressive collection of the best chefs and restaurants in Santa Barbara.
2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Montecito Country Club ($65 - $125)

Santa Barbar Fork & Cork Classic

Guests will enjoy tastings from an array of select wines and special dishes prepared.
2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Montecito Country Club ($65 - $125)

Les Misérables

The SB Youth Ensembles will redefine this beloved musical theatre epic.
2 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($19 - $129)

Les Misérables

The SB Youth Ensembles will redefine this beloved musical theatre epic.
6:30 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($19 - $129)

Wednesday, June 4

Self-Employment Training Orientation

Women's Economic Ventures will hold information orientation sessions in SB county to help determine readiness for one of WEV's business courses.
6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Locations given upon RSVP. (Free)

PEP Spring Volunteer Training

Postpartum Education for Parents are looking for volunteers.
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Santa Barbara, CA (Free)

Saturday, June 7

Santa Barbara Writers Conference

This conference has been inspiring, connected and believing in writers for over 40 years.
Noon, Hyatt Santa Barbara ($650)

Wednesday, June 11

Sunset at the Canary

The LGBT community and allies will enjoy appetizers and beverages while mixing and mingling.
6 p.m., Canary Hotel

Thursday, June 12

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Friday, June 13

Live Oak Music Festival

This hub of the festival will be the gathering place for everyone to hear and see some of the finest entertainers.
2 p.m., Live Oak Campground ($20 - $125)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Saturday, June 14

Live Oak Music Festival

This hub of the festival will be the gathering place for everyone to hear and see some of the finest entertainers.
9 a.m., Live Oak Campground ($20 - $125)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Sunday, June 15

Live Oak Music Festival

This hub of the festival will be the gathering place for everyone to hear and see some of the finest entertainers.
11:30 a.m., Live Oak Campground ($20 - $125)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Wednesday, June 18

Winston's Royal Roost

This evening will feature the Royal Roost's house band.
7 p.m., Granada Theatre ($20)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Thursday, June 19

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Friday, June 20

Ecstatic Dance Deep Dive

Transform and transcend with this uplifting moving meditation to global beats.
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Yoga Soup ($12)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Saturday, June 21

4th Annual Wine and Cheese Botanic Lecture

Each talk will begin with a wine tasting and conversation and will continue where guests gather to hear interesting speakers discuss current environmental issues.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m., S.B. Botanic Garden ($25 - $140)

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Sunday, June 22

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Tuesday, June 24

The Piano Guys

These classically-trained musicians create sophisticated new arrangements of everything from Beethoven’s 5th Symphony to Coldplay’s “Paradise,” often weaving seemingly disparate pieces together to create something totally new.
7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Granada Theatre ($38 - $78)

Wednesday, June 25

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Thursday, June 26

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Friday, June 27

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Saturday, June 28

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Sunday, June 29

Noises Off

"Noises Off" is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre.
8 p.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($38.50 - $49)

Thursday, July 3

Bob Weir & RatDog

Bob Weir & RatDog will perform with special gust The Chris Robinson Brotherhood.
5 p.m., S.B. Bowl ($48.50 - $68.50)

Friday, July 4

4th of July Fireworks viewed from Stearns Wharf

Stearns Wharf celebrates Independence Day with the best view of the annual fireworks show. While waiting for the fireworks show to begin, the wharf offers many attractions.
9 p.m., Stearns Wharf (Free)

Wednesday, July 9

Sunset at the Canary

The LGBT community and allies will enjoy appetizers and beverages while mixing and mingling.
6 p.m., Canary Hotel

Friday, July 18

Ecstatic Dance Deep Dive

Transform and transcend with this uplifting moving meditation to global beats.
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Yoga Soup ($12)

Saturday, July 19

4th Annual Wine and Cheese Botanic Lecture

Each talk will begin with a wine tasting and conversation and will continue where guests gather to hear interesting speakers discuss current environmental issues.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m., S.B. Botanic Garden ($25 - $140)

Wednesday, August 13

Sunset at the Canary

The LGBT community and allies will enjoy appetizers and beverages while mixing and mingling.
6 p.m., Canary Hotel

Thursday, August 14

AARP Driver Safety Program

The Driver Safety Program will include a review of the "rules of the road" with an emphasis on safety strategies and practical adjusting techniques.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Different locations. ($15 - $20)

Friday, August 15

Ecstatic Dance Deep Dive

Transform and transcend with this uplifting moving meditation to global beats.
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Yoga Soup ($12)

Saturday, August 16

4th Annual Wine and Cheese Botanic Lecture

Each talk will begin with a wine tasting and conversation and will continue where guests gather to hear interesting speakers discuss current environmental issues.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m., S.B. Botanic Garden ($25 - $140)

Thursday, September 11

AARP Driver Safety Program

The Driver Safety Program will include a review of the "rules of the road" with an emphasis on safety strategies and practical adjusting techniques.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Different locations. ($15 - $20)

Friday, September 12

AARP Driver Safety Program

The Driver Safety Program will include a review of the "rules of the road" with an emphasis on safety strategies and practical adjusting techniques.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Different locations. ($15 - $20)

Saturday, September 20

4th Annual Wine and Cheese Botanic Lecture

Each talk will begin with a wine tasting and conversation and will continue where guests gather to hear interesting speakers discuss current environmental issues.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m., S.B. Botanic Garden ($25 - $140)

Monday, October 13

AARP Driver Safety Program

The Driver Safety Program will include a review of the "rules of the road" with an emphasis on safety strategies and practical adjusting techniques.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Different locations. ($15 - $20)

Friday, October 17

Antiques, Decorative Arts, and Vintage Show & Sale

This sale will have the finest dealers specializing in arts, furniture, accessories, and more.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($5 - $6)

Saturday, October 18

Antiques, Decorative Arts, and Vintage Show & Sale

This sale will have the finest dealers specializing in arts, furniture, accessories, and more.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($5 - $6)

Sunday, October 19

Antiques, Decorative Arts, and Vintage Show & Sale

This sale will have the finest dealers specializing in arts, furniture, accessories, and more.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($5 - $6)

Thursday, November 13

AARP Driver Safety Program

The Driver Safety Program will include a review of the "rules of the road" with an emphasis on safety strategies and practical adjusting techniques.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Different locations. ($15 - $20)

Friday, November 14

AARP Driver Safety Program

The Driver Safety Program will include a review of the "rules of the road" with an emphasis on safety strategies and practical adjusting techniques.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Different locations. ($15 - $20)

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