Monthly Events Calendar


November 2020






01 Museum Mysteries Halloween

10 AM - 5 PM at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Celebrate securely and solve illuminating and inquisitive riddles about natural history. Dress your family in spooky attire and appreciate the Museum beautified for Halloween, with considerably more bats and insects than expected. Appreciate bottle rocket dispatches and creepy science tests.  

02 After School Kids Sailing Program

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM at Zoom

Our After-School Sailing Camp is accessible each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The Santa Barbara Sailing Center is offering After School Youth Paddling and Sailing Programs. 

03 Santa Barbara Outdoor Christmas Market

 at Blissful Boutiques

The Santa Barbara Outdoor Christmas Market will be the best spot to shop securely for your holiday presents! Situated in the heart of downtown, visit us at Paseo Nuevo at De La Guerra Place. November through December 24th. 

04 Parallel Stories: A Reading and Conversation with Terrance Hayes

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM at Zoom 

Terrance Hayes is a rich and brave author with incapacitating humor, elegance, tenderness, and splendid manners of expression, and especially intrigued by being an artist and a black man. 



05 Art Matters Lecture - Race, Society, and Identity in 19th-century Mexican Costumbrismo with Mey-Yen Moriuchi

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM at Zoom 

Mey-Yen MoriuchiAssociate Professor of Art, La Salle University Costumbrismo, a genre that grabbed hold in Spain and Latin America, showed itself through the visual and scholarly expressions and tried to catch the traditions, outfits, and customs and traditions of everyday people and everyday life.

06 Stand-up Paddle Boarding

at Santa Barbara Sailing Center

9 AM - 4:30 PM at Santa Barbara Sailing Center/Double Dolphin Cruises

Get into the fun and excitement of standing on water! A special launch pad just for stand-up paddleboarders is available where you can launch directly from the dock to explore the Santa Barbara Harbor, Stearns Wharf, East Beach, and beyond. Life vests and paddles are already included in your rental but of course, you need to know how to swim. Enjoy!

07 Painting in the Vineyard at Brander Winery

11 AM  - 2:30 PM at Brander Winery

Is it accurate to say that you are searching for something special to do in the Santa Barbara County Wine Country? Why not join us at the lovely Brander Vineyard in Santa Ynez and enjoy a glass of wine while picking up a paintbrush?! Our painting in the vineyard classes provide a beautiful, stress-free environment that will both inspire your creative spirit and indulge the wine-lover in you.



08 Surf Lessons

at iSurf, LLC

Get surf lessons based on your needs. iSurf is the only surf school in the area endorsed by the World Surf League. Learn how to catch waves, understand the ocean, and move on to more advanced surfing techniques.

09 Private Charter with Captain

at Santa Barbara Sailing Center/Double Dolphin Cruises

Ready to spend the day on a yacht? Experience the magic of sailing along the pristine coastline of Santa Barbara. Dream big as you get to pick the yacht size and The Santa Barbara Sailing Center will provide you with a US Coast Guard Certified Captain. A maximum of 6 passengers is allowed in each private group.

10 Pumpkin Patch

 Lane Farms 

Family-run Lane Farms on Hollister Avenue (between Santa Barbara and Goleta) is a local favorite for their vast pumpkin patch and other fun activities. Shop their produce stand, check out the farm animals and treat the kids to corn maze and hayride adventures after they pick out their carving pumpkins.

11 Private Boat Lessons

at Santa Barbara Sailing Center/Double Dolphin Cruises

In case you're searching for a private non- certification introductory or refresher lesson, on boats of any size, we can make a custom cruising course only for you! Private exercises can zero in on any part of the cruising scene, such as proper sail trim, navigation, docking, under sail, anchoring, heavy weather, crew overboard rescue techniques, coastal navigation, spinnaker work, knots, racing and more.


12 Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Introduction to Drawing & Collage

5 PM - 6 PM at Zoom

Explore ways in creating the illusions of space, gravity and movement.Draw motivation from Robin Vaccarino's Freeze Frame series, which joins a barometrical foundation with detailed graphic components. 


13 The Lobero presents John Kay Streaming Live

at Lobero Theatre

Go along with us for a close commitment uncovering rocker John Kay's (from Steppenwolf) more personal side including uncommon selections from various solo albums woven along with touching stories and memories. Streaming tickets just $15 for more info visit the link below. 

14 Field Day at the Farm

 Asegra Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Join our Director of Land Stewardship, Jesse Smith, for a journey around our flagship farm in Summerland, CA. Discover innovative ways we are building soil across 12 acres, explore unique microclimates supporting different varieties of crops, and connect around a vision of what a thriving, regenerative food system will look and feel like.

15  Sunset & Coastal Cruises on the Double Dolphin

at Santa Barbara Sailing Center/Double Dolphin Cruises

Experience the magnificence of Santa Barbara on a Coastal or Sunset Cruise onboard our 50-foot Catamaran, the Double Dolphin. Unwind in the early evening sun while you and your companions or family appreciate cruising onboard Santa Barbara's most premier event boat. 

16  Art of Parenting Live Chat

6 PM – 7:30 PM PST at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

The Art of Parenting class Live Chat will help get ready eager families for the difficulties that come with parenting. Our class is appropriate for all types of families and will enable new parents to gain the confidence with their child in these beginning phases. Classes take place at the State Street Promenade Market. 

17  Wine Country Tour by Bike

 10 AM - 5 AM at Santa Barbara Adventure Company

Pedal into the core of Santa Barbara's wine nation, home to several popular California vintners. Explore Ballard Canyon in Santa Ynez Valley, ideal for cycling through grand grape plantations and farmlands. The close proximity of several vintners  within short biking distance makes this day’s ride very enjoyable.

18  Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

10 AM - 6 PM at Santa Barbara

Scavenger hunt? Waterfront exploration? City tour? All this and more as you turn Santa Barbara into a giant board game.

19 93 Letters from Marge: A Zoom Film Screening & Q&A with filmmaker, Heather Hudson

7 PM - 8:30 PM at Zoom

93 – Letters from Marge is a film about surf pioneer and icon, Marge Calhoun (1924-2017), and is told through letters she composed during the most recent long periods of her life. This sweet and personal film shines a light on the 1958 Makaha International Champion, an inspiring woman who lived life to the fullest.

20  Harbor Kayak Tour

Hosted by: Captain Jack's Tours & Events

Enjoy a guided 1.5-hour kayak tour of the Santa Barbara Harbor upon request. The guided tour includes a kayak lesson and all kayak gear and paddles.  Get an introduction to kayaking whilst exploring California’s most beautiful harbor.

21  Whose Live Anyway?

7:30 PM at Lobero Theatre

Featuring current cast individuals from the Emmy- nominated TV show "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff  B. Davis, and Joel Murray will leave you heaving with chuckling at the clever scenes they create before your eyes. 



22   Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tour

10 AM - 4:30 PM at Santa Barbara Wine Country Tours

Learn and taste wine from three local wineries. This wine tour gives you a  beautiful, scenic tour of the Valley, lunch in the Santa Ynez Valley, a door-to-door shuttle service, and a knowledgeable guide for the day.

23  Zoom and Bloom Outdoor Learning Camp

9 AM - 2:30 PM at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Elementary school children, ages 7-12, are invited to take a little breather through some fun outdoor activities. Campers will have time for their virtual school classes and will have time each day for homework or reading.

24 Santa Barbara Ghost Tours

at Santa Barbara 

Enjoy a thrilling family & pet-friendly ghost tour! You can choose from public tours, VIP storytelling tours, or create a special event for birthdays, anniversaries, business tours, and more.

 

25  Santa Barbara Virtual Game Night: Trivia, Charades, and Drawing over Video

at Let’s Roam’s next-level video call software.

Virtual game night can be lots of fun when you're interacting with other people. Play fun online games, answer trivia, and laugh with friends 

26 Santa Barbara Zoo 

10 AM - 3:30 PM at 500 Ninos Drive Downtown Santa Barbara 

Animal lovers are encouraged to get the kids out of the house this Thanksgiving and come to the Zoo for a smashin’ good time! Watch as the Zoo’s animals play and interact with pumpkins. Zoo closes early at 3:30 PM. 


27 Dewey, Works on Paper, Reflections

at Marcia Burtt Gallery

Dewey, Works on Paper, Reflections Marvel at the interpretation of time into art. Take some time appreciate these three exhibits: Bill Dewey: Second Chances, Works of Paper, and Marcia Burtt: Reflections.

28 Buckles 'n' Brews Invitational 

11:30 AM - 4:30 PM at Santa Barbara Carriage Museum

Go along with us at the fourth yearly Buckles 'n' Brews Invitational on Saturday, November 28th! We will have more than 30 specialty bottling works and wineries on location, along with live music by The Dusty Jugz/The Rincons! This will be our BIGGEST Buckles 'n' Brews to date. 

29 Prisoners Harbor Tour

8 AM - 5 PM at Santa Cruz Island

**Spend 2-2.5 hours exploring Prisoners Harbor the pristine waters, kelp forests, beautiful coastlines, and rich history on Santa Cruz Island’s north coast. This area of the island is the border of Channel Islands National Park and the Nature Conservancy.


30 Santa Barbara Outdoor Christmas Market

 3 PM– 8 PM at Paseo Nuevo Shopping Center 

Have fun at the Santa Barbara Outdoor Christmas Market. This Annual outdoor Christmas Market presented by Blissful Boutiques!



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