Monthly Events Calendar


February 2020






01  Classical Accordionist Hanzhi Wang 

4 pm at UCSB Arts and Lectures

Known for her impeccable technique and captivating stage presence, classical accordionist Hanzhi Wang comes to Santa Barbara following debuts last season at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. Don't miss out!

02 Super Bowl Run in Goleta

at Goleta State Beach

Start the Super Bowl off right with some exercise before you relax and fill up on chips and dip during the big game. The 13th annual Super Bowl Run will start off at Goleta State Beach, enjoy this 5K run/walk on this flat path. Registration is required. 

03 French Cuisine and Wine Tasting

at Bon Appetit's Kitchen

Have a taste of some traditional French cooking while enjoying some good wine. You will also receive a copy of "Bon Appetit" magazine and a special gift on the first meeting! If you enjoy the cuisine you may also book an additional cooking workshop. 

04 Mountains To Shore Bike Ride

10 AM at 32 E Haley St

Love biking? So do we. Join this bike ride that is great for all skill levels. Ride your way through some of the area’s most loved locations including the Santa Barbara Mission. Enjoy a guided biking tour.

05 Zoo Trivia

7 PM at Santa Barbara Zoo

Come and join the Santa Barbara Zoo staff at Night Lizard Brewing Company for some animal-related trivia the first Wednesday of every month. A portion of the beer sales will go directly to the Zoo and will benefit the Zoo’s conservation programs.

06 Beautiful, the Carol King Musical

7:30 PM at The Granada Theatre 

Beautiful tells the story of Carol King's journey to becoming a star. A passionate girl, born in Brooklyn, fought her way into the record industry and flourished. This musical gives insight to what made Carol King one of the most influential solo musicians to a generation.   

07 Swing Dance Lessons To The Moontones

7:30 PM at The Cabrillo Ballroom

Swing into the weekend with some Swing Dance Lessons. Enjoy the live band The Moontones, while they play and you dance. A partner is not required, casual dress welcomed. Lessons included in the cost of admission $20, or $15 for students. Starts at 7:30 PM. 

08 The Lobero Theatre Chamber Music 

7:30 PM at The Lobero Theatre

Musical Director Heiichiro Ohyama and The Lobero Theater Foundation have collaborated to produce another series of Chamber Music. The series features top international performers. The night will feature Beethoven's Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 16a, Prokofiev's Sonata for Two Violins in C major Op. 56, and Brahms' Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25. 

09 Cirque Flip Fabrique

6:30 pm at Granada Theatre

They have been popular for their cultivated reputation for genre-blending shows filled with a sense of curiosity and fun ever since their first outing in the summer of 2015. They will be performing at the Granada Theatre on February 9th and you should not miss it out.

10Break Outdoor Adventure

9 AM at Santa Barbara Mission Rose Garden 

Let your kids have some fun  on a personally tailored  adventure to best serve the registered camper's abilities, and their outdoor environments/weather during their Peak2Pacific programs. Our full day camp programs provide both PEAK (mountain) adventures and PACIFIC (ocean) adventures, whereas half day programs will focus on either mountain peak or pacific ocean adventures! 

11 Taste of Santa Barbara Tour

11 AM at Santa Barbara 

An intimate  food walking tour that you should not miss! Have a personal and up close look into the local food scene, featuring six different shops and restaurants. Enjoy the opportunity to taste and experience the best dishes which make Santa Barbara the great dining destination it is.




12 Russel Brand presents Recovery Live

 7:30 PM at The Lobero Theatre

Russel Brand shares his spirituality and techniques that saved him from avoiding complete self destruction wrapped in comedy. Known as a comedian, Actor, mental health and drug rehabilitation advocate, Russel Brand shares an alternative vision for life. 

13 Playdate

10 AM at Paseo Nuevo

Find new friends and connect with a new activity. There will be a lot of fun surprises like giveaways, samples and more. Enjoy a sunny outdoor morning with everyone.

14 Valentines Day Dinner

5 PM at Bella Vista Four Seasons Resort 

Enjoy a cozy seaside setting to celebrate the most romantic day of the year. Indulge in a beautiful four course menu prepared by Executive Chef Michael Patria. To make dinner extra special opt to pair with wine or add truffles. 

15 ShakesBeer 2020 

5:30 PM at SBCAST

Enjoy a night of live performances, music, and beer. Taking place on Valentine's Day Weekend, come and explore Shakespearean love through various scenes, monologues, and lines from a range of Shakespeare's works, all  while tasting 10 brews made specially to reflect Shakespearean characters and themes.

16 Seaside Marathon California

at Emma Wood Group Campground

It's the 8th annual running of this all flat Ventura beachfront course and a Certified Boston Qualifier marathon. Ready up your gears and join the fun!

17 Channel Island Getaways

 at Santa Barbara Sailing Center

Explore the majestic Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary with a US Coast Guard Captain aboard  one of the fantastic cruising yachts. They do offer pre-planned trips that you can customize to fit your needs for everyone's convenience.


18 Cirque Eloize

7 PM at Granada Theatre

Here to celebrate their 25th anniversary  they are ready to provide a  combination of acrobatics, theater, dance and live music. Hotel channels Art Deco-era Hollywood glamour. A leader in contemporary circus, Cirque Éloize is reinventing circus as many of us still know it.

19 Morning Bird Walk

8:30 AM at Garden Grounds

Be one of the first morning visitors in the Garden and enjoy watching the diverse and beautiful bird species that make the meadow, woodlands and creekside their home! You will be joined by the experienced naturalist leader, Rebecca Coulter, as she looks and listens for woodpeckers and quail, wrens and raptors, and many more.

20 Amazing Scavenger Hunt

10 am at 1 Garden Street

Partake and turn Santa Barbara into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Feel the excitement of the Amazing Race with a fun 2-3 hour exploration of the waterfront and the city. 

21 3rd Annual Santa Barbara Restaurant Week

at Santa Barbara

It's a tasty two-week event which will  provide an excellent opportunity for locals and visitors to celebrate Santa Barbara’s flourishing culinary scene. Get to dine in the area’s best establishments for a great price. Relax in exquisite accommodations by the ocean or in the glistening hills of the American Riviera.

22 Santa Barbara Home Show

9 AM at Earl Warren Showgrounds

Get to know other vendors and contractors as they provide the attendees with the opportunity to meet with home improvement professionals, both large and small, who are eager to help them with the repairs, enhancements, and upgrades to beautify their home all under one roof.  

23 Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson

10 am at  32 E Haley St   

Experience one of the fastest growing ocean sports! Stand up paddle boarding allows guests to experience incredible views of the city, mountains and ocean whilst enjoying a great total body workout. A guide will  be with you while you explore the local coastline and learn more of Santa Barbara’s rich marine environment. 

24 Cupcakes and Wine Tour

10 AM at 32 E Haley Street 

Indulge in some tasty treats and wine. Head on to the Santa Ynez tour, featuring delicious sampling of wine infused cupcakes from Enjoy Cupcakes in the heart of Santa Ynez wine country.


25 Sunset Kayak Tour

5 PM at 32 E Haley St. 

Enjoy an evening of paddling and watching the night sky. This twilight trip is one of the best ways to end a full day. Meet before sunset for a comprehensive kayaking lesson and right after, head out to sea in a single or double kayak where you can watch the colors change and watch stars appear. 

26 Santa Ynez Wine Tour 

10 am at Santa Barbara Zoo

Listen attentively as your guide covers local human history and insight into Santa Ynez wine region along the way. Afterwards, lunch will be served in the shade at a favorite winery.  Enjoy a deli style lunch catered by their private chef. 


27 Spelling Bee 

10 am at 32 E Haley St

The event is open to grades 4-9. This should be noted: Grades 4-6 should arrive and sign-in by 8:30 a.m., and grades 7-9 by 1 p.m. A word list for grades 7-9 are made available. as well as a state supplied study guide. Registration is necessary prior to the event. 

28 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time 

7:30 PM at Garvin Theatre

Winner of the 2015 Tony award for Best Play. Uncover the truth behind a rather perilous adventure to uncover the mystery behind the murdered dog and the truth of his own unique life story.

29 Makers Market

at Paseo Nuevo

Support high quality events for local artisans and small business owners and give them a platform to display and sell their unique one of a kind products.

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