Monthly Events Calendar

June 2019

01 Blissful Boutiques Makers Market

10am at 651 Paseo Nuevo

Browse through an array of vendors that sell everything from jewelry to baked goods. Be amazed with the works of jewelers like Ethiopian Opal Copper, Sterling Silver, Wire Wrap, Swarovski crystals, just to name a few. There will also be a wide variety of hand woven knitted children’s sweaters, beautiful hand sewn girls dresses and more.

02 20th State Street Mile

8 am at 811 State Street

Join the fastest and most fun mile race in town!  The 20th State Street Mile is a unique community event which features a fast, gradual downhill, point-to-point downtown course with something for every person or dog who runs, walks, or jogs. 

03 Butterflies Alive

10 am at 2559 Puesta Del Sol 

Nearly 1,000 live butterflies flutter freely around you as you walk through a beautiful garden. This exhibit will feature a dazzling variety of butterflies, from local favorites to exotic tropical varieties. Learn more about the life cycle and behavior of these spectacular invertebrates while observing them up close. 

04 Chef's Table

5 pm at 1260 Channel Drive 

Get ready for an interactive three-course dining experience that is sure to be a family favorite. Executive Chef Marco Fossati will prepare your main course with the freshest local ingredients. Have your reservation secured between 5 pm and 6 pm to experience the cooking process from start to finish.

05 Nite Moves

5 pm at Shoreline Drive 

Experience a family evening on the Santa Barbara shoreline, built around a 5K Fun Run. After the race enjoy live music, food sampling, refreshments and adult beverages, bib drawing door prizes and a variety of vendors throughout the summer. 

06 "Ensemble"

6 pm at Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Watch out for the exhibition centers around a sculptural instrument created specifically for the exhibition comprised of raw timber and handmade bells that function as a communal bell-ringing instrument, or carillon. "Ensemble" is said to have served as an oasis for contemplation and exploration.                                      .

07 Live Music at Pali Wine

5:30 pm at 116 E. Yanonali Street

Groove into the music of live performances by local musicians. Sip on your favorite wine and browse through a wide selection of delectable wines. Enjoy with your favorite people and relax throughout the day.

08 Transform Yourself, Writing to Heal

2 PM at 28 Parker Way 

Spend an afternoon with a class that can help you access your authentic voice and attain clarity and peace of mind through writing. Diana Raab, MFA, PhD, is a Santa Barbara author and poet who facilitates national workshops in writing for healing and transformation. She will gently guide you as you navigate your past and present experiences and express them through different writing exercises.

9 Sunday Polo 

2 pm at 3300 Via Real  

Breathe in a day of exhilarating competition at one of the most prestigious equestrian venues on the West Coast. Located in between the Pacific Ocean and the Southern California foothills, you can watch the heart-pumping action of a polo match as you socialize under the sunshine.

10 Summer Art Camp

9 am at 1130 State Street 

This Camp offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of art fundamentals such as drawing, painting, sculpting, color, and composition while directly connecting to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s current exhibitions. As participants and students create art, they build confidence, become actively familiar with the Museum, and more. 

11 Maximus Gallery Presents Strange Science

at Santa Barbara Museum Natural History

A variety of colorful engravings of snakes, lizards, frogs, shells, insects, birds and plants will line the gallery walls this summer. Featuring original prints based on a famous 18th-century cabinet of curiosities. It's a compilation of a vast collection of natural specimens in an attempt to produce an overall picture of the world.

12 Prehistoric Forest Discover Dinosaurs in the Wild

10 am at Santa Barbara Museum Natural History

Have a stroll back in time and come face-to-face with dinosaurs on the banks of Mission Creek. Meet and greet a Tyrannosaurus Rex, the formidably armored Stegosaurus, high-crested Parasaurolophus, and Triceratops and Ankylosaurus mamas with their young. All of these hand-crafted moving animatronics spark the imaginations of dinosaur lovers of all ages. 

13 Battle of the Galaxies Trivia 

6 pm at DV8 Cellars

Unleash that Star Wars, Star Trek and further into the stars knowledge that you have as you go for the Battle of the Galaxies Trivia Night. Hosted by Matt Kowallis, they will be offering wine by the glass and bottle but no tasting flights. There will be some Santa Barbara Popcorn and food will be available to order from Brass Bear Brewing.

14 Champagne Picnic

6 pm at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore

Enjoy a sip of Veuve Clicquot’s popular “Champer” or Champagne Camper which will make it's first ever stop at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara.  This brightly colored mobile champagne van will pour their selection of Brut and Rosé to pair with oysters shucked to order, hummus and baba ghanoush, plus more.

15 In Color Exhibition

All Day at 517 Laguna St 

Natural phenomena do expand the realist’s palette. Bright sunshine can intensify a color: flowers and new green grass form broad expanses of color on a canvas. Together, sky and land are being transformed by sunset pink, orange, and bright yellow. Urban and suburban settings offers a surprising and unnatural into the natural.

16 Rebelution

at Santa Barbara Bowl

Santa Barbara Bowl welcomes Rebelution, a California Reggae band which was first formed in Isla Vista, California. The band will make a stop during their tour at Santa Barbara Bowl.

17 The Summer of Comedy

7 pm at Santa Barbara 

Enjoy a day full of laughter and giggles. Watch the comics seen on Netflix, Fox, Showtime, HBO, City Hall and more under the stars.  There will be new headliner every show. You also never know who will drop in to do a set. Have some Monday night laughs. It's the ONLY weekly outdoor comedy show in Santa Barbara county.

18 Paws to Read

4 pm at 500 N. Fairview Avenue

Have your kids join the Channel City Kennel Club and practice their reading skills with one of their furry friends. This is one of the great ways for reluctant readers to practice reading aloud to the kindest, least judgmental listeners around.

19 Lunch and Learn

12:30 pm at 1528 Chapala Street

Browse through some illustrations which will include tracks and signs of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates like spiders and beetles found in California and the Santa Barbara region. Using science with field experience, Michael Kresky (Author) will provide an engaging presentation with useful tools for field identification and interpretation of how animals are moving through the world. 

20 Sipping on the Sea with Apiary

6:30 pm at 302 W Cabrillo Blvd  

Come and sip some local wine or beer from a featured winery or brewery while enjoying a Santa Barbara Sunset aboard the Double Dolphin. You will be joined on board by a representative from the winery or brewery  to pour the tastings and provide education on their selection. 

21 Stress Relief Tone Up with Aveda

4 pm at 651 Paseo Nuevo

Ayurveda Lifestyle Expert Kellen Brugman invites you to invest in a moment of self-care. Try out some rejuvenating stress relief treatments & relaxing aromatherapy with essential oils, and enjoy a cup of comforting tea afterwards.

22 Summer Solstice Parade

12 pm State Street 

This Parade and Festival is the largest art event of its kind in Santa Barbara County enjoy the weekend celebration and colorful parade. State street is taken over with music, floats, and dancers to celebrate art and life.

23 Dancing Lessons 

2:00 pm at 33 W. Victoria St.

Watch out for this film as Directed by Saundra McClain.  A story of a socially awkward young man asks his neighbor, a Broadway dancer, whose career has been sidelined by an injury, to teach him enough dance moves so he can survive an appearance at an awards dinner. 

24 Easy Yoga for Everybody 

12:30 pm at 524 Chapala St.

This class is being led by Carole Baral and is open to all ages and ranges of flexibility. Learn the use of a chair for sitting and standing postures, which can be used to provide an aid for balance and to reduce risk.

25 English Country Dancing

7:15 pm at 21 E. Constance Ave.

Dances from the time of Jane Austen (and earlier, and later). will be remembered and enjoy. Dance to delightful and varied music from the Baroque era. Just bring yourself and feel free to mix with everyone. There is no special outfit or shoes required.

26 Discover New Ways to See Yourself

12 pm at 55 Hitchcock Avenue

An offering from The Breast Cancer Resource Center, these uplifting series of workshops are  designed to provide tools to enhance the overall well-being during or following cancer treatment. Certain physical changes associated with breast cancer treatment is not uncommon, and somehow have a negative impact on how a patient see themselves. 

27 Sketching in the Galleries

5:30 pm at 1130 State Street

Experience the tradition of sketching from the original works of art in current exhibitions. All skill levels are invited. Museum Teaching Artists will provide general guidance and all materials. Each of the programs are open to ten participants. 

28 Stoke the World Gathering

12 pm at Live Oak Ground

Participate in this weekend-long music, arts, and community-building experience at Live Oak Campground on June 28th – 30th, 2019. SubSessions and Stoke the World, LLC collaborate to create an event that encapsulates the intentions and values of both organizations.

29 Santa Barbara Food and Wine Festival

2 pm at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Gather up and join the 2019 Santa Barbara Wine and Food Festival™ which will take place along the banks of Mission Creek at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Blend in with winemakers, bakers, and chefs in the sunshine, under the oak trees. 

30 Mountains to Shore Bike Ride

10 am at  32 E. Haley Street

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 while enjoying a guided bike tour. 

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