Monthly Events Calendar

October 2020

01 Jason Isbell

5 pm at UCSB Arts and Lectures

Known as one of the most prominent figures working in Americana today, four-time Grammy Award-winner Jason Isbell reigns as one of the genre’s master craftsmen. His songs are mostly masterclasses in narrative, and his albums – whether solo, with his former band the Drive-By Truckers or fronting The 400 Unit. 

02 Hoppy Hour

7:45 at Zoom

Take advantage of the $4-8 Happy Hour craft cocktail and beer menu $6-8 Happy Hour food menu and have some drinks with your favorite buddy.

03 The Exciting Online Dwight Brook

12 pm at Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Through the use of technology, SBMM was able to make all of Dwigh Brooks collection accessible to the public at Dwight Brooks was a most unusual man who built some very unusual boat models. 

04 Santa Barbara Fall One Design Regatta

6 AM at Santa Barbara Yacht Club

Santa Barbara Yacht Club is the second oldest yacht club on the west coast of North America. Experience a family-oriented club, rich with history and tradition through their yachting activities, advancing the art of seamanship, and more.

05 Virtual Dance Lesson

at Zoom

Its a weekly dance lesson happening every Wednesday at 8 pm. Don't forget to let the whole family join you.

06 Stand Up Paddle Boarding

at Santa Barbara Sailing Center

Stand-up paddle board (SUP) rentals is also being offered at the Santa Barbara Sailing Center. They built a special launch pad just for stand-up paddle boarders. You can launch directly from their dock to explore the Santa Barbara Harbor, Stearns Wharf, East Beach and beyond.

07  Yoga Soup

at Your Own Home

Join this weekly Yoga class that supports the improvement of your health by increasing your self awareness, stamina, immune support, overall stress reduction, physical and internal stability. 

08 Adult Studio Workshop

5 PM at Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Get some inspiration from your favorite painter and join the SBMA Senior Teaching Artist Tina Villadolid explores the value scale, thumbnail sketches, line and shape, positive and negative space, how to measure spatial distances and angles with your pencil and eye, and mark making and texture. 

09 Concerts in Your Car

8 PM at 10 Harbor Blvd.

Attending some concerts should never be complicated. Seat back and relax in the comfort of your own car as you listen to some good music. 

10 The Natural History of Wines and Spirits

 4 PM at Zoom

Join this rare opportunity to see the private vineyard, as Grassini winemaker Bradley Long explains why viticulturists need to know their soils and microclimates to produce consistently great wines from unique, variable land. 

11 Taste of Santa Barbara Tour

at Santa Barbara

Savor the region’s culinary landscape on a delicious food tour. Eat This, Shoot That! pairs food and wine tastings with mobile phone photography tips on their grazing tours through some of downtown Santa Barbara’s most compelling neighborhoods.

12 Picnic at its Finest

at Santa Barbara Picnic Company

Never settle for less especially when it comes to your picnic game with an Instagram-worthy spread styled. They’ll customize a memorable alfresco dining experience and provide all the bells and whistles, from blankets and more..

13 Grab and Go on the Alley

at 117 Harbor Way

Visit On the Alley, located in the bustling Santa Barbara harbor, be provided with a fresh and delicious counter-service menu, including some favorites from it’s sister restaurant, Brophy Bros.

14 Works on Paper

at Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Flip through the amazing works, featuring an inaugural exhibition of Important Works on Paper in the Permanent Collection. This collection showcases drawings, photographs, and prints from all four Museum departments.

15 Sipping on the Sea

at Santa Barbara Harbor

Come and sip some local wine from Paradise Springs while enjoying a Santa Barbara Sunset aboard the Double Dolphin! A representative from the brewery will be on board to pour the tastings for you and provide education on their selection.

16 Salt Cave Classes

at 740 State Street Santa Barbara  

Discover the benefits of Himalayan Salt Cave classes. They are known to be a unique experience designed to offer distinct benefits to your body and mind. The Salt Cave floor is covered with crushed Himalayan Salt that is similar in texture to coarse sand, providing a natural balancing challenge, while the air is filled with micro-particles of salt and minerals you can absorb naturally through your skin and lungs

17 Live from OAXACA

 11 AM at Zoom

One of the favorites in SBMA travel guide Florencio Moreno and a cultural anthropologist too, speaks about some of the traditions and unique ways Day of the Dead is celebrated in Oaxaca as he visits the home studio of wood carver Zeny Fuentes Santiago, selected as a Great Master of Mexican Folk Art by the Rockerfeller Foundation & National Bank of Mexico’s Cultural Foundation. 

18 Adderley School Advanced Conservatory 

2 PM at Lobero Theatre

The Broadway classic and Tony award winning production, Oliver will be presented by the Adderley School Advanced Conservatory,  which will bring Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! They will takes the audiences on a captivating adventure through England. 

19 Wine Country Tour by Bike

at Santa Barbara

Pedal your way into the heart of the Santa Barbara’s wine country, home to several popular California vintners.

20 Explore Stearns Wharf

at 219 Stearns Wharf Santa Barbara 

Find lots of places to explore as you stroll along the Wharf’s famous boardwalk. Look for treasures at the unique clothing and souvenir shops, cool off with a scoop of handmade ice cream, take a fun guided boat ride from the Wharf.

21 Visit Santa Barbara Harbor

at 125 Harbor Way #13 Santa Barbara 

Share unbeatable views, delicious dining and dozens of exciting activities with the whole family at the Santa Barbara Harbor. Its the perfect place to spend the day by—or, better yet, on—the water.

22  New Beginning's Annual Fundraiser

at Santa Barbara

The annual fundraiser for 2020 will take place at the West Wind Drive-In on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 6 to 9 PM. They will be showing the 1991 comedy-drama film The Fisher King, written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam.

23  It's Magic

2 PM at Lobero Theatre

Be dazzled as the America’s longest-running magic revue returns to the Lobero to amaze audiences with an all-new lineup of top illusionists direct from exotic showrooms and Hollywood’s famous Magic Castle.

24 A Date for Two

at Santa Barbara

Level up the romance ante further with the help of Slate Catering. They are offering private “pop-up” Backyard Bistro experience includes two hours in their mobile restaurant—an aesthetically on point, boho-chic van that can be parked at your preferred, pre-approved scenic location.


25  Shark Sundays

at the Sea Center

Help the staff and volunteers feed the sharks and rays at Shark Cove. Get to know more about shark biology from their experts as they make sure the animals in this habitat are healthy and satisfied.

26 "Collage Is…Collage Ain’t"

at Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Listen to this talk that will focus on collage making as a transgressive medium that embraces multiple histories, formal impurities, and uncertain visions for the future. 

27 Hotel Californian Tour

at 36 State Street Santa Barbara 

Level up your tour experience at Hotel Californian- Santa Barbara’s premier urban destination, continues to redefine luxury in the American Riviera. They are featuring dazzling spaces from celebrity designer Martyn Lawrence.

28 Take a Walk in the Wildlife

at Santa Barbara Zoo 

Come and explore the wonders of the natural world at the Santa Barbara Zoo, where the beauty of the wildlife is matched only by the lush grounds and sweeping views.

29 Wine Tasting at Grassini Family Vineyards

at 24 El Paseo Santa Barbara 

Sip some of the best wines in a voted Best Winery and Best Tasting Room by the readers of both the Santa Barbara Independent and the Santa Barbara News-Press!

30 Dinner at the Lark

5 PM at  131 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara 

Spend an evening with a sumptuous meal made from locally sourced and responsibly grown, using seasonal ingredients based on the abundant bounty available on the Central Coast. Your food will be served in a family style intended for sharing. 

31 Makers Market

10 AM at Santa Barbara

Explore many unique and one of a kind treasures. Browse through along with the local artisans who will come together every Saturday to display and sell their wares.

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