• Odyesseo "The Fairies," photo by Pascal Ratthe.

    Cavalia’s Odysseo is One Wild Ride

    If you’re looking for a perfect way to entertain the whole family this holiday season, Cavalia‘s new Odysseo show is just the ticket. This magical spectacle blends jaw-dropping equestrian artistry with Cirque du Soleil level acrobatics and music, as...

  • La Grande Réserve, Château de Bligny, by Simon Law, courtesy Wikipedia Commons.

    Cocktail Corner: Champagne Tasting at First & Oak

    A Spirited Toast to All Things Alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg  Any event at Solvang’s First & Oak is sure to be a treat, and they’re upping their game even further for the holidays with a special Champagne Tasting event on December...

  • G&T Cura, courtesy Ty Lounge.

    Cheers! 12 Golden Watering Holes to Celebrate the Winter Season

    Santa Barbara County’s cold(er) winter is a festive time to celebrate with family and friends, and toast the season with a glass of wine, beer or a special mixture of spirits that are often crafted by what’s known these days as mixologists. Here are...

  • People of all ages enjoy Solvang's Danish Days festivities. Photo courtesy SolvangUSA.com.

    Rearview Mirror: Solvang—Then & Now (Dengang Og Nu)

    Why is there a Danish village in the center of Santa Barbara County? The simple answer is our sunny year-round climate. By Laura Kath At the turn of the 20th century, three Danish-Americans from Iowa—Rev. Jens Gregersen, Rev. Benedict Nordentoft and...

EAT & DRINK EAT & DRINK

La Grande Réserve, Château de Bligny, by Simon Law, courtesy Wikipedia Commons.

Cocktail Corner: Champagne Tasting at First & Oak

Dec 2

A Spirited Toast to All Things Alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg  Any event at Solvang’s First & Oak is sure to be a treat, and they’re upping their game...

G&T Cura, courtesy Ty Lounge.

Cheers! 12 Golden Watering Holes to Celebrate the Winter Season

Santa Barbara County’s cold(er) winter is a festive time to celebrate with family and friends, and toast the season with a glass of wine,...

Dec 1

EXPLORE & ENJOY EXPLORE & ENJOY

JR Haller portrait, courtesy photo

Bob Haller’s Plants of California Photography Exhibit

Dec 5

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden hosts Bob Haller’s Plants of California Photography Exhibit from December 7 to March 17 in the Pritzlaff Conservation Center...

Courtesy of Trinity Backstage.

Trinity Backstage Acoustic Concert Series

  Trinity Backstage Acoustic Concert Series is rounding out their year with their holiday show, “Holiday...

Dec 4