Archive for the ‘Explore SB’ Category

  • Join the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

    Apr 18, 12 • Explore SB, Web Exclusives

    Do you want to become a member of Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, receiving benefits such as free admission to all of its living museums and a year-long subscription to the garden’s publications? With Earth Day right around the corner, now is the perfect...

  • Lotusland Lecture

    Apr 16, 12 • Explore SB, Web Exclusives

    Horticulturalist and Curator of the Lotusland Living Collection Virginia Hayes will discuss Lotuland, Montecito’s internationally famous botanic garden, in a free lecture, open to the public, on Tuesday, April 17, from 7-8 p.m. in Westmont’s Adams...

  • Hampstead Village Has New Digs

    Nov 27, 11 • Explore SB

    The charming Hampstead Village now has a beautiful new location at 1100 State Street on the corner of Figeuroa in downtown Santa Barbara.     In addition to a wide variety of Fine British Goods they also now offer Floris perfumes and aftershaves....

  • Weekend Wine Tasting in Santa Barbara County

    Nov 26, 11 • Explore SB

    Looking to do some wine tasting in Santa Barbara County this weekend. The Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association has provided this handy link to Thanksgiving holiday hours for our local wineries. Cheers!...

  • Channel Islands Thanksgiving Fun

    Nov 23, 11 • Explore SB

    In the fall issue of Seasons, Lori Rafferty shared her family’s Channel Island Thanksgiving tradition. Check out her fun video from last year’s celebration...

  • Bees, Bugs &Tractors Star at Opening of Museum of Ventura County’s Agriculture Museum in Santa Paula

    Sep 16, 11 • Explore SB, Web Exclusives

      Opening September 25, the Museum of Ventura County‘s long awaited Agriculture Museum features Insects: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, spotlighting the museum’s own beehive and magnified images of bees taken with a scanning electron microscope...

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s NIGHTS is this Friday, Aug. 26

    Aug 22, 11 • Explore SB, To Do, Web Exclusives

    The first NIGHTS of the 2011/2012 season is August 26 when Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) welcomes guests to explore the world of portraits and still lifes  inspired by the current exhibitions Ori Gersht: Lost in Time, Distilled Moments: Still Lifes from...

  • Quick–Don’t miss the Quick Draw Art Festival

    Aug 17, 11 • Explore SB, Galleries, To Do

    The art scene has never been so action packed! Los Olivos’ 25th Annual Quick Draw Art Festival is here along with its main events—literally a “Quick Draw” creative challenge. Artists have only 60 minutes to create a painting, sculpture or drawing from...

  • Carpinteria’s Art and Sole Tour

    Aug 3, 11 • Explore SB, Galleries

    Every Saturday following Carpinteria’s First Friday Event, be a part of the Art and Sole Tour. Bringing together five fine art galleries in Carpinteria—Red Door Gallery, Chalk Gallery, Carpinteria Arts Center, Palm Loft Gallery, and the Anderson ART...

  • Artistic Pumpflix

    Aug 3, 11 • Explore SB, To Do

    If you’ve stopped by a Pumpflix gas station to fill up your tank since July 17, you may have already noticed their unique addition. Every four minutes a UCSB affiliated artist’s video flashes on their pump top screens, in-between the usual ads, news,...