Posts Tagged ‘Santa Barbara Historical Museum’

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for December

    Nov 1, 11 • Datebook

    Through December 24, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Candy Cane Train Come ride this special version of the “Polar Express” each day throughout the holiday season. It may not travel through the Arctic, but this festive miniature train has been a fun ride for kids and...

  • 1st Thursday is December 1st

    Nov 29, 11 • Music

    As November begins to fade away, holiday dreams come true when you visit Downtown Santa Barbara for 1st Thursday, on December 1. With more than 40 cultural art venues eager to show off, it is a guaranteed good time filled with holiday music. Start your...

  • The Flying A: Santa Barbara’s Film-Making Home

    Feb 7, 12 • Uncategorized

    Who knew that our very own Santa Barbara was the center of the movie-making world for almost a decade, before Hollywood. In 1912, the Chicago-based American Film Manufacturing Company’s Western unit relocated to Santa Barbara. By 1915, the “Flying...

  • A (Free) Night at the Museum in Celebration of 8th Annual Museum Day Live!

    Sep 20, 12 • Datebook, Galleries, To Do, Web Exclusives

    There are few things better than free art, especially when most of the town is offering free admission to their museums for a full day! Enter the Smithsonian Museum Day Live!, an annual event celebrating the idea that cultural education should be accessible...

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for May

    Mar 1, 13 • Datebook, Film, Fine Art, Gardens, To Do

    Through May 4 Swarm: A Collaboration with Bees Several artists offer their artistic interpretations of bees and hive culture, including such mediums as beeswax tiles and projections of bee images in a six-sided room, as well as other artistic offerings....

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for March

    Feb 1, 13 • Datebook, To Do, Web Exclusives

    Through March 9, Appoggiatura In music, appoggiatura (Italian for “to lean”) is a note of long or short duration that sometimes creates dissonance before resolving into a main note. And so it is with the play by James Still: what begins on a cool rainy...

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for June

    May 1, 13 • Datebook, Gardens, Recreation, To Do

    Through June 9 Marcia Burtt Studio Presents ReVisions ReVisions, a group exhibition featuring gallery artists, comes to Marcia Burtt Studio at 517 Laguna Street. Here, each artist is represented by several works incorporating common motifs, places and...

  • Cheers to the Downtown Art & Wine Tour!

    May 13, 13 • Datebook, Eat, Nonprofits, To Do, Web Exclusives, Wineries

    It’s almost time for the ultimate grown-up Thirsty Thursday! On May 23 from 5:30-9:30, the nonprofit Santa Barbara Downtown Organization will host the Downtown Art & Wine Tour for a night of supreme Santa Barbara culture. With your complimentary...

  • Downtown Art & Wine Tour

    May 22, 13 • Datebook, Eat, Explore SB, Recreation, Web Exclusives, Wineries

    May 23, 5:30–9:30 p.m. Downtown Art & Wine Tour Food and wine overflow at this yearly event where participants take their logo wine glasses on a self-guided tour of several downtown venues, sampling bounty along the way. End the tour with the final...

  • Viva la Fiesta with Tony Ybarra!

    May 18, 13 • Datebook, To Do, Web Exclusives

    You won’t have to wait until July to move to the sweet sounds of Tony Ybarra because Fiesta has come early! Throughout the month of May, look out for the pre-sale of Ybarra’s sixth album, Fiesta!, releasing June 1st, and get into the swing of the...