Posts Tagged ‘santa barbara’

  • Designer Mary Johnson Sales to Benefit Sarah House

    May 23, 11 • Datebook

    Stop by Dressed & Ready (1253 Coast Village Rd in Montecito) where fabulous leather artist Mary Johnson of Violet Flames will be on hand all day on Tuesday May 24 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.), painting custom designs on your favorite leather pieces–boots,...

  • Picnic in the Park-improving lives one lunch at a time

    May 18, 11 • Eat, Fundraiser, Nonprofits

    During the school year, nearly 25,000 kids get a free or reduced school meal every day. During the summer, however, 85% of these kids end up going hungry or live off processed, calorie-dense, chemical-based “food.” The Santa Barbara Food Bank is adding on...

  • Weekly Wine Tasting at The Perch, Canary Hotel

    May 18, 11 • Explore SB, Wineries

    Back by popular demand, The Perch at Canary Hotel offers weekly wine tasting. Starting Monday, May 23 and continuing through September, enjoy local wines and artisan cheeses while learning about the industry. And let’s not forget the best part, taking in...

  • James Van Arsdale at Left Coast Books

    May 16, 11 • To Do, Web Exclusives

    Mixed-media sculptor-installation artist James Van Arsdale’s latest exhibit, “Everything You Hear is True,” is on view through July 2 at Left Coast Books. We peeked in on the gallery opening on Friday. James is one of the local artists who share...

  • Courtesy of Wine Cask

    Chef’s Counter at the Wine Cask a Culinary Treat

    May 12, 11 • Eat, Web Exclusives, Wineries

    By Leslie Dinaberg I had my first encounter with the Chef’s Counter at the Wine Cask this week and my tastebuds are still dancing with delight. For those of you who haven’t heard, every Monday through Thursday night Chef Brandon Hughes is now...

  • David Gallup’s Channel Island Exhibit

    May 11, 11 • Galleries

    David Gallup started with one painting, and now he’s done over a hundred! In the course of six years this artist created a full exhibit dedicated to the natural beauty of the Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary. The exhibit, set to run May 21...

  • “La Dolce Vita”- an Opera Santa Barbara fundraiser

    May 11, 11 • To Do

    Take a quick trip back to 1960’s Italy with Opera Santa Barbara’s “La Dolce Vita” fundraiser, where local architect Britt Jewett, owner of Studio 7 Architecture and Allied Arts, will transform the Granada Theater’s stage into Rome. By using the...

  • Santa Barbara Harbor Nautical Swap Meet

    May 11, 11 • Datebook

    Come out for a day of adventurous fun at the fifth annual Santa Barbara Harbor Nautical Swap Meet on Saturday, May 14th from 8 a.m. to noon. The City of Santa Barbara Waterfront Department along with the Santa Barbara Harbor Merchants Associations have come...

  • New: Three Pickles Deli

    May 11, 11 • Eat

    The beloved Three Pickles deli, with original location in Goleta, has now opened a second store downtown. Taking over the old Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens chinese restaurant location, you can find the new deli at 126 E. Canon Perdido Street. Because the deli...

  • 1st Thursday Art Walk

    May 4, 11 • Datebook, Web Exclusives

    We’ve already gotten into May and you know what that means: the 1st Thursday Art Walk! An evening of art and culture centered around lower State Street, this free event opens visual and performing arts venues for everyone to enjoy. There’s sure to be...