Monday, July 19, 2021

Goleta Classic Car & Vintage Travel Trailer Show


Classic Cars and Hot Rods
Antique Motorcycles
Vintage Travel Trailers
Live Band, Elks Famous BBQ
Kids snacks, No Host Bar

2021 Groovin in the Grove 

sic Car & Vintage Travel Trailer Show
SATURDAY, July 24, 2021
FREE to the Public

At the Santa Barbara Elks Lodge

150 North Kellogg Ave, Goleta CA 93111

Registration 6:30-8:30 am
Show 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday, July 9, 2021

The Santa Barbara Museumof Natural History is open to the public and offers many wonderful work shops.


Online Workshop

Art Meets Science – Butterflies: Wax Resist Watercolor

Sat, Jul 10 / 11:00 AM–12:15 PM / Zoom

Flutter into the colorful world of entomology and watercolors. First, explore butterfly lifecycles, taxonomy and anatomy with Butterfly Pavilion Senior Manager Kim Zsembik. Then artist Hilary George will lead a specialized butterfly cut and painting tutorial including wet and dry techniques, scumbling, lifting, sgraffito, glazing, wax resist, and more.

In each class in the Art Meets Science series, we brush up on some cool science and then introduce new art media and techniques with a fun interactive workshop. Expand your art skills and science knowledge from the comfort of your own home. Pick up your supplies at the Museum or have them shipped locally.

For local pickup: Register by July 9, pick up by 10:30 AM on July 10.

Supplies included: Watercolor brush, wax stick, 2- 4x6 inches watercolor paper postcards, watercolor practice paper, specialized watercolor pigments in paint pallet tray, washi tape

This program is sponsored by an anonymous fan of science and art. Ask Caroline Baker at about how you can sponsor your favorite programs too.
Get Tickets >>

(all information from SBMNH Newsletter)

Lotusland One Day Garden Event July 24th

 Lotusland's Annual Fundraiser is back!

for details:


IN THE CAR WORLD Italians are known for an unparalleled aesthetic and masterful engineering. This artistry will be on full display on July 24 when we view exquisite automobiles from private collections. With safely staggered arrivals you will encounter the Garden as if you were the private owner, enjoying small curated encounters with cars, art, and entertainment throughout the Garden.

General admission tours begin the day, and Sponsors enjoy special advantages of dining before dusk in curated bespoke tablescape vignettes sprinkled throughout Lotusland’s most iconic Gardens. Social distancing of groups enables your intimate party to experience the Garden like never before—as a private oasis.

The main event is a spectacular showcase on the Great Lawn with cars representing the best of classic Italian automobile design in one of the most beautiful gardens in the world, both of which share a passion for preservation and beauty.

This curated collection of Concours quality cars includes Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini, Lancia, Siata and others. These iconic Italian cars represent the best in design and sport. Guests will also discover an incredible array of renowned artist installations throughout the event. Lotusland Celebrates is the organization’s largest benefit and is not to be missed. For more than two decades the summer show stopper has dazzled attendees with unique and whimsical themes, live entertainment, garden odysseys, incredible auction items, and a gathering of community raising funds to keep the Garden thriving.

(information from Lotusland website)

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Santa Barbara Historical Museum celebrates Fiesta, July 29, 2021


Museum Courtyard
Thursday, July 29th
7 pm Welcome Reception
8 pm Performance

Santa Barbara Historical Museum
136 E de la Guerra
Santa Barbara 93101

Experience the magic of Andalucia as you enjoy a lively, yet intimate Flamenco show under the stars.

Musicians and dancers from Santa Barbara to Spain will share their passion for this traditional art form, including Manuel GutierrezGerardo MoralesAndres VadinTimo NuñezMaria "La Chacha" BermudezTalia Ortega Vestal and local dance company, Flamenco Santa Barbara.

Polo Season is back in Carpinteria

 Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club

                                   3300 Via Real Carpinteria, CA 93013

Polo Season is back in full mode and we can't wait to see you at the fields!

Now that the state reopened, we are happy to welcome back the general public.
Seating on our historical grandstands is now available for purchase on our website.
Click in the link below for more information on pricing and location.

Sunday Polo Tickets

Believe it or not, we still have cabanas available for the reminder of the season, however High goal is quickly selling out! Don't miss out on the opportunity of having your very own field-side cabana! For more information on availability and pricing contact our Ticketing Department.


2:00pm: Food, Beverage and our Boutique is open
3:30pm: Advise arrival by this time
4:00pm: Pony Parade, meet the players
- National Anthem Singer, courtesy of Teen Star of Santa Barbara
- Ball Toss, to kick off the match
4:05pm: 1st Half of the Match
4:45pm: Divot Stomp
4:55pm: 2nd Half of the Match
5:40pm: Congrats to the winners! Trophy Presentation
- Bars remain open for an After Party on the Terrace
*due to the nature of the sport of polo, timing may vary*

Rules To Live By

  • No outside food or beverage alcohol permitted. or 805.684.6683

Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club
3300 Via Real Carpinteria, CA 93013

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Circus Vargas returns to Santa Barbara, July 9-19


The BIG TOP is back to Earl Warren Show Grounds!
This fabulous show is amazing.
You can purchase your tickets online:

Santa Barbara National Horse Show returns July 7-10


the 101st Annual Santa Barbara National Horse Show
returns to Santa Barbara's Earl Warren Show Grounds
Admission is FREE!
the show begins each day at 9 a.m featuring a variety of multi-breed equine events.
Participants are from the local area and faraway places.
Organizers are looking forward to welcoming back contestants and spectators.
For more information, go to
(information and photo from

Friday, July 2, 2021

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum 'Surf's Up Exhibit"

 Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Exhibits Surfboard Design from 1885-1959

now through October 30th Open 10 am - 5 pm

Tuesdays through Thursdays

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara
When: Thursdays through Tuesdays (closed Wednesdays), June 24—October 30, 2021
Cost: Admission to the museum.
Sponsored by: George H. & Olive J. Griffiths Charitable Foundation, Mimi Michaelis, Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation, and Wood-Claeyssens Foundation

for more information on the Museum and exhibition: