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  • Science Pub: The Adventure of a Lifetime - Exploring the Deep Sea Aboard the E/V Nautilus
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    Science Pub: The Adventure of a Lifetime - Exploring the Deep Sea Aboard the E/V Nautilus

    Join our fun and friendly conversation, and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature at our monthly Science Pub. No tickets or reservations required, but be sure to get to Dargan's early for a seat and to order your favorite drink and food. FREE admission.

  • “Drought, Fire, and Flood: Climate Change and Our New Normal” Town Hall Community Meeting
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    “Drought, Fire, and Flood: Climate Change and Our New Normal” Town Hall Community Meeting

    There is no question that the frequency and ferocity of severe weather phenomena experienced globally, nationally, and most recently locally, are the result of increasingly rapid climate change. Worse, as global warming continues to progress, the events we are seeing and experiencing now represent only the beginning stages of a new normal that will increasingly worsen in the coming years and decades.

  • Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival
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    Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival

    The Santa Barbara Wine and Food Festival™ takes place along the shaded banks of Mission Creek at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Swirl, sip, and savor tastings from 50 premier Central Coast Wineries, complemented by savory and sweet bites from more than 30 top local food purveyors.
    100% of the net proceeds from the Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival support the Museum’s nature and science education programs for all ages.
    Event Category & Type: Festival - Wine Tasting (Festivals & Parades)

  • Science Pub: White Abalone Captive Breeding
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    Science Pub: White Abalone Captive Breeding

    Join Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center Aquarist, Thomas Wilson as he discusses the history and current state of the White Abalone fishery, and the efforts of a group of California institutions to restore these animals to their former population density.

    Information: scoleman@sbnature2.org or 805-682-4711 ext. 170

  • Art Inspired by... Botanicals!
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    Art Inspired by... Botanicals!

    Art Inspired by... is where science meets craft workshops. Join us for a DIY workshop creating botanical block printed tote-bags. Learn about our local plant life that inspired the craft and then make your own block printed masterpiece with guidance from local artist Christine Brand from Nature + Pigment. Price includes all materials needed, you even get to keep some of the tools.

    $35 for Members, $40 for non-members.

    Pre-registration required. Register online at sbnature.org. Limited spots available.

  • Field Trip: Hiking Red Rock Mines
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    Field Trip: Hiking Red Rock Mines

    Join Geologist Susie Bartz on a field trip to Red Rock which follows the Santa Ynez River. Explore the old Los Prietos/Juniper mercury mining area through narrow valleys as Bartz teaches about how California's fault lines formed the cinnabar, a hydrothermally enriched "red rock" ore of mercury.

  • Underwater Parks Day
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    Underwater Parks Day

    Celebrate Marine Protected Areas which are “underwater parks” that preserve the biodiversity and abundance of ocean life in our coastal waters.

    • Dive into the world of marine science with interactive activities and crafts
    • Go on an aquatic quest, solve a riddle and win a prize
    • Experience marine entanglement and analyze impacts of marine debris
    • Connect with marine conservation specialists to learn more about the SB Channel

  • Experience the Eclipse 2017
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    Experience the Eclipse 2017

    A collaborative celebration of the Total Solar Eclipse with Las Cumbres Observatory, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, The Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit, and Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

    View the Eclipse live from the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Palmer Observatory.

    9:00AM -11:45AM at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

    Free with paid Museum admission.

    For more local eclipse event information visit sbnature.org.

  • Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival
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    Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival

    The 2017 Santa Barbara Wine and Food Festival™ will take place along the banks of Mission Creek at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Mingle with winemakers, bakers, and chefs in the sunshine, under the oak trees. Guests will enjoy the best of Central Coast Wines and try their luck in our Every Cork Wins! raffle.

    sbnature.org/winefestival

    For information not found on our website, please email Meridith Moore at mmoore@sbnature2.org.

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