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Local Events

Tuesday 12-10-2019
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07:00 PM Film Premiere: From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock: A Reporter's Journey

Santa Barbara premiere of...

Paid FILM
07:00 PM Telescope Tuesday

Telescope Tuesday at Camino Real Marketplace

Free AST RONOMY
08:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
Wednesday 12-11-2019
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05:30 AM Members’ Holiday Reception

Our members are invited to join us as we open our latest exhibition and toast the holiday season.

SAVE THE...

Free HOLIDAY
08:00 AM Pamela Frank, violin and Stephen Prutsman, piano

ETER SERKIN CANCELLATION: Peter Serkin has had to withdraw from his...

Paid CONCERT
01:45 PM Garden Street Academy Middle School Production

Garden Street Academy’s Middle School students will present ELF The Musical...

Paid THEATRE
07:00 PM A Celtic Christmas featuring Eric Rigler and Dirk Freymuth

"World's Most Recorded Piper" Eric...

Paid MUSIC
08:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
Thursday 12-12-2019
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05:30 PM Sketching in the Galleries

All skill levels are invited to experience the tradition of sketching from original works of art in current...

Free ART
06:00 PM contemporary art UNLOCKED

How do you “read” art? Learn to look closely and brush up on your visual literacy skills in our new series of monthly...

Free ART EXHIBIT
08:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
Friday 12-13-2019
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05:30 AM Postpartum Preparation Workshop!

Join us! Dr. Dhara Solanki and Dr. Victoria Kuberka will lead a discussion on what to expect from your...

Paid HEALTH
07:30 AM Christmas COncert with ShawnThies & Friends!

Bring in the Spirit of the Season with Shawn Thies & some of Santa Barbara’...

Paid CONCERT
08:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
Saturday 12-14-2019
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05:00 AM 36th Annual Light Up a Life 2019 - Hospice of Santa Barbara

Light Up a Life ceremonies are free to attend and...

Free COMMUNITY
05:30 AM Santa Barbara Flute Ensemble Winter Concert

The Santa Barbara Community Flute Ensemble will be presenting it's Winter...

Free MUSIC
06:00 AM Red & White Christmas Bash at Carr Winery

The tree will be trimmed and the wine will be flowing at the Carr Winery Red &...

Free FOOD/DRINK
07:00 AM Twelfth Night

Lights Up! Theatre Company presents one of Shakespeare’s most hilarious comedies featuring teen actors from their Fall Acting Intensive.

Paid HOLIDAY
07:30 AM Hallelujah Project 7

Kick-off the season in magical, musical style with The Hallelujah Project’s trademark blend of holiday classics and seasonal...

Paid CONCERT
09:00 AM All Wrapped Up: The Art of Giving

This one day workshop offers a unique art experience for children to gain inspiration from original...

Paid ART
09:00 AM Holiday Keepsake Workshop

Create a holiday keepsake with Santa Barbara artist Brendan Briggs.

Paid ART
09:00 AM Create a Keepsake Takeaway with me...

Hello Friends! I had so much fun last month @ Glenn Dallas Gallery on Mixed Media Takeaway’s, that...

Paid WORKSHOP
09:00 AM Breakfast with Santa

Santa invites you to breakfast at Islands Restaurant at La Cumbre Plaza.

Paid HOLIDAY
09:00 AM Create a Keepsake Takeaway with me...

Hello Friends! I had so much fun last month @ Glenn Dallas Gallery on Mixed Media Takeaway’s,...

Paid WORKSHOP
10:00 AM Wreaths Across America at Santa Barbara Cemetery
The Santa Barbara Cemetery will be an Official Location for the 2019...
Free COMMUNITY
10:00 AM Mid-Century Modern Estate Sale benefiting Animal Shelter Assistance Program

This Saturday,...

Free FUNDRAISER
11:00 AM A Free Christian Science Lecture

A free talk by Fujiko Signs - A Christian Science lecturer
Life without limit - Love without fear...

Free LECTURE
12:00 PM Ice in Paradise Holiday Ice Show

Please join us for the Fifth Annual Ice in Paradise Holiday Ice Show on Saturday, Dec 14, at 12 pm...

Paid HOLIDAY
12:00 PM John Gherini Book Signing

Photographer John Gherini will host a book signing of "Santa Cruz Island: An Illustrated History Volume II" on Dec...

Free BOOK SIGNING
04:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
05:00 PM Holiday Festivities at Carpinteria Arts Center

The Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center is hosting a Holiday Jazz and...

Free HOLIDAY
06:00 PM Goleta Old Town Christmas Parade

GOTParade!
Come out and help us bring in the Holiday Season with the 4th Annual Goleta Old Town...

Free HOLIDAY
07:00 PM Monthly Public Star Party

Monthly Public Star Party at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Free AST RONOMY
07:00 PM Lights Up! Teen Theatre Company Brings Shakespeare to Santa Barbara for the Holidays

...

Free THEATRE
07:30 PM HOPs & HA's comedy show

HOPs & HA's is a monthly stand up comedy show featuring some of the best comedians working today!

Paid FEATURE
08:00 PM Tommy Emmanuel, CGP

Two-time Grammy-nominated guitarist Tommy Emmanuel’s career speaks to his musical diversity, stretching from authentic country-...

Paid MUSIC
08:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
Sunday 12-15-2019
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02:00 AM Paid HOLIDAY
10:00 AM Photos with Santa at the SB Museum of Natural History

Take a family photo with Santa Claus from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM...

Paid HOLIDAY
12:00 PM 8th Annual "Grassini Gives Back “Holiday Charity Event

Join us for our 8th Annual “Grassini Gives Back” Holiday...

Free FUNDRAISER
12:00 PM Book signing with local award-winning author Diana Raab!

Join local award-winning author Diana Raab PhD at Lily of...

Free BOOK SIGNING
12:00 PM Betsy J. Green Booksigning

Local historian Betsy J. Green will sign copies of her book "Way Back When in Santa Barbara in 1919" on December 15...

Free BOOK SIGNING
02:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
03:00 PM Santa Barbara Master Chorale Holiday Concert

Santa Barbara Master Chorale
Erin Bonski-Evans, Associate Conductor
...

Paid CHORAL
Monday 12-16-2019
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07:30 PM LITTLE FREE LIBRARY SET UP AT PATH SHELTER

The Santa Barbara Book Club has established, with the cooperation of Chuck Flacks...

Free COMMUNITY
Tuesday 12-17-2019
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07:30 PM MESSIAH SING ALONG 2019

The 39th annual "Messiah Sing-Along" will take place on Tuesday, December 17, at 7:30pm in the First Presbyterian Church,...

Paid CONCERT
07:30 PM 39th Annual Messiah Sing Along

The 39th annual "Messiah Sing-Along" will take place on Tuesday, December 17, at 7:30pm in the First ...

Paid CONCERT
Wednesday 12-18-2019
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08:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
Thursday 12-19-2019
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10:00 AM Playfully Paint Workshop

Ditch the paintbrush and join artist Adonna Ebrahimi to create your own 10X10 painting utilizing found objects.

Paid ART
05:30 PM Writing in the Galleries

Writers of all levels are invited to participate in this informal exploration of the Museum's galleries as an...

Free ART STUDIO
08:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
Friday 12-20-2019
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05:30 PM Annual Living Nativity at First United Methodist Church

For almost 30 years the congregation of the First United...

Free HOLIDAY
07:00 PM Monthly Public Telescope Night

Monthly Westmont Public Telescope Night

Free AST RONOMY
08:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
Saturday 12-21-2019
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02:00 AM The Nutcracker

State Street Ballet brings this annual holiday favorite to the grandeur of The Granada Theatre. Featuring the Opera San Luis Obispo Grand...

Paid DANCE
02:30 AM The Christmas Revels

The Christmas Revels: A Venetian Celebration of the Winter Solstice is a joyous theatrical celebration set in Renaissance...

Paid PLAY
07:30 AM The Christmas Revels

The Christmas Revels: A Venetian Celebration of the Winter Solstice is a joyous theatrical celebration set in Renaissance...

Paid PLAY
07:30 AM The Nutcracker

State Street Ballet brings this annual holiday favorite to the grandeur of The Granada Theatre. Featuring the Opera San Luis Obispo Grand...

Paid DANCE
07:30 AM The Nutcracker

State Street Ballet brings this annual holiday favorite to the grandeur of The Granada Theatre. Featuring the Opera San Luis Obispo Grand...

Paid DANCE
10:00 AM Mini Elf Making Art Workshop

This week create your own mini elf with guest artist Laura Denny.

The Art From Scrap CreatorLab comes...

Paid ART
08:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
Sunday 12-22-2019
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02:00 AM The Nutcracker

State Street Ballet brings this annual holiday favorite to the grandeur of The Granada Theatre. Featuring the Opera San Luis Obispo Grand...

Paid DANCE
11:00 AM Tatsuo Miyajima

The first solo U.S. museum exhibition of Japanese artist Tatsuo Miyajima’s art in over two decades, this captivating immersive...

Paid ART EXHIBIT
11:00 AM Rev. Karen's Mid-Month Devotional Retreat

Join Rev. Karen S. Wylie at The Ojai Retreat on Sunday, December 22, from 11:00 a...

Paid SPIRITUAL
02:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
07:00 PM It's a Wonderful Life

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
An Uplifting Holiday Story

Adapted by Joe Landry
From the...

Paid THEATRE
Monday 12-23-2019
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07:00 AM Christmas and Classics with Bryan Tari and Friends

Join virtuoso pianist and composer Bryan Tari for an enjoyable...

Paid CONCERT
07:00 AM Christmas and Classics with Bryan Tari and Friends

Join virtuoso pianist and composer Bryan Tari for an enjoyable...

Paid CONCERT