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Local Events

Friday 12-01-2017
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08:00 AM The Quebe Sisters + Joe Robinson

Sings Like Hell presents The Quebe Sisters and Joe Robinson at the Lobero Theatre.

Paid CONCERT
10:15 AM Santa Barbara Timeline Mosaic

The Santa Barbara Timeline Mosaic (Betsy Gallery, lead artist) is looking for local artists and arts...

Paid ART
05:00 PM 2017 Solvang Julefest Holiday Event Highlights

Solvang, named one of Time Magazine’s “Most Christmassy Towns in America”...

Free COMMUNITY
05:00 PM Davey’s Voice Film Festival Call for Entries Deadline Extended for Local Animal Films... Free FILM
07:00 PM Standing Sun LIVE presents TFDI

Join us for a night of live rock and roll featuring the truly talented band, TFDI, showing off original...

Paid MUSIC
Saturday 12-02-2017
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02:00 AM Rudolph

Rudolph is a ballet which tells the story of a misfit reindeer named Rudolph and other misfit characters, like Heidi the Elf, the Abominable Snowmonster...

Paid DANCE
02:30 AM Picassos For Peanuts

The Goleta Valley Art Association Presents
Picassos for Peanuts......
purchase fine art and unique holiday gifts...

Free ART
04:00 AM Sunset / Full Moon Sailing Cruise

Sunset / Full Moon Sailing Cruise aboard the Sunset Kidd

Paid EVENT
05:30 AM American Scandinavian Christmas Party

American Scandinavian Christmas Dinner & Santa Lucia Pageant

Paid NON-PROFIT
06:00 AM Live Music in the Barrel Room with The Jason Campbell Band

Jason campbell

6-8 pm
The Barrel Room...

Free MUSIC
08:00 AM Full Moon meditation - Novice and experienced meditators welcome!

Full Moon meditation ~ Novice and...

Paid SPIRITUAL
09:45 AM Hands-On Fruit Trees Pruning Clinic

Principles of Pruning Common Fruiting Trees
Followed by a Guided Small Group Hands-On...

Free GARDEN
10:00 AM Visit the "Jewel of the Gaviota Coast": Arroyo Hondo Preserve

Called the “Jewel of the Gaviota...

Free OUTDOOR
10:00 AM Free Tour of Coal Oil Point Reserve

Free Public Tour of Coal Oil Point Reserve

Free NATURE
10:00 AM First Saturday Carpinteria Artist's Marketplace

First Saturday Artist's Marketplace Dec. 2nd 10-4. Join us...

Free ART
10:00 AM School of Extended Learning Arts & Crafts Fair

School of Extended Learning Arts & Crafts Fair
SBCC School of...

Free ART
10:00 AM School of Extended Learning Arts & Crafts Fair

School of Extended Learning Arts & Crafts Fair
SBCC School of...

Free ART
10:00 AM Native Gardening Workshop

Be a part of Impact Hub’s Native Garden installation! Learn drought-tolerant landscaping techniques in this hands-on...

Paid WORKSHOP
10:00 AM Unique Holiday Market at SBCC School of Extended Learning Arts & Crafts Fair

Get crafty...

Free ART
10:00 AM Come Visit Arroyo Hondo Preserve, The Jewel of the Gaviota Coast

Take a Winter Hike for the Love of...

Free NATURE
10:30 AM Paseo Nuevo Makers Market presented by Blissful Boutiques!

Shop local Santa Barbara artisans and makers every...

Free ART SHOW
11:00 AM Christmas Art and Craft Fair

7th annual Christmas Art and Craft Fair at Living Faith Church 4595 Hollister Ave in Santa Barbara on Sat. Dec...

Free NON-PROFIT
02:00 PM Gingerbread Wonderland

5th Annual “Gingerbread Wonderland” Benefit Event Plus Visits with Santa Set for St. Mark’s Church on Saturday, December 2...

Free HOLIDAY
02:30 PM Handcrafted Holiday Marketplace

Celebrate the start of the holiday season with Art from Scrap’s family-friendly Handcrafted Holiday...

Free HOLIDAY
03:00 PM Santa Barbara Music Club Free Concerts

On SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2 AT 3 PM, the Santa Barbara Music Club will present a free concert...

Free CONCERT
05:00 PM Adeflos Ensemble presents: Yule Britannia! British Choral Music for Yuletide

Adelfos Ensemble...

Paid CONCERT
05:00 PM Adeflos Ensemble presents: Yule Britannia! British Choral Music for Yuletide

Adelfos...

Paid CONCERT
05:30 PM 34th annual Light Up A Life

Hospice of Santa Barbara invites the community to celebrate and honor the lives of their loved ones at its 34th...

Free FUNDRAISER
07:30 PM UCSB Middle East Ensemble featuring soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian

Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Middle...

Paid MUSIC
Sunday 12-03-2017
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02:00 AM Love Letters

The stars of the iconic Eighties sitcom Family Ties reunite to bring to life A.R. Gurney’s wildly popular Love Letters.

Paid THEATRE
03:00 AM Chamber On The Mountain

Arianna String Quartet & Michele Levin, Pianist

Logan House in Upper Ojai (adjacent to the Beatrice Wood...

Paid CONCERT
06:00 AM Love Letters

The stars of the iconic Eighties sitcom Family Ties reunite to bring to life A.R. Gurney’s wildly popular Love Letters.

Paid THEATRE
07:00 AM An evening with Aaron Neville

Grammy-award winning, R&B singer Aaron Neville, with his distinct New Orleans sound and unique voice,...

Paid MUSIC
09:00 AM Harvesting Mandarins at a Beautiful Estate Orchard in Goleta

Food Forward is working to fight hunger and food...

Free VOLUNTEER
10:00 AM SANTA BARBARA ZOO’S SNOW LEOPARD FESTIVAL

80 tons of snow, sledding, and... reindeer? Santa Barbara Zoo's Snow Leopard Festival...

Paid HOLIDAY
10:30 AM Paseo Nuevo Makers Market presented by Blissful Boutiques!

Shop local Santa Barbara artisans and makers...

Free ART SHOW
11:30 AM Tree at the G

Celebrate the holidays at The Granada Theatre with sensational musical performances, family activities and good cheer for all ages!

Free HOLIDAY
12:00 PM 10th Annual Holiday Tea & Fashion Show

The Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa Barbara (BCRC) will host its 10th Annual...

Paid FUNDRAISER
03:00 PM Adelfos Ensemble Christmas Concert: Yule Britannia!

Adelfos Ensemble's holiday concert program features the music...

Paid CONCERT
Monday 12-04-2017
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08:00 AM Free WORKSHOP
10:00 AM Santa Barbara County Public Health-Covered California Workshop

Free Covered California Information...

Free HEALTH
07:00 PM Black Market Trust

Black Market Trust having toured the USA are coming to Santa Barbara to play a concert in the home town of violinist Nick Coventry...

Free CONCERT
07:30 PM UCSB Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Players

The University Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Players will present their annual fall...

Paid MUSIC
Tuesday 12-05-2017
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04:00 AM Finding your Genius: Learn how to attract more success

Expand your sphere of Influence and learn a proven formula...

Paid DISCUSSION
06:00 AM “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” film screening

Watching this film will educate you on the urgent need to drastically...

Free FILM
08:00 AM Mascot Books Publishes Birth of an Angel

Mascot Books announces the release of Birth of an Angel by Petra Malinova.

Free ART
04:00 PM UCSB Jazz Combos (Concert 1)

Under the direction of Jon Nathan, the UCSB Jazz Combos will present a concert on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 4...

Paid MUSIC
05:00 PM Free LECTURE
06:00 PM Open House & Kick-Off for Night Lawn Bowling

 

In the month of December, the Santa Barbara Lawn Bowls Club is...

Free SPORTS
07:00 PM Telescope Tuesday

Telescope Tuesday at Camino Real Marketplace

Free AST RONOMY
07:00 PM Santa Barbara Reads Author Talk w Emily St. John Mandel

The culminating event of Santa Barbara Reads 2017. Join...

Free TALK
07:30 PM UCSB Jazz Combos (Concert 2)

Under the direction of Jon Nathan, the UCSB Jazz Combos will present a concert on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 7:...

Paid MUSIC
Wednesday 12-06-2017
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05:30 AM Carpinteria Chamber of Commerce 2017 Holiday Networking Mixer

Carpinteria Chamber of Commerce 2017 Holiday...

Paid NETWORKING
08:00 AM Arturo Sandoval

A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval was born in Cuba, just two years after Gillespie became the first...

Paid MUSIC
06:45 PM Inviting California to Dinner: Bringing California native plant foods into your life and... Free DISCUSSION
Thursday 12-07-2017
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05:00 AM Hotel Santa Barbara 1st Thursday Scent Studio

Hotel Santa Barbara hosts a Scent Studio in a nod to the Santa Barbara Museum...

Free EVENT
05:00 AM First Thursday Mixer-Fundraiser for Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee

At La Arcada Bistro - 1112...

Free FOOD/DRINK
05:00 AM First Thursday Mixer-Fundraiser for Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee

At La Arcada Bistro - 1112...

Free FOOD/DRINK
05:30 AM Land Trust Holiday Open House

Kick off the holiday season with the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County!

Free COMMUNITY
07:30 AM Kerry Irish Productions Inc Presents: An Irish Christmas

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] An Irish Christmas Produced/Directed...

Paid THEATRE
08:00 AM 40-Hour Domestic Violence Training Certification

Become part of the solution... take the domestic violence advocacy...

Paid NON-PROFIT
08:30 AM Free CLASS
05:00 PM 1st Thursday Sensory Experience

Join Hotel Santa Barbara as we host a 1st Thursday sensory experience in partnership with the Santa...

Free ART EXHIBIT
06:30 PM Quire of Voyces Short Program Concert

The Santa Barbara Quire of Voyces returns to SBMA to perform short programs of choral music....

Free CONCERT
06:30 PM Rainwater Harvesting 101

Missed our recent Rainwater Harvesting 101 class? Don't worry- we have one more coming up this fall- Thursday, December...

Free CLASS
07:30 PM An Irish Christmas

Santa Barbara Premiere of the Highly Praised Show Makes a Stop in town December 7 at the Granada Theatre

Paid MUSIC
Friday 12-08-2017
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08:30 AM LinkedIn Class Tuition FREE!

LinkedIn for Business
Instructor: Eric Zackrison
Course number: 40155
Date: 12/8 Time: 8:30...

Free CLASS
06:00 PM Brad Nack 100% Reindeer Art Show

The world’s largest, longest-running series of Reindeer paintings ever created in the history of mankind...

Free ART SHOW
06:00 PM 1st Annual S.A.F.E. House Celebration Holiday Party

The Junior League of Santa Barbara Lights up the Holidays...

Paid FUNDRAISER
06:00 PM JLSB S.A.F.E. House Celebration & Holiday Party

The Junior League of Santa Barbara is excited to ring in the festivities...

Paid FUNDRAISER
06:30 PM Gunther Hauk The Honeybee Crisis; Real Causes and Solutions

Beekeeper and author of
Toward Saving the...

Free LECTURE
07:00 PM Oak Grove High School Winter Showcase

Join Oak Grove School Friday, December 8th, at  7:00PM  for its semi-annual High School...

Free MUSIC
07:00 PM Providence School Presents A Service of Lessons and Carols

In what has become an annual tradition, Providence...

Free HOLIDAY
07:30 PM CANCELED: UCSB Gospel Choir

CANCELED. Due to poor air quality caused by the Thomas Fire, this concert has been canceled. You may return your...

Paid MUSIC
07:30 PM Westmont Fall Dance Concert: On the Edge

“On the Edge,” Westmont’s Fall Dance Concert, will feature pieces from faculty, students...

Paid DANCE
08:00 PM "Trump" One Man Show!

Join us for an intimate evening where “Donald Trump” will speak to you one on one in a town-hall setting.  The last 15...

Paid THEATRE
Saturday 12-09-2017
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01:00 AM Youth Interactive Holiday Bazaar!

Creativity, craft and entrepreneurship skills will be on full display at the Youth Interactive Holiday...

Free NON-PROFIT
02:00 AM Around The Table: Recipes and Stories from The Lark in Santa Barbara

In this lively afternoon...

Free DISCUSSION
02:00 AM Writing Workshop: Writing for Bliss

Writing for Bliss is about being mindful of the messages of your heart and tapping into your...

Paid WORKSHOP
02:00 AM Writing Workshop: Writing for Bliss

Writing for Bliss is about being mindful of the messages of your heart and tapping into your...

Paid WORKSHOP
06:00 AM Live Music in the Barrel Room with The Brady Harris Band

6-8 pm
The Barrel Room
414 N. Salsipuedes...

Free MUSIC
07:00 AM The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas performed by the dancers of Montecito School of Ballet Saturday December 9th at 7pm

Paid DANCE
08:00 AM The Hallelujah Project 5

Back for the fifth year, Hallelujah Project returns with the family-friendly mix of holiday classics and seasonal...

Paid CHORAL
08:00 AM Under The Streetlamp: Hip to the Holidays at The Granada Theatre

Under The Streetlamp: Hip to the...

Paid CHORAL
09:00 AM Gunther Hauk The Honeybee Crisis; Real Causes and Solutions

Gunther Hauk Workshop
Saturday, December 9...

Paid WORKSHOP
10:00 AM Paseo Nuevo Makers Market by Blissful Boutiques!

Announcing the NEW monthly Paseo Nuevo Makers Market presented by...

Free ART EXHIBIT
05:00 PM Wolcum Yole: Santa Barbara Youth Opera

On Saturday, December 9th, Opera Santa Barbara invites you to bask in the candlelit glow of...

Paid MUSIC
06:00 PM Monthly Public Star Party

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

Free AST RONOMY
08:00 PM Actress Angela Cartwright featured at SB Choral Holiday Concert

The Santa Barbara Choral Society launches...

Paid CHORAL
Sunday 12-10-2017
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01:30 AM Studio Sunday on the Front Steps

Create your own “dedication page” inspired by Valeska Soares’ "For To" by tea painting a...

Free ART STUDIO
04:00 AM CANCELLED - Christmas Concert

CANCELLED - Christmas Concert with Adam Phillips and Friends

Free CONCERT
10:00 AM Paseo Nuevo Makers Market by Blissful Boutiques!

Announcing the NEW monthly Paseo Nuevo Makers Market presented by...

Free ART EXHIBIT
12:00 PM Passion to Propserity Free Webinar

Looking to discover your purpose and create financial freedom? Now is the best time to create the...

Free CLASS
12:00 PM Grassini Gives Back

The Grassini Family will match your donation of any size at the 6th annual "Grassini Gives Back" charity wine event in support of...

Free FUNDRAISER
04:00 PM Christmas Concert

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church presents its annual Christmas Concert!

Free MUSIC
05:30 PM Stearns Wharf Tree Lighting Ceremony

Stearns Wharf Kicks Off the Holidays with Tree Lighting Ceremony!

Free HOLIDAY
07:00 PM Santa Barbara Master Chorale Holiday Concert, Carol Sing & Party

Santa Barbara Master Chorale presents...

Paid CONCERT
Monday 12-11-2017
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07:00 AM PFLAG Santa Barbara Chapter Meeting

Good morning, I am having trouble logging in or finding a way to submit a meeting for your event...

Free MEETING
07:30 AM Fratelli, a men’s chorus - Holiday Concert

A choral evening with Santa Barbara’s Fratelli. A fun romp through your Christmas...

Paid CHORAL
07:30 PM FIRE RELIEF! ...Holiday Concert Monday!

"Fratelli" is a relatively new men's chorus in Santa Barbara. We are putting on a holiday...

Paid MUSIC
Tuesday 12-12-2017
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05:30 AM Universal Health Coverage Day

Universal Health Coverage Day

screening of part of Frontline documentary Sick Around the World
...

Free DISCUSSION
05:00 PM AWoL BizArts Presents: The Art of Successful Social Media Strategy
How to use data and analytics to...
Free CLASS
05:30 PM 38th Annual Chanukah in the Mall Features Laser Technology

Join Chabad of S. Barbara on Tuesday, December 12,...

Free HOLIDAY
Wednesday 12-13-2017
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05:30 AM Beautiful Bold Business Workshop

Learn what it takes as a female entrepreneur to increase clients, influence & profits online or in...

Paid WORKSHOP
07:00 AM Be the Light

Momentum Dance Company, is delighted to present to Santa Barbara their 4th annual Company Concert, this season with a special message: Let your...

Paid DANCE
10:00 AM Holiday Toy Parade

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is excited to announce the return of its Holiday Toy Parade down State Street on Wednesday,...

Free HOLIDAY
04:00 PM Boy Scout Check Presentation

The Boy Scouts of America Troop 41 invites you to join in the presentation of a ceremonial $61,000 check to...

Free COMMUNITY
Thursday 12-14-2017
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05:30 AM Member Holiday Party

HO HO HO! It's That Time of Year
To Spread That Season Cheer
Grab a Friend
And Come On In
To...

Free HOLIDAY
07:00 AM Be the Light

Momentum Dance Company, is delighted to present to Santa Barbara their 4th annual Company Concert, this season with a special message: Let...

Paid DANCE
04:00 PM Ricks at the Brewery

Meg Ricks will have a show and sale of her paintings at the Island Brewing Company from November 21, 2017 to January 14, 2018...

Free ART SHOW
05:30 PM Sketching in the Galleries

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

Free ART
05:30 PM Free FILM
05:30 PM 5th Annual National Vigil To Honor Victims of Gun Violence

 Coalition Against Gun Violence & Unitarian...

Free SUPPORT
05:30 PM FREE Film Screening of "Ixcanul" at SBMA on 12/14

FREE Film Screening of "Ixcanul" at SBMA on 12/14, the final...

Free FILM
Friday 12-15-2017
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07:30 AM The Christmas Revels

For our 10th anniversary season, Revels’ original show highlights Richard Henry Danas’ visit to Santa Barbara in 1836, when he...

Free DANCE
07:00 PM Monthly Public Telescope Night

Monthly Westmont Public Telescope Night

Free AST RONOMY
07:30 PM THE CHRISTMAS REVELS: An Early California Celebration of the Winter Solstice

Tickets are on...

Paid MUSIC
07:30 PM The Christmas Revels: An Early California Celebration of the Winter Solstice

Delight in the...

Paid THEATRE
Saturday 12-16-2017
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02:00 AM The Nutcracker

State Street Ballet returns to The Granada Theatre with this most favorite of holiday classics! Featuring an internationally-acclaimed cast...

Paid DANCE
06:30 AM 11th Annual Vodka Latke Young Adult Holiday Party

The Young Adult Division (YAD) of the Jewish Federation of Greater...

Paid FOOD/DRINK
06:30 AM 11th Annual Vodka Latke Young Adult Holiday Party

The Young Adult Division (YAD) of the Jewish Federation of Greater...

Paid FOOD/DRINK
07:30 AM The Nutcracker

State Street Ballet returns to The Granada Theatre with this most favorite of holiday classics! Featuring an internationally-acclaimed...

Paid DANCE
09:00 AM Holiday Workshop

This one-day workshop offers a unique art experience for children ages 5 – 12 to gain inspiration from three original works of art in...

Paid WORKSHOP
10:00 AM Visit the "Jewel of the Gaviota Coast": Arroyo Hondo Preserve

Called the “Jewel of the Gaviota...

Free OUTDOOR
10:00 AM Free FUNDRAISER
10:00 AM Holiday Pop Up Shop

Come by this special event that supports local entrepreneurs while getting that last minute Christmas shopping done. Here you...

Free HOLIDAY
11:45 AM Paseo Nuevo Paseo Paws Holiday Parade

Is Rudolph your dogs doppelgänger? Do you and your hound look alike? Are you convinced your...

Free ART SHOW
12:00 PM Ice in Paradise Holiday Show

Please join us for the 3rd annual Ice in Paradise Holiday Show on December 16th featuring 2017 US National...

Paid HOLIDAY
Sunday 12-17-2017
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02:00 AM The Nutcracker

State Street Ballet returns to The Granada Theatre with this most favorite of holiday classics! Featuring an internationally-acclaimed...

Paid DANCE
Monday 12-18-2017
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08:00 AM Colleen Ballinger with special guest Miranda Sings

Don't miss your chance to see Colleen Ballinger as Miranda...

Paid THEATRE
08:00 PM Paid MUSIC
Tuesday 12-19-2017
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01:00 AM Compost and Recycling Program

Let’s talk trash: Where does it go and how can you and your business help divert waste from The Tajiguas...

Free TRAINING
02:00 AM Clara in the Land of Sweets

Inspire Dance SB presents: Clara in the Land of Sweets

Paid DANCE
05:30 AM Colors of the Season

Inspire Dance SB presents: Colors of the Season

Paid DANCE
07:00 AM Clara in the Land of Sweets

Inspire Dance SB presents: Clara in the Land of Sweets

Paid DANCE
Thursday 12-21-2017
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04:00 AM Writers Group

Come join us as we support fellow writers in their work and increase their productivity!

Free ART
Saturday 12-23-2017
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09:30 AM Mid-Month Devotional Retreat at Meditation Mount

Rev. Karen offers her Mid-Month Devotional Retreat on "The Gifts...

Paid SPIRITUAL
Saturday 12-30-2017
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08:15 PM Tom at Indigo, Patti at the Faulkner-exciting upcoming exhibitions!

Tom Post at Indigo, Patti Post at...

Free ART EXHIBIT
Sunday 12-31-2017
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09:00 PM New Year's Eve Party at Canary Santa Barbara

Glitz, Glam & Get Down New Year's Eve Party at Canary Santa Barbara!...

Paid HOLIDAY