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Friday Nov 21, 2014

Arte Intimo, Arte Publico: Spirit, Vision, and Form: The Art of Judy Baca
  • November 21, 2014 - December 19, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Times: 9AM-10PM
  • Address: University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: 805-893-8411
  • Venue: UCSB MultiCultural Center

Judy Baca is a world-renowned painter and muralist, community arts pioneer, scholar and educator. Currently a professor of Chicano/a Studies and World Arts and Cultures at UCLA, she was the founder of the first City of Los Angeles Mural Program in 1974.

Backroad Santa Ynez Wine Tour aboard an open air Hummer
  • November 21, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Daily: 10:30AM returning at 5:30PM
  • Address: We pick you up from any Santa Barbara hotel., , CA
  • Phone: 805-705-0562
  • Venue: Adventure Hummer and Backroads Wine Tours

Join our award winning wine tour to see and experience the wine country on Santa Barbara backroads. Follow the old stagecoach route to world renowned vineyards with our expert guide. Your epicurean experience is a VIP event that includes about 25 wine tastings and a delicious lunch prepared for you.

Contemporary/Modern: Selections from the Permanent Collection
  • November 21, 2014 - January 04, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Tues-Sun: 11AM-5PM; Thurs: 11AM-8PM; closed on Mon
  • Address: 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-884-6474
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Museum of Art

 Works in the exhibition date from 1958 to 2014, and together highlight the persistent influence of modernism. The most recent works inventively reference and reinterpret the past-including both popular and obscure forms of painting, architecture, and design.

Kayak the American Riviera!
  • November 21, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Times: 10AM-2PM
  • Address: 32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Phone: 805-884-9283
  • Venue: Adventure Company of Santa Barbara

See the American Riviera from a unique perspective. We can't promise you'll be as lucky, but some of our guests have paddled with whales on this trip-even with its proximity to the city. We "put-in" at the Santa Barbara harbor, after a comprehensive kayak lesson.

Ladies Tasting
  • November 21, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 21st
  • Times: 4:30-6:30PM
  • Address: 417 Santa Barbara St #A-6, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-568-1961
  • Venue: Renegade Wines

The last Monday of every month is Ladies Night at Renegade Wines! Taste small boutique wines from around the world in a casual atmosphere. Enjoy cheese from C'est Cheese and small appetizers. 

Middletown: A Play
  • November 21, 2014 - November 22, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 11/14, 11/15, 11/18-11/22: 8:00 PM; 11/15, 11/16, 11/22: 2:00 PM
  • Location: Performing Arts Theater
  • Address: University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: 805-893-3022

Written in 2010, Middletown won the inaugural Horton Foote Prize for Promising New American Play. Describing this poem...Eno says, "I think Middletown tries to look at the accumulation and effect of the tiny moments that make up our lives... which may in fact change the angle of our entire life..."

Saintly and Spirited: Art Made of Tin
  • November 21, 2014 - January 24, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Tues - Sat 12-4PM
  • Address: 1023 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-963-1032
  • Venue: Casa Dolores

Casa Dolores is pleased to present the new exhibition, Saintly and Spirited: Art Made of Tin. The story of tin traverses continents and mining trails, centuries and cultures. Once meant for utilitarian purposes, it grows to become an important material that crosses the creative spectrum in Mexico: from painting the divine on retablos and symbolic offerings for milagros, to domestic ornament, the carnivalesque and recycled product for design. Mexican tin art is both private in devotion and publi... Details

Santa Barbara Comedy Hideaway
  • November 21, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 7:30 & 10PM
  • Location: Comedy Hideaway Showroom above Apero Bar & Tapas
  • Address: 532 State St (2nd floor), Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-364-2999

Comedy Hideaway, Santa Barbara's most celebrated weekly comedy show, is now downtown. Every week, Hideaway brings professional headliners from national TV to Santa Barbara. Use the code SBCA for an exclusive discount when pre-ordering tickets at www.SBcomedy.com

Sea Cave Kayaking
  • November 21, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 7AM or 8AM
  • Address: 32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Phone: 805-884-9283
  • Venue: Adventure Company of Santa Barbara

If this is your first time kayaking Channel Islands National Park, then this is where you want to go. No other area of the park offers as many sea cave kayaking opportunities. Some of the most beautiful sea caves in the world can be found at Scorpion Anchorage.

Trees of the Season Opening Night Celebration
  • November 21, 2014
  • Times: 6-8PM
  • Location: Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center
  • Address: 1065 Guadalupe St, Guadalupe, CA 93434
  • Phone: 805-343-2455

The Dunes Center invites you to participate in our annual holiday event on our Opening Night Celebration for Trees of the Season. Come by and be the first to purchase your tickets for Trees of the Season, with food and beverages from 6:00-8:00 pm. Become a member and receive your membership donation. For more information please visit our website. 

UCSB Arts & Lectures: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre - King Lear
  • November 21, 2014
  • Times: 8PM both nights
  • Location: Campbell Hall
  • Address: 552 University Road, UCSB Campus, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: 805-893-3535
  • Venue: UCSB Arts & Lectures

The world-renowned Globe Theater returns with a vivid and arresting new production of what many call Shakespeare's greatest tragedy.

Under the Umbrella: Lutah Maria Riggs & Her Santa Barbara Style
  • November 21, 2014 - March 20, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Tues-Sat 10AM-5PM; Sun 12-5PM
  • Address: 136 E. De La Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Explore the life and work of architect and draftswoman Lutah Maria Riggs and her contribution to what has become "Santa Barbara Style". The special exhibition celebrates the iconic architectural elements that define America's Riviera. 

Wine Country Bike Tour
  • November 21, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10AM-5PM
  • Address: 32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
  • Phone: 805-884-9283
  • Venue: Adventure Company of Santa Barbara

This trip takes us into the heart of the Santa Barbara’s wine country, home to several very popular California vintners. We depart by van in the morning and head to the Foxen Canyon Trail or Santa Rita Hills, perfect for cycling through scenic vineyards and ranch lands.

Wine Tasting with the Winter Pass
  • November 21, 2014 - January 31, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 11AM-5PM
  • Location: Various Wine Tasting Rooms Solvang, Los Olivos, Buellton, Santa Ynez
  • Phone: 805-886-7152

One Pass--One Price--15 Wineries! For just $40, tasters receive one wine tasting at 15 of the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Association tasting rooms. Valid every day from 10/15/14 through 1/31/15. Reservations are not required and there are no blackout dates.

“Wine and Wisdom” Trivia Night at Sevtap Tasting Room
  • November 21, 2014 - February 20, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Times: 7:30-9PM
  • Address: 1576 Copenhagen Dr. #1, Solvang, CA 93463
  • Phone: 805-693-9200
  • Venue: Sevtap Winery

"Wine and Wisdom!" Weekly trivia night at the Sevtap Winery. Winner gets a bottle of Sevtap wine to take home :)

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