Lectures & Workshops

You don't need to be a student to take your education higher in Santa Barbara. Cater to your curiosity with one of these lectures and workshops.

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Saturday Apr 25, 2015

Market Forays - Cooking Demo and Seminar
  • April 25, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 8AM
  • Location: Fisherman's Market, Farmers Market, gourmet shops
  • Address: Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
  • Phone: 805-259-7229

Shop for seasonal local ingredients and learn how to use them to easily create delicious gourmet meals. Our hands-on cooking class is followed by a shared feast paired with wines.  Please call ahead or visit website to see the day's menu. 

Vines into Water Charity Painting in the Vineyard Event
  • April 25, 2015
  • Times: 10AM
  • Location: Saarloos & Sons Vineyard
  • Address: 1 Zaca Station Rd., Los Olivos, CA 93441
  • Phone: 805-990-2105

Charity Event: If you don’t fancy yourself a runner and would rather sit and create, we’ve got the ticket for you! While others are sweating for the cause, you will paint the vineyard during a relaxing 2 hour session, complete with step by step instruction. All supplies are provided.

Cachuma Lake Eagle Cruises

Santa Barbara County Park Naturalists lead 2-hour cruises that focus on bald eagles, local birds and migratory birds, local wildlife, flora, geology, and Native American and settler history.

Eyes in the Sky
  • April 25, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Times: 2PM
  • Address: 2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-682-4711
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Meet live raptors such as Red-tailed Hawk, Western Screech Owl, or peregrine Falcon! 

Plains Indian Beadwork and Regalia from the Anthropology Collection
  • April 25, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Museum hours: 10AM-5PM
  • Location: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  • Address: 2559 Puesta Del Sol Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
  • Phone: 805-682-4711

The latest series of exhibits featuring seldom-seen highlights from the Anthropology collections. Two rare items featured are a Lakota Winter Count depicting significant events in the years 1798-99 through 1904-05, and a unique Cheyenne coat painted with depictions of a horse raid. They are joined by many colorful beaded bags, moccasins and other artifacts from the 19th and early 20th centuries.  See website for further schedule details. 

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden's Spring Native Plant Sale
  • April 25, 2015 - May 03, 2015
  • Times: 10AM - 5:30PM
  • Address: 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-2126
  • Phone: 805-682-4726
  • Venue: Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Spring for native color in your garden! Plant a butterfly garden with plenty of milkweed for the monarchs, Frame your veggie garden with plants that pollinate and protect from pests, and attend expert classes and guided tours at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.  

Sharks...Bite Size

SHARKS...Bite Size showcases some of the smaller sharks found in the Santa Barbara Channel. come face-to-face with these marine predators and visit them at the touch pool. Learn facts about their struggle for survival and the impact humans have on sharks, the oceans and our planet. 

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