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Friday Mar 06, 2015


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.

Plains Indian Beadwork and Regalia from the Anthropology Collection
  • March 06, 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. 

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. 

Saturday Mar 07, 2015


History Happy Hour
  • March 07, 2015
  • Times: 5:30PM
  • Address: 23 E. De La Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Phone: 805-966-1601
  • Venue: Jamie Slone Wines Tasting Room

Stop by during First Thursday for a short talk by the “Urban Hikers,” Stacey Wright & Peter Hartmann, about exploring your neighborhood’s history and embracing the rich heritage (and quirky details!) of your community. No reservation needed, no host bar. 

History Happy Hour

Join “Urban Hikers” Stacey Wright & Peter Hartmann for a talk about exploring your neighborhood’s history and embracing the rich heritage (and quirky details!) of your community. No reservation needed, no host bar. Special thanks to the Santa Barbara Arts Commission.

Market Forays - Cooking Demo and Seminar
  • March 07, 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. 

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
  • March 07, 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
  • March 07, 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. 

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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