Monthly Events Calendar

MAY 2022

at  1400 Santa Barbara Street  Santa Barbara

Catch some May-pole dancing, live accordion music, face painting, flower crowns, baked goods, home made lemonade, hand crafts made with love, sweets and treats from local Ukrainian women, Ukrainian dancing with World Dance for Humanity, and lots of springtime joy!

at Granada Theatre

Violin superstar Anne Akiko Meyers ignites the stage in a program of Latin and Spanish music, featuring Fandango – written for her by Mexican composer Arturo Marquez.

at  University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)

 Catch the new work by Sa’dia Rehman in charcoal, graphite, ink, carbon paper, silver leaf, and black thread. Virtual roundtable discussions and a keynote presentation with the artist will be held in conjunction with this exhibition. 

at Stearns Wharf

There's no better view of Santa Barbara than from Stearns Wharf and there's no better time to experience it than Wharf Wednesdays. The free concert will rock the Wharf from 6pm to 8pm.

at Downtown Santa Barbara

1st Thursday is for locals and visitors alike. It provides an opportunity for residents to indulge in local culture, mingle with neighbors and participate in the arts community. The program also offers visitors the chance to experience the diversity of Downtown's visual and performing arts scene.

at  Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara

 The festival features carnival rides and games, arts and craft exhibitors, food booths and commercial vendors, musical entertainment, and fun for the whole family!

07 Buellton Brew Fest 2022​​​​​

at  River View Park

Over 50 breweries, wineries, ciders and spirits will gather, along with live entertainment, food trucks, and lawn games!

at Rosewood Miramar Beach

Treat mom to a special brunch featuring farm-to-table favorites or intimate beachside dining.

at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

These exotic birds are the focus of the summer exhibit where the Maximus Gallery walls will be lined with 20 original hand-colored lithographs by the British ornithologist and publisher, John Gould.

at Mahakankala Buddhist Center

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. 

at Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Listen to historian Hattie Beresford share stories and images from Santa Barbara’s great cultural renaissance of the 1920s in which the entire town was invited to play a role. Hundreds took to the stage and hundreds more worked behind the scenes to create music and drama and art.

at  Santa Barbara Museum of Art

All skill levels are invited to experience the tradition of sketching from original works of art in current exhibitions. Museum Teaching Artists provide general guidance and materials.

at Santa Barbara Museum of Art

An exhibition of the 20 works of art by Van Gogh alongside some 75 objects selected to reflect the surprisingly varied art that he most admired, the show firmly reconnects Vincent to his late 19th-century context.

at  Lobero Theatre

This supergroup, featuring internationally acclaimed artists, faithfully recreates the dynamic performances of Motown legends such as The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, and more!

at Various Locations Around Santa Barbara 

Drink, taste, and learn from local restaurants, farmers, and winemakers during this week long celebration of Santa Barbara’s rich culinary and beverage scene.

at Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Learn more about the Ying Quartet who occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances with a fearlessly imaginative view of chamber music in today’s world.

at Brass Bear Brewing & Bistro

The only premium free outdoor comedy show. Watch shows that features out-of-town comics, local favorites, and headliners from NBC, HBO & More

at Santa Barbara Shore

Nite Moves is a family evening on the Santa Barbara shore of the American Riviera built around a 5k Fun Run. Post race events include live music, food sampling, beverages, and a variety of vendors.

at  Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Calling writers of all levels! you are invited to participate in this informal exploration of the Museum’s galleries as an impetus to writing.

at Various Locations Around Santa Barbara

Attention foodies, get your forks ready for the return of Santa Barbara Restaurant Week. In collaboration with Taste of Santa Barbara, ten dining destinations and wineries will be highlighted throughout the county. These ten restaurants will include collaborative menus with their executive chefs, local farmers, and artisan winemakers.

at The Granada Theatre

Presented in collaboration with Jazz at the Lobero. Pairing the Symphony with jazz royalty, and featuring a work of the first African American woman recognized as a symphonic composer, innovation feels wonderfully familiar.

at Santa Barbara Museum of Art

A unique collaboration between the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and Opera Santa Barbara and in celebration of the exhibition Through Vincent's Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources.

at Santa Barbara Zoo

Zoo Campers aged 8 to 12 get involved in Zoo field work that centers around preservation of ecosystems and specifically climate change initiatives. 

at Santa Barbara Historical Museum

An exhibition inspired by and designed to inspire visitors to enjoy Santa Barbara County’s trails and public lands. Through historic photographic and fine art, visitors discover the cities most scenic trails. 

at Haskell's Beach

Be part of an exploration of the Gaviota Coast, home to more than 1,500 species of plant and animal life. Enjoy a perfect day of kayaking, swimming and fun in nature.

at 800 Block of Linden Ave

The Farmers' Market is a fresh produce driven, outdoor market of over 120 members. The market has been in existence for over 30 years and includes 6 locations. 

at Santa Barbara Sailing Center

Waves of music! Join a unique experience aboard the Double Dolphin, Santa Barbara's most popular sailboat. See local musicians perform while enjoying the sunset and soaking up the majestic views.

at Marcia Burtt Gallery

Featuring paintings and photographs of our agricultural surroundings by gallery artists. From fallow fields to carefully planned raised beds, these artists explore the land, weather, and tools that create these constructed landscapes.

at Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club

Visit the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club for a Sunday match, where ladies don their finest hats and gentlemen dress to the nines to watch the thrilling equine sport. 

at Old Mission Santa Barbara

Be dazzled by the incredible artwork at the I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival, celebrating its 35th anniversary over Memorial Day weekend. Each day, street painters will transform the Mission Plaza into an art gallery of awe-inspiring images.

at Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

As part of its multi-faceted celebration of whales this spring and summer, the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum announces its newest a exhibit which features whale paintings by two local artists.





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