Ongoing Events

Every Sunday -- Sunday with the Vintner
Wine Education: Every Sunday a local winemaker pours his wines accompanied with cheese and bread from our kitchen. Buy a bottle, stay for dinner, no corkage. We highlight our local wine industry especially those small producers that have limited exposure to the public. Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro, 516 State Street, Santa Barbara
Fee: $15 Time: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Phone Number: (805) 962.1455

Every Wednesday -- Solvang Farmers Market
Market: Fresh produce, flowers and food. Rain or shine. Solvang Village, Copenhagen Drive and 1st Street
Fee: Free Time: 2:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. Phone Number: (805) 962.5354

Every Thursday -- Blind Tasting Thursdays at Wandering Dog Wine Bar
Wine Education: Challenge your palate and learn about wine at the same time! Every week we feature different varietals, regions, etc. No reservations required. 1539C Mission Drive, Solvang CA
Fee: $15/$10 Wine Society Time: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Phone Number: 805-686-9126

First Thursday -- Art, Music & Theater
Family Fun: On the first Thursday of each month, downtown galleries keep their doors open late allowing the public to enjoy local art in a fun and social atmosphere. Additional attractions such as music, artist openings, demonstrations, and refreshments are featured at participating venues. Downtown Santa Barbara
Fee: Free Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Phone Number: (805) 962.2098

Every Friday -- Friday Evening Wine Tasting at East Beach Wine Company
Wine & Food Education: Hosted by a winemaker, winery owner or wine broker and offering 8-10 wines to taste. Stop in and start your weekend right! Call for current host listing. 1114 State Street, Ste 24 Santa Barbara CA
Fee: Call for information Time: 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Phone Number: 805-899-1535

Every Saturday -- Touristorica - Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Historic: An easy stroll let's you experience Santa Barbara's past. Led by trained docents, the tour focuses on significant historic buildings, architectural styles, landscaping and our rich cultural past. Walking shoes and a hat are recommended. Meet on the steps of City Hall, de la Guerra Plaza, Santa Barbara
Fee: Call for information Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Phone Number: (805) 965.6307

Every Saturday -- Art Workshop
Family Fun: Join us every Saturday for our weekly art workshop. All ages welcome. Children and adults love Art From Scrap! Children under age 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Art From Scrap, 302 East Cota Street, Santa Barbara
Fee: $6 Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Phone Number: (805) 884.0459

Every Saturday -- Ventura Downtown Farmer's Market
Family Fun: Come pick up lovely veggies and local produce to take home and feast upon at the Ventura Downtown Farmer's Market! Santa Clara & Palm Streets, Ventura
Fee: Free Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Phone Number: (805) 529.6266

Every Saturday -- Downtown Santa Barbara Farmers Market
Market: Come down and buy fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, small plants and specialty items. Street musicians and music. Year round, rain or shine. Corner of Santa Barbara and Cota Streets.
Fee: Free Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Phone Number: (805) 962.5354

TBA -- Fiesta Ranchera
Celebration: Join us for a magical evening at beautiful, historic Rancho La Patera to sample appetizers from local restaurants with local wineries and margaritas on-site. Enjoy performances by the 2011 Spirit, Junior Spirit, Spanish guitar by Tony Ybarra, and dancing under the stars with Area 51. 304 N. Los Carneros Road, Goleta CA
Fee: $45 Advance/$65 At the Door Time: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Phone Number: 681-7216

TBA -- Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Celebration: You are invited to celebrate the 4th of July in an old-time atmosphere: Children & adults will enjoy a day of live music, hayrides, BBQ, museum tours, various games & races, pony rides, local artists, engine show, classic cars, Hollister Brewing Company beer, & much more. Rancho La Patera & Stow House, 304 N. Los Carneros Road, Goleta CA
Fee: $6 Adults/Children Free Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone Number: 805-681-7216

TBA -- Annual Santa Barbara French Festival
Celebration: Great food, from crepes to Cajun. French beer and wine. Over 40 great acts on 3 stages: cancan, folkdance, Poodle Parade, Femmes Fatales Drag Review, Moroccan bellydance, Napoleon, Maurice Chevalier, Edith Piaf, Hot Jazz a la Django Reinhart, African drumming, Tahitian dance, accordeons galore, and much more. Huge Eiffel Tower. Lots of fun for kids. Oak Park, 300 West Alameda Street, Santa Barbara
Fee: Free Time: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Phone Number: (805) 564.7274