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April 29th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Santa Barbara County events

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Goleta Valley Beautiful is all about the promotion of sustainability, beautification projects, community pride, and contribution to diverse and healthy urban forests. On May 3, winners will be honored at the annual awards benefit. The event also features a silent auction, live music, food, and beverages. Proceeds benefit Goleta Valley Beautiful’s tree planning and maintenance efforts.

Award categories include:

  • Single-family residential
  • Multi-family residential
  • Public building or educational facility
  • Favorite tree
  • Public park or open space
  • Commercial
  • Farm/orchard

Where:
Rancho La Patera/Stow House
304 N. Los Carneros Road
Goleta, CA 93117

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April 28th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Santa Barbara County events

Learn how to attract the great diversity of birds native to Santa Barbara into your own garden, where you can enjoy them from your home. In this workshop hosted by the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, you’ll find out how to incorporate native plants and design a habitat that is both attractive and safe for birds. The class is taught by Frederique Lavoipierre, education program manager and author of Pacific Horticulture’s Garden Allies series.

Where:
Botanic Garden Blaksley Library
1212 Mission Canyon Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

When:
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April 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Santa Barbara County events

Join food and wine aficionados from across Southern California as they congregate at Montecito Country Club for the Fork & Cork Classic, an afternoon to help support more than 300 local nonprofit organizations. Enjoy gourmet dishes, silent and live auctions, live entertainment, and a chance to meet the culinary and vinting artists behind the featured wine and hors’ d oeuvres. This year, the festival honors chef Justin West and Blair Fox Winery for their contributions to advancing their respective crafts, as well as for their support of the needy throughout their local community.

Where:
Montecito Country Club
920 Summit Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

When:
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April 24th, 2015 at 8:30 am

Paragliding in Santa Barbara

Feeling adventurous? Want to soar with the eagles instead of flapping around the office all day?

Consider flying above Santa Barbara.

There’s more than one way to see the coastal city from the air, such as a helicopter tour or hot-air-balloon ride. But if you want to feel the wind whipping your face while navigating your own course through the skies, there’s nothing quite like paragliding, hang gliding, or, for an extra burst of power, paramotoring.
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April 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Santa Barbara County events

Santa Barbara was founded in 1782 at El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park. Commemorate this historic occasion during a two-day celebration that includes a candlelight dinner, festival, and roundup. The dinner takes place Friday evening and is followed by the Founding Day Festival on Saturday. The festival celebrates all things Santa Barbara and features local entertainment in the heart of downtown. The celebration culminates Saturday evening with the Rancho Roundup. Attendees can enjoy live music from Double Wide Kings, Gene Evaro Jr. & The Family, Young Million, The Caverns, and more.

Where:
Candlelight Dinner
Presidio Chapel
El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park
123 East Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Founding Day Festival
El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park
123 East Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Rancho Roundup
El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park
123 East Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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