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Classes, meetings, lectures and other weekly events for Saturday.

S.B. Swap Meet

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., S.B. High School

Santa Barbara Farmers Market

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Santa Barbara and Cota sts.

Aerobic Dance Fitness

9 a.m., 316-A State St. ($20)

Yoga with a Rope

9 a.m. to 10 a.m., 1213 State Street, Suite L ($13)

World Dance Workout

9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., S.B. Dance Ctr. ($10)

VIVA: Volunteers for Inter-Valley Animals

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 133 North D St., Lompoc. (Free)

Architectural Walking Tours of Historic S.B.

10 a.m. to noon, Meet at City Hall steps, De la Guerra Plaza ($10)

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

10 a.m., Alano Club (upstairs), 235 E. Cota St.

Cachuma Lake Eagle Cruise

10 a.m. to noon, Cachuma Lake ($7 - $15)

Qigong/Tai Chi

10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Carrillo Recreation Ctr. ($15)

Nature Walk

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Cachuma Lake Nature Ctr. ($8)

Stretch and Tone

10 a.m. to 11 a.m., S.B. Recreation Center, 100 W Carillo St. (Free)

The New Oceanscapes

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Art From Scrap (Free)

Game Demonstrations

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Metro Entertainment (Free)

Angel Circle

11 a.m., Manning Park ($20)

Prenatal Yoga

11:30 a.m., Yoga Soup

Qigong

Noon to 1:15 p.m., Alameda Park

Junior Ranger Program

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Cachuma Lake Nature Ctr. ($2)

S.B. Ukulele Club

1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., S.B. Maritime Museum (Free)

Stow House Guided Tour

1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Stow House ($8)

Intro to Rock Climbing

1 p.m. to 3 p.m., S.B. Rock Gym ($40)

Cachuma Lake Eagle Cruise

2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Cachuma Lake ($7 - $15)

Bilingual Open Shop

2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Bici Centro ($3)

Flamenco

4 p.m. to 6 p.m., S.B. Dance Arts ($20)

Ulysses Jasz

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., James Joyce (Free)

College Karaoke Night

7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Old Town Tavern (Free)

Live Music

10 p.m. to 11:45 p.m., Brewhouse

Saturday, December 8, 2012

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Sedgwick Reserve Hikes

Interpretive hikes and nature activities through the beautiful and rugged Santa Ynez Valley.

8:30 a.m., UCSB Sedgwick Reserve

Habitat for Humanity ReStore Sale

Raise funds for the construction of affordable low-income homes and shop for home improvement materials.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Habitat ReStore, 6725 Hollister Ave. (Free)

Escaping Holiday Stress

Learn useful techniques to make the holiday season more enjoyable.

9 a.m. to noon, Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr. ($20)

Springs and Sprockets

An art workshop with Jason Summers.

10 a.m. to noon, Art From Scrap ($8)

Holiday Vintage Rail Car Excursion

Day trip riding the rails along the central coast aboard the 1956 Vista-Dome dining-lounge car Silver Splendor. Proceeds benefit South Coast Railroad Museum.

10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Amtrak Station ($76 - $79)

Adult Tracking Club

Wilderness Youth Project invites the public to learn the art of animal tracking.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., San Jose Creek at Cathedral Oaks & Kellogg Ave ($10)

Design Your Own Fragrance

Create and take home a .5 oz bottle of a custom blending with perfumer Sarah Horowitz. Followed by a reception.

10 a.m., C Gallery ($195)

Mercado Tonantzín

Local vendors will sell Mexican-inspired handcrafted items at Casa de la Raza's third annual marketplace.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Casa de la Raza (Free)

5th Annual Holiday Gift Boutique

Local guitarists John O'Conner and Juan Cantilo will play for guests perusing arts, crafts and other goods.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Massage Gallery, 1506 Chapala St. (Free)

Casitas Holiday Craft Fair

Area artisans will sell their wares.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Casitas Plaza, 5402 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA (Free)

Holiday Artisan Bazaar

The event will feature numerous local vendors, live music and DJs and performance art.

10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Youth Interactive, 209 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara. (Free)

Holiday Festival of Trains

3-day event will showcase Dave Halbeisen's extensive model train collection.

10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Goleta Public Library (Free)

Holiday Photo Shoot and Fundraiser

Stephanie Baker will donate 50 percent of her profits to the Global Arts Outreach Project.

10 a.m. to noon, SB Mission Steps, 2201 Laguna St., Santa Barbara. ($60)

Peabody Charter School Holiday Boutique

Peruse a selection of jewelry, candles, gifts and more while eating from area food-truck vendors.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Peabody School (Free)

Trinity Gardens Cooking Class

Join Linda Vogel for a seasonal, healthy cooking class benefiting Trinity Gardens.

10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Trinity Gardens, 909 La Cumbre Rd., S.B. ($15)

Workshop: Why Body-Centered Acting

Learn body-centered acting and to satiate your theatrical desires through innovative, evocative, professional instruction.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($15 - $36)

Design Your Own Fragrance

Create and take home a .5 oz bottle of a custom blending with perfumer Sarah Horowitz. Followed by a reception.

11 a.m., C Gallery ($195)

Solvang Annual Julefest Parade

Featuring Danish dancers, musical groups, vintage vehicles, horses, carriages, and more, with the theme of “Sharing Holiday Cheer."

11 a.m., Solvang Village

DramaDogs does CLASS

Satiate your theatrical desires through innovative, evocative, professional instruction in classes of Body-Centered Acting; through the disciplines of sensory awareness, imagery and choice.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($15)

“It’s a Wrap” and Jewelry Trunk Shows

Area fabric artist Caron Miller features her latest in scarves, wraps, and capes, while Studio Ildiko introduces quality semi-precious gemstones, crystals, and sterling silver.

Noon to 5 p.m., S.B. Museum of Art

Santa Paws

Bring your furry friends to take a photo and visit with Santa, and learn about with CARE4PAWS' efforts to promote responsible pet ownership and animal welfare in S.B. County.

Noon to 4 p.m., Camp Canine 803 E. Montecito St. (Free)

Design Your Own Fragrance

Create and take home a .5 oz bottle of a custom blending with perfumer Sarah Horowitz. Followed by a reception.

1 p.m., C Gallery ($195)

20th Annual Candy Cane Train

Year-end fun featuring a ride on a festively-decorated miniature train, holiday favors, and more.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m., South Coast Railroad Museum ($4)

"More Art from a Happy Heart: Paintings to Smile About"

Los Olivos gallery will host a reception for artist Julie Fish.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m., 2920 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos. (Free)

Tribal Cup

Featuring award-winning horse trainers and equestrians in support of Tribal Trust Foundation's Maya Project helping empower women and children in Mexico through education for the purpose of preserving indigenous culture in their environment.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Modoc Arena, 4317 Modoc Rd. (Free - $50)

The Wizard of Oz

Fly over the rainbow with Dorothy as she rides a twister into the merry and troubled land of Oz.

1:30 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $32.50)

The Soul of Belly Dance

Jacqui Lalita will teach a belly dancing workshop.

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Yoga Soup ($25 - $30)

Santa Paws

Bring your furry friends along and pose on Santa's lap for holiday photos.

2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Canary Hotel (Free)

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

The famous 1897 New York Sun editorial reassuring an 8-year-old girl about Santa Claus provides the background for playwright Andrew Fenady’s stage adaptation of his 1991 TV production.

2 p.m., Ojai Center for the Arts ($15 - $18)

Holiday Photo Shoot and Fundraiser

Stephanie Baker will donate 50 percent of her profits to the Global Arts Outreach Project.

2 p.m. to 4 p.m., SB Mission Steps, 2201 Laguna St., Santa Barbara. ($60)

The Nutcracker

SB Festival Ballet performs its 38th annual holiday ballet with a live full symphony orchestra.

2:30 p.m., Arlington Theatre

Worm Composting & Compost Tea Making Workshop

Turn your kitchen food scraps into a valuable resource with vermicomposting.

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Art From Scrap ($5)

Holiday Open House

Experience Casa Dolores in all its festive splendor for this end-of-the-year open house. View seasonal pieces of art and enjoy tamales and hot chocolate.

3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Casa Dolores (Free)

Acrobat

Li Liu performs hand balancing, plate spinning, trick cycling, foot juggling, ribbon dancing, and Chinese water bowl manipulation.

4 p.m., Ojai Center for the Arts ($10 - $15)

Once Upon a Moon

The Montessori School of Ojai presents its annual fundraiser.

4 p.m. to 7 p.m., 555 East Mahoney Ave, Oak View ($35)

Bell, Book, and Candle

A delightful holiday romantic comedy with a Beatnik sensibility, the play conjures up "Bewitched" for the stage.

4 p.m., Alhecama Theatre ($30 - $60)

Montessori School of Ojai's Annual Once Upon a Winter Moon

Fundraiser for non-profit school pairs area wines and hors d'oeurves, plus silent auctions, and more.

4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Oak View Park and Resource Ctr., 555 E. Mahoney Ave., Oak View ($35 - $60)

Los Alamos Holiday Stroll

Stroll along Los Alamos's main thoroughfare lined with luminarias and discover art galleries, antique shops, restaurants, and wine tasting rooms all with special offers and treats.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Bell St., Los Alamos

29th Annual Light Up a Life

Celebrate the lives and memories of loved ones by hanging a star with a personalized tribute on a tree illuminated by hundreds of lights and stars.

5:30 p.m., Seal fountain at Linden Plaza, Linden Ave., Carpinteria (Free - $10)

Travel Back in Time to Casablanca

Enjoy savory Moroccan hors d’oeuvres and delicious treats, a silent auction, and more at a holiday benefit for Sarah House.

6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Rockwood Woman’s Club, ($95)

The Wizard of Oz

Fly over the rainbow with Dorothy as she rides a twister into the merry and troubled land of Oz.

7 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $32.50)

Monthly Public Star Party

See the wonders of the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit.

7 p.m., S.B. Museum of Natural History (Free - $2)

S.B. Chamber Singers 2012 Holiday Concert

Program featuring traditional Christmas selections and modern works, plus solo instrumental performances by various ensemble members.

7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church (Free)

The Nutcracker

SB Festival Ballet performs its 38th annual holiday ballet with a live full symphony orchestra.

7 p.m., Arlington Theatre

A Christmas Carol

The Plaza Playhouse presents this classic holiday tale.

7 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($7 - $12)

Monthly Public Star Party

See the wonders of the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

7 p.m. to 10 p.m., S.B. Museum of Natural History (Free - $2)

The Pedestrians, Unjuillet

Live music.

7 p.m., Velvet Jones ($10)

Holiday Choral Concerts

The award winning A Cappella Choir & Madrigal Singers of Santa Barbara High School, under the direction of Phillip McLendon, will present their annual Holiday Concerts

7 p.m., St. Anthony's Seminary ($10)

We Sing We Dance : Music, Art & Community | DNA IMAGERY |12.8.12

Vincent & Vedant, in partnership with DNA Imagery and The Santa Barbara Music & Arts Conservatory, present a celebration of Music, Art, & Community.

7 p.m. to 10 p.m., DNA Imagery, 529 E. Gutierrez St. ($15 - $20)

2012 Holiday Festival of Voices

Dos Pueblos High School Vocal Music Program presents a vocal music winter concert featuring four ensembles.

7 p.m., Dos Pueblos Performing Arts Ctr. ($5)

Vodka Latke Chanukah Party

The Jewish Federation will light up the Funk Zone for Chanukah.

8 p.m. to 11:59 p.m., The Loft ($20 - $25)

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

The famous 1897 New York Sun editorial reassuring an 8-year-old girl about Santa Claus provides the background for playwright Andrew Fenady’s stage adaptation of his 1991 TV production.

8 p.m., Ojai Center for the Arts ($15 - $18)

Death Takes a Holiday

Classic comedy by Alberto Cassella finds the Grim Reaper taking on a human form to pass as a visiting prince, and falls in love with a beautiful girl.

8 p.m., Santa Paula Theater Ctr., 125 S. 7th St., Santa Paula

Garland Jeffreys

With special guest Peter Case. Presented by Sings Like Hell.

8 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($39.50)

Almost, Maine

Romantic comedy set in a mythical town in the northern woods where nine couples fall in and out of love in very unexpected ways.

8 p.m., Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio ($11.34 - $15)

Becoming Forever

UCSB Department of Theater and Dance's annual fall dance concert with a diverse program featuring the choreography of advanced student choreographers.

8 p.m., Hatlen Theater ($13 - $17)

Bell, Book, and Candle

A delightful holiday romantic comedy with a Beatnik sensibility, the play conjures up "Bewitched" for the stage.

8 p.m., Alhecama Theatre ($30 - $60)

JD McPherson

Performs with Broncho. Presented by Club Mercy.

8 p.m., SOhO ($15)

Abbey Road

The Beatles tribute band performs.

10:30 p.m., Velvet Jones ($10)

Kinky Friedman

American folk hero and founder of the Texas Jewboys will test the political waters for his proposed run for Governor of Texas.

Time TBA, Maverick

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