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

Montecito Farmers Market

8 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., 1100 Coast Village Rd., Montecito


9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Santa Barbara FisHouse ($12 - $15)

Yoga with a Rope

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


10 a.m., St. Raphael's Church Conference Rm., 5444 Hollister Ave., Goleta

Cachuma Lake Eagle Cruise

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

Tai Chi Easy

10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Sino West, 5718 Hollister Ave., ste. 105, Goleta

Al-Anon Meeting

10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Solvang Alano Club, 320 Alisal Road (Free)

The New Oceanscapes

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

Lunchtime Meditation

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr. ($5)

Cachuma Lake Eagle Cruise

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


3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., Presidio Springs

Intro to Ballet

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Carrillo Recreation Ctr. ($8 - $10)

Marijuana Anonymous

6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 126 E. Haley St., Ste. A-12. (Free)

Mix-and-Match Social Tennis

6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m., Pershing Park ($10)

Live music in the Barrel Room

6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Carr Winery (Free)

Sierra Club Social Hike

6:15 p.m., Meet at Old Mission Santa Barbara, 2201 Laguna St.

Belly Dance Class

7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Goleta Valley Community Ctr. ($10)

College Karaoke Night

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


8 p.m., Embarcadero Hall ($3 - $5)


8 p.m., Embarcadero Hall ($3 - $5)

Live Music

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

Friday, November 30, 2012

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AARP Mature Driver Safety Program

Class includes tips on how to refresh driving skills and qualify for lower insurance rates. Must preregister.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Maravilla Senior Living Community ($12 - $14)

Hesse, Easter Teeth, The Strangers

Southern California talent will rock a mix of eclectic genres.

9 a.m., The Hard to Find Showspace, 7190 Hollister Ave ($5)

Folk & Tribal Arts Marketplace

Shop around the world for whimsical, practical, and exotic treasures and enjoy tantalizing cuisine at the Tribal Arts Café.

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

Golf Fore Squash Tournament and Dinner Party

All proceeds benefit the S.B. School of Squash.

Noon to 8 p.m., Glen Annie Golf Club ($50 - $130)

Center for Lifelong Learning

SBCC offers these community forums to gain insight on how to proceed with their continuing education offerings.

Noon to 1:30 p.m., Schott Ctr.

20th Annual Candy Cane Train

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

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

Sharon Stockwell

Author will sign copies of her book The Hill Barons' Kitchen.

4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tecolote Book Shop

Champagnes from Kermit Lynch

Tasting will feature J. Lassale and Veuve Fourny & Fils Champagnes.

4:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., East Beach Wine ($15)

Kids Draw Architecture Holiday Reception

Reception will showcase children's artistic works depicting local buildings.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Architectural Foundation Gallery (Free)

Tree Lighting Ceremony

Enjoy champagne and hors d'oeuvres while celebrating the unveiling of Bacara’s Christmas Tree, a whimsical sculpture designed by renowned area artist David Shelton. RSVP.

5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Bacara Resort & Spa

World AIDS Day Reading

Survivors as well as those lost to HIV/AIDS will be acknowledged at this year's World AIDS Day Reading, featuring David Selberg, Glenna Luschei, Joann Talbot, Ron Alexander and others.

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., S.B. County Administration Building (Free)

60th Annual Downtown Holiday Parade: A Diamond Holiday

Celebrate the dreams of the holiday season as a parade makes its way down through downtown S.B.

6:30 p.m., State St.

Holiday Tree Lighting

Downtown S.B.'s 45-foot douglas fir will light up beginning at the start of the 60th Annual Downtown Holiday Parade.

6:30 p.m., State St.

Alliance for Living and Dying Well Film Series

Films explore the impact of loss, aging, mortality, and a deep appreciation for life. Followed by discussions led by dynamic speakers.

7 p.m., Unitarian Society (Free)

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)

A Christmas Carol

The Plaza Playhouse presents this classic holiday tale.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($7 - $12)

A Midsummer Night's Dream

SBCC's Theatre Arts department presents William Shakespeare's immortal tale.

7:30 p.m., Jurkowitz Theatre ($8 - $16)

Allan Hancock College Concert Band

The band kicks off the holiday season with a free performance.

7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church (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.

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

UCSB Chamber Choir & Women's Chorus

Chamber Choir performs a concert titled Dreams assisted by the Percussion Ensemble, with a performance by the Women's Choir titled Stille Nacht.

8 p.m., St. Anthony's Seminary ($15 - $7)

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)

Verna Dodge and the Live Wires

Performers return to Mel's to dish up some down home blues.

8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Mel’s Lounge (Free)

IV Food Co-op Benefit Dance

DJ Marcelino will throw down for Dance Tribe to raise funds for the IV Food Co-op.

8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Gustafson Dance Studio ($10)

Stomprocket, Strikes At One, Raushi, and Just Us

Electric Sex Enterprises presents four hard-rocking bands.

9 p.m., Whiskey Richard's (Free)

Milo Greene

L.A.-based indie-pop band channels the serenity of the '60s and '70s folk movement. Presented by Club Mercy.

9 p.m., Velvet Jones ($13)


Progressive power-pop quartet returns to Creekside for an essential evening.

9 p.m., Creekside (Free)

The English Beat

Ska band from the '80s performs, plus DJ Spencer.

9:45 p.m., SOhO ($17)

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