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)

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


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)

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)


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, October 13, 2012

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S.B. County Veterans Stand Down

A safe place for veterans to get any help they need.

7 a.m., Santa Maria Fair Park (Free)

Montessori School of Ojai's Annual Shopping Extravaganza

Proceeds will benefit Montessori School of Ojai programs and on-campus improvements.

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 806 W. Baldwin Rd. Ojai (Free)

San Marcos Parent-Child Workshop Rummage Sale

Featuring a face painter and a food truck.

8 a.m. to noon, San Marcos High School Parking Lot, 4750 Hollister Ave (Free)

JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

Help to conquer type 1 diabetes one step at a time.

9 a.m., Leadbetter Beach (Free)

Mental Health First Aid Training

Learn how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mental Wellness Center, 617 Garden St. ($45)

How To Not Get Lost In The Woods

Learn skills and awareness on area trails with experienced backpacker James Wapotich in a three-week workshop.

9 a.m. to noon, ($60 - $75)

Herb Walk with Lanny Kaufer

Learn identification and uses of native and naturalized plants with an Ojai naturalist/herbalist on a walk through Arroyo Verde Park Trail. RSVP.

9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Arroyo Verde Park Trail, 5000 Foothill Rd., Ventura

28th Annual Ojai Peddler's Fair

Selling quality antiques, collectibles, jewelry, handcrafts, and international crafts. Proceeds benefit the Mira Monte PTO.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chaparral Auditorium (Free)

Solvang Faeriefest

The festival includes a costume contest, Celtic rock music, story-telling, belly dancing, drum circles, and more. Proceeds benefit Solvang School art programs.

10 a.m. to 6 a.m., Solvang Festival Theater ($6 - $10)

Wings and Rockets: Things That Soar

An art workshop with Jason Summers.

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

Ojai Studio Artists Tour and the Ojai Art Detour

Visit Ojai artist studios and meet the artists over one weekend through a concierge- or self-guided tour.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Multiple locations in Ojai (Free - $75)

11th Annual S.B. Harbor and Seafood Festival

Enjoy an abundance of the S.B. Channel's freshest seafood, arts and craft vendors, ship tours and boat rides, touch tanks, kids art projects, a raffle, and more.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., S.B. Maritime Museum (Free - $2)

Family History Month: Open House

Featuring tours of the library, researchers available to help you discover your family history, complimentary use of computers, and refreshments.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., S.B. County Genealogical Society, Sahyun Library, 316 Castillo St. (Free)

Smart Financial Planning: How to Plan to Succeed

Mitchell Kauffman, managing director of S.B.-based Kauffman Wealth Services, will lead a two-part course providing tips on how to restore financial confidence and independence.

10 a.m. to noon, Wake Ctr. (Free)

Bike Handling Skills

On a parking lot, learn a number of handling skills to have a better control of your bike. Followed by a group ride.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ortega Welcome House, Ortega Park, 640 N. Salsipuedes St. (Free - $10)

Art Show In-Gathering

Area artists may submit their pieces for next year's one-person art show in the Faulkner small galleries.

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., S.B. Central Library (Free)

Children’s Mural Project

Kids participate in creating a native plant mural with art teacher Laura Denny,to be permanently displayed at the S.B. Botanic Garden. RSVP.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., S.B. Botanic Garden (Free)

Hearing Loss Assn. of S.B. Meeting

Audiologist Donna Kilamore will be show how to read audiograms.

10 a.m. to noon, Wood Glen Hall Retirement Community

Learn to Dance “Thriller”

Learn Michael Jackson's infamous group dance to be performed on the Saturday before Halloween at the same moment as thousands of others around the world.

10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m., S.B. Dance Ctr.

DAWG Annual Open House

An all-day event that includes a silent auction, games, food trucks, tours, and live music.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 5480 Overpass Rd. (Free)

Artists' Survival Strategies Seminar

CAF's chief curator Miki Garcia offers artists strategies on portfolio development, studio visits, art application processes, gallery representation, grant writing, marketing, and administration for a career in the global art market. RSVP.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

Susan Brown Trunk Show

The self-taught artist displays her hand-painted pillows, scarves, and upholstered furniture.

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

Whitney Brooks Abbott

The opening of an exhibit by the S.B. plein air artist.

Noon to 4 p.m., Trowbridge Gallery, 307 E Ojai Ave Suite 102, Ojai. (Free)

Carrot Mob: Telegraph Brewing Company

Join a collective reverse boycott by shopping at an area business while it agrees to make sustainable improvements to its operations. Presented by the Community Environmental Council.

Noon to 6 p.m., Telegraph Brewing Company, 416 N. Salsipuedes St.

Celebration of Harvest

Wine and food festival pays tribute to and exhibits the unparalleled variety of agricultural products grown, raised, and harvested in S.B. County, featuring wines produced by S.B. County Vinterners' Assn., live music, and a silent auction.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Rancho Sisquoc

Shrine Making Workshop

Just in time for Day of the Dead, spend the afternoon creating a meaningful work of art that reflects you and/or your loved ones with area artist Beth Amine.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Casa Dolores ($20 - $35)

Rockstock 2012

All-day music festival featuring award-winning band Dishwalla, plus the Alastair Greene Band, and area youth bands. Proceeds benefit the newly-formed Rockshop Academy Foundation.

1 p.m. to 10 p.m., Dos Pueblos Ranch, call for address. ($10 - $20)

The Poetry Zone

Open mike session with host Suzanne Frost.

2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Karpeles Manuscript Library

Seminar: Architecture and the Persistence of Memory

Professor Jeremy White will address the theme of architecture as a technology of remembrance, and explore the complex triad of architecture, memory, and history using a variety of examples of both local and national importance.

2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Institute of World Culture (Free)

Harvest Hoedown

Featuring rockin' bluegrass music, dancing, art auction, old-fashioned games, chicken and bunnies for petting, a bake sale, and more.

2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Waldorf School ($7 - $10)

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Feel-good musical for the entire family.

2 p.m., Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Crime and Punishment

An imaginative, dream-like adaptation of the beloved novel by Dostoyevsky.

4 p.m., Alhecama Theatre

Sharad Atre

Opening reception for an exhibit featuring water color paintings and travel sketches.

4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Cate School, McBean Library, 1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria

The Bomb

Live rhythm and blues, funk, blues, jazz, Latin, rock, and Motown music.

4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Paradise Store and Grill (Free)

Tim Crothers

Meet the author of The Queen of Katwe A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl’s Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster.

5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Savoy Café

Christopher Hawley

Americana/jam band performs.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Bay Roadhouse Bar & Grill (Free)

Any Wednesday

Romantic comedy and Broadway hit set in the '60s.

7 p.m., Circle Bar B Dinner Theatre ($45)

Lock and Key

Unique matchmaking evening for single professionals.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., EOS Lounge ($22 - $32)

Monthly Public Star Party

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

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

The Ballad of Billy Lee

One-man show performed by distinguished actor Henry Brown tells the story of an African-American slave who served as George Washington’s valet and was, in fact, President Washington’s closest companion in war and peace.

7 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($20)

Variety United

Classic, family-friendly variety show featuring professional and community performers. Proceeds benefit S.B. Revels.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Marjorie Luke Theatre


Performance by six-member rocking jazz fusion from Guadalajara, Mexico. Presented by ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara!

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Marjorie Luke Theatre

Small Potatoes

Part of the Song Tree Concert Series.

7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Live Oak Unitarian ($15)

John and Jen

Original musical takes a look at the complexities of relationships between brothers and sisters and parents and children.

8 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($10 - $25)

Hello and Goodbye

A tale of estranged siblings by award-winning South African playwright Athol Fugard.

8 p.m., Santa Paula Theater Center, 125 S. 7th St., Santa Paula. ($15 - $18)

Crime and Punishment

An imaginative, dream-like adaptation of the beloved novel by Dostoyevsky.

8 p.m., Alhecama Theatre


Iconic absurdist masterpiece by Samuel Beckett that depicts a day in the life of a group of decaying survivors in mysteriously hard times.

8 p.m., McDermott Crockett Mortuary ($20 - $25)

El Jefe and Slanted Land

S.B.-based blues band and an alternative rock trio perform.

8 p.m. to 11:45 p.m., Creekside ($5)

Downtown Sound Battle of the Bands Semi Final

Area band competition presented by New Noise and the S.B. Independent.

8 p.m., SOhO

Halloween Tales from the Women's (and Men's) Locker Room

Hilarious evening of new entertaining short plays Stuffed Dressing, Grave Concerns, Sharing is Caring, and How to Make God Laugh.

8 p.m., Ojai Valley Grange ($15 - $17)

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Feel-good musical for the entire family.

8 p.m., Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

24/7 Playwriting Festival

Seven brand new one-act plays are written, directed, and performed in 24 hours.

8 p.m., UCSB Theater and Dance Building (Free)

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