Wine, food festival celebrating 30th year

Wine, food festival celebrating 30th year Staff Report The Santa Barbara Wine and Food Festival’s 30th anniversary is just around the corner, and hundreds of vintners and restaurants are among the vendors participating this year. The annual event in the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History’s backyard has become one of the museum’s largest fundraisers, and this year its name […]

Read more

Santa Barbara June Events Calendar

June Events Calendar   8 Whale Whisperer – 7 – 8:30 p.m. at SB Maritime Museum – Gray Whale Wisdom founders and Breath of the Whales authors Keith Grey Hale & Carolyn Gorman open a dialogue exploring cetacean science and the connection between humans and whales. Cost is $5/members and $15/non-members. Log onto www.sbmm.org for more info. 9 Member Appreciation […]

Read more

Santa Barbara May Events Calendar

May Events Calendar If you are interested in placing events please email news@santabarbarafamilylife.com for more information! 2 Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile – 7 p.m. The Granada Theatre – Tickets range from $29 to $154. Log onto https://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu/Details.aspx?PerfNum=3505 for more information. 3 David Sedaris – 8 p.m. Arlington Theatre – Tickets range from $22 – $28. Join Sedaris […]

Read more

Chamber orchestra names new executive

Linda Rosso, a former interior designer turned nonprofit fundraising professional, has been named director of institutional advancement for the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra. Rosso most recently served as executive director of the Santa Barbara Courthouse Legacy Foundation, where she oversaw development, outreach, and strategic planning efforts. In her new role, Ms. Rosso will oversee patron relations and corporate and foundation […]

Read more

Engage with paleontologists as they study remarkable new fossil mammoth skull

  The Channel Islands National Park has teamed up with scientists from The Mammoth Site of South Dakota to study the remains of a mammoth skull from Santa Rosa Island at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.   By Drew Esnard drew@santabarbarafamilylife.com On select days in February, the public is invited to join paleontologists in their lab at the Santa Barbara Museum […]

Read more

Heiichiro Ohyama to Perform on Viola in Valentine’s Day Concert at Area Museum

Heiichiro Ohyama, music director and conductor of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, will be the featured violist in a unique performance of Robert Schumann’s famed Dichterliebe (“A Poet’s Love”) at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History’s Fleischmann Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Schumann’s eminently lyrical song cycle, often cited as the most popular in Western art music, will be arranged for viola and […]

Read more

Underwater Parks Day celebration Saturday, Jan. 21

Underwater Parks Day celebrates the biodiversity and abundance of marine animals living in Marine Protected Areas. These marine protected areas, like parks on land, protect underwater marine resources for future generations to enjoy. The Underwater Parks Day Festival is a special event celebrated in unison with partner marine science centers and aquariums in the Southern California Aquarium Collaborative, including Cabrillo […]

Read more