EVERY FRIDAY

Coast Village Farmers’ Market

Look for booths and market umbrellas and you’ll be there among fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers

When: 8 am to 11:15 am

Where: Somewhere along Coast Village Road

Info: 969-0303

EVERY SUNDAY

Story Time

Serafina, children and babies boutique, hosts storybook time for toddlers and young children. Children are treated to interactive reading of old and new classics, including books by Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak, Erik Carle, Beatrix Potter, Chihiro Iwasaki, Mary Hoffman and Mo Williams. Milk and cookies are served.

When: 1 pm

Where: Serafina, 1269 Coast Village Road

Info: 695-0420 or Allison@serafinaboutique.com

EVERY WEEKEND

Live at Tsunami

Coast Village restaurant Tsunami, one of Montecito’s few hubs for live music, hosts evening of moxie-sing jazz and standards from Great American Songbook.

When: 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Where: 1014 Coast Village Road Price: free

Info: 969-7565

AT THE GALLERIES

Montecito Frame

Now through November 28, Montecito Frame is featuring recent works of local watercolor artist Stephen Newman.

When: Monday thru Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday, 11 am to 4 pm

Where: Montecito Frame, 1224 K Coast Village Road

Info: 969-1129

Westmont Reynolds Gallery

Now through December 15, Westmont displays custom-made teapots, cups and other unique ceramic works from eighteen national and international artists. Local artist Christopher Rupp has spent eight months organizing and compiling this collection.

When: Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Saturdays, 11 am to 2 pm

Where: Westmont’s Reynolds Gallery, 955 La Paz Road

Info: 565-6162

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23

Happy Thanksgiving

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Cold Spring School Holiday

There is no school for students on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. Happy Thanksgiving to all who still appreciate this delightful holiday. School resumes on Monday, November 27.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

The Truth About Muhammad

Join the Santa Barbara Wednesday Morning Club in welcoming author Robert Spencer to Santa Barbara. The New York Times bestselling author reveals The Truth About Muhammad in a reception and book signing. Wednesday Morning Club executive director David Horowitz is guest speaker.

When: 4 pm Reception, 4:30 pm Tea, 5:30 pm Book Signing

Where: Biltmore, La Marina Room, 1260 Channel Drive, Santa

M.A.W. presents…

The Music Academy of the West invites public for a night of talent and entertainment, as Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster William Preucil, Cincinnati Symphony cellist Eric Kim, and Canadian pianist Arthur Rowe dazzle with a chamber music recital. Presented in conjunction with the Academy’s Advanced Strings Workshop, the musicians perform pieces by Brahms, R. Strauss, and Mendelssohn.

When: 8:00 pm

Where: Lehmann Hall, Music Academy of the West

Price: $35 general, $15 students

Info: 969-4726

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Westmont ‘Car Plays’

Westmont pushes theatrical boundaries with ‘Car Play’, a series of plays that take place in different vehicles. 40 Westmont students perform 16 original plays simultaneously inside 16 parked vehicles. Each play is less than 12 minutes and the entire show will only last two hours.

When: 7 pm

Where: Westmont, Hubbard Hall parking lot, 955 La Paz

Info: Darcy Galvan 565-6040

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

One and Only Larry Crandell

Come join the Nonprofit Support Center for a book signing of Steven Crandell’s Silver Tongue- Secrets of Mr. Santa Barbara: A Life of Larry Crandell. Both Steven and Larry Crandell are present. Books are available for purchase, with 55% of profits benefiting the NSC Sharon Kayser Scholarship Fund.

When: 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Where: Paseo Nuevo Cinema

Info: 681-1040 ext. 10

Violin and Cello Public Masterclasses

William Preucil and Eric Kim, performers in November 28’s Chamber Music Recital at the Music Academy of the West, hold free public masterclasses. Preucil instructs the violin masterclass, and Kim instructs the cello masterclass.

When: 7 pm

Where: Violin masterclass: Lehmann Hall; Cello masterclass: Stewart Hall

Price: Free

Info: 969-4726