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


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

Bob Long Live

Winner of the Scott Joplin Piano Award and voted “Entertainer of the Year” in San Diego, Bob Long plays every weekend at the DoubleTree Lounge.

When: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 pm to 11 pm

Where: Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort, 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard

Info: www.BobLongPiano.com


Museum Café Series

From now until March 15, Café Luna features paintings by Pamela Hill Enticknap to celebrate the “ordinariness of our minutes, the extraordinariness of our hours, and the absolute miracle of our lives.”

When: 7 am to 5 pm

Where: 2354 Lillie Avenue, Summerland

Info: 637-4453

Montecito Frame

Montecito Frame is featuring works by Jeremy Harper, Montecito Union School alumnus who will be displaying plein air oil paintings of local beachscapes, including Hammonds and Butterfly Beach. Artist reception will be held on March 10 at 4 pm at the Faulkner Gallery, 40 East Anapamu Street.

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 March 9, Westmont College displays work of Harry Carmean, master draftsman and painter who worked professionally as an artist for more than six decades. He also taught figure drawing at the Art Center of Design in Pasadena for 43 years.

When: Mondays thru Saturdays, 11 am to 5 pm

Where: Reynolds Gallery, 955 La Paz Road

Info: 565-6162

Divine Inspiration Gallery of Fine Art

Now through May 12, Divine Inspiration Gallery of Fine Art showcases “Through the Lens… Windows of Soul,” collection of photography from local artists. Artist reception on March 12 from 1 pm to 4 pm.

When: Wednesday thru Saturday 11am to 4 pm

Where: 619 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria

Info: 684-1174


Freedom Center’s SB Retreat

Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton, race car legend Andy Granatelli, former CIA Director James Woolsey, radio show host Dennis Prager, Congressman Duncan Hunter and political commentator Dick Morris are just some of the guest speakers at this year’s David Horowitz Freedom Center Santa Barbara Retreat. Among issues to be discussed are “The War at Home and Abroad” and “Political Indoctrination in our Public Schools and Universities.”

When: 6 pm

Where: Loggia Room, Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel, 1260 Channel Drive

Cost: Table of 10, $3,500; Individual seats, $350

Info: Missy Woodward, 323-556-2550 ext. 213


PTA Meeting

Montecito Union School’s Parent Teacher Association (PTA) holds monthly meeting. All MUS parents are welcome to attend.

When: 8:45 am

Where: Montecito Union School, 385 San Ysidro Road

Info: 969-3249 or mpta@montecitou.org


Music Academy Masterclass

Music Academy of the West hosts free public masterclass, led by pianist Cynthia Darby and violinist Kathleen Lenski. While performing compositions by Mozart, Telleman, Mendelssohn and others, musicians coach four ensembles of 15 students. Class is part of Academy’s MERIT (Music Education Reinforces Intellect and Talent) program.

When: 2 pm to 4 pm

Where: Lehmann Hall, Music Academy of the West, 1070 Fairway Road

Info: 695-7908

The Spoken Word

Anthony Johnson, poet, screenwriter and president of Santa Barbara Filmworks, hosts evening of “Something Else” through the Spoken Word. Coffee and dessert served.

Where: Pacifica Graduate Institute, 801 Ladera Lane

When: 7 pm

Cost: $20

Info: Ken Cohen 565-2331

‘Hula for Howard’

Howard School holds annual fundraiser with Tahitian and Hawaiian dancers, silent and live auction and music by Solid Gold Sound. Fundraiser is emceed by Mr. Santa Barbara, Larry Crandell.

Cost: $75

Info: 745-8448


For Review

Montecito Board of Architectural Review meets for first of two meetings this month. Call its downtown office for copy of agenda.

When: 3 pm

Where: Montecito Hall, 1469 East Valley Road

Info: 568-2000

On the Board

Cold Spring School holds monthly School Board meeting. Open to the public.

When: 6 pm

Where: Cold Spring School, 2243 Sycamore Canyon Road

Info: 969-2678


On the Agenda

Montecito Association Board of Directors meets for monthly meeting. Items to be discussed include: Montecito Board of Architectural Review's move downtown – discussion of Montecito Association role; noticing of members – all plans at MA for ease of neighbor review; Safe Routes to School meetings report – Montecito Association facilitation and participation. Land use issues covered will be discussion of the configuration of the new "user-friendly" Land Use Committee; improvement of community notification; Kogevinas appeal to MPC; and Fraser/Siemens Map Modification before MPC.

Agenda subject to change, for most recent information please visit www.MontecitoAssociation.org

When: 4 pm

Where: Montecito Hall, 1469 East Valley Road

Info: 969-2026


Global Warming Panel

Santa Barbara Public Library, in conjunction with UCSB Library, hosts “community conversations.” Josh Schimel, chair of the UCSB Environmental Studies Program, and other local representatives present discuss the science of global warming and its impacts.

When: 7 pm

Where: Montecito Library, 1469 East Valley Road

Info: 969-5063