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 Peabody’s

Peabody’s has live music every Sunday featuring The Legrand Trio. Trio plays and sings to American jazz and popular music from the 1920s and ’30s.

When: 1 pm on Sundays

Where: Peabody’s, 1198 Coast Village Road

Info: 969-0834

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, 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard

Info: www.BobLongPiano.com


Garden Tour & Birdhouse Auction

Join CAMA Women’s Board for Seventh Annual Hidden Gardens Tour. Spend Sunday afternoon touring gardens at several Montecito estates. Appetizers and wine will be served along with auction featuring one-of-a-kind birdhouses designed by artists and personalities of Santa Barbara area. John Palminteri returns as auctioneer.

Reservations: due by May 1

Info: 967-4173

Power Women and Girls

Girls Incorporated of Greater Santa Barbara celebrates 22nd annual One Hundred Committee Luncheon. Event focuses on women helping girls and raising scholarships funds for girls between 4.5 to 18 years old.

When: Thursday, May 3

Cost: $175 to $5,000

Info: Alexandra Halsey, 963-4757, ext. 16

Going Green

Crane holds its annual fundraiser, “Sprouting Green,” which celebrates “greening” of Crane with such efforts as serving locally produced organic lunches, changing light bulbs to save energy and starting new composting program. Night includes drinks with dinner, live auction and dancing. Raffle features one-year lease for 2007 Toyota Prius.

Where: 1795 San Leandro Lane

When: May 5, 5:30 pm to 11 pm

Cost: $155 per person

Info: Kerrey Bumgarner, 969-7732 ext. 117


Faulkner West Gallery

Showcasing work of longtime Montecito resident Pat Bartz. Born and raised in Montecito, Pat went to Santa Barbara City College and earned full scholarship to Santa Barbara Art Institute. His artwork is on display until April 30.

When: Monday through Thursday 10 am to 9 pm, Friday and Saturday 5:30 pm

Where: Faulkner West Gallery, Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 East Anapamu Street

Info: 564-5608

Reynolds Gallery

Now through May 5, Reynolds Gallery showcases independent projects of 16 Westmont seniors. Show consists of strong variety of work in sculpture, painting, printmaking, drawing, graphics and photography.

When: Monday through Saturday, 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.

When: Wednesday thru Saturday, 11 am to 4 pm

Where: 619 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria

Info: 684-1174


Westmont Fringe Festival

Erlyne Whiteman, artistic director at Westmont College, describes festival as dance, theater and performance art with a combination of music, light, props and film projections. Westmont students, faculty and guest doctoral student-artists from UCSB will perform. Festival continues through Saturday, April 22.

When: Tuesday thru Saturday, 7 pm, 8:15 pm, 9 pm, and Sunday, 4:30 pm and 7 pm

Where: Porter Theatre, 955 La Paz Road

Cost: $10 a day

Info: 565-6051


Camerata Pacifica

Donald McInnes, Catherine Leonard on violin, Warren Jones on piano and founder Adrian Spence present works by Vine (“Café Concertino”) and Moravec (“Tempest Fantasy.”) Brahms’s Sonata for Clarinet and Piano – with Jose Franch-Ballester and Kevin Fitz-Gerald.

When: 1 pm & 7:30 pm

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

Cost: $20 (1 pm) & $48

Info: 884-8410


Trout Derby

Twelfth annual Cachuma Lake Nature Center Trout Derby starts this morning. Three hundred tagged trout are planted in the Lake a few days prior to the Derby. Anglers set out to win more than $5,000 worth of prizes given to the winners.

When: 6 am to sunset

Where: Lake Cachuma

Cost: $35 per adult, $10 for children

Info: 688-4040


It’s carnival time again at Montecito Union School. This year’s fun and games include: rock climbing wall, face painting, a giant slide, 50-foot obstacle course, game prize booth, putt putt golf and cake walk. Also MUS Idol is back for another year, where kids get to dress themselves in silly clothing and perform pop songs to the amusement of parents and fellow students. Carnival is Montecito Union School’s largest fundraiser.

When: April 21, 10 am to 3 pm

Where: Montecito Union terrace, 385 San Ysidro Road

Info: Marni Rozet, 252-7988

Twilight Time at Lotusland

“Spring Twilight Tour” gives unique opportunity for visitors to see Lotusland during twilight hours. Guests may take docent-guided or self-guided tour, and docents are available throughout garden to answer questions. Wine and hors d’oeuvres served on terrace.

When: 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Where: Lotusland, 695 Ashley Road

Price: $50 for Lotusland members, $65 for non-members

Info: 969-9990 or www.lotusland.org


For Review

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

When: 3 pm

Where: 123 East Anapamu Street, Room 17

Info: 568-2000