(If you have a Montecito Event, or an event that concerns Montecito, please contact us at (805) 565-1860, fax (805) 969-6654 or email: tim@montecitojournal.net)


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


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

Polo Season Begins

Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club gets back into swing of things as 2007 polo season gets underway. Late spring session – which last through late June – brings matches featuring teams rated at 8-12 goals. The two-week Lisle Nixon Memorial tournament finishes this weekend, with matches scheduled every Friday and Sunday at 1 pm and 3 pm.

Where: 3375 Foothill Road, Carpinteria,

Cost: $10 admission on Sundays only

Info: 684-6683


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


Jazzing It Up At Peabody’s

Len Berman’s Jazz Plus New Orleans Style Jazz performs tonight at Peabody’s.

When: 6 pm to 8 pm

Where: 1198 Coast Village Road

Info: 969-0834


Mother’s Day Marathon

SBParent.com and & Moms in Motion host Mother’s Day 5/10K walk/run starting at Goleta Beach. Following the run, family festival with kid activities, arts and crafts, summer camp information and much more.

When: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Where: Goleta Beach

Info: www.sbparent.com or 448-2426

Mother’s Day at Lotusland

Treat your mother, grandmother or someone important in your life to a special afternoon at Lotusland.

When: 1:30 pm to 4 pm

Where: 695 Ashley Road

Cost: $40 for members, $55 for non-members

Info: 969-9990

Wedding Bells

Cold Spring School’s annual fundraiser is held tonight. A play on blockbuster movie “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” Cold Spring Parents throw reception replete with dinner, dancing and silent auction in addition to other “wedding” festivities.

When: 5 pm to 11 pm

Where: Veterans Memorial Building, 112 West Cabrillo Boulevard

Cost: $100 per person

Info: Bryan or Erin 969-2211


It’s a Plan

Montecito Planning Commission holds monthly hearing. Get copy of agenda at www.sbcountyplanning.org

When: 9 am

Where: 123 East Anapamu Street, Room 17

Info: 568-2000

Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver education and support group facilitated by Eryn Eckert. Caregivers of individuals of Alzheimer's Disease or other forms of dementia are invited to share laughter and tears. Free respite care available during group.

When: 10 am to 11:30 am

Where: Friendship Center, 89 Eucalyptus Lane

Info: Eryn Eckert 969-0859

State Street Ballet Luncheon

State Street Ballet Guild hosts eighth annual Spring Luncheon honoring Ann Marie De Angelo, former principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet. De Angelo, who founded her own experimental troupe in the late ’80s called Ballet D’Angelo, has created nearly 50 works including “The Bell Witch,” performed by The Nashville Ballet and nominated for a “Benois de la Danse” Award.

When: 11 am

Where: Montecito Country Club, 920 Summit Road

Cost: $75

Info: 886-4646.

Mad Hatters

The tenth annual Transition House Auxiliary Mad Hatter luncheon. This year’s theme, “A Bit of Broadway,” featuring “Razzle Dazzle Dancers” Glory Lamb, Andy Lo Russo, the singing chef, and MJ columnist Erin Graffy.

When: May 16, 11:30 am

Where: Fess Parker DoubleTree, 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard

Cost: $90

Info: Gayla Visalli 682-6516

The Brown Act and Open Government

County Counsel Shane Stark informs on open meetings and related laws for public access to government information, including the Public Records Act and Prop 59 (2004) protections of the state Constitution. For watchdogs and all citizens. Brown bag lunch.

When: 12:15 pm to 2 pm

Where: Louise Lowry Davis Center, 1242 De La Vina Street

Info: 965-2422


Horace Mann Awards

Antioch University honors philanthropist Leslie Ridley-Tree and State Street Ballet artistic director Rodney Gustafson for embodying humanitarian ideals set forth by Horace Mann, founder of Antioch, at the school’s third annual awards luncheon.

When: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Where: Four Seasons Biltmore, 1260 Channel Drive

Cost: $100

Info: 962-8179, ext. 321 or 170