Archive » May 17, 2007
By Tim Buckley
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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
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
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
Polo Season Begins
Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club gets back into swing of things as 2007 polo season gets underway. Late spring session – which lasts 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
THURSDAY, MAY 17
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
Info: 962-8179, ext. 321 or 170
Women of Purpose Luncheon
Hillside House presents Women of Purpose, its fourth annual benefit luncheon. Keynote speaker Heather Whitestone McCallum, who was declared deaf at the age of 18 months old and made an improbable and heroic rise to become Miss America in 1995, speaks on topic, “With God’s Help, Anything Is Possible.”
When: 11:15 am to 2 pm
Where: El Mirador, 800 Cold Spring Road
Info: Curt Lauber, 805-687-0788, ext. 15
FRIDAY, MAY 18
GOP Women’s Meeting
Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown speaks at the next luncheon meeting of the Montecito Hope Ranch Republican Women’s Club. Public welcome to attend. Call for reservations.
When: 11:30 am
Where: Montecito Country Club, 920 Summit Road
Cam Pac Premiere
The season-closing concert from Santa Barbara’s chamber music ensemble also marks the inception of a three-year commission with Irish composer Ian Wilson. Camerata Pacifica premieres Wilson’s “Messenger”, Concerto for Violin and Chamber Ensemble, with Camerata’s Catherine Leonard, considered Ireland’s leading violinist, taking the solo role. The nine-musician-strong ensemble (for this concert) also plays Stravinsky’s Septet and Copland’s “Appalachian Spring.”
When: 1 pm & 7:30 pm
Where: Lehmann Hall at Music Academy of the West, 1070 Fairway Road
Cost: $20 (1 pm) & $48 (7:30 pm)
SATURDAY, MAY 19
An Evening of Jazz
Vocalists Margie Nelson and Mindy Mass perform torch songs, classic jazz and sensational standards with Woody de Marco on keyboards, Hank Allen on bass and Rex Harte or drums and percussion.
When: 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: Tsunami Restaurant, 1014 Coast Village Road
SUNDAY, MAY 20
Sacred Space Garden Tour
The Sacred Space sponsors garden tour of five Montecito gardens. All proceeds benefit Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. Tour concludes with reception of wine and appetizers at The Sacred Space, in Summerland.
When: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: 2594 Lillie avenue, Summerland
Info: 967-5741, ext. 104
Here's the Story
Montecito author of 14 children's books, Marni McGee, hosts free event with two-pronged objective: inspire kids to read and bring attention to local non-profit, Storyteller Children’s Center. For StoryFaire, McGee and other writers read from their published works in afternoon event that offers crafts tables and free food and beverages.
When: 2 pm to 5 pm
Where: Crane School, 1795 San Leandro Lane
Info: Jenny Edwards, 682-9585
TUESDAY, MAY 22
Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Cold Spring School’s track meet for grades three through six.
When: 3:30 pm
Where: Cold Spring School, 2243 Sycamore Canyon Road
THURSDAY, MAY 24
Book Signing at Tecolote
David Post, author of “Nothing to See Here,” offers a book signing at Tecolote Book Shop in the Upper Village. Ed Miller, founder and former editor of The Harvard Post, hails the book as a “kind of story every small-town newspaper editor suspects is lurking behind the trimmed hedges and neocolonial facades but almost never gets to write about.... utterly gripping and shot through with psychological insight.”
When: 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: 1470 East Valley Road
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