(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


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. 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


Tear Down This Wall

Young America’s Foundation presents “Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!,” a 20th anniversary celebration of President Ronald Reagan’s Berlin Wall address. Highlight of the celebration, to be held at the Reagan Ranch Center, will be evening reception followed by conversation between radio talk show host and author, Michael Medved, and the man who wrote President Reagan’s famous speech, Peter Robinson.

When: June 12, noon to 9 pm

Where: 217 State Street

Cost: $45 per person

RSVP: Marisa Glatzer, 1-888-USA-1776


Shining Stars

Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center holds annual Shining Star Benefit Luncheon. Event recognizes Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara and Carol Mosely, director of the UCSB Rape Prevention Education Program, for their contributions to educating about sexual violence.

When: 11:30 am to 2 pm

Where: 1260 Channel Drive, Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel

Info: 963-6832


Off to See the Wizard

Obeying an annual tradition that is a rite of passage for every Montecito Union School student, the sixth grade class will put on its end-of-the-year musical. This year’s offering? “The Wizard of Oz,” with performances to be held today and tomorrow.

When: 12:45 pm & 7 pm

Where: Montecito Union School, 385 San Ysidro Road

Info: 969-3249

Cold Spring Art Faire

Cold Spring School hosts annual Art Faire. Chalk drawing, face painting, gazebo art and more. Live music played by Jason Campbell and The Grateful Dads. Bring your own picnic.

When: 4:30 pm to 7 pm

Where: 2243 Sycamore Canyon Road

Info: 969-2678


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: 123 East Anapamu Street, Room 17

Info: 568-2000


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: To be announced

Info: 969-3249 or mpta@montecitou.org

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

Guided Meditation

Kim Vincent and her husband, Roger Ford, host ongoing spiritual workshop for people who need healing from within. When: First Wednesday of each month, 7:15 pm to 8:45 pm

Where: Montecito Library, 1469 East Valley Road

Info: Roger or Kim at 640-0211


MERRAG Meeting

Montecito Emergency Response and Recovery Action Group (MERRAG) holds training seminar.

When: 3:15 pm

Where: Montecito Fire Station, 595 San Ysidro Road

Info: Geri Simmons 969-2537

Music Academy of the West

Music Academy of the West Board member Robert W. Weinman presents multimedia preview of the Music Academy’s upcoming Summer Festival. Featuring slides, video and discussion, presentation highlights notable Summer Festival events and programming including insights into composers whose work will be performed throughout eight-week festival. The preview, which lasts approximately an hour and 15 minutes, is geared to both first-time festivalgoers and seasoned patrons who want to know what is exciting about this year’s musical offerings.

When: 5:30 pm

Where: Lehmann Hall, 1070 Fairway Road

Info: 695-7908

Hosting a Patriot

Santa Barbara Navy League hosts Dr. Alan Brown, local cardiologist and medical officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Dr. Brown graduated from Harvard Medical School, completed his cardiology training at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and moved to Santa Barbara with his wife, Sally. In 2002, he joined the U.S. Navy Reserve and is currently battalion surgeon for 2nd Battalion, 23rd Regiment. His son, Daniel, is currently a helicopter pilot for the U.S. military.

When: 6 pm

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way

Cost: $25 for members, $40 for non-members

Info: 565-4496


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