(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

Divine Inspiration Gallery of Fine Art showcases “Ocean Inspirations,” a collection of art from well-known local painters with works of our coast. Artist reception is held on June 9 from 1 pm to 4 pm.

When: Wednesday thru Saturday 11 am to 4 pm

Where: 619 Linden Avenue, Carpinteria

Info: 684-1174


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


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Based on the immortal tale by William Shakespeare, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” has been performed by the Royal Ballet of England, the New York City Ballet and now by the Montecito School of Ballet.

When: Saturday, June 16, 7:30 pm

Where: Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 East Cota Street

Cost: $17 adults, $14 students, $12 children

Info: 451-0553

A Life Fully Lived

Pacifica Graduate Institute invites patrons to tour its Archives and Research Center. A presentation by Elise Collins-Shield, executive director, presents dialogue, debate and discussion about broad cultural issues. The mission of the center is to preserve, develop and extend the world to archival collections and libraries of eminent scholars in the fields of depth psychology, mythology, social justice, environmental sustainability and the humanities.

When: June 20, 4 pm to 6 pm

Where: 801 Ladera Lane

Cost: $20 for members, $22 for non-members

Info: Shannon@shannonmileslmft.com


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


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: noon to 9 pm

Where: 217 State Street

Cost: $45 per person

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

On the Agenda

Montecito Association Board of Directors meets for monthly meeting.

When: 4 pm

Where: Montecito Hall, 1469 East Valley Road

Info: 969-2026


The United States Postal Service, along with Direct Relief International, National Association of Letter Carriers, Lions Club, and Santa Barbara Eyeglass Factory, will be collecting old, used and abandoned eyeglasses from homes in the Santa Barbara area via your mailbox. Place all donated eyeglasses next to your mailbox for pick-up.

When: Varies by area

Where: Entire county