Archive » June 14, 2007
By Tim Buckley
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
ART ON DISPLAY
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
Saint Joseph’s Annual Festival
Enjoy traditional Mexican fare with family recipes and Secret Seasonings, chicken dinners, beef tacos, barbecue tri-tip sandwiches, burritos, hot dogs, French fries, cotton candy and popcorn; Home-made lemonade, beer, wine, home-style strawberry shortcake and other treats.
Live Entertainment offered up by Alma De Mexico & Cruz Dance Studios along with a lively Mariachi band from Camarillo and other surprise musical groups.
Children’s Corner for tots and toddlers with “Easy Rider” type rides and age-appropriate games and prizes, like a merry-go-round, “The Bounce,” and more. There are also large & scary rides for youth, the “young-at-heart,” and brave adults. The Country Store features fresh food, vegetables, flowers, tasty beverages, and plants.
Cash Prizes – Grand Prize Drawing: $2,500; 2nd Prize: $1,000 & 3rd Prize: $500; Raffle Drawings on the hour; for more info go to: Festival@stjosephchurch.org
When: Friday July 6 (5 pm to 11 pm) through Sunday July 8 (noon to 10 pm)
Where: In Carpinteria at El Carro & Linden Ave. (free Seaside Trolley ride from Carpinteria train station)
Cost: Free Parking and Free Admission
Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club is 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
Music Academy begins
Get ready for the invasion of the music makers. Some 139 students and 50 faculty members and visiting artists gather in Montecito for a summer festival that boasts nearly 200 classical music events, from master classes to picnic concerts to full festival orchestra performances. This week’s highlights: opening session of all the master classes, including introduction of the season’s vocalists and vocal pianists on Tuesday afternoon. See “Classical Connection” in this issue for a feature story, and get a full schedule and details online at www.musicacademy.org or call 969-8787
SATURDAY, JUNE 16
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: 7:30 pm
Where: Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 East Cota Street
Cost: $17 adults, $14 students, $12 children
In your palm
Montecito’s agricultural treasure Lotusland hosts a special event dedicated to palm trees, featuring palm expert Dr. Donald Hodel profiling the different varieties within the species and their culture and management followed by a walking tour of some of the specimens on the property. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Where: 695 Ashley Rd.
Cost: $65 ($15 discount for Lotusland members)
Info: 969-9990 or www.lotusland.org
Live at Tsunami
Coast Village restaurant Tsunami, one of Montecito’s few hubs for live music, hosts evening of moxie-sing jazz and standards from Great American Songbook. Tonight showcases torch songs and classic Jazz. Vocals by Mindy Mass and Margie Nelson, Woody DeMarco on keyboard, Hank Allen on bass, and Rex Harte on drums.
When: 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: 1014 Coast Village Road
MONDAY, JUNE 18
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
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
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
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.
When: 4 pm to 6 pm
Where: 801 Ladera Lane
Cost: $20 for members, $22 for non-members
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
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