EVERY FRIDAY

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

EVERY WEEKEND

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

Terrific Tuesdays

Four Seasons Biltmore offers “Terrific Tuesday” every Tuesday in the Ty Lounge. New drink special every month, featuring select wine and cocktail, with 50% off second drink, as well as special menu of bite-sized appetizers. Also, beginning at 6 pm, performance by Montecito’s longtime favorite pianist Al Reese.

When: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Where: 1260 Channel Drive

Info: 969-2261

ONGOING

Casa Del Herrero

A Montecito treasure, Casa Del Herrero (House of the Carpenter) opens its doors for the summer with tours available to the public. The 1925 George Washington Smith home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is furnished in 19th-century Spanish antiques.

When: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm

Where: 1387 East Valley Road

Cost: $20 per person

Info: 565-5653

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

Info: 684-1174

POLO SEASON

Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club is back into swing of things as 2007 polo season gets underway. 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

MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST

Masterclasses featured on a multitude of instruments ranging from horns to bassoons and also vocals. Through a technique the Academy calls “learning through performance,” audience members can watch as students perform on stage and are subsequently critiqued by a teacher.

Where: Music Academy of the West, 1070 Fairway Road

When: Offered daily during the week from 1 pm - 3:15 pm

Cost: Varies

Info: 969-8787

THURSDAY, JULY 5

Cameron Tummel Leads Local Drum Circle

Organized drum circle is offered to everyone ages 5 and older. Instruction will be given to help those interested in developing their inner rhythm.

Where: 1469 East Valley Road, Montecito Branch Library

When: 10:30 am and 12 pm

Info: 969-5063, reservations required

FRIDAY, July 6

New Orleans Style Live Jazz and Dixieland Music

Where: Peabody’s, 1198 Coast Village Road

When: 6 pm - 8 pm

Cost: No cover charge

Info: Reservations suggested. 969-0834

Saint Joseph’s annual festival

Celebrating its 50th year, Saint Joseph’s Church holds a festival offering Mexican dishes, live entertainment, drawings with cash prizes, and rides for both toddlers and adults. A free trolley offered as transportation from the Carpinteria train station to the festival’s entrance.

Where: El Carro & Linden Ave, Carpinteria

When: 5- 11 pm. Also open Saturday and Sunday through July 8 at 12- 10 pm

Cost: Free admission

Info: 682-3598

TUESDAY, JULY 10

Montecito Association Meeting

The Association meets for its monthly board meeting on the second Tuesday of the month. Changes are in store for the San Ysidro Pharmacy property located on the northwest corner of East Valley Road and San Ysidro Road, in the Upper Village. Property owner Richard Gunner has been working with local architect Don Nulty to create a plan for the property. Preliminary plans include retention of most of the existing structures and the addition of 5,000 square feet of retail/office space. Interested members of the public are invited to attend.

When: 4 pm

Where: 1469 East Valley Road, Montecito Hall

Info: 969-2026

Workshop To Help Obtain Jobs

This Class is offered for adults over 50 interested in entering the workforce. It allows participants an opportunity to identify unique skills, interests, and values for active involvement in business or service work.

When: 3- 5 pm

Where: 320 Storke Road, UCSB Extension Storke Center

Info: 893-4200

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

Special Montecito Union School Board Meeting

Where: 385 San Ysidro Rd Montecito Union School, library conference room

When: 6 pm

Info: 969-3249

THURSDAY, JULY 12

Merrag Training Opportunity

The National Incident Management System (NIMS) is offering classes for those interested in better preparing themselves to assist the community in times of disaster. The training includes learning all aspects of how NIMS runs and how it helps the community.

When: 3:15 - 5 pm

Where: 595 San Ysidro Rd, Montecito Fire House

Info: 969-2537, reservations required

THURSDAY, JULY 19

Nothing But Nets

This fundraiser’s purpose is to raise money to buy treated mosquito nets for families in Africa to help combat Malaria. 100% of proceeds go to the cause. Guitar music, hors d’oeuvres and silent auction are offered.

When: 7 pm- 10 pm

Where: Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club, 3375 Foothill Road, Carpinteria

Cost: $50 per person

Info: 570-9011

SUNDAY, JULY 22

Montecito Hope Ranch Republican Women’s Club

Montecito/Hope Ranch Republican Women’s Club is sponsoring dinner at historic El Paseo with proceeds benefiting the club’s Youth Scholarship Program. The dinner is Fiesta-inspired and includes free valet. Entertainment by The Spirit of Fiesta herself, and both a silent and live auction is offered.

When: 3:30 pm – 6 pm

Where: 10 El Paseo

Cost: $45 per person. Tickets available July 18

Info: 687-0514