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 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. Friday, January 19 Jazz trio featuring Nicole Lvoff (vocals), Dave Campos (piano) and Jack Joshua (bass).

When: 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Where: 1014 Coast Village Road

Price: free

Info: 969-7565

ONGOING

Meditation & Healing Circle

Kim Vincent and her husband, Roger Ford, host ongoing spiritual workshop for people who “need healing from within.” Workshop is designed for people who are “stuck” and unhappy to people with life-threatening illnesses.

When: First Wednesday of each month, 7:15 pm to 9 pm

Where: Montecito Library, 1469 East Valley Road

Info: Roger or Kim at 640-0211

AT THE GALLERIES

Montecito Frame

Montecito Frame is featuring works by Craig Marshall Smith, abstract expressionist who taught drawing for short time at UCSB in the ‘70s.

When: Monday thru Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday, 11 am to 4 pm

Where: Montecito Frame, 1224 K Coast Village Road

Info: 969-1129

Grantitude

William T. Colville Foundation, in conjunction with The Santa Barbara Arts Fund, presents the work of four recipients of The William T. Colville Foundation Grant – Liz Brady, Lucy Brown, Liisa Rahkonen and Nancy Taliaferro.

When: Now until February 16, Tuesday thru Friday, noon to 5 pm

Where: The Arts Fund Gallery, 205C Santa Barbara Street

Info: 965-7321

Westmont Reynolds Gallery

From January 18 through March 9, Westmont College displays work of Harry Carmean, master draftsman and painter who worked professionally as an artist for more than six decades. He also taught figure drawing at the Art Center of Design in Pasadena for 43 years.

When: Mondays thru Saturdays, 11 am to 5 pm

Where: Reynolds Gallery, 955 La Paz Road

Info: 565-6162

UPCOMING

Poetry in Los Padres

Public poetry reading in the Los Padres National Forest honors life and work of William Stafford, former U.S. poet laureate. Perie Longo, psychology teacher at Antioch University, and Jackson Wheeler, poet and author of “Swimming Past Iceland,” share their favorite Stafford poems. Members of the public are welcome.

When: January 27 at 2 pm

Where: First Crossing Day Use Area on Paradise Road off Highway 154

Info: willis@westmont.edu

Festival of Hearts

Come enjoy a buffet luncheon, soft jazz, live and silent auctions. Papier mâché hearts decorated by local artists, students and residents will be available for your Valentine shopping.

When: Saturday, February 3, from noon to 3:30 pm.

Where: Friendship Center, 89 Eucalyptus Lane Cost: $75 in advance, $85 at the door, $35 children under 12

Info: 969-0859

MONDAY, JANUARY 22

For Review

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: Montecito Hall, 1469 East Valley Road

Info: 568-2000

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23

The Truth About Muhammad

Join the Santa Barbara Wednesday Morning Club in welcoming author Robert Spencer. The New York Times bestselling author reveals “The Truth About Muhammad” in a reception and book signing. Wednesday Morning Club Executive Director David Horowitz will be on hand.

When: 4 pm; tea, 4:30 pm; book signing

Where: Four Seasons Biltmore, La Marina Room, 1260 Channel Drive

Cost: Club members no charge; $45 for non-members

Info: 969-0148

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

Channel City Club

Pauline H.Baker, president of the Fund for Peace, a research and educational organization that works to prevent war and alleviate the conditions that cause war, speaks to the Channel City Club about “Weak and Failing States: What are they? How do we recognize them? What do they signify? How should we respond?”

When: 11:30 am

Where: Reagan Room, Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort, 633 Cabrillo Boulevard

Info: 884-6636

Price: $35 for non-members, $25 for members

Double Toast

Santa Barbara International Film Festival hosts “A Red Carpet Toast to Givers and Shakers,” a gathering to kick off the 11-day festivities and to celebrate the new collaboration between the festival and Direct Relief International. The Santa Barbara-based organization will receive all proceeds from the evening. “This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship,” says Roger Durling, the festival’s executive director. Tonight’s reception features Buenos Aires’s signature Argentinean tapas, appetizers, martinis and special surprise guests from the festival’s lineup of movies.

When: 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Where: Café Buenos Aires, 1316 State Street

Cost: $ 175

Info: 964-4767, ext. 126