- 8 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., 1100 Coast Village Rd., Montecito
- 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., 1213 State Street, Suite L ($13)
- 10 a.m., St. Raphael's Church Conference Rm., 5444 Hollister Ave., Goleta
- 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Sino West, 5718 Hollister Ave., ste. 105, Goleta
- 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Solvang Alano Club, 320 Alisal Road (Free)
- 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 126 E. Haley St., Ste. A-12.
- 6:15 p.m., Meet at Old Mission Santa Barbara, 2201 Laguna St.
Friday, December 7, 2012
3-day event will showcase Dave Halbeisen's extensive model train collection.
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Goleta Public Library (Free)
Year-end fun featuring a ride on a festively-decorated miniature train, holiday favors, and more.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m., South Coast Railroad Museum ($4)
Fair trade pioneer Chid Liberty will speak on business and investing in Africa.
3 p.m., Santa Barbara Foundation, 1111 Chapala Street #200, Santa Barbara. (Free)
Classical guitar music and refreshments will spice up a candlelit holiday event.
4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Z Folio Gallery (Free)
Solvang's tall evergreen will be illuminated, followed by live entertainment with ballerinas, bands, caroling, and the arrival of Santa Claus.
5 p.m., Solvang Park (Free)
The Arts Fund, MichaelKate and Wall Space Gallery will take over the Funk Zone with a triple gallery opening.
5 p.m. to 8 p.m., 116 East Yanonali Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (Free)
Award-winning perfume designer presents a talk.
6 p.m., Casa DuMetz, 448 Bell St., Los Alamos
Lean the facts and fictions about sharks at the S.B. Marine Mammal Center's 36th Annual Holiday Show and Auction.
6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., S.B. Museum of Natural History ($15 - $20)
Fly over the rainbow with Dorothy as she rides a twister into the merry and troubled land of Oz.
7 p.m., Marian Theatre ($29.50 - $32.50)
The Plaza Playhouse presents this classic holiday tale.
7 p.m., Plaza Playhouse Theater ($7 - $12)
Annual holiday cantata will come to the community once again.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Unity Church (Free)
The award winning A Cappella Choir & Madrigal Singers of Santa Barbara High School, under the direction of Phillip McLendon, will present their annual Holiday Concerts
7 p.m., St. Anthony's Seminary ($10)
S.B. singer/songwriters and acoustic musicians perform holiday seasonal songs. Part of the Cambridge Drive Concert Series. RSVP.
7:30 p.m., Cambridge Drive Baptist Church
Two holiday ballet productions presented by the Montecito School of Ballet.
7:30 p.m., Lobero Theatre ($16 - $24)
DJs Mike Loeza and David Frutos will provide tunes for swing lessons and dancing.
7:30 p.m. to midnight, Carrillo Ballroom ($12 - $15)
Experience Kirtan chanting with Dear Beloveds.
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Yoga Soup ($12)
The famous 1897 New York Sun editorial reassuring an 8-year-old girl about Santa Claus provides the background for playwright Andrew Fenady’s stage adaptation of his 1991 TV production.
8 p.m., Ojai Center for the Arts ($15 - $18)
Classic comedy by Alberto Cassella finds the Grim Reaper taking on a human form to pass as a visiting prince, and falls in love with a beautiful girl.
8 p.m., Santa Paula Theater Ctr., 125 S. 7th St., Santa Paula
Romantic comedy set in a mythical town in the northern woods where nine couples fall in and out of love in very unexpected ways.
8 p.m., Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio ($11.34 - $15)
UCSB Department of Theater and Dance's annual fall dance concert with a diverse program featuring the choreography of advanced student choreographers.
8 p.m., Hatlen Theater ($13 - $17)
A delightful holiday romantic comedy with a Beatnik sensibility, the play conjures up "Bewitched" for the stage.
8 p.m., Alhecama Theatre ($30 - $60)
All-female rockers will tear up Wildcat Lounge.
8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Wildcat Lounge (Free)
Featuring members of OneSideZero and Shuvel, and Playboy School.
9 p.m., Velvet Jones ($10)