Classes, meetings, lectures and other weekly events for Friday.

Montecito Farmers Market

8 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., 1100 Coast Village Rd., Montecito


9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Santa Barbara FisHouse ($12 - $15)

Yoga with a Rope

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

Cachuma Lake Eagle Cruise

10 a.m. to noon, Cachuma Lake ($7 - $15)

Tai Chi Easy

10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Sino West, 5718 Hollister Ave., ste. 105, Goleta

Al-Anon Meeting

10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Solvang Alano Club, 320 Alisal Road (Free)

The New Oceanscapes

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Art From Scrap (Free)

Lunchtime Meditation

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Mahakankala Buddhist Ctr. ($5)

Cachuma Lake Eagle Cruise

2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Cachuma Lake ($7 - $15)


3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., Presidio Springs

Intro to Ballet

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Carrillo Recreation Ctr. ($8 - $10)

Marijuana Anonymous

6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 126 E. Haley St., Ste. A-12. (Free)

Mix-and-Match Social Tennis

6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m., Pershing Park ($10)

Live music in the Barrel Room

6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Carr Winery (Free)

Sierra Club Social Hike

6:15 p.m., Meet at Old Mission Santa Barbara, 2201 Laguna St.

Holiday Lights Tour

6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., Call for location ($10 - $25)

Belly Dance Class

7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Goleta Valley Community Ctr. ($10)

College Karaoke Night

7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Old Town Tavern (Free)


8 p.m., Embarcadero Hall ($3 - $5)

Live Music

10 p.m. to 11:45 p.m., Brewhouse

Friday, December 14, 2012

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Charitable Holiday Artwalk

Art walk will support Girsh Park, weather permitting, for more than a week.

10 a.m., Camino Real Marketplace (Free)

Culinary Afternoon with Pamela Sheldon Johns

Enjoy lunch paired with Sunstone Wines, prepared by an acclaimed cookbook author and instructor.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., ($185)

S.B. Gem Faire

More than 100 exhibitors from around the world will be selling quality jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, silver, rocks, and minerals at incredibly low prices, plus jewelry repair while you shop.

Noon to 6 p.m., Earl Warren Showgrounds ($7)

Free Art Show

Look Better Photography is presenting a unique art show of original hi definition fine art photography on canvas.

Noon to 9 p.m., Montecito Inn (Free)

20th Annual Candy Cane Train

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)

Winter Solstice Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Jim Grippo will lead a celebration of the winter solstice.

2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Bacara Resort & Spa (Free)

Music & Candlelight at the Gallery

Classical guitar music and refreshments will spice up a candlelit holiday event.

4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Z Folio Gallery (Free)

Art Heals

Fifth annual exhibit and reception will feature cancer patients' artwork.

4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Cancer Center of S.B., 540 West Pueblo Street (Free)

Picassos for Peanuts

The Goleta Valley Art Assn. December art show featuring more than 40 new works of art by many area award-winning artists.

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Goleta Library

Comedy Benefit

Carol Metcalf presents Comedy and music to benefit the Rescue Mission.

6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Ayni Gallery (Free)

Una Noche de Las Posadas

Join in this rich cultural tradition, experiencing first-hand the way in which Santa Barbara’s earliest Spanish and Mexican residents celebrated Christmas with song and food.

7 p.m. to 10 p.m., El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park (Free)

The Wizard of Oz

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)

Quire of Voyces Christmas Concert

Ethereal performance by SBCC's premier acapella choir directed by Nathan Kritzer.

7 p.m., St. Anthony's Seminary

The Nutcracker

Curtis Studio of Dance will perform two nights of the holiday classic.

7 p.m., Carpinteria Middle School

Christmas Carol Sing-Along and Wassail Party

Join voices in singing favorites and new carols interspersed with the poetry of Diane Wyman, Jane Hahn (flute and voice), Willi Rose (piano), and David A. Gell (organ).

7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church

Christmas at the Stage Door

Center Stage presents Silver Follies' Christmas Cabaret.

8 p.m., Center Stage Theater ($25)

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

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)

Death Takes a Holiday

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

Almost, Maine

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)

Bell, Book, and Candle

A delightful holiday romantic comedy with a Beatnik sensibility, the play conjures up "Bewitched" for the stage.

8 p.m., Alhecama Theatre ($30 - $60)

Kirtan Concert with Gina Salá & Daniel Paul

World music troubadours will debut new album "Tabla Mantra".

8 p.m., Yoga Soup ($15 - $20)

People Under the Stairs

L.A. hip-hop legends will take the stage.

8 p.m., Velvet Jones ($16)

Easter Teeth and The Dogons

Two bands, one show, and Easter Teeth will break out the horn section for some close-quarters rock.

9 p.m., Whiskey Richard's (Free)

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