Pick & Paint at Santa Inés Mission Mills

Pick olives or paint, and learn about a historic site.

When: Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Meet at Santa Barbara Bank & Trust rear parking lot, 2010 Mission Dr., Solvang

Cost: Free

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Event, Workshops


The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP) and the Elverhøj Museum of History & Art are hosting. Pick olives or paint and learn about the history of this site. The Mission Mills, adjacent to Old Mission Santa Inés, is part of the Mission Santa Inés National Historic Landmark District and includes an historic grist mill and a fulling mill.

Olive Picking:
SBTHP will provide all tools and equipment. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Hat, sunglasses and gardening gloves are advised. Reservation deadline: November 14. Call 805-965-0093, or email

Artist Invitation:
Bring your art materials and document olive picking at the historic Santa Inés Mission Mills complex. Learn about the history of the site, meet area artists, join the olive pickers for lunch, and document the beautiful environs surrounding the historic Santa Inés Mission Mills. Reservation deadline: November 14, call (805) 686-1211 or email

Phone: 805-965-0093

Event posted Nov. 1, 2012
Last updated Nov. 1, 2012


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