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The nonprofit Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation hosts its annual fundraiser concert this Saturday, November 7, at the Marjorie Luke Theatre (721 E. Cota St.) at 7:30 p.m. Ticket sales benefit the 10-year-old organization’s continued efforts to bring jazz education to area schools. For info, call 729-2627 or visit


The Downtown Organization currently is hosting an art competition for six- to 10-year-olds interested in starring as the prince and fairy in this year’s Santa Barbara Holiday Parade. For rules and entry forms, visit


Westmont’s orchestra celebrates its 200th year this Friday, November 6, at 8 p.m. with its season-opening Fall Orchestra Concert at First Presbyterian Church (21 E. Constance Ave.). A matinee performance will be held Sunday, November 8, at 3 p.m. Visit for details.

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