The 13th Heritage Valley Festival of Quilts is looking for male entrants for its 2011 display. This year, the fest’s theme is “Quilts Made by Men.” The exhibit will be shows from October 16 through February 5, 2012, at the California Oil Museum. For info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Santa Barbara Strings orchestra program is holding auditions for new players Saturday, August 27, at Monte Vista School (730 N. Hope Ave.) from 2-5 p.m. The group is geared toward training young musicians ages 5-16 to play classical music. For info or to sign up, call (847) 691-3622 or email email@example.com.