GET IN THE SPIRIT
Santa Ynez author Gary Robinson will sign copies of his new books, Native American Twelve Days of Christmas and The Language of Victory, at the Book Loft (1680 Mission Dr., Solvang) on Thursday, December 1, 4-6 p.m. For info, call 688-6010 or visit bookloftsolvang.com.
HAVE A BALL
The Santa Barbara Dance Alliance’s annual Artizan’s Ball, a benefit for Sarah House Hospice, is set to take place Saturday, December 10, at the Rockwood Women’s Club (670 Mission Canyon Rd.). The Parisian-themed party features street artists, performers, and musicians, Call 882-1192 for info.
This Wednesday, November 30-Sunday, December 18, the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art (955 La Paz Rd.) will host 5×5: An Invitational, a collection of more than 450 small-scale works by artists from across the country. All pieces will be auctioned off online, with proceeds benefiting the museum. For info, visit westmontmuseum.org.