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Santa Barbara’s Seasonal Food & Drink Happenings


Pure Order Brew Co. celebrates its one-year anniversary this Saturday, April 11, with a concert featuring Joey Almedia & Friends (1:30 p.m.), SolTree (3 p.m.), and One Two Tree (5 p.m.). There will be food trucks and plenty of fresh-brewed beer at 410 North Quarantina Street. See pureorderbrewing.com. … The third annual Magic on the Urban Wine Trail fundraiser for the PARC Foundation goes down Sunday, April 19, 3-6 p.m. at the Carrillo Rec Center Ballroom, 100 East Carrillo Street. About 15 wineries will pour as guests peruse paintings, eat appetizers made by participants in the Youth Culinary Arts Program, and listen to music by pianist Patrick Maiani and accordionist Michael Gutin. Tix are $45 in advance, $60 at door. See parcsb.org. … The Hungry Cat Santa Barbara at 1134 Chapala Street hosts a New England-inspired clambake to toast its eighth anniversary on Sunday, April 19, noon-7 p.m., with a three-course meal, including a rockfish stew and Maine lobster, for $45. … Mixologist Alberto Battaglini is pouring four seasonal, wildflower-laced cocktails at S.Y. Kitchen in Santa Ynez and will teach you how to make them during an intimate, $75 class on Tuesday, April 21, 5-7 p.m. See sykitchen.com. … At 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, The Lark hosts the opening dinner for the second annual Food & Wine Weekend to benefit the Julia Child Foundation. The four-course, family-style, $85 affair will feature produce from Ellwood Canyon Farms paired with Figueroa Mountain Brewery beer, with 20 percent of proceeds going to the foundation. RSVP to mkremzar@thelarksb.com and see BacaraCulinaryWeekend.com for a full schedule of events. … The S.B. Zoo is getting into the wine-tasting game by hosting the first-ever Roar & Pour Wine Festival 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, when the animals will stay out late as guests wander through tasting from more than 20 wineries. Tickets are $60. See sbzoo.org/roar-and-pour.

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