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*All events, times, and dates are subject to change.



Taiko Trip
Ongoing
Virtual. Learn about a country's musical works and culture when the New West Symphony takes you on A Tour of Japan. For more information please click here. Photo Courtesy of Eugene Yankevich.



Animatronic Dinosaurs of Prehistoric Forest
Ongoing
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. They’re back. The tyrannosaurus rex, stegosaurus, triceratops, euoplocephalus, and parasaurolophus have returned to their former digs across from Mission Creek, so make a reservation to enjoy the reopening of this popular outdoor exhibit. For more information please click here. Photo Courtesy of Gary Robinson.



Versa-Style Dance Company and Spring Into Dance
April 12–May 9, 2021
Virtual. Keep it real by watching this L.A. hip-hop troupe bust a move, then ask the members about their lives and street style at a live Q and A session after the performance, courtesy of the ArtsReach program. For more information please click here.



Bruce Munro: Light at Sensorio
April 15–September 30, 2021
4380 Highway 46 East, Paso Robles. Now reopened, the highly acclaimed immersive light installation boasts a new feature dedicated to its wine-country environs: Light Towers, with 69 solar-powered towers composed of 17,388 wine bottles with colors morphing to a musical score. For more information please click here. Photo Courtesy of Chris Hardy.



Earth Day 5K/10K
April 16–30, 2021
Virtual. In honor of the annual salute to the planet, why not celebrate by walking, running, or jogging a self-designed course in a spectacular outdoor setting? Participants receive commemorative medals (even if the run is completed at a mall or on a treadmill) and can share progress on social media through Pleasant Valley Recreation & Park District. For more information please click here.



Santa Barbara Botanical Garden Senior Free Day
April 21, 2021
Santa Barbara Botanical Garden. Good news for those 60 and older: There’s no charge to visit the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden on SENIOR FREE DAYS: April 21, June 16, August 18, October 20, and December 15. Those unable to visit in person can still enjoy the garden through virtual experiences broadcast on the website. For more information please click here. Photo Courtesy of Greg Trainor.



Student Awards Show
Through April 22, 2021
Virtual. Photography and three- and two-dimensional fine art created by high school juniors and seniors from Conejo Valley schools comprise this juried show sponsored by the City of Agoura Hills Cultural Arts Council and the Westlake Village Art Guild. For more information please click here.



The Restaurant at Meadowood Winter Residency
Through April 28, 2021
The Farmhouse at Ojai Valley Inn. Crafted by chef Christopher Kostow of the Michelin Guide three-star restaurant at Meadowood Resort in NapaValley, a six-course wine-paired meal features local ingredients during this pop-up event for parties of two to eight ($495 per person). Prepaid reservations are required. For more information please click here.



Buellton Brew Fest
May 1, 2021
River View Park, Buellton. The Buellton Brew Fest will feature more than 50 breweries--including local favorites, Firestone Walker Brewing Company and Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company--as well as wineries and live entertainment, food trucks, lawn games, and performances from "The Voice" finalist Will Breman, DJ Hectik, and Richie Rey. Festivities start at 12:30pm. For more information and to purchase tickets please click here.



Impossible Objects: Screen Prints by Ed Lister
Through May 6, 2021
Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara. Created 50 years ago, the hand-pulled silk-screen prints made by this scenic artist are bold, bright, and appear to almost undulate. The series is on view Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information please click here. Photo: MM Rainbow, by Ed Lister, 1973.



Santa Barbara Culinary Experience
May 21-23, 2021
Do you like donuts? How about wine, bread and butter? Satiate your appetite for all things delicious at this spring's Santa Barbara Culinary Experience. Held in partnership with the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts--with 805 Living as the lead regional magazine sponsor--this three-day event is brimming with educational classes, local farm tours, wine tastings and incredible meals. Bon appetit! For more information and to purchase tickets please click here. Photo Courtesy of Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.



Look on the Bright Side
Through May 30, 2021
Virtual. See how Newbury Park artist Anette Power informs her work in Silver Linings: Journey of Light, a virtual exhibit from the Santa Paula Art Museum. For more information please click here.



Santa Barbara Botanical Garden Senior Free Day
June 16, 2021
Santa Barbara Botanical Garden. Good news for those 60 and older: There’s no charge to visit the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden on SENIOR FREE DAYS: April 21, June 16, August 18, October 20, and December 15. Those unable to visit in person can still enjoy the garden through virtual experiences broadcast on the website. For more information please click here. Photo Courtesy of Greg Trainor.



Wings of Change
Through June 30, 2021
Deprise Brescia Art Gallery, Paso Robles. The heaviest of hearts may lighten at this outdoor exhibit of giant butterflies created by vets and their families in association with Veterans’ Voices. For more information please click here.



Holli Harmon: The Nature of Clouds
Through October 31, 2021
Wildling Museum of Art & Nature, Solvang. Joni Mitchell may have looked at clouds from both sides, but this installation can only be observed from the outside—through windows, that is. See how a new take can impact artistic interpretation. For more information please click here.