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Are you ready for four days of wine, food and leisure? Santa Barbara's wine country will once again play host to one of the county's largest wine festivals this weekend in Buellton.

Celebrating Santa Barbara's wine at the Vintners Spring Weekend

22 Apr 2015
Are you ready for four days of wine, food and leisure? Santa Barbara's esteemed wine country will once again play host to one of the nation's largest wine festivals this weekend in Buellton.  The California wine festival will be held from April 23 to 26, with a Grand Tasting on Saturday, April 25, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Santa Barb Read More
If you're ever feeling hungry in Santa Barbara, try out one of the food tours offered in the area by a food lover who has been giving people a taste of California cities for a few years now.

One tour of Santa Barbara offers a taste as well

1 Apr 2015
If you're ever feeling hungry in Santa Barbara, try out one of the food tours offered in the area by a food lover who has been giving people a taste of California cities for a few years now.  How  Santa Barbara Tasting Tours got started Allison Costa started Ventura Tasting Tours in 2011, which offered people delicious adventure Read More
Music fills the air in Santa Ynez

LSO to bring a collection of virtuosos to Santa Barbara

24 Mar 2015
One of the world's premier orchestras is coming to Santa Barbara for a performance this month, and if the outstanding musicians' playing is anything like what past reviewers experienced, then it should be nothing short of magnificent.  The London Symphony Orchestra will be coming to California for a performance of three pieces , Read More
If you can't resist the luscious colors and alluring fragrance of blooming orchids, treat yourself to a trip to Santa Barbara this weekend for the city's annual display of the beautiful flowers.

Santa Barbara's celebration of orchids is coming

11 Mar 2015
If you can't resist the luscious colors and alluring fragrance of blooming orchids, treat yourself to a trip to Santa Barbara this weekend for the city's annual display of the beautiful flowers. The Santa Barbara International Orchid Show is coming to the affluent California city this weekend, and a trip into the exhibit hall at Read More
Santa Barbara's annual film festival held at seven historic theaters on the American Rivera will end with an event for music-lovers and cinephiles alike with a live performance of an Academy Award winning original song as well as the screening of the upcoming sports drama

Film festival ending on an inspirational note

6 Feb 2015
Santa Barbara's annual film festival held at seven historic theaters on the American Rivera will end with an event for music-lovers and cinephiles alike with a live performance of an Academy Award winning original song as well as the screening of the upcoming sports drama "McFarland, USA."  What the festival is all about Yearly Read More
Music fills the air in Santa Ynez

Greet the new year in style

29 Dec 2014
It is often said that you should greet the new year in the way that you wish to spend it, so this year, spend New Year's Eve listening to the spectacular Santa Barbara Symphony.  The New Year's Eve Pops Concert is quite possibly the most elegant way to experience this holiday, and the Santa Barbara Symphony always puts on the bes Read More
Celebration of Harvest weekend is almost here!

Celebration of Harvest weekend is almost here!

8 Oct 2014
One of the year's most extravagant food and wine festivals is almost here for Solvang, California. Celebrate the fall harvest in style this Columbus Day weekend in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine County at Old Mission Santa Inés.  This weekend is particularly special because the events available aren't limited to the festi Read More
2013 America's Cup heats up in San Francisco Bay

The Santa Barbara Yacht Club's Fall Regatta is fast approaching

19 Sep 2014
Yachting regattas are extremely popular events across the entire world, and for good reason. They offer a chance for specialists to show off their skills, for communities to come together and for citizens to enjoy a day out on the waterfront, all at once. Sure, you may love the luxury real estate you spend most of your days in - but who would turn Read More
Ringo Starr to play Santa Barbara this weekend

Ringo Starr to play Santa Barbara this weekend

8 Jul 2014
If you live in some of the luxury real estate located within beautiful Santa Barbara, then you're likely already aware of the Santa Barbara Bowl, which plays host to many of the area's most attractive cultural events. The venue has quite the summer schedule lined up for the next few months, and it starts this weekend with a Read More
Coming up: The 5th Annual St. Mark's Cellar Classic

Coming up: The 5th Annual St. Mark's Cellar Classic

24 Jun 2014
For residents of the luxury real estate lined up throughout California wine country, the 5th Annual St. Mark's Cellar Classic event is likely already marked down on their calendars. If not, though, you're going to want to build your weekend around this upcoming event - which will be occurring this Saturday, between 4 and 7 p.m., within&nbs Read More