at Santa Barbara City College’s oceanside La
Playa Stadium. The opera event of the summer
is a new production of Donizetti’s masterwork,
The Elixir of Love
, on stage at the Granada
Theatre on July 27 and 29.
Gallery Los Olivos (GalleryLosOlivos.com),
which has featuredfine art by regional artists
since 1992, honors its
the show Silver during the month of October.
Join in the celebration at the artist reception on
Sunday, October 8 from 1 to 4 pm.
The 4th of July Art Show returns to its
former location at Old Mission Santa Barbara.
Enjoy this one-day show with works by more
than 80 local artists (OldMissionArtShow.com).
Stroll around therose gardens across the street
and tour the Old Mission while you’re there.
Free admission and parking.
our Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa
Barbara toasts its 90
introducing their own signature wines–a merlot
and a reserve red blend produced by Sunstone
Vineyards & Winery. Also, starting in May, the
resort’s Summer Tasting Series highlights a
different varietal of wine, beer or spirit each
month at a reception-style dinner event.
This summer marks the 70
of the Music Academy of the West’s summer
festival. The public is invited to join in more
than 200 Festival events, which include
masterclasses, recitals and concerts at
the Academy’s lovely Miraflores campusand venues throughout Santa Barbar
a(MusicAcademy.org/Festival). A majo
r event–the 70th Anniversary Community Co
complete with fireworks–takes place on July 31
Aah, spring…vibrant flowers, soft breezes and sunny days,
and, many anniversaries to celebrate.
Story by Nancy Ransohoff • Art by Cathy Quiel(CathyQuiel.com/Gallery