A perfect weekend getaway is what we are all looking forward to. Whether it is something like a quick escape from the hustle and bustle of the city or a well planned one, nothing beats the fun and activities that Santa Barbara has to offer! Here's our Top 7 for this week. Have a blast!

1. 2018 Harvest of Colors Quilt Show 

When: September 15-16, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: 3400 Calle Real Santa Barbara, CA

Hosting its bi-annual quilt show, Harvest of Colors, The Coastal Quilters Guild of Santa Barbara & Goleta will feature Freddy Moran, an award-winning quilt maker, artist, and author. Over 200 traditional, modern and art quilts, a gift boutique and a merchant mall to look out for.


2. 2018 Day of Caring Thank You, BBQ

When: September 15, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Where: Oak Park
                W Alamar Ave & W Junipero St Santa Barbara, CA

Calling all 2018 Day of Caring participants to show up in a Thank You BBQ at Oak Park. Entertainment, fun, and food will be provided. Take part in the scheduled activities made for you.


3. Jason Mraz

When: September 15, 6:30 PM
Where: 1122 N. Milpas St. Santa Barbara, CA

Dance and sing along with Jason Mraz' songs that delivers a positive message and soulful, folk-pop sound that capture the heart of audiences around the world. Known for his vibrant recordings, humorous live performances, and philanthropic efforts he will be gracing Santa Barbara this weekend!


4. Solvang Danish Days

When: September 15 -16,  8:30am - 10:00pm
Where: Solvang, CA 93464

California’s premier Danish heritage festival will be celebrating its 82nd anniversary with an event weekend line-up that is set to happen from Friday through Sunday. Get a total Danish immersion experience and try out their offer that is: a “Dane For A Day” ticket bundle package for guests who are looking to “live like Vikings” throughout the event weekend.


5.Shuck N' Swallow: Oyster Eating Competition

When: September 16, 1:00PM
Where: 31 West Carrillo St Santa Barbara, CA

Set your foot up on Canary’s rooftop this weekend to witness some of Santa Barbara’s top restaurants indulge in a friendly oyster eating competition. Each participating restaurant will provide a shucker and a swallower and will race to see who can eat the most oysters in a 10 minute period. Cheer out for your team and eat those oysters up.


6. Ocean Ducks, Emilio Casanueva Memorial Swim!

When: September 16, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Where: East Beach Santa Barbara, CA

The 1st Annual memorial swim in celebration of the life and passion of Emilio Casanueva is happening this Sunday. Meet up will be at the East Beach to get warmed up and ready for the swim. A ceremony to commemorate the spirit of Emilio will follow.


7. SUP Yoga Fusion

When: September 15, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Where: Paddle Sports Center
               117 Harbor Way Santa Barbara, CA

Let your body rejuvenate and practice yoga. Catch the session this Saturday at Paddle Sports Center. Find the balance of your life- body, mind, & spirit.




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