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Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 10:39 PM

Eye Some of the World's Most Exquisite Orchids

Eye Some of the World's Most Exquisite Orchids

The wowza-iest blooms'll show at the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 7:33 PM

Save on a Sweet Pageant of the Masters Valentine's Offer

Save on a Sweet Pageant of the Masters Valentine's Offer

Surprise your paramour with tickets to the summer hold-a-pose spectaculars (and save money for a limited time). Read »

Monday, Feb 5, 2018 at 8:42 PM

Thomas Fire Artists' Recovery Exhibition, in Ojai

Thomas Fire Artists' Recovery Exhibition, in Ojai

Head to the Porch Gallery Ojai to raise funds for "... creative communities seriously affected by the Thomas Fire." Read »

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 2:27 PM

Downtown Disney Flowering with Fresh Additions

Downtown Disney Flowering with Fresh Additions

Ballast Point and Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer are both headed for the popular Anaheim area in 2018. Read »

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 2:40 PM

Now Boarding: MarsFest in Death Valley

Now Boarding: MarsFest in Death Valley

Venture to the amazing landscape for a weekend devoted to the next-door planet. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:51 PM

Sunset + Water + Yosemite: Magical Horsetail Fall

Sunset + Water + Yosemite: Magical Horsetail Fall

It's nearly that time again for one of the great, and all too brief, wintertime sights. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 7:01 PM

Santa Barbara's Starry Film Festival Is Nearly Here

Santa Barbara's Starry Film Festival Is Nearly Here

The 11-day cinegathering includes screenings, panels, and celebrity tributes. Read »

Monday, Jan 29, 2018 at 10:02 PM

'Wild Things' Photo Contest at Santa Barbara Zoo

'Wild Things' Photo Contest at Santa Barbara Zoo

Have a sweet snap of a gorgeous resident of the animal park? It could be picked for an on-site exhibit. Read »

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 at 8:43 AM

First Headliners Revealed for Pacific Amphitheatre Summer Series

First Headliners Revealed for Pacific Amphitheatre Summer Series

Kool & the Gang will join the 2018 Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre. Read »

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 2:55 PM

Greyhounds Reign at The Solvang Gathering

Greyhounds Reign at The Solvang Gathering

The February to-do helps different greyhound-related causes. Read »

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Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBC7.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 20 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.