Tag archives: Natural History Museum

Dino Soar: A Colossal Addition to the Museum of Natural History
By Zach Rosen   |   June 7, 2022

From gemstones to dinosaur bones, there are marvels of the past sitting in the earthen depths below our very feet. And it is these wonders that are on full display at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History’s new exhibit, Rare Earth, set to open on Saturday, June 11. With over 200 gems, minerals, and […]

Dear Montecito: Maxx Christal
By Stella Haffner   |   February 4, 2021

Today’s letter is a guided tour of Santa Barbara from Maxx Christal. Maxx is a Crane and Laguna Blanca alum who was known as something of an adrenaline junkie back in our high school days – almost certainly a reputation he earned after volunteering to go first on every climb and zip line during class […]

Golden Holden
By Richard Mineards   |   August 30, 2018

Santa Barbara Polo Club’s hallowed Holden Field was turned into an outdoor planetarium when it threw an Under the Stars bash for 200 guests with organizers from the local 63-year-old astronomical unit, part of the Natural History Museum, which does 200 events annually showing off the stars above, just two days before a full moon. […]

History in the Making
By Richard Mineards   |   March 1, 2018

Santa Barbara Natural History Museum’s 31st annual Wine and Food Festival on June 30 is going to be the biggest and best yet, raising around $110,000, predicts president Luke Swetland. The popular tourist attraction hosted a pre-fest bash for 60 guests at the Grassini Wine tasting room in El Paseo to promote the event. “There […]