Tag archives: Santa Barbara Natural History Musuem

Foodies and Winos
By Richard Mineards   |   March 21, 2019

Gourmands and oenophiles were out in force at the Wine Shepherd when the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum threw an intimate bash to mark the 38th year of its popular wine and food festival in June, which is expected to raise $130,000 for educational programs. The fest on the 14-acre campus along the shaded banks […]

Tweet the Halls
By Richard Mineards   |   December 20, 2018

Santa Barbara Beautiful’s annual Christmas party was for the birds! The boffo bash for 110 guests took place in the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum’s aviary hall and was certainly a glittering occasion, given sparkle was the theme of the fun fête. Jacqueline Dyson, outgoing president of the organization, passed the torch to Penny Haberman, […]

Feast Like the Romans Did
By Hana-Lee Sedgwick   |   October 4, 2018

It’s not every day you see a crowd of hungry revelers enjoying local food and wine while dressed in togas. Yet, that’s exactly what you’ll find at the “Feast of Apicius” event on Saturday, October 20, at the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum.  Held from 2 to 5 pm in Fleischmann Auditorium, this delicious wine […]

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 […]