Foraging Workshop: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Meet at Ventura River Preserve and continue to downtown Ojai. “Tasting the Wild – Foraged Flavors of Local Plants and Mushrooms.” Lanny Kaufer’s Herb Walks series presents Jess Starwood, clinical herbalist and forager of wild medicine. $75. To register and for more information, call 646-6281.
Art Kitchen/Science Studio – Edible Flowers: 2-3 p.m. session I, 3:30-4:30 p.m. session II. Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Luria Activities Center, 1130 State St. Explore symbolism of flowers in exhibition “Paths of Gold: Japanese Landscape and Narrative Paintings from the Collection” and sample delicacies made with edible flowers while learning about scientific aspects of flowers. Presenter is chef Karen Smith-Warner of Savoir Faire Catering. Advance registration required. Free. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park Docent Tour: 10 a.m. Saturdays. Park entrance across from Sandyland and Ash avenues in Carpinteria. Docent-led tour provides history of the landmark’s rescue and geology, flora and fauna. Free. 684-4060.
Nature Walk: 10-11:30 a.m. Saturdays. Meet at Cachuma Lake Nature Center, State Route 154. Free with $10 park admission per vehicle. 688-4515 or www.cachuma.com.
Santa Barbara Arts and Crafts Show: 10 a.m.-dusk Sundays. Cabrillo Boulevard. Artists display original paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry and crafts. Free admission. 897-1982 or www.sbaacs.com.
Santa Barbara County Courthouse Tours: 2 p.m. daily; 10:30 a.m. Monday-Fridays. 1100 Anacapa St.; meet in Mural Room. Free. Also: The Clock Gallery is open 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 1-2 p.m. Saturday. 962-6464.
Fabing-McKay-Spanne House Tours: 9-11 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays. 207 N. L St., Lompoc. The historic house, blacksmith shop, reference room, museum room and carriage house are available for viewing. Hosted by Lompoc Valley Historical Society. Admission by donation. 735-4626 or www.lompochistory.org.
Historic Santa Barbara Walking Tours: 10 a.m.-noon. Saturdays. Meet on steps of City Hall by De la Guerra Plaza. Covers old Santa Barbara architecture and history. Also: 10 a.m.-noon Sundays. Meet at Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Covers post-1925 architecture, landscape design and Santa Barbara history. No baby strollers or dogs. Presented by Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara. $10 general, free to children ages 3-12 if accompanied by an adult. 965-6307 or www.afsb.org.