Herb Walk and Native Plant Sale: 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Arroyo Hondo Preserve on Gaviota Coast. Leader is Ojai native plant guide Lanny Kaufer. Walk concludes with native plant sale hosted by Santa Barbara Natives, a native plant nursery founded by Arroyo Hondo Preserve manager John Warner. $30 adults, $25 seniors 62 and older, $15 students 13-17, free to kids 5-12 (one per adult). To RSVP and for carpool details, call
Watch and Clock Collectors Meeting: 11 a.m. workshop, noon meeting, 1 p.m. program. Ventura College, Student Campus Center, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura. “Thomas Tompion and his Clocks.” Speaker is Ken McWilliams. Also: mart and display of watches and clocks. Presented by Ventura and Santa Barbara County Chapter of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. $5 admission; $5 optional lunch. www.nawcc-ch190.com.
Embroidery Sale: 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. Enjoy shopping for stitching kits and supplies as members of Channel Islands Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America bring their overstock to sell at low prices to raise money for the chapter. Beginners welcome. Free. For more information, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.channelislands
Stained Glass Workshop:
5:30-8:30 p.m. Art From Scrap Creative ReUse Store, 302 E. Cota St. Instructor is Chelsea Brewer of Brewer & Marr Glassworks, who will teach basics of copper foil stained glass method so participants can create a peace sign sun catcher. Age 18 and older. $68, includes supplies and first glass of wine. To register, go tohttps://exploreecology.org/calendar/.
Museum Marketplace: 8 a.m.-
3 p.m. July 27. Carpinteria Valley Museum of History, 956 Maple Ave., Carpinteria. Seventy-five vendors with bargains on antiques, collectibles, hand-crafted gifts, plants and vintage goods, including jewelry, housewares, furniture, clothing, toys, books and more. Free admission. 684-3112.
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.
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.
Butterflies Alive! Exhibit:
10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Sept. 2. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol Road. Stroll through a flurry of 1,000 butterflies in a garden pavilion. Free with museum admission: $15 adults; $12 seniors (65 and older); $12 teens; $9 children (2-12); and free to kids under 2. 682-4711 orwww.sbnature.org.
Lotusland Tours: 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays through mid-November. Lotusland in Montecito (address provided upon reservation). Docent-guided tours. Reservations required. $50 adults, $25 youth 3-17, free to children 2 and younger. For reservations, call 969-9990 or go to www.lotusland.org.