Santa Barbara Home & Garden Expo: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today,
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real. Presented by Char-Go Productions, the show is introducing a home decor and gift market. Free admission and parking. 252-5227 or www.chargoproductions.com.
Walking Ecology Lecture Series: 12:30-3 p.m.; check-in at Tipton Meeting House, Sedgwick Reserve, 3566 Brinkerhoff Road, Santa Ynez. Speaker and leader of walk is UC Agriculture and Natural Resources County Livestock and Range Adviser Matthew Shapero, who will discuss “Planning for Climate Change-Related Impacts on our Rangelands.” Suggested donation $20 general, $10 students. To RSVP or for more information, go to https://sedgwick.nrs.ucsb.edu/events-and-classes.
Wild Talk: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Goleta Branch Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Presented by Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network, lecture about wildlife, wildlife rehab and more. Speaker is Elaine Ibarra, director of animal care. Includes pizza and prizes. For their safety, no wildlife will be present. Free. 681-1080 orwww.sbwcn.org.
Yoga in the Gardens:
9-10:30 a.m. Ventura Botanical Gardens, 567 South Poli St., Ventura (behind Ventura City Hall). Walk trail, admiring wildflowers, to Rotary Plaza (about 15-20 minutes up trail on right), where certified instructor Camila Guzman will lead yoga class for all levels. Bring mat. Limited space. Rain cancels. $15 general, $5 members. For more information, call Lori McWerter at 798-7108.
How to Propagate Roses:
6:30 p.m. advice from consulting Rosarians; 7 p.m. Little Rose Show and society information; 7:30 p.m. program. Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center, 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo. Speaker is Burling Leong, owner of Burlington Rose Nursery in Visalia, who will demonstrate how to propagate roses using cuttings and budding roses. Part of Ventura County Rose Society meeting. Visitors welcome. Free. For more information, call Janet Sklar at 818-993-6622 or Barbara Morse at 499-1657.
Succulent Exchange: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 15. Santa Maria Public Library, Lavagnino Plaza, 421 S. McClelland St., Santa Maria. Bring pest-free clippings of succulents to trade and share with other succulent lovers. Free.
925-0994, ext. 8562.
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.
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.
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.
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 orwww.afsb.org.
Wildflower Report: The Los Padres National Forest issues wildflower reports for Figueroa Mountain about every two weeks at www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf.
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 orwww.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.