Succulent Exchange: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 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.
Summer Solstice Nature Hike: 9 a.m. June 23. Meet at Maricopa Plaza, 1207 Maricopa Highway, Ojai, for carpool caravan about 35 miles up Highway 33 to Pine Mountain; trip arrives back at 4 p.m. Leader is native plant educator Lanny Kaufer. Total hiking distance is about three miles. $25 adults, $20 seniors 62 and older, $15 full-time students 13-17; free to kids 5-12, one per adult with RSVP. To register or for more information, call 646-6281 or go to www.herbwalks.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.
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 or www.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.