Succulent Wreath Workshop: Noon-2 p.m. Seaside Makers Collective, 209 Anacapa St. Using old wine barrel rings and live succulents and mosses, participants will create a living wreath. Presented by Wild Buffalo Workshops. $55. To register, go to eventbrite.com and enter “Succulent Wreath Making Workshop.”
Nature Days for Children:
9:15-11:30 a.m. July 9, July 11, Aug. 13 or Aug. 15. Ventura Botanical Gardens, 567 Poli St., behind Ventura City Hall, Ventura. Sensory nature hike, art activity, special dig. Open to kids ages 7-11 or grades 1-5. Snack provided. Child will leave with drawing or collage and succulent painting. $10. To register, call 232-3113.
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.
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.
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.
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