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The Natural History of Wine, Beer & Spirits: Whales and Rincon Brewery

Saturday, September 25, 2021
5:00 PM–6:00 PM

Whales in our region face challenges with ship strikes, entanglement in fishing gear, and more. Join us over a special-edition local beer as we discuss why whales deserve our protection and respect, and what you can do to help! Marine biologist and educator Holly Lohuis from Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society and Rincon Brewery co-owner Mark Hyatt share a friendship that’s deeply inspired by their love for the ocean. They’ll describe how they’ve acted to protect whales and the environment, and how other businesses, nonprofits, and individuals can follow in their footsteps. Rincon Brewer Chas Cloud will share brewery intel to help you fully savor the unique beer he brewed exclusively for this Museum fundraiser.

Whale artwork by Liz Brady

Ticket Cost:
BYOB Level (delivered by email): $20.00
Aficionado Level (pick up at the Museum): $100.00
Gourmet Package Add-on (pick up at the Museum): $25.00
Adventurer Level (pick up at the Museum): SOLD OUT

Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival®

Saturday, June 25, 2022
2:00 PM–5:00 PM

Join us in 2022 to sip and savor 100+ of the Central Coast's best wineries and culinary delights while enjoying a splendid summer afternoon in the Museum's oak woodland along Mission Creek.

Early Entry: $160
Exclusive early entry at 1:00 PM
Full access to 100+ wineries and food purveyors from 1:00–2:00 PM with a limited number of guests
Commemorative crystal wine glass

General Admission: $110
Entry at 2:00 PM
Access to 100+ wineries and food purveyors across Museum’s beautiful outdoor spaces
Commemorative crystal wine glass

One hundred percent of the net proceeds from the Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival® supports the Museum’s nature and science education programs.

Ticket Cost:
Early Entry (Exclusive early entry at 1:00 PM): SOLD OUT
General Admission (Entry at 2:00 PM): $110.00
Designated Driver: $50.00