New York Baroque Dance

Friday, June 24 at 6 pm

Santa Barbara Historical Museum Barqoque dance

As a part of their 2016 Santa Barbara Historical Dance Workshop, the New York Baroque Dance Company invites you to the Museum for an evening of dance with a Spanish flair.

Artistic Director Catherine Turocy and Ana Yepes will teach excerpts from Spanish Baroque dances, along with a contra dance workshop by Marisol Cabrera.

Enjoy performances by the Old Spanish Days Spirits of Fiesta along with classical Spanish and Flamenco dancers.

A no-host taco truck will be available from 6-7pm, and beverages are included.

Free to members ~ RSVP to ""

Project Fiesta! Premiere

Thursday, July 7 ~ 5:00-8:00 pm

Santa Barbara Historical Hidden treasures

The Museum is proud to introduce a new installation of Project Fiesta! Building A Complete History of Old Spanish Days, which focuses on the important roles played by the community.

Fall in love with Fiesta as memories of the festival come to life with personal stories, vintage posters, restored costumes, historical photographs, and artifacts that connect our community and celebrate our traditions.

Free entry.

History Happy Hour

Old Spanish Days: Santa Barbara History Through Public Art by Erin Graffy de Garcia ~ Wednesday, July 27

Santa Barbara Historical Museum walking tour

Location: TBD

Join us for a casual talk and learn more about the history of Old Spanish Days and why we celebrate "Fiesta."

Free entry, no-host wine.

Walking Tour

Old Spanish Days: Santa Barbara History Through Public Art by Erin Graffy de Garcia ~ Saturday, July 30

Santa Barbara Historical Museum walking tour

10:00 am (Walk begins at the Museum)

Join us for a lively walk around Santa Barbara's historic downtown with Erin Graffy, who will help you discover some of the hidden history and art that you walk by every day.

Reservation required. Members are complimentary, guests are $5.

La Fiesta del Museo

Saturday, July 23 ~ 5:30 pm

Santa Barbara Historical Museum walking tour

An elegant evening of Fiesta... this all-inclusive fundraiser is not to be missed. Drawing from our history, guests will be treated to special performances and dances from Spain, Mexico and early California, paired with authentic cuisine, fine wines, tequila tasting and magnificent margaritas.

There will be music, dancing and a toast to this year's El Presidente.

Reservations required. Members $150/ Guests $175

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