Music Academy of The West

 The beautiful ocean-side campus is home to one of the nation’s preeminent summer schools and festivals for gifted young classical musicians, providing them with the opportunity for advanced study and performance under the guidance of internationally renowned faculty artists, guest conductors, and soloists.  Attend one of the 200 annual public events, many of which are free .  1070 Fairway Road, 805.969.4726,

Lobero Theater

Home to many of Santa Barbara’s outstanding performing arts organizations, this is California’s oldest, continuously operating theatre. Originally founded in 1873 and rebuilt in 1924, it is widely recognized as one of Santa Barbara’s architectural jewels and designated as a State and City landmark. 33 E Canon Perdido Street, 805.966.4946,