Downtown Santa Barbara was abuzz with power as excited patrons wandered between the Arlington Theatre and eight totally different venues within the Arts District — Santa Barbara Museum of Artwork, Sullivan Goss, The Crafter’s Library, Peter Horjus Design & Illustration, Maune Up to date, Santa Barbara Positive Artwork, Colette Cosentino Atelier + Gallery, and domecíl — for the 2023 LIVE Artwork & Wine Tour on Thursday, Might 18.
The pleasant smiles and good natured chatter as we lined up for bites and sips from meals and wine distributors — together with L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, Opal Restaurant & Bar, Carlitos Café y Cantina, Pascucci, La Lieff Wines, Carr Vineyard, Potek Vineyard, Sunstone Vineyard, Menchaca Sweets, The Daisy, Los Arroyos, Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards, Municipal Winemakers, TW Hollister, Andersen’s Danish Bakery, Soul Bites, the Anchor Rose, Sevtap Vineyard, Elena’s Kitchen, Maiz Picante, Alamati Wine, and Valley to the Sea Vineyard — was proof optimistic that “for those who program it, they may come” out to get pleasure from themselves in Downtown Santa Barbara.
An annual occasion for greater than 20 years, the Downtown Santa Barbara LIVE Artwork & Wine Tour showcased a pleasant assortment of meals, drink, reside artwork on the numerous venues, in addition to the ultimate after occasion on the Arlington with much more meals, specialty drinks, and a silent public sale. Further highlights included an aerial efficiency by Seventh Dimension Dance, the return of the Tiny Libraries on State Avenue as an interactive artwork set up, an I Madonnari chalk portray preview by artist Sharyn Chan (@_artbear_), and this 12 months’s band, Will Stephens & the Necessities, who have been a lot enjoyable that nobody hanging out within the Arlington Courtyard needed to go away, even after final name.
Proceeds from the occasion go to profit the Downtown Public Artwork, Activations and Occasions Fund that helps assist applications comparable to Pianos on State, 1st Thursday, live shows on State Avenue, and different group actions. For extra data on future occasions, go to downtownsb.org.