SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Parents had front row seats at the Old Mission to watch the dress rehearsal for Old Spanish Day's kick-off event La Fiesta Pequena.

Children don't have to steal the show since the program highlights them.

The program includes dances from early California, Mexico and Spain.

Anchor Paula Lopez and Fr. Larry Gosselin co-host the event.

The program starts at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Admission is free.