SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Lot of fun events are going on in your neighborhoods this weekend.  First Alert Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo shares her favorite picks up and down the coast.

CALIFORNIA WINE FESTIVAL | JULY 17-19 | SANTA BARBARA
Are you ready for some wine, Santa Barbara?
Get your glasses ready for the California Wine Festival!
The event brings in vintners with tastings from the Central Coast, Napa, Sonoma, and more.
http://www.californiawinefestival.com/index.html

BLONDES VS. BRUNETTES | JULY 19 | TAILGATE: 11 AM | SANTA BARBARA POLO CLUB
It's the first ever Blondes vs. Brunettes Powderpuff Football game this weekend in Santa Barbara.
Local women will raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association California Central Chapter.

Just a $20 donation gets you a ticket to the big game!
http://act.alz.org/site/TR?fr_id=6040&pg=entry

PIRATES DAY FESTIVAL | JULY 19-20 | VENTURA HARBOR
It's time for the 9th annual Pirate Days Festival in Ventura!
Come face to face with some of your favorite characters, or come as one!
It's also free times three:  for admission to the event, parking and a shuttle to avoid searching for a spot!
http://venturaharborvillage.com/piratedays/

CENTRAL COAST RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL | JULY 19-20 | LAGUNA LAKE PARK
if your looking to step back in time, head to San Luis Obispo for the Central Coast Renaissance Festival.
This weekend, over 5,000 attendees are expected to show up for the jousting, viewing the royal court, pony rides, and stage fighting lessons.
Tickets for the 1585 inspired festival are less than $17 for adults, and $10 for kids.

http://ccrenfaire.com/


ARSENIC AND OLD LACE | JULY 9-27 | GARVIN THEATRE
If you love the stage, you can support the Theatre Group at Santa Barbara City College enjoying the classic comedy, Arsenic and Old Lace.
Performances will be Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and on Sundays at 2pm.
http://www.sbcc.net/theatrearts/

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