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.

STRENGTH TO GIVE | SEP. 13 | 10AM | CROSSFIT PACIFIC COAST | $30
If you're into fitness and giving back to the community, CrossFit Pacific Coast is having a workout and bar-b-Que benefit.
Proceeds from  the event will benefit the memorial fund of Nick Johnson, a UCSB water polo player that passed away earlier this year.

http://www.strengthtogive.com/

"SIDEWAYS" MERLOT TASTE-OFF | SEP. 13 | 3-6 PM | SOLVANG | $75

Do you love the movie Sideways?  And Merlot?
Perfect!
Celebrate the movie's 10th year anniversary in Solvang with wine tasting and gourmet appetizers from the area.

http://www.solvangusa.com/sideways/

VENTURA VINTAGE RODS | SEPT. 14 | 8AM - 3PM | HARBORVIEW PARK

It seems we can't get enough of awesome car shows.
This weekend get "reved" up for Ventura Vintage Rods with more than 300 classic cars.  The best part? Free admission!

http://venturavintagerods.org/

BENEFIT FOR CORY | SEPT. 14 | 6 - 11 PM | ELKS LODGE #613 |

If you like rock and roll, attend a local battle of the bands in Santa Barbara.
Benefit for Cory is sure to be a fun night raising funds for a local musician battling cancer.

http://thebrianfaithband.blogspot.com/2014/07/santa-barbaras-benefit-for-cory.html