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.

GRASSINI GIVES BACK | DEC. 14 | 10 AM - 7 PM | $10 & $15 | TASTING ROOM

Love wine tasting? you can enjoy it on a Sunday and give back to the community at the 3rd annual Grassini Vineyards Gives Back.
Tasting tickets are $15 and get in on a raffle for $10.
The best part? the vineyards will match all proceeds!

http://www.grassinifamilyvineyards.com/

NUTCRACKER AT THE ARLINGTON | DEC. 13 & 14 | ARLINGTON THEATRE

Take part in a 40 year tradition in Santa Barbara being part of the Nutcracker at the Arlington Theatre spectacular!
You can catch the ballet three times this weekend.  We have information to tickets and times on our website.

http://www.thearlingtontheatre.com/

PARADE OF LIGHTS | DEC. 13 | 10 AM - 8 PM | CHANNEL ISLANDS HARBOR

Get into the holiday spirit with a full day and evening of family fun, thousands of sparkling lights dancing on the water and a special appearance from Santa at the 49th Parade of Lights at the Channel Islands Harbor.
Admission is free all day and the parade starts at 7 pm.

http://www.channelislandsharbor.org/thingstodo/events/2014/ParadeOfLights2014.htm

MILPAS HOLIDAY PARADE |DEC. 13 | 5:30 PM | SANTA BARBARA

The Milpas Holiday Parade also takes place Saturday in Santa Barbara at Canon Perdido and Milpas.
It celebrates kids and will be a fun family event to take part in.

http://www.mcasb.org/