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GIFT GUIDE

2017

Where to Buy What This Holiday Season Edited by Matt Kettmann · Designed by Caitlin Fitch Welcome to December, the official month of gift buying for most Americans. Whether you relish the seasonal excuse to peruse every aisle in town for weeks or prefer tactical strikes to get the job done in under an hour, we hope the Independent’s annual Gift Guide presents you with fresh ideas for those who’ve made your list in 2017.

Crafty Collabs

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The Yes Store

Celebrating 50 years of selling arts and crafts each Christmas season, this year’s incarnation includes intricate beaded jewelry by Claire Weber (1), tile art by the nationally renowned Susie Dunbar (2), and functional ceramics by Dane Venaas (3). 627 State St. theyesstore.com

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A Crimson Holiday

The Guilded Table

This permanent but ever-evolving collection of craftspeople ups the Funk 2 Zone’s retail game. Check out sea-glass and precious-gem jewelry by Jules by the Sea (1), photo art on wood by Meadow Rose (2), and wine stoppers by Line & Form. 120 Santa Barbara St. guildedtable.com

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Founder Marilyn Dannehower, creator of MAD Dreams Jewelry Designs (1), gathers artists such as Lila Sander (scarves, shawls, and boiled-wool handbags [2]), and Roanna Barkan’s tutus, fairy wings, wands, and doll clothing (3). La Cumbre Plaza, 121 S. Hope Ave. acrimsonholiday.com

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Certified Diamonds Precious Gemstones Estate Jewelry Custom Jewelry Design

EARLY CALIFORNIA ANTIQUES Vintage Mexican & Navajo Silver

ECA INC Showroom - 1331 State Street • Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Come Shop for Everyone on your List! Stocking Stuffers  Fun Ornaments (the best in town!) NEW Jewelry Arrivals  Beauty & Bath Product  Gift Sets Men’s Shaving Favorites  Complimentary Wrapping Gift Certificates for Facial Treatments, Body Massage & MORE! 20% OFF 1 ITEM With this ad • 1 discount per customer • exp. 12/15/17

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BENNETT’S EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS Best Source for Toys & Books in the Santa Barbara & Goleta Area!

Classroom Essentials

Early Learning

5148 Hollister Ave. • 964-8998 Magnolia Shopping Center

M-F 10-6 | SAT: 10-5:30 | SUN: 11-4

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Beauty by the Sea

The Grapeseed Company

Kristin Fraser turns the byproducts of wine into beauty products. 1) Steam-Distilled Essential Oil Duo Sets: Pairing lavender with eucalyptus, lemon with tea tree, and orange with lemongrass. $17-$20 2) Vineyard Rose Trio: Body butter, lip balm, and soap from Bulgarian rose and tuberose. $28 3) Create Your Own Beard Oil: Work one-on-one to make your own oil, soy candle, and more. $22

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21 W. Ortega St.; 4193 Carpinteria Ave., Ste. 6, Carpinteria. thegrapeseedcompany.com

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Holiday Cruises

GIVE THE “Gift Certificate” OF ADVENTURE!

From Ventura Harbor

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People forget things but they will Never forget A Great Adventure

Wine or Beer Tasting Tours • Horseback Riding Tours Kayak Excursions • Sailing Cruises • Deep Sea Fishing Whale Watching Trips • Stand Up Paddle Board Tours Segway Tours • Hot Air Balloon Rides and much more! Photo by Doug Mangum

Cruise the Ventura Keys December 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22 & 23 • 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Adult $16 • Seniors $13 • Child $10

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GIFT CERTIFICATES START AT only $50

Parade of Lights Photo by Dan Harding

Watch the Boat Parade December 15 & 16 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Adult $35 • Seniors $32 • Child $25

Gift Shop & Gift Certificates Island Day Hikes • Camp • Kayak • Whale Watch

805-642-1393

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Captain Jack’s Tours – Santa Barbara’s Choice for Adventure!

CAPTAINJACKSTOURS.COM Book online or call 805 564-1819 to order gift certificates

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Tracy Wells makes her entire scented lineartworks of soaps by Gallery 113 ~ Original by S.B. the Art Association hand, including Holiday Trio, with Santa Claus Lane (sweet peppermint), Holiday Cheer Santa Barbara Arts ~ Original arts and crafts by local (champagne and pear), andartists Sugar Plum (sugarplum and blackberry). Waterhouse Gallery ~ Fine $24 California paintings,locations. sculpture Available at multiple santabarbarasoa ps.com DINING

Thalassotherapist Antoinette Marie Marquez turns indigenous seaweed into skincare. 1) Sea Tea Bath Bag: Soak with these hand-harvested S.B. seaweeds. $10 each/4 for $30 2) Sealution: Small-batch face and body serum. 1 oz., $24; 2 oz., $36; 4 oz., $68 506 State St. amaseabeauty.com

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Cielito ~ Fine Mexican regional Santa Barbara Arts ~ Original dining arts and crafts by local artists Jeannine’s American WaterhouseBakery Gallery ~ Fine California paintings, sculpture and Restaurant ~ “Come home to Jeannine’s” ~ where good DINING food meets good company

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Santa Barbara Gift Baskets Anne Pazier makes gifting easing by wrapping up loads of themed baskets from her store in Old Town Goleta, where you can sip on wine and beer while she packages your order. The Montecito Basket (1) includes Jilli Vanilli vanilla extract (made with Ian Cutler’s spirits), Santa Barbara Popcorn, Jessica Foster sea-salt caramels, Ojai pepper jelly, and more. $380 The Chocolate Pinot Noir Boozy Baking Box (2) features Carr Pinot Noir, a ceramic cupcake pedestal, a rubber whisk, and Sugar Cat Studio’s Chocolate Pinot Noir Cupcake Mix. $115 The Firestone Brew Crew (3) packs a six-pack of beer alongside Santa Barbara Olive Co. salsa, La Tolteca tortilla chips, Shalhoob beef jerky, S.B. Popcorn, and beer brittle. (Similar baskets available with Figueroa Mountain, M.Special, and Telegraph beers.) $75 230 Magnolia Ave., Goleta. santabarbaragiftbaskets.com

Come enjoy two of Santa Barbara’s Treasures:

Nature’s Own on Stearns Wharf

Santa Barbara family owned and operated since 1974 217C Stearns Wharf – Open 365 days a year 805.965.4040

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Purchase a Gift Membership and receive a free plush reindeer.

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A Santa Barbara Zoo Membership includes free admission 365 days a year, great discounts, and so much more. Call (805) 962-5339 or visit sbzoo.org for more information. Valid through 12/31/17, while supplies last.

Meet visiting reindeer Lightning & Holiday, at the Zoo through January 1.

(805) 962-5339 • Just off Cabrillo Blvd. at East Beach • sbzoo.org

All of your favorite Apple® products, for up to 50% off retail! 4185 Carpinteria Ave Suite 3 | 805-745-8587 Apple®, MacBook Pro®, MacBook Air ® and Mac OS® are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.®, registered in the U.S. and other Countries. iPower Resale Group Inc.® is independently owned and not affiliated with Apple Inc.®.

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The Santa Barbara Company Caroline and Nancy Law run this hyper-locally focused store in a downtown cottage, full of household items, foods, beauty products, and more, all with a Santa Barbara theme. The Best of Santa Barbara Box (1) is a wooden crate filled with Twenty-Four Blackbirds chocolate, snacks by Swell Foods, Jessica Foster Confections truffles, S.B. Pistachio Co. nuts, and Santa Barbara Bars in two flavors. $42 The Fresh Breeze Santa Barbara Gift Box (2) pairs a soy travel candle with lavender linen spray, organic chardonnay soap, and Bee Healed balm. $45 214 E. Victoria St. santabarbaracompany.com

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Wearable Art

Zyrka Blanketwraps Zyrka Landwijt Metcalfe creates stylish blanketwraps for the bed or your shoulders from new and old Pendletons laced together with Irish linen thread and adorned with unique talismans. $200-$450 zyrkaland.com

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Books to Buy

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Numerous Santa Barbara authors published books this year, most of which can be found at Chaucer’s Books (3321 State St.; chaucersbooks.com), The Book Den (15 E. Anapamu St.; bookden.com), and Tecolote Book Shop (1470 E. Valley Rd., Ste. 52; tecolotebookshop.com). Here are just a few.

Around the Table: Recipes & Stories from The Lark in Santa Barbara:: Recipes by Chef Jason Paluska, photographs by Macduff Everton, and insight into how Sherry Villanueva developed this Funk Zone hotspot. thelarksb.com

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Make Smith Leather Company Steven Soria just opened a new retail shop, where you can watch him craft belts, backpacks, wallets (1), dog leashes (2), and much more. $50-$290 135 E. De la Guerra St. makesmith.com

VIP EXPERIENCE

at the Arlington Theatre 1317 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA

ENTERTAINMENT GIFT CARD

Give the gift of movies with a Metropolitan Theatres Gift Card! Available at metrotheatres.com and at theatre box office locations: The Arlington Theatre 1317 State Street Santa Barbara CA 93101

Metro 4 Theatre 618 State Street Santa Barbara CA 93101

Fiesta 5 Theatre 916 State Street Santa Barbara CA 93101

Paseo Nuevo 4 Cinemas 8 West De La Guerra Place Santa Barbara CA 93101

FOLLOW US

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The Hitchcock Cinema & Public House 371 South Hitchcock Way Santa Barbara CA 93105

@MetropolitanTheatres

Camino Real 6 Cinemas 7040 Marketplace Drive Goleta CA 93117 Fairview 3 Theatre 225 North Fairview Avenue Goleta CA 93117

@MetroTheatres

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Opening Night: Thursday, December 14th • 7pm Showtime EXCLUSIVE LIMITED OFFER VIPs will receive: ($25* per person, plus movie ticket) • STAR WARS popcorn collectors tin* • STAR WARS drink tumbler* • Early access into the theatre at 5pm *unlimited free refills valid during 12/14 event only

Ticket Information: VIP and movie tickets available at the Arlington Theatre Box Office. No additional fee will apply. Box Office hours: noon-6pm. *To buy tickets online: associated online fees apply. • VIP Event Tickets only: visit axs.com (does not include the movie ticket). • Movie Tickets only: visit metrotheatres.com


To Give Life a Shape: Poems Inspired by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Art: David Starkey and Chryss Yost edited this collection of poets re reflecting on the museum’s collection. gunpowderpress.com

Unique Eats and Eateries of Santa Barbara: Geneva Ives tours you through dozens of our best and most interesting restaurants.

The Tiny Mess: Accompanying photographs by Trevor Gordon, Maddie Gordon and Mary Gonzalez dive into the recipes and tales of those with confined kitchens. thetinymess.com

Dog Logic Logic: Tom Strelich’s novel concerns Hertell Daggett, a friendly neighborhood pet-cemetery caretaker. tomstrelich.com

Library Book: Writers on Libraries: This anthology of prose and poetry features more than 80 writers exploring the glory of libraries, including Sue Grafton, Pico Iyer, Ray Bradbury, and more.

Nothing That Is Ours Ours: Longtime Indy contributor, and now Mesa Bookstore co-owner, D.J. Palladino penned this Santa Barbara–set psychedelic novel that ruminates on the metaphysics of it all. asahinaandwallace.com

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MANY DIFFERENT STYLES TO CHOOSE FROM STOP BY TO TRY ONE OUT! 100 E. HALEY ST 805-201-0654 | PEDEGOSB.COM

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Santa Barbara’s Best Kept Secret for Christmas Shopping

One-S top Shops Plum Goods 909 State St. plumgoodsstore.com It’s easy to spend hours just for fun any day of the year in Amy Cooper’s bustling State Street shop.

SERRA SHOP AT OLD MISSION SANTA BARBARA Our spacious, recently renovated gift shop is all decked out for Christmas, and you’ll find lots of wonderful, exclusive gifts for everyone on your list!

1 1) Jenga Ocean: Surfer/artist Lake Buckley gave oceanic vibes by drawing threatened marine species on the blocks of this popular stacking puzzle game, which is made from 100 percent recycled fishing nets by the Ventura-based recycling-smart company Bureo. $50 bureo.com

Mission Wine ∙ Handmade Jewelry ∙ Decorative Candles Unique Scarves and Apparel ∙ Gift Baskets Mention this ad and save 10% on your purchase. 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara Shop Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily

Up Up Your Your Gift Gift Game, Game, Not Not Your Your Budget Budget

2 2) Origin Art: Wooden relief maps made by Lake Tahoe– area artists feature Santa Barbara, the Channel Islands, and, yes, the Game of Thrones world. $80-$225 originartwork.com

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3) Tea Drops: A sampler set featuring five easy-to-use “drops” each of citrus ginger, rose earl grey, sweet peppermint, matcha green tea, and blueberry acai. No bag required! $14.50-$34.50

Unique Gifts for Women Unique Gifts for Women

Women’s Women’s Designer Designer Clothing Clothing and and Accessories Accessories from Every from Every Decade Decade

1118 State Street www.renaissancefineconsignment.com www.renaissancefineconsignment.com

805.963.7800

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NEW STUDENT SPECIAL 30 DAYS UNLIMITED CLASSES for $55 Yoga & Fitness Classes Daily, Health Workshops, Private Allopathic & Holistic Treatments

SPA DAY PACKAGES & WELLNESS GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE YasaYoga.com

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The nation’s longest running artisan holiday cooperative that delights locals and visitors to downtown Santa Barbara with an impressive display of local hand crafted creations. The Yes Store is the perfect place to find unique one-of-a-kind gifts and treasured keepsakes for someone special.

627 STATE ST

In the heart of Downtown Santa Barbara Now open 7 days a week 10am-7pm Remember we close at 5pm on Christmas Eve only to reopen next November in a New Location

(805) 966-9777 • THEYESSTORE.COM

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One-S top Shops cont’d The Shopkeepers Patti Pagliei Simpson curates everything from hats and books to kimonos and leather jackets in this new Funk Zone boutique. Waxing Poetic Jewelry: This is Pagliei Simpson’s line of jewelry, including earrings, charm-touched necklaces, and the Rime bangle with tree-of-life and heart ornaments. $44-$209 waxingpoetic.com 137 Anacapa St., Ste. A. theshopkeepers-sb.com

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Lauren Malloy, Ashley Moore, and Emma Moore recently opened this “curated country store for man, woman, and child” in Carpinteria. 1. Caitlin McCann Quilts: Organic quilts and pillows, hand-decorated with natural plant dyes, as well as handmade coil baskets. $300-$600 2. Owl Boxes: Woodworker Stephanie Mathis designed these homes for barn owls, which serve as solid rodent control centers as well. $250 Ducklings: Yes, you can preorder ducklings to arrive just in time for the holidays, and get all you need to keep them happy. $12 5100 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria. heritagegoodsandsupply.com

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GIFTS FOR THE ARTIST

A Large Selection of Artist Sets in Watercolor, Acrylic and Oil at Great Holiday Prices!

STOCKING STUFFERS!

Easels 30 to 40% off • Lots of Brushes and brush sets for every artist! • Stocking Stuffers 50% All stretched Canvas • 2 for 1 Wood Panels • Coloring books for all ages Best custom framing prices in town! • And much more!

ART ESSENTIALS - 32 E. VICTORIA ST. | 805-965-5456 Mon-Sat • 9am-6pm, Sun • 11am-5pm

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Come visit us for Great Gift Ideas Pictured: Meadowbrooke Gourds Handcrafted in Pennsylvania Ornaments, Luminaries & Silhouettes

165 S. Patterson Ave. 805-964-9944

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Holiday Savings Sale prices on last year’s models and demo bikes! Free Gift Card with the purchase of a new bike, worth up to $100* *excludes sale bikes

We Deliver! 805.569.3393 poshsb.com info@poshsb.com

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3317 State St. Loreto Plaza Santa Barbara

320 S Kellogg Ave (805) 682-4699 | www.bicyclebobs-sb.com

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Food Finds

Cheese of the Month Club: Janelle McAtamney, who’s opening her Cailloux Cheese Shop in Solvang next spring, offers various cheese-of-the-month clubs ($40$65 a month) and gift crates stocked with cheeses, meats, and accoutrements ($45). caillouxcheeseshop.com

Pyrography Knives & Cutting Boards: Indy Art Director Ben Ciccati uses fire to fashion cutting boards and Opinel knives with magical illustrations of creatures from land and sea. $30-$90 benciccati.com

Experience Oaxaca this Holiday. Give the perfect gift with beautiful, imported fair trade goods from the authentic Oaxacan Handicrafts and Textile Store.

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C’est Cheese Treats: Michael and Kathryn Graham don’t just sell cheese — they also create a wide range of house-made treats, such as harvest butter (1), tomato and butternut squash soups (2), cranberry compote (3), and spiced bacon caramel corn (4). 825 Santa Barbara St. cestcheese.com

1 3 Boutique Wine Sampler: Entrepreneurs Bob Sweeney and Tim Jones worked with top vintners from both Santa Barbara County and Paso Robles to offer two different six-packs of half bottles of wine for sale at Costco. $50 boutiquewinebox.com

A Taste of Californi a Goldstein’s full line of Salts: Chef Robin the Santa Barbara tri flavored salts, from o Mediterranean, and of lemon-rosemary, ch fennel, pink pepper, ile-garlic to Ojai’s and lavender. Multiple locations . atasteofca.com

DIY Wine: Bottlest in Buellton lets you customize your own bottle of wine, from flavors down to the label, either as you tour the Terravant winemaking facility or from your desktop. $20 35 Industrial Way, Buellton. bottlest.com

S.B. Map Glasses @ The Santa Barbara Company: Stemless wine glasses, coffee mugs , and beer pints featuring maps of Santa Barb ara’s neighborhoods, from the Funk Zone and down town to the Mesa and Riviera. $16 214 E. Victoria St. santabarbaracompany.com

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