SPECIAL EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
GIANT PUPPET WORKSHOP
Join us this year for two Pascucci "Celebrity Bartender's Night" fundraisers! Thursday, May 25, and Thursday, June 1, 2023, 5:00 - 10:00 PM at 509 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA.
Your favorite local heroes are your hosts: John Palminteri, DJ Darla Bea, Supervisor Das Williams, Councilmembers Mike Jordan, Oscar Gutierrez & more!
All proceeds from Drinks and Tips benefit the Summer Solstice Celebration! Come early for Happy Hour, 5:00 - 6:00 PM.
Join artist Rich McLaughlin on Sunday May 28 for a 4-hour Giant Puppet Workshop!
12 noon to 4 PM
Open to adult participants (age 18+ who have signed up to participate in the Soltice Workshop this year. Space in this workshop is very limited so come down NOW to the Soltice Workshop and get yourself signed up!
For the general public who have not signed up and paid Workshop Registration Fees at the Workshop, this amazing workshop is available to you for $25
Rich McLaughlin is an artist who specializes in murals, sculpture and puppetry. A longtime friend of Michael Gonzales, the originator of the Solstice Parade, Rich is one of the original members of SOlstice and walked in the first parades. His puppet work has been seen on tage, television and screen across the USA and the UK. Rich is donating his fees and talent to this Giant Puppet Workshop so ALL FEES GO STRAIGHT TO SOLSTICE.
Anyone who wishes to participate can sign up here:
Here are some special memories from Oct. 15 "GET ON BOARD" Gathering.