Thursday, September 29, 2011

3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest & Fall-Themed Wine Tasting Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum

Friday, October 28, 5:30 pm  Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum ADMISSION IS FREE
Join us for an evening of tricks, treats, and pumpkin carving competition with local celebrity judges.

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF) and Kunin Wines co-host an evening of ghoulish delights! Judges Kathryn Graham, C’est Cheese co-owner; John Palminteri, television journalist; and Mayor Helene Schneider will be on hand to select the most devious and delightful pumpkins, and award an array of wonderful prizes. With prize categories for both children and adults this event is fun for all ages! 

Kunin Wines, known for some of the most exceptional vintages on the Central Coast, will offer tastings of their premiere selections, with a special focus on Autumnal pairings. Also, get ready for Halloween with FREE face painting and hair tinseling from Paul Mitchell The School professional stylists!

ADMISSION IS FREE, ALL ARE INVITED TO ENTER A PUMPKIN!  Please submit your carved pumpkin to CAF between noon, October 27, and noon, October 28, to be eligible for awards, and please provide your own candle. Participants may carve their pumpkin at CAF on Thursday, October 27, at 7 pm. No Age Restrictions.

This event is presented in association with the Santa Barbara Conference & Visitors Bureau and Film Commission and Santa Barbara Downtown Organization’s A special thank you to prize sponsors: Aveda, Arts & Letters Cafe, California Pizza Kitchen, Coffee Cat, Natural Cafe, Santa Barbara Independent, and Santa Barbara News-Press!


About the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF):  CAF is a non-profit, non-collecting alternative art space dedicated to the exhibition, education, and cultivation of the arts of our time.  Celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2011, CAF is the premier venue for contemporary art between Los Angeles and San Francisco.  CAF is located at the Paseo Nuevo Mall Upper Arts Terrace in downtown Santa Barbara, CA.

CAF  |  653 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA  93101   |    Paseo Nuevo Mall Upper Arts Terrace   |
p: (805)966-5373  |   f: (805) 962-1421   |

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