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Wine Tasting for a Good Cause

Urban Wine Trail Event to Benefit Youth Programs

The PARC Foundation’s Fourth Annual Magic on the Urban Wine Trail fundraiser presented by Mission Linen Supply promises to be a fun-filled afternoon on Sunday, April 17, 3:00-6:00pm, at the historic Carrillo Recreation Center Ballroom (100 East Carrillo Street, Santa Barbara). Guests will enjoy wine tasting with wineries from the Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail; “Scenes of Santa Barbara” in the PARC Gallery featuring art from over 30 local artists including members of the Oak Group and SCAPE; live music by jazz trio L.A. Metro Combo and zany accordionist Michael Gutin; delicious food; and a great silent auction, all for a great cause!

A scrumptious selection of appetizers and desserts will served by the teens and mentor chefs of the City’s successful Teen Culinary Arts Program, which gives youth job training and teaches them about nutrition and healthy cooking, helping them to develop skills that will last a lifetime.

Proceeds from the event will support the Teen Culinary Arts Program and the Parks & Recreation Camp Scholarship Fund for under-served children. The 2015 Magic on the Urban Wine Trail event raised enough funds to support the Culinary Art Program and helped to send 90 children to summer camps, many of them for the first time.

The list of wineries pouring at the event features 11 wineries from the Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail: Carr Vineyards & Winery, Cebada Winery, Grassini Family Vineyards, Jaffurs Wine Cellars, Jamie Slone Wines, Oreana Winery, Pali Wine Co., Sanford Winery, Santa Barbara Winery, Silver Wines, and Summerland Winery.

Registration for the event is $45 in advance (through April 16) or $60 at the door. Patron Tickets are also available for $100, and includes recognition at the event, a wine-themed gift, and access to the PARC Gallery pre-sale as thanks for their additional support of PARC. Advance registration may be purchased online at or by calling (805) 897-1946.

PARC thanks presenting sponsor Mission Linen Supply, and sponsors Armstrong Associates; Montecito Bank & Trust; The Community Voice; Village Properties; Nancy Rapp; Oren’s Automotive; Rincon Broadcasting LLC; BMW Santa Barbara; Bryant & Sons Jewelers; Howard Hudson CPA; Intermezzo Bar + Café; NeoGov; Des Jardins & Haapala Attorneys, Heritage Oaks Bank and Mike Richardson Realtors for their generous support of the event.

About PARC

The Parks and Recreation Community (PARC) Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the work of the City of Santa Barbara’s Parks & Recreation Department by promoting, preserving, and enhancing parks, recreation programs, and open space.  


Event Contact

Judith McCaffrey, Recreation Program Manager and PARC Foundation Manager
(805) 897-1946

Last Updated: Mar 15, 2018
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