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Summer Kick-Off @ The Public Market! — Saturday, June 13, 2015

To kick off the summer season and celebrate all things local, the Santa Barbara Public Market will host a Summer Kick-Off on Saturday June 13th from 10:00am – 6:00pm. The Santa Barbara community is invited to eat, drink, and shop local this summer at the Public Market! The Summer Kick-Off will feature a cooking demo in The Kitchen with Flagstone Pantry, a Summer Tasting Passport experience featuring seasonal food samplings from all market merchants, a Local Expo in The Kitchen featuring demos and samplings from local Santa Barbara vendors in the community, as well as free pop-up yoga class!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Saturday, June 13th, 10am – 6pm

10:00am – 11:00am – Pop-Up Yoga Class with Core Power Yoga

10:00am – 5:00pm – Local Floral Designers will be set up displaying seasonal arrangements for sale, including Gallup and Stribling, Dalla Vita and Santa Barbara Tower Gardens and Peony Flowers and Gifts!

2:00pm – 4:00pm – Summer Tasting Passport; sample summer seasonal tastings from participating Merchants! Get stamps and turn in your completed passport for a chance to win prizes.

2:00pm – 4:00pm – Local Expo – local vendors and businesses offering demos and samples in The Kitchen, including Kate Farms, Organic Body Essentials, Flow Water, Santa Barbara Beekeepers, Fairview Gardens and MORE!

2:00pm – 5:00pm – Live Music; One Two Tree

5:00pm – 6:00pm , join Il Fustino‘s Jim Kirkley in The Kitchen for for an exclusive Olive Oil tasting, FREE demonstration. Guests will learn the olive oil basics, what makes California’s olive oils unique and delicious as well as the perfect food pairings for each type! A great class for novice and expert alike, this class will be a fun way to broaden your olive oil horizons!

5:00pm – 6:00pm – BONUS Pop-Up Yoga Class with Core Power Yoga; yoga participants will receive a FREE Public Market tote bag as well as a wristband that grants them exclusive offers from participating merchants in the market that day only!

More Details…

Core Power Yoga kicks the day off with a FREE pop-up yoga class at 10am in the courtyard (space is limited, first-come, first-serve). Yoga participants will receive a FREE Public Market tote bag as well as a wristband that grants them exclusive offers from participating merchants in the market that day only, including 15% off merchandise at Foragers Pantry, 10% off a cheese plate at Culture Counter and take advantage of Happy Hour pricing on tap wine and beer at Wine + Beer!

From 10:00am – 5:00pm local Floral Designers will be set up displaying seasonal arrangements for sale, including Peony Flowers and Gifts, Gallup and Stribling, Dalla Vita and Santa Barbara Tower Gardens.

Public Market fans won’t want to miss the complimentary Summer Tasting Passport experience from 2:00pm – 4:00pm, where market merchants will sample seasonal summer bites! The community is also invited to tour the Local Expo in The Kitchen (also from 2:00pm – 4:00pm) where like-minded local community vendors and businesses will sample and demo products and services, including Kate Farms Organic Body Essentials, Chia Bar, Santa Barbara BeekeepersFairview Gardens and Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

The Summer Kick-Off will also feature local band One Two Tree who will play live music for all to enjoy from 2:00pm – 5:00pm.

Don’t miss this opportunity to discover more about Santa Barbara’s integral local resources at the Santa Barbara Public Market! Eat, shop, drink and live local this summer at the Public Market and make the most of one of the Santa Barbara community’s greatest places to support local business!

The Santa Barbara Public Market’s Summer Kick-Off event is a FREE event and open to the public.