Celebrate July at Rancho La Patera & Stow House

The Goleta Valley History Society has a lot of fun activities planned this month. Check out one or all of them!

  • Old Fashioned 4th of July: This local favorite is returning Monday, July 4, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Adults and children of all ages will enjoy a day of live music, classic cars, hayrides, goats and chickens, an old engine show, tours, various games, and much more. Grab a bite of famous BBQ from Country Catering or cool off with some refreshing ice cream. Volunteers are still needed! If you are interested please email lisa@goletahistory.org.
  • Stow 150: The Stow House is celebrating their 150th anniversary with a free community event on Saturday, July 16, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This fun-filled day includes live music with Hoodlum Friends, tractor rides, goats, chickens, self-guided tours of the historic Stow House, and exhibits of Stow Ranch history. BYOC (bring your own lawn chair). Parking is limited – carpooling and Uber/Lyft are encouraged.
  • Music at the Ranch: This popular Tuesday Night Free Summer Concert Series begins July 19 with ‘Down Mountain Lights” and continues for five consecutive weeks. All concerts are from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. There will be food trucks and a cash bar serving beer and wine. Be advised, parking is again limited. The lineup includes:
    • July 26: MoneLov
    • August 2: Tony Ybarra
    • August 9: King Be
    • August 16: Donna Greene and the Roadside Daddies

For more information on these great events and more, please visit http://goletahistory.org/. All events take place at Rancho La Patera & Stow House located at 304 N. Los Carneros Road.