The Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center will host its annual Palate to Palette fundraiser, 4-8 p.m. Sunday, May 1 at 865 Linden Ave. Funds raised at the event will allow the Arts Center to continue providing a diverse and enriching menu of cultural programs for all ages.

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“We are delighted to bring back this popular and lively event,” said Linda Rosso, executive director. “Where else can you experience the best local restaurants and wineries in one magical place?”

The Palate to Palette will feature food and wines from 20 local chefs and vintners, and will include a live auction and entertainment the day of the gala. The Palate to Palette Gallery auction will be on display in the Charles Lo Bue Gallery starting Friday, April 8, and online at

The Arts Center thanks the following chefs, restaurateurs and vintners for participating in the gala: Carp Coffee, Carp Kitchen Grocery, Carpinteria Wine Company, Chocolats du CaliBressan, Delgado’s, Dinkelbrot Carpinteria, Giannfranco’s Trattoria, Good Plow, HEAT Culinary, Jack’s Famous Bagels & Bistro.

Also, Jenavi Vineyards, Lafond Winery & Vineyards, Little Dom’s, LJ’s Southern Belle Cookies , Reynaldo’s Bakery, Rincon Brewery, Rincon Catering & Events, Rincon Mountain Winery, Rivahill Winery, Sade Turkish Coffee, Santa Barbara Winery, Siam Elephant Thai , Sushi Teri, Teddy’s by the Sea, Thario’s Kitchen, Uncle Chen’s, and Zookers.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For information, contact Rosso at or Joyce Donaldson, outreach director, at or call 805-684-7789.

Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Office hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.