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Dave’s Hobby Central proliferates the 65-year legacy of Atkins Hobby's with a stock of model airplanes, helicopters, rockets, and cars in both analog and radio-controlled styles. Armed with remote controls, racers pit vehicles against one other in bi-weekly open bouts, hoping to place in the top three to earn a coveted Dave's Hobby Central plaque. During and after races, an onsite repair team stands ready to revitalize damaged models. For more hardcore racing fanatics, the shop stocks a variety of detail paint, allowing owners to intimidate competitors with racing stripes or spot-on depictions of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel.

14 W Anapamu St
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

Located near Santa Barbara City College, Hot Spots Espresso Company serves as a caffeine-equipped study spot for many a college student. Offering free wifi, the shop makes a variety of coffee and smoothie drinks to order?baristas carefully steam cappuccinos and brew coffee one cup at a time to maximize flavor. On the beach-adjacent patio, palms and blooming bougainvilleas sway in the sea breeze as strings of lights frame columns and archways. Between late April and October, the shop remains open around the clock, acting as a lighthouse for bleary-eyed sailors and a haven for late-night studying.

827 Santa Barbara St
Santa Barbara,
CA
US

Buffalo Records boasts racks replete with new and used music, movies, and TV in a plethora of formats. Adventurous audiophiles can peruse hundreds of vinyl offerings ($0.50+), unearthing prized tonal treasures from renowned melody masterminds such as The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Wilco, and MGMT. The staff of aural aficionados helps patrons track down even rare, out-of-print media, such as Thomas Edison’s legendary Live at Budokan. For circular surfaces stuffed with timelier tunes, snag new CD releases (most range from $7.99–$18.98), including Radiohead’s King of Limbs ($13.98) or Social Distortion’s Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes ($14.99).

92 S Laurel St
Ventura,
CA
US

Bead Your Addiction carries everything you need to create your own beaded jewelry, from semiprecious gemstones and freshwater pearls to a large assortment of charms and other supplies. Inside the shop, visitors can fine-tune their skills in more than a dozen classes, including basic bead stringing, basic wire wrapping, and traditional pearl knotting. Do-it-yourselfers can use those workspaces to piece together projects on their own. Day-to-day operations aside, Bead Your Addiction hosts parties as well as a children's creativity program.

370 N Lantana St
Camarillo,
CA
US

We make affordable vinyl wall quotes and vinyl wall art for your home or business. We have over 1,000 pre made designs to choose from or you can make your own custom wall quote of your own with the Design With Vinyl Design Center, great affordable decorating and fun. Fast shipping, great quality and very well priced.

234 Loma Drive
Camarillo,
CA
US

We sell Fabric & Crafts with a local touch. We have a large Home Decor selection (accent furniture, themed & seasonal pieces, figurines, etc.) and are always willing to search for that hard-to-find item!

1637 S Broadway
Santa Maria,
CA
US