The first “Inspire POP Up” event, a release party for new works, wares and ideas from artists, authors, artisans and entrepreneurs, is set for 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 15 at Uncorked, 432 E. Haley St., Santa Barbara.
The event is free and open to the public. Wine tasting and food will available for purchase from Uncorked’s menu.
Executive coach Patricia Rachel Schwartz will sign the book, “Experts and Influencers: The Leadership Edition,” an anthology in which she contributed a chapter.
Musician, author and event coordinator Penny Little will present Nik Green’s CD “Now and Ever Shall Be,” and showcase her “Little Savage” cartoon books. She said she chose the event’s Oct. 15 date, which would have been Little and Green’s 25th wedding anniversary. He passed away three years ago.
Also at the October event, Claudia Bratton, artist and former executive director of Santa Barbara’s Summer Solstice Celebration, will present her Miss Tickle Hats.
Los Angeles artist, actor, comedian and “fastest harmonica player on earth,” according to Guinness World Records, Nicky Shane will present his work.
Each presenter will have their wares on display, between wine tasting and refreshments, and will give five-minute talks on what inspires them.