Where: Earl Warren Showgrounds - Warren Hall - Community Room
Saturday September 14th, 2019, 2:00pm-3:00pm Point Conception Lighthouse
Sunday September 15th, 2019, 1:00pm-2:00pm Honda Navel Disaster
Coming back this year to our festival, is local Greg Gorga of the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. Learn about the local ocean history as told through stories about pirates, shipwrecks, the largest naval disaster in U.S. history during peacetime, and the Point Conception Lighthouse.
Greg Gorga, Executive Director, joined the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum in February 2007 as Director of Development, and has served as the Executive Director since May 2008. Gorga has a B.A. in English with a Psychology minor from Rutgers University. He has more than fifteen years of experience working with nonprofit agencies, including Manager of Planning & Development for the Community Action Commission. Gorga is the current President of the Council of American Maritime Museums, and formerly served as Chair of the City of Santa Barbara Community Development & Human Services Committee.