Located in the historic village of Arroyo Grande, A Glance Into The Past is the largest Antique Mall in the area. We pride ourselves on quality, variety, and reasonable prices. We have loyal customers who frequent our shop when they need something special for their collections or dealer inventory. You won’t find any gifts, crafts or reproductions here. We sell to both the general public and dealers alike.
Established in 1941, The Swiss is one of Santa Maria Valley’s most popular traditional Santa Maria Style Barbecue restaurants. Food served at The Swiss comes directly off their red oak barbecue pit, giving it a classic smoky and hearty flavor. They serve beef, chicken and seafood cooked to perfection every day of the week.
Located off Highway 101 at E. Betteravia Rd. behind Pappy’s restaurant, Darensberries are available from February through October. DB Specialty Farms, also known as Darensberries, produce some of the Santa Maria Valley’s best strawberries. With 700 acres of berries galore, Darensberries are consistently rated the top quality in the entire industry.
Pismo Dunes is an easy, 2.4-mile out and back trail located near Pismo State Beach in Oceano that is good for all skill levels. The trail offers beautiful views of the surrounding ocean and wildflowers. Dogs are welcome on this trail as long as they’re kept on leash. This trail is also often used for […]
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
This family-friendly event for Santa Maria’s downtown will occur every Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Town Center West parking lot near Broadway (Highway 135) and Cook Street, all the way to September 27th, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. There will be live music from local bands, rows of food vendors, […]
Great American Melodrama - Treasure Island
May 2 – June 16 Whether or not you’ve seen the musical, the movie, or read the book, you’ll love our twist on the Victor Hugo classic. Why sit for three hours when we can pare down this epic to just 80 minutes, add way more comedy, and give you a vaudeville revue too? With […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. A riotous ride, […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley 2019
This is weekend wine tasting #SantaMariaStyle The Wine Trolley has returned! Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less. Starting Mother’s Day weekend, explore our amazing local wineries and tasting rooms […]