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.
El Pueblito Restaurant
Joaquin oversees the operations at his family style, family-run restaurant. His two daughters work the front of the restaurant part time. Two brothers also work there, one manages the fresh, locally grown produce and meat in the kitchen, and the other is a bus boy. Twelve of his restaurant employees, who were there on opening […]
Black Bear Diner
The goal of every Black Bear Diner is to deliver scrumptious food in a friendly environment. We promise to make your visit a pleasant one, and we’ll try to keep the puns to a bear minimum (we said “try”).
Santa Maria River Levee Trail
This easy, 6.7-mile trail offers expansive views of the nearby mountains and Santa Maria Valley’s landscape. This trail is partially paved and follows a levee built by the Army Corps of Engineers in the early 1960s. This trail is great for hiking or cycling, and leashed dogs are allowed.
Rockin’ Jump is Santa Maria’s new indoor trampoline park and offers something for everyone. In addition to our free-jump trampoline arena, our attractions include a dodge-ball court, two basketball slam dunk lanes, a two lane stunt-bag jump area, a four lane rock climbing/cargo net wall, X-Beam jousting and a cafe’. We have three private party rooms and are an […]
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, […]
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 […]
Great American Melodrama - Pappa Pia
June 20 – September 21 Mamma Mia, here we go again! This hilarious send up one of the world’s most popular musicals is set at the Pismo Pier. It’s the sunny and funny tale of a daughter’s quest to discover her true identity and uncover a secret buried in her family’s past. Featuring some of […]
PCPA: The Addams Family
This new musical, based on the classic Addams’ characters and inspired by the new vintage television series, is an original story of the madcap and macabre Addams family in a satirical comedy about every parent’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet young man […]