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.
The Antique Store
For those who love a good hunt, The Antique store is for you. Here, you’ll find all kinds of classic memorabilia and nostalgic goods.
Historic Santa Maria Inn Olde English Tap Room
Restored to its original friendly atmosphere, the Olde English Tap Room is a quiet spot to sip your favorite drink by the warm glow of an inviting fire inside the Historic Santa Maria Inn. Savor a variety of local craft beers on tap in this cozy European atmosphere. Enjoy live music or DJs every Friday […]
In 1973 Riverbench Vineyard was established in the Santa Maria Valley, when its first Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes were planted on the property. Since then, they have built a reputation for outstanding Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and sparkling wines by enhancing the natural qualities through fermentation and aging in French oak barrels. […]
Santa Maria Certified Farmers Markets - Wednesday and Friday
From 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., Downtown Fridays is the place to be for families and people of all ages. The weekly event features a certified farmer’s market, live music, food booths, food trucks, arts and crafts, kids’ activities, novelty items, and a beer and wine tent. On Wednesdays, visit the locally-grown produce stands from noon […]
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
Downtown Fridays is the place to be for families, fun, and community camaraderie. The weekly event features a certified farmer’s market, live music, food booths, food trucks, kids’ activities, and a beer and wine tent. Every Friday starting on March 30th until September 28th, Santa Maria will be having Downtown Fridays! Each week will feature […]
West Coast Kustoms "Cruisin' Nationals"
Santa Maria revs into action on May 25 through May 27 as it hosts the 35th West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals, an auto show and cruise extravaganza that features American-make autos pre-1961 at the Santa Maria Fairpark. Take in the Friday night Santa Maria City Cruise; the Show-n-Shine car show throughout the weekend; and Sunday’s […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley
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 Memorial Day weekend, explore six wineries and tasting rooms on the […]
Summer Concerts: The Molly Ringwald Project
Saturday, May 26, 2018 The Molly Ringwald Project Doors at 5 pm, Club Member entry at 4:30 pm (Tasting Room closing at 3 pm.) No outside food or drink allowed. No RVs allowed. Food and wine available for purchase PURCHASE TICKETS AT TICKETFLY Tickets can also be purchased in our Tasting Room