Located in Arroyo Grande, the Clark Center is the hub for cultural events for locals and visitors alike. Offering a diverse world of creative arts, The Clark Center for the Performing Arts consists of two state-of-the art theatres, the 617 seat Forbes Hall, and the approximately 120-seat Studio Theatre. Both theatres are used by various professional and community productions and are available to rent. The Grand Lobby is also a gallery for local artists, and the new Annex addition is home to a beautiful green room and scene shop.
Foxen Canyon Wine Trail
Foxen Canyon Wine Trail is home to some of the most accomplished winemakers in California. You’ll find a diverse selection of world class wines within our group of 13 wineries along the 30 mile stretch of Foxen Canyon Road that runs between Los Olivos and Santa Maria. Stunning sceneries, vineyards and rolling hills add to […]
Paul Nelson Aquatic Center
Offering an Olympic-size competition pool as well as a recreational pool with a fan-shaped zero-depth entryway, Paul Nelson Aquatic Center offers something for everybody, including a waterslide for children and adults.
Pismo Beach - Wilmar Stairs
The Wilmar Stairs provide a way to walk down to a northern stretch of Pismo Beach. This beach is great for hunting for rock pools when the tide is low. This beach has rocky sections that house many smaller aquatic creatures.
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 […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents August: Osage County
SANTA MARIA CIVIC THEATRE will be presenting “AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY” by Tracy Letts as the opening show for its 61st season. The 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner – a vanished father; a pill-popping, scathingly acidic mother, and three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, […]