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.
Santa Maria Natural History Museum
Get up close with native animal, plant, and geology exhibits at Santa Maria’s Natural History Museum. Here, individuals and children of all ages interact with rock and fossil exhibits, native bird displays, and a genuine bat room.
A winery for the adventurous that seek the uncommon, value authenticity, and are captivated by character. Along with barrel fermented Chardonnays and signature Syrahs, there is always the surprise of lesser known varietals such as Mourvèdre, Cabernet Franc, or a dry Gewürztraminer to ponder. Take the path less traveled and enjoy the ultimate wine experience […]
Rancho Bowl offers bowling for family fun! With 32 newly-remodeled lanes with couches, coffee tables, flat screen TVs, and interactive bowling games, your family will enjoy fun times together at Rancho Bowl.
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 […]
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 […]
Get ready to party like it’s 1999 in this brand new musical comedy! It’s the late 90’s, pop music rules the airwaves, and reality TV is bringing singing competitions to the masses. Molly is headed off to college and not sure if she’ll fit in. When she arrives she finds all sorts of kooky characters, […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents: Beauty And The Lonely Beast
Written by Eleanor Harder Directed by Grace Kitchen & Noelle Westbay This NEW twist of the old classic tale follows a spunky fairy godmother named Isadore Plum who brings a bit of fairy tale sparkle to the story. She seems to be the only one who understands the Beast, who is very lonely. She tries […]