Along a stretched, private driveway sits The Demetria Estate Winery, offering daily tastings by appointment only. With a beautiful picnic area and principal varietals including Chardonnay, Cinsaut, Counoise, Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Mourvedre, Pinot Noir, Rousanne, Syrah, Tempranillo, Riesling, Viognier, Picpoul Blanc, this is a wonderful way to spend the afternoon tasting some of the best wines of Santa Maria Valley.
The Fess Parker tasting room offers a classic tasting, featuring food and wine pairings and an enhanced wine tasting by appointment. The winery and tasting room are loosely designed after an Australian sheep station, featuring a stone fireplace, stone floors, and wraparound verandas with picnic tables. The amphitheater-style lawn provides a serene setting for picnics.
Preisker Park at the north end of Santa Maria boasts Nesting Lawrence’s Goldfinches for avid bird-watchers to enjoy. Plus, Preisker Park is home to an open field with lots of lawn to enjoy, horseshoe pits, barbecue pits, a disc golf course, two playgrounds, and a replica of the famed Santa Maria ship for children to […]
U Pick Blueberries
Those looking for a fun family outing have come to the right place at U Pick Blueberries. Combining sunshine and working together to pick fresh blueberries to take home to enjoy, U Pick Blueberries is open March through June.
Woody’s Butcher Block
Woody’s Butcher Block is the premier neighborhood meat market and butcher shop, providing high-end deli meats and cheeses. When you are ready to try your hand at preparing your own Santa Maria style barbecue, Woody’s Butcher Block is the place to start, with the finest cuts of meat.
PCPA Presents: The Whipping Man
Plunge into the heart-wrenching chaos of war-torn Richmond. The Civil War is over and throughout the south slaves are being freed, soldiers are going home, and in Jewish homes the annual celebration of Passover is being celebrated. Young Confederate officer Caleb DeLeon arrives home, severely wounded, to find it in ruins and abandoned, save for […]
Melodrama Presents: "When Butter Churns To Gold"
A villain (boo!), a hero (yay!), a heroine (aww!), and trusty sidekicks run amok in this musical romp. An orphaned farm girl, Constance Goodwin, attempts to save the family farm from the villainous Friedrich von Fouler. Can our strapping hero, Jack Strongfellow, stop the villain in time? Can he save Constance from her ironic fate […]
CENTRAL COAST CRAFT BEER WEEK
CENTRAL COAST CRAFT BEER WEEK Hosted By LOCAL BREWERS GUILD Central Coast Craft Beer Week is March 24-April 2, 2017 Buellton, California— What is often referred to as wine country, the central coast of California is quickly gaining recognition for its craft beer. In the past decade, small breweries have been popping up throughout the area with a […]
Mid-Coast Veterans Alliance TRI-TIP Barbecue
The Mid-Coast Veterans Alliance will host a special event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 25 at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Santa Maria to raise money to support local veterans. The public, especially area veterans, are invited to the event that will feature barbecue, raffles and special guest speakers. Tri-tip barbecue meals […]
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