A contemporary California ranch cuisine inspired by local traditions, Far Western Tavern is recognized as a landmark of Santa Maria-style barbecue, the renowned regional fare rooted in native tradition, first popularized by the 19th century rancheros. Meals here are prepared with fresh flavors from nearby farms, ranches and vineyards.
Since 1984, Byron has cultivated an obsession for crafting site-specific Pinot Noir from distinctive vineyards in the Santa Maria Valley and Santa Rita Hills appellations. Tastings are by appointment only and can be scheduled by emailing Brian York at Brian.York@ByronWines.com.
Blue Eyed Daisies Antique Store
Blue Eyed Daisies is a monthly Vintage Marketplace. Children and adults alike can enjoy themselves amongst trees and hay bails, while browsing countless handmade goods. Located on a farm plan, be willing to get a little dirty and dusty when you visit. Children are welcome to play games, shop, eat, and have fun. Our goal is to […]
Chumash Trail is an easy, 1.3-mile out and back trail located in Chumash Park near Pismo Beach. The park and trail are family friendly, and leashed dogs are welcome. The trail offers great views of the surrounding region and is a popular spot for bird watchers.
Growing Grounds Farm Santa Maria
Growing Grounds Farm Santa Maria is a program of Transitions-Mental Health Association, combining horticultural therapy and vocational training to provide individuals with mental illness employment and a supportive environment where personal growth can be realized. They produce pesticide-free produce, flower and plants. Visit them at 820 W. Foster Rd. at the corner of Foster and […]
Great American Melodrama - Unnecessary Farce
March 14 – April 28 Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor meets with his female accountant. In the next room, two cops wait to catch the meeting on video. But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s taken the money, and who’s hired the Scottish […]
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, […]
Naughty Oak: Trivia Night
Test your knowledge on a plethora of subjects, from History to Literature, SpaceX to Pop Culture, Sports to Music. Lidos will be out front for Philly Cheese Steaks and other great eats! Gather your friends, start a team and come on out for trivia night! Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! Pitchers are 15% […]