With its roots in the Napa Valley beginning in 1978, the founder of the Golden Bear Winery relocated this winery to the cooler climate of Santa Maria in the heart of California’s Central Coast. After first selecting the finest Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes and using traditional winemaking techniques, Golden Bear Vineyards produces exceptional, quality wines. Wine tastings are by appointment only as a tasting room in Santa Maria is constructed.
A perfect spot for bird watching, the rustic setting of this 15-acre park offers a very large private picnic area that can accommodate groups up to 900 with shade from native oaks. A large barbecue area, pavilion, softball field, children’s playground, and horseshoe pits are also available.
Vandenberg Air Force Base
Vandenberg Air Force Base offers monthly visits to the Vandenberg Space and Missile Heritage Center on the third Tuesday of each month—pulling together the history of Space Launch Complex-1o and the all west-coast launch programs as it tells the story of the critical role Vandenberg plays in launching commercial, national security and scientific polar-orbiting satellites.
Moxie Cafe serves up a selection of tasty, fresh, and healthy options for you and your family. You won’t find a fryer or a soda fountain here—only delicious, healthy treats not laden with extra sugar or fat. Food here just tastes good!
Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve
The breathtaking habitats of Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve inside the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes is a unique and fragile ecosystem offering opportunities for hiking, fishing, picnicking, and bird watching. Nesting bird species include California least tern and the western snowy plover. There is a swatch of riparian habitat along the northern boundary of the preserve, which hosts […]
Santa Maria Wine Trolley comes to the Santa Maria Valley!
Explore our wineries in style! The Wine Trolley route takes approximately 75 minutes and takes you to our amazing wineries.The wine trolley will run Saturdays and Sundays, and run every 75 minutes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting at Town Center West. The wine trolley will also run one additional route from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., but will […]
PCPA Presents: Disney's Beauty & The Beast (Solvang Festival Theater)
Be swept away into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. This Broadway musical tells the timeless tale of Belle, who feels trapped in a provincial town, and a prince who is truly trapped under the spell of an enchantress, in the form of a hideous Beast. If the Beast can learn to love […]
The Karaoke Kid
After relocating to Pismo Beach from the East Coast, poor Daniel just doesn’t fit in. He has no friends, no car, and he’s bullied by the cool kids at school. But then he meets a mysterious old master who teaches him how to fight back: karaoke. Can Daniel overcome his fears and win the Central […]
The JD Project @ Blacklake Summer Concert Series
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Blacklake Golf Resort. The JD Project has something for everyone, a little Rock, a little Country, a little Blues, and a lot of Soul! Bring the whole family and enjoy delicious food with great music. Blacklake concerts are performed outside so bring your lawn […]