Within the 1917 Historic Santa Maria Inn sits the Garden Room, an elegant and charming restaurant serving fresh and imaginative California cuisine. Featuring an elegant patio overlooking the Inn’s fountain court, this beautiful restaurant was voted the Most Romantic Restaurant by The Santa Maria Sun. This is a great spot to catch lunch, or the famed weekend brunch.
Rancho Maria Public Golf Course
Enjoy playing the game you love at Rancho Maria Golf Club. Nestled in the foothills overlooking the Santa Maria valley, Rancho Maria Golf Club is located on the central coast of California, just 5 miles southwest of downtown Santa Maria on Highway 1. There are no parallel fairways at Rancho Maria, and you’ll love the […]
Point Sal State Beach
Point Sal State Beach is nestled along the northwestern part of Santa Barbara County. The park spans an impressive 80 acres and offers just under two miles of ocean frontage. Activities at Point Sal include fishing, hiking, and bird watching. Swimming is not recommended due to the strong currents.
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 […]
Santa Maria Valley Historical Society Museum
Established in September 1955, the purpose of the Santa Maria Valley Historical Society is to provide a center for collection, conservation, interpretation, and research concerned with the history of the people of the Santa Maria Valley, while making this knowledge and interpretation available to the community by the Santa Maria Valley Historical Museum. There are […]
A.R. Gurney's: Sylvia
Greg and Kate live a seaming happy life in New York City. Then Greg brings home a dog he found in the park—or that has found him—bearing only the name “Sylvia” on her name tag. A street-smart mixture of Lab and Poodle, Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife. She offers […]
The (Curious Case Of The) Watson Intelligence
On March 8 through 25, the Pacific Conservatory Theatre presents “The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence,” a Sherlock Holmes and Professor Watson mystery that cleverly intertwines the themes of technology and relationships. All performances will be held at the Severson Theatre in Santa Maria. Pacific Conservatory Theatre is the only professional resident company on […]
Noises Off is an absurd look at the process of putting on a play. It is the story a director, stage managers, and actors during the production of a play titled Nothing On, a sexual farce with doors slamming and trousers dropping from time to time. The play follows the performance of Nothing On from […]
Oso Flaco Bird Walk
Venue: Oso Flaco Lake Start: March 24, 2018 8:00 am End: March 24, 2018 10:00 am Address: 3006 Oso Flaco Lake Rd Arroyo Grande, California, 93420 Late winter/early spring is a great time to observe birds at Oso Flaco. Our winter migrants should still be here. However, they will be brightening up to their breeding […]