This Santa Maria-style steakhouse in Nipomo features amazing food in an easygoing and unpretentious atmosphere since 1926. Known for its generous portions of oak-grilled meats, the food is worth the wait. The service is friendly and the setting is casual. The food? Some of the best you will ever have.
As one of the last few drive-in movie theaters in the state, Hi-Way Drive-In gives visitors the chance to enjoy wholesome movie fun for an affordable rate—kids’ tickets are just $3.50.
Santa Maria’s Waller Park is a wooded park with a pond full of ducks with a fountain, playgrounds, an off-leash dog park, and a “get away from it all” feel. This is the home to the area’s only facility for playing disc golf. For bird lovers, the park features a resident Ross’ Goose, a resident […]
Historic Santa Maria Inn
The Historic Santa Maria Inn was established in 1917 and still retains its classic turn-of-the-century charm. Once a legendary hub for the Hollywood elite—Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin were among its famous guests—the Historic Santa Maria Inn remains steeped in the hospitality of a bygone.
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 […]
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 […]