Kenneth Volk Vineyards is located on Tepusquet Road, in the northeastern portion of the Santa Maria Valley. The property is located at the mouth of Tepusquet Canyon on the Sisquoc River Bench. Perhaps best known as the founder of Wild Horse Winery, Kenneth Volk has earned a reputation for crafting world-class wines, particularly Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
La Purisima Mission Historic State Park
Perhaps the crown jewel of the region’s historic structures is La Purisima Mission Historic State Park, the most fully restored of the three completely preserved missions within the California State Park system. Also boasting the most authentic looking setting of all the missions, La Purisima takes visitors back to its 1820 heyday and features livestock […]
About a 40-minute drive from Santa Maria is the charming town of Solvang, featuring unique European-style architecture, wineries, shopping, authentic Danish pastries, and delightful shops and restaurants.
Foxen Vineyard and Winery
Follow Foxen Canyon Road deep into the Santa Maria wine country and you will find Foxen Vineyard and Winery. Their tasting rooms are situated on 2,000 acres of beautiful California ranch land where visitors have the opportunity to visit the original location, lovingly known as “The Shack”, to see where it all began, and experience […]
Oso Flaco Lake
Oso Flaco Lake is a varied landscape that provides a beautiful walk, over dirt trail, wooded areas, and boardwalk over the lake. This is one of the two coastal access points in Santa Maria Valley, with the other being the Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve. With tall, marshy grasses and blue water, it is a peaceful […]
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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