Olde Port Beach is located just west of downtown Avila Beach and Avila City Beach. Olde Port Beach is dog-friendly as long as dogs are well-behaved and respond to their owner’s voice commands. Olde Port Beach is typically less busy than the surrounding beaches, but offers less amenities.
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.
Coastal Access Trail at Pismo Beach
Coastal Access Trail at Pismo Beach is an easy, 4.8-mile out and back trail, also located at Pismo State Beach. This trail is aptly named, as it takes hikers into Pismo Beach. The trail offers views of the ocean and of coastal vegetation. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Located in the northernmost portion of Santa Ynez Valley within Santa Barbara County, in 1978, Zaca Mesa was the first to plant Syrah in Santa Barbara County and over the years they have learned that the grapes varieties indigenous to the Rhône valley of France prosper in its vineyard. Since 1997, they have focused on […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley 2019
This is weekend wine tasting #SantaMariaStyle The Wine Trolley has returned! Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less. Starting Mother’s Day weekend, explore our amazing local wineries and tasting rooms […]
Great American Melodrama - Drac In The Saddle Again
September 26 – November 17 A vampire in the desert? Sure?! One of horror’s favorite villains, the un-dead Dracula of Transylvania, hops on the stagecoach to Tombstone, Arizona where he meets a cast of crazy characters, including the innocent Fannie Farmer. Can he win her heart and take over the town? Find out when the […]
Naughty Oak: Conner Cherland Duo + AR Catering
Conner’s music offers a blend of styles from Americana, to Indie/Folk, to Soul music. His voice compares with present-day singers like Hozier, Ed Sheeran, and Shakey Graves. Combined with his live guitar looping and carefully chosen lyrics, you’re likely to wonder how so many sounds can come from just one man. He’s playing from 6 […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Lucky Stiff
Harry Witherspoon, an unassuming English shoe salesman, lives an uneventful life in East Grinstead, England. His life takes a dramatic turn when he learns that his uncle Anthony, a casino manager from Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Harry learns that he stands to inherit $6,000,000 from his uncle – but only […]