In 1973 Riverbench Vineyard was established in the Santa Maria Valley, when its first Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes were planted on the property. Since then, they have built a reputation for outstanding Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and sparkling wines by enhancing the natural qualities through fermentation and aging in French oak barrels. Take in the vineyard views in a restored 1920s craftsman-style house on the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail. There is also event space available for meetings, conventions, weddings, and receptions.
Gina’s Piece of Cake
Offering everything from cookies to eclairs to custom-designed cakes for any occasion, Gina’s offers one-of-a-kind baked goods. Conveniently located right in the mall at the center of Santa Maria, guests can stop by to pick up a quick bite while they peruse the shops.
Happy Dayz Diner
An American Restaurant featuring burgers and a wide array of traditional American fare, priding themselves on excellent customer service and affordable rates.
Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab
In the heart of Old Town Orcutt, Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab offers unique and traditional flavors of ice cream served in a kid-friendly environment. Patrons can go hog-wild at the all-you-can-eat ice cream buffet for under $7, and under $5 for kids.
The Santa Maria Civic Theater
The Santa Maria Civic Theater is another outlet at which passionate, live community theater may be enjoyed throughout the year. The theater group is the oldest and longest-running one of its kind between Ventura and Monterey, making it a fine-tuned favorite for any visitor to the Santa Maria Valley.
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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