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.
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 River Estuary
The Santa Maria River Estuary has long been considered one of the best birding hotspots in Santa Barbara County.
Santa Maria Brewing Company
No matter what your favorite brew is, Santa Maria Brewing Company promises to have something that will make you happy! With two taprooms currently open, one in Nipomo and the other in Santa Maria, and two more on the way, Santa Maria Brewing Company is serving up locally brewed premiere craft beers to their many […]
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 […]
PCPA Presents: Lend Me A Tenor The Musical (Marian Theatre)
This riotous tale of mistaken identities and unexpected romance explodes with delight in this brand new musical comedy based on the Tony Award nominated play. Itʼs 1934 and opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive one of his great triumphs for the ten-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. When Tito becomes unexpectedly […]
Live Music at Ca Del Grevino
Enjoy live music every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. featuring a different band/musician each week!
Live Music @ Moxie Cafe w/ Kevin Carey
Looking for a fun yet relaxing nightlife? Look no further than MOXIE CAFE! We will be featuring live music by Kevin Carey on April 26th starting at 5:30 p.m. Don’t have the same boring Friday night. Come enjoy a glass of wine, terrific food, and amazing music with us at MOXIE CAFE. The Moxie Cafe, 1317 […]
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
After a bump on the head, Hank Morgan awakens to find himself in the days of Camelot. Because of his knowledge of modern technology everyone is convinced that he’s a magician. Soon King Arthur puts him in charge of industrializing the kingdom. It’s a madcap adventure with knights in shining armor and damsels in distress. […]
Win a $2,500 getaway for four!
Grab some good friends or bring the family together and head to Santa Maria Valley for a weekend of unscripted fun. We like to keep things authentic, so your trip will be built just for you. Choose to enter a Friends/Family getaway package or enter to win a special trip to the 74th annual Santa Maria Elks Rodeo June 1-4, 2017.Enter to Win! no thanks, not now