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.
The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville Revue
Located in nearby Oceano, The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville Revue is renowned for its sawdust-covered floors, cabaret tables, and actors from across the country, served up alongside pub fare from the in-house restaurant.
Orcutt Certified Farmers Market
Open Tuesdays from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., the Orcutt Certified Farmers Market offers produce including vegetables, citrus and strawberries, local honey, farm fresh eggs, baked goods, jams, and jellies. Find your favorite produce and local offerings and support the families of Santa Maria Valley.
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 […]
Aardvark Antique & Collectibles
Aardvark Antique & Collectibles is a perfect spot for the nostalgia-lover who’s looking for one-of-a-kind vintage goods. Aardvark boasts tools, toys, kitchenware, linens, postcards, sheet music, coins, books, glassware, furniture, vintage clothes, advertising items, and more.
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
Downtown Fridays is the place to be for families, fun, and community camaraderie. The weekly event features a certified farmer’s market, live music, food booths, food trucks, kids’ activities, and a beer and wine tent. Every Friday starting on March 30th until September 28th, Santa Maria will be having Downtown Fridays! Each week will feature […]
The Hunchback Of Notre Dame
Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Book by Peter Parnell Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film Generously sponsored by Joan Gellert-Sargen Sandy & Albert Mills Linda Stafford Burrows The Hunchback of Notre Dame is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials […]
31st Annual Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival
The Santa Maria Valley’s uniquely moderate coastal climate is a perfect match for many crops, the most colorful of which are strawberries. This spring, the popular fruit finds its ultimate showcase from April 27 through April 29 during the Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival at the Santa Maria Fairpark. This family-friendly berry bash features strawberry […]
Friday Live Music- Will Breman
Friday, April 27, 2018 4:00pm to 6:00pm Presqu’ile Winery Complimentary Event As a songwriter, Will Breman’s goal has consistently been to channel deep emotions that cannot be expressed through any other medium. In performance, he uses a technique called “live looping” – a process where he records and plays back multiple instrument parts in real […]