Rolling vineyards and picturesque countryside are the setting for the San Ramon Chapel, a century-old church and cemetery where many of the area’s earliest settlers are at rest. Sunday services are still held weekly.
Clark Center for the Performing Arts
Located in Arroyo Grande, the Clark Center is the hub for cultural events for locals and visitors alike. Offering a diverse world of creative arts, The Clark Center for the Performing Arts consists of two state-of-the art theatres, the 617 seat Forbes Hall, and the approximately 120-seat Studio Theatre. Both theatres are used by various […]
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.
Preisker Park at the north end of Santa Maria boasts Nesting Lawrence’s Goldfinches for avid bird-watchers to enjoy. Plus, Preisker Park is home to an open field with lots of lawn to enjoy, horseshoe pits, barbecue pits, a disc golf course, two playgrounds, and a replica of the famed Santa Maria ship for children to […]
PCPA Pacific Conservatory Theatre
PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre has been presenting professional theatrical productions for over 52 years in Santa Maria producing a rich mix of plays from Broadway musicals to Shakespeare and everything in between. PCPA offers year-round entertainment in two venues: the Marian Theatre, a 448 seat theatre with a thrust stage, and the Severson Theatre, […]
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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