Established in September 1955, the purpose of the Santa Maria Valley Historical Society is to provide a center for collection, conservation, interpretation, and research concerned with the history of the people of the Santa Maria Valley, while making this knowledge and interpretation available to the community by the Santa Maria Valley Historical Museum. There are over 12,000 photos and 8,000 obituaries digitally preserved to help members and visitors with local research and genealogy.
Shaw’s Famous Steakhouse
They call it famous for a reason. This is one of Santa Maria’s best steakhouses where the service is friendly and the food unforgettable.
U Pick Blueberries
Those looking for a fun family outing have come to the right place at U Pick Blueberries. Combining sunshine and working together to pick fresh blueberries to take home to enjoy, U Pick Blueberries is open March through June.
Historic Santa Maria Inn Garden Room
Within the 1917 Historic Santa Maria Inn sits the Garden Room, an elegant and charming restaurant serving fresh and imaginative California cuisine. Featuring an elegant patio overlooking the Inn’s fountain court, this beautiful restaurant was voted the Most Romantic Restaurant by The Santa Maria Sun. This is a great spot to catch lunch, or the […]
Old Town Market & Antiques
Old Town Market is a family owned corner grocery store that serves the grocery needs of Old Orcutt. Store owners Mark and Wendy Steller purchased the store in 2004, having spent all of their previous working lives in retail management. Their idea of a Grocery Store was to make it the old “Mom & Pop” store […]
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 […]
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. […]
Live Music @ Moxie Cafe w/ Bob Clark
Looking for a fun yet relaxing nightlife? Look no further than MOXIE CAFE! We will be featuring live music by Bob Clark on April 27th 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 […]
The Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival kicks of the valley’s Strawberry Season, supports our local agriculture and encourages the healthy indulgence of strawberries, all in a fun filled, three day weekend community event. We showcase local talent, and offer a wide variety of interesting things to do and see. With your paid admission enjoy a […]
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