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.
Betteravia Gallery North & Betteravia Gallery South
Locals and visitors alike who want to take home a piece of original (and often affordable!) art may choose from a range of media at the Betteravia Gallery North and Betteravia Gallery South. These cooperative art galleries are located at 511 E. Lakeside Parkway in the Joseph Centeno Betteravia Government Center in Santa Maria. The […]
Nojoqui Falls Park
Walking the short trail at Nojoqui Falls Park takes you to a spectacular waterfall. This is a favorite spot for company outings and family gatherings with various ball fields, barbecue grills, benches, and picnic tables—plus hiking trails, a playground, and restrooms.
Manzanita Berry Farms
At Manzanita, the hallmark is the production of fine quality fruit, in a safe and enjoyable work environment. Promoting quality over quantity in everything they do, Manzanita takes seriously its commitment to providing a healthy product.
Santa Maria Wine Trolley comes to the Santa Maria Valley!
Explore our wineries in style! The Wine Trolley route takes approximately 75 minutes and takes you to our amazing wineries.The wine trolley will run Saturdays and Sundays, and run every 75 minutes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting at Town Center West. The wine trolley will also run one additional route from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., but will […]
The Karaoke Kid
Now through September 16, Oceano’s ever-popular Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville presents “The Karaoke Kid,” the comedic adventure of a straight-shooting kid learning all the right moves. The Great American Melodrama is beloved for its folksy piano tunes, cabaret tables and sawdust-covered floors. Here, professional performers from throughout the United States gather to present top-notch […]
In a lonely tavern on a dark and stormy night, a wild wind blows in all sorts of oddball characters – including a mysterious vagabond, an innocent ingenue and two thwarted lovers. A thief is on the loose, suspicions abound and no one is who they seem. This is a show that guarantees hearty laughs, […]
PCPA Presents: Disney's Newsies The Musical (Solvang Festival Theater)
This Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon tells the tale of a band of underdogs who took on the most powerful names in New York in a fight for what’s right. Inspired by a triumphant true story, Newsies leaps off the stage with soul stirring music, amazing heart and stunning choreography. Now is the time to seize […]