Silver Shoals Park is another park with beach access. The grassy park has picnic tables and barbecues, making it a great place for a picnic. There is beach access via a steep dirt path. The beach itself is another great place to look for tide pools when the tide is low, and for bird watching.
Portabella Bar & Grill
A culinary tradition rooted in the Santa Maria Valley, Santa Maria-style barbecue centers around a beef tri-tip and is a mainstay of California’s culinary heritage. Featuring local produce and locally sourced beef, Portabella Bar & Grill honors our area’s roots with a menu that celebrates the Santa Maria-style BBQ. The flagship item on our menu […]
Woody’s Butcher Block
Woody’s Butcher Block is the premier neighborhood meat market and butcher shop, providing high-end deli meats and cheeses. When you are ready to try your hand at preparing your own Santa Maria style barbecue, Woody’s Butcher Block is the place to start, with the finest cuts of meat.
Palmina produces a full range of wines crafted from Italian varietals grown in Santa Barbara County, California. Palmina is not trying to emulate the Italian versions of those wines, but rather translate the history of those grapes to the growing conditions and vineyard sites of the very unique characteristics of Santa Barbara County. The wines […]
Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center
The Dunes Center is a natural history museum in the heart of Guadalupe, CA that works to conserve the unique ecosystem of the local dunes through education, research, and cooperative stewardship. Well known for its display of artifacts from Cecil B. DeMille’s 1923 The Ten Commandments, the Dunes Center also offers a variety of guided […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre: One Slight Hitch
It’s Courtney’s wedding day, and her mom, Delia, is making sure that everything is perfect. The groom is perfect, the dress is perfect, and the decorations (assuming they arrive) will be perfect. Then, like in any good farce the doorbell rings. And all hell breaks loose. So much for perfect! “If you think of Lewis […]
PCPA: The Wolves
This 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist will play in the electrifying intimacy of the Severson Theatre. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, a girl’s indoor soccer team of distinct personalities navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with the fervent exuberance of a pack of adolescent warriors. The New York Times exclaims, “The scary, exhilarating brightness […]
Great American Melodrama - Unnecessary Farce
March 14 – April 28 Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor meets with his female accountant. In the next room, two cops wait to catch the meeting on video. But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s taken the money, and who’s hired the Scottish […]
Presqu'ile 3rd Fridays Live - Tepusquet Tornadoes
Presqu’ile’s house band, the Tepusquet Tornadoes, turn into the Tepusquet Shamrocks for one night only, as they kick off St. Paddy’s weekend! Expect a set list full of hits from the likes of U2, Van Morrison, The Cranberries, Thin Lizzy, and more Irish favorites. Our featured pairing is Chef Lisabeth’s take on corned beef and […]