Formed by the Twitchell Dam on the Cumaya River, Twitchell Reservoir is a beautiful and serene spot for bird watching.
Santa Maria Museum of Flight
Celebrating the history of aviation on the Central Coast, the Santa Maria Museum of Flight emphasizes the region’s contribution to flight. Visitors wandering through two different hangars and are treated to aircraft displays, memorabilia, models, and photos that cover everything from the Wright Brothers to World War II to present day technology.
Since 1984, Byron has cultivated an obsession for crafting site-specific Pinot Noir from distinctive vineyards in the Santa Maria Valley and Santa Rita Hills appellations. Tastings are by appointment only and can be scheduled by emailing Brian York at Brian.York@ByronWines.com.
Santa Maria Natural History Museum
Get up close with native animal, plant, and geology exhibits at Santa Maria’s Natural History Museum. Here, individuals and children of all ages interact with rock and fossil exhibits, native bird displays, and a genuine bat room.
Since 1997, Tantara has been dedicated to producing the very finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. They are known for keeping their winery production small on account of their commitment to detail and the finite amount of fruit that meets their standards. Winery tours are by appointment only. Visitors can taste wines among their working barrels […]
No holiday season is complete without the The Holiday Extravaganza. It features Charles Dickens’ heartwarming A Christmas Carol, zany characters in a fractured fairy-tale opera, and the great music of the season in the Holiday Vaudeville Revue. The triple bill is a very special tradition that brings a year’s worth of smiles to you and […]
Live Music at Ca Del Grevino
Enjoy live music every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. featuring a different band/musician each week!
Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights
A holiday tradition continues as the 23rd Annual Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights launches on the corner of Broadway Street and Stowell Road at 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, December 2. Parade entries are extremely creative and spectators are always wowed. This year, more than one hundred entries will work to reflect the event’s focus, […]