The Vintage Veranda is a 16,000 square-foot space featuring 25 unique dealers of antiques, vintage, art, and objects of good-design. Strolling the aisles at Vintage Veranda you’ll find everything from antique and mid-century modern furniture to statement costume jewelry, from iconic designer goods to decorating basics. Vintage Veranda is filled with collectibles, books, art, furniture, oddities, (like typewriters and rotary phones), curiosities, and so much more.
Monarch Dunes Butterfly Grove
Every year, thousands of orange and black Monarch Butterflies spread their wings, seeking shelter from the northern winters. From late October to February, butterflies cluster in the limbs of a grove of Eucalyptus trees along the California coastline. The Monarch Dunes Butterfly Habitat in Nipomo is a nineteen-acre rectangular shaped grove of Tasmanian blue gum […]
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 […]
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 […]
Ca' Del Grevino Vineyard
Ca’ Del Grevino is the signature wine brand representing regality, tradition and opulence. The vineyard, located just 10 miles from the Pacific Ocean in the Santa Maria Valley, produces some of the finest wines in California. Ca’ Del Grevino, meaning “House of Grewal Family Wines”, produces fine wines steeped in Italian tradition with a distinctive […]
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, […]