Fave Five | August 16 – August 26

From local theater and museum exhibits to outdoor concerts and wine tasting, there is so much to see, do, taste and experience in Santa Maria Valley. Every week, we’ll continue to provide you with 5 great events happening in the Santa Maria Valley.

Arcadia By Tom Stoppard

August 16 @ 7:00 pm – August 25 @ 7:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre
870 South Bradley
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Arcadia moves back and forth between 1809 and the present at the elegant estate owned by the Coverly family.

1809 reveals a household in transition. As the Arcadian landscape is being transformed into picturesque Gothic gardens, complete with a hermitage, thirteen year-old Lady Thomasina and her tutor delve into intellectual and romantic issues.

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48th Annual North/South Run

August 17 – August 19
Historic Santa Maria Inn
801 S Broadway
Santa Maria, CA 93454

The North/South Run is an annual classic truck show which unites all the clubs from Northern California and Southern California in addition to many out of staters who love the event. Admission is FREE to the public!

Join the fun as they share their excitement with you at the Historic Santa Maria Inn this year!

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Hike to Mussel Rock

August 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rancho Gaudalupe Beach
6999 W Main
Guadalupe, CA 93434

Just south of Guadalupe lies an extraordinary and unique nature preserve. Featuring towering 550 foot high dunes-the tallest on the west coast-and the Santa Maria River Estuary, not only is this park beautiful but it is also ecologically significant. We will be offering a docent led hike on August 18th at 9:00 a.m. Come out and enjoy a nice 2 mile hike on the beach towards Mussel Rock with Ray Segovia, our hike leader.

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80’s Night At Ca’ Del Grevino With The Molly Ringwald Project

August 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ca’ Del Grevino Estate
2510 E Clark Avenue
Orcutt, CA 93455

Join us at our Estate in Santa Maria, Saturday, August 18 from 7 PM – 10 PM for a concert for music lovers of all ages! Fine wine, refreshing beverages, food, music and dance…bring your blankets and lawn chairs! $15 General Admission Tickets / Free admission for kids ages 12 and under! Gates open @ 5:30p / Band starts @ 7:00p.

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Cottonwood 30th Anniversary Party ft the Lucky Devils Band

August 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cottonwood Canyon Winery
3940 Dominion Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454

The Devils Lucky Band is coming from Las Vegas to perform a unique mix of high-energy songs. With a varietal of rhythm that includes Pop, Salsa, Dance, Old School & more. You wouldn’t want to miss this special performance on such a special occasion!

Their music includes covers of Martin Gaye, Marc Anthony, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse and more.

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