Fave Five | August 8 – 18

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.

Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents August: Osage County

August 9 @ 7:00 pm – August 25 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre
1660 North McClelland Street
Santa Maria, CA 93456

Santa Maria Civic Theatre will be presenting “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts as the opening show for its 61st season. The 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner – a vanished father; a pill-popping, scathingly acidic mother, and three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoma family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets.

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Naughty Oak: Beer Yoga!

August 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Naughty Oak Brewing Company
165 S. Broadway, Ste. 102
Orcutt, CA 93455

Join Courtney for a fun workout on Sunday, August 11th at 10:30 am You’ll leave this class refreshed, relaxed and quenched. Ticket includes one hour of yoga and your first pint of beer. Class size is very limited, so please reserve your ticket in advance to guarantee your spot.

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Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: National Wildlife Refuge Hike to Lunar Craters

August 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Oso Flaco Lake
3006 Oso Flaco Lake Road
Arroyo Grande, CA

Join the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center on a 4 – 5 mile hike in to the back dunes of the wildlife refuge to Lunar Craters, a large active sand sheet characterized by 50′- 60′ deep slip faces and sand craters. The meeting location will take place before the entrance gate to Oso Flaco Lake, on the left hand side.

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49th Annual North/South Run

August 16 – August 17
Historic Santa Maria Inn
801 S Broadway
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Ford F-100 Elite of Northern California & Pickups Limited Of Southern California once again present the oldest running event in the world that highlights 1953 through 1956 Ford-100 pickups and panels. This edition marks 49 continuous years for this popular run. Friday Morning includes the “Mystery Cruise,” followed by Saturday’s Show-N-Shine at the Historic Santa Maria Inn!

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Presqu’ile Summer Concerts: The English Beat

August 17 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery
5391 Presquile Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93455

The English Beat are taking the stage at Presqu’ile Winery on August 17th! Doors open at 6 pm. Food and wine available for purchase. All ages are welcome. Kids 10 and under are free.

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