Fave Five | February 14 – 24

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.

CORE: Tibetan Cultural Performance

February 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CORE Winery
105 W. Clark Ave.
Old Town Orcutt, CA 93455

Looking for a truly unique experience on Valentine’s Day? Join us for an amazing cultural experience in Orcutt, an evening with Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery. Enjoy wine and an artful performance that demonstrates colorful Tibetan traditions.

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Los Flores Ranch: Twilight Hike

February 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Los Flores Ranch Park
6271 Dominion Road
Santa Maria, CA 93455

Join us for a Twilight Hike! Take a Docent led hike into the sunset, then let the moonlight reveal your path and discover the magic of nature at night at Los Flores Ranch Park!

2 Guided Hikes Offered: Moderate (Family Friendly with some incline)-2 miles round trip. Advanced/Moderate (Inclines w/Steep Incline)-4 miles round trip. The hike will be canceled without notice if poor weather conditions.

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Naughty Oak Brewers Talk: IPAs

February 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Naughty Oak Brewing Company
165 S. Broadway, Ste. 102
Orcutt, CA 93455

We’re celebrating Hop Heads all month! Join us at 2pm for a Brewer’s Talk with Steve and Emily, along with a guided sensory study of all of our hoppy Pale Ales and IPAs.

We’ll discuss how and why we chose the hops for each of the beers. We’ll also cover the fundamentals of beer tasting and sensory while we explore the variety of aromas and flavors that hops have to offer.

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Vino et Amicis: Meet the Winemakers – Allan Hancock College Wines

February 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Vino et Amicis
165 S. Broadway
Orcutt, CA 93455

Come out and taste the wines being produced by Allan Hancock College’s Wine Program. They are doing an AMAZING job! Come out and support this great local program and find out what they are doing!

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Santa Maria Philharmonic: Mahler MASTERS in Vienna

February 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Grace Baptist Church
605 E McCoy Ln.
Santa Maria, CA 93455

The 2018-2019 concert season continues with a mixed orchestra and vocal program with instrumental works by its masters, Beethoven and Mozart. A stunning addition are songs performed by guest artist, soprano Maria Jette. The romanticism of art songs is represented by five lieder [songs] by Gustav Mahler and two delightful aria-like songs by Mozart. The concert will open with Beethoven’s most popular and heroic concert overture, the Coriolan, and conclude with Mozart’s sublimely delicate Symphony No. 29.

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