Fave Five | December 15 – December 25

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.

Trolley Tours: Lights Sights and Holiday Nights

December 14 – 16 @  7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Elwin Mussel Center
510 E. Park Ave.
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Join in the Holiday Spirit aboard the Down Town Trolley and tour the colorful holiday light displays around town! Board the trolley at the Elwin Mussel Center and cruise around Santa Maria Valley seeing some of the 2022 Lights, Sights, and Holiday Nights winners

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El Vinero: Live Music With J Thomas

December 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
El Viñero
130 N. Broadway St.
Orcutt, CA 93455 United States

J Thomas will be taking the El Viñero stage this upcoming Friday, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm! Come enjoy some sweet music, great wines, and kick off your Friday right!

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Riverbench: Glitter Bottle Workshop

December 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
6020 Foxen Canyon Rd.
Santa Maria CA 93454 United States

Do you love Riverbench’s glitter bottles but want to put your own creative talents to work? Join Maddie, our Queen of Bling, on Saturday December 17th from 11 – 12:30 to learn the tricks behind bedazzling any bottle!

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Naughty Oak 6th Anniversary: Nataly Lola

December 17 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Los Flores Ranch
6271 Dominion Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Naughty Oak is turning 6! Join them at the taproom to celebrate in your ugliest Christmas sweater! They will tap their Anniversary Cellar Series Beer, “Norm & Rockwell,” have raffle prizes, Imperial Stout whoopie pies, dinner service by Kekas and live music by Nataly Lola.

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PCPA: Cinderella

December 20 – 23 @  7:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre
870 S. Bradley Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Last seen at PCPA in 2015 and back by popular demand for the whole family: the Broadway adaption of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella. This fresh, contemporary take on the classic musical is full of new surprises, familiar friends, and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s unforgettable music.

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