Fave Five | December 22 – January 1

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.

Elks Recreation: Christmas In The Country

December 23 – 24 @  6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Elks Unocal Event Center
4040 South Highway 101
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Visitors embark on a magical holiday light drive-through experience at the Elks Event Center with displays presented by local businesses and families. Come and enjoy festive scenes and dancing lights all from the comfort of your own vehicle.

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Great American Melodrama: Holiday Extravaganza

December 20 – 23 & 26 – 31 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
December 26 – 31 @ 4:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano, CA 93445 United States

Visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, Ebenezer Scrooge must find it in his heart to change or face a bleak and lonely future. The heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s redemption through forgiveness, charity, and love continues to inspire us each holiday season.

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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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Naughty Oak + Old Town Wine & Brew : New Years Eve Block Party

December 31 @ 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
Naughty Oak & Old Town Wine & Brew
165 S. Broadway, Ste. 101 & 102
Orcutt, CA 93455 United States

Spend your New Year’s Eve with Naughty Oak and Old Town Wine & Brew! The Birria Boyz will be out front at 5:30. Naughty Oak will have a sparkling New Year’s seltzer cocktail, and our micheladas! Then swing over to Old Town Wine & Brew for some live music by Keith Cox.

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Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Holiday Hike

January 1 @  9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve
6999 W. Main St.
Guadalupe, CA 93434 United States

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center will be offering a docent-led hike on January 1st at 9:00 a.m. Come out and enjoy a nice 4-mile round trip hike on the beach towards Mussel Rock with hike docent, Ray Segovia.

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