Fave Five | February 7-10

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.

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Grupo Bella

February 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center
1065 Guadalupe Street
Guadalupe, CA 93434

UCSB Arts & Lectures and The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center present this FREE family show as part of the Viva el Arte SB concert series. Grupo Bella is a multi-faceted ensemble from the Los Angeles area that uses mariachi instrumentation to perform many different styles of music, with a modern twist.

Grupo Bella offers a wide repertoire of music from traditional mariachi, boleros,son Jarocho,huasteco, Mexican pop, even a few American Classics, tropical music, salsa, cumbias and much more.

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Blast 825 Brewery: Bender & Jack And Smokin’ Gunz

February 9 @ 7:00 pm – February 10 @ 1:00 am
Blast 825 Brewery
241 S Broadway St # 101
Orcutt, CA 93455

Join Us For A Soulful Performance By Life Long Friends Bender And Jack from 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Followed up with Smokin Gunz rocking the house. Smokin Gunz is a Cover Hard Rock Band and plays from 10:00pm – 1:00am

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Live from the CORE Poetry Series

February 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
CORE Winery
105 W. Clark Ave.
Old Town Orcutt, CA 93455

Our featured poets and authors this month are Melinda Palacio and Toni Wynn. Melinda Palacio is a poet, author, and speaker. She lives in Santa Barbara and New Orleans. Her poetry chapbook, Folsom Lockdown, won Kulupi Press’ Sense of Place 2009 award.

Philadelphia (and one-time San Luis Obispo) poet, Toni Wynn’s poetry and creative nonfiction appears in anthologies, journals, broadsides and handmade books.

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FOXEN Second Sundays – Live Music and Food Truck

February 10 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
7600 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Every second Sunday of every month, we will have live music and a food truck on property from 12:30pm-3:30pm. This Second Sunday will feature live music by Russ Douglas, and Joy By The Spoonful will be serving up some delicious food available for purchase.

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Presqu’ile 3rd Fridays Live: Jineanne Coderre

February 15 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery
5391 Presquile Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93455

Presqu’ile regulars know all about the incredible Jineanne Coderre. A master interpreter of great R&B, soul, and jazz, she was hands down our first choice to play Valentine’s weekend. She’ll be performing a special set of love songs for the occasion. And of course, we have the ultimate lovers’ pairing- oysters!

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