Fave Five | January 28 – February 7

Practice social distancing and stay connected with the Santa Maria Valley #SantaMariaStyle! Every week, we’ll provide you with ways to enjoy the Santa Maria Valley by bringing the fun and the flavors to the comfort of your own home.

The Great Santa Maria Takeout

The Santa Maria Valley is starting the year off #SantaMariaStyle with participation from local and loved restaurants, wineries and breweries for The Great Santa Maria Takeout! Each participating outlet will be offering highlighted specials kicking off on January 22nd and going until January 31st. Don’t forget to also join in on the Takeout Selfie Contest for a chance to win a wonderful Staycation here in Santa Maria Valley!

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PCPA Talkback Thursday | Jeff McCarthy

It’s not often you get to meet your heroes; however, Erik is overjoyed to announce that he will kick off PCPA’s monthly talkback series on Thursday, January 28th at 7:00 pm by spending an hour chatting with one of his heroes, Jeff McCarthy. Jeff grew up in Santa Maria just blocks away from PCPA where he studied and performed for several seasons, and has played the Beast in the Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast , Dubhdara in Broadway’s The Pirate Queen, and Billy Flynn in the Broadway revival of Chicago.

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Enjoy A Virtual Bird Walk From Los Flores Ranch Park

It may be rainy this weekend in Santa Maria, but you can still enjoy a bit of Los Flores Park by taking a virtual bird walk! Docent John Deacon shares his knowledge and passion for birds virtually with the community! Learn about the many birds that call the park their home.

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Santa Maria Philharmonic: January’s First Fridays at Four

The Santa Maria Philharmonic Society’s First Fridays at Four series features a new YouTube performance by orchestra members in local landmarks and locations. This free recorded concert premiere will premier virtually on the First Friday of February (Feb. 5th) at 4:00 pm on The Santa Maria Philharmonic Society’s YouTube channel!

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Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: California Chipmunk Mask

Celebrate your love of all mammals big and small, and create your very own California Chipmunk mask at home! Use the color by number guide while learning some fun facts about the California Chipmunk. To access this activity and browse many more fun activities, click the link below!

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