Fave Five | March 11 – 21

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.

BBQ In The Stix And Naughty Oak Pair Up For Friday Night

You know them, you love them, and they sell out fast! BBQ In The Stix will be out front starting at 5:30 pm on Friday March 12th! Come on down to Naughty Oak early and bring warm jackets.

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PCPA: Two Degrees | InterPlay Reading Series

Emma Phelps, a paleo climatologist, has seen first-hand the symptoms of our changing planet while studying ice core samples in Greenland. However, the recent loss of her husband has left Emma, herself, frozen in grief. When she is asked by an old friend to come to DC and testify in a Senate Committee regarding climate change, the overlap of science, politics, and the deeply personal, create a charged landscape that is all to relevant in our current political and literal climate. Takes place virtually on March 12th at 7:00 pm and March 13th at 1:30 pm.

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City Of Santa Maria Recreation And Parks: St. Patrick’s Scavenger Hunt

Join the City Of Santa Maria Recreation And Parks Department on SUNDAY, March 14th for a St. Patrick’s Scavenger Hunt! This takes place from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Preisker park, and then again from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Pioneer Park.

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Riverbench: Virtual Wine Tasting – Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Sparkling Wine

Join Riverbench’s Director of Hospitality, Danae Smith, on Wednesday. March 17th from 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm for a live tasting of their February 2021 wine club allocation. Danae will lead participants through a 15-minute tasting of the following wines, which were recently released to their club members: 2019 Reserve Chardonnay, 2017 One Palm Pinot Noir, 2018 Blanc de Blancs Sparkling Wine. Streaming live from the vineyard tasting room, she’ll touch on tasting notes and food pairing ideas for each wine, then answer your questions during and following the broadcast.

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Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: DIY Nature Prints

Have you ever noticed how unique each leaf is? Whether they are from the same plant, or different plants, leaves all have different patterns and characteristics. See for yourself just how unique each leaf is with this activity, and create beautiful art using nature!Click the link below for this and many more fun activities you can do from home!

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