Fave Five | November 5 – 15

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.

Santa Maria Philharmonic: First Fridays At Four

While you may not be able to LISTEN – LOCAL – LIVE at this time, exciting classical music performances by Santa Maria Philharmonic musicians are just a click away! The Phil’s First Fridays at Four returns on Friday, November 6th at 4:00 pm and will feature a Piano, Flute and Clarinet Recital! You can find this video on the Santa Maria Philharmonic’s YouTube channel at the the link below.

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Virtual Downtown Fridays & Concerts In The Park

Downtown Fridays and Concerts in the Park is back again this Friday, October 23rd, and will broadcast live bands over 8 Facebook pages; Including Mega Hits 97.1, DowntownFridays, and City Santa Maria Rec & Parks. English Bands will play from 6 – 7 pm and Spanish Bands will play from 7 – 8 pm. You will also be able to pick up food from a number of Downtown Fridays Food trucks spaced throughout the Downtown from Alvin to Cook Streets every Friday from 5 – 8:30 pm. This Friday we will feature the band Joe Daddy!

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Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: The Squirrel Game

Time to get crafty with Mother Nature! Leaves, Sticks, rocks and many other small pieces of nature turn into a great medium to make art with. Get outside, get your hands dirty and feel the calming effect nature and making mandalas has for you! To access directions to Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center activity, click the link below!

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

Join Riverbench’s Director of Hospitality, Danae Smith, for a live tasting of our October 2020 wine club allocation. Danae will lead participants through a tasting of the following wines, which were recently released to our club members: 2017 Brut Rosé, 2018 Chapel View Chardonnay, 2017 Pommard Pinot Noir. 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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Los Flores Ranch: Twilight Mountain Bike RideLos Flores Ranch: Twilight Mountain Bike Ride

The last Guided Mountain Bike Ride of the year! Sign up for one of our guided rides and enjoy the incredible views of the Santa Maria Valley as your ride into the sunset. There are 2 rides offered – One Advanced 8-10 miles and one Moderate/Beginner 6-8 miles. Please sign up for the ride that meets your ability and follow parking signs to the Event area.

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