Fave Five | October 15 – 25

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.

Elks Rodeo: Haunted Hills Drive Thru Experience

Elks Recreation, Inc., in collaboration with the City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department, are excited to bring a new experience to the Central Coast beginning on October 16th! Don’t miss your chance to feel the real scare of 2020! With fear inducing scenes, creepy sounds, and scary interactions, the Cowboys of Rodeos past and restless equipment come to life for a limited time. These frightful nights are not for the faint of heart!

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PCPA InterPlay Reading Series: Mother Road

Join PCPA for their Interplay Reading Series featuring Mother Road on Saturday, October 17th from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm. In a timely sequel that could take place right here in the Santa Maria Valley, Solis’ Mother Road picks up 90 years after Steinbeck’s masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath. This play includes Adult Language and Adult Themes.

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The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Butterfly Crossword

Did you know that caterpillars spend up to three weeks in their cocoons before emerging as butterflies Check out the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center’s activity to learn all about butterflies, including information on California’s state butterfly, the California dogface! Then enjoy a fun butterfly themed crossword to keep you busy!

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U-Pick Blueberries: Halloween Celebration

Save the DATE! October 24 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm! You will want to be out at U-Pick Blueberries with your little pumpkins! Come dressed in your favorite costume, pick a pumpkin, & have your family pics taken by Julie Face Photography. They will also have a costume contest at 11 am in the kids area!

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Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Drive-Up Theatre – Spooktacular

Get your spook on at SMCT’s Spooktacular! SMCT’s Drive-Up Theatre is BACK! and by popular demand! If you missed our August Drive-Up Theatre you are in luck! October’s “Driver Up Theatre” features Music, Dance, Comedy, and Spooky Scenes. All you have to do is fill up your car and head over to Santa Maria Civic Theatre. Only one ticket per carload is needed!

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