Fave Five | October 18 – October 28

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.

Moxie Cafe’s Outdoor Concert Series: Steppin’ Out

October 20 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Moxie Cafe
1317 W. McCoy Ln.
Santa Maria, CA 93455

We’re keeping the MOXIE Cafe’s outdoor concert series rolling with another outstanding band. The “Central Coast’s Finest Dance Band,” Steppin’ Out, will take the stage on Saturday, October 20th! Come out and enjoy great music, fantastic food and drinks, and fun for the whole family.

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Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara!: Quique Escamilla

October 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guadalupe City Hall
918 Obispo St
Guadalupe, CA 93434

Quique Escamilla opens the 14th season of ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! with his powerful, original songs in Spanish and English inspired by political and social issues: human rights, immigration, conservation, racism and oppression. Originally from Chiapas, Mexico, this multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter blends Mexican folk music such as huapango and rancheras with jazz, pop, rock and ska.

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Inside PCPA

October 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre
870 South Bradley
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Here is your chance to enter the fascinating world of creative inspiration and professional practice in a behind the scenes conversation with PCPA’s Resident Artists.

Featuring Jason Bolen, Abby Hogan and Erik Stein, interviewed by Brad Carroll, learn what fuels the artists’ passions to bring magic to the Central Coast and listen in as they share what would be said if these walls could talk.

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Cottonwood Canyon: Nightmare On Dominion Rd.

October 27 @ 8:00 am – October 28 @ 12:00 am
Cottonwood Canyon Winery
3940 Dominion Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Nightmare on Dominion Rd • Prepare to be scared with a haunted experience

Come join Rock Odyssey for a hauntingly great time at Cottonwood Canyon Vineyard & Winery! Costumes are a must for those who dare to attend. We hope to see you there!!

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Riverbench: Halloween Pumpkin Decorating

October 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454

We’re excited to be hosting a day of pumpkin decorating at our vineyard tasting room.

Bring only your creativity – we’ve grown hundreds of pumpkins for you to choose from! One pumpkin and decorating supplies included with each ticket. Choose from seating options beginning at 11am or 2pm.

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