Fave Five for the Week of September 2 – September 12

Fave Five | September 2 – September 12

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.

Santa Maria Elks Rodeo & Parade

September 2 – September 5
Santa Maria Elks Unocal Event Center
4040 South Highway 101
Santa Maria, CA 93455 United States

Four Days of Dynamic Rodeo Action at the Santa Maria Elks Unocal Event Center Join Elks Recreation for the 78th Annual Santa Maria Elks Rodeo. This is a four day fun filled extravaganza held at the Elks Unocal Event Center in Santa Maria, California. Each Rodeo performance features; Mutton Bustin’, six adrenaline-rushing PRCA events including Bull Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Bareback Riding and the excitement of the WPRA Barrel Racing and Breakaway Roping.

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PCPA: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

September 2 @ 8:00 pm – September 5 @ 11:00 pm
Solvang Festival Theatre
420 2nd Street
Solvang, CA 93463 United States

Step into Emerson’s Bar and Grill and witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances. More than a dozen of the jazz legends’ songs are interlaced with salty, often humorous reminiscences in this riveting portrait of Holiday and her music. Songs include “God Bless the Child,” “T’ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do,” “Crazy He Calls Me” and “Easy Livin’.”

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Vino et Amicis: Vinyl Night

September 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vino et Amicis
165 S. Broadway
Orcutt, CA 93455 United States

Listen to an array of music played on vinyl records by Gary Slavin. He spins tunes from every decade since they started making vinyl records….and he will take requests.

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Santa Maria Downtown Fridays 2021

September 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Town Center West
Corner of Main St. & Broadway
Santa Maria, CA 93458 United States

Downtown Fridays are Back! This family-friendly event for Santa Maria’s downtown will occur every Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Town Center West parking lot near Broadway (Highway 135) and Cook Street, all the way to October 29th, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. There will be live music from local bands, rows of food vendors and food trucks, giveaways, and new and expanded attractions.

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19th Annual Santa Maria A’s All Ford Car Show and Swap Meet

September 11 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt
Clark Avenue
Orcutt, CA 93455 United States

Bring the FAMILY for the 19th Annual All Ford Car Show! They are right in the middle of brand new facilities with Antique shops, fine restaurants and other shopping opportunities. Live Music, Huge Raffle with many prizes, 50/50 raffle, Grand Raffle Prize Raffle for a Hand built Santa Maria Style BBQ Pit.

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