Fave Five | September 26 – October 6

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.

Los Alamos Old Days 2019

September 27 – September 29
Downtown Los Alamos
Los Alamos, CA

The Los Alamos Old Days Celebration honors and preserves the town’s authentic Western heritage. Highlights of the weekend celebration include free entertainment, two-day Peddlers Mart, and Sunday morning’s Greatest Little Small Town Parade! The 2019 celebration will take place on September 27-29 on Bell Street in Downtown Los Alamos.

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Santa Barbara County Farm Day

September 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Santa Maria
Santa Maria, CA

from 10 am – 3 pm, more than ten Santa Barbara County farms, ranches, wineries, and agricultural organizations will open their doors and invite the public to experience a day of agricultural activities and tours. Join us in celebrating the 1st Annual Santa Barbara County Farm Day!

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8th Annual OCAF Chalk Festival

September 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Old Town Orcutt
Clark Avenue
Orcutt, CA

The Chalk Festival features over two dozen arts and craft booths, nonprofit organization, kids’ corner and fabulous culinary pop-ups & food trucks. Experience an amazing array of locally created art, custom jewelry, and woodworking. Feed that hunger by supporting our local food trucks serving up a variety of tasty food options. Encourage kids’ creativity at our KIDS Corner. This year theme is “FEAST ON THE ARTS”, highlighting the artist creation of the culinary arts.

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4th Annual Santa Maria Beer Fest

October 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Elks Baseball Field
600 S McClelland
Santa Maria, CA 93454

The 4th annual Santa Maria Beer Fest is a great event showcasing local and regional craft beers and is a festival celebrating beer in general. This year’s event will be bigger, better, and celebrated in a wonderful outdoor venue. Santa Maria Beer Fest will showcase over 30 breweries, cideries, and will include other activities such as axe throwing, a mechanical bull, a paint ball shooting gallery, corn hole, beer pong, and some awesome local food trucks!

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Riverbench Vineyard & Winery: Live Music, Food Truck + Wine in the Vineyard

October 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Sundays in October are always a great time to visit Riverbench Vineyard! Special outdoor wine menu includes wine by the bottle or glass. Bring a blanket and find a spot for a picnic on the lawn. Award-winning 7-string and Indian slide guitarist Dave Cipriani will be filling the garden with all original music from 12 pm to 3 pm. Big Truck Foods will be serving their delicious grilled sandwiches and burgers made with deli-fresh meats and cheeses, served on locally baked breads with their own unique sauces.

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