Fave Five | May 9 – 19

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.

PCPA: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

April 25 @ 7:00 pm – May 12 @ 4:30 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre
870 South Bradley
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

This weekend is your last chance to see the knock-’em-dead musical about the hysterical story of low-born Monty Navarro, who finds out that he’s eight-in-line for an earldom in the lofty D’Ysquith family. He presumes his chances of outliving his predecessors are slight and he sets off down a ridiculously ghastly path to the inheritance.

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Los Flores Ranch: Bird Walk, Listen and Watch

May 11 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Los Flores Ranch Park
6271 Dominion Road
Santa Maria, CA 93455 United States

Join Docent John as he leads you for a quiet moderate hike to spot and photograph many of the birds that live at Los Flores Ranch Park. Meet in the Parking area of Los Flores Ranch.

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Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley 2019

May 11 @ 10:30 am – October 13 @ 6:30 pm
Costa De Oro Winery
1331 Nicholson Avenue
Santa maria, CA 93454 United States

The Wine Trolley has returned! Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less. Starting Mother’s Day weekend, explore our amazing local wineries and tasting rooms on the Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley.

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Riverbench: AMGEN Cycling Race Cheering Party in the Vineyard

May 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

On May 16th, the fifth stage of The Amgen Tour of California will pass Riverbench Vineyard en route from Pismo Beach to Ventura. Bring a chair and join us in the vineyard for front row seats as the cyclists race down Foxen Canyon Road.

We’ll be serving a Santa Maria Style BBQ lunch provided by Susie Q’s Brand and Riverbench Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and sparkling wines will be available in the garden by the glass or bottle. Wine tasting flights will also available inside the tasting room.

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Presqu’ile’s 4th Annual Tri-Tip Cook-Off

May 18 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery
5391 Presquile Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93455 United States

We are excited to announce that our fourth annual Presqu’ile Tri-Tip Cook-Off will take place on Saturday, May 18th. The afternoon will feature a stellar lineup of top culinary talents, including Whiskey Bent, Valle Fresh, The Pairing Knife, Beachwalk BBQ and more! Manning the grills in our beautiful al fresco setting, each will prepare their own inspired take on tri-tip for our guests and a panel of distinguished culinary judges.

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