Fave Five | May 11 – 21

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.

Floral Wine Glass Painting Workshop with Laura Cherry

May 12, 7–9pm
Cnagy Wine Tasting Room
145 S. Gray Street, Ste. 103, Orcutt

Looking for a way to celebrate Mother’s Day? Bring your mom, sister or friends and come join us! Laura Cherry will be on hand to share her expertise. $40 per person $36 wine club member. All materials and instruction are included, as well as a glass of wine to enjoy while painting.

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FREE Docent-Led Nature Walks

May 13, 9 – 11 am
Los Flores Ranch Park
6721 Dominion Rd., Santa Maria

On the 2nd Saturday of the Month (Feb.-Nov.) 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Take a free docent-led nature walk and learn about the Coastal Live Oak trees, geology, plants, and animals of Los Flores Ranch Park. (From Santa Maria, head south on Highway 101. Exit at Clark Avenue and turn left. Turn right on Dominion Road.)

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Poetry Night @ Core Winery

May 13, 7:30 pm – 9 pm
Core Winery
105 W. Clark Ave., Old Orcutt

2nd Saturday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Core Winery.

We host a local poetry group once a month for an evening with two featured poets and open readings. On the 2nd Saturday of the month at 7:30 pm. No RSVP required! Just come and enjoy!

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Mother’s Day @ Wine & Design

May 14, 2 – 4 pm
Wine & Design

3240 Orcutt Rd., Ste. 105, Orcutt

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching!
Have you figured out what you’re doing? Bring her to Wine & Design for a fun and relaxing afternoon. She’ll leave with new friends, great memories, and a masterpiece she will cherish for a lifetime!

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Bull Canyon Run 2017

May 20, 7:30 – 1pm
809 N. Panther Drive, Santa Maria

The Bull Canyon Run is a Law Enforcement Torch Run sponsored event. LETR is a world-wide organization that raises money and awareness for Special Olympics. This event is open to the public and is a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Money is raised through entry fees and sponsorships.

The 10K Run/Walk starts at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk starts at 8 a.m. This year, we will have a kid’s 1/2K Run (ages 1-5) at 9:30 a.m. and the Kid’s 1K Run (ages 6-9) at 9:40 a.m.

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Win a two-night, $2,500 getaway for four.

Grab some good friends or bring the family together and head to Santa Maria Valley for a weekend of unscripted fun. We like to keep things authentic, so your trip will be built just for you.

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