Fave Five | May 4 – 14

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.

The Melodrama Presents: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

April 27 – June 11
Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St., Oceano

After a bump on the head, Hank Morgan awakens to find himself in the days of Camelot. Because of his knowledge of modern technology everyone is convinced that he’s a magician. Soon King Arthur puts him in charge of industrializing the kingdom. It’s a madcap adventure with knights in shining armor and damsels in distress. Don’t miss this world premiere adaptation of an American classic.

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First Friday in Old Orcutt

May 5, 5 – 8 pm
Old Town Orcutt
Clark Ave., Orcutt

Come to Old Orcutt and enjoy First Friday!

Many of the merchants will be staying open late and offering activities, sales, and specials.

Check out our Facebook Event for this month’s specials.

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PCPA Presents: Lend Me A Tenor

April 20 – May 14
PCPA’s Marian Theatre
870 S. Bradley, Santa Maria

This riotous tale of mistaken identities and unexpected romance explodes with delight in this brand new musical comedy based on the Tony Award nominated play. Itʼs 1934 and opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive one of his great triumphs for the ten-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. When Tito becomes unexpectedly incapacitated, a suitable replacement must be found. Who is cavalier enough to replace him?

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SMCT Presents: Steel Magnolias

May 5 – May 21
Santa Maria Civic Theatre

1660 N. McClelland, Santa Maria

Truvy Jones runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies in the neighborhood have a standing Saturday appointment. Along with her anxious and eager assistant, Annelle, Truvy styles the hair of many of the women about town: wealthy widow and former first lady of Chinquapin Claire, local curmudgeon Ouiser, intelligent and compassionate career woman M’Lynn, and her daughter Shelby.

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Cinco de Mayo Party

May 5, 5 – 8 pm
Ca’ Del Grevino Amphitheater
2510 East Clark Ave., Orcutt

This event will be open to the public. We will have our estate wines, local beer, and margaritas for sale. We will have our house chef prepare tacos and nachos and a live band and DJ will be playing classic Spanish style music. Cover Charge $15.

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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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