Events in Santa Maria Valley

Zornes Watercolor Exhibition

November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Dana Adobe, Nipomo, CA, 93444

“Sun and Wind, by the Sea: California Landscapes of Milford Zornes” exhibition is on display through Jan. 27 at the Dana Adobe Cultural Center, representing nearly 70 years of Zornes’s unique vision. Milford Zornes (1908-2008) captured California’s independent spirit in the bold shapes and vibrant hues of his paintings. Recognized as a leader in the California Scene Painters movement as well as the California Style watercolor movement, Zornes was both a prolific artist and an inspirational teacher. Born in Oklahoma,…

2019 Santa Maria Valley Craft Cocktail Contest

January 1 - January 27
Santa Maria, Santa Maria, CA

The 2019 Craft Cocktail Contest is the very first ever Santa Maria Valley cocktail contest. Each craft cocktail entered will represent the culture of each bar and restaurant and the culture of Santa Maria Valley. Every element will be handmade or tailored specifically to represent the heart and soul of each establishment. People’s choice, will be decided by guests who will vote for their favorite participating craft cocktail contestant. Be sure to go out and vote to take part in this awesome…

Santa Maria Valley Restaurant Week 2019

January 16 - January 27
Santa Maria, Santa Maria, CA

The Santa Maria Valley is starting 2019 with #SantaMariaStyle, chock-full of participation from local and loved restaurants, wineries and breweries for restaurant week 2019. Each participating outlet will be offering a special for $20.19, everything from wine pairings to tastings and special menu items. This experience, which takes place January 16-27, is part of California Restaurant Month, which propels food & drink to next level status. In the month of January, visitors will indulge and enjoy with participating restaurants in cities…

Karaoke Night With Wacky DJ Ree-Car-d’oh

January 17 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Blast 825 Brewery, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Wacky DJ Ree-Car-D’oh hosts weekly Karaoke and Zany antics at Blast 825 Brewery each and every Thursday Night in Old Orcutt! Come down and sing your heart out! Large Screens, Lights, Sound! Full Bar with $5 Thursday Margarita ALL NIGHT LONG (starting at 6pm).

Presqu’ile Third Fridays Live: Complicated Animals

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Friday, January 18, 2019 4:30pm to 7:00pm Complimentary Event Featured Pairing: Feijoada Complicated Animals is the Los Angeles based Indie duo of Monica da Silva and Chad Alger. Their 6-song EP “In This Game” (2015), was written and recorded in a cabin in the woods in Michigan. “In This Game” received rave reviews from blogs and journalists, and was called “a 6 song masterpiece” and the “beginning of a new sound” by PopMatters. “In This Game” fuses Indie Pop with…

Naughty Oak: Joe Daddy and BBQ in the Stix

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Naughty Oak Brewing Company, Orcutt, CA, 93455

If you like 90’s music (I mean, who doesn’t) come listen to Joe Daddy from 6 to 10. BBQ in the Stix is also back! They are one of our favorites, so don’t miss their food. They start serving at 5:30.

Blast 825 Brewery: Michael Shelton & Three 4 All

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - January 19 @ 1:00 am
Blast 825 Brewery, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Michael Shelton and Three 4 All take the Blast Brewery stage! Michael Shelton goes on from 7:00pm – 10:00pm, followed by Three 4 All at 10:00pm – 1:00am! Playing music that is both insightful and emotional; gut-wrenching and inspiring, fans of Michael Shelton are treated to a visceral experienced laced with well-placed lyrics and aurally captivating melodies. Three4All is a power trio from the Central Coast of California, known for getting the audience involved and having fun. We are a…

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Photography Hike

January 19 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center, Guadalupe, CA, 93434

Enjoy a beautiful morning with dunes photographer, Chuck Jennings as he shares tips and tricks to dunes photography. Bring a jacket, water and your camera as we explore the open dunes of the Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Complex. $5 suggested donation.

Vino et Amicis Live Music – Ron Miller

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vino et Amicis, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Orcutt’s Own Ron Miller returns to Vino et Amicis with his old school country and rock. Ron Miller hits the stage from 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Blast 825 Brewery: Keith Cox & The Black Market Trio

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - January 20 @ 1:00 am
Blast 825 Brewery, Orcutt, CA, 93455

On January 19th Keith Cox as well as The Black Market Trio will be performing at Blast 825 Brewery! From 7:00pm – 10:00pm there will be a performance by Keith Cox from Different Strings. He will delight you with Classic rock covers and originals Then Central Coast Premier Jazz and Latin Trio, The Black Market Trio, takes the Blast 825 Brewery stage from 10:00pm-1:00am No Cover Charge

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