Events in Santa Maria Valley

Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents Kimberly Akimbo

January 12 @ 7:00 pm - January 28 @ 7:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

Directed by Lynda Mondragon Set in the wilds of suburban New Jersey, KIMBERLY AKIMBO is a hilarious and heartrending play about a teenager with a rare condition causing her body to age faster than it should. When she and her family flee Secaucus under dubious circumstances, Kimberly is forced to reevaluate her life while contending with a hypochondriac mother, a rarely sober father, a scam-artist aunt, her own mortality and, most terrifying of all, the possibility of first love.  …

Santa Maria Valley Restaurant Week, January 14-20

January 14 @ 8:00 am - January 20 @ 10:00 pm
Santa Maria, Santa Maria, CA

The Santa Maria Valley is starting 2018 with #SantaMariaStyle, chock-full of participation from local and loved restaurants, wineries and breweries. Each participating outlet will be offering a special for $20.18, everything from wine pairings to tastings and special menu items. Participating Restaurants, Breweries and Wineries Include: Century Room at the Historic Santa Maria Inn Cielito Lindo Mexican Grill Cnagy Wine Tasting Room Core Wine Tasting Room Costa De Oro Winery Far Western Tavern FOXEN Grevino Café & Wine Bar Jersey…

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - March 4 @ 7:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

Get your deerstalker cap on — the play’s afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) transforms the classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure featuring 5 actors playing dozens of roles. The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being dispatched one by one. To find their killer, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Does a wild hellhound prowl the moors of Devonshire?…

Vertical Tasting Of Sparkling Wines

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Sip through a tasting of three vintages of our Blanc de Blancs sparkling wine, made with 100% Chardonnay grapes from our estate vineyard. We’re heading into our library and pulling our 2008, 2009 and 2010 vintages for you to taste. A limited quantity of these wines will be available for purchase. Tickets can be purchased here.

Star Gazing Party 2018

January 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Los Flores Ranch Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Join us for a tour through our night sky! Enjoy amazing views of star clusters, planets and more through telescopes provided by one or all Central Coast Astronomy Society, Vandenberg Amateur Astronomy Society, Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit and Juno our resident telescope. Feel free to bring your own telescope. Follow event parking signs. Gate will be open for parking at 5:30. Follow Parking Signs! Dress warm! Be prepared to walk off trail. No Flashlights No Dogs please!

Grandeza Mexicana

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
918 Obispo St, Guadalupe, CA 93434, Guadalupe, CA, 93434

Come out and join us as we welcome Grandeza Mexicana. When: January 20th @7:00pm – 8:00pm Where: 918 Obispo St, Guadalupe, CA 93434

Dunes Center Book Club Meeting

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dunes Center, Guadalupe, CA, 93434

Dunes Center Book Club Meeting The Dunes Center 1065 Guadalupe Street Sunday, January 21st 2:00 pm Can’t decide what great book to read next? Join the Dunes Center Book Club! The group meets every six weeks to discuss non-fiction books. The next meeting is Sunday, January 21st to discuss Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina. If you’re interested in attending, click here or email Ken Shamordola for more information.

Live Music at Ca Del Grevino

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ca Del Grevino Cafe and Wine Bar, Orcutt, Ca, 93455

Enjoy live music every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. featuring a different band/musician each week!

Educator Happy Hour at Dunes Center

January 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dunes Center, Guadalupe, CA, 93434

Teachers are invited over for drinks—at the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center! Indeed, educators are encouraged to stop by the museum for complimentary after-work drinks and snacks on January 25 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The idea is to spread the word about the Dunes Center’s educational programming planned for 2018. With the mission of conserving and restoring the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes ecosystem, the Dunes Center takes great pride in offering docent-led walks and workshops for students near and far. Interested educators…

Friday Live Music – Bella Lucareli

January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

FRIDAY LIVE MUSIC – BELLA LUCARELI Friday, January 26, 2018 4:00pm to 6:00pm Presqu’ile Winery Complimentary Event Join us in welcoming the return of great young singer-songwriter Bella Lucareli!  With musical influences including Alicia Keys, Sara Bareilles, and John Legend, Bella’s combination of piano and soaring vocals has made her a Presqu’ile favorite. Please note, we do not offer tasting flights after 4:00pm.  After 4:00pm wine is available by the glass or bottle only.