Events in Santa Maria Valley

Choose Your Adventure at Fairfield Inn & Suites

March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm

Whether you have a thirst for adventure or simply crave a hearty local meal, the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Santa Maria has you covered with two special packages in March. Indeed, with the “Dinner & Hotel” package that starts at just $144, you can fill up with a $50 dinner certificate for Cool Hand Luke’s Steakhouse in Santa Maria, along with overnight accommodations in a spacious deluxe suite; breakfast for two at the hotel; and a small welcome gift…

PCPA Presents: The Whipping Man

March 9 - March 26
Severson Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Plunge into the heart-wrenching chaos of war-torn Richmond. The Civil War is over and throughout the south slaves are being freed, soldiers are going home, and in Jewish homes the annual celebration of Passover is being celebrated. Young Confederate officer Caleb DeLeon arrives home, severely wounded, to find it in ruins and abandoned, save for two former slaves, Simon and John. While the three men await the family’s return, they wrestle with their shared past and the bitter irony of…

Melodrama Presents: “When Butter Churns To Gold”

March 9 - April 23
Great American Melodrama Theatre, Oceano, CA, 93445

A villain (boo!), a hero (yay!), a heroine (aww!), and trusty sidekicks run amok in this musical romp. An orphaned farm girl, Constance Goodwin, attempts to save the family farm from the villainous Friedrich von Fouler. Can our strapping hero, Jack Strongfellow, stop the villain in time? Can he save Constance from her ironic fate and launch her dairy empire? Find out in the West Coast premiere of this new musical. Various Showtimes from March 9 – April 23, 2017…


March 24 - April 2

CENTRAL COAST CRAFT BEER WEEK Hosted By LOCAL BREWERS GUILD Central Coast Craft Beer Week is March 24-April 2, 2017 Buellton, California— What is often referred to as wine country, the central coast of California is quickly gaining recognition for its craft beer. In the past decade, small breweries have been popping up throughout the area with a variety of establishments: production breweries, brewpubs with restaurants and tasting rooms. With the rise of new breweries on the Central Coast, comes the growth of…

Los Padres Artist Guild’s “Spring Show and Sale”

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
LUIS Oasis Senior Center, Orcutt, CA, 93455

On March 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Los Padres Artist Guild’s “Spring Show and Sale” will celebrate our four-legged friends and benefit the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society in the process. Set amid the backdrop of the Luis Oasis Senior Center, this free event will feature animals for viewing and petting; fine art by local artists; crafts by area artisans; plus animal-themed art and even wearable art for pets.

Mid-Coast Veterans Alliance TRI-TIP Barbecue

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Veterans’ Memorial Community Center, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

The Mid-Coast Veterans Alliance will host a special event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 25 at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Santa Maria to raise money to support local veterans. The public, especially area veterans, are invited to the event that will feature barbecue, raffles and special guest speakers. Tri-tip barbecue meals will be available with a $10 donation. The Mid-Coast Veterans Alliance works to help veterans and their families in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo…

San Ramon Chapel Fundraiser Concert

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Ramon Chapel, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Saturday, March 25th  at 6 p.m. Join Chris Beland and Fr. Aiden Peter Rossiter for the release of Chris’s new album entitled Gospel Hymns No. 5. Chris will play/sing selections from the double album of ancient hymns that span the centuries from 347AD, to the 1800s, to an original by Chris. Fr. Aiden Peter will tell the fascinating history of each hymn in his fun, unique way. And you’ll hear bits of Chris’s life story and his journey back to…

Live Music at Ca’Del Grevino Cafe & Tasting Room

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ca’ Del Grevino Cafe & Tasting Room, Orcutt, CA, 93455

There will be Live Music every Saturday in March at the Orcutt Tasting Room of Ca’Del Grevino! Come enjoy a delicious glass (or bottle) of wine while enjoying some great tunes. Live Music from 6 -9 p.m. on Saturday, March 11th, 18th, & 25th.   Ca’Del Grevino Cafe & Tasting Room, 400 E Clark Ave, Orcutt, CA 93455 (805) 937-6400    

“Orchid Hunters” Show and Sale

April 1 @ 9:00 am - April 2 @ 5:00 pm

Here’s a chance to take in the beauty of exotic orchids while benefiting The Dunes Center, a Santa Maria Valley ecological treasure. The 22nd annual Central Coast Orchid Show & Sale and Companion Plants event takes place April 1-2. Sponsored by the Five Cities Orchid Society, the event is held at the South County Regional Center in Arroyo Grande and offers exhibits, orchid judging, re-potting demonstrations, plant doctors and a large variety of orchid plants, books and supplies for sale.…

Vintners’ Festival

April 20 - April 23
Santa Barbara Vintners, Buellton, CA, 93427

The Vintners Spring Weekend, held from April 20 – 23, 2017, is a chance to try more of that Santa Barbara County wine you love, as well as get to know the people who make it and the area it’s made in. Throughout the weekend, select wineries host their own events on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, ranging from winemaker dinners to library tastings to new wine releases to barrel tastings.

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