Events in Santa Maria Valley

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?…

Arthur Miller’s The Crucible

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - March 4 @ 2:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Generously sponsored by Judge & Mrs. Jed Q. Beebe Nancy K. Johnson Franca Bongi-Lockard Ron & Mary Nanning The Crucible is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. New York Arthur Miller’s thrilling dramatic masterpiece about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem, Massachusetts is both a gripping historical play and a strikingly timely social parable for today. Inspired by real events, the story centers on a farmer, his wife, and a former servant-girl who maliciously causes…

FOXEN @ Back To The Futures

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Los Alamos, Los Alamos, CA

Join Jenny at this unique tasting that gives the public access to taste and buy wines ahead of bottling. February, 24th marks the first futures tasting for the Pioneers of Santa Barbara County, a group comprising the early trailblazers and vintners that have shaped the region. Sponsored by Visit Santa Ynez Valley, FOXEN and fourteen other wineries will be on site, showcasing samples from their barrels and vessels for patrons to taste at Pico Restaurant and Wine Shop, in downtown Los Alamos,…

Take A Journey Of The Heart

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Grace Baptist Church, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Your heart will surely burst with pride when you feel the pioneer American spirit in Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, while the gentle Shaker hymn, Simple Gifts, will bring a feeling of warmth and tenderness.  You may feel the pull of your heart strings when you hear the exquisite beauty of the Adagietto from Mahler’s Symphony No. 5.  Maestro Nowak will close the program with the jubilant Symphony No.4 by Mendelssohn, and your heart will soar with irrepressible joy.   The…

Live Music at Ca Del Grevino

February 28 @ 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!

Old Orcutt’s First Friday: March

March 2
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Join us on the First Friday of the Month when Old Orcutt stays open late. Many of our businesses will have special offers and treats. Drop by and have some fun.

World of Pinot Noir

March 2 @ 9:00 am - March 3 @ 8:00 pm
Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Goleta, CA, 93117

This annual event takes place at the beginning of March and includes two days of in-depth tasting seminars, excursions, Grand Tastings, a Burgundy seminar and tasting and gourmet, locally-influenced lunches and dinners. These extraordinary food and wine extravaganzas will be hosted by participating wineries and feature an outstanding panel of sommeliers from across the U.S. Join Dick and Jenny for the Grand Tasting on Saturday, March 3rd. For tickets and more information, go to: http://www.worldofpinotnoir.com/ When: March 2nd – 3rd Where:…

March First Friday: Checkers And Chess At Cnagy

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cnagy, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Friday, March 02, 2018 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Join us at Cnagy on March 2nd for a fun night of games! Show off your hidden checkers, chess, or card game talents while enjoying a glass of wine.

Cycle into the Sunset at Los Flores Ranch

March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Los Flores Ranch Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

The natural beauty of the oak woodlands and nature trails at Los Flores Ranch Park is the backdrop for docent-led Twilight Bike Rides on March 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Two rides will be offered including a five-mile round trip ride for beginners and intermediate cyclists. The route will cover mostly flat terrain with moderate incline. An advanced-level eight-mile ride with steeper inclines will also be offered. Both hikes begin at sunset and finish beneath the moonlight. Attendees…

Jason Petty’s Hank & My Honky Tonk Heroes

March 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Clark Center for the performing arts, Arroyo Grande, CA, 93420

Jason Petty began his renowned career portraying Hank Williams in the off-Broadway hit “Lost Highway” in 1996. His inspired and heartfelt performance earned him five stage award nominations and a win for the OBIE award for Best Actor. Jason becomes Hank Williams in every sense, and leaves his audience singing, clapping, and toe-tapping to the legendary hits of Hank and his contemporaries. As reviewed in the NY Post, “At times it seems that Petty is not just offering an impersonation…