Great American Melodrama – Unnecessary Farce
March 14 – April 28 Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor meets with his female accountant. In the next room, two cops wait to catch the meeting on video. But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s taken the money, and who’s hired the Scottish hit man with anger issues. This laugh-a-minute farce will leave you in stitches. Rated PG Show Times, Dates, and Tickets may be found HERE
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
This family-friendly event for Santa Maria’s downtown will occur every Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Town Center West parking lot near Broadway (Highway 135) and Cook Street, all the way to September 27th, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. There will be live music from local bands, rows of food vendors, local beer tastings, and new and expanded attractions. New this year: • More local entertainment, including Mayor Alice Patino honoring country singer, Orcutt native and…
Riverbench Vineyard Easter Egg Hunt
Our Easter Egg Hunt has become very popular since we started hosting the annual event in 2008. Over 2,000 eggs are hidden in the garden surrounding our vineyard tasting room in the Santa Maria Valley. The eggs are filled with candy for the kids and some special prizes for their parents, including coupons for Riverbench hats, shirts and hoodies. Bring your little ones and take in the festivities while sipping on your favorite Riverbench wines and enjoy a picnic lunch from local food…
Presqu’ile 3rd Fridays Live – Billy Manzik
Join us as we welcome back Billy Manzik! Billy’s stomping, driving , one-man-band blues make for an incredible live experience. In honor of Billy’s Canadian roots, we’ll also be offering Chef Lisabeth’s Poutine for sale all night long!
Naughty Oak: Levi from the Rising Son and The Greasy Weiner
Rising Son is a roots rock reggae group from California. Levi, from Rising Son is joining us from 7 to 10. If you didn’t try Chef Adam’s food when they were here in February, then do not miss them this time around. These guys are real serious about their greasy weiners…they serve from 5:30 to 8:30.
Blast 825 Brewery: John Alan Connerley And Soundhouse
Embracing a wide spectrum of styles and genres, John’s repertoire is rich with special songs that feature gorgeous melodies: from well-crafted originals, bossa nova, romantic ballads and Broadway tunes, to vintage pop, upbeat party numbers, soft rock, and classic country western. John takes the stage from 6:30pm – 9:30pm SOUNDHOUSE rounds out the night from 10:00pm -1:00am, playing your favorite rock, country, reggae, ska and R & B songs from the late 70’s, 80’s, & 90’s . You will see…
Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Community Talk on the Dunites
The Dunites were society dropouts living in the Oceano dunes in the 1930s and 1940s. Hike Leader Jim Avila will talk and show some pictures of their life in the dunes. Hear some stories and learn what makes them unusual and memorable.
Natural History Museum: 19th Annual Earth Day Celebration
Come join us! This year’s event features: • Earth Day Conservation Award (11:00 a.m.) • Live music • Creative experiences for kids —Sand dig for Earth’s treasures (rocks, shells) —“Easter” animals, chickens, goats —Pine Cone Bird Feeders —“ What I Will Do for a Better Earth” labels for trees • Penny Project — Bring your pennies to help us maintain our Native Garden • Fabulous food —Veggie Burger Barbecue by the Kiwanis —Blackberry Pie • Historic walking tour of downtown…
Santa Maria BBQ Festival “Brews & Cues” 2019
The 3rd annual Santa Maria BBQ Festival “Brews & Cues” is back with more BBQ and more fun! Join us and enjoy plenty of Santa Maria Style BBQ, beer, wine, and activities plus live music from Rock Odyssey! We will have wine tasting, plenty of vendors, kids activities, plus much more!
Cottonwood Canyon: Wine & Design on Wheels
Gather your friends for a day of wine & get ready to unleash your inner artist at Cottonwood! Wine will be available at a special price exclusive to our Wine & Design participants! Hurry and get your tickets today, space is limited! $35 per person | Includes art supplies, canvas & art instructor Our address: 3940 Dominion Road, Santa Maria CA