Events in Santa Maria Valley

PCPA: The Little Mermaid

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - December 22 @ 5:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a spectacular holiday production that will amaze families. PCPA will collaborate with director Melissa Rain Anderson (Always…Patsy Cline) and New York City’s 2 Ring Circus to bring breathtaking aerial feats and imaginative theatrical magic to tell the story of Ariel, the beautiful young mermaid who longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved story and the Disney animated film, The Little Mermaid tells the tale of longing, love, and…

Great American Melodrama – The Holiday Extravaganza

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - December 31 @ 11:30 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

November 21 – December 31 See Scrooge find his Christmas spirit in a heart-warming tale of holiday magic, laugh until your sides ache at the zany characters in a fractured fairy tale opera, and celebrate the music of the season in our Holiday Vaudeville Revue. Our holiday triple bill is a very special family tradition designed to bring a year’s worth of smiles to you and your loved ones in a great musical and theatrical experience! For show dates, times, and…

Naughty Oak: Taco Tuesday with El Sabor Latino

December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Naughty Oak Brewing Company, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Chef Merari of El Sabor Latino always brings his amazing Honduran-style street tacos and spicy orange salsa for Taco Tuesday. At $2 a taco, you can have ALL THE TACOS, as well as all of the other awesome menu items like enchiladas, queso tacos, flautas and more. Check them out at 5:30 pm. Naughty Oak will be preparing their bottomless Micheladas made with their Mexican Lager, Chela!

Cubanissimo: LIVE Music featuring Jeff Elliott (Trumpet & Piano Man)

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cubanissimo, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Join us on 12/13 from 7:00-9:00 pm and enjoy LIVE MUSIC by Jeff Elliott (Trumpet & Piano Man) at the Cubanissimo Cuban Coffee House & Cafe in Orcutt! Grab some delicious Cuban cuisine or a cocktail and get your weekend started! Jeff Elliott, an unassuming and often underrated player, embodies the concept of musicianship. This trumpeter has been making waves around Southern California for decades. Among those who have called on his talents are Jimmy Messina, Flora Purim & Airto…

Riverbench: Glitter Your Own Wine Bottle Workshop

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Choose your favorite Riverbench wine and one of our very own bedazzling artists, Robin, will coach you through decorating your own sparkling wine bottle. Glittering workshop includes your choice of glitter colors and all supplies needed to create your own special bottle. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend workshop. Wine bottle is sold separately.

58th Annual Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade

December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

The Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade has been a holiday favorite since 1961.  Started by the volunteer fire department, the parade remains a small town afternoon event.  You’ll see kids, dogs, floats, animals, cars, bands and our special guest Santa.  Join us on the second Saturday of December at high noon as we celebrate Christmas the Old Town Orcutt way. The Parade starts promptly at Noon on December 14th, and is a Rain or Shine event.

Naughty Oak: 3rd Anniversary Party!

December 14 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Naughty Oak Brewing Company, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Come celebrate THREE YEARS of Naughty Oak Brewing Co.! We will be tapping our anniversary beer, 4 on the Floor, a Red Scotch Ale made with maple syrup and aged in bourbon barrels, at 4 pm sharp. Ghost Monster is celebrating with us. They’re playing from 7 – 10 pm. DeBilz & Fam Mobile Kitchen is coming out at 5:30 with their fun, creative, delicious eats! Have you had their dessert pancakes?! *We have a few tricks up our sleeve…

Presqu’ile: 3rd Fridays Live – Albert Kass

December 20 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Friday, December 20, 2019 4:30 pm – 7 pm Presqu’ile Tasting Room Complimentary Event 3rd Fridays Live continues at Presqu’ile on December 20, 2019, featuring indie artist Albert Kass for the December holiday edition.

Chumash Casino: Felipe Esparza

December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chumash Casino Resort, Santa Ynez, CA, 93460

Unwind with some laughs at the end of the workweek with the comedian and actor’s standup tour. Known for winning Last Comic Standing and his Netflix special “They’re Not Gonna Laugh at You,” Esparza also hosts the “What’s Up Fool?” podcast and has appeared in recurring roles on “The Eric Andre Show” and NBC’s “Superstore.” Buy your tickets today!

2019 Santa Maria-Guadalupe Christmas Bird Count

December 22 - December 23
Santa Maria Valley, Santa Maria, California

Each December and January, birdwatchers gather together for the National Audubon Society’s annual Christmas Bird Count. Birders in Santa Maria Valley have been counting birds in the annual count for nearly 40 years, heading out each December to hunt for as many bird species as possible within the Santa Maria Valley count circle, which spans 15 square miles, running along the coast from the San Antonio River Estuary to the Santa Maria River Estuary. The counters have 24 hours to…

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