Events in Santa Maria Valley

SMV Discovery Museum’s 2019 Batty Ball!

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Creep into the museum for our Batty Ball! We’ll have a costume contest and ghoulish science demonstrations for all. Start your Halloweek with us on Sunday, October 27 from 12-4 p.m.

2019 Dia de los Muertos Festival

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Veterans’ Memorial Community Center, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

Celebrate the lives of passed loved ones at the Dia de Los Muertos Festival on Sunday, October 27th from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Community Park (313 West Tunnell Street). This family friendly event is free and will offer live entertainment, altar displays, activities for youth, food and crafts vendors for families to enjoy. Be part of the celebration by creating a colorful altar to honor a passed loved one, family member, or friend in the Dia de…

Old Orcutt’s First Friday: November

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Come out and enjoy an evening in Old Orcutt. Merchants stay open late on the first Friday of the month. Drink, food, and shopping specials.

PCPA: The Little Mermaid

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 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…

Santa Maria Civic Theatre: 12 Angry Men

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - November 10 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

It is 1957, and twelve men have been led into a jury room of a New York City court of law. They are given final instructions about determining the verdict in a murder case whose defendant faces the death penalty if found guilty. Before deliberations begin, the men take a short break after filing into the hot and stuffy room. They gather around a long table to begin discussions about the case. The defendant, a young man, is accused of…

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Hike to Mussel Rock

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve, Guadalupe, CA, 93434

Just south of Guadalupe lies an extraordinary and unique nature preserve. Featuring towering 550 foot high dunes-the tallest on the west coast-and the Santa Maria River Estuary, not only is this park beautiful but it is also ecologically significant. We will be offering a docent led hike on November 17th at 9:00 a.m. Come out and enjoy a nice 2 mile hike on the beach towards Mussel Rock with Ray Segovia, our hike leader. This is a moderate four mile…

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: Saturday Beer Yoga

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Blast 825 Brewery, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Join Courtney for our first SATURDAY beer yoga on November 23rd at 10:00 am! You’ll leave this class refreshed, relaxed and quenched. Ticket includes one hour of yoga and your first pint of beer. Class size is very limited, so please reserve your ticket in advance to guarantee your spot. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the brewery, or through the my805tix link. All abilities welcome!

Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Dinner With Friends

December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

In this contemporary age when couples befriend other couples to find family companions with common ground, Dinner with Friends seeks to explore what happens when one of these romantic pairs breaks down, and the waves that can make across households. Gabe and Karen, collaborators in the industry of food literature and a husband-and-wife duo that boast a relationship to aspire to, maintain a constant closeness with another couple in their life, Tom and Beth. Tom, who has known Gabe since…

Old Orcutt’s First Friday: December

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Come out and enjoy an evening in Old Orcutt. Merchants stay open late on the first Friday of the month. Drink, food, and shopping specials.

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