Events in Santa Maria Valley

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Holiday Hike to Point Sal Overlook

December 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Point Sal Beach State Park, Guadalupe, CA, 93434

Join us on December 28th as Dunes Center Community Hike Leader, Ray Segovia leads a hike to the ridge overlooking Point Sal. Beautiful wildlife, flora, and stunning views of the northern Santa Barbara coastline await those that attend. This will be a dog-friendly hike, please feel free to bring along your furry friend. Please be aware there are no restroom facilities at this location. This is an excellent opportunity to capture amazing photos of California’s Central Coast, meet and converse…

Naughty Oak & Vino et Amicis: NYE Block Party!

December 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 12:00 am
Naughty Oak Brewing Company, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Are you ready for a ROARING good night filled with drinks, music, and food while we bring in the 2020 New Year?! 1920’s costumes/attire are strongly encouraged! Let’s see those dapper and flapper wares. Remember how much fun you had at our awesome Halloween Party? Well, get ready for round 2. Once again Naughty Oak and Vino Et Amicis Wine Bar are teaming up! At Naughty Oak, they will offer a wristband for $10 for any two beers on their…

Chumash Casino: New Years Eve Dance Party

December 31, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 12:00 am
Chumash Casino Resort, Santa Ynez, CA, 93460

Ring in the New Year  with the sounds of The Boogie Knights and The Spazmatics Live in the Samala Showroom!

Santa Maria Valley Restaurant Month 2020

January 9, 2020 - January 31, 2020
Santa Maria, Santa Maria, CA

The Santa Maria Valley is starting 2020 with #SantaMariaStyle, chock-full of participation from local and loved restaurants, wineries and breweries for Restaurant Month 2020. Each participating outlet will be offering a special for $20.20, everything from wine pairings to tastings, and special menu items. This experience, which takes place January 9-31, is part of California Restaurant Month, which propels food & drink to next level status. In the month of January, visitors will indulge and enjoy with participating restaurants in…

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Photography Hike

January 11, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Pacific Dunes Ranch, Oceano, CA, 93445

Enjoy a beautiful evening with dunes photographer, Chuck Jennings as he shares tips and tricks to dunes photography. Bring a jacket, water and your camera as we explore the open dunes of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Complex. Please RSVP to admin@dunescenter.org or call 805-343-2455 $5 suggested donation

Presqu’ile: 3rd Fridays Live – Will Breman

January 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Friday, January 17, 2020 4:30 pm – 7 pm Presqu’ile Tasting Room Complimentary Event Santa Barbara resident and Voice contestant Will Breman will be kicking off the 3rd Fridays Live series for the New Year! Will learned to sing when he was just three years old. He was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism, and his parents believed music would be helpful in his development. No matter what he was going through, he could always turn to music for…

Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Ripcord

January 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - February 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

For 4 years, irritable and sarcastic Abby Binder has kept a room to herself at the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility, through sheer force of her rude personality. Nursing disappointment at the direction her life has taken, she has no room for distraction. When bubbly, bright, and unbearably cheerful Marilyn Dunne is placed in her room, Abby tries her usual tricks, but fails to scare her annoying new roommate away. Exercising her taste for competition and her love of pranks,…

PCPA: Brighton Beach Memoirs

February 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - March 1, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

The heart-warming and witty memoir from Neil Simon, Brighton Beach Memoirs is the first of Simon’s autobiographical trilogy of plays (with Biloxi Blues and Broadway Bound). Eugene is dreaming of baseball and girls while coping with life in Depression-era Brooklyn with a formidable mother, an overworked father, and a worldly older brother. Throw into the mix his widowed Aunt Blanche, her two young (but rapidly aging) daughters, and you have the perfect recipe for teenage struggle and family hilarity. Show Times and Tickets may be…

Santa Maria Philharmonic: Spirited Symphonies: Es Muss Sein – Saluting Beethoven’s 250 birthday

February 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Grace Baptist Church, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

We launch a year-long celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday with his Symphony No. 8 as a centerpiece of the concert which also offers works by Mozart and Bartók. One of Bartók’s most popular works, Romanian Folk Dances is based on instrumental melodies he heard and recorded while doing fieldwork in Transylvania.  The often haunting Romanian folk melodies represent authentic folk music. Bartók added a minimal accompaniment with rich and unique harmonic coloring, and exciting and lively rhythmic foundations. …

PCPA: Julius Caesar

March 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - March 22, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Friendship, loyalty, and betrayal amidst political upheaval are the timeless concepts probed in William Shakespeare’s tragedy, Julius Caesar. Filled with searing rhetoric and thrilling intrigue, the story exposes the inner regions and outer manifestations of the places where personal ambition and the ideals of noble citizenry diverge, as Brutus and Marc Antony make their stands. A masterpiece on persuasive speech, Artistic Director Mark Booher will lead a language driven, physically kinetic, dynamic audience experience of Julius Caesar. Show Times and…

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