Events in Santa Maria Valley

Chumash Casino: Bill Burr

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chumash Casino Resort, Santa Ynez, CA, 93460

Get ready for a night of off-color humor, insult comedy, satire and sarcasm as Burr brings his stand-up tour to the Central Coast. The actor and comedian has starred in numerous movies including, Daddy’s Home, The Heat and Stand Up Guys as well as TV shows like Breaking Bad and the Netflix animated series F Is For Family. He also hosts the popular comedy podcast, Monday Morning Podcast. Tickets are on sale – buy yours today.

Steel Pulse at Presqu’ile Winery

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Bearing witness to the accelerating negativity of global affairs, UK reggae legends, Steel Pulse, emerge with musical vengeance to halt the disarray of humanity. The forthcoming album, Mass Manipulation, set for early 2019 release (Rootfire Cooperative / Wiseman Doctrine), reflects four decades of bettering mankind through music. The debut single “Stop You Coming And Come” features ancient melodies paired with catchy lyrics, transporting the mind to a period of time where secrets of an African dynasty are unmasked. As reggae…

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Huell Howser Memorial Nature Walk

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oso Flaco Lake, Arroyo Grande, CA, 93434

Huell Howser was an American television personality best known for hosting California’s Gold on PBS. In 2003, Huell stopped by to visit the Dunes Center and took a tour of the magnificent Guadalupe Dunes. Huell appreciated and highlighted many of California’s backroad treasures in his television shows “California’s Gold” and “Visiting with Huell Howser.” Join Dunes Center Docent, Ray Segovia on Saturday, February 9th at 9am to walk the same path Huell did when he visited the dunes 16 years…

FOXEN – Second Sundays

February 9 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
FOXEN, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Join us for our first Second Sunday of 2020! We will have live music and a food truck on property from 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm. This Second Sunday will feature live music by Bradley Tyson, and Fire & Wine Catering will be serving up some delicious pizzas available for purchase.

PCPA: Brighton Beach Memoirs

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - March 1 @ 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…

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Free Family Concert – Los Utrera

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Guadalupe City Hall, Guadalupe, CA, 93434

Viva el Arte de Santa Barbara presents a free family concert with Los Utrera, hosted by the Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center. Son Jarocho came about through the meeting of three worlds – Spanish, African and Indigenous – and along with the Fandango it is an important part of the popular culture in both rural communities and the cities of the Sotavento region of the state of Veracruz. Los Utrera was founded in 1992 around the Son Jarocho traditions of the…

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

February 29 @ 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 @ 7:00 pm - March 22 @ 4:30 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…

Old Orcutt’s First Friday: March

March 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.

Great American Melodrama – Sherlock Holmes And The Sign Of The Four

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - April 26 @ 11:30 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

Holmes and Watson return to the Melodrama for an adventure filled with mystery, hijinks, and hilarity. Can our intrepid adventurers crack the case? What is the mysterious “Sign of the Four” found at the scene of multiple murders? And will Dr. Watson find an unlikely love in their new client? Find out as five gifted actors play dozens of roles in this Arthur Conan Doyle classic. March 12th  – April 26th For show dates, times, and tickets, please visit HERE

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