Events in Santa Maria Valley

Inside PCPA

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Here is your chance to enter the fascinating world of creative inspiration and professional practice in a behind the scenes conversation with PCPA’s Resident Artists. Featuring Jason Bolen, Abby Hogan and Erik Stein, interviewed by Brad Carroll, learn what fuels the artists’ passions to bring magic to the Central Coast and listen in as they share what would be said if these walls could talk. Information and Tickets • General Admission – $25 • VIP Admission – $50, Includes post-show…

Naughty Oak: Paint And Drink

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Naughty Oak Brewing Company, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Come out and create an awesome Halloween painting while drinking delicious beer! No painting (or drinking) experience needed. Just bring yourself and we’ll provide the rest. There are only twelve spots available, so don’t wait until the last minute…get in while you can. $40 gets you all painting supplies and your first pint.

Presqu’ile Friday Night Music: Dulcie Taylor

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Friday, October 26, 2018 4:00pm to 6:00pm Presqu’ile Winery Complimentary Event Co-produced with long-time collaborator, George Nauful, Dulcie Taylor’s new album Better Part of Me once again cuts straight to the heart of the matter – be it about love, loss, or the shameful treatment of our planet. Better Part of Me is the culmination of her previous work, if you liked her before, you’ll love her now. She is singularly focused. Her words, so carefully chosen, leave nothing on…

Cottonwood Canyon: Nightmare On Dominion Rd.

October 27 @ 8:00 am - October 28 @ 12:00 am
Cottonwood Canyon Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Nightmare on Dominion Rd • Prepare to be scared with a haunted experience Come join Rock Odyssey for a hauntingly great time at Cottonwood Canyon Vineyard & Winery! Costumes are a must for those who dare to attend. We hope to see you there!! Tickets are currently available at Cottonwood Canyon. Direct link to purchase -5th Annual Hallo-wine Bash • Saturday October 27th 2017 from 8pm-midnight – Wine specials – Tri-tip Man Food Truck – Costume contests, haunted wine caves…

Riverbench: Halloween Pumpkin Decorating

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

We’re excited to be hosting a day of pumpkin decorating at our vineyard tasting room. Bring only your creativity – we’ve grown hundreds of pumpkins for you to choose from! One pumpkin and decorating supplies included with each ticket. Choose from seating options beginning at 11am or 2pm. Wine by the bottle or glass available throughout the day in the garden. Tastings available inside the tasting room. Tips for a great day: + Secure your tickets early – space is…

Trick or Treat Orcutt

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Join the ghouls and boys for Trick or Treat Orcutt. Participating Merchants will be handing out candy to costumed kiddies of all ages. A Trick or Treat map will be posted closer to the date.

2018 Dia de los Muertos Festival

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Veteran’s Memorial Cultural Building, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

Celebrate the lives of passed loved ones at the Dia de Los Muertos Festival on Saturday, October 27th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Park, 313 West Tunnell Street. This family friendly event is free and will have live entertainment, activities for youth, food and crafts vendors, and so much more for families to enjoy. There will also be a Catrines and Catrinas Contest. Dress up in the spirit of Day of the Dead. Awards will be…

Dunes Center Family Day: Creepy Crawlies

October 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center, Guadalupe, CA, 93434

Join Educational Program Coordinator, Erin Gardner, for Creepy Crawlies: The Incredible Invertebrates Around Us. Our kid-friendly lesson about invertebrates starts at 10:30am followed by arts and crafts celebrating our local creepy crawlies. Families are encouraged to stay and explore the museum after the event Free admission for kids 12 and under, adult participants free with museum admission.

Discovery Museum: Batty Ball

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Boys and ghouls of all ages can get into the seasonal spirit by decorating pumpkins, making Halloween crafts, playing games and doing science experiments at the Discovery Museum’s annual Batty Ball! Wear your Halloween costumes in the Discovery Museum’s “Gone Batty” Costume Contest for a chance to win cool prizes and test your wits in the Makerspace Puzzle Room! This event is included with the price of admission ($6). Children under 2 are free!

Sunday Music at Cambria feat. Kevin Graybill

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cambria Estate Winery, Santa Maria, 93454

Come relax at the estate with picnic and a glass of wine while enjoying the Indie-Folk tunes of Kevin Graybill Music. He has a smooth voice that’s often compared to Jack Johnson and Sam Beam of Iron and Wine, though has been recently described by an audience member as a “reggae version of Barry White.”