Fave Five | November 23 – December 3
From local theater and museum exhibits to outdoor concerts and wine tasting, there is so much to see, do, taste and experience in Santa Maria Valley. Every week, we’ll continue to provide you with 5 great events happening in the Santa Maria Valley.
PCPA Presents: Freaky Friday
November 9 – December 23
Pacific Conservatory Theatre
412 S. McClelland St., Santa Maria
When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding..
Orcutt Stroll & Tree Lighting
December 1, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt
Bring the family out for a night filled with carolers, cookies and hot chocolate. The Christmas Tree lights up at 7 pm but the festivities start at 5pm.
Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights
December 2, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
S. Broadway, Santa Maria
A holiday tradition continues as the 23rd Annual Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights launches on the corner of Broadway Street and Stowell Road at 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, December 2. Parade entries are extremely creative and spectators are always wowed. This year, more than one hundred entries will work to reflect the event’s focus, which is to collect canned goods for the Salvation Army.
Great American Melodrama Presents: The Holiday Extravaganza
November 16 – December 31
Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St., Oceano
No holiday season is complete without the The Holiday Extravaganza. It features Charles Dickens’ heartwarming A Christmas Carol, zany characters in a fractured fairy-tale opera, and the great music of the season in the Holiday Vaudeville Revue. The triple bill is a very special tradition that brings a year’s worth of smiles to you and yours. Get your tickets early as this special production always sells out.
Local Gourmet Honey Tasting
December 2, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery
600 Foxen Canyon Rd., Santa Maria
For years, we’ve had honey from local Beekeeper David Maislen available at our tasting room. He is also mentor to our General Manager, Laura, who manages the bee hives throughout the vineyard.
David will be in the tasting room on Saturday afternoon with a variety of unique gourmet honey for you to taste. Chocolate, garlic, raspberry and cinnamon are just a few of the flavors available for you to try!
Win a two-night, $2,000 getaway for four.
Ride the dunes, taste wine, pick berries, and chow down on all the Santa Maria Style Barbecue you can handle. We’ll build a trip just for you.
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