With our close proximity to the coast, ocean breezes and fog help to cool the sun’s warm rays. This often makes for comfortable weather year-round. Check the weather below for specific up-to-date information.
Things to Do in Santa Maria Valley
Santa Maria Museum of Flight
Celebrating the history of aviation on the Central Coast, the Santa Maria Museum of Flight emphasizes the region’s contribution to flight. Visitors wandering through two different hangars and are treated to aircraft displays, memorabilia, models, and photos that cover everything from the Wright Brothers to World War II to present day technology.
Old Town Mexican Cafe
Old Town Cafe offers guests Mexican food with friendly service for either dine-in or take-out, for those visitors on-the-go.
Posies in the Village
Offering home decor, one-of-a-kind gifts, and fashion, Posies in the Village is nestled in the historic district of Arroyo Grande Village near Pismo Beach. With everything from lady’s hats to antiques to linen-and-lace goods, Posies offers charming finds for visitors and locals alike.
Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve
The breathtaking habitats of Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve inside the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes is a unique and fragile ecosystem offering opportunities for hiking, fishing, picnicking, and bird watching. Nesting bird species include California least tern and the western snowy plover. There is a swatch of riparian habitat along the northern boundary of the preserve, which hosts […]
PCPA Presents: The Whipping Man
Plunge into the heart-wrenching chaos of war-torn Richmond. The Civil War is over and throughout the south slaves are being freed, soldiers are going home, and in Jewish homes the annual celebration of Passover is being celebrated. Young Confederate officer Caleb DeLeon arrives home, severely wounded, to find it in ruins and abandoned, save for […]
Melodrama Presents: "When Butter Churns To Gold"
A villain (boo!), a hero (yay!), a heroine (aww!), and trusty sidekicks run amok in this musical romp. An orphaned farm girl, Constance Goodwin, attempts to save the family farm from the villainous Friedrich von Fouler. Can our strapping hero, Jack Strongfellow, stop the villain in time? Can he save Constance from her ironic fate […]
CENTRAL COAST CRAFT BEER WEEK
CENTRAL COAST CRAFT BEER WEEK Hosted By LOCAL BREWERS GUILD Central Coast Craft Beer Week is March 24-April 2, 2017 Buellton, California— What is often referred to as wine country, the central coast of California is quickly gaining recognition for its craft beer. In the past decade, small breweries have been popping up throughout the area with a […]
Mid-Coast Veterans Alliance TRI-TIP Barbecue
The Mid-Coast Veterans Alliance will host a special event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 25 at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Santa Maria to raise money to support local veterans. The public, especially area veterans, are invited to the event that will feature barbecue, raffles and special guest speakers. Tri-tip barbecue meals […]
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