Santa Maria Valley: Fave Five for the Week of April 28 - May 8

Fave Five | April 28 - May 8

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: Into The Woods

April 28 - May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 4:30 pm
PCPA - Marian Theater
870 S. Bradley Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

This magical musical brings everyone's favorite storybook characters together for a fractured fairytale like you’ve never seen. When the Baker and his wife learn that a Witch's curse has left them childless, the two set off on a journey into the woods to break the spell. There, paths cross and stories interweave including, Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival, Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk, and even a big bad wolf. Wishes are granted, but the consequences follow closely behind.

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2022 Santa Maria Strawberry Festival

April 29 - May 1
Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

The Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival kicks off the valley’s Strawberry Season, supports our local agriculture and encourages the healthy indulgence of strawberries, all in a fun filled, three day weekend community event. With your paid admission enjoy a variety of FREE attractions. Naturally, we also feature FREE* strawberry tasting and desert eating contests. Come see all the awesome sights and sounds of the Festival. The Strawberry Festival also features a traditional carnival, including a full kiddie carnival, and commercial displays, along with a fun variety of things to do, and see.

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Santa Maria Downtown Fridays 2022

April 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Town Center West
Corner of Main St. & Broadway Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Downtown Fridays are Back! This family-friendly event for Santa Maria’s downtown will occur every Friday beginning on May 28th from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Town Center West parking lot near Broadway (Highway 135) and Cook Street, all the way to October 29th, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. There will be live music from local bands, kids’ activities, rows of food vendors and food trucks, and new and expanded attractions.

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Santa Maria Philharmonic: Soaring Masterpieces – Fate & Destiny

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grace Baptist Church
605 E. McCoy Ln
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Passion and power of the 2021-2022 season concludes in dramatic fashion with music by Mozart, Copland, and Brahms. One of Copland’s most popular pieces, A Lincoln Portrait was commissioned during the beginning of World War II for a program of three new works by American composers. It is a one-movement work with narration made up of quotations which Copland collected from the speeches and letters of President Abraham Lincoln

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Naughty Oak: Beer Yoga With Jenn

May 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Naughty Oak Brewing Company
165 S. Broadway Ste. 102
Orcutt, CA 93455 United States

Skip the brunch and join us this Mother’s Day for a fun, Beer Yoga session! Local Yoga expert Jenn will lead you through the most fun you’ll ever have at yoga! All levels welcome. Bring a mat and be ready to sip on your favorite N/O brew while you stretch and find some zen!

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