The Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents… Peter Pan and Wendy

peterpan2When: July 29
Where:. Santa Maria Civic Theatre, 1660 N. McClelland Street, Santa Maria

Everyone will truly be welcome as Peter Pan, his Lost Boys, and the Darling children battle pirates under the stage lights as the Santa Maria Civic Theatre proudly presents the annual FREE Summer Fairy Tales for kids of all ages, July 28-31 in Santa Maria. This fast moving, faithful adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s original play has been adapted for young audiences with shows on Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 1:30 pm and 7 pm, and Sundays at 1:30 pm. Thursday 7 pm shows are reserved for those with autism spectrum disorder or other sensitivity issues, and their families – call the box office to reserve your seats for this performance. (805) 922-4442. Santa Maria Civic Theatre, 1660 N. McClelland Street, Santa Maria. www.smct.org

The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center Presents… Gin & Jazz

ginjazzWhen: July 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center, 1065 Guadalupe St., Guadalupe

The Dunes Center cordially invites you to have a grand ol’ evening at Gin and Jazz. Celebrate the debut of all-new exhibits and support our fundraising efforts to preserve local history from the site where Cecil B. DeMille filmed The Ten Commandments in 1923. The summertime soiree features live music by The Crustacea Jazz Band, a no-host 1920s craft cocktail bar with libations from local distilleries, wineries, and breweries. Tasty hors d’oeuvres will be prepared by The Far Western Tavern. The evening includes a live auction and introduction of new educational exhibits that celebrate the science, art, history, and beauty of the Dunes. Cost is $40 per person. The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center, 1065 Guadalupe St., Guadalupe. www.dunescenter.org/event/gin-and-jazz/

 

A Witless Rogue

witless rougeWhen: July 31 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Great American Melodrama Theater, 1863 Front Street, Oceano

Duke Phillipo wants to marry Laura in order to secure his throne, but Laura loves the honest and humble and Paolo. Can Phillipo and the evil Count Toriani be stopped? Will handsome Hugo discover the secret of his true lineage? And will the foolish but good-hearted Captain Chiqui really have to put on petticoats to save the day? Buried treasure, nighttime escapes, and a swashbuckling sword fight all add to the fun as you boo, cheer, and laugh your way through this classic comic melodrama. Pricing is based on seating: $19, $22 & $25.The Great American Melodrama Theater, 1863 Front Street, Oceano. (805) 489-2499. www.americanmelodrama.com

Obon Festival

obonWhen: July 31 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Veterans Memorial Cultural Building, 313 W. Tunnell St., Santa Maria

Come join in the celebration! The Obon Festival is a Japanese Buddhist custom to honor the spirits of one’s ancestors. There are many things to enjoy during this festival like Bonsai demonstration, taiko drumming, Obon dancing, food sales, crafts, and arts section. Obon dancing begins at approximately 3 p.m. Admission is free. Raffle tickets and Chicken Teriyaki tickets available for purchase. Veterans Memorial Cultural Building, 313 W. Tunnell St., Santa Maria. (805) 837-9027. www.japanese-city.com

Concerts in the Park featuring The Tex Pistols

parkconcertsWhen: July 31 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:Rotary Centennial Park, 2625 S. College Dr., Santa Maria

Come have a good ol’ time with the Country/Country Rock music being played by the Tex Pistols! Concerts in the Park are free, fun, and family-friendly. Invite your family and friends, and don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs, throw blankets, and snacks. Rotary Centennial Park, 2625 S. College Dr., Santa Maria. (805) 925 – 0951 ext 2260. www.cityofsantamaria.org

 

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