Join us at the museum for Our Valley History presentations

TBA Saturdays 11:30 am

Swiss-Italian Celebration

August 26, 2023

The Golden Dukes Basketball Team: Film and stories from their children

TBD October

Museum Open House with wine tasting and refreshments

November 4th, from 1 – 4 pm

Pioneer Picnic

July 8, 2023

Los Alamos Olden Days

Sept. 22 – 24, 2023

Santa Maria Elks Rodeo and Parade

June 1-4, 2023

Join us for the 80thth Annual Santa Maria Elks Rodeo. This is a four-day fun-filled extravaganza held at the Elks Unocal Event Center in Santa Maria, California. Each Rodeo performance features; Mutton Bustin’, six adrenaline-rushing PRCA events including Bull Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Bareback Riding and the excitement of the WPRA Barrel Racing and Breakaway Roping . This year’s event will also include specialty acts, the Flying Cowboys, our Junior Breakaway Roping, Elks Team Roping and much more! Hope to see you at the Elks Rodeo! (

Annual SMV Strawberry Festival

April 28-30, 2023

The Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival kicks of 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.

Special Little League Display