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January 28

Farmers Market

SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
(3-6pm)

This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from

Mary White
marylwhite.mail@gmail.com
Phone: 762-4688

2880 Broad St.
SLO

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
(6-9pm)

The San Luis Obispo Farmers Market takes place every Thursday from 6-9pm on Higuera St. between Osos and Nipomo and includes over 120 vendors of produce, dairy, barbecue, flowers, and more.

Downtown Association
Phone: 541-0286
http://dowtownslo.com

Farmers' Market
Higuera St.
SLO

Cost: Free

ARROYO GRANDE
(8:30am)

In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at

Phone: 544-9570

Arroyo Grande

NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
(11am-2:30pm)

Takes place on Sundays from

glenn5612@att.net
Phone: 929-3081

Monarch Club
1645 Trilogy Parkway
Nipomo

Cost: Free

SAN LUIS OBISPO
(8-10:45am)

At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from

Phone: 544-9570

SLO

TEMPLETON
(9am-12:30pm)

In the Town Park on Sat.

Phone: 748-1109

at 6th and Crocker Streets
Templeton

LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
(2-4:30pm)

Mondays.

Phone: 748-1109

At Second and Santa Maria Streets
Los Osos

PASO ROBLES
(3-6pm)

Tues. at City Park from

Phone: 748-1109
http://northcountyfarmersmarkets.com

11th and Spring St.
Paso Robles

Special Events

Chinese New Year Celebration
January 28 (4pm)

For the 14th year a celebration of the Chinese New Year is coming to Los Osos, sponsored by Volumes of Pleasure. The Cal Poly Lion Dance Team will perform a blessing ritual which dates back centuries. Jan. 28.

Carroll Leslie
volumesofpleasure@hotmail.com
Phone: 528-5565

Volumes of Pleasure Bookshoppe
1016 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

REIKI Level 1
REIKI Level 1
January 28 (1-4pm)

Reiki Level 1 Attunement and Certification. Learn about energy clearing and maintaining balance while giving and receiving. Enhance your private practice. Practice giving Reiki. Tap into your own inner healer. Clear patterns that no longer serve you. Jan. 28.

Lisa Marie
holisticmovementcenter@hotmail.com
Phone: (707) 266-8945
http://holisticmovementcenter@hotmail.com

Holistic Movement Center
845 Napa Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $85 early bird, $99 regular price

Stage

<em>THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST</em>
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
January 28 (Fri. and Sat.: 2pm; Sat. and Sun.: 7pm)

Presented by SLO Little Theatre’s Academy of Creative Theatre, through Jan. 29.

SLO Little Theatre
boxoffice@slolittletheatre.org
Phone: 786-2440
http://slolittletheatre.org

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre
888 Morro St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$20

Music

Blue Highway in Concert
Blue Highway in Concert
January 28 (8pm)

Jan. 28. This group has collected 25 IBMA Awards, 6 SPBGMA Awards, one Dove Award, and two Grammy nominations.

Dave Kastner
dave@clarkcenter.org
Phone: 489-4196
http://clarkcenter.org

Clark Center
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $36-$44

FESTIVAL MOZAIC INTER-WINTERMEZZO DINNER WITH CHRISTOPHER O'RILEY
Christopher O'Riley
FESTIVAL MOZAIC INTER-WINTERMEZZO DINNER WITH CHRISTOPHER O'RILEY
January 28 (5:30pm)

Jan. 28. Award-winning wines will be paired with fresh, local farm-to-table cuisine followed by a private conversation with Christopher O’Riley, who has created a name for himself as a proponent of young musicians, and whose piano playing is impeccable.

Bettina Swigger
tickets@festivalmozaic.com
Phone: 781-3009
http://festivalmozaic.com

Private residence
Address provided with ticket
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $165

LED KAAPANA -  HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY CONCERT
Led Kaapana
LED KAAPANA - HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY CONCERT
January 28 (7pm)

Master slack key guitar artist Led Kaapana returns to the Central Coast with two new recordings. Led performs his distinctive style with his extraordinary baritone and falsetto voice. Fran Guidry to open the concert. Jan. 28.

Yvette
hoapili.pomaikai.aloha@gmail.com
Phone: 878-6793
http://santamariahula.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $25

SLO BLUES SOCIETY WELCOMES ROD PIAZZA & THE MIGHTY FLYERS
January 28 (8pm)

Jan. 28. The Cliffnotes will be opening the show.

SLO Blues Society
info@sloblues.org
Phone: 541-7930
http://sloblues.org

SLO Vets Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20 for members, $25 general public

Starlight Dreamband, Madonna Inn
January 28 (7-11pm)

Jan. 28. Come listen and dance to the new Starlight Dreamband in Madonna Inn Grand Ballroom, the last Saturday evening of each month. Dance the night away!

Mitch
starlightdreamband@gmail.com
Phone: 481-3197

Madonna Inn
100 Madonna Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: No charge

THE DTEASE
THE DTEASE
January 28 (9pm)

Get ready for another wild night when The DTEASE return to Frog & Peach Pub with SLO's Mother F Bomb, Jan. 28

The DTEASE
thedtease@gmail.com
Phone: 722-5064
http://thedtease.com

Frog & Peach
728 Higuerav St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

WINTER SLO RECORD SWAP
WINTER SLO RECORD SWAP
January 28 (11am-3pm)

Jan. 28. Vinyl record fair and celebration. All ages welcome, 21 and over for beer garden (ID required).

Manuel Barba
slorecordswap@gmail.com
Phone: 471-9418

SLO Guild Hall
2880 S. Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $2

Writers and Literature

Pushing the Limits of Survival
January 28 (4:30 - 5:30pm)

Jan. 28. Informal book discusion of The Revenant with Santa Margarita Volunteer Fire Department representatives, and Guy Rathbun. Live fire demonstration and refreshments. Registration required. First 20 to register receive a copy of book. Adults only.

Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer
mkensingerklopfer@slolibrary.org
Phone: 438-5622
http://slolibrary.org

Santa Margarita Library
9630 Murphy
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

Art

LITERALLY: IDENTITY AND THE WRITTEN WORD
LITERALLY: IDENTITY AND THE WRITTEN WORD
January 28

through Jan. 29. Featuring sculpture and prints by Lisa Occhipinti.

info@sloma.org
Phone: 805-543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF JOE JOSEPHS
Pines Fog
THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF JOE JOSEPHS
Artists
January 28

through Jan. 31. Joe Josephs is a photographer who splits his time between NYC and the Central Coast. His photographs have been published in the New York Times and on CNN.

Cambria Library
ocstaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 927-4336
http://slolibrary.org

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

NEW VISIONS
Call For Artists
January 28

Welcomes photographers to delve into subjects, themes, and motifs that expose new images in the world today. Deadline is to submit Feb. 1.

BeJae Blake
jkocsis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

SUCCULENT PAINTINGS
Succulents by Mary McCrea
SUCCULENT PAINTINGS
Galleries
January 28 (Noon-5pm)

Succulent Paintings in acrylic by Mary McCrea, on display through Feb. 26.

Linda Lewis
lindalewisjewelry@gmail.com
Phone: 544-1036
http://sayvacreativegallerycom

Sayva Creative Gallery
65 Landing Passage
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

FLO BARTELL: BLOODLINES
Saving Stories
FLO BARTELL: BLOODLINES
Museums
January 28

Dec. 2 through Jan. 29, with an opening reception Dec. 3 from 3 to 5pm.

Jody Kocsis
jkocsis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8562
http://sloma.org

San Luis Obispo Museum of Modern Art
1010 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

SLO RAILROAD MUSEUM
San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum
SLO RAILROAD MUSEUM
Museums
January 28 (10am-4pm)

Check out the SLO Railroad Museum, with its fun kid's play area. See historic artifacts, rail cars, a world class model railroad under construction, visit the gift shop, and wave at passing trains.

Diane Marchetti
media@slorrm.com
Phone: 548-1894
http://slorrm.com

SLO Railroad Museum
1940 Santa Barbara St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $3 and under

THE PEACE LIBRARY
Books are displayed in unusual recycled niches.
THE PEACE LIBRARY
Openings and Receptions
January 28

Dec. 2, runs through Jan. 28. Exhibition of handmade books by artists and community members. Books are created using a variety of conceptual forms and materials. Plus wearable art and peace-themed crafts made from recycled materials.

Melinda Forbes
peacelibrary.slo@gmail.com
Phone: 438-5077
http://thepeacelibrary.org

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

MICHAEL MILLER EXHIBIT
Michael Barton Miller, “Seacon Square,” graphite on paper, 90” x 70”
MICHAEL MILLER EXHIBIT
Openings and Receptions
January 28

through Feb. 10.

Garet Zook
gzook@calpoly.edu
Phone: 756-1571

University Art Gallery
Building 34, Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo 93407

Cost: Free

Oceans
Oceans
Oceans
Special Art Events
January 28

through Jan. 31. Paso Robles artists express their relationship with the great ocean in this exhibit.

Carlota Santa Cruz
carlota@carlotasantacruz.com
http://pasoroblesartassociation.org

Paso Robles Art Association Showroom at Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Kim Ferrell Art Show
Artwork of Kim Ferrell Exhibit at Los Osos Fitness
Kim Ferrell Art Show
Special Art Events
January 28 (All day)

Featuring portraits of fierce and strong athletic woman, through March 31.

Laura Samuel
Phone: 528-1190
http://losososfitness.com

Los Osos Fitness
1078 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Kid Stuff

Inchworm Class
January 28

through March 18. Babies crawling and beginning to walk will practice rolling, crawling, balancing, climbing, and more in a playful, social environment. Caregivers and baby will enjoy bonding through activities. Fridays 9:30-10:15am and Saturdays 12:15-1pm.

Performance Athletics Gymnastics
info@performanceathleticsslo.com
Phone: 547-1496
http://performanceathleticsslo.com

Performance Athletics Gymnastics
4484 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Call for pricing

SLO CHILDREN'S MUSEUM STUDIO PROJECT: BIRD FEEDER
January 28 (10am-5pm)

Make a simple bird feeder to hang in your yard to feed hungry birds. Jan. 24 through 31.

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
Phone: 545-5874
http://slocm.org

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93410

Cost: Admission

After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
January 28

through March 7. After school pottery is a place where kids have the freedom to create with clay using the wheel, sculpting, and handbuilding.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre.ss@gmail.com
Phone: 896-6197
http://anamcre.com

Anam Cre Pottery
1243 Monterey St. Ste. 100
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $30 per class

Super Hero Saturdays
Get Fit
January 28 (10-11am)

through March 11. Super Hero Class integrates agility, tumbling, trampoline, gymnastics, physical fitness and flexibility into a fun and action-packed session for boys and girls ages 5-12. Kids can move up through levels as they gain strength.

Performance Athletics Gymnastics
info@performanceathleticsslo.com
Phone: 547-1496
http://performanceathleticsslo.com

Performance Athletics Gymnastics
4484 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

The Outdoors

SOLAR OVEN COOKING AND GARDEN CLEANUP WORKSHOP
January 28 (10am-noon)

Jan. 28. Use expert cleanup tips to prep for the next planting season. Also, use the sun's energy to heat up a tasty treat with a solar oven! Led by One Cool Earth, a non-profit in SLO County supporting outdoor education and neighborhood gardens.

Miranda Beal
miranda@onecoolearth.org
Phone: 266-5564

Georgia Brown Elementary School Garden
525 36th St.
Paso Robles 93446

WINGS & WATER: BIRDS OF THE LAKE
January 28 (10am-noon)

Join a ranger for a guided nature walk to learn about some of the showier birds in the park. Great hike for kids or beginning birders of all ages. Meet at Cottonwood parking lot. Rain cancels event. Jan. 28.

Lopez Lake
rwemple@co.slo.ca.us
Phone: 788-2381

Lopez Lake
6800 Lopez Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Park day use fee $10 per vehicle

Lectures and Learning

WIRELESS WEEKENDS
January 28 (11am)

through Jan. 28. Hands-on help for digital downloads. Get help with your device to download free eBooks and other resources from the library.

Kristin Nibbe
oystaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 528-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades Ave.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: No cost

2017 SEEDSAVING WORKSHOP
winged seedsaver
2017 SEEDSAVING WORKSHOP
Classes
January 28 (1-3pm)

Jan. 28 is the first monthly workshop of nine held every fourth Saturday from at unique county locations with different discussion leaders on topics about organic seeds. 1st session: Introduction to Basic Seedsaving and  Planting Seeds.

Elizabeth
stteresa@kcbx.net
Phone: 543-5364

Venue TBA to registered
Atascadero n/a

Cost: $99 for 9 or $15/single

Fundraisers

LIBRARY BOOK SALE
January 28 (9am-1pm)

Jan. 28. There will be a Members Only Sale from 9-10am, and $3-a-bag Sale from noon-1pm. Expect low prices!

Trina Dougherty
tkdough@gmail.com
Phone: 772-6394
http://mbfol.org

Morro Bay Library
625 Harbor St.
Morro Bay 93442

Support Groups

HEARING LOSS ASSOC OF AMERICA MEETING
January 28 (10-11am)

Jan. 28. Topic: Hearing Aid Technology - What's New. Meeting is free and open to the public.

Noni Smyth
hlaaccc@gmail.com
Phone: 543-6955

The VIllages
55 Broad St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

VOCAL DISORDERS SUPPORT GROUP
January 28 (2pm)

A meeting for the spasmodic dysphonia support group will take place on Jan. 28.

Toni Gold
toni.gold@gmail.com
Phone: 439-2280

Toni Gold
French Hospital Education Pavilion
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free