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They should allow very limited cultivation.
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It's legal! Get over it and stop picking on Cal Valley!

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February 11

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

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU CONTEST
February 11

through Feb. 28. A fabulous makeover contest for two deserving winners.  Participants have a chance to nominate someone special in their community who deserves to be pampered.

Ariel Shannnon
ariel@bluebirdsalon.com
Phone: 440-9470

Bluebird Salon
742 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

OPEN HOUSE - PAULA RADKE ART GLASS
Open House Paula Radke Art Glass
OPEN HOUSE - PAULA RADKE ART GLASS
February 11 (6-8pm)

A celebration of the launch of a new website and an evening of wine tasting, food pairings, and classical guitar entertainment by Jeff Bright. Feb. 11.

Paula Radke
paula@paularadke.com
Phone: 459-3329
http://paularadke.com

1129 Market Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

Stand Up for Pups! Valentines Comedy & Music Event
Comedy Flyer
Stand Up for Pups! Valentines Comedy & Music Event
February 11 (6pm)

Four comedians, one sweet night. The event will help benefit local rescue Second Chance at Love Humane Society. Featuring comedians from HBO and Comedy Central and music by Rewind. Appetizers, desserts, and drinks available. Feb. 11.

Lizette Mizelle
centralcoastcomic@yahoo.com
Phone: 712-0400
http://biglaughlive.com

Atascadero Lake Pavilion
9315 Pismo Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $35 pre sale; $40 at door

Sweetheart Stroll
Sweetheart Stroll
Winery Events
February 11 (1-4pm)

Feb. 11.

Terrie Banish
tbanish@atascadero.org
Phone: 461-3490

Atascadero City Hall
6500 Palma Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $20, includes wine glass

Film and TV

Guardians of the Galaxy
February 11 (4:30-6:30pm)

Brash adventurer Peter Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses. He must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand, with the galaxy's fate in the balance. Pizza and beverages provided. Feb. 11.

Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer
mkensingerklopfer@slolibrary.org
Phone: 781-4796
http://slolibrary.org

Santa Margarita Library
9630 Murphy
Santa Margarita 93453

Music

Bobby Jo Valentine Live
Bobby Jo, on his way!
Bobby Jo Valentine Live
February 11 (7:30pm)

Folk, and a bit of soul; Bobby Jo Valentine’s music is outside the lines. His thoughtful lyrics and catchy timing reaches listeners all the time. The authentic nature of his songs has won him West Coast Songwriter of the year twice. Feb. 11.

Fred
fred@musicadelrio.org
Phone: 466-6941
http://musicadelrio.org

Musica Del Rio House Concerts
Call for location
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $20

Contra Dance, clinic, and free pizza
February 11 (5-6pm: clinic; 6pm: free pizza; 6:30pm: dance instruction; 7-10pm: dance)

Feb. 11.

Risa Kaiser-Bass
risakbass@gmail.com
Phone: 602-2929
http://cccds.org

Odd Fellows Hall
520 Dana St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 CCCDS members and students with ID; 16 and under free

ROB IKES & TREY HENSLEY LIVE
Rob Ikes and Trey Hensley
ROB IKES & TREY HENSLEY LIVE
February 11 (7:30pm)

These two award winning musicians are considered absolute masters of the dobro and guitar. Feb. 11.

David Ardnt
slofolksmusic@gmail.com
Phone: 235-7995
http://slofolks.org

Castoro Cellars
1315 N Bethel Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $20

THE VIPER SIX LIVE
The Viper Six Swing it at D'Anbino Winery for Valentine's Day
THE VIPER SIX LIVE
February 11 (8-10:30pm)

Feb. 11.

Ted Waterhouse
edcat@aol.com
Phone: 227-6800
http://tedwaterhouse.com

D'Anbino Winery
710 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $5 members/$10 guests

TO WAKE YOU CD RELEASE CONCERT WITH SPECIAL GUESTS
February 11 (7:30pm)

Scandinavian/Californian duo Karoline Hausted and Mark Davis (best known as part of Shadowlands) with guests Dylan Johnson on bass and Chris O'Connell on harp. Celebrating the release of 6-song album, Beauty In The Smallest Things. Feb. 11.

Peter Steynberg
steynberggallery@gmail.com
Phone: 541-5888

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15, inlcudes cd

Writers and Literature

Book Discussion: Pushing the Limits of Nature
February 11 (4:30-5:30pm)

A book discussion of T.C. Boyle's When the Killing's Done, led by local scientist Jeff Parsons. This environmental and family drama revolves around California's Channel Islands. Registration required. First 6 to register get a copy of book. Feb. 11.

Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer
mkensingerklopfer@slolibrary.org
Phone: 781-4796
http://slolibrary.org

San Miguel Library
254 13th St.
San Miguel 93451

Cost: Free

Art

THE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK OF ERIN PERRY
Great Deliverance - Mixed Media
THE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK OF ERIN PERRY
Artists
February 11

Erin Perry is an altered book, collage, and mixed media artist. Her work will be up through Feb. 28.

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

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Create Silver Earrings
Classes and Workshops
February 11 (2-3pm)

Create beautiful silver earrings, a perfect gift just in time for Valentine's Day. Registration required. For adults. Feb. 11.

Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer
mkensingerklopfer@slolibrary.org
Phone: 781-4796
http://slolibrary.org

Arroyo Grande Library
800 West Branch
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free

Make a Heartfelt Valentine Gift
Stitch Handmade Heartfelt
Make a Heartfelt Valentine Gift
Classes and Workshops
February 11 (10am-Noon)

Hand-stitch a pocket size felt raccoon, including your love note stitched under his heart. Plus, decorate a slide out gift box. All materials provided. No sewing experience necessary. Feb. 11.

Rebecca Ruggles
rebecca@tubbywubby.com
Phone: 369-1626

Betty's Fabrics
1229 Carmel St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

SUCCULENT PAINTINGS
Succulents by Mary McCrea
SUCCULENT PAINTINGS
Galleries
February 11 (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

SWEET ART INVITATIONAL
Sweet Art Invitational
SWEET ART INVITATIONAL
Galleries
February 11 (Noon-4pm)

This special month long exhibition showcases original artworks inspired by the appetite’s objects of affection, through Feb. 26.

Sasha Irving
sasha@studiosonthepark.org
Phone: 238-9800
http://studiosonthepark.org

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

MASQUERADE EXHIBIT
Paso Robles Art Association - February Show
MASQUERADE EXHIBIT
Galleries
February 11 (5-7pm)

Feb. 2 through 27.

Deprise Brescia
VPGallery@pasoroblesartassociation.org
Phone: 238-5473
http://pasoroblesartassociation.org

Studios on the Park #7
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

SLO RAILROAD MUSEUM
San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum
SLO RAILROAD MUSEUM
Museums
February 11 (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

NEW PERSPECTIVES
Bouba Boumaiz,
NEW PERSPECTIVES
Museums
February 11 (11am-5pm)

In collaboration with the Central Coast Sculptors Group, SLOMA presents New Perspectives in the McMeen Gallery, through Feb. 26. Sculpture by new members Bouba Boumaiz, Peter Charles, Dave Doust, and David van Zant.

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

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

Cost: Free admission, donations appreciated

RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Ralph Bacerra, 12 lid egg vessel
RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Museums
February 11 (11am-5pm)

Collectors and viewers alike will relish this rare opportunity to view and acquire Ralph Bacerra artworks. Ralph Bacerra was a LA–based ceramics artist known for creating pieces adorned with complex patterns and mesmerizing color,  through April 2.

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

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

Cost: Free admission, donations welcome

CAMBRIA PLEIN-AIR ART EXHIBIT
'Up a Creek' with Cambria's Wednesday Irregulars
CAMBRIA PLEIN-AIR ART EXHIBIT
Openings and Receptions
February 11 (1-4pm)

through Feb. 26. This show features the paintings of the Wednesday Irregulars, a plein-air group that has been part of the Cambria art scene for more than 30 years.

Kerry Drager
kerry.drager@gmail.com
Phone: 927-8190
http://cambriacenterforthearts.org

Cambria Center for the Arts
1350 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

IMPRESSIONS OF THE MOMENT
Openings and Receptions
February 11 (6-8pm)

Solo show of landscapes and figures runs Feb. 11 through March 13.

Marie Ramey
art5806atascadero@gmail.com
Phone: 466-3684

ärt/
5806 Traffic Way
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

Kim Ferrell Art Show
Artwork of Kim Ferrell Exhibit at Los Osos Fitness
Kim Ferrell Art Show
Special Art Events
February 11 (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
February 11

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

STUDIO PROJECT: TEXTURE & PAINT COLLAGE
February 11 (10am-5pm)

through Feb. 12. Cut and glue textured materials such as sandpaper and onto a cardstock base and detail with paint.

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

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

SALT PAINTING COLLAGE ON WOOD
February 11 (11am-1pm)

Feb. 11. Layer salt, paint, and paper to design a one of a kind collage.

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

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

SENSORY NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN ON THE SPECTRUM
February 11 (5:15-7:15 pm)

Sensory Night is a free, after-hours, sensory-sensitive program for children on the autism spectrum and their families. This event is made possible by the Janssen Foundation Youth & Youth Sports Fund. Questions? Call 545-5874. Feb. 11.

Sheryl
info@slocm.org
http://sloma.org

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

Cost: Free

After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
February 11

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
February 11 (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

Pacific Wildlife Animal Ambassadors
Libraries
February 11 (1-2pm)

Pacific Wildlife Care and animal friends will share how they became wild animal ambassadors. For all ages. Feb. 11.

Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer
mkensingerklopfer@slolibrary.org
Phone: 781-4796
http://slolibrary.org

Morro Bay Library
625 Harbor Blvd.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

The Outdoors

MASTERS OF THE NIGHT: OWL CALL HIKE
February 11 (6-7pm)

Feb. 11. Bring the family, take a guided night hike, and learn about owls in the park. Hike will be moderate to easy. Dress warm, wear sturdy shoes, and bring water. Meet at the park office. Rain cancels event.

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

Lopez Lake
6800 Lopez Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Park day use $10 fee per vehicle

Sports and Wellness

YOGA WITH KARESA
YOGA WITH KARESA
Lessons and Classes
February 11 (8:30pm)

through March 26. Experience the relaxed flow of your natural breath nourishing the body and inspiring ease of movement. Karesa Bullock shares a yoga practice that is simple and complete, welcoming new and experienced students alike.

Lauren
tao@eastwellbeing.com
Phone: 542-9500
http://eastwellbeing.com

East Wellbeing & Tea
1238 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15

Lectures and Learning

Hummingbird Health and Conservation Program Presentation
Hummingbird Health and Conservation Program Presentation
February 11 (1-2pm)

Hummingbirds’ health is at risk due to earth’s changing climates, and habitat loss. The director of the UC Davis Hummingbird Health and Conservation Program, Dr. Lisa Tell, will share how scientists are working to maintain healthy hummingbird population. Feb. 11.

Lindsey Collinsworth
lcollinsworth@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400
http://education@slobg.org

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $5 for garden members/$10 for non-members No reservations needed.

WOVEN FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS
Classes
February 11 (1pm)

A local artist will demonstrate how to make colorful bracelets. Anyone may watch, but space for crafters (ages 8 to 17) is limited, so sign up soon. Program sponsored by Friends of Los Osos Library. Feb. 11.

Kristin Nibbe
oystaff@slolibrary.org
Phone: 525-1862

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

Comedian Brian Regan at Rotary de Tolosa Benefit
Comedian Brian Regan at Rotary de Tolosa Benefit
February 11 (8pm)

The Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo de Tolosa announces this year’s stand-up comedian for their annual Valentine’s Weekend fundraiser: nationally-acclaimed and longstanding comedian Brian Regan. Feb. 11.

Cathy Francis
cathy@cathyfrancis.com
Phone: 801-0895

Performing Arts Center, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $50-$90

Volunteers

Big Brothers Big Sisters Volunteer Training
Big Brothers Big Sisters Volunteer Training
February 11 (11am-12:30pm)

Training prepares interested “Bigs," or volunteer youth mentors, for a fun and easy way to give back to the community in just 6 hours each month spending time with a local child. Feb. 11.

Hallelujah
intern@slobigs.org
Phone: 781-3226
http://slobigs.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters
142 Cross St., Ste. 140
San Luis Obispo 93401