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SLO GRANGE FARMERS MARKET
This farmers market is held every Tuesday in the Grange parking lot from
SAN LUIS OBISPO DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
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.
In the Smart & Final parking lot on the corner of Grand Ave. and Courtland on Wed. at
NIPOMO CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET
Takes place on Sundays from
SAN LUIS OBISPO
At the Promenade parking lot near World Market (off Madonna Road), Sat. from
In the Town Park on Sat.
LOS OSOS/BAYWOOD PARK
Tues. at City Park from
EASTER ARRIVES AT THE WILSHIRE HOSPICE HOPE CHEST
March 2 (10am-5pm)
Easter merchandise clothing now available! From bunnies to baskets to bonnets and much more. Hope Chest proceeds benefit uninsured and underinsured Wilshire Hospice patients and their families, through April 16.
March 2 (Thurs.-Sat.: 7pm; Sat. and Sun.: 2pm)
A couple of big-city gamblers run amok in depression-era Times Square, Feb. 17 through March 12.
March 2 (8pm)
Six precocious sixth-graders compete to become champion, while reflecting on the trials, tribulations, and triumphs that led them to the bee, through March 4.
CENTRAL COAST JAZZ INSTITUTE
March 2 (7-10pm)
March 23. Charlie Shoemake's new Central Coast Jazz Institute series onstage the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, monthly. An upcoming featured jazz artist will be backed by bass and drums with Charlie and Sandi Shoemake joining in. Make reservations at 927-0179.
DAVID PLUMB & FRIENDS
March 2 (7-10pm)
Welsh guitarist, singer-songwriter David Plumb appears on stage every first Thursday of the month with selected musician friends for easy-listening and dancing. April 6.
March 2 (6pm)
English singer-songwriter Roxanne de Bastion will perfrom as the special guest with The BanjerDan Show, March 2.
March 2 (4-7pm)
This exhibition displays paintings which illuminate the artist's connection to the natural world and the subterranean world of the heart, and runs through March 24.
March 2 (Noon)
Bring your lunch and enjoy a feast for the eyes with Art at High Noon, an art appreciation program for working adults. On March 2 SLOMA welcomes textile artist Ana Lisa Hedstrom of the exhibition Flat & Folded.
through March 30. Local award winning artist Garry Feller creates whimsical acrylic paintings on canvas and wood.
Classes and Workshops
March 2 (6-7:30pm)
March 2. No knitting experience of knitting needles needed. This class will be fun and fast. Learn how to make a beautiful arm knitted cowl in no time, you may even be able to make two. Supply list provided when you register.
March 2 (10am-6pm)
Fine art mixed media painting, through March 29.
March 2 (10am-6pm)
Fine art photography and fabric art, through March 29.
Color as an element of art and used as the language of the artist, can be a powerful tool to express the artist’s idea. This exhibit is on display through March 28.
March 2 (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.
Cost: Free admission, donations welcome
SMALL WORKS EXHIBIT
Openings and Receptions
Trilogy Art Group (TAG) will be exhibiting paintings, photos, jewelry, pottery, and sculpture with 20% of sales going to the Friends of the Nipomo Library, through March 31.
Special Art Events
March 2 (All day)
Featuring portraits of fierce and strong athletic woman, through March 31.
After school pottery classes
Create and Learn
through March 7. After school pottery is a place where kids have the freedom to create with clay using the wheel, sculpting, and handbuilding.
Cost: $30 per class
Sports and Wellness
Lessons and Classes
March 2 (5:45-7pm)
through March 5. Aikido is a Japanese martial art of self-defense and self-development. It is peaceful and powerful. Gain flexibility, balance, core strength, and energy. Fifth degree Black Belt Instructor Mary Tesoro teaches locally, nationally, and internationally.
Cost: $99 total for Jan through April
MIXED GOLF CLUB
through March 2. Tired of playing the same course all the time? The San Luis County Golf Club offers play at over 10 courses. Two overnight trips per year. $20 annual fee. All handicaps accepted.
Lectures and Learning
Star Party with CC Astronomical Society
March 2 (6:30-8pm)
See what the night sky looks like through a giant telescope with the Central Coast Astronomical Society. Dress warmly for outdoors. Alternate activity in case of rain. For all ages. March 2.
38th Annual SLOFOL Book Sale
Over 15,000 books at $1 per inch. CDs, DVDs, and Vinyl LPs at $1. Special priced collectible books. Benefits Friends of the SLO Library. March 2 from 6-9pm for members (with membership, sold at door) March 3 from 10am-5pm, and March 4 from 9am-2pm.
FRIENDS OF THE ELEPHANT SEAL VOLUNTEER GUIDES
Friends of the Elephant Seal is interviewing prospective volunteer guides in February for a training class on March 11. Apply for this rewarding position online at elephantseal.org. Call 924-1628 with questions.
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