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March 24

Art

CALIFORNIA SCULPTURE SLAM
CALIFORNIA SCULPTURE SLAM
Call For Artists

through May 24. California Sculpture SLAM showcases current works by established and up-and-coming California sculptors, providing a platform for a variety of concepts and materials. Juror Brigitte Micmacker is the co-founder and gallerist at Sculpturesite Gallery.

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

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

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

EASTER ARRIVES AT THE WILSHIRE HOSPICE HOPE CHEST
March 24 (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.

Jenann
jamclennan@wilshirehcs.org
Phone: 545-5955

Wilshire Hospice Hope Chest
445 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $2-$25

Paso Robles Dance Hall
March 24 (7pm)

through April 28. Join other social dancers on a 3,000 square foot dance floor, Friday nights from 7-9 pm. A DJ plays tunes to a variety dance styles. $9 per person.

Tina Scarsella
tinascarsella@gmail.com
Phone: 835-2076

Paso Robles Dance Hall
600 Nickerson Blvd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $9

ODD AND INTERESTING GEMSTONES EXHIBIT
Azurite Nodule Suspended in Sterling Silver
ODD AND INTERESTING GEMSTONES EXHIBIT
March 24

through May 5. Showcasing over 20 different varieties and 230 different gemstones including fire obsidian, iris agate, zincite ,lodolite, and many more. Features the work of professional jewelry designer  Austin Moore, owner of Earth Art Gem and Jewelry.

I Love Rocks
rocksgonewild@gmail.com
Phone: 710-3970
http://facebook.com/Opals-Interesting-Gemstones-580962095256969/

I Love Rocks
The Network Shopping Center, 3970 Broad St Suite 2,
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

ART AND WINE TOUR
ART AND WINE TOUR
March 24 (5:30-8:30pm)

March 24.

Terrie Banish
tbanish@atascadero.org
Phone: 470-3490

Downtown Atascadero
6500 Palma Ave.
Atascadero 93422

Stage

FUDDY MEERS-A COMEDY BY DAVID LINDSAY-ALBAIRE
Fuddy MeerS
FUDDY MEERS-A COMEDY BY DAVID LINDSAY-ALBAIRE
March 24 (Fri. and Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2pm)

A comedy by David Lindsay-Albaire, through April 9. Fuddy Meers tells the story of an amnesiac, Claire, who awakens each morning as a blank slate on which her husband and teenage son must imprint the facts of her life.

CCAT
cambriacenterforthearts.org
Phone: 927-8150

Cambria Center for the Arts Theatre
1350 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $20

WINE COUNTRY THEATRE PRESENTS<em> NOISES OFF!</em>
WINE COUNTRY THEATRE PRESENTS NOISES OFF!
March 24 (7pm on Fri. and Sat., 2pm on Sun.)

Considered the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off is a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre. Nothing heavy, nothing ground-breaking, just plain old hysterical lunacy, through April 2.

Cynthia Anthony
cynthia@winecountrytheatre.com
Phone: 800-838-3006
http://winecountrytheatre.com

Park Ballroom
1232 Park St.
Pso Robles 93446

Cost: $25 for general, $20 for groups of 8 or more, $15 for students

<em>West Side Story</em>
West Side Story
March 24

Presented by Templeton High School Drama, through April 1. This romantic musical update of Romeo and Juliet is directed by 3-time AHSTF Director's Award recipient, Catherine Kingsbury.

Olivia
ojavier714@gmail.com
Phone: 591-4770

Templeton Performing Arts Center
1200 S. Main St.
Templeton 93465

Cost: Adult: $15 Student/Senior: $12

Music

A PEOPLE'S CHOIR
A PEOPLE'S CHOIR
March 24 (7pm)

A People’s Choir is a casual sing-along. It isn't a performance; it’s a group effort. You don't have to sing well, you simply have to like singing. The theme is WOMAN! in honor of Women's History Month. March 24.

Jody Kocsis
jkocsis@sloma.org
Phone: 543-8652
http://facebook.com/events/264637963958104/

History Center of San Luis Obispo
696 Monterey St
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5 suggested donation to History Center

ALTERED - JAZZ FUSION
Altered
ALTERED - JAZZ FUSION
March 24 (7:30pm)

Altered is a jazz-fusion trio that plays an aggressive mix of jazz, funk, and rock featuring John Flitcraft on bass, Jeff Miley on guitar, and Steve Holmes on drums. March 24.

Nancy Douglas
nancy_douglas@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3936
http://cpactickets.cuesta.edu

Cuesta College Cultural and Performing Arts Center
CA-1
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $10-$15

BANJERDAN LIVE
BanjerDan performs at The Porch Cafe on March 24th
BANJERDAN LIVE
March 24 (7pm)

BanjerDan (Dan Mazer) brings his unique mix of hot picking, heartfelt songs, and humorous commentary, March 24.

Dan Mazer
dan@banjerdan.net
Phone: (202) 718-7868
http://banjerdan.net

Porch Cafe
22322 El Camino Real # B
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

Art

IRENE HARDWICKE OLIVIERI - TRANCING OUT
Supper for the Spotted Skunk
IRENE HARDWICKE OLIVIERI - TRANCING OUT
March 24 (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.

Emma Saperstein
emma_saperstein@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3202
http://cuesta.edu

Harold J. Miossi Art Gallery
CA-1, Room # 7170
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: Free

LESLIE HANNON: CLOSURE
Leslie Hannon,
LESLIE HANNON: CLOSURE
March 24 (11am-5pm)

through April 2. Leslie Hannon’s sculpture and assemblages invite closer inspection into drawers, through windows, and around miniature rooms. This sculptural narrative represents Hannon’s journey from businessperson to artist.

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

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

Cost: Admission is free, donations appreciated

Springtime Succulence
Springtime Succulence
March 24

through May 2. Come see art that expresses the ripeness of spring.

Logan
artcentral93401@gmail.com
Phone: 747-4200
http://artcentralslo.wordpress.com/

Art Central Gallery
1329 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

FOLDED AND FLAT: SHIBORI BY ANA LISA HEDSTROM
Folded and Flat 1
FOLDED AND FLAT: SHIBORI BY ANA LISA HEDSTROM
March 24 (11am-5pm)

Ana Lisa Hedstrom is a world-renowned textile artist best known for her contemporary adaptations of shibori. Hedstrom’s thoughtful and inventive artwork features an amalgam of homemade natural and indigo dyes on kozo paper, textiles, and wool felt, through April 30.

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

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

Cost: admission is free, donations appreciated

Downtown Atascadero Art & Wine Tour
March 24 (5:30-8:30pm)

March 24. A night of shopping, good eats, live music, and of course local art and wine.

Julia Petit
events@atascaderochamber.org
Phone: 466-2044

Downtown Atascadero
6500 Palma
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $15

ART BY FELLER
ART BY FELLER
Artists
March 24

through March 30. Local award winning artist Garry Feller creates whimsical acrylic paintings on canvas and wood.

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

Cambria Library
1043 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Featured Artist Dottie Visker
Fine Art Mixed Media Paintings by Dottie Visker
Featured Artist Dottie Visker
Galleries
March 24 (10am-6pm)

Fine art mixed media painting, through March 29.

Gallery at Marina Square
greg@galleryatmarinasquare.com
Phone: 7720-1068
http://galleryatmarinasquare.com

Gallery at Marina Square
601 Embarcadero Ste. 10
Morro Bay 93442

Featured Guest Artists Jack and Gay McNeal
Jack and Gay McNeal - Photography and Fabric Art
Featured Guest Artists Jack and Gay McNeal
Galleries
March 24 (10am-6pm)

Fine art photography and fabric art, through March 29.

Gallery at Marina Square
greg@galleryatmarinasquare.com
Phone: 772-1068
http://galleryatmarinasquare.com

Gallery at Marina Square
601 Embarcadero Ste. 10
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

COLOR Exhibit
COLOR Exhibit
Galleries
March 24

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.

Carlota Santa Cruz
president@pasoroblesartassociatio.org
Phone: 237-5473
http://pasoroblesartassociation.org

Studios On The Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93447

Cost: Free

RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Ralph Bacerra, 12 lid egg vessel
RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Museums
March 24 (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

SMALL WORKS EXHIBIT
Openings and Receptions
March 24

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.

Dorothy Modafferi
tdmod7@icloud.com
Phone: 219-0239

Nipomo Library
918 W. Teffifoll
Nipomo 93444

Cost: Free

Julie Dunn and Roger Coms exhibit
Montana de Oro by Julie Dunn
Julie Dunn and Roger Coms exhibit
Openings and Receptions
March 24 (2pm)

Tempera Batik paintings by Julie Dunn and woodworking by Roger Combs, through April 30.

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

Sayva Creative Studio and Gallery
65 Landing Passage
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: Free

Kim Ferrell Art Show
Artwork of Kim Ferrell Exhibit at Los Osos Fitness
Kim Ferrell Art Show
Special Art Events
March 24 (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

ART STUDIO ACTIVITY: DECORATED MUSICAL RAIN STICK
March 24 (10am-5pm)

through March 26. Add rice and corn to a plastic bottle filled with sticks. What does it sound like when you shake it?

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

San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
1010 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Admission

Pottery Classes
Create and Learn
March 24 (3:45-5:30pm)

for ages 13 and up, through May 11. Enrich your creative young soul on the potters wheel or sculpt a figure out of clay. There is also a selection of pre-made bisque ware to glaze. Includes snacks.

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

Anam Cre' Pottery
1243 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $30

Sports and Wellness

OUTDOOR QI GONG
Lessons and Classes
March 24 (10:30am)

through May 19. Qi Gong is a powerful health and spiritual development system from China. Focusing on deep breathing, flowing movements,and meditations, it is easy to learn amd  fun. Led by certified teacher Devin Wallace. Call first!

Devin Wallace
devinwalla@gmail.com
Phone: 709-2227

Tidelands Park
351 Embarcadero
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Suggested donation: $10

Lectures and Learning

Intentional Love Marriage Conference
Intentional Love Marriage Conference
Intentional Love Marriage Conference
Classes
March 24 (7pm)

89.3 FM Family Life Radio and the Intentional Living Center invite you to join relationship expert, radio host, and author Dr. Randy Carlson for this fun, fast-paced night. March 24.

Laura Kruszewski
laurak@flc.org
Phone: (800) 776-1070
http://theintentionallife.com/ilmc/

Agape Church
950 Laureate Ln.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $19 per person, $15 per person for groups of 8 or more

Fundraisers

ICF FISH FRY DINNERS
March 24 (4-7pm)

Beverages and desserts for additional charge. Take outs available. Fridays, through April 7.

ICF BR. 291
icfbranch291@gmail.com
Phone: 489-2680

St. Patrick's Church
501 Fairoaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $7-$13

Support Groups

VETS WELLNESS CIRCLE
March 24 (5:30pm)

Fridays, through March 31. 50 minutes long. No nicotine, intoxicants, or rudeness.

Anton Hoffman
sydneysordia@gmail.com
Phone: (502) 777-5561
http://slomansion.com

The SLO Mansion
2746 Reservoir Canyon
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Donations accepted

FTD CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
March 24 (10-11:30am)

A support group for caregivers of patients with FTD. FTD is a early form of dementia which strikes people in their 50s. March 24.

Dr. Liz Johnston
dr.lizjohnston@gmail.com
Phone: 471-8102

11549 Los Osos Valley Rd. Ste. 109
San Luis Obispo 93401