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March 8

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 8 (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

WILSHIRE HOSPICE HOPE CHEST SPRING CLOTHING
March 8 (10am-5pm)

Blouses, sweaters, tank tops, T-shirts, pants, scarves and much more for men, women and children now available. There's a special rack loaded with Easter sweaters to help you get ready for the big day, through March 10.

Jenann
jamclennan@wilshirehcs.org
Phone: 545-5955

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

Cost: $6-$12

ODD AND INTERESTING GEMSTONES EXHIBIT
Azurite Nodule Suspended in Sterling Silver
ODD AND INTERESTING GEMSTONES EXHIBIT
March 8

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

Body Awareness and Guided Movement Meditation
Body Awareness and Guided Movement Meditation
March 8 (6:30-8pm)

This class will cover open eyes meditation, flowing with the spirit through recognizing subtle body movement and going with the flow, and embodiment through poses. Deep transformation comes with slowing down. March 8.

Molly McCabe
holisticmovementcenter@hotmail.com
Phone: (707) 266-8945
http://holisticmovementcenter@hotmail.com

Holistic Movement Center
845 Napa Ave.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $15

HOMESHARESLO COFFEE CHAT
Learning about the homesharing solution at HomeShareSLO's monthly Coffee Chat.
HOMESHARESLO COFFEE CHAT
March 8 (10:30am)

Have an extra room in your home? Thinking about home share, but don't know where to begin? Grab a coffee and join this informal gathering hosted by local non-profit HomeShareSLO to talk about how home sharing can provide income and companionship, through April 12.

Celeste
celestehomeshareslo@gmail.com
Phone: 215-5474
http://homeshareslo.org

Steynberg Gallery
1531 Monterey
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

IL CORTILE RISTORANTE 2017 REVERSE WINE DINNERS
IL CORTILE RISTORANTE 2017 REVERSE WINE DINNERS
Wine Bar Events
March 8

 Each week, a selected Paso Robles winery is the focus of the dinner, through March 15.

Il Cortile Ristorante
ilcortilepaso@gmail.com
Phone: 226-0300
http://ilcortileristorante.com

Il Cortile Ristorante
608 12th St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $50/person (wine cost not included)

Film and TV

Nature Documentary
March 8 (2-3pm)

Stunning documentary about undersea creatures and how humans have affected life under the sea. Popcorn provided. For all ages. March 8.

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

Cayucos Library
310 B St.
Cayucos 93430

Cost: Free

Music

BLUEGRASS JAM SESSION and BUFFET
Bluegrass Jam Session at The Last Stage West
BLUEGRASS JAM SESSION and BUFFET
March 8 (5pm)

April 12. On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, The Last Stage West hosts a bluegrass jam and buffet. All levels welcome! Music is free. Dinner: $12.50 for musicians and children, $17.50 for adults.

Dan Mazer
eventbooking@torocreekeventcenter.com
Phone: 792-0505
http://torocreekeventcenter.com

Toro Creek Event Center at The Last Stage West
15050 Morro Rd.
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

JILL KNIGHT AND TIM JACKSON IN CONCERT
March 8 (6-8pm)

Longtime local favorite Jill Knight and San Luis Obispo native Tim Jackson will kick off the monthly concert series called Wine-Down Wednesdays, to be held every second Wed. of the month. Tickets at brownpapertickets.com. March 8.

Steve Key
stevekey57@gmail.com
Phone: 204-6821
http://songwritersatplay.com

Sculpterra Winery
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $15

Writers and Literature

MYSTERY READERS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Mystery Readers Book Discussion Group
MYSTERY READERS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
March 8 (10am-noon)

Every Second Wednesday, through March 8. Discuss a wide spectrum of mysteries, thrillers and suspense novels. Download the booklists at morrobaybookdiscussiongroup.org.

Karen
karen@live-now.org
Phone: 772-9268
http://morrobaybookdiscussiongroup.org/

Morro Bay Library
625 Harbor St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

POETRY READINGS - HOST MARY ANNE ANDERSON
Poetry
March 8

through April 12. A special guest poet will appear once a month at the Pewter Plough Playhouse, and you are invited to read your own poetry on the open-mic portion of the program. So bring what you've written, or read someone else's poetry, it's your call.

rjbstage@aol.com
Phone: 927-3877
http://pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
828 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: Free

Art

IRENE HARDWICKE OLIVIERI - TRANCING OUT
Supper for the Spotted Skunk
IRENE HARDWICKE OLIVIERI - TRANCING OUT
March 8 (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 8 (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 8

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 8 (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

ART BY FELLER
ART BY FELLER
Artists
March 8

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 8 (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 8 (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

RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Ralph Bacerra, 12 lid egg vessel
RALPH BACERRA: EXQUISITE BEAUTY
Museums
March 8 (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 8

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

Kim Ferrell Art Show
Artwork of Kim Ferrell Exhibit at Los Osos Fitness
Kim Ferrell Art Show
Special Art Events
March 8 (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: PAPER STRIP RAINBOW
March 8 (10am-5pm)

through March 12. After it rains, look up and you may see a rainbow. Cut strips of colorful construction paper and glue them to a base to craft your own rainbow.

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

KIDS KNITTING
Kids Knitting
KIDS KNITTING
Create and Learn
March 8 (3:15-4:15pm and 4:30-5:30pm)

through April 4. For children ages 7 and up, a weekly knitting class perfect for all abilities. Sewing, crocheting, felting, and many other handwork skills are also introduced. Taught by a Waldorf trained handwork teacher.

Katie Bariel
hello@leftcoastartstudio
Phone: 459-6080
http://leftcoastartstudio.com

Left Coast Art Studio
118 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: $15 a class

PAWS TO READ
Libraries
March 8 (3-4pm )

Do you have children learning to read? Berkeley the dog is all ears, come read to her on Wednesday afternoons, through March 24.

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

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades Ave.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

PAWS TO READ
Libraries
March 8 (3-4pm )

Do you have children learning to read? Berkeley the dog is all ears, come read to her on Wednesday, through March 29.

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

Los Osos Library
2075 Palisades Ave.
Los Osos 93402

Cost: Free

Sports and Wellness

YOGA WITH KARESA
YOGA WITH KARESA
Lessons and Classes
March 8 (11am-Noon)

through March 29. 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/classes

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

Cost: $15

Lectures and Learning

Meteorologist John Lindsey
March 8 (5-6pm)

All kinds of weather will be discussed with local expert John Lindsey. March 8.

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

Shell Beach Library
230 Leeward Ave.
Shell Beach 93449

Cost: Free

Fundraisers

MULTIFLORAL GARDEN CLUB MONTHLY MEETING
March 8 ( Noon)

March 8. Mildred Bensen, District Director and President of the Los Osos Valley Garden Club will speak.

Cathy Van Orman
multifloragarden@gmail.com
Phone: 464-0632
http://multifloragardenclub.org

Paso Robles Community Church
2706 Spring St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: Free

Volunteers

CASA INFO SESSION
CASA INFO SESSION
March 8 (6:30pm)

Learn about volunteer opportunities at CASA of SLO County. Become an advocate for an abused or neglected infant, toddler, child or teen, or a mentor for a young adult leaving foster care. Training provided. March 8.

Staff
staff@slocasa.org
Phone: 541-6542
http://slocasa.org

Starbucks
2301 Theatre Dr.
Paso Robles 93446