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May 18

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. Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

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

RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
May 18 (Varies by event)

May is Bike Month. Grab your friends and family, compete in iRide Community Bike Challenge or attend one of the volunteer hosted events listed on calendar here: rideeshare.org.

Angela Nelson
anelson@rideshare.org
Phone: 781-1385

93401

Cost: Free

JAZZ ON THE VINE FUNDRAISER
May 18 (1-4pm)

Arroyo Grande High School Band’s second annual musical fundraiser May 18. AGHS Jazz Band will perform, refreshments and raffle tickets will be available for purchase.

Bill Benson

Phone: 710-2800
http://www.sites.google.com/site/aghsbandsite/

Talley Vineyards
3031 Lopez Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: FREE admission

YOGA IN THE VINES
Lauren Harvey will be teaching yoga in the vines!
YOGA IN THE VINES
May 18 (8:45-11am)

Practice your Sun Salutations while looking out on to our picturesque vineyards at our first ever class of its kind, May 18. This will be an all levels class. After, enjoy an organic brunch and a tasty glass of Methode Champenoise.

CASTORO CELLARS
events@castorocellars.com
Phone: 238-0725
http://castorocellars.com

Castoro Cellars
1315 N. Bethel Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $30

OCCASIONAL MUSTACHE BAND IN CONCERT
Winery Events
May 18 (11am-4pm)

on May 18. This local band has a unique blend of country, blues, rock, and folk music. Pulcinella Wood Fired Pizza will be baking up authentic artisan pizzas and serving signature salads, enjoy with a glass of wine.

Kristin
events@roberthallwinery.com
Phone: 239-1616 ext 24
http://www.roberthallwinery.com

Robert Hall Winery
3443 Mill Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $12 per pizza

YOGA IN THE VINES
Lauren Harvey will be teaching yoga in the vines!
YOGA IN THE VINES
Winery Events
May 18 (8:45am)

Practice your Sun Salutations while looking out on to our picturesque vineyards at our first ever class of its kind, May 18. This will be an all levels class. After enjoy an organic brunch and a tasty glass of Methode Champenoise.

CASTORO CELLARS
events@castorocellars.com
Phone: 238-0725
http://www.castorocellars.com

Castoro Cellars
1315 N. Bethel Rd.
Templeton 93465

Cost: $30

Stage

<em>THE COVER OF LIFE</em>
Posing for LIfe Magazine
THE COVER OF LIFE
May 18 (7:30pm Fri. & Sat.; 3pm Sun. )

The Pewter Plough Playhouse presents the drama about the lives of three WWII war brides and Life magazine's coverage on the women, through May 18.

Viv Goff, Box Office Mgr.
boxoffice@pewterploughplayhouse.org
Phone: 927-3877
http://www.pewterploughplayhouse.org

Pewter Plough Playhouse
824 Main St.
Cambria 93428

Cost: $16-$21

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
May 18 (Wed, Thurs, Fri: 7pm; Sat: 3pm & 7pm; Sun: 6pm)

presented by the Great American Melodrama, through June 15. Join adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant as they race the globe in under 80 days. Danger and comic surprises abound as five actors portray 39 characters traversing 7 continents.

Box Office
info@americanmelodrama.com
Phone: 489-2499

The Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano 93445

Cost: $18-$24

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE
Vince Surra, Judie Kewish, Ron Kewish, Patty Beckman, Brie Leatham, Noah Esquivel
MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE
May 18 (5pm)

Murder In Mind Productions presents “Murder at Castle Frankenstein” May 18.

Jim or Randi
atowndoghouse@aol.com
Phone: 460-9800

The Dog House Bar & Grill
7055 El Camino Real
Atascadero 93422

Cost: $40 dinner & show

Film and TV

<em>REBELS WITH A CAUSE</em> BENEFIT PREMIERE
www.rebelsdocumentary.org
REBELS WITH A CAUSE BENEFIT PREMIERE
May 18 (12:30pm)

The Northern Chumash Tribal Council, Sierra Club, and Surfrider present the local premiere of this documentary on the fight to create the National Seashore System on May 18. Director in person. Proceeds to benefit the Chumash National Marine Sanctuary campaign.

Andrew Christie
sierraclub8@gmail.com
Phone: 543-8717
http://www.santalucia.sierraclub.org

Palm Theater
817 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Music

ABBEY ROAD - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES
Abbey Road performs Sunday, May 18 at SLO Brewing
ABBEY ROAD - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES
May 18 (7pm)

Nationally touring Beatles band performs their amazing three costume change show with flawless renditions of Beatles hits, May 18.

andy nagle
info@downtownbrew.com
Phone: 543-1843
http://slobrewingco.com

SLO Brewing Company
1119 Garden St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$17

GEOFF BAKER IN CONCERT
Geoff Baker live and acoustic
GEOFF BAKER IN CONCERT
May 18 (1pm)

May 18. Live acoustic music from Baker and others; all ages.

Steve Key
steve@stevekey.com
Phone: (848) 218-2436
http://www.songwritersatplay.com

Sculpterra Winery
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

JAZZ ARTIST SERIES
May 18 (4pm)

Pianist/Vocalist John Proulx plays a solo concert May 18. The grammy winner will be joined by series co-producers Charlie and Sandi Shoemake (vibraphone and vocals.)

charlie Shoemake
charlie@talsanmusic.com
Phone: 927-0567

D'Anbino Wine Tasting Room
710 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $15 general; $10 students

JON MENDLE IN CONCERT
Classical Guitar Jon Mendle
JON MENDLE IN CONCERT
May 18 (2:30pm)

on May 18. Performance for G. Roger Bailey Classical Guitar Scholarship benefit with reception to follow.

charlotte bailey
cbailey_1@charter.net
Phone: 771-8138
http://charlotte bailey

St. Benedict
2220 Snowy Egret Lane
Los Osos 93412

Cost: $20 suggested donation

LIGHTHOUSE JUBILEE
LIGHTHOUSE JUBILEE
May 18 (noon-5pm)

Spend a leisurely afternoon at your Lighthouse enjoying live music, local wines, a gourmet boxed lunch, and ice cream, Oct. 19.

Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers
info@sanluislighthouse.org
Phone: (855) 533-7843
http://sanluislighthouse.org

Point San Luis Lighthouse
1 Lighthouse Rd.
Avila Beach 93424

Cost: $55 adults; $25 kids 3-12

THE STONE FOXES IN CONCERT
LIVE in the Winery-the stone foxes
THE STONE FOXES IN CONCERT
May 18 (7-10pm)

on May 18. Food by Valle Fresh.

Candia Flynn
candia@standingsunwines.com
Phone: 693-9413
http://standingsunwines.com/LIVE-in-the-Winery-Ticket-Sale-51814_p_369.html

Standing Sun Wines
92 Second St.
Buellton 93427

Cost: $10-$15

Writers and Literature

PEARL HARBOR BLUES BOOK SIGNING
May 18 (1-3pm)

 Presentation and signing by author Victoria Heckman May18.

Coalesce Bookstore
coalescebookstore@gmail.com
Phone: 772-2880
http://www.coalescebookstore@gmail.com

Coalesce Bookstore
845 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: FREE

Art

ART BAR
May 18 (various )

Workshops led by local artists to create the night's chosen artwork, through June 16. includes canvas, paints, apron, and first cocktail. Tuesday-Sunday. Family Day on Sundays at noon.

Art Bar
info@artbarslo.com
Phone: 544-9100
http://artbarslo.com

Art Bar at Granada Hotel and Bistro
1130 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

JANICE LUCIER WORKS ON DISPLAY
May 18 (During business hours)

through June 30.

Rene Scarnegi
frstcls@aol.com
Phone: 543-4902

West End Espresso
670 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
"PAINTING WITH LIGHT"
Art at Wineries
May 18 (10am-5pm)

Featuring selected work from: "Sacred Light - Sacred Lands”: A Journey Through the Nat’l Parks & Monuments and the American Landscape; and "A New Vision of the Central Coast and the California Landscape." Photo-Paintings by Paul J. McCloskey. Daily through June 30.

Kyle Coots
paul@paintingwithlightstudio.com
Phone: 226-8881
http://www.sculpterra.com

Sculpterra Winery & Sculpture Gardens
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles, 93446

Cost: FREE

MICHELLE ELLIS EXHIBIT
Art at Wineries
May 18 (11am-5pm)

through Aug. 10. Exhibit features unique, highly textured, contemporary art as well as abstract artwork.

Amanda Grindley
amanda@breconestate.com
Phone: 238-2778

Brecon Estate Winery
7450 Vineyard Dr.
Paso Robles 93446

"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Winters Trimmings
"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Galleries
May 18 (noon-6pm)

Studios on the Park is pleased to host W. Truman Hosner as the Guest Associate Artist In Residence. His intimate plein-air pastels of landscapes and figures, is available for viewing through May 18.

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

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

BUILDING COMMUNITIES EXHIBIT
Marinella Senatore, Piccolo Caos (Little Chaos), 2013, Fine art print on Hahnemühle paper, 160 x 300 cm, Courtesy Peres Projects, Berlin
BUILDING COMMUNITIES EXHIBIT
Museums
May 18 (6-8pm)

Marinella Senatore's exhibit will be on display through Aug. 17.

MCASB Press
press@mcasantabarbara.org
Phone: 966-5373

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: FREE

Kid Stuff

HANDLEBAR STREAMERS
May 18 (11am)

Decorate your bike's handlebars with streamers made from skateboard wheel shavings, through May 18.

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

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

Cost: museum admission

Sports and Wellness

COMMUNITY YOGA
May 18 (9-10:30am)

Open to all levels, every Sunday through July 13.

Alicia Klein
aliciaklein@gmail.com
Phone: 547-9642

mBODY Yoga Studio
1724 Caudill St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5

MINDFUL CONVERSATION
Special Events
May 18 (2-4pm)

The practices of presence, connected conversation, and empathy will provide meaningful connection and communication with others, May 18.

Alicia Klein
aliciaklein@gmail.com
Phone: 547-9642
http://mbodyslo.com/events/special-classes/mindful-conversation-practices/

mBODY Yoga Studio
1724 Caudill St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $20

Lectures and Learning

GIVING BIRTH TO A NEW YOU
May 18 (10am-5pm)

Lucia Capacchione will help you explore any aspect of your life-work, career, relationships, creativity and more-to deepen the connection with your true self, May 18. Learn proven techniques to remove blocks.

Ruby Dragon
rubydragonrocks@aol.com
Phone: 772-1100
http://www.rubydragon.info

The Green Lotus Center
550 Morro Bay Blvd.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: $95

RICK ATKINSON
May 18 (3-5pm)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author will discuss hostoric events covered in his works, inlcuding his Liberation Trilogy focused on WWII, May 18

UCSB Arts & Lectures
aandl-info@sa.ucsb.edu
Phone: 893-3535
http://www.artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu/Details.aspx?PerfNum=2918

Campbell Hall
UCSB Campus
Santa Barbara 93106

Cost: FREE

Fundraisers

FUNDRAISER FOR ANGIE MELENDREZ
Angelina Melendrez
FUNDRAISER FOR ANGIE MELENDREZ
May 18 (5-8pm)

Robin’s Restaurant is holding a fundraiser for their beloved employee Melendrez, who is recovering from breast cancer, May 18. Curry buffet, live music, wine, and auction.

Shanny Covey
shanny@robinsrestaurant.com
Phone: 927-5007
http://www.robinsrestaurant.com

Cambria Vets Hall
1000 Main St.
Cambria CA

Cost: $20

J.O. MILLER PARK FUNDRAISING BBQ
May 18 (11am-3pm)

The Olde Towne Nipomo Association is having a fundraising BBQ on May 18. Proceeds will go toward development of the park.

Kathy Kubiak
kkubiak@aol.com
Phone: 929-1241

Future site of the park
Corner of Tefft and Carrillo
Olde Towne Nipomo 93444

Cost: $10

JAZZ ON THE VINE
May 18 (1-4pm)

Come listen to the Arroyo Grande High School Jazz Band including Director, Anthony Yi, on May 18. Enjoy a glass of wine while you listen to the tunes to raise funds for the school's band. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.

Kelly Soares
kelly@talleyvineyards.com
Phone: 489-0446 ext 25

Talley Vineyards
3031 Lopez Dr.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: Free to attend, wine and food for purchase