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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. Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.
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
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.
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.
Cost: FREE admission
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.
OCCASIONAL MUSTACHE BAND IN CONCERT
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.
Cost: $12 per pizza
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.
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.
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.
May 18 (5pm)
Murder In Mind Productions presents “Murder at Castle Frankenstein” May 18.
Jim or Randi
Cost: $40 dinner & show
Film and TV
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.
Cost: $10 suggested donation
May 18 (7pm)
Nationally touring Beatles band performs their amazing three costume change show with flawless renditions of Beatles hits, May 18.
May 18 (1pm)
May 18. Live acoustic music from Baker and others; all ages.
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.)
Cost: $15 general; $10 students
May 18 (2:30pm)
on May 18. Performance for G. Roger Bailey Classical Guitar Scholarship benefit with reception to follow.
Cost: $20 suggested donation
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.
Cost: $55 adults; $25 kids 3-12
May 18 (7-10pm)
on May 18. Food by Valle Fresh.
Writers and Literature
PEARL HARBOR BLUES BOOK SIGNING
May 18 (1-3pm)
Presentation and signing by author Victoria Heckman May18.
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.
JANICE LUCIER WORKS ON DISPLAY
May 18 (During business hours)
through June 30.
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.
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.
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.
May 18 (6-8pm)
Marinella Senatore's exhibit will be on display through Aug. 17.
May 18 (11am)
Decorate your bike's handlebars with streamers made from skateboard wheel shavings, through May 18.
Cost: museum admission
Sports and Wellness
May 18 (9-10:30am)
Open to all levels, every Sunday through July 13.
May 18 (2-4pm)
The practices of presence, connected conversation, and empathy will provide meaningful connection and communication with others, May 18.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Cost: Free to attend, wine and food for purchase
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