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May 2

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

OPEN STUDIO
May 2 (Noon-5pm)

For individuals and families who come to create at their leisure, through May 17. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Terri Kurczewski
smartstudioslo@gmail.com
Phone: 904-5229
http://smartstudioslo.com

Sm(ART) Studio
3591 Sacramento #104
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $5/hr

RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
RIDESHARE'S BIKE MONTH
May 2 (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

CIRQUE DU SLO TROUPE SHOWCASE
Local aerialists perform in Cirque du SLO Troupe Showcase
CIRQUE DU SLO TROUPE SHOWCASE
May 2 (7:30pm)

Local aerialists of all ages perform high-flying acts on aerial silk, rope and trapeze in one-hour show, May 2. Doors open at 7pm. Free popcorn and libations (for adults), and baked goods for sale.

Paige Wyatt
paigewyatt@gmail.com
Phone: (415) 341-3435
http://www.facebook.com/cirqueduslo

Suspended Motion Aerial Arts
207 Suburban Rd.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $15-$25

COALESCE BOOKSTORE INVITES YOU TO A WOMEN'S GATHERING: BELTANE
May 2 (7-9pm)

May 2.

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

Coalesce Bookstore
845 Main St.
Morro Bay 93442

Cost: Free

SLO COUNTY ADULT DRUG COURT GRADUATION
May 2 (6-8pm )

19 participants receiving completion certificates, May 2. Comedian Mark Lundholm to perform.

Clark Guest
cguest@co.slo.ca.us
Phone: 975-7730

SLO Veteran's Hall
801 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: FREE

Stage

<em>THE COVER OF LIFE</em>
Posing for LIfe Magazine
THE COVER OF LIFE
May 2 (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 2 (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

DEAD MAN WALKING
May 2 (Fri. & Sat.: 7pm; Sun.: 2pm)

May 2-4.

Jennifer Blomfield
Jblomfield@missionprep.org
Phone: 543-2131
http://missionprep.org

Mission College Prep
682 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo 93446

Cost: Adults $10; Seniors & Students $7

Music

BROWN BAG CONCERT
SLO First Pres
BROWN BAG CONCERT
May 2 (Noon)

May 2. Brian Asher Alhadeff of Opera San Luis Obispo along with cast members from the upcoming production of SHOW BOAT. Tickets available at pacslo.org.

Mike Suddarth
fmsuddarth@charter.net
Phone: 543-3070
http://pacslo.org

First Presbyterian Church of San Luis Obispo
981 Marsh St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Free

CONCERT TO FIGHT HUMAN TRAFFICKING
May 2 (6:30pm)

Two bands will be featured as well as CHOSEN Documentary on the sexual exploitation of teenage girls, and dessert will be offered, May 2. All proceeds go to the next Justice Summit.

Rebecca or Luke
info@mbabolitionists.org
Phone: 835-1748

Mountainbrook Church
1775 Calle Joaquin Dr.
San Luis Obispo 93405

Cost: $5 donation

KOTORINO IN CONCERT
Kotorino at Last Stage West
KOTORINO IN CONCERT
May 2 (6pm)

May 2. Kotorino is a multi-instrumental musical animal that lurches about the New York area and beyond, playing chamber pop with carnivalesque touches. They will be playing music from their latest recording Better Than This.

Tom Passon
tom@laststagewest.net
Phone: 461-1393
http://aststagewest.net

Last Stage West
15050 Morro Rd.
Atascadero 93422

Art

ART BAR
May 2 (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 2 (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 2 (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

BEGINNING DRAWING 1: FUNDAMENTALS
Draw with LARRY Le BRANE using an easy ‘right-brain’ approach
BEGINNING DRAWING 1: FUNDAMENTALS
Classes and Workshops
May 2 (9:30am-12:30pm)

Larry Le Brane teaches an easy ‘right-brain’ way to draw, through May 16. Make lines, perspective and composition come to life with pen-ink, charcoal and pencil.

Wes Martin
phillip_martin@cuesta.edu
Phone: 546-3131 ext. 2103
http://www.communityprograms.net

Cuesta College
Highway 1
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $118 for 6 weeks

DATE NIGHT
Classes and Workshops
May 2 (6:30pm-8:30pm)

A fun way to get to know someone, through June 13. Whether using the pottery wheels or sitting down to sculpt, folks are encouraged to share wine and food and conversation while exploring the wonders of clay.

Shevon Sullivan
anamcre@charter.net
Phone: 896-6197
http://www.anamcre.com

Anam-Cre Pottery
570 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $40

PLEIN AIR PAINTING DEMONSTRATION
Santa Ynez Oak
PLEIN AIR PAINTING DEMONSTRATION
Classes and Workshops
May 2 (noon-4pm)

Larry Kappen provides a demonstration of his plein air painting techniques, May 2. Learn about his unique process and style.

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

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Winters Trimmings
"SOMEWHERE BETWEEN WYETH AND SOROLLA" EXHIBIT
Galleries
May 2 (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

KIDS ART SMART
Galleries
May 2 (noon-6pm)

The students of Bauer Speck Elementary School present the art they created as part of Studios on the Park's "Kids Art Smart" program, May 1-4.

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

Studios on the Park
1130 Pine St.
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: FREE

ART AFTER DARK
ART AFTER DARK
Openings and Receptions
May 2 (6-9pm)

A free, self-guided tour of galleries and non-traditional art venues showcasing the work of local visual, literary and performing artists, May 2.

Lori Lerian
programs@artsobispo.org
Phone: 544-9251
http://www.artsobispo.org/art-after-dark/what-is-art-after-dark

Downtown San Luis Obispo
Downtown San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: FREE

H2O TWO
Bringing the Light
H2O TWO
Openings and Receptions
May 2 (noon-5pm)

These are not photographs, these are dreams that you are invited to enter and experience, through June 30. Some of these dreams are playful with people seeming to do ordinary acts like talking on the phone or pulling a wagon, but they are underwater.

Kabe Russell
dadagallery@hotmail.com
Phone: 400-8903
http://olivetreefinearts.com

Olive Tree Gallery
5850 Traffic Way
Atascadero 93422

Cost: Free

ART AFTER DARK
Digital painting, Lavender Fields
ART AFTER DARK
Special Art Events
May 2 (6-9pm)

Fromagerie Sophie will be hosting the digital art by Carole Bartolini May 2. Digital painting is an emerging art form in which traditional painting techniques such as watercolor, oils, impasto, etc. are applied using digital techniques.

Lori
programs@artsobispo.org
Phone: 544-9251
http://www.sloartscouncil.org/art-after-dark/what-is-art-after-dark

Fromagerie Sophie
1129 Garden St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: FREE

Kid Stuff

KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
KID'S MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES
Get Fit
May 2

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers kids classes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai through June 3. Ages 4 & up. First two classes free.

Chris Lovato
paragonslo@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 305-7512
http://www.paragonbjjslo.com

Paragon BJJ
235 Tank Farm, Unit J
San Luis Obispo 93401

"PETER AND THE WOLF"
"PETER AND THE WOLF"
Special Events
May 2 (11am)

Ballet Theatre San Luis Obispo offers a youth outreach performance of the classic Russian folktale, May 2. Presented in a professionally mounted production with full sets, exquisite costumes and fine dancing.

Blair London
blair@bt-slo.org
Phone: 440-1439
http://www.bt-slo.org

Clark Center for the Performing Arts
487 Fair Oaks Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $20-$25

Sports and Wellness

FREE PROJECT OF LIGHT CLINIC
May 2 (11am-2pm)

Lightshare is offering sessions of light and tone provided by Lightshare Team volunteers at this Project of Light clinic on May 2. No appointment inecessary and all ages are welcome.

Wendy McKenna
wendy@lightshare.us
Phone: 438-4347
http://lightshare.us

Santa Margarita Community Hall
Corner of Murphy and I Streets
Santa Margarita 93453

Cost: Free

BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Boot Camp at Tantrum Fitness
BOMBSHELL BOOT CAMP
Lessons and Classes
May 2 (Various)

Intensive workout regimen designed to kick-start your healthy lifestyle, through May 16. Surrounding yourself with women who have the same fitness goals just makes the journey that much easier to take. Join & recruit a friend and you both save $25. Limited spots available.

Claudia
info@tantrumfitness.com
Phone: 474-9928
http://www.tantrumfitness.com

Tantrum Fitness
1590 W. Grand Ave
Grover Beach 93433

Cost: $150

ZUMBA FITNESS
Zumba Fitness
ZUMBA FITNESS
Lessons and Classes
May 2 (9:30am)

Drop in class, through June 14. First time is free.

Trish
trishmhall@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 801-7012
http://www.gozumbagirl.com

So. County Regional Ctr.
800 W. Branch St.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $6

Lectures and Learning

WINE TASTING 101
May 2 (4-6pm)

Learn how to taste and evaluate red wines with First Crush owner/winemaker, Becky Zelinski, May 2. Learn the wine tasting basics and sharpen your palate. Class features a selection of Paso Robles wines that exhibit traditional varietal characteristics.

Becky Zelinski
info@firstcrushwinemaking.com
Phone: 434-2772
http://www.firstcrushwinemaking.com

First Crush Cellars
2975 Limestone Way
Paso Robles 93446

Cost: $40 per person or $32 for Crush Club members

Fundraisers

5TH ANNUAL MONTE CARLO NIGHT
May 2 (7-10pm)

Time to hit the jackpot, May 2. A night filled with blackjack, roulette, craps, raffle, music, drinks & desserts, benefiting RISE. Wear your Vegas best. Tickets available online.

Anthonia
events@ypng.org
Phone: 543-9119
http://www.ypng.org/events?eventId=861412&EventViewMode=EventDetails

Monday Club
1815 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: $35+

FIESTA LATINA
FIESTA LATINA
May 2 (6-10pm)

Latino Outreach Council's Fiesta Latina dinner/dance, will be held May 2. The event will feature a mariachi band, DJ Rawger, a catered dinner with local wine, and a silent auction. For tickets contact 598-6083 or latinooutreachslo@gmail.com.

Jacqueline
jvflaw@aol.com
Phone: 264-1303

Edwards Barn
1095 Pomeroy
Nipomo 93444

Cost: $50 per person

FIGHT HUMAN TRAFFICKING CONCERT
May 2 (7pm)

Musicians Hilary & Kate will perform to help raise awareness and funds for the fight against human trafficking, May 2. The documentary CHOSEN will be screened before the show, which helps teens and young adults protect themselves from being trafficked. Parental consent is advised for viewers under 12.

info@mbabolitionists.org
http://mbabolitionists.org

Mountainbrook Community Church
1775 Calle Joaquin
San Luis Obispo , CA 93405

Cost: Free; suggested donation of $5

Support Groups

SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE SUPPORT GROUP
May 2 (9-10:30am; 3-4:30pm)

This weekly group is for adult women that focuses on healing trauma from childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual assault, through June 7. Pre-registration is required. Mondays 9-10:30am at SLO office Fridays 3-4:30pm at Paso office.

Shannon Cantillano
contact@riseslo.org
Phone: 226-5400
http://riseslo.org

RISE
51 Zaca Lane, Ste. 140
San Luis Obispo 93401

Cost: Suggested $10 donation