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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.
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 25 (2-8pm)
May 25. Featuring live music withby Bear Market Riot, and a grab-bag beer-surprise bash.
Avion & Claw
May 25 (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.
JON STEPHEN IN CONCERT
May 25 (2pm)
Tropical Brazilian/Nuevo Flamenco guitarist performs the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month, through June 22. Cover price includes wine tasting. Ages 21+ only.
May 25 (11am-3pm)
Three maverick winemakers of Paso’s west side explain the art of making their wines, May 25 as part of the Paso Artsfest. The excursion includes three private winery tours and tastings with the winemakers, lunch overlooking the vineyards, transportation, water and snacks.
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
May 25 (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.
21ST ANNUAL AVILA BEACH BLUES FESTIVAL
May 25 (noon)
Gregg Allman, Trombone Shorty, and John Mayall visit the beach May 25. All ages, rain or shine. Advance reserved and general tickets on sale now at all VALLITIX locations including Boo Boo Records in SLO.
May 25 (1-4pm)
Writers and Literature
May 25 (3pm)
Nathan Brown, an award-winning poet, will share his passion for story-telling through poetic ways, May 25. A reception will follow.
May 25 (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 25 (During business hours)
through June 30.
Art at Wineries
May 25 (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 25 (11am-5pm)
through Aug. 10. Exhibit features unique, highly textured, contemporary art as well as abstract artwork.
May 25 (noon-6pm)
Select nationally known artists display exquisite original oil and pastel paintings as part of Paso Artsfest through June 29.
May 25 (6-8pm)
Marinella Senatore's exhibit will be on display through Aug. 17.
Special Art Events
May 25 (noon-4pm)
First anniversary celebration, May 25. Join Janice Pluma, Kim Snyder, and Anja Schlotman for cake, conversation, and art.
Special Art Events
May 25 (10am-4pm )
A fine art show and sale, kids art smart zone, live music, entertainment, wine, sand castle building, and hands-on art experiences for all ages, May 25.
May 25 (10am)
Make an art print using bicycle tire tread and paint through May 25.
Cost: museum admission
Sports and Wellness
May 25 (9-10:30am)
Open to all levels, every Sunday through July 13.
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