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Film and TV
This class takes place on Sun. and is taught by a professional film actor/director. Annual LA trips to perform for talent agents and casting directors. Ongoing.
Writers and Literature
CORNERS OF THE MOUTH POETRY
March 16,April 20,May 18,June 15,July 20,August 17(7pm)
takes place every third Sun. with a featured poet. An open reading will follow.
Kevin Patrick Sullivan
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
Lectures and Learning
The mother of all state parks is open to the public for magical tours, films, memorabilia and more. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind experience. Docent-led tours give incredible insight to Hearst and the history of his castle.
Phone: 800-444-4445 or 927-2074
January 22,February 26,March 26,April 23,May 28,June 25,July 23,August 27,September 24,October 22,November 26(Noon)
Learn more about becoming a volunteer advocate for an abused child or a mentor to a former foster child, fourth Wednesdays.
May 4 (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.
May 4 (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.
May 4 (7am-4pm)
Come one, come all seeking something old, something new May 4. A few dealer spaces available.
May 4 (1-4pm)
Annual food and spirit tasting event that benefits United Way of San Luis Obispo May 4. Attendees enjoy unlimited tastings, live music, and a silent auction. Purchase tickets online.
SLO GRANGE PANCAKE BREAKFAST
May 4 (8-11am)
Come and enjoy bacon, eggs, pancakes, orange juice and coffee, May 4.
May 4 (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 4 (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.
DEAD MAN WALKING
May 4 (Fri. & Sat.: 7pm; Sun.: 2pm)
Cost: Adults $10; Seniors & Students $7
May 4 (3pm)
The Cuesta Wind Ensemble presents its final concert of the season, May 4, including music of Holst, Whitacre, and others. Their special guests are the "Four Beards" percussion ensemble. Conducted by Jennifer Martin with guest conductor Richard Smucker.
Cost: $12 general; $7 seniors & students
FAMOUS JAZZ ARTIST SERIES
May 4 (4pm)
Legendary tenor saxophonist Pete Christlieb is the next attraction at the famous jazz artist series, May 4. He will be joined by bassist Dylan Johnson, drummer Darrell Voss and series co-producers Charlie and Sandi Shoemake.
Cost: $15 general; $10 students
May 4 (4pm)
Choirs and Bell Choirs from First Presbyterian Church of San Luis Obispo and First United Methodist Church of Arroyo Grande Organ and brass Familiar tunes to sing along Free concert, reception to follow, May 4.
JAZZ BAND & WIND ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE & FUNDRAISER
May 4 (3-5:30pm)
Join the Atascadero High School Jazz Band and Wind Ensemble for an afternoon of music May 4. Ticket price covers appetizers, desserts, and a silent auction. Wine tasting is available for purchase.
Writers and Literature
POETRY AT THE STEYNBERG
May 4 (3pm)
Readings with Paula C. Lowe and Nicholas Campbell, May 4.
May 4 (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 4 (During business hours)
through June 30.
Art at Wineries
May 4 (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.
Classes and Workshops
May 4 (12:30-6pm)
Shelly Niro demonstrates the fascinating art of chain maille and how she transforms it into strong but delicate sterling silver earrings, necklaces and bracelets, May 4.
May 4 (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.
KIDS ART SMART
May 4 (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.
ART IN THE PARK
Special Art Events
May 4 (10am-4pm)
Outdoor art festival featuring 100+ vendors including: pottery, jewelry, textiles, garden art, home decor, and more. Live music, gourmet food, bbq, art demos, massage, and more. Sundays through June 1.
May 4 (9am)
Join Native Plant Society, Audubon & Sierra Club for a field trip at Santa Margarita Lake May 4. Expect to see a variety of spring wildflowers and migrating birds. Gentle walk 3-4 miles.
May 4 (1-3pm)
Jesse Marquez is conducting a marathon to raise money and awareness for Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County, May 4.
Jesse Marquez, Zumba Instructor
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